Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Nocs 1.13 Release Notes (updated; status: released)

Browse

  • Folder listing sort improvement
  • Web Browsing mode improvement: remembers scroll position

Edit

  • new Customizable Text Templates:
    • similar to our powerful 2-level CSS support (folder-custom and global), you can now have folder-specific and default text templates
    • text expansion: {{title}} & {{date}}
  • new Rename via Doc Title:
    • just edit the in-doc title (Pandoc style), and Nocs offers to rename the file for you
    • (Pandoc-style: first 3 lines starting with a % are considered to be title, authors, and date)
  • new GyroPreview:
    • another Nocs innovation: motion-based preview; just turn your device side-to-side to enter/exit preview
    • optional sound effects (thanks to Narfstuff for their excellent sounds!)
    • sensitivity adjustable
  • Preview improvement: remembers scroll position
  • support for internation keyboards with Candidate Bars
  • Font Size setting improvement
    • live update of point size selection
    • much wider range (1-1200) with a simple yet smart slider (thanks to non-linear stepping)
  • app state properly saves and restores text cursor position, text selection (highlight), scroll position, and modification state

Organize

  • new workflow for Adding New Folder & Empty File:
    • new name confirmation/editing before actual operation
    • makes it easier to create other files, e.g. “template.text”, “style.css”, etc.
  • safer file names: illegal characters replaced

Others

  • updated Discount Markdown engine
  • VoiceOver improvements (fixes)
  • iOS 7 (beta) compatible
  • many other fixes and improvements

See Release Notes for more.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Nocs 1.12 Release Notes

Organize

  • new Revisions Restore (for Dropbox files)
    • browse revision history
    • restore to a revision
  • new Get Link (for Dropbox files & folders)
    • sharable Dropbox link (regular or streamable)
    • option to get shortened URLs (not for streamable links)
  • Info view:
    • new Copy function for properties (in long-tap menu)
    • new shrinkable list
    • time included in date fields

Others

  • VoiceOver improvements
  • iOS 5 now required
  • many other improvements

See Release Notes for more.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Nocs 1.11 Release Notes

General

  • simplified in-app purchase catalog: Browse Pack, Edit Pack, Organize Pack, and the Power Pack that includes the 3
    • previous owners of NBSP feature will get the Edit Pack for free
    • previous owners of Copy featute will get the Organize Pack for free
    • previous owners of the Power Pack will get the new Power Pack for free
  • iPad split view option: Cabinet view Follows Home Button now optional
  • Settings button shown when Cabinet view is hidden [iPad]
  • easier to tap button spacing
  • re-organized Settings

Browse

  • new Marked and Recent Folders:
    • recently used folders are tracked for easy browsing
    • user option limits the number of recent folders kept
    • marked folders stay; will not scroll off the list
  • smarter engagement of Web Browsing mode (depends on URL schemes, etc.)
  • Info view:
    • device info: refined size / quota display
    • file info: refined size / type display
    • byte counter fixes
  • browse options live update:
    • including settings for Data Detectors, Markdown options, show extension, etc.

Others

  • iOS 4 compatibility fixes
    • e.g. UI tint color should work again
  • Dropbox API v1 fixes
  • more robust file operations
  • many other improvements

See Release Notes for more.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Nocs 1.10 Release Notes

General

  • Dropbox API v1 upgrade:
    • new, more secure ways of authentication
    • existing user’s credentials will migrate to the keychain
    • enabling additional future features

Browse

  • re-worked Info views: much more useful (and accurate)
    • identify specific device models
    • simplified settings: no need for the “extra info” options

Edit

  • new editor font: Adobe Source Code Pro
  • reset “Extra Options” (aka “Hide Keyboard” button) preference
  • more file types editable

Others

  • new release/version/build number system
  • many other improvements

See Release Notes for more.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Nocs 1.9.1 Release Notes

General

  • Retina 4” support for iPhone 5, iPod touch (G5), etc.
  • URL scheme nocs: added

Edit

  • TextExpander touch updated for better compatibility and performance
  • NBSP: new default Substitute character

Others

  • iOS 6: adopted new UI rotation method
  • optimized for new devices
  • Settings, split-view component and code updates
  • Xcode 4.5.2 used: lowest iOS requiremnt raised from 4.0 to 4.3
  • many other improvements

See Release Notes for more.