Re: NVDA and a free office


I don't consider such minor inconveniences to be meaningful.  If you have to issue an extra keystroke and that's all, that is a minor work around and doesn't indicate how the program performs overall when compared with another.  I don't know how the programs compare for blind people but I read somewhere that Libre Office is updated in a more timely manner and is more current.  As a blind computer user who uses more than just a small number of programs known to be fully accessible, such work arounds are likely to be needed in this or that program. 
What, if any other differences, do you like about Open Office?

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Sent: Monday, April 25, 2016 7:35 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA and a free office


I actually like open office much better. I tried libre office and found that I had to alt tab to get to the place where you choose what you want like a spread sheet or a text document.

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From: nasrin khaksar [mailto:nasrinkhaksar3@...]
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2016 10:25 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA and a free office

libreoffice is accessible and you dont need to install java-java access briedge to make it accessible.
just download libreoffice and enjoy it without any additional program, no cust, open source, very great project, and support for more than
110 languages.
i am shure that libreoffice is the best selection!
thanks so much for your asking and god bless you.

On 4/25/16, V Stuart Foote <vstuart.foote@...> wrote:
> @Josh, *
> Both LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice offer good no-cost open source
> assistive technology tool support on Windows having implemented the
> IAccessible2 API.
> LibreOffice--
> (5.1.2 build released 2016-04-01 in either 32-bit or 64-bit, as
> opposed to the
> 5.0.5 build released 2016-02-08)
> Apache OpenOffice --
> (4.1.2 build released 2015-10-30)
> The Apache project limps along, but the 4.1.2 build should suffice for
> use with NVDA releases, but I would choose a LibreOffice build as its
> development model offers more resources for addressing any functional
> issues.
> Stuart

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