RedNotebook Changelog

New in version 1.7.3

November 11th, 2013
  • Jump to a specific date on startup with "--date 2013-10-31" on the commandline (Rob Norris).
  • Display current date in the title bar (Rob Norris).
  • Support inserting multiple pictures in one step.
  • Add DejaVu Sans as font fallback for clouds and preview.
  • Fix setting last image directory for insert dialog.
  • Only allow exporting selected text if we are in edit mode (lp:1221792).

New in version 1.7.2 (July 3rd, 2013)

  • Show error if saving fails due to a directory not being created.
  • Ignore hashtags starting with more than one #.
  • Fix: Allow inserting files and pictures from the "recently used" section (lp:1195759).

New in version 1.7.0 (March 1st, 2013)

  • Allow filtering exported days by tags (Alistair Marshall).
  • Add option to export only the currently selected text (Alistair Marshall).
  • Move spellcheck option from preferences to edit menu and add F7 shortcut (Alistair Marshall).
  • Enable spellchecking on Windows. See help for adding custom dictionaries.
  • Better error message for invalid markup.
  • Show warning if no directory is selected before clicking the "Open" button when choosing a journal directory.
  • Gracefully handle BadStatusLines when checking for new versions.
  • Do not try to set file permissions on Windows where they are unavailable.
  • Fix hide-from-cloud for words containing backslashes (LP:1131412).
  • Fix relative file links on Windows.
  • Code: Switch from optparse to argparse (Alistair Marshall).

New in version 1.6.6 (January 23rd, 2013)

  • Edit templates in RedNotebook directly. Preview and use the Insert and Format toolbar menus before inserting a template.
  • Support relative image links like [""my_pic"".jpg].
  • Add Ctrl+Return shortcut for adding manual linebreaks.
  • Let all toolbar menus always open the menu before performing an action.
  • Change Go-To-Today shortcut to Alt+Home (Ctrl+Home moves cursor to the start of the text).
  • Do not allow choosing an empty name for templates.
  • Do not parse #include as a hashtag.
  • Add info about network drives to help text.
  • Fix help text about links to local directories.
  • Fix: Let categories pane use new infobar notifications (LP:1098625).

New in version 1.6.5 (December 27th, 2012)

  • Add menu item for clearing the text format.
  • Add toolbar menus "Insert" and "Format" to main menu for better accessibility and HUD integration.
  • Only show keyboard shortcuts in main menu, not in toolbar menus.
  • Use selected text as link name when a new link is inserted.
  • When an image or file is inserted, use selected text as the name of the link.
  • Format selected text as header when a header is inserted.
  • Convert selected text to a list when a list is inserted.
  • Select title after it has been inserted to allow for easy editing.
  • Change file permissions so that journal files are only readable by the user.
  • Windows: Restore slider positions after opening RedNotebook from the tray.
  • Windows: Support non-ascii installation paths.

New in version 1.6.4 (December 27th, 2012)

  • Never include previous RedNotebook backups in new backups.
  • Add strikethrough shortcut Ctrl+K.
  • By default don't switch between edit and preview mode automatically.
  • Add experimental support for irc protocol.

New in version 1.6.3 (December 6th, 2012)

  • Fix: Don't interpret URLs with non-empty paths as local links.

New in version 1.6.2 (November 19th, 2012)

  • Add option for automatically switching between edit and preview mode to preferences.
  • Since debian doesn't have a python2 symlink, try to run python2.7 and python2.6 in the run script.
  • Use PNG image in about dialog (SVG support is broken in Windows version).

New in version 1.6.1 (November 13th, 2012)

  • Allow specifying the width when inserting an image.
  • Add relative links: Relative paths [myfile image.jpg] is automatically transformed to /path/to/journal/image.jpg.
  • Use smarter regular expression for finding hashtags in the text.
  • Give focus to link box when the link dialog opens.
  • Hide tag panel by default.
  • Adapt introductory and help texts for hashtags.
  • Break search results at newlines.
  • Fix: When searching for multiple tags, only add a single result for every hit.