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Update Release Notes

This page contains a list of fixes and changes in recent updates to Reunion 12.


Reunion 12, build 80122

  • Added the ability to search source records using "starts with" search method, as well as the "contains" method. The selection of search method for sources appears in the Show menu, at the top of the Sources sidebar and the List Sources window.
  • Improved the appearance and readability of highlighted, colored text in lists and sidebars.
  • Restored the "# of citations" item to the Attributes menu (when selecting fields in the List window).
  • In the drop-down Edit Fact and Edit Event windows, the state of the Initial Caps button will be saved.
  • Improved titling of event memos in Person Sheets and Family Group Sheets in web output
  • Fixed a problem that could cause a crash when quitting Reunion if the List Places window was open.
  • In Edit Family > Marriage > Events > Notes, choosing "Enter Source Number" from the "Add Source" pop-up menu now works properly. This was accidentally broken in the previous build.
  • Clipboard sidebar - fixed a problem where an unselected link in the Clipboard would not be deleted when using the right-click pop-up menu shortcut to delete links in the Clipboard.
  • Clipboard sidebar - fixed a problem with column-width spacing.
  • In the fields displayed "under the source couple" buttons in the family view, the proper font will be applied to the date feasibility warning.
  • Fan charts - fixed a problem when saving a "graphic file" or copying the chart to the clipboard. This would result in an image with the right side clipped to the first generation. This only happened when the second generation didn't have ancestors on the right side and if the Group Parents option was checked.
  • Fixed an issue where certain sequences of actions in the Edit Person panel could make the app "beep" and get stuck; or, could result in a crash when quitting the app.

Key changes in previous builds...

  • The Help > Check for Updates feature has a new default interval of 7 days.

  • Fixed a problem when citing sources, particularly when entering sources by number and/or when using keyboard shortcuts to do so.
  • Improved performance of the Duplicate Check feature in large family files.
  • Find feature: Improved the precision of searches for event dates using the "is" operator.
  • Improved Reports > Last Names so that all events will be considered when determining the "Earliest" and "Latest" dates. Previously only birth and death dates were being evaluated.
  • The correct citation font size (as specified in Preferences > Family View > Miscellaneous) will be applied to citations in the Marriage field in the family view.
  • In charts, the "Update from family file" feature now works properly when encountering family files from previous versions of Reunion.
  • In web projects, the menu of person sheets now includes an item "Family" which returns to the family card.
  • Fixed a cosmetic issue where a second "Sensitive" icon could appear when the Source window was made extra wide.
  • Fixed a problem relating to importing GEDCOM files containing double-chevron characters in Person/Family notes and/or the Free-Form text fields in Source records.
  • Fixed a problem where an Hourglass book wouldn't remember its layout properly when the Update button was used (in the Book Project window).
  • Fixed a problem where a custom layout for a book wasn't saved properly, or wasn't properly applied when using the Update button in the Book Project window.
  • Fixed a problem in ancestor reports affecting the output of the marriage field for people marked as private.
  • Fixed a problem when copying and pasting a field from one source record to another.
  • Fixed a problem in web reports where the new Search feature wouldn't work properly if names of people were completely blank.
  • Made a change that prevents the unnecessary enlargement (and thus pixelation) of very small images in web media pages.
  • Improved compatibility with the Reunion Web Tool.

  • When adding/linking media items, JPEG 2000 is now enabled in the File > Open/Select window.
  • Fixed a problem with Color Tags when using the Change > Set Flags feature.
  • Fixed a problem with the “Get geo codes for this place” feature where the place field wasn't properly updated.
  • Fixed a problem when searching for source records that contain more than 32,000 characters in the Free-Form text field.
  • Improved the handling of the obsolete "Miscellaneous Event" when upgrading older version family files.
  • Fixed cosmetic issues with scrolling lists in Edit Person panels and Preferences windows.
  • Fixed cosmetic issue with the search box in web projects when viewed in the Firefox browser.
  • In Edit Person > Facts, the state of the Initial Caps button was being ignored.
  • Fixed a problem where event memos with multiple lines separated by return characters would cause the list of events (in Edit Person or Edit Family) to appear with layered letters.
  • Pasting into the memo field is no longer limited to 255 characters.

  • Fixed a crash that could happen when quitting Reunion, if the Source Preferences window was open when quitting.
  • Fixed a crash when adding multiple sources in a particular sequence from the Sources sidebar.

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