Labels & Addresses

Version Changes

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.7.3

  • The Google Maps integration is now working properly.
  • Fixed a problem that could cause a crash on El Capitan when resizing the application's window and in some other cases.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.7.1

  • Image search in the Internet has been fixed — it is launched in the Web browser.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.7

  • The new Photos app released in OS X 10.10.3 is now supported.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.9

  • Enhanced for OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Considerably improved performance when working with large address lists.
  • Added the ability to quickly re-read data into a document when information in the associated files was modified.
  • Fixed occasional crashes when editing address panels.
  • Added PIMECO A5Q-2337 label paper.
  • Fixed import from Apple Numbers. Fields with no data and decimal numbers are imported correctly.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.8

  • Improved compatibility with OS X 10.9.2.
  • Fixed the issue that blocked the creation of a new document when the Video Tutorials window was open.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.7

  • Improved compatibility with OS X 10.9.2.
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What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.6

  • Fixed a problem that caused the program to freeze when printing certain capitalized addresses.
  • Fixed crashes when exporting to PDF on OS X 10.9 Mavericks reported by some users.
  • Improved compatibility with newer iPhoto libraries.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.5

  • Improved compatibility with newer iPhoto libraries.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.4

  • Import from FileMaker 12 is now supported.
  • Fixed an issue with printing on Primera label printers.
  • Fixed a problem with counters not printing correctly on some labels.
  • ImageTricks plugin has been optimized to work properly with Mountain Lion and Retina display.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.3

  • Fixed the problem with the Internet picture search not functioning correctly.
  • Fixed the problem with the program refusing to generate EAN and UPC barcodes when the data string contains the checksum digit.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.2

  • Corrected the problem with blurred shadows not displaying and printing properly in OS X 10.7 Lion.
  • Enter/Exit Full Screen menu item and shortcut added (OS X 10.7 Lion only).
  • A message is now displayed when the user attempts to save a locked file (OS X 10.7 Lion only).
  • Various improvements to import of contacts from Outlook 2011.
  • Address panels now have the postal barcode enabled by default.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6.1

  • OS X 10.7 Lion is now supported.
  • Image search in the Internet has been fixed.
  • Fixed incorrect mapping of fields when importing from certain FileMaker databases.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.6

  • Added import of contacts from Microsoft Outlook 2011.
  • Users who purchased Image Tricks Pro from the Mac App Store can now use the Pro features of the Image Tricks plug-in from inside Labels & Addresses.
  • Fixed the bug preventing users of non-English versions from creating custom-sized label papers (paper size would be A4).
  • For contacts marked as “Company” in Apple Address Book, the program now displays the company name instead of the First/Last name as before.
  • Double-clicking an Address Book contact in in the Source panel of Labels & Addresses now opens this contact for editing in Address Book.
  • The default font size set in Preferences now applies to all text fields, not only to Address Panels as before.
  • Other minor improvements and fixes.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5.7

  • Drag and drop installation. All necessary resources are now contained inside the application.
  • Added Video Tutorials window.
  • The Source panel now remembers its hidden state, without reappearing after restart.
  • Improved the program's performance when scrolling through the clipart in the Source panel.
  • Objects now display marks on the rulers reflecting their edges and center.
  • “Convert text to image” command added.
  • Added the Paste and Match Style command to the Edit menu.
  • Added the possibility to lock/unlock guides.
  • Page Setup was removed from the File menu.
  • Resolved the problem with incorrect sizing of Seiko labels, causing problems with printing and Address Autoresize.
  • Fixed the problem with Spacing Between Lines being reset to the default value at printing.
  • Minor changes in templates.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5.5

  • The program can now automatically check for available updates and download if necessary.
  • Object dimensions on the screen are now more accurate for 100% zoom setting.
  • Fixed the problem with “Show foreground objects on the background” functionality which displayed foreground objects without transparency instead of semi-transparent.
  • Fixed the bug when dragging a picture from Photo Booth into the program would create a zero-size object.
  • Fixed incorrect behavior when resizing multiple objects with Cmd key pressed.
  • Fixed the bug when the program would not display addresses from Address Book if a group with an empty name was there.
  • Fixed the bug that reset calibration values to 0 in the Printer Calibration dialog — now they are stored and displayed for each printer.
  • When importing data, the “Map To” field now properly defaults to “Custom 1”, “Custom 2”, etc. if “Custom...” is in the File Header column.
  • Internet search results for images are no longer limited to the first page only.
  • Other minor fixes.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5.4

  • Fixed a bug that caused images in EPS format inserted into a document not to print.
  • Address panel templates “Name + Spouse” and “Family” were modified to appear correctly in German, Spanish and French localized versions.
  • Fixed the bug where changing the label length for a continuous label paper would cause the label content to shift on print.
  • Other minor fixes.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5.3

  • Improved automatic address formatting by country. The program now recognizes country names in different languages.
  • Corrected the problem with the formatting of the printed address differing from the address in the document if the user set the country through the context menu.
  • Fixed the bug that caused the program to crash when a tab marker was moved in the text editing mode.
  • Added snapping to object centers functionality.
  • Minor improvements in import from Numbers.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5.2

  • Added import of data from Apple Numbers.
  • Corrected the problem with importing .csv and Excel files in which record fields included a line break.
  • Fixed the problem with Canada Post barcodes working incorrectly.
  • Corrected the problem with Date & Time not being inserted via the menu on Mac OS X 10.6.
  • Fixed the problem with the program crashing occasionally when saving files created in Mail Factory.
  • Other minor bugs fixed.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5.1

  • Fixed the problem with the program freezing occasionally when working with address data, especially with large Address Book databases.
  • Corrected the problem with the FIM code not being displayed when enabled.
  • Fixed the bug that caused the version number not to change after running the updater.
  • Fixed the issue with the rulers appearing after each launch even after being turned off.
  • Corrected the behavior of the Undo operation for address panels and fields.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.5

  • Added 22 holiday design sets with matching postcards, envelopes, and return address labels.
  • Added 30+ design templates.
  • Added support for Aperture.
  • Introduced the ability to design and print double-sided envelopes and postcards.
  • Introduced integration for Google Maps, which enables you to illustrate your location on a card or envelope.
  • Added Spanish and French localizations.
  • Added pop-up help tags to assist with learning the program.
  • Resolved the issue with contacts from Labels & Addresses duplicating in Apple Address Book.
  • Fixed the problem with the program freezing after clicking Next in the Print dialog with certain printers.
  • Fixed a bug with the decimal point being added to numeric values imported from Excel.
  • Fixed an error with MS Entourage "Categories" being incorrectly referred to as “Groups” in the interface.
  • Fixed the issue of exported JPEG and TIFF images with high DPI settings being saved at 72 DPI.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.3.3

  • Fixed the bug that caused the program to freeze when choosing the source file for FileData fields and barcodes.
  • Fixed the problem with the program reading Mail Factory preferences incorrectly after the first launch, which prevented it from transferring the Senders database from Mail Factory.
  • Fixed the problem with the Senders list in the Contacts panel being reset after each restart.
  • Fixed the problem that caused the program to freeze when printing to some Epson printers.
  • Fixed the problem with masked images appearing incorrectly in some of the ready-made templates.
  • Improved import from Now Contact on Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6).
  • Solved the problem with multiple copies of the same contacts appearing in the Labels & Addresses contact lists.
  • Added several Compulabel templates.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.3.2

  • Added support for Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6).

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.3.1

  • Japanese keyboard layouts now supported correctly.
  • Checksum calculation for Code 128 barcodes with only numeric values now fixed.
  • “Check for Update” functionality improved.
  • The problem of the program freezing on startup due to conflict with SteerMouse mouse driver solved.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.3

  • Intelligent Mail barcode is now supported.
  • Support for QR matrix code (2D barcode) added.
  • Pinnacle Label templates became now available.
  • Encoding algorithm of Code 128 has improved, which produces more compact barcodes if only numeric values are used.
  • Vertical Expansion option added for single text fields.
  • Problem with printing to some Brother continuous tape fixed.
  • Import has improved allowing to use Excel file data with Cyrillic, Asian and other symbols.
  • Custom Layout dialog for postcards has changed.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.2

  • 14 postcard designs added.
  • New barcode types added: Data Matrix 2-dimensional barcode, ISBN barcode.
  • Barcode data can now be read from text files with columns.
  • Contacts from vCard files with UTF-16 encoding are now read correctly.
  • Updating search results fixed for search function in the Change Layout dialog.
  • Crashes that sometimes occurred when switching between particular print lists in the Print dialog are fixed.
  • Different improvements are made to address panels and fields inside them.
  • Various issues with colors in text fields solved.
  • Postal barcodes and country formats behavior improved.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.1

New Features

  • Auto-incrementing counter can now be used as input for barcodes.
  • An option to hide the barcode's human-readable value becomes available.
  • Postal barcodes are now supported in custom address formats.

Fixes

  • The Edit Image window would not come up for objects with image fill — fixed.
  • Problem with the controls on the Image tab of Inspector remaining active after Fill was disabled for an object with image fill solved.
  • Various problems with unauthorized changing of the selected object's color when switching between document windows with the Color panel on has been fixed.
  • Individual address fields inside a group would not update when a new contact was chosen — fixed.
  • A group's bounds are now redraws correctly after using the random image generator.
  • Text alignment for address panels (menu Format > Text > Align) enabled.
  • The Cut Lines and Dotted Marks check boxes in the Print dialog would sometimes appear as enabled despite not being so — fixed.
  • Now postal barcodes can be displayed, even if the country is omitted in the address.
  • The lower part of barcodes would get clipped when copied and pasted into other applications — fixed.
  • The Custom Layout dialog would refuse to accept values greater than a certain limit — now corrected.
  • Now Preview updates when switching between tabs in the Change Layout dialog or when searching using the Search field.
  • Other minor issues resolved.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.0.1

  • Importing contacts from Excel 2008 is now supported (.xlsx file format).
  • Improvements were made to Address AutoResize feature, especially for addresses with postal barcodes and rotated addresses.
  • Problem with import from Now Contact solved.
  • Problem with File Data and Counter fields not printed when being inside a group fixed.
  • Document is now centered correctly in Fit to Page, Fit Width and Fit Height zoom modes.
  • Issue with drawing Counter fields located on the foreground layer behind Counter fields on the background layer solved.
  • Now Print Preview displays barcodes correctly for label printers.
  • Print Preview for some DYMO label papers does not mirror barcodes and counters any more.
  • Problem with color spectrum not being displayed in the Color slider for the Random Image generator (Image Tricks plug-in).
  • vCard files with Unicode encoding are read correctly at import.

What's new in Labels & Addresses v.1.0 since Mail Factory

General

  • Create and print barcodes with data being either input directly or merged from a text file. The following barcode standards are supported: Code 39, Code 39 Extended, Code 128, EAN 8, EAN 13, UPC-A, UPC-E, Interleaved 2 of 5.
  • Grouping functionality was added in the program.
  • Insert Date & Time in a variety of customizable formats.
  • Hold Editing Modes via double click added for toolbar buttons (Text Box, Box, Line).
  • OS X standard Find and Spelling tools added.
  • A new document format introduced, backward compatible with the old format.
  • Use Find in Google Maps option to see the recepient's location in Google Maps.

Object Editing

  • Adjustable shadows with color settings were added.
  • Gradient Fill (linear and radial) became available for different objects.
  • Option to select several objects with the opportunity to resize and rotate them as a single item was added (Smart Selection).
  • Object rotation can be performed using corner handles or keyboard (Cmd+Opt+left/right arrows, Shift increase speed), in addition to Inspector options.
  • Object rotation to the left/right is available from context menu.
  • Address panels can be rotated via Inspector.
  • Pattern option can be applied to lines.
  • Arrow keys move the selected object with increased step while Shift key is pressed.

Image Editing

  • An option to fill Smart Shapes with pictures and make creative frames for your photos.
  • Option to generate unique backgrounds is now available (requires freeware Image Tricks).
  • Art Text integration allows to create high quality textual graphics, headings, logos, icons.

Text Editing

  • Vertical alignment can now be applied to address panels, fields and barcodes to ensure correct positioning on the label in case of merge printing.
  • Character and line spacing can now be adjusted.
  • Capitalize feature now inlcudes the All Caps, First Caps and All Small options.

Paper Formats

  • Support for non-standard paper sizes added (in paper layout database, in Custom Paper dialog).
  • Ellipse labels are now supported.
  • Postcards foldlines support added.
  • Dozens of new layouts from the most popular manufacturers.

User Interface

  • Interface changes: new Source panel, Tabs with advanced editing options were added to the Inspector window.
  • Support for layers in documents (Background/Foreground).
  • New Zoom options (Fit Width, Fit Height, Fit Page).
  • Auto scroll activates when an object is created or moved outside window area.
  • Improved zooming.
  • Horizontal and vertical guidelines added.
  • A ruler and measurement units were added.
  • Context menu (Ctrl+Mouse click or right button Mouse click) varies depending on the selected object.
  • Option to set object position and size manually available from Geometry Tab of Inspector.

Import/Export

  • Adjustable export to EPS and JPEG added.
  • LZW compression becomes available when exporting to TIFF.
  • Option to choose Color Model (RGB/CMYK) when exporting to raster formats (TIFF and JPEG).
  • Now export supports bleeds, cut marks and allows to modify resolution.
  • Text to Curve feature while export to PDF and EPS added.
  • Support for Quartz filters in export to PDF.
  • Importing images from Custom Folder: "Get Images from Subfolders" option now added.
  • iPhoto folders and events are now supported.

Document Save

  • Auto save functionality adjustable from Preferences Dialog, will help to restore documents after accidental computer crash.
  • The structure of document storage was changed, now images are kept in their original format.
  • Inner Data Storages for Senders, Recipients and Address Lists are stored in external files which improves program's performance.
  • Documents containing user pictures become smaller in size thanks to automatic LZW compression (only for TIFF format).
  • Support for user templates via Assistant added.

Printing

  • Continuous paper is now supported for Brother and Dymo printers.
  • Create on-the-fly print for multiple contacts selected in the Source panel.
  • Merge printing improved.
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