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1 -== Release Notes of XWiki Enterprise 2.x cycle ==
2 -
3 -= New and Noteworthy (since XWiki Enterprise 1.9.3) =
4 -
5 -== 1 User Interface ==
6 -
7 -=== Colibri skin ===
8 -
9 -XWiki 2.0 introduces a new, lightweight, easily customizable skin. The main goal of the Colibri skin is to provide the proper support for fast and easy modifications of the look and feel of the wiki.
10 -
11 -[[[[image:home-small.png||style="border: 1px solid #000;"]]>>http://www.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/download/Main/ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise20/home.png]]
12 -
13 -See [[Colibri skin documentation>>extensions:Extension.Colibri Skin]] for more details.
14 -
15 -=== Color Themes ===
16 -
17 -[[Color Themes>>extensions:Extension.Colibri Skin]] is an easy way to modify colors for your wiki:
18 -
19 -[[image:extensions:Extension.Colibri Skin@colibri1.png]]
20 -
21 -We provide several predefined themes out of the box (and it's possible to create new ones):
22 -
23 -[[image:extensions:Extension.Colibri Skin@colibri2.png]]
24 -
25 -{{info}}
26 -Themes are indepedent of skins. However currently only the new Colibri skin uses them. Future skins will be made to use Color Themes. In addition, the Class/Object editor has been modified to use the selected color theme.
27 -{{/info}}
28 -
29 -=== New Search Interface ===
30 -
31 -The default search page UI has been improved to be easier to understand and use.
32 -
33 -[[image:ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise20M1@newsearchui.png||style="border: 1px solid #000; width: 600px;"]]
34 -
35 -
36 -== Annotations ==
37 -
38 -The scope of this feature is to allow users to annotate text in a XWiki document. With the new feature you can:
39 -
40 -* Make annotations by selecting the text and pressing ##Ctrl + M (Meta + M)##
41 -(((
42 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@NewAnnotation.png
43 -)))
44 -* Show annotations on your page
45 -(((
46 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@ShowAnnotation.png
47 -)))
48 -* See an annotation for a text item by hovering over the yellow icon next to it
49 -(((
50 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@HoverAnnotation.png
51 -)))
52 -* Edit and delete annotations straight from the page
53 -(((
54 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@EditAnnotation.png
55 -)))
56 -* Manage annotations from the "Annotations" tab
57 -(((
58 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@AnnotationsTab.png
59 -)))
60 -
61 -You can find a more detailed description of the annotations feature on the [[documentation page>>platform:Features.Annotations]].
62 -
63 -== Color Theme Editor ==
64 -
65 -The new editor allows fast and easy modifications for the look and feel of the wiki. You'll find in this editor
66 -
67 -* A new way of displaying themes on the "Color Themes" space home
68 -(((
69 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@AvailableThemes.png
70 -)))
71 -* The ability to create a new theme from the "Color Theme" space home
72 -(((
73 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@CreateNewTheme.png
74 -)))
75 -* A palette for each area you are editing with a popup listing everything you can customize at this level
76 -(((
77 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@EditMenu.png
78 -)))
79 -* A dialog where you can make the desired changes
80 -(((
81 -image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@EditMenu1.png
82 -)))
83 -* The possibility to undo the latest modifications or reset all changes
84 -
85 -Read more about Color Themes on the dedicated [[application page>>extensions:Extension.Color Theme Application]].
86 -
87 -== Anonymous commenting with Captcha ==
88 -
89 -Now thanks to the [[captcha module>>extensions:Extension.Captcha Module]] you can require unregistered users to solve a captcha in order to post comments. To require guests to solve a captcha simply go to the "Rights" section of the [[Administration Application>>extensions:Extension.Administration Application]] for the wiki or just the space, and check the box saying "Require unregistered users to solve a captcha when posting a comment on a page". **Note** This box does not give guests permission to comment, it only adds a requirement for commenting if they already have permission.
90 -[[This feature is documented here.>>platform:AdminGuide.Configuration]]
91 -Sample:
92 -
93 -[[image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@CommentCaptcha.png||width=550px; style="border:1px solid black;]]
94 -
95 -== Easier development of configurable applications using [[XWiki.ConfigurableClass>>extensions:Extension.Administration Application#HMaking20your20application20easily20configurable20with203Ctt3EConfigurableClass3C2Ftt3E20Since2023M1]] ==
96 -
97 -If you are developing an application and you need to provide your users with a way to configure it from the [[Administration Application>>extensions:Extension.Administration Application]] you are in luck. All you need to do is create a custom class holding all of the configuration for your application, then add an object of your custom configuration class and an object of ##XWiki.Configurable## class. You will be able to configure your application from the administration interface.
98 -The following is an image of the administration interface with additional applications to be configured (you can customize the icon used).
99 -
100 -[[image:ReleaseNotes.ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise23M1@AdministrationPanelExtraIcons.png||width=550px; style="border:1px solid black;]]
101 -
102 -Note the current user does not have permission to edit one of the configurable applications.
103 -
104 -== Introduced [[XWiki Cryptographic Module>>extensions:Extension.Cryptographic Module]] ==
105 -
106 -This module exposes high level APIs allowing developers to bolster their security using cryptography for both integrity and confidentiality.
107 -
108 -You can find more information about the cryptographic module including examples at the Extensions page for the [[XWiki Cryptographic Module>>extensions:Extension.Cryptographic Module]].
109 -
110 -== Improvements to Action Menus ==
111 -
112 -* New Add menu: Use the "Add" menu to create new spaces, pages, add attachments and comments.(((
113 -[[image:AddMenu.png||style="border: 1px solid black;"]]
114 -)))
115 -* Improved Wiki and Space menus: You may now access the document index straight from the wiki & space menus.(((
116 -[[image:WikiMenu.png||style="border: 1px solid black;"]] [[image:SpaceMenu.png||style="border: 1px solid black;"]]
117 -)))
118 -* New Page menu: Integrates the Watch, Copy, Rename and Delete actions.(((
119 -[[image:PageMenu.png||style="border: 1px solid black;"]]
120 -)))
121 -* The Edit, Export, More actions and Profile menus also benefited from a refresh.
122 -
123 -=== Visible content menu when scrolling down ===
124 -
125 -When scrolling down on a document, the content menu will follow, so the user will not have to scroll up on top of the page in order to access it.
126 -
127 -[[image:ActionMenu.png||style="border: 1px solid black;"]]
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