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Online Bible Changelog
  • Beta v0.80 - 02 July 2019
    9 Features Added
    • Added online help
    • Performance improvements (up to 2x quicker to render chapter)
    • Ensure menu button is always available (on larger screen devices)
    • Let second tap on |< or >| move to previous/next book
    • Introduce new simpler multi-lingual Bible selection popup
    • Report to user when downloads complete
    • Provide option to delete History
    • Provide option to clear Search results
    • On first run, detect local browser language and automatically load appropriate Bible and UI language, if available
    40 Bugs Fixed
    • App stops working after a while when using Samsung mobile browser
    • Right to left language support fixed
    • Most buttons/links not activate-able when using keyboard only
    • Occasional reload errors when using Safari browser
    • Occasional cross-origin problems when loading icons font
    • Searching in Safari not working sometimes
    • App not reliably working when offline
    • App not working in UC Browser
    • App not working in Yandex Browser
    • Bible version download buttons can be slow to appear
    • Search term ending in a space can cause errors
    • Bible download speed can be too slow
    • Accessibility voices not found on some devices
    • UI languages list not always in alphabetic order
    • Verse numbers can still appear with offline icon
    • Blank UI language strings not reverted when returning to default UI language
    • A page reload causes the oldest history reference to be lost
    • Search sometimes timing out
    • Service worker still waits 10 seconds before responding with an offline response even if other strategies have failed long before
    • Cancelling a download sometimes says complete
    • About Terms & Conditions section too long on small screen devices
    • Print view contains extraneous Bibles icon
    • Landscape map thumbnails not centred
    • Some icons not displayed under new font arrangements
    • History can capture same reference consecutively
    • Selected verse underlining not working correctly when verses run together
    • Download percent incorrect when download cancelled
    • Device wake-lock occasionally stops working
    • Any bad URL gives Access Denied error
    • Re-arrange header icons to make search more prominent
    • Check for Update should show the splash screen again
    • Focus outline cut off on various links/buttons when using keyboard navigation
    • Header menu icon has wrong tool tip
    • Romanian Bible sub-title should read 'Revised TBS Romanian Bible'
    • Navigate Bible books should display across at least 2 columns even on small screens
    • Search term highlighting can incorrectly pick out part words
    • Only some header icons have white drop shadow on hover
    • No explanation as to why selecting all verses shows only 10 verses in the popup (for protected scriptures)
    • App icons do not fit Apple and Android styles
    • Native platform sharing not handling promise errors
  • Beta v0.70 - 21 May 2019
    5 Features Added
    • Now restores last Scripture position when returning to app
    • Added a go to top button at bottom of chapter
    • Created a standalone webpage widget to automatically detect scripture references and provide verse previewing and linking through to the Online Bible
    • Added speech synthesis capability to Accessibility options to allow reading aloud of selected chapter/verses
    • Added referrer information to usage data logging (which lets us know how you arrived at our site e.g. from clicking on a Facebook post)
    37 Bugs Fixed
    • Searching for some words (e.g. "Josiah" in the English scriptures) produced an "Error getting verses" error
    • French translation copyright notice incorrect
    • Navigation bar wraps around on iPad Air 2
    • Can revert to first book/chapter upon navigation when Internet connection lost
    • Multiple selects adds repeated copyright notices to popup window
    • Right clicking/long press should select verses
    • Changing UI language back to English failing
    • First chapter of non-English scriptures can include a cloud symbol on Firefox
    • Copy and paste not working in Safari
    • Performing a Check for Updates could cause a crash in Safari
    • Paragraphs in wrong places in Spanish Bible
    • Install menu option still available after installing
    • Page scrollbar disappears/reappears upon each chapter navigation
    • Accessibility settings labels not restoring properly upon page refresh or next visit
    • Headings can appear indented on large display when verses are run together
    • Logging not always reporting ServiceWorker version
    • Non-English scriptures have unnecessary font reload on each chapter navigation
    • Accessibility panel Save button moves out of view on max zoom
    • UI language dropdown control appears incorrectly in Firefox
    • Reporting of large errors fails
    • Copying of search results is broken
    • Search keyword highlighting does not work if verses not loaded immediately
    • Map thumbnails do not load on older Safari versions
    • Chapters numbers in Navigate picker do not display correctly on Safari 9 when just one line of them
    • Verse spacing effect not showing in Accessibility sample text
    • Cannot click on a map thumbnail title to enlarge map
    • Accessibility color options text is obscured on some mobile screens
    • About panel Changelog link still appears when offline
    • Accessibility sample text does not remain on screen as adjustments are made
    • Accessibility sample text does not scroll if needed
    • Accessibility color should effect copyright footer too
    • Bible icon in Scriptures list is not consistently placed depending on whether there is a Scripture subtitle or not
    • Menu Settings arrow does not change depending upon state
    • Should not be possible to swipe left/right to change chapter when verses selected
    • Verse selection limited to 10 is inconsistent with Select All feature
    • Search term highlighting in results includes part words not matched
    • Chapter number focused outline can spill over columns in Navigate picker
  • Beta v0.60 - 01 April 2019
    4 Features Added
    • Accessibility settings added to aid users with visual impairments
    • Searched terms in search results are now highlighted
    • The browser Window Title now reflects the displayed chapter
    • A changelog (this) of version differences now linked in About panel
    36 Bugs Fixed
    • Correct copyright notices
    • Footer copyright notice needs to change in accordance with selected scripture
    • Selected UI language not retained across sessions
    • Protected text not showing on select popup
    • Very slow when switching to a substantial downloaded version
    • UI language dropdown uses ISO codes
    • Brave browser cannot access key resources in Beta
    • Doing a "Check for Updates" in Safari results in major errors
    • Settings switches not restored correctly on page refresh
    • Different Bible languages don't appear in obvious alphabetical order
    • About option not working on Safari 9
    • Download of large Bible version very slow
    • Search results not copying
    • Columns no longer working in Edge browser
    • UI language unavailable until the corresponding Bible has been loaded
    • When installed, app loses landscape capability
    • Default copyright notice about Trust missing
    • Bible pub date not incrementing in About
    • Clicking same book as current in GoTo resets chapter to 1
    • Serviceworker update UI broken
    • Copyright notice should not be included when copying non-protected text
    • Settings should collapse when sidenav closed
    • Settings options should collapse when side menu closed
    • Cannot restart a cancelled download
    • Improve clarity of number of books in Bible version
    • Blank text animation for search results too CPU heavy in some browsers
    • Maps thumbnails not all consistent width
    • In-chapter paragraph titles do not disappear when paras switched off
    • Popups and side menu aren't scrolled to top when re-opened
    • Automatically expand search results by book where possible
    • Longer map title cannot be seen
    • Toast action button hover colour makes it unreadable
    • UI language change triggers temporary wrong font size in settings on Android 5
    • Copyright notice too large (on small screens) and lacks horizontal padding
    • Fix stats to output errors
    • Configure Beta Bible storage to better mirror live
    • Search results not expandable on Microsoft browsers (lacking details tag support)
  • Beta v0.50 - 28 Feb 2019
    2 Features Added
    • Rework language selector to make selecting Bible more intuitive
    • Distinguish beta mode by TBS logo colour
    34 Bugs Fixed
    • Goto history not updated on modal open
    • No scripture text showing on Safari 9
    • Error getting verse when 0 search results
    • Too many search verses to fetch can break search
    • search terms with more than 9999 occurrences have no icon
    • Search results not in vs order!
    • Switching to EN from another language can cause long delay
    • Error email doesn't report domain
    • Autocorrect search icons not correct
    • Browser back arrow doesn't work past unsupported refs
    • Errors not coming through to stats
    • Non-justified text not correct for RTL languages
    • Almost everything has a clickable focused outline in IE
    • No progress bar when moving between chapters in non-English Bibles on Safari
    • Occasional blank space above chapter text when switching languages in Edge
    • Pressing return on search term adds chip but doesn't delete input text in Edge
    • Unsightly flash of progress bar when changing chapter
    • Justification setting switch wrong way round
    • Paragraphs not on by default (first use)
    • Goto chapter numbers not formatted correctly (e.g. Titus)
    • Verse flow switch working the wrong way around
    • Select remains when navigating away
    • Modals show outline
    • Clearing all selection not dropping select mode
    • Search results book title doesn't have correct pointer in Chrome
    • Search chips still outputting to console in production
    • Navigation arrows too light
    • Settings down arrow icon too near right
    • Search results book title does not show outline when keyboard selected
    • Select popup is titled Share, but has no sharing (yet)
    • Settings icon not vertically aligned with other menu icons
    • Goto tab slider not quite right initially
    • Main menu doesn't appear on left side swipe in on Safari 9
    • Select menu has share icon when there is no share feature (yet)

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