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Calc installation only

Postby gorilla » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:48 pm

Hello, I actually don't have Open Office yet. I only need the Calc portion. I have windows 7 , but I have an old version of Office and when people send me things they have created on Excel my computer can't interpret it. I was told by a friend that if I downloaded Calc it would be able to read it. Can I just download the Calc portion, or do I have to download the whole Open Office. Thank you so kindly in advance if anyone can point me in the right direction.

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Re: calc

Postby RoryOF » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:57 pm

The program is very integrated, so you need to download it all. If you only need a spreadsheet, try Gnumeric.
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Re: calc

Postby gorilla » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:07 am

Thank you for referring me to Gnumeric. Do you know if it will read the files that come to me from Excel? I have this one customer who orders my products, and she sent the order in an Excel file. I couldn't figure out why I couldn't open it. My computer savvy friend told me my Office was old and that the customer had the newer version. I just don't need the new version of Office because I don't do any excel work.
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Re: calc

Postby RoryOF » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:58 am

I know of Gnumeric, but don't use it, so cannot answer your question.
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Re: calc

Postby RusselB » Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:49 am

While you can't download just Calc, it is possible to install just Calc and the common core files.
When you run the installer, pick the Custom installation option.
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Re: calc

Postby robleyd » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:28 am

Unfortunately Gnumeric appears to only be available for Linux systems.

There is however the Microsoft Excel Viewer which may be an option - see https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/downloa ... aspx?id=10
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Re: calc

Postby jrkrideau » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:59 pm

Gnumeric should be available for Windows
https://yepdownload.com/gnumeric
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Re: calc

Postby robleyd » Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:19 pm

I only checked the 'official' Gnumeric site http://www.gnumeric.org/download.html - apparently third parties have done Windows binaries.
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Re: calc

Postby jrkrideau » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:06 pm

I thought I had installed Gnumeric on a friend's Window 7 machine so I googled for "Gumeric Windows" and found a couple of references. My version opens .xls files with no problem. I don't have any .xlsx files handy to test.
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Re: Calc installation only

Postby gorilla » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:30 am

Thank you, thank you, each of you! I think the idea of downloading it all but doing the custom installation! That should work. Happy Thanksgiving to you.
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Re: Calc installation only

Postby jrkrideau » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:35 pm

Probably the best bet as I suspect Gnumeric has few users to offer support but if hard drive space is a worry Gnumeric may have a smaller footprint.
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