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Skype beta

Posted on Thursday, December 01 2005 @ 23:27:22 CET by LSDsmurf

New features:
  • Skype video (webcam)
  • contact grouping
  • quickfilter in contact list and history (enable from Options->Advanced)
  • new language - Portuguese (Portugal)
  • new sound events for chat user join, leave and incoming message to existing chat
  • chats and conference calls shown in history
  • expandable "My Panel" (mood, events, services integrated)
  • add contact directly from main window
  • show file transfers in history
  • quickfilter in history
  • delete single or multiple history items
  • compact chat participant list
  • save user's last auth request
  • API command SET VIDEO_IN
  • auth requests new design
  • changed group selection hotkeys to Ctrl-PgUp/PgDn
  • call tab visual layout changed
  • UI design elements changes
  • tray icon flag animation on missed events
  • tray icon connecting animation
  • changed "Free Internet Telephony" to "The whole world can talk for free" in file description
  • import contacts error dialog displayed when there is nowhere to import contacts from
  • file transfer in DND mode open file transfer dialog in minimized mode
  • new installer and uninstaller icons
  • history limited to 30 days for all events
  • new login animation
  • new layout for sound options
  • show my buddy count as an option in profile
  • new design for user creation
  • new design for log in
  • main/tools menu reshuffled
  • new sounds
  • display full name in profile
Bugs fixed:
  • drag and drop to chat - whole window should accept target
  • accessibility: tab navigation on login dialog
  • missing window title string for remove group dialog
  • MSAA result codes on lists
  • accessibility: can't navigate to related tasks in options
  • accessibility: advanced settings not accessible by tab
  • accessibility: make 'Your e-mail will be kept private...' link accessible
  • 98/Me: some languages in EULA not shown
  • doubleclick on tray icon brings main form to top correctly
  • JPY sign not displayed in client
  • import contacts search made faster
  • Voicemail was not played if enter is pressed
  • low credit notification improved
  • voicemail menu item should be visible for non voicemail subscribers
  • login - save button should be disabled, if one password is unfilled
  • login - incorrect error message, if Skype Name starts with non-Latin letter
  • Skype UI doesn't follow Windows DPI changes
  • accessibility: speed dial announcement not reported via MSAA
  • contact list - delete does not work on multiselect
  • API notifications missing
  • add a contact and search are not changed maximize on dual-head
  • My Profile - each month contains 30 days
  • call forwarding and voicemail statuses in MSAA
  • profile view: not been online for long time?
  • chat participant list MSAA support
  • multichat doesn't update names when contacts change them
  • invalid date in profile
  • profile: Default day item in birthday dropdown
  • hotkeys value not changeable back to 'blank'
  • better usability of several forms with high dpi settings

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