[maemo-users] Office document support

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Fri May 8 23:03:01 EEST 2009
On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 1:41 PM, James Knott <james.knott at rogers.com> wrote:
> Gary wrote:
>> Andrew Daviel wrote:
>>> There were things like "antiword" and "catdoc" as well which did
>>> a slightly better job.
>> Pine and antiword used to be my best friends. Using either with the
>> tablet are a pain in the posterior w/o a Bluetooth keyboard for CTRL
>> keys but I like that the newer X-term has taken alt keys in to
>> consideration. Are there "light" versions of Google docs? I ask because
>> with my tablet I'm always using the plain HTML or mobile versions of
>> gmail and google.com/xhtml for searching with my tablet. On a side note,
>> the iPhone and iPod Touch can view office documents out of the box.
> I don't know if it's been mentioned yet, but with OpenOffice, you can
> export a document as PDF, which the tablets can handle.
If you know ahead of time and only need to view a document there are
lots of utilities (many free) that can convert pretty much anything to
PDF. However, you can't edit PDFs, especially on the tablets.


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