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Release log and Roadmap
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  • (New feature) Introduce auto-align for a group of boxes.
  • (New feature) Introduce box resizing by dragging its bottom-right corner inward or outward to align with industry standards.
  • (New feature) Enable customization for some of the tool’s terminology.

June 12, 2024

  • (Improvement) Changed how to navigate the canvas (panning) and select multiple boxes, as to better align with industry standards.

June 10, 2024

  • (Improvement) Enabled adding styling to group titles, enhancing customization.
  • (Improvement) Enabled keyboard shortcuts to copy (Control-C Control-V) and delete (Delete or Backspace) boxes, enhancing productivity and user experience.
  • (Bug Fixes) Changeroo’s compatibility now also operates smoothly in Safari on Mac computers. Multiple issues have been addressed, including relating to box text rendering and enabling zoom functionality via the trackpad on Mac devices.

May 31, 2024

  • (Optimization) Performance optimization to reduce the system requirements and ensure seamless operation for large ToCs.
  • (Optimization) Improved design and design compatibility for non-Chrome browsers.

May 16, 2024

  • (Improvement) Enhanced instructions from the Theory of Change Wizard for better user guidance.
  • (Bug fix) Fixed an issue that could prevent the walkthrough from opening.

May 10, 2024

  • (Improvement) Users can now modify the order of a user-defined ToC typology (which is what determines the colour of boxes).
  • (Improvement) Users denied access to a ToC will receive an explanation, providing greater clarity on the reasons for access denial.

April 30, 2024

  • (New feature) User-defined paths of arrows will now be preserved when relocating boxes, eliminating automatic resets. Now, users have the option to manually reset a user-defined path and seamlessly switch between user-defined and algorithmic paths.
  • (Improvement) Improved the relationship drawing algorithm to handle various edge cases.

April 22, 2024

  • (Improvement) Improved styling of ToC Academy posts.

April 17, 2024

  • (Improvement) Extended live chat support from the user portal to the tool. Engage with Changeroo’s support team through a live chat feature, complemented by a knowledge base housing Frequently Asked Questions.
  • (Optimization) Search engine optimization.

April 4, 2024

  • (Improvement) Comment Feed: Expand the commenting feature with a feed showcasing the latest comments. This enhancement provides users with a dynamic and real-time overview of ongoing discussions.
  • (Bug fix) Resolved an edge case that prevented the transfer of a ToC from one organisation to another, in instances where the user lacked a user role in the ToC.

March 29, 2024

  • (Improvement) ToC Wizard: various optimizations.

March 20, 2024

  • (New feature; in beta) ToC Wizard: Introduction of a wizard that guides users through a series of questions, generating a Theory of Change based on their responses. This tool is particularly beneficial for individuals not yet familiar with Theory of Change, helping them create an initial draft effortlessly.
    Theory of Change wizard

February 27, 2024

  • (Bug fix) Resolved an issue that prevented the simultaneous opening of multiple Theories of Change. Attempting to have multiple ToCs open in different browser windows could result in a Read error when conflicting user sessions with different user rights occurred.

February 16, 2024

  • (New feature) Introduction of a Discussion page allowing users, beyond the internal ToC development team, to provide feedback. This feature complements the Commenting feature, which is exclusively available to the internal team.
  • (Bug fix) Resolved an issue where the state was not correctly updated upon deleting a nested ToC.

February 1, 2024

  • (Optimization) Improved interplay between parent and nested ToCs. Content pages within nested ToCs now appear in the left menu even at the parent ToC level. Additionally, users can open the general narrative directly from within nested ToCs without automatically switching to the parent ToC.
  • (New feature) Shareable links: Facilitate access to your private ToC by generating a link, eliminating the necessity for a Changeroo account. All interactive functionalities are retained, ensuring a seamless experience for the recipient.
  • (New feature) Live chat support: Engage with Changeroo’s support team through a live chat feature, complemented by a knowledge base housing Frequently Asked Questions.
  • (Optimization) To aid user understanding, features with available tutorials now include a link to the respective tutorial within the tooltip text.
  • (New user role) Organisation member role: Users assigned the organisation member role within an organisation account gain the ability to initiate new ToC projects on behalf of the organisation. However, certain rights remain reserved for organisation administrators or ToC administrators, including the ability to edit the organisation account or subscription, and to copy or archive a ToC associated with the organisation.

January 5, 2024

  • (Optimization) Relationships: optimization of the relationship algorithm that calculates the path of an arrow.
  • (Bug fix) Fixed an issue in Firefox for the export feature, where for larger diagrams the diagram got excluded from the document.

December 28, 2023

  • (New feature) Export the ToC with all of its underlying content to a Word document.

December 5, 2023

  • (Improvement) Added styling to boxes’ texts.
  • (Improvement) Added image resizing capabilities to content pages.
  • (New feature) Released support page with overview of tutorials and the option to submit and vote for feature requests.

November 28, 2023

  • (Optimization) Improved screen-resolution responsiveness.
  • (Optimization) Grouping: optimization of the grouping feature.

November 21, 2023

  • (New feature) Embedding: enabling users to integrate the tool on other websites, while maintaining all functionality.
  • (New feature) Identity providers: users can now register and log in with their LinkedIn, Google and Microsoft account.
  • (Optimization) Various optimizations to the user portal.

November 10, 2023

  • (Optimization) Synchronization & real-time collaboration: dealing with concurrent changes.
  • (New feature) A feature to deal with loss of Internet connectivity.

October 27, 2023

  • (New feature) Walkthrough: walks the user through the different features of Changeroo to facilitate onboarding.
  • (New feature) Commenting: add comments only visible to the ToC-team and in that way have an internal conversation without immediately changing the ToC.
  • (New feature) Stakeholders: Specify and visualize the stakeholder for each box.
  • (New feature) Selection mode: select multiple boxes to subsequently move or copy these simultaneously.
  • (New feature) Copy an individual box.
  • (Improvement) Content pages: You can now also incorporate images and video in content pages.
  • (Optimization) Authentication: Optimization of our authentication system.

October 3, 2023

  • (New feature) Filter mode: ability to filter and focus on only part of the Theory of Change.
  • (New feature) Relationship properties: visualization of the properties of causal relationships within a Theory of Change.

September 16, 2023

  • (New feature) Change the ToC typology for your Theory of Change. The typology allows to differentiate between different types of boxes within your Theory of Change.
    ToC typology
  • (New feature) Specify the properties of causal relationships within a Theory of Change.
    Relationship properties
  • (Improvement) When removing a box, relationship, or nested ToC: display a list with the content pages that this action will delete, so a user can make an informed decision.
  • (Design) Restyled the arrow head.
  • (Design) Improved inspector form layout.
  • (Design) Implemented bin icon wherever users can delete something.
  • (Bug fix) Various fixes in the user portal.

September 4, 2023

  • (Improvement) Update to the guiding content texts and presentation within the tool.
  • (Design) Make the tool more responsive to different screen sizes.

August 21, 2023

  • (New feature) Strategy narratives: create content pages behind boxes and relationships.
  • (New feature) Have an overview of content pages inside the left menu.
  • (New feature) Realtime collaboration: Work together in real-time and see each others changes as they occur in both the diagram and content pages.
  • (New feature) Nested ToCs: Add an additional layer within your diagram.
  • Authentication: a new system to manage user sessions.