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Whats New

• New feature: Text Circle.

• FabricJS 4.3.1 update. (this is the “engine” that helps us to code the features of the software)

• Fix scale/stretch controls on multi-selections.

• Modified and renamed the ‘Edit’ and ‘Options’ menus. They are now “Edit” and “Insert” to allow for insertion of circular text and other elements to insert onto the canvas

Additional changes over the past year are below

February 4, 2021, Version 1.3.37

• Updated login to support launch from LaughingbirdSoftware.com

January 29, 2021, Version 1.3.36

• Fix Version 7 (legacy templates) image/text loading problems caused by FabricJS 4.3.0 update.

January 26, 2021, Version 1.3.35

• Fix intermittent problem saving designs.

• Increase maximum objects from 25 to 50.• Fix text gradient problem where scaling caused solid color.

• Improve linear gradient smoothness on Text, Textbox, and Shape objects.• Setting Text Color now correctly removes all styles, including background color.

• Increase width of Sets dropdown menu.

• Sort Sets menu alphabetically.

• Update Mac/Win Desktop versions to Electron to 11.2.0–Chromium to 87.0.4280.141.

• Update FabricJS from 3.6.3 to 4.3.0. Address breaking changes.

January 4, 2021, Version 1.3.34

• Elements panel now auto-closes when background is clicked.

• Ecover Placeholder handles now auto-disable when background is clicked.

• Shadow and Outline visibility now controlled only by Opacity setting. Redundant On/Off switches now removed from these panels.

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Full Change History

Known Limitations
• Video Record does not work if an iMac is connected via a Thunderbolt cable to your MacBook Pro and used as a second monitor. To fix, disconnect the cable and restart your Mac Book Pro.

 

• Video Record works in Chrome.

March 22, 2021, Version 1.4.0
• New feature! Text Circle.
• Fix scale/stretch controls on multi-selections.
• Modify/rename Edit and Options menus.
• Update FabricJS to 4.3.1.

 

February 4, 2021, Version 1.3.37
• Updated login to support launch from LaughingbirdSoftware.com.

January 29, 2021, Version 1.3.36
• Fix Version 7 (legacy templates) image/text loading problems caused by FabricJS 4.3.0 update.

January 26, 2021, Version 1.3.35
• Fix intermittent problem saving designs.
• Increase maximum objects from 25 to 50.
• Fix text gradient problem where scaling caused solid color.
• Improve linear gradient smoothness on Text, Textbox, and Shape objects.
• Setting Text Color now correctly removes all styles, including background color.
• Increase width of Sets dropdown menu.
• Sort Sets menu alphabetically.
• Update Mac/Win Desktop versions to Electron to 11.2.0–Chromium to 87.0.4280.141.
• Update FabricJS from 3.6.3 to 4.3.0. Address breaking changes.

January 4, 2021, Version 1.3.34
• Elements panel now auto-closes when background is clicked.
• Ecover Placeholder handles now auto-disable when background is clicked.
• Shadow and Outline visibility now controlled only by Opacity setting. Redundant On/Off switches now removed from these panels.

December 11, 2020, Version 1.3.33
• Add group and set name to metadata display. Re-style to fit in center top.
• Implement Duplicate for groups (selection of multiple objects).
• Correct several errors related to Duplicate.
• Display most recent set when returning to thumbnails.
• Limit number of objects in design to 25.
• Improve storage performance (downgrade JSZip to 3.1.5 from 3.5.1.)

November 11, 2020, Version 1.3.32
• Integrated 2021 Windows Code Signing Certificate.
• Added highlights on the Elements tree. Increased font size of categories.
• In Save As dialog, newly added sets will now appear on the dropdown menu.
• Fixed condition where Save As may save design to wrong set, if set with same name is present in more than one category.
• Fixed edge condition that caused non-fatal warning when no sets exist in Admin mode.

November 2, 2020, Version 1.3.31
• Corrected error where typing over (deleting) selected text caused loss of outlines and shadows.
• Size of duplicate offset now adjusts to scale of canvas.
• Temporary alert informs user that duplication of groups will be supported in upcoming update.

October 31, 2020, Version 1.3.30
• Implemented virtual scrolling to support large number of system fonts in Text Format panel.

October 28, 2020, Version 1.3.29
• Fixed font loading error in Text Format panel.

October 16, 2020, Version 1.3.28
• Added button for System Fonts in Text Format.
• Fixed post-Download Image design scaling error.
• Fixed crash on Download Image with very large designs.
• Modified Elements scrollbars.

October 14, 2020, Version 1.3.27
• Limited size of Text paste to 100, and Textbox paste to 5000.
• Reduced height of Sets menu so as to fit on laptop size screen.
• Scroll bar will now always be visible in Elements thumbnails.

October 5, 2020, Version 1.3.26
• Fixed problems with copy/paste into text.
• Added resizing of copied text to fit in design.
• Fixed problems when selecting, then typing over text.

October 1, 2020, Version 1.3.25
• Added alpha channel to Download Image for transparency.

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We promise that you can create awesome graphics using our templates. But if you do have any problems using our software, we'll work with you until you're a happy Creatorpreneur!
-Marc & Lisa