Pinta 1.6

@cameronwhite cameronwhite released this Mar 1, 2015

This release includes many new features and improvements, as well as over 50 bug fixes:

New Features / Improvements:

  • Redesigned shape tools (demo video):
    • The Line tool now supports drawing curves and arrows
    • Shapes remain editable after being drawn
    • All shape tools now support drawing dashed lines
  • All selection tools now support the Union, Exclude, Xor, and Intersection modes
  • New community add-in repository - add-ins can be installed through the Add-in Manager dialog (via the Add-ins menu)
  • Redesigned New Image dialog, which includes presets, orientation and background options, and a thumbnail preview of the image.
  • The toolbox and color palette now have a flexible layout and can expand horizontally, making them significantly more usable on small screens.
  • When launching Pinta from the command line, the standard --version and --help options are now supported.

Bug Fixes:

A full list of bug fixes is available at https://launchpad.net/pinta/+milestone/1.6.

  • Fixed a number of issues with the text tool’s support for Unicode text (#1361560)
  • Fixed a number of issues with undoing selections (#1419083, #990350)
  • Fixed a number of untranslatable strings throughout Pinta, and the zoom toolbar’s percentages are now formatted using the current locale.
  • The text tool now supports the standard shortcuts for toggling bold (Ctrl+B), italic (Ctrl+I), and underline (Ctrl+U), and all of the text can be selected with Ctrl+A.
  • Fixed a potential crash after undoing a text action (#1206003)
  • Fixed a crash when holding both the left and right mouse buttons with the Pencil tool (#1317284)
  • Fixed issues with zooming in very far on large images
  • Fixed a potential crash when exiting Pinta (#1171200, #1331893 and #1075472)
  • Fixed issues with the toolbar’s state (hidden vs. visible) not being preserved after re-opening Pinta (#1412264)
  • Fixed several bugs where undo did not work correctly for the Freeform Shape tool (#1210927, #1422265)
  • Fixed a bug where resizing a selection allowed the selection to grow beyond the edge of the canvas (#1195062)
  • The selection handles are now larger and easier to click (#1268333)
  • Fixed bugs where using the Recolor tool after the Line/Curve tool resulted in odd behavior (#1422710, #1422715)
  • The error dialog now includes a link to the bug tracker (#1191357)
  • Improved the error message when opening an unsupported file format (#1188993)
  • Fixed an issue where cancelling the saving of a jpg image made it appear that the image had actually been saved (#1322878)
  • Auto-hiding now works correctly for the history and open images pads (#1358664)
  • Auto Crop now works correctly if there is an active selection (#1194859)
  • The progress dialog is now modal (#1192926)
  • The Backspace and Delete keys are now usable when editing text fields in the toolbar (#1335442)
  • Improved the readability of the text cursor against dark backgrounds (#1190862)

Contributors for this release:

The following people directly contributed to this version of Pinta:

Andrew Davis, Cameron White, Don McComb, Jonathan Bergknoff, Jonathan Pobst, Marius Ungureanu, and Robert Nordan

Thanks to everyone who contributed translations, filed bugs, made packages, and everything else!

Contributors to past releases:

Aaron Bockover, Adam Doppelt, Adolfo Jayme Barrientos, Akshara Proddatoori, Andrew Davis, Anirudh Sanjeev, Balló György, Cameron White, Ciprian Mustiata, David Nabraczky, Don McComb, Elvis Alistar, Felix Schmutz, Greg Lowe, Hanh Pham, James Gifford, Jean-Michel Bea, Joe Hillenbrand, John Burak, Jon Rimmer, Jonathan Pobst, Juergen Obernolte, Khairuddin Ni'am, Krzysztof Marecki, Maia Kozheva, Manish Sinha, Marco Rolappe, Martin Geier, Mathias Fussenegger, Mikhail Makarov, Obinou Conseil, Olivier Dufour, Richard Cohn, Robert Nordan, and Tom Kadwill

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Pinta 1.5

@cameronwhite cameronwhite released this May 24, 2014

This release includes many new features and improvements, as well as over 90 bug fixes:

New Features / Improvements:

  • Re-editable text
  • Mouse cursors now resize based on the active brush size.
  • The Move Selection and Move Selected tools can now rotate the selection using the right mouse button.
  • Added an Invert Selection command.
  • New or redesigned mouse cursors for every tool.
  • Improved OSX integration (file associations and improved dock integration)
  • Redesigned Windows installer, which automatically downloads and installs the correct version of GTK# and the .NET Framework if necessary
  • Improved JPEG Compression Dialog (remembers previous settings and has the OK button as the default control)
  • The Open File dialog now shows image previews for ORA files, as well as any file formats provided by add-ins.

Add-in Support:

Pinta now supports add-ins that can provide additional effects, tools, brushes, and file formats.

  • Users can use the Add-in Manager (under the Add-ins menu) to browse and install add-ins.
  • We are in the process of setting up a community add-in repository which will be included by default in future Pinta releases.
  • Developers can visit https://github.com/PintaProject/Pinta/wiki to learn more about developing their own add-ins.

Bug Fixes:

A full list of bug fixes is available at https://launchpad.net/pinta/+milestone/1.5.

  • Fixed a bug with saving to filenames with non-English characters on Windows.
  • Fixed a crash when the Pixel Grid was turned on for very small images
  • Fixed a bug on Windows where the clipboard would sometimes paste old images.
  • Fixed a bug in the Freeform Shape tool that caused it to function incorrectly when running on newer versions of GTK#.
  • Fixed a bug in the text tool that caused font variants (e.g. Segoe Black and Segoe Condensed) to not work correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Rectangle Select markers to still be visible after undoing a selection.
  • Fixed several dialogs that did not have correct parent windows
  • Fixed a bug with using non-English fonts in the text tool on Windows
  • Fixed a bug that caused part of the image to be lost when pasting a large image onto a smaller canvas
  • Fixed a bug in the Gradient tool that caused an empty 1-pixel line to appear at the top of the image.
  • Fixed a bug where using the Backspace key in the text tool while inside a selection would fill the selection instead of deleting a character.
  • Fixed a bug where the canvas would be redrawn slightly incorrectly when zoomed in or out.
  • Fixed a bug where a pasted image would be pasted at the top left of the image instead of the top left of the window when zoomed in
  • Fixed conflicting shortcuts for the Brightness and Contrast tool and the Copy Merged command
  • Fixed a bug where some icons would not display correctly with GTK# 2.12.20
  • Fixed a crash when pasting into a new image with an empty clipboard
  • Fixed a crash when leaving the Move Selection tool with no open documents.
  • Fixed several bugs with drawing off-canvas with the Paintbrush and Pencil tools
  • The About dialog now uses the system default font instead of a hardcoded font.
  • If no images are open, Ctrl+V now pastes into a new image.
  • Fixed issues with the Magic Wand cursor's hotspot being incorrect
  • Fixed a bug with the Clone Stamp tool's cursor after changing the brush width
  • The percentage fields in the Resize Canvas/Image dialogs now get focus and selection when the dialog is opened.
  • The order of the buttons in the Save dialog now match the standard Windows order when running Pinta on Windows
  • The layer preview is now updated correctly after pasting an image
  • Fixed bugs with being unable to open certain PNG files on Windows.
  • Pinta can now be quit from the OSX dock
  • Pinta can now be correctly restored by left clicking on the dock icon after minimizing it on OSX
  • Files can now be opened by dropping them on Pinta's dock icon.
  • Closed images are now properly removed from the Window menu on OSX.
  • Pinta now has correct file associations for OSX and can be used to open images from Finder.
  • Fixed several bug when running Pinta with newer versions of Mono.Cairo (such as on Ubuntu 14.04).

Contributors for this release:

The following people directly contributed to this version of Pinta:

Andrew Davis, Cameron White, David Nabraczky, Don McComb, Elvis Alistar, Jonathan Pobst, Robert Nordan, and Tom Kadwill

Thanks to everyone who contributed translations, filed bugs, made
packages, and everything else!

Contributors to past releases:

Aaron Bockover, Adam Doppelt, Adolfo Jayme Barrientos, Akshara Proddatoori, Andrew Davis, Anirudh Sanjeev, Balló György, Cameron White, Ciprian Mustiata, Felix Schmutz, Greg Lowe, Hanh Pham, James Gifford, Jean-Michel Bea, Joe Hillenbrand, John Burak, Jon Rimmer, Jonathan Pobst, Juergen Obernolte, Khairuddin Ni'am, Krzysztof Marecki, Maia Kozheva, Manish Sinha, Marco Rolappe, Martin Geier, Mathias Fussenegger, Mikhail Makarov, Obinou Conseil, Olivier Dufour, Richard Cohn, and Robert Nordan

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