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Release Digest: KDE, July 15, 2003

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Scribus 1.0
Summary A DTP program.
Release Focus Stable release
Release Note Added support for gradients; an auto-save option; auto-save of the scrapbook when an item is dropped on it; support for the clipboard; the ability to print pages mirrored; the ability to adjust the display for true WYSIWIG; support for combined and sheared polygons; support for non-breaking spaces; support for links to external PDF documents; the ability to convert text to polygons; encoding support for writing text files; reverse writing mode for text boxes; support for named line styles; support for automatic kerning values from .afm files; the option to apply ICC profiles before printing; support for borderlines on picture frames; a new font-selection dialog; a new print preview plugin; a new splash screen; support for subpaths for polygons; the color model "Websave RGB"; the ability to import pages, including specific pages, from other documents; Czech and Hungarian hyphenation; and Norw! egian and Russian translations. Improved SVG image support; zooming with the mouse wheel; margin settings dialog (possible values limited to fit the page); creation of previews; text import (an option to specify the text encoding); text rendering for zoom factors above 100%; font handling; the clipboard (better interoperability with other toolkits); and PDF / Postscript export (only used fonts are embedded). Updated the Czech, Danish and Polish translations.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.3 (KDE 3.0)
Category Office : Text / Word Processing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9423
nst 0.1.6
Summary A simple motherboard temperature and fan monitor.
Release Focus Initial public release
KDE Version Qt 3.1.x (KDE pre-3.1.x)
Category Administration : Monitoring : System
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9422
HChat 0.25
Summary A LAN chat program.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added the ability to change the message recipient in the message window.; support for messages to multiple recipients; and a user information window Improved messaging (text sending and re-sending).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Communications : Conferencing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9421
KRadioApplet 1.0.1
Summary A panel applet to control a Video4Linux-compatible radio card.
Release Focus Code port
Release Note Ported to KDE 3. Added support for up to 20 preset stations. Replaced the mute switch with a power switch (enables other video4linux programs to use the radio device). Improved the up / down frequency buttons (a finer resolution).
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Radios
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9420