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Foswiki 1.1.3 has been released

By Mike Johnston April 18, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

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A new version of the popular open source collaboration tool, Foswiki has been made available.

This new release, version 1.1.3 brings the following changes and updates to it's feature set:

  • Facelift of the history user interface
  • Update to the Wysiwyg editor TinyMCE to 3.3.9.3 and further
  • improvements of the Wysiwyg editor has been made
  • Fatwilly PatternSkin theme has been fixed. This is the skin theme
  • we use on foswiki.org.
  • Improvement of the UI for managing webs
  • Default jQuery is now 1.4.3. JQueryPlugin’s form plugin form is
  • upgraded to 2.49 and jquery-ui is upgraded to 1.8
  • Code that sends emails is improved
  • Fixes in the access controls for renaming attachments
  • TablePlugin now handles table row spans and can now initsort even when there is no headerrow
  • Improved login screen
  • Configure user interface has been further improved
  • Improved the use of international characters in attachment names
  • Icons have been fixed and added
  • Fixed an annoying issue where configure could only install or
  • upgrade one extension at a time
  • SEARCH order=created and order=formfield(date) now works allowing sorting by dates given in any of the standard Foswiki formats
  • Query search using the new =~ regex operator was totally broken and has been fixed
  • Improved and fixed the page feature for SEARCH
  • SEARCH limit fixed so it again works per web
  • New languages added
  • CommentPlugin now allows the use of COMMENT inside TML tables
  • Scripted update of the “shebang” line for the bin files (important for Windows based server installations)
  • Cookies are now forced to be secure when using https connection
  • Redirect when renaming fixed
  • Fixed bugs in the renaming user interface
  • Corrected the documentation for access controls
  • Improved how search handles access controlled group topics
  • Fixes to the new group user interface
  • Extension installers now tries to install the zip file if tgz missing
  • Fixed some intermittent rendering issues under FastCGI
  • Interwiki links now allows that the destination topic contains parentheses
  • Rename topics now updates backlinking inside INCLUDEs
  • Split Installation Guide in a part 1 which covers the steps until a basic Foswiki is running and a part 2 which covers how to tailor and setup all the details.
  • Fixed TOC rendering of anchors for INCLUDEd content
  • Fixed the renaming of webs web so it no longer modifies links within topic starting with old web name
  • Fixed a problem with date formats inside EditTablePlugin formats being seen as macros
  • Fixed the function of buttons in the FamFamFamContrib toolbar
  • Rename will now list children to update even when the topic is not a WikiWord
  • First save of files without rcs ,v file now creates a new revision
  • Restore a topic to older version now also restores META preferences
  • Search with zeroresults=”0″ now prints a 0 when nothing is found
  • Fixed the use of default value for FORMFIELD macro
  • Better cleanup of LocalSite.cfg when removing a plugin
  • Logging improved and more events are now logged
  • URLENCODE macro fixed
  • Fixed bugs related to adding a form when editing
  • Fixed defaults not initialized in persistent perl environments
  • Fix for REVINFO format tokens
  • When editing a form only, Save and Continue no longer end up showing the topic text
  • The 8 char password trunc behavior of the crypt encoding is now clearly added as working in configure info texts
  • Fix for WEBLIST macro which wrongly included current web when webs=webtemplate requested
  • Added missing Submit button for renaming/deleting a web
  • Webnotify now supports wildcard use like ‘Abc*Xyz?’ for sending out news on change
  • Fixed a problem where TwistyPlugin crashes Foswiki when topic has a trailing )
  • InterwikiPlugin links can now be formatted
  • Fixed a problem with operator precedence for queries and IF defined.
  • TWiki web is now again hidden if TWikiCompatibilityPlugin is disabled – also for the admin
  • Many improvements to the installation documentation.
  • Wysiwyg editor now converts less of the international characters to entities which made it impossible to search for the saved text

More info: http://blog.foswiki.org/2011/04/foswiki-1-1-3-released-they-did-it-again/

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