History Version 11

This page contains all new features, changes and bug fixes since the first official release of the program version.

Build 9142 – 2024-05-24

New features

  • New AI options and palette for text (manual chapter “Working with AI”)
  • New options for AI-based image editing (manual chapter “Working with AI”)
  • New menu in the “Layers” palette.
  • New option “Show all Layers”, “Hide all Layers” in the menu of the “Layers” palette.
  • New option “Lock all Layers”, “Unlock all Layers” in the menu of the “Layers” palette.
  • Translations to and from “Arabic”.
  • Support of XLSX files as data source. (Database Publishing)
  • Opened documents can also be saved locally in the VivaCloud edition if necessary.
  • New keyboard shortcut for the option “Margin & Columns”.  [#2326]
  • Fully automatic background installation (Windows only)
  • Support of the latest Duden (version Duden v3.8).
  • New icons for the user-defined toolbars.

Bug fixes

  • Error in the display of separators for merged/connected table rows.

Manual

  • Updated manual (Installation etc.).
  • New chapter “Working with AI”.

Improvements

  • Improvements to the “Cut/Copy/Paste” behavior in the WebEdition version.
  • Improvements to the interaction with the input fields for floating point numbers.
  • Improvements to the positioning of anchored objects .  [VHD-9779]
  • Improvements to the visualization of drag & drop within lists (e.g. layer palette)
  • Improvements to the display of text paths in the “Layers” palette.

InDesign Import Improvements

  • Improvements when importing documents with alternative page formats.

Build 9119 – 2024-02-22

Important note

FILE FORMAT CHANGES: DOCUMENTS SAVED IN VERSION 11 BUILD 9119 CANNOT BE OPENED IN OLDER VERSIONS OF VIVADESIGNER.

New features

  • New option “Separable tables” (within text chains).
  • New option “Purchases” in the Help menu shows the account balance and the consumption of “VIVA Points”.

Improvements

  • Improved preview for faulty SVG images (e.g. from Adobe Illustrator) that have no height and width.
  • Acceleration when working with the VivaCloud
  • Improved import of InDesign documents with anchored objects.
  • Improved import of InDesign documents (larger than 1 GB) with an extremely large number of images.

Bug fixes

  • [VHD-9414] Error when creating cross-document directories.
  • [VHD-9476] Error when importing/uploading PDF in the server environment.

Build 9111 – 2024-01-22

Important note

FILE FORMAT CHANGES: DOCUMENTS SAVED IN VERSION 11 BUILD 9111 CANNOT BE OPENED IN OLDER VERSIONS OF VIVADESIGNER.

New features

  • New access rights for importing images, texts and objects.
  • New access rights for managing document pages and Alias pages.
  • New option for mapping alias pages to document pages with the option of overwriting the content of document pages with the content of alias pages.

Manual

  • Updated manual (Working in a Team > Access Rights, etc.).
  • New chapter “Workflow”.
  • New chapter “Keyboard and mouse commands”.

Bug fixes

  • Error when opening VIVA sample documents.
  • Error when opening template documents.
  • Crash when closing the color dialog.
  • Error when creating shapes.
  • Error when searching & replacing.
  • Incorrect size during SVG export.
  • Crash during PDF export of collections with the option “Print individual pages”. The option only has an effect when exporting individual documents. This should remain so, so only the crash has been fixed.
  • Crash when mapping Alias pages with headers and footers on document pages.
  • [VHD-9296] Program crash when changing page preview settings.
  • [VHD-8850] Error when deleting Alias pages with “Del” or “Backspace”.
  • [VHD-8709] Incorrect PDF-Export with line ends “Round Caps”.
  • [VHD-9107] Incorrect assignment of imported PDF documents when updating images.
  • [VHD-9346] Incorrect trim box and bleed box during PDF export of collections.
  • [VHD-8477] Some variable fonts could not be used under Windows.

Improvements

  • Improvement when loading files from WebDrives.
  • Faster opening and saving of documents.
  • Automatic recognition of email addresses and URLs during export improved.
  • Accelerated PDF export of collections (spelling correction is ignored).
  • Changes to the behavior of WebEdition with regard to access rights when creating and opening libraries.
  • Improvement of RGB color display for PNG, JPG and SVG export.
  • Improvement of the EPUB format.
  • Optimization in the area of image management (avoidance of multiple copies of an image within the document).
  • Support of the latest Duden (version Duden v3.7.4).

InDesign Import Improvements

  • InDesign documents are opened with the “Fit Spread in Window” view.
  • Support of the InDesign attribute for paragraph background for texts.
  • Support of the InDesign attribute for paragraph borders for texts.

Build 9094 – 2023-10-04

Bug fixes

  • [VHD-8477] Some variable fonts could not be used under Windows.
    Crash when mapping Alias pages to document pages with variable text objects including headers and footers.
  • Optimization in the area of image management.

Improvements

  • Optimierung im Bereich der Verwaltung von Bildern.

New features

  • The program now distinguishes between the “Assign Alias Pages (Keep Content)” option and the “Assign Alias Pages (Overwrite Content)” option when assigning Alias pages via the context menu in the Pages palette. Please refer to the explanations in the manual, which has been updated accordingly.

Build 9094 – 2023-09-26

Important note

FILE FORMAT CHANGES: DOCUMENTS SAVED IN VERSION 11 BUILD 9094 CANNOT BE OPENED IN OLDER VERSIONS OF VIVADESIGNER.

InDesign Import Improvements

  • New option “Quality control”.
  • New option “Split tables”.

Bug fixes

  • Incorrect size when importing/exporting SVG images (Ticket: VHD-8162).
  • Crash when deleting an image from an image frame with white space optimization turned on (Ticket: VHD-8493).
  • Infinite loop when automatically loading Google Fonts from the Internet (Ticket: VHD-8557).

Build 9090 – 2023-08-25

First official program version

Build 9081 (Beta) – 2023-06-09

General

  • Incorrect application of nested styles corrected.
  • Changing the order of layers on the Alias pages did not work.
  • Support for Duden v3.7.3.

InDesign Import Improvements

  • Support for importing text hyperlinks.
  • Enhanced Line Styles (Objects & Paragraph Rules). [#2319]
  • Enhanced Line Styles for “Underline” and “Strikethrough”. [#2320]
  • Create QR-Codes from Comments.