WordPerfect Office X6 - Release Notes

WordPerfect Office X6 - Hot Patch 1

This update requires WordPerfect Office X6 Service Pack 2 ( to be installed.

Hot Patch 1 updates the following Corel® WordPerfect® Office X6 editions to build

  • Standard
  • Professional
  • Home & Student
  • Legal
  • Try-Before-You-Buy


The fixes include:

  • Quattro Pro columns now render correctly on display resolutions of 2000 pixels or wider.
  • Isolated issues of Quattro Pro not launching on Microsoft Windows 8 have been addressed.
  • System performance issues caused by Windows Search Indexer encountering password-protected Quattro Pro (QPW) files have been addressed.
  • The WordPerfect read-only file message has been re-instated, and the "Do not show this message again" check box has been added.

WordPerfect Office X6 - Service Pack 2

This service pack updates the following Corel® WordPerfect® Office X6 editions to build
  • Standard
  • Professional
  • Home and Student
  • Try-Before-You-Buy

Service Pack 2 applies to build (Service Pack 1).

  • WordPerfect Office IFilter now supports the Quattro Pro (QPW) file format.
  • Preview of WordPerfect formats within the enhanced file dialogs has been improved.
  • The "Insert > Graphics/Pictures > From File" feature on systems with both WordPerfect Office X5 and WordPerfect Office X6 installed has improved stability.
  • The "HyperTextCreate()" macro execution speed is now consistent between VBA and PerfectScript implementations.
  • WordPerfect compatibility with Windows Server 2008 R2 has been improved.
  • WordPerfect toolbar separators now display properly on Windows 8.
  • The "File > Publish to PDF" feature in WordPerfect no longer truncates filenames to 63 characters.
  • The "File > Publish to PDF" feature in WordPerfect produces correct text spacing.
  • Wpwin16.exe processes no longer remain running after exiting WordPerfect on Windows XP.
  • User-created WordPerfect printer settings can now be saved.
  • The Web Query feature in Quattro Pro has improved stability.
  • The "File > Publish to PDF" feature in Presentations has improved output.

Version Numbers

Application Initial Release Service Pack 1 Service Pack 2
Quattro Pro


WordPerfect Office X6 - Service Pack 1

Suite-wide fixes

  • WordPerfect Office X6 now supports the Windows 8 operating system.
  • Importing JPEG files into WordPerfect and Presentations that contain EXIF data added by Adobe Photoshop no longer triggers an error message.
  • PerfectScript instability caused when using the "AppLocate" command has been corrected.
  • Compiling multiple macros at the same time in Windows Explorer now completes successfully.
  • The "Find" dialog box in the Windows Explorer preview now remains open when changing file selection.
  • PerfectScript macros now run successfully from a "file://" link.
  • Compiling a macro via Windows Explorer (shell extension) now works as expected.

WordPerfect fixes

  • The "Format > Labels > Edit" feature has been fixed so that changing label width and height now works as expected.
  • Importing and exporting Microsoft Word (DOC and DOCX) files has been improved.
  • Text display issues with the "Find and Replace" dialog box have been corrected.
  • Password-protected PDF files created using Microsoft Word can now be imported into WordPerfect.
  • Instabilities caused by the "Tools > Grammatik" feature have been corrected.
  • A macro triggered by the "PreClose!" event no longer causes instability when closing multiple files at the same time when exiting WordPerfect.
  • Instabilities caused by inserting border WordPerfect Graphic (WPG) files found at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Corel\WordPerfect Office X6\Graphics\Borders" have been corrected.
  • The speed and performance of the "HyperTextCreate()" macro command has been improved.
  • Text rotation when publishing to PDF using the "Letter Rotated" paper type has been corrected.
  • Entering invalid information in a required field when checking a file into a SharePoint server now displays the appropriate error message.

Quattro Pro fixes

  • Importing Microsoft Excel (XLS) files has been improved.
  • The title bar correctly displays a file's read-only state, even when the file resides on a server.

Version Numbers

Application Initial Release Service Pack 1
Quattro Pro


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