NeoOffice 2.2.5 Release Notes

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Current Version

The latest version of NeoOffice is: 2.2.5.

NeoOffice 2.2.5 requires a PPC Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.3.9, 10.4.11, or 10.5.4, or an Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.4. 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

2.2.5 Patch-17 is now available.

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 Mac OS X 16.6 "Snow Leopard"
  • Security fixes for two security vulnerabilities in NeoOffice's underlying code
(More details on new features and security fixes)

Note: 2.2.5 Patch-17 requires a full installation of NeoOffice 2.2.5 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 2.2.4. Patch-17 includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.

Older Patches

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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