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Version 8.3.0 - February 12th, 2022

New Features

- Improved large file support, files now load text/rtf when needed.
- Moved App Parameters, Writing Prompts, and One Word Prompts to use iCloud, so this should be faster for some users.
- Added Setting to allow you to choose how often to refresh ads. Options are between 1 and 5 minutes.
- You can now see the original prompt for One Word Prompts or Writing Prompt files in the ‘File Info’ screen, in case you deleted the original prompt.
- File and Template Syncing is now available. This must be enabled in Settings in order to function. This must be done on each of your devices. This may result in possible duplicate files and templates if they are on both devices.
- Significantly improved offline functionality, which is needed even more with syncing being possible
- Search previous One Word and Writing Prompts, and even save them in case you missed them before.

Saved Prompts

- You can now save either Writing or One Word prompts to look at later by tapping the “Star” icon next to the prompt.
- If you want, you can also enable Saved Prompts syncing in Settings, so if you get a new device all of your saved prompts will be synchronized.

Big Changes

- The file names used to actually store your file, meta content, and rtf contents will be upgraded to use a naming format. The displayed file names and contents will not be changed.
- Template file names used to store the template information will be upgraded to use the new file naming format. The displayed name and actual contents of your templates will not be changed.

Tweaks

- Icons that you have not purchased will appear a bit dimmer in the “App Icons” screen.
- Fixed the “One Word Prompts” and “Writing Prompts” to provide a more native display on each device.
- Fixed the background and font button placement on iPad mini

Bug Fixes

- Fixed issue where files would not be imported properly (it was completely broken)
- Fixed an issue where the “Distraction” Mode toggle could not be enabled on the iPad mini.
- Fixed issue where One Word Prompt wouldn’t have a header on the iPad.
- Fixed an issue where archiving RTF files would cause the app to crash
- Fixed an issue where archiving “Files and Metadata” would not actually produce any files.
 

Version 8.2.0 - December 7th, 2021

New Features

- Added support for 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros with M1 Pro and M1 Pro Max chips.
- New "Remove Ad" button in the upper corner of the ad. This will bring up the "In App Purchase" screen so you can remove ads. If you already have the "Remove Ads" in-app purchase, it will toggle the setting to "always show ads".
- New "wide" Ad that will display differently than the "tall" ad type.
- Now Requires iOS 14.7.
- Updated look of Frequently Asked Questions.
- Updated look of Change Log.

Tweaks

- Changed the Date on the Change Log to be localized to the short version of the date.
- Submit button on Feature Request cannot be clicked if there is no text in the feature request.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed some strings in the Debug View that were not localized, but should have been.
- Fixed an issue where the Ad would not properly refresh.
- Fixed issue where the file list would change when an ad was clicked on the iPad mini.
- Fixed an issue where Feature Requests were not properly submitted.
- Fixed issue where Feature Requests would crash the app.
 

Version 8.1.0 - October 1st, 2021

New Features

- Added support for iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
- On iPad mini the file list will always float over the file text.

Tweaks

- Optimized Interfaces for iPad mini (6th Generation)

Bug Fixes

- Fixed issue with title on Writing Prompts widget padding on iPad mini.
- Fixed extra spaces in some text.
 

Version 8.0.0 - September 20th, 2021

New Features

- There is a new icon set called "Fruit" that is available as an in-app purchase.
- There are four new free icons. These are Aqua, Clouds, Dusk, and Pinwheel.
- New "Add Remove" link in settings.
- This version includes two new widgets for writing prompts. There are two different prompts, "One Word Prompts" and "Writing Prompt".
- "One Word" prompts will provide you a new prompt every single day.
"Writing Prompts" will provide a new prompt every week.
- Tapping on the prompt will create a new file and open it so you can begin writing quickly.
- You can customize the widget background colors within the settings screen. a new file and open the prompt. All of the prompts are localized in all of the supported languages. You can even customize the background of each widget type from within the settings screen.
- With both prompt types, you can see previous prompts within the app.
- New option to open standalone windows when using the latest version of iPadOS.

Tweaks

- "Open Ad" will now show "Open Feature" for Ads that point to an App Feature
- Fixed localization for some text across all supported languages.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where a newly created file would not load after creation.
- Fixed issue when opening a file when using an iPhone in landscape mode.
 

Version 7.2.3 - July 15th, 2021

Tweaks

- Fixed a bug where the "Sun" icon would not show in the list of available icons.
 

Version 7.2.2 - May 23rd, 2021

Tweaks

- Fixed an issue where a device type would not be properly detected.
 

Version 7.2.1 - March 30th, 2021

Tweaks

- Fixed an issue where you could not see the Markdown Preview text when using Dark mode and when the file being previewed is not using a template.
 

Version 7.2.0 - March 28th, 2021

New Features

- Added ability to import css files for previewing Markdown files. You can also delete any previously downloaded CSS file.
- Added Markdown Preview support. This is accessed by tapping on the "Document" icon in the toolbar.

Tweaks

- Removed "Drag File" button and replaced it with the Markdown Preview button
- Fixed an issue where you could not see the Markdown Preview text when using Dark mode and when the file being previewed is not using a template.
 

Version 7.1.0 - February 15th, 2021

Tweaks

- Twitter Support username changed to @wwritelite, The old username of @waynesworkshop will work as well.
- Requires iOS 14.4

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where tapping on the “info” icon in an Ad would not show the ad information.
- Fixed issue where “Always Show Ad” in the Settings would not necessarily show an ad.
 

Version 7.0.0 - January 31st, 2021

New Features

- File Names now have a new format, they are Universally Unique Identifiers (UUIDs) instead of previously generated file names.
- Significant re-write of under the hood items. This should make it easier to add new features in the future.
- New setting to ‘Always show ads’. This will only be shown if you have the "Remove Ads" in-app purchase.
- New Settings screen that is now in-app.
- Expanded list of files types that can be imported. See the entire list in the new "Supported Files" screen in the About screen or in the Support Menu. If it is standard text file or a Rich Text File, it will likely be supported. If there is a file that you think should be supported, but is not, please contact support.

Spotlight Searching
* Unlocked files will now appear in spotlight search.
* You can disable all indexing within Settings.

Re-arrange Files Mode
* Added the Ability to re-order files, and have their position remembered. This is done by tapping on the "Edit" button on the File List and then dragging and dropping the cells.
* 'Re-order mode' will have a red border around the screen and you will not be able to click on files or add new files.
* The "Edit" button will change into three lines and will be tinted red.

Other Changes
* Added an "In App" Ads that will allow ads to direct you to specific sections of the app.
* New Icon "Crazy Ones".
* Changed keyboard shortcuts for some items to not conflict with running wwriteLite on macOS.

Localization
Added localizations for the following languages:
* Dutch
* German
* Italian
* Portuguese
* Spanish

If you see an issue with any of the localization, please contact support.

Templates
* Templates now support rich text, which is enabled all the time.
* Added a "Randomize Template Colors" button that is available when creating a new template to provide a starting point.
* Added a "Duplicate Template" button on the "Choose Template to Customize" screen. This allows you to clone your TPS report templates.

Tweaks

- Changed archive file names format.
- New default file format.
- Adjusted shortcuts on About screen to make more sense.
- Added localization for the file name when importing or copying a file.
- Ad info now appears in a popover when you tap on the information icon.
- Changed the Icon set name of "2020 Icons" to "2020s Icons".
- Updated Launch Screen to show a new image.
- Added localized strings to about screen.
- Only the current and previous major version information will be shown in the Change Log.
- Removed "Erase all data" option. Deleting the app and re-installing accomplishes the same thing.
- Removed "Appearance" setting. The app now matches the system all the time.
- Added "Last Modified" to the Customize Template screen.
- Current app version of "Change Log" will be highlighted.
- Removed the keyboard shortcut for the Tools menu. Triggering it would not show the proper actions.
- Removed Drag and drop support for templates, because wwrite development has stopped and this feature is no longer needed.
- Adjusted "About" text to include the fact that Rich Text Files are now supported.
- Adjusted key command for import to be command + shift + i, to allow for using italics with command + i.
- Modified "Full Archive" to zip up entire documents folder, including existing archives.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed a bug when selecting a font color in a template, the default font color was wrong.
- Fixed a bug where saving a template might cause the app to crash.
- Fixed a bug where handoff between devices would crash the app.
- Fixed a bug where files on the Mac would presume they are locked, even when they were not.
- Fixed a bug where the same screen may be shown in succession in the File List.
- The app will no longer crash when trying to print.
- Fixed "Delete Template" hint text.
- Fixed an issue where unavailable in-app purchases would appear in the app when running on a Mac with Apple silicon.
- Fixed bug that would cause some imported files not to be imported properly.
- Fixed an issue where you could not unlock files that were previously locked if there is no authentication mechanism on the device.
- Fixed issues with file list if the ability to lock/unlock was not present on device.
- Fixed a bug where deleting the last archive, and then creating an archive, would not re-enable the delete button.
 

Version 6.3.0 - November 30th, 2020

New Features

- Updated API endpoints to be the new domain.
- New domain for the app, wwritelite.app.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed date and time labels on files wrapping when they should not do so.
- Fixed crash when tapping on “Support via Twitter”.
 

Version 6.2.2 - November 26th, 2020

Bug Fixes

- Fixed identifier errors on iOS Devices.
 

Version 6.2.1 - November 25th, 2020

New Features

- Requires iOS 14.2 or macOS Big Sur on M1 Macs.

Bug Fixes

- Added tweaks for M1 Macs.
- Fixed identifiers for M1 Macs.
 

Version 6.2.0 - November 12th, 2020

New Features

- Added support for macOS Big Sur for Macs running - Apple Silicon includes most of the same features as the iOS version. Some of the features include
*. Template support
*. Support for Color Picker in the template
*. Drag and Drop support

Bug Fixes

- Changed default ad refresh to 2 minutes from 30 seconds.
 

Version 6.1.0 - October 24th, 2020

New Features

- Added support for iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and 4th generation iPad Air
 

Version 6.0.0 - September 16th, 2020

New Features

- New Screens for FAQs and ChangeLog
- New icon set "Space" (In-App Purchase)
- New menus for "New File", "Tools", and "Archives"
- New free Icons "Halo" and "Sketch".
- Requires iOS 14

Tweaks

- Updated Template Color Picker to use built-in color picker in iOS 14
 

Version 5.3.2 - August 24th, 2020

Tweaks

- Added additional processing when retrieving in-app purchases from the App Store.
 

Version 5.3.1 - May 24th, 2020

Tweaks

- Adjusted Feature Request to accomodate smaller screens.
 

Version 5.3.0 - May 22nd, 2020

New Features

- Want a new feature? Use the new "Feature Request" option available under Tools -> Support.
- The Paragraph count of the current file is now in the "Info" panel.
- New option to only show "Family Friendly" ads. This is available by going to Tools -> Settings -> Family Friendly Ads.
- Added Sentiment option which shows how positive your text is. 0 - 33 is negative, 33 to 66 is neutral, and 66 to 100 is positive.

Tweaks

- Added error logs, which will be included with any email to support.
- Added additional debug information. Debug informatino will now be sent to support when you send an email.
 

Version 5.2.0 - April 17th, 2020

New Features

- Added additional debug information.
- Added support for the 2nd Generation iPhone SE.
 

Version 5.1.0 - April 11th, 2020

New Features

- When exporting archives the standard "share" sheet now appears instead of email.
- Added Debug section to about screen.
- Fixed "About" screen on smaller screens not showing properly.

Bug Fixes

- Added icons to actions on Ads.
 

Version 5.0.0 - April 9th, 2020

New Features

- Created “Ad” to advertise the ability to Remove Ads.
- Added more keyboards shortcuts, including Archives, About, Support via Email, Support Via Twitter, Settings, and Customize Templates.
- Added support for TrackPads and Mice.
- You can now perform actions on files in the File List, including Locking/Unlocking File, Enabling/Disabling Auto Save, Sharing a File, duplicating a file, and deleting a file.
- Added Share button to export current file, which also allows for quickly copying the file contents to another app.
- Modified Customize Templates to now allow you to choose from over 340 colors instead of using the sliders that have been used previously in the app.
- There are 5 new icons, Green, Moon, Orange Gradient, Psychedelic, and Sun.
- Added support for 4th Generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
- Escape key while on Text will go back to the File List.
- Added support for 2nd Generation 11-inch iPad Pro.
- You can now navigate the File List with the up and down arrow keys.

Tweaks

- Adjusted Distraction Mode icon to show on any background.
- Moved Print Button to Tools menu to make room for “Share” button.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue that stopped the tint color from updating when you changed the app icon.
- Fixed the inability to cancel a file creation on an iPhone or iPod touch when you don’t have any templates.
- Fixed the archive emailer not closing when you cancelled sending an archive.
- Fixed a bug where the app would crash when importing templates from wwriteLite.
- Fixed an issue with the tint color not being set properly when starting the app on a file.
 

Version 4.6.2 - February 29th, 2020

Bug Fixes

- Fixed the inability to perform an action on a file when ads were enabled.
- Fixed an issue where clicking on an ad description would cause the app to crash.
 

Version 4.6.1 - February 1st, 2020

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where you could not drag a file if you purchased the "Remove Ads" in-app purchase.
 

Version 4.6.0 - January 21st, 2020

New Features

- Added ability to import files using the "File Picker".
- Added the ability to Remove Ads through In-App Purchase.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where importing a file from the Files app would not work.
 

Version 4.5.1 - October 6th, 2019

New Features

- Added support for 10.2-inch iPad, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where including attachments to support would not work or would cause the app to crash.
 

Version 4.5.0 - September 18th, 2019

New Features

- The file row height will now automatically adjust the height, with a minimum.
- Ability to drag templates to wwriteLite and vice versa. This is an iPad-only feature.
- Ability to drag files to wwriteLite, or within wwrite. When you drag within the app, it will create a copy of the file and it will use the same template. This is an iPad-only feature.
- Added full screenshot support, so you can save your files as PDFs.
- Full support for multiple windows on iPadOS 13. Simply drag a file out of the file list to a new window.
- Full support for iOS 13's Dark Mode, including ability to set the theme independently from the system.
- iOS 13 required.
- File labels will now go to multiple lines, if needed.

Tweaks

- Lock/Unlock/Enable Autosave/Delete button colors have been changed to system colors.
- Title of a file will now be larger and will shrink as you scroll.
- Replaced the "print" icon to be a printer.
- Updated "email" icon to be a paper airplane.
- The divider between file rows now extends across the entire width of the table.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where including attachments to support would not work or would cause the app to crash.
- AutoSave option within Settings was not displaying correctly. This requires you to reset your autosave settings. Sorry about that.
- Fixed an issue where getting support via twitter would crash the app.

Removed Features

- Removed email signature feature for support emails.
 

Version 4.2.3 - September 3rd, 2019

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where including attachments to support would not work or would cause the app to crash.
 

Version 4.2.1 - June 1st, 2019

New Features

- Added support for 7th generation iPod Touch.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where getting support via twitter would crash the app.
 

Version 4.2.0 - May 19th, 2019

New Features

- Add Ability to delete a template.
- New File Info Panel which allows you to: Rename the File, Enable or Disable Distraction-Free Mode, Change Template file, See the Word Count, See the Character Count.
- Distraction-Free Mode (iPad Only) which removes the file list and status bar and allows you to focus on just your writing.
- Requires iOS 12.2.

Tweaks

- Re-configured interface interactions to be consistent.
- Re-worked localization to be easier to maintain.
- Moved all Archive functions to Archives page.
- Adjusted App Icon keyboard shortcut to Command + Shift + i.
- Moved File Name and word count to File Info Panel.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where the app might crash when changing app icons.
 

Version 4.1.5 - December 1st, 2018

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where the app might crash while unlocking files.
 

Version 4.1.4 - November 14th, 2018

Tweaks

- Removed "Always Hide File List Option" and replaced it with the ability to always hide or show by tapping on the left toolbar button.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue with files not always loading while in landscape mode.
 

Version 4.1.3 - November 11th, 2018

Bug Fixes

- Fixed bug when loading files that would cause the wrong file to load on the 11-inch and 3rd Generation 12.9-inch iPad.
 

Version 4.1.1 - November 10th, 2018

Bug Fixes

- Fixed issue with app crashing when creating a new file and sending an email.
 

Version 4.1.0 - November 9th, 2018

New Features

- Added settings for haptic feedback on devices that support feedback. You can adjust feedback when Saving a file, emailing a file, creating an archive, switching icons, and locking and unlocking files.
- Support for the 11-inch and 3rd Generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
 

Version 4.0.0 - September 17th, 2018

New Features

- You can now choose your preferred App Icon. Also accessible by using the key combination command-i.
- Added a "Review" button in the "About" screen.
- Added Handoff between devices for files.
- The files in their current state are copied over to the receiving device.
- This is enabled on a file-by-file basis by swiping from right to left.
- Added new "Auto Save" options, under "App Settings" that will automatically save your files.
- All new icons.

Locking Files

- In order to lock any files you must have Face ID or Touch ID authentication enabled.
- Locked files will not work with Drag & Drop.
- You have to unlock in order to allow deletion.
- Locked files cannot be deleted.
- Locked files cannot be handed off.
- You will be prompted to authenticate when opening a locked file, including after switching apps.
- This is available on a file-by-file basis and is enabled by swiping from the left on the file.

Keyboard Combinations

- Modified the "New From Template" keyboard shortcut (command-shift-n), to only be available when user has at least one template configured.
- Added command-s key combination to save template when customizing it.
- Added command-p key combination to print the current file.
- Added command-e keyboard shortcut to email file.

Tweaks

- Selected file now has a prominent border to be able to easily distinguish it.
- Date and time formats now match the user's chosen locale.
- Email Archives is now just "Archives", with the ability to delete archives from the screen.
- Added Save Button to be shown all the time on all devices.
- Requires iOS 12.

Bug Fixes

- Update zipping library to latest version.
- Fixed layout issue when customizing templates in landscape on an iPhone.
- Fixed bug if you were emailing archives, choosing a template to customize, or customizing a templates, minimized the app there was nothing you could do other than close the app.
- Fixed issue with last file not always being loaded.
- Fixed FAQs button not working.
 

Version 3.2.1 - May 22nd, 2018

New Features

- Updated Accessibility text including shortening some strings and added more accessibility strings.
 

Version 3.2.0 - May 13th, 2018

New Features

- If no templates are customized, adding a new file will create a blank file.
- Added Privacy Policy Button to the About Screen.
 

Version 3.1.0 - November 5th, 2017

New Features

- Redesigned.
- Support for Drag and Drop including Files and text.
- Added Support for iPhone X.
- Requires iOS 11.
- Adjusted Twitter for iOS 11.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed keyboard hiding text when using iOS 11.
 

Version 2.5.0 - June 4th, 2017

New Features

- Uses Safari for Change Log and FAQ.
- Updated to iOS 9.
- Now Ad Free, removed old iAd framework.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed a miscalculation in the word count.
- Fixed keyboard issue on 12.9-inch iPad.
- Fixed an issue with Customizing Templates where hitting the “Save” button multiple times would save a new copy of the template.
- Fixed an issue where “Tools” would not appear on iPad.
 

Version 2.1.3 - June 5th, 2014

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue where archives were not created properly.
 

Version 2.1.2 - June 1st, 2014

New Features

- Added Twitter support option.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed "About" text.
 

Version 2.1.1 - May 31st, 2014

New Features

- Implemented Auto Layout.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed issue where message label would not clear after a new file was created.
 

Version 2.1.0 - May 1st, 2014

New Features

- New option to email archive files.
- New option to attach files instead of sending inline, set with settings.
- All new handling of templates. No longer limited to five.
- Return of the Status Bar.
- Added Button to look at Change log.
- Added consistent coloring to all views within the apps.
- New files from template will now be named the same name as the template.
- App will now check for ability to send email before emailing support or emailing archives.
- New option to send full archive when emailing support.
- New option for custom signature when sending emails, set within settings.
- New option to set templates back to defaults, set within settings.
- New option to reset all data (except templates) within wwrite, set within settings.
- More archive options, "Files only", "Files and Metadata", "Templates", or "Everything".
- Archive Files are now in their own folders.

Bug Fixes

- Fixed bug where archive directory was not created.
- Updated Screenshots that were errantly not updated with 2.0.0.
- Fixed bug where last file name used was selected in the File List.
- Fixed bug where keyboard remained on top of files when "File List" was clicked.
- Fixed bug where last file used wasn’t always loading properly.
- Fixed bug where file names in “File List” didn’t change size. Only applies to files where the name fits without reduction.
- Fixed issue when Customizing Templates that would cover some sliders when the keyboard was shown.
- Fixed bug where message label would not disappear when hardware keyboard was attached.
- Fixed bug where version number was not updating in Settings.
- Fixed bug where files directory was not created.
 

Version 2.0.0 - April 30th, 2014

New Features

- Support for Retina iPads.
- Support for Dynamic text.
- Re-engineered for iOS 7.