When I'm trying to import in OO saved Excel file to Plotmaker, I get an error info. When I'm trying to open the same file in Excel everything is ok. Is there any possibility to import native OO files into AC or PM ? I'm don't need to buy full MS Office to create Light&Vent small table. I want to install on each computer OO to create those tables. I think that so many people use OO that it should be supported by GS. What do you think? Excel is not the only spreadsheet editor in the world.
I agree. Many CAD operators have only occasional need for Word or Excel. It's tough to pay the cost to put a copy on everyone's machine and MS makes the network license deal too complicated (it also seems to keep changing). Besides the less we have to spend on M$ products the easier it is to pay for ArchiCAD upgrades and add-ons 🙂
Matthew wrote: I agree. Many CAD operators have only occasional need for Word or Excel. It's tough to pay the cost to put a copy on everyone's machine...
Beside the licensing cost, I can tell you from my experience that Writer is much more robust than Word and has many powerful functions that allowed us to drop completely Word. If Calc could evolve a bit, it would be a good solution to replace Excel, but if you don't use pivot tables, go for it !