Latest News

  • FocusWriter 1.5.2 released
    • July 20th, 2014
    • FIXED: Regression with RtfWriter encoding characters in Windows
    • FIXED: Windows installer did not install shortcut for all users
    • FIXED: Finnish spellchecking did not work in Windows
    • FIXED: Incorrect handling of mimetypes in copy-paste
    • FIXED: Keywords in .desktop file should be separated by semicolons
    • Translation updates: French, Hebrew, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Whisker Menu 1.4.0 released
    • June 25th, 2014
    • Add option to switch position of categories and launchers
    • Add waiting for grabs
    • allows modifier as shortcut
    • Add padding to username
    • Add single panel row option
    • Add about entry to context menu
    • Load applications immediately
    • Recognize keypad enter as return for searching
    • Set menu window type hint to DIALOG
    • Translation updates: Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian BokmÃ¥l, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
  • FocusWriter 1.5.1 released
    • June 24th, 2014
    • Added keywords to .desktop file
    • FIXED: Spelling underline was broken
    • FIXED: Incorrect MIME type for Office Open XML
    • FIXED: Incorrect version number string
    • FIXED: Compile issues with Qt 4.6
    • FIXED: Regression with sound effects on Windows
    • FIXED: Regression with default cursor width on Windows
    • FIXED: Regression where menubar was not shown in Ubuntu
    • Translation updates: Spanish (Mexico), Korean, Swedish
  • FocusWriter 1.5.0 released
    • June 17th, 2014
    • Added daily progress dialog
    • Added default themes
    • Added blurring behind text area
    • Added drop shadow behind text area
    • Added duplicating themes
    • Added keyboard shortcuts to move between paragraphs
    • Added option to disable byte order mark
    • Added basic support for Office Open XML files
    • Added Windows installer
    • Include dictionaries on Windows
    • Improved theme dialog
    • Improved background color when loading theme
    • Stopped clearing document cache across runs
    • Synchronized location for open and save dialogs
    • Switched to hunspell
    • Switched to QtZip
    • Refactored daily progress
    • Refactored document cache
    • Refactored spell checking code
    • Translation updates: Armenian, Czech, Dutch, Greek, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Japanese, Romanian, Serbian, Turkish, Chinese (China)
  • FocusWriter 1.4.6 released
    • April 10th, 2014
    • FIXED: Smart quotes did not work in Windows
    • FIXED: Formatting was lost when saving pasted text in new document
    • FIXED: Could not change built-in Qt textedit shortcuts
    • FIXED: Session names did not trim whitespace
    • FIXED: Theme names did not trim whitespace
    • FIXED: Did not respect default cursor width
    • FIXED: Session names could not contain periods
    • FIXED: Theme names could not contain periods
    • FIXED: Long session names made session menu unworkable
    • Translation updates: Armenian, Hebrew