New Features Since 12.0

 

Mac Improvements

Windows Improvements

For the list of sequential bug fixes see here.

To update your Accordance 12, run Check for App Update (Mac—Accordance menu, Windows–Utilities menu).


Mac Improvements

Version 12.1.3 (August 8, 2017)

More bug fixes


Version 12.1.2 (July 31, 2017)

Minor Find improvements, along with many bug fixes

Changes

  • Added Find Previous, just as with Find Next
  • Updated Help Files

Version 12.1.1 (July 13, 2017) (see blog on this release)

Improvements to the Atlas, Timeline, Spellcheck, Find/Replace, and many bug fixes

New Feature:

  • Added Atlas and Timeline support to accord:// via accord://locate/

Changes:

  • Added Copy as Search URL to the right click menu for the Map and Timeline, when selecting an item.
  • Changed Bold, Italic, and Underline logic to more cleanly apply to multiple styles
  • Improved the Spell Check dialog interface.
  • Added Cmd-E and Cmd-G to populate the Find box and Find Next, respectively, in edit windows (Papers, User Notes, User Tools).
  • Added the Short Title to the Library's export of bibliographic data to .ris.
  • Added warning when reverting a Paper version, if there are other instances of that paper open.
  • Removed default shortcut of Command-I to Tile Windows.
  • Accordance website links are now https instead of http.


Version 12.1 (June 9, 2017) (see Accordance 12.1 Update)

Provides major updates to internal code including: 64-bit App support, new Dropbox v2 API  (requires Mac OS X 10.10), and improved Dropbox Authorization experience

Changes:

  • Updated to latest Dropbox framework that now requires Mac OS X 10.10+.
  • Dropbox authorization now stays in-app rather than going to external webbrowser.
  • App is now a 64-bit binary.
  • Accordance is no longer allowed to be run without at least one text or tool.
  • Updated Sparkle framework to v1.17.0.
  • Increased Greek font rendering height to account for certain accents.
  • Unicode texts now show word frequency when pressing Command for Instant Details.
  • Added Save As Text option to Paper right click menu.
  • Right-clicking a misspelled word in the Paper or Edit window will now offer correction suggestions.
  • The tab area can now be scrolled horizontally to see hidden tabs.
  • Improved interaction with the Spell Check window.
  • Improved cropping and visibility when copying a graph.
  • Improved Crash Log information for more accurate reporting.
  • Shared folders in the Modules folder are no longer created.
  • Optimized sorting large Analysis lists by a particular grammatical aspect.
  • Updated help files.

Version 12.0.6 (April 19, 2017)

Important fixes for text rendering, the paper and more.

Changes:

  • Added a Safe Mode option to clean up all installed fonts across the system.
  • Info Pane titles and Research verse results now use the native book name if desired.
  • Reporting a Correction now includes the accord:// URL to the location of the error.
  • Attempting to delete a Paper item with hidden sublevels now triggers a warning.
  • Improved the selection of Paper items that contain only an automatic hyperlink.
  • Updated help files.

Version 12.0.5 (April 3, 2017)

New Features

  • Added new accord URL action type 'research', that will open a Research tab with the specified parameters.

Changes

  • Significantly improved the typing and edit speed for long User Notes and Tools and removed the User Tool Block Size preference.
  • Get Verses references now use the native book name if chosen for the module.
  • Added support for Copy Search URL from the Research Entry box.
  • Research results for verses in a text will no longer return verses past the last verse in a chapter.
  • Added automatic web and internal tool link parsing to the Stack.
  • The Info Pane Word List now takes up less space.
  • Added Set Paper Display to its action menu.
  • Added Undo support when adjusting Stack items
  • The Paper Bibliography is now sorted by Author and ignores duplicate entries.
  • Saving a Paper as RTF now includes the End Notes and/or Bibliography, properly formatted.
  • Minor updates to Helena font.

Version 12.0.4 (February 8, 2017)

Minor feature improvements and some critical bug fixes

  • URL weblinks and external tool links are now live and clickable in a Paper
  • Added localization of the Timeline details popover information
  • Clause or Phrase depth now goes all of the way to ∞, representing no maximum depth
  • Added preference to not reuse tool panes when opened from the Info pane
  • Updated help files
  • Updated localizations

Version 12.0.3 (January 24, 2017)

Significant Paper improvements and other app-wide bug fixes

Changes:

  • Added non-hierarchical 'text-item' to the Paper for simple text purposes
  • Option-drag a paper item to duplicate it
  • Drag and drop of paper items has more destination choices
  • Paper Item justification now applies to all parts of an item
  • Arrow keys now change the selected paper item and can move its hierarchy
  • Shift-Enter now makes a subitem below the selected item
  • Tab and Escape now enter and exit text-editing
  • Disclosure triangles keep their states more consistently
  • Added localization support to the Time Report tab
  • Tweaked wording of Right-click Literal searches
  • Added Copy as Instant Details to the main menu and custom shortcuts
  • Minor speed improvements when opening new documents
  • Library Books can now be searched with a space between the number and name, such as '1 Kings'
  • Localization Improvements

Version 12.0.2 (December 19, 2016)

Stack, Syntax, and other bug fixes and improvements

  • Stack text items are now Yellow, to distinguish from Red tools
  • Adding mixed text and picture thumbnail selections to the stack will now create picture items for selected pictures
  • Shift-click on an Info Pane MSS Image to open the tool rather than just image
  • User Note pane contents can now be added to the Stack
  • Improved handling of accord:// links when originating within the app
  • Linking a construct will now set the proper Hebrew Syntax database, if applicable
  • Localization updates
  • Added .acc2 extension to imported bibles

Version 12.0.1 (November 15, 2016)

  • Updated Greek glosses files
  • Updated localizations for Spanish and Portuguese
  • Zooming an embedded diagram now increases its height, in addition to its width as before
  • Added support for clicking the (i) button on the Library to get Syntax and/or Diagram information
  • The Hebrew demonstrative tag is now listed under Pronoun instead of Adjective
  • Command-Left arrow can be used to go back to prior results in a Pie or Bar Chart
  • Atlas and Timeline dictionary lookup now cycles through the next tools, if not found in the chosen preference


Windows Improvements

Version 12.1.3.1 (August 11, 2017)

Fixes clipboard issues


Version 12.1.3 (August 8, 2017)

More bug fixes including the crash on closing a tab


Version 12.1.2 (July 31, 2017)

Minor Find improvements, along with many bug fixes

Changes

  • Added Find Previous, just as with Find Next
  • Updated Help Files

Version 12.1.1 (July 13, 2017) (see blog on this release)

Improvements to the Atlas, Timeline, Find/Replace, and many bug fixes

New Feature:

  • Added Atlas and Timeline support to accord:// via accord://locate/

Changes:

  • Added Copy as Search URL to the right click menu for the Map and Timeline, when selecting an item.
  • Changed Bold, Italic, and Underline logic to more cleanly apply to multiple styles.
  • Added Ctrl+E and Ctrl+G to populate the Find box and Find Next, respectively, in edit windows (Papers, User Notes, User Tools).
  • Added the Short Title to the Library's export of bibliographic data to .ris.
  • Added warning when reverting a Paper version, if there are other instances of that paper open.
  • Removed default shortcut of Ctrl+I to Tile Windows.
  • Accordance website links are now https instead of http.


Version 12.1 (June 9, 2017) (see Accordance 12.1 Update)

Major updates to internal code, plus many enhancements.

Changes:

  • Updated to latest Dropbox framework.
  • Dropbox authorization now stays in-app rather than going to external webbrowser.
  • Accordance is no longer allowed to be run without at least one text or tool.
  • Increased Greek font rendering height to account for certain accents.
  • More consistent font sizes internally and on export.
  • Unicode texts now show word frequency when pressing Command for Instant Details.
  • Added Save As Text option to Paper right click menu.
  • Right-clicking a misspelled word in the Paper or Edit window will now offer correction suggestions.
  • The tab area can now be scrolled horizontally to see hidden tabs.
  • Improved interaction with the Spell Check window.
  • Improved cropping and visibility when copying a graph.
  • Crash Logs are now saved to the Documents\Accordance Logs folder.
  • Shared folders in the Modules folder are no longer created.
  • Optimized sorting large Analysis lists by a particular grammatical aspect.
  • Updated help files.

Version 12.0.6 (April 19, 2017)

Important fixes for text rendering, the paper and more.

Changes:

  • Info Pane titles and Research verse results now use the native book name if desired.
  • Reporting a Correction now includes the accord:// URL to the location of the error.
  • Attempting to delete a Paper item with hidden sublevels now triggers a warning.
  • Improved the selection of Paper items that contain only an automatic hyperlink.
  • Updated help files.

Version 12.0.5 (April 3, 2017)

New Features

  • Added new accord URL action type 'research', that will open a Research tab with the specified parameters.

Changes

  • Significantly improved the typing and edit speed for long User Notes and Tools and removed the User Tool Block Size preference.
  • Added support for Copy Search URL from the Research Entry box.
  • Research results for verses in a text will no longer return verses past the last verse in a chapter.
  • The Info Pane Word List now takes up less space.
  • Get Verses references now use the native book name if chosen for the module.
  • Updated in-app update framework to better handle timeouts.
  • Added Undo support when adjusting Stack items
  • The Paper Bibliography is now sorted by Author and ignores duplicate entries.
  • Saving a Paper as RTF now includes the End Notes and/or Bibliography, properly formatted.
  • Added automatic web and internal tool link parsing to the Stack.
  • Added Set Paper Display to its action menu.
  • Minor updates to Helena font.


Version 12.0.4 (February 8, 2017)

Minor feature improvements, along with critical bug fixes

  • URL weblinks and external tool links are now live and clickable in a Paper
  • Added localization of the Timeline details popover information
  • Clause or Phrase depth now goes all of the way to ∞, representing no maximum depth
  • Added preference to not reuse tool panes when opened from the Info pane
  • Updated help files
  • Updated localizations

Version 12.0.3 (January 24, 2017)

Significant Paper improvements and other app-wide bug fixes

Changes:

  • Added non-hierarchical 'text-item' to the Paper for simple text purposes
  • Option-drag a paper item to duplicate it
  • Drag and drop of paper items has more destination choices
  • Paper Item justification now applies to all parts of an item
  • Arrow keys now change the selected paper item and can move its hierarchy
  • Shift-Enter now makes a subitem below the selected item
  • Tab and Escape now enter and exit text-editing
  • Disclosure triangles keep their states more consistently
  • Added localization support to the Time Report tab
  • Tweaked wording of Right-click Literal searches
  • Added Copy as Instant Details to the main menu and custom shortcuts
  • Minor speed improvements when opening new documents
  • Library Books can now be searched with a space between the number and name, such as '1 Kings'
  • Localization Improvements

Version 12.0.2 (December 19, 2016)

Stack, Syntax, and other bug fixes and improvements

  • Stack text items are now Yellow, to distinguish from Red tools
  • Adding mixed text and picture thumbnail selections to the stack will now create picture items for selected pictures
  • Adding support for synchronized Paratext scrolling
  • Shift-click on an Info Pane MSS Image to open the tool rather than just image
  • User Note pane contents can now be added to the Stack
  • Improved handling of accord:// links when originating within the app
  • Linking a construct will now set the proper Hebrew Syntax database, if applicable
  • Localization updates


Version 12.0.1 (November 15, 2016)

  • Updated Greek glosses files
  • Updated localizations for Spanish and Portuguese
  • Zooming an embedded diagram now increases its height, in addition to its width as before
  • Added support for clicking the (i) button on the Library to get Syntax and/or Diagram information
  • The Hebrew demonstrative tag is now listed under Pronoun instead of Adjective
  • Control+Left arrow can be used to go back to prior results in a Pie or Bar Chart
  • Atlas and Timeline dictionary lookup now cycles through the next tools, if not found in the chosen preference