New Quickoffice 6.0 Adds VFS, Hi-Res+
Cutting Edge Software has just released Quickoffice 6.0, the latest version of its office suite of applications. This is made up of Quickword, a word processor; Quicksheet, a spreadsheet app; and Quickchart, a charting app which is tied to Quicksheet. The new version offers both VFS and hi-res+ support, an improved desktop client, and many other new features. It is available now for $40.
There are several new features that apply to both Quickword and Quicksheet. Previous versions supported Sony's and HandEra's hi-res screens; the new ones also supports the 320 by 480 screen on the NR series.
Quickoffice 6.0 also adds support for saving and accessing files on expansion memory cards
Quickword has rich text abilities, including bold, italics, underlining, colored text, and font sizes. Naturally, these are preserved when the document is synchronized with a Microsoft Word document on a Windows PC. It can read files in the popular DOC format and export files to it, too. It has an integrated spell-checking engine and thesaurus.
It uses Hands High Software's FontBucket technology, which gives users font support. It comes with Font Converter, which converts TrueType fonts to any customized set of sizes from 8 point to 26 point for use within Quickword.
The new ZoomView allows the user to increase the font size that is displayed on the handheld's screen without having to increase the font size in the desktop version of the file.
Quickword is available as an individual application for $20.
Quicksheet has over 80 built-in spreadsheet functions, including scientific, financial, statistical, date & time, and aggregate functions. The new version has an improved dialog box for formatting cell text and backgrounds.
Charts and graphs can be made from spreadsheets with Quickchart. Users have a choice of line, bar, pie, scatter, and stock charts.
Quicksheet and Quickchart can be purchased together for $30.
Of course, Microsoft Word and Excel documents can be synchronized with Quickoffice. This is handheld with a desktop application. Cutting Edge has redesigned this with new pull-down menus, customization features, and new tools for managing documents.
A new Download menu was designed to further simplify the process of accessing Cutting Edge Software’s growing library of free spreadsheet template workbooks. Direct links are also provided to the most popular sites for downloading free ebooks that can be viewed within Quickword.
This works only with Windows; there isn't a Macintosh or Linux version.
Quickoffice requires Palm OS 3.0 or higher.
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