[Techtalk] Office style checker
carla at bratgrrl.com
Thu Oct 30 11:58:50 EST 2003
On Thursday 30 October 2003 9:16 am, Karen Locke wrote:
> Hi all,
> I never thought I'd say it, but I actually have a need for that obnoxious
> style checker in Microsoft Office. I haven't used MSO since I switched to
> linux a year ago, and always despised the style checker. But now I'm
> writing papers that need to be extremely gramatically correct, and it would
> actually be useful.
> I'm using Star Office 5.2. Does anyone know if the latest versions of
> Star Office or Open Office (or any other linux-friendly package) have the
There isn't one, I'm using OO 1.1. Requests for a grammar checker come up
regularly on the OO mail lists. And on Abiword, Kword, etc.
IMO, a live human copyeditor would work better. Anyway, if you want a grammar
checker, OpenOffice won't be able to help you. I don't know of anything on
Linux that will do this.
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