NeoOffice 2.2.2 Release Notes

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Current Version

The latest version of NeoOffice is: 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.

You can find the MD5SUMs for current NeoOffice downloads (main binary, language packs, and patches) on the NeoOffice MD5 Checksums page.


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Current Patch

2.2.2 Patch-17 is now available.

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

Note: 2.2.2 Patch-17 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. Patch-17 includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.

Older Patches

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 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

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

Archived Release Notes

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