AbiWord 2.8.3

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AbiWord is a complete word processing software that offers all the tools necessary for text formatting.

AbiWord is a word processing software that works with most current text formats (RTF, DOC, HTML, ODT, etc.)

The application includes all the necessary tools for formatting the text: font style (bold, underline, italics, colors, size etc.), alignment, spell checker, unlimited undo re-number control multi-columns (two and three), search function, page numbering, import images, etc.

AbiWord is very light, so it is very fast and requires few resources. Even those who have an old computer have the possibility to use it. Its intuitive and user-friendly interface greatly facilitates its handling.

With this application some tasks like backup a file, can be automated to avoid loss of time and data. A spell checker is also available. Customizing the toolbar is also on the program and even more.

Title:
AbiWord 2.8.3
File Size:
7.9 MB
Requirements:
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64 / Windows7 64 / Windows8 / Windows8 64
Language:
en-us
License:
Open Source
Date Added:
05 Apr 2010
Publisher:
AbiSource Community
Homepage:
http://www.abisource.com
MD5 Checksum:
1A46CFEB6FC5C44736C0F65AA0D343C8

# Core

- Bug 12670: abiword uses libxml2 API badly, leads to crashes (Michal Schmidt, Red Hat).

# Import/Export

* AbiWord
- Bug 12658: Meta data is escaped twice in the AbiWord exporter. (sum1)

*OpenDocument
- Bug 12608: Crash during OpenDocument import. (sum1)
- Make OpenOffice.org 3.2.0-rc4 happy and not claim we write out invalid documents. This is clearly a bug in OOo. Consider this part of your AbiWord Customer Service plan. (johanbr)
- Bug 9913: Abiword won't open password protected ODT files. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 11858: Tab stops not imported. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 11942: Tabstops (and tab leaders) not exported. (Marc Maurer)
- Add application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text-web as a supported mimetype in the ODF importer. Also add application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text-{template,web} to abiword.desktop. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 12667: default-tab-interval not exported. (Marc Maurer)
- Bug 12153: Add AbiWord's version and platform in the meta:generator field. (Marc Maurer)

*Office Open XML
- Bug 12624: Smart quotes are discarded during docx export. (sum1)

# Plugins

* GNOME Office
- Fix a GValue initialization. (Jean Bréfort)

# Interface

* Mac OSX
- Bug 12617: Include files needed for Mac OS X build in source tarball (Obin Hickory).

# Development

- Maintain and release 2.8.3 (Marc Maurer)
- Disable debug messages in the OOXML validation code until it is completed. (sum1)
- Fix a warning. (sum1)




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