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SoftMaker Office 2021 for
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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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