Subject: Re: Crossover Office
From: Peter Q. Olsson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Nov 17 2003 - 12:50:22 AKST
Thanx for the update. It sounds like the product has matured a bit with time
(as would be expected). Also, now that I think of it, my problems may ahve
been related more to WINE than Crossover Office. And, WINE has come a long
way in the last 18 months or so...
On Mon, 17 Nov 2003 11:30:06 -0900, Christopher Swingley wrote
> * Andy Hall <email@example.com> [2003-Nov-17 07:44 AKST]:
> > Does anybody have any experience with Codeweavers
> > Crossover Office? Does it really work, and how
> > well does it work?
> I installed the latest version (2.1?) last week, and I think it's
> great. I only use it for two things -- ProMash brewing software,
> and opening poster-sized PowerPoint files so I can produce
> PostScript versions using the HP755CM/PS printer driver. The
> PowerPoint -> PostScript has worked perfectly so far, and ProMash
> also works reasonably well. The only problem I've had is that text
> in tables under ProMash doesn't line up properly. The Office
s don't seem to have these issues, however.
> I haven't had any contact with support, so I can't confirm or deny
> Peter's experiences there. My uses for this are pretty limited, so
> I can't really offer a glowing review beyond what I just mentioned.
> Also, CodeWeavers is putting all their code back into the Wine
> project, so 1) supporting them supports Wine, and 2) you may be able
> to do w\\hat you want with plain Wine from whatever distro you use. I
> believe CodeWeavers even has a plain Wine installation package you
> can download for free.
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