Microsoft releases Expression Web 4 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Build 4.0.1303.0

Microsoft has now made available for download Expression Web 4 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Expression Web 4 SP2 provides the latest updates to Expression Web 4.

Expression Web 4 Service Pack 2 (SP2) contains significant fixes and improvements in support for jQuery, image thumbnails in the Folder List panel, a new Snippets panel, and in other areas of the program.

Improvements provided by this service pack includes;

jQuery support – IntelliSense has been added for jQuery. In addition to the jQuery functions themselves, this provide IntelliSense for ids and classes in your document when creating jQuery selectors.

New Snippets Panel and improved Snippets behavior – Snippets now appear in their own panel. This panel provides all the previous functionality of the snippets feature, including keyboard accessibility from Code View with CTRL+ENTER.

Image Thumbnails in the Folder List Panel – The Folder List now provides an image thumbnail preview in Windows 7 and Vista. This includes information such as file size, width, and height of the image for reference.

Interactive Snapshot Panel – The Snapshot panel now provides an Interactive mode for both Internet Explorer and Firefox. This mode allows you to preview dynamic content and code in a browser inside Expression Web. All JavaScript and other interactive content will behave just as if you used the Preview in Browser command.

Universal comment/uncomment – Code view now provides context-sensitive comment and uncomment functionality. The appropriate type of comment will be inserted, depending on the type of code block you currently have selected in your document.

Workspaces – Customers can now define and save multiple layouts of their application and panels. Several starter workspace layouts are provided.

Custom Toolbars – The popular Custom Toolbars Add-in has been directly built into the application, enabling you to create and name multiple custom toolbars and to add items of your choosing to each of them.

Look and feel improvements to the Code View – Code now uses the popular Consolas font by default. Color and syntax highlighting in Code view have also been improved.

Issues that are resolved in this service pack includes;

– Fixed several issues improving product stability.
– Fixed items and visuals in the Insert Symbol dialog.
– The CSS property “overflow: hidden” now behaves correctly on the design surface.
– Improved handling of the HTML “name” attribute.
– Added a notification error in Snapshot panel.
– Fixed online help links in several places.
– Fixed an issue with Copy/Paste in the Folder List panel.
– Fixed an issue in which CSS media queries were removed by the “Reformat HTML” command.
– Fixed several issues that affected the formatting of special characters and symbols.
– Src and link handling now allows protocol-relative URLs.
– Fixed an issue in which deleting a table row or column through the context menu caused unexpected behavior.
– The Hyperlink dialog now properly handles links that are already URL-encoded.
– The CSS property “pre-wrap” now behaves correctly on the design surface.
– Fixed ALT+F1 shortcut for the Folder List panel.
– Fixes to the JavaScript extensibility model.

Microsoft Expression Web 4 Service Pack 2 (SP2)


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