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-<!--{{EAPversion}} will be released to Early Access Program members on {{EAPstart}}, 2009.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.0.2 ===
-''These are the Release Notes for {{EAPversion}}, currently available through the [http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccess.php NeoOffice Early Access Program] (or via a [[NeoOffice Build Instructions|personal build from the source]]). Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.0.2, 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://www.neooffice.org/neojava/<!--earlyaccess-->download.php 3.0.2]'''.+
-NeoOffice 3.0.2 <!--Early Access 2--> requires a PPC or Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher. (Users of Mac OS X 10.3.9 should continue using [[NeoOffice 2.2.6 Release Notes|NeoOffice 2.2.6]].) 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 3.0.2 ===
-<!--+'''3.0.2 Patch-6''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
-''Release Notes for versions of NeoOffice available under the [[NeoOffice Early Access FAQ|Early Access Program]] can be found [[NeoOffice 3.0.3 Early Access Release Notes|here]].''+
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-=== 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>-->there are several options available:''+* Backported fixes from NeoOffice 3.1.2 to allow NeoOffice 3.0.2 to work with Apple’s October 2010 Java update for Mac OS X 10.6.
-*''NeoOffice has built-in update checking, which by default checks for updates once a week.''+'''3.0.2 Patch-5''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
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-==== Current Patch ====+
-<!--There is no patch available for NeoOffice 3.0.2. -->+
-'''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/<!----><!--earlyaccess-->patch.php 3.0.2 {{NeoPatchVer}}] is now available'''.<!----><!-- ('''NeoOffice 3.0.2 already includes the fixes contained in Patch 0''') -->+
-The new changes included in this patch are listed below:+* Fixed a bug where Calc resize guidelines disappear when resizing selected columns
 +* Fixed a highlighting artifact in merged cells
 + 
 +'''3.0.2 Patch-4''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a bug where it was not possible to cycle through more than 2 open documents with certain keyboard settings
 +* Fixed a crash when printing with Java 1.4.2
 +* Fixed a possible crash when saving documents
 + 
 +<!--'''Note: 3.0.2 {{NeoPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.0.2 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 3.0.x or NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access. {{NeoPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.'''
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 +==== Older Patches ====
 +-->
 +'''3.0.2 Patch-3''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
 + 
 +* Fixed a bug that caused check boxes in <code>.doc</code> files not to stay checked after saving
 +* Fixed a problem where a network printer could cause NeoOffice to hang for several minutes before sending output to the printer
 +* Fixed an issue that prevented cycling through more than 2 open documents on Mac OS X 10.6 when using a Belgian keyboard layout
 + 
 +'''3.0.2 Patch-2''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
* Fixed a bug where cycling through open documents only cycled through two documents on Mac OS X 10.6 * Fixed a bug where cycling through open documents only cycled through two documents on Mac OS X 10.6
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* Fixed a bug where displaying an image context menu disables the Save toolbar button * Fixed a bug where displaying an image context menu disables the Save toolbar button
* Fixed an issue where EPS images with the Contour setting enabled do not display when document is opened * Fixed an issue where EPS images with the Contour setting enabled do not display when document is opened
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-'''Note: 3.0.2 {{NeoPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.0.2 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 3.0.x or NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access. {{NeoPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.'''<!-- --> 
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-==== Older Patches ==== 
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'''3.0.2 Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below: '''3.0.2 Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
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* Fixed a crash in Impress when inserting a table while the cursor is in an existing table * Fixed a crash in Impress when inserting a table while the cursor is in an existing table
* Fixed a problem where Writer crashes when saving a large document * Fixed a problem where Writer crashes when saving a large document
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NeoOffice 3.0.2 includes all of the code in NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access plus fixes for several bugs reported by our users after NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access was released. NeoOffice 3.0.2 includes all of the code in NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access plus fixes for several bugs reported by our users after NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access was released.
-Unfortunately, there is no patch available to upgrade NeoOffice 3.0.2 Access installations to NeoOffice 3.0.2. The bug fixes that we made after NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access was released are too large to include in a patch. As a result, NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access users will need to download and install NeoOffice 3.0.2.+Unfortunately, there is no patch available to upgrade NeoOffice 3.0.2 Access installations to NeoOffice 3.0.2. The bug fixes that we made after NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access was released are too large to include in a patch. As a result, NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access users will need to download and install NeoOffice 3.0.2.-->
Below is a list of the bugs in NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access that we fixed in NeoOffice 3.0.2: Below is a list of the bugs in NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access that we fixed in NeoOffice 3.0.2:
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* Some Calc documents crash when the Formula Syntax setting is set to "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" * Some Calc documents crash when the Formula Syntax setting is set to "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1"
-'''Important note for Calc users who are using "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" as the formula syntax:''' In order to fix the last bug in the above list, we had to remove the ability to use "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" as the formula syntax. This feature was an experimental feature developed by Novell's [http://go-oo.org/ Go-oo] engineers that we included in NeoOffice 3.0.1 and 3.0.2 Early Access. Unfortunately, we found that Novell's experimental feature made NeoOffice Calc unstable and since Novell's engineers have removed this feature from their Go-oo releases, we were unable to fix the stability bugs in their code. As a result, we had to remove this feature.-->+'''Important note for Calc users who are using "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" as the formula syntax:''' In order to fix the last bug in the above list, we had to remove the ability to use "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" as the formula syntax. This feature was an experimental feature developed by Novell's [http://go-oo.org/ Go-oo] engineers that we included in NeoOffice 3.0.1 and 3.0.2 Early Access. Unfortunately, we found that Novell's experimental feature made NeoOffice Calc unstable and since Novell's engineers have removed this feature from their Go-oo releases, we were unable to fix the stability bugs in their code. As a result, we had to remove this feature.
===New Features in NeoOffice 3.0.2=== ===New Features in NeoOffice 3.0.2===

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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.0.2

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 3.0.2

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

  • Backported fixes from NeoOffice 3.1.2 to allow NeoOffice 3.0.2 to work with Apple’s October 2010 Java update for Mac OS X 10.6.

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

  • Fixed a bug where Calc resize guidelines disappear when resizing selected columns
  • Fixed a highlighting artifact in merged cells

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

  • Fixed a bug where it was not possible to cycle through more than 2 open documents with certain keyboard settings
  • Fixed a crash when printing with Java 1.4.2
  • Fixed a possible crash when saving documents

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

  • Fixed a bug that caused check boxes in .doc files not to stay checked after saving
  • Fixed a problem where a network printer could cause NeoOffice to hang for several minutes before sending output to the printer
  • Fixed an issue that prevented cycling through more than 2 open documents on Mac OS X 10.6 when using a Belgian keyboard layout

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

  • Fixed a bug where cycling through open documents only cycled through two documents on Mac OS X 10.6
  • Fixed a problem where accessing an .ods data source with cell borders was extremely slow
  • Fixed a bug where displaying an image context menu disables the Save toolbar button
  • Fixed an issue where EPS images with the Contour setting enabled do not display when document is opened

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

  • Merged newer .doc file import and export code from OpenOffice 3.1.1 to fix numerous .doc import and export bugs
  • Added support for "Look Up in Dictionary" context menu item in Writer to look up a word's definition, if it exists, in Mac OS X's Dictionary application
  • Fixed a problem where bad fonts could cause Calc labels and tabs to be compressed
  • Fixed a bug where multipage tables in .doc files could be truncated
  • Fixed an issue where Greek characters were stacked on top of each other on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Fixed a crash in Impress when inserting a table while the cursor is in an existing table
  • Fixed a problem where Writer crashes when saving a large document

Below is a list of the bugs in NeoOffice 3.0.2 Early Access that we fixed in NeoOffice 3.0.2:

  • The Accept/Reject Changes dialog no longer highlights text
  • Apple Remote Control does not work on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • NeoOffice crashes randomly when Mac OS X secure memory is enabled
  • Cursor and character postions do not match when using full width justification
  • Checkbox does not show the mixed state ("dash") option
  • Bad hyperlinks display an error message on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Highlighting Writer table cells fails
  • Some Calc documents crash when the Formula Syntax setting is set to "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1"

Important note for Calc users who are using "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" as the formula syntax: In order to fix the last bug in the above list, we had to remove the ability to use "Excel A1" or "Excel R1C1" as the formula syntax. This feature was an experimental feature developed by Novell's Go-oo engineers that we included in NeoOffice 3.0.1 and 3.0.2 Early Access. Unfortunately, we found that Novell's experimental feature made NeoOffice Calc unstable and since Novell's engineers have removed this feature from their Go-oo releases, we were unable to fix the stability bugs in their code. As a result, we had to remove this feature.

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 3.0.2

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 3.0.1, there are many new features in NeoOffice 3.0.2. Some of the most significant include:

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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