KOffice feature of KDE

K Desktop Environment is a kind of software project. The main aim of KDE is to provide an easy and friendly desktop environment for the users. The software provides the user with necessary desktop features and functions that can be used for meeting the requirement of daily tasks. Documentation and tools are also offered to the developers which contribute in writing stand-alone applications and this system acts as a shelter for various small projects too which are specifically based on the technologies of KDE like KDevelop, K3b, KOffice and Amarok.

K Desktop Environment has an office suite which is popularly known as ‘KOffice’. All the components of this system are released under the free licenses so that brilliant services can be provided to the users. In June 2007, 1.6.3 was introduced which is the latest and most updated version of the KOffice. This special system has been designed for meeting the requirements of UNIX operating systems. However, there are chances that there will be a Microsoft Windows version to cater to all the applications and not some specific ones. Open Document is used by KOffice applications in the form of native file format. The suite has been separately and exclusively released at the KOffice homepage so that it can be easily downloaded and the benefits can be enjoyed.

There are various components of this KOffice, such as KWord, KFormula, Kexi, KSpread, KPresenter, KPlato, Kivio, KChart, Krita and Karbon14. To know about all the components of KOffice, let’s have a look on what they are and what are functions.

1 KFormula: KOffice uses this formula editor for editing and creating mathematical formulas. This component is used so as to provide input facilities and contributes in proper functioning of a KOffice application.

2 Kexi: It is an application which is an integrated data management one. This KOffice tool performs the function of implementing and designing databases, processing, solving queries and inserting data. This component has the special feature of connecting to varied databases, including PostgreSQL and MySQL.

3 KWord: It is the basic component which is a word processor. KWord’s text layout scheme is somewhat sim

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