[bksvol-discuss] Re: Slightly OT: PC vs Mac and info, was: I need software advice.

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 18:41:40 -0800 (PST)

Thanks, I definitely want to stay with a Mac. Your news is good news--We'll get 
that software and not not buy  brand new computer. :-)
Just for info, is like Word 2004 or is it very different?
Cindy

Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned 
list available at sites below



Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List

Books Being Scanned List: 
https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List


--- On Tue, 1/26/10, Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Slightly OT: PC vs Mac and info, was: I need 
> software advice.
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 12:06 AM
> Cindy;
> 
> It all depends if you want to stay on a Mac or move to a
> PC.
> 
> Word 2004 and 2008 are Mac and both are very stable. 
> I use both, mostly 2008.
> 
> Microsoft Windows 7 succeeds Windows Vista which replaced
> XP.  Kind of like Snow Leopard replaced Leopard
> replaced Tiger in Mac operating Systems.  Windows 2007
> with the dreaded ribbons is PC only.
> 
> Let me know if I can help you in any way.  I am
> guessing I am one of few people on the list who uses both
> types and all the applications on both.
> 
> FWIW, I did a check of the chat room on the Mac and it was
> pretty dismal for a sighted user.  they do not have the
> mini-app for Macs that gives it more functionality. 
> Microsoft IE 8 and updated Firefox have workable solutions,
> though.
> 
> Valerie
> 
> 
> On Jan 26, 2010, at 1:49 AM, Cindy wrote:
> 
> > I won't go into detail, but I now need either a new
> computer or a new  WOrd program. I know a lot of you
> have been complaining about Microsoft 7 Have any of you used
> Microsoft 8? I've been using Word 2004, which I love
> > 
> > Please let me know (you can wtite to me offlist unless
> others on the list would benefit from the info0 Thanks
> > 
> > Cindy
> > 
> > Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection)
> and books-being-scanned list available at sites below
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List
> > 
> > Books Being Scanned List: 
> > https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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