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light-weight office tools? (was Re: libreoffice-bin pango errors)

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 07:03:58PM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 06:51:40PM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 05:39:36AM +0900, Ryo ONODERA wrote:
> > > pkgsrc/misc/libreoffice4-bin is Linux binary package.
> > > It uses libpango from pkgsrc/emulators/suse131_gtk3.
> I installed libreoffice- from pkgin repository. (Had tried this
> earlier though it was dumping core. Updated harfbuz and now it's fine.)

Glad to see that this works, but I suppose that means you've given up
on using lighter weight office tools.  Gnumeric works well enough for
me on spreadsheets, but I've had less luck on Abiword's .doc support.
To sort of revive an older thread, does anyone have any pointers on
Libreoffice and Abiword alternatives?

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sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
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