Version History of Skype 2.8.0.438 Beta

  • Change: spectator window for screen sharing
  • Change: my account page embedded in the client
  • Bugfix: skype didn't hide on os x login
  • Bugfix: copy/paste from chats was not working correctly
  • Bugfix: sometimes skype froze for a couple of seconds when starting or stopping screen sharing
  • Bugfix: screen sharing windows could be left on screen when a call was joined to a conference
  • Bugfix: pip didn't appear in full screen when receiving screen sharing
  • Bugfix: the overlay didn't appear for fullscreen screen sharing and then the exit fullscreen button didn't work
  • Bugfix: fullscreen mode would exit after a held call was resumed
  • Bugfix: call could not be ended after being redirected to voicemail
  • Bugfix: the call window layout was broken if the dialpad was shown during a video call
  • Bugfix: urls inside brackets were not clickable
  • Bugfix: sometimes skype crashed after deleting missed events without reading them
  • Bugfix: sometimes skype access sessions were not terminated properly
  • Bugfix: sometimes skype access session durations were not displayed accurately
  • Bugfix: sometimes extending a skype access session didn't work as expected
  • Bugfix: after signing in as another user, it was not possible to start a skype access session
  • Bugfix: it was possible to start a new skype access session before previous one had finished
  • Bugfix: start skype access menu item was disabled when not signed in
  • Bugfix: skype access session appeared in red after extending the session
  • Bugfix: sometimes there were two controversial messages about skype access availability
  • Bugfix: sometimes skype crashed when leaving a chat
  • Bugfix: history was not picking up display names from address book for text messages
  • Bugfix: text on screen sharing selection buttons was misaligned on tiger
  • Bugfix: warning icon was not removed after extending online number
  • Bugfix: after auto-recharge, balance pane had space on the right
  • Bugfix: fixed enabling of quick add button in text-only toolbar mode
  • Bugfix: sometimes (null) was added as a skypeout display name instead of the one specified
  • Bugfix: esc key now closes emoticon roster as it should
  • Bugfix: fixed text positioning on tiger for screen sharing selection window buttons
  • Bugfix: if remote contact cancels a file transfer then sometimes it still appeared as pending on the receiver side
  • Bugfix: do not set to status to away during screensaver when auto away is set to 0 minutes
  • Bugfix: the pip video could draw over mute/hold/transfer overlays
  • Bugfix: fixed video toolbar button enabling for the case where there is no camera or video is disabled
  • Bugfix: fullscreen button and pip views did not appear on panther and tiger if "keep call windows in front" option was turned on
  • Bugfix: fullscreen view was not displayed correctly when entering full screen from the screen sharing spectator window
  • Bugfix: multiple call windows were left open when calls failed
  • Bugfix: call overlay window could appear without the call window if the call window was minimised while the other party was starting video
  • Bugfix: fixed window resizing issues when the other party was starting and stopping video which occurred because the wrong window sizes were being stored in defaults
  • Bugfix: call window would resize incorrectly when the call was put on hold then resumed
  • Bugfix: the call window's fullscreen button could end up in the wrong position when exiting full screen while receiving screen sharing
  • Bugfix: call window resizes when entering and exiting full screen mode while receiving screen sharing
  • Bugfix: emoticon button rendered before the chat window
  • Bugfix: fixed double free error when exiting fullscreen using the escape key
  • Bugfix: fixed crash on chat close because overlay window was being double deallocated
  • Bugfix: fixed incorrect call window layout which sometimes occurred if the connection was dropped
  • Bugfix: window did not resize correctly when showing the dialpad (it could extend offscreen) if the computer had multiple displays
  • Bugfix: dialpad was not shown when exiting full screen
  • Bugfix: fixed bad volume slider layout in call window which could occur when answering a video call during an existing video call
  • Bugfix: fixed exception being thrown because emoticon button was observing a dealloced chat
  • Bugfix: fixed quick add window positioning when item was not first in the toolbar
  • Bugfix: the quick add toolbar item appears pressed in all chat windows
  • Bugfix: the dialpad could expand partially offscreen when it was shown, by moving the call window fully onscreen after the dialpad is shown
  • Bugfix: the call window layout was broken if the toolbar was shown or hidden during a video call
  • Bugfix: when assigning multiple contacts to groups screen refreshing was very slow
  • Bugfix: adjusted layout of quick add window and make sure it doesn't run under the dock when it's on the left or right
  • Bugfix: added limits to the maximum width of the slider in the call window
  • Bugfix: removed a small visual glitch after reducing size of contact list
  • Bugfix: fixed small problem with rendering flags in chat
  • Bugfix: after restart, second chat window didn't remember its size and position
  • Bugfix: prevent the user from calling their own online number
  • Bugfix: chat window was not closed after database mount error
  • Improvement: added retry button to the skype access window
  • Improvement: consistency with other mac apps: added shortcut for show offline contacts, moved make text commands to view menu, use clear instead of delete wording
  • Improvement: improved enabling of the video and screensharing buttons based on the receiver's capabilities
  • Improvement: improved toolbar button image rendering
  • Improvement: improved new chat handling
  • Improvement: some string adjustments
  • Improvement: some internal optimizations and improvements
  • Localizations updated
  • Skype api: implemented get skypeversion
  • Skype api: implemented: get chat x dialog_partner
  • Skype api: open options command only accepted uppercase properties
  • Skype api: implemented ping