Check this out.
I would like to buy the whole Windows suite but hey I have so many better uses for $500 bucks.
Anyway, check this out! Use the web version of Word, Excel and the lot.
or, just use Sun's version for all offline use.
ThinkFree is a free and comprehensive web based office suite, include online word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation (ex. Powepoint) tools. ThinkFree claims to offer the best integration with Microsoft Office.
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Storage: 1 GB of free online storage.
Share documents with others and assign different user privileges (viewer, contributor, etc)
Version management: Detailed history of document changes, revert to any previous version when needed
Document editing: Quick Edit and Power Edit modes.
Search within all documents in your account.
Embed docs on your blog, website (or on ThinkFree Doc Exchange)
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