IDMarkz 2024 Release Notes

April 10, 2024
  • Optimizations for improved reading of files
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for sizing of some JPEGs

November 16, 2023
What's New
  • Added support for Adobe InDesign 2024

May 30, 2023
What's New
  • Added a preference to swith between Actual page numbers or Printed page numbers

February 9, 2023
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for InDesign Scripts

November 17, 2022
What's New
  • Support for Adobe InDesign 2023 documents
  • Support for sending to Affinity Publisher v2
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for crash on macOS 10.13 and older

October 19, 2022
Bug Fixes
  • Minor bug fixes

June 28, 2022
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for crash on macOS 10.13 and older

June 1, 2022
  • Improved UI interaction while processing conversions
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for possible Activation failure when using Active Directory
  • Resolved a crash when converting files with PSD images

April 11, 2022
What's New
  • Added an information Processing Error Log
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for some Text in Table Columns exported to Affinity Publisher
  • Fix for exporting stories when the text boxes have the same location
  • Resolved an issue with the preview missing some Anchored box objects

December 14, 2021
What's New
  • Support for InDesign 2022 added
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for text on path

November 30, 2021
  • FREE for Subscription Licenses
  • CHARGEABLE for Perpetual Licenses
What's New
  • Support for InDesign 2022 added

September 22, 2021
What's New
  • New Finder Extensions for Thumbnails and Quick Look Previews to replace old style generator
  • Quick Look Previews can be switched from Page to Spread view (License Required)
  • Allow for exporting without an enclosing folder
  • Improved Error Alerts, giving better feedback
  • Added a preference setting for the default path used in Open and Save Dialogs
  • Rotated Text Boxes now work in both the preview as well as the IDML export
  • The Lo-Res Previews are now deleted after opening the document in the 3rd party application when using the “Open in” buttons
Bug Fixes
  • Fixes for UI on macOS 11.0 (Big Sur)
  • Resolved issue causing incorrect color counts
  • Fix for misplaced Guides
  • Fix for Table Insets and Rules when using Repeat
  • Resolved an issue with Gradient Feather Stop
  • Fix for Spreads using a Master Page Transformation
  • Fix for closing the document window after a warning dialog is displayed
  • Fix for always honoring the Open in Preference when user supplied App Path
  • Fix to honor the Lo-Res Preview settings when using IDML Automation
  • Fix for outputting the lo-res previews as the proper file format
  • Fix for some PSD image preview colors being inverted
  • Fix for updating preferences UI after reseting preferences
  • Fix for linking to Excel file from within a Table
  • Fix for setting Runaround on a Box rather than the Picture
  • Fixed an issue with converting Grouped Boxes with Runarounds
  • Resolved issue that would sometimes cause Align to Grid to not be recognized

November 19, 2020
What's New
  • Universal macOS Binary for Apple silicon support
  • Select text directly from the Document View [License Required]
  • "Check for Updates…" menu item added
  • Use +/- values in the zoom combo box to zoom in and out
  • Added a page number combo box to allow quickly scrolling to any page
  • Modified so the About Window does not show under the Window menu when open
  • Stories Export now orders the stories as they show in the document
  • Single page exports now include the page number, just like multi-page exports
  • Improved Drop Shadows in Preview
  • Improved Ovals in Preview
  • Maintain Page Range values when switching between Export options
  • Improved honoring Suppression checkbox in Auto-closing alert
  • Stories Export now handles variable data
Bug Fixes
  • Resolved Hidden items showing in the Document View
  • Resolved Print functionality
  • Fix for properly position the Document Inspector Panel on Window resize
  • Resolved "Open in ..." crashes if 3rd party app not loaded on system
  • Fixed bug that caused Font Properties to not be written to IDML
  • The Suppression checkbox in the Auto Close Alert is now honored

June 24, 2020
  • When exporting you can now choose the name of the exported folder
  • Improved the handling of the Open in Features when multiple versions of the host application are installed
  • Long status messages will now wrap to a new line rather than being truncated
  • Improved page centering when preview is set to Actual Size
  • When selecting files in the Open Dialog you can now see the version of the file before opening
  • The progress window can now be closed while the exported document is being opened in the host application
  • Improved License state reporting when using the "Convert to IDML..." feature
  • Improved progress updates while reading and converting the InDesign document
  • Improvements to runaround calculations
Bug Fixes
  • Resolved a bug that would break the licensing when activating over an expired license
  • Fixed an issue where if a document were viewed at full-screen with the inspector panel, it would not close properly
  • Fix to ensure that Previews can be canceled
  • Resolved issue with "Open in" functions when the file path contains a quotation mark
  • Fix for extra images in the preview when objects are pasted into a picture box

May 7, 2020
What's New
  • Export document stories as TXT, RTF, or HTML
  • Ability to Convert to IDML without previewing
  • Wait to alert about file modification or deletion until the application becomes active
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for missing master page items in the previews
  • Squashed a bug in multi-column boxes not chaining their text correctly
  • Resolved an issue that would sometimes arise with conflicting Text Wrap settings
  • Fix for opening IDML in Affinity Publisher from the Automation

April 17, 2020
What's New
  • Added a preference to allow users to turn off the sending of anonymous application analytics
Bug Fixes
  • Squashed a bug in Automation that would cause a crash if the export was set to be opened
  • Fix to properly handle the Close document option in Automation
  • Fix for crash when using a newer version of InDesign than the file was created in

April 2, 2020
  • Better explanation of Unlicensed vs License Expired when using features
Bug Fixes
  • Resolved a bug on macOS 10.15 that caused Quicklook and Thumbnail previews to fail
  • Resolved a bug that sometimes caused a preview to show text as all capitalized

March 10, 2020
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for Quick Look previews and thumbnail previews
  • Fix for IDML conversions which include special characters in an URL

February 20, 2020
What's New
  • Added the ability to "Share..." from the File menu as well as the Thumbnail contextual menu
Bug Fixes
  • Resolved an issue with CS4 and older documents sometimes not displaying the page at the correct size
  • Fixed an issue where some table cell grid lines were not drawn
  • Fixed an issue where some text boxes, with bezier curve runarounds, might cause IDMarkz to become unresponsive
  • Fixed Thumbnail contextual menu to show with Control-click
  • Resolved a crash that would sometimes occur with EPS text

December 9, 2019
What's New
  • Added support for Affinity Publisher beta
  • The Open in Affinity Publisher feature now uses IDML for Publisher v1.8 and greater
  • Added support for Adobe InDesign Template (indt) files
  • Improved preview handling of rotated text boxes
  • Improved preview handling of tables
  • Improved preview handling of grouped objects
  • Open in QuarkXPress will now work with QuarkXPress 2017 and 2018, as well as 2019
  • Better error reporting
  • For improved compatibility, IDMLs exported from CS5.5, and older are updated to version CS6
Bug Fixes
  • InDesign files missing their file extension are now supported
  • Corrected the Font Counts in the Document Inspector
  • Fix for linked text boxes in exported IDML
  • Fix for tables in exported IDML
  • Resolved an issue that was keeping Network Users from Activating
  • Resolved a crash caused by stroked text

November 20, 2019
What's New
  • Initial Release, Wooohooo!