Gary, have you ever used MS Office for Mac? It seems to me you haven't... You should give it a try, to see how different it is from Office MS ships to Windows.
I actually prefer OpenOffice over MS, that's because it works equally well on all OS I need to use (Mac OSX, Linux, Windows).
When I first installed Office for Mac I couldn't belive that $%@# was MS Office.
PS: I'm no apple fanboy who just keeps saying Apple's the best. I use a Mac Book at Home, Windows Vista at work and Windows/Linux on servers.
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