Black Obelisk Software is
proud to announce the release of Liquid Story Binder XE 4.21.
Thumbnail Preservation Enhancement
Gallery Convert to Sequence Enhancement
Gallery Convert to Storyboard Enhancement
Insert Date Selection Dialog Enhancement
Outline Cut Fix
Dossier Residual Item Overwrite Fix
Print Preview Header and Footer Extra Spaces Fix
Print Preview Dialog Focus Loss Fix
Print Preview Landscape / Portrait Setting Fix
Image Selection Dialog Lock Fix
Universal Search and Replace Outline Preview and Open Fixes
Line Note Style Preservation Fix
Reader Tab Glitch Fix
Concerning the New Mindmap File Type...
A Mindmap file type has been added to Liquid Story Binder XE.
Mindmaps allow you to visually link ideas together using lines and
Creating a New Mindmap...
To create a new Mindmap, choose 'New Mindmap...' from the 'Create'
menu. Enter an appropriate title, and press 'OK'.
When a new Mindmap window opens, it is completely blank.
Adding New Items...
The simplest way to add new items is to double-click the Mindmap
To add a new item directly below the current selection, choose
'New Item' from the 'Items' menu, click the 'New Item' icon, or
simply press ENTER.
New items are always connected to the last item to be selected.
To edit the text of an item, simply click that item and begin
To change the color of the selected items, choose 'Color' from the
'Mindmap' menu or double-click the item you wish to change while
in 'Edit Mode'.
Selecting Multiple Items...
To select multiple items, hold down the CTRL key when clicking.
Holding down the SHIFT key will automatically select all items
immediately connected to the item clicked.
Drag the mouse around to select items directly beneath the cursor.
Connecting and Disconnecting Items...
To connect items together, begin by choosing a parent item.
Now, select additional items either by dragging the mouse or
holding down the CTRL or SHIFT keys.
Choose 'Connect' from the 'Items' menu to link all subsequent
items to the first item selected.
Choose 'Disconnect' from the 'Items' menu to isolate selected
To change the Mindmap font, open the 'Display Preferences' dialog
and select the 'Display Font' box.
Uses Color Schemes to change the way your Mindmap is displayed.
File Type Mode Preference...
Like Planners, Mindmaps allow for the automatic creation and
opening of different file types.
Choose your preferred file type using the Mindmap's 'Preferences'
menu. Double-click any item to create or edit that type.
Please note, 'Edit Mode' allows you to edit double-click items
without opening an associated file.
Use this preference when outlining -- to quickly create and open
Checklists or Outlines before writing your actual Chapters.
Mindmaps are a great way to sort Dossiers into a family tree.
Full Screen Mode...
This file type can be edited in Full Screen mode.
Concerning Other Changes...
Thumbnails are now preserved between sessions, allowing for
significantly faster document load times.
It is now possible to convert a Gallery into a Sequence or
Storyboard using the Gallery's ‘File’ menu.