[sugar] Abiword based write activity

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpg
Thu Dec 21 08:27:15 EST 2006

msevior at physics.unimelb.edu.au wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Jim announced the schedule for BTest-2. The deadline for submitting new
>> activities is Jan 2.
>> I think what we have in abiword-olpc is a great base for a write
>> activity. Can we port it over the new pyabiword API? Being a rewrite we
>> would need something that doesn't regress the old abiword activity
>> functionality by Jan 2.
>> Once this is up and working I can start integrating it with the journal
>> and get rid of open/save buttons.
> Hi Marco,
>           There has been a lot of work put into pyabiword and the abiword
> widget. It now provides a small left margin where users can
> select paragraph at a click and selections are made per word. In
> addition the buttons like undo,redo, bold, italic, left align
> etc change state the with the current state of the document.
> I think that Marc will find the time to update the AbiWord activity with
> this  Real Soon Now.



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