Change log

Changes for the last few versions. The full ChangeLog from the very first versions can be found on the history page.

Lightning v14.3-beta7 / upcoming release

  • New script editor features thanks to TrianguloY (action buttons, indentations, search, …)
  • Work on keeping the overlay desktop alive
  • Improve the dot indicator rendering
  • Tweaks for the folder tap outside option: let the event traverse all layers

Lightning v14.3-beta6 / 2019-04-09

  • Workaround for a crash introduced in the previous beta

Lightning v14.3-beta5 / 2019-04-07

  • Add two new options to select status and navigation bar light schemes (and dark icons)
  • Tap outside of folder to close it (with a setting, off by default for compatibility with existing setups)
  • Fix broken shortcuts when updating some apps
  • Fix blank space on devices with a notch in the display (Samsung S10, One Plus One, etc.), due to incorrect navigation bar size computation

Lightning v14.3-beta4 / 2019-03-10 19:16

  • Load and import backup files from external sources
  • Allow desktop bookmarks to use page coordinates, in addition to absolute pixel position, and make that the default for newly created bookmarks. The benefit is that it works whatever the orientation and screen resolution or size.
  • Better script API documentation, thanks to TrianguloY
  • Better support for plugins and in particular scripts through the use of a dedicated service, thanks to F43nd1r.
  • Fix GMail shortcuts and more generally shortcuts from apps that switched to the pin item request scheme
  • Fix the “Send” action in the backup screen
  • Workaround for hidden apply template dialog buttons in landscape mode
  • Fix undo/redo operations on folders
  • Various other minor bug fixes

Lightning v14.3-beta3 / 2019-01-30 09:16

  • Fix shortcut creation initiated from other apps on Android on Android 8+
  • Fix a crash in the script editor when trying to use an external editor on Android 7+

Lightning v14.3-beta / 2019-01-14 09:04

  • Experimental support for nested scrolling in panels

Lightning v14.2.1 / 2019-01-07 21:04

  • Remove READ_CALL_LOG and READ_SMS permissions because their use in launchers is now forbidden by the Google Play Store policy. A dialog box with a workaround will be displayed in case these permissions are needed (in badges)
  • Fix the floating desktop on Oreo, thanks to TrianguloY
  • Partially fix the issue with the app drawer not being automatically updated upon app (un)install on Oreo