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AbiWord 2.6.8

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Core

* Enable selections within table cells that span a whole page or more (Martin Sevior)
* Make sure g_thread_init is called before any other glib function, and remove a redundant gtk_init call (Marc Maurer)

GUI
Cross-platform

* Bug 9329: AbiWord uses the old auto save interval instead of the new one (sum1)
* Bug 11822: Auto save no longer works (sum1)
* Bug 11972: Table of Contents numbering style is not properly reset (Hubert Figuiere)
* Fix a memory leak in the Save As dialog (Hubert Figuiere)

GTK+

* Bug 11764: Prevent an assert when using SCIM (sum1)
* Bug 11959: AbiWord crashes when opening the Select Revisions dialog (sum1)
* Bug 11974: Use a C++ callback to prevent uninitialized value errors in the Save As dialog (Dominic Lachowicz)
* Bug 11974: Prevent invalid reads in the renderer by working around a bug in Pango (Hubert Figuiere)
* Bug 11975: File names are escaped when changing export type in the Save As dialog (sum1)
* Add the ability to render pages as images in the AbiWidget (Martin Sevior)
* Fix some memory leaks in the Pango renderer (Hubert Figuiere)
* Fix some memory leaks in the toolbar code (Hubert Figuiere)
* Update the Python bindings and examples to support the new render_page_to_image method (Tomeu Vizoso)

Import/Export
Office OpenXML

* Bug 11987: OpenXML exporter saves invalid XML characters (sum1)

OpenDocument

* Bug 11358: Default table cell properties are not exported (Marc Maurer)
* Bug 11863: Table formatting is lost during export (Marc Maurer)
* Bug 11938: Text box formatting is lost during import (sum1)
* Bug 11939: Framed images inside of text boxes are not imported (sum1)
* Bug 11941: Table cell border colors are not properly exported (Marc Maurer)

RTF

* Bug 9643: Memory leak when importing lists (Hubert Figuiere)

XHTML

* Bug 11971: Import inline style information from

 elements (sum1)
* Bug 11971: Import line-height values from XHTML files (sum1)

Plug-ins
Charts

* Don't unref used scalar data (Jean Brefort)

Development

* Add a comment regarding table thicknesses (Marc Maurer)
* Fix a debug message to prevent uninitialized value errors in valgrind (sum1)
* Maintain and release 2.6.8 (Marc Maurer)
* Relicense ut_go_file.h and ut_go_file.c under the GPLv2+ (Marc Maurer)

Latest Version
AbiWord 2.9.4 Beta

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