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Words with an open document

Words brings you powerful and easy editing of your word processing documents

Words is a word processor. It is part of the Calligra Suite. Naturally it has all the features you'd expect - paragraph styles, indenting, bullets, tab stops, page breaks and full control of your fonts. It even supports footnotes and endnotes as well as citations and table of contents. And naturally the text can flow around images and other shapes place in the document

Rich documents with images, tables etc made easy

Words makes adding images, charts etc to your documents effortless. It’s as simple as dragging it onto the document.

Further editing is just as easy. For example if you move, rotate or change the size of an image the text will wrap round it seamlessly – just as it should.

There is no need to struggle to embed a whole spreadsheet or chart application, or distribute your data as a separate file – just add a table (spreadsheet capable) or chart into the document just like you do with a picture.

Open and save ODF, and open MS Word .doc and .docx files

Words can open and save ODF documents as it’s default fileformat. The Open Document Format is a vendor neutral format supported by Calligra Suite, OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Lotus Symphony, as well as many others.

Additionally it’s possible to open Microsoft Office Word files (both .doc and .docx). Afterwards you can edit and save the document to ODF.


Calligra Author isolates and expands the working environment for authors of longer texts, novels and text books.