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Construct 2 Release r229

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58.4 mb, Windows 8/Windows 7/Vista/XP

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

New this build: a new Sort Z order system action, which is much faster and more convenient than approaches like 'For each ordered - move to top'. In particular the algorithmic efficiency is much better, which can bring a big performance improvement when sorting large numbers of instances. There's a few more bug fixes particularly around Windows 10 support and WKWebView mode on iOS. There's also been some editor UI improvements for high-DPI displays, which helps make the Project Bar and event wizard dialogs look better. Windows really does not make this easy and sometimes the icons are pixellated instead of smooth on high-DPI displays, but hopefully it's still a lot better than it used to be.

Changelog

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System object: new 'Sort Z order' action to sort the Z order of an object's instances according to an instance variable

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Windows Store object: new 'Is Windows Store app' condition to check if a Windows 8/8.1/10+ Store app. Previously the "Is Windows 8 app" condition only checked Windows 8 specifically, not including Windows 10.

Change

Preferences: added third mode to "cache icons" setting. In extreme cases, the Windows "10000 should be enough for anybody" limit is still a problem even for projects which have disabled icon caching. The third mode simply skips creating unique icons so all Sprite, Tiled Background etc. objects fall back to just using the plugin icon instead of an icon based on their image, eliminating the need to create icons for them at all.

Bug Fix

Windows Store object: some features (e.g. Open Windows Store) only worked on Windows 8 and not Windows 10 due to incorrect platform detection

Bug Fix

AJAX: "Request project file" now works in WKWebView mode for reading local project files

Bug Fix

Audio: in Cordova WKWebView mode, could sometimes fail to start playing audio on startup. Note like Safari, the user must still touch the screen once to unblock audio.

Bug Fix

Improved high-DPI scaling of event wizard dialog (adding/editing conditions/actions)

Bug Fix

Improved high-DPI scaling of project bar (icons should now appear the right size)


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Posted by Scirra Ltd on 5/25/2016

Comments

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glerikud 18.7k rep

Thank you for the update :)

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:37:23 PM
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iceangel 30.8k rep

Thanks guys. Awesome Scirra Team!!!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:43:35 PM
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newt 78.5k rep

Nice one on the zorder.
What's wyjrh?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:52:09 PM
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mef1sto 4,815 rep

Best release ever) At now I can run preview in my project with 5000-10000 objects !

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:22:51 PM
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Animate 10.6k rep

Great update. The new Z-order action is very useful, specially when dealing with a large amount of objects and layers on larger projects.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:23:54 PM
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mercy 5,724 rep

Nice one guys. Preparing to promote C2 with my little RPG.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:31:20 PM
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Paradox 37.1k rep

Thank you!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:42:05 PM
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supervanz 1,877 rep

Thanks to this update, I can use C2 on High DPI device like my Surface pro 4! It works like magic until now. Thank you so much!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:15:01 PM
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gillenew 23.2k rep

nice, thx for the update :)

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:36:57 PM
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Lordshiva1948 37.6k rep

Thank you boys

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:18:33 PM
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Rhindon 14.0k rep

I'm ALL for improvements on the visuals! Thanks, Scirra Bros!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7:54:25 PM
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garyh 3,452 rep

Awesome - thanks team!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 8:13:05 PM
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Iolva 9,646 rep

Thanks, nice update!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 9:59:41 PM
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edisone 17.7k rep

thank you team...very nice release

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:31:41 PM
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saour 3,217 rep

Nice update!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:56:51 PM

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