[svlug] sneaker net from Mac to Linux possible?
deirdre at deirdre.net
Sat Feb 24 09:57:01 PST 2001
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Ken Blake wrote:
> Thanks for the responses. My wife would like to be able to do some
> work at home where the linux machine is. The next step then is to
> see if it is possible to use StarOffice to create some word documents
> and then read them into Word on a Mac.
StarOffice has the best Word compatibility, but if she uses style sheets
or fancy Word features, they'll be lost in the translation.
> I'll have her try a test document first to check for compatibility
> issues. I just wanted to make sure there was at least a chance of
> this working.
One known problem: if she fast-saves the Word doc on the Mac, then reads
it into Star Office, she may not be seeing the most current version of the
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