Changelog

The latest updates to Plottr

v2020-07-03

Improvements

  • Undo / Redo
  • Click on a book cover to go to its timeline
  • Sort characters & places alphabetically in filter lists

v2020-06-25

New

  • Spell check suggestions
  • Spanish Translation

Improvements

  • Right-click for copy/paste
  • Better daily backup
  • Instrumented statistics
  • Better deleting dialog

Fixed

  • Windows unresponsive bug
  • White text on a white tag
  • Adding a series plotline in vertical timeline view
  • Plotline titles limited to 50 characters to fix vertical timeline view
  • Deleting first book
  • Auto beat numbering

v2020-06-17

Improvements

  • Better error reporting
  • The trial asks you to create a file

Fixed

  • export bug
  • darkmode in a few places

v2020-06-15

New

  • Character Categories

Improvements

  • Paste from Word correctly (and other places)
  • Add Book and Tags to your Characters and Places
  • Notifications when there’s an update available
  • Ability to unlink links

Fixed

  • Clicking on URLs now opens the link in a new window in your browser
  • Template import bug

v2020-06-05

New

  • Custom Templates!

Improvements

  • For books with images, don’t show the title
  • Template wording tweaks
  • Template Picker’s dark mode styling
  • OS notifications for things instead of popup boxes
  • Activate License link in free trial

Fixed

  • Template importing as a new plotline

v2020-05-27

Improvements

  • Tags now display Save button when editing
  • Removed confusing “Attached To” message in Characters and Places
  • Changed heading under Project tab to “Series”
  • Better new window sizing
  • Character / Places / Notes scrolling performance, plus add new button at top of screen
  • Export from the Outline tab

Fixes

  • More obvious .docx file type on export
  • Book Switcher bug
  • Blank note display
  • Dark mode styling
  • Image bug — “imageExtensions is not defined”
  • Null line handling
  • Reload on unresponsive

v2020-05-19

New

  • “New from Template” option in the dialog to open a file or create a new file

Improvements

  • More info in error reports
  • Better Rich Content Editor performance

Bug Fixes

  • Blank card color changing when changing a plotline’s color
  • Scene card editing occasional bug
  • Ask to Open or Create dialog bug when files have moved

v2020-05-10

New

  • Drag an image file from your computer onto any description field (as many as you like)

Improvements

  • Series tab changed to Project tab
  • Better error reporting

Bug Fixes

  • Plotline title wrapping
  • ScrollLeft bug
  • Add separation character between characters/places/notes in export
  • Better fix for numbered lists export

v2020-05-06

Improvements

  • Add a link to the Facebook support group in the Help menu

Bug Fixes

  • Small bug fixes from error reports
  • Line reordering bug
  • Exporting numbered-lists
  • Template as a new plotline weird scene card behavior

v2020-05-05

Improvements

  • View Device ID from Menu (Plottr menu)
  • Use file name as series name and book 1 name when creating a new file
  • Check for updates earlier in the startup process
  • Error reporting around template loading

Bug Fixes

  • Handle slow internet connections when loading templates
  • Migration to fix up bad file states from older files

v2020-05-04

Improvements

  • Add link to documentation from the Help menu

Bug Fixes

  • Migration bug from old files
  • Guided Tour grammar error
  • Another template loading bug
  • Character template export error

v2020-05-03

Bug Fixes

  • Template loading bug

v2020-05-02

Bug Fixes

  • New file error

2.0 – 2020-05-01

New

  • Series bible
  • Advanced templates
  • Images for characters, places, notes
  • Daily file backups

Improvements

  • Timeline / Scene Cards
    • Chapter auto-numbering
    • WYSIWYG text editor (replacing Markdown)
    • “Scenes” are now labeled “chapters”
    • Tour
  • Notes
    • Editing notes works like characters and places  —  click to edit, save to close it
  • Outline
    • Characters and places display on scene cards in outline view
  • Places
    • Paragraph type custom attributes
  • Menu
    • Help menu opens in a real browser so those pages are easier to use
    • “Save as…” opens the file immediately
    • View license key from menu
    • Export tab
    • Recent documents tab
  • Styling Updates
    • Timeline
    • Characters and places
    • Notes
    • Dark mode
  • General
    • Better error handling (no more flashing)
    • Persistent window screen size after file is closed and reopened

Bug Fixes

  • Dark mode error with new files
  • Windows bug verifying license
  • Mac bug on first-time launch
  • Number of note attachments
  • Outline filtering
  • Autofocusing with multiple paragraph custom attributes in characters
  • Fix exporting descriptions (not just a big format-less paragraph)

1.0 – 2017-10-01