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--On Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:42 -0500 Steven Shelton <> wrote:

On 2/23/2012 9:36 AM, Pedro wrote:
"LibreOffice for Windows" from SUSE not "Windows from SUSE" :)

It seems to be a Windows only version optimized for Intel CPUs and for

Okay. For a minute, I thought I had missed something big there. LibO is
already available for Windows, and I was pretty sure the SUSE project
would concentrate on doing software for linux, not Windows, so that led
me to believe maybe there was a product called "Windows from SUSE" (like
maybe a version of SUSE designed as an entry-level cross-over for
Windows users or something). Apparently, my second assumption--that the
SUSE project was pretty much just doing work on linux software--was

Doesn't the SUSE project add VBA support to the macro capabilities of OOo and LO to ease the transition from MS Office to the open source alternatives? That would not be a Linux only feature.

I _have_ seen differences in the handling of the macro capabilities between the Windows version of LO and the Linux version. (e.g. Macro Recorder appears to not be implented in the Windows version.)


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