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-<!--NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta will be released to Early Access Program members on August 1, 2006.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta ===
-''These are the Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta<!--, currently available through the [http://www.planamesa.com/neojava/earlyaccess.php NeoOffice Early Access Program] (or via a [[NeoOffice_Build_Instructions|personal build from the source]]). Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.0 Alpha 4, the current freely-available version, can be found [[NeoOffice Release Notes|here]].''+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]].
--->+
-=== Current <!--Early Access -->Version ===+
-The latest <!--'''Early Access''' -->version of [[NeoOffice]] is: '''[http://www.planamesa.com/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->download.php 2.0 Aqua Beta 3]'''.+
-NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3 requires a PPC Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.3 '''or''' 10.4 or an Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4. Some Aqua features will appear differently depending on your version of Mac OS X.+To '''download the the latest version''' of NeoOffice, visit the '''[http://download.neooffice.org/neojava/download.php NeoOffice Downloads]''' page.
-=== Patches ===+=== Patches for NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta ===
-''If you want to receive announcements whenever a patch or new release of NeoOffice is available, subscribe to the NeoJUpdate mailing list. To subscribe to the NeoJUpdate mailing list, send an e-mail to <tt>neojupdate-subscribe@heapsys.com</tt>.''+'''2.0 Aqua Beta Patch-15''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
- +
-==== Current Patch ====+
-<!--There is no patch available for NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta.+
--->+
-'''[http://www.planamesa.com/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->patch.php Aqua Beta 3 {{NeoPatchVer}}] is now available'''. <!-- ('''NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3 already includes the fixes contained in Patch-0''')-->+
-The new changes included in this patch are listed below:+* Fixed a number of problems with Japanese input methods
 +* Fixed another cause of NeoOffice crashing on exit after latest Java update
 +* Fixed a problem related to printing images in Impress slides
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-14''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed several issues with Impress and Draw related to image drawing, backgrounds, and exporting to images
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-13''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where moving the separator bar in Calc creates black line
 +* Fixed an issue where opening a Calc window alongside Writer window with the Stylist window showing causes rapid cycling through windows
 +* Fixed an issue where NeoOffice often won't send documents to print on the first try with some network printers
 +* Fixed an issue where it was impossible to insert characters from the Character Palette
 +* Fixed a hang when clicking the window minimize button on 10.3
 +* Fixed an issue where NeoOffice could not print mixed portrait/landscape Writer documents
 +* Fixed an issue that caused equations in Impress slideshow to be misaligned
 +* Fixed a crash on Mac OS X 10.4 when quitting NeoOffice after February 16, 2007 Java update
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-12''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where ligatures did not appear correctly in exported PDF files
 +* Fixed an issue with kerning in PDFs using Apple Chancery
 +* Fixed an issue where Chinese input does not appear initially
 +* Fixed a crash when inserting an envelope in the current document
 +* Fixed a hang when restoring a minimized document
 +* Fixed an issue where some images were redrawn off by one pixel
 +* Fixed an issue where some non-printing characters would appear as squares
 +* Fixed an issue which prevented saving to the root of the hard disk
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-11''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Significant image-handling improvements resulting in improved speed in Impress
 +* Fixed an issue where some presentations would display black lines
 +* Fixed a bug where image fields in a database were not refreshed when changing records
 +* Fixed an issue where documents with two different page sizes would print improperly
 +* Fixed an issue where the "pages per sheet" print option could not be changed
 +* Fixed an issue where system proxy settings were not detected
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-10''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where the open and save dialogues would lose focus on Mac OS X 10.4 under Java 1.4
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-9''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where focus would jump between windows on Mac OS X 10.3
 +* Fixed an issue where NeoOffice might crash when pressing the "Cancel" button in the crash recovery dialogue
 +* Fixed several issues where buttons and other widgets would not redraw properly
 +* Fixed an issue where it was not possible to cancel some floating windows
 +* Removed some extraneous and confusing text from the crash recovery window
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-8''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where keyboard focus would sometimes be lost when closing windows under Java 1.4
 +* Fixed an issue where NeoOffice might crash when opening the spell checking dialogue.
 +* Fixed an issue where overly-large PDFs were created from single sheets of Calc spreadsheets
 +* Fixed an issue where closing a child dialogue might cause repeated focus switches
 +* Fixed an issue where the scroll arrows were not visible in the dialogue for customizing toolbar icons
 +* Fixed a crash involving drawing images as notes
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-7''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where keyboard focus would sometimes be lost when closing windows under Java 1.5
 +* Fixed an issue where Export to PDF would cause crashes on Mac OS X 10.3.x
 +* Fixed an issue where italics were doubly slanted.
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-6''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue where the Save dialogue would not focus properly with Java 1.4
 + 
 +'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-5''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
* Fixed a Java 1.5-related bug where changing text color disables the keyboard * Fixed a Java 1.5-related bug where changing text color disables the keyboard
* Fixed a Java 1.5-related bug where Quad PowerPC machines would crash constantly * Fixed a Java 1.5-related bug where Quad PowerPC machines would crash constantly
-'''Note: Aqua Beta 3 {{NeoPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta, Aqua Beta 2, or Aqua Beta 3 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 1.x or NeoOffice 2.0 Alpha. {{NeoPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.''' 
- 
-==== Older Patches ==== 
'''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-4''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below: '''2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-4''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta

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 2.0 Aqua Beta

2.0 Aqua Beta Patch-15: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a number of problems with Japanese input methods
  • Fixed another cause of NeoOffice crashing on exit after latest Java update
  • Fixed a problem related to printing images in Impress slides

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-14: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed several issues with Impress and Draw related to image drawing, backgrounds, and exporting to images

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-13: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where moving the separator bar in Calc creates black line
  • Fixed an issue where opening a Calc window alongside Writer window with the Stylist window showing causes rapid cycling through windows
  • Fixed an issue where NeoOffice often won't send documents to print on the first try with some network printers
  • Fixed an issue where it was impossible to insert characters from the Character Palette
  • Fixed a hang when clicking the window minimize button on 10.3
  • Fixed an issue where NeoOffice could not print mixed portrait/landscape Writer documents
  • Fixed an issue that caused equations in Impress slideshow to be misaligned
  • Fixed a crash on Mac OS X 10.4 when quitting NeoOffice after February 16, 2007 Java update

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-12: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where ligatures did not appear correctly in exported PDF files
  • Fixed an issue with kerning in PDFs using Apple Chancery
  • Fixed an issue where Chinese input does not appear initially
  • Fixed a crash when inserting an envelope in the current document
  • Fixed a hang when restoring a minimized document
  • Fixed an issue where some images were redrawn off by one pixel
  • Fixed an issue where some non-printing characters would appear as squares
  • Fixed an issue which prevented saving to the root of the hard disk

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-11: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Significant image-handling improvements resulting in improved speed in Impress
  • Fixed an issue where some presentations would display black lines
  • Fixed a bug where image fields in a database were not refreshed when changing records
  • Fixed an issue where documents with two different page sizes would print improperly
  • Fixed an issue where the "pages per sheet" print option could not be changed
  • Fixed an issue where system proxy settings were not detected

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-10: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where the open and save dialogues would lose focus on Mac OS X 10.4 under Java 1.4

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-9: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where focus would jump between windows on Mac OS X 10.3
  • Fixed an issue where NeoOffice might crash when pressing the "Cancel" button in the crash recovery dialogue
  • Fixed several issues where buttons and other widgets would not redraw properly
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to cancel some floating windows
  • Removed some extraneous and confusing text from the crash recovery window

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-8: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where keyboard focus would sometimes be lost when closing windows under Java 1.4
  • Fixed an issue where NeoOffice might crash when opening the spell checking dialogue.
  • Fixed an issue where overly-large PDFs were created from single sheets of Calc spreadsheets
  • Fixed an issue where closing a child dialogue might cause repeated focus switches
  • Fixed an issue where the scroll arrows were not visible in the dialogue for customizing toolbar icons
  • Fixed a crash involving drawing images as notes

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-7: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where keyboard focus would sometimes be lost when closing windows under Java 1.5
  • Fixed an issue where Export to PDF would cause crashes on Mac OS X 10.3.x
  • Fixed an issue where italics were doubly slanted.

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-6: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where the Save dialogue would not focus properly with Java 1.4

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-5: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a Java 1.5-related bug where changing text color disables the keyboard
  • Fixed a Java 1.5-related bug where Quad PowerPC machines would crash constantly

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-4: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a significant slowdown in opening and saving files introduced by Patch-3

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-3: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed over a dozen issues reported against NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3 with Patch-1 and Patch-2, including
    • Changing text color disables keyboard
    • Cannot print non-standard paper size documents (and other printing issues)
    • Opening Excel 2003 XML Formatted files crashes Calc
    • Delete slow, and deleting selection faulty

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-2: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed over 25 of the most serious issues reported against NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3 with Patch-1, including
    • Issues with fonts under Java 1.5
    • Several crashes
  • Includes the latest version of NeoLight (which adds support for Base files)

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where focus would be lost after dismissing an OOo dialogue
  • Fixed an issue where switching windows using the Window menu failed
  • Fixed an issue that prevented page orientation from being changed

2.0 Aqua Beta 3 Patch-0 (aka NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3): The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where "Save As" would not function properly
  • Fixed an issue with the OpenVanilla Chinese input method
  • Fixed the patch installer to return an error when NeoOffice is in use by any user
  • Fixed additional issues with incorrect painting of Aqua widgets
  • Fixed an issue where some types of databases could not be created
  • Removed buggy OpenOffice.org code that prevented open and save operations from working on AFP network volumes
  • Fixed an issue where NeoOffice was sometimes unable to compose characters with diacritics
  • Fixed a crash in Base that occurred when there were relationships among more than 2 tables
  • Fixed an issue where the cursor would appear to freezes and the keyboard would become unresponsive after a long period of typing

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

  • Automatic selection of closest matching printer paper size
    In previous versions of NeoOffice, setting the page size in the Format -> Page dialog did not change the paper size used by the printer. With Patch 2, NeoOffice will now automatically select the closest matching paper from the list of paper size listed for your printer in the File -> Print Settings dialogue.
  • NeoOffice now supports opening and saving files on iDisks
    The OpenOffice.org code that NeoOffice is based on has never been able to open or save to iDisk folders. With Patch 2, you can open and save files in iDisk folders just like any other folder.
  • Indic language improvements
    Due to a Java bug, previous versions of NeoOffice did not support input of Indic conjuncts. With NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 2's support for Java 1.5, Patch 2 now supports input of Indic conjuncts in they have Java 1.5 installed on their machine and if they select Java 1.5 as their default Java version in the NeoOffice -> Java pane of the Tools -> Options dialog.
  • Fixed an issue when selecting Microsoft Entourage as the email client
  • Fixed an issue where horizontal scrolling in Calc was jumpy on Intel
  • Fixed an issue where selection from long lists didn't work when using Java 1.5
  • Fixed a crash that appeared in some cases when changing the font of a large selection
  • Fixed problems related to libraries installed by custom Unix utilities (like Fink or The Gimp)
  • Fixed an issue with poor centering of some buttons in the evil scanner dialogue

2.0 Aqua Beta 2 Patch-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed an issue where pressing certain keys caused NeoOffice to beep

2.0 Aqua Beta 2 Patch-0 (aka NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 2): The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a number of issues related to the native file dialogues
  • Fixed an issue where using the "Export as PDF" command would suggest a filename with a double-part extension
  • Worked around an Apple bug where keystrokes that generate multiple characters would only generate a single character in NeoOffice
  • Fixed an issue where Arabic text would display incorrectly when font fallback was occurring
  • Fixed an issue where Fontwork elements would be displayed too large
  • Fixed an issue where text in the Skia font failed to appear
  • Fixed a crash when accessing the Fonts tab in several dialogues
  • Fixed an issue where scrolling would flicker and scrollbars could vanish
  • Fixed a crash when opening Excel documents using certain Excel forumalæ
  • Fixed some cases where selecting "Save As" would cause a crash
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when deleting an original file after opening and converting it to another format in NeoOffice
  • Fixed an issue where certain settings would not be honored when selecting them in Print Options at printing time
  • Fixed an issue with wrapping buttons in the ugly scanner dialogue

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 1.2.2, there are dozens of new features in NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta. Some of the most significant include:

  • Based on OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 codebase
  • Support for writing ISO 26300 OpenDocument (aka OpenOffice.org 2.0) file formats
  • Significant improvements in startup time
  • Support for Java 1.5 on Mac OS X 10.4
  • New database component
  • Enhanced sound support
  • Runs on Intel Macintoshes
  • Native Cocoa Open and Save dialogues
  • Most widgets (scrollbars, buttons, checkboxes) are now Aqua
  • New Finder icons and splash screen with a more Aqua appearance

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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