[Solved] Am I required to have MS Office?

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[Solved] Am I required to have MS Office?

Postby dhbishopii » Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:26 am

I am new to open office my secretary shares documents back and forth with me she has ms office i have open office will i be required to have msoffice also in order for us to be compatible and share back and forth thank you for your help db
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Re: am i required to have msoffice

Postby squenson » Wed Sep 30, 2009 6:34 am

No, you don't need MS Office because OpenOffice.org can open MS Office documents. But you may notice some small differences in rare cases (complex tables in Word/Writer) as the two programs are not perfectly identical. And why don't you also give OpenOffice.org to your secretary?
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Re: am i required to have msoffice

Postby dhbishopii » Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:12 am

Thank you very much
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