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Form Pilot Pro

November 19 2018 :: Version 2.69
* The bug related to printing to the virtual printer under standard user has been fixed.

October 1 2018 :: Version 2.68
+ The ability to group checkboxes has been added.

July 6 2018 :: Version 2.67
+ The ability to automatically scan a multipage document in one document file using ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) has been added. To enable this posibility please use command File - TWAIN Setup.

June 7 2018 :: Version 2.66
+ Added a Print property for all objects to enable printing on a preprinted form.

April 19 2018 :: Version 2.65
+ Convertor of documents from Windows version to Mac version has been added.
+ Character pitch is reduced to 1/50 point (1/3600 inches) to improve the accuracy of the setting.

March 23 2018 :: Version 2.64
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 22 2018 :: Version 2.63
+ Moving the active object with arrows in object editing mode.
+ Moving the main image with arrows in the main image moving mode.
+ Moving selected objects with arrows in the selection mode.
+ Deactivating the active object using the Escape key.
+ Deselecting in selection mode with the Escape key.
+ Enable/disable checkboxes using the Space and Return keys.
+ Saving toolbar customization has been fixed.

March 11 2018 :: Version 2.62
+ The command "Clear Contents" turns off all selected checkmarks.
+ Duplicate input has been added for checkmarks.
* The virtual printer has been updated.

January 23 2018 :: Version 2.61
* The undo/redo functions have been improved.

December 21 2017 :: Version 2.60
* Fixed bug related to the removal of a text field.
* Application launch time has been accelerated.

November 20 2017 :: Version 2.59
* Improved transition between text fields on the key Tab.

October 23 2017 :: Version 2.58
+ Text editor Text Pilot has been added for automatic filling of documents.
Please check section "Text Pilot" in Help.

September 10 2017 :: Version 2.57
+ Command line interface has been added (Pro and Office versions only). Please see the article "Command Line" in the help.
+ Filling of several forms with the same data has been added in the command line mode.
+ Filling of several forms with the same data has been added in the "Form filling" dialog.
Please see the article "Automatic filling of several forms" in the help.

June 29 2017 :: Version 2.56
* The bug related to printing to the Form Pilot virtual printer after restarting system has been fixed.
* The help has been updated

June 7 2017 :: Version 2.55
- The message 'No WIA driver detected!' has been removed.
* Automatic scrolling to the found text in the search has been fixed.
+ Uninstalling the previous version of program during installing a new version of program has been added.

April 20 2017 :: Version 2.54
+ The posibility of scanning documents with WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) interface has been added.
* The help has been updated
* The virtual printer has been updated.

March 23 2017 :: Version 2.53
* The problem with appearing the "Server busy" dialog during scanning a document has been fixed.

February 20 2017 :: Version 2.52
+ The possibility of conversion text boxes into the text fields, and vice versa, was added. Conversion is performed with the Type property.

January 23 2017 :: Version 2.51
* Tab order setup was improved.

December 21 2016 :: Version 2.50
* The bug in the Options dialog were fixed.

December 1 2016 :: Version 2.49
* The virtual printer has been updated.

September 24 2014 :: Version 2.48
* New virtual printer driver.

December 27 2013 :: Version 2.47
+ After changing the size of the inserted picture, you can now restore the image proportions.
+ Now you can change the size of the picture, saving the image proportions.

November 2 2013 :: Version 2.46
* Saving of the font properties has been corrected.
+ Now you can set the form folder.
+ Turning on/off the text field headers has been added.

September 30 2013 :: Version 2.45
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 10 2013 :: Version 2.44
+ Form Pilot Office: The Index Number format for text fields has been added.
+ Form Pilot Office: Automatic numbering of forms has been added.
* PDF Creator Pilot library has been updated.

June 18 2013 :: Version 2.43
* Support of Terminal Services for Form Pilot Office Terminal Server
Edition has been improved.

May 4 2013 :: Version 2.42
* Interface of the graphics editing process has been improved.

April 8 2013 :: Version 2.41.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 25 2013 :: Version 2.41
* A single installer for Form Pilot Home, Form Pilot Pro, and Form
Pilot Office has been released.

November 30 2012 :: Version 2.40
+ Automatic form filling using data of database has been added.
+ Raster image displaying has been improved.
+ Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit support has been added.
* New virtual driver.
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 11 2012 :: Version 2.39
+ Numeric and currency formats have been added for text fields.
* Formula evaluation has been improved.
* New virtual driver.
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 12 2012 :: Version 2.38
+ The "Barcode" tool has been added.

February 24 2012 :: Version 2.37
- The Drawing Tools panel has been removed.
+ The Properties panel has been added.

December 26 2011 :: Version 2.36
+ "Zoom In" and "Zoom Out" commands were added.
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 3 2011 :: Version 2.35
+ "Send to Back", "Send Backward", "Bring to Front", "Bring Forward" commands were added.
+ "Highlight fields" option was added to the "Main Tools" panel.
+ "With border" option was added to the "Object Style Tools" panel.

September 30 2011 :: Version 2.34
+ Form Pilot Converter was created.

September 1 2011 :: Version 2.33.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

August 24 2011 :: Version 2.33
+ "Decrease Text Height" command was added.
+ "Check Mark" command was added.
+ The possibiblity of adjusting text box height was added.

July 1 2011 :: Version 2.32
+ New form for testing the paper capture by the printer has been added.
+ Styles of dashed lines now are supported.
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 11 2010 :: Version 2.31
* Some bugs were fixed.

July 5 2010 :: Version 2.30
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 29 2010 :: Version 2.29
+ Backup commands have been added.
+ Automatic mode of the Backup process has been added.

March 18 2010 :: Version 2.28
+ Unicode support was added;
* The error connected with the disappearance of texts was fixed;
+ Automatic search of old templates at program start was added. When old templates in the Program Files\Form Pilot Office folder are detected, the program will convert them to .cfp format and will add them to the My Documents\Form Pilot Office\Forms folder.

January 10 2010 :: Version 2.27.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 21 2009 :: Version 2.27
* A single installer for 32-bit and 64-bit operations system was released.

November 13 2009 :: Version 2.26
+ Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, and Windows Vista 64-bit support has been added;
* Internal bugs have been fixed.

September 26 2009 :: Version 2.25.5
* internal bug-fixes

September 25 2009 :: Version 2.25.4
* internal bug-fixes

September 4 2009 :: Version 2.25.3
* internal bug-fixes

July 24 2009 :: Version 2.24
* The undo/redo functions are improved

April 24 2009 :: Version 2.23
+ FDC forms created with Form Pilot Office can be opened with Form Pilot Home and Form Pilot Pro for editing and filling. CFP forms can be opend with Form Pilot Home and Form Pilot Pro only for filling;
+ Added a virtual printer;
+ Now you can set the format for files transferred from the virtual printer to the program window;
+ Added forms list panel;
+ Added the ability to input formulas in text boxes;
+ Added the ability to clear the contents of a group of input fields.
+ Added the "Form Text" tool;
+ The Word Wrap and Multipline Text commands were added;
+ A line spacing is added;
+ Added double fields support.

October 21 2008 :: Version 2.20
+Improved EMF support:
Documents created based on EMF are smaller
than documents based on raster formats.
You can create documents based on EMF in two ways:
1) Choose command "New | Using image" and open an EMF file.
2) Print the document on the virtual printer.
When saving documents created based on EMF in PDF format, the corresponding PDF files are also small in size.

August 12 2008 :: Version 2.19
+ Added setting the orientation and the sizes of each page.
+ Added the ability to input a font size manually.

June 19 2008 :: Version 2.18
+ The command "Save as template with fields..." was removed

April 24 2008 :: Version 2.17.1
+ Added the ability to set the tab order with a mouse.
~ In the page settings, you can switch off automatic application of settings to the printer.
* Some bugs were fixed.

February 22 2008 :: Version 2.16
+ The ability to copy an active text box to the clipboard has been added.
+ The ability to copy a group of text boxes and other graphical objects to the clipboard has been added.
+ Now you can save page orientation, page size settings, and printer settings in the document.

November 20 2007 :: Version 2.15.1
* The "Freehand Line" tool has been improved
* Some bugs were fixed

December 7 2006 :: Version 2.11
+ The image compression for PDF documents has been added to allow you to reduce a file size;
+ The support of the GIF and TIFF with LZW-compression formats has been added;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

November 6 2006 :: Version 2.10.06
* The database search function has been fixed (improved). It works faster now. Also, the function now can search the text through all pages in a multipage document at once (without from-page-to-page manual switches);
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

June 20 2006 :: Version 2.10
+ The option of switching to the previous mode by pressing the button a second time has been added (Form Mode, Set Tab Order, Zoom, Select);
+ The following feature has been added: now, when pasting a large text from the clipboard into a text field, the text splits up into separate, field-wide lines;
* Internal bug-fixes.

January 12 2006 :: Version 2.09.03
+ Added Freeze Object and Unfreeze All Objects functions.

December 29 2005 :: Version 2.08
+ The function of a text search within the internal database is added;
* Removed a possibility of deleting an object with escape key;
+ Added the Rename Object option allowing to rename object from context menu.

November 11 2005 :: Version 2.07
* The text align function now works as expected while printing the document;
* The index numbers are placed correctly on various scales of - document view;
* Internal bug-fixes.

August 29 2005 :: Version 2.06
* The index numbers are placed correctly on various scales of document view;
* Internal bug-fixes.

July 22 2005 :: Version 2.05
* Fixed bugs: Crop, Copy Region, Color correction functions are corrected.

July 5 2005 :: Version 2.04.01
* The undo and redo functions are temporarily removed;
+ Added the possibility of adjusting application appearance. The following styles may be used: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003;
+ Added an option allowing to automatically turn on the form mode at startup;
* Documentation update.

April 15 2005 :: Version 2.01
+ Added a possibility of adjusting color while saving the image;
+ Added a possibility of moving elements in Select mode using keyboard;
* In the Select mode if the group of elements is selected while changing any attribute (for instance font size or line width), only this attribute will change for all elements of the group leaving the rest unaltered;
* Internal bug-fixes.

March 27 2005 :: Version 2.00
+ Added MS Office XP application look;
+ Internal bug-fixes.

December 27 2004 :: Version 1.98.02
+ Added tab order setup options;
+ Added text field width options;
+ Added option to save images in 1-bit format - TIFF CCITT Group 4;
+ Symbols can now be entered in the right to left direction;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

November 4 2004 :: Version 1.97
+ Added Print As Image option to the Print Options dialog;
* Changed text box appearance;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

September 26 2004 :: Version 1.95
+ Added new features: Copy region, Create Patch, Transparent Picture;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update: (including description of font recognition).

August 13 2004 :: Version 1.94
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Fixed bug: disappearance of graphics elements after saving.

September 13 2003 :: Version 1.92
+ White&black reference color correction added;
* Internal bug-fixes.

July 1 2003 :: Version 1.91
* PDF export improved;
+ The new ability to copy/cut/paste more than one object added;
* It was not possible to add a template to the current document. Fixed;
* Minor bug-fixes.

April 11 2003 :: Version 1.80
* PDF generation support improved;
* Now stores toolbars positions;
+ Document properties added (File | Properties);
+ Detailed error logging added;
* Documentation updates. Several articles were added to "How to" section;
* Menu bug-fixes (it was not able to access menu using ALT key).

December 2 2002 :: Version 1.70
+ Now you are able to use printer fonts to speed up printing on the pre-printed forms;
* Documentation update.

November 15 2002 :: Version 1.61
* Now saves documents much faster;
* Several internal bug-fixes.

October 15 2002 :: Version 1.60
+ Multiple records support added;
+ Now you can switch checkmarks "on" and "off".

July 26 2002 :: Version 1.50
+ "Native" spell checker support added. For more dictionaries please refer to the web-site;
+ Scanned form image now is saved into document itself;
+ Ability to change font and text style of group of text boxes;
+ Now displaying only fonts which support current user locale;
* Some bugs fixed.

June 11 2002 :: Version 1.41
+ Ability to create multi-page documents;
+ New "Page" menu;
+ Copying function added to the File menu;
+ Scanned image rotation added;
+ Picture rotation added;
+ Flip, reverse and invert image functions added;
+ Image brightness and contrast functions added;
* Some bugs fixed.

February 8 2002 :: Version 1.31
+ Picture rotation feature added.

December 14 2001 :: Version 1.30
+ Multipage support added;
* Bugs of drawing big images fixed;
* Eraser bugs fixed.

November 12 2001 :: Version 1.28
+ New view/editing mode added.

October 15 2001 :: Version 1.27
+ Adding the contents of the template to the existing document;
* Saving templates with empty text fields;
* Some bugs fixed.


 

Form Pilot Home

November 19 2018 :: Version 2.69
* The bug related to printing to the virtual printer under standard user has been fixed.

October 1 2018 :: Version 2.68
+ The ability to group checkboxes has been added.

July 6 2018 :: Version 2.67
+ The ability to automatically scan a multipage document in one document file using ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) has been added. To enable this posibility please use command File - TWAIN Setup.

June 7 2018 :: Version 2.66
+ Added a Print property for all objects to enable printing on a preprinted form.

April 19 2018 :: Version 2.65
+ Convertor of documents from Windows version to Mac version has been added.
+ Character pitch is reduced to 1/50 point (1/3600 inches) to improve the accuracy of the setting.

March 23 2018 :: Version 2.64
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 22 2018 :: Version 2.63
+ Moving the active object with arrows in object editing mode.
+ Moving the main image with arrows in the main image moving mode.
+ Moving selected objects with arrows in the selection mode.
+ Deactivating the active object using the Escape key.
+ Deselecting in selection mode with the Escape key.
+ Enable/disable checkboxes using the Space and Return keys.
+ Saving toolbar customization has been fixed.

March 11 2018 :: Version 2.62
+ The command "Clear Contents" turns off all selected checkmarks.
+ Duplicate input has been added for checkmarks.
* The virtual printer has been updated.

January 23 2018 :: Version 2.61
* The undo/redo functions have been improved.

December 21 2017 :: Version 2.60
* Fixed bug related to the removal of a text field.
* Application launch time has been accelerated.

November 20 2017 :: Version 2.59
* Improved transition between text fields on the key Tab.

October 23 2017 :: Version 2.58
* The bug related to printing to the Form Pilot virtual printer after restarting system has been fixed.

September 10 2017 :: Version 2.57
* Some bugs were fixed.

June 29 2017 :: Version 2.56
* The bug related to printing to the Form Pilot virtual printer after restarting system has been fixed.
* The help has been updated

June 7 2017 :: Version 2.55
- The message 'No WIA driver detected!' has been removed.
* Automatic scrolling to the found text in the search has been fixed.
+ Uninstalling the previous version of program during installing a new version of program has been added.

April 20 2017 :: Version 2.54
+ The posibility of scanning documents with WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) interface has been added.
* The help has been updated
* The virtual printer has been updated.

March 23 2017 :: Version 2.53
* The problem with appearing the "Server busy" dialog during scanning a document has been fixed.

February 20 2017 :: Version 2.52
+ The possibility of conversion text boxes into the text fields, and vice versa, was added. Conversion is performed with the Type property.

January 23 2017 :: Version 2.51
* Tab order setup was improved.

December 21 2016 :: Version 2.50
* The bug in the Options dialog were fixed.

December 1 2016 :: Version 2.49
* The virtual printer has been updated.

September 24 2014 :: Version 2.48
* New virtual printer driver.

December 27 2013 :: Version 2.47
+ After changing the size of the inserted picture, you can now restore the image proportions.
+ Now you can change the size of the picture, saving the image proportions.

November 2 2013 :: Version 2.46
* Saving of the font properties has been corrected.
+ Now you can set the form folder.
+ Turning on/off the text field headers has been added.

September 30 2013 :: Version 2.45
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 10 2013 :: Version 2.44
+ Form Pilot Office: The Index Number format for text fields has been added.
+ Form Pilot Office: Automatic numbering of forms has been added.
* PDF Creator Pilot library has been updated.

June 18 2013 :: Version 2.43
* Support of Terminal Services for Form Pilot Office Terminal Server
Edition has been improved.

May 4 2013 :: Version 2.42
* Interface of the graphics editing process has been improved.

April 8 2013 :: Version 2.41.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 25 2013 :: Version 2.41
* A single installer for Form Pilot Home, Form Pilot Pro, and Form
Pilot Office has been released.

November 30 2012 :: Version 2.40
+ Automatic form filling using data of database has been added.
+ Raster image displaying has been improved.
+ Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit support has been added.
* New virtual driver.
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 11 2012 :: Version 2.39
+ Numeric and currency formats have been added for text fields.
* Formula evaluation has been improved.
* New virtual driver.
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 12 2012 :: Version 2.38
+ The "Barcode" tool has been added.

February 24 2012 :: Version 2.37
- The Drawing Tools panel has been removed.
+ The Properties panel has been added.

December 26 2011 :: Version 2.36
+ "Zoom In" and "Zoom Out" commands were added.
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 3 2011 :: Version 2.35
+ "Send to Back", "Send Backward", "Bring to Front", "Bring Forward" commands were added.
+ "Highlight fields" option was added to the "Main Tools" panel.
+ "With border" option was added to the "Object Style Tools" panel.

September 30 2011 :: Version 2.34
+ Form Pilot Converter was created.

September 1 2011 :: Version 2.33.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

August 24 2011 :: Version 2.33
+ "Decrease Text Height" command was added.
+ "Check Mark" command was added.
+ The possibiblity of adjusting text box height was added.

July 1 2011 :: Version 2.32
+ New form for testing the paper capture by the printer has been added.
+ Styles of dashed lines now are supported.
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 30 2011 :: Version 3.0.1270
+ Eraser tool has been added;
+ Export to graphic files has been added;
+ Now you can shift the text in order to fill out a printing form properly.
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 2 2011 :: Version 3.0.1046
* Some bugs were fixed.
+ Added setting the orientation and the sizes of each page.

January 25 2011 :: Version 3.0.978
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 30 2010 :: Version 3.0.952
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 29 2010 :: Version 3.0
~ 3.0 version is based on new engine.

September 11 2010 :: Version 2.31
* Some bugs were fixed.

July 5 2010 :: Version 2.30
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 29 2010 :: Version 2.29
+ Backup commands have been added.
+ Automatic mode of the Backup process has been added.

March 18 2010 :: Version 2.28
+ Unicode support was added;
* The error connected with the disappearance of texts was fixed;
+ Automatic search of old templates at program start was added. When old templates in the Program Files\Form Pilot Office folder are detected, the program will convert them to .cfp format and will add them to the My Documents\Form Pilot Office\Forms folder.

January 10 2010 :: Version 2.27.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 21 2009 :: Version 2.27
* A single installer for 32-bit and 64-bit operations system was released.

November 13 2009 :: Version 2.26
+ Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, and Windows Vista 64-bit support has been added;
* Internal bugs have been fixed.

September 26 2009 :: Version 2.25.5
* internal bug-fixes

September 25 2009 :: Version 2.25.4
* internal bug-fixes

September 4 2009 :: Version 2.25.3
* internal bug-fixes

July 24 2009 :: Version 2.24
* The undo/redo functions are improved

April 24 2009 :: Version 2.23
+ FDC forms created with Form Pilot Office can be opened with Form Pilot Home and Form Pilot Pro for editing and filling. CFP forms can be opend with Form Pilot Home and Form Pilot Pro only for filling;
+ Added a virtual printer;
+ Now you can set the format for files transferred from the virtual printer to the program window;
+ Added forms list panel;
+ Added the ability to input formulas in text boxes;
+ Added the ability to clear the contents of a group of input fields.
+ Added the "Form Text" tool;
+ The Word Wrap and Multipline Text commands were added;
+ A line spacing is added;
+ Added double fields support;
+ Added database support;
+ Added tab order setup options;
+ Added text field width options;
+ Symbols can now be entered in the right to left direction.

November 24 2008 :: Version 2.20
+ Improved EMF support:
Documents created based on EMF are smaller than documents based on raster formats. To create a document based on EMF, choose command "New | Using image" and open an EMF file.

July 21 2008 :: Version 2.19
+ Added the ability to input a font size manually.

April 3 2008 :: Version 2.17
~ In the page settings, you can switch off automatic application of settings to the printer.

February 22 2008 :: Version 2.16
+ The ability to copy an active text box to the clipboard has been added.
+ The ability to copy a group of text boxes and other graphical objects to the clipboard has been added.
+ Now you can save page orientation, page size settings, and printer settings in the document.

November 21 2007 :: Version 2.15
* The "Freehand Line" tool has been improved.

October 29 2007 :: Version 2.15
* The "Freehand Line" tool has been improved
+ Form Pilot Home now works under Windows Vista

December 15 2006 :: Version 2.11
+ The support of the GIF and TIFF with LZW-compression formats has been added.
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

June 21 2006 :: Version 2.10
+ The option of switching to the previous mode by pressing the
button asecond time has been added (Form Mode, Zoom, Select);
* Internal bug-fixes.

March 7 2006 :: Version 2.09.02
* Internal bug-fixes.

September 12 2005 :: Version 2.06.01
* Internal bug-fixes;
* The text align function now works as expected while printing the document.

August 27 2005 :: Version 2.06
* Internal bug-fixes;
* The index numbers are placed correctly on various scales of document view.

July 22 2005 :: Version 2.05
* Fixed bugs: Crop, Copy Region, Color correction functions are
corrected.

July 1 2005 :: Version 2.04
* The undo and redo functions are temporarily removed;
+ Added the possibility of adjusting application appearance. The following styles may be used: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003;
+ Added an option allowing to automatically turn on the form mode at startup;
* Documentation update.

April 14 2005 :: Version 2.01
+ Added a possibility of adjusting color while saving the image;
+ Added a possibility of moving elements in Select mode using keyboard;
* In the Select mode if the group of elements is selected while changing any attribute (for instance font size or line width), only this attribute will change for all elements of the group leaving the rest unaltered;
* Internal bug-fixes.

March 26 2005 :: Version 2.00
+ Added MS Office XP application look;
+ Added form mode;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

December 24 2004 :: Version 1.98
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

November 3 2004 :: Version 1.97
+ Added Print As Image option to the Print Options dialog;
* Changed text box appearance;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

September 2 2004 :: Version 1.95
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

June 11 2004 :: Version 1.94
* The program keeps settings of Style Toolbar after restarting;
* The Scale list is restored;
* "Fit to width" and "Fit to window" options removed;
* Changes in Help.

May 6 2004 :: Version 1.93
* Changed toolbar appearance and locations of some buttons;
+ Added options for main image loading from the disk and deletion from the document;
+ Added document re-naming option;
+ Added "on top of all others" graphic element dragging option;
+ Added main image moving on the document page options;
* The documents created or edited with the Demo version of the program will now contain a protection line in the regular version as well;
* Modified scale factor list. The scale value can now be entered manually as well;
* Internal bug-fixes.

September 29 2003 :: Version 1.92.01
+ White&black reference color correction added;
* Internal bug-fixes.

June 26 2003 :: Version 1.91
+ The new ability to copy/cut/paste more than one object added;
* It was not possible to add a template to the current document. Fixed;
* Minor bug-fixes.

April 11 2003 :: Version 1.80
* Now stores toolbars positions;
+ Document properties added (File | Properties);
+ Detailed error logging added;
* Documentation updates. Several articles were added to "How to" section;
* Menu bug-fixes (it was not able to access menu using ALT key).

November 15 2002 :: Version 1.61.01
* Now saves documents much faster;
* Several internal bug-fixes.

October 14 2002 :: Version 1.60
+ Now you can switch checkmarks "on" and "off".

July 26 2002 :: Version 1.50
+ "Native" spell checker support added. For more dictionaries please refer to the web-site;
+ Scanned form image now is saved into document itself;
+ Ability to change font and text style of group of text boxes;
+ Now displaying only fonts which support current user locale;
* Some bugs fixed.

June 7 2002 :: Version 1.41
+ Scanned image rotation at any angle function added;
+ Picture rotation at any angle function added;
+ Flip image function added;
+ Reverse image function added;
+ Invert image function added;
* Some bugs fixed.

May 16 2002 :: Version 1.40
* Some bugs fixed.

February 8 2002 :: Version 1.31
+ Picture rotation feature added.

December 7 2001 :: Version 1.30
* Bugs of drawing big images fixed;
* Eraser bugs fixed.

November 5 2001 :: Version 1.01
+ New view/editing mode added.

October 15 2001 :: Version 1.00
+ Original version.

:: Version 2.07.01
Difference from v. 2.06.01
- removed a possibility of deleting an object with escape key

:: Version 2.03
Difference from v. 2.02
- the undo/redo functions are improved.
- internal bug-fixes
- documentation update

:: Version 2.02
Difference from v. 2.01
- added greater sizes of eraser/uneraser
- Improved the performance of eraser/uneraser
- it is now possible to use proportional fonts in Char Pitch mode
- internal bug-fixes
- documentation update

New Versions: v. 2.01.02
- internal bug-fixes
- documentation update


 

Form Pilot Office

November 19 2018 :: Version 2.69
* The bug related to printing to the virtual printer under standard user has been fixed.

October 1 2018 :: Version 2.68
+ The ability to group checkboxes has been added.

July 6 2018 :: Version 2.67
+ The ability to automatically scan a multipage document in one document file using ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) has been added. To enable this posibility please use command File - TWAIN Setup.

June 7 2018 :: Version 2.66
+ Added a Print property for all objects to enable printing on a preprinted form.

April 19 2018 :: Version 2.65
+ Convertor of documents from Windows version to Mac version has been added.
+ Character pitch is reduced to 1/50 point (1/3600 inches) to improve the accuracy of the setting.

March 23 2018 :: Version 2.64
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 22 2018 :: Version 2.63
+ Moving the active object with arrows in object editing mode.
+ Moving the main image with arrows in the main image moving mode.
+ Moving selected objects with arrows in the selection mode.
+ Deactivating the active object using the Escape key.
+ Deselecting in selection mode with the Escape key.
+ Enable/disable checkboxes using the Space and Return keys.
+ Saving toolbar customization has been fixed.

March 11 2018 :: Version 2.62
+ The command "Clear Contents" turns off all selected checkmarks.
+ Duplicate input has been added for checkmarks.
* The virtual printer has been updated.

January 23 2018 :: Version 2.61
* The undo/redo functions have been improved.

December 21 2017 :: Version 2.60
* Fixed bug related to the removal of a text field.
* Application launch time has been accelerated.

November 20 2017 :: Version 2.59
* Improved transition between text fields on the key Tab.

October 23 2017 :: Version 2.58
+ Text editor Text Pilot has been added for automatic filling of documents.
Please check section "Text Pilot" in Help.

September 10 2017 :: Version 2.57
+ Command line interface has been added (Pro and Office versions only). Please see the article "Command Line" in the help.
+ Filling of several forms with the same data has been added in the command line mode.
+ Filling of several forms with the same data has been added in the "Form filling" dialog.
Please see the article "Automatic filling of several forms" in the help.

June 29 2017 :: Version 2.56
* The bug related to printing to the Form Pilot virtual printer after restarting system has been fixed.
* The help has been updated

June 7 2017 :: Version 2.55
- The message 'No WIA driver detected!' has been removed.
* Automatic scrolling to the found text in the search has been fixed.
+ Uninstalling the previous version of program during installing a new version of program has been added.

April 20 2017 :: Version 2.54
+ The posibility of scanning documents with WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) interface has been added.
* The help has been updated
* The virtual printer has been updated.

March 23 2017 :: Version 2.53
* The problem with appearing the "Server busy" dialog during scanning a document has been fixed.

February 20 2017 :: Version 2.52
+ The possibility of conversion text boxes into the text fields, and vice versa, was added. Conversion is performed with the Type property.

January 23 2017 :: Version 2.51
* Tab order setup was improved.

December 21 2016 :: Version 2.50
* The bug in the Options dialog were fixed.

December 1 2016 :: Version 2.49
* The virtual printer has been updated.
* Form Pilot Office RDSE: Support of Remote Desktop Services has been improved.

September 24 2014 :: Version 2.48
* New virtual printer driver.

December 27 2013 :: Version 2.47
+ After changing the size of the inserted picture, you can now restore the image proportions.
+ Now you can change the size of the picture, saving the image proportions.

November 2 2013 :: Version 2.46
* Saving of the font properties has been corrected.
+ Now you can set the form folder.
+ Turning on/off the text field headers has been added.

September 30 2013 :: Version 2.45
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 10 2013 :: Version 2.44
+ Form Pilot Office: The Index Number format for text fields has been added.
+ Form Pilot Office: Automatic numbering of forms has been added.
* PDF Creator Pilot library has been updated.

June 18 2013 :: Version 2.43
* Support of Terminal Services for Form Pilot Office Terminal Server
Edition has been improved.

May 4 2013 :: Version 2.42
* Interface of the graphics editing process has been improved.

April 8 2013 :: Version 2.41.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 25 2013 :: Version 2.41
* A single installer for Form Pilot Home, Form Pilot Pro, and Form
Pilot Office has been released.

November 30 2012 :: Version 2.40
+ Automatic form filling using data of database has been added.
+ Raster image displaying has been improved.
+ Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit support has been added.
* New virtual driver.
* Some bugs were fixed.

September 11 2012 :: Version 2.39
+ Numeric and currency formats have been added for text fields.
* Formula evaluation has been improved.
* New virtual driver.
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 12 2012 :: Version 2.38
+ The "Barcode" tool has been added.

February 24 2012 :: Version 2.37
- The Drawing Tools panel has been removed.
+ The Properties panel has been added.

December 26 2011 :: Version 2.36
+ "Zoom In" and "Zoom Out" commands were added.
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 3 2011 :: Version 2.35
+ "Send to Back", "Send Backward", "Bring to Front", "Bring Forward" commands were added.
+ "Highlight fields" option was added to the "Main Tools" panel.
+ "With border" option was added to the "Object Style Tools" panel.

September 30 2011 :: Version 2.34
+ Form Pilot Converter was created.

September 1 2011 :: Version 2.33.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

August 24 2011 :: Version 2.33
+ "Decrease Text Height" command was added.
+ "Check Mark" command was added.
+ The possibiblity of adjusting text box height was added.

July 1 2011 :: Version 2.32
+ New form for testing the paper capture by the printer has been added.
+ Styles of dashed lines now are supported.
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 30 2011 :: Version 3.0.1270
+ Eraser tool has been added;
+ Export to graphic files has been added;
+ Now you can shift the text in order to fill out a printing form properly.
* Some bugs were fixed.

March 2 2011 :: Version 3.0.1046
* Some bugs were fixed.
+ Added setting the orientation and the sizes of each page.

January 25 2011 :: Version 3.0.978
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 30 2010 :: Version 3.0.952
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 29 2010 :: Version 3.0
~ 3.0 version is based on new engine.

September 11 2010 :: Version 2.31
* Some bugs were fixed.

July 5 2010 :: Version 2.30
* Some bugs were fixed.

May 11 2010 :: Version 2.29.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

April 29 2010 :: Version 2.29
+ Backup commands have been added.
+ Automatic mode of the Backup process has been added.

March 18 2010 :: Version 2.28
+ Unicode support was added;
* The error connected with the disappearance of texts was fixed;
+ Automatic search of old templates at program start was added. When old templates in the Program Files\Form Pilot Office folder are detected, the program will convert them to .cfp format and will add them to the My Documents\Form Pilot Office\Forms folder.

January 10 2010 :: Version 2.27.1
* Some bugs were fixed.

December 22 2009 :: Version 2.27
* A single installer for 32-bit and 64-bit operations system was released.

November 13 2009 :: Version 2.26
+ Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, and Windows Vista 64-bit support has been added;
* Internal bugs have been fixed.

September 26 2009 :: Version 2.25.5
* internal bug-fixes

September 25 2009 :: Version 2.25.4
* internal bug-fixes

September 4 2009 :: Version 2.25.3
* internal bug-fixes

July 24 2009 :: Version 2.24
* The undo/redo functions are improved

April 24 2009 :: Version 2.23
+ FDC forms created with Form Pilot Office can be opened with Form Pilot Home and Form Pilot Pro for editing and filling. CFP forms can be opend with Form Pilot Home and Form Pilot Pro only for filling.

March 14 2009 :: Version 2.22
+ Added forms list panel.
+ Added ability to create forms (in CFP format) that can be filled in our free Filler Pilot program.
+ Added the ability to input formulas in text boxes.
+ Added the ability to clear the contents of a group of input fields.
+ Added the "Form Text" tool.
With the "Form Text" tool, now you can add and edit the text of the form itself independently from text that fills the form.
+ The templates folder and a shelf file are transferred to the "My documents" folder.

October 16 2008 :: Version 2.20
+Improved EMF support:
Documents created based on EMF are smaller than documents based on raster formats.
You can create documents based on EMF in two ways:
1) Choose command "New | Using image" and open an EMF file.
2) Print the document on the virtual printer.
When saving documents created based on EMF in PDF format, the corresponding PDF files are also small in size.

August 18 2008 :: Version 2.19
+ Added setting the orientation and the sizes of each page.
+ Added the ability to input a font size manually.

June 11 2008 :: Version 2.18
+ The command "Save as template with fields..." was removed.
+ Filler Pilot can only open documents created in Connect Form Pilot.

May 4 2008 :: Version 2.17.1
+ Added the ability to set the tab order with a mouse.
~ In the page settings, you can switch off automatic application of settings to the printer.
~ Now your clients can fill out, save, and print out forms created in Form Pilot Office with our free Form Filler Pilot.
* Some bugs were fixed.

February 28 2008 :: Version 2.16
+ The ability to copy an active text box to the clipboard has been added.
+ The ability to copy a group of text boxes and other graphical objects to the clipboard has been added.
+ Now you can save page orientation, page size settings, and printer settings in the document.

November 20 2007 :: Version 2.15.1
* Some bugs were fixed

November 16 2007 :: Version 2.15.1
* Some bugs were fixed

November 9 2007 :: Version 2.15
+ The ability to import data from documents has been added;
* The "Freehand Line" tool has been improved;
* Documentation update.

June 7 2007 :: Version 2.13
+ The Word Wrap and Multipline Text commands were added;
+ A line spacing is added;
+ New virtual driver;
+ Display paragraph marks has been added.

March 5 2007 :: Version 2.12
+ Mirrored field support is added.

February 13 2007 :: Version 2.11.01
+ New virtual driver.

December 7 2006 :: Version 2.11
+ The image compression option for PDF documents has been added to allow you to reduce a file size;
+ The support of the GIF and TIFF with LZW-compression formats has been added;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update .

November 6 2006 :: Version 2.10.06
* The database search function has been fixed (improved). It works faster now. Also, the function now can search the text through all pages in a multipage document at once (without from-page-to-page manual switches);
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

June 20 2006 :: Version 2.10
+ The option of switching to the previous mode by pressing the button a second time has been added (Form Mode, Set Tab Order, Zoom, Select);
+ The following feature has been added: now, when pasting a large text from the clipboard into a text field, the text splits up into separate, field-wide lines;
* Internal bug-fixes.

January 10 2006 :: Version 2.09.03
+ New virtual driver;
+ Added Freeze Object and Unfreeze All Objects functions.

December 27 2005 :: Version 2.08
+ The function of a text search within the internal database is added;
* Removed a possibility of deleting an object with escape key;
+ Added the Rename Object option allowing to rename object from context menu.

November 11 2005 :: Version 2.07
+ The batch printing of all database records is added.

August 29 2005 :: Version 2.06
* The index numbers are placed correctly on various scales of document view;
* Internal bug-fixes.

July 22 2005 :: Version 2.05
* Fixed bugs: Crop, Copy Region, Color correction functions are corrected.

July 5 2005 :: Version 2.04
* The undo and redo functions are temporarily removed;
+ Added the possibility of adjusting application appearance. The following styles may be used: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003;
+ Added an option allowing to automatically turn on the form mode at startup;
* Documentation update.

May 20 2005 :: Version 2.03
* Added the possibilities to reduce the width of a text field to minimum;
* The undo/redo functions are improved;
+ Added the possibility of saving png-files with adjustable transparency;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

April 15 2005 :: Version 2.01
+ Added a possibility of adjusting color while saving the image;
+ Added a possibility of moving elements in Select mode using keyboard;
* In the Select mode if the group of elements is selected while changing any attribute (for instance font size or line width), only this attribute will change for all elements of the group leaving the rest unaltered;
* Internal bug-fixes.

April 1 2005 :: Version 2.00
+ Added MS Office XP application look;
* Internal bug-fixes.

December 30 2004 :: Version 1.98.02
+ Added tab order setup options;
+ Added text field width options;
+ Added option to save images in 1-bit format - TIFF CCITT Group 4;
+ Added form mode;
* Symbols can now be entered in the right to left direction;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

November 4 2004 :: Version 1.97
+ Added Print As Image option to the Print Options dialog;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

September 25 2004 :: Version 1.95
+ Added new features: Copy region, Create Patch, Transparent Picture;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update: (including the description of font recognition).

August 19 2004 :: Version 1.94
+ New driver;
* Changed toolbar appearance and locations of some buttons;
+ Added options for main image loading from the disk and deletion from the document;
+ Added document re-naming option;
+ Added object renaming;
+ Added "on top of all others" graphic element dragging option;
+ Added main image moving on the document page options;
* The scale value can now be entered manually as well;
* Data import/export is fixed;
* Fixed bug: disappearance of graphics elements after saving;
* Internal bug-fixes;
* Documentation update.

March 12 2004 :: Version 1.92.04
+ White and Black reference color correction added;
* Internal bug-fixes.

July 2 2003 :: Version 1.91
* PDF export improved;
+ The new ability to copy/cut/paste more than one object added;
* Welcome screen removed to avoid hanging;
* Minor bug-fixes.

May 13 2003 :: Version 1.90
+ New improved Form Pilot Office driver. Up to 2400 dpi support on Windows 9x and 4800 dpi support on Windows2000/XP;
* Improved image files reading;
* Minor bug-fixes.

April 10 2003 :: Version 1.80
* PDF generation support improved;
* Now stores toolbars positions;
+ Document properties added (File | Properties);
+ 128 bit key length for PDF protection is supported now;
+ Detailed error logging added;
* Documentation updates. Several articles were added to "How to" section;
* Menu bug-fixes (it was not able to access menu using ALT key).

December 2 2002 :: Version 1.70
* Bug with Form Pilot Office driver was fixed;
+ Now you are able to use printer fonts to speed up printing on the pre-printed forms;
* Documentation update.

November 13 2002 :: Version 1.61
* Now saves documents much faster;
+ NT 4.0 support was added;
* Several internal bug-fixes.

October 15 2002 :: Version 1.60
+ Multiple records support added;
+ Import support for various database files;
+ Export support for various database files;
+ Now you can switch checkmarks "on" and "off".

July 26 2002 :: Version 1.50
+ "Native" spell checker support added. For more dictionaries please refer to the web-site;
+ Scanned form image now is saved into document itself;
+ Ability to change font and text style of group of text boxes;
* Now displaying only fonts which support current user locale;
* Some bugs fixed.

June 14 2002 :: Version 1.41
+ Ability to create multi-page documents;
+ New "Page" menu;
+ Copying function added to the File menu;
+ Scanned image rotation added;
+ Picture rotation added;
+ Flip, reverse and invert image functions added;
+ Image brightness and contrast functions added;
* Bugs fixed.

February 13 2002 :: Version 1.11
+ Picture rotation feature added;
* Some bugs fixed.

December 14 2001 :: Version 1.10
+ Multipage support added;
* Bugs of drawing big images fixed;
* Eraser bugs fixed.

November 22 2001 :: Version 1.02
+ New view/editing mode added.

October 12 2001 :: Version 1.01
+ Adding the contents of the template to the existing document;
* Saving templates with empty text fields;
* Some bugs fixed.

September 14 2001 :: Version 1.00
+ Original version.

 


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