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AbiWord Version 2.6.5 Works With Word 2007 and OpenOffice Writer

Dec 07, 2008, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Dean)

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"AbiWord has always had excellent support for many file formats, but one of the best things about the new version is that it supports Office Open XML filters, and that means you can open and edit both Microsoft Word 2007 and OpenOffice Writer files with it. Here's more on what's under the hood.

"The full list of improvements and bug fixes in the new version of AbiWord is found here. There are many improvements to the LaTex export filter, including support for exporting equations."

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