Re: Letterheads?

Subject: Re: Letterheads?
From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Wed May 02 2001 - 23:48:07 CDT

>It looks like what Nicholas describes is just the job for templates, no?
>Dom has brought this up on the dev list, but as a proposal for a future
>release. It's not there yet.

Actually, I have most of the infastructure in place already, and you can
look forward to seeing templates in the next release. If you have a CVS or
nightly build, you can do the following:


This is a lot like File->Open but it won't save over / overwrite the current
doc. So there's no need to set anything read-only if you use this, though
you may want to anyway.

>Just looking into this now (looking for an alternative way of going
>about it), I realize that another feature that comes in handy in any
>kind of editor is the ability to insert the contents of another file
>into the current document. I don't see that anywhere in Abiword.

I can try to import this sort of "merge" feature. It shouldn't be all too


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