office apps

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Mon Jun 7 12:53:11 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 1:56 AM, Mike Jeays <mike.jeays at> wrote:
>> Short of the full suite, how about just a spreadsheet program that supports
>> complex formulas and charting?  If it could also be used without X11 when
>> charting isn't needed, that would make my day.
> Gnumeric provides a good spreadsheet, although it does need X11. It supports
> charting, with a good variety of options. It installed very quickly on a Linux
> system, seems much "lighter" than OpenOffice Calc, and it starts much more
> quickly than Calc.

math/sc is a text-only (ncurses-based) version of VisiCalc.

It could use some improvements though, but it's fine
for small quick-n-dirty jobs.

> "pkg_add -r gnumeric" should install it for you.


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