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what is staroffice?

 
Preethi Suryam
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Hai everybody!
What is staroffice?This is the first time i am hearing about it.I will be thankful for any replies.
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Preethi
 
Marilyn de Queiroz
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Star Office is a suite of Office applications in competition with Microsoft Office. Spreadsheet, word processor, powerpoint presentation-type stuff. The slides can be converted to static html pages pretty easily which I think is cool.
 
Preethi Suryam
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Hi Marilyn deQueiroz!
Thanx a lot for ur reply.I am glad that i'm learning a lot and improved my knowledge through this "JavaRanch".Thanx to them.
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Hasan Raza
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Originally posted by Preethi Suryam:
Hai everybody!
What is staroffice?This is the first time i am hearing about it.I will be thankful for any replies.
Regards!
Preethi

 
ram mohan
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Even though I am compelled(for my linux platform) to use star office I am not happy with it;very slow comparing to msoffice
 
Solveig Laura Haugland
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Originally posted by ram mohan:
Even though I am compelled(for my linux platform) to use star office I am not happy with it;very slow comparing to msoffice


It's true that speed isn't one of its advantages. If you're running off a network, steal a CD and just install it locally. That'll help. It's also running an entire set of applications, not just one app at a time, like MS.
It opens other documents like a charm, though. You can't beat it for crossplatform and interoperability.
Solveig

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Anthony O'Rourke
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I recently installed Suse Linux on my PC, after years of grumbling about MS. I'm currently running Windows 95 and Linux, but am trying to use Linux more. Star Office came with the Suse distribution, and I found it to be an excellent alternative to MS Office. I don't find it slow- it is installed on my machine, and it has all of the functions I would use in MS Office applications. At last there is some quality competition for MS!
 
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