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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Changelog for CrossOver Linux/Games

Changelog for CrossOver Linux:

7.1.0 CrossOver Linux - October 22, 2008

* Outlook fixes:
o Restored use of the Rules and Alerts dialog
o Improved connectivity with Exchange servers
o Fixed installation of several custom versions of Outlook
o Improved copy and paste behavior
o Fixed 'reply all' behavior
o Improved printing
o Partial support for signed emails
o Fixed some address autocompleteion in Outlook 2007
o Fixed ability to create new contacts, appointments & tasks
o 2003 & 2007 now exit cleanly on the Mac
o Can now open recurring Calendar Items
* Application installation changes:
o Many more versions of Office 2007 (including Enterprise editions) now install properly.
o Office 2003 Service Pack 3 now installs.
o Office 2003 one-shot updates now apply.
o Several more versions of Office 2003 now install.
o MS Office language packs now install
o Visio 2003 sp3 now installs.
* Other fixes:
o Office 97 now works better.
o PowerPoint 2003 slide preview improved.
o Bidirectional text behavior is improved.
o Access 2002 reporting is improved.
o Improved Java behavior.
o Use the native FreeType library on Leopard systems.
o On Linux, add the ability to generate Debian bottle packages.
o Fixed a CrossOver installation error specific to Estonian locales.
o Fixed: Word 2003: Can't open Word doc, Out of Memory
o Pull-down menus now appear more than once (WordArt)
o Can now open Project 2007 files with Project 2003 (with the add-on installed)
o Rotating text boxes now works in the proper direction

Changelog for CrossOver Games:

CrossOver Games 7.1.0

The gamma control should behave better now. It doesn't change the gamma
on Macs to blue on application exit any longer

The death screen in Team Fortress 2 on radeon cards should be fixed now.
Also the G-Man intro is fixed on those cards

Reflective(environment-mapped) surfaces in Portal work now on Macs with
Geforce 8 cards

The Final Fantasy XI benchmark should run again. This was broken since
CrossOver Games 7.0.

Civilization 4 leader faces should render now on Macs

Fixed a texturing bug on the earth on the Civ4 main screen.

Half Life 2 should run again

Flickering objects in Guild Wars should be fixed

A bug causing crashes on certain CS:S and TF2 MOTDs is fixed

A few regressions in unsupported applications are fixed

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