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WordPerfect Office

A suite of office applications for Windows from Corel that includes WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Corel Presentations, Paradox and CorelCENTRAL (PIM, scheduling, etc.). It is the successor to Corel WordPerfect Suite, which was the successor to Corel Office.

WordPerfect is the word processing program that was the flagship product of the WordPerfect Corporation. It was widely used on many platforms since its release for the IBM PC in 1982, and it became the leading word processor in the late 1980s. The company and product was acquired by Novell and later by Corel, which incorporates the name and product in its office suite. See WordPerfect Corporation.
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WordPerfect Office X6 isn't a major overhaul -- the new features, including multiple-monitor support and the ability to create ebooks in the Amazon Kindle .mobi format within WordPerfect X6, are hardly jaw-dropping.
Software company Corel announced on Thursday that it has released Corel WordPerfect Office X6, which has been enhanced with multiple monitor support, advanced file previewing, Bates numbering and additional macros.
The Corel education portfolio consists of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 12, Corel Painter IX, WordPerfect Office 12--Student and Teacher Edition, Paint Shop Pro 9, and Paint Shop Pro Studio.
Microsoft faces a further lawsuit from Novell, relating to alleged anti-competitive practices that hurt its WordPerfect office suite in the 1990s; and it still has to find a way to deal with RealNetworks, supplier of the RealPlayer media software at the heart of the European Commission's anti-competitive practices case against Microsoft.
If you're searching for an alternative to Microsoft Office, you might want to take another Look at an old favorite: the WordPerfect Office 12 from Corer.
Other vendors such as Corel (http://linux.corel.com) have a Linux version of the WordPerfect Office Suite.
Program costs range from free (public domain) to cheap (share-ware--you like, you buy) to commercial ($40 for nice programs to $600 for integrated, powerful software programs like MS Office Professional, Corel WordPerfect Office Suite, etc.).
Cameron got a provincial trophy, a gold medal, $125 in cash, a Corel WordPerfect Office 2000 computer program and a Corel medal, along with the certificate that allows him into the nationals next summer.
Under the agreement, Corel will bundle Corel LINUX OS and WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux with Maxspeed's desktop devices, bridging the hardware and software gap to enable Linux broad-based expansion into the office desktop environment.
For example, while the TechnoLawyer Digest @ Award went to Microsoft Word in 1999, voters swung the pendulum in Corel's favor this year.(1) The Law Technology News 1999 Reader Interest Awards pointed to both WordPerfect Office 2000 with WordPerfect 9 and Word Office 2000 with Word 2000.
In November, Corel announced a pilot project to offer subscription- based remote hosting of its WordPerfect Office applications.
Corel (www.corel.com) has announced its WordPerfect Office 2000 for Linux, which will be fully compatible with both the Windows version of WordPerfect Office 2000 and Microsoft Office 2000.