AbiWord v2.5.0 Released
Monday, January 15, 2007
The AbiWord team is very proud to announce AbiWord v2.5.0, the first snapshot of the development that will lead to AbiWord 2.6.Here are some new features:
This snapshot allows interested developers, testers and users a sneak preview into the future of AbiWord.
- A new GNOME Office integration plugin, replacing the old GNOME Office Charting plugin (Unix platforms)
- Improved command line handling, allowing input from standard input, and output to be directed to standard output (examples here).
- Improved printing from the command line, deprecating our old custom postscript driver
- Support for the Bonobo component framework has been deprecated (Unix platforms) Improved the build system to be more standards conformant (for example, "make dist" and "make distcheck" now work)
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UPDATE: Here's a quick screenshot of version 2.5.0:
Smoother feel overall. Still nice and simple.