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Do you prefer Microsoft Word for mac or Apple's Pages when needing to type something?

asked Jun 09 '10 at 15:01

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Pages. I haven't used Word in 7 years and I'm just fine with that.

answered Aug 28 '10 at 12:31

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Microsoft Word, simply because that's what I already have. I'm better off using something I know well enough to use, rather than trying to learn Pages. Also, I have a Windows OS, so sticking with a brand makes it easier to have something serviced, should that ever be needed.

answered Jun 09 '10 at 15:08

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You never used Pages, did you?

You can learn Pages in a few minutes.

(Jun 09 '10 at 15:31) BrunoMCP BrunoMCP's gravatar image

I do not have a Mac, so I have no ability to use Pages. If I had a Mac, I would probably get iWork since it is an Apple product. No matter how easy it is to learn something, I already know how to use Word, so that is was I will stick with.

(Jun 09 '10 at 15:53) dan_144 dan_144's gravatar image

By very very far,


I do all my page layout work in Pages, because it's easy and powerful. Professionals use InDesign or QuarkXpress, but Pages does everything I need, with ease.

If all I want is to take a few notes, I use TextEditor.

Besides, Word is slow, buggy and hard to use.

answered Jun 09 '10 at 15:33

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edited Jun 09 '10 at 15:35

You have said the same thing I have said, except on the opposite side. Word is not difficult to use, at least not for me. It is all a matter of opinion.

(Jun 09 '10 at 15:53) dan_144 dan_144's gravatar image

Pages to me is a better version of Word combined with a better version of Publisher.

(Jun 13 '10 at 06:31) Feras Feras's gravatar image

@Feras: You said it all.

(Aug 28 '10 at 12:09) BrunoMCP BrunoMCP's gravatar image

I am using Pages right now on my Mac. But if I absolutely need Word, I have it on Windows virtual machine.

answered Aug 28 '10 at 14:27

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Microsoft Word, only because I have been using it for so long and that is what I am used to...

answered Aug 28 '10 at 14:36

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On a mac??

(Jan 21 '11 at 18:02) Feras Feras's gravatar image

I like word better than pages but I like the rest of the iWork suite better than Power Point and Excel

answered Jan 21 '11 at 18:42

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Pages because I can crash Word on an Intel Core I5 by clicking a button.

answered Jan 21 '11 at 19:19

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i will say they are both good...

answered Feb 28 '11 at 00:14

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