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I'm thinking of buying a mac book for starting uni in september but Someone told me their not comparable with Microsoft office, word etc which I will be using at uni. Is this true? Thanx in advance.
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I'm thinking of buying a mac book for starting uni in september but Someone told me their not comparable with Microsoft office, word etc which I will be using at uni. Is this true? Thanx in advance.
No, there are Mac versions of Office and other plenty of productivity suites (iWork, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides, OpenOffice etc) that can export documents in Office-compatible formats.
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Thanx for replying, sorry I'm not very clued up on all the terminology. Does that mean if I'm doing something at uni on Microsoft works (office) or summit and I save it on my usb. Can I then access that and continue working on it or would I be best just buying a normal laptop? Thanx again.
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Thanx for replying, sorry I'm not very clued up on all the terminology. Does that mean if I'm doing something at uni on Microsoft works (office) or summit and I save it on my usb. Can I then access that and continue working on it or would I be best just buying a normal laptop? Thanx again.
Yes, they all use the same file formats.
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Office for Mac 2016 has just been released.
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Office for Mac 2016 has just been released.
Ok thanx for your help.
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That's not really been my experience - if I open a Word document in Pages and try to save, it will prompt me to save it in Pages file format. Obviously I can just do a Save As back to Word format, but it's not really the same as opening a file, editing and then saving.
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