Dropped LibreOffice

I really wanted to like it, and I was hoping for the best. However, LibreOffice didn’t seem to want to work well on my system. This is despite that my computer is using Apple’s M1 chip, and has 16GB of memory. The big problem was that the cursor couldn’t keep up with my typing. I am no professional typist, but the office suite just couldn’t keep up. There is no blame with the system as the problem only arose with LibreOffice.

With that in mind, I will be switching back to Apple Pages for word processing. I did try Adobe Acrobat, but the program was way more complicated than it needed to be when using it as a word processor. So when I need to export as .pdf, I will be using Pages. As for the application itself, if I need someone else to get involved with editing a document, I would have to figure out what will be my best solution for that. Right now, the only file format that I can make that is cross platform is .pdf, and that is read only with most computer systems.

There is the consideration with Microsoft Office, but I am hesitant in spending as much money, and still not have a guaranteed cross platform as the person on the other side must support editing .docx files. The last option is .rtf, but that is very limited in formatting. Most word processors can support .rtf files relatively easily though.

If any one has any suggestions to offer me, I will be more than happy to consider it. Just feel free to contact me, and let me know your thoughts.

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