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WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by penguin » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:20 am

I have used WPS before Kingsoft Office for years and still now. Is more compatible with Microsoft Office than Libre Office. Really fast.
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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by Gerson » Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:28 am

I am not a super scientist or nuclear physicist or a corrupt politician or a stalker or pornographer, so for me the privacy thing does not care, I use the internet to visit pages, download information for my studies and suddenly have fun little with the social networks, I do not have money in the bank nor I do transactions by the network so that of the espionage is more a paranoia for many that are scared of their shadow.
Since you connect a computer, laptop, tablet or cell phone to the network, they are collecting information, even TVs already include cameras that spy your house and also track the programs you watch or movies or series of payment or not.
As for WPS, it is software that works well for me, better than LibreOffice and with better compatibility with MS Office files, I would say that almost 100%
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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by nathan2423 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:30 am

Just as a warning to anyone like me who likes WPSOffice in part because of its traditional toolbar interface, I just downloaded and installed version 11 and it appears that the toolbar interface option is gone, and the size of the download is almost doubled to boot.

So I guess I will stay with the latest update to the "2016" version.

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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by PPC » Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:18 am

nathan2423 wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:30 am
Just as a warning to anyone like me who likes WPSOffice in part because of its traditional toolbar interface, I just downloaded and installed version 11 and it appears that the toolbar interface option is gone, and the size of the download is almost doubled to boot.

So I guess I will stay with the latest update to the "2016" version.
hi! I just tried WPS 11- and yes, I noticed the interface change, I don't mind it much... The only real difference I notice is that, in my old single core, 3 gig of RAM desktop, ver 11 starts way faster than the older version! I don't mind having a larger file in exchange for almost instant start time...
Also I read the "alternative" WPS Linux EULA (sorry, I saved it, didn't save the URL), and and made WPS, once again "feasible" for me... But I'm still a LO user, I keep WPS just in case I run into some incompatible MS doc file...
I do realize WPS is a way better option for users that come from MS Office- it's basically almost the same interface, and way better compatibility with MS document files than LO. the downside is that it's not Open Source. Even so, having WPS 11 easily available for MX user's would be a plus, mainly for Windows refugees... even if just mentioning it, along with other office suits in the manual, quick start... Just a idea.

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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by Gerson » Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:34 am

I am using WPS since the beginning of the year and it is much more compatible with MS-Office documents (almost 100%) than LibreOffice, it is installed by default in Deepin but it can be installed in MX without problem and works very well, I have it in Spanish with its corresponding dictionary.
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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by penguin » Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:32 pm

PPC wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:18 am
nathan2423 wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:30 am
Just as a warning to anyone like me who likes WPSOffice in part because of its traditional toolbar interface, I just downloaded and installed version 11 and it appears that the toolbar interface option is gone, and the size of the download is almost doubled to boot.

So I guess I will stay with the latest update to the "2016" version.
hi! I just tried WPS 11- and yes, I noticed the interface change, I don't mind it much... The only real difference I notice is that, in my old single core, 3 gig of RAM desktop, ver 11 starts way faster than the older version! I don't mind having a larger file in exchange for almost instant start time...
Also I read the "alternative" WPS Linux EULA (sorry, I saved it, didn't save the URL), and and made WPS, once again "feasible" for me... But I'm still a LO user, I keep WPS just in case I run into some incompatible MS doc file...
I do realize WPS is a way better option for users that come from MS Office- it's basically almost the same interface, and way better compatibility with MS document files than LO. the downside is that it's not Open Source. Even so, having WPS 11 easily available for MX user's would be a plus, mainly for Windows refugees... even if just mentioning it, along with other office suits in the manual, quick start... Just a idea.

P.
Yes. The version 11 of WPS is out.Fast. WPS has changed skin and no more possibility to revert to classic skin anymore ( or it is a hidden trick for this). Personally I hate ribbon tool bar that is pain in the ass. Yesterday I was running Sparky Linux and I noticed a new update of WPS. I allowed it and after I found that pavro of Sparky Linxu has arrive dto include WPS in Sparky repos. It is possible this in MX Linux ? Does not matter if will be in MX Test Repo.

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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by timkb4cq » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:08 pm

The WPS Linux License is here:
http://wps-community.org/license.md
I've had a look and while most of it seems OK, I'm not at all sure about the section concerning complying with Chinese export restrictions. It's not like we can block specific countries from accessing our repos. I tend to be cautious about licenses so I would lean against including it in our repos.

I think it could be OK in the MX-Package-Installer in the manner of Google Chrome or Spotify where the .deb downloads directly from the WPS download page to the user's computer.

That said, IANAL. Others might catch something in the agreement I have missed.
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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by shmu26 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:55 am

WPS has a multi-language snap
https://snapcraft.io/wps-office-multilang
Anyone try it?

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Re: WPS Office [INFEASIBLE]

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Post by shmu26 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:57 am

shmu26 wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:55 am
WPS has a multi-language snap
https://snapcraft.io/wps-office-multilang
Anyone try it?
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