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AbiWord 2.4.2

Posted on Tuesday, January 10 2006 @ 15:52:55 CET by LSDsmurf

    Jean Brefort
    • Enable the pasting of charts from Gnumeric 1.6
    • Fix rendering position, low resolution and editing issues of embedded charts
    • Bugfixes: 9745
    Daniel d'Andrada TenĂ³rio de Carvalho (INdT)
    • A *massive* number of updates to the OpenDocument importer!
    • An OpenDocument exporter!
    • Bugfixes: 9768, 9768
    Rex Dieter
    • Fix bug 171921 from bugzilla.redhat.com
    Hubert Figuiere
    • Fix a long standing memory leak in the encoding manager (Unix)
    • Various automated testing routines
    • Fix various memory leaks (one of several 100KB) in the image handling code from the RTF importer (bug 9643)
    • Fix memory leaks in the OpenWriter importer/exporter and other plugins
    • Make the automated testing routines a bit more reliable
    • Kill a lot of compilation warnings
    • Update the OpenDocument plugin build infrastucture (Mac OSX)
    • Bugfixes: 9439
    Renato Filho
    • Fix a sponteneous quit on the Nokia 770
    • Initialize osso 'more properly' on the Nokia 770
    • Fix desktop and service files on the Nokia 770
    • Some fixes/cleanups to the file chooser dialog on the Nokia 770
    • Change the toolbar layout for Nokia 770
    • Bugfixes: 9700, 9701
    Frank Franklin
    • Update Symbol font-remap table and fix Insert Symbol dialog (Mac OSX)
    • Update the math plugin data files (Mac OSX)
    • Substitute different unicode values for dot, tilde and OverBar in the math plugin
    • Installation README: add note on text rendering (bug 9654, Mac OSX)
    • Math plugin: load dictionary-combining.xml also, don't half the thickness when filling rectangles and make the default line thickness 0.5pt
    • Try to make fillRect more accurate (Mac OSX)
    • Don't add glyph advance to the width for the cmex10 font in glyphBox() (Mac OSX)
    • Math plugin: prevent crash when equation data is mysteriously missing
    • Add a check grammar preference to options dialog (Mac OSX)
    • Bugfixes: 9658
    Tomas Frydrych
    • Avoid appending nothing to UT_String
    • Fix various bidi / directionality problems with RTL footnotes (bug 9793)
    • Fix word wrapping in RTL text where it added line brakes in the middle of words (bug 9792)
    • Bugfixes: 9618, 9622
    Mark Gilbert
    • Bugfixes: 9473 and/or 8255, 9227
    Dom Lachowicz
    • Add a new method called 'convert' which takes a suffix as input to the AbiCommand plugin
    • Use glib for readline argument parsing aka UNIX shell-style parsing in the AbiCommand plugin. It'll properly handle stuff with spaces in its name now.
    • The 'server' command in the AbiCommand plugin now takes an argument; remove lots of unused vars, header files, etc. general-purpose cleanup.
    • Push some logic about when to free streams down from AbiWord into WvWare
    • Remove confusing dead code from the GdkPixbuf loader (Unix)
    • Free the document if we can't import the file
    • Fix various libxml2 related memory leaks
    • Faster and leak-free image detection method (Unix)
    • Remove bits of unused code
    • Fix a crash on bogus-looking token in the MS Word importer
    • Initialize the type of fields in the MS Word importer
    • Stop some illegal writes in the MS Word importer related to fields
    • Remedy load-time regressions caused by UUIDs intended for the AbiCollab project, which is a 2.6+ project
    • (Finally) get image ownership right (i hope) in the MS Word importer
    • Free the memory when we can't decode the pixbuf to a PNG (Unix)
    • Bugfixes: 9667
    Roland Kay
    • Update build instructions for MSVC71
    • Bugfixes: 9638
    Marc Maurer
    • Build fix for 64-bit architectures
    • Make the OpenDocument plugin depend on a slightly lower libgsf version
    • GCC 4.1 build fix
    • Update the OpenDocument plugin build infrastucture (Windows)
    • Recover properly after a 'system suspend' on the Nokia 770
    • Several plugin build system updates
    • Fix the low image quality when printing (bug 6671, Unix)
    Luca Padovani
    • Update the math plugin to sync it with gtkmathview 0.7.6. Fixes include: hbar works correctly now, as well as several other glyphs (MSAM and MSBM fonts are now supported).
    Martin Sevior
    • Don't crash if xft can't find a font (Unix)
    • Fix the placement of the footnote text in the document body after an RTF export (bug 8123)
    • Various fixes for loading the RTF-1.5 specification file
    • Fix underlining of first list-label in the RTF/MS Word importer
    • Fix the AbiCommand plugin "save" command and surpress the HTML dialog when "save as HTML" is called from AbiCommand
    • Bugfixes: 9631
    Federico Schwindt
    • OpenBSD build fix (bug 9605)
    Robert Staudinger
    • Bugfixes: 9675
    Fridrich Strba
    • Revert a previous patch for table importing of Word Perfect documents; optimal results with libwpd 0.8.4
    • Import tabstops correctly in the Word Perfect importer
    • Make the bookmark toolbar button actually respond to document changes (semi-fix for bug 7337) (Windows)
    • Update the OpenDocument plugin build infrastucture (Windows)
    • Prevent dataloss when exporting a document with an equation in it to .txt (i.e. the exporter stopped when it hit PTO_Math).
    • Prevent a crash that occurs when dragging the textbox in attachment 3553 (from bug 9747) without a suitable plugin loaded (note: this issue is different from the one reported in the bug).
    • Tweak the menu to show that the Edit equation and Save embedded object both raise dialogs (Windows)
    • Fix Windows Tools Uninstaller Does Not Remove Grammar Checker Dictionaries (bug 9576)
    • Bugfixes: 9573, 9574, 9575
    Robert Wilhelm
    • Unref the pixbuf loader in the image importer, fixes memory leak (Unix)
    • 5% speedup for the RTF 1.5 spec by avoiding lots of setlocale calls
    • Unload all loaded plugins, removes some of the memory leaks shown at shutdown (Unix)
    • Plug a memory leak in the DocBook plugin
    • Plug a memory leak in the menu handling code (Unix)
    • Plug a memory leak in the image handling code (Unix)

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