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In general I use anything in preference to KDE
Office apps, but a recent instruction received
from a publisher in doc format was read more
accurately in Calligra Word than in Libre Office

Specifically italic type was reproduced in
oversized sans-serif bold face in Libre but was
reproduced in oversized slanted type in Calligra.
I misunderstood the publisher's desires until I
used Calligra. He wants italics which is what I
normally would have used in the particular
situation in an index.

Also in Libre certain bold face passages were
interpreted as larger sans-serif type
which caused some text to over print other text. 

Neither program scored 100% but Calligra came
closer. So I will give it a closer look. 

Doc format is not my favorite choice of course but
some customers insist on it.  

Copies of the original doc file are available on

John Culleton
Wexford Press
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