WPS Office

With the latest SlackBuilds.org update, WPS Office was added to the repository. I decided to give it a try, as I have never been too happy with Impress.

The SlackBuild script just repackages the binaries provided from upstream. So far, the office suite seems amazingly good. Really. The interface is user-friendly, it is very fast and offers good compatibility with the file formats of MS Office. Upon start, a warning window appeared, complaining about a missing font:
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Start from current slide in Impress

I use LibreOffice and sometimes, when I go through a presentation I want to enter full screen mode from the current slide. This can be done by pressing SHIFT + F5, but I decided to put a button in the toolbar. Read the rest of this entry »

LibreOffice Impress slideshow

It seems LibreOffice Impress has some bug with the Intel video card of my work computer. Whenever I want to enter slideshow a new entry appears in the task bar, the application becomes unresponsive and nothing happens. Read the rest of this entry »