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1.9 m100 Snapshot - ReleaseNotes

these notes contains changes between 680_m96 and  680_m100.
this release will install as 1.9.100.
Sources can be received from cvs by tag SRC680_m100.

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List of Feature/Enhancement Tasks

ID Comp Summary
32169 Word pro Spell checking slow when multiple languages installed
46299 tools cwsresync -m HEAD <filename>
46530 Installa rpm-native-installer: put menu-packages into a subdirectory
46741 Installa Install core libraries, jars, and rdbs as link to allow smal
47869 framewor a new tool cwsview implementation

Integrated Child Workspaces

List of integrated child workspaces:

pj25 m96
swqbugfixes27 m96
scmatchfix m96
vclshowstop03 m96
swqbugfixes28 m96
ause025 m97
jimmac02 m97
mh1990 m97
fwk11 m97
validationfix m97
kdefixes02 m97
swqbugfixes29 m97
mathlargefonts m97
perform03 m97
a11yshowstop m97
dr38 m97
i18n18 m97
cwsview m97
hr15 m97
pj24 m98
contextmenu m98
macosx06 m98
os60 m98
impress48 m98
mailmergeprintranges m98
mhu06 m98
userland01 m98
a11yshowstop2 m98
mhu07 m98
winregclean1 m99
pj26 m99
dvoqbfix3 m99
qwizardsbf5 m99
hrobeta2 m100
mh1997 m100
impress52 m100

Fixed Issues

41443 Installa [PavelJ Build] Invalid profile file makes installation impos
43685 Installa extras/source/migration - mbx libraries
43738 Installa install wiz, Licese text, url not clickable
43739 Installa setup, License Agreement (License Text)
43799 framewor Initial size of navigator is incorrect
43934 Installa Sun Microsystems: do you want to be blame for bad installati
44154 porting Java does not work on Mac OS X
44367 Word pro Picture disappears when inserted by copy/paste
45139 l10n Cell Sorting problem in KO language of Calc
45336 l10n de UI: missing translation of "Master Pages" in Tasks pane (
45440 framewor idl: delete void is undefined
45628 gsl LINKFLAGS for linux in sysui
45736 l10n localize exports fallback instead of german in OLH
45857 Word pro AutoCorrect does not accept new entries anymore
45911 framewor update of contributors list
46228 utilitie allow parrallel build of sdi directories
46229 porting msi-encodinglist.txt: Add Welsh, Norwegian, Khmer and Northe
46231 porting Add OOO_LANGPACK_DESC and OOO_LANGPACK_NAME for new language
46316 utilitie MAXPROCESS=4 build works except for a depenancy in vcl
46317 gsl freedesktop-integration: split triggerscripts / introduce tr
46389 framewor MAXPROCESS=8 parallel build in framework
46481 Drawing parallel build: add dependancy to svx/unodialogs/textconvers
46679 framewor unable to open a new document via java -> Xlib error unexpec
46850 Installa libscui should be in calc not core ?
46950 Spreadsh Error in MATCH function with Type=-1
47000 framewor Encoding error in file
47147 framewor Office crashes when documents are opened by template dialog
47159 framewor Pocket filter are not recognized (loaded in Writer)
47224 framewor Cannot send document as e-Mail for Word/Excel format
47401 gsl KDE: startup notification / minimal supported KDE version bu
47455 Word pro Copy-Paste of shapes like rectangle, line, etc, puts shape i
47458 Word pro Writer document loops while formatting
47525 Spreadsh Incorrect export of script event bindings
47535 Presenta Impress text disappears
47544 Word pro PDF export with some problems with calc data within a wp doc
47612 porting gcc33: xmloff/source/draw/xexptran.cxx
47620 porting gcc33: sfx2/source/doc/guisaveas.cxx
47641 gsl impress.desktop application/mspowerpoint -> application/vnd.
47657 Presenta Showstopper: Slide show looks freezed on first slide
47658 framewor OOo 2.0 must remove file type registration from OO 1.1
47659 Installa OOo 2.0 Setup must remove file type registration from OO 1.1
47690 Formula wrong display of formula
47697 Word pro file made using m87 shows wrong object positions and may lea
47698 porting gcc33: svx/source/dialog/cfg.cxx
47704 porting gcc33: svx/source/fmcomp/fmgridcl.cxx
47705 porting gcc33: svx/source/form/fmpgeimp.cxx
47706 framewor LetterWizard runs into BASIC error when run twice
47707 framewor Office crashes when trying to open more than 1 HTML-docs at
47748 framewor cppu::defaultBootstrap_InitialComponentContext() called twic
47753 framewor gtk file picker broken in m94 and above
47755 framewor Keep certain RTL_LOGs for performance messures
47770 framewor Strings in module filter
47797 framewor Accessibility: GTK Plugin must be disabled with Gnome
47798 framewor Accessibility: Printer admin must be Accessible
47817 Word pro submission doesn't work with other languages then english
47826 Spreadsh Excel chart import: Simple pie charts crash the office
47855 Spreadsh Spread Sheet with multipe sheets hang while working
47937 l10n strings cannot be moerged
48010 framewor After cancelling Web Wizard: File - Exit doesn't work
48107 framewor Help->Registration doesn't work anymore (since m94)

Unconfirmed issues reported since OOo 2.0 Beta

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ID Comp Vers Votes Summary
42639 Installa 680m78 0 Recycle Bin Icon in 'Program Maintenance' Dialog
42649 ui 680m78 0 Missing Other Common Sizes of Desktop Icons
42653 Installa 680m78 0 Language Pack Installer doesn't detects newer 1.9.x version
42930 ui 680m78 0 remove checkbox infront of menu icon and make the icon 'pres
43070 Word pro 680m78 0 digital signatures - broken display of locale specific chara
43119 Word pro 680m79 0 Enhance display of Breaks (Nonprinting Characters)
43155 Spreadsh 680m79 0 Filter addition
43202 Presenta 680m79 0 font type has been changed
43343 Presenta 680m79 0 "Master Mode" is very confusing, error-prone and not coheren
43356 Presenta 680m79 0 Stylist doesn't works on design-slide witout any associated
43362 Word pro 680m79 0 PDF Export options to reduce file size
43399 gsl 680m79 0 PDF page transtions: Follow document instead of always use i
43428 ui 680m79 0 Add numbers to list of availbel windows in "Window" menu
43494 Presenta 680m79 2 hyperlinks should support word wrap
43495 gsl 680m80 0 Large font family installed using fontconfig confuses OOo
43510 ui 680m79 0 Input method bar ("[---]", etc.) should be moved or hideable
43559 Word pro 680m79 1 Load Styles... from Master Document
43620 ui 680m79 2 Too few space for German text in installation wizard
43648 Database 680m79 0 Creating Oracle 10g table gives "ORA-00906: missing left par
43674 Database 680m79 0 When large numbers of tables in an Oracle database, some tab
43710 framewor 680m79 0 floating dialogs are closed when clicking on a toolbar
43734 ui 680m79 0 PDF export dialog: inactive text edit field not greyed out
43781 framewor 680m79 0 button "up one level" does not work
43783 ui 680m79 0 Up One Level - dropdown button has contradictory visual lang
43790 Word pro 680m79 0 record case changes
44239 framewor 680m79 0 Splash screen takes over desktop
44905 Word pro 680m84 0 exported PDF: form field has wrong font
44912 Word pro 680m85 0 Disabled controlls in UI
44918 Installa 680m85 2 Shortcut icons in Start menu, Quickstart and Programs
45123 ui 680m86 0 No filename in stand-in boxes
45221 Database 680m84 0 Can't print address on envelop using database
45479 ui 680m79 0 Inconsistent Drag and Drop between applications
45546 Word pro 680m84 0 Import Word document, bullet list font larger
45558 framewor 680m86 2 Not all converted document showed in File - new - templates
45617 Database 680m84 0 Misleading title in form edit window
45793 l10n 680m78 0 ptBr UI: translation of "Horizontal pitch" in Labels dialog
45800 Spreadsh 680m84 0 Changing print orientation doesn't work
45823 Database 680m89 0 Database Form Entry Issue
45890 Word pro 680m87 0 problem deleting parts of a web page
45912 Word pro 680m87 0 Cut-and-paste RTF DBCS does not work
45935 framewor 680m87 0 Highlight top menu items for better accessibility
45951 Word pro 680m84 0 Decimal Tabs fail with Localized formatting of number variab
45984 Word pro 680m87 0 Find and Replace problem with PgUP and PgDn Arrows.
46097 framewor 680m87 0 Saving Corrupts file when disk not available.
46109 Word pro 680m87 0 Save HTML as ODT results corrupt file. As SXW slows down.
46159 Database 680m87 2 Reports from a native query.
46216 Word pro 680m87 0 Create Index for...Any Style
46283 framewor 680m89 2 Access to PKCS #11 module breaks Mozilla profile detection
46318 Word pro 680m79 0 Add more languages for spellcheck in distribution
46342 Word pro 680m87 0 spellcheck inserts replacement multiple times
46422 Word pro 680m87 0 Positions of textbox in Word changed
46432 ui 680m84 1 Wrong/missing Italian translations in Writer
46514 Database 680m87 0 Shift+space erroneously mapped
46554 Word pro 680m84 0 Printing pfm fonts to postscript file renders wrong font
46674 framewor 680m87 0 Appending Basic library destroys its event handlers
46704 Chart 680m87 0 dynamic magnification of a chart
46725 Word pro 680m79 0 Modified styles of saved doc differs in virgin installation
46729 Word pro 680m79 0 easy access to showing/hiding text sections
46750 ui 680m79 0 View on document is reset after previewing page
46752 api 680m93 4 read stops with error
46759 Presenta 680m90 0 Cut-and-Paste CJK characters always cause Impress Crash
46777 Word pro 680m87 0 msw import problem : incorrect changes information
46795 Word pro 680m91 0 Format Paintbrush does not work
46810 framewor 680m87 0 Location of pasted graphic
46827 Word pro 680m87 0 Form Controls Toolbar appears during bullet/number context
46855 framewor 680m87 0 When opening document, window shows briefly in wrong locatio
46880 Installa 680m91 0 SO installer fails to fire appropriate events - GOK UI grab
46881 Installa 680m91 0 Gnopernicus doesn't announce anything useful when going thro
46882 Installa 680m91 0 Installer progress dialog not keynav-able
46883 Installa 680m91 0 "Installing..." dialog progress indicator container doesn't
46884 Installa 680m91 0 Gnopernicus flat review of "Installing..." dialog halts the
46887 framewor 680m91 0 Flat review fails in "Registration" dialog of installer
47028 ui 680m91 0 Impossible to rename Toolbar button hint
47037 Drawing 680m87 0 Changeable accurance of freedom curve
47050 Installa 680m91 0 Install appears to hang--but doesn't--during lengthy process
47074 ui 680m91 0 Configuration cannot be saved to a file
47075 framewor 680m91 0 crash restore with problems
47079 Word pro 680m87 0 copying autotext from one group to another looses textables
47095 ui 680m91 0 cursor position tolerance for docking
47103 framewor 680m91 0 wizards and standard templates
47129 Word pro 680m91 0 author field is first empty and then garbaged
47131 Word pro 680m91 2 unicode fonts crumbled in build 91
47187 Word pro 680m91 0 OpenOffice crashes during importing of fonts from the WEB
47214 framewor 680m91 1 Len function deficiency
47215 framewor 680m91 1 WITH statement does not work correctly
47216 framewor 680m91 1 Length specification on declaration of String variables
47294 Presenta 680m91 0 OLE objects disappear in Impress
47391 Installa 680m93 0 Translation for install screens
47398 Word pro 680m91 4 Saving file to disk takes a long time
47403 Word pro 680m91 0 cross reference at the beginning of a sentence will trigger
47473 Word pro 680m91 0 Writer Hangs when Autosaving.
47478 Word pro 680m79 0 PDFs can not be combined cause of subsetted fonts
47510 Word pro 680m91 0 [regr] print incorrect - overlapping characters
47528 ui 680m93 0 "Enable JRE"-dialog opens several times in "Customize"-dialo
47542 framewor 680m87 0 When saving a document first time, let OOo fill the archive
47545 Word pro 680m93 0 Xforms: Crash when adding instance from file
47557 framewor 680m93 0 toolbar icon colors reversed in OO.o 1.9.93
47558 Word pro 680m93 0 runtime error in Wordpro while saving
47564 Presenta 680m93 0 impress not registered to handle application/
47589 Word pro 680m91 0 Format of HTML table borders looks different
47593 Presenta 680m93 0 Add a DOM-tree view
47621 Word pro 680m93 0 Writer - closing quotation mark is not shown. And the open q
47694 Drawing 680m93 0 Problems with OLE-tables
47703 Database 680m93 0 Copy & Paste Data from Calc into Database
47740 Word pro 680m93 0 annoying toolbars behavior
47758 xml 680m93 0 XSLT Transform of XML document to .odt produces randomly inv
47762 Database 680m93 0 Problems with decimals when attaching data to my data source
47764 Word pro 680m94 0 Info fields are not exported correctly when saving to SO6/7
47779 Word pro 680m93 0 Footnotes renumbered when printing selections
47782 Spreadsh 680m91 0 text import csv does not show preview
47786 Word pro 680m93 0 Doing mail merge with hidden paragraphs (lines) despite bugs
47788 l10n 680m91 0 StarSuite UI on zh-CH locale
47790 Word pro 680m93 0 sigsegv while fiddling with a toolbar
47828 Word pro 680m93 0 copy/paste works strangely
47830 Database 680m93 2 Static report data doesn't stick to proper columns
47833 Word pro 680m79 2 assignment of macros to keystrokes is recorded (displayed wh
47835 framewor 680m87 4 missing quickstart functionality for linux
47894 ui 680m94 0 Ugly Icons in Wmaker
47898 Word pro 680m93 0 Load styles in Navigator does not work for StarOffice 5 temp
47900 Presenta 680m95 0 letter 'g' filled in flash export
47907 Word pro 680m95 0 Web wizard is killing OOo if you hold down up or down key at
47908 Word pro 680m93 0 serial letter object error
47912 Word pro 680m95 0 OOo crashes on import of DOC file
47922 l10n 680m95 0 starsuite writer on zh_CN locale
47924 framewor 680m95 0 Export dialog checkbox options in wrong language
47927 framewor 680m95 0 soffice.exe no longer opens empty
47932 l10n 680m95 0 starsuite translations on zh_CN locale
47933 l10n 680m95 0 starsuite translations on zh_CN locale
47934 l10n 680m95 0 StarSuite UI on zh_CN locale
47950 Spreadsh 680m94 0 Problem while auto-filling growth series with increment less
47967 Spreadsh 680m95 0 Horizontal split bar to split on one column at <=75% zoom re
47975 Database 680m95 0 HSQLDB "identity" type not in list of column types
47980 Spreadsh 680m93 0 MS Excel file import ignores "Allow User to Edit Ranges"
47986 Word pro 680m93 0 Word processor quits OOo when opening files
47999 Word pro 680m95 0 Header losses lines sometimes
48007 l10n 680m95 0 Error message when creating a new document from models
48008 Presenta 680m95 0 Error saving presentation with formula object
48071 gsl 680m95 0 Printing to Xerox Phaser 860 changes document
48083 Presenta 680m95 0 Custom Animation panel freezes
48085 Presenta 680m95 0 Powerpoint file has missing animations when played as slide
48097 l10n 680m95 0 problem with inster hyper-link in starsuite documents
48098 l10n 680m95 0 Error about rotate Text in StarSuite Writer
48099 l10n 680m95 0 problem about chinese characters Autocorrect
48103 Database 680m96 0 Opening base file using context-menu Windows XP
48105 l10n 680m95 0 StarSuite Impress crashed when insert a spreadsheet
48119 Database 680m96 0 Open Base without the wizard
48130 framewor 680m95 0 OOo seems to hang on saving, useless progress bar
48135 Presenta 680m95 0 Clicking "Properties" from Print, or Print Settings causes c
48142 Word pro 680m95 0 crash when saving new word processor document
48154 framewor 680m96 0 Open/Save Dialog wild characters in "File Type" drop list
48158 l10n 680m95 0 Format of StarSuite Impress
48169 gsl 680m95 0 wrong character spacing in Writer 1.9.95 in Greek
48180 framewor 680m95 0 Saving files sometimes not possible
48194 ui 680m95 2 Toolbars disappear
48251 Word pro 680m95 0 misaligned field shading
48255 l10n 680m95 1 [IT] not/bad translation "Apri" window
48258 framewor 680m95 0 error connecting to OOo socket without gnome
48260 l10n 680m95 0 can't get the right column name that i entered
48264 l10n 680m95 0 the lable is wrong, should be "view name"
48286 Word pro 680m95 0 Automatic Bookmark title from selection
48300 Word pro 680m93 0 modifying style. text retains unwanted modifers after saving
48302 Presenta 680m95 0 Printing Handouts of Presentations is not Consistent with He
48315 Word pro 680m95 0 Japanese Katagana advance width not correct
48337 l10n 680m95 0 File -> New -> XML Form Document :: Missing "XML" in other t
48343 ui 680m95 0 [zh-CN] File -> New -> XML Form Document :: Wrong Translatio
48345 l10n 680m95 0 Two shortcuts using the same key!
48347 Presenta 680m95 0 OO 1.9.95 shows basic shapes Square and Rectangles as quarte
48363 Presenta 680m93 0 Impress : text effects not saved in conversion to odp
48378 Presenta 680m95 0 undo of paste does not reset to previous style
48398 Word pro 680m95 0 Headers and footers in page styles corrupt
48422 l10n 680m95 0 StarSuite Writer: ctrl+down/up can not move per word
48424 Presenta 680m95 0 Horizontal slide count in slide sorter auto adjusts before a
48439 framewor 680m95 0 Openoffice fails on file without surname.
48440 Presenta 680m95 0 Moving multiple lines in a bullet list down doesn't work
48442 Database 680m95 0 Error in auto generated column for primary key feature
48444 Database 680m95 0 Queries and tables are both listed as table (ODBC/MDB)
48446 Database 680m95 0 Table Design/Field properties GUI messed up.
48449 Database 680m95 0 New db wizard not remember register option previously select
48450 Database 680m95 0 Unneccessary options, too many steps to create new database
48452 Database 680m95 0 New Database not remember the last file opened
48453 Database 680m95 0 The base wizard has confusing options, hard for users to und
48454 Presenta 680m95 0 Open Impress Presentation on ATI 9200 256MB Catalyst 4.5 Cra
48455 Word pro 680m95 0 versions comparison
48466 Presenta 680m95 0 Presentation reports "Error saving the document: Write Error
48472 Word pro 680m95 0 spell check often doesn't work
48482 Spreadsh 680m95 0 Preview and Printout have incorrect border thickness
48485 Word pro 680m95 0 spell checker behaves strangely when reaching end of documen
48502 Word pro 680m95 0 Inserted fields (date and time) do not update
48516 Database 680m95 0 Field names of database no ound when using Forms wizard or D
48525 framewor 680m95 0 OOo window maximized in 2nd screen has right-justified menus
48529 Database 680m95 0 Ability to create a full-function DB from a spreadsheet/work
48534 Word pro 680m95 0 bullet is taken when paragraph will be copied in
48537 Presenta 680m95 0 Text alignment doesn't work
48545 Presenta 680m95 0 Does not remember the text settings of text frames
48546 Word pro 680m95 0 incorrect previous/next icons in navigator
48548 Word pro 680m95 0 double toolbar : navigation
48551 framewor 680m95 0 incorrect restoration after exiting fullscreen mode
48560 Database 680m95 0 OOo crash when I try to create a ADO connection
48565 Installa 680m95 0 language pack installer is not localized
ID Comp Vers Votes Summary
48566 Word pro 680m95 0 add "TITLE" attribute to html link <a href>
48570 l10n 680m95 0 Copying text with international characters from Writer does
48575 l10n 680m95 0 de UI: Some strings don't fit
48576 l10n 680m95 0 de UI: Typo in "Extras/Optionen/OOo Base"
48577 l10n 680m95 0 .odt looks different between DE and US UI
48579 l10n 680m95 0 de UI: Grammatically incorrect translation of "...wizard" in
48580 l10n 680m95 0 UI: Toolbar "Insert": Add the word "insert" to the tooltips
48581 l10n 680m95 0 UI: Toolbar "Presentation": Change tooltip to "Insert Slide"
48582 Database 680m95 0 Adding table using wizard - field name is not accepted
48583 l10n 680m95 0 de UI: Toolbar "Presentation": "Seite" -> "Folie"
48584 l10n 680m95 0 de UI: Typo in Crash Recovery / Dokumentenwiederherstellung
48594 Database 680m98 0 Tablewizard: ShortName longer than 10 chars
48628 Database 680m95 0 Automatische Dateinameserweiterung ?
48631 Database 680m95 0 Field Format
48653 Word pro 680m98 0 Table: Alignment of formula cell not saved
48655 Presenta 680m95 0 Unable to midify presentatio
48662 l10n 680m95 0 de UI: Typo in undo list for Change Style
48664 Database 680m95 0 can not assign a primary key other than a auto increment fie
48665 Database 680m95 0 can not change fields name in table wizard ....
48673 Database 680m95 0 Numeric field format not match
48680 Word pro 680m95 0 Arabic short vowel marks disappear with word wrapping

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