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Release History

Version 1.1.4

January 24, 2018

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin 1.1.4:

New features:

[+] Support of Adobe XD designs.

Improvements:

[*] Assets, Fonts, Colors and Layers tabs are always shown.

Bug fixes:

[-] Fixed multiple selection issue for assets made of one symbol.

Version 1.1.3

November 9, 2017

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v1.1.3:

Improvements:

[*] Improved compatibility with Android Studio 3.0

[*] Changed the "New version of design" pop-up dialog to less annoying in-editor notification.

Bug fixes:

[*] Fixed absent Fills and Shadows panel for some Sketch designs.

Version 1.1.2

August 23, 2017

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v1.1.2:

[*] Performance and overal stability improvements

Version 1.1.0

July 6, 2017

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v1.1.0:

New features:

[+] Sympli Settings in Android Studio Settings dialog.

Improvements:

[*] Initial support of Android Studio 3.0.

Bug fixes:

[-] 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

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v. 1.0.21:

Bug fixes:

[-] Some designs with styled text cannot be viewed and throw NPE.



What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v. 1.0.20:

New features:

[+] Support of Assets inside Photoshop Smart Objects.

Improvements:

[*] UX improvements upon network connection loss.

[*] Lots of small UI changes and enhancements.

Bug fixes:

[-] Cut off input fields for Ruler coordinates in toolbar.

[-] In some cases, the "What's New" panel might be overlapped by the Login panel.

Version 1.0.20

May 12, 2017

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v. 1.0.20:

New features:

[+] Support of Assets inside Photoshop Smart Objects.

Improvements:

[*] UX improvements upon network connection loss.

[*] Lots of small UI changes and enhancements.

Bug fixes:

[-] Cut off input fields for Ruler coordinates in toolbar.

[-] In some cases, the "What's New" panel might be overlapped by the Login panel.

Version 1.0.19

April 4, 2017

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v. 1.0.19:

New features:

[+] Added support of TVDPI density.

[+] Added imported assets to VCS automatically.

[+] Display user companies in the main menu.

[+] Layer Info panel is now hideable.

Improvements:

[*] 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 redesigned to fit longer project names.

[*] Use standard color picker embedded into Android Studio/IDEA.

Bug fixes:

[-] Ruler's coordinate labels no longer overlap spring labels.

[-] 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

What's new in Sympli Android Studio plugin v. 1.0.18:

New features:

[+] Maintain zoom ratio, background image and other canvas settings permanently.

[+] Seamless support of all Android Studio proxy settings.

[+] Browse design version changes on web.

Improvements:

[*] 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 respects angle and scale.

Bug fixes:

[-] Fonts Import dialog might suggest incorrect "save to" path.

[-] Colors Import did not use custom or brandbook color names.

Version 1.0.17

January 17, 2017

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.17:

New features:

[+] Added 'Unselect all tags' button that resets the projects' tags filter.

[+] Canvas is zoomed relative to the mouse pointer.

[+] The 'Browse changes' button in Versions panel redirects user to versions diff web
page.


Improvements:

[*] 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.



Bug fixes:

[-] 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.16:

New features:

[+] Edit or delete annotation messages you wrote

[+] Displaying gradient info for layer borders



Improvements:

[*] 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



Bug fixes:

[-] 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 correctly displayed with ruler coordinates shifted

[-] Vector Drawable might have incorrect viewport measurements

[-] Searching in Assets tab did not select all matches

Version 1.0.15

November 23, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.15:

New features:

[+] Teammates mentions in annotations (type @ symbol in message field to mention a teammate)

[+] Support for Sketch layouts

[+] Display text style name in layer info panel



Fixes:

[-] Generating Vector Drawable did not take project's DPI into account



Improvements:

[*] 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

Version 1.0.14

November 15, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.14:

- 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.13:

New features:

- Measurement overlays reworked

- New Feature: Turn any shape layer(s) into a VectorDrawable!

- Improved event-based project synchronization

- Designs re-orderding support



Improvements:

- Search for projects and designs immediately, no Enter input needed.

- Support for layer's bounds without effects.

- Redesigned canvas' design navigation arrows.

- Tags input supports multiple values separated by commas.

Fixes:

- 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.

- Project search might not always work.

- Fix for long tag names break page's layout.

- Some Artboards could be incorrectly displayed on canvas.

- 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.12:

- 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.11:

- Fix for NPE while opening design with Photoshop flat artboards

Version 1.0.10

July 7, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.10:

- Company management support

- Fix for rounding measurements

- Several ruler improvements

- 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.9:

- Fixed exception on styling code generation

Version 1.0.8

May 24, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.8:

- 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.7:

- Fix for no Assets tab for Sketch designs

- Fix for occasional exception while opening, closing design

Version 1.0.6

April 28, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.6:

- Design tags

- Projects now are auto-synced by default

- Ruler changes: distances on hover

- Line-spacing and letter-spacing shown for text layers

- Next, previous design navigation using keyboard arrow keys

- Highlighting for brand fonts and colors

- Font colors are shown then clicked on font

Version 1.0.5

April 19, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.5:

- Details window now has manually adjusted width

- Fix rare issue with freezing plugin UI and NPE on element selections.

Version 1.0.4

April 1, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.4:

- Improved assets import dialog

- LDPI assets support

- Support of multiple resource folders per module for assets synchronization

- Text values, colors, fonts are now supported in autocompletion

- Fixes for 9-patch assets import

- Various bugfixes

Version 1.0.3

March 25, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.3:

- Fix for assets layer selection logic

Version 1.0.2

March 20, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.2:

- 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

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.1:

- Improved rendering in design inspector;

- Fixed bug that could lead to crashes when using autocompletion;

Version 1.0.0

March 7, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 1.0.0:

- 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


What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 0.0.19:

- Improved socket.io support

- Bug fix for designs using system fonts

Version 0.0.18

February 9, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 0.0.18:

- Hi-res bundles fixes;

- Auto-complete fixes.

Version 0.0.17

January 20, 2016

What's new in Sympli AndroidStudio plugin v. 0.0.17

- Several bugfixes

Version 0.0.16

December 12, 2015

Features:



- Internet connection indicator

- Synchronized projects notifications about new designs

- 2x documents support

- Minor improvements



Fixes:



- Spots dragging fixes

- Multiple open projects fixes

- Close project log errors fixes

- Spots networking improvements

- Feedback form fix

- Multiple minor bugfixes

Version 0.0.15

December 1, 2015

Fixes:



Multiple bugfixes

Improvements:

[*] Support text style ranges in a singe text layer

[*] Support of messaging spots moving and title display

[*] Merge dialog: Include/Exclude global DPIs from merge for all assets

[*] Ruler position indicator

Version 0.0.14

November 30, 2015

Fixes:



Mutilple bugfixes

Improvements:

[*] Support text style ranges in a singe text layer

[*] Support of messaging spots moving and title display

[*] Merge dialog: Include/Exclude global DPIs from merge for all assets

[*] Ruler position indicator

Version 0.0.13

October 23, 2015

New features and changes:
[+] Sort/Search designs/projects by name
[+] Projects synchronization support
[+] Messaging for designs, projects and spots

Fixes:
[*] 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

New features and changes:
[+] Sort/Search designs/projects by name
[+] Projects synchronization support
[+] Messaging for designs, projects and spots

Fixes:
[*] 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 0.0.11

October 14, 2015

New features and changes:
[+] Sort/Search designs/projects by name
[+] Projects synchronization support
[+] Messaging for designs, projects and spots

Fixes:
[*] 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 0.0.10

Fixes:
[*] Fixed: Plugin window is hidden after merge assets

Version 0.0.9

October 7, 2015

[+] Color picker

[+] Add "Calligraphy" support for style code snippets generation

[*] Change err msg: API reject your request as invalid...

[*] Add a message about the successful merge of colors

[*] Bundle version downloading seems to be broken

[*] Fix version comparison dialog

[*] Scale assets properly in merge dialog, now they're too big

[+] Use color names from project for all designs

[*] Remove login button from toolbar, move login dialog to main panel