Changelog

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WM3 Changelog

Version 3.0.6 Beta 6 (May 29th 2018)

  • Added: Full text library search with simple syntax - replaces old "filter" field above the document list
  • Added: Simple project system allows you to split long form writings into separate documents
  • Added: Support for "scrap" documents. Documents marked that way will be considered as drafts / working documents and, for example, excluded from project export and statistics
  • Added: Click on the word counter at the bottom right will give you word count for the current project (scrap files excluded)
  • Added: By default repository now shows all items created in a project for all project documents
  • Added: Change order in document list (only in project mode) via dragg&drop
  • Added: Option to to scale UI elements - comes handy when working on big hi-res displays
  • Fixed: Document and Jump lists failed to redraw properly in some cases
  • Fixed: Meta data portion of the document is now excluded from word count and other stats
  • Fixed: In some circumstances WM window failed to show (stayed hidden) on startup
  • Changed/Fixed: Automatic database backup is now performed periodically after WM has been minimized and not after exit as before
  • Removed: Due to stability issues Typewriter scrolling plus plugin was demoted to "Experimental" status and removed from the download bundle
  • Added: Copy as clean HTML command for Preview plugin
  • Changed: Double click top or bottom info bar to scroll text to top/bottom (previously single click)
  • Improved: Better theme handling; allows for richer and more diverse themes
  • Added: Fresh-mint theme, tweaks for some other existing themes
  • Done: Ton of fixes, tweaks and improvements

Version 3.0.5 Beta 5 (March 2018)

  • Added: Save database backup via command palette or automatically every time wm is closed (off by default)

  • Improved: Better markdown syntax highlighting. You can optionally use underline-ish style for Heading 1 and Heading 2, i.e. === and ---

  • Improved: Added icons in command palette for better visibility

  • Added: New schemes for Click Clack plugin emulating mechanical keyboards with different switches - MX blue, red, black and ALPS style switch

  • Fixed: CTRL+P shortcut (print text) works again

  • Removed: Blinking inactivity session timer (replaced by Stamina bar plugin)

  • Added: Access repository snippets via command palette (CTRL+SHIFT+R)

  • Added: Generate and copy Table of contents (as TAB indented text) via Command Palette

  • Added: Access documents via command palette (CTRL+SHIFT+U)

  • Added: Access jumps items via command palette (CTRL+SHIFT+O)

  • Improved: All smart characters are now very smart (they work with or without selection)

  • Changed: Preview markdown image links with click (before it was mouse over)

  • Added: Recalculate numbered list numbers when item is added to the middle of the list

  • Added: Stamina bar plugin encourages you to write more and procrastinate less

  • Added: F1 shortcut - opens keyboard shortcut list (computer must be connected to internet)

  • Added: Main window size and position are preserved on re-open

  • Added: Markdown links in editor are now clickable. Hold shift and click link

  • Added: Info bar now shows word count for selected text

  • Added: Show preview for collapsed region - mouse over word count tag

  • Improved: Revamped "pine" theme and tweaked "old typewriter" theme

  • Fixed: Crash with sole meta data line in document

  • Improved: Use commas in meta data numbers - goal: 2,000; 2000 is also valid

  • Changed: Document UNDO data is no longer saved by default (it can cause large database entries)

  • Done: Ton of small tweaks and improvements

Version 3.0.4 Beta 4 (September 2017)

  • Added: Auto replace plugin. You can set trigger/replacement pairs and substitutions will happen on the fly after SPACE is pressed.

  • Improved: Cleaner export templates.

  • Improved: Preview plugin - optionally lock preview zoom to the pane width (wider pane = more zoom). Doesn't affect printed document.

  • Improved: Some command palette entries now include a badge that indicates current state (ON or OFF, value ...)

  • Added: Typewriter Scrolling Plus plugin for immersive writing

  • Fixed: Buggy behaviour when attempting to select folded markdown chapter

  • Changed / fixed: Larger UI fonts for better readability on high DPI displays

  • Added: Ability to lock WM window on top of all other windows

  • Fixed: Preview plugin - comments were not rendered properly in some cases

  • Improved: Markdown syntax highlighting

  • Added: New theme - Grey

  • Added: Ability to scroll (expanded) repository item

  • Changed: Home / End keys move cursor to the left / right edge of the on-screen line (not the paragraph as in previous versions; use Alt+Left/Right to do that)

  • Added: [clipboard] placeholder for expandable snippets

Version 3.0.3 Beta 3 (February 2017)

  • Added: New theme - Blue

  • Improved: Faster spelling suggestions for longer misspelled words

  • Added: Live sentence highlighting

  • Added: Fade Inactive Paragraphs to a predefined value Ctrl/Cmd+F6

  • Added: Automatically fade out ui elements (open panes, info bar) when writing and then fade in after X seconds of inactivity

  • Added: Mark document as favorite

  • Added: Keep document history and show available restore points in command palette

  • Added: Pomodoro timer plugin

  • Added: Keyboard shortcuts for adjusting text area width (Ctrl/Cmd+4, Ctrl/Cmd+5)

  • Added: Optionally show compact document list

  • Added: Basic support for text files

  • Added: Drag text files to repository

  • Changed: New simplified icon

  • Fixed: Lock Current Zoom didn't work as intended after restart

  • Improved: Jump list now mirrors current cursor position - nearest heading on the list is highlighted

  • Added: Productivity booster: optionally enable visual inactivity signal when a writing session is in progress. Also set inactivity grace period

  • Changed: Ctrl/Cmd + mouse wheel = change font size, Alt + mouse wheel = change text column width and not the other way around as before

  • Improved: Document list pane is now resizable

  • Added: Configurable auto save functionality (default is every 5 minutes)

  • Fixed: Smart list functionality was to smart with cursor at the beginning of the line

  • Added: CSS files support for plugins

  • Added: Internal check if plugin version is compatible with installed wm version

  • Added: New plugin - Wordnik (thesaurus) / service provided by wordnik.com

  • Fixed: Typing sounds (Click Clack plugin) didn't work on Linux machines

  • Fixed / Changed: With Show white spaces option on, spaces at the beginning of the paragraph are now also highlighted

  • Improved: Shortcut for command palette (Ctrl+Space, Ctrl+Shift+P) now toggles it on / off

  • Fixed: Go to next bookmark (F2) broke wm if there were no bookmarks in the document

  • Added: Continue list after enter for tasks (- [ ] to do)

Version 3.0.1 Beta 2 (October 2016)

  • Added: Jump to the position of last change command - F4

  • Added: Smart characters - auto close brackets and quotes

  • Added: Optionally highlight active paragraph - Toggle Highlight Active Paragraph in command palette

  • Added: Add misspelled word to the custom dictionary

  • Added: Additional hotkey for command palette - Ctrl+Space

  • Added: Show session time, session word count and words-per-minute indicator on the info bar

  • Added: Keyboard shortcuts for increasing / decreasing font zoom

  • Added: Ability to add custom javascript to export templates (affects Preview plugin)

  • Added: Shortcut to toggle Show whitespaces on / off with F8

  • Improved: Many additions and improvements in Preview plugin

  • Added: Images on jumps list (markdown links)

  • Improved: Refined themes

  • Improved: Simplified theme handling

  • Added: Background image support for themes

  • Added: Themable panes

  • Fixed: When compacting db on demand, repository collection has not been reinitialised

  • Added: Document's undo history is saved and then restored on reopen

  • Improved: Documents load faster & smoother

  • Fixed: Document list failed to show in some cases

  • Added: Hover markdown image link (![](link)) to preview image

  • Added: Set stats to show on info bar - settings file / infobar_show_stats. Choose between characters with spaces, characters without spaces, words, paragraphs, pages, reading time

  • Improved: Overwrite mode (Ins key) is represented with slanted cursor, although I don't know why would one actually use that thing :)

  • Added: Toggle panes on/off with F9, focus and toggle documents / jumps with F10

  • Changed: Shortcuts for strikethrough and comment moved to Ctrl+T and Ctrl+R

  • Changed / improved: Jumping through bookmarks with F2 or Shift+F2 will not stop when the last / first bookmark is found but will cycle

  • Added: Choose predefined repository filter characters from a repository context menu

  • Added: Filter all repository snippets by type ($ - expandable snippets, ! - pictures, @ - links and macros)

  • Added: Mark repository snippet as expandable and then use trigger word to expand the snippet with Ctrl+Shift+E

  • Fixed: Better font rendering in panes and other UI elements

  • Fixed: Subpixel antialiasing is off even with no filters enabled. (with filters on, antialiasing is always greyscale)

  • Improved: Better fuzzy search in command palette

  • Fixed: Jumpy command palette list when navigating up and down with keyboard

  • Added: Toggle typewriter scrolling on / off command. Ctrl+Shift+T

  • Added: Paste collapsed command. Will paste text into wm as a collapsed region. Accessible via context menu and Ctrl+Shift+V shortcut.

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