When comparing SSuite Office Software vs Evince, the Slant community recommends Evince for most people. In the question“What are the best Microsoft Office alternatives?” Evince is ranked 14th while SSuite Office Software is ranked 15th. The most important reason people chose Evince is:
It isn't immediately obvious how to do this, but the instructions are [here](https://help.gnome.org/users/evince/stable/annotations.html.en). As of 13 June 2018, the icons/screenshots on that page look different than what can be seen under Evince v3.18.2, but the devs have been alerted to this discrepancy, and there are requests they make the finding/using of annotations more intuitive than they are now.
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Pro Convenient to use
Small downloads with full featured office applications. Also included is a file transfer app for local networks. Makes using your computer so much more fun.
Pro Absolutely free office software without any catch
Very small software downloads. Does not need Java or DotNet to run. Is completely compatible with all versions of Windows 95 up to 10. Runs on any operating system, macOS, Linux, and Windows.
Pro Nice website that is clean and modern with fast downloads
Crisp graphics with modern menu layout and easy use. They also have an online office suite that is also capable of offline operation. Full spectrum of software including instant LAN video phones, full network collaboration suites etc. There are no trial versions, no recurring subscription fees, no registration is necessary. The software also contains no third-party add-ons, toolbars, installers, or software distributions.
Pro Does not consume any computer resources.
The only Green energy software available.
Pro Very friendly and fast support provided.
Pro Can annotate a pdf
It isn't immediately obvious how to do this, but the instructions are here.
As of 13 June 2018, the icons/screenshots on that page look different than what can be seen under Evince v3.18.2, but the devs have been alerted to this discrepancy, and there are requests they make the finding/using of annotations more intuitive than they are now.
Pro Free and open source software
Pro Can find a word in a pdf
Pro Good integration with Gnome desktop
Pro Supports touchpad gestures
Pro Supports touch interaction
Supports touch, including drag and pinch to zoom.
Con Scrolling is not smooth
Con Thumbs not working
Scroll once, and all thumbs in the side panel are gone...
Con Window can't be resized
You can only read in a small box or fullscreen, no way to manually size window.
Con Keyboard shortcuts cannot be rebound
Con Adding annotations isn't as intuitive as it should be
Instructions can be found here. Specifically, a user should be able to select a word or block of text, then right-click and see highlight/add note options in the drop-down menu. Currently, this option isn't available (as of Evince v3.18.2 / 13th June 2018).