MathType release notes

WIRIS EDITOR was renamed as MathType in the release of February 2018. MathType 7 is a merge of classical MathType, WIRIS EDITOR and new apps developed for Google and Office Online.

TL;DR

Some customers reported a problem with MathType Desktop 7.1.1 for Mac in combination with Korean. Problem solved! You will find the new fixed version in our store.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [DESKTOP-597] Fixed crash when top menu is clicked when system language is Korean.

TL;DR

We have improved the image quality of inserted equations in MathType for Google, especially when printed.

New Features

  • [EDITOR-2624] - Google docs Add-on. Automatically decide the proper DPI's on the render service with given constraints.

Improvements

  • [EDITOR-2567] - License dialog: watch if the parent process dies.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [EDITOR-1630] - Fixed accessibility for real and imaginary parts.
  • [EDITOR-2589] - Fixed duplicate selection when inserting something while the edge of a box is selected.
  • [EDITOR-2609] - Added encoding for services (such as /tick).
  • [EDITOR-2610] - Fixed latex2mathml conversion with a_\text{b}.
  • [EDITOR-2631] - Fixed accessibility for mfenced with a parenthesis and a void delimiter.
  • [EDITOR-2651] - Fixed alignment for parenthesis in PDF.
  • [EDITOR-2652] - Fixed: Editor should be aware of the language it was initialized with.

TL;DR

  • Automatic updates: from now on, MathType will be able to install on-the-fly the new versions we publish without the user having to download it through the store.
  • We have got rid of several annoying messages for the users.
  • Some bugs fixed, especially regarding Mac stability.

Have a nice edition ;-)

New Features

  • [DESKTOP-10] - Automatic Updates.

Improvements

  • [DESKTOP-530] - Modify all HTTP links to go to wiris.com instead of dessci.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [DESKTOP-248] - [Windows 6.9c, build 61] Fixed: Equations deleted when processed with the Convert Equations command.
  • [DESKTOP-560] - [Mac] Fixed: Check if MT is running during Installation.
  • [DESKTOP-536] - [Mac 7.x] Fixed crash when trying to add an equation in Pages.
  • [DESKTOP-544] - [Mac 7.x] Fixed crashes on insert inline/display or insert object.
  • [DESKTOP-553] - [Mac 7.x] Fixed: Copy/Paste MathType dialog is displaying when pasting callout shapes in Word 2016.
  • [DESKTOP-527] - [Mac 7.x] Fixed wrong resizing of formulas in Office 2016 (16.12).
  • [DESKTOP-531] - [Windows] Fixed: Custom toolbar is deleted when MT is closed.
  • [DESKTOP-569] - [Windows] Fixed wrong year in copyright in "About MathType" box.
  • [DESKTOP-570] - [Windows] Fixed: Installation aborts if MT is open.
  • [DESKTOP-541] - [Windows 7.1] Fixed: Installer doesn't uninstall MT7.0
  • [DESKTOP-548] - [Windows 7.1.0 (302)] Fixed "SysReleaseString" error when launching MathType.
  • [DESKTOP-540] - [Windows 7.1.0 (302)] Fixed: site licenses should allow other user accounts access to MathType
  • [DESKTOP-538] - [MathType 7] Toggle Tex command fails when toggling Tex back to MathType equation.
  • [DESKTOP-532] - [Windows 6.9 - 7] Fixed unusable toolbars in MTW 7.
  • [DESKTOP-572] - Fixed: Do not notify the user on automatic update checks if he already uses the latest version.
  • [DESKTOP-480] - Fixed: DemoState is ignored when MT is called via IDataObject or IDispatch
  • [DESKTOP-504] - MT version format changed.

New Features

  • [EDITOR-2577] - Matrix column alignment by symbol and by relation.
  • [EDITOR-2595] - New stretchy character: german symbol for line and segment.
  • [EDITOR-2623] - Parameter added to make formulas read-only.

Improvements

  • [EDITOR-2585] - Added nudging control buttons in the contextual tab.
  • [EDITOR-2561] - License dialog: detect if the user changes the system date to bypass our protection.
  • [EDITOR-2562] - License dialog: implement the validate & renewal system
  • [EDITOR-2564] - License dialog: translate to japanese
  • [EDITOR-2600] - Handle delimiters ($, $$...) when pasting LaTeX.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [EDITOR-2579] - Fixed accessibility in context tab.
  • [EDITOR-2580] - Fixed <mpadded> accessibility
  • [EDITOR-2581] - Fixed <mpadded> LaTeX.
  • [EDITOR-2582] - Fixed <mpadded> content MathML.
  • [EDITOR-2586] - Select only current line on double click on multiline formulas.
  • [EDITOR-2587] - Fixed fence alignment for Content MathML.
  • [EDITOR-2588] - Fixed fence alignment for LaTeX.
  • [EDITOR-2598] - Delete sections with "empty" items when removing all visible items inside.
  • [EDITOR-2614] - Fixed: changing toolbar tabs with an extra section open makes the extra section remain open in the top left corner of the screen.
  • [EDITOR-2628] - Box for German symbol for vector and line enlarged.

New Feature

  • [DESKTOP-509] - MT7 with MT6 product key
  • [DESKTOP-523] - Display a warning message with a link to MathType6 when the user inserts a MathType6 license.

Improvement

  • [DESKTOP-506] - Silent activation for all users in setup.exe.
  • [DESKTOP-265] - MathType silent install for MathType trial.
  • [DESKTOP-20] - Windows Installer improved.
  • [DESKTOP-461] - Multiple user MathType registration.
  • [DESKTOP-512] - Changed version number in VersionCheck.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [DESKTOP-517] - [Mac] Crashes fixed.
  • [DESKTOP-495] - [Mac] Fixed issues with Pages and Keynote.
  • [DESKTOP-490] - [Windows, Mac] Fixed wrong warning about expired product in Word and ribbon disabled when clicking EXIT in license dialog.
  • [DESKTOP-498] - [Windows, Standalone] Fixed permissions to save preference file into default preferences folder.
  • [DESKTOP-501] - [Windows] Fixed special characters (like ü) displayed incorrectly in Setup error pop-up windows.
  • [DESKTOP-507] - Fixed font installer setup issues.
  • [DESKTOP-511] - Fixed: Installing fonts on top of existing MT fonts, ignores the version of the installed fonts and creates another copy of the same font.
  • [DESKTOP-515] - Backwards compatibility with MT6: integration with eXtyles fixed.
  • [DESKTOP-516] - Include current version in the VersionCheck.
  • [DESKTOP-522] - [Mac] Fixed installation issues.

New Features

  • [EDITOR-2544] - Added custom fence alignment.
  • [EDITOR-2547] - Added nudging: ctrl+shift+arrow keys to move boxes pixel by pixel.
  • [EDITOR-2549] - Added paste LaTeX functionality.

Improvements

  • [EDITOR-614] - Fixed Ctrl/Shift + Insert (a copy and paste method from the 80's!).
  • [EDITOR-2550] - Fixed double-click to select the immediate box.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [EDITOR-2569] - Fixed horizontal color when the background changes.
  • [EDITOR-2570] - Fixed horizontal caret on wrapping.
  • [EDITOR-2583] - Fixed <mpadded> navigation.
  • [EDITOR-2591] - Fixed double-click on iOS and Android.
  • [EDITOR-2593] - Fixed double click on IE11.
  • [EDITOR-2594] - Fixed paste on IE11.

Improvements

  • [EDITOR-2548] - Adjusted caret underline under the box where it is.
  • [EDITOR-2554] - Products (editor, hand, plugins) rebranded to MathType.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [EDITOR-2533] - Fixed bug when setting parameter display: inline.
  • [EDITOR-2537] - Allow accessibility with two or more namespaces.
  • [EDITOR-2556] - Fixed vertical caret crossing multiple lines in sub/sups and under/overs.

New Feature

  • [EDITOR-2516] [Desktop] - Created a library to validate licenses for Mac.
  • [EDITOR-2534] [Desktop] - Translated the License class to PHP.

Improvements

  • [EDITOR-2498] - Word plugin updated.
  • [EDITOR-2535] [Desktop] - Implemented the new licensing system.

Bugs & minor improvements resolved

  • [EDITOR-2497] - Fixed style inheritance after inserting a big operator.
  • [EDITOR-2512] - Fixed license initialization problem.
  • [EDITOR-2515] - Fixed TAB focus on unknown elements.
  • [EDITOR-2532] - Internal clipboard textarea can be focused while tabbing.
  • [EDITOR-2539] - Fixed issue with newlines in MathML sometimes breaking the editor.
  • [EDITOR-2526] - Added button for separated (determinant) matrices.
  • [EDITOR-1650] - Fixed touch position issues in Android and iOS related to the zoom.
  • [EDITOR-2179] - Fixed mouse position on IE10 & IE11.
  • [EDITOR-2477] - Fixed hand input mode does not work with Chrome latest version (nor Edge) in a laptop with touch.
  • [EDITOR-2483] - FIxed mouse position in Chrome 61.
  • [EDITOR-2511] - Fixed compare service when there are namespaces.
  • [EDITOR-2514] - Compatibility with Swift 4.
  • [EDITOR-2474] - Icons mirrored in the RTL toolbar.
  • [EDITOR-2496] - Fixed some errors generating the accessible text on some MathML.
  • [EDITOR-2485] - Added Shift+Enter shortcut to insert newlines inside structures.
  • [HAND-310] - Apache Tomcat architecture of HTR replicated in .NET.
  • [EDITOR-2274] - Handwritten stretchy arrows added.
  • [EDITOR-2271] - Increased distance between munderover and top index in the handwritten font.
  • [EDITOR-2471] - Backspace fixed in swiftkey keyboard.
  • [EDITOR-2475] - Fixed trigonometric functions minus sign in arabic (RTL).
  • [EDITOR-2488] - Fixed cared position in some toobar functions in RTL.
  • [EDITOR-2492] - Added cross-domain cookies/authorization headers for XHR requests.
  • [EDITOR-2495 - Fixed symbols that were not displayed in EPS using InDesign.
  • [HAND-325] - Fixed drawing area when zooming out the HTR test page.
  • [HAND-335] - Fixed incorrect MathMLoutput of some math recognition.
  • [EDITOR-2456] - Notify editorContainer when the input mode is changed.
  • [EDITOR-2469] - In Use copy&paste javascript API.
  • [EDITOR-2450] - Fixed styles in editor strings on boxes with children.
  • [EDITOR-2483] - Fixed mouse position on Chrome 61.
  • [EDITOR-1859] - Fixed keyboard’s wrong behavior with seleccions.
  • [EDITOR-2262] - Fixed problem with movablelimits=true & display=inline.
  • [EDITOR-2335] - Improved metrics Mac with Safari.
  • [EDITOR-2433] - added ñ character in PDF.
  • [EDITOR-2410] - Created a max-length validator.
  • [EDITOR-2434] - Arial font available in Linux and tests with SVG.
  • [EDITOR-2262] - Fixed interaction of some operators with movablelimits=true with display=inline.
  • [EDITOR-2335] - Better metrics calculation on Safari on macOS.
  • [EDITOR-2410] - Create a max-length validator.
  • [EDITOR-2434] - Test SVG with Arial font on Linux.
  • [EDITOR-2360] - Accept HTML entities.
  • [EDITOR-337] - Chinese keyboards.
  • [EDITOR-2368] - Improved caret position for served words and measurement units.
  • [EDITOR-1345] - Accented letters using a Mac keyboard.
  • [EDITOR-2328] - Verdana font in SVG and Linux environments.
  • [EDITOR-2338] - Fixed autoformat issues with exponents and accents in Safari.
  • [EDITOR-2411] - Fixed infinite loop for invalid MathML formulas.
  • [EDITOR-2348] - Added Norwegian Nynorsk and Bokmål translation.
  • [EDITOR-2350] - Added Persian translation.
  • [EDITOR-2324] - Added Chinese language to accessibility.
  • [EDITOR-2325] - Added Brazilian Portuguese language to accessibility.
  • [EDITOR-2334] - Added Norwegian Bokmål & Nynorsk languages to accessibility.
  • [EDITOR-2233] - Transition between Chemistry and Math improved.
  • [EDITOR-2329] - EPS lines drawing improved.
  • [EDITOR-2374] - Times font properly working in EPS export.
  • [EDITOR-2313] - All services offered by WIRIS EDITOR server components are now stateless. Consequently, compatibility with distributed environments.
  • [EDITOR-2295] - Potential vulnerability related to ResourceDispatcher's CWE-73 fixed.
  • [EDITOR-1843] - Accessibility service repaired for <matrix> style options.
  • [EDITOR-1870] - Accessibility service repaired for <menclose> notations.
  • [EDITOR-2261] - Accessibility service repaired for Fraktur, script capitals.
  • [EDITOR-2106] - LaTeX service repaired for table and vector.
  • [EDITOR-2293] - LaTeX service repaired for blank spaces.
  • [EDITOR-2225] - Content MathML service repaired for decimal numbers.
  • [EDITOR-2280] - Alignment of minus sign and fraction line in all scenarios.
  • [EDITOR-2330] - Migrated MathJax script in formula gallery to a new CDN.
  • [EDITOR-2249] - Superscript/subscript content on arrows have improved formatting (they should not be wider than the arrows).
  • [EDITOR-2217] - The display inline/block button now works properly with custom text.
  • [EDITOR-2230] - Symbols with NON_SPACING_MARKS directionality.
  • [EDITOR-2232] - Chemistry editor italizes after writing some operators.
  • [EDITOR-2251] - Accessible text for characters using mathvariants (doublestruck, etc.) is computed correctly.
  • [EDITOR-2275] - Improvement of the icon appearance in chemistry toolbar.
  • [EDITOR-2278] - Improved metrics calculation in SVG, PDF and EPS with a .ttf file.
  • [EDITOR-2300] - Non spacing combining marks from unicode dialog should use existing .
  • [EDITOR-2304] - Font adjust no longer accumulates all the selectors in the same static variable.
  • Beta[EDITOR-2241] - Accessibility: Current position's accessible text.