The latest update improves overall speed and cleaned up many of the bugs of 1.2. Try it out, I bet you will like it http://symphony.lotus.com/software/lotus/symphony/home.nsf/mac I love their word processing program! I ditched both Neo Office and Open Office in favor of Symphony's "Document." IMHO, it has a much cleaner interface than OO or NO I cannot speak for Apple's "Pages" because I have not been willing to pay for an app. that has so many free equivalents.