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[tdf-discuss] Re: Old Bugs


Le 2010-11-02 11:48, Peter Rodwell a écrit :
I have only today joined this discussion so I don't know whether this has
already been discussed or not.

There are two reasons why I have just paid money to upgrade to Office 2010
instead of switching to OO/LO:

1. Complete file compatibility. I frequently handle documents with very
complex
formatting. These come from my clients, all of whom use MS Office. I
translate and edit the documents and return them. They *must* retain
100% of
the original formatting. So far this has not been the case with Oo.

2. Search and replace. I work with large documents, often 400+ pages. As
I'm
translating, I usually come across a word or phrase that I know will be
repeated
throughout the document so I search and replace it to avoid having to
type it
continuously. I do this *dozens* of times a day. MS Word leaves me where
I was when I did the S/R so that I can continue working. Oo leaves me at
the
point of the last replace so I have to manually go back to where I was.
I know
of many people for whom this is a dealbreaker -- they won't move to Oo/LO
until this is fixed.

Just my €0.02 worth.

Peter.


Hi Peter:

As in all public mailists, just ignore the negative comments. Robert does not speak for people who are interested in fixing problems or concerns of users.

Just ignore him.

Marc



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