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Old 20 May 2015, 15:37   #21
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@terminills out of curiosity... is it technically even plausible to do an Amiga port of something like Libre office?
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Old 20 May 2015, 15:42   #22
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@terminills out of curiosity... is it technically even plausible to do an Amiga port of something like Libre office?
Libreoffice runs slow even on my Core i7, so I wouldn't want to see it on an Amiga.
Perhaps Mac OS has some better office software that can be used on the Amiga?
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Old 20 May 2015, 17:33   #23
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@terminills out of curiosity... is it technically even plausible to do an Amiga port of something like Libre office?


Not something I'm interested in personally. If I was I wouldn't have paid for Final Writer. :P
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Old 23 May 2015, 12:16   #24
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well depends on your A1200 config. With 030 you could also run WordPerfect 3.5 or Word 6.0 on a top of Macintosh emulator saving file to .doc or .rtf. These are the last versions before PowerPC transition.
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Old 23 May 2015, 13:07   #25
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Just build a modern version of LaTeX, shouldnt be to hard.

WYSIWYG is for lamers (-;
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Old 24 May 2015, 12:13   #26
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Is there a LaTex editor/compiler for amiga?

Also, what was said before makes a lot of sense: I also struggle with writing important text, when there is always some interruption. Of course it sounds stupid, as you could just sever your laptop internet connection and achieve the same thing, but on windows there's always some balloon notice, facebook event or incoming spam email distracting you. Or windows nagging about updating/restarting/reminding in 10 minutes etc.

Maybe I would actually be more productive on the Amiga
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Old 24 May 2015, 15:30   #27
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jools: that's why I bought Macintosh Classic for distraction-free writing in black and white only environment
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Old 24 May 2015, 15:30   #28
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Is there a LaTex editor/compiler for amiga?
yes, I'm pretty sure I used one on my A4000 back in the 90's.. No idea what it was called though..
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Old 24 May 2015, 18:24   #29
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GNU Emacs :-)
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I have a demo copy of Wordworth 7 for the PC and some kind person gave me a keyfile for it so no nag screens, but it only works on a 32 bit PC system.

Mine is a windows 7 machine. As far as I know it saves in a format which Wordworth 7 on the Amiga will read as if it created it. I can let you have a copy if it helps.



Here it is running on my 32 bit Windows 7 desktop (Theres no spell checker or thesarus)

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Old 04 June 2015, 23:09   #31
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I don't get it, aren't those distractions only there when you actually load them first?
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Yes, but I guess we are addicted to them. It's like telling a heroin user that the heroine is only a problem because you choose yourself to use it.
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Not something I'm interested in personally. If I was I wouldn't have paid for Final Writer. :P
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Yes I do have the rights to Final Writer and it is currently being worked on. No time frame is going to be given as to when it will be available.
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Isn't ABIWord available or was that for OS4?
I wouldn't mind seeing LibreOffice, it run fine on all my systems from newish laptop to the old 2002 one and all my documents are in odt/ods anyway.
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Thanks guys - I've just set up my 1200 again so will trying these out
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I'm trying to remember that word processor that used to come on Amiga cover disks as a demo (I think)
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I'm trying to remember that word processor that used to come on Amiga cover disks as a demo (I think)
I had several installed back in the day - the one I used most had a picture of a feather quill on the disk (I think - its been a long time) .
My ex used one that came off a cover disk - then she left and ran off with both my Amigas' !!!!! To write poetry - I bumbed into her ten years later in 2004 and she was still using them to write poetry!! And asked if I still had the printer!!!!!!!!
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