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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.11:
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* Dutch, Japanese, Swedish, Polish, and Norwegian translations
* Removed deprecated _interp variants: gtk_container_foreach_interp, 
  gtk_idle_add_interp, gtk_timeout_add_interp, gtk_signal_connect_interp
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* Lots of cast corrections
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* Many fixes 

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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.9:

* Check for broken glibc 2.0 mb functions and avoid them
* Label and Entry display fixes 
* Move main thread back to GDK, for locking when translating events
* Bug fixes

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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.8:

* Added support for gettext and the localization of the standard
  dialogs.
* Added line-wrapping for the label, and JUSTIFY_FILL
* Support reordering via drag and drop in  CList and CTree.
* Replaced GtkDrawWindow widget with a GTK_USER_DRAW flag
* Extended gtkpaned API to support minimum sizes and proportional
  resizing.
* Changed the handling of shared memory segments so as to 
  remove the need for GTK+ to set up signal handlers.
* Re-implemented event loop in terms of the event loop
  that has been added to GLib 1.1.8
* Added 'grab_focus' signal to allow keyboard accelerators
  for entries.
* Load locale specific RC files if present.
* Bug fixes.

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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.7:

* Fixed memory mis-allocation in default files code
* Various event handling fixes
* Wide character support for entry and text
* Destroy widgets _after_ propagating unrealize signals through 
  widget heirarchy
* Only build XIM-support if available
* Tutorial and examples updates
* Added gtk_drag_source_unset()

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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.6:

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* The signal system now features emission hooks whith special semantics,
  refer to the ChangeLog for this.
* Minor? speedups and memory reductions to the emission handling of the
  signal system.
* _interp() function variants are deprecated now. the corresponding *_full()
  variants are provided for a long time now.
* Dnd abort timeout increased to 10 minutes.
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* GtkScrolledWindow inherits from GtkBin now.
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* GTK_POLICY_NEVER is implemented for scrolled windows now.
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* Lots of API clean ups.
* Incremental freezing abilities.
* Integrated widgets from the GNOME tree: GtkLayout, GtkPlug and GtkSocket.
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* New window functions for transient relationship, default size, and 
  geometry hints
* Default rc files are now read in (<sysconfdir/etc/gtkrc and ~/.gtkrc)
  GTK_RC_FILES environment variable and functions are provided to configure
  this behavior
* Read doc/Changes-1.2.txt to properly adapt your code.
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* Bug Fixes.
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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.5:

* Theme integration
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* Widget style modification is now handled through GtkRcStyles
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* GtkPixmaps now grey out pixmaps when insensitive
* Notebook enhancements
* Shadow configurability for menubars and handleboxes
* DND enhancements
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* gtkfilesel now supports automounters better
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* Implementation of expose compression
* Queued redraws of partial areas
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* Scrolledwindow (+Viewport) source incompatibilities, children that are added
  to a scrolled window don't get an automatic viewport anymore. a convenience
  function gtk_scrolled_window_add_with_viewport() is suplied for this task
* Deprecated functions will now issue a message, informing the programmer about
  the use of this function. These functions will get removed in future versions
* Non-functional functions got removed entirely
* gtk_widget_new() and gtk_object_new() will now auto-construct new objects.
  A new function gtk_object_default_construct() is provided now which should
  be called after every gtk_type_new() to perfom the auto-construction
* Improved argument support of several widgets
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* Bug Fixes

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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.3:

* GtkCList/GtkCTree now have the ability to:
    - hide/show individual columns
    - disable/enable column resizing
    - set min and max for column widths
    - set expander style of the ctree
    - set/get row and cell styles
    - set spacing between tree expander and cell contents in ctree
    - toggle auto_resize for columns
* Must enhanced DND support, removed old DND code
* Idle functions are now implemented via GHook, giving a slight speed
  improvement
* An environment variable GTK_MODULES which takes a colon seperated
  list of module names GTK+ will now automatically load at gtk_init() startup
* GtkFontSel now has support for an extra 'base' filter
* New function gdk_window_set_root_origin to get the real geometry taking
  into account window manager offsets
* New function gtk_text_set_line_wrap to toggle line wrapping
* New function gtk_widget_add_events which safely adds additional
  events to a widget's event mask
* New function gdk_event_get_time to get the timestamp from a generic
  event
* New widget GtkCalendar
* New widget GtkInvisible - InputOnly offscreen windows used for reliable
  pointer grabs and selection handling in DND code
* New functions gtk_object_remove_no_notify[_by_id] to remove a certain
  data portion without invokation of its destroy notifier 
* gtk_spin_button_construct is now deprecated, use gtk_spin_button_configure
  instead 
* gtk_clist_set_border is now deprecated, use gtk_clist_set_shadow_type 
  instead
* Removed functions gtk_object_set_data_destroy[_by_id] 
* Documentation additions/updates 
* HTML and plain text files are now included in the distribution
* Bug fixes, typeness corrections, and general fixups

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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.2:

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* Gtk+ is now featuring runtime loading of dynamic modules via the
  --gtk-modules= command line switch. such modules have to export a
  G_MODULE_EXPORT void gtk_module_init (gint *argc, gchar ***argv);
  function which will be invoked to initialize the module. since such
  modules may create new widget types, they are always resident.
* The tutorial has been updated again.
* Changes to menus including tearoff menus and accelerators.
* Better support for modal dialogs.
* Removed CAN_FOCUS by default from scrollbars and button children of toolbar.
* More improvements and fixes for GtkCList and GtkCTree (i.e. row sorting).
* GtkCTree rows can be unselectable now.
* The GtkCTree API has undergone major renames (see ChangeLog entry from Lars
  Hamann on Tue Aug 18 00:29:13 1998).
* A bunch of varargs functions changed to get va_lists working on systems that
  implement va_lists as arrays.
* Improvements to the gdkrgb code.
* Improvements to Gdk color handling so we greatly reduce server traffic and
  don't leak colors anymore.
* Improved internal widget tree iterators (the GtkContainer::foreach signal
  vanished because of this).
* Option menus can have the keyboard focus now.
* More fixups to the text widget.
* GtkFileSelection should behave much more nicely in combination with AFS now.
* Support for label underlining.
* Support for GLib 1.1.3 log domains.
* Documentation improvements.
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* Configuration fixes on various platforms.
* Miscellaneous fixes to XInput support.
* Build with shared library dependencies on Linux
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* Fix for a major bug in the type systems memory allocation code that could
  cause random crashes.
* Libtool update to version 1.2b.
* Lots of bugfixes and cleanups again ;)
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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.1:

* Tutorial updates and additions.
* Key binding support for GtkListItems and GtkList.
* Extended selection mode and autoscrolling for GtkLists.
* A GtkCtree now operates on GtkCTreeNode* structures rather than GList*.
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* GtkCTreeNodes can now be created from GNode trees.
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* Bug fixes for GtkNotebook, GtkCList, GtkCombo and GdkWindow reparentation.


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What is new in GTK+ 1.1.0:
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* New widget GtkFontSelector.
* New featurefull progress bar.
* New container widget GtkPacker.
* New object GtkItemFactory, GtkMenuFactory is deprecated.
* New key binding system, configurable via rcfiles, similar to styles.
* New widget GtkCTree with drag selections and keyboard movement and
  and horizontal scrolling. Features also implemented for GtkCList.
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* Significant speedups to widget creation and destruction through caching
  colormap and visual queries to the XServer.
* Speedups for type creation and especially gtk_type_is_a() checks.
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* Speedups in signal lookup, creation and emissions and connection handling.
* Minor speedups with object data allocation and destruction.
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* Additions to the signal handling API (e.g. *_emitv).
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* Support for rc-file reparsing.
* Resizing logic is now implemented on container widget basis, rather than
  for toplevel GtkWindows only.
* Buttons support relief styles now.
* Some widgets are now allocated through memchunks to behave more memory wise.
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* Newly included file gtkfeatures.h which defines compatibility macros to
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  test for certain API features upon program compilation.
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* Child arguments support for container widgets.
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* Far better support for object arguments, revamp of the underlying
  mechanism for speed and reusability. Child/object arguments don't
  need to be preceeded by the "GtkType::" portion anymore.
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* Removed GtkAcceleratorTable in favour of GtkAccelGroup, accelerator display
  is now performed by a new widget GtkAccelLabel.
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* Overhaul of the resizing code. Resizing behaviour can now be specified
  on GtkContainer basis, so the underlying algorithm isn't only available
  for GtkWindows.
* GtkTables are now fully resizable.
* The GtkType system now supports an additional base class initialization
  function.
* GtkStyles and key bindings can now be looked up depending on the base
  types of a widget, through a new keyword `class' in rc files.
* GtkButton derives from GtkBin (finally).  
* More descriptive error messages on rc parsing.  
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* Runtime information is available to query enum/flag definition values.
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* Upgrade to libtool-1.2
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* Legions of bug fixes, memory leaks, segfaults, of-by-something errors...
  including those that already went into the 1.0.x branch.
* A big bunch of features and cosmetic fixups that just got lost in
  the masses of changes.