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AbiWord Word Processor Abstract * AbiWord installation in Mageia Linux 1 * Creating and saving Abiword document abiword.ab...
AbiWord installation in Mageia Linux 1  <ul>Prerequisite <li>Mageia installation creates local repositories based on insta...
Make sure you have Mageia online repositories  enabled.
Mageia1: switching to Mageia Linux online repositories   video presentation on youtube. </li></ul>
AbiWord Installation – MCC ( Mageia Control Center ) <ul><li>Click on MCC icon
Enter root pasword
Mageia Control Center is openinig  </li></ul>
AbiWord Installation – MCC;  Software Management
AbiWord Installation – MCC;  Install & Remove Software
AbiWord Installation –  Find  abiword
AbiWord Installation - Installing  <ul><li>Checkmarking abiword may give you  Additional packages needed  window.
Click   OK  and installation starts.  </li></ul>
AbiWord for x86_64 architecture is installed
Starting AbiWord in Mageia Linux 1 <ul><li>AbiWord is installed in  Office  section.
Click  AbiWord  to start it. </li></ul>
AbiWord for Linux started
AbiWord document  Save As... <ul><li>Click   File
Click   Save As... </li></ul>
AbiWord;  Safe file as type:  - default <ul><li>By default, AbiWord saves file as AbiWord type (.abw extention)
Default folder is user's home folder -  user </li></ul>
Save File As abiword in Document folder <ul><li>We create file  abiword  and save it in  Documents  folder
By default, full file name is abiword.abw </li></ul>
abiword.abw in Linux File Manager
abiword.abw online <ul><li>Abiword.abw file is accessable from   box.com
Read more about .abw file extension on   about.com </li></ul>
Downloading AbiWord file abiword.abw <ul><li>Click on  abiword.abw   lets you download the file
You have to select  Save File to  download it
The simplest way to open the file in Windows OS is to install AbiWord for Windows (see slides 25-29) </li></ul>
AbiWord;  Save File As...  abiword.doc <ul><li>Click on   Save file as type:   lets you choose file type
Choosing  Save file as type:  Microsoft Word (.doc)  save file as abiword.doc
Abiword.doc is   online   on box.com </li></ul>
Downloading AbiWord file abiword.doc <ul><li>Click on   abiword.doc   lets you download the file
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AbiWord Word Processor

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AbiWord installation in Mageia Linux 1 and Windows Vista.

Creating abiword.abw document and saving it with .doc and .pdf extentions in Linux.

Using Microsoft Word 2007 and Adobe Reader for Windows for opening files created in Linux.

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AbiWord Word Processor

  1. 1. AbiWord Word Processor Abstract * AbiWord installation in Mageia Linux 1 * Creating and saving Abiword document abiword.abw * Saving the document as abiword.doc * Opening abiword.doc file with Microsoft Word 2007 * Saving the document as abiword.pdf * Opening abiword.pdf file with Adobe Reader for Windows Appendics * AbiWord installation in Windows Vista (slides 25-29) * AbiWord files in Windows Explorer (slides 30-32)
  2. 2. AbiWord installation in Mageia Linux 1 <ul>Prerequisite <li>Mageia installation creates local repositories based on installation media.
  3. 3. Make sure you have Mageia online repositories enabled.
  4. 4. Mageia1: switching to Mageia Linux online repositories video presentation on youtube. </li></ul>
  5. 5. AbiWord Installation – MCC ( Mageia Control Center ) <ul><li>Click on MCC icon
  6. 6. Enter root pasword
  7. 7. Mageia Control Center is openinig </li></ul>
  8. 8. AbiWord Installation – MCC; Software Management
  9. 9. AbiWord Installation – MCC; Install & Remove Software
  10. 10. AbiWord Installation – Find abiword
  11. 11. AbiWord Installation - Installing <ul><li>Checkmarking abiword may give you Additional packages needed window.
  12. 12. Click OK and installation starts. </li></ul>
  13. 13. AbiWord for x86_64 architecture is installed
  14. 14. Starting AbiWord in Mageia Linux 1 <ul><li>AbiWord is installed in Office section.
  15. 15. Click AbiWord to start it. </li></ul>
  16. 16. AbiWord for Linux started
  17. 17. AbiWord document Save As... <ul><li>Click File
  18. 18. Click Save As... </li></ul>
  19. 19. AbiWord; Safe file as type: - default <ul><li>By default, AbiWord saves file as AbiWord type (.abw extention)
  20. 20. Default folder is user's home folder - user </li></ul>
  21. 21. Save File As abiword in Document folder <ul><li>We create file abiword and save it in Documents folder
  22. 22. By default, full file name is abiword.abw </li></ul>
  23. 23. abiword.abw in Linux File Manager
  24. 24. abiword.abw online <ul><li>Abiword.abw file is accessable from box.com
  25. 25. Read more about .abw file extension on about.com </li></ul>
  26. 26. Downloading AbiWord file abiword.abw <ul><li>Click on abiword.abw lets you download the file
  27. 27. You have to select Save File to download it
  28. 28. The simplest way to open the file in Windows OS is to install AbiWord for Windows (see slides 25-29) </li></ul>
  29. 29. AbiWord; Save File As... abiword.doc <ul><li>Click on Save file as type: lets you choose file type
  30. 30. Choosing Save file as type: Microsoft Word (.doc) save file as abiword.doc
  31. 31. Abiword.doc is online on box.com </li></ul>
  32. 32. Downloading AbiWord file abiword.doc <ul><li>Click on abiword.doc lets you download the file
  33. 33. Microsoft Word may be used for opening the file if it is installed </li></ul>
  34. 34. Opening abiword.doc file with Microsoft Word 2007
  35. 35. AbiWord; Save File As... abiword.pdf <ul><li>Choosing Safe file as type: Porable Document Format (.pdf) save your document as abiword.pdf
  36. 36. You can see the file on box.com </li></ul>
  37. 37. Downloading AbiWord file abiword.pdf <ul><li>Click on abiword.pdf lets you download the file
  38. 38. Adobe Reader may be used for opening the file </li></ul>
  39. 39. Opening abiword.pdf with Adobe Reader
  40. 40. AbiWord files in Linux File Manager
  41. 41. Closing remarks <ul><li>This presentation was created with LibreOffice Impress
  42. 42. More about LibreOffice on wikipedia
  43. 43. Operating systems used: Mageia Linux 1 and Windows Vista
  44. 44. Software used: AbiWord, Adobe Reader, GIMP, Paint, Microsoft Word 2007, and scrot
  45. 45. Stlouismug about AbiWord - click here </li></ul>
  46. 46. AbiWord installation in Windows Vista <ul><li>AbiWord website is abisource.org
  47. 47. Click download link on the website or here
  48. 48. The image on left shows the download page </li></ul>
  49. 49. AbiWord installation in Windows Vista <ul><li>Click on Microsoft Windows (see previous slide) gives you an option to save file
  50. 50. The option is from Windows Vista. It may be different in different Windows version </li></ul>
  51. 51. AbiWord installation in Windows Vista <ul><li>Actual download process window
  52. 52. Scanning for viruses... may or may not be performed on different computers </li></ul>
  53. 53. AbiWord installation in Windows Vista <ul><li>When file is downloaded right click on it
  54. 54. Click on Open starts installation process
  55. 55. You might need to enter administrator password </li></ul>
  56. 56. AbiWord installation in Windows Vista <ul><li>The folder AbiWord Word Processor is created in Windows Menu after AbiWord is installed
  57. 57. AbiWord is opening readme file when started (look at background) </li></ul>
  58. 58. abiword.abw file in Windows Explorer
  59. 59. abiword.doc file in Windows Explorer
  60. 60. abiword.pdf file in Windows Explorer

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