v1.1 RC

Thanks Fotix is the open source project through which Sun Microsystems is releasing the technology for the popular StarOffice productivity suite. It is an international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format. It establishes the necessary facilities to make this open source technology available to the developer community.

  • a "talkback" style crash reporter to collect stacktrace and error information

  • new command line parameter -start to automatically start a presentation after the document is loaded

  • ability to update existing 1.0.x single user installations

  • support for drawing objects in headers and footers

  • an example XSLT filter for Office 2003 XML format

  • support for MS Excel 95 and older form controls

  • UNO python bridge - python is now a first class language for creating UNO components for

  • built in spell checking dictionaries for English (UK) and Italian

  • built in hyphenation support for Danish, English (UK), German and Russian

  • integrated Bitstream Vera fonts

  • improved spelling suggestions using n-gram scoring

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