Florence Changelog

New in version 0.6.0

October 8th, 2012
  • This version is about GNOME3. GTK2, gconf, and panelapplet are deprecated, replaced by GTK3 and gsettings.
  • A new branch has been created for maintaining gtk2 code. The GNOME 2 version is still maintained in version 0.5.4.

New in version 0.5.3 (March 30th, 2012)

  • This version introduces some interface improvements: there is now audio feedback when pressing or releasing keys and the policy is configurable.
  • A new D-Bus interface has been added to control the keyboard from other processes.

New in version 0.5.2 (February 11th, 2012)

  • This version introduces the touch screen input method.
  • There have been some improvements to the ramble input method.
  • Modifier (Alt, Shift, Ctrl, etc.) keys + click now works.
  • Strings have been partially translated to Italian.
  • Some other minor improvements were made and many bugs were fixed.

New in version 0.5.1 (September 28th, 2011)

  • Many bugfixes.
  • A new hide_on_start configuration parameter.
  • A new keep_ratio configuration parameter.
  • A new icon. AT-SPI2 (over dbus) support.
  • Removal of resize grip in the latest GTK implementations.
  • A Russian translation.

New in version 0.5.0 (November 29th, 2010)

  • Many bugfixes.
  • A new ramble input method for fast input.
  • A GNOME panel applet.
  • Under the hood design changes: redesigned input handling, added layout triggers, initial implementation of the future layout editor, and new layout extension placement: over.

New in version 0.4.6 (January 29th, 2010)

  • New feature implemented: latch to lock. Press a modifier key 1 time to
  • latch it and press it again to lock it.
  • Many bug fixes and code cleanup.

New in version 0.4.4 (September 10th, 2009)

  • This is mainly a bugfix release.
  • The high CPU workload problem has been fixed.
  • Documentation has been moved to gnome-doc-utils.
  • Florence now listens to keys-changed events, which means that you can switch layout without restarting the program.
  • Note that the Xorg RECORD extension is broken since version 1.6.
  • Because of this, Florence with xrecord does not work correctly with recent distributions like Ubuntu 9.04, Mandriva 2009.1, or Fedora 11.
  • Please compile Florence without xrecord if you are using Xorg 1.6 (use the --without-xrecord configure option).

New in version 0.4.3 (August 5th, 2009)

  • This release implements action keys.
  • Those keys are available as a layout extension.
  • They allow to access Florence functions without requiring a systray.
  • Many bugs have been fixed.
  • If you have problems with this release, please try to compile without the xtst extension (--without-xtst configure option)

New in version 0.4.2 (July 9th, 2009)

  • Make xkb optional
  • Make at-spi optional
  • Add a new keyboard layout (compact)
  • Many bug fixes