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Release Notes - Freehand

November 14th

What's New

  • Freehand from Prototype: Users can now create new Freehand documents from any of their prototypes by simply pressing the Freehand icon next to Liveshare in Project’s view.
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November 10th

What's New

  • Freehand Plugin (Sketch/PS) : Completely new Freehand plugin that allows users to login with their InVision accounts and create new freehand or update already existing ones. 
  • Archive functionality: When freehand is archived, the URL will not be accessible anymore (same behavior as all other InVision project types).
  • Keyboard shortcut help: Improved shortcuts helper now with all Freehand shortcuts categoried by their purpose. 

 

October 30th

What's New

  • Shape fill functionality: Users are able to select a shape. By pressing cmd+e” they will add a fill color to that selected shape.
  • Pencil color picker: Users are able to change the pencil color by clicking the ••• menu at the top left, then clicking Change my default color.
  • Get started video: New walkthrough video tutorial is now available through the Freehand Guide.
  • Rich text editing: Users are now able to format text in Freehand. Allowed formatting functionality such as:
    - Bold (cmd+b)
    - Highlight (cmd+e)
    - Align center (cmd+shift+c)
    - Align left (cmd+shift+l)

Bug Fixes

  • Emoji import issue: Fixed issue with importing emojis for retina displays
  • Mobile and tablet onboarding: Improved onboarding for mobile and tablet in landscape mode.

 

October 24th

What's New

  • Who’s drawn this: New feature to show who has drawn a particular in the bottom left of the screen,  rather than depending on just your color.
  • Duplicate for mobile/tablet: New feature that allows users to simply duplicate any selected content with a button that shows under the selection.

Bug Fixes

  • Emoji resize issue: Fixed issue where you wouldn’t be able to resize emojis consistently without them disappearing.
  • Scaling issues: Fixed issue where invisible artifacts would sometimes appear preventing you from scaling properly.
  • Mobile redirect issues: Fixed Issue where you can’t access a Freehand directly from a mobile device without being promoted to download or use the Invision app. 

 

October 9th

What's New

  • Pointer Tool for MobileUsers will have pointer” tool as a default option when launching Freehand instead of pencil.”
  • Create New Freehand: New feature that allows users to create new Freehands directly from already opened documents. Open the overflow menu (•••) menu on top right to see an option to create new document.

 

October 2nd

What's New

  • Mobile/Tablet onboarding: Specific onboarding for mobile and tablet devices showcasing features and tips how to work and navigate through Freehand documents.
  • Duplicate for Mobile/Tablet: New feature that allows users to simply duplicate any selected content with a button that shows under the selection.

Bug Fixes

  • Slack integration: Fixed issues with thumbnails not generating properly. 

 

September 18th

Bug Fixes

  • Z” key shortcut: Fixed issue when pressing Z key returns to previously used tool in Freehand
  • Quick selection: Fixed bug pressing the command key when the selection option is enabled will change the cursor function to pencil mode

 

September 4th

What's New

  • Send Feedback: Users are now able to send feedback directly from Freehand documents
  • Become a Pro Tutorial: Interactive onboarding tutorial is now available to start again anytime from the Help dropdown 
  • What’s New: Users will see a notification dot directly in Freehand documents notifying about any new updates and releases

 

August 28th

What's New

  • Zoom reset for empty freehands: When there are no entities in the Freehand document, zoom is reset to 100%

Bug Fixes

  • Custom minimum font sizes: Fixed issue where custom minimum font sizes in Chrome / Safari are causing text resizing in Freehand to not work
  • Old avatar placeholders: Fixed issue where avatar placeholders were showing old placeholders and not color + initials
  • Sketch Freehand update artboard resizing: Fixed issue where updating artboards from Sketch doesn't respect resized artboards in Freehand. 

August 21st

What's New

  • Mobile smart shapes detection: Users are able to use smart shapes detection by holding pencil for additional 1-2s at the end of drawing to detect rectangle/circle or line.

Bug Fixes

  • Image url copied as text layer: Fixed issue where copying an image from url and paste it into Freehand, it would paste the image’s link as text too
  • Same color for two or more users: Fixed issue where two users could have the same color
  • Enterprise SSO login: Fixed issue where for some Enterprise Freehand sessions with SSO it was not possible to login as a guest
  • “Esc” for closing all modal: Fixed issue when "Esc” wasn’t closing certain modals
  • Sideguide Scroll: Fixed issue where scrolling down in the side guide and then clicking a tip would not scroll to the top.

 

August 14th

What's New

  • No more dimming images in present mode: We removed dimming on images in present mode so it's easier to see what you're presenting.
  • Upload or drag and drop multiple images: You can upload or drag and drop multiple images at once!
  • New keyboard shortcut: You can now use the “A” keyboard shortcut as an alternate for the selection tool. Ctrl-A/CMD-A selects all objects.
  • Rename your Freehands: You can now rename your Freehands by clicking the Freehand name and typing to edit.
  • InVision logo takes you back to your Projects Dashboard: Previously, the InVision logo wouldn't do anything. Now, the home action works for all environments.
  • New keyboard shortcut: You can now use the “A” keyboard shortcut as an alternate for the selection tool. Ctrl-A/CMD-A selects all objects.
  • Improved, simplified clear drawing options with pointer tool optimizations

Bug Fixes

  • Enterprise Freehands redirecting: Certain enterprise share links would redirect forever
  • Thumbnails updating: Freehand thumbs weren’t updating
  • Uppercase domain names redirect: Upper case domain names would cause redirect issues
  • Image path showing up as text object: Image path would paste as a text object in addition to the image 

 

August 3rd

  • Freehand was released! It allows users to collaborate in real-time with designs in an infinite whiteboard experience. See more here.