SoftMaker Office 2016 for Linux
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The current revision of SoftMaker Office 2016 for Linux carries the revision number 752.
To find out if you have already installed this revision, choose the command Help > Check for Updates in any of the SoftMaker Office applications.
Download the current revision
- .deb installation archive for Debian-based systems (32 and 64 bit)
- .rpm archive for RPM-based 32-bit systems
- .rpm archive for RPM-based 64-bit systems
- .tgz installer for all distributions (for experienced users only)
List of changes in this revision
2016-03-02: Revision 752
|30051||Feature: Microsoft Office documents with strong encryption (RC4 40 to 128 bit, AES with SHA-1 to SHA-512) can now be edited.|
|28688||Feature: With the new command Help > Manage license you can swap a product key for another after installation.|
|33800||In some Linux distributions, the applications did not have an icon in the taskbar.|
|33688||In some Linux configurations, the applications could not be started without an internet connection.|
|33932||The applications no longer use SDL, but make straight OpenGL calls. This solves problems with some video drivers and keyboard configurations. The applications react again to xmodmap.|
|33912||Improved printing to CUPS. By default, the applications now send PDF code instead of PostScript code to CUPS.|
|26152||Duplex printing works again with CUPS.|
|34081||Printing OpenType PS fonts can cause trouble with CUPS. The applications now discover this situation and suggest an automated workaround.|
|34025||Application icons are now also placed on the desktop of non-English systems.|
|33132||Hyperlinks are now correctly imported when opening DOCX files.|
|33648||Feature: After export to EPUB, the EPUB file can be automatically opened in a viewer.|
|33976||Feature: The EPUB function exports cover images so that they stretch to the full page size when shown in an EPUB viewer.|
|33718||The EPUB files that TextMaker creates are now compatible with the EPUB editor Sigil.|
|33827||During EPUB export, tables of contents are now created correctly.|
|33725||Feature: The EPUB function converts cover images in BMP format automatically to an EPUB-compatible picture format.|
|33646||The Autofilter menu is now more user-friendly.|
|33801||During automatic filling, the destination area is filled more logically and extended, if needed.|
|33917||Slide numbers are now shown correctly everywhere.|
The current version of Thunderbird is 38.6.0. Here is how you can verify that your versions of Thunderbird and the SoftMaker add-ons are current:
- Thunderbird: In Thunderbird, choose the command Help > About Thunderbird and click on the button Check for updates.
- Add-ons: In Thunderbird, go to the add-on manager with the Tools > Add-ons command. Click on the Gears icon on the top right and choose the command Check for updates.