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Old December 17th, 2003 Top | #1
 
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Question Microsoft OFFICE 2003 or XP [ ? ]

Yes , time for poll .. select the one you're using or will .
If my brother wouldn't buy 2003 edition for office I wouldn't have been able to try it .. So 2003 here . You ?


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For my needs, there is no justification for me to upgrade from XP. I tried the 2003 beta, and while it had a few new features I liked (Word's reading view, Outlook's new layout), they aren't enough to justify the expense.


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Old December 17th, 2003 Top | #6
 
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Office 2003 is Great, some kool new features, but if u alrdy have office xp it aint worth the upgrade but if u dont def get 2003


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Don't have much need to spend hundreds of bucks when for my needs I get it for free.

Easy Office & Open Office for me.


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I havent gotten to try both of them, is there any real difference?


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I'm using 2k3, and that's a really drawn out, slashed-up poll question there. :confused:


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I beta tested 2003 and as a company decided to buy it as I was rather impressed with it. BUT, on my home machine (Win XP) I use Appleworks which I find supremely easier to use and because it was written in assembler is infinitely smaller and runs faster!!


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We have Office 2000 on the machines at work while I use Office XP at home. Got Office XP as an OEM version on my home machine and laptop. I really didn't see much improvement between 2K and XP.

I probably won't upgrade my personal systems to Office 2003 until a service pack is released or if I get a new home PC.

We may considering upgrading the Win @k and XP clients to Office 2003 sometime next year. We have 2 PCs at work still runing Windows 98, but I understand you need either Win 2K or XP for office 2003. So when we replace those PCa, we'll get Office 2003 on the replacement ones
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Old December 20th, 2003 Top | #12
 
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Originally posted by bman™
I havent gotten to try both of them, is there any real difference?
What I can say .. there is an impact .. visual ( attached a pic with Outlook ) ..
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Using Office 2000 at home - is great man!
Using Office XP at work - sucks donkey appendage
Just ordered 2003 for home through a company buy deal - should be better.

I tried XP at home for a couple days and removed it. Stability problems, intrusive features, etc. Hated it! It's a pain at work too.

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Please tell me I can turn off that ugly look and feel on 2003? I'd hate to feel I just wasted $20.


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I use Office 2003 and i think it is alot better then Office XP. The layout of Outlook is unbelievably better which is why i use it all the time now .. ill be looking forward to see the sneak release images of the next Office when it comes nearer to the time.. i wonder if it can actually get any better when it comes to layout than Office 2003

All in All, im very happy with Office 2003, i found its alot more reliable to use and it is slightly quicker to load than Office XP

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im usin it to (2003), its good but if u alrdy have Office Xp then i wudnt really say theres a huge bundle of new features 4 the cost


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Old December 24th, 2003 Top | #16
 
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Please tell me I can turn off that ugly look and feel on 2003? I'd hate to feel I just wasted $20

I don't think so .. , maybe in the nearest future will exist some themes for Office suite .. .. it would be a reason for turning off? ..
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I am using XP. Not worth the extra cash to upgrade to 2003 for new features that I probably won't use!


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