16 May 2011

It’s finally here, version 3.0.

Changes/fixes since 2.2.8 include

  • Migrated to GNOME 3 platform
    • Ported to Gtk3
    • Ported from gconf to gsettings
  • Updated manual and ported to Mallard
  • Added text merge backend that uses semicolon delimeters
  • Improve appearance of shadows of boxes and ellipses
  • Added shadow property of image objects
  • Added native support for SVG images
  • Added full-featured barcode backend for libzint (Sam Lown, Robin Stuart)
  • Refactoring of barcode subsystem
    • Moved core barcode support to its own library (libglbarcode)
    • Added onecode backend to libglbarcode
    • Resurrected built-in Code39 backend and added to libglbarcode (from way back in glabels 0.1.x)
    • Allow selection of barcode backend from UI
  • Added Undo/Redo capability
  • New wizard based “New Label” dialog
  • Can now manage user created templates from within glabels
  • Now uses “XDG Base Directory Specification” to locate user templates
  • New “Insert Field” button
  • Allow pasting of images and text from other apps as new objects
  • Fixed focus problems which prevented proper copy and paste operation within the text editor
  • CSV merge backend can now harvest 1st line of CSV file for field names
  • New font selection widget
  • New color selection widget
  • Support parallel installation with older versions of glabels
  • Updated license to GPL3+
  • New logo and theme friendly icons
  • Added support for elliptical templates
  • Added many new templates
  • Updated translations:
    • Czech (Marek Černocký)
    • Danish (Joe Hansen)
    • Dutch (Mario Blättermann, Hannie Dumoleyn)
    • French (Claude Paroz, Bruno Brouard, Gérard Baylard)
    • German (Mario Blättermann)
    • Japanese (Takayuki KUSANO, Takayoshi OKANO)
    • Spanish (Daniel Mustieles)
    • Slovenian (Andrej Žnidaršič)
    • Catalan (Valencian) (David Planella)
    • Swedish (Daniel Nylander)
    • Brazilian Portuguese (Michel Recondo, Henrique P. Machado, Antonio Fernandes C. Neto)

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