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[ale] PowerPoint readers/xlators?



Excellent idea!
i have not used the newer versions but i did get to play with the beta.
very slick.

On Tuesday 26 March 2002 07:00, you wrote:
> Take a look at the Crossover plugin from Codeweavers as well
> (http://www.codeweavers.com/products/crossover/download_demo.php)
>
> It's a browser plugin that uses wine to support plugins that aren't
> available for linux (quicktime, etc.).  It supports the standard powerpoint
> viewer by default from the pluginsetup panel. It works great on my machine.
> The actual app is $24.95, but you can use the demo and put up with the
> occasional annoying popup message.  If you do decide to purchase it, you're
> indirectly supporting wine development...in my book a good thing.
>
> John
>
>
>
> ---------  Original message --------
> From: Fulton Green <ale at FultonGreen.com>
> To: Jim Philips <jcphil at mindspring.com>
> CC: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts <ale at ale.org>
> Subject: Re: [ale] PowerPoint readers/xlators?
> Date: 03-26-02 15:40
>
> > And right as I hit the &quot;send&quot; button, I realized StarOffice
>
> might do the
> trick. I guess I was hoping for a less memory-intensive app. :) Seriously,
> I knew that AbiWord could read in Word docs, and Gnumeric could read in
> Excel spreadsheets, so I guess I was hoping for a similar project that
> solely focused on .PPT files. Neither Freshmeat nor Google seemed to be of
> much help (though Freshmeat did mention an Office-attachment-to-PDF email
> translator).
>
> Thanks, though. I guess I'll try the OpenOffice route.
>
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 10:36:54AM -0500, Jim Philips wrote:
> &gt; Star Office/Open Office should do just fine.
>
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