AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.
AbiWord 2.8 is a multi-platform, collaborative word processor that combines state-of-the-art usability, powerful features, and excellent interoperability. Furthermore, it features a powerful framework for supporting custom extensions. AbiWord v2.8.6 is the latest stable release, which fixes a bad regression that was introduced in AbiWord v2.8.5. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
This release contains just one bugfix:
Preserve character properties when typing.
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