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Hi Tom,

However, I read where the developers of LibreOffice removed "garbage code" that was deemed unnecessary. I use both AND LibreOffice. When reading and modifying Microsoft Power Point files did a considerably better job than LibreOffice 3.4.5 (for business purposes). However, I upgraded to LibreOffice 3.5 and 3.5 does a considerably better job with PPT files than 3.4.5 On the other hand, LibreOffice will read in to modify certain pdf files in Impress, where will not.


On 2/21/2012 12:05 PM, Tom wrote:
Hi :)
OpenOffice is usually a 'previous version' of LibreOffice as they both come
from the same code-base.  The Apache Foundation are working on a newer
version of OpenOffice but i think so far there are no versions of OpenOffice
that are newer than the first release of LibreOffice.  I could easily be

It's not about being a previous release though.  It's about being another
version of what is essentially the same program.  If you want to run more
than 1 version of OpenOffice and/or LibreOffice there is a guide to help.
Regards from
Tom :)

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