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Recommended update for OpenOffice

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(Last modified: 13NOV2007)


solutions Recommended update for OpenOffice SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fe5eab066e7f7f516aa23f009735ddf6)

Applies to

Package: OpenOffice_org
OpenOffice_org-af
OpenOffice_org-ar
OpenOffice_org-be-BY
OpenOffice_org-bg
OpenOffice_org-ca
OpenOffice_org-cs
OpenOffice_org-cy
OpenOffice_org-da
OpenOffice_org-de
OpenOffice_org-el
OpenOffice_org-en
OpenOffice_org-en-GB
OpenOffice_org-en-help
OpenOffice_org-es
OpenOffice_org-et
OpenOffice_org-fi
OpenOffice_org-fr
OpenOffice_org-galleries
OpenOffice_org-gnome
OpenOffice_org-gu-IN
OpenOffice_org-hi-IN
OpenOffice_org-hr
OpenOffice_org-hu
OpenOffice_org-it
OpenOffice_org-ja
OpenOffice_org-kde
OpenOffice_org-km
OpenOffice_org-ko
OpenOffice_org-lt
OpenOffice_org-mk
OpenOffice_org-mono
OpenOffice_org-nb
OpenOffice_org-nl
OpenOffice_org-nld
OpenOffice_org-nn
OpenOffice_org-officebean
OpenOffice_org-pa-IN
OpenOffice_org-pl
OpenOffice_org-pt
OpenOffice_org-pt-BR
OpenOffice_org-ru
OpenOffice_org-rw
OpenOffice_org-sdk
OpenOffice_org-sdk-doc
OpenOffice_org-sk
OpenOffice_org-sl
OpenOffice_org-sr-CS
OpenOffice_org-st
OpenOffice_org-sv
OpenOffice_org-tr
OpenOffice_org-ts
OpenOffice_org-vi
OpenOffice_org-xh
OpenOffice_org-zh-CN
OpenOffice_org-zh-TW
OpenOffice_org-zu
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4680
Release: 20071113
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using OpenOffice should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Description

This maintenance update of OpenOffice.org to version 2.3 brings many new
fixes and improvements.
The upstream changes are described at:
The additional changes added by the Go-oo team are summarized in the package changelog.
Important changes as listed by the package changelog:
  • Update ooo-build to 2.3.0.4.4:
    • Fix text display in edit fields [n#305205]
  • Update ooo-build to 2.3.0.4.3:
    • .fxxx suffixes for the Flat XML file formats by default again [n#337558]
    • Start java auto-detection when the older JRE is removed [n#336242]
    • Open files from read-only SMB share [n#330145]
    • Crash with CMYK JPEGs [n#338544]
    • Correct packaging of GNOME and KDE integration [n#333815]
    • Disable experimental SVG Import
    • VBA stuff :
      • static keywork for functions and subroutines is not supported [n#306717]
      • Erroneous use of getCurrentDocument
      • Crash in TreeControl
    • Backports from OOo-2.3.1:
      • Unreadable text after setting the scaling to more than 100% [i#82624]
      • Base freeze while creating a table with the assistant [i#81661]
      • Loop with empty OLE property streams [i#75153]
      • Crash while opening compared Calc document [i#81647]
      • "Text direction" does not take effect in Calc [i#82429]
      • Crash of the function PROPER() with empty cell [i#82487]
      • Crash while opening a corrupted document [i#81280]
      • Crash while suing Page Number in Impress [i#78130]
      • ALT="" and TARGET="" parameter getting lost on image map export .sdw -> .html [i#81257]
      • Crash while adding colors [i#81407]
      • "Text direction" does not take effect in impress/draw [i#82240]
      • Document recovery does nothing [i#82235]
      • Incorrectly exported symbols into PDF, e.g. Euro [i#81970]
      • Image height on captioned images set to 1% [i#81405]
      • 'Table -> Split Table' crashes OOo [i#81755]
      • Broken "Variable view" after the first edit in the document [i#81766]
      • crash when double click the ruler in floating frame [i#77981]
  • Update ooo-build to 2.3.0.4.2:
    • Crash when when deleting some simple text [i#82678]
    • Crash in function wizard dialog [n#334903]
    • Crashes with some GTK themes [i#82608]
    • Some fixes in tiff import filter [i#82970]
    • ScriptFramework.jar not available to extensions [i#81445]
    • Cannot select data range with mouse using generic X11 plugin [i#80446]
    • Setting logarithmic scaling may cause loop [i#82006]
    • Log axis min value not shown if [i#81902]
    • Missing points in XY chart [i#81947]
    • Broken print preview [n#191005, n#257422]
    • Proper type detection or the flat ODF import
    • MIME type and bash completion for flat ODF and WPX file types
    • VBA bits:
      • "Is" behavior
      • Lots of fixes for shapes and shape ranges [n#294302]
      • Workbook_beforeclose is not aware of codename [n#334240]
      • Uninitialised pointer ScXMLImport::pShapeHyperlinkTokenMap [n#336869]
  • Update libwpd to version 0.8.12
  • Update SLED10 branding [n#328643]
  • Add MIME type and bash completion support for Flat XML and WPX file types
  • Update ooo-build to 2.3.0.4.1:
    • Loosing time parameter during export of HTTP-EQUIV [i#81250]
    • Slow activation of math formulas [i#81789]
    • Son't accept all rows to be header rows in a WW8 document [i#69519]
    • More Hungarian translation for CELL and INFO functions [i#80299]
    • Process relative SMB paths correctly [n#261623]
    • Generate xhtml that works in IE
    • OpenDocument Presentation Flat XML type detection
    • Calc functions via the UNO FunctionAccess service crasher [n#328496]
    • Sort the pagin information by inode number
    • Do not delete nonfiltered rows [n#199224]
    • Default value of tab spacing for Chinese
    • Default value of auto text indent for Chinese
    • Lots chart fixes backported
    • Fix build with neon-0.24
    • Enable system neon on 10.0/10.1/SLED10 again
    • VBA stuff:
      • ActiveWindow.DisplayGridlines macro does not work [n#309590]
      • ActiveWindow.DisplayVerticalBar implementation [n#292877]
      • Application.DisplayFormulaBar implementation [n#309965]
      • SaveCopyAs returns Basic Runtime Error '423' Property [#288274]
      • More fixes in export macro bindings [n#304739]
      • Can't delete macro bindings for shapes [i#81974]
      • Misc shape and shape range related rewrite/fixes
      • Stub for DoEvents
      • Lots of other fixes
  • Add MIME types support for Open XML [n#332224]
  • Update extra translation sources: African, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Greek, Finnish, Latvian, Macedonia, Norwegian Bokmaal, Norwegian Nynorsk, Slovak, Slovene, Welsh, Vietnamese
  • Update to milestone oog680-m5 (OOo-2.3.final)
  • Update ooo-build to 2.3.0.1.2:
    • Target oog680-m5
    • T602 import filter
    • WPG import filter for Draw
    • Partial implementation of SVG import
    • Partial implementation of DOCX, PPTX and XLSX import filters
    • Allow to read CMYK JPEGs
    • Search templates on more locations
    • Prefer Tango over the old Industrial icon theme [n#304615]
    • Export to MS format for autoshape macro bindings/associations [n#304739]
    • Crash when deleting rows via autofilter [n#199224]
    • Display bitmap images in presentation mode correctly [n#266082]
    • URLs with invalid characters [n#246629]
    • Read the right GNOME color for menus [n#187693]
    • Excel A1 style format in hyperlink destination [n#294522]
    • Some artifacts with the new optimized icons [n#232280]
    • Better Chinese font substitutions [n#295561, n#295568]
    • Type detection over protocols with gnome-vfs
    • Import and export Excel's sheet protection options, and use it to constrain cell cursor movement [n#274482]
    • Print with Trim and Tile options [n#237134]
    • More text grid enhancements for better CJK support
    • Fix of the +/- stuff in the Navigator for headings [n#129410]
    • "Autoshape" elements are not correctly imported from ppt [n#251602]
    • When in presentation mode, no interruptions should be allowed [n#169207]
    • Unable to open file if name contains some national characters [i#59251]
    • Database fields with leading 0 vanish from tables [n#239193]
    • Desktop files support version 1.0 [n#265444]
    • Wrong Chinese Simplified/Traditional conversion table
    • Lots of VBA fixes and improvements
    • Print from impress with "Notes"
    • Use internal neon on 10.0/10.1/SLED10 because a newer version is needed
    • VBA stuff:
      • Various badness in the collection implementations [n#293873]
      • Compiler error [n#294302]
    • Many speed improvements
    • Many other fixes and improvements
  • Update libwpd to version 0.8.11
  • Update libwpg to version 0.1.0; first official release;
  • Update lp_solve to version 5.5.0.10
  • Update the prebuilt cli_types.dll
  • Add libwpg sources, version 0.1.0
  • Add libwps-0.1.0~svn20070129 sources
  • Add libsvg, version 0.1.4
  • Addd the tarball with OOX import filters
  • Remove obsolete tango icons sources
  • Finally enable import filter for MS Works Wordprocessing Document (.wps)
  • Finally enable parallel build of modules by default [n#244581]
  • Used commercial java for building even on x86_64 and ppc; provoked by the gij memory problems [n#290807]
  • Usedthe same ooo-build config for all architectures
  • Remove workarounds for building on NLD9 and SL 9.3

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh OpenOffice_org.rpm OpenOffice_org-af.rpm OpenOffice_org-ar.rpm OpenOffice_org-be-BY.rpm OpenOffice_org-bg.rpm OpenOffice_org-ca.rpm OpenOffice_org-cs.rpm OpenOffice_org-cy.rpm OpenOffice_org-da.rpm OpenOffice_org-de.rpm OpenOffice_org-el.rpm OpenOffice_org-en.rpm OpenOffice_org-en-GB.rpm OpenOffice_org-en-help.rpm OpenOffice_org-es.rpm OpenOffice_org-et.rpm OpenOffice_org-fi.rpm OpenOffice_org-fr.rpm OpenOffice_org-galleries.rpm OpenOffice_org-gnome.rpm OpenOffice_org-gu-IN.rpm OpenOffice_org-hi-IN.rpm OpenOffice_org-hr.rpm OpenOffice_org-hu.rpm OpenOffice_org-it.rpm OpenOffice_org-ja.rpm OpenOffice_org-kde.rpm OpenOffice_org-km.rpm OpenOffice_org-ko.rpm OpenOffice_org-lt.rpm OpenOffice_org-mk.rpm OpenOffice_org-mono.rpm OpenOffice_org-nb.rpm OpenOffice_org-nl.rpm OpenOffice_org-nld.rpm OpenOffice_org-nn.rpm OpenOffice_org-officebean.rpm OpenOffice_org-pa-IN.rpm OpenOffice_org-pl.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt-BR.rpm OpenOffice_org-ru.rpm OpenOffice_org-rw.rpm OpenOffice_org-sdk.rpm OpenOffice_org-sdk-doc.rpm OpenOffice_org-sk.rpm OpenOffice_org-sl.rpm OpenOffice_org-sr-CS.rpm OpenOffice_org-st.rpm OpenOffice_org-sv.rpm OpenOffice_org-tr.rpm OpenOffice_org-ts.rpm OpenOffice_org-vi.rpm OpenOffice_org-xh.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-CN.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-TW.rpm OpenOffice_org-zu.rpm

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