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contains most notable changes and is Sketchboard's #changelog since Autumn 2018.
NOTE: List not updated since 2023-02.
Improve whiteboard search
. Reindex search database using a Bolt Scorch
. A huge performance improvement!
Fix new Safari browser notifies same tab localstorage events. Now Sketchboard implements a workaround to fix this.
Select search result shape on a board when navigation to a shape.
Fix revert a version.
Performance improvements needed due to traffic increase.
Add a feature to create a secure link to change credit card information anonymously on the Organization plan.
Fix join team email notification.
Join email notification was not sent if team name contained unicode.
More flexibility for premium plans
Update for the Team Plan.
Sketchboard charges based on the number of users you have in your team. You can add or remove users as you go. Pay annually or monthly.
Update for the Organization Plan. Add annually payment option to the Organization Plan.
More details about the new plans can be found on the Pricing Page https://sketchboard.io/pricing.
2020-02-08 Improved comment email notification
Comment email notification contains a link to go directly to a commented shape. In case you have selected multiple shapes and added comment on those, link will center the board to all of those shapes.
New search functionality.
- Shows search result from a board content
- Direct links from search result to shape elements
- Fuzzy search and match search
- Preview board image on board page listing
More details can be found from search inside your online whiteboard.
Public boards show preview thumbnail. Thumbnail is generated after the public board has been changed.
Change Recent tab behaviour on boards page. Now Recent filter shows also public boards.
Fix “Send snapshot to Slack” from the share menu.
Support MacOS two finger touch pad zoom.
Improve shape dialog mode. When shape is not visible on a screen show a properly centered dialog
with a shape context menu positioned on top of it.
Prevent accidental shape double click to click shape context menu, such as delete.
Now Sketchboard opens internal links in the same tab. On a desktop computer, you can still open Sketchboard internal links on a separate tab by using a Ctrl+Click or Cmd+Click (MacOS).
Sketchboard opens external links on a separate tab as earlier.
Get more screen real-estate in iPadOS Safari for Sketchboard. Use iPadOS “Hide Toolbar” functionality to hide bookmarks and other tabs on Safari. You can also use Sketchboard as a fullscreen PWA app
on the iPad to further improve usability.
Make iPadOS Safari SVG links usable. It is not possible to recognize iPadOS from MacOS Catalina Safari using a user agent. Now link popup is shown on all browsers when clicking a link inside of a note or just text shape.
Fix subscription. It was not possible to subscribe for one day.
Fix change credit card.
Fix Google login. We applied a configuration that disabled Google login for few hours. Now Google login works again.
Fix subscription for EU customers when using a VAT number.
Sketchboard supports Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) that is required for European credit card payments. SCA is a new European regulation to reduce fraud and make online payments more secure.
Sketchboard customers that use European credit cards might need to authenticate subscription payment on first time payment. Your bank might request you to confirm subscription payments made later as well. In this case, Stripe sends an email that contains a link to confirm the payment for Sketchboard.
You can read more, what is strong customer authentication.
Increase the time when premium content gets deleted (180 days) after the subscription expires — concerns: uploaded photos, board versions, and published board images.
Edit shape text in a modal if shape doesn’t fit on the screen.
Fix Slack command to add users by using the /slack command.
Fix board list view doesn’t load all boards when boards doesn’t fill the height of the screen.
Increase comment limit on free plan to 500 comments.
Add support for public board comments
. Now it is possible to show comments on public boards for anonymous users.
Select comment icon on the bottom left, and tap gear icon to change setting to show comments on public boards. Note that setting applies only for public boards.
Comment icon > Gear icon > Check/uncheck option