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What's new in this version:

MarsEdit 4.5.7
Fixed:
- the Set Date panel to default to Today again as it used to
- an issue that prevented Quick Post documents from prompting to save changes
- the Preview Window's default template to be dark styled in Dark Mode
- an issue where "View on Web" would go to the web home page instead of the specific post

- Improve the contrast of status bar text in Dark Mode
- Disable Quick Look in "Uploaded" section of Media Manager because it doesn't work properly yet
- The selected blog in Preferences now automatically switches to the selected blog in the main window


MarsEdit 4.5.6
Fixed:
- an issue where an unedited document might be marked as edited
- a crash that could happen when configuring a blog with an invalid URL
- a crash that could occur when refreshing a WordPress blog with ICO format images in library
- an issue where the main window's refreshing progress indicator could get stuck
- an issue where the specified author of a post was not saved/restored on local drafts

- Revise the style of prompts in the post editor to use a more standard format
- Avoid a hang in the app when trying to publish a post to an improperly configured blog


MarsEdit 4.5.5
- Quick fix to prevent a crashing bug that could occur when the main window's post list is empty


MarsEdit 4.5.3
- Restore ability to drag files from the Uploads list to the post content or featured image
- Fixed a crash when dragging images from Apple Photos in the Media Manager
- Fixed a problem that caused JavaScript to be disabled in the Blog Preview for some users
- Control-clicking an item in the Media Manager now selects it before presenting a contextual menu
- Fixed a bug that caused the post editor window to become frontmost after it finished sending to blog
- Fixed a bug that prevented all tags from being deleted from an already-published WordPress post
- Scripted replacement of text in plain text editor now preserves selection
- "Edit Read More Content" menu item now works even if the text content area was not focused


MarsEdit 4.5.2
- Improved performance when loading a large number of freshly synced media item
- Can now separately specify the number of media items, posts, and pages, to download/sync from a blog
- Fix a bug that caused the wrong image to be dragged/inserted when selecting items with a search filter in place
- Fix the sort order of posts when using the search/filter in the main window
- No longer showing media items in the main blog post list when searching for posts
- Fix a crashing bug when selecting "View on Web" for a blog with a home page URL that has a space in it


MarsEdit 4.5.1
- A quick fix for a crashing bug that could occur when navigating the main menu bar in the app


MarsEdit 4.5
WordPress-specific improvements:
- Existing media items from your blog are now synced and available in the "Published" tab of Media Manager
- Post password can now be set from the MarsEdit document options side panel
- Fix a bug that attempted to publish using invalid author ID after switching target blog
- Can now drag from Media Manager to Featured Image either as new image or reusing existing published image
- Improve accessibility of featured image by setting proper file name based on original file

General media management improvements:
- Images from the "On My Mac" tab can now be dragged directly into a post without opening the Upload Utility
- Fix a bug that caused some images dragged from the Media Manager to get long alphanumeric names
- The list of attached files now updates as images are being uploaded
- Fix a bug that prevented some images from being resized correctly on Apple Silicon Macs.
- Items can now be dragged with a single click/drag even when the window is not active
- Now showing better thumbnail images for non-image file types

Miscellaneous fixes:
- The "Add Category" field now suggests completions from among the list of existing category names
- Support VoiceOver access to menu items that are hidden by default
- Improved reliability of preview template downloading for Micro.blog
- Fix a bug that prevented the date of newly published AtomPub posts from showing correctly
- Rename the "Split Post" functionality to use "Read More Tag" terminology
- Fix a bug in preferences showing the wrong values for Retina-based image size constraints


MarsEdit 4.4.13
- Improve reliability of in-document anchor links in blog preview window
- Protect against a possible crash when inserting image from the Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented setting custom field values via AppleScript from working
- Fix full keyboard accesss navigation of the "New Blog" window
- The HTML editor now strips problematic 0x0B (vertical tab) and 0x0C (form feed) characters


MarsEdit 4.4.12
- Improve the VoiceOver accessibility of Preferences and Blog Settings
- Fix a bug that prevented custom media folders from working on Apple Silicon Macs
- Fix a bug that caused blank values in the the Author column of the main post list
- Fix a bug that prevented newly added blog from becoming selected in the main window
- Avoid a hang-up that occurred when trying to download a preview template with no blog configured
- Custom field values can now be set on a post via AppleScript
- Selecting "New Post" from the app's Dock icon menu now activates the app as well
- Increase the text size of labels in the Media Manager


MarsEdit 4.4.11
- Fix text appearance glitches in Rich Text editor when using Typewriter Scrolling
- Fix a crash that could occur when opening Preferences with an outdated External Editor setting
- Fix some layout issues in the crash reporter dialog


MarsEdit 4.4.10
- Quick fix to address a crashing bug when opening posts for editing on macOS 10.12 and 10.13


MarsEdit 4.4.9
- Quick fix to address a crashing bug in 4.4.8 when opening posts on blogs that don't support the Authors popup


MarsEdit 4.4.7
- Performance enhancements for Apple Silicon based Macs


MarsEdit 4.4.6
- Fix a crashing bug affecting 10.12 and 10.13 versions of macOS


MarsEdit 4.4.4
- Reduce flickering appearance of main window preview while switching between posts
- Relative HTML Fragments can now be used within preview window e.g. to jump to different tagged parts of a post
- Fix a bug that prevented blogs from being reordered in the blogs list
- Fix a bug where changing preferences caused an open post editor to be activated
- Fix a bug where text after the "More" tag in a Micro.blog post would be stripped
- Fix a bug that caused some HTML elements to be made self-closing when they shouldn't be
- Fix a visual discrepancy in the height of the status bars at bottom of main window


MarsEdit 4.4.3
- Fix a crashing bug at launch on a pre-release version of macOS
- Fix a bug that prevented categories from being post on Hatena, Live Door, and other AtomPub based blogs
- Restore ability to select multiple images at once from "Published" tab of Media Manager
- Fix some bugs that could occur when attempting to publish posts with no blog added


MarsEdit 4.4.2
- Quick fix to address a crash while adding new blog


MarsEdit 4.4.1
- Fix a bug that prevented changes like setting categories from working when editing an existing WordPress post
- Fix a performance issue that could occur when publishing to a blog with a large number of posts
- Fix a bug from 4.4 that caused all blogs to show a disclosure triangle even if they don't support Page entries
- Fix a bug from 4.4 that caused Movable Type tags and slug values to not be displayed
- Fix a crash when uploading images to a blog where authentication is requested


MarsEdit 4.4
- Improved performance for blog refreshing - now shows posts as they load when possible

Micro.blog improvements:
- Now an officially supported publishing system
- Can now edit Page and Post type entries
- Supports sending Draft status posts to server
- Supports downloading entire history of posts

Bug fixes:
- Restore ability to type to select items in the media manager icon view
- Don't support New Page menu option for blogs that don't support pages
- Restore drag and drop ability from the "Published" tab of the Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented all authors from being listed on blogs with more than 50 authors
- Search now matches substrings found in custom field values of posts
- Ensure the View on Web menu item is enabled whenever a published blog post is selected


MarsEdit 4.3.7
- Update Lightroom integration to support Lightroom CC 9
- Fix a problem that caused Apple Photos library to appear empty in the Media Manager
- Work around a system bug that caused artifacts to remain on the screen after deselecting text


MarsEdit 4.3.6
- Adapt to changes in Blogger.com that require MarsEdit to drop support for the service
- Images can now be pasted directly into the Featured Image field
- Changes to default media size constraints no longer requires typing the "pt" units after the numeric value
- Fix a bug that caused post editor's sidebar width to change to match the preview template editor's width
- Fix a bug that could cause autoresizing text fields to not grow or shrink to match text
- Fix a crash that could occur if a blog is deleted while it still has active network operations running


MarsEdit 4.3.5
- The app now notices if it's been moved or renamed after launching, and prompts to relaunch
- Fix a crash that could happen when resizing the post editor window
- Fix a bug where the display name of a title-less post was not updating
- Prevent the post editor window from being sized too small to show categories


MarsEdit 4.3.4
- Fix a crashing bug when applying certain formatting macros


MarsEdit 4.3.3
Bug Fixes and Enhancements:
- Fix a bug where the cursor jumped to the beginning of document when undoing in Rich Rext
- "Ask Text" formatting macro placeholders no longer default to the pasteboard contents
- Fix a typo and rework wording of the new blog panel
- Increase vertical spacing between items in the Categories list

Accessibility Improvements:
- Expand VoiceOver support in the "Add Blog" panel
- Remove a superfluous column from the Categories table that showed up in VoiceOver
- Improve VoiceOver announcement of the Preview Window when usin


MarsEdit 4.3.2
- Fix a problem that caused some icons to appear fuzzy or too large in the blog list
- Fix an issue that caused the built-in crash reporter to fail to launch for some users
- Refine the error message when uploading an image to Blogger fails because of their disabled API


MarsEdit 4.3.1
- Fix a crash when a blog has a favicon that cannot be rendered
- Fix a crash when opening some posts from Nifty Cocolog blogs
- Fix a visual glitch in the Find/Replace panel
- Fix a bug that prevented system highlight color from applying to Rich Text in Dark Mode


MarsEdit 4.3

This update contains a number of improvements to MarsEdit's media handling and general usability:
- Improvements to handling of uploaded GIF images
- Support resizing animated GIFs while preserving animation
- Fix a bug that caused some GIF images to be uploaded as empty files
- Fix a bug where GIF images uploaded to Tumblr blogs were converted to PNG format

Interface improvements:
- Refine Dark Mode support in the Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented a visual divider line from appearing in Media Manager
- Change the "New Category" placeholder text to a subtler style
- Improve status messages when refreshing blog
- Revised Preferences layout to unify General and Editing into single "General" tab

Other improvements:
- Fix a crash that could occur when undoing after "Restore Default" in the Quick Posts template editor
- Fix the size of preview window content to match what is seen in web browsers
- Fix a missing image MarsEdit Help in Text Filters documentation
- Support new Micro.blog distinction between created and modified dates on posts
- Fix a bug that could cause additional image markup to be entered when adding a photo to a Tumblr post


MarsEdit 4.2.6
- Restore ability to upload images to Google's Blogger/Blogspot blogs


MarsEdit 4.2.5
- Restore functionality of tab and shift-tab for changing the indentation level in lists
- Improve authentication reliabiity for WordPress servers that return invalid authentication challenges
- Fix authentication prompt for Livedoor and other AtomPub based APIs
- Fix a crash that occured while reorganizing the Format menu contents
- Fix a crash when a server returns unexpected data in response to a new post request


MarsEdit 4.2.4
- Fix a crashing bug when launching MarsEdit 4.2.3 on macOS 10.12
- Fix a bug that made the app unresponsive when dragging text from one position to another in Plain Text mode


MarsEdit 4.2.2
- Add a Photos Library usage explanation to make accessing Photos on macOS Mojave 10.14 more reliable
- Fix a bug where the Preview Window sometimes didn't update to reflect changed CSS rules in a template


MarsEdit 4.2.1
- Support Mojave's new Continuity Camera feature for taking pictures from an iPhone's camera
- Dark Mode: fix text color in Crash Reporter console log display
- Support "Extended Entry" content in preview template downloader
- Restore support for dragging URLs from Safari into MarsEdit's editor


MarsEdit 4.2
- Support for macOS Mojave 10.14 Dark Mode
- Avoids aggressively reloading the preview window after inserting an image into a post
- Restores ability for MarsEdit to launched as a login item but "hidden" in background
- Fix a bug that could cause post content to be lost during conversion from Rich Text when a more tag is present


MarsEdit 4.1.6
- Fix small but annoying issues affecting the resizing of document windows, and uploading Featured Images


MarsEdit 4.1.5
- This update fixes a small but annoying bug from 4.1.4 that prevented MarsEdit's editor windows from being resized smaller than their initial size


MarsEdit 4.1.4
- Fix a bug that prevented some preference changes from "sticking"
- Restore support for dragging images from Preview's thumbnail list to the app
- Preserve elements when editing HTML content that contains them
- Restore scripting support for custom field values on posts
- Fix an issue converting Emoji characters from entities and back
- Fix a crash when using VoiceOver to select Featured Image
- Update default "Quick Posts" markup to use a more correct HTML structure
- Fix preview of Quick Posts template which was not displaying correctly

More preliminary support for Dark Mode:
- Use different syntax highlighting colors in Dark Mode
- Fix text color for the Network Log's content
- Adapt about box and acknowledgements windows
- Adapt main window preview area


MarsEdit 4.1.3
- More improvements to the reliability of the Safari extension
- When a dragged image contains both higher resolution and lower resolution versions, MarsEdit now prefers higher resolution
- Improvements to the List formatting macros to make them transform several selected lines into a single list
- Fixed a bug to avoid recompressing images when no changes are made to them
- Restore the ability to upload SVG files to blogs that support them
- Fixed a bug that caused selected custom colors to be unset when clicking out of the color panel
- Fixed a hang that could occur if authentication fails while trying to upload an image to a blog
- Fixed a bug that caused blogs to re-expand their Posts/Pages subsections even if user had collapsed them
- Fixed a bug that caused some standard formatting macros to lose their functionality when a custom keyboard shortcut was set
- Setting the Featured Image is now supported via VoiceOver


MarsEdit 4.1.2
- Improve reliability of the Safari App Extension which could become disabled on complex web sites
- Fix a bug that caused non-image files such as PDF documents to be converted to single-pixel images
- Fix a bug that prevented dragging images from the "Uploaded" tab of the Media Manager
- Fix a problem where "Preserve All Metadata" didn't work when attaching an image for later upload
- Revert to pre-4.1 behavior of postponing initializing Media Manager until window is opened
- Tag completion now prioritizes exact diacritical matches ahead of fuzzy matches
- Restore the "Don't show again" checkbox on the Rich/Plain text mode switch alert


MarsEdit 4.1.1
- Fix a crash when dragging images from Photos.app before MarsEdit's Upload Utility window has been opened
- Fix a crash that could occur when "Preserve All" was selected for image metadata
- Fix a bug that prevented "Preserve All" metadata option from staying selected on a blog


MarsEdit 4.1
Media improvements:
- New options for image metadata to preserve, remove, or remove only location-specific GPS data
- Now supports direct dragging of images from Photos.app
- Color profile can now be either preserved or converted to sRGB automatically
- Performance improvements for users with large numbers of previously uploaded images
- Preload media manager contents at launch time to avoid performance hit when opening it up

Bug fixes:
- Fix a bug that caused some CMYK profile images to not be rotated as expected
- Fix a bug that caused featured image to be removed from posts when preview filter was applied
- Fix a bug that prevented the "New Post" item from being enabled in the main window contextual menu
- Fix "Copy Published Link" from the main window when a post is selected but post list not focused
- Fix Preview Template auto-downloading for Micro.blog and other MetaWeblog API blogs
- Fix a crash that could occur when interacting with the Formatting Macro editor window after closing a post editor
- Fix a bug that could prevent Google OAuth tokens from being redacted in the Network Log
- Fix a bug that caused "more" tags and other comments to be stripped from posts in some cases
- Fix a bug where the full temporary path of an image was shown in the user notification

Little things:
- Add a "Remove Link" item to the Rich Text contextual menu
- Don't warn about editing mode switches if the editor is empty
- Handle clicks on "mailto" links in the Preview Window for posts that happen to have them

MarsEdit 4.0.9
This update brings two fixes specifically for Blogger/Blogspot users:
- Fix a bug that caused Google hosted image uploads to show up as missing images in some blog posts
- Change handling of "more" tags for Blogger to avoid wrapping with line break tags


MarsEdit 4.0.8
- Fix a bug where images from Media Manager were not always permitted to be inserted into posts
- Fix a bug that could cause slow text layout in the plain text editor
- Disable Tags field when editing WordPress Page entries, where they're not allowed
- Ensure escape and cmd-. keyboard shortcuts work as expected for cancel button in panels
- Enable the 'Copy Published Link' and 'Send to Blog' menu items when the preview window is active


MarsEdit 4.0.7
- Fix a crash that could occur in the plain text syntax highlighting functionality
- Fix a hang in the plain text editor that could affect large posts
- Fix Google and Tumblr blogs to heed the "number of posts per request" download setting
- Fix a bug introduced in 4.0.6 that caused doubling of file extensions on image uploads
- Fix behavior of "Do Again" format menu item for custom macros applies in Rich Text mode
- Fix a bug that prevented Featured Image from being deleted from an already-published post
- Fix handling of combining characters such as the "Male Singer" (Ziggy Stardust) in plain text editor
- Change character count behavior to consider spaces in total character count


MarsEdit 4.0.6
- Fix names of HEIF based photos in the Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented some Lightroom libraries from appearing in Media Manager
- Fix a bug that prevented some dragged images from being accepted in the Rich Text editor


MarsEdit 4.0.5
- Fix a bug that prevented automatic preview template download from some Blogger blogs
- Add accessibility description to the buttons for adding and removing Custom Fields
- Detect and convey more useful error message for "Obfuscated ID" Blogger image upload failures
- Protect against a possible crash when handling Tumblr API errors
- Incorporate support for Lightroom 7 into the Media Manager
- Rich Editor fixes:
- Restore Cmd-Shift-C keyboard shortcut to open Color Panel
- Fix a bug where the "More" tag in a post with Unicode characters could get stripped out
- Improvements to cursor navigation of images and text with links


MarsEdit 4.0.4
- Fix a failure to auto-configure some Tumblr-based blogs
- Fix a problem that prevented bolds, italics, etc. from being set as default preview fonts
- Fix a problem where Typewriter Mode in Rich Text mode could scroll awkwardly while typing
- Restore support for selecting "main category" on Movable Type blogs
- Improve indexing and searchability of built-in Help


MarsEdit 4.0.3
- This update fixes a bug introduced in 4.0.2 that could prevent purchased licenses from being validated in the app


MarsEdit 4.0.2
- Revise toolbar popup menus to use the same rounded button style as other buttons
- Fix a bug that caused some error sheets in the main window to be presented in wrong location
- Fix a crash that could occur if preferences are not writable for some reason
- Fix a bug in which validating an app for discount upgrade could spin forever


MarsEdit 4.0.1
- Fix an issue in 4.0 that could cause trial in-app purchases to be disregarded if the user had run an earlier version of MarsEdit
- Fix a problem with configuring a site that requires HTTPS with a HTTP-based URL
- Fix a cosmetic glitch that caused two of the toolbar icons to be blurry


MarsEdit 4.0
- Change log not available for this version


MarsEdit 3.7.11
- Fix for Blogger blogs so that uploaded images will upload to the Google Photo album associated with the blog
- Fix a bug that prevented category names from loading on some AtomPub-based systems such as LiveDoor.jp


MarsEdit 3.7.10
- Fix a bug introduced in the previous update that causes the app to crash after printing, or after editing certain types of Tumblr posts

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