Measuring Office Format Compatibility with Acrobat 9

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2008-06-06 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
When considering alternatives to Microsoft's Office productivity suite, one of the most important issues to evaluate is how well Office rivals can handle Microsoft's ubiquitous binary file formats. eWEEK Labs used Adobe Acrobat 9's Compare Documents feature to help measure OpenOffice.org's handling of Microsoft Office formats.
 
 
 

By Jason Brooks

Compare Documents

Acrobat's new Compare Documents feature analyzes two PDF documents and identifies all of the inconsistencies between them. I opened the same Word document in Office 2007 and OpenOffice.org, converted both documents to PDFs, and turned Acrobat 9 on the pair.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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