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    Filed at 4:59 am under by dcobranchi

    Amanda is a teacher in love with tech. I thought this post was particularly good, although I disagree wholeheartedly with the statement “[E]veryone should have MS Office training.” MS Office? How 1995! OpenOffice, baby! HOO!

    4 Responses to “NEW EDU-BLOG”

    Comment by
    November 9th, 2005
    at 9:37 am

    Hey there! Yes, I am back from the dead … or at least from Fort Huachuca AZ. How have you been? How has your family adjusted to life in NC?

    Re: OpenOffice, would I be able to read / edit documents generated in MS Office using that application? I am thinking about installing Linux on my desktop at home (dual boot w/ WinXP), so I was just wondering how that would all work out.

    Comment by
    November 9th, 2005
    at 12:25 pm

    Chris uses OO with Linux. I’m on Windows. OO will read/write just about any MS Office format.

    Comment by
    Brian Sassaman
    November 9th, 2005
    at 1:09 pm

    the software world is on the brink of major changes:



    Comment by
    November 9th, 2005
    at 4:48 pm

    For 99% of the docs you will ever look at – OO will work just fine.