New features and fixes to Milestones Simplicity 2015


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Download this Update if your Rev date is older than the current revision date of 7/25/2016.

List of new features and fixes:

The most recent new features and fixes are at the top of the list.

July 25, 2016

  • GUI: When a Spell Check is requested, Milestones now checks to ensure the needed spell checker files are available. If the files are not available, a warning is displayed.

June 2, 2016

  • GUI: Correction made to ensure dialog shadows on Windows 10 display correctly.

May 15, 2016

  • GUI: Some Toolbar icons updated.

May 6, 2016

  • GUI: Added files needed to support improved Start menu icons for Windows 8 and Windows 10.

April 20, 2016

  • GUI: Corrected problem that caused the slow refresh due to anti-alias message to appear when it should not.
  • GUI: Corrected problem that caused the screen to not refresh sometimes when show/hide year settings in date columns were changed.

November 24, 2015

  • GUI: More .NET info added to View System Info screen.

November 5, 2015

  • GUI: Software is now signed with SHA256 certificate.

September 28, 2015

  • GUI: Milestones will offer to turn off Anti-Aliasing if it detects slow drawing (more than 2 seconds to draw the Toolbox).

September 10, 2015

  • GUI: Double-size Toolbox checkbox added to Tools | Options | Edit.

July 20, 2015

  • GUI: Further updates to improve display on high res monitors.

July 16, 2015

  • GUI: Further updates to improve display on high res monitors.
  • GUI: Correction of problem introduced in 7/12 rev concerning display of color themes in Toolbar.

July 12, 2015

  • GUI: Better support added for high res monitors (2560×1440 or larger) configured to run at a font scale of 200% or greater. In this revision larger icons are automatically used and the Toolbox will double in size so that it is easier to use.
  • GUI: Various drawing anomalies fixed when using a high res monitor at any font scale

April 21, 2015

  • GUI: Connector type 72 added.

April 14, 2015

  • GUI: When using Copy Bitmap to Clipboard option, chart is now put into Fit-in-Window view to ensure correct lines get copied.

April 6, 2015

  • Corrected problem with vertical and horizontal scrolling at some mag factors. Problem mostly appeared on large high resolution monitors.

March 19, 2015

  • Missing symbol note controls added to symbol text dialog box.

March 8, 2015

  • Dates of MilesMAPI.exe and MilesMAPI64.exe included in System Info screen.
  • File Send command corrected to better support Windows 8. To get this update you must download the updated MilesMAPI executables from: http://www.kidasa.net/downloadmapiforsimp2015.html
  • Minor fix in handling of connector 71.
  • Pick color from screen fixed to handle multiple monitors where some monitors have negative coordinates.

February 24, 2015

  • Tools | Options | general control added to allow for increasing height of Toolbar.
  • Updated some vertical connectors to have more consistent appearance between normal and anti-aliased versions.
  • Updated rendering of dotted lines into metafiles to render as they did before version 2015. Some dotted lines were being displayed too lightly, especially if a chart was scaled down as it was being pasted into PowerPoint.
  • Updated Help | View System Info to detect Windows 10.
  • Changes made to improve display of connector type 71 when line type 27 is used as the connector outline.
  • Changes made to some display elements to better support small monitors that use high resolution such as a Yoga 2 or 3 set at 3200×1800 resolution while also using 200% font size.
  • Improvements made to PDF creation which may eliminate some of the security issues with web hyperlinks in Milestones created PDF files.
  • Corrected problem that prevented connector type change to first symbol on line when the connector was from a later symbol.

November 10, 2014

  • Symbol Mark, Outline Color, Symbol Percent override controls added to Symbol Properties dialog.