That's all very well but ...
I still want off-line access :-(
Google, while celebrating 30 million people having signed up to its cloudy documents service, has announced that editing will soon come to mobile users. First will come a new verification process that will reduce the reliance on passwords and increase the security of connections. But "in the next few weeks," document editing …
My previous phone was a Windows phone - say what you will about them, but at least they come with a decent document reader/writer. Office Mobile may not do everything that a desktop can, but it's far above what most mobile tools can do. I'm not about to drop $30-$50 for a mobile app, either.
And yes, I was rather surprised to find that there was no built-in way to edit documents on an Android, what with Google Docs and all.
It is interesting that every review I ever read for word processing software mentions word count. Unless you are a student, or presumably a journalist, you are probably never going to need a word count facility. For me, the =SUM(ABOVE) facility in MS Word is much more important, but it never gets mentioned.
Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020