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-NeoOffice 2.1 will be released to Early Access Program members on February 27, 2007.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.1 Early Access ===
-<!--''These are the Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.1, currently available through the [http://download.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccess.php NeoOffice Early Access Program] (or via a [[NeoOffice_Build_Instructions|personal build from the source]]). Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3, 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]].
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-=== Current Early Access Version ===+
-The latest '''Early Access''' version of [[NeoOffice]] is: '''[http://download.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccessdownload.php 2.1]'''.+
-NeoOffice 2.1 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 2.1 Early Access ===
-''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>.''+'''2.1 Early Access Patch-2''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
- +
-==== Current Patch ==== -->+
-<!-- There is no patch available for NeoOffice 2.1. -->+
-<!--'''[http://download.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccesspatch.php {{NeoEAPPatchVer}}] is now available'''. --><!-- ('''NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3 already includes the fixes contained in Patch-0''')--><!--+* Fixed a further case of slow typing due to recent Apple Java changes
 +* Fixed an additional issue related to printing documents with multiple orientations
 +* Fixed an issue where some cell borders would disappear when printing to PDF
-The new changes included in this patch are listed below:+'''2.1 Early Access Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
-* Fixed a number of problems with Japanese input methods+* Fixed 20 bugs, including:
-* Fixed another cause of NeoOffice crashing on exit after latest Java update+** Fixed an issue where text in "export to PDF" wouldn't display in Acrobat or Reader
-* Fixed a problem related to printing images in Impress slides+** Worked around an Apple bug that caused NeoOffice to use a large amount of CPU when in the background or when all documents were closed
- +** Fixed issues related to printing documents with multiple orientations
-'''Note: {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.1 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 1.x or NeoOffice 2.0. {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.''' +* Documents opened by NeoOffice now appear in the system-wide "Recent Items" menu in the Apple menu
--->+* Toolbar buttons now have the Aqua "beveled button" appearance
-<!--==== Older Patches ====+
--->+
-<!--'''2.1 Patch-1''': 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+
--->+
<!-- <!--
The "no patch available" text: The "no patch available" text:
-NeoOffice 2.1 includes all of the fixes previously available in NeoOffice 2.Aqua Beta 3 with Patch-15, but it is based off of the OpenOffice.org 2.1 codebase and requires a new, full download.+NeoOffice 2.1 includes all of the fixes previously available in NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta 3 with Patch-15, but it is based off of the OpenOffice.org 2.1 codebase and requires a new, full download.-->
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-<!--===New Features in NeoOffice 2.1===+===New Features in NeoOffice 2.1===
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: 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:
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* Based on OpenOffice.org 2.1 codebase * Based on OpenOffice.org 2.1 codebase
* Support for writing ISO 26300 OpenDocument (''aka'' OpenOffice.org 2.0) file formats * Support for writing ISO 26300 OpenDocument (''aka'' OpenOffice.org 2.0) file formats
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* Support for Microsoft Excel VBA macros * Support for Microsoft Excel VBA macros
* Novell's Solver for Calc * Novell's Solver for Calc
-* Significant improvements in startup time --><!--NB both in early Alphas and in Alpha 4 patches/Beta-->+* Significant improvements in startup time <!--NB both in early Alphas and in Alpha 4 patches/Beta-->
-<!--* Support for Java 1.5 on Mac OS X 10.4+* Support for Java 1.5 on Mac OS X 10.4
* New database component * New database component
* Enhanced sound support * Enhanced sound support
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* [[NeoOffice/J 1.1 Release Candidate Release Notes]] * [[NeoOffice/J 1.1 Release Candidate Release Notes]]
* [[NeoOffice/J 1.1 Beta Release Notes]] * [[NeoOffice/J 1.1 Beta Release Notes]]
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-<!--{{botlangbarEN|[[Fr:Notes_sur_actualisations|Français]] [[It:Note_di_Rilascio_di_NeoOffice|Italiano]] [[Es:Notas_de_NeoOffice|Español]]}}-->+{{botlangbarEN|[[Fr:Notes_d'Actualisations_de_NeoOffice_2.1|Français]]<!-- [[It:Note_di_Rilascio_di_NeoOffice|Italiano]] [[Es:Notas_de_NeoOffice|Español]]-->}}
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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.1 Early Access

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 2.1 Early Access

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

  • Fixed a further case of slow typing due to recent Apple Java changes
  • Fixed an additional issue related to printing documents with multiple orientations
  • Fixed an issue where some cell borders would disappear when printing to PDF

2.1 Early Access Patch-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed 20 bugs, including:
    • Fixed an issue where text in "export to PDF" wouldn't display in Acrobat or Reader
    • Worked around an Apple bug that caused NeoOffice to use a large amount of CPU when in the background or when all documents were closed
    • Fixed issues related to printing documents with multiple orientations
  • Documents opened by NeoOffice now appear in the system-wide "Recent Items" menu in the Apple menu
  • Toolbar buttons now have the Aqua "beveled button" appearance

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 2.1

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 2.1 codebase
  • Support for writing ISO 26300 OpenDocument (aka OpenOffice.org 2.0) file formats
  • Support for Microsoft OpenXML Word document format
  • Support for Microsoft Excel VBA macros
  • Novell's Solver for Calc
  • 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
  • The new Akua set of toolbar icons with a more Aqua appearance
  • Enhanced support for Mac OS X themes, such as those offered by ShapeShifter

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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