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Release Digest: GNOME, April 8, 2003

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File Roller 2.3.1

Application
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File Roller 2.3.1

Description
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File Roller is an archive manager. It lets you open, modify
extract archive files sush as tar and zip.

Enhancements
============

* Added ability to convert archives.
* Popup a progress dialog when a long operation is underway,
  instead of using a progress bar in the status bar.
* Give more detailed information about the current operation (only
  for tar archives at the moment).
* When creating new archives, if the user does not specify the
  extension, use 'tgz' as default instead of giving an 'archive
  type not supported' error.
* Associate File Roller to the zoo archive format.
* Use a text entry instead of the option menu for the location.
* Do not allow dangerous operations, that is operations that if stopped
  can cause the lost of the archive, such as adding and
  removing files, to be stopped.
* Allow to stop folders reading.
* Added ability to test zoo archives.
* New toolbar icons.

Download
========

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/file-roller/2.3/

Web Page: http://fileroller.sourceforge.net

GNOME Software Map entry
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http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/fileroller

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Yelp 2.3.0

Application
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Yelp 2.3.0

Description
===========

Help browser for GNOME 2 which supports docbook documents, info and man.

Changes
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* Lots of updates to the stylesheets
* Removed support for gtkthml1 (no CSS)
* Removed the 'gman' symlink (#103750)
* Fixed the command line argument parsing
* Updated translations
  (mn, id, kn, fa, th, is, eo, ml, de,
   fi, zh_TW, zh_CN, ro, es, it, pt, am,
   tr, nl, be, th, he)

Download
========

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/

GNOME Software Map entry
========================

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/yelp

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Gnumeric 1.0.13

Gnumeric 1.0.13 'Darkerside jewel' is now available.

This is a maintenance release. New development is being done in the 1.1.x
series which is based on gnome2.

* Changes
        Jody
                * lotus-123 : fix incorrect import of logarithmic functions
                    log -> log instead of log10
                    ln -> ln   instead of log
                * XL95 export : Use unquoted names in externsheets
                * Fix a problem with the euro/yen/pound symbols

                http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103571
                * Back port fix

                * Backport Morten's fix for latex export problem

        Morten
                * Use even blunter instrument on xml importer.
                  (For FreeBSD in particular)
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