Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Oct 2005 19:10 UTC
Features, Office "Today, I want to take you on a journey. A journey that starts back into the cold recesses of the mid-1980s, back into the days of EGA and serial port mice and the MS-DOS Executive. Microsoft Word 1.0 for Windows shipped in 1989 after a long development cycle and was designed to run on Windows 386. There's not much more to the program than what you see here, but it gives you an idea of how far Word's come."
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DoctorPepper
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2005-07-12

Yep, I'll agree. Of all the iterations of MS Office I've used throughout the years, Office 97 is the best. It is the only version I bought for my personal use at home (Office 97 Professional, back in, well, 1997!).

I now use OpenOffice.org for the majority of my word processing and spreadsheet needs, but I still have to go back to good old Office 97 on occasion. I'm hoping that OpenOffice 2.0 will be good enough to all me to retire Office 97.

(But I still miss WordPerfect and Quattro Pro!)

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