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<h2>New and Noteworthy for Mylar 0.4.5</h2>
<p>Released December 9th, 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 0.4.4 <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>Improved Task Manipulation</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			Dragging and dropping items to categories moves them, and items can 
			be dragged into the root.&nbsp; Note that there is still a 
			limitation of not being able to make multiple selections in the 
			Tasks view. Also, if the Mylar Tasks view is in fast view mode the 
			active task will be indicated when you mouse over the icon and on 
			the view description bar<p>&nbsp;<img border="0" src="images/faq/tasklist-drag.gif" width="303" height="172"></td>
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			<hr>
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			<p align="right"><b>Task Planner</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			The Task Planner is still experimental, but the UI is becoming more 
			usable and it is being used internally.&nbsp; Invoke it via File -&gt; 
			New -&gt; Other -&gt; Mylar Task Planner, specify the number of days, and 
			you will see a report of your past activity.&nbsp; You can drag 
			tasks from the task list into the plan (e.g. from a Bugzilla query), 
			and set their reminders and estimates.&nbsp; All tasks in the plan 
			can be automatically added to a category.&nbsp;
			<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/faq/taskist-planner.gif" width="603" height="407"></td>
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			<hr>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Persistent Context Change Sets</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			The automatic task context change sets now persist, so that if there 
			are any uncommitted resources in the change set it will not 
			disappear when the task is deactivated, and multiple change sets can 
			be present.&nbsp; While the context change sets are affected by 
			interest manipulations (i.e. marking a file uninteresting will 
			remove it from the change set), they do not 'see' the interest decay 
			in order to indefinitely retain any resources modified as part of 
			that task.&nbsp; If resources are changed outside of the context 
			(e.g. by applying a patch) they can be added to the task via the Add 
			To menu (visible below).&nbsp; If the task context they are added to 
			is active those resources will be also come interesting.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.4/changeset-addto.gif" width="592" height="271"></td>
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			<hr>
			</td>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Resource Creation</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			Newly created resources (e.g. packages, classes, files) now get 
			added automatically to the active task context.</td>
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			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Editor Management</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			If the Manage Editors with Context option is selected open editors 
			will correspond to the active task context:<br>
			- On task activation the editors of the most interesting elements 
			will be automatically opened, and populate the Ctrl+E list.&nbsp; 
			Set the number of editors to open on the Mylar preference page.<br>
			- Closing an editor will mark the corresponding file and all 
			children uninteresting (Note that &quot;Mark Less Interesting&quot; now 
			recurses to children).&nbsp; So if you navigate to something 
			uninteresting simply hit Ctrl+F4.<br>
			- Note that this option will turn off the Eclipse &quot;Close editors 
			automatically&quot; option, but will set it back to it's original state 
			if toggled off.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.3/editors-auto-manage.gif" width="318" height="150"><p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.3/editors-auto-manage-pref.gif" width="400" height="43"></td>
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			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Mapping of Incoming Changes to Reports</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			When the Synchronize view is in Incoming and Change Sets mode 
			(visible below), and Mylar Change Set support was used to commit, 
			incoming changes will be grouped by task description.&nbsp; Right 
			clicking a Change Set will bring up an &quot;Open Corresponding Report&quot; 
			action to navigate to the corresponding issue (either Bugzilla 
			report or Web Link).&nbsp; The same action is available for 
			navigating from commit messages to reports in the CVS Resource 
			History view. <p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.3/synchronize-change-sets.gif" width="593" height="206"></p>
			<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.3/cvs-resource-history-open.gif" width="476" height="163"></td>
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			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Context Capture Pause Indication</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			Pausing context capture is now indicated on the status bar.&nbsp; 
			Note that other notifications can occlude this one, so if you notice 
			newly selected elements not populating the context check the state 
			of the toggle button on the Task List.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.3/context-capture-pause-indicator.gif" width="305" height="126"></td>
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			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Change Set Integration</b></p>
			</td>
			<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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			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
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			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<p align="right"><b>Commit Task Context</b></p>
			</td>
			<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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			<hr>
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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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			<hr>
			</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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			<hr>
			</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>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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			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
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			<td width="30%" valign="top" align="left">
			<p align="right"><b>Links to web reports</b></p>
			</td>
			<td width="70%" valign="top">
			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>
		</tr>
</table>

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			<hr>
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			<td width="30%" valign="top" align="left">
			<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>
		</tr>
</table>

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<h3>&nbsp;</h3>
<h3>Bugzilla Client</h3>

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			<p align="right"><b>Improved Outline</b></p>
			</td>
			<td valign="top" width="70%">
			The Bug Editor Outline can be used to navigate the report by 
			commenter and date.<p>
			<img border="0" src="images/0.4.3/bugzilla-outline.gif" width="382" height="165"></td>
		</tr>
		<tr>
			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
</table>

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		<tr>
			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<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>
		</tr>
		<tr>
			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
</table>

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		<tr>
			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<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>
		</tr>
		<tr>
			<td colspan="2">
			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
</table>

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		<tr>
			<td align="left" valign="top" width="30%">
			<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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			<hr>
			</td>
		</tr>
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