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-<!--{{EAPversion}} will be released to Early Access Program members on {{EAPstart}}, 2007.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.2.5 ===
-''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 Legacy <!--Early Access -->Version ===+
-The latest legacy <!--'''Early Access''' -->version of [[NeoOffice]] for users of Mac OS X 10.3.9 is: '''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->olddownload.php 2.2.5]'''.+
-NeoOffice 2.2.5 requires a PPC Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.3.9, 10.4.11, or 10.5.6, or an Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.6 ('''users of Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.6 should upgrade to [[NeoOffice 3.0 Release Notes|NeoOffice 3.0]]'''). 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 2.2.5 ===
-<!--+ 
-''Release Notes for versions of NeoOffice available under the [[NeoOffice Early Access FAQ|Early Access Program]] can be found [[NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 Release Notes|here]].''+'''2.2.5 Patch-14''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Added support for a Mac OS X user default to determine which [[NeoOffice_3.0_Patch_6_and_NeoOffice_2.2.5_Patch_14_New_Feature|module opens when launching the program]]
 +* Fixed a problem where PDF export does not work with some fonts on Snow Leopard
 +* Fixed an issue where Chinese text input gets lost when using the ITABC input method
 +* Worked around a bug where Mozilla address books cause very high CPU usage
 + 
 +<!--'''Note: 2.2.5 {{NeoLegPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.2.5 --><!--or NeoOffice 2.2.3 with NeoOffice 2.2.4 Patch 0--><!-- and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.2.4--><!-- or NeoOffice 2.2.1 Early Access--><!--. {{NeoLegPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.'''
 + 
 +==== Older Patches ====
--> -->
 +'''2.2.5 Patch-13''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
-=== Patches ===+* Fixed a possible crash in Base when using Mac OS X Address Book
 +* Fixed a problem where deleting would not function properly in certain fields
 +* Fixed a bug where some information in certain .doc files may not displayed
-''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>-->there are several options available:''+'''2.2.5 Patch-12''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
-*''NeoOffice has built-in update checking, which by default checks for updates once a week.''+* Improved menu display speed
-<!-- N.B. t/tid= are different for release (4975) vs early access (6844) -->+* Fixed a bug where cropped EPS images did not appear in slide shows
-*''[https://trinity.neooffice.org/ Trinity] users can sign up for email notifications of any release or patch announcements posted in [https://trinity.neooffice.org/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=4975 this topic] by clicking on [https://trinity.neooffice.org/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=4975&watch=topic&start=0 this link].''+* Fixed a problem where the Media Browser cannot keep focus when Java 1.4 is used
-*''If you prefer feeds to email, you can subscribe to our patch and release announcements RSS feed by clicking on [http://trinity.neooffice.org/rdf-nuke.php?count=20&chars=500&tid=4975 this RSS feed] using your web browser or feed aggregator.''+
- +
-==== Current Patch ====+
-<!--There is no patch available for NeoOffice 2.2.5.-->+
-'''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->oldpatch.php 2.2.5 {{NeoLegPatchVer}}] is now available'''.<!-- ('''NeoOffice 2.2.4 already includes the fixes contained in Patch 0''') -->+
-The new changes included in this patch are listed below:+'''2.2.5 Patch-11''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a bug where menus are blank after an Impress slide pane is undocked
 +* Fixed an issue where the spinning beach ball pointer would appear frequently when accessing menus
 +* Fixed a bug where "Export as PDF" creates incorrect output
 +* Fixed an issue that caused excessive CPU usage when quitting
 +* Worked around a bug where transparent pixels in pasted images are shown as black pixels
 +* Fixed Thonburi font kerning errors on Mac OS X 10.5
 + 
 +'''2.2.5 Patch-10''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a crash when dragging a Finder document over a NeoOffice window while the window is opening
 +* Fixed a problem where the command key would be ignored when released at same time as a mouse button
 +* Fixed crashes that could occur in certain cases when a NeoOffice was updating the system clipboard
 + 
 +'''2.2.5 Patch-9''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed possible causes of occasional deadlocks in menu updates
 +* Fixed a bug where a certain .xls file could cause crashes when opened on PowerPC
 +* Fixed copy-paste incompatibilities related to line endings with various third-party applications
 +* Fixed a problem that led to drawing artifacts remaining when dragging tabs in rulers
 +* Fixed an issue where NeoOffice failed to launch on recent Snow Leopard seeds
 +* Fixed a bug where font ascent could sometimes returns zero
 + 
 +'''2.2.5 Patch-8''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
* Fixed a bug where the second monitor may not detected when connected * Fixed a bug where the second monitor may not detected when connected
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* Fixed a bug where the Command-Shift-F10 key combination would not dock dockable windows * Fixed a bug where the Command-Shift-F10 key combination would not dock dockable windows
-'''Note: 2.2.5 {{NeoLegPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.2.5 <!--or NeoOffice 2.2.3 with NeoOffice 2.2.4 Patch 0--> and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.2.4<!-- or NeoOffice 2.2.1 Early Access-->. {{NeoLegPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.''' 
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-==== Older Patches ==== 
'''2.2.5 Patch-7''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below: '''2.2.5 Patch-7''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 2.2.5

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 2.2.5

2.2.5 Patch-14: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Added support for a Mac OS X user default to determine which module opens when launching the program
  • Fixed a problem where PDF export does not work with some fonts on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed an issue where Chinese text input gets lost when using the ITABC input method
  • Worked around a bug where Mozilla address books cause very high CPU usage

2.2.5 Patch-13: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a possible crash in Base when using Mac OS X Address Book
  • Fixed a problem where deleting would not function properly in certain fields
  • Fixed a bug where some information in certain .doc files may not displayed

2.2.5 Patch-12: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Improved menu display speed
  • Fixed a bug where cropped EPS images did not appear in slide shows
  • Fixed a problem where the Media Browser cannot keep focus when Java 1.4 is used

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

  • Fixed a bug where menus are blank after an Impress slide pane is undocked
  • Fixed an issue where the spinning beach ball pointer would appear frequently when accessing menus
  • Fixed a bug where "Export as PDF" creates incorrect output
  • Fixed an issue that caused excessive CPU usage when quitting
  • Worked around a bug where transparent pixels in pasted images are shown as black pixels
  • Fixed Thonburi font kerning errors on Mac OS X 10.5

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

  • Fixed a crash when dragging a Finder document over a NeoOffice window while the window is opening
  • Fixed a problem where the command key would be ignored when released at same time as a mouse button
  • Fixed crashes that could occur in certain cases when a NeoOffice was updating the system clipboard

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

  • Fixed possible causes of occasional deadlocks in menu updates
  • Fixed a bug where a certain .xls file could cause crashes when opened on PowerPC
  • Fixed copy-paste incompatibilities related to line endings with various third-party applications
  • Fixed a problem that led to drawing artifacts remaining when dragging tabs in rulers
  • Fixed an issue where NeoOffice failed to launch on recent Snow Leopard seeds
  • Fixed a bug where font ascent could sometimes returns zero

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

  • Fixed a bug where the second monitor may not detected when connected
  • Fixed occasional deadlocks in menu update
  • Fixed a problem where OpenOffice.org code would deadlock when opening document with control characters in name
  • Fixed a possible crash when stopping a printer
  • Fixed a problem where the patch installer hangs when installing on Snow Leopard
  • Fixed a bug where the Command-Shift-F10 key combination would not dock dockable windows

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

  • Fixed a bug that caused the warning dialog not to appear when quitting while a document is minimized
  • Fixed a crash when the Help window is displayed from Find and Replace dialog
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when pasting a table copied from Microsoft Word
  • Fixed a bug that caused the grammar checker to fail on some files when invoked using the "Entire Document" menu item

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

  • Fixed a bug where only the audio track would play in slide show movies.

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

  • NeoOffice now respects the "Jump to here" setting in the Appearance System Preferences.
  • The Print sheet will no longer attach to floating toolbar windows.
  • Fixed a bug on Mac OS X 10.5 where radio buttons and checkboxes retained the active appearance when their windows were not active.
  • Fixed a bug where playing a sound in the Gallery could cause NeoOffice to crash.
  • Added a hidden setting to disable all trackpad gestures in NeoOffice.

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

  • Fixed a bug that prevented compatible Services from working in some circumstances on Mac OS X 10.5.

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

  • Fixed a bug where OLE object resizing could cause a crash
  • Adjusted the magnify or "pinch" trackpad gestures so that they are not hypersensitive
  • Support for the Mac OS X Services menu within NeoOffice (read-only)
  • Experimental support for developer seeds of Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"
  • Security fixes for two security vulnerabilities in NeoOffice's underlying OpenOffice.org code
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2.2.5 Patch-2: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a problem where Export as PDF with math symbols produces corrupt PDF file
  • Fixed a bug where scrolling in the Help window renders improperly on laptops
  • Fixed an issue where saving Office 2007/2008 files does not warn of potential formatting loss like when saving Office 97/2000/XP files
  • Fixed a bug were it was not possible to open files from Finder after cancelling a .csv file import
  • Fixed a problem where it was not possible to drag and drop data source field names

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

  • Fixed a bug where moving margins with a PSD image background could cause a crash
  • Fixed a bug where double-clicking would not always work on G3 and G4 PowerPC machines
  • Fixed an issue where modal dialogues could display underneath floating tool windows
  • Fixed a problem where Java system update on Mac OS X 10.5.5 caused fonts to display much too large
  • Added a Spanish translation to the Media Browser

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 2.2.5

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 2.2.4, there are several new features in NeoOffice 2.2.5. Some of the most significant include:

  • Added support for using an Apple Remote to run presentations
  • Presentations run up to two times faster in NeoOffice 2.2.5 than in OpenOffice.org 3.0
  • Added ability to customize folders displayed in the Media Browser
  • Saving in Web Layout View no longer forgets cursor position
  • Updated Akua icons and high-resolution Finder icons

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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