Category Archives: Weekly updates

Weekly update: 2017 week #49

This is our weekly update for the 49th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Feature

  • [iOS app] Added Share to Dynalist inbox to iOS app. Now you can share text and URL to Dynalist. Coming in iOS version v1.1.22, which is being reviewed right now.

Improved

  • [Mobile app] Now the mobile app menu sync status correctly distinguishes between “Synced” (sent to server) and “Saved” (saved to device locally).
  • [iOS app] More speedy tap response.

Fixed

  • [Inbox] Fixed non-Pro users no being able to capture content on mobile apps.
  • [Copy paste] Fixed pasting removes Markdown formatting.
  • [Copy paste] Fixed copy paste not working on latest Edge.
  • [UI/minor] Fixed can’t use Up arrow key to go from beginning of second in note to the first line.

Weekly update: 2017 week #48

This is our weekly update for the 48th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Ongoing

  • We spent some time fixing an issue regarding releasing updates for the iOS app, and we have contacted Apple about it. Hopefully it will be resolved soon!

Improved

  • [Android] Now Share to Dynalist works when Dynalist is not loaded in background (released in 1.1.19).

Fixed

  • [Sharing] Fixed a rare edge case issue where a collaborator could create a circular dependency.

Weekly update: 2017 week #47

This is our weekly update for the 47th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Improved

  • [Mobile app] We added a bunch of performance optimizations to v1.1.18.
    In our large test document, the time to interaction1 has been reduced from 5 seconds to 3 seconds, and for the small test document the time has been reduced from 3 seconds to 1 second.
    More work will be done to both further cut down time to interaction and to fix the sluggishness with scrolling after the document loads.

Fixed

  • [Editor] Fixed issue with line break insertion. Before, you need to press Enter twice in order to insert the first line break in a note or item. For more information, please see the PSA.
  • [Editor/minor] Fixed Up key not playing nicely with empty lines in the middle of the note, when pressed at the beginning of a line (link to bug report).

1. Time to interaction is the time required to start interacting with the document.

Weekly update: 2017 week #46

This is our weekly update for the 46th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Feature

  • Share to Dynalist inbox on Android, released in mobile app v1.1.17.

Improved

  • [Mobile] v1.1.7 was released today and it’s a huge update. Head over to this post to read what’s in v.1.17. It’s available for Android right now and will come to iOS shortly after.

Fixed

  • [Tag pane] Fixed minor tag sorting issue where “#NASA” would come before “#apple” when sorting alphabetically.
  • [Desktop app] Fixed links to local image files not working on the desktop app.

Weekly update: 2017 week #45

This is our weekly update for the 45th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Feature


Improved

  • [Mobile/UI] Made the toolbar at the bottom smaller so you have more screen space to work with.
  • [UI/minor] When you use Ctrl+Up/Down to swap multiple items up or down, the page now automatically scrolls when the items go out of view.

Fixed

  • [Parsing] Fixed “#” or “@” alone being detected as a tag.
  • [Firefox/UX] Fixed Ctrl+Shift+H triggers History Manager on Firefox in addition to cycling heading.

Weekly update: 2017 week #44

This is our weekly update for the 44th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Improved

  • [File finder] Exclude current document in file finder recent document list (when search term is empty).
  • [LaTeX] Updated KaTeX version so the latest features can be used.

Fixed

  • [UI/minor] Fixed checked items not becoming hidden after checking the current root item and zooming out.
  • [Export/minor] Fixed plain text indentation style option not applied when exporting another item.

Weekly update: 2017 week #43

This is our weekly update for the 43rd week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Feature

  • [Tag pane] You can now toggle between sorting tags alphabetically and by number of occurrence! Simply click on the icon on the top toolbar in the tag pane.

Improved

  • [View options] We’ve moved the “View as article” option into the “View options” menu, which you can access by clicking on the eye icon. The article view layout will apply to the current document, rather than to all documents.
  • [Misc] Dynalist now supports RTL language layout, when these languages are detected.
  • [UI/minor] File finder results and exported formatted content will use the font chosen in preferences rather than the Dynalist default font.

Fixed

  • [Backup] Fixed “Download backup” not working in desktop app.
  • [UI/minor] Fixed code segment not aligned with LaTeX.
  • [UX/minor] Disabled Ctrl+click to multi-select on mobile since Ctrl key sometimes get stuck when using external keyboard with the mobile app.

Weekly update: 2017 week #41

This is our weekly update for the 41st week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Improved

  • [Tag pane] Added ability to rename tags in a document. To rename, double click on a tag under “Document tags”, or right click on it and choose “Rename”. Note that it doesn’t work for tags under the “All tags” section yet.
  • [Infrastructure] We’ve rewritten our backend to put less load on the database when possible. This should make Dynalist servers more reliable in the future!

Weekly update: 2017 week #40

This is our weekly update for the 40th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Improved

  • [Shortcut] Shortcuts are revamped to avoid conflicts. Please see this post for more details.
  • [UI] Current zoomed-in item now has checkbox, so you can click on something in Search Everywhere results and check it right away.

Fixed

  • [File attachments] Fixed uploaded files have wrong default permission on server side. Please see this post for more details.
  • [UI/minor] Fixed display first line of note not working properly in Firefox.
  • [Mac desktop] Fixed forward/backward shortcuts not working. The previous shortcut, Ctrl+Left/Right are used to switch spaces in Mission Control, so Dynalist cannot use it. The new shortcuts are Ctrl+[ (left bracket) for Back and Ctrl+] (right bracket) for Forward. Note that it’s Ctrl rather than Cmd. This will arrive in desktop v1.0.42.