History Version 9

2017-12-01 - Version 9.5 (Build 8197)

Changes:
  • New functions and support for FTP Proxies
  • Improved Login dialog for virtual drives. [#2069]

Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with saving documents in the VivaCloud. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a crash when scrolling or navigating [#2070]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with PDF Export in connection with layers [#2061]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with flattening transparencies in PDFs that were placed in a document as an image. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with paths in virtual drives (VivaCloud). (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with rendering EPS images in the PDF export (Windows 32 Bit Version only). (VN)
  • Fixed a crash when importing XML objects with images. (VN)
  • Fixed a problem with the dynamic font update while the program is running. (VN)

2017-09-29 - Version 9.5 (Build 8191)

Summary:
  • This update is absolutely necessary if you want to use the program under "macOS 10.13".
  • This update is absolutely necessary if you want to use the program under "Windows XP".


2017-07-21 - Version 9.5 (Build 8188)

Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with printing with an offset [#2046]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with duplication of Alias pages [#2045]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with updating the Pages palette in XML files [#2043,#VHD-193]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with updating the Module palette in XML files [#2044,#VHD-195]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with exporting TIFF files. This problem was partly responsible for for a bad screen display of TIFF files. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with the setting for automatic linking of text frames in the XML import.(VD, VN)
  • Fixed a crash with settings for text object columns in the Preferences [#2040]. (VD, VN)
Changes:
  • Change in the setting for automatic text frames and grid are now only possible in new documents.(VD)
Improvements:
  • IDML import in relation to non-printable objects [#2049]. (VD, VN)
  • IDML import in relation to color blends/gradients that refer to unavailable colors [#2047]. (VD, VN)
  • IDML import in relation to taking over the setting for automatic text frame linking. (VD, VN)


2017-07-04 - Version 9.5 (Build 8187)

Summary:
  • Official Release of Version 9.5 (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • The update is free of charge for all users of 9.0
  • All 9.0 license files or license codes can be used for 9.5
  • This update is optional, but strongly recommended, since as well as including new functions it offers many improvements and bugfixes.
  • Important Notice: The file format has changed between 9.0 and 9.5. This means that you can not open documents that are saved with 9.5 in Version 9.0.
User Interface
  • Identical Interfaces for dialogs and palettes. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Multiple workspaces for sorting the different palettes on the monitor. (VD, VN)
  • Documents are shown as tabs. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • The program shows a tool tip with the file path when the mouse is positioned over the tab window title. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Open the parent folder of the document by right clicking the document tab. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Variable sizes for sizing handles to support gestures on touch screens. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • The Quick Access palette is now available in the Free Edition and the Demo version. (VD, VN)
  • Show the PDF version number in the Quick Access palette. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
Objects:
  • Show/hide individual objects using the Layers palette. (VD, VN)
  • Lock/Unlock objects using the Layers palette. (VD, VN)
  • Import SVG images as native objects. (VD, VN)
Images:
  • Import BMP images. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Intelligent image replacement: Keep the image crop when updating the same image with different resolutions, providing the image has the same file name. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Show the PDF version number in the Quick Access palette. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
Text:
  • Import text files by Drag & Drop. (VD, VN)
  • Improved RTF Import (Support for Small Caps, All Caps, Superior and Inferior). (VD, VN)
  • Support for the new Duden Version 3.2.2. (VD, VN)
Miscellaneous:
  • Extended color management with screen proof and tool tip for the color management in the program preferences. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Supplies the example documents via the VivaCloud. The example documents are therefore downloaded when they are opened. This may take a little while depending on the file size and Internet connection. (VD, VN)
  • Registration via the HTTPS protocol. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • The MathML AddIn is now available in the Free Edition and the Demo version. (VD, VN)
  • Additional storage of object notes in XML as user info. (VD, VN)
Output:
  • New and partly improved management of templates for printing and export including saving a file in the Preferences folder. (VD, VN)
PDF Export:
  • Extensive improvements in handling color profiles. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • New features for treating colors when using color profiles. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Improvements for black-and-white (1-Bit) and grayscale images. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Support of color management also for thumbnails (images for which no image file is available). (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • New PDF hint when a user disregards warnings for missing or modified images [#1900]. (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • New warning message when attempting to save the PDF file in invalid paths [#2027]. (VD, VN, VI, VP)


2016-12-12 - Version 9.0 (Build 8109)

Summary:
  • This update is essential if you want to print .
Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with printing. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with printing of positions/scale of small page sizes [#1912]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with importing IDML [#1933]. (VD, VN)

2016-12-01 - Version 9.0 (Build 8108)

Summary:
  • This update is recommended if you use the option “Virtual/Web Drives” or the VivaNWP Designer .
Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with a combination of Arabic and Roman text [#1917]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with printing of positions/scale of small page sizes [#1912]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem importing PDFs/AI from a web drive [#1932]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with interchanged mirror settings (hor./vert.) importing images from a VivaXML file. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with saving the preview for objects in a VivaXML file [#1905]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem in VivaNWP forms/templates (IP) where a line break was inserted although the rule defines that the only object in the line should not be output. (VN)
  • Fixed a problem in VivaNWP forms/templates (IP) where a Script was not saved as a data source for an XML object [#1911]. (VN)
Changes:
  • Remove the function "Import Table" from the Free Edition [#1919]. (VD, VN)

2016-09-01 - Version 9.0 (Build 8105)

Summary:
  • This update is strongly recommended for printing functions.
Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with sizing when printing. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with layer names that contain square bracketsas default [#1881]. (VN)
  • Fixed a problem with printing using the option “All Pages” [#1898]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with displaying the bleed for single Alias pages. (VD, VN)
Improvements:
  • Improved the PDF Export in conjunction with objects having a height/width of “0 mm” [#1895]. (VD, VN)


2016-09-01 - Version 9.0 (Build 8105)

Summary:
  • This update is strongly recommended for printing functions.
Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with sizing when printing. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with layer names that contain square bracketsas default [#1881]. (VN)
  • Fixed a problem with printing using the option “All Pages” [#1898]. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with displaying the bleed for single Alias pages. (VD, VN)
Improvements:
  • Improved the PDF Export in conjunction with objects having a height/width of “0 mm” [#1895]. (VD, VN)


2016-07-22 - Version 9.0 (Build 8104)

Summary:
  • This update is strongly recommended if you are embedding images or importing IDML documents.
Problems fixed:
  • Fixed a problem with importing text fields in conjunction with paragraph rules that have a line width relative to the font size. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with embedded images in conjunction with virtual WebDrives. (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with images in conjunction with the export/printing of documents. (VD, VN)
Improvements:
  • Improved the information analysis for PDF boxes in conjunction with page rotation. (VD, VN)
  • Improved the XML/IDML import in conjunction with table column widths. (VD, VN)
  • Accelerated the XML/IDML import of tables. (VD, VN)
  • Support for the new Duden module Version 3.2 for 32 and 64 Bit versions. (VD, VN)
  • Improved transparency in black and white images. (VD, VN)


2016-06-23 - Version 9.0 (Build 8100)

Summary:
  • This update is strongly recommended if you want to create PDF/X files.
  • We have altered our Home Page. Full support for Retina monitors (Mac OS X) will for technical reasons only be available with the next free of charge release in July/August 2016. We apologize for this and thank you for your understanding.
Changes:
  • Disable Update Feature for the Web Edition (VD)
  • Fixed a problem with printing/PDF Export with missing PDFs/invalid links (VD, VN)
  • Mark “PDF 2.0” export as pre-release version (VD, VN)
  • Change the default value for Page Preview Quality (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with PDF/X-1 and PDF/X-3 export (VD, VN)
  • Change the priority for reading image resolution from images with different image resolution information (VD, VN)
  • Embedded PDFs for QR and bar codes are stored as PDF/X-1 instead of PDF 1.4. Please note that this change will only affect objects that are created with this version. Older documents will not be optimized or changed (VD, VN)
  • Change the API AddIn for the Viva ScriptEngine (VD)
  • Extend the VIVA ScriptEngine to include support for creation and modification of folders and files (VD)
  • Fixed a problem with printing/PDF Export with OPI information and special characters in folder names (umlauts, accents, etc.) (VD, VN)
  • Optimizes the import of images from local drives or network volumes (VD, VN)
  • Updates the screen after printing/export (VD, VN)
  • Suppress error messages after cancelling the printing process by the user (VD, VN)
  • Enhancement for stretching rectangle objects with rounded corners (VD, VN)
  • Optimizes the display of the current page after opening a document that was saved with other screen settings (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with page previews in page layout palette after saving a document with a UHD monitor under Windows (VD, VN)


2016-05-25 - Version 9.0 (Build 8099)

  • Changing the way of storing preferences and taking over preferences from older versions (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Fixed a problem with VivaXML file format (VD, VN)
  • Changes for PDF export default values (VD, VN)
  • Fixed a problem with VivaImpose dialog (VI)
  • Fixed a problem with saving schema and machine files (VI)
  • Fixed a problem saving import temples with VivaImpose Auto-Import(VI)
  • Fixed a problem with installing VivaFileSender Communication Profile with Double-Click from the desktop (VD, VN)


2016-05-07 - Version 9.0 (Build 8098)

  • Fixed an error with printing under Windows (VD, VN)


2016-05-03 - Version 9.0 (Build 8097)

  • Changes storing update file in download folder instead of Desktop folder (VD, VN, VI, VP)


2016-05-02 - Version 9.0 (Build 8096)

  • Fixed problem with PDF and embedded images (VD, VN)
  • Fixed problem with stretching/resizing picture objects (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Changes to behaviour of Paragraph Indent in combination with Run-Around Objects(VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Fixed an error with printing under Mac OS X(VD, VN)


2016-04-22 - Version 9.0 (Build 8095)

  • Fixed an error in custom hyphenation in server modul (VN)
  • Fixed a crash on opening documents saved on a different computer/platform with an unavailable color profile (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Fixed an error saving Preflight settings (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Fixed a crash on switching between documents (VD, VN, VI, VP)
  • Fixed an error with Hi-Res TIFF images in PostScript export(VD, VN, VI, VP)


2016-04-08 - Version 9.0 (Build 8094)

  • Fixed a crash with Quick Access Palette (VD, NW)
  • Fixed a problem with application icons under Linux (VD, VN, VI, VP)


2016-04-04 - Version 9.0 (Build 8091)

  • Official Release of Version 9 (VD, VN, VI, VP)

Legend
  • VD = VivaDesigner
  • VN = VivaNWP-Designer
  • VI = VivaImpose
  • VP = VivaPosterize

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