JUL
26
2005

KOffice 1.4.1 with Improved OASIS Support

The KOffice team today announced the first bugfix release of the 1.4 series. Among various bugfixes and translation improvements, the KOffice 1.4.1 release further improves support for the OASIS OpenDocument file format. More changes are listed in the changelog.

JUL
22
2005

KDE Plugin in the Official OpenOffice.org Packages

A year and a half after launching the KDE.OpenOffice.org Integration Project, the KDE plugin with the Native Widget Framework has become part of the official OpenOffice.org development packages. Developer snapshot m118 is the first of the towards-2.0 milestones that contains it.

JUN
21
2005

KOffice 1.4 Released

The KOffice team is pleased to announce the next version of the lightweight, integrated and complete office suite.

JUN
2
2005

KOffice 1.4 Release Candidate Announced

The KDE Project today announced the release of the KOffice 1.4 Release Candidate. If nothing disastrous is found in this release, it will be renamed and become KOffice 1.4. A Live-CD has been created so that you can try out KOffice 1.4 RC without having to commit your hard disc to it. There are currently no binaries available for download of the release candidate.

MAY
14
2005

NewsForge: KSpread, OO.org Calc and Gnumeric Compared

NewsForge's contributor Bruce Byfield wrote a hands-on comparison between KSpread 1.3.5, OpenOffice.org Calc beta build 1.9.83 and Gnumeric 1.4.3-6.

MAY
13
2005

LWN.net: KOffice Heads Toward 1.4

LWN has reviewed the recent KOffice 1.4 beta. They look at the existing applications in the suite and the new additions of image editor Krita and database manager Kexi. The conclusion is that "the KOffice 1.4 release will be a significant move forward for KOffice".

APR
30
2005

KOffice 1.4 Beta 1 Released

The KDE Project today announced the release of KOffice 1.4beta1, the first preview release for KOffice 1.4, scheduled for release this June. KOffice is an integrated office suite with more components than any other suite in existence.

APR
5
2005

Dave's Desktop: Mail Merge Using KDE's KWord

Although KOffice may not yet be at the level of functionality of OpenOffice, it is still a pretty powerful office suite albeit with relatively little coverage. This is the first of my series of easy How-To's for KOffice that hopefully anyone can follow. The first How-To, including screenshots, shows you how you can easily make use of the mail merge feature in your KWord documents.

APR
1
2005

Linux.com: Using KOffice to Create Good-Looking Reports

Linux.com is featuring an article about using KOffice to create good-looking reports. The article covers importing from a database into KSpread, preparing the data for KChart and formatting it in KWord.

FEB
4
2005

FOSDEM 2005: KOffice Interview

As well as the official talks at FOSDEM we will also be hosting 5 talks in the KDE developers room. The KDE FOSDEM team interviewed the speakers to get some background. The first interview is with Raphael Langerhorst whose talk is titled "KOffice - Desktop Integration and Workflow Automation".

Raphael Langerhorst with his Nephew

Please introduce yourself and your role in KDE

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