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Release Digest: KDE, November 2, 2003

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Gwenview 1.0.0pre3
Summary A simple image viewer.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a reload button; a "Go" button to the location toolbar; and a "don't ask me again" checkbox to the save prompt dialog.
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Graphics : Viewers
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9798
Scribus 1.1.2
Summary A DTP program.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added new icons; the Python Scripter package to the main package. Improved performance throughout the code; text handling, including much easier-to-use automatic text frames; and the history in the Helpbrowser. Updated the English documentation. Dropped support for gcc < 3.0 (gcc 3.2 is strongly recommended).
KDE Version Qt 3.0.3 (KDE 3.0)
Category Office : Text / Word Processing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9797
KnowIt 0.9beta3
Summary A simple tool for managing notes, similar to TuxCards.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a better link editor; links to local KnowIt notes; optional automatic backup of the current file; and options to set the editor font and editor colors. Updated the documentation; and some translations.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category PIM
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9796
Kile 1.6
Summary A LaTeX source editor, TeX shell and more.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added a new editor (KatePart); project management; auto-complete environments; a statistics dialog for documents (word count); support for opening multiple files (using the sidebar open file dialog); gBib and pyBliographer interaction; various configurable shortcuts; highligthing inside math environments; and more.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Office : Text / Word Processing
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9795
Shut Down-O-Matik 0.1.0beta
Summary A system shutdown utility..
Release Focus Initial public release
KDE Version KDE 3.0.x
Category Administration : System
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9794
Renamer 1.0.2
Summary A batch file renamer and re-organizer.
Release Focus Minor feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added shortcuts (F2 and F3) for changing fonts; and the ability to override a generated filename if the file arleady exists.
KDE Version Qt 3.0.x (KDE 3.0.x) or Qt 2.2.3 (KDE 2.0.x)
Category Utilities : File System
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9793
Kid3 0.3
Summary An efficient ID3 tagger.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added support for automatic case conversion and string replacements; import of freedb.org and similar album data; and a Russian translation. Improved Unicode support.
KDE Version KDE 3.1.x
Category Multimedia : Audio : Tag Editors
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9792
Kopete 0.8beta1
Summary A plugin-based, multi-protocol instant messenger.
Release Focus Major feature enhancement(s)
Release Note Added KAddressBook integration; KWallet (secure password storage) integration (for KDE 3.2); the ability to click URLs in the new message balloon; picture display for the MSN backend; support for downloading and using customized emoticons for the MSN backend; a DCOP interface to connect/disconnect an account or load/unload a plugin; support for customized icons for gropus and meta-contacts; a link to the passive popup; the idle time to the tool-tip; and some new chat window group policies (per meta-contact and per group). Improved the preferences system; the account edit page for the MSN backend; the plugin loader (full use of KTrader); and the AIM, ICQ, IRC, Jabber and Yahoo backends. This version of Kopete will be released with KDE 3.2beta1.
KDE Version KDE 3.2.x
Category Communications : Instant Messenging
More Info http://apps.kde.com/na/2/info/vid/9791