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<h2>New and Noteworthy for Mylar 0.4.2</h2>
<p>Released November 14th, 2005. Send questions to <a href="mailto:mylar-users@eclipse.org">mylar-users@eclipse.org</a>.&nbsp; 
Submit feature requests to
<a href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=Mylar">Bugzilla</a>.<br>
Items added since Mylar 0.4.1 <span style="background-color: #E0D0E6">&nbsp;are 
highlighted&nbsp; </span></p>
<h4><a href="new-0.3.html">New and Noteworthy covering Mylar 0.3</a></h4>

<h3>Task Context</h3>

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			<p align="right"><b>Change Set Integration</b></p>
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			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			The active task now corresponds to a Change Set that's managed 
			by Mylar.&nbsp; All resources in the task's context automatically get included 
			in this change set, making it possible to synchronize and 
			commit only those resources.&nbsp; Resources modified that 
			are not part of the Task Context will appear outside of the Change 
			Set in the Synchronize view.&nbsp; Note that as with other Change 
			Sets you need to set the Synchronize view into either Incoming or 
			Outgoing mode and toggle the &quot;Show Change Sets&quot; button.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.2/context-change-set.gif" width="498" height="192"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Commit Task Context</b></p>
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			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			Resources in the Task Context can be committed either by 
			right-clicking the active task and selecting the Commit Task Context action, or 
			by right-clicking the Change Set in the Synchronize view.&nbsp; In 
			both cases the commit message will be populated by the description 
			and URL of the task (if available).&nbsp; The comment prefix can be 
			changed in the Task List preferences page.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.2/context-commit.gif" width="231" height="79"><p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.2/context-commit-wizard.gif" width="525" height="369"><p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.2/context-commit-prefix.gif" width="432" height="84"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Editor management</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			When a task is activated, all interesting editors are automatically 
			opened and the last active node is brought to the top.&nbsp; This 
			ensures that the Ctrl+E editor list is populated by the the task 
			context.&nbsp; The option to manage open editors on task activation 
			and deactivation can be toggled in the Mylar Tasks pull-down.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.2/tasklist-editors-manage.gif" width="265" height="169"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Support for Hierarchical Problems Layout </b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			The
			Mylar interest filter can now be applied to the Eclipse 3.2 Hierarchical Layout of the 
			Problems view.&nbsp; The Flat Layout is recommended when Mylar is 
			applied, since it helps focus on the markers of interest.
			<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.2/problems-hierarchical.gif" width="451" height="189"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Task context indication</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			If a task is inactive, but 
			has a context associated with it, the Activate widget appears 
			lightly filled (i.e. as bug 111722 below).&nbsp; <p>
			<img border="0" src="images/tasklist-context.gif" width="297" height="191"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Pause and resume context capture</b></p>
			</td>
			<td width="70%" valign="top">
			Pause and resume task context capture using the drop-down menu on 
			the Task List.&nbsp; This can be useful for quick diversions that 
			don't warrant a new task.&nbsp; As a reminder of context capture 
			being paused, the Title of the Mylar Tasks view will change.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/context-pause.gif" width="250" height="236"></td>
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<h3>Bugzilla Client</h3>

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			<p align="right"><b>Proxy settings</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			To enable use with firewalls and proxy servers the Bugzilla Client 
			follows proxy settings set in the Install/Update preference page.</td>
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			<hr>
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			<p align="right"><b>Bugzilla 2.20 support</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			Bugzilla support has been updated for version 2.20.&nbsp; If you are 
			switching from Bugzilla 2.18 to 2.20 you will need to update the 
			existing Bugzilla Queries in your task list.&nbsp; Double click each 
			query category to edit it, press &quot;Update Options&quot;, and then simply 
			click OK to save the query.&nbsp; Please note that the default 
			Bugzilla configuration is now 2.20.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/bugzilla-prefs-220.gif" width="412" height="226"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Browser tab for Bugzilla reports</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			A new editor tab makes it easy to switch from the Bug Editor to 
			Browser-based editing.&nbsp; Note that when using the Browser 
			queries will not automatically refresh after submitting changes on a 
			bug.&nbsp; You can set the Browser to be the default editor in the 
			Task List preference page.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/bugzilla-prefs-open-reports.gif" width="231" height="50"><p>
			<img border="0" src="images/bugzilla-editor-browser.gif" width="563" height="360"></td>
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<h3>Task List</h3>

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			<p align="right"><b>Improved Task List actions and shortcuts</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			The Task List popup menu has been improved to be more context 
			sensitive and to always create items in the category that is 
			currently in focus.&nbsp; Tooltip behavior has been improved.&nbsp; 
			Common actions are now keyboard shortcuts:<br>
			- New Task: ins<br>
			- Delete: del<br>
			- Rename: F2<br>
			- Copy Description: Ctrl+C<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/tasklist-popup.gif" width="231" height="297"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Links to web reports</b></p>
			</td>
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			Tasks can be linked to web 
			pages.&nbsp; For example, if you want a task to correspond to a Wiki 
			page or to a bug report copy the URL of the report, click the New 
			Task button on the Task List, and the URL will automatically be 
			inserted in the Web Link field.&nbsp; If you click Get Description 
			the title of the page will be inserted into the Description field.&nbsp; 
			The task will appear with a Web icon decorator, and will 
			automatically bring up a Task Editor page that loads the web link 
			when opened.&nbsp;
			<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/tasklist-weblink.gif" width="528" height="155"></p>
			<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/tasklist-weblink-editor.gif" width="585" height="195"></td>
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			<p align="right"><b>Task context data&nbsp; export</b></p>
			</td>
			<td width="70%" valign="top">
			The Mylar Task List and 
			related data can be exported, e.g. for backup purposes.&nbsp;
			You can now export to an 
			archive file.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/tasklist-export.gif" width="555" height="343"></td>
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