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  1. #1

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    Nov 02, 2007
    24'' iMac 2.8 GHz, 4 Gig RAM, 500 GB HD. 15.4'' MBP, 2.6 GHz, 4 Gig RAM, 200GB HD, iPhone 8GB.
    iwork08 vs. Office 2008 or Office 2004
    Which is better? Pros and Cons? Please share your experience. Thanks.

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    Member Since
    Apr 28, 2006
    iMac Core Duo 20", iBook G4, iPhone 8GB :)
    posted before. Don't feel like typing it all out here again...

    (Btw, I'm with iWork)

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    Mar 30, 2004
    12" Apple PowerBook G4 (1.5GHz)

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    Member Since
    Nov 04, 2007
    Miami, FL
    Macbook - 2.16ghz Core2Duo, 4Gb Ram, 320Gb WD Scorpio HDD, Westinghouse 22" external display
    iWork has a more "Apple" feel... It has all the main functions of Office 2004.

    Office 2004 is also very good.

    I have both on my computer. I use Pages and Word more often. Pages does feel better to use.
    MacBook Pro unibody 2nd gen (2.53C2D, 4Gb, 320Gb WD Scorpio Black), 16Gb iPod Touch, 32Gb iPhone 3Gs, 160Gb Apple TV, iPad 3G 64Gb

  5. #5

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    Aug 19, 2008
    Hi, at times I have to do PPT presentations for work and I hate PPT. I am trying to use the trial of iWork08 with Keynote, export it to PPT, and open it in PPT on a PC using Office 2008. It won't open my file. Is it b/c Keynote doesn't write to XML? Any ideas to make this work? Thoughts? Thanks!

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    Mar 17, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Way... way too many specs to list.
    I've had 0 problems exporting keynote presentations to ppt and opening them with office 2003 on the pc or 2004 on the mac. I don't have office 2008. Have you tried opening them in a different version of office? May actually be an office bug.
    This machine kills fascists
    Got # ? phear the command line!

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    Aug 19, 2008
    Actually, I read somewhere that the presentation notes cause issues, so I took them out of the the PPT file that I opened in Keynote and exported it for PPT. It now opens in PPT 2008 on my PC. Both files (with and without the notes) open in PPT 2004 on my Mac. Hmmm...I'll leave the notes out I guess and add them at the end in PPT. I'd rather use PPT as little as I have to!

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