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JiShop/Windows update history

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JiShop/Windows update history
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November 10, 2021  JiShop 8.4 for Windows released
Flashcards: multiple choice.
Flashcards: manual input.
Flashcards: integration with JiPad.
JiPad: recognizing kana sequences.
Extra panels with kanji dictionary entries.
Extra panel with info about a radical.
Support of 4K monitors.
30-day trial scheme for JiShop Concise.
Database updated (+155 edited kanji entries
and about 7000 compound words).
The dictionary is fully edited!
More details about version 8.4
February 12, 2021  JiShop 8.3 for Windows released
Kanji in various typefaces
Enhanced tab with codes and indices
Readings in Mandarin Chinese
Phonetic dictionary search history
Database updated (+200 edited kanji entries
    and about 1000 compound words).
More details about version 8.3

June 22, 2020  JiShop 8.2 for Windows released
Flashcard groups for Japanese words (not just kanji)
Detailed format for flashcard group viewing
Dragging kanji and words between flashcard groups
Flashcard group file kotoba.kdg (1500 words)
Marks for 2000 most common Japanese words
Speaker icons for speech synthesis
Search for compound words by the last kanji
Database updated (+100 edited kanji entries
    and more than 2000 compound words).
More details about version 8.2

December 28, 2019  JiShop 8.1 for Windows released
Decomposition of the characters outside JIS X 0208.
Output of non-standard decompositions
Swapping the left and right panels
Single-panel mode
Popup hints for kana transcriptions
Single column highlighting
Etymological links for kun readings
Database updated (+200 edited kanji entries
    and more than 2000 compound words).
More details about version 8.1

January 12, 2019  JiShop 8.0 for Windows released
Fundamentally redesigned single-window interface.
Improved graphics (antialiased text, etc.).
Integrated ouput of stroke-order diagrams.
Customized animation speed for SODs.
Kanji outside JIS X 0208 inclided in the database
   with provisional data from KANJIDIC2 file.
Complex customizable popup hints for kanji and radicals.
Customizable color highlighting of stylistic notes.
Better outer panel of the phonetic dictionary.
Drag-and-drop feature in drill groups.
"Show immediately" option in kanji drill.
Arrangement of search results by readings.
Unfolded list customization.
Random search of dictionary data for the start.
"Stay on top of other windows" option.
Day-of-the-week scheme for JiShop Concise.
Database updated (+100 edited kanji entries
    and more than 5000 compound words).
More details about version 8.0

January 7, 2017  JiShop 7.7.1 released (patch)
Some bugs fixed

December 31, 2016  JiShop 7.7 released
Improved JiPad

December 20, 2015  JiShop 7.6 released:
Improved order of phonetic dictionary results

November 11, 2014  JiShop 7.5 released:
JiPad: graphical macros (see the list).
JiPad: drawing perfectly straight strokes (with Shift key pressed).
JiPad: erasing strokes by crossing them (with Ctrl key pressed).
Customized choice between bitmap and outline fonts for kanji/kana

January 8, 2014JiShop 7.4 released
Enlarged kanji radical images (48x48 pixels).
JiPad: "Line width" setting.
Database updated (+100 edited kanji entries).

July 11, 2013JiShop 7.3 released
JiPad: recognizing joined-up drawings (see the list).
JiPad: grid on the drawing area.
Grid in the window of kanji magnification.
"Open data folder" option in the main menu.
Database updated (+100 edited kanji entries).

May 8, 2013JiShop 7.2 released
Improved JiPad.
Extended trial period
Database updated (+1500 compound words).

February 28, 2013JiShop 7.1 released
Improved JiPad.
Other small improvements.
Database updated (+100 edited kanji entries).

July 22, 2012JiShop 7.0 released
JiPad written input tool.

December 2, 2011JiShop 6.1 released
All one-kanji words included in the phonetic dictionary.
New filters in the phonetic dictionary.
Playing the sound of a word.
Database statistics window.
More details about version 6.1

September 19, 2011  JiShop 6.0 released
New graphics.
Step-by-step decomposition of a kanji.
Expanded and improved Radical Info.
Renaming kanji and radicals.
Changes in "Joyo Kanji" list.
More details about version 6.0

April 14, 2010JiShop 5.3 released
Small functional improvements.

November 16, 2009JiShop 5.2 released
Correct functioning under Windows 7. Kana drill.

October 17, 2009JiShop 5.1 released
Revised graphic structure for 168 kanji.
One more button in the table of radicals.
Improved search by fragments of readings.
Export of drill groups to text files.
More details about version 5.1

June 10, 2009JiShop 5.0 released
New scheme of utility grades.
New organization of file storage.
New features in kanji drill.
Integration with Strokes add-on.
Setting antialias.
Instant search.
Web-search options.
Viewing fresh data.
Automatic check of updates.
Many more.
More details about version 5.0

January 30, 2008JiShop 4.0 released.
Rich text mode.
Drill groups.
Unfolded lists.
Enlarging search results window.
Improved graphics.
Many more.
More details about version 4.0

May 2, 2007JiShop 3.0 released.
Search by traditional keys.
Magnifying kanji.
Codes, indexes and keys.
Concise entry format.
Direct kana input.
Kanji drill.
More details about version 3.0

May 6, 2006JiShop 2.5 released.
Many graphical and formatting bugs fixed.
Shortcut keys A, D, Q, E  to scroll the search results.

February 20, 2006JiShop 2.4 released.
Large screen layout (extra mode).
Balanced design for small screens.
"Overall text size" setting.
"Column numbers on top and bottom" setting.
Shortcut keys 1-9 to select a kanji from search results.
Color adjustment of highlighting.
Small improvements to the format.

December 15, 2005JiShop 2.3 released.
Better setup program.
Correct interface layout for 120 dpi settings.
Popup hints for kanji in all windows.
"Chinese reading by katakana" setting added.
"No square brackets" setting added for kana transcription.
Countless small improvements made and bugs fixed.

August 23, 2005JiShop 2.2 released.
Trial period bug fixed.

August 15, 2005JiShop 2.1 released.
Many bugs fixed.
Mouse wheel support added.

July 1, 2005JiShop 2.0 released.
New database architecture (SQLite).
Original overall design.
Improved dictionary entry layout.
Search for readings in names.
Full screen mode.

January 14, 2005JiShop 1.0 released.
(Access database; standard Windows visual style;
3600 edited kanji entries;
about 6000 translated compounds).