Wine 1 and Office 2003?

Peter Langfelder peter.langfelder at
Thu Jul 10 16:39:52 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 9:10 AM, max <maximilianbianco at> wrote:

> I don't use any office suite for more than the basics. What kind of
> differences keep you using M$ Office vs. open office? Is it some missing
> functionality or just compatibility issues? In my somewhat limited use of
> things like spreadsheets, word-processor, etc I haven't noticed any
> significant difference. I haven't had any issues opening  M$ office files
> with open office but again my needs are pretty basic, maybe with really
> complex spreadsheets there is a problem? I haven't tried anything with
> M$Office 2007 docs.  I'd appreciate being enlightened on the topic if anyone
> can spare me an explanation.


I use both MS Office and Open Office, mainly for power point
presentations, and there are some incompatibilities. Some symbols in
equations created in Open Office won't display quite right, or at all,
in MS Powerpoint; also fonts aren't quite identical and it sometimes
messes up formatting.



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