Archive for the ‘SoftMaker Office’ Category

SoftMaker Office Mobile and SoftMaker Office HD: What’s the difference?

SoftMaker Office Mobile has been on the market for several years, and is in use by hundreds of thousands of Android users the world over. Now Android users have something new to get excited about, SoftMaker Office HD. The new package has been in public beta testing for several weeks and the official release is [...]

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Load and Help 2012: Download SoftMaker FreeOffice and do good at the same time!

Christmas comes early this year! During our charity campaign “Load and Help 2012″, you can download SoftMaker FreeOffice for free and at the same help needy people. Here is how it works: We give away SoftMaker FreeOffice, a complete office suite for Windows and Linux that includes the TextMaker word processor, the PlanMaker spreadsheet, and [...]

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Now available from the Google Play Store: PlanMaker Mobile and SoftMaker Presentations Mobile

Yesterday we released PlanMaker Mobile and SoftMaker Mobile Presentations to the Google Play Store. So, if you prefer getting your mobile software via Google or want to buy the individual apps, you now can get all three SoftMaker Office Mobile apps there. Previously, only TextMaker Mobile was available through the Play Store. To celebrate these [...]

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Formatting made easier in TextMaker 2012

Today I want to let you know some more interesting details about the upcoming TextMaker 2012 word processor. In short, formatting becomes much easier in this new version: 1. The dialog boxes for paragraph styles and character styles now show a preview of each stylesheet, and they tell you exactly what formatting a specific stylesheet [...]

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SoftMaker Office for Android and the competition

SoftMaker has never been afraid of competition. Our main competitors in the Windows market are behemoths like Microsoft Office and OpenOffice, and we are continually gaining market share against them. In the same way, we want to make inroads in the Android market against the well-entrenched tools. Competition is good, and being able to compare [...]

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How SoftMaker Office for Android is progressing

The public beta test for SoftMaker Office for Android will start soon. We spent the last few months not only to simply port our software to Google Android, but also to design a new user interface that is finger-friendly and perfectly tuned to Android. We have decided to use native Android control elements for the [...]

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SoftMaker Office 2010 for Windows Mobile

This blog has run a bit dry in the last few months, primarily to a severe work overload for me. But today I have a big announcement for you: SoftMaker Office 2010 for Windows Mobile has been released today! If you are a Windows Mobile user, you will probably have heard about SoftMaker Office. So, [...]

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What’s new in PlanMaker 2010

PlanMaker 2010 is the most significant rewrite of PlanMaker since 2001. Internally, all data structures have been changed so that PlanMaker will be able to work with much larger data sets than in the past. The first visible sign is that the row capacity is now set at 65536 instead of 16384 rows. We will [...]

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Ten new mini-features in PlanMaker 2010

You probably won’t find these listed in any brochure from SoftMaker because they are considered “minor improvements” — here are ten useful new mini-features in PlanMaker: AutoFill for numbered lists: Type ’1. then ’2. — you can then use AutoFill so that PlanMaker adds 3., 4., 5. etc. Sheetwide “Hide zero values”: It was already [...]

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Arabic and Hebrew in SoftMaker Office 2010

It has been a long time in the making, but SoftMaker Office 2010 will finally support typing in Arabic and Hebrew. Arabic and Hebrew stand out among the other languages by being written from right to left. That’s not the only problem: Numbers are still written from left to right, and Western words in Arabic [...]

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