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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:18 pm    Post subject: What small text editors open .doc and .docx Reply with quote

I want something to open Microsoft Word documents which doesn't mean I have to open OO every time. Any ideas?

Oh and before anyone asks, I don't want to see the structure and xml. I just want to see it just as I would in MS/Open/Libre/ Office.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Google docs
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Microsoft Word
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I mean like gedit or something
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

what is wrong with word?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

energyman76b wrote:
what is wrong with word?
it's shit
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

abiword + plugin ?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it is for read only, you can make a script that convert them to pdf (with, libreoffice or a web service, or webodf or the alfresco thing or a random web service with API). If you want to edit them, just use OO/LO or you will mess them up. Calligra Word come close to avoid destroying your files, but close isn't close enough.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Elv13 wrote:
If it is for read only, you can make a script that convert them to pdf (with, libreoffice or a web service, or webodf or the alfresco thing or a random web service with API). If you want to edit them, just use OO/LO or you will mess them up. Calligra Word come close to avoid destroying your files, but close isn't close enough.
No, it's just to read them. they're usually email attachments. Converting them to pdf would be just as much trouble as opening them in OO.o though :(
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

energyman76b wrote:
what is wrong with word?
It's a rotten piece of shit.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

emacs.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

notageek wrote:
emacs.
people still use that?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

rm, best MSO file handling tool ever.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wildhorse wrote:
energyman76b wrote:
what is wrong with word?
It's a rotten piece of shit.


it works very well. A lot better than libreoffice for example.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just created some graphs in excel and sent it across. I tried it at first on the libreoffice but it was horrible.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

energyman76b wrote:
wildhorse wrote:
energyman76b wrote:
what is wrong with word?
It's a rotten piece of shit.


it works very well. A lot better than libreoffice for example.
That may have been true 2 years ago
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Butts McCokey wrote:
energyman76b wrote:
wildhorse wrote:
energyman76b wrote:
what is wrong with word?
It's a rotten piece of shit.


it works very well. A lot better than libreoffice for example.
That may have been true 2 years ago


just tried it. Still true.
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