elementary question


Richard Fiorello <richardfiorello716@...>
 

Hi;

I am a new list member.  I received a pc running windows ten professional and I can use up to jaws 2019.  I plan to purchase some version of office and although they all theoretically work perfectly, I wonder which version is likely to give me the least grief and if there are any versions I should consider avoiding?

Many thanks

Richard


Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Richard. If it were I who was installing office right now, I would consider office 2016 or Office 2019.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard Fiorello
Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 9:59 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: elementary question

 

Hi;

I am a new list member.  I received a pc running windows ten professional and I can use up to jaws 2019.  I plan to purchase some version of office and although they all theoretically work perfectly, I wonder which version is likely to give me the least grief and if there are any versions I should consider avoiding?

Many thanks

Richard


 

You should get an Office 365 subscription which entitles you to download whatever latest version of the Office apps exist. In addition it comes with 1 Tb of OneCloud storage and if you have a good friend or family member you could share it, the $99 family plan is good for up to 5 or 6 people and each of them get the 1 Tb of storage and can download the apps on up to 5 devices. If it is just yourself you could get an individual subscription for I think $59 a year.

Going forward you will find that you will get the most up-to-date functionality and scripts if you are running the subscription version. As of Jaws 2019 Freedom Scientific has separated the scripts for the retail version and the subscription version and since a large majority of people and companies opt for the subscription model nowadays it will get more attention.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Fiorello
Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 9:59 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: elementary question

 

Hi;

I am a new list member.  I received a pc running windows ten professional and I can use up to jaws 2019.  I plan to purchase some version of office and although they all theoretically work perfectly, I wonder which version is likely to give me the least grief and if there are any versions I should consider avoiding?

Many thanks

Richard


 

Being an "I hate subscription services" person myself, I recently upgraded from Office 2010 to Office 2016 Pro Plus.   I really like having the installed versions of the Office programs.

Although Office 2019 is the latest, the jump from 2010 to 2016 was a major upgrade and 2016 is years away from its end of life.  When you couple that with recycled Office licenses routinely being available on eBay for under $10, it was an easy choice for me.

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David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...>
 

I should also say that Office 365 will offer more actual features over time, whereas the boxed copy or perpetual license only offers bug fixes and security updates. I may be wrong about this but I had the impression that improvements to accessibility might not appear with subsequent updates to Office 2016 or 2019 but they could roll out with updates to Office 365. If I am wrong about this I would appreciate being informed.

David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com

On 12/30/2018 4:30 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:

You should get an Office 365 subscription which entitles you to download whatever latest version of the Office apps exist. In addition it comes with 1 Tb of OneCloud storage and if you have a good friend or family member you could share it, the $99 family plan is good for up to 5 or 6 people and each of them get the 1 Tb of storage and can download the apps on up to 5 devices. If it is just yourself you could get an individual subscription for I think $59 a year.

Going forward you will find that you will get the most up-to-date functionality and scripts if you are running the subscription version. As of Jaws 2019 Freedom Scientific has separated the scripts for the retail version and the subscription version and since a large majority of people and companies opt for the subscription model nowadays it will get more attention.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Fiorello
Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 9:59 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: elementary question

 

Hi;

I am a new list member.  I received a pc running windows ten professional and I can use up to jaws 2019.  I plan to purchase some version of office and although they all theoretically work perfectly, I wonder which version is likely to give me the least grief and if there are any versions I should consider avoiding?

Many thanks

Richard