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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY AbiWord-minor-version "2.9">
8
9 <!ENTITY AbiWord-download-http
10 "http://www.abisource.com/downloads/abiword/&AbiWord-version;/source/abiword-&AbiWord-version;.tar.gz">
11 <!ENTITY AbiWord-download-ftp " ">
12 <!ENTITY AbiWord-md5sum "8d9c41cff3a8fbef8d0c835c65600e65">
13 <!ENTITY AbiWord-size "11 MB">
14
15 <!ENTITY AbiWordDocs-download-http
16 "http://www.abisource.com/downloads/abiword/&AbiWord-version;/source/abiword-docs-&AbiWord-version;.tar.gz">
17 <!ENTITY AbiWordDocs-md5sum "1.5 MB">
18 <!ENTITY AbiWordDocs-size "ed73d0743a19eb85e46b59464e0ef2bb">
19
20 <!ENTITY AbiWord-buildsize "648 MB (84 MB installed)">
21 <!ENTITY AbiWord-time "7.3 SBU">
22]>
23
24<sect1 id="abiword" xreflabel="AbiWord-&AbiWord-version;">
25 <?dbhtml filename="AbiWord.html" ?>
26
27 <sect1info>
28 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
29 <date>$Date$</date>
30 </sect1info>
31
32 <title>AbiWord-&AbiWord-version;</title>
33
34 <indexterm zone="abiword">
35 <primary sortas="a-AbiWord">AbiWord</primary>
36 </indexterm>
37
38 <sect2 role="package">
39 <title>Introduction to AbiWord</title>
40
41 <para>
42 <application>AbiWord</application> is a word processor which is useful for
43 writing reports, letters and other formatted documents.
44 </para>
45
46 &lfs74_checked;
47
48 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
49 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
50 <listitem>
51 <para>
52 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&AbiWord-download-http;"/>
53 </para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>
57 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&AbiWord-download-ftp;"/>
58 </para>
59 </listitem>
60 <listitem>
61 <para>
62 Download MD5 sum: &AbiWord-md5sum;
63 </para>
64 </listitem>
65 <listitem>
66 <para>
67 Download size: &AbiWord-size;
68 </para>
69 </listitem>
70 <listitem>
71 <para>
72 Estimated disk space required: &AbiWord-buildsize;
73 </para>
74 </listitem>
75 <listitem>
76 <para>
77 Estimated build time: &AbiWord-time;
78 </para>
79 </listitem>
80 </itemizedlist>
81
82 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
83 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
84 <listitem>
85 <para>
86 AbiWord Docs: <ulink url="&AbiWordDocs-download-http;"/>
87 </para>
88 </listitem>
89 <listitem>
90 <para>
91 AbiWord Docs MD5 sum: &AbiWordDocs-md5sum;
92 </para>
93 </listitem>
94 <listitem>
95 <para>
96 AbiWord Docs size: &AbiWordDocs-size;
97 </para>
98 </listitem>
99 </itemizedlist>
100
101 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">AbiWord Dependencies</bridgehead>
102
103 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
104 <para role="required">
105 <xref linkend="boost"/>,
106 <xref linkend="fribidi"/>,
107 <xref linkend="goffice010"/>, and
108 <xref linkend="wv"/>
109 </para>
110
111 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
112 <para role="recommended">
113 <xref linkend="enchant"/>
114 </para>
115
116 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
117 <para role="optional">
118 <ulink url="http://aiksaurus.sourceforge.net/">Aiksaurus</ulink>,
119 <xref linkend="dbus-glib"/>,
120 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/evolution-data-server/">
121 Evolution Data Server</ulink>,
122 <xref linkend="gobject-introspection"/>,
123 <ulink url="http://helm.cs.unibo.it/mml-widget/">GtkMathView</ulink>,
124 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/libchamplain">libchamplain</ulink>,
125 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>,
126 <xref linkend="libical"/>,
127 <xref linkend="libsoup"/>,
128 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/wvware">libwmf</ulink>,
129 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwpd/">libwpd</ulink>,
130 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwpg/">libwpg</ulink>,
131 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwps/">libwps</ulink>,
132 <ulink url="http://www.abisource.com/projects/link-grammar/">
133 Link Grammar Parser</ulink>,
134 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/loudmouth">Loudmouth</ulink>,
135 <xref linkend="redland"/>,
136 <ulink url="http://telepathy.freedesktop.org/releases/telepathy-glib/">
137 Telepathy GLib</ulink>,
138 <ulink url="http://libots.sourceforge.net/">OTS</ulink>
139 <ulink url="http://software.frodo.looijaard.name/psiconv/">Psiconv</ulink>, and
140 <ulink url="http://www.valgrind.org/">Valgrind</ulink>
141 </para>
142
143 <note>
144 <para>
145 To enable many of the optional dependencies, review the information
146 from <command>./configure --help</command> for the necessary switches
147 you must pass to the <command>configure</command> script.
148 </para>
149 </note>
150
151
152 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
153 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/abiword"/>
154 </para>
155 </sect2>
156
157 <sect2 role="installation">
158 <title>Installation of AbiWord</title>
159
160 <para>
161 Install <application>AbiWord</application> by running the following
162 commands:
163 </para>
164
165<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
166make</userinput></screen>
167
168 <para>
169 This program does not come with a functional test suite.
170 </para>
171
172 <para>
173 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
174 </para>
175
176<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
177
178 <para>
179 If you wish to install the local help files, untar and build them first
180 </para>
181
182<screen><userinput>tar -xf ../abiword-docs-&AbiWord-version;.tar.gz &amp;&amp;
183cd abiword-docs-&AbiWord-version; &amp;&amp;
184./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
185make</userinput></screen>
186
187 <para>
188 and then, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
189 </para>
190
191<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
192
193 </sect2>
194
195 <sect2 role="commands">
196 <title>Command Explanations</title>
197
198 <para>
199 <option>--disable-collab-backend-telepathy</option>: This switch disables
200 <application>Telepathy</application> Colab backend which causes build to
201 fail when using recent versions of <application>Telepathy GLib</application>.
202 </para>
203
204 <para>
205 <option>--without-evolution-data-server</option>: This switch disables
206 <application>AbiWord</application>
207 <application>Evolution Data Server</application> support which is known
208 to fail when using recent versions of
209 <application>Evolution Data Server</application>.
210 </para>
211
212 <para>
213 <option>--enable-plugins="collab openxml goffice grammar"</option>: Build
214 some or all plugins. The openxml plugin enables
215 <application>Abiword</application> to open some .docx files.
216 The grammar plugin requires
217 <ulink url="http://www.abisource.com/projects/link-grammar/">Link Grammar
218 Parser</ulink>
219 </para>
220
221 </sect2>
222
223 <sect2 role="configuration">
224 <title>Configuring AbiWord</title>
225
226 <sect3 id="abiword-config">
227 <title>Config File</title>
228
229 <para>
230 <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename>
231 </para>
232
233 <indexterm zone="abiword abiword-config">
234 <primary sortas="e-AA.AbiSuite-templates-normal">~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</primary>
235 </indexterm>
236 </sect3>
237
238 <sect3>
239 <title>Configuration Information</title>
240
241 <para>
242 Choose the right template for your language and locale from the list
243 produced by the following command:
244 </para>
245
246<screen><userinput>ls /usr/share/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;/templates</userinput></screen>
247
248 <para>
249 Create the folder
250 <filename class='directory'>~/.AbiSuite/templates</filename> then copy
251 the <filename>normal.awt</filename> you want into it:
252 </para>
253
254<screen><userinput>install -v -m750 -d ~/.AbiSuite/templates &amp;&amp;
255install -v -m640 /usr/share/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;/templates/normal.awt-<replaceable>&lt;lang&gt;</replaceable> \
256 ~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</userinput></screen>
257
258 <para>
259 Change <replaceable>&lt;lang&gt;</replaceable> by the above command to
260 fit the name of the file you want.
261 </para>
262
263 <para>
264 If you are using multiple languages, you may need to edit the template
265 to use a font with greater coverage (e.g. one of the
266 <ulink url="http://dejavu.sourceforge.net/">DejaVu fonts</ulink>),
267 because <application>Abiword</application> does not use
268 <application>fontconfig</application> and can only display glyphs that
269 are provided in the chosen font.
270 </para>
271
272 <para>
273 If you have <xref linkend="desktop-file-utils"/> installed, you should
274 run the <command>update-desktop-database</command> command to update the
275 mimeinfo cache and allow the Help system to work.
276 </para>
277
278 <para>
279 If you have <xref linkend="xdg-utils"/> installed, you should
280 run the <command>xdg-icon-resource forceupdate --theme hicolor</command>
281 command to update the menu to display the new icon installed.
282 </para>
283
284 </sect3>
285
286 </sect2>
287
288 <sect2 role="content">
289 <title>Contents</title>
290
291 <segmentedlist>
292 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
293 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
294 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
295
296 <seglistitem>
297 <seg>
298 abiword
299 </seg>
300 <seg>
301 libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;.so
302 </seg>
303 <seg>
304 /usr/include/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;,
305 /usr/lib/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;, and
306 /usr/share/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;
307 </seg>
308 </seglistitem>
309 </segmentedlist>
310
311 <variablelist>
312 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
313 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
314 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
315
316 <varlistentry id="abiword-prog">
317 <term><command>abiword</command></term>
318 <listitem>
319 <para>
320 is the word processor, a wrapper for the functions in
321 libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version; - it can also be used on the
322 command line, see <command>man 1 abiword</command>.
323 </para>
324 <indexterm zone="abiword abiword-prog">
325 <primary sortas="b-abiword">abiword</primary>
326 </indexterm>
327 </listitem>
328 </varlistentry>
329
330 <varlistentry id="libabiword">
331 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;.so</filename></term>
332 <listitem>
333 <para>
334 provides functions to access MS Word documents.
335 </para>
336 <indexterm zone="abiword libabiword">
337 <primary sortas="c-libabiword">libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;.so</primary>
338 </indexterm>
339 </listitem>
340 </varlistentry>
341
342 </variablelist>
343
344 </sect2>
345
346</sect1>
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