NeoOffice 2.2.5 Release Notes

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Current Legacy Version

The latest legacy version of NeoOffice for users of Mac OS X 10.3.9 is: 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). 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.


If you want to receive announcements whenever a patch or new release of NeoOffice is available, there are several options available:

  • NeoOffice has built-in update checking, which by default checks for updates once a week.
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Current Patch

2.2.5 Patch-10 is now available.

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 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

Note: 2.2.5 Patch-10 requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.2.5 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.2.4. Patch-10 includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.

Older Patches

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 code
(More details on new features and security fixes)

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

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 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

Archived Release Notes

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