Version 1.7

New Features

  • Added support for marking a layer as a background layer.

Usability Enhancements

  • Added the "Style as Dimension Line" action to the contextual menu.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue including the grid in an exported image that has an added border.
  • Fixed an issue importing text in WMF files where a font had not been specified in the file.
  • Fixed an issue with the EPS export panel.
  • Fixed an issue with VDX exports that prevented them from being opened in Visio 2013.
  • Fixed an selection issue where certain lines could get inadvertently selected.
  • Fixed a regression with the select area tool when scrolling the view.
  • Fixed an issue configuring the font styles popup when the requested font isn't installed on the computer.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Move to Layer" menu wouldn't populate for some users.

Version 1.6.2

 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the SVG importer importing <line> elements.
  • Fixed an issue importing VDX files with invalid or missing namespace elements.
  • Fixed an issue importing VDX files exported from LucidChart.
  • Fixed an issue where memory was leaking when loading libraries at startup.
  • Fixed an issue importing and exporting libraries on OSX 10.7 (Lion).

Version 1.6

New Features

  • Added support for (optionally) including Inkscape attributes when exporting a drawing to SVG.

Usability Enhancements

  • Improved the loading time of drawings from 2 to 5 times (based on drawing size and contents).
  • Improved the handling of zoom in and zoom out keyboard shortcuts when used in combination with trackpad or mouse zooming.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where selecting a zoom level would not zoom in on the center of the drawing.

Version 1.5

New Features

  • Added the ability to snap to shape vertexes and center points.
  • Added the ability to scale line decorations (arrowheads) independently of the stroke size.
  • Added a new line decoration that draws a circle centered around the endpoint.
  • Added support for rounded corners in the orthogonal and elbow connection lines.
  • Added the ability to round fractional variables (FLength, FHeight, etc...) 

Usability Enhancements

  • Added "Undo" and "Redo" to the list of buttons that can be added to the toolbar.
  • Made it easier to select lines by increasing the area around a line that can be clicked.
  • Updated the fill panel so that fill settings are disabled for selected text figures.
  • Added a preferences option to disable the popover animations.
  • Added a new keyboard shortcut (shift-enter) to close the text editor.
  • Added a new keyboard shortcut (enter) to open the text editor for the selected shape.
  • Improved the responsiveness of the text editor.
  • Added support for using the spacebar to quickly pan the drawing. 

Bug Fixes

  • Using the add layer command in the contextual menu will now prompt for layer name if you have that option enabled.
  • Fixed an issue importing some Visio shapes with nested text fields.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause unexpected errors when opening partially importing Visio drawings.
  • Fixed an issue where the line cap and line join weren't being set to a newly configured default value.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error when exporting a drawing to an image.
  • Fixed an issue with the SVG importer importing scaled text and strokes.
  • Improved the forgiveness of the Visio importer to handle malformed Visio files (created in applications other than Visio).
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error separating an incomplete path.
  • Fixed an issue with the Visio importer calculating the location of text nested in a Visio stencil.
  • Fixed an issue renaming stencils where the library cache would get mixed up.
  • Fixed an issue exporting only the selected figures where the {Layer} variable wouldn't expand correctly.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause pasted shapes to be positioned incorrectly.
  • Fixed an issue duplicating selections that contain connection lines.
  • Fixed an issue with the SVG importer importing rotated nested shapes. 

Version 1.4

New Features

  • Added the ability to export each layer individually (using the layer name as the resulting image name).
  • Added the ability to encode embedded images in Visio (VDX) files using JPEG instead of Bitmap to reduce file size.
  • Added options to show, hide, lock and unlock all layers in one action.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue rendering imported SVG files that had invalid gradient definitions in them.
  • Fixed a potential issue scrolling the drawing canvas with a selection rectangle.   * Fixed an issue importing SVG files with hyperlink elements.
  • Fixed a regression doing boolean operations on shapes.
  • Fixed a regression where the stencil previews weren't being vertically centered.
  • Fixed an issue where the fill style wouldn't always be applied to newly created closed paths.
  • Fixed an issue where embedded images exported to VDX would be vertically flipped in some cases.
  • Fixed an issue adding new stencils when the stencil list was filtered.

Version 1.3

Usability Enhancements

  • Improved the warning messages when users try to save files where they do not have the required permissions.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue loading the stencils when opening a new window when the default library is not "Shapes".
  • Fixed an issue with the SVG importer related to inherited styles.
  • Fixed an issue where the zoom to origin wasn't resetting the zoom levels popup menu value.
  • Fixed an issue activating the color wells.
  • Fixed an issue opening documents with unexpected file names.
  • Fixed an issue pasting an image into the drawing under certain conditions.
  • Added some missing error message translations/descriptions.
  • Fixed an issue where some expected errors would be reported as unexpected errors.
  • Fixed a regression is applying rotation on nested objects.
  • Fixed an issue with the SVG importer where it would import empty groups.
  • Fixed an issue where arrowheads weren't being pasted when using the "Paste Style" command.
  • Fixed an issue calculating the scale of imported Visio diagrams using the metric scale.

Version 1.2

 

New Features
  • Add a new preferences panel to configure the default grid and snapping settings for new drawings.
  • Add new option toolbar buttons to increment or decrement the font size.
  • Added a star shape tool.
  • Added support for autoscrolling the drawing view when dragging near the edges.
  • Added the ability to (optionally) ask for the name when adding a new layer.
  • Added the ability to view the page (printing) bounds in the drawing canvas.
  • Added the ability to zoom to into the area highlighted by the selection rectangle by holding down the command and option keys at the same time.
  • Added a new tool to zoom into the area defined by the selection rectangle.
  • Added a "Move to Layer" command to the contextual menu.
Usability Enhancements
  • Added the ability to specify a border size for exported PDFs.
  • Added the ability to specify a border size for exported SVG drawings.
  • Added the ability to export SVG drawings with no background color (when the background color of the drawing is fully transparent).   
  • Added a confirmation dialog when you try to delete a stencil using the delete key.
  • The grid visibility is now a drawing level setting, not an application level settings.
  • Added the ability to disable curve smoothing with the freehand tool by holding down the option key. 
Bug Fixes
  • Added support for exporting radial gradients to Visio.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error editing numerical values.
  • Added some missing arrow head mappings in both the Visio importer and exporter.
  • Fixed a issue using the sidebar to edit the page margins.
  • Fixed an issue where the grid wasn't being exported into PDFs when that option was enabled.
  • Fixed a floating point precision error calculating where a line intersects a curve.
  • Fixed a potential error showing colors in the color wells for items without a color specified.

 

Version 1.1

New Features
  • Added the ability to do an "option drag" to create a duplicate of the selected objects.
  • Added the ability to do a "command drag" when dragging a figure to ignore the grid while moving it.
  • Added the ability to do a "option drag" when dragging a handle to resizing while keeping the center constant.
  • Added the ability to do a "option shift drag" when dragging a handle to resizing proportionally while keeping the center constant.
   
Usability Enhancements
  • Added the ability to right click on the drawing toolbar to bring up the popup toolbar.
  • Added the alignment actions to the toolbar by default.
  • Performance improvements selecting complex paths.
  • Added support for using the other delete key on extended keyboards to delete shapes from the drawing canvas.
  • Changed the way default attributes values are configured so that changing the value of a selected object doesn't change the default.
  • Enhanced the clipboard calculation of offsets when using cut and paste.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a crash if there was an unexpected error exporting a drawing.
  • Fixed an issue using the selection rectangle with rotated shapes.
  • Fixed an issue where exported bitmaps were translated 1 pixel over and 1 pixel down.  
  • Fixed an issue with the layout of the popup toolbars on Mountain Lion (specifically 10.8.1).
  • Fixed an issue with printing using zoom to fit where some drawings weren't being fit into the page.
  • Fixed an issue renaming newly created libraries and importing libraries after creating a new library.
  • Removed a feature from the pan and zoom tool where it would zoom in on a single click and zoom out on a double click.
  • Fixed an issue reloading the print units.
  • Fixed an issue where you couldn't tab between text fields on certain side panel views.