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Calligra 2.8 Brings Big Updates

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Published on 05 March 2014 07:29 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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Following the Krita 2.8 availability, the Calligra 2.8 open-source office suite is now available.

Calligra 2.8 features:

- Support for comments in the text for the Words and Author applications.
- The Sheets spreadsheet application has better support for pivot tables.
- The Kexi visual database creator has many fixes.
- Flow has new support for SVG-based stencils.
- There's the many Krita 2.8 changes already covered on Phoronix earlier today.
- Krita Sketch and Krita Gemini are also included with Calligra 2.8 for supporting tablet form factors.

More details on Calligra 2.8 can be found via the release announcement at Calligra.org. This release succeeds Calligra 2.7 that was released last August and the 2.8 release overall should be in good shape as it's been in beta since December.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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