NeoOffice/J 1.1 Release Notes

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=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice/J 1.1 === === Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice/J 1.1 ===

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Warning! (click icon for its license info) Effective immediately, NeoOffice/J 1.1 has been discontinued. For more information, see this page.

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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice/J 1.1

These are archived release notes for an older version of NeoOffice. If you want to see the release notes for the current version of NeoOffice, please visit the NeoOffice Release Notes.

To download the the latest version of NeoOffice, visit the NeoOffice Downloads page.

[edit] Patches for NeoOffice/J 1.1

Patch-3-With-Java-1.4.x-Update-2: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixes a problem with font name matching
  • Fixes additional minor problems
  • If you wish to revert to Java 1.3.1 (NeoOffice/J 1.1 Patch-0), you can install the other "Patch-3" (no suffix)

Patch-3-With-Java-1.4.x-Update-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Reduced startup time by minor reordering of font loading process
  • Reduce toolbar flickering that has existed since the upgrade to Java 1.4.2
  • 10 additional bugfixes

Patch-3-With-Java-1.4.x: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fix for a hanging bug that can sometimes occur when quittng NeoOffice/J
  • If you wish to revert to Java 1.3.1 (NeoOffice/J 1.1 Patch-0), you can install the other "Patch-3" (no suffix)

Patch-2: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Upgrade from Java 1.3.1 and Carbon to Java 1.4.2 and Cocoa; this upgrade offers
    • Better performance (faster startup, less CPU and memory usage)
    • Improved font handling
    • Support for printing embedded EPS files, and other printing fixes
    • Better support for certain international keyboard layouts
  • Fix 105 bugs in NeoOffice/J 1.1 and in the various Performance Test Patches
  • Update to version 1.1 of NeoLight
  • Requires Mac OS X 10.3 or newer - due to our limited resources and the bugginess of Java 1.4.1 on Mac OS X 10.2.x, we are no longer able to support Mac OS X 10.2.

Patch-0: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Certain files were missing from the full NeoOffice/J 1.1 download. This patch includes the missing files and restores the function of the "Preferences..." menu item.
  • Update to version 1.0.4 of NeoLight

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice/J 1.1

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice/J since version 0.8.4, there are dozens of new features in NeoOffice/J 1.1. Some of the most significant include:

  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger"
  • Spotlight integration via NeoLight
  • Quickstart service: no document or grey window needed to keep NeoOffice/J open
  • Quickstart menu items also appear as a Dock menu
  • Installer for localized Help files
  • Use of system colors in parts of the application's user interface
  • OpenOffice.org security fix
  • Based on OpenOffice.org 1.1.4 codebase
  • Right-to-left and complex text layout (e.g., Arabic, Hebrew, Thai, Hindi)
  • Faster program startup
  • Native Aqua menus
  • New professional-quality splash screen, application and document Finder icons, and other artwork
  • Localized user interfaces for 40 languages
  • Mouse wheel support
  • Text drag-and-drop support
  • Improved PDF export
  • Import of WordPerfect documents
  • Support for Macintosh file aliases in open and save dialogues
  • Automatic notification of new patches and versions (disabled by default in 1.1)
  • Patches available as standard Mac OS X installer packages
  • Drag-and-drop between NeoOffice/J and other applications
  • Does not quit when clicking the red "close" widget on the last document window
  • Support for Eudora, Entourage, and Mail as external mailer applications

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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