[ILUG] Word/Excel Courses
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Sat Jul 19 15:24:32 IST 2008
On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote:
> On Friday 18 July 2008 02:30:35 pm Conor Wynne wrote:
> > My wife did an excel course, and it did wonders for her job -- coz she
> > lots of excel funnily enough.
> > When she brings work home, she uses OO on the EEEPC and finds it
> > compatible, amazingly enough.
> As a matter of interest, how does gnumeric work with Excel input nowadays?
> I notice it says in the gnumeric man page,
> "Gnumeric intends to compete with commercial spreadsheets
> by becoming fully compatible with Microsoft Excel(TM)".
> I must say I found gnumeric easier to use than Excel last time I used them.
Never tried it, I'll suggest it to her next time and see how that works out.
OO excel thingy looks just like the MS Excel she uses in work (apparently) -
or rather it's close enough.
> Incidentally, I thought the OP was quite sensible to ask a Linux user
> about his Windows problems, though he was unwise to enter the ILUG lions
> I've always found Linux geeks give the best advice on Windows,
> as they usually have some idea how the system works,
> while Windows-only admins have a very compartmentalized view of things,
> where every problem has a solution page somewhere if only one can find it.
Yeah, we (me anyway) were just having a laugh :-)
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