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0answers
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Printer shows up in control panel but not in office programs

So the printer is setup and working, shows up in the control panel, but on programs like openoffice libreoffice, and another one I can't remember at the moment it's just gone. I reinstalled it and it ...
2
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1answer
74 views

Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 enters bad characters in certain text editors in Windows XP

I use DNS 10 in Win 7 without any problems for dictating in office XP and office 2007. I have installed it too on a computer under WinXP and there, with office XP and office 2003 it enters wrong ...
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2answers
297 views

Office tool for editting XML files [closed]

I have developed an app solution where customers can update data themselves through XML files. While this is kinda great, it still leaves customers to editing XML files which is probably requiring too ...
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1answer
40 views

Excel/Calc: Pivot table with (almost) identical row: how to identify them?

I need to examine via pivot a datasource from a sheet. This datasource sheet is something like this: | Field 1 | Field 1 | Field 3 | | AAAA | BBBB | CCCC | | DDDD | EEEE | FFFF | | GGGG ...
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2answers
686 views

Decrypt .docx file to view in OpenOffice.Org

I have been sent an encrypted .docx file as it contains confidential information, but I am on linux. I have the password, but OpenOffice.Org doesn't seem to even recognize that it is an encrypted ...
0
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2answers
57 views

Create selected lines into table in Microsoft Word/Openoffice

I want to move the entire content of an MS Word file into a table. The content consists of Objective Questions like: Question 1 a. option1   b. option2   c. option3   d. option4 ...
2
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2answers
366 views

Opening .docx, .pptx etc.. file formats?

Other than Microsoft Office is there any other Software Package available for Windows that is completely free and can also open .docx, .pptx, .xlsx etc... file formats?
4
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6answers
6k views

Which doc format should I use in LibreOffice if other users open it in MS Office

I often share documents with colleagues. I use LibreOffice (and OpenOffice). But my colleagues use Microsoft Office. My documents always look differently when opened in MS Office (.doc and .odt ...
1
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2answers
234 views

Is there a Microsoft Office alternative for Linux that allows users to retain the formatting as is?

We have been migrating several PCs, laptops, etc to Linux and one of the most common issue we have is with users attempting to format documents previously created with Microsoft Office of varying ...
0
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1answer
874 views

Batch rename multiple bookmarks in Word .docx file

Is it possible to rename multiple bookmarks in standard Word 97-2003 doc file? I just finished a 400 page document, in Word 2010, with several hundred bookmarks that must be renamed and I definitely ...
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3answers
138 views

Choosing office suite

Microsoft Office is not free. OpenOffice is free but really slow. IBM Lotus Symphony is free but really slow. What's the solution? EDIT: Is there any fast and free office suite?
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1answer
198 views

Mass-replace in a bunch of Word files?

Is there a way to do string replacement automatically in a large number of Word files? Bonus points if your answer includes a way to do it for OpenDocument files as well!
3
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1answer
1k views

What is the best document standard to save to using Open/LibreOffice in order to maintain compatibility with Office?

For some reason I've always assumed the older formats (Office 2007/XP) DOC/XLS were the safest to maintain compatibility with Office simply due to them being aged and likely more mature, however I've ...
2
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2answers
693 views

LibreOffice/OpenOffice vs. MS-Office

What is the difference between them? ...I mean like if I create a document under MS-Office, what problems could occur if I want to edit it later with ooo.org?
0
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1answer
245 views

What are the Compatibility issues between MS-OFFICE 2007(Windows) to Open Office on linux?

I would like to know the compatibility issues between MS-Office 2007 on windows and Open Office on Linux? Please anybody having thoughts abt this problem,kindly let me know... Thanks & Regards, ...
6
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6answers
19k views

Is there anything to open .docx documents on Linux (Ubuntu)?

My mother has some serious issues using Windows (viruses, spywares, and so on) and I seriously think about setting up Ubuntu as a replacement. (That would ease my "job" as well) The only concern I ...
5
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2answers
3k views

OpenOffice Vs Microsoft Office 2007/2010 [closed]

I have been asked to summarise the pros and cons in connection with the choices between Microsoft Office Vs OpenOffice. I have a broad idea of what needs to be said. However I would like to open a ...
0
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3answers
180 views

Opening OpenOffice documents in Microsoft Office

Are there any good extensions out there for MS office to Open up open office files? The problem is here at our company some people use Microsoft Office and others use OpenOffice
5
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5answers
8k views

LaTeX Equations in MS Word/OpenOffice?

How can I turn something like: \[ H = \sum_{x \in X} p_x \log p_x \] into an image file that can be used to place into a MS Word or OpenOffice Document?
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1answer
2k views

How to dynamically highlight the minimum value in Excel or OpenOffice.org Calc?

I am using Microsoft spreadsheet to record the numeric values in columns. I would like to compute the minimum of the row and want to highlight it when the cursor moves to next row. Could you kindly ...
4
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11answers
3k views

Recommend alternatives for Microsoft Visio, Project etc [closed]

This might get closed, but i know about OO (Open Office) but im after alternatives for Visio and Project etc Programs which are expensive but aren't covered in OO
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3answers
2k views

How can I use the Excel PMT function to calculate a mortgage payment?

The formula wizard asks for: Rate, NPER, PV, and FV. I have the following info: I guess the rate would be the annual interest rate (say 5.5%) divided by 12, or 0.48%. NPER is the number of ...
3
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4answers
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How can I copy a formula multiple times and always refer to the same cell?

I have a number in cell A1 and a column of 20 numbers in the B column. I'd like to put a formula in each of the cells in the C column next to each number in the B column. Let's say it's =B1-A1, and ...