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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 "3.0">
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 "cda6dd58c747c133b421cc7eb18f5796">
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 "c92c0e1e2081db20757231a53d80c338">
18 <!ENTITY AbiWordDocs-size "1.5 MB">
19
20 <!ENTITY AbiWord-buildsize "626 MB, additional 12 MB for docs (73 MB installed - additional 3.1 MB for docs)">
21 <!ENTITY AbiWord-time "6.5 SBU - additional 0.5 SBU for docs">
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 &lfs81_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 <listitem>
100 <para>
101 Required patch (fixes GTK+-3.22.x rendering):
102 <ulink url="&patch-root;/abiword-&AbiWord-version;-gtk3_22_render_fix-1.patch"/>
103 </para>
104 </listitem>
105 </itemizedlist>
106
107 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">AbiWord Dependencies</bridgehead>
108
109 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
110 <para role="required">
111 <xref linkend="boost"/>,
112 <xref linkend="fribidi"/>,
113 <xref linkend="goffice010"/>, and
114 <xref linkend="wv"/>
115 </para>
116
117 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
118 <para role="recommended">
119 <xref linkend="enchant"/>
120 </para>
121
122 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
123 <para role="optional">
124 <xref linkend="dbus-glib"/>,
125 <xref linkend="gobject-introspection"/>,
126 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>,
127 <xref linkend="libical"/>,
128 <xref linkend="libsoup"/>,
129 <xref linkend="redland"/>,
130 <xref linkend="valgrind"/>.
131 <ulink url="http://aiksaurus.sourceforge.net/">Aiksaurus</ulink>,
132 <phrase revision="sysv"><ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/evolution-data-server/">
133 Evolution Data Server</ulink></phrase>
134 <phrase revision="systemd"><xref linkend="evolution-data-server"/></phrase>,
135 <ulink url="http://helm.cs.unibo.it/mml-widget/">GtkMathView</ulink>,
136 <phrase revision="sysv"><ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/libchamplain">libchamplain</ulink></phrase>
137 <phrase revision="systemd"><xref linkend="libchamplain"/></phrase>,
138 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/wvware">libwmf</ulink>,
139 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwpd/">libwpd</ulink>,
140 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwpg/">libwpg</ulink>,
141 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libwps/">libwps</ulink>,
142 <ulink url="http://www.abisource.com/projects/link-grammar/">
143 Link Grammar Parser</ulink>,
144 <ulink url="&gnome-download-http;/loudmouth">Loudmouth</ulink>,
145 <phrase revision="sysv"><ulink url="http://telepathy.freedesktop.org/releases/telepathy-glib/">
146 Telepathy GLib</ulink></phrase>
147 <phrase revision="systemd"><xref linkend="telepathy-glib"/></phrase>,
148 <ulink url="https://sourceforge.net/projects/otslibrary/">OTS</ulink>, and
149 <ulink url="http://software.frodo.looijaard.name/psiconv/">Psiconv</ulink>
150 </para>
151
152 <note>
153 <para>
154 To enable many of the optional dependencies, review the information
155 from <command>./configure --help</command> for the necessary switches
156 you must pass to the <command>configure</command> script.
157 </para>
158 </note>
159
160
161 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
162 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/abiword"/>
163 </para>
164 </sect2>
165
166 <sect2 role="installation">
167 <title>Installation of AbiWord</title>
168
169 <para>
170 Install <application>AbiWord</application> by running the following
171 commands:
172 </para>
173
174<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../abiword-&AbiWord-version;-gtk3_22_render_fix-1.patch &amp;&amp;
175
176sed -e "s/free_suggestions/free_string_list/" \
177 -e "s/_to_personal//" \
178 -e "s/in_session/added/" \
179 -i src/af/xap/xp/enchant_checker.cpp &amp;&amp;
180
181sed -e "/icaltime_from_timet/{s/timet/&amp;_with_zone/;s/0/0, 0/}" \
182 -i src/text/ptbl/xp/pd_DocumentRDF.cpp &amp;&amp;
183
184./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
185make</userinput></screen>
186
187 <para>
188 This program does not come with a functional test suite.
189 </para>
190
191 <para>
192 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
193 </para>
194
195<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
196
197 <note>
198 <para>
199 In order to install the local help files,
200 a graphics session is recommended.
201 </para>
202 </note>
203
204 <para>
205 If you wish to install the local help files, untar and build them first:
206 </para>
207
208<!-- I had to hardcode the docs version here, as it doesn't decompress to
209 abiword-docs-3.0.2. -->
210<screen><userinput>tar -xf ../abiword-docs-&AbiWord-version;.tar.gz &amp;&amp;
211cd abiword-docs-3.0.1 &amp;&amp;
212./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
213make</userinput></screen>
214
215 <para>
216 and then, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
217 </para>
218
219<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
220
221 </sect2>
222
223 <sect2 role="commands">
224 <title>Command Explanations</title>
225
226 <para>
227 <command>sed ...</command>: These commands correct the source for
228 changes in dependencies <xref linkend="enchant"/> and
229 <xref linkend="libical"/>.
230 </para>
231
232 <para>
233 <option>--without-evolution-data-server</option>: This switch disables
234 <application>AbiWord</application>
235 <application>Evolution Data Server</application> support which is known
236 to fail when using recent versions of
237 <application>Evolution Data Server</application>.
238 </para>
239
240 <para>
241 <option>--enable-plugins="collab openxml goffice grammar"</option>: Build
242 some or all plugins. The openxml plugin enables
243 <application>Abiword</application> to open some .docx files.
244 The grammar plugin requires
245 <ulink url="http://www.abisource.com/projects/link-grammar/">Link Grammar
246 Parser</ulink>
247 </para>
248
249 </sect2>
250
251 <sect2 role="configuration">
252 <title>Configuring AbiWord</title>
253
254 <sect3 id="abiword-config">
255 <title>Config File</title>
256
257 <para>
258 <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename>
259 </para>
260
261 <indexterm zone="abiword abiword-config">
262 <primary sortas="e-AA.AbiSuite-templates-normal">~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</primary>
263 </indexterm>
264 </sect3>
265
266 <sect3>
267 <title>Configuration Information</title>
268
269 <para>
270 Choose the right template for your language and locale from the list
271 produced by the following command:
272 </para>
273
274<screen><userinput>ls /usr/share/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;/templates</userinput></screen>
275
276 <para>
277 Create the folder
278 <filename class='directory'>~/.AbiSuite/templates</filename> then copy
279 the <filename>normal.awt</filename> you want into it:
280 </para>
281
282<screen><userinput>install -v -m750 -d ~/.AbiSuite/templates &amp;&amp;
283install -v -m640 /usr/share/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;/templates/normal.awt-<replaceable>&lt;lang&gt;</replaceable> \
284 ~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</userinput></screen>
285
286 <para>
287 Change <replaceable>&lt;lang&gt;</replaceable> by the above command to
288 fit the name of the file you want.
289 </para>
290
291 <para>
292 If you are using multiple languages, you may need to edit the template
293 to use a font with greater coverage (e.g. one of the
294 <xref linkend="dejavu-fonts"/>,
295 <!--
296 <ulink url="http://dejavu.sourceforge.net/">DejaVu fonts</ulink>), -->
297 because <application>Abiword</application> does not use
298 <application>fontconfig</application> and can only display glyphs that
299 are provided in the chosen font.
300 </para>
301
302 <para>
303 If you have <xref linkend="desktop-file-utils"/> installed, you should
304 run the <command>update-desktop-database</command> command to update the
305 mimeinfo cache and allow the Help system to work.
306 </para>
307
308 <para>
309 If you have <xref linkend="xdg-utils"/> installed, you should
310 run the <command>xdg-icon-resource forceupdate --theme hicolor</command>
311 command, for the installed icon to be displayed in the menu item.
312 </para>
313
314 </sect3>
315
316 </sect2>
317
318 <sect2 role="content">
319 <title>Contents</title>
320
321 <segmentedlist>
322 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
323 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
324 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
325
326 <seglistitem>
327 <seg>
328 abiword
329 </seg>
330 <seg>
331 libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;.so
332 </seg>
333 <seg>
334 /usr/include/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;,
335 /usr/lib/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;, and
336 /usr/share/abiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;
337 </seg>
338 </seglistitem>
339 </segmentedlist>
340
341 <variablelist>
342 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
343 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
344 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
345
346 <varlistentry id="abiword-prog">
347 <term><command>abiword</command></term>
348 <listitem>
349 <para>
350 is the word processor, a wrapper for the functions in
351 libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version; - it can also be used on the
352 command line, see <command>man 1 abiword</command>.
353 </para>
354 <indexterm zone="abiword abiword-prog">
355 <primary sortas="b-abiword">abiword</primary>
356 </indexterm>
357 </listitem>
358 </varlistentry>
359
360 <varlistentry id="libabiword">
361 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;.so</filename></term>
362 <listitem>
363 <para>
364 provides functions to access MS Word documents.
365 </para>
366 <indexterm zone="abiword libabiword">
367 <primary sortas="c-libabiword">libabiword-&AbiWord-minor-version;.so</primary>
368 </indexterm>
369 </listitem>
370 </varlistentry>
371
372 </variablelist>
373
374 </sect2>
375
376</sect1>
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