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SoftMaker Office 2021 for
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List of changes

2021-07-19: Revision 1034

All programs
50672 Mac, Linux New feature: In addition to the PDF manual, context-sensitive web-based help is now integrated into the programs.
38187   New feature: In the PDF export dialog box you can now reset the PDF settings with a single click.
49695 Mac New feature: The programs start faster.
46342   New feature: In touch mode, the fields for color selection are now also enlarged.
50584 45449 50600 50644 50766 50780   Some pictures were only partially printed or not printed at all.
TextMaker
50620   New feature: New version of Duden Korrektor
50543 50580   TextMaker could crash when inserting objects.
50534 50559   TextMaker could crash when searching via the sidebar.
PlanMaker
45124   New feature: In page-break view, the page breaks are displayed in a more pronounced way.
30766   Improved formatting of date values in Hungarian, French and Spanish

2021-05-20: Revision 1032

All applications
46346   New feature: Moving small objects is now easier because objects now have an additional movement handle.
28105 Linux The applications are now compatible with the clipboard manager "parcellite".
TextMaker
49984   New feature: New version of Duden Korrektor with additional grammar checks for German texts
47685   New feature: Encrypted DOCX files with a user defined "salt" value can now be opened.
44173 44515 50316   ODT import and export improvements
49170   When cropping images, the aspect ratio is now taken into account.
8185 10217 14130 19256 43558   The "Replace all" command now works much faster.
49797 49811 49966 50031 50267   Zotero integration improvements
50357   A crash with the the Romanian user interface was fixed.
PlanMaker
33909 50247   Minor incompatibilities with Excel related to the SUMPRODUCT and XIRR functions have been fixed.
Presentations
46184   New feature: "Delete" command in the context menu of placeholders
49840   Grouped tables can now also be saved in PPTX format.

2021-02-05: Revision 1030

TextMaker
49771 49781   Another issue related to bullets and numbered lists has been fixed.

2021-01-27: Revision 1028

TextMaker
42364   New feature: The Search sidebar now keeps a list of recent searches.
49610 Mac, Linux Numbered lists are now handled correctly again (bug introduced in revision 1026).
PlanMaker
28191   New feature: CSV import now lets you choose multiple separators for the same file.
30634   New feature: CSV import now accepts the sep= line that defines the item separator in CSV files created by some applications.

2021-01-19: Revision 1026

All programs
48766 Mac New feature: New application icons that match the macOS icon style better.
  Miscellaneous bug fixes
TextMaker
44721   New feature: Page thumbnails now display their page number.
PlanMaker
49330   PlanMaker no longer crashes when changing a chart axis.

2020-12-15: Revision 1024

All programs
46641 48869 Mac New feature: A native version of SoftMaker Office for macOS Big Sur and the Apple M1 CPU is now included.
TextMaker
48628 48645 48634   Certain old .tmd files were refused by TextMaker.
48654   Opening specific .doc files could cause TextMaker to hang.
44247   With the Turkish locale, the dotless i and the dotted I are now properly converted to uppercase and lowercase.
47972   Three vulnerabilities with specially crafted .tmd files fixed

2020-11-11: Revision 1022

All programs
38765 Linux New feature: Drag & drop documents, pictures and databases to the SoftMaker Office applications to open them.
43152   New feature: SoftMaker Office now warns you when your Windows folder, temporary folder or Documents folder run low on disk space.
47835   Previewing read-protected documents is now prevented.
TextMaker
48477   New feature: New version of Duden Korrektor for improved German spell checking and grammar checking (SoftMaker Office Professional and SoftMaker Office NX Universal)
44126   New feature: Fold marks can now be placed on all pages, not just the first page of a chapter.
47222   New feature: When running a manual spell check, you can now choose to start it on the current position or the top of the document.
47842   New feature: New target "Table of figures" added to the Go to dialog box
45910   New feature: Zotero fields can now be read from and saved to RTF and OpenDocument Text.
48058   New feature: The feature for automatically adding spaces to French punctuation marks now works with all variations of French, not only European French.
47583 46025 47928   Improvements to Zotero
47318 41840 Linux The page size in the document is now explicitly transferred to CUPS.
PlanMaker
47723   Sheet names with apostrophes in their name are now handled correctly.
48377   Three vulnerabilities with specially crafted .pmd files fixed
48047   Using the Cell style dialog box no longer removes the shortcut key from the cell style being edited.
Presentations
48064   Picture bullets are now retained when saving and reloading a presentation.

2020-09-10: Revision 1020

TextMaker
47122   Mail merges using XLSX files sometimes showed trailing stray characters.
47124   CSV files consisting of just one column were refused as invalid.
47094   When text was selected, the sidebar no longer displayed the active paragraph style.
47152   Changing the line spacing could inadvertently change the font size.
44515 45351 46841 45705 40031   Corrected handling of space characters in ODT import
PlanMaker
46674   With PlanMaker running in dark mode, text in tables became hard to read.
47176 47224 47248 47335 Mac The time separator was handled incorrectly, leading to formatting and calculation problems.

2020-08-21: Revision 1018

All programs
46641 Mac SoftMaker Office is now compatible with macOS 11.
46753 Linux SoftMaker Office now works again with openSuSE 15.x by working around a bug that SuSE introduced in their Linux distribution.
45704 45559 Linux Improved handling of files on network drives
43379   The loading of hyphenation files was rewritten to speed up program launch.
46347   New feature: When objects are very small, four of the eight handles are removed so that the remaining handles can be accessed more easily.
45638   Improved rendering of SVG images
TextMaker
45913   New feature: New version of Duden Korrektor included
46087   Corrected Undo function
PlanMaker
46640   Corrected reading of read-protected documents
45025   New feature: On Danish systems, pressing the decimal point on the numeric keypad now inserts a decimal comma.

2020-06-26: Revision 1016

All programs
45214   Automatic hyphenation did not work for some languages such as German (without Duden Korrektor) and Russian.
45067 45140 45235   Pictures with transparency were not correctly exported to PDF.
45057 45350   The option "Prompt for summary information when saving" did not work.
44872 45417   Improved display and printing of SVG images
44626 45559 Linux You can now open documents on the network offered via gvfs.
TextMaker
45125   Undo is now possible for the "Reset numbering" option.
45136   Searching for fonts works again.
45059   Cross references are no longer restricted to heading levels 1, 2 and 3.
45461 Linux Several stability improvements for the Zotero integration
PlanMaker
44926   New feature: The Belarusian ruble is now offered as a currency.
45109   After adding a comment, PlanMaker no longer allowed a file save, only Save as.
45483   The hotkeys Ctrl+0 and Ctrl+Shift+0 for showing and hiding columns have been changed to Ctrl+8 and Ctrl+Shift+8 to avoid a collision with hotkeys built into Windows.
BasicMaker
45063 Windows The line-break symbol "_" did not work in combination with the #Include command.
45332 Windows BasicMaker no longer crashes when accessing uninitialized variables.

2020-06-03: Revision 1014

Revision 1014 was the initial release of SoftMaker Office 2021.

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