FlexPaper 2.4.4 Release Notes

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Its been a busy month with lots of improvements. We’re making Zine and Elements available today, the new build for FlexPaper Classic will follow in a few days. Among the biggest enhancements are:

  • The ability to add and edit a table of contents menu for Zine and Elements
  • Its now possible to import styles from previous publications into the new desktop publisher
  • Animating headers and body text within Elements
  • Ability to change output folder when publishing to allow multiple publications to be merged into the same folder
  • Support for differently sized pages in Elements

Here’s the full list of fixes and enhancements:

  • Upgraded the framework libraries we use for our Desktop Publisher (Angular,jQuery,Bootstrap) (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where the thumbnail navigator wouldn’t work in iOS for the Classic viewer (Classic)
  • Forcing the annotations author label to show in full and avoid wrapping the text (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where the bottom annotations toolbar wouldn’t get translated properly (Classic)
  • Added support for translating the annotations delete confirmation box (Classic)
  • Corrected z-index for the line drawn between notes and their points/rectangles (Classic)
  • Corrected the drawing position for rectangle and point markers (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where the viewer would scroll while trying to draw a illustration on surface pro (Classic)
  • Improved auto link detection for Zine (Zine, Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where two fold publications would not adjust the text size properly when automatically adjusted (Desktop Publisher)
  • Upgraded Atom Electron to 0.36.7
  • Added the ability to change alpha on the next/prev pages in Elements,Flat mode (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where clicking on edit in the top menu in Windows would cause a javascript error to pop up (Desktop Publisher)
  • Increased scrolling margins so that more pages are loading in portrait when scrolling (Zine,Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where scale was being set per page causing differently sized publications to misbehave in Adaptive Elements mode (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added support for differently sized pages in Adaptive Elements (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where PageIndexAdjustment parameter wasn’t affecting the html5 rendering mode (Zine)
  • Fixed a regression issue where it wasn’t possible to switch to a different working directory (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where youtube videos wouldn’t load over https when embedded into Zine (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where it wasn’t possible to edit videos and images after reopening a publication (Desktop Publisher)
  • ‘Very fast’ and ‘Very slow’ speed mode options added to Zine. Next version may include ‘Ludicrous speed’ as requested by one of our clients (Zine)
  • Fixed various issues related to differently sized pages and loading them in Elements/Adaptive Mode (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added the ability to animate specific text element types (h1, h2, body text) in Adaptive mode (Desktop Publisher)
  • Improved merging algorithm for text fields which will improve accuracy in converting text to html5 in Adaptive mode (Desktop Publisher)
  • Table of contents editor added to our desktop publisher. Click on “TOC” in the left hand panel to access this editor (Zine, Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where a video wouldn’t resize when viewer was resized if the video is already playing (Zine)
  • Added an option for Zine where left/right navigation keys can be bound to navigate the viewer (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where two fold publications would render the first thumbnail incorrectly in preview (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where two fold publications would render the last page in incorrect size and show incorrect number of pages in 10-page preview (Zine)
  • Added “Import style” which allows you to import style settings from a previous publication (just like our older desktop publisher) (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where text was not being clipped properly in some cases when using Adaptive mode (Desktop Publisher)
  • Improved font matching in our cloud service for Elements (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added the ability to select multiple PDF files when creating a publication (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where the cache of images in our web server packages wasn’t using subfolders properly (Zine,Classic)
  • Added the ability to change the output folder (Desktop Publisher)

FlexPaper 2.4.3 Release Notes

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We’re ramping up development in particular around Elements and the Desktop Publisher and you will see a lot of improvements and enhancements coming your way in the next few months.

This month we’re giving all our existing customers as well as all our new the ability to publish and share your documents on Dropbox for free, among many other fixes and enhancements. 

Zine and the Desktop Publisher is being rolled out today first and Classic will follow in the next few days.

  • The publisher now asks if you want to adjust the publication automatically to be a single page when publishing landscape publications (Publisher)
  • Improved the rendering quality for HTML4 in Chrome & Firefox (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where zooming using mouse wheel when hovering over a folded page would cause the viewer to draw the page incorrectly (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where some files with odd characters in their file names would not open in desktop publisher (Publisher)
  • Improved text sharpness in adaptive elements mode (Publisher)
  • Improved font conversion with retry when cloud service isn’t responding properly (Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where it wasn’t possible to open documents from other directories than C: on Windows in the desktop publisher (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where two fold publications would not process properly when using flash as output format (Desktop Publisher)
  • Support for password protected PDF documents added to desktop publisher (Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where it wasn’t possible to easily unselect text on iPad / Android (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where strike outs were not being triggered properly when text were selected (Classic)
  • Aligned flash full screen support for safari with HTML5 (Classic,Zine)
  • Fixed a number of issues where the user settings were not saved properly in the new publisher (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where the rainforest theme would misposition the toolbar after resize (Zine)
  • Improved error handling of the internal preview service in the desktop publisher (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where FlexPapeViewer.swf was included even if not used by desktop publisher (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where the Desktop Publisher wasn’t copying the full pdf even if this option was ticked (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where re-opening a reflowable publication wouldn’t allow some sections to be re-edited (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added additional checks for when font conversion fails so that the publisher retries (Desktop Publisher)
  • Improved print by removing unnecessary margins and widening the print (Classic,Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where publication title wasn’t being set in the header when creating Zine publications (Desktop Publisher)
  • Forcing MSIE to print in new frame to prevent incorrectly sized print outs (Zine, Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where strikeouts would behave differently with text selection pressed in than highlighting (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where a two fold publication with uneven page numbers would add an extra blank page at the end incorrectly (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added support for supplying a fixed max number of visible pages to the adaptive mode (useable by landscape documents) (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added support for uploading publications via FTP (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added support for copying and sharing publications via Dropbox (Desktop Publisher)
  • Improved support for converting to Adobe Flash/swf in new publisher (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where some fonts would not display properly in edit mode for Adaptive & Reflowable (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where the thumbnail navigator wouldn’t work in iOS for the Classic viewer (Classic)
  • Forcing the annotations author label to show in full and avoid wrapping the text (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where the bottom annotations toolbar wouldn’t get translated properly (Classic)
  • Added support for translating the annotations delete confirmation box (Classic)
  • Corrected z-index for the line drawn between notes and their points/rectangles (Classic)
  • Corrected the drawing position for rectangle and point markers (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where the viewer would scroll while trying to draw a illustration on surface pro (Classic)