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CKEditor 4.0.2 Released

We are happy to announce the release of CKEditor 4.0.2. This latest update brings a variety of important fixes and changes to CKEditor, including a few browser-specific updates and a couple of skin fixes. You are also welcome to try out CKEditor 4.1 RC. It introduces many new features not included in version 4.0.2.

Here is a short overview of some bug fixes included in this latest release:

Behavioral Fixes:

  • #9779: Fixed overriding CKEDITOR.getUrl with CKEDITOR_GETURL.
  • #9872: Resolved Editor.checkDirty() returning true when called onload. Removed obsolete editor.mayBeDirty flag.
  • #9029: Fixed custom styles added with styleSet.add() being displayed in wrong order.
  • #9872: Fixed not being able to to type square brackets with French keyboard layout. Changed magicline keystrokes.

End-User Fixes 

  • #9507: [Firefox] Resolved problem where selection is moved before editable position when editor focused for the first time.
  • #9940: [Firefox] Navigating back to a page with the editor is no longer making the entire page editable.
  • #9947: [Webkit] Fixed issue where the editor overflows parent container in some edge cases.
  • #10123: [Webkit] Fixed several dialogs that had broken layouts since latest Webkit.

Other Fixes

We also made a few modifications to Accessibility and language support. ARIA menu items no longer have invalid properties, and sourceview isn't broken when RTL language is set. Additionally, we fixed a bug that was breaking the toolbar layout when mixing text direction (RTL-LTR).


Check out the What's New? page for the full list of changes.


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