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5 This is the release notes for [[XWiki Commons>>http://commons.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Rendering>>http://rendering.xwiki.org]], [[XWiki Platform>>http://platform.xwiki.org]] and [[XWiki Enterprise>>http://enterprise.xwiki.org]]. They share the same release notes as they are released together and have the same version.
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Marius Dumitru Florea 58.2 7 This release comes with 16 new Flamingo themes adapted from Bootswatch and a new application to manage them. The document index tree and the Navigation panel have been greatly improved by using a new tree widget which is exposed as a wiki macro. The developers will be interested by the new WebJar integration features. This, along with 17 improvements and 33 bug fixes, makes the release worth trying.
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Vincent Massol 61.1 9 {{error}}
Thomas Mortagne 63.1 10 We've had some issues during the release of XWiki 6.3RC1 [[which led to a bug in the Jetty/HSQLDB distribution>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-680]]. If you create new wikis with this distribution the Distribution Wizard may not appear. This is fixed in XWiki 6.3. If you use the WAR distribution you shouldn't have any problem.
Vincent Massol 61.1 11 {{/error}}
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Vincent Massol 1.1 13 = New and Noteworthy (since XWiki 6.3-milestone-2) =
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Thomas Mortagne 63.1 15 [[Full list of issues fixed and Dashboard for 6.3>>https://jira.xwiki.org/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=12599]].
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Guillaume Delhumeau 3.1 17 == Flamingo Themes Application ==
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Guillaume Delhumeau 23.1 19 Now, when you click on "Manage color theme" in the Administration, you reach the [[new application to manage the Flamingo Themes>>extensions:Extension.Flamingo Theme Application]]:
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Guillaume Delhumeau 3.1 22 {{image reference="[email protected]" width="50%"/}}
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Guillaume Delhumeau 23.1 25 You can use it to change the current theme, modify any theme or create new ones.
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Guillaume Delhumeau 29.1 27 We have also added 3 new themes: Marina, Garden and Kitty.
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29 {{gallery}}
30 image:Marina.png
31 image:Garden.png
32 image:Kitty.png
33 {{/gallery}}
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Guillaume Delhumeau 22.1 35 == Bootswatch Themes for Flamingo ==
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37 XWiki comes with [[16 new themes for Flamingo>>extensions:Extension.Bootswatch Themes for Flamingo]], that have been adapted from [[Bootswatch>>http://bootswatch.com/]].
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39 {{gallery}}
40 image:Cerulean.png
41 image:Cosmo.png
42 image:Cyborg.png
43 image:Darkly.png
44 image:Flatly.png
45 image:Journal.png
46 image:Lumen.png
47 image:Paper.png
48 image:Readable.png
49 image:Sandstone.png
50 image:Simplex.png
51 image:Slate.png
52 image:Spacelab.png
53 image:Superhero.png
54 image:United.png
55 image:Yeti.png
56 {{/gallery}}
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Marius Dumitru Florea 52.1 58 == Document Tree Macro ==
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60 We introduce [[a new wiki macro>>extensions:Extension.Document Tree Macro]] to display the hierarchy of documents:
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62 {{code language="none"}}
63 {{documentTree /}}
64 {{/code}}
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Marius Dumitru Florea 56.2 66 {{image reference="docHierarchyTree.png"/}}
Marius Dumitru Florea 52.1 67
68 === Document Index Tree ===
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70 The new [[Document Tree Macro>>extensions:Extension.Document Tree Macro]] is now used in the Wiki document index.
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Marius Dumitru Florea 56.2 72 {{image reference="index-alldocs-tree.png"/}}
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74 === Navigation Panel ===
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Vincent Massol 62.1 76 We also changed the [[Navigation Panel>>extensions:Extension.Panels Application||anchor="HNavigationPanel"]] to use the new [[Document Tree Macro>>extensions:Extension.Document Tree Macro]].
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Vincent Massol 60.1 78 {{info}}
79 Very importantly the old Navigation Panel was a performance hog on large wikis and it's not longer the case (since nodes are now opened dynamically and not all documents are loaded in memory)!
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Marius Dumitru Florea 56.2 82 {{image reference="navigationPanel.png"/}}
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Vincent Massol 1.1 84 == Miscellaneous ==
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Vincent Massol 2.1 86 * Updated [[XAR export URL format>>platform:Features.Exports||anchor="HXARExport"]] to allow exporting a full space, a full wiki, or any list of pages matching a pattern. For example:(((
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88 http://localhost:8080/xwiki/bin/export/Main/WebHome?format=xar&name=test&pages=Main.%25
89 http://localhost:8080/xwiki/bin/export/Main/WebHome?format=xar&name=test&pages=%25.%25
90 http://localhost:8080/xwiki/bin/export/Main/WebHome?format=xar&name=test&pages=%25.%25Home
91 {{/code}}
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Eduard Moraru 25.1 93 * Added an edit button to easily change the default Welcome message that is displayed on the homepage. Users have reportedly been struggling with this task for a while now and, until we come up with a new format for the homepage, this is the solution we have proposed to make things easier.(((
94 {{image reference="editWelcomeMessage.png"/}}
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Guillaume Delhumeau 34.1 96 * The configuration of the [[Applications Panel>>extensions:Extension.Panels Application||anchor="HApplicationPanel"]] now works with touch-screen devices too.
Vincent Massol 38.1 97 * The Standalone Distribution [[now has a new startup parameter to enable monitoring/managing the Jetty instance>>platform:AdminGuide.Monitoring||anchor="HJMXConsole"]]. You can use it with ##start_xwiki.sh -j## (or ##start_xwiki.sh ~-~-jmx##).
Guillaume Delhumeau 39.1 98 * Updated the notification message when the panel layout is saved to use the standard notification widget.
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Thomas Mortagne 63.1 100 See the [[full list of JIRA issues>>https://jira.xwiki.org/sr/jira.issueviews:searchrequest-printable/temp/SearchRequest.html?jqlQuery=project+in+%28XCOMMONS%2C+XRENDERING%2C+XWIKI%2C+XE%29+and+status+%3D+Closed+and+resolution+%3D+Fixed+and+fixVersion+%3D+%226.3-rc-1%22&tempMax=1000]] fixed in this release.
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Vincent Massol 1.1 102 = For Developers =
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Marius Dumitru Florea 56.2 104 == Tree Widget ==
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106 We introduce a [[new JavaScript widget>>extensions:Extension.Tree Widget]] that can be used to create tree views for the structured data stored in the wiki. It is based on [[jsTree>>http://www.jstree.com/]] and thus has support for both static and dynamic (interactive) trees.
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108 == Tree Macro ==
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110 We introduce [[a new wiki macro>>extensions:Extension.Tree Macro]] that allows you to easily define a tree in a wiki page. It uses the tree widget.
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112 {{code language="none"}}
113 {{tree}}
114 * Parent
115 ** Child
116 {{/tree}}
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118 {{tree reference="Space.MyDynamicTree" /}}
119 {{/code}}
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Marius Dumitru Florea 56.2 121 == Improved WebJars Integration ==
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123 We added 2 new features to improve the WebJars Integration:
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125 * You can now omit the WebJar version:(((
126 {{code language="none"}}
127 $services.webjars.url('angularjs', 'angular.js')
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Marius Dumitru Florea 56.2 130 * You can use Velocity code in WebJar resources. This means you can use for instance Color Theme variables inside your CSS files that are packaged inside a WebJar:(((
Marius Dumitru Florea 56.1 131 {{code language="none"}}
132 $services.webjars.url('org.xwiki.contrib:my-webjar', 'style.css', {'evaluate': true})
133 {{/code}}
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136 See the [[WebJar Integration documentation>>extensions:Extension.WebJars Integration]] for more information.
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Vincent Massol 1.1 138 == Miscellaneous ==
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Eduard Moraru 35.1 140 * Suggest widget now has an extra ##propagateEventKeyCodes## option where key codes can be listed so their events will be propagated. See the [[documentation>>platform:DevGuide.AutoSuggestWidget||anchor="HJavascriptparametersfortheXWiki.widgets.Suggestconstructor"]].
Eduard Moraru 36.1 141 * Extended modalPopup.js to support specifying keyboard shortcut options for the defined actions. See the [[documentation>>platform:DevGuide.ModalPopup||anchor="HConstructorfieldsfortheModalPopupJavascriptclass"]].
Guillaume Delhumeau 42.1 142 * You can now [[render an icon from any icon theme present on the wiki>>extensions:Extension.Icon Theme Application||anchor="HUsagewithscripts"]], referenced by its name:(((
Guillaume Delhumeau 41.1 143 {{code language="velocity"}}
144 $services.icon.render('globe', 'Silk')
145 $services.icon.render('globe', 'Font Awesome')
146 {{/code}}
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Eduard Moraru 35.1 148
Thomas Mortagne 51.1 149 == Upgrades ==
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151 The following dependencies have been upgraded:
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Thomas Mortagne 63.1 153 * [[httpcore 4.3.3>>https://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XCOMMONS-679]]
Thomas Mortagne 51.1 154
Vincent Massol 1.1 155 = Translations =
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157 The following translations have been updated:
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Marius Dumitru Florea 43.1 159 {{language codes="de, fr, lv"/}}
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161 = Tested Browsers & Databases =
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Manuel Smeria 47.1 163 {{include reference="TestReports.ManualTestReportSummaryXWiki63RC1"/}}
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165 = Known issues =
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Thomas Mortagne 63.1 167 * [[Bugs we know about>>https://jira.xwiki.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&jqlQuery=category+%3D+%22Top+Level+Projects%22+AND+issuetype+%3D+Bug+AND+resolution+%3D+Unresolved+ORDER+BY+updated+DESC]]
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169 = Backward Compatibility and Migration Notes =
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171 == General Notes ==
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173 When upgrading make sure you compare your ##xwiki.cfg##, ##xwiki.properties## and ##web.xml## files with the newest version since some configuration parameters may have been modified or added. Note that you should add ##xwiki.store.migration=1## so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.
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175 == Issues specific to XWiki 6.3-rc-1 ==
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Thomas Mortagne 50.1 177 * Wiki page does not have access anymore to Velocity macro defined in the skin template (except for macro.vm template).
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179 == API Breakages ==
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Marius Dumitru Florea 49.1 181 The following APIs were modified since XWiki 6.2.3:
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Marius Dumitru Florea 49.1 183 * Add issue management and SCM information to extension descriptors. Should be safe enough since most repository handlers extend AbstractExtension instead of directly implementing Extension.
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Vincent Massol 1.1 185 {{code language="none"}}
Marius Dumitru Florea 49.1 186 org.xwiki.extension.Extension: Method 'public org.xwiki.extension.ExtensionIssueManagement getIssueManagement()' has been added to an interface
187 org.xwiki.extension.Extension: Method 'public org.xwiki.extension.ExtensionScm getScm()' has been added to an interface
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Marius Dumitru Florea 49.1 189
190 * serializeReference method has never been public. AspectJ hacks...
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193 com.xpn.xwiki.doc.XWikiDocument: Method 'public java.lang.String ajc$privMethod$com_xpn_xwiki_doc_XWikiDocumentCompatibilityAspect$com_xpn_xwiki_doc_XWikiDocument$serializeReference(org.xwiki.model.reference.DocumentReference, org.xwiki.model.reference.EntityReferenceSerializer, org.xwiki.model.reference.DocumentReference)' has been removed
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196 * Never really been supposed to be exposed as an API
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199 com.xpn.xwiki.objects.BaseElement: Accessibility of field localEntityReferenceSerializer has been weakened from protected to private
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202 * Added new methods to the unstable Icon Module
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204 {{code language="none"}}
205 org.xwiki.icon.IconManager: Method 'public java.lang.String render(java.lang.String, java.lang.String)' has been added to an interface
206 org.xwiki.icon.IconManager: Method 'public java.lang.String render(java.lang.String, java.lang.String, boolean)' has been added to an interface
207 org.xwiki.icon.IconManager: Method 'public java.lang.String renderHTML(java.lang.String, java.lang.String)' has been added to an interface
208 org.xwiki.icon.IconManager: Method 'public java.lang.String renderHTML(java.lang.String, java.lang.String, boolean)' has been added to an interface
209 org.xwiki.icon.IconSetCache: Method 'public void clear(java.lang.String, java.lang.String)' has been added to an interface
210 org.xwiki.icon.IconSetCache: Method 'public org.xwiki.icon.IconSet get(java.lang.String, java.lang.String)' has been added to an interface
211 org.xwiki.icon.IconSetCache: Method 'public void put(java.lang.String, java.lang.String, org.xwiki.icon.IconSet)' has been added to an interface
212 org.xwiki.icon.IconSetManager: Method 'public org.xwiki.icon.IconSet getIconSet(java.lang.String)' has been added to an interface
213 {{/code}}

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