[K12OSN] OpenOffice Calc vs Gnumeric

Luis Montes luis.montes at cox.net
Sun Apr 25 00:22:20 UTC 2004

With OO.o you get a windows port as well.
Could be something to consider if you are using linux for a school, as 
the students may need to work on a spreadsheet at home, but the 
student's parents just have windows installed.


Orv Beach wrote:

>My first time back to K12OSN in about two years, so naturally I've got
>to put in my two cents.
>For my needs (basic and intermediate stuff) I find no problem switching
>between Excel (work) and OOCalc (home).
>Additionally, if you right-click on the toolbars in OOCalc, they are
>highly configurable.  Perhaps you can customize them to suit your needs.
>On Sat, 2004-04-24 at 16:29, Brian Chase wrote:
>>Well, I've primarily focused my energies in Linux to server 
>>capabilities, but with the applications growing ever stronger on the 
>>desktop, I've been using more and more desktop Linux.  I am interested 
>>in feedback on the specific comparison of OpenOffice Calc vs. Gnumeric.
>>Being an experienced Excel user, I find Gnumeric a much easier 
>>transition to make, many of the same icons as Excel, things I use alot 
>>like the "sum" button, function button, and $ formatting in particular.
>>Anybody know of good writeups of the two in a face-off?  Google brought 
>>me little in this regard, except for a few kudo's for Gnumeric, similar 
>>to my early impressions of the two as they stack up.
>>Experiences, observations, and extreme prejudice welcome to respond.
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