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1.143.1. RHBA-2010:0274: bug fix and enhancement update is a multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible, also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including Microsoft Office.
These updated packages fix the following bugs:
  • a nested table would be removed from the defined nesting structure when rendered in Web Layout view causing to crash. A patch has been applied to ensure the correct rendering of nested tables. (BZ#469157) (BZ#469157)
  • using Impress in a dual monitor configuration and selecting Slide ShowSlide Show would cause the application to crash as the application was configured to return a default screen. A patch has been applied to detect and return the monitor upon which the slide show will be displayed. (BZ#476949)
  • when saving a html document containing cells which are merged across rows, Writer would insert an additional cell in each row of the spanned set. When the document was rendered, the cells would appear to be misaligned due to the creation of the additional cells. A patch has been applied to retain the original table row span configuration. (BZ#491357)
  • enabling the Mozilla plugin in and opening a .odt file in Firefox would generate a segmentation fault, causing Firefox to crash on x86_64 architectures. A patch has been applied to define the uint32 and int32 variables as the appropriate type of int or long depending on the architecture. (BZ#496033)
  • when performing an EditFind & Replace operation in Impress, the Find All button was visible but inactive. A patch has been applied to remove the Find All button from the interface as this is not a supported Impress feature. (BZ#504109)
  • when attempting to merge a .sxi or .odt file into an Calc document, the application would crash due to the SfxMedium* pMed pointer in ScDocShell::DialogClosedHdl() being set to NULL. A patch has been applied to the docsh4.cxx file to test the state of this variable prior to affecting the merge. (BZ#504551)
  • when using Calc with spell check enabled, if a misspelt word was entered in a cell and the EditRepeat:Insert operation was attempted from within a new cell, the misspelt word will would not be inserted. The viewfunc.cxx file has been updated to ensure that the insert operation is functional even if the original cell contents are misspelt. (BZ#504967)
  • in Calc, the DataGroup and OutlineAutoOutline command would not work for any cell that contained a formula specifying a cell range as a list (for example: =SUM(A1;A2;A3)). To fix this bug the cell.hxx file has been modified to simplify a list range (for example: the list A2;A1;A3 would become A1:A3). By condensing the list, the DataGroup and OutlineAutoOutline command now works as expected. (BZ#504971)
  • building RPMs for would fail when a Java version above version 1.4 was installed. This occurred because the ANT scripts used to build some of the components were not configured to generate version 1.4 compatible bytecode upon which is dependent. This bug has since been fixed by enforcing RPMs to be built with the GNU Compiler for Java (GCJ) or the Eclipse Compiler for Java (EJC). GJC specific options have been omitted as these are not recognized by EJC. This ensures that RPMs are generated without error when using the rpmbuild command. (BZ#506036)
  • when printing, would sometimes crash. This was due to the code that processes Postscript Printer Description (PPD) keys from CUPS inserting a value of None as the first value for each newly inserted key. Under these circumstances the second insertion returns a NULL pointer and the following statement causes the crash by dereferencing the pointer. To correct this bug the jobset.cxx file has been modified to only insert a value of None as the first value for each newly inserted key if it is not already present. (BZ#515488)
  • when zooming in over 128% on a document in the Writer, any inserted note would no longer be viewable. By upgrading the suite to 3.1.1-19.5 this issue is no longer presented. (BZ#521006)
  • bulleted lists in an Writer version 3 document would not render when opened in Writer version 2.3.0. By upgrading the suite to 3.1.1-19.5 this issue is no longer presented. (BZ#527933)
  • the Calc application would crash when custom colors were created. These updated packages fix an improperly declared variable that caused the bug. Custom colors can now be created successfully. (BZ#530355)
As well, these updated packages add the following enhancement:
  • the package prior to version 3.1.1 did not support Microsoft 2007 Office Open XML (OOXML) file formats resulting in the inability to open files of this type. The 3.1.1-19.5 suite provides the necessary support to open OOXML file formats including pptx, xlsx and docx. (BZ#444052)
Users of are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues and add this enhancement.

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