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1. Word Processor for OS/2?
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Does anyone have a recomendation for a word processor program for OS/2? I have seen a few but it would not be practical to try each one(limited hard drive space).
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Date: 12 Jun, 2001 on 19:48
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Well, you could go for the free software such as StarOffice from Sun. Current version for OS/2 is v5.1 and there is an 5.2 version out for Windows and Linux. Next version of StarOffice would be the OpenSource project, but don't know current status of that.

There is a german office suit called Papyrus. I haven't try it out, but I'm told that it is very compact and super fast.

And then ofcourse the is Lotus Smartsuit from Lotus. Latest release, v1.6 (something) is really great. Lots of problem from the older versions has been fixed and it okey now.

Question You might ask Your self if you have the need to open Word documents or be able to save in word or excel. I don't know about Papyrus how well it actually open up MS Office documents. That could be solved by using StarOffice, but only problem as I see if that it tends to be a bit slow. If you want to have a more complete software package I would suggest Lotus Smartsuit if Your are running a firm or something. For private use, well yes the work can be done by StarOffice.

Url for download of Papyrus:

http://www.rom-logicware.com/e_start.htm

StarOffice can be found at Sun.com and Smartsuit at Lotus.com.

//Kim

Date: 13 Jun, 2001 on 18:29
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The word processor would be for personal letters. I do not expect to read/open documents from other software.

How about a program called ClearLook? I saw it at http://www.os2.org and at http://hobbes.nmsu.edu (IIRC).


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Date: 14 Jun, 2001 on 20:02
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That one should work, I never actually tried it, but looks nice from what I can see of the screen capture. If you haven't found it, check out:

http://www.sundialsystems.com/clearlook/index.html

//Kim

Date: 16 Jun, 2001 on 17:42
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There is always Describe.

Not supported now, but has been used in my office for the past few years and does everything required. (we do not accept MSword docs)

Date: 12 Aug, 2001 on 19:39
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Yeah! Actually I recall that I used DeScribe during a period of 12 - 24 month... but since they stopped the development of this tool, it just feel into sleep and I wnt over to use SmartSuit. Lotus had finally upgraded it from the Shitty product called AmiPro... anyone remember...

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Date: 13 Aug, 2001 on 22:40
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Yeah, I remember AmiPro. I used to use it when I couldn't use WordPerfect 4.x on a floppy...
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Date: 27 Aug, 2001 on 20:28
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