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Harlequin Signs Contract to Supply its JAWS PDF Technology to NoOffice

Press release from the issuing company

Cambridge, UK April 17, 2001 Harlequin, a subsidiary of Global Graphics (Nasdaq Europe: GLGR) has signed a contract with NoOffice International, specialists in information, communication and knowledge delivery, to integrate JAWS PDF technology into the award winning NoOffice product. The contract is expected to be worth in the region of $500,000 and $1,000,000 in the first year and marks a further stage in Global Graphics Software division's expansion into the corporate document management market since acquiring the digital publishing division of 5D Solutions last year. NoOffice the name of both the company and the product is an enterprise wide solution for information and knowledge management that rewrites the rules regarding ease of use, speed of deployment and end user happiness. By simplifying the creation and sharing of communication "documents", such as letters, faxes, emails, calendar entries etc, NoOffice quickly delivers greater efficiency and reduced overheads to an organisation. Integral to NoOffice is the "world wide workplace", which enables users to access NoOffice with just a web browser. NoOffice gives organisations greater overview, insight and control over workflow, projects, teams, departments, customer information and personal documentation. The JAWS PDF technology gives end users the ability to create a PDF file instantly from the NoOffice application, simply by selecting an email icon. The document is automatically attached to and distributed by email with the advantage that it looks exactly the same when viewed by the recipient as when it was created. The Jaws PDF technology is a stand-alone PDF Creation tool which translates files created in a wide range of native office and page layout applications such as Word, Excel and WordPerfect to the published PDF specification.