squenson wrote:As far as I know, this is not possible, but what would be the advantage anyway? All versions of Word and most of the other word processors can open the format 97/XP which is a kind of lingua franca for office documents.
AndrewZ wrote:Register for an account in the Issue Tracker and add two votes to this issue, but don't hold your breath.
icc97 wrote:The idea of Open Office is that it is a replacement for Microsoft Office, …
TamusJRoyce wrote:OpenXML's only tie with Microsoft is that it was the primary investor (time designing it and money). But since it is a true "open standard" designed by Microsoft to be used by open source programs, supporting it should be no issue.
BigEars wrote:My mac didn't come with Microsoft office, and I am NOT going out and paying x amount of hundreds of dollars for a software suite that usually comes free on the device. Microsoft leads the way in desktop word processing, if Open Office wants to be seen as a competitor it needs to be up to the same standard, if not higher. I love it because its free and up until the point I try to hand in my assignments, does the job for me.
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