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KOffice 2.1 released, ups Microsoft Office compatibility

Nov 25, 2009, 12:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The KOffice development team has announced version 2.1.0 six months after the 2.0.0 "platform release" which was intended for developers.

"According to the developers, 2.1 brings new features and general improvements in the maturity of the individual applications, however, not all applications in the suite are considered ready for everyday use.

""Import and export of foreign file formats have been given an overhaul, and especially the import filters for Microsoft PowerPoint and Word [documents] have been much improved," say the developers.

"This import filter work is the result of the collaboration with Nokia for its n900 smartphone Office viewers."

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