Rewritten “Attributes Replace” to scan all parts of the document (Auto-title setup, notes, style set), dig inside headers/footers and inside document styles
Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to fail to save and crash with documents containing an empty string for “see” or “see also” in the index
Fixed an issue that caused PDF export to an external disk to produce PDF documents without a table of contents
Fixed an issue that caused small caps to be applied on the whole final citation when doing a bibliography scan if the format specifies small caps at the beginning of the final citation
Fixed an issue that caused comments to be cut off when printing while annotation pane is visible
Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to crash and behave erratically when using “fit width/page” zoom in Hebrew interface
Some adjustments and improvements to the way sizing of table views (Outline, Index etc) is handled relative to the scroll view scrollers
Removing forcing of “txt” file extension when exporting to plain text, allows to set any extension
Using the current selection as a starting point for a citation when inserting a citation manually
Many revisions and corrections to the Hebrew UI, Correct RTL interface in Hebrew localisations for Story Pane, Index Pane, Preferences, “Welcome to Mellel” window and template browser
Fixed some memory leaks, and some misc bugs.
Details about Mellel 4.1.1 (April 8, 2018)
Fixed an issue that broke support for Type 1 fonts.
Correctly importing old style text boxes in DOCX documents.
Fixed an issue that caused very heavy underline/strikethrough weight to appear with some fonts.
Fixed an issue that caused failure to open DOCX files produced by Ulysses.
Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to fail to open some DOCX documents containing numbered lists with the error “delegate aborted”.
Fixed an issue that caused tab/margin tracking guides to remain on screen after tracking.
Fixed some issues with identifying bold and italic text in some DOCX documents.
Fixed some issues where a font would not be correctly matched when importing DOCX documents.
Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to fail to identify bullet style list in DOCX documents.
Details about Mellel 4.1.0 (March 19, 2018)
Native DOCX import
Auto-kerning for most TT fonts
Minimum word spacing
alternating colour for outline items
no double indent for wrapping outline items
no room reserved for outline item icon if no icon is used
option to truncate outline items instead of wrapping the lines
better distinction to the remark in outline items by using a vertical line next to it
limiting outline item indent (normally based on font size)
“soft-click” (click after a pause on a selected item) on outline items will enter editing only when clicking on the the actual text of the item, clicking outside will navigate to the beginning of the section
Auto-title palette now showing the flow level of selected Auto-title with a checkmark next to the flow name when an Auto-title is selected in text
Auto-title palette now effects and reflects the selection in the outline pane
continuation paragraphs as explicit attributes
allowing to set continuation paragraph indent and margin per auto-title level
allowing to override continuation level indent and margin in document and save it into the auto-title setup
indent/outdent for multi-paragraphs (indenting auto title paragraphs as auto-title paragraphs and continuation paragraphs as continuation paragraphs)
indicating level of auto-title paragraph or continuation paragraph in auto-title palette
applying levels using palette by manipulating the level of auto-title or continuation according to the type of paragraph
Story points are drawn on their own line with a default font and default alignment and margin with a background and lines along the sides.
Preferences option to set the font size for story points
“soft-click” on story points in the pane will only enter editing if the click is within the text of the title. Otherwise it will navigate to the story point
reduced minimum width for auxiliary pane (outline, index, story)
adjusted layout for character palette, popover and style editor
adjusted layout for character palette, popover and style editor
improved spacing for preferences toolbar, avoiding clashes and truncation of item names in certain localisation
removed registration prompt from “Welcome to Mellel” window
simpler and clearer registration prompt
better display of checkmark/minus in selected table cells in the palettes
ruler – drawing and allowing to click tabs that lie beyond the frame
ruler – Added some fudging when calculating opposite tab so we can catch the tab even if it is right on the frame edge or a little beyond
RTF/DOCX import font matching: looking up the “Regular” face when font name is family name instead of taking the first family member
Fixed an issue that caused strikethrough to be drawn at the bottom of the letters instead of the middle under High Sierra
Fixed an issue that caused story points names not to be updated after editing the name in the pane and pressing return
Fixed an issue that caused “diamond” styles to appear in a document after adding an index style to the style set
Fixed a bug that caused pressing the “Superscript” checkbox for note symbol attributes in the edit note style not to have any effect
Fixed an issue that caused the “Open in Mellel” service not to function
Fixed an issue that caused changes to remarks in story character and story location to be lost when clicking on some other element in the pane
Fixed an issue that caused the style set list to be shown unsorted in the menu and style set editor list under High Sierra
Corrected tooltip for Increase/Decrease level buttons in outline pane for both the command name and keyboard shortcut
Fixed an issue that caused changes in image title filed to be lost when dismissing the image edit popover without first moving to a different field or pressing enter
Fixed a problem that made image/text box action buttons to look bad on non-retina displays.
Fixed an issue that caused notes with the “below text” position to be exported to RTF as endnotes rather then footnotes
Correctly importing “below text” footnotes as below text and not as “bottom of page” footnotes from RTF
Fixed an issue that would cause bibliography scanning to override character attributes applied to citation if said attributes were applied when the citation was in final form
Fixed an issue that would cause Mellel to reject a user name when activating Mellel if the user name is copied along with a terminating CR or LF
Fixed an issue that caused “diamond” styles to appear in the paragraph and character style lists following working with edit Auto-title flows sheet or even switching between apps.
Many localisation fixes, especially with the German localisation