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Release 5.1.12

 13th July 2016 at 10:47am

See GitHub for detailed change history of this release

Major Improvements

New Editor Toolbars

Added support for extensible formatting toolbars for the editor widgets.

  • Formatting operations for WikiText, with support for Markdown:
    • Character formatting operations for bold, italic, strikethrough, underline, superscript, subscript, inline monospace
    • Line formatting operations for monospaced blocks, quoting, headings and both numbered and bulleted lists
    • Insert picture from a dropdown chooser
    • Stamp snippet of pre-programmed text
    • Excise selected text into a new tiddler
    • Optional automatic resizing to fit content
  • Full keyboard shortcut editor in control panel. Shortcuts are also shown in the toolbar button tooltips

Improved Bitmap Editor

The bitmap editor has been enhanced with a toolbar supporting:

  • Painting with selectable colour, width and opacity
  • Clearing the image
  • Resizing the image
  • Keeping track of recently chosen colours

Improved Plugins

Several of the official plugins available in the plugin library have been updated for this release. Upgrading will automatically update any installed plugins.

  • The KaTeX plugin has been updated to version v0.60.0
  • The CodeMirror plugin has been updated to version 5.13.2, and integrated with the new editor toolbars. The default configuration has been updated to include syntax highlighting for HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML, TiddlyWiki Classic and Markdown.
  • The Markdown plugin includes formatting toolbar buttons and a new "new markdown tiddler" button in the Tools tab of the sidebar.
  • The experimental Evernote plugin allows notes and images from .enex files to be imported into TiddlyWiki.
  • The new Internals plugin provides features to help understand the internal operation of TiddlyWiki, including new preview modes in the editor showing both the parse and widget trees of the current tiddler
  • Improved language translations:
    • Korean
    • Chinese (Simplified) and Chinese (Traditional)
    • German
    • French
    • Danish
    • Dutch

Text-Slicer Plugin Improvements

  • Added support for sticky notes within documents
  • Extended support for slicing documents to Node.js
  • Improved document metadata display
  • Added list-children filter operator
  • Fixed bugs

Other Improvements

Usability Improvements

  • Added a setting for disabling linking to missing tiddlers
  • Added a setting for forcing word wrapping in monospaced code blocks
  • Added a warning when creating or editing tiddler titles containing troublesome characters
  • Addition of “new image” button to the “Tools” tab of the sidebar
  • Introduction of new general purpose colour-picker Macro
  • Introduction of new general purpose image-picker Macro
  • Added a bulk delete button to advanced search "Filter" tab

Hackability Improvements

Bug Fixes

Node.js Improvements


@Jermolene would like to thank the contributors to this release who have generously given their time to help improve TiddlyWiki: