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Next release of 5.05.05 - by favdb 04/12/2021 11:23

The next version 5.05.05 should be released on January 1, 2022, so it will be your New Year's gift. This version will come with a lot of new features, including the extension of the possibility to use an office tool, such as Writer or Word, as an external text editor. These new features have improved all the export functions globally. Curiously, this version, which includes a lot of new functions, is considerably lighter since its size has been reduced by almost 5MB. This is due to the fact that some APIs have been abandoned in favor of a much better integrated specific programming.

Release of 5.05.04 - by favdb 04/09/2021 00:00

Version 5.05.04 is available.

Many changes have been made, but most of themmade, but most of them will be invisible to you since they concern the code itself. Indeed, the program has been modified to improve its readability while facilitating maintenance. Here are the evolutions that will be directly visible to you:
- the wizard is now fully functional
- graphical improvement for reports (dark colors)
- export of sheets (info view), with modification of the dialog
- export of the info view in HTML
- export of tables "as is" (visible columns only)
- added choice of color for the TimeEvent
- creation of the "Timeline" view
- added a parameter for truncation in the Tree view
- activated Web links (Read, Info, Memos and Editor views)
- reordering of the scene date (fixed, relative)
- added duration for a scene
- added duration for an event
- reactivation of undo/redo shortcuts with addition of buttons
- added stabylo to highlight a passage
- ability to switch from HTML to Markdown and back
- possibility to activate/deactivate the scenario mode option
- extension of scenario mode to all functions (scene table, scene editor)
- adjustable column width in the "Manage chapters and scenes" view

Hopefully these improvements will be useful for you.

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oStorybook: discovering - by favdb 21/07/2021 14:52

Here is a small 3 pages document made by Bernard. He was kind enough to make it to help you discover the software. Of course it is very basic but quite useful for beginners.

If you also want to provide a document describing how you use oStorybook, I will gladly make it available to everyone.

Download link. (french document)

Domaine name - by favdb 05/02/2021 12:57

Due to a small banking problem the domain name ostorybook.eu might not be renewed in time, that is to say on February 9th. If you access the site via this domain, planned for the future version 6, you can continue to access it via the address http://ostorybook.tuxfamily.org/v5 which will remain operational.

Hightlighting - by favdb 23/01/2021 13:43

The "highlighter" will make its appearance with version 5.05.04.

Bernard, who has joined the development team, suggested to allow to highlight a part of the text. Indeed, he uses this in his work as a writer to mark parts of his text that do not fit in with the do not satisfy. It allows him to spot them quickly.

I'm sure others would like to have such a device, it's why the "highlighter" function has been added. How to use it? Nothing very sorcerer. In the text editor you select a part of text and then press the "Highlight" button next to it. paragraph style. The text is then highlighted in yellow.

Throughout the GUI the text will be highlighted. But what happens when exporting? You have the choice, via the menu Export > Options, of what you want to get. The alternatives are:

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5.05.03 publication - by favdb 25/12/2020 00:00

Version 5.05.03 is released. The notable evolution is the addition of the possibility to choose the look and feel, with a dark theme.

Did you know that? - by favdb 18/12/2020 23:55

It takes 1929 files to build oStorybook, including 1874 Java files for a total of 214982 lines of code. The specific part of oStorybook consists of 623 files, including 562 Java files for a total of 72789 lines of code.

And the other files, you may ask, what do they correspond to? They are icons for example, or message files, or configuration files.

5.05.02 publication - by favdb 31/08/2020 08:00

Version 5.02.02 is released. The most notable change is the addition of the "Footnote" function.

This version is dedicated to Mr. Thierry Crouzet, author, and through him to Pr Didier Pittet who offered to mankind the hydroalcoholic solution.

Publication of the 5.05.01 - by favdb 01/08/2020 08:51

PUBLICATION of version 5.05.01

1. EBOOK publication

It is now possible to publish your book as an ePub. This function is essential if you want to share your work on the Internet.

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Version 5.05.00 Magyar - by favdb 02/07/2020 13:29

Integration of Magyar translation

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