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Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape
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Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape

On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 10:13:51PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> I can't stand StarOffice.  WordPerfect is more intuitive.  It's easier for me than 
>either MSWord, which I admit I don't have that much experience with, or Star Office.  
>Somehow I can run WordPerfect without any training.  I've got a book on Star Office, 
>and still have a hard time trying to figure things out.

I never thought of WP as intuitive, but there are a lot of WP users
still out there that will not switch to anything else.
> I was looking forward to getting rid of Star Office completely, until I discovered 
>that it could accept the pasting from Netscape.  The reason behind my starting this 
>thread in the first place is that there is a greater than 50% chance that I'm going 
>to start a contract legal research law practice in mid-March, and my dream is to have 
>a Linux only computer system for my business.  If you know anything about software 
>for law offices, you know that this is not going to be easy.   Star Office's big test 
>is going to be next Tuesday when I try to paste excerpts from
> Westlaw into it, then save the document as an MSWord file, and then try to read it 
>with Word.  If that works, then I'll have a Linux only system for my business.  If 
>not, then I'll probably end up with VMWare (and buying Microsoft products!).  If it 
>doesn't work, then Star Office goes out the window here.

Maybe "Wine" might help. Other than WordPerfect, I haven't seen any
legal software that is linux based. I wonder how well the various legal
prorams run under Wine?

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