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================ microsoft office ================

Index: * microsoft outlook * microsoft word * microsoft excel * microsoft powerpoint

microsoft outlook =================

I use mutt. mutt's great. mutt is not a gimmick. It takes a while to get familiar with it. Good tuturial can be found here. Lately neomutt gained some popularity and I was using it too for some time, but after asking questions like 'why is it any better' and receiving vague responses everywhere I switched back to mutt. Feels better. Also this.

microsoft word ==============

vim has all the Word's features and more ;-).

microsoft excel ===============

Pretty good Excel replacement for console is sc. Not gonna lie - it takes a while getting used to it. Still worth it imho. Help is pretty good, but vague at times. It can be found under <?> key. Below is a small reference sheet that might help with getting started. There's also sc-im, but after I started it up the colors scared me away. I still have to build up some courage to try it again someday. As a powerful replacement for pivot table functionality I use python's pandas library together with bpython. For creating graphs based on various types of data gnuplot is a go-to tool. An example of creating a plot config, a spreadsheet and finally a graph: - first you configure your plot $ echo "set terminal png set output 'plot.png' plot '/dev/stdin' with lines" > plotcfg.plg - then you create a spreadsheet and pass it to gnuplot. Obviously it's easier to edit the spreadsheet with sc's TUI, but this example is good also for scripting. $ echo 'let A0 = 1 let B0 = 8 let A1 = 2 let B1 = 16 let A2 = 3 let B2 = 32 ' | sc -W '%' - | gnuplot plotcfg.plg Now nice(?) looking graph can be found in file plot.png. To make it even nicer adjustments to the plotcfg.plg have to be made. Just another example of gnuplot graphs. $ primes 1 1000 | gnuplot -p -e 'set term png; set output "plot2.png"; plot "/dev/stdin"' And a quick sc reference sheet: enter a numeric value <e>, then type: let D5 = 666 enter a string <E><a> enter a date (enter this formula after <e>) @dts(15,12,31) format seconds since epoch as a date (^ is ctrl, see format in man strftime) <F><^d>%Y-%m-%y format numeric values, columns and rows <f>, then <j>,<k> change number of decimal places shown <h>,<l> change column width fill a range with increment of one <r><f>, (select range), tab, 1, 1 save current file in spreadsheet format <P> <> <ZZ> save current file in text format <P> <>

microsoft powerpoint ====================

A simple tool named sent can be used as an almost drop-in replacement for Mircosoft Powerpoint.