X1 Professional Client Version 6.5 Release Candidate

X1 Professional Client 6.5 Release Candidate

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X1 Professional Client Version 6.5 Release Candidate

Postby Greg Dawes » Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:18 pm

X1 ® Professional Client Version 6.5 (Build 3693) Release Candidate now available.

NOTE: Installing this build requires that .NET 3.0 or higher be installed on your computer. Here is the link to the latest .NET 3.5 SP1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta ... laylang=en


You can download the X1 Professional Client Version 6.5 Release Candidate by using this link:

(link removed)


**Important Considerations**
- Please restrict all comments regarding this release candidate to this section of the forum.
- Any user upgrading from 5.5.5 or previous will be required to rebuild their index files.
- Remember that we always advise that you uninstall any currently installed version of X1, without saving your settings/preferences, before installing any beta build.



Release Notes

New Features
• Double Byte Character Support.
-X1 User Interface supports double byte characters in all fields.
-Added support for double byte characters searches against local index and X1 Server.
-Added option to ignore accented characters under Tools/Options/Indexing.
-Added option to insert word breaks around Asian language characters under Tools/Options/Indexing.
• Search History Support
-Added support to store search history terms for the main search box for up to 15 entries.
-Terms will be stored once focus changes from the main search box.
-Search history can be accessed via up/down arrow keys or the main search box pull-down menu.

Enhancements
• Re-designed post-search-action (PSA) toolbar customization menu.
• Re-designed Main Menu customization screens.
• Added "Properties" post-search-action for files.
• Added "Copy to Directory" post-search-action for files.
• Added option to reset all dialog boxes under the Tools/Options/Display menu.
• Renamed "More Indexing Options" button in the Files Options menu to "Select Files to Scan".
• Application startup time reduced up to 50% depending on configurations.

X1 Supported Platforms Guide
X1 Technologies goes out of its way to explicitly test our products with a number of third-party products. Our goal is to test and validate that our products work with those products our customers and partners use most frequently. Just because a particular version of the third-party software is not listed on the supported platforms guide does not mean that the product will not work with X1, just that we do not explicitly test that version of the application.

X1 Server/Client Compatibility Guide
X1 Server v2.0 supports X1 Professional Client versions 2.x
X1 Server v2.5.x supports X1 Professional Client versions 5.x & 6.x

Symantec Vault Supported Platform
Symantec Enterprise Vault v6, v7, v2007 for Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Outlook 2003
Professional Client v5.6 or greater

System Requirements – Desktop Client
256 MB RAM required / 512 MB RAM recommended
1 GB free hard disk recommended
Note: Actual memory and space used depends on number of files and email messages indexed.

Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2 & SP3
Microsoft Windows XP Pro SP2 & SP3
Microsoft Windows Vista & SP1
Microsoft .NET 3.0 and above required

Email Clients
Lotus Notes & Domino 6.5.x to 8.0.x
Microsoft Outlook XP, 2003 and 2007 & 2007 SP1
Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5, 2.0

Unsupported Products/Known Issues:
• Plaxo – Versions of the Plaxo Toolbar for Outlook earlier than 2.0 may cause instability in Outlook when used with X1. http://www.plaxo.com/
• IMAP Email Servers – X1 does not support indexing of email messages when using IMAP mailboxes. X1 recommends always storing copies of email messages in a local PST file.
• Microsoft Outlook with MSN Hotmail – X1 does not support indexing of MSN Hotmail email messages synchronized with Microsoft Outlook. http://www.hotmail.com/
• iPodSync – Searching Microsoft Outlook contacts is broken when using iPodSync. http://www.ipod-sync.com/
• Outlook Express – When using X1 to open, forward, or reply to Outlook Express email messages with attachments, the new email message will not contain the attachments.
• Access – Unable to preview Access Database Formats beyond Version 2.0 or indexing any Access Database formats.
• The "Columns" dialog in the "Tools" menu currently controls options for only the first row of column headers.
• Indexing of removable media is not supported.
• Preview of PDF documents with the hidden text property turned on does not preview results.
• X1 does not automatically detect Outlook mail profile default changes while running. X1 needs to be restarted to establish a connection to the new Outlook email profile.
•X1 does not fully support multi-monitor environments.
• X1 must be closed when Symantec Offline Vault is updated.
• Deployment Manager builds DO NOT support push-to-client searches created in the X1 Enterprise Server.
• "Forward" post search action does not work properly for Lotus Notes email multi-selection that contains attachments.
• Performing a "Copy to Folder" PSA on items in a folder with an auto-forward rule causes the rule to be applied again on the items selected.
•X1 Installer will not start X1 after install in Vista to prevent conflicts with Outlook.
• Files RTI is not compatible with Microsoft Vista junction points.
• 64-bit operating systems are not currently supported.
• X1 will ignore registry parameters passed from Windows Vista searches for variables such as My Computer, Recycling Bin, Network Locations, Desktop.
• The F3 command in Windows Vista does not send a query to the default search engine if the cursor is placed in the Windows Explorer search box.
• X1 will not index Lotus Notes email that only appear in the "All Documents" view.
• The "Add to Zip" post search action executes only on items with titles/columns with latin-1 UTF charaters.
• X1 Client upgrades with deskbar enabled in Windows Vista will prompt a Windows Explorer re-start.
• Outlook Real-time indexing applies only to the following folders: Inbox, Deleted Items, and Sent Items.
• Norton 360 on-access firewall and Symantec Endpoint Protection may cause X1 startup problems which result in "Remote Procedure Call Failed".
• X1 does not support double byte characters in the installation or data directory paths.
• X1 does not support double byte characters for the Mozilla Thunderbird and Outlook Express mail clients.
• X1 does not support double byte characters for PST files due to MAPI limitations.
• X1 does not support double byte characters for Lotus Notes passwords.
• X1 does not support drag & drop of an email with CJK characters in the subject to Outlook 2003.
• X1 search highlighting for files has been turned off for queries that contain CJK characters.

Upgrade Considerations:
The following settings will not be preserved upon an upgrade to the 6.0 Professional client:
• Changes to the actions toolbar.
• The "Load X1 at Startup" setting.

Windows Vista User Access Control (UAC) Considerations:
•The following actions require administrator authentication:
- The ability to install X1.
- Registering the product for all users.
- Setting shortcut settings for all users.
- Adding/removing plugins.
• For these actions, an authentication dialog will prompt for a username and password with administrator privileges.

To disable Windows Search on Vista follow these steps:
1. Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
2. Find the "Windows Search" service.
3. Right-click on the "Windows Search" service and select Properties from the menu.
4. On the Properties > General tab, click the "Stop" button to halt the service, and select "Disabled" from the Startup type pulldown.
5. Click OK to apply the new settings and close the Properties dialog.
Greg Dawes
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