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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: Codes
Date Sat, 22 Jun 2013 22:25:03 GMT
On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Virgil Arrington <cuyfalls@hotmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I wouldn't dream of going back to WP. I still have it on my computer to
> > read documents sent to me by others, and every time I load it, it looks
> > like a techno-dinosaur.
> >
> > Reveal codes? Why? With a styles-based program, there are no codes to
> > reveal. The fact that WP needs reveal codes shows how truly easy it is to
> > screw things up in a WP document.
> >
>
> Totally agree. Those Wordperfect dinosaurs remind me of Emacs devotees.
>
> WYSIWYG computing is like, what, "only" 30 years into widespread use?
>

​Actually reveal codes sound more to me to LaTeX which there are also open
source editors like LyX and also many people have developed some type of
extensions for this.

I don't see however how possible is to do this with extensions except more
complex guis that allow to manipulate character styles.​



>
> Here's the solution for those who can't get with the times... ;)
> http://tiendadelweb.es/290904629893P-wordperfect-for-os-2-50-still-sealed
>
> FC
>



-- 
Alexandro Colorado
Apache OpenOffice Contributor
http://www.openoffice.org

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