Skim

Licence: BSD License
Version 1.4.7 | Release Date: 2013-12-02 | Download

Version 1.4.7 - Bugs Fixed:

Fix vertical direction for scroll tool.
Workaround for initial PDF display bug on Mavericks.
Fix hang in note tool modes.
Workaround for system writing bug on Mavericks.
Code-sign all components.
Draw new line notes from start point to end point.
Improve automatic text detection for notes.

Version 1.4.3 | Release Date: 2013-02-04 | Download

Changes since 1.4.1

Bugs Fixed
• Fix saving of notes as RTF from notes document.
• Avoid Mountain Lion bug when converting PostScript.
• Remember export save option.
• Improve efficiency of freehand note drawing.

Changes since 1.4

Bugs Fixed
• Fix selector name leading to serious exception.

Changes since 1.3.22

NOTE: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) is no longer supported as of 1.4

New Features
• New hidden preference to disable automatic search after opening from Spotlight.
• Add PDF-TeX sync preset for Sublime Text 2.
• Use save options for export without notes or with embedded notes.
• Delete notes using tablet erase tool.

Bugs Fixed
• No mouse event coalescing during drawing of freehand notes.

Changes since 1.3.21

New Features
• Add Simplified Chinese localization (Thanks LiFeng Zhang).

Bugs Fixed
• Fix centering of sync point.

Changes since 1.3.20

New Features
• Scripting support for some presentation options.
• Make grouped search result sortable.
• Allow setting text note alignment in preferences.

Bugs Fixed
• Reset tool tips for notes.

Changes since 1.3.19

New Features
• Allow customizing columns for notes table.

Bugs Fixed
• Fix type select cancel event.
• Fix scripting of modification date and document info.
• Make sure search results are ordered according to page position.
• Fix displayline script for SyncTeX support for Lion.
• Avoid loss of file location that can happen due to bug in Lion.
• Fix note redrawing for large line widths.
• Allow editing multiple page transition at once.

Changes since 1.3.18

New Features
• Extend freehand notes when having CapsLock pressed.
• Improve resizing.
• Restore Previous Session item in Bookmarks menu.
• Use Command-Arrow to collapse or expand all table of contents items.

Bugs Fixed
• Update SyncTeX to latest version 1.16, various bug fixes.
• Fix OpenMeta tags support.
• Allow phrases using double-quotes when searching with Whole Words Only.
• Change some zoom action shortcuts consistent with Preview and to avoid conflicts.
• Improvements to find field.
• Fix display update after changes to media box.
• Remember height of split PDF after closing.

Changes since 1.3.17

New Features
• Hold Option key to show content of a session bookmark.
• Remember search options between documents.
• Allow setting the folder to save downloads in.

Bugs Fixed
• Make sure zoom popups in snapshots are shown in Lion.
• Prevent certain save, convert, and copy operations when printing is not allowed.
• Avoid a Lion system bug in the updater.

Changes since 1.3.16

New Features
• Remove find bar using escape.
• Command-click on split PDF to go to a point in the main view.

Bugs Fixed
• Fix AppleScript support for selections on Lion.
• Improve printing support on Lion.
• Clear selection on mouse down in Move, Magnify, and Select tool mode.
• Rotate the page below the mouse when using gestures.
• Initially display snapshots after they're fully set up.
• Make sure search field in notes document is always shown when initiating a search.
• Disable Lion's built-in window restoration feature.

Changes since 1.3.15

Bugs Fixed
• Fix full screen support on Lion.
• Fix preview tool tips.
• Improve displayline script for .dvi and .xdv files.

Changes since 1.3.14

New Features
• Support for "open location" script command.
• Support some URL open parameters, if we receive them.
• Replace the find bpanel by a scope bar in the window.
• Support Outlook email client.
• Hold Option in actual size toolbar button for physical size.
• AppleScript support for downloads.

Bugs Fixed
• Allow numeric pad keys for type select.
• Update Get Info window when information changes.
• Fix position of synctex indication.
• Fixes to German localization.
• Improvements to preferences: layout, animation, and next/previous actions.

Changes since 1.3.13

New Features
• New hidden default for image smoothing.
• Support select script command.
• Allow AppleScript select command to animate the selection.
• Improved search highlighting, use arrows to move through selected results.

Bugs Fixed
• Don't scale down pages when printed by default.
• Remove Move to Trash menu item as it is incompatible with text editing.
• Scale font passed to accessibility.

Version 1.3.13 | Release Date: 2011-03-28 | Download
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Version 1.3.8 | Release Date: 2010-08-09 | Download

Release notes for Skim version 1.3.8

Bugs Fixed
* Fix fullscreen window placement on secondary screens.
* More improvements to fullscreen suport.
* Reenable font menu shortcuts.

Version 1.3.3 | Release Date: 2009-12-11 | Download

Release Notes for Skim version 1.3.3

New Features
* Use standard status bar and divider styles and animate dividers.
* Hitting Enter in tables simulates double-click, hitting Space scrolls.
* Allow exporting PDFs that were encrypted with embedded notes, at least when PDFkit lets us.
* New hidden preference to allow windows above presentation level.

Bugs Fixed
* Show colors in table for .skim documents.
* Try to display the full page when scrolling to a find result.
* Make sure the window title is synchronized when leaving full screen or presentation mode.
* Re-enable conversion of PDF annotations to Skim notes.
* Make searching a bit more efficient.
* Safer save when user permission is needed.
* Add newline in RTFD export template.
* Fix page bubble in preview tooltips.

Version 1.3.2 | Release Date: 2009-10-28 | Download

Bugs Fixed

• Fix offset of color swatches in notes table.
• Fix mixup of cursor images.
• Update colors for history highlighting when key state changes.
• Fix adding favorite colors by option-drop.
• Reenable tool-tip preview on links and anchored notes.
• Fix initial opening of table of contents pane.
• Coerce initial scripting properties passed in with "make" command.
• Workaround for memory problems with full screen fade out on some hardware.
• Some fixes to AppleScript support.
• Allow saving notes to locked and read-only files when permission is granted.
• Fix PDFSync support.

Version 1.2.4 | Release Date: 2009-07-20 | Download

Changes since 1.2.3

New Features
* The Split PDF feature is now also available in Full Screen mode.
* You can now open folders containing files Skim recognizes.
* New hidden preference to hide full screen side panels when they are closed.
* Enable tablet scribbling in presentation mode.
* Extend freehand notes by holding down Shift.

Bugs Fixed
* Always enable zoom slider in full screen navigation controls.
* Continuously auto-scroll during certain drags.
* Fix reopening documents from a session bookmark.
* Fix reading of setup bookmarks.
* Workaround for Tiger crasher due to uncommitted editors.
* Don't let PDFKit animate page transitions when Skim already does.
* Always activate open or minimized windows when clicking the dock icon.
* Use correct rotation for placeholder thumbnail.
* Avoid hang due to thumbnail drawing.

Version 1.2.1 | Release Date: 2009-02-04 | Download
  • Add preset for synchronization with TeXMaker and AlphaX.
  • New AppleScript command to convert PDF annotations to Skim notes.
  • Handle PDF files in Skim's Spotlight importer, so Skim notes can be searched.
  • Add alternate contextual menu in notes table to edit text in a separate window.
  • Black screen feature in Presentation mode, use the 'b' key.
  • Improved AppleScript support for rich text
  • The width of the reading bar is now sticky.
  • Set fill color from Favorite Colors toolbar item when holding the Option key.
  • Add Traditional Chinese localization (thanks Jim Chiu!).
  • Some initial support for Open Meta tags. Readable by ApppleScript and saved with Save As and Export as PDF.
  • Rotate pages in the correct direction using gestures.
  • Use larger margins around selectable text.
  • Show find panel on the current space.
  • Ignore mouse moved events for PDF-TeX synchronization.
  • Fix Quick Look generator for Freehand notes.
  • Prevent clipped small toolbar buttons on Tiger.
  • Fix Help on PDF-TeX synchronization.
  • Respect page rotation in copied TIFF images.
  • Better conversions of PDF annotations to Skim notes.
  • Prefer using SyncTeX over PDFSync.
  • Improvements to template support.
  • Fix resizing and tracking rect of full screen side panels.
  • Make freehand note tool mode accessible through shortcuts.
  • Make sure full screen windows fill the screen after illegal moves in Spaces.
  • Fix row height in thumbnail and snapshot tables.
  • Display more context around a selected find result.
  • Full screen windows are now shown on all Spaces to avoid inconsistencies.
  • Fix automatic cropping of a single page.
  • Make sure the window is redrawn after a reload.
  • Improved thread safety for dvi conversion.
Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2008-11-25 | Download
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Version 1.1.13 | Release Date: 2008-09-22 | Download

New Features
* Allow editing the text of generic non-anchored notes using a little window.
* New bookmark to save the current session.
* New bookmark for a file including full setup. Hold down Shift and Option to see the menu item.
* New hidden preferecen to disable preview tool tips in tables.
* Replace the Italian localization (Thanks Mauro Mazzieri!).
* Renamed hidden default to use sequential instead of logical page numbering.
* Expand some table of contents items initially.

Bugs Fixed
* Improvement to finding the editor script for a preset synchronization, fixes sync for BBEdit.
* Remove incomplete Italian localization.
* Avoid empty window titles for note windows.
* Avoid keeping the system from going to sleep.
* Fix a bug that could cause a hang when using the note table.
* Fix some leaks.
* Fix page numbers in thumbnail table in Spanish localization.
* Updated SyncTeX support, containing fixes for ConTeXt.
* Ignore some more errors due to unsupported extended attributes when reading notes failed.
* Make sure any edit in the note table is committed before saving.
* Explicitly resolve symlinks in file names used by PDFSync and SyncTeX, as Apple fails us.
* Improved accessibility overrides, hopefully fixes a crasher.

Version 1.1.4 | Release Date: 2008-04-30 | Download

New Features

  • Go to selected note from table using Enter key.
  • Many improvements to accessibility. Add accessibility information to toolbvar buttons, and to notes and links in the PDF.
  • Use Control-Option-arrow to resize notes to avoid conflict with Spaces.

Bugs Fixed

  • Fix crasher on Tiger due to font preference control.
  • Fix undo of text for anchored note.
  • Open PDF with wrong extension as PDF instead of PostScript.
  • Fix AppleScript save command with file type passed on Leopard.
  • Fix keyboard selection of active note or link.
  • Fix crasher when setting empty text in anchored note.
Version 1.1.2 | Release Date: 2008-03-28 | Download

New Features

  • Use dark toolbar images on Tiger.
  • Allow printing without dialog from AppleScript.

Bugs Fixed

  • Fix opening DVI files.
  • Allow opening linked PDFs from notes document.
  • Fix printing on Tiger.
  • Improve toolbar validation.
  • Fix conversion of PDF annotations to Skim notes.
Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2008-03-19 | Download

Changes since 1.1

Bugs Fixed
* Fix printing problems.
* Reinsert missing toolbar icons.

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2008-03-19 | Download

Changes since 1.0.3

New Features
* Navigate through pages using left/right arrow buttons when there is no horizontal scroll bar.
* Add alternate menu item to navigate synchronously in all open documents (use Control).
* More consistent and Leopard compatible toolbar buttons.
* Print panel improvements. Allow setting auto-rotate in print panel, and on Leopard allow setting page auto-scaling and show a preview.
* Using Command-arrow in the note table now selects and scrolls to the selected note or highlight.
* Reading bar now centers vertically when moved through keyboard shortcuts.
* Copied images are now fully cropped, including their media box.
* Allow changing the media box through AppleScript.
* More descriptive menu titles for alternate Auto Crop menu items.
* Full screen navigation buttons are now activated at the bottom of the screen by default. Can be changed with a hidden preference.
* Add search options in a contextual menu of the PDF search field.

Bugs Fixed
* Remove Spotlight search criteria from initial search string.
* Use more reliable method to determine whether to use metric units.
* Don't round off scaling of snapshots.
* Fix Copy contextual menu in notes table.
* Make sure a font exists before using it.
* Fix resizing of cancel button in update progress panel.
* Remove duplicate tool tips from notes and links.
* Make sure the document is not mrked dirty after undoing e.g. page rotation.
* Fix height of toolbar buttons on Leopard.
* Workaround for a Leopard PDFKit leading to exceptions in snapshots.
* Fix removal of preview tool tip in some situations.
* Fix preview tool tip refreshing on Leopard.
* Draw nothing in line preview for zero line width.

Version 1.0.3 | Release Date: 2008-01-12 | Download

Changes since 1.0.2

New Features
* Add hidden defaults for modifiers of reading bar navigation and resizing shortcuts.

Bugs Fixed
* Revert shortcuts for reading bar navigation and resizing shortcuts to Option-arrow and Shift-Option-arrow.
* Rename some AppleScript properties of default line styles to avoid conflicts.
* Avoid tracking rects during load. Fixes a bug that prevented loading of some PDFs.
* Don't bounce the application icon in the dock when showing the progress bar, e.g. during reload.
* Don't auto-rotate printed pages. This can be changed in Page Setup after choosing Skim from the Settings popup button.

Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2008-01-08 | Download

New Features
* Use page label when present in default export template rather than page index + 1.
* Hidden default to remove reload alert. Use at your own risk.

Bugs Fixed
o Finally avoid a Leopard bug that often led to blank windows.
o Improvements to Fit To PDF.
o Printing from snapshots now prints the document.
o Fix minimum size of French update window.

Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-22 | Download

New Features

  • Setting to auto-rotate printed pages in the Page Setup sheet now sticks for new documents and between sessions.

Bugs Fixed

  • Make sure relative links are completed. Fix an Apple crasher for relative links.
  • Fix file extension for initial choice of exported file type in Leopard.
  • Fix crashing bugs Spanish localization.
Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2007-12-07 | Download
  • Automatically select the proper paper size in the print info.
  • Add support for Keyspan Frontrow remote control.
  • Change the shortcuts for moving and resizing of the reading bar to avoid conflicts with Spaces on Leopard.
  • New keys for note type icons to be used in RTFD export templates.
  • Add Russian localization. (Thanks Michael Krekin!)
  • Add QuickLook plugin for PDF bundles and Skim notes files.
  • Add support for counters in export template.
  • Show page number in window title.
  • Really prevent selection in Leopard for context menu.
  • Fix remote control support.
  • Fix empty thumbnails that could sometimes occur.
  • Fix transition popup in French localization.
  • More efficient gradient drawing.
  • Faster save of disk image on Leopard.
  • Fix line widths that could sometimes be wrong.
  • Smoother first transition in presentation mode.
  • Fix a possible crasher in DVI converter.
  • Fix segmented buttons on Leopard, shift images and use consistent style.
  • Smoother animation of button when swapping find tables.
  • Fix an exception that prevented toolbar customization on Leopard.
  • Reduce some unnecessary memory usage.
  • Always synchronize full screen zoom button.
Version 1.0RC2 | Release Date: 2007-11-20 | Download

Changes since 1.0RC1

New Features
* Allow grouping search result by page.
* Allow multiple selection in note table.
* Add script to SharedSupport in Skim bundle to create a disk image, used by Save Disk Image.
* Allow moving the navigation buttons in full screen modes.
* More note preference settings are now available from AppleScript.
* Add german localization (thanks Jonas Zimmermann!)
* Add menu items to go to a marked page.
* New alternate menu action to zoom fit to height or width, make Physical Size an alternate item. Press the Option key to see an alternate item.
* Implement zoom actions for snapshots.

Bugs Fixed
* Use font size from defaults in bookmarks table.
* Toggle utility panels instead of only showing them.
* Don't select for a contextual menu on Leopard for tool modes ather than Text Tool Mode.
* Don't set the size fo new anchored notes from the current selection.
* Remove auto-saved .skim notes backup when there are no notes.
* Prevent running Skim on pre-Tiger systems.
* Only warn when saving notes in extended attributes fails and a .skim backup is automatically saved.
* Fix a crasher when reading a PDF.
* Try to ignore hyphenation for default text of a note from a selection.
* Order windows in the Windows menu alphabetically.
* Fix a leak.
* Fix text export template.
* Workaround for a bug in the page history on Tiger.

Version 1.0RC1 | Release Date: 2007-11-05 | Download
  • Add an alternative page toolbar item with buttons to go to the first or last page.
  • Rotate preview tool tip for rotated pages.
  • Hidden default to automatically reload files changed on disk without notes. Use at your own risk.
  • Allow to directly add a new bookmark to a folder.
  • Split the overcrowded View menu into two separate menus.
  • Allow automatic reloading of DVI files changed on disk.
  • Use "string" key instead of "contents" to allow saving the full text of embedded anchored notes on Leopard. This may affect custom templates.
  • Add preference for the font size used in text tables.
  • New utility window to add new notes.
  • New alternate composited zoom toolbar items.
  • New action to convert PDF annotations added in other PDF editors to Skim note. Intended for use on Leopard.
  • You can now resize notes in all directions using improved anchor points.
  • Fix button autoresizing in French update window.
  • Update status bar after reloading.
  • Fix remaining reading bar when moving it at top or bottom of page.
  • More efficient template parsing.
  • Fix removal of empty space around template tags.
  • Correctly remove empty space around template tags in template parsing.
  • Add a remark in the preferences on how to set the default view settings.
  • Fix saving of bookmarks, they could be corrupted when the file was deleted.
  • Rename the label of a toolbar item.
  • Fix a leak.
  • Fix scripting support for default view settings.
  • Fix saving of recently viewed pages and snapshots.
  • Fix autoresizing row heights in note table.
  • Leopard fixes for magnify and highlight note tools, text note editing, reversed gradients, and dirtying landscape PDFs.
  • Fix reverting DVI files.
  • Avoid an infinite loop when converting DVI.
  • Fix zoom buttons in snapshot and split PDF view scroller on Leopard.
  • Don't use the size of the selection for ne anchored notes.
  • Use bash shell in pdfsync forward search script, as sh does not work on Leopard.
Version 0.9.3 | Release Date: 2007-10-11 | Download

Changes since 0.9.2

New Features
* Support for smaller comparison condition in templates.
* Hide preview tool tip after a few seconds.
* Make reading bar resizable, drag the bottom of the bar or use Control-Option-arrow keys.
* Allow condition tags comparing two properties in text templates.

Bugs Fixed
* Fix French and Italian localization of bookmarks window.
* Respect stickyness of closed contents pane, unless table of contents should always be shown.
* Don't search for an empty string, as this leads to a crash.
* Avoid locking the PDF file.
* Fix a check to enable presentation page transitions.
* Allow non-ASCII characters in the paths passd to pdfsync forward search scripts.
* Fix layout problems of the PDF when resizing the window.
* Use subdirectory of temporary directory for DVI conversion.

Version 0.9.1 | Release Date: 2007-09-11 | Download

New Features

  • Allow copying and auto-resizing rows in note documents.
  • Allow viewing FDF files in Skim.
  • Add a status bar to document window for notes.
  • Update French localization.
  • Remember window location and size for notes documents.

Bugs Fixed

  • Really save FDF data in bundle.
  • Fix a crasher in the skim notes window.
  • Try to reconstruct split of short contents and larger text in anchored notes from FDF files.
  • Allow opening PDF bundles saved with older version of Skim.
  • Fix exported FDF for items without a border.
Version 0.9 | Release Date: 2007-09-11 | Download

New Features
* Use blue background for some tables.
* Name files inside a bundle the same as the bundle.
* Add contextual menu items to note window to auto-size a single row or all rows.
* Support for import and export of FDF files, allowing interchange of notes with Adobe.
* New hidden default for the size of the preview tool-tip.
* Keep the color of a text note while editing.

Bugs Fixed
* Always use the currebnt selection for snapshots when available.
* Show full size of the content of a PDF bundle in info window.
* Fix a crasher when loading a password protected file.
* Update page labels and page clumn widths when unlocking a file.
* Report failing type-select in the status bar.
* Allow non-ASCII characters, such as accents, in type-select.
* Make sure the message in the search results table changes at the end of a search.
* Fix delete using delete key in note table.

Version 0.9 | Release Date: 2007-09-10 | Download

New Features
* Use blue background for some tables.
* Name files inside a bundle the same as the bundle.
* Add contextual menu items to note window to auto-size a single
row or all rows.
* Support for import and export of FDF files, allowing
interchange of notes with Adobe.
* New hidden default for the size of the preview tool-tip.
* Keep the color of a text note while editing.

Bugs Fixed
* Always use the currebnt selection for snapshots when available.
* Show full size of the content of a PDF bundle in info window.
* Fix a crasher when loading a password protected file.
* Update page labels and page clumn widths when unlocking a file.
* Report failing type-select in the status bar.
* Allow non-ASCII characters, such as accents, in type-select.
* Make sure the message in the search results table changes at
the end of a search.
* Fix delete using delete key in note table.

Version 0.8 | Release Date: 2007-09-04 | Download

Changes since 0.7

New Features
* Hold down Shift key while moving the end points of a line to restrict the angle of a line to multiples of 45 degrees.
* You can now save the PDF and notes together in a bundle. This format is safe for email and version control.
* Notes in PDF bundles can be searched through Spotlight.
* The skimnotes command line tool can now use the standard input or standard output.
* The skimnotes command line tool now won't write empty notes.
* New preferences for default fontto use for anchored notes.
* New hidden default to keep notes on top by defaul.
* You can now double-click in the table of search results or the table of contents to force going back to the link.
* New "Select None" menu item in the Edit menu.
* Added tool-tips in the note table.
* Added a link to the Wiki in the Help menu.
* New hidden default to add the Skim creator code to files it saves. Setting this can cause PDFs saved by Skim to be opened by Skim.
* New hidden defaults for the default size of new notes.

Bugs Fixed
* Add white outline to magnify cursors so they are visible on a dark background.
* Adjust the size of page columns so they use as little space as possible.
* Periodically save current documents, so the last open files can be opened after a crash.
* Fix editing of lines.
* Show the snapshot cursor only when pressing the mouse.
* Unarchive notes as text in skimnotes command line tool.
* Fix a crasher with search highlighting when reloading the document.
* Update French localization.
* Scale page thumbnails proportionally to avoid a PDFKit bug.
* Fix of a leak in the note window. This should also improve stickyness of the note window position and size.
* Change the creator code for Skim, as the one we used was already registered.
* The toolbar items to add notes now can be clicked using the spacebar when selected.

Version 0.7 | Release Date: 2007-08-27 | Download

New Features

* You can now resize all rows of the notes table to view the full text.
* PDFSync from the editor now shows an indication of the target location.
* The tool tip of the table of contents and the table of search results now shows a preview of the target location.
* New toolbar item to add new note and highlights.
* Added contextual menus for tables.
* New menu item to save a disk image with the saved file. Useful for protecting and sending files with a large number of notes.
* Choosing Auto for the zoom of a snapshot auto-resizes the currently shown area rather than the full page.
* PDF view can now provide selected PDF for services.
* Skim can now download PDFs from remote URLs, which can be provided on the clipboard, dropped on the Skim icon, or through Services.
* Added a service to open selected PDF in Skim.
* Added a new item in the page setup sheet to automatically rotate pages for printing. Choose Skim from the Settings popup.
* You can now drag the image from an anchored notes window.
* Added type-select to quickly move to a page or an item in a table.
* You can now preview the image linked to an anchored note.
* Added some copy and delete actions as well as contextual menus to various tables.
* Some interface improvements.

Bugs Fixed

* Fix spell checking freeze for single page PDFs.
* Selecting text is now completely disabled in presentation mode.
* Changed shortcuts of Search PDF and Presentation to be consistent with other application.
* Improvements to the Find panel. We now synchronize with the global find pasteboard.
* Fix searching for application support folder on computer or network domain.
* Fix automatic determination of landscape printing for rotated documents.
* Reset thumbnails, table of contents, page labels and snapshots after unlocking an encrypted document.
* Allow copying text from copy protected documents.
* Disable printing and export with embedded notes of print protected files, as it doesn't do anything anyway.
* Disable full screen modes when the document is unlocked, as it has side effects.
* Fix dragging end points of lines on rotated pages.
* Fix copying PDF selection from rotated pages.
* Hopefully fix some problems with the placement of fullscreen windows.
* Fix window title for single page documents.
* Fix rounding problems when joining highlights.
* Implement Home and End keys in tables.
* Fix a possible crasher when reloading a file.
* Fix placement of full screen windows on secondary screens.
* Open all snapshots fom a previous run.

Version 0.6.1 | Release Date: 2007-07-26 | Download

Changes since 0.6

Bugs Fixed
* Fix updater.
* Make sure side panes are opened at the saved widths.
* Fix a typo in the scripting dictionary.

Version 0.6 | Release Date: 2007-07-26 | Download

Changes since 0.5.1

New Features
* Default print settings automatically choose landscape for wide pages.
* Hidden preference for custom dvi conversion utilitiesto read DVU (e.g. dvips).
* You can now spell-check a PDF.
* Animated page transitions for your presentations. A large set of default transitions is provided.
* You can now quickly go to a page in presentation mode using the Show Contents Pane action, or by pressing "t".
* You can now search notes displayed in the table.
* New View menu item to show the file at the real size at which it would be printed.
* Added a Speech menu to Edit menu.
* Added keyboard shortcuts 'p' and 'a' to toggle pages and auto-resize in presentation mode.
* Added French localization. (Thanks Corentin Cras-Méneur!)

Bugs Fixed
* Correct display of zero line width in Line inspector panel.
* Fix broken Note preferences in Italian localization.
* Improved security for PDFSync, escape special shell characters.
* Most tool modes now don't show the hand cursor, as you cannot drag.
* Notes and highlights are not printed anymore when they are hidden.
* Shortcuts to quickly change tool modes is changed to Option-Command-arrow, to avoid conflicts with moving notes (was Shift-arrow).
* Disable invalid menu actions in presentation mode.
* You can now also exit full screen mode by pressing action when a side panel is opened. Also some other actions are enabled in that case.
* You can now open PDF and PS files even if they happen to have the wrong extension.
* Fix layout issues in main window.
* Reopen snapshots after a reload at the correct zoom factor.
* Notes sorted by contents ignores case and uses numeric compare.
* Ignore empty Spotlight search text.

Version 0.5.1 | Release Date: 2007-07-12 | Download

Changes since 0.5

New Features
* Added some more sorting keys for use in text export templates.
* Reorganized document info window, with some new properties.
* You can now navigate through a presentation using mouse clicks.
* New toolbar items to open color, font, and line panels.
* Added an optional status bar, displaying the page number, number and pages, as well as informatino about the tool mode, if it applies.
* You can now print documents from AppleScript.
* Pdfsync from AppleScript now goes separately through the go command instead of the open command.
* You can now quickly rotate through tool modes using Shift-modified arrow keys.

Bugs Fixed
* Prevent chaching of update info for updater.
* Fix the default text export templates.
* Allow other active application windows in front of Skim in presentation mode.
* Show the keywords in the document info window.
* Fix notification of file changes on disk.
* Fix a crasher that occured when reverting a document containing notes.
* Prevent setting negative sizes from AppleScript.
* Skim can now find text export templates also in the local or network domain.
* Move Skim windows to the background when switching to another application in full screen or presentation mode.
* Hitting tab while editing a text note now end the edit. This fixes text noite editing in PDFs with fillable forms.
* Make sure the document's print settings are used for printing.
* Fix full screen window layout when the full screen window moves to another screen.

Version 0.5 | Release Date: 2007-07-06 | Download

Changes since 0.4.1

New Features
* You can now hide all notes and highlights.
* Remember last exported type.
* Keyboard shortcut for Export.
* Use menu button on Remote Control to switch between scrolling and navigation/zoom.
* You can now change the sort order of the note table.
* You can now display only certain types of notes and highlights in the note table.
* AppleScript support for revert of a document.
* Allow dragging of the reading bar from the region outside a page in any tool mode.
* Greatly enhance file update checking. Use kqueue notifications instead of a timer and check for complete PDF files.
* Smart auto-cropping of all pages separately, but keeping the same size, for unevenly scanned papers. Accessible through Control-Command-K.
* Improvements to magnify tool.
* Hidden defaults for magnification tool sizes.
* New hidden default for the maximum document page history length (SKMaximumDocumentPageHistoryCount).
* Extensions to AppleScript support. Support for selections, additional note properties; new revert, find, and join commands; allow creation of markups; many new properties for documents, pages, and notes.
* You can now change the icon type of anchored notes from the note's window to some standard proofreader marks.
* Hidden default for icon type of anchored notes (SKAnchoredNoteiconType).
* Skim now saves the file type and creator code.
* The reading bar is now shown on the thumbnails.
* Add border/line properties to circle, box, text and line notes. Accessible through a new inspector panel and AppleScript.
* Allow setting the interior (fill) color for circles and boxes. Select the check button at the bottom of the color panel.
* Add a TeX editor perset for LyX.
* You can now reopen snapshots from a previous run.
* New preferences for line styles and interior colors.
* You can now change the colors and line styles of notes using drag and drop.
* Hidden default for the timeout of Apple remote switch indication.
* You can now open DVI files with Skim. These are first converted to PostScript using the dvipdfmx tool, which must be installed as part of a ghostscript installation.
* New color swatch toolbar control to easily use a few default colors.

Bugs Fixed
* Use old-style check for network availability for the updater, as the newer API is not reliable for dial-up connections.
* Never add a new note on a click in note tool mode, because undoing such an addition can also remove a text edit in progress.
* Update the window title when the document is reloaded; the number of pages can change.
* Avoid possible crash due to tool-tip when reloading a document.
* Fix Apple bug for AppleScript support for saving with arbitrary file types.
* Fix AppleScript support for note color property.
* Add help about cropping pages.
* Start and end points for arrow notes in AppleScript are now relative to the page, and changing them automatically changes the bounds.
* The side panels in full screen mode are now hidden when you switch to another application.
* Renamed "Arrow" to "Line", as it now allows more general line styles. Also change some keyboard shortcuts.
* Enable Password menu item for encrypted files that are flagged as unlocked, as the latter is unreliable in PDFKit.
* Fix tab-loop for PDFs with fiallable forms. Also add some help about fillable forms.
* Fix issues with updating the color panel.
* Fix saving of window frames for shared windows.
* Scroll reading bar to visible when it is moved.
* Default text templates now sort the notes according to the page.
* Fix a bug that prevented adding notes in note tool mode on some places on the page.
* Snapshots are now reopened after reverting a document.
* The page chooser toolbar item now uses the page label (logical page) rather than in index.
* Increase maximal width of page column in note table.
* Links are now active in move tool mode.
* The rotation of text notes is now saved.

Version 0.5 | Release Date: 2007-07-05 | Download

New Features

  • You can now hide all notes and highlights.
  • Remember last exported type.
  • Keyboard shortcut for Export.
  • Use menu button on Remote Control to switch between scrolling and navigation/zoom.
  • You can now change the sort order of the note table.
  • You can now display only certain types of notes and highlights in the note table.
  • AppleScript support for revert of a document.
  • Allow dragging of the reading bar from the region outside a page in any tool mode.
  • Greatly enhance file update checking. Use kqueue notifications instead of a timer and check for complete PDF files.
  • Smart auto-cropping of all pages separately, but keeping the same size, for unevenly scanned papers. Accessible through Control-Command-K.
  • Improvements to magnify tool.
  • Hidden defaults for magnification tool sizes.
  • New hidden default for the maximum document page history length (SKMaximumDocumentPageHistoryCount).
  • Extensions to AppleScript support. Support for selections, additional note properties; new revert, find, and join commands; allow creation of markups; many new properties for documents, pages, and notes.
  • You can now change the icon type of anchored notes from the note's window to some standard proofreader marks.
  • Hidden default for icon type of anchored notes (SKAnchoredNoteIconType).
  • Skim now saves the file type and creator code.
  • The reading bar is now shown on the thumbnails.
  • Add border/line properties to circle, box, text and line notes. Accessible through a new inspector panel and AppleScript.
  • Allow setting the interior (fill) color for circles and boxes. Select the check button at the bottom of the color panel.
  • Add a TeX editor perset for LyX.
  • You can now reopen snapshots from a previous run.
  • New preferences for line styles and interior colors.
  • You can now change the colors and line styles of notes using drag and drop.
  • Hidden default for the timeout of Apple remote switch indication.
  • You can now open DVI files with Skim. These are first converted to PostScript using the dvipdfmx tool, which must be installed as part of a ghostscript installation.
  • New color swatch toolbar control to easily use a few default colors.

Bugs Fixed

  • Use old-style check for network availability for the updater, as the newer API is not reliable for dial-up connections.
  • Never add a new note on a click in note tool mode, because undoing such an addition can also remove a text edit in progress.
  • Update the window title when the document is reloaded; the number of pages can change.
  • Avoid possible crash due to tool-tip when reloading a document.
  • Fix Apple bug for AppleScript support for saving with arbitrary file types.
  • Fix AppleScript support for note color property.
  • Add help about cropping pages.
  • Start and end points for arrow notes in AppleScript are now relative to the page, and changing them automatically changes the bounds.
  • The side panels in full screen mode are now hidden when you switch to another application.
  • Renamed "Arrow" to "Line", as it now allows more general line styles. Also change some keyboard shortcuts.
  • Enable Password menu item for encrypted files that are flagged as unlocked, as the latter is unreliable in PDFKit.
  • Fix tab-loop for PDFs with fiallable forms. Also add some help about fillable forms.
  • Fix issues with updating the color panel.
  • Fix saving of window frames for shared windows.
  • Scroll reading bar to visible when it is moved.
  • Default text templates now sort the notes according to the page.
  • Fix a bug that prevented adding notes in note tool mode on some places on the page.
  • Snapshots are now reopened after reverting a document.
  • The page chooser toolbar item now uses the page label (logical page) rather than in index.
  • Increase maximal width of page column in note table.
  • Links are now active in move tool mode.
  • The rotation of text notes is now saved.
Version 0.4.1 | Release Date: 2007-05-30 | Download

New Features:

* Add a menu item in the Help menu to visit the web site.
* Add single-character shortcuts to change the note style in note mode (t, n, c, b, h, u, s, a).
* Fix PDFSync support to work with file names containing spaces.
* Add hidden default for activation of navigation buttons in presentation mode (SKActivatePresentationNavigationAtBottom).
* Start search using the find panel at the current page when there is no selection.
* Wrap selection using the find panel.
* Add support for apple remote control. It can be disabled through the hidden default SKEnableAppleRemote.
* Hidden defaults for line ending style of arrows (SKArrowNoteStartLineStyle, SKArrowNoteEndLineStyle).
* Hidden pref option for reading missing notes from separate .skim file (SKReadMissingNotesFromSkimFileOption).
* You can now open the corresponding PDF from a Skim Notes document.
* Skim can now read TIFF images from the clipboard.
* New select tool. Allows you to copy PDF and TIFF images from a section of a page.
* You can now search Skim note files from Spotlight.
* New Crop menu items and toolbar button.
* Cropping and page rotation are now undoable.
* Allow reverting a document when it has changed on disk.
* New menu item to set the selection from the content of the page.
* Hidden defaults for automatic crop box margins (SKAutoCropBoxMarginWidth, SKAutoCropBoxMarginHeight).
* New Zoom To Selection menu item and toolbar button.
* New preference option to open files fit to the PDF.
* You can now join markup highlights using shift-click, or by selecting a highlight before adding a new one.
* You can now supply templates for text export of notes. See the wiki for more information.

Bugs Fixed:

* Fixed installation of new versions by updater.
* Fix links in help.
* Don't create a new note in note tool mode on mousedown outside a page.
* Don't add new resizable notes in note tool mode when just clicking.
* You can now access links that are "hidden" by transparent highlights and arrows.
* Scroll reading bar to visible when it is shown.
* Scroll to previous position on page when reloading PDF.
* Escape spaces in TeX editor command.
* Thumbnails now use the current display box.
* Retry automatic reloading of files changed on disk a few times.

Version 0.3 | Release Date: 2007-05-12 | Download

New Features:

* Add shortcuts for bigger/smaller font sizes.
* Command-click a snapshot.
* We now print notes and highlights.
* Add copy/cut/paste items to the contextual menu, when they apply.
* You can now make a snapshot of a page by Command-clicking a thumbnail.
* Added Dutch localization.
* We now do not leave Full Screen when switching to another application.
* Export notes as RTF.
* Add preference options for default note/highlight colors and text note font.
* Add menu item to save the current PDF display settings to be used for new documents.
* Search results from the Find Panel are now also highlighted with a red oval.
* Select search field when opening the Contents pane in full screen mode.
* You can now reset all preferences or all preferences in a pane.
* Added Italian localization. (Thanks Andrea Bergia!)
* Screensaver and sleep are now disabled in Presentation mode.
* Skim can now return to the last page viewed in a document.
* Link tool tips now show the top of the text when the link refers to the (empty) top of a page.
* Skim can now also view separate Skim notes (.skim) files.
* Using Sparkle for automatic updating. (Thanks Andy Matuschak!)
* Display the number of pages in the title bar.
* Skim can now automatically backup a skim notes file whenever it saves a PDF file.
* You can now resize the current note using the arrow keys, when you hold down the Control key.
* Notes are now ordered according to page and location in page.
* Several improvements of Skim's custom tool-tips.
* Add a menu item to select the search field.
* You can now add arrows to a PDF document.
* You can now add notes from external .skim files rather than just overwriting them.
* PDFSync support. See the Wiki for more information.
* You can now set transparent colors from the color panel.
* You can now set separate PDF view settigns for full screen mode.
* Add a Look Up in Dictionary item to the contextual menu.
* You can now undo edits of notes and highlights.
* Add a hidden preference (SKActivateFullScreenNavigationAtBottom) to show the navigation buttons in full screen mode only when moving the mouse at the bottom of the screen.
* Add hidden preferences for the line widths of circles and boxes (SKCircleNoteLineWidth and SKSquareNoteLineWidth).
* New tool modes for ading notes or highlights.

Bugs Fixed:

* We now don't edit new text notes, so they can be moved, resized or deleted.
* We now make sure new notes are added to a visible page.
* Disable the TOC menu item when there is no TOC.
* Return to the location that was viewed when reloading a document.
* Search text in a PDf file asynchronously, so it does not block Skim.
* Fix crashes that can appear for links with missing URLs.
* Add separators in the Notes menu for categories.
* Fix a crasher when reverting a PDF-document.
* Fix typos in the Help and update for new features.
* Fix a crasher when reverting the document. Unfortunately this disabled tool tips.
* Open the contents pane to display the search term when opening from Spotlight.
* Save notes when auto-saving and exporting as PDF.
* Remember the width of notes pane.
* Fix leaks leading to excessive memory use.
* Fix back-tabbing through notes and links.
* Zooming using the scroll-wheel now only affects the current window.
* Lazy updating of page thumbnails to avoid slowdown when opening a file.

Version 0.2 | Release Date: 2007-04-02 | Download
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Version 1.3.9 | Release Date: 2007-01-01 | Download
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