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DesktopLinux.com: Textmaker for Linux Reviewed

Apr 29, 2003, 08:00 (3 Talkback[s])

"SoftMaker is just a week or so away from the official release of the first component in their Office Suite, the word processor, TextMaker for Linux. DesktopLinux.com reviews their latest beta release to determine how the product performs in real world use. The product promises to deliver true Microsoft Word functionality for the LinuxOS. DesktopLinux.com tested the first release candidate with a variety of complex files to discover if the program lives up to the company's promises--and our expectations.

"TextMaker's installation was flawless under Red Hat Linux. Once the program is set up, anyone familiar with desktop word-processing programs will feel right at home. All of the controls and options we are familiar with from previous destop publishing or word processing programs are in the expected places..."

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