Matrex, Font Manager, and Window Switch

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Matrex revolutionizes the way databases and spreadsheets cooperate, Font Manager handles fonts, and Window Switch magically sends program windows and complete desktops across the wire.

The tale behind Matrex [1] likely will sound familiar to readers – somebody was unhappy with an existing solution, they developed something new, released an initial version, and found other creative souls willing to contribute, port the program, and translate or write manuals. This scenario is what happened in the summer of 2006 when Andrea Ferrandi got annoyed with his spreadsheet.

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