Re: Request for advice - how to obtain latest Abiword version?

Subject: Re: Request for advice - how to obtain latest Abiword version?
From: projectd (
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 03:59:59 CDT

On Fri, 4 May 2001, John Selby wrote:

> I'd be grateful for advice on how to obtain the latest Windows build of
> AbiWord for Windows.

Far as I know, the absolute latest is at
Look for the "nightly builds" link I think. I'm also not sure this one is
updated nightly, but my understanding is that you'll get whatever is most
recent for Windows at this URL (not Linux).
> Anyway, I was unable to get past what looks like a bug in the package I
> downloaded, which causes AbiWord to crash if any attempt is made to change
> any of the settings in the page setup dialogue box

> 2) How to make a "bug report" - I guess it is helpful if users do this?

Go to and spend some time playing around
with the queries. You can search for and find already filed bugs, but be
prepared to spend a little time poking around and reading bugs to find
what you're looking for. In other words, you may have to read through
quite a few bug reports to make sure the one you want to file hasn't
already been done. As a matter of fact, there's one on file already for
the behavior you describe: crashing in Windows when changing settings in
page setup. I cannot remember offhand whether that one has been fixed or


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