Mimic 8 Release Notes

 Article #: GEN1009M  Product: Mimic   Version: 8

Summary:

List of customer-reported bugs and feature requests addressed in Mimic 8

Full Description:

The following is a list of customer-reported issues that are fixed in Mimic 8. Some issues are project specific. Other issues discovered and logged by the MadCap QA team are not listed in the table below.

Build 8.1.6680

Release Date: 5/1/2018

ID

Title

Area

136328 "Editing Audio Files" topic in Mimic help does not tell how to use edited audio file Documentation
127687 Text in bubble does not change back and forth between Visual States Output: HTML5
52173 When capturing a region and the bottom borders the bottom of the screen, the record buttons are not accessible. Recording
127408 "Video recording has failed, reducing the size of the recording region may prevent this from happening." when recording in Video mode on certain machines Recording

 

Build 8.0.0

Release Date: 11/2/2015

ID

Title

Area

92717 One of the Notes in the "About Movies" Topic states that they must have IE 9 installed Documentation
32249 Ability to insert video into a Mimic movie frame Import: Video Frame
32403 Customer requests the ability to embed video files into Mimic Frames. Import: Video Frame
106213 Callout text wraps in HTML5 output Objects
49130 Cannot rename objects in the movie Objects
53889 Padding is not respected in shapes with text in HTML5 output Output: HTML5
57031 Getting the Script error again when generating Single file output Output: HTML5
56092 The cursor movement in this movie is causing the HTML5 output to go to the next frame automatically. This does not happen with Madcap player or Silverlight. Output: HTML5
78106 Mimic HTML5 output automated cursor movement End Action does not work Output: HTML5
78843 MP3 Audio does not loop for HTML5 output. Output: HTML5
81509 html5 output frame transition to a FMV frame causes a quick black screen Output: HTML5
94091 .js error when building HTML5 output and an object has a shadow and reveal in/out animation. Output: HTML5
78217 Failure caption does not appear in HTML5 output Output: HTML5
53768 Mimic doesn't unload movies from memory after you close them in mimic. This causes the user to eventually run out of available memory when opening/closing/building movies in Mimic. Performance
52173 When capturing a region and the bottom borders the bottom of the screen, the record buttons are not accessible. Recording
52173 When capturing a region and the bottom borders the bottom of the screen, the record buttons are not accessible. Recording
102281 Cannot increase or decrease frame length from timeline pane if the length of timeline is longer than application window width Timeline
102651 If Windows Taskbar is anchored at the left, right, or top of the screen, screen color pick is offset UI Cleanup
104042 If Windows Taskbar is anchored at the left, right, or top of the screen, snap to window rectangle is offset UI Cleanup

 

Features Added:

ID

Title

Area

88574 Customize Trajectory in Mimic Editing: Movies
101334 Ability to import mp4 videos as video frames Editing: Movies
69313 All users to customize ShortCuts Framework / MDI
69314 Seamlessly plug into YouTube Framework / MDI
67684 Redesign UI/Make it more usable Framework / MDI
68944 Share Pallets Framework / MDI
93950 Movie preview window should auto-size to movie size Framework / MDI
70037 Import Video rather then having to paly it and record it Framework / MDI
103849 Installer should take care of 3rd party dependencies for users Inst/Reg/Activation
67193 Make setting mouse trajectory much easier Objects
89062 Ability for an object action to be activated by hover Objects
82980 Import non-mimic movies into Mimic Objects
94503 Add trajectory for inserted images Objects
70877 When manually drawing a trajectory display the end location Objects
78719 Improve animation Objects
70595 Ability to put a variable in a text box in Mimic Objects
69317 Record and display trajectories correctly Objects
68436 Cannot rotate an object without skewing the original size Objects
79222 Add test justify options and bullets to Rich Text in Rollover Caption Properties Objects
89512 Ability to Rotate Arrow Object, as you can With Other Objects Objects
107357 Improve the default distance between an action click and call out placements when recording Recording
69310 Capture exactly where the click or other event happens Recording
94848 More clarity in WebHelp, regarding which audio files will show up in timeline Timeline
88567 Would like to name objects on the timeline Timeline
86434 Playhead in its timeline Timeline
94500 Name objects in timeline Timeline
78717 Preview the correct output Timeline
96338 Saving default size for the movie preview window Timeline
88410 The ability to move multiple objects at once in Mimic's Timeline Timeline
79242 Add labels to the objects on my timeline Timeline

Attribution:

Last updated:

May 1, 2018

Author:

MadCap Support

Contributions by:

MadCap QA

 


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