* thad05@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx fired off this tart reply:
> Linonut <linonut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I kind of agree. However, after using it for a few days to do a large
>> slide show, I got used to the differences in interface handling, and I
>> really like OpenOffice. And I definitely like the way OpenOffice Writer
>> works better than MS Word. But then, I think Word is a piece of crap, a
>> horrible program (at least up through Word 2003).
> Actually, the thing I dislike the most about OpenOffice is how
> it seems to try and be bug-for-bug compatible with MS Office. I
> would have preferred they just focus on decent handling of MS
> document formats and take the user interface in a different
> direction, something without all those same annoying 'I know
> better than you do what you want to do' behaviors that drive me
True. But. as in Word, you can change that.