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Fix file chooser on Windows
1 birdfont (2.5.0) stable; 2 3 * Export settings 4 * Curve orientation 5 * Bug fixes 6 7 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Apr 13 16:45:00 CET 2015 8 9 birdfont (2.4.4) stable; 10 11 * Bug fixes 12 13 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 31 11:00:00 CET 2015 14 15 birdfont (2.4.3) stable; 16 17 * Bug fixes 18 19 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 27 12:27:00 CET 2015 20 21 birdfont (2.4.2) stable; 22 23 * Bug fixes 24 25 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 27 12:27:00 CET 2015 26 27 birdfont (2.4.1) stable; 28 29 * Bug fixes 30 31 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 27 12:27:00 CET 2015 32 33 birdfont (2.4.0) stable; 34 35 * Contextual ligature substitution 36 * Kerning strings 37 * Bug fixes 38 39 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 24 22:09:00 CET 2015 40 41 birdfont (2.3.2) stable; 42 43 * Bug fixes 44 45 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 21 17:43:16 CET 2015 46 47 birdfont (2.3.1) stable; 48 49 * Bug fixes 50 51 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Mar 20 18:23:31 CET 2015 52 53 birdfont (2.3.0) stable; 54 55 * Customizable color themes and better icons 56 * High contrast settings for better readability 57 * Fixes for problems in TTF creation and other bugs 58 59 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Mar 18 14:46:30 CET 2015 60 61 birdfont (2.2.0) stable; 62 63 * Customizable guides 64 * Bug fixes and many small UI improvements 65 66 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Mon Mar 9 13:01:03 CET 2015 67 68 birdfont (2.1.0) stable; 69 70 * A new spacing tab 71 * Improved Beziér editing 72 * Side bearing metrics in edit view 73 * Key bindings for zoom in and zoom out in kerning tab 74 * Bug fixes 75 76 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 7 14:49:19 CET 2015 77 78 birdfont (2.0) stable; 79 80 * New UI layout 81 * New zoom tool 82 * Improved background import 83 * Customizable short cuts 84 * New tab for changing font name 85 * Illustrator SVG import and other bug fixes 86 * Load bf fonts faster 87 88 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Dec 26 14:24:07 CET 2014 89 90 birdfont (1.8) stable; 91 92 * Fix compability with Inkscape 93 * Bug fixes 94 95 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Nov 6 12:13:15 CET 2014 96 97 birdfont (1.8) stable; 98 99 * A new Beziér drawing tool 100 * Move paths independent from handles or along handles. 101 * Bug fixes 102 103 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Oct 18 15:13:52 CEST 2014 104 105 birdfont (1.7) stable; 106 107 * Fixes a critical spacing bug and bugs in the drawing canvas. 108 109 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Oct 10 15:28:26 CEST 2014 110 111 birdfont (1.6) stable; 112 113 * Ligature substitution, (Open Type Feature, GSUB table) 114 * Input characters by unicode value in kerning tab 115 116 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Oct 5 22:16:36 CEST 2014 117 118 birdfont (1.5) stable; 119 120 * Bug fixes 121 * A new XML parser 122 123 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Sep 27 19:08:27 CEST 2014 124 125 birdfont (1.4) stable; 126 127 * Bug fixes 128 * A complete Czech translation 129 130 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Sep 21 13:19:55 CEST 2014 131 132 birdfont (1.3) stable; 133 134 * A bug fix 135 136 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Sep 13 22:53:12 CEST 2014 137 138 birdfont (1.2) stable; 139 140 * Bug fixes 141 * Generate fonts compatible with Microsoft Word on Mac OS 142 * Command line utility for autotracing images (birdfont-autotrace) 143 144 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Sep 13 18:11:42 CEST 2014 145 146 birdfont (1.1) stable; 147 148 * Bug fixes 149 * A tool for moving the canvas 150 151 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Sep 7 09:44:48 CEST 2014 152 153 birdfont (1.0) stable; 154 155 * Autotrace – convert raster images to vector fonts 156 * Simplify paths. Deleteing points reduces the number of control points while 157 still keeping the same approximate path. Use Ctrl+Del to break the paths. 158 * Spacing classes that copies side bearings and kerning pairs from one glyph 159 to another. This feature makes it easier to create fonts with only upper 160 case characters as well as mono spaced fonts. 161 * Copy and paste multiple glyphs in the overview tab. 162 * Redo command 163 164 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Sep 3 13:36:00 CEST 2014 165 166 birdfont (0.47) stable; 167 168 * Oblique and italic transformation 169 * Improved overview tab 170 * Compability with CS6 171 172 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Aug 17 16:43:24 CEST 2014 173 174 birdfont (0.46) stable; 175 176 * Copy and paste side bearings 177 * Support for many more languages including Japanese with CMAP format 12. 178 * Tools for adjusting side bearings in the kerning tab 179 * A tool for moving objects to the baseline 180 * A spin buttons for moving objects to a specific coordinate, rotating 181 objects and resizing paths. 182 * Bug fixes 183 184 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Aug 15 16:52:50 CEST 2014 185 186 birdfont (0.45) stable; 187 188 * A bug fix for quadratic control points in TTF files 189 190 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Aug 7 20:08:40 CEST 2014 191 192 birdfont (0.44) stable; 193 194 * Better conversion from SVG to TTF 195 196 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Aug 6 21:45:44 CEST 2014 197 198 birdfont (0.43) stable; 199 200 * Fixes TTF export bug 201 202 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jul 31 18:52:14 CEST 2014 203 204 birdfont (0.42) stable; 205 206 * Parse transform directive in SVG import. 207 * A new command line utility that makes it possible to import a set of SVG 208 files to a bf font file (birdfont-import). 209 * Crop rotaded and resized images. 210 * Better conversion from SVG files to TTF fonts. 211 * Important bug fixes. 212 * Load, save and export fonts in background threads. 213 * Faster TTF export 214 215 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Mon Jul 28 16:04:20 CEST 2014 216 217 birdfont (0.41) stable; 218 219 * Retain the angle of a control point handle while adjusting the length 220 * Parse round corners and stroke endings in SVG files 221 * Fixes bugs in the SVG import code and elsewhere in order to improve 222 compability with potrace and Illustrator 223 * Delete and undo for kerning pairs 224 * Complete Ukrainian and Spanish translations 225 226 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jul 5 21:36:04 CEST 2014 227 228 birdfont (0.40) stable; 229 230 * Bug fixes 231 232 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jun 28 15:02:02 CEST 2014 233 234 birdfont (0.39) stable; 235 236 * Bug fixes in the kerning code 237 238 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jun 26 22:04:19 CEST 2014 239 240 birdfont (0.38) stable; 241 242 * Many bugs and memory leaks have been fixed in this version 243 244 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jun 8 16:12:17 CEST 2014 245 246 birdfont (0.37) stable; 247 248 * Font size settings in the kerning tab 249 * A new SVG parser 250 * Compatibility with many Microsoft Windows applications 251 * Bug fixes 252 253 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Apr 10 16:09:59 CEST 2014 254 255 birdfont (0.36) stable; 256 257 * Paste letters in the kerning tab 258 * Settings for the freehand tool 259 * Bug fixes 260 261 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 22 16:47:45 CET 2014 262 263 birdfont (0.35) stable; 264 265 * A new tool for drawing freehand shapes with the mouse 266 * Bug fixes related to conversion from SVG to TTF 267 * Fixes crash bug in SVG import code 268 269 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Mar 19 20:24:14 CET 2014 270 271 birdfont (0.34) stable; 272 273 * Solves kerning issues and other bugs. 274 275 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Feb 14 14:20:12 CET 2014 276 277 birdfont (0.33) stable; 278 279 * Background images on new versions of Mac OS X and other bug fixes. 280 281 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Feb 12 21:22:18 CET 2014 282 283 birdfont (0.32) stable; 284 285 * Touch screen friendly interface 286 * New tools for adding and moving control points 287 * Icons in 320 dpi 288 * French translation 289 * Bug fixes 290 291 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue Feb 11 08:53:15 CET 2014 292 293 birdfont (0.31) stable; 294 295 * Bug fixes 296 297 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Sep 13 19:53:02 CEST 2013 298 299 birdfont (0.30) stable; 300 301 * Bug fixes 302 303 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Sep 11 18:39:13 CEST 2013 304 305 birdfont (0.29) stable; 306 307 * Groups of paths and control points 308 * Speed optimizations 309 * Bold and italic styles 310 * Bug fixes 311 * TTF units 312 * Paste in place and paste at cursor 313 314 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue Sep 10 12:51:33 CEST 2013 315 316 birdfont (0.28) stable; 317 318 * Kerning classes 319 * Copy and paste paths between windows 320 321 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Aug 24 22:12:04 CEST 2013 322 323 birdfont (0.27) stable; 324 325 * Rotate paths 326 * Flip path 327 * Convert segments to lines 328 * Symmetrical control points 329 * Use glyphs as backgrounds 330 331 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Aug 11 16:33:47 CEST 2013 332 333 birdfont (0.26) stable; 334 335 * Bug fixes for Mac OS X 336 337 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Aug 4 18:28:40 CEST 2013 338 339 birdfont (0.25) stable; 340 341 * Bug fixes 342 343 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Aug 1 23:08:20 CEST 2013 344 345 birdfont (0.24) stable; 346 347 * New overview tab 348 * Two control point handles for quadratic paths 349 * Better conversion from SVG to TTF 350 * Bug fixes 351 352 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Jul 31 14:34:12 CEST 2013 353 354 birdfont (0.23) stable; 355 356 * Bugfixes 357 358 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jul 14 19:25:00 CEST 2013 359 360 birdfont (0.22) stable; 361 362 * Bugfixes and many changes to make BirdFont run on Mac OS X 363 364 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jul 14 01:24:00 CEST 2013 365 366 birdfont (0.21) stable; 367 368 * Bugfixes 369 370 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Jul 5 22:45:40 CEST 2013 371 372 birdfont (0.20) stable; 373 374 * Descriptive fields in TTF fonts (like version number and name) 375 * Kerning for both Chrome and Firefox 376 * Read TTF font instead of SVG font in html template 377 * Bugfixes 378 * Improved translations 379 380 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Jul 5 14:13:25 CEST 2013 381 382 birdfont (0.19) stable; 383 384 * Descriptions from the Unicode Character Database 385 * A new file format (.bf replaces .ffi) 386 * Bugfixes 387 * Two quadratic points with a hidden point in between creates a quadratic path with two line handles 388 * Quadratic points is now the default 389 * Scrollbar 390 * TTF export on MacOS 391 * French translation 392 393 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jun 20 16:15:08 CEST 2013 394 395 birdfont (0.18) stable; 396 397 * Bugfixes 398 399 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue Feb 26 16:28:20 CET 2013 400 401 birdfont (0.17) stable; 402 403 * Macports validation 404 405 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 25 23:46:00 CET 2013 406 407 birdfont (0.16) stable; 408 409 * Correct location in ID loadcommand for Macports 410 411 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 25 23:46:00 CET 2013 412 413 birdfont (0.15) stable; 414 415 * Macports file 416 417 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 25 23:46:00 CET 2013 418 419 birdfont (0.14) stable; 420 421 * Bug fixes 422 423 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 24 17:43:00 CET 2013 424 425 birdfont (0.13) stable; 426 427 * Quadratic Bézier paths 428 * Edit SVG fonts 429 * Open OTF and TTF fonts with freetype2 430 * Open Type kerning (GPOS pair adjustment positioning subtable) 431 * Bugfixes 432 * Spanish translation 433 * Russian translation 434 * Italian translation 435 * Brasilian Portuguese translation 436 437 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Feb 23 19:56:51 CET 2013 438 439 birdfont (0.12) stable; 440 441 * Bug fixes and updated test suit 442 443 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jan 31 19:01:04 CET 2013 444 445 birdfont (0.11) stable; 446 447 * Bug fixes 448 449 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Jan 30 09:25:10 CET 2013 450 451 birdfont (0.10) stable; 452 453 * Bug fixes 454 * Move paths with keyboard 455 * Backup and crash recovery 456 457 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jan 27 20:38:32 CET 2013 458 459 birdfont (0.9) stable; 460 461 * Color 462 * Adjustable control point size 463 * Select all path 464 * Resize all selected paths 465 * Import SVG files from Inkscape and Adobe Illustrator 466 * Move control points with keyboard 467 * Bugfixes 468 * Join paths 469 * German translation 470 * Chinese translation 471 472 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jan 26 13:57:48 CET 2013 473 474 birdfont (0.8) stable; 475 476 * Copy and paste paths from inkscape 477 * Export SVG files 478 * New build system on top of Eduardo Schettinos doit 479 * Dutch translation by Sven Santegoeds 480 481 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Dec 26 23:00:43 CET 2012 482 483 birdfont (0.7) stable; 484 485 * New icons 486 * Bug fixes 487 * Menu 488 * Internationalization 489 490 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Dec 8 14:40:08 CET 2012 491 492 birdfont (0.6) stable; 493 494 * Improved TrueType outlines 495 * Resize paths 496 * Bug fixes 497 498 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Oct 28 18:38:35 CET 2012 499 500 birdfont (0.5) stable; 501 502 * Move multiple control points 503 * Draw path from both ends 504 * New edit commands 505 * Man pages 506 507 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Oct 20 19:52:27 CEST 2012 508 509 birdfont (0.4.1) stable; 510 511 * Edit filled paths 512 * Bug fixes 513 514 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Sep 19 15:37:40 CEST 2012 515 516 birdfont (0.4.0) stable; 517 518 * Larger control points 519 * Crop background updates position of the image 520 * Undo command for background images 521 * Faster multithreaded export 522 * Juxtapose glyphs and draw every glyph in its context 523 * New notdef. character 524 * New tab bar 525 526 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Sep 14 13:11:13 CEST 2012 527 528 birdfont (0.3.0) stable; 529 530 * Embedded OpenType (EOT) support 531 * Utility for exporting fonts from the command line (birdfont-export) 532 * New preview and export codes 533 * Rotate, scale and crop background images 534 * New key bindings 535 536 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Sep 9 20:54:18 CEST 2012 537 538 birdfont (0.2.0) stable; 539 540 * TTF support 541 * Desktop file and icon 542 * Merge paths 543 * Wine support 544 545 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Aug 30 23:51:17 CEST 2012 546 547 birdfont (0.1.1) stable; 548 549 * Several important bug fixes 550 551 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Aug 24 02:03:29 CEST 2012 552 553 birdfont (0.1.0) stable; 554 555 * First release 556 557 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Aug 24 02:03:29 CEST 2012 558