NeoOffice 3.3 Beta Release Notes

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-<!--{{EAPversion}} will be released to Early Access Program members on {{EAPstart}}, 2010.+=== Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.3 Beta ===
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-''These are the Release Notes for {{EAPversion}}, currently available for testing. Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.2.1, the current stable version, can be found [[NeoOffice Release Notes|here]].''+
-=== Current Beta 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 '''Beta''' version of [[NeoOffice]] is: '''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/download.php?fragment=download 3.3 Beta]'''.+
-NeoOffice 3.3 Beta requires an '''Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.5.8 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://download.neooffice.org/neojava/download.php NeoOffice Downloads]''' page.
-=== Patches ===+=== Patches for NeoOffice 3.3 Beta ===
-''If you want to receive announcements whenever a patch or new release of NeoOffice is available, there are several options available:''+'''3.2 Beta Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:
- +* NeoOffice no longer crashes in certain cases when selecting the NeoOffice::Quit or File::Exit menus.
-*''NeoOffice has built-in update checking, which by default checks for updates once a week.''+* Inserting characters using the Mac OS X Character Viewer window once again works properly.
-<!-- N.B. t/tid= are different for release (4975) vs early access/beta (6844); 3 places to change -->+* Menus are again displayed in the menubar when an embedded object in a document is in edit mode and focus is received from a different application.
-*''[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=6844 this topic] by clicking on [https://trinity.neooffice.org/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=6844&watch=topic&start=0 this link].''+* The Format::Character menu is no longer disabled when an embedded Calc object in a document is in edit mode.
-*''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=6844 this RSS feed] using your web browser or feed aggregator.''+* Lines in certain charts no longer appear twice as thick as they appear in previous versions of NeoOffice.
-* ''Twitter users can also follow [http://twitter.com/NeoOffice NeoOffice] on Twitter for patch and release announcements.''+* Pressing the Page Up and Page Down keys when the toolbar’s font combobox is open no longer causes unexpected characters to be displayed.
- +* Listboxes in several Base windows are now drawn properly.
-==== Current Patch ====+* Clicking and holding but not moving the mouse in an image in a Writer document will no longer delete the image.
-There is no patch available for NeoOffice 3.3 Beta.+* Prevented NeoOffice's underlying OpenOffice.org code from triggering occasional hangs during the patch update check process.
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-<!--'''[http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/earlyaccesspatch.php {{NeoEAPPatchVer}}] is now available'''. ('''NeoOffice 3.3 Beta already includes the fixes contained in Patch-0''')+
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-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 +
- +
-'''Note: {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.3 Beta and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 3.2.x, 3.1.x or 3.0.x. {{NeoEAPPatchVer}} includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.''' +
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-==== Older Patches ====+
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-<!--'''3.0 Beta Patch-1''': The new changes included in this patch are listed below:+
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-* Fixed several issues with Impress and Draw related to image drawing, backgrounds, and exporting to images+
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[edit] Archived Release Notes for NeoOffice 3.3 Beta

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 3.3 Beta

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

  • NeoOffice no longer crashes in certain cases when selecting the NeoOffice::Quit or File::Exit menus.
  • Inserting characters using the Mac OS X Character Viewer window once again works properly.
  • Menus are again displayed in the menubar when an embedded object in a document is in edit mode and focus is received from a different application.
  • The Format::Character menu is no longer disabled when an embedded Calc object in a document is in edit mode.
  • Lines in certain charts no longer appear twice as thick as they appear in previous versions of NeoOffice.
  • Pressing the Page Up and Page Down keys when the toolbar’s font combobox is open no longer causes unexpected characters to be displayed.
  • Listboxes in several Base windows are now drawn properly.
  • Clicking and holding but not moving the mouse in an image in a Writer document will no longer delete the image.
  • Prevented NeoOffice's underlying OpenOffice.org code from triggering occasional hangs during the patch update check process.

NeoOffice 3.3 Beta includes all of the fixes previously available in NeoOffice 3.2.1 with Patch-6, but it requires a new, full download.

[edit] New Features in NeoOffice 3.3 Beta

Some of the most significant new features in NeoOffice 3.3 Beta include:

  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Gatekeeper
  • New Cocoa code replaces Java, which is no longer required for core functionality
  • Improved startup and printing speed
  • English, French, German, and Italian language packs included in the default install

[edit] Archived Release Notes


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