libwpd 0.8.7 review

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License: LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License)
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Developer: William Lachance
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libwpd is a library designed to help process WordPerfect documents.

libwpd exposes a simple callback-based API (similar to SAX), allowing it to be easily plugged into any C or C++ application.

It is used by recent versions of AbiWord and to provide WordPerfect file import.

Here are some key features of "libwpd":
WordPerfect 6/7/8/9/10/11 import:

Any combination of text properties for both paragraphs and text spans
Text alignment (left, center, right, justified)
Page margins
Tables, including row and column spans, table alignment, and column widths
Lists, ordered and unordered
Support for a substantial portion of the WordPerfect extended character set
Columns (and column breaks)
Font size/face changes
Page breaks
WordPerfect files in the OLE format

WordPerfect 5 import:

Basic support for plain text import

WordPerfect 4 import:

Basic support for text properties for text spans

Planned Features

Support for WordPerfect 6/7/8/9/10/11 document export
Paragraph styles
Positioned Objects (e.g.: text boxes)
Page numbering
Embedded images
Embedded objects (e.g.: spreadsheets)
Equations and math

What's New in This Release:
Support for WordPerfect for Mac 1.x was added.

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