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1.9 m93 Snapshot - ReleaseNotes

these notes contains changes between 680_m92 and  680_m93.
this release will install as 1.9.93.
Sources can be received from cvs by tag SRC680_m93.

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What's new ?

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- or the issue wasn't added to a CWS, have a look at the issue in EIS.

Feature title TaskId Spec. abstract Component
HSQLDB databases now allow to modify existing table field types i41785 feature-info:
Since m92, is able to edit the types of existing table fields HSQLDB databases. That is, if you create a new HSQLDB database, a table therein, and then choose to change the definition of that table, it was previously not possible to change the type/characteristics of existing columns in the table. Technically, this new behaviour is an enhancement, since it introduces new functionality for this particular database type. To the user, it's the fix for a bug (which in fact has been reported several times in the Beta test), since s/he expects from OOo's pet database HSQLDB to offer the most basic "rapid database design" functionality.

List of Feature/Enhancement Tasks

Comp Summary
41785 Database Unable to edit field definitions and types in a hsqldb table
46826 Installa -quiet option for

Integrated Child Workspaces

List of integrated child workspaces:

so8betaloc m92 This cws contains the OOo 2.0 / So 8 localisation
dba29 m92 DBA bugfixing for 2.0
hsqldb4 m92 implementing the capability to change existing col
dbwizard5 m92 cws for Showstoppers around the database wizards a
gcj4 m92 enables rhino and dependancies when building with
swqbugfixes20 m92 cws for issue 46450
calchc m92 Fix high contrast mode for drawing objects in Calc
ccpatch m92 Workaround for sunpro CC problem with safe-bool id
cmcfixes5 m92 memsets the wrong way around
dba31 m92 Final fixes for 2.0
cmcfixes3 m93 only support for gcj java
opensymbol1 m93 Last bugfixes from extras team for OO.o 2.0 final
xmlsec11 m93 digital signature fixes
impress43 m93 Impress showstoppers.
lo4 m93 add username page to migration path in first start
icontool07 m93 CWS to fix the custom shapes bug with the exvhange
kdefixes01 m93 The KDE vclplug deserves several improvements:
hc680stoppers m93 Last minute showstoppers for online help, i46823
configure9 m93 misc configure fixes
systemdb m93 fix OOo build with system-db
dba32 m93 DBA bug fixing
rt07 m93 Build issues, without any effect on any product.
hr13 m93 Fixes two issues in wpd import
vq14 m93 More cleanups for solenv/startup
vclshowstop02 m93 stopper fix
kendy05 m93 Few linkoo (developers only tool) fixes: run linko
macosx05 m93 Mac OS X related fixes

Fixed Issues

ID Comp Summary
28436 Word pro [Writerperfect] Character atributes are set throughout parag
30071 tools Clean up solenv/inc/startup
34430 utilitie --with-system-db3 does not use system's db.jar (/usr/lib/db-
43418 l10n merging *_tmpl.hrc files
43568 Drawing Basic Shapes on Draw toolbar has changed buttons
45100 udk disable support for libgcj.5
45132 wp Certain WP File causes OO 2.0 Beta to crash
45163 Installa Bullet symbols on some systems not displayed in OpenSymbol f
45195 Database Accessibility: Crash after choosing tabpage in tools options
45295 framewor Macro Security dialog takes very long to open / does not ope
45329 l10n de UI: translation of string "Open existing presentation" do
45350 tools config_office/README is outdated
45836 tools fix_file_permissions fails
45875 porting set_soenv: Useless use of a constant in void context
45908 Database crash when rename a query without a databse connection
45918 Word pro Index Entry outline levels change each time when openning do
45925 tools patch to use gcj-dbtool during java build using gcj
45934 porting portaudio on Solaris/x86 not building
46018 tools configure always enables crashdump feature although not spec
46081 tools No check of the correct version of fontconfig.h
46087 l10n Complex script runs in exported .doc file are undisplayable
46219 Word pro crash on export to word xp/2000
46274 framewor sample "Breakfast Buffet" triggers Macro Security even when
46288 Presenta ASSERTION: OFormLayerXMLExport::seekPage failed!
46302 Database database report wizard doesn't work, nothing happen when cli
46310 tools Use pkg-config when testing for Qt
46362 Spreadsh HC broken for Chart in View mode
46377 Word pro DataNavigator crashes when new XForms is created when non-XF
46387 Drawing Refresh after loading is missing in slide sorter bar
46396 Database closing a modified document does not save, when cancelling t
46409 Database crash when closing modified Bibliography database
46412 Database database can't be close and save, database still open after
46415 utilitie svtools: incorrect use of memset()
46449 framewor Wrong Dialog on broken Macro Signature
46450 Word pro Crash in table with 'big' header
46465 Database loop when creating a form via the autopilot with a hsqldb da
46486 framewor Signed in the titlebar and the signed Icon on Statusbar not
46572 tools configure fails if jdk path contains space
46582 porting rhino can be built with gcj 4.0.0 now
46599 Word pro memset is the wrong way around in filter/ww1
46603 Drawing add boost using stuff to exceptions for systemboost
46608 Database sbase.exe doesn't start when writer document is open
46611 framewor Crash after removing existing signature and adding a new one
46624 tools whitespace-cleanup for configure --help
46696 framewor Document Signature wrongly declared as broken
46699 Database crash when open the database beamer a second time in the for
46798 l10n fr UI: string "Database" in main program window does not fit
46802 porting Mac OS X : at berkeleydb libdb_java-4.2.dylib is not delive
46823 document Literal "&" must always be encoded as "&" in tree files
46843 porting Empty "defs" files
46873 porting FreeBSD, MacOS X's sed doesn't support -r
46947 framewor Office is closed by Gnome-Session-Manager

Unconfirmed issues reported since OOo 2.0 Beta

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ID Pri Reporter Comp Vers Votes Summary
42639 P5 martinkozak Installa 680m78 0 Recycle Bin Icon in 'Program Maintenance' Dialog
42649 P3 martinkozak ui 680m78 0 Missing Other Common Sizes of Desktop Icons
42653 P4 martinkozak Installa 680m78 0 Language Pack Installer doesn't detects newer 1.9.x version
42930 P3 wvl ui 680m78 0 remove checkbox infront of menu icon and make the icon 'pres
43038 P3 yorick_ Word pro 680m79 0 General Input Output error when export to PDF
43070 P4 vitk0 Word pro 680m78 0 digital signatures - broken display of locale specific chara
43117 P3 dfd1 Formula 680m79 2 Export to PDF without Commands
43119 P3 punisher Word pro 680m79 0 Enhance display of Breaks (Nonprinting Characters)
43131 P3 vreid47362 Database 680m79 0 Trying to create database causes dialog box and lockup when
43155 P3 alex_rus Spreadsh 680m79 0 Filter addition
43202 P3 nexor Presenta 680m79 0 font type has been changed
43204 P3 andreasma Presenta 680m79 0 Textbox in Template new strategy to wide
43209 P4 matthiasbasler framewor 680m79 0 KDE themes not rendered correctly
43320 P3 benji2 ui 680m79 2 slides in the "Slides panel" get unselectable
43343 P3 benji2 Presenta 680m79 0 "Master Mode" is very confusing, error-prone and not coheren
43350 P3 fcoiffie Word pro 680m79 0 No warning box needed for PDF export
43354 P3 benji2 Presenta 680m79 0 Master Design slides get deleted when no slide uses them
43356 P3 benji2 Presenta 680m79 0 Stylist doesn't works on design-slide witout any associated
43362 P3 tomw99 Word pro 680m79 0 PDF Export options to reduce file size
43399 P3 burnus gsl 680m79 0 PDF page transtions: Follow document instead of always use i
43428 P3 lduperval ui 680m79 0 Add numbers to list of availbel windows in "Window" menu
43453 P4 richardnash Word pro 680m79 0 True Type Font WINGDINGS2 Doesn't print correctly
43494 P3 nexor Presenta 680m79 0 hyperlinks should support word wrap
43495 P4 ralphie gsl 680m80 0 Large font family installed using fontconfig confuses OOo
43497 P3 matthiasbasler Presenta 680m79 0 Fullscreen/slide pane bugs with imported PPT presentation
43510 P3 achurch ui 680m79 0 Input method bar ("[---]", etc.) should be moved or hideable
43559 P4 msowka Word pro 680m79 0 Load Styles... from Master Document
43615 P3 fgm Database 680m79 0 OOo crashes reliably on Create Report AND crashes crashrep o
43620 P3 matthiasbasler ui 680m79 0 Too few space for German text in installation wizard
43631 P3 matthiasbasler l10n 680m79 0 In German installation, replace "Vervollständigen" by "Voll
43648 P2 justinclift Database 680m79 0 Creating Oracle 10g table gives "ORA-00906: missing left par
43665 P3 rsiddhartha gsl 680m79 0 wizards crashing in accessible desktop
43667 P3 justinclift Database 680m79 0 Cannot create tables with Oracle 10g
43674 P3 justinclift Database 680m79 0 When large numbers of tables in an Oracle database, some tab
43710 P4 richlv framewor 680m79 0 floating dialogs are closed when clicking on a toolbar
43734 P3 gostner ui 680m79 0 PDF export dialog: inactive text edit field not greyed out
43781 P3 iwitschi framewor 680m79 0 button "up one level" does not work
43783 P3 iwitschi ui 680m79 0 Up One Level - dropdown button has contradictory visual lang
43790 P3 richlv Word pro 680m79 0 record case changes
44129 P3 bjlockie Word pro 680m84 0 "Page Number" displays "Page Numbers" in field name view
44239 P3 lduperval framewor 680m79 0 Splash screen takes over desktop
44735 P3 kearsleymak Database 680m84 0 Error on attempting to open\create a database in Base Applic
44788 P3 eberlein Database 680m84 0 missing mozabdrv2.dll to access WAB, Thunderbird AB a.o.
44868 P3 kami_ Word pro 680m84 0 OOO 1.x gallery elements not dragable
44905 P3 norbert2 Word pro 680m84 0 exported PDF: form field has wrong font
44912 P3 kami_ Word pro 680m85 0 Disabled controlls in UI
44918 P3 kami_ Installa 680m85 2 Shortcut icons in Start menu, Quickstart and Programs
45002 P3 yury_t tools 680m85 0 compiler directive -tune=pentiumpro doesn't work on all syst
45123 P3 kschmir ui 680m86 0 No filename in stand-in boxes
45221 P3 mjharris13 Database 680m84 0 Can't print address on envelop using database
45338 P3 alvarezp2000 Database 680m86 0 Column constraints are not acceptable in statement
45475 P3 techgurufloyd Database 680m84 0 no indication of auto_increment in MySQL
45479 P3 pescetti ui 680m79 0 Inconsistent Drag and Drop between applications
45488 P2 pescetti Presenta 680m79 0 Text animation not working in Presentation mode
45545 P3 tsehungtin Presenta 680m84 0 Import PowerPoint, italics lost
45546 P3 tsehungtin Word pro 680m84 0 Import Word document, bullet list font larger
45547 P3 shivan framewor 680m84 0 Switching between OOo documents
45558 P3 kami_ framewor 680m86 2 Not all converted document showed in File - new - templates
45616 P3 bobharvey Database 680m84 2 Unexpected behaviour of start menu icon
45617 P4 bobharvey Database 680m84 0 Misleading title in form edit window
45657 P3 yy154373 l10n 680m78 0 ZH-CN: Online Help has many unlocalized messages
45658 P3 yy154373 l10n 680m78 0 Online help display "You found a bug (text/smath/01/03090900
45793 P3 petr_dudacek l10n 680m78 0 ptBr UI: translation of "Horizontal pitch" in Labels dialog
45800 P3 ronin712 Spreadsh 680m84 0 Changing print orientation doesn't work
45823 P3 cprgmswr2 Database 680m89 0 Database Form Entry Issue
45890 P3 nivag Word pro 680m87 0 problem deleting parts of a web page
45912 P3 waiterevo Word pro 680m87 0 Cut-and-paste RTF DBCS does not work
45935 P2 ilkkap framewor 680m87 0 Highlight top menu items for better accessibility
45951 P2 jzemo Word pro 680m84 0 Decimal Tabs fail with Localized formatting of number variab
45964 P3 joergmayer Presenta 680m87 0 presenter 1.9.87 crashes when opening ppt file in read write
45984 P3 manitoban Word pro 680m87 0 Find and Replace problem with PgUP and PgDn Arrows.
46024 P2 gromer Presenta 680m87 0 Impress gets corrupted and required Quickstart to stop to wo
46050 P3 desertrat_it Database 680m87 0 OOo 1.9.m87 Base component does not start when selected
46097 P2 sbbedell framewor 680m87 0 Saving Corrupts file when disk not available.
46109 P3 apjjr Word pro 680m87 0 Save HTML as ODT results corrupt file. As SXW slows down.
46159 P3 hwoarang Database 680m87 2 Reports from a native query.
46167 P3 gapp Spreadsh 680m87 0 Page Footer Information is Lost
46216 P3 interfasys Word pro 680m87 0 Create Index for...Any Style
46237 P3 marric framewor 680m89 0 Save as not working in Calc and Writer
46244 P3 lmoritz Spreadsh 680m87 0 Calc text not retained when hyperlink applied to cell
46283 P3 rfsalomon framewor 680m89 2 Access to PKCS #11 module breaks Mozilla profile detection
46318 P4 maoers Word pro 680m79 0 Add more languages for spellcheck in distribution
46327 P3 r4zoli Database 680m87 0 OOo 2.0 (1.9.87) crashed when new form wizard finished
46342 P3 nivag Word pro 680m87 0 spellcheck inserts replacement multiple times
46393 P4 robertpopa22 ui 680m84 0 Quick Start
46422 P3 tsehungtin Word pro 680m87 0 Positions of textbox in Word changed
46432 P3 pescetti ui 680m84 1 Wrong/missing Italian translations in Writer
46514 P3 jhansonxi Database 680m87 0 Shift+space erroneously mapped
46554 P3 sandreas41 Word pro 680m84 0 Printing pfm fonts to postscript file renders wrong font
46626 P3 billen Chart 680m79 4 Formatting is lost when exporting as Excel
46673 P3 bmarcelly framewor 680m87 0 Crash : Save as sxw document with Basic dialog
46674 P3 bmarcelly framewor 680m87 0 Appending Basic library destroys its event handlers
46680 P3 bmarcelly framewor 680m87 0 Superfluous request of JRE in Tools > Macros
46704 P3 bigserpent Chart 680m87 0 dynamic magnification of a chart
46720 P3 jwalter ui 680m79 0 No refresh of statusbar after saving doc
46724 P3 jwalter ui 680m79 0 Toolbars don't stay at their assigned places after reopening
46725 P3 jwalter Word pro 680m79 0 Modified styles of saved doc differs in virgin installation
46729 P3 jwalter Word pro 680m79 0 easy access to showing/hiding text sections
46750 P3 jwalter ui 680m79 0 View on document is reset after previewing page
46755 P3 ksciii Spreadsh 680m79 0 HTML creation from spreadsheet
46759 P3 waiterevo Presenta 680m90 0 Cut-and-Paste CJK characters always cause Impress Crash
46764 P3 rafaelda Word pro 680m87 0 Writer Shows Field Shadows Even When Shadows Are Disabled
46777 P3 richlv Word pro 680m87 0 msw import problem : incorrect changes information
46792 P3 nikolic framewor 680m79 0 Regarding: In normal UI: Save Progress Bar
46795 P3 deuce Word pro 680m91 0 Format Paintbrush does not work
46810 P3 bobharvey framewor 680m87 0 Location of pasted graphic
46827 P3 illusion65 Word pro 680m87 0 Form Controls Toolbar appears during bullet/number context
46855 P3 ronin712 framewor 680m87 0 When opening document, window shows briefly in wrong locatio
46857 P3 lewisbrunton Database 680m87 0 MySQL database looses queries
46871 P3 timar l10n 680m90 0 AutoCorrect - Non-localisable key names in "Accept with" lis
46880 P3 korn Installa 680m91 0 SO installer fails to fire appropriate events - GOK UI grab
46881 P4 korn Installa 680m91 0 Gnopernicus doesn't announce anything useful when going thro
46882 P2 korn Installa 680m91 0 Installer progress dialog not keynav-able
46883 P2 korn Installa 680m91 0 "Installing..." dialog progress indicator container doesn't
46884 P2 korn Installa 680m91 0 Gnopernicus flat review of "Installing..." dialog halts the
46887 P3 korn framewor 680m91 0 Flat review fails in "Registration" dialog of installer
46890 P3 korn framewor 680m91 0 StarOffice silent crash going through menus with Gnopericus
46897 P3 hap0 Database 680m87 0 Openoffice Base requires java after install
46898 P3 hap0 Database 680m87 4 Openoffice BASE isn't an optional component at install
46919 P3 richlv Word pro 680m87 0 msw import problems 2 : drawing object locations
46920 P3 richlv Word pro 680m87 0 msw import problems 2 : missing text
46923 P3 richlv Word pro 680m87 0 msw import problems 2 : connectors
46924 P3 richlv Word pro 680m87 0 msw import problems 2 : object colours
46930 P2 richlv Word pro 680m87 0 crashes on simultaneous multiple document open
46939 P4 fousage Spreadsh 680m87 0 Search unnecessarily scroll view when freeze is in use
47000 P3 icobgr framewor 680m92 0 Encoding error in file
47028 P3 bmarcelly ui 680m91 0 Impossible to rename Toolbar button hint
47029 P3 jwalter ui 680m91 0 save complete view state
47032 P3 ronin712 Word pro 680m87 0 Doc file shows correctly in Word but not in Writer
47037 P3 sergey_feo Drawing 680m87 0 Changeable accurance of freedom curve
47050 P3 dplevin Installa 680m91 0 Install appears to hang--but doesn't--during lengthy process
47074 P3 nostabo ui 680m91 0 Configuration cannot be saved to a file
47075 P3 kb0000 framewor 680m91 0 crash restore with problems
47078 P3 brinzing Word pro 680m87 0 inserting autotext via ui crashes OO ...
47079 P3 brinzing Word pro 680m87 0 copying autotext from one group to another looses textables
47085 P3 monzoom Chart 680m91 0 Legends on Excel Charts (.xls) shown incorrect
47088 P3 redndahead Spreadsh 680m87 0 Math Object doesn't anchor to cell
47095 P3 trevdiggy ui 680m91 0 cursor position tolerance for docking
47103 P3 jolatt framewor 680m91 0 wizards and standard templates
47106 P3 brinzing Word pro 680m91 0 inserting autotext via ui crashes oo if a java (protocolhand
47110 P5 rainerbielefeld Installa 680m79 0 Installation for WIN98 fails with ERROR 1304
47123 P3 marcusyeo Chart 680m91 0 Unable to save a different chart type
47129 P3 ittay Word pro 680m91 0 author field is first empty and then garbaged
47131 P3 hwtan Word pro 680m91 0 unicode fonts crumbled in build 91
47136 P3 workklo l10n 680m80 0 [windows] [zh-TW] Missing words in installer
47145 P3 muthusuba Spreadsh 680m86 0 pivot table crashes if there are more than 1 col. selected f
47187 P3 tomspuhler Word pro 680m91 0 OpenOffice crashes during importing of fonts from the WEB
47214 P3 mjneedles framewor 680m91 0 Len function deficiency
47215 P3 mjneedles framewor 680m91 0 WITH statement does not work correctly
47216 P3 mjneedles framewor 680m91 0 Length specification on declaration of String variables
47221 P3 davidbell Spreadsh 680m91 0 Ugly in-cell editing with zoom != 100%
47232 P3 sseppala Word pro 680m91 0 Outline numbering of last heading does not work
47270 P3 michele_petrazzo api 680m91 0 OOo crash with python macro
47279 P3 roie Presenta 680m91 0 Impress freezes when trying to edit en emmbeded spreadsheet
47293 P3 sisi1 Drawing 680m90 0 Unusable bubbles in new basic shapes for picture description
47294 P3 roie Presenta 680m91 0 OLE objects disappear in Impress
47297 P3 mbjorklo Word pro 680m91 0 Writer: fonts change back to default when saving as doc
47300 P3 beccablain framewor 680m92 0 Crashing upon Opening New Windows
47305 P3 deuce Word pro 680m93 0 wrong list numbering in document body
47323 P3 ttrantal Word pro 680m91 0 Read Error trying to open MS Word file without extension

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