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Offline spirithorse

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BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« on: September 15, 2017, 09:32:05 PM »
Finally gave up and bought a PC to up-grade. Now I don't have my old stand-by, MS WORDPAD, to copy, paste, and print documents. What is the best replacement for MS WordPad that doesn't cost a fortune. Hopefully free.
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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2017, 10:26:27 PM »
Try OpenOffice.org.  They have made a completely free Microsoft compatible office package.

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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2017, 10:50:53 AM »
I agree with DW.  Been using it for several years, but keep in mind I do not do anything real complicated.
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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2017, 12:57:18 AM »
Thanks, DW,
I did download Open Office before requesting help because I used it for some college courses but, for some reason,
it will not allow me to cut, paste, and print anywhere at all from within the program.
Maybe you can give me some suggestions or I can give you more specifics in personal messages as I try things out
so as not to waste space here on the forum.
I promise not to keep you occupied with it for too long and won't become your new pet project!
If that's okay, my contact is spirithorse55 at Hotmail dot com
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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2017, 09:34:08 AM »
No problem.  Use CRTL C to copy, CRTL X to cut, CRTL V to paste.  If that does not work get back with me.

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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2017, 12:51:19 PM »
Finally gave up and bought a PC to up-grade. Now I don't have my old stand-by, MS WORDPAD, to copy, paste, and print documents. What is the best replacement for MS WordPad that doesn't cost a fortune. Hopefully free.
God Bless! Spirithorse


What version of windows do you have is it windows vista or windows 7 or windows 8 or windows 8.1 or windows 10   next is it 32 bit or 64bit.  if it is 32bit you need to download the 32bit of open office. if it is 64bit then can download 32bit or 64 bit of open office. 

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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2017, 09:25:59 PM »
Thanks for the replies, DW and Spiderman,

Spiderman, it is Windows 10 64 bit and I have the proper OpenOffice down-loaded.
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Re: BEST PROGRAM TO REPLACE MS WORD (WORD NOT WORKS)
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2017, 08:42:31 PM »
I've been using LibreOffice for several weeks now and it works a little better than OpenOffice.  OpenOffice uses lots of resources, whereas LibreOffice does not.

 

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