2.2 (Update)


Version 2.2.0 Released: 2013-10-08

Version 2.2.1 Released: 2013-10-09

Version 2.2.2 Released: 2013-10-25

Version 2.2.3 Released: 2013-11-21

Version 2.2.4 Released: 2013-12-06

Version 2.2.5 Released: 2014-01-03

Version 2.2.6 Released: 2014-01-14

Version 2.2.7 Released: 2014-01-28



articy:draft - Version 2.2.0.27285

Released: 2013-10-08

articy:draft - General

  • NEW - Global variables: Game states can now be expressed in number/boolean variables and used in condition or instruction nodes to control the flow. Global variables can be grouped in variable sets.
  • NEW - Conditions & instructions: Input/output pins as well as the two new node types condition and instruction use articy:expresso scripts that make use of the global variables. Syntax highlighting, auto-completion and error detection greatly ease the writing of scripts.
  • ADDED: If there is currently no content visible in the flow editor a button appears that moves the view back to the center of the content.
  • ADDED: A button in the flow editor that toggles if connections get drawn behind all (default) or in front of all other flow elements.
  • ADDED: It is now possible to make connections from the output pin to an input pin of the same object.
  • IMPROVED: The layouting of connections in the flow editor now avoids curved lines as long as possible.
  • IMPROVED: Performance of background activities related to image assets.
  • IMPROVED: Performance of XLSX export for re-import.
  • IMPROVED: General performance.
  • CHANGED: Removed limitation on project tree depth. Now you can create flow fragments within flow fragments within flow fragments... as deep as you wish.
  • CHANGED: The feature editor now allows 200 lines for the layout of controls instead the previous 100.
  • CHANGED: Annotations in the flow editor now also enlarge the silhouette of it's parent container.
  • CHANGED: Copy/paste an object no longer adds the "Copy" suffix to the display name of the pasted object.
  • CHANGED: Copying text from the flow editor (white characters) are now turned into black for the case that they are pasted into other text processors (with white background).
  • CHANGED: The horizontal splitter of flow fragments and dialogues in the flow editor now also snaps, when moved to the very bottom.
  • FIXED: Opening export dialog took very long in version 2.1
  • FIXED: Various minor bugs.

articy:draft - Multiuser

  • NEW - Repartitioning without exclusive mode: A new repartitioning dialog that also works outside of the exclusive mode makes declaring/retiring partitions much easier.
  • NEW - Rollback partition: Every partition can now be reverted to an older revision within the partition change history.
  • ADDED: The partition change history now has filters to make searching for specific changes easier.
  • ADDED: Should an opened project loose the connection to the server temporarily, a reconnect button now allows to re-establish the connection without leaving the project.
  • ADDED: Perforce: Support for environments with P4Broker.
  • IMPROVED: Perforce: Performance when opening a project.
  • IMPROVED: Subversion: Robustness with invalid PATH entries with newer Tortoise versions.
  • CHANGED: Server administration: Now new users can be created even if no available licenses remain.
  • CHANGED: Publish partition: The non-editable part of commit messages has been moved into the commit dialog and can also be edited.

articy:draft - Query language

  • ADDED: IsEmpty and NOT IsEmpty can now be used for the second paramter in the Compare function when using for reference lists.

articy:draft - Automation API

  • ADDED: Functionality to create variables and variable sets as well as condition and instruction nodes.
  • ADDED: ApiSession now supports queries with self reference.

articy:draft - Version 2.2.1.27302

Released: 2013-10-09
  • FIXED: The installers for both articy:draft and articy:server failed to install a VC-runtime library in some update cases.
  • FIXED: Copy/paste in a articy:draft document object could lead to outline issues and wrong numbering in the document.
  • FIXED: The syntax check of articy:expresso didn't mark a greater/smaller comparison with boolean values as error.
  • FIXED: Some minor styling issues.

articy:draft - Version 2.2.2.27529

Released: 2013-10-25
  • ADDED: Navigator view option to disable the chapter numbering (outline) in documents.
  • ADDED: The pins of the parent silhouette in the flow editor now support the quick create function.
  • IMPROVED: Robustness against providing the the wrong depot path in Perforce projects.
  • FIXED: The document tree in the hyperlink picker dialog should be expanded by default but wasn't.
  • FIXED: Column sorting issues inside the exported XLSX files.
  • FIXED: Removing a hyperlink in rich text boxes didn't remove the underline.
  • FIXED: Remove format on hyperlinks now restores the text color to default hyperlink color.
  • FIXED: Sorting issues in the project and user list in server administration mode.
  • FIXED: The search dialog could be opened several times.
  • FIXED: The repartitioning button was not displayed when the right level of a user was changed.
  • FIXED: Filter for global variables now uses contains instead of starts with.
  • FIXED: When working with temporary journeys some partitions have been marked as "dirty" and were unneccessarily saved.
  • FIXED: Undoing a journey point will now show the previous journey point.
  • FIXED: Deleting/undoing a variable set will now show the global variables' main view.
  • FIXED: Windows link files that have been imported as articy:draft asset objects were not properly "opened" when double-clicking on them.
  • FIXED: Some images were exported to DOCX with a missing alpha channel.
  • FIXED: The projects grid size settings was not properly used by the quick create function in the flow editor.
  • FIXED: A crash that occured sometimes when deleting properties from templates/features that are already used by objects.
  • FIXED: Names of partitions were sometimes not displayed correctly in the Rename and update occurences dialog.
  • FIXED: API: A wrong spelled identifier in API Document creation enum "HierarchyAdjustment".
  • FIXED: API: Inconsitent naming of the property AssetFilename.
  • FIXED: A crash when supplying invalid technical names to feature properties.
  • FIXED: Incorrect windows version detection for Windows 8.1 & Windows Server 2012 R2.

articy:draft - Version 2.2.3.27628

Released: 2013-11-21
  • FIXED: Retiring a partition that was claimed, but its parent partition was not resulted in a recoverable data loss of the to-be-retured partition.
  • ADDED: When cancelling the re-partition dialog, the user is now asked if he/she want to unclaim partitions that were claimed from within the dialog
  • FIXED: Possible memory leaks in exports and queries were fixed.

articy:draft - Version 2.2.4.27706

Released: 2013-12-06
  • FIXED: The articy:draft API and the Excel import was not able to change template properties of type slot. This is fixed now.


articy:draft - Version 2.2.5.27798

Released: 2014-01-03

articy:draft - General

  • FIXED: Problem loading a project from an project folder that is given as UNC-Path / Network share

  • FIXED: Possible crash when converting Note objects from 1.5 to 2.x Document objects

articy:draft - Multiuser

  • FIXED: Missing check to prevent sub-partitioning of the "Template Design" subtree which leads to follow up errors. If you have such project please use the repartitioning dialog to retire those partitions.


articy:draft - Version 2.2.6.27881

Released: 2014-01-14

articy:draft - General

  • FIXED: Display names of Hubs could not be edited in the property sheet view.

  • FIXED: Problem when converting Note objects from 1.5 to 2.x Document objects if "Spoken Text" formats did not have a previous "Speaking Entity" format.
  • FIXED: The XLSX Export for re-import has failed for some configurations of template properties of type number.


articy:draft - Version 2.2.7.28011

Released: 2014-01-14

articy:draft - General

  • FIXED: Importing an XLSX could lead to a crash. The condition leading to that crash is now handled properly.