Canvas Draw 3.0.2

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Canvas Draw 3.0.22018-10-29T19:37:43+00:00

Canvas Draw 3.0.2 for Mac Release Notes

Fixes and Improvements

  • The Font drop-down menus in the Find palette not working on MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) issue is resolved.
  • Canvas Draw will no longer corrupt large files with many high resolution images on many pages during saving as CVD.

Supported File Formats

  • Import file formats: AI, BMP, CAL, CGM, CNV, CV5, CVDRAW, CVDTPL, CVI, CVS, CVX, DWG, DXF, EPS, GIF, ICO, IFF, JPG, PCD, PCX, PDF, PNG, PRN, PS, PSD, RTF, TGA, TIF, TPL, TXT, WBMP
  • Export file formats: BMP, CAL, CGM, CVD, CVDTPL, DWG, DXF, GIF, HTM, ICO, IFF, JPG, PCX, PDF, PNG, PSD, SVG, TIF, WBMP

Known Issues

  • When applying another font to texts with UPPERCASE, lowercase, or Title style, the style will be lost.
  • Document Scale/Drawing Scale can be set to an Illustration document only.
  • Copy & Paste in RTF will not work from software like the Chrome web browser, which does not copy texts in RTF to the clipboard.
  • PDF – Adobe® Acrobat® (Advanced) export will convert texts of Postscript Type 1, Dfonts, and some Japanese fonts to paths even if you select “Embed subset” for the Font embedding. However, it should not be an issue to view or print such PDF files.
  • When a new blank document is active and you open a supported file, that blank new document will be replaced by the opening file. When you want to keep a blank new document, create an object first, and then open a file.
  • JPG files exported with the “Optimize Size” check box selected can be viewed with Safari or Preview on El Capitan (Mac OS X 10.11), not on Mac OS X 10.10 or earlier.
  • When importing Canvas and Canvas X files, objects that are not supported by Canvas Draw will be represented as rectangles.
  • AI import only supports AI files that are saved with “Create PDF Compatible File option” selected.
  • Date format which is set for Mac OS X is not respected in the Time column of the Comments & Markup palette.
  • “Mac App Store and identified developers” must be selected in Security & Privacy options of Mac OS X in order to detect a developer’s certificate for Canvas Draw.
  • Internet access is required to view the online Help. Offline Help is not available. Help files in PDF can be downloaded from the support page.

Not Supported

  • CNV, CVI, CVX, TPL are not supported for export.
  • “Preserve Canvas editing capabilities” is removed from the PDF Export Options dialog box.
  • The warning about opening a PDF file in the PDF Import Options dialog box is removed.
  • “Make Permanent” check box is removed in Font Match dialog box. Fonts will be always substituted permanently; user should save it as another file name if s/he wants to keep the original document.
  • Bound text objects do not support text flow from one text object to another.
  • Pressing [option] + [command] keys to select the previously selected tool in the Toolbox is removed.
  • EPSF Import Options dialog box is removed. Objects are simply placed in the document.
  • Soft Hyphen is removed from the Insert Char drop-down menu in the Properties bar and from Edit | Insert.
  • Text | Style | Bold, Italic, Small Caps are no longer supported. However, when a font has Bold or Italic or both styles, you can still apply by selecting an appropriate font style.

More Information

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  • Support

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