[K12OSN] OpenOffice Calc vs Gnumeric

Chris Kacoroski ckacoroski at nsd.org
Mon Apr 26 20:35:20 UTC 2004

Check out http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1570801,00.asp for a 
good comparison of OO and MS Office.



On Apr 24, 2004, at 4:29 PM, 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.
> Cheers,
> Brian
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