[ILUG] Open Source workshops...
pj.wall at itcarlow.ie
Wed Sep 21 15:22:36 IST 2005
Kevin Philp wrote:
>I would be interested in what the problems where. We use Openoffice here and
>the complaints can be boiled down to two types:
>1. I have open/saved as MS Office and the formatting has gone wrong.
>2. In MS Office I do xyz and I can't/don't know how to in OpenOffice.
>Problems with formatting have improved but its not and never will be perfect.
>We send our documents out of the company as pdf. If they were expecting a
>seamless interchange of editable documents with MS Office users they will be
>The second problem usually involves people who have no concept of how to use
>the help system.
>Are you going to share your ideas on making the transition less painful???
Yes, I would be very happy to share all my research findings. If anyone
has any ideas about the most efficient way to do this, I'm open to
I hope such an informed group as ILUG would find my research useful...
it might be the case that organisations without indepth knowledge of
OSS, but who are considering such a migration might get most benefit
from what I have to say.
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