I wonder why that is.My guess: thermal insulation... Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Informative) by zaphod777 ( 1755922 ) writes: Try Libre Office, this is one of the many improvements they have made. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Lol (Score:5, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @01:35AM (#40694491) LaTex or something that allows you to separate the content from the c om> on Thursday July 19, 2012 @03:28AM (#40695121) Journal Riiiight, that is like suggesting the replacement for Excel is buying some cluster time at CERN. his comment is here
What's to complain about?Luckily there is eBay and Craigslist where you can sell your old stuff to someone who can't afford the new shiny yet. That's my opinion and observations. I've used CVS, git, SVN, Darcs, Mercurial and possibly others. It's about twice as thick as any other tablet on display.
Close Close Search 711 Comments Log In/Create an Account Comments Filter: All Insightful Informative Interesting Funny The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. I think that's even more implausible than the 1GB RAM. Those are much better served by a revision control system.
So I choose "yes" in the first dialog box. we need simpler stuffright, so GOTO 1 Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Lol (Score:5, Funny) by DeathFromSomewhere ( 940915 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @01:44AM (#40694557) A neckbear!? How do I know this? Please don't confuse 2D acceleration with 3D acceleration (it is ridiculous!).
Although even if he/she was there would be no need to be an offensive ass about it. If you write you document in an office suite, and then move it to LaTeX, you miss out on most of the benefit. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Businesses will stop using it if no one writes software just like we still would be using IE 6 if Google didn't refuse to support it for docs and youtube.
Re:Lol (Score:5, Funny) by tehcyder ( 746570 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @06:14AM (#40695931) Journal I absolutely agree with you, but criticising LaTeX on slashdot is a bit like Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin OfficeMetro and WinMetro can DIAF (Score:3) by BenJeremy ( 181303 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @12:49AM (#40694207) From all indications, Office 2013 is just Will it support HTML5 and whatever video encoding scheme your browser wants? Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3) by L4t3r4lu5 ( 1216702 ) writes: I've actually been given the green light to try and make our apps work on WINE in Linux because
So why the recommendation then? Try doing business with people who use metric paper sizes when you work in US sizes or the reverse. Re:Word Processing at 1GB of RAM (Score:5, Interesting) by Higgs Bosun ( 2676655 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @04:42AM (#40695525) And (optionally I think) a DirectX 10 graphics card. Typists and secretaries play a necessary role in society.
Even vim has spell checking built in these days. Close Close Slashdot Working... Any help out there? MS to and It sure sounds to me like you're trying to install an upgrade version of Office 2000.
In the enterprise I think its not so bad since the software used can be carefully chosen and you can run XP as non-admin. You can work around it, but all of a sudden your document isn't the same both places.Acrobat has had an option "fit to page" in its printing dialogue for at least No. weblink Good (Score:3, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @12:34AM (#40694129) Good.
If you want to replace Office it has to be user friendly, not a royal PITA with a giant learning curve. Discussions cover smart home devices and appliances, to how to run your own home network wires throughout your house, or mounting tv to the wall, and much more.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Hopefully someday I might be so powerful and influential that I must succumb to the needs of Microsoft to get my work done.
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Better (Score:5, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @01:26AM (#40694459) I, on the other hand, will be using only spotted owl feather HUGE spreadsheets.I am not even an MS apologist, but even I can see that. It should spec in terms of what the whole system, with OS and all, should have to run well.For example a number of modern games recommend 4GB of RAM. Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:DirectX? (Score:4, Interesting) by Jeeeb ( 1141117 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @01:01AM (#40694287) From the linked page: A graphics processor helps increase the performance
However, everybody has its right to keep on using older software, am I right? Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Good (Score:5, Insightful) by tehcyder ( 746570 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @04:42AM (#40695523) Journal Did you just call Excel a "quality tool"?It's a When the setup was about half finished I got an error message, that some protected system files couldnt be overwritten. check over here Nope, that is entirely a ploy by Microsoft to mov people off WinXP.
We are not responsible for them in any way. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3) by Shompol ( 1690084 ) writes: My spouse and I use LibreOffice daily for serious stuff -- it is fast and reliable, even on Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Let me get this straight (Score:5, Interesting) by Seraphim_72 ( 622457 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @02:05AM (#40694671) Many, The world plods along, and eventually it's not practical to make your software for an old operating system, as relatively important companies start making that transition your computer will 'work' less
Because of a retarded default setup, XP allowed developers to ship code assuming the user will always run as root and Vista broke that. The problem is, that I also choose "yes" in the second one, because they looked the same. What are those? (Score:4, Insightful) by SlashDev ( 627697 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @02:44AM (#40694897) Homepage What is this compatibility thing all about anyway? Exactly the same pagination.
well OpenGL will give you DX11 effects no matter what the operating system. There are a number of phone and tablet apps I've used that have this lag and it's really annoying. I've used GnuCalc and others which are basically lite versions of Excel and perfectly adequate, but if Excel is not a "quality tool" what is? The half-asses word processor ones suck.Anfd you know you can write comments in LaTeX, right?
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Lol (Score:5, Insightful) by backwardMechanic ( 959818 ) writes: on Thursday July 19, 2012 @03:36AM (#40695173) Homepage Oh dear, you really don't get it. Click Run As Administrator. When it asks for a "qualifying product" put the CD for your qualifying product into the CD drive, it should find it and continue the installation. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here.
Well they are counting on using most of that 2GB, so they want to make sure there's plenty left over for the OS, virus scanner, IM, Steam, and other things people Like say if you're sending one copy to somebody that always uses a mobile phone. Not a single thing I want from a newer version of Office, and the bloating hardware requirements makes it that much easier to just say NO... You don't want that.
Open Office (actually I prefer Libre Office since 3.5 came out) does everything I need, and everything everyone else I know needs.