New in version 13.50

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New in version 13.50

Post by Gerhard Huber » Thu 29 Mar 2007 11:41

13.50:
New:
- Isolated Groups
- Close All

Enhancements:
- "Reset" in dialogs: Reset values to standard values. Press "Shift" to reset to the values used when opening the dialog
- Hue/Saturation with zoomable preview
- Rectangle Lasso with Golden Section
- New Picture/New Layer can now directly create 16 bit images
- Layer Tool: Holding "Shift+Ctrl" can select deeply in groups
- Layer Tool: By holding the mouse button pressed and pressing the cursor keys, the layers under the mouse are selected
- Text Tool: Text layers are always selected deeply
- Images are now optionally zoomed to full size after opening
- The thumbnail size of layers and channels can now be adjusted separately
- Create Picture Catalog: Can now show the file time, too
- Show Exteme Values: One channel mode
- Rectify: "Cropping" can now be turned off
- Multipage Document: The order of pages can be modified now
- JPEG Export: Now with "High Quality": Controls Color Subsampling
- Photoshop Brushes can now be imported
- Healing Brush: is now able to draw in a separate layer
- PDF Export: Vector and text layer masks are no longer converted to pixel data
- PDF Export: The resolution of rasterized layers can now be controlled finer
- Picture Info: Icons for angle and length
- Font List: adding and removing fonts will be reflected in the font list
- Activate Next/Previous Layer: if no layer is active the first/last layer is selected
- Tooltips: Some tooltips now show better information
- PSD Format: Vector paths can be imported and exported
- Rulers: The mouse cursor in the rulers now indicates that guide lines can be created
- TIFF Format: Vector paths can be imported
- Layer Panel, Actions: Simple selections can be recorded as actions
- PDF Import: PDFs using non-encoded characters can be imported better
- Circle Brushes: Circle brushes with soft edge are created faster
- Painting: is now a bit faster
- Light/Shadow: Scaled-down preview is faster
- Tiled Full Preview: Utilizes the existing computing power better
- Non-Tiled Full Preview: The preview is now created after a small delay
- Layer Effects: Better usage of multiprocessor systems
- Antialiasing: 8-Bit-RGB/no Alpha/cubic now faster
- Distort Grid Functions: Better usage of multiprocessor systems
- Working Layers, Layer Masks: Complex working layers and layer masks are computed faster
- Scrolling, Mac OS: Scrolling in x and y direction simultanously is faster now
- Untitled Documents, Windows: Are numbered now
- Browse, Raw Import: After opening an image with this function the browse dialog will close depending on the settings
- Digital Camera Raw Import: Warning on overwriting a file
- Layer from selection: If the alpha channel is completely opaque, it will be removed automatically
- Browse Panel, Mac OS: Can now be closed with Cmd+W
- Layer Tool: Deselect now removes an existing lasso
- Lasso and Mask Handling enhanced
- Changing the active layer/group/page no longer creates an undo
- Font List: Scalable
- Popup Lists, Mac OS: Using Mac OS X 10.4 and higher, popup lists are scalable
- Menu Command "Edit/Delete", Mac OS: Now uses the backspace key as shortcut
- Font List: Symbol and other fonts not defining their name are shown using the system font
- "Reduce To Background" as Action: The action no longer modifies simple images (i.e. appended JPEG data stay intact)
- "Convert With Color Profile" as Action: If the source and destination profile are identically, nothing happens (i.e. appended JPEG data stay intact)
- Convert With Color Profile: It is now possible to choose the rendering intent
- Curve Editor: The Arrow-keys now allow automatic repitition
- Automatic Size Adjustment of Layers: Now better
- Lab Values: Using the unit "Bytes" Lab values will be displayed in the range [0;100][-128;127][-128;127]
- Digital Camera Raw Data, Export: The destination file name can be set now
- Reduce To One Layer: Additional to groups it can now work with a multiple selection
- Browse Panel, Mac OS: The selected pictures are now opened by using the menu Cmd-O
- Grid with fill color
- Browse Panel: The selection can be expanded by using the keyboard
- DNG Import: XMP Data can be read now
- many bug fixes