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Label
The label component allows you to display text in your app.

September 25, 2021

Platform Updates
    All iOS apps built with Thunkable now compatible with iOS 15
    Improved build times for iOS apps

September 17, 2021

Component Updates

September 7, 2021

Component Updates
    Changes to how Location Sensor requests user's location

September 3, 2021

Component Updates
    iOS: Apps that use Camera but not Photo Library will no longer request Photo Library access
    iOS: Apps that use Photo Library but not Camera will no longer request Camera access

August 26, 2021

Component Updates

August 24, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Improvements to Thunkable plan upgrades - plan upgrades are now effective immediately

August 18, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Make Web Apps more compatible with tablets, changing device orientation
    Improve handling of uploaded keystoresโ€‹
Component Updates:
    โ€‹Share: enable sharing base 64 images on Android
    โ€‹AdMob: Improve behavior of Reward User block for Rewarded Video ads

August 12, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Improvements to appearance of project designer

August 3, 2021

Component Updates:

July 20, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Restore App Store publishing to PRO Thunkers on all plans

July 19, 2021

Platform Updates:
Component Updates:
    Web Viewer: Only call Reload function if the URL field is not blank

July 15, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Changes to how documents uploaded to the Thunkable project are stored
Component Updates:
    Data Source: fixed bug where create row and delete all rows blocks behaved as a break condition

July 13, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Upgrades to some backend packages
Component Updates:

July 7, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Minor updates to the project Designer

June 25, 2021

Component Updates:

June 15, 2021

Platform Updates:

June 9, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Improvements to performance of Google Sheets Data Sources picker

May 27, 2021

Platform Updates:
    No longer auto-select first item in media drop-down menu when selecting media source for components such as Image or Soundโ€‹
    Drag and Drop platform: New video tutorialsโ€‹
New Components:
Component Updates:
    Drag and Drop UI: components that are not Groups will no longer accept "children" in the Component Tree
    Drag and Drop UI: Data Viewer List's Left Swipe Enabled and Right Swipe Enabled properties are restored in Design Tab
    Drag and Drop UI: Label and Button now have a range of fonts to choose from
    Online Data Sources are no longer disconnected from a project when it is copied within the same account

May 24, 2021

Platform Updates:
    Drag and Drop: Enable pan-to-scroll in Design tab
Component Updates:

May 21, 2021

Component Updates:

May 19, 2021

Platform Updates
    Style updates to login page
    โ€‹Publish as web app: Instead of automatically publish as a mobile web app, let creator choose mobile or responsive web app as project is first published
    Drag and Drop: Restore guidelines in Design tab
Component Updates
    Duplicated Screens will be added to the right of the existing Screen
    Drag and Drop: Improve behavior of Navigator properties panel in Design tab

May 13, 2021

Component Updates
    Improvements to Web Viewer scrolling behavior in Drag and Drop projects on Android and iOS

May 12, 2021

Platform Updates
Component Updates

May 5, 2021

Platform Updates
Component Updates
    Improve appearance of customized Switch colors
    Update error message shown when Web API fails to fetch data
New Components

April 30, 2021

Platform Updates
    Remove legacyExternalStorage permission from built Android apps in line with Google's Policy Updatesโ€‹
Component Updates
    Improved performance of Sound component on iOS

April 23, 2021

Component Updates

April 22, 2021

Platform Updates

April 20, 2021

Platform Updates
    Add AdMob IDFA to iOS build server
    New phone frame border
    Speed up dragging in large projects
    Snap to Place: Improvements behavior on Android where if the device language is a language that is written right-to-left, the position of the components on the app screen are inverted
    Drag and Drop: Adjustments to spacing between Screens in the Design tab
    Drag and Drop: Reset screen position when switching from preview to editing
Component Updates
    Update style of Alert component

April 13, 2021

Platform Updates
    Prevent error when no data is found in Airtable base
    Allow HTTP traffic on Android
    Drag and Drop: improve performance of hidden components on Android
Component Updates
New Components
    Drag and Drop: AdMob banner
    Drag and Drop: Switch

Mar 24, 2021

Platform Updates
    Display default profile picture if one has not been set
    Adjust scroll bar on Drag and Drop UI
    Adjustments to Sort By filter on projects homepage
Component Updates
    Fix tooltip message for Web Viewer
    Updated icons for Google Maps and Lottie components

Mar 18, 2021

Platform Updates
    Update Image icon
    Add Delete Project confirmation modal
    Increase size of border on web preview phone frame
    Update fonts in left sidebar
    Fix scroll glitch in Add Components section
    Drag and Drop: When component is duplicated, add to top of component tree
    Drag and Drop: Increase screen size on Design tab
    Drag and Drop: Remove auto margin that interferes with centering active screen
    Drag and Drop: Improve appearance of Labels in web apps
    Drag and Drop: Update Component Tree
    Drag and Drop: Update Properties Panel layout

Mar 15, 2021

Component Updates
    Improve performance of Translator component on the web

March 8, 2021

Component Updates
    Launch Pickers only if visible
    Improvements to Android build server

Mar 1, 2021

Platform Updates
    Add security modal to prevent accidental deletion of projects. Modal includes warning that project keystore will be deleted.
    Critical update to Thunkable Live for iOS released
    Set delete buttons to be red

Feb 22, 2021

Platform updates
    Improved performance of Thunkable Live app for iOS
    Introduced status page for Thunkable

Feb 15, 2021

Platform Updates
    Improve rendering of Screens in Design tab of Drag and Drop projects
    Added the following components to Drag and Drop UI:
      Time Input
      Date Input
      Additional guidelines to guide positioning of components
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Feb 8, 2021

Component Updates

February 3, 2021

Platform Updates
    Improve iOS build process on Drag and Drop UI
Component Updates
    Improve performance of Text Input with 'Secure Text Entry' property enabled on web apps and apps being previewed on the web
    Update text for set/get blocks

January 26, 2021

Platform Updates
    Improve positioning of imported Figma files in a Screen
    Improve appearance of component tree

January 8, 2021

Platform updates
    Add a processing indicator when new project is created
Component Updates
    Improve performance of Sensor components

December 15, 2020

Platform Updates
    Combined Drag and Drop UI and moving invisible components to blocks. These features can now be enabled by checking 'Be the first to try out new drag and drop interface' when creating a new project.

December 2, 2020

Platform updates
    Removing certain permissions from built Android apps to make publishing to the Play Store easier
    Enable creators to access their project files from the Thunkable Design tab

November 20, 2020

Platform Updates
    Introduced Drag and Drop as beta featureโ€‹
    Introduced moving invisible components to Blocks tab as beta featureโ€‹
Component updates

October 28, 2020

Component Updates
    Fixed error caused by deleting Sprites from app project

October 15, 2020

Component Updates

September 22, 2020

Component Updates

September 18, 2020

Component Updates
New components

September 8, 2020

New components

August 28, 2020

New components
Component Updates

August 26, 2020

Platform Update
    Update built Android apps to target API level 29

August 7, 2020

Component Updates

July 17, 2020

Component updates
    New function with return blocks
    Add opacity property to Spritesโ€‹
    Fix 'set Zoom to' block in Mapโ€‹
    Add ability to add circles, polygons to Canvas with Looks blocks
    Support landscape mode for Screens on Android apps
    In web apps, open links in new tab
    โ€‹Video Recorder component

July 9, 2020

Component Updates
    Add Click event to Lottie Animation component
    Fixes to Map Region so map does not reset on any event

July 3, 2020

Component Updates

June 29, 2020

Platform Updates

June 18, 2020

Component updates
New components

June 15, 2020

Platform updates

June 8, 2020

Component updates
    Make appearance of Text Input in Design tab more true to how it appears in built app/web app when Number Of Lines is greater than 1
    Add blocks to set Image of Sprite to next/previous image in Picture List

June 5, 2020

Platform updates
    New tutorials panel

May 7, 2020

New components

Apr 27, 2020

Component updates

Mar 26, 2020

Blocks
    Added if-else block
Bugs
    Fixed bug in forever block
Platform
    Removed deprecated UIWebView component (ITMS-90809)

Mar 13, 2020

Platform updates
    Ability to publish your Thunkable app as a web appโ€‹

Feb 28, 2020

Platform updates
    โ€‹Save screens and use them in different projects
    Added Z property on sprites
    Save expand/collapse settings in the component tree

Jan 29, 2020

Bug fixes
    Fixes bugs related to recent blocks speed improvement as detailed in the communityโ€‹
Platform
    Preview your app without your device. Added a web preview to the Live Test modal so creators can preview their app without their device. Just click on the Live Test button in the designer to test this feature for yourself. This feature is in beta and not all components are supportedโ€‹

Jan 23, 2020

Platform
    Speed improvements for projects with large number of blocks

Jan 3, 2020

Platform updates
    โ€‹Web Preview (Beta) - see a web preview of your apps on the details page of your project and any project on the Thunkable gallery; some components are not supported yet and projects may appear differently than they do on your device

Dec 19, 2019

Platform updates
    Project Detail Page - updated styling (see sample)

Dec 10, 2019

Platform updates
    User Profile Page - updated profile pages for all creators, featuring all your projects (see sample); Only public projects will be visible to other creators
Component updates
    โ€‹Timer - added the ability to set the timer in seconds or milliseconds and to count up

Nov 18, 2019

Platform updates
    Gallery - added the ability to star your favorite projects

Oct 29, 2019

New components
    โ€‹Barcode Scanner - allow apps to read any barcode or QR code with the help of a device camera
Component updates
    โ€‹Video - added the ability to auto-play videos and pause / play video from blocks

Oct 25, 2019

Platform updates
    Gallery - added the ability to search public gallery projects by creator username

Oct 18, 2019

New components
    โ€‹Video - allow users to play videos in your app

Oct 4, 2019

Component updates
    โ€‹Canvas - added option to change the color of the frame, or the area surrounding the Canvas
    โ€‹Alert - adds default text for the Confirm and Cancel buttons

Oct 2, 2019

Component updates
    โ€‹Assistant by Dialogflow - upgrades the API to V2 since V1 is retiring on Oct 23, 2019

Sep 12, 2019

Bug fixes
    Screen - fixes Scrollable property on Screen component; still a bug with Scrollable property for Row component

Sep 10, 2019

New components
    โ€‹Canvas and Sprites - build simple games like Space Invaders and Pong with our newest version of Canvas which includes among other features, a physics engine to create more engaging games
    โ€‹PDF Reader - allow users to view PDFs from the convenience of an app
Platform updates

Sep 4, 2019

New components
    โ€‹Date Input - lets users easily select a specific date using the native Android or iOS date picker
    โ€‹Time Input - lets users easily select a specific time using the native Android or iOS date picker

Aug 21, 2019

Component updates
    โ€‹Web API - added blocks to support changing headers and query parameters
Bug fixes
    โ€‹Share - fixes bug to send text messages on iOS devices

Aug 16, 2019

Platform updates
    Tooltips!
    Ability to duplicate components and their properties!
    Ability to duplicate projects in the project list page!

Jul 19, 2019

Component updates
    โ€‹Webviewer - supports full screen video, geolocation and data detector types
    โ€‹Stack Navigator - supports editing the background color of the header bar
    โ€‹Gyroscope - added ability to get alpha, beta and gamma values
Block updates
    Add block to dismiss keyboard in the Device drawer

Jul 15, 2019

New blocks
    "Any Component" - create and clone visible components e.g. Labels, Images, Buttons in your app on the fly. Very helpful for data-driven apps where the number of components matches the data that it is linked to e.g. a photo-sharing or chat apps and should reduce the number of blocks in many cases

Jun 26, 2019

New components
    โ€‹Bluetooth Low Energy - connect to, receive and send data from a mobile device to any device that has a bluetooth low energy chip installed
Component updates
    Maps - Add delete markers event to Maps component
    โ€‹Label - More styling options! Adds more options to set the font weight and to align the text in the label

Jun 24, 2019

Component updates
    โ€‹Drawer Navigator - added block to toggle open and close the drawer to enable hamburger menu
Platform updates

Jun 17, 2019

Component updates
    Add heading event for Magnetometer

Jun 11, 2019

Component updates

Jun 10, 2019

Platform updates
    Added the ability to change your profile photo and headline on your account settings page
    Made app settings page more discoverable with icon -- edit your app title, description, icon and more!

Jun 3, 2019

Platform updates
    Added ability to change username from account settings page. Username changes will be reflected on the Thunkable community forum

May 23, 2019

Bug Fixes
    Fixes asset error during iOS publish
    Fixes component search for a few components

May 20, 2019

New Components
    โ€‹Accelerometer - accesses the mobile device's sensor that measures even tiny forces of acceleration acting on the phone from natural (in a moving vehicle) and man-made (shaking the device)
    โ€‹Gyroscope - accesses the mobile device's sensor that measures even tiny tilts of the phone, often used in gaming apps
    โ€‹Magnetometer - accesses the mobile device's sensor that measures magnetic fields from the Earth and other nearby objects

May 14, 2019

Component Updates
    โ€‹Payment by Stripe - New lower fees for
    - 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction (0% Thunkable fee)

May 6, 2019

New Components
    โ€‹Push Notification by One Signal
    - PRO only component for sending push notification to users who have downloaded your app; all Thunkers can add the component to their project and live test on Android

May 2, 2019

New Components
    โ€‹Blockchain Wallet and Smart Contract by Oasis - our first two components that secure your app's data in the blockchain, powered by Oasis, a privacy-focused cloud backed by blockchain technology

Apr 9, 2019

New Components
    โ€‹Loading icon - helpful UI component to tell your app users that an activity is happening in the background

Mar 20, 2019

Platform Updates
    Login - added the ability to login to the platform by email

Mar 19, 2019

Component Updates
    AdMob
      Thunkable Live iOS app now supports live testing apps with AdMob

Mar 12, 2019

New Components
    Ads by AdMob
    - all Thunkers can add to their project and live test but only PRO members can download and publish apps with AdMob
      โ€‹Banner - displays a rectangular ad at the top of bottom of any screen
      โ€‹Interstitial - full screen ads that display over the current screen
      โ€‹Rewarded Video - show a full screen video ad over the current screen and adds event handler to reward user after watching
Platform Updates
    Improved build and deploy times
Bug Fixes
    Fixed broken links to Thunkable docs

Feb 11, 2019

Block updates