Press release from Just Systems:

We are very excited to announce the release of XMetaL Author Essential 8.0

Highlights of the new release include:
• Updated application look-and-feel – auxiliary panels feature auto-hide and pin capability; improved panel docking guides; window-tab groups with right-click menus; Office-like UI for customizing toolbars; switchable application themes
• Cross-file operations – find and replace both text and markup; interactive spell-check replacements in Results panel (no need to launch spell checker window)
• Spell checker dictionaries – optionally use OpenOffice (Hunspell) dictionaries with the XMetaL spell checker
• New table operations – sort table rows; fill cells across or down by replicating contents or attributes; fill cells with numeric series; split a table into two; select/cut/copy/paste table row structures
• List sorting – sort lists or list items
• New ways to un-clutter the editor view – minimize tags by hiding element names; hide/show tracked changes (“accept all preview”)
• Easier multiple undo – perform multiple undo steps with a single swipe of the mouse
• Platform compatibility – compatible with Windows 8 and Microsoft IE10

To upgrade to the new version please contact your Channel Manager or sales_na_team [at] justsystems [dot] com.