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by nord
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2018 for Windows (General)
Topic: Why I have held off buying SoftMaker Office
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Re: Why I have held off buying SoftMaker Office

I understand very well that you and others would like to have a database product in SoftMaker Office. I already mentioned that lack of manpower is preventing that. martin-k, Same complaint and as a grant writer for non-profits in NYC, I have helped many clients transition to LibreOffice, not SoftMa...
by nord
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2018 for Windows (General)
Topic: Failure to upgrade from Softmaker 2016 to Softmaker professional 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1836

Re: Failure to upgrade from Softmaker 2016 to Softmaker professional 2018

Unfortunately your answer was too late to be useful. The matter was urgent and in an effort to solve the problem a second copy of the program was bought but this too failed to run. Further help and advice was sought elsewhere and after expending much time and effort the operating system had to be r...
by nord
Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:56 am
Forum: Thunderbird for Windows
Topic: Stability Issues?
Replies: 2
Views: 18907

Re: Stability Issues?

Is anyone else having stability issues with the SoftMaker enhancements for Thunderbird? Things like randomly dropping server connections until you restart the program, etc. I have never had these problems with Thunderbird before and haven't had them since I disabled all of the SoftMaker enhancement...
by nord
Sat Jul 04, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: Why did SoftMaker include Thunderbird?
Replies: 10
Views: 5225

Re: Why did SoftMaker include Thunderbird?

Simon, be sure that this forum is read and considered by SoftMaker officials. martin-k, who posts here frequently, is in fact the founder and CEO of SoftMaker (you can't be much closer to the decision makers than that :wink: ). As for feature requests, one must always keep in mind that things which...
by nord
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Thunderbird for Windows
Topic: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird
Replies: 5
Views: 20736

Re: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird

I was told that Softmaker 2012 users who wished to move from emclient to thunderbird would be able to download the new Softmaker extensions that integrate into open source Thunderbird. If this is so, where can I find such? Tks for listening. Are there people here who are using Thunderbird and the S...
by nord
Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: 2016 Trial Install Fails
Replies: 4
Views: 2834

Re: 2016 Traial Install Fails

Stupid question: hard disk full? martin-k, Always a good question, but no, about 1/3 full... I try to keep my primary HD clean and data on a USB external HD. (Could it be a XP issue? P.S. I just double-checked the documents folder(s) and found that some were read only... when I checked, the only on...
by nord
Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: 2016 Trial Install Fails
Replies: 4
Views: 2834

Re: 2016 Traial Install Fails

Stupid question: hard disk full? martin-k, Always a good question, but no, about 1/3 full... I try to keep my primary HD clean and data on a USB external HD. (Could it be a XP issue? OK, got the install to work by booting to a freedos USB floppy and renaming the buttons sub-folder to button, then u...
by nord
Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: 2016 Trial Install Fails
Replies: 4
Views: 2834

Re: 2016 Traial Install Fails

martin-k wrote:Stupid question: hard disk full?
martin-k,

Always a good question, but no, about 1/3 full... I try to keep my primary HD clean and data on a USB external HD.
by nord
Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: 2016 Trial Install Fails
Replies: 4
Views: 2834

2016 Trial Install Fails

SoftwareMaker 2016 Trial fails to install on my XP PRO SP3 Dell Latitude laptop. Partway through the install process, I get the following error message:

"Error writing to file c:\documents and settings\KCN\MyDocuments\Softmaker\Bullets\Star5_2D_Red.png"
by nord
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: Size of installer - 315MB !!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 3414

Re: Size of installer - 315MB !!!!

The size increase comes from combining Standard and Professional, which has extra features that take up a bit of space. martin-k, Would it not be both more efficient and more likely to garner support to have a stub installer. When you click on Standard or Professional choice, it downloads the appro...
by nord
Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: SoftMaker Office 2016 for Windows (General)
Topic: Size of installer - 315MB !!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 3414

Re: Size of installer - 315MB !!!!

The size increase comes from combining Standard and Professional, which has extra features that take up a bit of space. martin-k, Would it not be both more efficient and more likely to garner support to have a stub installer. When you click on Standard or Professional choice, it downloads the appro...
by nord
Mon Jun 15, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Thunderbird for Windows
Topic: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird
Replies: 5
Views: 20736

Re: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird

martin-k wrote:They will be available for download from our web site. But we need a few more days to prepare everything. There will be an announcement in our newsletter.
martin-k,

Thanks again, I hope to be able to download just the extensions for TB and see how everything integrates with SoftMaker 2012.
by nord
Fri May 22, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Thunderbird for Windows
Topic: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird
Replies: 5
Views: 20736

Re: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird

They will be available for download from our web site. But we need a few more days to prepare everything. There will be an announcement in our newsletter. martin-k, Excellent. As a longtime Firefox and Thunderbird user, I frequent Mozillazine forums regularly. People there are beginning to notice S...
by nord
Fri May 22, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: Thunderbird for Windows
Topic: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird
Replies: 5
Views: 20736

Re: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird

Just a followup, any decision on how to get the TB extensions for Softmaker 2012?
by nord
Mon May 18, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Thunderbird for Windows
Topic: Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird
Replies: 5
Views: 20736

Softmaker extensions for Thunderbird

I was told that Softmaker 2012 users who wished to move from emclient to thunderbird would be able to download the new Softmaker extensions that integrate into open source Thunderbird. If this is so, where can I find such?

Tks for listening.

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