Release Notes

2.0.53May 24, 2023

Added Option to choose the opacity of non-highlighted text in focus mode.

Added Keyboard shortcut to change grammar checking languages in Windows and Linux (ctrl+L).

Added Keyboard shortcut for Focus Mode (ctrl+M or cmd+shift+M)

Added Keyboard shortcut for blockquote (ctrl+shift+B or cmd+shift+B)

Fixed When a document contained only an empty blockquote, pressing the delete key did not delete the blockquote.

2.0.52March 2, 2023

Fixed Copy/paste issues.

2.0.51Only Windows and MacDecember 28, 2022

Fixed Bug in Focus Mode refresh.

2.0.50Only Windows and MacDecember 9, 2022

Fixed Issues with text selection.

Fixed Heading formatting changed the direction of the text to left to right.

2.0.49Only Windows and MacNovember 14, 2022

Fixed Wrong position of the text cursor in right-to-left writing.

2.0.48November 14, 2022

Added Option to hide caret when typing.

Improved When Calmly Writer is opened, the window now has the same size and position as when it was closed.

Fixed Bugs when applying header formatting on paragraphs with multiple line breaks.

Fixed Minor bugs in formatting toolbar.

Fixed On Mac when maximizing the window, it does not fill the full screen.

2.0.47October 26, 2022

Added Option to open multiple windows of the application.

Added Create links by pasting a URL onto selected text.

Added Increase or decrease the font size with Ctrl + mouse wheel.

Fixed Errors when pasting without formatting text with multiple line breaks.

Fixed Performance problems when pasting large text without formatting.

Fixed When text was selected and clicked with the shift key pressed, the selection was removed, rather than expanded.

2.0.46Only LinuxAugust 12, 2022

Fixed Error when loading .txt files.

Fixed The open file dialog window was displayed below the application window.

2.0.45July 12, 2022

Added Typewriter volume.

Improved Performance when editing and searching large documents.

Improved The search is no longer accent-sensitive.

Fixed Error when exporting to docx documents with links.

2.0.44Only Mac and WindowsJune 17, 2022

Fixed Issue with keyboard shortcuts for increase and decrease font size.

Fixed The application crashes when printing. This issue has been fixed on Windows and Mac, but has not been possible on Linux. A workaround for linux users would be to export to PDF and print that document.

2.0.43June 6, 2022

Added More font sizes to choose from.

2.0.42May 24, 2022

Fixed The stored cursor position was not always centered accurately.

Fixed When exporting to DOCX the strikethrough formatting was removed.

2.0.41May 23, 2022

Added Strikethrough support.

Added More options for line height.

Improved When it is opened, the application now remembers the last cursor position at which the document was modified.

Fixed Copying HTML from the selection returned code that used tags such as <b> or <i> instead of <strong> or <em>.

2.0.40April 13, 2022

Added Option to add the current date to the file name of new documents.

Improved On Mac the installable is switched from PKG to DMG. The advantage is that once installed as DMG future updates will be automatic.

Improved Look and feel

Fixed Comments did not support quotation marks.

2.0.39January 20, 2022

Improved Pop-up toolbar icons and keyboard shortcut box (when Ctrl or Command is held down)

Fixed In dark modes, underlining and links were not visible in the selected text.

Fixed Font size options did not work when selecting a font from the computer's font library.

2.0.38January 3, 2022

Added Set font from the computer's font library.

Fixed Minor bugs when copying and pasting formatted content from other applications.

2.0.37December 2, 2021

Added Keyboard shortcuts to switch tabs. Ctrl+Tab in Windows and Linux. Option+Command+Left and Option+Command+Right in Mac.

Added In Windows and Linux you can close a tab by middle-clicking on the tab.

Fixed Display of lists and blockquotes in right-to-left writing.

Fixed Minor bugs.

2.0.36November 10, 2021

Added Line spacing settings.

Added Choose default text direction.

Improved Calmly Writer now detects when an open file has been modified by another application (e.g. google drive), and then loads the updated version of the file.

Fixed Bugs when using right-to-left text direction.

Fixed Starting lists with 1. or * sometimes failed.

2.0.35October 14, 2021

Added Option to add comments.

Improved Copy/Paste without format.

Fixed The file names generated automatically from the text had more characters than allowed by the Mac file system.

2.0.34September 14, 2021

Added Option to choose the color of the font by means of a color picker.

Added Possibility to paste images from the clipboard.

Added Keyboard shortcut to show or hide the word counter (⌘ + Shift + C or Ctrl + Shift + C).

Improved Distraction-free writing experience: Tabs disappear as soon as you click on the text, and are not displayed again until you hover over the upper area of the window with the mouse pointer.

Fixed ‘Copy to HTML’ sometimes included style attributes and did not include line breaks between HTML elements.

Fixed When the user disabled margins between paragraphs, headers and numbered lists still had margins.

Fixed On Mac when pasting text copied from another application, line breaks were not pasted.

2.0.33August 4, 2021

Fixed In some languages the grammatical suggestions had stopped working correctly.

Fixed On Mac the license key was not saved.

Fixed Copying and pasting in the search box did not work correctly.

2.0.32July 20, 2021

Fixed Inserting a new list caused the cursor to jump to the next line.

2.0.31June 30, 2021

Added Two new color themes: Dune and Old school.

Added Keyboard shortcut to open the settings.

Improved Look and feel.

Fixed Focus mode problem when inserting lists.

Fixed Problem of lists with undo and redo action.

2.0.30May 31, 2021

Fixed (Problem introduced in the previous update) After pasting text, the cursor position returned to the beginning of the document.

2.0.29May 31, 2021

Added On Mac, the application options are now also accessible via the top menu.

Fixed XSS Vulnerability.

Fixed On Mac: top menu editing options malfunction.

Fixed Special characters, such as the Tab key space or the ellipsis character, were not saved correctly in text/markdown documents.

Fixed When the Focus Mode option was disabled, it was not disabled in all open documents.

Fixed Style problems when printing documents.

2.0.28May 21, 2021

Added Write arrow characters in a simple way. For example, type -> for → or <-< for ↢.

Added Enter horizontal rules by typing on a new line multiple dashes in a row and then pressing enter.

Fixed Editing text in untitled documents was sometimes not very smooth.

2.0.27May 9, 2021

Added New screen mode: black.

Fixed When deleting lines or whole words with keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Cmd+Delete), undo function did not work correctly.

Fixed When deleting the line break between two paragraphs, the appearance of the font changed.

Fixed When moving in the text using Cmd+arrow keys, and then pressing the delete key, the deletion did not occur in the correct position.

Fixed On Mac, page up (Fn+Up Arrow) and page down (Fn+Down Arrow) did not work.

2.0.26April 22, 2021

Added New keyboard shortcuts for headers and links.

Added When you hold down the Ctrl or ⌘ key for more than one second, the application displays the available formatting keyboard shortcuts.

Added It is possible to open the main menu by clicking directly on the left side of the window.

Improved Automatic image resizing.

Fixed Undo/redo malfunction with links, checkboxes and underline.

Fixed When multiple single line breaks were entered in the same paragraph the automatic scroll adjustment did not work correctly.

Fixed When copying text, if the text contained asterisks these asterisks were not copied.

Fixed The print cancellation sometimes caused the application to stop working properly.

2.0.25April 12, 2021

Added Option to choose the default format and save folder.

Added Option to enable/disable italicize and bold text with asterisks.

Fixed When copying content in chrome and pasting it into calmly writer, some blank spaces were not pasted.

2.0.24March 28, 2021

Fixed Text could not be selected by pressing the shift key, scrolling and then clicking with the mouse.

Fixed Some changes in the previous update did not work correctly on Mac and Linux.

2.0.23March 25, 2021

Added Option to choose the color of the text.

Added Option to choose the type of quotation marks.

Added Option to count spaces in the character count.

Improved Performance editing and scrolling in large documents.

Fixed When trying to insert the same image (file) more than once, it only worked the first time.

Fixed Minor bugs related to the scroll bar visibility.

Fixed When copying text from Microsoft Word and pasting it into Calmly Writer, duplicate line breaks appeared.

Fixed Minor bugs in the update of the word counter.

Fixed Sometimes lists were not created when typing 1. or *

2.0.22 March 7, 2021

Added New option to set the text width to 100%.

Improved Resolution of application icons in Windows.

Fixed Right-clicking on a selected text removed the selection.

Fixed When exported to docx, if the document was opened using Google Docs, the bold and italics did not display.

Fixed If a document contained linked (not embedded) images, when exporting to docx those images were gone.

2.0.21 February 17, 2021

Fixed When clicking on a selected text, the selection was not reversed.

Fixed Moving the cursor with the arrow keys caused problems when deleting characters.

2.0.20 February 15, 2021

Improved Improved performance when editing large documents.

Fixed It was not possible to format using keyboard shortcuts if no text was selected.

Fixed When selecting a paragraph by triple-clicking, a final line break was selected as well.

2.0.19 February 9, 2021

Added Possibility of choosing the languages to be used by the spell checker (Windows and Linux).

Fixed Text that was copied without formatting did not contain line breaks.

2.0.18 February 4, 2021

Fixed In Windows, an error occurred when opening a document with the "Open with" option of the system.

2.0.16 January 31, 2021

Added Exit full screen by pressing the ESC key.

Fixed Problems when selecting a word, deleting it and undoing the action.

2.0.14 January 29, 2021

Improved Redesign of the visual look and feel.

2.0.13 January 25, 2021

Added ‘Add to dictionary’ and spelling suggestions options are added to the context menu.

Added The delete option is added to the context menu.