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  • JCE 1.5.8 coming soon...

JCE 1.5.8 will be release soon after a short beta / test period. Some of the changes and new features to expect are:

Administration Component

  • Most of the component has been 're-factorted' and rebuilt to better utilize the Joomla! 1.5 API in preparation for migration to Joomla! 1.6 and JCE 2.0
  • Some features have been renamed. Plugins, Plugin Extensions and Languages are now generally referred to as "Add-ons" and installed using the Add-ons Installer.
  • The Add-ons Installer includes some new methods to install and manage add-ons that resemble options available in Joomla! 1.6.
  • A Backup option has been added. The JCE Global Configuration, Groups and Plugins data can be backed up to xml or zip files. Backups can be restored from a local folder or using the Backup installer.
  • JCE Utilities parameters can now be edited from the JCE Control Panel (JCE Utilities needs to be installed and enabled)
  • Groups can now be restricted to the front-end, back-end or both environments.
  • Some options in the Group Manager have been re-organized. Plugins that do not have a button are now placed in an 'Extras' tab.
  • Installation of the component and editor has been imporved with better upgrade support.

Editor Plugin

  • TinyMCE has been updated to the latest version - 3.2.7
  • Various bugs have been fixed.
  • Support for PHP 5.3 added
  • File / Folder lists in Manager plugins are now paginated with options to show 10, 25, 50 or 100 files and folders. Default is 25.
  • The Help dialogs have been improved. The menu can now be collapsed to provide a bigger viewing area for the content.
  •   are now retained by default in UTF-8 mode.
  • Visual Control button toggles   character and block element markers
  • Paste from Word button has been removed. Word cleanup is automatically applied to relevant pasted content. Paste and Paste As Plain Text buttons are now optional (both on by default)
  • CTRL+Shift+Enter keyboard shortcut added to jump out of block elements to the next line at the root of the document. Experimental.
  • AdvLink plugin now includes Popup tab to easily create JCE Utilities popups.

JCE 1.5.8 will be available within the next few weeks.