We’ll be releasing ProtoShare 9.4.2 this coming Saturday July 5th. As a point release, the updates aren’t major, but we think that there are some excellent ‘quality of life’ improvements in this release.
Rename function in Component Listing
First – we’ve added a ‘Rename’ function in the component listing. Just right click a component in the component listing, choose rename, and you’ll be taken to the Component Name field in the inspector. You’ve always been able to rename components using this inspector field, but as users pointed out, it was cumbersome to use, and really hard to discover.
Expand/Collapse Inspector section with entire bar
In the Inspector, sections have always been expandable and collapsible using the tiny disclosure triangle. To make things easier, we’ve made the entire section header bar clickable (except the help link ).
Drag and Drop URL onto the ProtoShare Canvas
We’ve also changed the behavior of ProtoShare when you drag and drop an image URL from another website. When you drag and drop a URL in ProtoShare 9.4.1, ProtoShare always creates an iframe component, and uses the dropped URL as the source. This is true whether the URL was for a web page or an image. With 9.4.2, if you drop a URL for a jpg, png, gif or svg image, ProtoShare will create an image component, using the dropped URL as the source of the image. Here is a short video illustrating the change.
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