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Viable Alternative to MS Office

Question: Software licensing for MS Office continues to be extremely expensive in our school district. Are their viable, free alternatives to MS Office for Windows and Macintosh computers that provide compatible word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation file sharing? The IT Guy says: Yes, absolutely. OpenOffice

Support for MS Office for Macintosh

Question: How can I get free support on Microsoft Office Mac? The IT Guy says: Free support for MS Office for Macintosh is available from “Office 2004 for Mac”. A searchable knowledge database specifically related to Office for Mac is in the right sidebar: enter keywords for the problem with which you want help

Converting PDF files to MS Word

Question: Are there commercial programs that convert read-only PDF Files into editable MS Word files? The IT Guy says: In August, 2004 I addressed several different options available for creating PDF files, but neglected to highlight several commercial programs which can provide the functionality which you

Speech in Microsoft Office

Tip: Excel For new readers, understanding meaning is a difficult concept. For some of us, understanding the concepts in a spreadsheet is an even more complex skill. But having text read to you increases comprehension. Did you know that Excel can read text for you? Select a range of cells. Go to the Tools menu