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On 07/24/2012 03:59 AM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:

Whenever I share office files (mostly spreadsheets) with people I
export them to PDF first. People are not supposed to edit my files

PDF is not always the panacea some purport it to be... Just a few recent

[Text in PDF created by cups-pdf not visible when open in LIbreOffice
Draw] - not an LO issue.

[PDF saved forms are not compatible with Adobe Reader] - not LO related
at all, but can be quite devistating if you're passing along PDF's
expecting them to be "Adobe" readable.

While I think that LO does a remarkable job (waves to the devs) in PDF
export, be aware that there are issues:


(besides, the next version of MS Office seems to be able to open PDF
files and edit them as if they were MS Office documents). Most of the

MS Office 2012?

To add or edit text in a PDF, you must have the original file from which
the PDF has been made. You can also use a PDF converter, which can be
purchased through the Office Marketplace File Converters.

To change the PDF file, do one of the following:

    Open the original Office file in your Office program, make your
changes, and then save the file in PDF format again.
    Use a third-party PDF converter tool to import your PDF into an
Office file format, make your changes, and then save the file in PDF
format again.
    Use Adobe Acrobat. For more information, see Adobe Acrobat.

people I know have LibreOffice or installed, so it
could happen that I share an ODS file or two… I rarely use Writer.
When I write something, it's often things that I need to remember,
small notes of different kinds, and then I find things like Tomboy
Notes (GNote if Mono is not an option) more intuitive. I have never
used Impress, and I never will. Just hate when people use presentation

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