Release Notes for Mellel 3.5 (July 06, 2016)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • (iOS, Mac) Text Boxes
    • Styled text
    • Multiple Paragraphs
    • Lists
    • Padding
    • Overflow indicator
    • WYSIWYG editing
    • Inline & floating
    • Fit width, Fit height
    • Toolbar button
  • (iOS) Export to PDF on iOS
  • (Mac) overlay buttons when editing a graphic object
  • (Mac) editing image and text box using popover, removed model dialog box and "Object" palette
  • (Mac) RTF export of fill and line options of images and text boxes
  • (Mac) RTF import of image frame, width, color
  • (iOS, Mac) Tracking guides when dragging and resizing a floating image or text box.
  • (Mac) Using combo-box for line width in all places where setting such an attribute applies (image, text box, note sheet, note style, section palette & style editor, line numbering editor, table palette) allowing to have custom line widths.
  • (iOS, Mac) Dashed line for images and text boxes
  • (iOS, Mac) Corner radius for image and text box frames
  • (Mac) Allowing drag & Drop in mellel-text fields (Auto-title edit dialog, Citation edit dialog, page style header/footer edit dialog etc.)
  • (Mac, iOS) Campaign manager
  • (Mac) Revised and update template suite

Bug Fixes:

  • (iOS, Mac) Fixed an issue that caused floating elements to get duplicated to multiple page ranges when inseting a page style break under certain conditions.
  • (Mac) Fixed an issue that caused strange behaviour when turning off track changes while a floating object is selected among some other things. Correct adjustment of editor selection when turning off track changes while editing some inlines (citations, text boxes, hyperlinks)
  • (Mac) Fixed an issue that caused buttons with PNG images to look like a grey rectangle when disabled in El-Capitan
  • (Mac) Fixed an issue that caused odd behaviour when switching between editing find expressions containing character ranges, character sets and special characters (tab, return etc)
  • (Mac, iOS) Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to fail to exit track-changes mode sometimes with documents containing inline elements (autotitles/citations) which have insertions/deletions applied on the end of the inline text
  • (Mac, iOS) Fixed an issue that caused hangs an other odd behaviour after undoing turning off track changes under certain circumstances.
  • (Mac) Fixed an issue that caused the blinking insertion point to become invisible when placed inside a text box with a "none" fill background.
  • (Mac) Fixed an issue that caused document display to jump and for the insertion point to be placed in the wrong place sometimes when clicking in a text area while a floating element, table and other non-main text, elements are selected.
  • (iOS) Better adjustment of undo/redo buttons after undoing/redoing.
  • (iOS) More smooth behaviour when undoing and redoing contiguous insertions and deletions in the text.