"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
"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..."