On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 7:15 PM, Richard Heck <rgh...@lyx.org> wrote:
>
> Public release of LyX version 2.1.1
> ===================================
>
Ubuntu binaries are now available at the PPA:
https://launchpad.net/~lyx-devel/+archive/ubuntu/release


Regards,
Liviu


> We are proud to announce the release of LyX 2.1.1.  This is the first
> maintenance release in the 2.1.x series.
>
> LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based
> on the structure of your documents and not simply their appearance. It is
> released under a Free and Open Source Software license.
>
> You can download LyX 2.1.1 from http://www.lyx.org/Download/.
>
> LyX 2.1.1 is the result of on-going efforts to make our stable version
> even more reliable and stable. We have fixed a number of bugs and made
> a number of improvements. These are detailed below. We strongly encourage
> all LyX users to upgrade to this version.
>
> Several users have reported seemingly random crashes with 2.1.0, sometimes
> resulting in dataloss. These crashes appear to happen when the user attempts
> to save a file, and the dataloss occurs because the original LyX file is
> over-
> written by a corrupt file that then cannot be opened. The seemingly random
> crashes, we believe, are due to auto-save, which is enabled or disabled in
> Tools> Preferences> Document Handling > "Backup documents every...minutes".
>
> Unfortunately, we have been unable to find the cause of this bug, though all
> known reports seem to involve documents that contain tables, and the corrupt
> file always ends with: \begin_inset Tabular.
>
> To prevent dataloss, we have changed the way LyX saves files if the user
> has not enabled backups. LyX now renames the existing file before
> attempting to save the new one (in effect, making a temporary backup).
> Then, if the save fails, the original file can be restored.
>
> If you think you have found a bug in LyX 2.1.1, either e-mail the LyX
> developers' mailing list (lyx-devel <at> lists.lyx.org) or open a bug
> report at http://www.lyx.org/trac/wiki/BugTrackerHome.
>
> If you have trouble using LyX or have a question, consult the
> documentation that comes with LyX and the LyX wiki, which lives at
> http://wiki.lyx.org/. If you can't find the answer there, e-mail the LyX
> users' list (lyx-users at lists.lyx.org).
>
> We hope you enjoy using LyX 2.1.1.
>
> The LyX team.
> http://www.lyx.org
>
> What's new
> ==========
>
> ** Updates:
> ***********
>
> * DOCUMENT INPUT/OUTPUT
>
> - We now flush the output stream more frequently, as a temporary measure
>   to help us gather information about the crash mentioned above.
>
> - To prevent dataloss, we have changed the way LyX saves files if the user
>   has not enabled backups. LyX now renames the existing file before
>   attempting to save the new one (in effect, making a temporary backup).
>   Then, if the save fails, the original file can be restored.
>
>
> * DOCUMENTATION AND LOCALIZATION
>
> - Updated Chinese (simplified), French, Interlingua, Japanese, Spanish,
>   Swedish and Ukrainian user interface localizations.
>
> - updated French translation of the User Guide and the Math manual.
>
>
> ** Bug fixes:
> *************
>
> * DOCUMENT INPUT/OUTPUT
>
> - Fix assertion when selecting in document with bi-directional text (bug
> 9142).
>
> - Fix assertion when accepting change (bug 9145).
>
> - Fix LaTeX error with alphabetic delimiters in inline Listings (part of bug
>   8985).
>
> - Fix output of deleted citations in change tracking mode (bug 8806).
>
> - Fix handling of multiple bibliography styles when using sectioned
> bibliography
>   (bug 9060).
>
> - Fix problem converting layout files and modules when Flex inset names are
>   quoted.
>
> - Honor the NextNoIndent layout parameter also in the exported output.
>
> - Output arguments required by arguments with DefaultArg or PresetArg (bug
> 9128).
>
> - Fix export from command line when included files have names with non-ascii
>   characters.
>
>
> * LYX2LYX
>
> We have fixed several significant issues involving conversion of 2.0 format
> into
> 2.1 format, and conversely. This mostly affects the new argument insets and,
> in
> particular, beamer documents. These are detailed below.
>
> - Fix conversion of beamer block titles ending with non-ERT insets to 2.1
> format.
>
> - Fix conversion of beamer blocks with preceding or trailing blanks.
>
> - Add \justification parameter when converting to 2.1 format (avoids
>   warning when converting back to 2.0 format).
>
> - Fix conversion of argument insets from 2.1 to 2.0 format.
>
> - Fix "use math package" settings conversion from 2.1 to 2.0 format.
>
> - Fix "use math package" settings conversion from 2.0 to 2.1 format (bug
> 9069).
>
> - Fix table cell rotation conversion from 2.1 to 2.0 format.
>
> - Fix import of some argument insets.
>
> - Fix some nesting problems in reversion of some beamer environments to 2.0
> format.
>
>
> * USER INTERFACE
>
> - Fix crash when right-clicking into an insets with more paragraphs than the
>   main text (bug 9123).
>
> - Fix crash when entering math in change-tracking mode while merge changes
>   dialog is open (bug 7685).
>
> - Fix crash when CheckTeX hits mathed (bug 8798).
>
> - Fix crash when performing "Change Case" operation on a selection with font
>   changes (bug 7943).
>
> - Fix crash involving certain sorts of BibTeX files (bug 9112).
>
> - Fix assertion when entering a path into the import dialog (bug 7437).
>
> - Fix assertion when doing advanced replace with table cells selected (bug
>   7944).
>
> - Failed instant preview compilation now returns an error. And a red box is
>   drawn around very small preview images, so they can be seen (bug 7522).
>
> - Fix "Select Section" function in the Outliner (bug 8936).
>
> - Fix select-by-doubleclick in mathed (bug 8829).
>
> - Make selection by mouse drag more reliable in mathed (bug 9074).
>
> - Fix undo with many individual changes (e.g. with replace all)
>   (bug 7079).
>
> - Fix problem with display of citation information when a whole lot of
>   entries are cited at once (bug 9131).
>
> - Do not spellcheck "code" style in logical markup module.
>
> - Fix invalid writing of default_otf_view_format preference (bug 9100).
>
> - Open View > Source Pane at a reasonable size (bug 9084). The downside of
>   this fix is that the Source Pane cannot be shrunken ad infinitum anymore.
>
> - Fix problem with drawing of background in math when selection is active.
>
> - Fix wrong on-screen indentation of a paragraph occurring in some cases.
>
> - Fix keyborad input of cyrillic characters in program listings (bug 9102).
>
> - Fix default vertical alignment when inserting a math matrix through the
>   math toolbar or context menu (bug 9153).
>
>
> * INTERNALS
>
> - Fix a problem when PATH changes and python command is relative (bug 8950).
>
> - Reduce memory use with large documents.
>
> - Disable a console message when loading a document in a language for
>   which the UI is not translated.
>
>
> * BUILD/INSTALLATION
>
> - Fix bad compare of pointer vs. character (part of bug 8985).
>
> - With autotools, avoid installing in Windows and MacOS some files intented
>   for the unix builds.
>
> - Fix minor issue in script that extracts strings for GUI translation (bug
> 9054).
>



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