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    Default LibreOffice 4.2 Brings OpenCL Calc, OOXML Improvements

    Phoronix: LibreOffice 4.2 Brings OpenCL Calc, OOXML Improvements

    A new stable, major release of the open-source LibreOffice suite is now available and with it comes several new and improved features...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTU4NzU

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    Downloading... We'll see how ready the r600g opencl driver on my evergreen is for CL-accelerated calc. And then we'll see if I have to downgrade back to 4.1.x

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    " a new engine for the Calc spreadsheet"

    So does this mean Calc will stop sucking soon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by litfan View Post
    " a new engine for the Calc spreadsheet"

    So does this mean Calc will stop sucking soon?
    No, it means it will be better.

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    The calc engine will be faster and use less memory.

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    Also to note about calc is that the opencl feature is experimental and you have to turn it on manually if you want to try it out.

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