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-<!--{{EAPversion}} will be released to Early Access Program members on {{EAPstart}}, 2007.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.2.2 ===
-''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 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://download.neooffice.org/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->download.php 2.2.2]'''.+
-NeoOffice 2.2.2 requires a PPC Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.3.9 '''or''' 10.4.10 or an Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.10. 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.
-You can find the MD5SUMs for current NeoOffice downloads (main binary, language packs, and patches) on the [[NeoOffice MD5 Checksums]] page.+=== Patches for NeoOffice 2.2.2 ===
-<!--''Release Notes for versions of NeoOffice available under the [[NeoOffice Early Access FAQ|Early Access Program]] can be found [[NeoOffice 2.2.1 Early Access Release Notes|here]].''+'''2.2.2 Patch-11''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
- -->+
-=== Patches ===+
-''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>.'' +* Fixed a problem where the splash screen appears on wrong screen when the secondary screen is to the left of the primary screen
 +* Fixed a bug where it was not possible to print to other than the default printer on Mac OS X 10.4.x and higher
 +* Worked around a problem where poorly written system hacks like SaftLoader and 1Passwd would cause NeoOffice to crash at launch
 +* Added support for importing images from scanners and cameras
-''If you prefer feeds to email, there is now an [http://trinity.neooffice.org/rdf-nuke.php?count=20&chars=500&tid=4975 RSS feed] for patch announcements.''+<!-- '''Note: 2.2.2 {{NeoPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.2.2 or NeoOffice 2.2.1 with NeoOffice 2.2.2 Patch-0 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.1 or NeoOffice 2.2.1 Early Access. {{NeoPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.'''
- +
-==== Current Patch ====+
-<!-- There is no patch available for NeoOffice 2.2.2.-->+
-'''[http://download.neooffice.org/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->patch.php 2.2.2 {{NeoPatchVer}}] is now available'''. <!--('''NeoOffice 2.2.2 already includes the fixes contained in Patch-0''') +==== Older Patches ====
--> -->
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-10''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
-The new changes included in this patch are listed below:+* Fixed a problem introduced in Patch-9 that caused Calc windows to be hidden after inserting a new chart
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-9''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a problem where the Cardo font would not display correctly in Hebrew and English
 +* Fixed a problem where MS PowerPoint images were not accurately rendered
 +* Fixed conflicting information about the non-breaking-space menu shortcut
 +* Fixed a problem where Patch-8 changed Hebrew and Arabic digits into characters
 +* Fixed an issue where logo image no longer printed correctly
 +* Fixed an issue where users on Mac OS X 10.3.9 were unable to print on a non-default printer
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-8''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a problem that prevented printing more than one copy of a document
 +* Fixed a bug that prevented setting the path for "My Documents" in Preferences
 +* Fixed a problem that prevented printing to non-default printers
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-7''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed several bugs related to line spacing and ligatures:
 +** Fixed a problem where Arabic medial characters rendered as final characters when color was changed
 +** Fixed incorrect pagination due to line-spacing differences between Office 2004 and NeoOffice
 +* Fixed a series of bugs where some print dialog settings were not respected when printing
 +* Fixed a bug where Impress would not export the slide background
 +* Fixed a bug that caused Impress to crash when adding pictures
 +* Fixed a crash when importing PNG file
 +* Fixed a crash when adding hyperlink on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-6''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Reverted recent changes to Asian text input and layout because many users find them difficult to work with.
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-5''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* It is now possible to type multi-byte punctuation marks (e.g., in Japanese)
 +* Improve support for export to MS Word of Table of Contents and other items that use "list separators"
 +* Fixed a crash when selecting the Mac OS X Address Book as a data source
 +* Fixed a problem in the OpenOffice.org Base security fix that prevented correct opening of .odb files on Mac OS X 10.3.9
 +* Fixed several kerning issues when using "Export to PDF"
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-4''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* It is now possible to type multi-byte spaces (e.g., in Japanese)
 +* Fixed a problem that caused characters to disappear when pressing the arrow key during IME composition
 +* A semicolon is no longer entered unexpectedly in switching the input method
 +* Fixed an issue that led to frequent crashes during save or autosave
 +* Fixed a crash on opening Mac OS X address book data source
 +* Fixed a problem that prevented changing the corner radius of rectangles in Draw
 +* Fixed issues relating to mis-positioned dialogues when using dual monitors
 +* Closed an OpenOffice.org Base security vulnerability
 +* Upgrade to odf-converter version 1.1 to improve MS Office 2007 file handling
 +* Fixed a bug that prevented Command-D from triggering the cell content validity dropdown when using English UI locale
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-3''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a problem causing a frequent crash during save or autosave
 +* Fixed an issue where unchecking "show changes" caused a hang
 +* Fixed a crash when opening Mac OS X Address Book data source
 +* Fixed a crash when accessing MySQL database on 10.5.x
 +* Fixed a problem where using trackpad tap-click in menu bar would not drop menus
 +* Selecting with numbers while using Simplified Chinese input method editor no longer hangs NeoOffice
 +* Fixed a bug where the shortcut for non-breaking hyphen did not work with German keyboards
 +* Fixed a problem where it was not possible to set printer scaling using the Page Setup dialog
 +* Fixed a problem when printing HTML source
 +* Fixed an issue that prevented printing after the initial print command on 10.3.9
 +* Fixed an issue where Arabic glyphs would not render when using an OpenType font on 10.5.x
 +* Fixed an issue where non-printing characters would appear in certain fonts
 +* Fixed a problem causing the wrong space between symbols
 +* Fixed a problem with incorrect layout of punctuation marks in Japanese text with Western fonts
 +* New file popup menu no longer displayed on the wrong monitor in certain multiple monitor setups
 +* Floating toolbar position is now saved properly on 10.5.x
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-2''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed an issue that caused NeoOffice documents not to preview in Leopard Finder's Cover Flow
 +* Fixed a problem with NeoOffice freezing on startup
 +* Fixed an issue where Export would create corrupt PNG files
 +* Fixed a bug where it was not possible to print embedded EPS files in Writer
 +* Fixed an issue where the Javascript (Rhino) debugger did not start
 +* Fixed a problem on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard where quit and relaunch is required to display some math symbols after a reboot
 +* Fixed a crash after clicking the Promote One Level button in Writer
 +* Fixed a problem where documents minimized to the Dock could not be restored
 + 
 +'''2.2.2 Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
* Fixed problems displaying MathType objects created on the Mac or Windows * Fixed problems displaying MathType objects created on the Mac or Windows
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* Fixed a number of other bugs reported against NeoOffice 2.2.2 with Patch-0 * Fixed a number of other bugs reported against NeoOffice 2.2.2 with Patch-0
-'''Note: 2.2.2 {{NeoPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.2.2 or NeoOffice 2.2.1 with NeoOffice 2.2.2 Patch-0 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.1 or NeoOffice 2.2.1 Early Access. {{NeoPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.''' <!-- --> 
- 
-==== Older Patches ==== 
'''2.2.2 Patch-0''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below: '''2.2.2 Patch-0''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.2.2

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 2.2.2

2.2.2 Patch-11: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a problem where the splash screen appears on wrong screen when the secondary screen is to the left of the primary screen
  • Fixed a bug where it was not possible to print to other than the default printer on Mac OS X 10.4.x and higher
  • Worked around a problem where poorly written system hacks like SaftLoader and 1Passwd would cause NeoOffice to crash at launch
  • Added support for importing images from scanners and cameras

2.2.2 Patch-10: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a problem introduced in Patch-9 that caused Calc windows to be hidden after inserting a new chart

2.2.2 Patch-9: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a problem where the Cardo font would not display correctly in Hebrew and English
  • Fixed a problem where MS PowerPoint images were not accurately rendered
  • Fixed conflicting information about the non-breaking-space menu shortcut
  • Fixed a problem where Patch-8 changed Hebrew and Arabic digits into characters
  • Fixed an issue where logo image no longer printed correctly
  • Fixed an issue where users on Mac OS X 10.3.9 were unable to print on a non-default printer

2.2.2 Patch-8: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a problem that prevented printing more than one copy of a document
  • Fixed a bug that prevented setting the path for "My Documents" in Preferences
  • Fixed a problem that prevented printing to non-default printers

2.2.2 Patch-7: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed several bugs related to line spacing and ligatures:
    • Fixed a problem where Arabic medial characters rendered as final characters when color was changed
    • Fixed incorrect pagination due to line-spacing differences between Office 2004 and NeoOffice
  • Fixed a series of bugs where some print dialog settings were not respected when printing
  • Fixed a bug where Impress would not export the slide background
  • Fixed a bug that caused Impress to crash when adding pictures
  • Fixed a crash when importing PNG file
  • Fixed a crash when adding hyperlink on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

2.2.2 Patch-6: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Reverted recent changes to Asian text input and layout because many users find them difficult to work with.

2.2.2 Patch-5: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • It is now possible to type multi-byte punctuation marks (e.g., in Japanese)
  • Improve support for export to MS Word of Table of Contents and other items that use "list separators"
  • Fixed a crash when selecting the Mac OS X Address Book as a data source
  • Fixed a problem in the OpenOffice.org Base security fix that prevented correct opening of .odb files on Mac OS X 10.3.9
  • Fixed several kerning issues when using "Export to PDF"

2.2.2 Patch-4: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • It is now possible to type multi-byte spaces (e.g., in Japanese)
  • Fixed a problem that caused characters to disappear when pressing the arrow key during IME composition
  • A semicolon is no longer entered unexpectedly in switching the input method
  • Fixed an issue that led to frequent crashes during save or autosave
  • Fixed a crash on opening Mac OS X address book data source
  • Fixed a problem that prevented changing the corner radius of rectangles in Draw
  • Fixed issues relating to mis-positioned dialogues when using dual monitors
  • Closed an OpenOffice.org Base security vulnerability
  • Upgrade to odf-converter version 1.1 to improve MS Office 2007 file handling
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Command-D from triggering the cell content validity dropdown when using English UI locale

2.2.2 Patch-3: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a problem causing a frequent crash during save or autosave
  • Fixed an issue where unchecking "show changes" caused a hang
  • Fixed a crash when opening Mac OS X Address Book data source
  • Fixed a crash when accessing MySQL database on 10.5.x
  • Fixed a problem where using trackpad tap-click in menu bar would not drop menus
  • Selecting with numbers while using Simplified Chinese input method editor no longer hangs NeoOffice
  • Fixed a bug where the shortcut for non-breaking hyphen did not work with German keyboards
  • Fixed a problem where it was not possible to set printer scaling using the Page Setup dialog
  • Fixed a problem when printing HTML source
  • Fixed an issue that prevented printing after the initial print command on 10.3.9
  • Fixed an issue where Arabic glyphs would not render when using an OpenType font on 10.5.x
  • Fixed an issue where non-printing characters would appear in certain fonts
  • Fixed a problem causing the wrong space between symbols
  • Fixed a problem with incorrect layout of punctuation marks in Japanese text with Western fonts
  • New file popup menu no longer displayed on the wrong monitor in certain multiple monitor setups
  • Floating toolbar position is now saved properly on 10.5.x

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

  • Fixed an issue that caused NeoOffice documents not to preview in Leopard Finder's Cover Flow
  • Fixed a problem with NeoOffice freezing on startup
  • Fixed an issue where Export would create corrupt PNG files
  • Fixed a bug where it was not possible to print embedded EPS files in Writer
  • Fixed an issue where the Javascript (Rhino) debugger did not start
  • Fixed a problem on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard where quit and relaunch is required to display some math symbols after a reboot
  • Fixed a crash after clicking the Promote One Level button in Writer
  • Fixed a problem where documents minimized to the Dock could not be restored

2.2.2 Patch-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed problems displaying MathType objects created on the Mac or Windows
  • Fixed a problem where the spellchecker would not fall back to OpenOffice.org dictionaries
  • Fixed an error saving a new file to iDisk
  • Fixed several crashes or hangs when opening or saving documents
  • Fixed several problems specific to Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"
  • Fixes for many PDF and printing-related bugs
  • Fixed a number of other bugs reported against NeoOffice 2.2.2 with Patch-0

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

  • Worked around a bug in the Apple Installer that would delete parts of NeoOffice when installing patches on Mac OS X 10.5
  • Added support for reading data from the Thunderbird Address Book
  • Fixes for many printing-related bugs
  • Fixed a dozen other bugs reported against NeoOffice 2.2.1 with Patch-1

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 2.2.2

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 2.2.1, there are dozens of new features in NeoOffice 2.2.2. Some of the most significant include:

  • Faster text layout, kerning, and drawing
  • More compact print output
  • Faster, less CPU-intensive drawing of Aqua controls
  • Support for reading data from the Thunderbird Address Book

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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