.Net Like Gui Builder for Python?

Steve Hayes hayesstw at telkomsa.net
Sun Jul 27 06:49:29 CEST 2014


On Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:40:56 -0400, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com>
wrote:

>On Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:05:21 +1000, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>
>declaimed the following:
>
>>IMO it's an attractive nuisance at best. Make it easy to build
>>something simple and flawed, and people will build things that aren't
>>simple but are still flawed. Microsoft has done this to the world a
>>few times - how many people do you know who use Excel for jobs that
>>would be better served by a database? (Or by a script, even; CSV
>>import into one sheet, manual fixups as required, then CSV export from
>>another sheet that has a bunch of formula cells. I've seen that done.)
>
>	The way they package Office doesn't help... Ignoring the
>subscription-based "Office 365" I was at Best Buy a few weeks ago... The
>only local-install version of Office (Home&Office I think) had Word, Excel,
>and PowerPoint.
>
>	How many /home/ users are creating presentations/slide-shows? Drop
>PowerPoint and include Access (which is essentially a GUI builder front-end
>for the Jet RDBM engine) and Publisher (seems a home user would do more
>with invitations, cards, and maybe reports/brochures)!

The one thing that isn't available with LibreOffice is OneNote, which you
don't seem to be able to get separately, and doesn't seem to have any
documentation (ie 3rd party books on it). But there is Evernote. 




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