Bootstrap Studio Release notes

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Version 4.0.3 Nov 13, 2017
IMPROVED
  • Bootstrap 4 Navbars were improved. The conversion from BS3 works better, and navbars are now collapsed on SM and smaller by default.
FIXED
  • Fixed a number of issues related to Linked components.
  • Several important bugfixes including inability to copy bootstrap css blocks, unselectable components and failure to open some designs.
Version 4.0.2 Nov 10, 2017
NEW
  • Multi-selection with mass actions is now supported in the CSS editor. Press Ctrl/Cmd/Shift and click a block to activate.
IMPROVED
  • Improved conversion from BS 3 to BS 4.
FIXED
  • Fixed a number of issues, including missing fonts when exporting, incorrect CDN URL for the Bootstrap 4 bundle.js and more.
Version 4.0.1 Nov 3, 2017
IMPROVED
  • Added Navbar alignment options for Bootstrap 4.
  • Minor improvements to Context menus and Color Picker.
FIXED
  • Fixed a number of issues introduced in the 4.0 release, like invisible selection in the code editor, links not accepting components and dropdowns not working.
Version 4.0.0 Nov 1, 2017
NEW
  • Bootstrap 4 support is here! You can create designs in either BS 3 or 4. You can upgrade designs that you've made in 3 to 4 automatically.
  • Support for new CSS features - CSS Grid, Filters, Position Sticky, Blend Modes and more.
IMPROVED
  • Improved performance.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes and other small improvements.
Version 2.7.1 Sep 6, 2017
NEW
  • Multi selection is now supported in the Overview Panel and Stage. Hold Ctrl/Cmd or Shift when clicking, to select one or more components. You can move, duplicate, delete and copy the entire selection at once.
  • Two new icon fonts are now available - Typicons and Simple Line Icons.
IMPROVED
  • Hovering over a CSS block now highlights all of its matching elements in the page.
FIXED
  • Fixed an issue which caused the URLs of some Google Fonts to be incorrect.
Version 2.7.0 Aug 11, 2017
NEW
  • Multiple selections in the Design and Components panels are now supported. Use Shift/Ctrl/Cmd + Click to select.
  • Exporting multiple user components at once is now supported from the parent folder's context menu.
IMPROVED
  • Externally linked CSS and JS can be refreshed (and new changes detected) by right clicking and choosing "Refresh".
  • You can now quickly open the Component Label dialog by pressing Ctrl/Cmd+L when a component is selected.
Version 2.6.4 Jun 26, 2017
NEW
  • You can now vote on and comment on shared components. This will make it easier to find high quality components for your designs.
  • Added a User Profile dialog. When you click a user name, you can see the person's shared components.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes.
Version 2.6.3 May 10, 2017
NEW
  • The preview text in the Font dialog can now be edited.
IMPROVED
  • When setting the HREF of a link in the sidebar and Link dialog, you can quickly fill the URL of a page or image.
  • Significantly improved performance for Downloaded and User components.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes.
Version 2.6.2 Apr 24, 2017
NEW
  • Added a new Google Font dialog with previews, instant search and filtering for font families.
  • Newly imported images will now show file sizes as well as dimensions when hovered in the Design Panel.
FIXED
  • Minor bugfixes and improvements.
Version 2.6.1 Apr 4, 2017
NEW
  • Added a "Move To" option for CSS blocks.
  • The Preview is now paused if the browser is minimized or the tab is not visible.
IMPROVED
  • Improved number input in the sidebar. You can now increment/decrement with arrow keys and cancel changes by right clicking while dragging.
FIXED
  • Multiple bugfixes and improvements.
Version 2.6.0 Mar 29, 2017
NEW
  • Powerful new visual CSS editing UI. You can customize layout, background and font properties without writing code.
IMPROVED
  • Reorganized the Options panel into tabs - Look and Feel, Options and Animation.
  • Improved design of the application interface and dialogs.
  • Various performance improvements and bugfixes.
Version 2.5.4 Feb 10, 2017
NEW
  • Full page paths are now shown in the Page Selection dropdown and in the Page Properties dialog.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug that was introduced in the previous release, which broke most scroll animations.
  • Fixed a bug that caused designs that contain invalid HTML attributes to fail to open.
Version 2.5.3 Feb 8, 2017
NEW
  • You can now create parallax background animations. This is done from the Animation group in the Options panel, and choosing the "parallax-bg" type.
  • A new block was added - Parallax Background. It is a pre-built component with a parallax background image animation.
  • If an image you are importing already exists in your library, you can choose to replace it or to keep both.
IMPROVED
  • Searching in the CSS was improved. Now results are highlighted and scrolled into view, instead of filtered.
FIXED
  • Various bugfixes.
Version 2.5.2 Jan 18, 2017
NEW
  • Added "Copy To" > "Multiple" dialog, which makes it easy to copy a component to a number of pages at once.
  • You can now add custom HTML to the <head> of pages. It is done from the Settings and Page Properties dialogs.
  • The active page is now highlighted in the Design Panel.
IMPROVED
  • Improved focus behavior when a component is deleted. Focus goes to a sibling instead of the parent.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes and minor enhancements.
Version 2.5.1 Jan 5, 2017
NEW
  • Components can now be animated from the new Animation section in the Options panel. You can choose from a number of eye-catching scroll and hover animations.
  • CSS animations are now paused by default, making it easier to design animated pages. You can click the "Play" button in the CSS editor to start them.
IMPROVED
  • Improved performance of the Preview when a large number of browsers are connected.
FIXED
  • Minor bugfixes.
Version 2.5.0 Dec 22, 2016
NEW
  • You can now publish your designs as websites on Bootstrap Studio servers with a single click. This makes it easier to collaborate, test and show your work to the world.
IMPROVED
  • Updated Font Awesome version.
FIXED
  • Interface tweaks and bugfixes.
Version 2.4.5 Nov 22, 2016
NEW
  • Added @keyframes support to the CSS editor.
  • Added a "Copy Path" option to the files in the Design panel.
  • Export settings are retained when a design is saved with "Save As".
IMPROVED
  • Improvements to the way CSS blocks are created in the Styles tab.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes.
Version 2.4.4 Oct 24, 2016
NEW
  • Added folding support to the code editors, which makes editing JavaScript and Custom Code easier.
  • The srcset attribute is now supported on images.
IMPROVED
  • Changed the behavior of Ctrl/Cmd+S in code editors. Now the combo saves the entire project.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug which included a wrong Bootstrap stylesheet when exporting with the CDN option.
Version 2.4.3 Oct 12, 2016
NEW
  • New Settings dialog, which combines the old Theme and Export Options dialogs.
  • Support for design-level meta tags, which are added to all pages. It's accessible from the "Meta Tags" tab in the Settings dialog.
  • You can now configure which jQuery version your design uses.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes.
Version 2.4.2 Oct 5, 2016
NEW
  • New export dialog which remembers export paths and supports minification, CDN, and export scripts.
IMPROVED
  • Updated versions of jQuery and icon fonts.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes and other small improvements.
Version 2.4.1 Sep 14, 2016
NEW
  • Selecting and copying styles in the CSS editor now gives you valid code. With this, you can copy and paste between CSS files easily.
  • Added inverse style support for the Navigation components.
  • Renamed Row and Column components to be more logical.
FIXED
  • Fixed bugs with the Downloaded component group not showing correct menu entries.
Version 2.4.0 Sep 13, 2016
NEW
  • Added 40 beautiful built-in components to the library. We will add even more in the future.
  • You can now edit the "style" attribute of elements from the Style tab.
  • You can now Label components. Labels appear in the Overview panel.
IMPROVED
  • Improved performance of the app when Preview is running.
  • Improved component tooltips. More text is shown and links are clickable.
FIXED
  • Bugfixes and other minor improvements.
Version 2.3.7 Aug 9, 2016
NEW
  • Select All now works on OSX.
FIXED
  • Fixed an issue that caused some link URLs to be broken in the preview.
Version 2.3.6 Aug 8, 2016
NEW
  • Copy/Paste attributes in the HTML panel.
IMPROVED
  • Updated Bootstrap to version 3.3.7.
  • Quick Bootstrap theme switching.
  • Improved tutorials.
FIXED
  • Lots of bugfixes.
Version 2.3.5 Jul 7, 2016
NEW
  • The panel sizes are now persisted when you restart the app.
IMPROVED
  • Improved filtering in the CSS editor.
FIXED
  • Fixed CSS copy/paste, larger scrollbars and other small fixes and improvements.
Version 2.3.4 Jun 20, 2016
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug which prevented some designs from being opened.
Version 2.3.3 Jun 20, 2016
NEW
  • ID attributes are now shown in the overview panel to make it easier to locate the right component.
  • Links and Table Cells can now accept many different types of child components.
  • Carousel slides now have an option for hiding the image and can accept any type of content.
  • Ctrl + Click now triggers context menus in OS X.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes.
Version 2.3.2 Jun 16, 2016
NEW
  • You can now create folders in the Design panel. They are preserved when previewing and exporting.
  • Dialog for controlling the order in which JavaScript and CSS files are included in your pages.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes.
Version 2.3.1 May 31, 2016
FIXED
  • New dialog for resizing and cropping component screenshots.
  • Fixed a bug which caused component screenshots to not show in some cases.
Version 2.3.0 May 26, 2016
NEW
  • You can now share components online and install shared components with one click, from the "Online" tab in the Components panel. Components that you've shared are synced to all your devices.
  • User components now have screenshots and you can organize them into folders.
  • All built-in components have helpful tooltips.
IMPROVED
  • Improved toolbars.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes.
Version 2.2.4 Apr 11, 2016
NEW
  • You can now add Meta Tags to pages from the Page Properties dialog.
  • Added searching to the HTML panel. You can quickly find elements by CSS selector, text content or attribute.
  • Added filtering to the CSS editor for quickly locating CSS blocks and rules.
  • Added Video component, with support for YouTube, Vimeo and HTML5.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes.
Version 2.2.3 Mar 25, 2016
NEW
  • New components: Map (powered by Google Maps), Accordion, Collapse, Bold, Italic, Fieldset and Legend.
IMPROVED
  • Improved toolbars.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes.
Version 2.2.2 Mar 18, 2016
NEW
IMPROVED
  • Improved opening and saving of large bsdesign files containing lots of photos.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.2.1 Mar 14, 2016
NEW
  • New components - Modal and Tabs.
  • Added toolbars with quick actions to Table, Carousel, Nav, Dropdown, List Group and more.
  • Added tutorial for Writing HTML.
IMPROVED
  • Rewritten Dropdown and Split Button components.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes
Version 2.2.0 Mar 3, 2016
NEW
  • New Custom Code component for writing HTML. Drag and drop it from your library and double click it.
  • Convert any component to HTML and edit it. The option is available in the right click menu.
  • Import HTML pages.
  • Ionicons and Material Design Icons added.
FIXED
  • Small enhancements and bug fixes.
Version 2.1.3 Feb 22, 2016
NEW
  • Custom components can now contain JavaScript and entire CSS files. Improved dialog for creating them.
  • Manage Devices dialog. You can now control your licenses centrally. Available in the Help/Bootstrap Studio menu.
IMPROVED
  • Reorganized application menu to make things easier to find.
  • Updated tutorials.
FIXED
  • Bug fixes.
Version 2.1.2 Feb 16, 2016
IMPROVED
  • Improved Linked Components to work better across pages.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug with JavaScript files and Fonts missing in Preview.
  • Fixed issues with custom themes.
Version 2.1.1 Feb 15, 2016
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug with Google fonts import not working.
Version 2.1.0 Feb 15, 2016
NEW
  • Added Linked Components which are kept in sync and updated together.
  • You can now link to external libraries from a CDN.
  • You can reorder JS and CSS files to control the order in which they are included in the page.
IMPROVED
  • Better notifications, improved preview and a lot more!
Version 2.0.2 Jan 27, 2016
IMPROVED
  • Improved the context menus in the HTML tab.
  • Performance optimization when working with multiple designs.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug which made the editors unresponsive to user input.
Version 2.0.1 Jan 26, 2016
IMPROVED
  • Improved JavaScript Editing.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug which prevented CSS blocks from being copied to other stylesheets.
  • A few other small fixes.
Version 2.0.0 Jan 22, 2016
NEW
  • Designs can now have multiple pages which share your styles. This makes it easier to create entire websites.
  • JavaScript editing with live-reload in Preview.
  • Designs can have multiple CSS files.
  • Powerful new Copy/Paste functionality for components, pages and assets.
IMPROVED
  • Improved interface and bugfixes.
Version 1.2.1 Dec 22, 2015
NEW
  • New assets panel.
IMPROVED
  • Improved importing of Google Webfonts.
  • Preparations for Bootstrap Studio 2.
FIXED
  • Fixed a couple of interface bugs.
Version 1.2.0 Dec 3, 2015
NEW
  • Powerful new attribute editing. You can now add any attribute to elements.
IMPROVED
  • Small improvements of the Color Picker.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug with Navbar not working correctly on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug in HelpTextBlock and StaticControl which broke some designs.
Version 1.1.1 Nov 20, 2015
NEW
  • Added a color picker which detects the used colors in your design and supports marking colors as favorite.
  • Hover over images in the Assets panel to see a preview.
IMPROVED
  • Improved incrementing/decrementing of values with the arrow keys when editing CSS.
Version 1.1.0 Nov 13, 2015
NEW
  • Added a "Character Input" dialog. With it, you can enter frequently used unicode symbols, as well as input Japanese, Chinese, Korean and other languages which use IME. Open it by clicking the "Char Input" button when editing text.
  • The NavBar Toggle is now a component that can be edited.
IMPROVED
  • Various performance improvements and bugfixes.
Version 1.0.12 Nov 5, 2015
NEW
  • Added "Extra Small" size to Button Group.
IMPROVED
  • Improved CSS editing. Changes are visualized while being made and it is easier to do point-and-click editing without losing your progress.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug with Form Static Control not matching form group styles.
Version 1.0.11 Oct 30, 2015
NEW
  • Design > Export option was added to the menu.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug which permitted locked components to be deleted in some cases.
  • Fixed a bug which blocked IDs from being cleared.
  • Fixed a bug that cut out the context menu of the last CSS block.
Version 1.0.10 Oct 27, 2015
NEW
  • Open multiple designs and import multiple components at the same time.
  • Middle click on the tabs to close designs.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug with css background images not being shown in the preview.
  • Fixed a couple of ui bugs.
Version 1.0.9 Oct 24, 2015
NEW
  • Added Bootstrap's Carousel component.
  • Double click to change icons and images.
IMPROVED
  • Tweaks to the "What's new" dialog. Can now be opened from the help menu.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug which prevented designs with the Pager component from being opened.
  • Fixed a bug which caused elements with vw and vh to grow the stage.
Version 1.0.8 Oct 21, 2015
NEW
  • You can now import entire CSS stylesheets by pasting the code in a CSS selector.
  • "An update is available" notification was added.
IMPROVED
  • Small interface tweaks.
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug that dropped user packages after the first run.
Version 1.0.7 Oct 20, 2015
FIXED
  • Fixed OSX Copy/Paste Bug