for the iPad


New in 2.6.7


Minor Fixes



New in 2.6.6


Updated Facebook integration

Updated Facebook Integration

Make sure the Facebook app is installed on your iPad and logon with your account using the Facebook App.

Under settings, make sure you enable epiNote for Facebook access (1)

You should then be able to connect to Facebook using your account and upload to your Timeline and Photo album using the Export function. Note that you can export the entire screen image or use the SELECT BOX to upload a selection.



New in 2.6.5


Shift screen vertically

Drag the main screen image vertically for easier positioning of images and other content at the top and bottom of the image.

Note: In SELECT MODE, make sure you drag outside the SELECT BOX.

In DRAW MODE, tap the SHIFT BUTTON on the secondary toolbar to enable dragging, otherwise you will be drawing on the screen.


New in 2.6.0


Download icons

IOS 7 update

1. Download the free sample icons.

You can now download the free sample icons without having to use iTunes File Sharing.

Click the ICONS button (1) on the main toolbar.

If you have not downloaded any icons or created any custom icons, a alert appears (2) prompting you to download a set of free sample icons. An internet connection is required if you wish to use this option.

Once the download is completed, a list of icon categories appear (1) from which you can select an icon.

Note also that you can tap the DOWNLOAD button (2) to restore or update the sample free icons.



New in 2.5.0


Support for Clipboard (also known as Pasteboard)

Touch up eraser shape option - square and round shapes

1. Support for Clipboard (also known as Pasteboard)

A new export destination has been added. You can now export your screen image (or selected area) to the iPad clipboard which may be pasted in other apps which support this feature.

Conversely, you can copy images from other apps (eg Safari) and paste them into the SELECT BOX.

Copying to the CLIPBOARD

With a screen image (1) already on your iPad, tap the EXPORT button (2).

A list of options appear, including the new CLIPBOARD (3) option.

You can decide to copy the SCREEN IMAGE to the CLIPBOARD either in a jpg (1) or png (2) format.

Select png if you want to retain the background transparency of the image, otherwise the jpg option provides an opaque white background.

Launch the receiving app (for example the Pages app) and activate the CLIPBOARD functions.

In the case of the Pages app, tap and hold (long press) for the CLIPBOARD options to appear (1), and select PASTE.

The SCREEN IMAGE copied from the epiNote app into the CLIPBOARD is then pasted as shown (1).

Note that instead of copying the entire screen image to the CLIPBOARD, you can also select a screen area (2), copy that using the SELECT MODE (1) and use the EXPORT button (3) on the SELECT TOOLBAR.

There is a similar CLIPBOARD option (4) in the popover list of options.

Copying from the CLIPBOARD

Conversely, you can copy a CLIPBOARD image from other apps (for example SAFARI) to the SELECT BOX.

Using SAFARI as an example, copy an image to the CLIPBOARD (tap and hold the image until the CLIPBOARD options (1) appear).

Select the COPY option and the image will be copied to the CLIPBOARD.

Then in epiNote, tap the SELECT MODE button (1) and then the CLIPBOARD button (2).

An alert appears to warn you that the SELECT BOX CONTENTS, if any will be replaced by the CLIPBOARD image.

The CLIPBOARD image is placed in the SELECT BOX which you can re-size, rotate, position and finally PASTE to add to your screen image.


2. Touch up eraser - Round shape option

Tap the DRAW button (1) to display the DRAWING toolbar (2).

Select the PEN SETTINGS button (3) to access the pen and eraser settings.

If the eraser has been selected, there is a new option (4) to set the eraser shape as a square eraser (5) or a round eraser.

Note that as before, you can set the eraser offset (6) which positions the eraser away from your finger postion which may be obstructing your area to be erased.

Set the SQUARE eraser option (1) to off to select a round eraser shape (2).



New in 2.4.6


Minor fixes.


New in 2.4.5


Export to other apps using Document Interaction ("Open In ....")

Import jpg (in addition to doc, xls, ppt, png and pdf) from other apps using Document Interaction

Camera option in the GET IMAGE function

Re-designed SELECT BOX rotation

Nudge SELECT BOX

Open a file in SELECT BOX

Hideaway toolbars


Export using Document Interaction ("Open In ....")

epiNote HD+ uses Apple's Document Interaction Controller to open supported files in other apps.

Typically you would find this feature available through an "Open in..." toolbar button, and a list of supporting apps would appear when you tap this button.

Document Interaction can operate either way, export from epiNote HD+ to another app, or launch epiNote HD+ from another app to open a file.

Supported file formats for EXPORT include .jpg, .png and .pdf. You can either export the entire screen image or just the image in the SELECT BOX.

Supported file formats for launching epiNote HD+ from other apps include .pdf, .xls, .doc, .ppt and .jpg. The files are opened in a DOCS BOX which you can pan, zoom, scroll, position and paste to your screen image.

To export a screen image (1) using Document Interaction, tap the EXPORT button (2).

A variety of EXPORT options appear in a popover list (3).

Locate and tap the "Open in .." option (4).

Supported formats for exporting the screen image are .jpg, .png and .pdf and are shown in a popover (1).

Tap to select a format.

A list of apps which support the selected format appears in a popover (1).

Select an app to exit epiNote HD+ and export the screen image to the selected app.

You can return to epiNote HD+ by pressing the iPad HOME button twice and selecting from the list of background apps.


Import using Document Interaction ("Open in ..." from other apps)

Additional support for .jpg files (in addition to .png, .doc, .xls, .ppt and .pdf

You can launch epiNote HD+ from another app which implements Document Interaction on the following file formats .png, .jpg, .doc, .xls, .ppt and .pdf

Look for the "Open in.." button in the app (1) and if one of the file formats mentioned above is available, epiNote HD+ will appear in the list of apps to "Open in..."

epiNote HD+ will be launched and the file will be opened in a DOCS BOX (3), similar to having pressed the DOCS button (1) and the DOCS TOOLBAR (2) will appear.

You can zoom the contents in the DOCS BOX, or pan and scroll as required. Remember to paste to add it to the screen image.


Camera

To import a photo, tap the IMAGES button (1) on the MAIN TOOLBAR.

There is now an option to use the iPad CAMERA (2) to obtain a new image, in addition to obtaining an image from the Photo Album. This option is not available on iPads without a camera.

NB, previously, there was a option in this list to save the screen image to the Photo Album. This has been moved to the EXPORT function.

If you had selected the CAMERA option to obtain a new image, the iPad Camera preview (1) is launched. Both from and rear cameras (2) are available (except for early iPad models).

Tap the camera button (3) to take a photo and open the captured image in epiNote HD+

As with obtaining an image from the Photo Album, you can use the captured image as "full screen" or in a resizable SELECT BOX.


Rotate (Spinning the image in the SELECT BOX)

In SELECT MODE (1), if the SELECT BOX (2) has an image (eg, from a COPY, CUT or CROP action), the SPIN handles (3) appear, in addition the to MOVE and STRETCH handle.

Simply drag these SPIN handles to 'spin' or rotate the image in the SELECT BOX.

The rotation angle is displayed in degrees is displayed (4).

Use the NUDGE buttons to DECREASE (5) or INCREASE (6) the rotation angle in single degree steps.


Nudge Actions

When you stretch, move or spin the image in the SELECT BOX, you can use the NUDGE buttons in the SELECT MODE TOOLBAR for more accuracy in adjusting the SELECT BOX.

Height and width nudge.

If you touch or drag the SELECT BOX the NUDGE action in play is indicated by the image on the NUDGE ACTION button (3). In this case, the action is a proportional change in width and height when the DECREASE button (1) or INCREASE button (2) is pressed.

As you tap the INCREASE or DECREASE button, the new width and height is displayed in (4)

Move right nudge.

If you touch or drag the RIGHT DOT handle, the NUDGE action would be a MOVE RIGHT ation as shown in (1). The center position of the SELECT BOX is indicated in (2).

As you tap the INCREASE or DECREASE button, the new position of the center of the SELECT BOX is updated in (2).

Stretch down nudge.

If you touch or drag the DOWN ARROWHEAD handle, the NUDGE action would be a STRETCH DOWN action as shown in (1). The center position of the bottom edge of the SELECT BOX is indicated in (2).

As you tap the INCREASE or DECREASE button, the new position of the bottom edge of the SELECT BOX is updated in (2).

Rotate nudge.

If you touch or drag one of the SPIN handles, the NUDGE action would be a ROTATION as shown in (1). The degree of rotation is displayed in (2).

As you tap the INCREASE or DECREASE button, the rotation angle is updated in (2).

There are a number of other NUDGE actions, depending on which handle was last used or touched. The image on the NUDGE button (1) indicates the NUDGE action when the INCREASE and DECREASE buttons are pressed. You can change the NUDGE action by touching the appropriate HANDLE (DOT, ARROWHEAD OR ROTATE) or tap the NUDGE button itself to cycle through the variations.


Open a file in SELECT BOX

You can open a file for re-editing, or as a background. Now, you can also open a file in a SELECT BOX. This is useful if you wish to use the entire image in a file as part of another screen image.


Tap the FILES button (1) and select the FILES MANAGER option (2).


Select a folder and a file to open and note that there is a new option to open the file in a SELECT BOX (2) when you tap the OPEN FILE button (1). This is in addition to the existing options to open the file for editing, and opening the file as a background.


The selected file is open in a SELECT BOX (1) and the SELECT MODE toolbar appears (2).

You can then move, re-size, rotate, etc the file image in the SELECT BOX before pasting it to you SCREEN IMAGE.

Show/Hide Toolbars


Push the TOOLBAR tabs (1) and (2) to slide the toolbars off and back on to the screen.

You could also touch the tabs (1) and (2) to cycle the tool bar displays on and off the screen.

Additionally, the HIDE/SHOW button (3) at the bottom 'toggles' all the toolbars on and off.


If more convenient, you can use a two finger up/down swipe action on the screen to slide the toolbars at the top of the screen, on and off the screen.