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KOffice.org: KOffice 1.3 Beta 1 Released

Apr 25, 2003, 20:30 (6 Talkback[s])

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"The KDE Project today announced the immediate release of KOffice 1.3beta1, the first preview release for KOffice 1.3, scheduled for release this September. KOffice is an integrated office suite for KDE which utilizes free and open standards for its document formats, component communication and component embedding. This release is principally a public testing and developer solicitation release (more help is welcome!).

"This release, which is available in 40 languages, includes a frame-based, full-featured word processor (KWord); a presentation application (KPresenter); a spreadsheet application (KSpread); a flowchart application (Kivio); business quality reporting software (Kugar); an integrated database client (alpha) (Kexi); and a vector-drawing application (alpha) (Karbon14). Additionally, KOffice includes robust embeddable charts (KChart) and formulas (KFormula) as well as a built-in thesaurus (KThesaurus) and numerous import and export filters.

"KOffice 1.3beta1 complements the release of KDE 3.1.1 last month. KDE is a powerful and easy-to-use Internet-enabled desktop for Linux and other UNIXes, and together with KOffice constitutes the only Open Source project to provide a complete desktop and productivity environment for Linux/UNIX..."

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