Feature comparison: LibreOffice - Microsoft Office in the Wiki

Philipp Riemer ruderphilipp at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 14:45:54 PDT 2012

Hi Gerry
2012/7/22 Gerry T. <gerry.treppel at googlemail.com>:
> Hi Philipp,
>> [...] I finished creating a table that compares the major points for both
>> word processors as a proof of concept. Should I continue with that
>> work also for Calc and Impress?
>> In addition, I am not sure how to integrate the minor points... Maybe
>> just adding them to the table as well... Or should I start a second
>> table so that it is easier to differentiate between "major" and
>> "minor" differences? What do you think?
> I just had a look at the table. It looks great and it is also much easier to
> grasp the differences between LO and MS Office. I think you can continue
> with the other Calc and Impress as the table looks really very good.


> Regarding minor features, I think, they can be added to the table under a
> separator (e.g. a grey row with the title "Minor feature differences" or
> something similar) indicating that the following items are minor
> differences.


> Is it possible to disable the sorting function of the table |><| because it
> does not really make sense in this table.


> P.S. BTW, is the lack of  XML import / export in LibreOffice 2.6 actually
> true or is LO capable of XML import/export?

I think, you mean LO3.6 ;-) Unfortunately, I cannot answer that
question since I still use the 3.5 branch... Maybe someone else on the
list knows that?


PS: Having the points now in table form, can I remove the lengthy text
versions that are already integrated to clean up the wiki page or
should they stay?

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