Category Archives: Weekly updates

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.

Weekly update: 2017 week #39

This is our weekly update for the 39th 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] We added Slide Over support for iOS! It will come in version 1.1.16, which is in review and will be out soon.

Improved

  • [Search] Improved link and tag clickability when they match the search query.

Weekly update: 2017 week #38

This is our weekly update for the 38th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Feature

  • [Import] Import from OPML. Now you can click on the “+” icon at the top of the file pane and directly import an OPML file into a new document.


Improved

  • [Search] Search Everywhere results now correctly use the checked item and note visibility settings. For example, if you’ve set checked items to be hidden and notes to only show 1st line, this will now be consistent in Search Everywhere results.
  • [Daily backup] Now you can move the Dynalist backup folder in your Google Drive root, as long as you don’t rename it.

Fixed

  • [Print] Fixed printed document doesn’t take full page width when the Shortcut & Formatting Help pane is open.

Weekly update: 2017 week #37

This is our weekly update for the 37th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Improved

  • [Search] Always show completed items when searching for “is:completed”, even when you’ve set completed items to hidden.
  • [Mobile] Allow opening all external URL schemes. That is, you can open links to open other apps (e.g. opening an Evernote link that starts with “evernote://”) in Dynalist.

Fixed

  • Fixed pasting from Microsoft Word randomly deletes spaces.
  • Fixed Up/Down key not working currently in the current zoomed in item title when there are multiple lines.
  • Fixed “**#tag**” doesn’t correctly show up as bold.

Weekly update: 2017 week #36

This is our weekly update for the 36th week of 2017. The features and fixes might arrive at the desktop and mobile app a few days later than the web version.


Feature

  • [Mobile app] True black mode. Under this mode, the background color is true black, which is softer on the eye during the night, as well as saving battery on AMOLED displays.

Improved

  • [Inbox capture] Added global shortcut to invoke Dynalist capture to inbox on the desktop app (coming in version 1.0.40).
  • [Mobile app] Made Tab to indent and Shift+Tab to unindent shortcuts work with external keyboards on the iOS mobile app (coming in version 1.1.14).
  • [Shortcut] Pro users can now customize the shortcuts for indenting and unindenting as well.
  • [Account] You can now delete your account on your own.
  • [Account] You can now unlink your Google account on your own.
  • [Support] We updated most how-to guides to include instructions for the mobile app. They used to only contain instructions for web/desktop app.

Fixed

  • [UI/minor] Fixed document/folder context menu is sometimes blank when you resize the app.