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1 birdfont (2.10.2) stable; 2 3 * Bug fixes 4 5 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Jun 26 10:56:45 CEST 2015 6 7 birdfont (2.10.1) stable; 8 9 * Bug fixes 10 11 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jun 25 14:33:32 CEST 2015 12 13 birdfont (2.10.0) stable; 14 15 * Layers 16 * Mac specific TTF fonts (fixes fontbook problems) 17 18 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jun 21 18:33:10 CEST 2015 19 20 birdfont (2.9.2) stable; 21 22 * Fallback font with support for many languages 23 * Faster GUI 24 25 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jun 6 19:32:44 CEST 2015 26 27 birdfont (2.8.0) stable; 28 29 * Speed optimization in font export 30 * Faster search queries in the Unicode Data Base. 31 * Better parsing of SVG files generated with Illustrator 32 * Dialog for importing a folder with SVG files 33 34 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue May 19 15:04:13 CEST 2015 35 36 birdfont (2.7.0) stable; 37 38 * Stroke 39 * Round line caps 40 * Bug fixes 41 42 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed May 13 16:11:44 CEST 2015 43 44 birdfont (2.6.2) stable; 45 46 * Bug fixes 47 48 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Apr 25 14:04:17 CEST 2015 49 50 birdfont (2.6.0) stable; 51 52 * A tool box in the recent files tab 53 * Bright and dark color themes 54 * Bug fixes 55 56 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Apr 24 11:15:23 CEST 2015 57 58 birdfont (2.5.1) stable; 59 60 * Bug fixes 61 62 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Apr 15 19:52:35 CEST 2015 63 64 birdfont (2.5.0) stable; 65 66 * Export settings 67 * Curve orientation 68 * Bug fixes 69 70 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Apr 13 16:45:00 CET 2015 71 72 birdfont (2.4.4) stable; 73 74 * Bug fixes 75 76 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 31 11:00:00 CET 2015 77 78 birdfont (2.4.3) stable; 79 80 * Bug fixes 81 82 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 27 12:27:00 CET 2015 83 84 birdfont (2.4.2) stable; 85 86 * Bug fixes 87 88 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 27 12:27:00 CET 2015 89 90 birdfont (2.4.1) stable; 91 92 * Bug fixes 93 94 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 27 12:27:00 CET 2015 95 96 birdfont (2.4.0) stable; 97 98 * Contextual ligature substitution 99 * Kerning strings 100 * Bug fixes 101 102 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 24 22:09:00 CET 2015 103 104 birdfont (2.3.2) stable; 105 106 * Bug fixes 107 108 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 21 17:43:16 CET 2015 109 110 birdfont (2.3.1) stable; 111 112 * Bug fixes 113 114 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Mar 20 18:23:31 CET 2015 115 116 birdfont (2.3.0) stable; 117 118 * Customizable color themes and better icons 119 * High contrast settings for better readability 120 * Fixes for problems in TTF creation and other bugs 121 122 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Mar 18 14:46:30 CET 2015 123 124 birdfont (2.2.0) stable; 125 126 * Customizable guides 127 * Bug fixes and many small UI improvements 128 129 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Mon Mar 9 13:01:03 CET 2015 130 131 birdfont (2.1.0) stable; 132 133 * A new spacing tab 134 * Improved Beziér editing 135 * Side bearing metrics in edit view 136 * Key bindings for zoom in and zoom out in kerning tab 137 * Bug fixes 138 139 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 7 14:49:19 CET 2015 140 141 birdfont (2.0) stable; 142 143 * New UI layout 144 * New zoom tool 145 * Improved background import 146 * Customizable short cuts 147 * New tab for changing font name 148 * Illustrator SVG import and other bug fixes 149 * Load bf fonts faster 150 151 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Dec 26 14:24:07 CET 2014 152 153 birdfont (1.8) stable; 154 155 * Fix compability with Inkscape 156 * Bug fixes 157 158 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Nov 6 12:13:15 CET 2014 159 160 birdfont (1.8) stable; 161 162 * A new Beziér drawing tool 163 * Move paths independent from handles or along handles. 164 * Bug fixes 165 166 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Oct 18 15:13:52 CEST 2014 167 168 birdfont (1.7) stable; 169 170 * Fixes a critical spacing bug and bugs in the drawing canvas. 171 172 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Oct 10 15:28:26 CEST 2014 173 174 birdfont (1.6) stable; 175 176 * Ligature substitution, (Open Type Feature, GSUB table) 177 * Input characters by unicode value in kerning tab 178 179 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Oct 5 22:16:36 CEST 2014 180 181 birdfont (1.5) stable; 182 183 * Bug fixes 184 * A new XML parser 185 186 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Sep 27 19:08:27 CEST 2014 187 188 birdfont (1.4) stable; 189 190 * Bug fixes 191 * A complete Czech translation 192 193 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Sep 21 13:19:55 CEST 2014 194 195 birdfont (1.3) stable; 196 197 * A bug fix 198 199 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Sep 13 22:53:12 CEST 2014 200 201 birdfont (1.2) stable; 202 203 * Bug fixes 204 * Generate fonts compatible with Microsoft Word on Mac OS 205 * Command line utility for autotracing images (birdfont-autotrace) 206 207 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Sep 13 18:11:42 CEST 2014 208 209 birdfont (1.1) stable; 210 211 * Bug fixes 212 * A tool for moving the canvas 213 214 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Sep 7 09:44:48 CEST 2014 215 216 birdfont (1.0) stable; 217 218 * Autotrace – convert raster images to vector fonts 219 * Simplify paths. Deleteing points reduces the number of control points while 220 still keeping the same approximate path. Use Ctrl+Del to break the paths. 221 * Spacing classes that copies side bearings and kerning pairs from one glyph 222 to another. This feature makes it easier to create fonts with only upper 223 case characters as well as mono spaced fonts. 224 * Copy and paste multiple glyphs in the overview tab. 225 * Redo command 226 227 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Sep 3 13:36:00 CEST 2014 228 229 birdfont (0.47) stable; 230 231 * Oblique and italic transformation 232 * Improved overview tab 233 * Compability with CS6 234 235 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Aug 17 16:43:24 CEST 2014 236 237 birdfont (0.46) stable; 238 239 * Copy and paste side bearings 240 * Support for many more languages including Japanese with CMAP format 12. 241 * Tools for adjusting side bearings in the kerning tab 242 * A tool for moving objects to the baseline 243 * A spin buttons for moving objects to a specific coordinate, rotating 244 objects and resizing paths. 245 * Bug fixes 246 247 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Aug 15 16:52:50 CEST 2014 248 249 birdfont (0.45) stable; 250 251 * A bug fix for quadratic control points in TTF files 252 253 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Aug 7 20:08:40 CEST 2014 254 255 birdfont (0.44) stable; 256 257 * Better conversion from SVG to TTF 258 259 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Aug 6 21:45:44 CEST 2014 260 261 birdfont (0.43) stable; 262 263 * Fixes TTF export bug 264 265 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jul 31 18:52:14 CEST 2014 266 267 birdfont (0.42) stable; 268 269 * Parse transform directive in SVG import. 270 * A new command line utility that makes it possible to import a set of SVG 271 files to a bf font file (birdfont-import). 272 * Crop rotaded and resized images. 273 * Better conversion from SVG files to TTF fonts. 274 * Important bug fixes. 275 * Load, save and export fonts in background threads. 276 * Faster TTF export 277 278 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Mon Jul 28 16:04:20 CEST 2014 279 280 birdfont (0.41) stable; 281 282 * Retain the angle of a control point handle while adjusting the length 283 * Parse round corners and stroke endings in SVG files 284 * Fixes bugs in the SVG import code and elsewhere in order to improve 285 compability with potrace and Illustrator 286 * Delete and undo for kerning pairs 287 * Complete Ukrainian and Spanish translations 288 289 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jul 5 21:36:04 CEST 2014 290 291 birdfont (0.40) stable; 292 293 * Bug fixes 294 295 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jun 28 15:02:02 CEST 2014 296 297 birdfont (0.39) stable; 298 299 * Bug fixes in the kerning code 300 301 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jun 26 22:04:19 CEST 2014 302 303 birdfont (0.38) stable; 304 305 * Many bugs and memory leaks have been fixed in this version 306 307 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jun 8 16:12:17 CEST 2014 308 309 birdfont (0.37) stable; 310 311 * Font size settings in the kerning tab 312 * A new SVG parser 313 * Compatibility with many Microsoft Windows applications 314 * Bug fixes 315 316 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Apr 10 16:09:59 CEST 2014 317 318 birdfont (0.36) stable; 319 320 * Paste letters in the kerning tab 321 * Settings for the freehand tool 322 * Bug fixes 323 324 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Mar 22 16:47:45 CET 2014 325 326 birdfont (0.35) stable; 327 328 * A new tool for drawing freehand shapes with the mouse 329 * Bug fixes related to conversion from SVG to TTF 330 * Fixes crash bug in SVG import code 331 332 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Mar 19 20:24:14 CET 2014 333 334 birdfont (0.34) stable; 335 336 * Solves kerning issues and other bugs. 337 338 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Feb 14 14:20:12 CET 2014 339 340 birdfont (0.33) stable; 341 342 * Background images on new versions of Mac OS X and other bug fixes. 343 344 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Feb 12 21:22:18 CET 2014 345 346 birdfont (0.32) stable; 347 348 * Touch screen friendly interface 349 * New tools for adding and moving control points 350 * Icons in 320 dpi 351 * French translation 352 * Bug fixes 353 354 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue Feb 11 08:53:15 CET 2014 355 356 birdfont (0.31) stable; 357 358 * Bug fixes 359 360 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Sep 13 19:53:02 CEST 2013 361 362 birdfont (0.30) stable; 363 364 * Bug fixes 365 366 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Sep 11 18:39:13 CEST 2013 367 368 birdfont (0.29) stable; 369 370 * Groups of paths and control points 371 * Speed optimizations 372 * Bold and italic styles 373 * Bug fixes 374 * TTF units 375 * Paste in place and paste at cursor 376 377 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue Sep 10 12:51:33 CEST 2013 378 379 birdfont (0.28) stable; 380 381 * Kerning classes 382 * Copy and paste paths between windows 383 384 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Aug 24 22:12:04 CEST 2013 385 386 birdfont (0.27) stable; 387 388 * Rotate paths 389 * Flip path 390 * Convert segments to lines 391 * Symmetrical control points 392 * Use glyphs as backgrounds 393 394 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Aug 11 16:33:47 CEST 2013 395 396 birdfont (0.26) stable; 397 398 * Bug fixes for Mac OS X 399 400 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Aug 4 18:28:40 CEST 2013 401 402 birdfont (0.25) stable; 403 404 * Bug fixes 405 406 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Aug 1 23:08:20 CEST 2013 407 408 birdfont (0.24) stable; 409 410 * New overview tab 411 * Two control point handles for quadratic paths 412 * Better conversion from SVG to TTF 413 * Bug fixes 414 415 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Jul 31 14:34:12 CEST 2013 416 417 birdfont (0.23) stable; 418 419 * Bugfixes 420 421 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jul 14 19:25:00 CEST 2013 422 423 birdfont (0.22) stable; 424 425 * Bugfixes and many changes to make BirdFont run on Mac OS X 426 427 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jul 14 01:24:00 CEST 2013 428 429 birdfont (0.21) stable; 430 431 * Bugfixes 432 433 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Jul 5 22:45:40 CEST 2013 434 435 birdfont (0.20) stable; 436 437 * Descriptive fields in TTF fonts (like version number and name) 438 * Kerning for both Chrome and Firefox 439 * Read TTF font instead of SVG font in html template 440 * Bugfixes 441 * Improved translations 442 443 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Jul 5 14:13:25 CEST 2013 444 445 birdfont (0.19) stable; 446 447 * Descriptions from the Unicode Character Database 448 * A new file format (.bf replaces .ffi) 449 * Bugfixes 450 * Two quadratic points with a hidden point in between creates a quadratic path with two line handles 451 * Quadratic points is now the default 452 * Scrollbar 453 * TTF export on MacOS 454 * French translation 455 456 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jun 20 16:15:08 CEST 2013 457 458 birdfont (0.18) stable; 459 460 * Bugfixes 461 462 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Tue Feb 26 16:28:20 CET 2013 463 464 birdfont (0.17) stable; 465 466 * Macports validation 467 468 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 25 23:46:00 CET 2013 469 470 birdfont (0.16) stable; 471 472 * Correct location in ID loadcommand for Macports 473 474 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 25 23:46:00 CET 2013 475 476 birdfont (0.15) stable; 477 478 * Macports file 479 480 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 25 23:46:00 CET 2013 481 482 birdfont (0.14) stable; 483 484 * Bug fixes 485 486 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Feb 24 17:43:00 CET 2013 487 488 birdfont (0.13) stable; 489 490 * Quadratic Bézier paths 491 * Edit SVG fonts 492 * Open OTF and TTF fonts with freetype2 493 * Open Type kerning (GPOS pair adjustment positioning subtable) 494 * Bugfixes 495 * Spanish translation 496 * Russian translation 497 * Italian translation 498 * Brasilian Portuguese translation 499 500 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Feb 23 19:56:51 CET 2013 501 502 birdfont (0.12) stable; 503 504 * Bug fixes and updated test suit 505 506 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Jan 31 19:01:04 CET 2013 507 508 birdfont (0.11) stable; 509 510 * Bug fixes 511 512 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Jan 30 09:25:10 CET 2013 513 514 birdfont (0.10) stable; 515 516 * Bug fixes 517 * Move paths with keyboard 518 * Backup and crash recovery 519 520 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Jan 27 20:38:32 CET 2013 521 522 birdfont (0.9) stable; 523 524 * Color 525 * Adjustable control point size 526 * Select all path 527 * Resize all selected paths 528 * Import SVG files from Inkscape and Adobe Illustrator 529 * Move control points with keyboard 530 * Bugfixes 531 * Join paths 532 * German translation 533 * Chinese translation 534 535 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Jan 26 13:57:48 CET 2013 536 537 birdfont (0.8) stable; 538 539 * Copy and paste paths from inkscape 540 * Export SVG files 541 * New build system on top of Eduardo Schettinos doit 542 * Dutch translation by Sven Santegoeds 543 544 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Dec 26 23:00:43 CET 2012 545 546 birdfont (0.7) stable; 547 548 * New icons 549 * Bug fixes 550 * Menu 551 * Internationalization 552 553 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Dec 8 14:40:08 CET 2012 554 555 birdfont (0.6) stable; 556 557 * Improved TrueType outlines 558 * Resize paths 559 * Bug fixes 560 561 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Oct 28 18:38:35 CET 2012 562 563 birdfont (0.5) stable; 564 565 * Move multiple control points 566 * Draw path from both ends 567 * New edit commands 568 * Man pages 569 570 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sat Oct 20 19:52:27 CEST 2012 571 572 birdfont (0.4.1) stable; 573 574 * Edit filled paths 575 * Bug fixes 576 577 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Wed Sep 19 15:37:40 CEST 2012 578 579 birdfont (0.4.0) stable; 580 581 * Larger control points 582 * Crop background updates position of the image 583 * Undo command for background images 584 * Faster multithreaded export 585 * Juxtapose glyphs and draw every glyph in its context 586 * New notdef. character 587 * New tab bar 588 589 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Sep 14 13:11:13 CEST 2012 590 591 birdfont (0.3.0) stable; 592 593 * Embedded OpenType (EOT) support 594 * Utility for exporting fonts from the command line (birdfont-export) 595 * New preview and export codes 596 * Rotate, scale and crop background images 597 * New key bindings 598 599 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Sun Sep 9 20:54:18 CEST 2012 600 601 birdfont (0.2.0) stable; 602 603 * TTF support 604 * Desktop file and icon 605 * Merge paths 606 * Wine support 607 608 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Thu Aug 30 23:51:17 CEST 2012 609 610 birdfont (0.1.1) stable; 611 612 * Several important bug fixes 613 614 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Aug 24 02:03:29 CEST 2012 615 616 birdfont (0.1.0) stable; 617 618 * First release 619 620 -- Johan Mattsson <johan.mattsson.m@gmail.com> Fri Aug 24 02:03:29 CEST 2012 621