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19 January 2016

PasswordSafe 3.38.1 mainly fixes some regressions, detailed below, and adds updated French and Russian translations.

Bugs fixed in V3.38.1

Fixed regression in alias support
Fixed regression: crash in Linux when incorrect password entered
Fixes in advanced find report
V4 (alpha) related fixes
Fixes related to empty groups
1312 Now able to duplicate an alias entry without errors.
1306 Display of an empty group is now correctly displayed when an entry is moved to it via editing.
1295 Create Shortcut group dropdown box width no longer trucates long group paths.
1057 Aliases and shortcuts imported via XML now correctly point to their respective base entries.

New Features for V3.38.1

797 Change the Add/Edit dialogs to allow a larger Notes field to be visible. Protected entries now only have this information in the dialog caption. The Tooltip on how to unprotect an entry is now shown against the tutorial text at the top of the dialog.

31 December 2015

PasswordSafe version 3.38 has been released. This fixes a problem with displaying PasswordSafe under Windows 8 and later on high resolution displays. In addition, this has some significant "under the hood" restructuring to support the next version of the PasswordSafe format. Thanks to Bill, Bjorne, dk, Jorge, Kevin, Nicholas, pm_kan, sauravg, Todd, Vladimir and others for their help in this release.

Bugs fixed in V3.38

1289 Uniform behavior for generated password: Can be explicitly copied to clipboard whenever generated (no longer copied by default).
1266 Toolbar elements display correctly on high-resolution monitors under Windows 8.1 and later.

New Features for V3.38

n/a Experimental support for V4 format. DO NOT USE FOR PRODUCTION ("REAL") PASSWORDS.

10 October 2015

PasswordSafe version 3.37.1 has been released. This fixes a regression found in 3.37, affecting the "wide" version of add and edit entry windows (these are displayed when the user's screen is relatively short). Thanks to Nicholas for reporting this, and to dk for rapidly finding and fixing the root cause.

6 October 2015

PasswordSafe version 3.37 for Windows has been released. Thanks to Bjorne, dk, Francois, Larry, pm_kan, sauravg, and sp1l, for their help in this release.

New Features for V3.37

n/a The Notes External Editor now accepts environment strings (e.g. %windir%) in the path to the editor.
78 If the double-click action (or shift-double-click) of an entry is set to Edit/View Entry, then (shift-) double-clicking on its shortcut will edit/view the base entry. The selected shortcut entry can still be viewed/edited via menu, right-click or just hitting Enter.
782 Notes field font is now user-configurable.
781 Virtual Keyboard - allow playing sound when a valid or invalid key is pressed and add caption to the Space Bar (Partial implementation of this Feature Request).

Bugs fixed in V3.37

1274 References to base entries are now scrollable, no longer truncated.
1273 Find in the Tree View will now ensure that any found entry will be visible by scrolling appropriately.
1272 XML export of single entry using default Password policy now works correctly.
1270 Display Filter dropdown list of filter fields now fits on low resolution screens
1269 Filters containing Password Policy Names now export/import correctly to/from XML.
1267 Export from a YubiKey-protected database to another database fixed.
1261 'Unlock Difficulty' slider is now correctly initialised in the Manage Options Security tab.
1260 If Password Safe is unable to find the user specified external editor, the external edit is cancelled and the Notes field remains unchanged.
1258 Group dropdown box width no longer trucates long group paths.
1254 Toolbar customisation now has correctly aligned text/images.
1244 Changes to symbol set in default password policy are respected when "Use easy-to-read characters" is set.
1230 "Open as read-only" check-box correctly set when opening a R/W database after previously opening/selecting a R-O database.
1204 Show correct icon color in system tray when unminimizing with no database open.
1124 Autotype on a shortcut entry now picks up title, group and user fields from shortcut instead of base.
1082 Field modification times set to creation time for list view and entry's time and date tab. This is more useful than "N/A", e.g., for sorting by password modification to find old passwords that should be changed.
1054 Password Variable in Run Command correctly set when executed from an alias.

8 June 2015

PasswordSafe version 3.36 for Windows has been released. Thanks to Bjorne, David Dreggors, dk, Francois, pm_kan, rafael-x and sauravg for their help in this release.

New Features for V3.36

n/a Entries and Groups can be exported to plain text, XML, or to a new PasswordSafe file.
777 Added command line option to force choice of tall or wide dialog screens.
772 Added a tooltip for the copy-to-clipboard button in the generator.
768 Caps Lock indicator added to passphrase entry dialogs.

Bugs fixed in V3.36

1248 Non-ASCII symbols can now be specified in Password Policies.
1245 Asterisk is now accepted as a symbol in Password Policies.
1233 Don't count unchecked character types in password policies when checking for consistency.
1231 Relax restriction on easy-vision password policy + more consistent UI.
1229 Hex digits checkbox can be selected in Generate Passwords.
1228 Fixed incompatability with Password Policies generated with previous versions.
1226 Fixed regression in Find toolbar functionality.

28 December 2014

PasswordSafe version 3.35 for Windows, and 0.95 (beta) for Linux, have been released. Thanks to dk, mniklas, rafael, sauravg and pm_kan for their help in this release.

Bugs fixed in V3.35

1221 Support newer YubiKeys in all modes.
1212 In the Flattened List view, keep the icon column, if present, as leftmost, to ensure proper display.
1211 The Read-Only checkbox no longer clears itself after returning from the file selection dialog. Also, the read-only checkbox in XP file selection dialog is handled correctly.
1210 CurrentFile preference is updated sooner rather than later, so last database is set as default for next invocation.

Changes to Existing Features in V3.35

760 Password Policy: You can now choose a character set without requiring at least one character from that set (i.e., minimum required can be zero).

28 July 2014

PasswordSafe version 3.34.1 for Windows, and 0.94 (beta) for Linux, have been released. Thanks to dk, sauravg and pm_kan for their help in this release, to Bill, Simon, Y.S. and Michael for submitting fixes, and to pm_kan, and mniklas for updating the Russian and Polish translations.

New Features for V3.34.1

753 A Password Safe database can be opened by drag & drop to the Password Safe application window.
749 Clicking or double-clicking on a previous password in an entry's Password History selects it.
746 Password Policy "Special Symbol Set" simplified.

Changes to Existing Features in V3.34.1

397 Clarified use of -g and PWS_PREFSDIR.

Bugs fixed in V3.34.1

1205 3.34.1 fixes a bug that crept into 3.34: The OK button was disabled when a database was selected on the opening window.
1200 Tweak Yubikey interface to make it easier to use when creating or opening a Password Safe database.
1195 Edit->Find now enabled when a group is selected.
1194 Compare, Merge, Sync: Enable action button when password's entered via virtual keyboard.
1176 Tweak definition of what's considered a 'weak' password.
1174 "Open as read-only" check-box now correctly reflects the file's state.
1117 Dragging dropbar icon doesn't copy text to clipboard unless Control key's pressed when icon's clicked upon.

7 February 2014

PasswordSafe version 3.33 for Windows, and 0.93 (beta) for Linux, have been released. Thanks to dk, sauravg and pm_kan for their help in this release, and to pm_kan, Karlo, Bjorne, Rob and mniklas for updating the Russian, German, Swedish, Dutch and Polish translations.

New Features for V3.33

728 The default delay between characters on autotype is now configurable.

Changes to Existing Features in V3.33

- None

Bugs fixed in V3.33

1160 Don't create config dir if config file passed in command line.
1155 Number of shortcuts is now correctly initialized.
1148 No longer crashes when canceling unlock with expired password entries.
1146 Edit button now enabled correctly in Manage->Password Policies.
1139 Backup file numbers now rollover 999 correctly.
1134 Filtering by type now works correctly for shortcuts & shortcut bases.
1130 Database field isn't highlighted when it doesn't have the focus.
1125 Increased range of unlock difficulty by a factor of four. This should give an order or magnitude or so between max and min settings.
1067 Fail gracefully when trying to encrypt a file > 2GB.

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