OpenOffice.org 3.0, the free Office suite alternative, has gone beta, and no longer requires X11 to run on Mac OS X.
Unfortunately, Word 2008 doesn’t support VBA. The good news is that, with a little tinkering, almost anything you could do with a VBA macro in previous versions of Word, you can now do with AppleScript in Word 2008.
We’ve compared Word and Pages, Excel and Numbers, PowerPoint and Keynote. But one question is still on readers minds: What about file compatibility?
We asked Franklin N. Tessler—our go-to expert on presentation programs—to use PowerPoint 2008 and Keynote ‘08 to create the same project, progressing from the basics (data entry and formatting) to more-advanced features.
Which word processor is really right for you: Word 2008 or Pages ‘08? Jeffrey Battersby puts them in the ring and lets them duke it out.
A trio of products share the spotlight in this edition of the Macworld Podcast. We start off with a showdown between Microsoft Office 2008 and iWork ’08—their respective spreadsheet applications, specifically. Then, we turn our attention to Photoshop Express, Adobe’s newly released online photo-editing site.
Bugged by slow launch times or frequent crashes with Word 2008? Ted Landau has the solution to your woes.
We didn’t have for all of Joe Kissell’s AppleScripts for Word 2008 in the magazine. Here are three more. These scripts are all in the enclosed download file.
John C. Welch uses AppleScript to help him back up Entourage, including compatibility with Time Machine.
Microsoft has released an update to Office 2008 which improves stability and security, and makes some performance enhancements.