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Re: New AbiWord looks solid but suffers from age-old Linux problem

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 12.169.163.241] on April 11, 2008 04:14 AM
Yes, Abiword is an excellent lightweight word processor, and cross-platform without dumb ole Java is a wonderful thing. KWord is nice too, but so far is *nix only. One Abiword feature that I used to love, and I hope it still has, is the ability to select blocks of text vertically. Now that is a kewl thing. Neither one is meant to be a bloated behemoth like OpenOffice, and I hope they never try to be. And yes, thank you FOSS!

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