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Well, I just spent the last 3 hours porting AbiWord. It was damn hard, but it's working, and you can get it here.

In fact, I didn't have to change a single line of code, but AbiWord's build system is so badly built that it was almost impossible to get everything right.

Enjoy it, I sure hope it was worth all this damn trouble. Well, at least you can now use a native word processor without X11.

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good job. I tried this a while back and gave up. kudos.

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many thanks, worked perfectly

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Congrats on your port. :gathering:

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Very usefull. Thank you.

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very fast wow!

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Thank you. it's impressive !!

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Downloading now... Looks very good as far as I can tell from the website: http://www.abisource.com

EDIT: Wow, this app is very good indeed! Liking it very much! Infact, I think this will replace my Microsoft Office Word!

I love free applications... :thumbsdown_anim:

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Thnq very much, it is indeed a great app and an excellent port.

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wow, extremely fast loading. i was using abiword but it loaded very slowly and had weird icons colors =.= now it looks great too.

thanks for porting it =D

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Thanks for the port! Abiword used to take like 2 minutes to load now it loads in a couple of seconds!

Here are some Before and after Screenshots!

Before! After!
Attached File  before.png   283.75KB   943 downloads Attached File  after.png   135.1KB   983 downloads

Once again, thank you very much!

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and that's a wrap folks. I officially have no more PPC apps laying around on the Hackintosh! AbiWord was the last one I was using.

Muchos Thank Yous.

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3 hours is a bit much, especially when compared to drag/drop installations.

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Nice port~

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Sweet i will pull it when i get out of work.thanks

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Great as always Pu7o!!!

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The OpenDocument importer isn't in this port, any chance of getting that working?

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file abiword-2.4.4-intelmac is corrupt
fix file plz

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the only drawback is the compatiblity...some of my word files cannot be perfectly read.

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file abiword-2.4.4-intelmac is corrupt
fix file plz


Oh really? Then how come all the posters before you managed to download it and run it properly?





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