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Small tweaks and improvements to the changelog in news
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1. What's new in Version 2.8.0 'Wien'?
2. What's new in Version 2.6.0 'Brighton'?
3. What's new in Version 2.4.0 'Chugiak'?
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Last Updated: Friday February 20, 2015
Last Change : Friday February 20, 2015

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This is a minor release increment with the following feature:

- Long term release (maintained for a year)
- >1000 issues flagged by static analysis tools fixed
- new code commits and pull requests are now automatically tests against our testing framework.
- more responsive browser
- support for contextual WMS legend graphics
- custom prefixes for joins
- creation of memory layers in core
- field calc bar in attribute table
- dxf export improvements
- advanced digitizing tools
- improved snapping
- better simplify tool
- Qt5 support
- Bookmark import/export
- composer gui improvements
- grid improvements
- raster image fill type
- live heatmap renderer
- multiple styles per layer
- rotation of map canvas
- improved date defined symbology UI
- new algorithms in processing
- expressions extentable with custom functions
- comments in expressions
- QGIS server improvements: better caching, layer style support, value
relations, DescribeLayer, python plugins
- QGIS 2.8 is the basis for a long term release (which will be maintained for a year).
- >1000 issues which were flagged by static analysis tools have been fixed.
- New code commits and pull requests are now automatically tested against our testing framework.
- More responsive QGIS Browser thanks to multithreading support.
- Support for contextual WMS legend graphics.
- Custom prefixes for joins.
- Creation of memory layers is now a core feature.
- New field calculator bar in attribute table.
- DXF export improvements.
- Advanced digitizing tools.
- Improved snapping options and behaviour.
- Better simplify tool - including support for on the fly reprojection being enabled.
- Qt5 support (optional - default packages are still currently built against Qt4).
- Spatial bookmark import/export.
- Composer user interface improvements.
- Grid overlay improvements for composer maps.
- Raster image fill type.
- Live heatmap renderer.
- You can now use multiple styles per layer.
- Rotation of map canvas (disabled by default, activate in settings) is now supported.
- Improved user interface for data defined symbology.
- New algorithms in processing.
- Expressions are now extendable with custom python functions.
- Comments are now supported in expressions.
- QGIS server improvements: better caching, layer style support, value relations, DescribeLayer, python plugins.



2. What's new in Version 2.6.0 'Brighton'?
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- Context menu for identify tool



3. What's new in Version 2.4.0 'Chugiak'?
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@@ -138,6 +137,7 @@ This is the minor release sports a number of great new features:
- New Inverted Polygon renderer



4. Whats new in Version 2.2.0 'Valmiera'?
=========================================

@@ -179,6 +179,7 @@ This is the minor release sports a number of great new features:
- 'Processing' can be used headless in scripts.



5. Whats new in Version 2.0.1 'Dufour'?
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@@ -328,6 +329,7 @@ added gdal_fillnodata to GDALTools plugin
- Support for nesting projects within other projects



8. Whats new in Version 1.7.2 'Wroclaw'?
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- Fix broken Assign projection functionality in GDALTools and improve handling output file extension



9. Whats new in Version 1.7.1 'Wroclaw'?
========================================

@@ -473,6 +476,7 @@ changed so we will just provide a bullet list of key new features here.
- Move/rotate/change label edit tools to interactively change data defined label properties.



10.2. New Tools
===============

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- Default to last selection when prompting for CRS.



10.5. Rasters
=============

@@ -512,6 +517,7 @@ changed so we will just provide a bullet list of key new features here.
- Added raster toolbar with histogram stretch functions.



10.6. Providers and Data Handling
=================================

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- Allow OGR 'save as' without attributes (for eg. DGN/DXF).



10.7. Api and Developer Centric
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- Removed ogr converter plugin - use 'save as' context menu rather.



10.10. Printing
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- Undo/Redo support for the print composer



11. Whats new in Version 1.6.0 'Capiapo'?
=========================================

@@ -618,6 +627,7 @@ caching providers (currently WMS and WFS) can synchronize with changes in
the datasource.



11.2. Table of contents (TOC) improvements
==========================================

@@ -628,6 +638,7 @@ as' option, you can now specify OGR creation options.
- In the table of contents, it is now possible to select and remove several layers at once.



11.3. Labelling (New generation only)
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@@ -656,6 +667,7 @@ the transparency table in the raster layer properties dialog.
the style manager more easily.



11.5. Map Composer
==================

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- Sorting for composer attribute table (several columns and ascending / descending).



12. Whats new in Version 1.5.0?
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@@ -735,6 +748,7 @@ only visible features in composer table or all features
closed and reappears when reactivated.



12.2. WMS and WMS-C Support
===========================

@@ -748,6 +762,7 @@ IGNF definitions in srs.db
- WMS-C scale slider gui added and more selection improvements



12.3. API Updates
=================

@@ -765,6 +780,7 @@ variables. More paths can be passed, separated by semicolon.
- Support more GEOS operators



13. Whats new in Version 1.4.0 'Enceladus'?
===========================================

@@ -841,6 +857,7 @@ This release includes over 30 bug fixes and several useful new features:
- other OSM related bugfixes.



14.2. Other notable features and improvements in this release
=============================================================

@@ -856,6 +873,7 @@ This release includes over 30 bug fixes and several useful new features:
- Zoom to a coordinate by entering it in the status bar coordinate display.



15. Version 1.2.0 'Daphnis'
===========================

@@ -884,6 +902,7 @@ includes the addition of new vector editing tools:
- Added option to show only markers of selected features in editing mode.
- Change layer's icon in legend to reflext that the layer is editable.


In addition, there are undo/redo actions in Edit menu, in Advanced digitizing toolbar
and there is a new dock widget displaying undo stack of active layer.

@@ -948,6 +967,7 @@ be respected in the attribute table.
- An new OpenStreetMap provider and plugin have been added to QGIS.



15.6. Projects Management
=========================

@@ -974,6 +994,7 @@ types and for setting of column comments.
independent of the mapscale)



15.9. Command line arguments
============================

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layers based on attribute data.



16. Version 1.0.0 'Kore'
========================

@@ -1074,6 +1096,7 @@ running will support a plugin that is being installed.
- Ported all GDAL/OGR and GEOS usage to use C APIs only.



17. Version 0.11.0 'Metis'
==========================

@@ -1090,6 +1113,7 @@ QGIS 0.10.0 release. In addition we have made the following changes:
- QML Style support for rasters and database layers



18. Version 0.10.0 'Io'
=======================

@@ -1111,6 +1135,7 @@ improvements 'under the hood'.
- Support for migration of old projects to work in newer QGIS versions.



19. Version 0.9.2rc1 'Ganymede'
===============================

@@ -1128,6 +1153,7 @@ in raster layers. Support for color ramps in raster layers.
improvements 'under the hood'.



20. Version 0.9.1 'Ganymede'
============================

@@ -1141,6 +1167,7 @@ This is a bug fix release
- Python Plugin installer to install PyQGIS plugins from the repository



21. Version 0.9 'Ganymede'
==========================

@@ -1156,6 +1183,7 @@ This is a bug fix release
- Improvements to the GeoReferencer



22. Version 0.8 'Joesephine' .... development version
=====================================================

@@ -1180,6 +1208,7 @@ over time,
grid_maker plugin



23. Version 0.6 'Simon'
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@@ -2080,6 +2109,7 @@ including:
- currently this process IS NOT KNOWN TO BE REVERSIBLE so please backup data
first before experimenting.


2004-04-27 [ts] 0.2.0devel1

Rejigged single marker symbol so directory, icon selector, preview and
@@ -2313,9 +2343,7 @@ Search radius for identifying features on vector layers added to Preferences
2004-02-23 [ts]
Save current view to disk as a PNG image


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Version 0.1 'Moroz' February 25, 2004
User interface improvements - menu and dialog cleanups and a new icon theme
based on Everaldo's Crystal icon set.
@@ -2460,3 +2488,7 @@ July 6, 2002

This is the initial import of the code base into CVS on Sourceforge.net.





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