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1.0.1 release from the 1.0 series released 2014-03-07

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This is a bug fix release that ships the following changes compared to version 1.0.0:
  * Add initial support for org.gnome.interface scaling-factor > 1 (LP #1283491)
  * Catch Onboard becoming unresponsive due to invisible dialogs
  * Small fix in the word suggestion line of the layouts
  * Fix loading of desktop backgrounds with non-ascii filenames
  * Fix startup failures in case of no defined locale or non-unicode locales
  * Fix handling of hint file with wrong permissions in /tmp
  * Fix black bars when xembedding
  * Ignore x-offset when xembedding in unity-greeter on small screens
  * Add more entries about embedding to the system defaults example file
  * Don't activate the move button twice on press
  * Assume RGBA support exist without compositing only in unity-greeter
  * Sh...

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1.0.0 release from the 1.0 series released 2014-02-19

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These are the main changes for the 1.0.0 release:

  * Word suggestions enhancements:
    - Every language id now has its own user language model
    - Add a checkbox to the Preferences to show the language switch on layouts
    - Add a checkbox to the Preferences to show the pause learning button
    - Add Canadian English system language model
    - Add Danish system language model
    - Add various flavors of the Dutch system language model
    - Add Gaelic system language model
    - Add Greek system language model
    - Add Irish system language model
    - Add Luxembourgian system language model.
    - Add Polish system language model
    - Add Romanian system language model
    - Add Swedish system language model
    - Add Turkish system language model
    - Update Brazilian sys...

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0.99.0 release from the 0.99 series released 2013-08-21

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Onboard 0.99.0 does not depend anymore on the stand-alone python-virtkey or python3-virtkey, because the corresponding fonctionality has been integrated into Onboard.

Onboard 0.99.0 offers among others a typing assistant, that offers suggestions to complete words while typing; it also suggests next words, when a word has been completely typed. To offer better suggestions, Onboard is also shipping a few language models.

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These are the changes that went into the 0.99.0 release of Onboard. For a more detailed list of the changes, please have a look at the commits of the 0.99 branch.

  * Long press popup:
    - Hide long press popup when keyboard gets hidden
    - Add possibility to show arbitrary layouts in popups
    - Add character alternatives for most latin based languages
  * Add key-press feedback:
    - Size of label popup stored in gsettings-key
    - Also allow images in the touch feedback
    - Don't show feedback popup when xembedded
  * Add sound feedback:
    - New dependency: libcanberra
    - Add 'Play sound' option to the Preferences dialog
  * Add word suggestions:
    - Add tools to create language models (lm) from large corpora
    - Learn from typed text by default
    - Limit over-learning in the terminal with additional filters.
    - Use UTF-8 encoding internally (cuts memory usage)
    - Fall back to hard-coded country codes if there is no lm for current locale
    - Add initial system language models for: de_AT, de_CH, de_DE, en_AU,
      en_ES, en_GB, en_US, fr_fr, it_IT, pt_BR, pt_PT, ru_RU
    - Optimize system language models for size/memory usage.
    - Use case insensitive predictions most of the time
    - Offer spelling suggestions based on the hunspell C-API
    - Auto-add word separators
    - Add word suggestion row to all layouts
    - Make word suggestion also work when using the scanning mode
    - Doctests available for English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and
      Spanish
  * Add auto-capitalization
    - Off by default because very new
    - Add corresponding option to the Preferences of Onboard
    - Independent of word suggestions
  * Add XInput as a new event source and make it the default: (LP: #905636)
    - Fall back to GTK event handling if XInput 2.2 isn't available
    - Allow switching between GTK and XInput events without restarting Onboard
    - Listen only to the XInput client pointer and its slaves
    - Make XInput target specific windows instead of root window
    - Support Multi-touch
    - Don't count scroll-wheel movement as button presses
    - Grab pointer even if click is performed by different device than movement
    - Fix pointer becoming unresponsive on wetab tablet (LP: #1095508)
  * Docking:
    - Fix returning to the undocked position when turning off docking
  * Layouts:
    - Add new layout called Phone
    - Add new layout called Small
    - Fix Euro sign not being typed in Phone and Small layouts (LP: #1164009)
    - Fix key stroke width not being written to theme files
    - Make layouts understand a new 'layout' tag for sub-layouts
    - Make layouts understand a new 'compact' attribute for boxes
    - New 'svg_id' attribute allows ids in the svg file different from key id
    - New key attribute 'label_margin' to influence the size of the labels
    - New attribute 'theme_id' for keys
    - Allow multiple characters in char attribute of layouts
    - Fall back to default layout on a layout loading error
    - Allow blocking of auto-switch to layer0 for arbitrary sub-trees
    - Perform various layout tweaks
    - Move hide button to word suggestion line when visible
    - Update layouts format versions to 3.1
  * Remove support for python 2
  * Integrate functionality of virtkey extension into Onboard; the separate
    python-virtkey package is not necessary anymore
  * Fix another problem with handling the no core keyboard case (LP: 526791)
  * Fix setting the Super key label override in the Preferences dialog
  * Make system defaults work also after a manual install (LP: #1210568)
  * Prevent motion event congestion when using XInput (LP: #1210665)
  * Base remapping of middle and right click on XInput (LP: #1191098)
  * Add another click type switching method under XInput (LP: #1210575)
  * Allow to wrap simulated clicks in left Alt presses (LP: #1212248)
  * Support XDG Base Directory Specification (LP: #1074448)
  * Don't create empty user directories until they are needed (LP: #1105843)
  * Allow drag selection of keys (LP: #644210)
  * Add HighContrast icon (LP: #1082243)
  * Fix onboard sometimes not switching labels back to lower case (LP: #1207503)
  * Ensure proper python thread state in gdk event filters (LP: #1189946)
  * Properly set up signal handler in the osk python thread state (LP: #1195857)
  * Fix segfault when activating drag click the first time without hover click
  * Don't interrupt manual window movement with auto-show repositioning
  * Do not support anymore outdated conversion to gsettings (LP: #1123789)
  * Fix window resizing while the scanner is enabled
  * Don't flash the icon palette when rotating the screen of the Nexus 7
  * Terminate drag click on pointer stop instead of click to work around bug
  * Move keyboard to current desktop with D-Bus Show() in OpenBox (LP: #1092166)
  * Work around hang/endless loop when quickly switching themes
  * Fix URL bar of Epiphany web browser not being detected by AT-SPI
  * Various fixes to improve python2 compatibility
  * Fix osk errors found by cpychecker
  * Make more AT-SPI processing asynchronous
  * Handle more uncaught AT-SPI exceptions
  * Don't read much data from accessibles before we know them to be of interest
  * Let ConfigObject be the interface of all gsettings delay and apply calls
  * Improve appearance of the Preferences dialog
  * Allow starting up without python(3)-dbus (runs with reduced functionality)
  * Update system defaults example files
  * Make themes work with more layers
  * Improve themes and color schemes
  * Add sdist to pkg-config debugging aid
  * Remove Alt-Tab blocking on Nexus 7 (LP: #1082101)
  * Drop gconf2 migration
  * Update some labels and tooltips
  * Some code cleanup

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0.99.0-alpha1-tr1190 release from the 0.99 series released 2012-12-12

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Fix Onboard becoming empty when system font dpi changes.

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0.98.2 release from the 0.98 series released 2012-10-26

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Here are the changes that went into 0.98.2 compared to 0.98.1:

  * Fix keys with operators (+,-,*,/) on the number keypad of Onboard
  * Fix failure to instantiate Config singleton with python 3.3
  * Fix distutils-extra build with python3.3
  * Sync translations files with the 0.98 branch in rosetta as of 2012-10-26

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0.98.1 release from the 0.98 series released 2012-09-27

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This is a bugfix release for the 0.98 branch of Onboard. Here is the list of changes between version 0.98.0 and version 0.98.1:

  * Try to raise Onboard on top of full-screen windows (LP: #1035578)
  * Don't auto-start Onboard in GNOME Shell when a11y key is set (LP: #879942)
  * Fix status icon showing in MATE, Xfce and others (LP: #1044918)
  * Do not have the mono icons appear in Unity Launcher
  * Do not abort startup if dconf key migration fails
  * Hide preferences button if g-c-c isn't in PATH (LP: #1053194)
  * Give --not-show-in less chance to cause D-Bus timeouts in GNOME Shell
  * Also add stack traces to file logging
  * Lighten up shadows in Ambiance theme
  * Fix configuring of Direct Scan
  * Fix vendor/product id lookup of input devices
  * Fix input device listing in ...

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0.98.0 release from the 0.98 series released 2012-08-23

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Onboard 0.98.0 runs by default on python 3; it should however still be compatible to python 2.

These are the main changes between Onboard 0.97.0 and Onboard 0.98.0:

  * Move gsettings path to /org/onboard (LP: #982699); thanks R. Ancell
  * Various visual improvements:
    - push down effect on keys
    - keys now have shadows
    - smaller touch handles
    - tweak images used by click buttons and other keys
    - smoother transparency transitions
  * Detect window manager to care for its specificities
  * Add command line option to override automatic environment detection
  * Mark command line help as translatable
  * Add middle click in hover click mode; requires mousetweaks >= 3.3.90
  * Various auto-show fixes
  * Stop endless loop of auto-show on top of unity dash
  * Fix some...

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0.97.1 release from the 0.97 series released 2012-05-13

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These are the changes that went into the 0.97.1 release of Onboard compared to the 0.97.0 release:

    * Improve auto-show:
      - unhide for combo boxes (helps in qtoctave) and date editors
      - add focused attribute to debug output
      - fix iconifying by title bar button
      - fix bad repositioning the very first time onboard pops up
      - fix non-critical backtraces for auto-show
      - fix keyboard not being hidden on startup in Metacity
    * Detect running environment to better care for its specificities
      - fix and make also window type hints environment specific
    * Add command line option to override automatic environment detection
    * Fix Onboard not being shown in taskbar (LP: #990486)
    * Prevent zombie process when launching preferences (LP: #936332)...

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0.97.0 release from the 0.97 series released 2012-02-15

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These are the main changes that went into Onboard 0.97.0 compared to Onboard 0.96.0:

    * Add improved scanning feature to osk extension
      - scanning works with all official layouts
      - different scan modes are available
      - support for 1, 2, 3 and 5 switches
      - devices can be configured to be used exclusively for scanning
    * Port osk extension to GTK3
    * Add auto-show with auto-move feature; requires at-spi2 (LP: #443986)
      - confirm activation of at-spi2 with a dialog
      - automatically move Onboard when it covers the input focus
      - no auto-move when the keyboard is manually shown
      - logging of focused at-spi accessibles through 'onboard -ddebug'
    * Hide and show Onboard with a middle click on the indicator icon
    * Add new icons for app...

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0.96.2 release from the 0.96 series released 2011-12-13

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These are the changes from 0.96.1 to 0.96.2:
    * Protect against accidental resize/move of Onboard window (LP: #893644)
    * Add option to always show on visible workspace (LP: #803875)
    * Give the AppIndicator an accessible description (LP: #891931)
    * Don't let compiz grid plugin resize the icon palette (LP: 893644)
    * Don't let the move button leave the screen (LP: 885608)
    * Reduce updates of gtk widget (LP: 897678)
    * Work around transparency state loss due to bug 837456
    * Fix resize cursor disapearing for north east window corner
    * Fix window corner issue in Unity on Ubuntu Precise
    * Fix Icon Palette flashing when unity-greeter is killed
    * Fix Unity 2D fighting with Onboard for the top spot
    * Fix missing super key label on distributions withou...

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