FlexPaper 2.4.7 Release Notes

Monday 27th June 2016

Lots of goodies released this month with great improvements to all our viewers. We have also added a first version of our new EPUB3 exporter to the publisher. 

Zine and Elements will be pushed out first to our CDN in the next few hours with Classic to follow in a few days. 

Changes this month

  • FlexPaper Desktop Publisher can now export static and reflowabe EPUB documents (Desktop Publisher)
  • New ‘Project’ dialogue introduced where publication style can easily be picked (Desktop Publisher)
  • Allow PDFs to be dropped into the desktop publisher (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where line-height wasn’t set properly on each font class (Elements)
  • Improved conversion speed and white-page detection (Elements)
  • Improved text accuracy through better calculated glyph widths (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where some characters with conflicts would translate incorrectly to the font (Elements)
  • A few fixes for ligatures and double characters (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue related to some unicode characters beeing incorrectly translated (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where zooming in using the mouse wheel would cause the viewer to stay blurry in some versions of Chrome in Windows (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue related to saving annotations back to pdf if the pdf was stored in a sub folder (Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where two fold publications did not have their internal links adjusted properly (Zine)
  • Added the ability to change arrow color in Zine (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where a border would appear around panels when the color of the panel was changed (Zine)
  • Improved slider style (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where some Zine styles were not being re-read into the publisher when opening a previous publication (Zine)
  • Added the ability to disable first/last buttons inside the viewer (Zine)
  • Improved support for FlexPaper in IE Compatibility mode (Zine, Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where disposing one of two viewers on the page would cause the other viewer to stop (Classic,Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where the dimensions of the viewer were not being recalculated properly (Classic)
  • Changed mouse wheel to zoom as opposed to change page for consistency with Zine (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where zoom position would be slightly offset (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where the zoom wasn’t making the pages sharp in Firefox (Elements)
  • It is now possible to double tap to zoom in using Elements just as Zine (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where rotated text were not using browser prefixes causing some older versions of Firefox not to rotate text properly (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where another machine encoding than UTF-8 would cause encryption of files to fail (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where it wasn’t possbile to pinch/zoom on some Android devices for Elements publications (Elements)
  • Added background color style setting for Elements (Desktop Publishing)
  • Fixed an issue where the page would not sharpen properly in Chrome when using the HTML4 mode (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where exported sections in reflowable mode would be exported twice (Elements)
  • Expanded editable area past 100% so that elements can be placed outside of page area (Desktop Publisher)
  • Added the ability to have videos, images and links span across multiple pages (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where letter-spacing would not be adjusted properly on navigation (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where corrupt fonts that were missing hinting were not being repaired properly (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue related to IE version 11 and IE version 10 not printing all pages in HTML4/HTML5 mode (Zine, Classic)
  • Fixed an issue where the publisher would hang when settings were changed in a certain order (Desktop Publisher)
  • Fixed an issue where panel color on the tumbnail bar did not match panel color on the left/right panel (Zine)
  • Fixed an issue where re-importing a PDF would not overwrite the previously imported copy (Zine)
  • Elements now showing next/previous buttons in the bottom of the viewer as opposed to scrubber (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where it optimizing images using PHP wasn’t possible (Desktop Publisher)
  • Improved handling of pages with different height (Elements)
  • Fancy page shadows added to Elements as option (Elements)
  • Additional check for Blackberry phones and changed default configuration for Zine so that it starts in Flip-Single on touch devices if Portrait has been specified (Zine)
  • Improved link conversion for FlexPaper Elements (Desktop Publisher)
  • Big performance improvements to Elements in Flip mode (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue related to text groups not being represented properly (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue related to rotated text above 90 and under -90 degrees would appear incorrectly (Elements)
  • Fixed an issue where navigating backwards in 1-page mode would skip pages (Elements)