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Macromedia Contribute 2.01 Updater Release Notes

About the Contribute 2.01 Updater

The Contribute 2.01 updater fixes several problems found with the Windows English version of Contribute 2 after its release. This updater is currently available for the Windows version only. An updater for the Macintosh version will be available early next year.

To use the updater, you must first purchase and install a full version of Contribute 2. This download contains the Contribute 2.01 updater.

System Requirements

This updater is for the Windows English version of Contribute 2.0. The system requirements are:

300 MHz or better Intel ® Pentium ® II processor or equivalent Windows®
Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000, or Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later
64 MB of available random-access memory (RAM)
40MB of available Hard Disk space

Key Fixes in Contribute 2.01

Editing pages with a dynamic dependent file path

Users can edit pages containing dynamic dependent file paths.

Connecting to a WAR_FTP or Matrix FTP server

Users can connect to a WAR_FTP or Matrix FTP server after changing the Performance Optimization setting in the advanced FTP settings of the Connection Wizard.

Publishing to an FTP server that does not allow the Contribute 2.0 method of file moving for rollbacks

Users experiencing this error should select the Alternative Publish Method option in the advanced FTP settings of the Connection Wizard.

Editing template instances with CSS-P

Users can create links in template instances with div tags in locked regions if the page does not contain any of the following elements in a locked region: JavaScript, SSI, PayPal object, or date object.

Browsing and editing pages in a virtual directory

Users can browse and edit pages in a virtual directory without receiving an error that the file does not exist.

SSH public key update issue

Contribute 2.01 warns users if the public key for the server has changed and enables them to accept or deny the new key. Contribute will no longer silently disable the site.

New FlashPaper FLA

A FlashPaper document can successfully be loaded into another Flash movie.

SFTP password encryption

SFTP usernames and passwords are encrypted when the user enables the startup password feature.

Known Issues

Error inserting link when locked template region contains certain elements

If you try to insert a link in a template instance that contains CSS-P, Contribute 2.01 gives an error if any of the following elements are in a locked region of the template: JavaScript, SSI, PayPal object, or date object.

Memory leak related to the Microsoft Office Copy Paste feature

Select customers have reported a memory leak issue related to the Office Copy Paste feature. This issue is currently under investigation at a high priority.

The problem occurs most frequently and significantly when copy and pasting very large text selections, especially sections containing a wide variety of text styles. Workarounds include copying and pasting text in smaller sections and restarting Contribute when a memory leak becomes significant enough to affect performance.

Replaced Files

The following files will be replaced when you run the Contribute 2.01 updater:

  • NETIO.dll
  • NETIOSFTP.dll
  • NETIOFTP.dll
  • CCResources.dll
  • Contribute.exe
  • ../Configuration/2.01PatchHelp/ssh_host_key_change.htm
  • ../Configuration/Translators/EditTextOnly.js
  • ../Configuration/Strings/ccSiteStrings.xml

Notices, Terms, Conditions, and Attribution

This software may contain third-party software which requires notices and/or additional terms and conditions . Such required third-party software notices and/or additional terms and conditions are made a part of and incorporated by reference into the End User License Agreement (EULA) covering this software.

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