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 AbiWord: Open Source's Answer to Microsoft Word

O'Reilly reviews AbiWord.

"This isn't a word processor that's been stripped down to the bare essentials, like a simple text editor. Although the AbiWord development team is currently working towards their milestone Version 1.0, the beta releases already come with a number of useful features: support for plug-ins and scripts, a spell checker, 2- and 3-column text formatting, and image importing. For other languages besides English, multilingual spell checking is in place, as is bidirectional text for languages that are written from right to left."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 20, 2002 )


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