WireframeSketcher Changelog

New in version 4.4.6

June 17th, 2015
  • Better Linux support:
  • WireframeSketcher prides itself as being a multi-platform tool that can be used equally well on Windows, Mac and Linux. This means that no matter what OS you choose for your needs, you can still have WireframeSketcher in your toolbox.
  • We’ve been supporting Linux almost from the first version of WireframeSketcher, and distributing Ubuntu/Debian packages for 3 years already. Starting with today’s release WireframeSketcher will also be distributed as an RPM package compatible with major RPM distributions such as Fedora, CentOS, openSUSE and Mageia.
  • Fedora Software
  • As an additional touch, we are now also maintaining a package for Arch Linux. WireframeSketcher package is available in AUR4 repository for now, and will be part of the main AUR repository in a few months.
  • Other changes
  • Updated Material Design Icons to v2.0 with more than 80 new icons
  • Improved the display of long screen names in storyboards by truncating them in the middle instead of the tail:
  • Storyboard Names:
  • Added “-theme” option to allow passing the default theme from the command line. Pass “clean” or “sketch” to override the default theme preference.
  • Fixed the issue with loading of local user fonts by PDF export on Linux and Mac OS X
  • Fixed interface lock issue on certain versions of Linux

New in version 4.4.0 (October 13th, 2014)

  • Migrated WireframeSketcher to Eclipse 4.4 platform
  • Added real-time comments in online sharing service (wiresketch.com)
  • Added background color property for Window widget
  • Added background color transparency for Window and Browser widgets
  • Updated Font Awesome stencil to 4.2.0
  • Updated Glyphicons to version 3.2.0 of Bootstrap
  • Fixed app signature on Mac OS X 10.9.5 and OS X Yosemite
  • Fixed local HTML export to keep PNG file names unchanged
  • Improved local HTML export to use permanent links for individual screens
  • Improved PDF and HTML export to handle better deleted screens
  • Fixed Share Online to use system proxy settings during upload
  • Fixed the unmarking of annotation widgets

New in version 4.2.3 (February 4th, 2014)

  • Added new Android KitKat stencil
  • Improved paste action to paste objects as components when copied from a stencil in assets
  • Fixed error in Accordion widget that prevented the screen from being opened
  • Fixed unwanted text wrapping when using certain fonts and font sizes
  • Fixed text wrapping in skinned Tabs and Button Bar
  • Fixed selection export error occurring when using custom icons
  • Fixed application icon on Windows for 256×256 size
  • Fixed layout issue occurring when changing text in skinned Browser widget

New in version 4.2.2 (January 9th, 2014)

  • Added Vertical Button Bar widget
  • Added support for tabs in Table widget to simplify copy & paste to/from spreadsheet apps
  • Updated Bootstrap stencil
  • Improved text editing while zoomed
  • Renamed the executable from “sketcher” to “WireframeSketcher”

New in version 4.2.1 (December 19th, 2013)

  • Added ZURB Foundation stencil
  • Added iOS 7 stencil
  • Added font properties for Accordion widget
  • Added font properties for Alert widget
  • Added “None” option to anchor drop-down
  • Added color property for Slider widget
  • Improved “lorem” auto-completion to only insert a short snippet in Labels and single line widgets
  • Improved Table and List widgets by reversing odd and even colors
  • Improved Sketch theme
  • Fixed redraw bug occurring when sending shapes backwards
  • Fixed resize and nudge precision at fractional zoom levels
  • Fixed performance problems with Lorem Ipsum widget by providing just one paragraph
  • Fixed top menu issue under Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)
  • Fixed launcher icon under Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)
  • Fixed refresh issue in Properties View when detaching a component
  • Fixed the parsing of SVG color keywords to ignore case
  • Fixed resize issue for components created using drop and size gesture

New in version 4.2.0 (November 27th, 2013)

  • Added support for layout constraints (anchors)
  • Added line height property for Text and Text Area widgets
  • Fixed text centering for Shape and Button Bar widgets
  • Improved support for sub-categories in stencils
  • Changed JavaScript SVG API to use $ prefix for $model and $items variables

New in version 4.1.0 (November 12th, 2013)

  • Added support for skins via scripted SVG images
  • Added new Alert widget to represent message dialogs
  • Added new Switch widget to represent toggle controls
  • Added Shape widget to represent common shapes. Deprecated Circle and Rectangle widgets.
  • Added round border option for Button widget
  • Added header toggle property for List widget
  • Added automatic image refresh in editor on image change
  • Changed “Clone Screen” action to include source screen as component instead of copying it
  • Improved the look of Tabs widget and made it resizeable horizontally
  • Disabled delete action for locked widgets
  • Renamed “Export to HTML” action to “Share Online”
  • Improved painting performance
  • Removed “Advanced” button from new screen and storyboard wizards
  • Fixed center alignment for widgets with “\n” in text
  • Fixed the behavior of Image widget placeholder on resize
  • Fixed the error sometimes occurring when overriding properties

New in version 4.0.1 (September 20th, 2013)

  • Enabled automatic update checks
  • Changed alpha slider for colors to allow intermediary values
  • Fixed the issue with update site that in some setups caused errors on save
  • Moved builds on Mac OS X to 64 bits to support Oracle’s JVM
  • Fixed the issue with annotations that caused some components to display a “Not found” placeholder

New in version 4.0 (September 10th, 2013)

  • Added an option in HTML export to share storyboards on WireframeSketcher’s servers
  • Signed Mac OS X bundle with Apple’s developer certificate
  • Fixed an occasional error in Properties View
  • Fixed an error in groups produced by a certain sequence of undoes/redoes

New in version 3.9.3 (July 23rd, 2013)

  • Added support for Eclipse 4.3 Kepler
  • Added the display of hex color in color picker
  • Updated Font Awesome stencil to 3.2.1
  • Added copy & paste support to color picker
  • Added navigation drawer icon to Android Icon set
  • Fixed the issue with exclamation character in project names breaking icons and images
  • Fixed broken Twitter Bootstrap project template
  • Fixed the issue with PDF export failing to use certain fonts
  • Fixed the issue with broken icons and images when using Remote System Explorer (RSE) plug-in
  • Fixed the issue with exporting transparent TIFF images to PDF
  • Fixed the issue with website link not being displayed correctly in preferences

New in version 3.9.2 (June 4th, 2013)

  • Fixed the issue with vertical text alignment in PDF
  • Added an option for exporting selection to PNG image
  • Added Ctrl-Shift-C shortcut for exporting image to clipboard
  • Reduced the visibility of back links in screen flows
  • Added Bootstrap template to Wireframe Project wizard
  • Updated Font Awesome stencil to 3.1.1
  • Improved drag & drop from browser to work with Google Images search

New in version 3.9.1 (May 9th, 2013)

  • Added the possibility to combine font and color tags in text
  • Added new syntax for text background color
  • Added new syntax for cell background color in Table widget
  • Added new syntax for row background color in Table, List and Tree widgets
  • Added support for CSS color names in color tags
  • Added the possibility to nest storyboards
  • Added new Bootstrap stencil
  • Added new Font Awesome icons stencil
  • Added rotation and flip properties for Image widget
  • Added support for SourceAnywhere from Dynamsoft
  • Fixed the error caused by image files without an extension
  • Fixed the issue with auto-completion for tags sometimes deleting the next word

New in version 3.9.0 (March 19th, 2013)

  • This release improves property overriding for components, adds better zoom handling in the editor and in presentation mode, and enables Retina support for Macs.
  • Other changes include minor enhancements and bugfixes.

New in version 3.8.3 (February 5th, 2013)

  • Added label support for Arrow widget
  • Added support for vertical and horizontal arrows
  • Improved Arrow widget to use line resize handles instead of rectangle
  • Fixed the issue with arrow heads being sometimes obscured
  • Improved screen selection dialog in Storyboard editor by hiding assets and already added screens
  • Improved linked screen selection dialog by hiding screens from assets
  • Improved Note and Text Area widgets to use more padding
  • Enabled HTML export for single screen
  • Fixed the issue with some actions not being available in renamed perspective
  • Fixed the issue with deleted screens in storyboard export

New in version 3.8.2 (January 8th, 2013)

  • Added support for external links
  • Added left and right orientation for Tabbed Pane widget
  • Switched to square tabs in Tabbed Pane widget
  • Added navigation bar in HTML viewer
  • Disabled image pre-load in HTML viewer
  • Disabled up/down key bindings in HTML viewer
  • Improved the look of link overlay icon
  • Show broken link icon if screen file does not exist.
  • Added show/hide actions for rulers and grid in View menu
  • Fixed an issue with customizing Wireframing perspective in Eclipse Juno (4.2)
  • Fixed the issue with holding arrow keys while moving or resizing
  • Fixed the sizing of Accordion widget with sub-items and scrollbar
  • Removed text style and align toolbar
  • Fixed the issue with Presentation viewer after clicking on a broken link
  • Fixed font issue on Mac retina display
  • Dropped support for Eclipse 3.5

New in version 3.8.1 (November 22nd, 2012)

  • Added screen linking via drag & drop
  • Added Paste in Place action
  • Added support for pasting image files from local file system
  • Added support for pasting resources from Project Explorer
  • Improved Paste action to place objects inside the current viewport
  • Improved Paste action to create Label instead of Text for short texts
  • Added Clone Screen action in Project Explorer view
  • Added Matrix Flight Search example project
  • Improved Save As dialogs to pre-select file name without extension
  • Fixed Convert to Component action to preserve z-order of components
  • Fixed Wireframing property page to appear in PHP Explorer view in PDT
  • Fixed iPad stencil that had non-unique ids
  • Fixed image drag & drop from Internet Explorer in Protected Mode
  • Fixed link tooltips that were empty for points-to-itself links
  • Fixed image flicker in HTML when viewed with Chrome and Dropbox

New in version 3.8.0 (October 23rd, 2012)

  • Added Wireframe Project wizard with project templates for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone
  • Added support for image drag & drop from browsers
  • Added per-project “asset” folder configuration
  • Added background color property to Combo, Spinner and Date Field widgets
  • Added focused state to Combo and Spinner widgets
  • Added “Assets/Unsorted” category in Palette view for uncategorized assets
  • Added font properties to Tree widget
  • Added Brush and Find icons
  • Improved file dialogs to pre-select file name without the extension
  • Improved slightly the look of Combo widget
  • Renamed “Sketching” perspective to “Wireframing”
  • Updated base Eclipse version to 3.8 SR1
  • Fixed broken screen references issue for file names containing ampersand (&) char
  • Fixed links view issue with displaying underlines instead of ampersands
  • Fixed HTML export issue with handling special URI chars in file names
  • Fixed HTML export issue with handling screens with the same name but from different folders
  • Fixed refactoring issue with updating screen references in unsaved editors

New in version 3.7.0 (July 10th, 2012)

  • Added support for Eclipse Juno (3.8)
  • Moved WireframeSketcher Studio to Eclipse Juno (3.8)
  • Added Windows Phone stencil
  • Added new iPhone stencil
  • Added support for custom icon categories in icon selection dialog
  • Added support for keywords in SVG icons
  • Improved mouse duplication (Ctrl+Drag) to inter-operate with keyboard duplication (Ctrl+D)
  • Improved support for Mac OS X
  • Added support for retina display
  • Switched to proper, self-contained .app packaging
  • Added support for full-screen mode
  • Fixed the ruler flicker issue on entering groups and components
  • Fixed rulers redraw issue
  • Fixed HTML output to work with IE7 and IE8
  • Fixed marquee selection tool (F4)
  • Fixed drag & drop of screen files when editing a group or component

New in version 3.5.1 (May 1st, 2012)

  • Added Distribute Centers actions
  • Added new Android 4.0 stencil
  • Added new Touch Gestures stencil
  • Added background color property for Browser widget
  • Added neutral sort icon
  • Added multi-term search in Palette and Quick Add dialogs
  • Improved colors in TabbedPane widget by reverting colors of selected and background tabs
  • Improved text antialiasing on Windows
  • Improved automatic sizing of embedded icons in text
  • Improved Windows installer to automatically uninstall previous version
  • Improved error reporting in export dialogs
  • Improved support for RTL orientation
  • Fixed save to avoid data loss on errors
  • Fixed the issue with invalid characters when copying & pasting from external programs

New in version 3.4.1 (February 28th, 2012)

  • Updated JRE in Windows distribution
  • Updated platform to Eclipse 3.7.2
  • Added “Edit Screen” action in presentation mode
  • Added circle and square styles to nested list bullets
  • Fixed the issue with component overrides sometimes not computing properly and potentially losing work
  • Fixed extraneous lines sometimes visible in bulleted lists on Linux

New in version 3.4.0 (February 18th, 2012)

  • New Palette UI
  • Improved Palette view by removing drawers and adding a filter tree
  • Improved search in Palette view and Quick Add dialog
  • Added keyboard navigation in Palette view
  • Improved thumbnails in Palette view
  • Improved the display of long file names in Palette view
  • Switched to regular scrollbars in Palette view
  • Added cross-project asset sharing via project references
  • Reverted to alphabetical ordering in Palette view
  • Improved reorder actions to work with multiple selection
  • Fixed drag & drop in Outline view to preserve relative ordering
  • Removed navigation footer in exported HTML documents
  • Fixed missing master links in Screenflow editor
  • Fixed Quick Add to place widgets inside visible canvas when zoomed
  • Switched to regular file chooser instead of directory chooser in export dialogs on Windows
  • Fixed an error when exporting to non-existing or non-writable directory
  • Fixed multi-line text alignment when using \n in Button, Circle, Rectangle and Table widgets
  • Fixed PDF export to use images when Arabic or Hebrew text is used
  • Fixed keys for disabling snapping in Studio and Eclipse 3.7

New in version 3.3.0 (January 17th, 2012)

  • Added rotation property to icons and SVG images
  • Added more resize behaviors to SVG images
  • Enabled multiple windows to be opened in Studio
  • Added new Shapes and Annotations assets to Mockups Gallery
  • Added Ubuntu/Debian packages
  • Fixed broken links issue when moving multiple files
  • Fixed icons auto-completion issue in Tree widget

New in version 3.1.1 (December 19th, 2011)

  • Changed several icons (notably arrows) for better contrast
  • Added a few new icons
  • Fixed a workspace locking bug in Mockup Gallery Wizard
  • Fixed an issue with exiting group editing

New in version 3.1.0 (November 17th, 2011)

  • Migrated icons to vector format
  • Fixed printing on Linux with Eclipse 3.7
  • Added installer for Windows

New in version 3.0.0 (November 1st, 2011)

  • Added support for SVG vector graphic images
  • Added vertical orientation support for labels
  • Added integration with Mockups Gallery
  • Added context sensitive help on F1
  • Improved error reporting for empty storyboards
  • Fixed the handling of negatives in font size wiki tag

New in version 2.8.0 (October 3rd, 2011)

  • Added support for overriding component properties
  • Added support for resizing components
  • Added wiki syntax for variable font size
  • Added font properties for Group widget
  • Added syntax highlighting and auto-completion for color and font tags
  • Increased icon sizes in Quick Add dialog to work better with assets
  • Removed support for Eclipse 3.3 and Eclipse 3.4
  • Upgraded Studio to use Eclipse 3.7
  • Fixed missing corner resize handles on Eclipse 3.7
  • Fixed broken links not to crash presentation viewer
  • Changed palette to ignore assets with underscore (_) and dot (.) prefixes
  • Added id attribute to widgets in screen XML format

New in version 2.7.0 (August 4th, 2011)

  • Added support for editing groups
  • Added dotted and dashed line styles for Arrow, Lines and Circle
  • Added double-click support in Palette for adding widgets
  • Enabled escape character for column size and align syntax in Table widget
  • Enabled Shift key in presentation mode for toggling link highlighting
  • Improved Properties view to select text on focus in text fields
  • Changed the order of bring to front and send to back actions for better consistency
  • Changed Detach Component action to put widgets into a group
  • Studio: added support for Perforce Eclipse plug-in (p4eclipse)

New in version 2.6.0 (July 19th, 2011)

  • Added an option to turn off annotations in presentation mode and on export
  • Added text alignment syntax for Table columns and cells
  • Added column sizes syntax for Table widget
  • Improved Table widget to use a gray background color for its header
  • Added alternating row colors in Table widget
  • Added minimize, maximize and close button toggles in Window widget
  • Added copyright and trademark icons
  • Added group and reorder buttons in the toolbar of the Outline view
  • Enabled Shift key in exported HTML for toggling link highlighting
  • Improved keyboard navigation and selection in storyboard editor
  • Improved the sizing of in-place text editor
  • Fixed color tag to work with embedded icons
  • Open-sourced model and spy plug-ins

New in version 2.5.4 (June 5th, 2011)

  • Added support for Eclipse Indigo (3.7)
  • Added support for sub-directories in assets directory

New in version 2.5.0 (April 21st, 2011)

  • Screenflow editor

New in version 2.4.1 (April 11th, 2011)

  • Improved the behavior of Quick Add dialog
  • Added file modification time macro with ${screen-mtime} syntax
  • Added current time macro with syntax ${current-time}
  • Added page number and count macros with ${page-number} and ${page-count} syntax respectively
  • Added an option to highlight links in PDF exports
  • Added text align properties for Table widget
  • Added background color property for Text Field, Text Area and Tooltip widgets
  • Added a video camera icon
  • Improved the rendering of Text Area widget in disabled state
  • Improved the alignment of multi-line items in List widget
  • Fixed a bug in palette caused by certain images placed in assets
  • Fixed an error in storyboards caused by screens that use screen name/path macros
  • Fixed font inheritance issue in components

New in version 2.4.0 (March 17th, 2011)

  • Added new Sketch theme
  • Added link properties to Note and Callout widgets
  • Fixed PDF export problem with certain fonts
  • Fixed the rendering of horizontal lines in Table widget
  • Studio: Improved support for version control plugins
  • Studio: Updated to Eclipse 3.6.2, GEF 3.6.2

New in version 2.2.0 (January 17th, 2011)

  • Fixed the error on file rename under Aptana
  • Added support for empty icon in trees and tables with [_] shortcut. This lets you create nodes with no icon that align well with other nodes.
  • Added new LinkedIn icon

New in version 2.1.8 (December 22nd, 2010)

  • Added facebook and twitter icons
  • Fixed the issue with background color for Callout widget
  • Fixed the issue with palette resize on Linux
  • Fixed the issue with auto-scroll on drag & drop in Outline view

New in version 2.1.7 (December 6th, 2010)

  • Added support for ${screen-name} and ${screen-path} expressions in wiki text
  • Replaced big icons with big thumbnails in the palette. Big icons are now the default setting
  • Made arrow keys adjust values in size and position fields in Properties View
  • Decreased the default increment of nudge actions to 1px
  • Added a visible “Add Screen…” button in storyboard editor

New in version 2.1.6 (December 1st, 2010)

  • Introduced standalone version of WireframeSketcher
  • Proposing user home directory as default destination in export dialogs
  • Removed the XML content page from new screen wizard
  • Put Window and Browser widgets first in the palette
  • Fixed text align problem in multi-line widgets

New in version 2.1.1 (November 18th, 2010)

  • Added an ‘eye’ icon to the icon library
  • Improved the support for auto-scrolling on widget resize
  • Fixed a refresh issue in ‘assets’ directory

New in version 2.1 (November 10th, 2010)

  • Added extensible palette support
  • Decreased the minimum width required by Properties View
  • Added font properties to Checkbox, Combo, Spinner, Radio button, Tabs and Tabbed Pane widgets
  • Added disabled state toggle to Slider widgets
  • Improved the default text for Text Area widget

New in version 2.0.3 (November 8th, 2010)

  • Fixed the issue with image resizing
  • Added a filter icon to the icon library

New in version 2.0.2 (November 1st, 2010)

  • Fixed drag & drop from the palette
  • Added text alignment properties for Button, Rectangle and Circle widgets

New in version 2.0.1 (October 26th, 2010)

  • This release introduces new palette UI.
  • Other changes include a new selection outline and color, an improved Video widget, and small bugfixes and improvements.

New in version 2.0.0 (September 27th, 2010)

  • This version adds linking support for creating interactive prototypes.
  • Prototypes are testable in full-screen presentation mode, and also can be exported to clickable PDF documents.

New in version 1.8.2 (August 10th, 2010)

  • This release adds support for custom, user-controlled widget properties.
  • Other changes include faster fading guidelines, new shortcuts for text editing, and a new logo and icons.

New in version 1.8.1 (June 29th, 2010)

  • This release further improves the PDF export.
  • It also adds a new syntax for multi-line text in Tables, List, and other widgets.
  • Eclipse Helios is now officially supported.

New in version 1.7.3 (April 1st, 2010)

  • Fixed the problem with lost transparency in scaled images
  • Small look improvements for Window, Browser, Video Player and Map widgets
  • Fixed the vertical alignment of embedded icons on Windows
  • Fixed how font properties work when applied to widgets with different font settings

New in version 1.7.2 (March 16th, 2010)

  • Scrollbar, slider and progress bar widgets are now adjustable
  • Note widget now supports background color
  • Menu widget now lets you specify an icon
  • Added vertical/horizontal splitter widgets
  • Added the color picker widget
  • Locked widgets now use red color for selection outline
  • Fixed a performance problem with scaled images
  • Fixed full-screen mode problem in Flex Builder 3 on Windows
  • Fixed the rendering of disabled state in Text Area widget
  • Improved slightly the look of the Window widget
  • Made some minor fixed in auto-completion with Ctrl-Space
  • Master screens are no longer moved to the back layer when first added
  • Export now handles better the case where the destination file is locked by another app

New in version 1.4.1 (June 4th, 2009)

  • The latest version adds new annotation widgets and a few others.
  • Changed the Palette view to synchronize its state across editors and persist the state across Eclipse sessions. This makes the Palette much more usable. Although the functionality might seem obvious I’ve had to do some serious Eclipse hacking to add it. There might be some issues that I’ve left out so please report anything unusual you see in the Palette’s behavior.
  • Made the Copy&Paste action preserve the original position of the widget if the paste is made between two different screens.
  • Mouse cursor icons now have a white background so that it’s possible to place them over other elements.
  • Changed the Lorem Ipsum widget to allow the modification of its text.
  • Fixed the save as Image bug on negative position bug.

New in version 1.2.7 (April 21st, 2009)

  • Added 40 new icons
  • Changed the Quick Add dialog to remember the last searched string
  • Improved the detection of external changes in the screen editor