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Oliver Jones oliver@d...
Wed Apr 6 18:42:50 NZST 2005

> This is a department dependent issue. In CS as many staff and students use
> a selection of Linux, Windows and MacOS X so most staff encourage students
> to submit in .pdf, .html or plain text. If staff in a given department
> only have access to a windows PC and students are only provided a windows
> lab, then the school may well require submissions in an Office format.

Then install PDF Creator (
on those machines.  It's a Open Source and very useful PDF generator
(acts as a Windows Printer).  It is basically a thin-ish wrapper around

> > These are pet peeves of mine, as my missus can't drop IE/Windows
> > completely since she still needs them to do University work.

                   Oliver Jones » Roving Code Warrior
   oliver@d... » +64 (21) 41 2238 » 

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