Tree import settings
Editing a chart
This is a list of new features, enhancements and bug fixes which is updated with the release of each new version of TreeDraw.
Version 4.4.2 Feb 2017
Fixes endless looping when importing invalid relationships, eg. someone is his own grandfather.
Telephone support no longer available.
Version 4.4.1 Aug 2016
Fixes crash when importing badly formatted GEDCOM file.
Version 4.4.0 Sep 2015
Adds the ability to force specific fields into uppercase during import.
Version 4.2.0 Jan 2014
Adds the ability to set default formatting styles based on the current selection.
Adds the ability to set visual import styles based on the current selection.
Adds the ability to set the vertical snap-to-grid spacing based on the current selection.
Removes inapplicable commands from the Drawing Area popup menu.
Fixes missing Format | Font default settings after selecting multiple text elements.
Fixes mis-match between Format | Text alignment setting in main menu and popup menu.
Version 4.1.2 Oct 2013
Fixes problems using Undo/Redo.
Fixes crashes in charts which have joined lines.
Version 4.1.1 July 2013
Italic text elements were wrapping before the last word when they should have been single-line.
Word-wrapped text elements sometimes wrapped differently when in edit mode.
If linked databases are missing these are now reported summarized after an "Update text" operation.
Version 4.1.0 May 2013
Adds Database Link command to drawing area popup menu.
More informative "Invalid format" error messages in "Preferences | Import fields".
Version 4.0.5 Jan 2013
Importing a chart with a blank import format resulted in a "List index out of bounds" error.
Import formats can no longer be blank.
Changing the Windows regional number format caused a floating-point error when starting TreeDraw.
Version 4.0.4 June 2012
Adds a direct link to the online video tutorials in the Help menu.
Version 4.0.3 March 2012
Various installation changes to meet Windows Certification criteria. Some system files have been moved to different folders.
The TreeDraw_Temp database folder has been moved to Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\TreeDraw.
The options file TreeDraw.ini is now stored in Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\TreeDraw. This means that each Windows user will have their own options settings.
Fixes the TreeDraw.ini file access issue when logged into Windows without administrator privileges.
The version 1 chart file conversion utility is now installed as an archive file V1_FileConversion.zip. This is to meet the Windows criteria of not installing 16-bit software.
Version 4.0.2 March 2012
Long children connecting lines are now also joined to the lines at their ends.
Added image compression/quality option to PDF file exports.
Chart View Control was not hidden when minimized under Vista/Win7.
Colour Palette was not hidden when minimized under Vista/Win7.
Exporting a PDF file with a large number of hi-res images created a blank file.
The lines in a wheel chart were hidden when "Group tree elements" was selected.
The ruler no longer sits on top of the magnifier when used.
Version 4.0.1 Jan 2012
PCs running Vista/Win7 with UAC turned on gave a warning when starting TreeDraw.
Version 4.0.0 Jan 2012
Joined lines added. Straight lines can have their ends joined to any other chart element so that the line stretches when the element is moved.
Descendant and ancestral trees can join up lines automatically.
Multiple levels of undo allow you to step back through changes you made to the current chart.
Right-clicking in the Drawing Area to pop up a context menu added.
Add images direct from a scanner.
The size of the element handles can be user-defined.
The length of the lines linked to text in imported charts can be user-defined.
Option to import full resolution pictures instead of thumbnails.
Change priority of items in the Replace Text list.
Buttonbar buttons can be made small or large.
TreeDraw uses the look-and-feel of the current Windows theme under XP, Vista and Win7.
Descendant and ancestral trees which created two small lines end-to-end now create just one line instead.
"Preferences | Import graphics" renamed "Import visuals".
"Preferences | Options" renamed "General".
Correctly shows taskbar thumbnail when minimized under Vista and Win7.
Fixed - "Format | Pattern" set the pattern for the Drawing Area.
Fixed - No greyed handles for arc elements when multiple elements selected.
Fixed - Copy/Paste and Metafile cropping.
Windows XP, Vista, Win7 or later required. Will not run under Win98 or WinMe.
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