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Release History

Version 1.2.1

August 30, 2018

- Measurement units are now integers by default. Use Settings or Bound panel controls to enable precise values
- Added Windows UI scaling support
- Improved handling of archived projects

Version 1.2.0

July 24, 2018

- Added support of the upcoming Android Studio 3.2 and 3.3
- It also drops support of Java 6 and Java 7 along with Android Studio 1.5

Version 1.1.6

March 15, 2018

- Fixed handling of gradient colors with equal locations

Version 1.1.5

March 9, 2018

- Added support for new project roles: Viewer and Reviewer
- Added support of share URL with selected tags
- My companies' projects are always shown in the list
- Better spots messages handling
- Switching between color themes no longer requires IDE restart
- Fixed a bug where the "_vd" suffix for single generated Vector Drawables was added
- Search text highlight ignored dark color schemas
- Some rare NPEs when quick-navigating through designs

Version 1.1.4

January 24, 2018

- Added support of Adobe XD designs
- Now Assets, Fonts, Colors and Layers tabs are always shown
- Fixed multiple selection issue for assets made of one symbol

Version 1.1.3

November 9, 2017

- Improved compatibility with Android Studio 3.0
- Changed the "New version of design" pop-up dialog to less annoying in-editor notification
- Fixed absent Fills and Shadows panel for some Sketch designs

Version 1.1.2

August 23, 2017

- Performance and overal stability improvements

Version 1.1.0

July 6, 2017

- Added Sympli Settings in Android Studio Settings dialog
- Initial support of Android Studio 3.0
- Login panel didn't work well with OS display scaling
- Adding shared URL didn't like leading and trailing whitespaces

Version 1.0.21

July 4, 2017

- Added support of Assets inside Photoshop Smart Objects
- UX improvements upon network connection loss
- Lots of small UI changes and enhancements
- Fix of cut off input fields for Ruler coordinates in toolbar
- In some cases, the "What's New" panel might be overlapped by the Login panel, this is now fixed
- Fixed a bug where some designs with styled text cannot be viewed and throw NPE

Version 1.0.20

May 12, 2017

- Added support of Assets inside Photoshop Smart Objects
- UX improvements upon network connection loss
- Lots of small UI changes and enhancements
- Fix for cut off input fields for Ruler coordinates in toolbar
- In some cases, the "What's New" panel might be overlapped by the Login panel, this is now fixed

Version 1.0.19

April 4, 2017

- Added support of TVDPI density
- Added imported assets to VCS automatically
- Display user companies in the main menu
- Layer Info panel is now hideable
- Assets Import Dialog keeps chosen import options permanently
- Assets Import Dialog shows only those assets that are related to active design
- Assets tab allows selecting multiple assets from the list
- Project cards are now redesigned to fit longer project names
- Use standard color picker embedded into Android Studio/IDEA
- Ruler's coordinate labels no longer overlap spring labels
- Fixed a bug where clicking the project name on card did nothing (should open the project)
- Canvas zoom options are taken into account when resizing canvas

Version 1.0.18

March 2, 2017

- Maintain zoom ratio, background image and other canvas settings permanently
- Added seamless support of all Android Studio proxy settings
- You can now browse design version changes on web
- Plugin keeps you logged in when frequently used
- Better support of interrupted or cancelled processes
- Keep synced projects updated when your internet connection is unstable
- Redesigned Assets Import dialog
- Preview image of gradient fill of a layer now respects angle and scale
- Fixed a bug where fonts Import dialog might suggest incorrect "save to" path
- Fixed a bug where colors Import did not use custom or brandbook color names

Version 1.0.17

January 17, 2017

- Added 'Unselect all tags' button that resets the projects' tags filter
- Now canvas is zoomed relative to the mouse pointer
- The 'Browse changes' button in Versions panel redirects user to versions diff web
page
- Synced projects are permanently stored even if user is logged out
- Project syncing is now performed in multiple threads
- Calculating the size of annotation messages window dynamically
- Redesigned Project Summary page, made it scroll content properly
- Redirect user to Sympli Web when sharing URL for non-Android project is used
- Added shadow for canvas
- Fixed code completion of string resources names for text layers when name starts with a number or contains invalid chars

Version 1.0.16

December 13, 2016

- You can now edit or delete annotation messages you wrote
- Added Displaying gradient info for layer borders
- Write multi-line messages for annotations
- Really long tags have fixed width
- Handling events of project or design deletion
- Generating Vector Drawable suggests Android-compatible name for VD
- Fixed a bug where generating Vector Drawables did not work for locales with comma as decimal separator
- Project list cards no longer look ugly when using custom fonts in AS/IDEA
- Sketch layout is now correctly displayed with ruler coordinates shifted
- Fixed a bug where Vector Drawables might have incorrect viewport measurements
- Fixed a bug where searching in Assets tab did not select all matches

Version 1.0.15

November 23, 2016

- Added teammates mentions in annotations (type @ symbol in message field to mention a teammate)
- Added support for Sketch layouts
- Display text style name in layer info panel
- Import Assets dialog now displays Vector Drawable previews
- Applying invite link automatically opens the shared project or design
- Autoscroll in Assets tab when using the search field
- Limit the minimum zoom ratio to 5%
- Do not zoom in tiny designs
- Display design's main info on canvas
- Bring focus to search fields upon search panel opening
- More info on text alignment in text layers
- Set focus to message input when extending an annotation
- Brand colors are at the top of the project's summary panel
- Improved update info displayed for synced projects
- Many other UI enhancements
- Fixed a bug where generating Vector Drawable did not take project's DPI into account

Version 1.0.14

November 15, 2016

- Better handling of branding and color renaming
- Fixed issue with project tags displayed tags not related a specific project

Version 1.0.13

October 21, 2016

- Measurement overlays reworked
- New Feature: Turn any shape layer(s) into a VectorDrawable!
- Added designs re-orderding support
- Added support for layer's bounds without effects
- Search for projects and designs immediately, no Enter input needed
- Redesigned canvas' design navigation arrows
- Tags input supports multiple values separated by commas
- Improved event-based project synchronization
- Fixed a bug where shape radius, border thickness did not take into account project's DPI
- Border thickness is no longer a rounded value
- Fixed broken search in the design Colors and Fonts tabs
- Fixed a bug where project search might not always work
- Fix for long tag names break page's layout
- Fixed a bug where some Artboards could be incorrectly displayed on canvas
- Fixed a bug where annotations did not occasionally synced properly with Web app
- Fixed logic of design filtering by tags
- And lots of smaller bug fixes and improvements

Version 1.0.12

August 17, 2016

- Event-based updates, the polling updates will no longer annoy you
- For your convenience the plugin remembers the last selected resource directory, as well as keeps projects and designs sort and search preferences
- The layers' group properties are taken into account when displaying a layer of that group
- Fix: Comments stopped displaying
- Fix: Sometimes font colors in Fonts panel did not show up
- Fix: Could not import design fonts when they do not belong to a brandbook
- Fix: Projects with really long names are incorrectly displayed in the toolbar

Version 1.0.11

August 4, 2016

- Fix for NPE while opening design with Photoshop flat artboards

Version 1.0.10

July 7, 2016

- Added Company management support
- Several ruler improvements
- Fix for rounding measurements
- Fix for fonts tab in design might not display fonts list properly
- Fix for designs sort order is reset after opening a particular design

Version 1.0.9

June 6, 2016

- Fixed exception on styling code generation

Version 1.0.8

May 24, 2016

- Added Android Studio 2.2 support
- Float values instead of ints in specs for sizes, distances and font sizes
- Improved layout in TextView styling code viewer
- Faster layers tree rendering and improved stability

Version 1.0.7

May 6, 2016

- Fix for no Assets tab for Sketch designs
- Fix for occasional exception while opening, closing design

Version 1.0.6

April 28, 2016

- Added design tags
- Projects now are auto-synced by default
- Ruler changes: distances on hover
- Line-spacing and letter-spacing are now shown for text layers
- Added next & previous design navigation using keyboard arrow keys
- Added highlighting for brand fonts and colors
- Font colors are shown then clicked on font

Version 1.0.5

April 19, 2016

- Details window now has manually adjusted width
- Fixed rare issue with freezing plugin UI and NPE on element selections

Version 1.0.4

April 1, 2016

- Added LDPI assets support
- Added support of multiple resource folders per module for assets synchronization
- Text values, colors, fonts are now supported in autocompletion
- Improved assets import dialog
- Fixes for 9-patch assets import
- Various bug fixes

Version 1.0.3

March 25, 2016

- Fix for assets layer selection logic

Version 1.0.2

March 20, 2016

- Added HTTP proxy support
- Merge assets dialog fixes
- Several out of memory fixes
- Fixes for annotations (window opening, delete, blinking, etc...)
- Fixes for errors while opening design

Version 1.0.1

March 9, 2016

- Improved rendering in design inspector
- Fixed bug that could lead to crashes when using autocompletion

Version 1.0.0

March 7, 2016

- Asset sync with dynamic file names remapping(bye-bye name conventions talks with design team)
- Brand new UI design
- Tons of stability stability fixes

Version 0.0.19

February 19, 2016

- Improved socket.io support
- Bug fix for designs using system fonts

Version 0.0.18

February 9, 2016

- Hi-res bundles fixes
- Auto-complete fixes

Version 0.0.17

January 20, 2016

- Several bugfixes

Version 0.0.16

December 12, 2015

- Added internet connection indicator
- Synchronized projects notifications about new designs
- Added 2x documents support
- Spots networking improvements
- Minor improvements
- Spots dragging fixes
- Multiple open projects fixes
- Close project log errors fixes
- Feedback form fix
- Multiple minor bugfixes

Version 0.0.15

December 1, 2015

- Added support for text style ranges in a singe text layer
- Added support of messaging spots moving and title display
- Merge dialog: Include/Exclude global DPIs from merge for all assets
- Added ruler position indicator
- Multiple bugfixes

Version 0.0.14

November 30, 2015

- Added support for text style ranges in a singe text layer
- Added support of messaging spots moving and title display
- Merge dialog: Include/Exclude global DPIs from merge for all assets
- Added ruler position indicator
- Multiple bugfixes

Version 0.0.13

October 23, 2015

- Sort/Search designs/projects by name
- Projects synchronization support
- Added messaging for designs, projects and spots
- Fixed: Color merge doesn't work, when the target colors.xml is already exist
- Fixed: Unresolved fonts
- Fixed: Project list sometimes is empty until user forces invalidation by resizing window
- Fixed: Generate code fails

Version 0.0.12

October 16, 2015

- Added Sort/Search designs/projects by name
- Added Projects synchronization support
- Added messaging for designs, projects and spots
- Fixed: Color merge doesn't work, when the target colors.xml already exists
- Fixed: Unresolved fonts
- Fixed: Project list sometimes is empty until user forces invalidation by resizing window
- Fixed: Generate code fails

Version 0.0.11

October 14, 2015

- Added Sort/Search designs/projects by name
- Added projects synchronization support
- Added Messaging for designs, projects and spots
- Fixed: Color merge doesn't work, when the target colors.xml already exists
- Fixed: Unresolved fonts
- Fixed: Project list sometimes is empty until user forces invalidation by resizing window
- Fixed: Generate code fails

Version 0.0.10

- Fixed: Plugin window is hidden after merge assets

Version 0.0.9

October 7, 2015

- Added color picker
- Added "Calligraphy" support for style code snippets generation
- Added a message about the successful merge of colors
- Changed err msg: API reject your request as invalid...
- Use color names from project for all designs
- Removed login button from toolbar, move login dialog to main panel
- Fixed a bug where bundle version downloading seems to be broken
- Fixed version comparison dialog
- Scale assets properly in merge dialog, now they're too big