Current version: 19.0.5 (released 14 February 2018)
(released 14 February 2018)
In this release, we addressed a number of bugs large and small, including these:
On Windows, glyphs from some fonts were pasted as other fonts. [FS-4695]
On both Mac and Windows, copying a glyph from the Glyphs panel would change a permanently activated font to be temporarily activated. [FS-5510]
On Windows, dragging a selection of fonts worked sporadically. [FS-5518]
On OS X 10.11, the “Install All Plug-ins” function in the plug-in manager did nothing after a user entered their credentials. [FS-5537]
On a Mac with many fonts installed, font previews took a long time to render. [FS-5547]
In Photoshop CC 2018 on Mac, a Typekit dialog would display and couldn’t be closed. [FS-5573]
We also took a little time to add a few enhancements:
We reduced the space between font tiles and left-justified the tile view.
We added a method to copy fonts that were added in-place to the Font Vault; choose Edit > Copy In-Place Fonts to Vault.
In Suitcase Fusion for Mac, you can quickly open a set along with all of its subordinate sets; option-click the disclosure triangle for the set, or select the set and press Command-Option-Right Arrow.
(released 11 January 2018)
(released 13 Dec 2017)
Added more font details to different views.
Performance and display improvements.
Fixed an issue where Adobe Illustrator 2018 would sometimes display a missing font dialog for fonts that were present. [FS-5282]
Fixed an issue where the Quit menu item was sometimes disabled after opening a document in Adobe After Effects for Mac. [FS-5337]
Fixed an issue where deactivation sometimes did not work with a large number of active fonts. [FS-5368]
Fixed an issue where Adobe Photoshop would sometimes display a “layout change required” warning for automatically activated fonts. [FS-5370]
Fixed an issue where the font cache for recent versions of Adobe Photoshop CC was not being cleaned. [FS-5371]
Fixed an issue where dragging fonts from the Finder to the Fonts panel in macOS 10.12 or 10.13 did not add the fonts to the library. [FS-5377]
Fixed an issue where the Plug-in manager could not locate non-standard installations of Adobe CC2018 applications. [FS-5382]
(released 6 Nov 2017)
Enhancement: We added the ability to select all the fonts in a family by clicking the family name in the Fonts panel.
Enhancement: We added activation icons to the font family header, so you can activate or deactivate an entire family with one click.
Enhancement: We added the ability to locate fonts that were added “in place”. Right-click on the font in the Fonts panel and choose “Reveal in Finder” or “Reveal in Explorer” from the shortcut menu.
Enhancement: You can scroll the Libraries panel or the Fonts panel by typing a letter on the keyboard. Select a library or set in the Libraries panel, or a font in the Fonts panel, then type a letter; the panel will scroll to reveal the first entry that starts with the typed letter.
Enhancement: We added a link on the Help menu that will take you to the Suitcase Fusion 8 Knowledge Base.
(Windows) Fixed an issue where creating a new library or set sometimes did not leave the new name in editing mode. [FS-4869]
Fixed an issue with TeamSync where a new user could not be created if their first name has a space. [FS-4902]
Fixed an issue where finding duplicates wasn’t working correctly when the search scope was restricted to something other than “All Libraries.” [FS-5159]
(Windows) Fixed an issue where changing the selection when the Info panel is open would cause the selection to flicker.
(Mac) Fixed an issue where pressing Command+F to initiate an Advanced Find would fail immediately after logging in. [FS-5343]
(Mac) Fixed an issue where the Library panel could not be resized on macOS. [FS-5344]
(Mac) Fixed an issue where toolbar changes were not retained after quitting Suitcase Fusion 8. [FS-5353]
(Mac) Fixed an issue where pressing Command+F with an empty library selected would cause Suitcase Fusion to crash on macOS High Sierra. [FS-5354]
Fixed an issue where Suitcase Fusion could display an error code while creating a Font Vault archive, even though there was no error condition. [FS-5355]
(released 18 Oct 2017)
Completely redesigned user interface
Easier to find what you need and get back to work
Font details revealed
Access font attributes easily
Examine fonts at the glyph level quickly
Integrated with the latest design applications from Adobe and Quark
QuickMatch is integrated into the main view
Detailed font language support revealed
Improved performance and stability
Support for macOS High Sierra and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
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