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KDE 3: All About the Apps - Part 2

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Two weeks ago, you read about several apps which keep KDE 3.5 alive. Today's issue of the mini-series provides even more reasons to love KDE. Covered applications include Krita, the image and painting application, Guidance, a configuration tool, frontends to Beagle and finally Scribus, the Qt-based DTP application.

KOffice

Have you ever looked for a perfectly integrated, mature, good looking and feature-rich office-suite for KDE? Do you think OpenOffice is too slow? Then have a look a KOffice 1.5. The most important improvement in version 1.5 is the support for OpenDocument. Instead of using its own file formats, KOffice now uses the same format as applications like OpenOffice. This means guaranteed interoperability with other Office suites and makes OpenDocument a real standard.

Krita

Why do I mention Krita when it is part of KOffice? Krita improved so much in the last few month that it deserves its own chapter! Now, Krita is a full-featured pixel-based image application with layer support...

Guidance & Superkaramba

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    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.2.1. This is a pure bugfix release, and takes care of various important bugs.
  • KTextEditor depends on KSyntaxHighlighting
    Recently, the KSyntaxHighlighting framework was added to the KDE Frameworks 5.29 release. And starting with KDE Frameworks 5.29, KTextEditor depends on KSyntaxHighlighting. This also means that KTextEditor now queries KSyntaxHighlighting for available xml highlighting files.
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