OpenOffice on MacBook

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by vjaaan, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. vjaaan macrumors 6502

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    I have used OpenOffice for years on my MacBook Pro (2010, Yosemite). It recently failed and I downloaded newest version, 4.1 . However, the mail merge feature no longer works right and I cannot find any online advice that is recent. Since I can't find a current blog for Ooo, I was hoping there might be an Ooo user here than could help.

    Otherwise, since I hate Word and I can't seem to get WordPerfect on my mac (without partitions), is there another office suite someone can recommend?

    I really liked Ooo and would rather have new instructions for getting the mail merge to work.

    Thanks.

    Also... I have considered trying a Time Machine restore of ONLY the Ooo app, if possible. If that does not work well, I still have lost nothing. I guess.
     
  2. Erdbeertorte, Nov 7, 2015
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    Erdbeertorte macrumors demi-goddess

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  3. Tomb01 macrumors 6502

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  4. chscag macrumors 68000

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    I agree. Although I use Mac Office 2011 for my work, the iWork apps are a bargain and work well. They are free with a new Mac. (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote) Someone else mentioned LibreOffice which is another good alternative.
     

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