Stellarium 0.12.0

The initial release of the 0.12 series: new core and common new OpenGL features.

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Project:
Stellarium
Series:
0.12
Version:
0.12.0
Released:
2013-01-31  
Registrant:
Alexander Wolf
Release registered:
2013-01-21
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30 Alexander Wolf, 2 Allan Johnson, 4 Bogdan Marinov, 10 Ferdinand Majerech, 1 Jörg Müller, 2 Nicolas Martignoni, 1 Sibi Antony, 2 gzotti, 1 oleg, 1 rich
Blueprints:
1 Implemented
Bugs:
57 Fix Released

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Release notes 

The Stellarium development team is proud to announce the release of version 0.12.0 of Stellarium.

This release brings some interesting new features:
  - New rendering engine (Now you can see shadows on planets surfaces).
  - New keybinding engine (Now all keybindings can be edit).
  - Improvements for scripting engine.
  - Improvements for DSO
  - Improvements for search tool
  - Improvements accuracy for archaeoastronomical events

There have also been a large number of bug fixes and GUI improvements. A huge thanks to all community bug reporters.

Note: We are strongly recommended reset all your Stellarium's settings if you upgrade your previous installation!

Changelog 

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New rendering engine, editable keybindings, bug fixes and improvements.

Added:
- New rendering engine (LP: #673183)
- Editable keybindings (LP: #1098851, #1035635, #832256, #789002)
- Scripting for plugins (LP: #1040242)
- Some transneptunian objects (LP: #899084, #1051205)
- New geographical locations (LP: #1051803)
- New textures for DSO
- DeltaT and lunar acceleration computation (LP: #575621)

Changed:
- Improving the scripting engine (LP: #1059368)
- Improving the plugins (LP: #1082167, #1042714)
- Improving the coordinate grids (LP: #1036294)
- Improving the constellation boundaries (LP: #1039072)
- Improving the search tool

Fixed:
- Clang Wself-assign warning during build process on some platforms (LP: #1097358)
- Bugs in Observability plugin (LP: #1042059, #1054599, #1053058)
- Bugs in TUI plugin (LP: #1083380)
- Bugs in Satellites plugin (LP: #1048220)
- Bugs in Compass plugin (LP: #695891)
- Bugs in scripting engine (LP: #1046518, #1092781)
- Font corruption bugs (LP: #597633, #778747, #819278, #903310)
- Screen flashing in fullscreen mode (LP: #716695, #824788)
- Lost nebula images (LP: #1042393, #1051038)
- Bugs in Night Vision mode (LP: #578367)
- Bugs in GUI and Core (LP: #1090722, #1082510, #1071455, #1071458, #1056868, #1054600, #1045111, #1040944, #1077545)
- Crashes (LP: #1043640, #1044654, #1045783)

1 blueprint and 57 bugs targeted

Blueprint Priority Assignee Delivery
Take DeltaT into computations 3 Medium   11 Implemented
Bug report Importance Assignee Status
597633 #597633 Text is all scrambled or missing on screen. 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
716695 #716695 Whole screen wont stop flashing 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
778747 #778747 Further info on Font corruption 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
819278 #819278 Star and planet names are unreadable. 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
824788 #824788 Flicker in fullscreen mode on Macbook with OSX 10.6.8 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
903310 #903310 Some star labels corrupt 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
1042393 #1042393 Nebula images disappeared after upgrading star catalog (6 of 9) 3 High   10 Fix Released
1043640 #1043640 stellarium-0.11.4 core dump on FreeBSD 9.1-PRERELEASE/amd64, NvidiaGL 3 High oleg  10 Fix Released
1053058 #1053058 Observability Plug-in overwrites config.ini 3 High Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1076212 #1076212 0.11.4 and 0.12.0dev5 doesn't support Thai language. 3 High Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1077545 #1077545 Stellarium 0.12.0dev5 (beta) doesn't show the real lunar phase 3 High Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
578367 #578367 All QPushButton icons ignore nightmode 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
682033 #682033 Night mode still has non-red pixels lighting up 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
969211 #969211 Importing SSOs causes some strange effects 4 Medium Bogdan Marinov  10 Fix Released
1040944 #1040944 Issues with some labels in certain projection modes 4 Medium gzotti  10 Fix Released
1044654 #1044654 Core dump in StelQGLRenderer 4 Medium Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
1045111 #1045111 Mars disappears when zoomed in, sometimes 4 Medium Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
1045783 #1045783 Stellarium faild to run in safe mode 4 Medium Ferdinand Majerech  10 Fix Released
1048220 #1048220 Search can't find satellites with names starting with letters after N 4 Medium Bogdan Marinov  10 Fix Released
1051038 #1051038 No nebula images 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
1054600 #1054600 Location window enables atmosphere and fog 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1056868 #1056868 Incorrect display of ecliptical geocentric coordinates 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1071458 #1071458 SolarSystemObserver: has atmosphere, fog and ground 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1073200 #1073200 0.12.0Dev3 Keyboard shortcuts panel (F7)language is fixed even if locale is switched 4 Medium Bogdan Marinov  10 Fix Released
1092781 #1092781 0.12.0Dev6 Scripts written in UTF are not supported 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1100859 #1100859 Ocular view and Image sensor frame totally black when selected 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
695891 #695891 Labels error in perspective mode w/ CompassMarks 5 Low gzotti  10 Fix Released
1042059 #1042059 Observability information display 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1046518 #1046518 Scripting: script console gives wrong line number for script error 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1054599 #1054599 Observability: "THIS YEAR" isn't translated 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1071455 #1071455 Orbit of Io not shown when selecting Io 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1073935 #1073935 testDates / "make tests" fails on localized Windows systems 5 Low Bogdan Marinov  10 Fix Released
1082510 #1082510 Stellarium automatically selects wrong language 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1083380 #1083380 Light pollution option of TUI don't works correctly 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1090722 #1090722 Program language menu in Configuration window is not correctly sorted 5 Low Nicolas Martignoni  10 Fix Released
1097358 #1097358 Clang Wself-assign warning during build process on some platforms 5 Low Nicolas Martignoni  10 Fix Released
1109842 #1109842 Sort alphabetically the elements of the Lists tab 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1110887 #1110887 Option to edit renderer statistics plugin keyboard shortcuts still present in Stellarium 0.12.0-RC3 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
575621 #575621 Delta T and lunar acceleration 6 Wishlist Allan Johnson  10 Fix Released
673183 #673183 There isn't the shadow of Saturn on its ring 6 Wishlist Jörg Müller  10 Fix Released
789002 #789002 Wish for wishlist: Year in seperate digits 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
802811 #802811 ancient solar eclipses are incorrect 6 Wishlist Allan Johnson  10 Fix Released
832256 #832256 key bindings years/months 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
899084 #899084 Add some transneptunian objects 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1035635 #1035635 adding/subtracting 1 "day" based on viewing planet 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1036294 #1036294 Galaptic and ecliptic mount are missing 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1039072 #1039072 Constellation boundaries for non-Western skycultures 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1040242 #1040242 Enable scripting for plugins 6 Wishlist Sibi Antony  10 Fix Released
1042714 #1042714 Telescope plugin. Enhancement of features 6 Wishlist rich  10 Fix Released
1051205 #1051205 System.ini file is incomplete 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1051803 #1051803 Add Pune to the list of locations in Stellarium 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1059368 #1059368 Phase, elongation and distance in SE 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1082167 #1082167 Distribution of exoplanets 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1098851 #1098851 desired keyboard feature 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1106656 #1106656 Display DeltaT value 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1106762 #1106762 Moon orbit 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1109905 #1109905 Milky Way's management from a script 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
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