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Version 4.4.1

Release date: 07/12/2017

New features

Document Editor

  • Added the Special Paste feature;
  • Added the rich text content support;
  • Added translations for the paragraph styles;
  • Added the comments display in the view mode;
  • Added the option to hide the resolved comments;
  • Added the option to specify custom columns.

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Added the support for the functions with conditional formatting;
  • Added the possibility to specify a custom delimiter for the CSV file import/export;
  • Added support for the ACOT, ACOTH, ARABIC, BASE, BETA.DIST, BETA.INV, BETADIST, BINOM.DIST, BINOM.INV, CEILING.MATH, CEILING.PRECISE, CHIDIST, CHIINV, CHISQ.DIST, CHISQ.DIST.RT, CHISQ.INV, CHISQ.INV.RT, COMBINA, CONCAT, CONFIDENCE.NORM, CONFIDENCE.T, COT, COTH, CSC, CSCH, DECIMAL, EXPON.DIST, F.DIST, F.DIST.RT, F.INV, F.INV.RT, FDIST, FINV, FLOOR.MATH, FLOOR.PRECISE, GAMMA, GAMMA.DIST, GAMMA.INV, GAMMA.PRECISE, GAMMADIST, GAMMAINV, GAUSS, IFNA, IMCOSH, IMCOT, IMCSC, IMCSCH, IMSEC, IMSECH, IMSINH, IMTAN, ISO.CEILING, LOGNORM.DIST, LOGNORM.INV, NUMBERVALUE, PERCENTILE.EXC, PERCENTILE.INC, PERCENTRANK.EXC, PERCENTRANK.INC, RANK, RANK.AVG, RANK.EQ, SEC, SECH, T.DIST, T.DIST.2T, T.DIST.RT, T.INV, T.INV.2T, TDIST, TINV, XOR functions;
  • The hidden rows are now excluded from copying, autofilling, formatting etc.;
  • Updated the active cell color;
  • Changed the frozen pane display: now it has shadow;
  • Added translations for the cell styles;
  • Added the possibility to search and replace using the data from the selection;
  • Added the option to hide the resolved comments;
  • Added the possibitity to specify bullets and numbering for the text within a shape;
  • Added the possibility to specify columns for the text areas;
  • Added the possibility to add the connectors for the shapes;
  • Added the support for Shift+Delete, Ctrl+Insert and Shift+Insert keyboard shortcuts for cut/paste operations.

Presentation Editor

  • Added the possibility to connect shapes using the lines;
  • Added the possibility to specify columns for the text areas;
  • Added the possibitity to specify bullets and numbering for the text within a shape;
  • Added the spellchecker;
  • Added the possibitity to download the file as ODP.

Plugins

  • Added the new plugin window type (without borders, shadows, buttons).

x2t

  • Dramatically increased the speed for opening the OOXML files: 200% faster in Windows, 20% faster in Linux;
  • Enhanced the conversion from/to RTF format;
  • Enhanced support for password protected OOXML and binary Microsoft files (DOC, XLS);
  • Added support for password protected PPT files.

Fixes

Spreadsheet Editor

Version 4.3.2

Release date: 04/13/2017

New features

All editors

  • Added full support of high-DPI monitors;
  • Added the possibility to set alternative text for shapes.

Document Editor

  • Added the undo option for the Fast co-editing mode;
  • Added the All changes saved caption in the bottom toolbar;
  • Added an option to add and edit footnotes;
  • Added new languages for spellchecker (43 in total).

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Added support for the AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIFS, SUMIFS functions;
  • Refactoring and improvements for formulas;
  • Added a totally new Cell Format window with more options;
  • Added the possibility to use sort options window while sorting ranges;
  • Added the sorting direction for the filter buttons;
  • Added the filter condition at statistical information;
  • Added the special paste feature;
  • Added the support for the surface chart;
  • Added the new cell border styles (11 in total).

Presentation Editor

  • Added the undo option for the Fast co-editing mode.

Conversion

  • Optimization and speed-up;
  • Better support for all formats, including (but not limited to) the ones listed below:

    DOC

    • Support for the page backgrounds.

    XLS

    • Support for data validation;
    • Support for decryption.

    ODF

    • Support for global document settings;
    • SVG refactoring;
    • Support for the page backgrounds (image, pattern, gradient);
    • Support for the smart art conversion;
    • Support for sheet/workbook views;
    • Support OLE and other embedded objects conversion.

    RTF

    • Added hyperlink text replacement generation if it is absent;
    • Added support for office digital signatures;
    • Added extended drawings;
    • Added custom shapes;
    • Added support for the text when drawing shapes.

Fixes

Document Editor

  • Fixed the issue with drag'n'dropping a table inside a footnote (bug #33548);
  • Fixed the issue with cropping of shape group (bug #33110).

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Fixed the issue with the absolute reference when inserting a new row (ONLYOFFICE/DocumentServer#41);
  • Fixed the issue with the onDocumentStateChange event (ONLYOFFICE/DocumentServer#88);
  • Fixed the issue with the formula translations (ONLYOFFICE/DesktopEditors#23);
  • Fixed the issue with the password-protected XLSX (ONLYOFFICE/DesktopEditors#24);
  • Fixed the issue with a non-breaking space (ONLYOFFICE/DesktopEditors#26);
  • Fixed the issue with the AVERAGEA function which has text format;
  • Fixed the issue with the broken workbook after copying the list (bug #33588);
  • Fixed the issue with the formula recalculation by F4 hotkey (bug #32901);
  • Fixed the issue with SUMIFS function (bug #33602);
  • Fixed the issue with the image size when inserting (bug #33604);
  • Fixed the issue with the sparkline zero values (bug #33612);
  • Fixed the issue with changing the number format when changing the regional format (bug #31395);
  • Fixed the issue with replacing the formula delimiters (bug #33608);
  • Fixed the issue with cell size while drag'n'dropping (bug #33607);
  • Fixed the issue with the cursor size in @2x resolution (bug #33606);
  • Fixed the error when the files got broken if you tried to change the style of an unsupported chart (bug #34650);
  • Fixed the stack error while copying a big array of formula data;
  • Fixed the error of rendering a 3D diagram in a small area (bug #34632);
  • Fixed the error when chart range was changed while applying a preset.
  • Many other minor and major bugfixes.

Version 4.2.2

Release date: 02/16/2017

Fixes

All Editors

  • Prevent editors from performing the save operation if there are no changes to save.
  • Fixed a rare problem occurring when saving a file with a specific chart type.
  • Fixed the problems with copy-paste functions.

Document Editor

  • Fixed the problem with the changes missing when several users enter the text at the same time (bug #33726)
  • Fixed the bug with the cursor positioning after the InsertContent function is used.

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Fixed the wrong order of elements in equations (bug #34029).
  • Fixed entering the characters with diacritical symbols (bug #33908)
  • Fixed the horizontal scroll when using a trackpad (bug #27197)
  • Fixed error occurring when assembling files with Ranges in some rare cases.
  • Fixed errors occurring when converting from the XLSX to the CSV format.
  • Fixed the Match formula return value in some cases (bug #33735)

Presentation Editor

  • Fixed a problem occurring when saving a file with the notes copied from Document Editor;
  • Fixed a problem occurring when saving a file with a chart copied from Presentation Editor.

Version 4.2.2

Release date: 02/16/2017

Fixes

All Editors

  • Prevent editors from performing the save operation if there are no changes to save.
  • Fixed a rare problem occurring when saving a file with a specific chart type.
  • Fixed the problems with copy-paste functions.

Document Editor

  • Fixed the problem with the changes missing when several users enter the text at the same time (bug #33726)
  • Fixed the bug with the cursor positioning after the InsertContent function is used.

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Fixed the wrong order of elements in equations (bug #34029).
  • Fixed entering the characters with diacritical symbols (bug #33908)
  • Fixed the horizontal scroll when using a trackpad (bug #27197)
  • Fixed error occurring when assembling files with Ranges in some rare cases.
  • Fixed errors occurring when converting from the XLSX to the CSV format.
  • Fixed the Match formula return value in some cases (bug #33735)

Presentation Editor

  • Fixed a problem occurring when saving a file with the notes copied from Document Editor;
  • Fixed a problem occurring when saving a file with a chart copied from Presentation Editor.

Version 4.2.1

Release date: 12/20/2016

New Features

All Editors

  • Added the possibility to set a dash type for shapes;
  • Better support of HiDPI systems.

Document Editor

  • Added the possibility to open and edit footnotes;
  • Ability to insert number of pages into the document;
  • Remade version history. Added the possibility to hide minor features.

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Added the possibility to insert equations in Spreadsheet Editor;
  • Added the possibility to open and edit sparklines;
  • Added a new SUMIFS function;
  • Added the possibility to select data from the drop-down menu in the context menu;
  • Added a multiselection support;
  • Added the rotation of 3D charts;
  • Updated and improved the visual styles for all chart types;
  • Brought back the Freeze Panes option in the View Settings menu;
  • Added the new algorithm for calculating a cell height.

Presentation Editor

  • Added the possibility to insert equations in Presentation Editor.

Fixes

Document Editor

  • Fixed the broken Insert number of pages button;
  • Fixed the problem with the last hieroglyph duplicate;
  • Fixed the problem with changing the chart type from 2D to 3D.

Spreadsheet Editor

  • Fixed the problem with an empty cell when changing sparklines.

x2t

  • Improved compatibility with the DOC format.

After you have installed Desktop Editors on your computer, you can easily connect the program to your existing SaaS portal or create a new one so that you can use all the product capabilities such as collaborative editing, reviewing, commenting and communicating via the built-in chat.

An Internet connection is required for creating or connecting a portal, as well as for real-time co-editing.

Step 1. Create a new portal

If you do not have a portal yet, launch Desktop Editors, switch to the Share & collaborate section at the left side panel and click the Try it now for free button.

Share & collaborate tab Share & collaborate tab

The cloud version sign up form will open in a new tab of the Desktop Editors interface. Please fill in all the form fields:

  • enter your First and Last Name;
  • specify a valid Email address;
  • enter a Name for your portal in the Create account name field.
    The portal name CANNOT be less than 6 characters long.
  • set a Password you will use to access your portal. Your password must be at least 6 characters long.
Portal creation form Portal creation form

When all the fields are filled in click the Start Free Trial button. Your portal is created. The Documents module will open in a new tab of the Desktop Editors interface. Now you can proceed to Step 3.

Step 2. Connect to an existing portal

To connect Desktop Editors to your existing portal account perform the following actions:

  1. Switch to the Share & collaborate section at the left side panel.
  2. Click the Connect link to connect to an existing portal.
    Share & collaborate tab Share & collaborate tab
  3. In a new window that opens, fill in the following three fields:
    • in the portal field, enter your portal address in the form portalname.onlyoffice.com or https://portalname.onlyoffice.com,
      You can also enter personal.onlyoffice.com in this field to connect to your account for personal use.
    • in the email field, specify the email address you use to access your account,
    • in the password field, specify the password you use to access your account.
  4. Click the Login button.
    Connect to portal window Connect to portal window

Your portal Documents module will open in a new tab of the Desktop Editors interface.

Step 3. Manage your connected accounts

Once you connect Desktop Editors to your portal, you can switch between the available sections (My Documents, Common Documents, Shared with Me, Project Documents, Recycle Bin) manage your files stored on the portal, create or upload new ones, view, share and edit them together with other portal users or external users.

Portal documents Portal documents

On the FILE tab, switch to the Share & collaborate section to view the Connected portals list. Right-click on a connected portal and use one of the available contextual menu options:

  • Open - to switch to the corresponding portal tab, if you are already logged in to this account, or to open the Connect to portal window, if you are not currently logged in (in such a case, you will need to enter your password),
  • Logout - to exit from your account,
    You can also click the Exit icon icon to the right of the account to exit from it.
  • Remove from list - to disconnect the selected account and remove it from the list.

If you have several accounts or portals, use the Add Portal button to connect one more account.

Connected accounts list Connected accounts list
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