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-<!--{{EAPversion}} will be released to Early Access Program members on {{EAPstart}}, 2009.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 ===
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-''These are the Release Notes for {{EAPversion}}, 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 2.2.5, the current freely-available version, can be found [[NeoOffice Release Notes|here]].''+
-=== Current Early Access Version ===+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]].
-The latest '''Early Access''' version of [[NeoOffice]] is: '''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccessdownload.php 3.0]'''.+
-NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 requires a PPC or Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher. 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://www.neooffice.org/neojava/download.php NeoOffice Downloads]''' page.
-=== Patches ===+=== Patches for NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 ===
- +'''3.0 Early Access 2 Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
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-==== Current Patch ====+
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-'''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccesspatch.php {{NeoEAPPatchVer}}] is now available'''. <!--('''NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 already includes the fixes contained in Patch-0''')-->+
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-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 bug that caused the warning dialog not to appear when quitting while a document is minimized
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* Fixed a bug that caused the grammar checker to fail on some files when invoked using the "Entire Document" menu item * Fixed a bug that caused the grammar checker to fail on some files when invoked using the "Entire Document" menu item
-'''Note: {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access or NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.x. {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.'''+<!--'''Note: {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access or NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 2 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.x. {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.'''-->
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'''3.0 Early Access 2 Patch-0''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below: '''3.0 Early Access 2 Patch-0''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.0 Early Access 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 Early Access 2

3.0 Early Access 2 Patch-1: 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 problem with IF/COUNTIF formulas in Calc
  • Fixed a bug that caused .docx files to be saved as .odt files
  • Fixed an issue where the Page Zoom indicator could be partially obscured by window resize widget
  • Fixed a bug where tables would be corrupted when saving as .doc file
  • Fixed a problem where file system ACLs were ignored
  • Removed an invalid entry in NeoOffice's Info.plist file
  • Fixed a bug where displaying the Printer Settings dialog would break brochure printing
  • Fixed a bug that caused the grammar checker to fail on some files when invoked using the "Entire Document" menu item

3.0 Early Access 2 Patch-0: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Restored missing English and French thesaurus files
  • Fixed a bug that caused font preview not to work
  • Fixed a problem where the "copy and insert" key combination did not work in Calc
  • Fixed a bug where the patch installer would follow infinite softlink loops
  • Fixed a problem where form controls within documents would flicker neurotically in Calc and Writer
  • Fixed a conflict between NeoOffice and Typinator
  • Fixed a bug where gridlines would not appear on colored backgrounds
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Thunderbird’s address book from being chosen as a data source
  • Fixed a bug where automatic update check would cause NeoOffice to hang
  • Re-enabled Opt-arrow keys for pixel movement in Draw
  • Reverted OpenOffice.org changes that caused selection color in Calc to be too light to see clearly
  • Added an option to turn off support for Mac OS X Services

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 3.0

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 2.2.5, there are dozens of new features in NeoOffice 3.0. Some of the most significant include:

  • Based on OpenOffice.org 3.0.1 codebase
  • Requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher
  • Improved performance
  • 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"

[edit] Archived Release Notes

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