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From Johnny Rosenberg <>
Subject Re: OpenOffice 4.0.1
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:34:46 GMT
2013/12/19 Johnny Rosenberg <>

> 2013/12/19 Stöver, Hans-Werner <>
> Hi,
>> Openoffice was a very good and easy to use program.
>> With the last versions it got more and more useless.
>> I was using OpenOffice from the beginning in Hamburg for about more than
>> 14 years now.
>> But yet I deleted this for me useless program and I bought Microsoft
>> Office.
>> Microsoft is expensive, but Microsoft looks what the people need
>> and not what  the coder likes and puts inside.
>> Who made the decision to change the "save", "save to" and the "Open"
>> dialog?
>> Why must I click so many times to find my desktop for saving documents?
>> Why is the direct link in the saving dialog to "desktop", "network" and
>> "my documents" gone?
>> It is just the same as Adobe it does with the Adobe reader.
>> In former times it was a very good and useful program.
>> Now it is big and slow and for presenting and reading PDFs it is useless.
>> The same happened to OpenOffice.
>> From a nice and good program you made a pack of shit.
>> So keep it and I will use Microsoft Office in future.
>> In Germany we call this "Kundenverarschung"
>> Only my minor opinion.
> Different people, different opinions. To me Microsoft Office is useless.
> Seems to be very hard to install on other operating systems than Windows
> (which I don't have) and there were a few things that I failed to do in
> Word that I could do easily in Writer (this was in the Sun
> era).
> And LibreOffice is also useless to me since it destroys my spreadsheets,
> at least one of them. Fortunately Apache OpenOffice fixed it for me, and
> after fixing it, it worked well in both LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice…
> And Gnumeric is another useless program to me. It doesn't have any
> features. It doesn't usually take very long before i need to do something
> that Gnumeric can't do. And without macros… are you kidding?
> If Microsoft Office works well for you, use it. Apache OpenOffice works
> well for me (or at least better than anything else so far), so I keep using
> it until I find something better. Simple as that. I don't write to
> Microsoft's Office users mailing lists (if there are any) and tell them
> their program sucks.
> Johnny Rosenberg

By the way, isn't there a setting somewhere where you can choose between
Apache OpenOffice file browser and your operating system's file browser? Or
was that LibreOffice? I have used both of them a lot so I might be a little
confused there.

Johnny Rosenberg

>> Regards
>> Hans Stöver
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