Vector Office X
Vector Office X

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Version 1.9.5

  • New font "Arial"
  • Minor changes


Version 1.9.4

  • New global clipboard system
  • New initialization file system
  • New Autosave backup system
  • Minor changes and bug fixes
  • Corrected sign in the library (thanks to Wael Sherbini)


Version 1.9.3

  • Line width is 0.5 now by default
  • When selecting a single sign, line width is automatically set to the value of this sign


Version 1.9.2

  • Faster library preview when rescaling the main window.


Version 1.9.1

  • Added a "high quality object detection mode" (activated by default) so objects can easier be grabbed in edit-mode.


Version 1.8.6

  • Added a "simplify lines" function to the right-click menu of the edit-mode
  • The zoom factor is displayed now in the statusbar while zooming is performed
  • When activating the snap-to-grid function a value of 5 is used as default
  • More than 40 signs of the library were iconographically corrected (Thanks to Wael Sherbini)
  • Minor changes


Version 1.8.5

  • Corrected the position of inserted signs when right-to-left-alignment and pan-mode are active
  • Minor changes


Version 1.8.4

  • Several changes in the hieroglyphic library
  • Alignment option affects the preview window now
  • Added export of marked objects to the right-click menu
  • Re-designed the user interface
  • Minor changes


Version 1.8.3

  • Changes in the external font system
  • Added an alignment option for inserted hieroglyphs
  • Added a transliteration font to the internal font system


Version 1.8.2

  • Optimized the print preview
  • Optimized the scaling function
  • Minor changes in the hieroglyphic library
  • Minor changes


Version 1.8.1

  • Added a free scaling function in points.
  • Improved printer support.
  • Added a split function for lines.
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.7.4

  • Added rescaling to 45 pt as standard size for hieroglyphs.
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.7.3

  • Changes in the print preview.


Version 1.7.2

  • Minor changes in the new internal font system.


Version 1.7.1

  • Implemented an internal font system based on 'Times New Roman' for better export. This font system is activated by default but can be deactivated in the Options menu.
  • Implemented an automatic scaling function based on points, so hieroglyphs can be scaled to the same sizes normal text processing programs like Word use.
  • Implemented a print preview.


Version 1.6.1

  • Changes to the pan-mode to correct mirroring and scaling (thanks to Wael Sherbiny).


Version 1.5.4

  • Changes to the program`s closing procedure (thanks to Wael Sherbiny).


Version 1.5.3

  • Changed category of signs PF1 - PF5 to 'Editorial signs' and added the prefix 'x_' to their names.
  • Added some more traditional hatchings.
  • Minor changes to the program's closing procedure (in all cases thanks to Wael Sherbiny).


Version 1.5.2

  • Added some new signs to the library (Thanks to Andreas Effland).
  • Renamed some library categories.


Version 1.5.1

  • Added some new signs to the library.
  • Revised versions of editorial signs.
  • Fixed an exception message when exporting selected objects while no objects are selected.


Version 1.4.3

  • Added the category "Editorial signs" to the library (Thanks to Wael Sherbiny for this suggestion).
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.4.2

  • Added the category "Traditional hatchings" to the library for hatchings containing simple strokes.
  • In the library preview the minimum line-width is 1.0 now to prevent invisible lines (Thanks to Marco Pagliaro).


Version 1.4.1

  • Added support for GIF-files (saving and loading).
  • Added support for saving old WMF-files (Windows Metafiles).
  • For raster images the minimum line-width is 1.0 now to prevent invisible lines.


Version 1.3.1

  • Fixed an exception message when 'Create hieroglyphic group' was used without marked objects.
  • Re-implemented a second insert mode. When deactivating 'Insert in upper left corner' in the options menu, any new hieroglyph will be inserted at the right border of the last one.
  • Pen-width is 0,1 by default now, so lines will be thinner in exported documents.
  • The preview picture of the vectorization-window allows selection of specific parts of the image now by mouse.
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.2.1

  • Changed the start routine of font collection for better OS X compatibility.
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.1.8

  • Changed the position of hatched rectangles to the upper left corner also in panned documents.
  • The library preview did not show the sign's name in certain cases - fixed.
  • Exception messages when saving documents in certain file formats while the document is empty - fixed.
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.1.7

  • The library's preview is a lot faster now and consumes less system memory.
  • Support for hardware acceleration even on old DirectX 9 hardware.


Version 1.1.6

  • Hieroglyphs are inserted in the upper left corner also in panned documents.
  • Minor changes.


Version 1.1.5

  • Changed the calculation of the bounding box, so lines at the document's border will not be clipped anymore.


Version 1.1.4

  • Bug fixed in calculating the bounding box for exported documents.


Version 1.1.3

  • Exception message in very rare cases while grabbing document objects fixed.


Version 1.1.2

  • Exception message fixed on Undo, Redo and Saving after deleting or adding points in edit mode (Thanks to Guilhemette Giacopazzi).


Version 1.1.1 - Initial release.

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