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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY AbiWord-download-http "http://www.abisource.com/downloads/abiword/2.4.2/source/abiword-&AbiWord-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY AbiWord-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY AbiWord-md5sum "935f1218eab7ff96b7a23cfeba4e76d1">
10 <!ENTITY AbiWord-size "24.1 MB">
11 <!ENTITY AbiWord-buildsize "209 MB">
12 <!ENTITY AbiWord-time "3.6 SBU (to build and install the program, docs and all plugins)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="abiword" xreflabel="AbiWord-&AbiWord-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="AbiWord.html" ?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 <keywordset>
22 <keyword role="package">abiword-&AbiWord-version;.tar</keyword>
23 <keyword role="ftpdir">abiword</keyword>
24 </keywordset>
25 </sect1info>
26
27 <title>AbiWord-&AbiWord-version;</title>
28
29 <indexterm zone="abiword">
30 <primary sortas="a-AbiWord">AbiWord</primary>
31 </indexterm>
32
33 <sect2 role="package">
34 <title>Introduction to AbiWord</title>
35
36 <para>The <application>AbiWord</application> package contains a word
37 processing application. This is useful for writing reports, letters and
38 other formatted documents.</para>
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&AbiWord-download-http;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&AbiWord-download-ftp;"/></para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download MD5 sum: &AbiWord-md5sum;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Download size: &AbiWord-size;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated disk space required: &AbiWord-buildsize;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>Estimated build time: &AbiWord-time;</para>
59 </listitem>
60 </itemizedlist>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">AbiWord Dependencies</bridgehead>
63
64 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
65 <para role="required"><xref linkend="fribidi"/> and
66 <xref linkend="libgnomeprintui"/></para>
67
68 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
69 <para role="optional">
70 <ulink url="http://www.abisource.com/enchant/">Enchant</ulink>
71 (uses <xref linkend="aspell"/>), <xref linkend="gucharmap"/>,
72 <xref linkend="imagemagick"/> and
73 <ulink url="http://wvware.sourceforge.net/">wv</ulink> (with
74 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/wvware">libwmf</ulink>
75 installed first)</para>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional for Plugins</bridgehead>
78 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="libgsf"/>
79 (needed to build the OpenDocument/OpenOffice plugin),
80 <xref linkend="poppler"/> (for the pdf plugin),
81 <xref linkend="librsvg"/>,
82 <xref linkend="gnome-utils"/>,
83 <xref linkend="goffice"/>,
84 <ulink url="http://aiksaurus.sourceforge.net/">Aiksaurus</ulink>,
85 <ulink url="http://www.gnome-db.org/">libgda</ulink>,
86 <ulink url="http://www.gnome-db.org/">libgnomedb</ulink>,
87 <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/wvware">libwmf</ulink>,
88 <ulink url="http://libwpd.sourceforge.net/">libwpd</ulink>,
89 <ulink url="http://libots.sourceforge.net/">OTS</ulink> and
90 <ulink url="http://software.frodo.looijaard.name/psiconv/">Psiconv</ulink></para>
91
92 </sect2>
93
94 <sect2 role="installation">
95 <title>Installation of AbiWord</title>
96
97 <para>Install <application>AbiWord</application> by running the following
98 commands:</para>
99
100<screen><userinput>cd abiword-plugins &amp;&amp;
101./configure --prefix=/usr --without-inter7eps &amp;&amp;
102make &amp;&amp;
103cd ../abi &amp;&amp;
104./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
105make</userinput></screen>
106
107 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
108
109 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
110
111<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
112cp -v -R docs /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/AbiWord &amp;&amp;
113cd ../abiword-plugins &amp;&amp;
114make install</userinput></screen>
115
116 <para>If you have a <application>GNOME-2</application> installation, issue
117 the following command as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
118 user to install the <application>AbiWord</application> Bonobo component
119 description file:</para>
120
121<screen role="root"><userinput>cd .. &amp;&amp;
122install -v -m644 abidistfiles/GNOME_AbiWord_Control_2_4.server \
123 $GNOME_PREFIX/lib/bonobo/servers</userinput></screen>
124
125 </sect2>
126
127 <sect2 role="installation">
128 <title>Install The Help Documentation</title>
129
130 <para>Build the help files by issuing the following commands as an
131 unprivileged user:</para>
132
133<screen><userinput>cd abiword-docs &amp;&amp;
134sed -i 's@AbiWord-2.0@abiword@' make-gnome-html.sh &amp;&amp;
135./make-gnome-html.sh &amp;&amp;
136./make-html.sh</userinput></screen>
137
138 <para>Then, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user,
139 install the help files:</para>
140
141<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m644 man/abiword.1 /usr/share/man/man1 &amp;&amp;
142install -v -m644 Manual/en/Abiword_Manual.abw \
143 /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/AbiWord/docs &amp;&amp;
144cp -v -R help /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/AbiWord &amp;&amp;
145find /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/AbiWord/help \
146 -type d -exec chmod -v 755 {} \;</userinput></screen>
147
148 </sect2>
149
150 <sect2 role="commands">
151 <title>Command Explanations</title>
152
153 <para><parameter>--without-inter7eps</parameter>: Some of the headers from
154 the <application>EPS</application> package are not compatible with
155 <application>GCC</application>-&gcc-version;. This parameter prevents
156 linking to the package and incurring a build failure.</para>
157
158 <para><command>sed -i 's@AbiWord-2.0@abiword@' make-gnome-html.sh</command>:
159 This command alters the <command>make-gnome-html.sh</command> script to
160 look for the current version of <command>abiword</command>.</para>
161
162 </sect2>
163
164 <sect2 role="configuration">
165 <title>Configuring AbiWord</title>
166
167 <sect3 id="abiword-config">
168 <title>Config File</title>
169
170 <para><filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename></para>
171
172 <indexterm zone="abiword abiword-config">
173 <primary sortas="e-AA.AbiSuite-templates-normal">~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</primary>
174 </indexterm>
175
176 </sect3>
177
178 <sect3>
179 <title>Configuration Information</title>
180
181 <para>Choose the right template for your language and locale from the
182 list produced by the following command:</para>
183
184<screen><userinput>ls /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/templates</userinput></screen>
185
186 <para>Create the folder
187 <filename class='directory'>~/.AbiSuite/templates</filename> then copy the
188 <filename>normal.awt</filename> you want into it:</para>
189
190<screen><userinput>mkdir -p -v ~/.AbiSuite/templates &amp;&amp;
191cp -v /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/templates/normal.awt-<replaceable>[lang]</replaceable> \
192 ~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</userinput></screen>
193
194 <para>Obviously, change <replaceable>[lang]</replaceable> in the above
195 command to fit the name of the file you want.</para>
196
197 <para><application>AbiWord</application> uses Times New Roman as its
198 default font. If you'd like it to default to a different font, edit
199 <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename> and change the font
200 to the one you want. To find out the exact string
201 <application>AbiWord</application> uses for the font, open
202 <application>AbiWord</application>, change the font to the one you want to
203 use, type one letter, then save the document in your home folder as
204 <filename>test.abw</filename>. Now:</para>
205
206<screen><userinput>grep '"font-family' ~/test.abw | cut -d \" -f6</userinput></screen>
207
208 <para>You can edit <filename>~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</filename>
209 with a simple text editor like <application>Vim</application> or
210 <application>Gedit</application>, or you can alter it with a
211 <command>sed</command>. For example, if you want to use Bitstream Vera
212 Sans:</para>
213
214<screen><userinput>sed -i 's@Times New Roman@Bitstream Vera Sans@g' \
215 ~/.AbiSuite/templates/normal.awt</userinput></screen>
216
217 </sect3>
218
219 </sect2>
220
221 <sect2 role="content">
222 <title>Contents</title>
223
224 <segmentedlist>
225 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
226 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
227 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
228
229 <seglistitem>
230 <seg>abiword, AbiWord-2.4, ttfadmin.sh, and ttftool</seg>
231 <seg>Numerous plugin library support modules</seg>
232 <seg>/usr/lib/AbiWord-2.4 and
233 /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4</seg>
234 </seglistitem>
235 </segmentedlist>
236
237 <variablelist>
238 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
239 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
240 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
241
242 <varlistentry id="abiword-prog">
243 <term><command>abiword</command></term>
244 <listitem>
245 <para>is a symbolic link to the main
246 <command>AbiWord-2.4</command>
247 executable.</para>
248 <indexterm zone="abiword abiword-prog">
249 <primary sortas="g-abiword">abiword</primary>
250 </indexterm>
251 </listitem>
252 </varlistentry>
253
254 <varlistentry id="AbiWord-2.4">
255 <term><command>AbiWord-2.4</command></term>
256 <listitem>
257 <para>is the word-processing program executable.</para>
258 <indexterm zone="abiword AbiWord-2.4">
259 <primary sortas="b-AbiWord-2.4">AbiWord-2.4</primary>
260 </indexterm>
261 </listitem>
262 </varlistentry>
263
264 <varlistentry id="ttfadmin.sh">
265 <term><command>ttfadmin.sh</command></term>
266 <listitem>
267 <para>generates support files required by
268 <application>AbiWord</application> for each TrueType font in a
269 given directory.</para>
270 <indexterm zone="abiword ttfadmin.sh">
271 <primary sortas="b-ttfadmin.sh">ttfadmin.sh</primary>
272 </indexterm>
273 </listitem>
274 </varlistentry>
275
276 <varlistentry id="ttftool">
277 <term><command>ttftool</command></term>
278 <listitem>
279 <para>is a utility for processing TrueType fonts.</para>
280 <indexterm zone="abiword ttftool">
281 <primary sortas="b-ttftool">ttftool</primary>
282 </indexterm>
283 </listitem>
284 </varlistentry>
285
286 </variablelist>
287
288 </sect2>
289
290</sect1>
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