It was never meant to be. Smaller in size, lighter in features, and with certain optimizations built-in for small-screen resolutions, Corel Home Office is squarely aimed at Netbook owners, and among them, home users--both casual consumers and those operating home businesses. The program's familiar layout emulates Microsoft Office with tabbed menus and a clean, visual display in all three applications--Write, Calculate, and Show. Its leaner feature set contains all the basic and intermediate features you'd expect in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications, but skimps on the advanced tools that the majority of home users may not use. Innovations include pressing F11 to hide the toolbar and customizing with color. Being able to save in Corel, Microsoft, and PDF formats is a necessity for sharing files with others on different systems.
How many of its few, new features does your company really need? And are these features worth the investment? Here are five reasons your company doesn't need to purchase Office