Fast office package for the KDE desktop
The latest KOffice suite offers many new features – and even some new applications. We’ll show you what we found when we tried out KOffice 1.4.
If you’re a Linux user who needs to exchange data with Word and Excel, you may not have a good alternative to OpenOffice. But if you mainly create office documents for your own use, the new KDE office package KOffice is worth considering. KOffice is quick and reliable, and it has some features you won’t find in other office environments. Family Members Besides the word processor KWord, the spreadsheet application KSpread, and the presentation software KPresenter, KOffice comprises programs such as: • Kivio flowchart planner • Karbon14 vector drawing program • Kugar report generator • KChart chart drawing tool • KFormula formula editor New with version 1.4 are the database component Kexi and the Krita image manipulation tool. In total, the KDE Office Suite includes no less than ten components (see Table 1).
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