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v22.40.0238 - 2021-11-19 17:13
    ! Variable <xythumbs> did not yet honor the new "Configuration | Preview | 
      Thumbnails | Resolve cache path from current folder". Fixed.
    ! Find Files and Quick Search: A Boolean term 
        name:(*A* & *B*) OR tags:(*A* & *B*)
      did not find items matching name:(*A* & *B*) if they were untagged. Fixed.
    > Configuration | General | Refresh, Icons, History | Icons | Show icon 
      overlays: Lowered the threshold from 50 to 10 ms.
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v22.40.0239 - 2021-11-20 13:42
    + SC setthumb enhanced: Now it can control deep injection.
      Syntax: setthumb [item], [source], [mapfile], [deep]
        deep:
          0: deep injection OFF
          1: deep injection ON
      Remarks:
        - On deep injection the thumbnails injected via setthumb or thumbnails 
          mapfile behave more like original thumbnails: They support HoverBox 
          and MDBU (but both only over the thumbnails, not over the file icons), 
          i.e. those features will show the injected image (if any), not the 
          original image of the hovered/clicked file.
        - Deep injection is remembered across sessions.
      Examples:
        setthumb 3:=1; //deep injection ON
        setthumb 3:=0; //deep injection OFF (factory default)
    * SC setthumb: FYI, the path of the injected thumbnails is now stored in the 
      cache (not just the pixels as before). This is needed to enable deep 
      injection.
    > Preview and Thumbnails: Still trying to generate better error messages for 
      a specific problem with video files.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.40.0240 - 2021-11-20 21:09
    * Preview and Thumbnails: The big change from v22.40.0224 - 2021-11-13 09:36 
      didn't work well for video files on some systems (oddly enough). That's 
      why I've excluded them from the change for the time being.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.40.0241 - 2021-11-21 11:16
    * Configuration | Preview | Thumbnails | Resolve cache path from current 
      folder: Now there is portability also with Paper Folders. The cache path 
      is now resolved relative to the path of the paper folder file itself.
    + HoverBox: Now for images the displayed size is shown in the status when 
      it's < 100%.
    + Deep Injection on MDBU: Now you can invert the "deep" setting (SC 
      setthumb) on-the-fly by holding SHIFT while pressing the mouse button 
      down. That way you can quickly inspect the other thumbnail on items that 
      have an original one and an injected one.
      BTW, the blow up will stay up as long as you hold the key.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.40.0243 - 2021-11-21 18:45
    + SC itematpos enhanced: Added flag that will return a path in its virtual 
      form when it's currently displayed that way at that position in Tree, 
      List, Tabs, or Crumb.
      Syntax: itematpos([x], [y], [flags])
        flags:
          0: If x and y are passed, they are the position on screen.
          1: If x and y are passed, they are the position on XYplorer.
          2: Return virtual path if the item at that position is displayed
             that way, else always convert to real path.
      Remarks:
      - An example to show the difference and relation between virtual and real 
        path:
          Virtual path: Donald\Dropbox\Pics
          Real path:    C:\Users\Donald\Dropbox\Pics
    ! Locked Tree: Current location could get out of sync in the context of a 
      CEA script. Fixed.
    ! Help | Contents and Index: Could crash on virgin installations. Tried a fix.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.40.0244 - 2021-11-22 10:19
    + Scripting got a new function.
      Name: PathReal
      Action: Returns the real path for a given path.
      Syntax: pathreal([path])
        path: Full real or virtual path to an item.
              Defaults to the currently focused list item.
      Remarks:
        - Some paths support to be referred to by a shortened path spec, the 
          so-called virtual path. In XYplorer these paths are Desktop, 
          Documents, Downloads, Links, and <user> (there might be more in the 
          future). So these paths have at least two ways to be referred to, 
          mostly even three because all but <user> are contained within <user>.
          For example:
            Virtual path 1: Downloads\Alice\
            Virtual path 2: Donald\Downloads\Alice\
            Real path:      C:\Users\Donald\Downloads\Alice\
        - The return is always without trailing backslash.
      Examples:
      - All return "C:\Users\Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg":
        echo pathreal("Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg");
        echo pathreal("Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg");
        echo pathreal("C:\Users\Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg");
    + Scripting got a new function.
      Name: PathVirtual
      Action: Returns the virtual path for a given path.
      Syntax: pathvirtual([path], [flags])
        path: Full real or virtual path to an item.
              Defaults to the currently focused list item.
        flags:
          1: Mind current tree location (see examples).
      Remarks:
        The return is always without trailing backslash.
      Examples:
      - All return "Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg":
          echo pathvirtual("Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg");
          echo pathvirtual("Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg");
          echo pathvirtual("C:\Users\Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg");
      - All return "Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg" if the current tree 
        location is anywhere in the "Donald" branch (else they return 
        "Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg"):
          echo pathvirtual("Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg", 1);
          echo pathvirtual("Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg", 1);
          echo pathvirtual("C:\Users\Donald\Downloads\Alice\6foot.jpg", 1);
    * Scripting: The message "Script terminated by ESC." now appears in the 
      status bar instead of in a message box.
    ! SC IndexAtPos: Did not return the correct tab index (instead it returned 
      an internal tab ID which is independent of the tab position). Fixed.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.40.0245 - 2021-11-22 16:25
    + Save Settings: What is enough free space? New formula: 10 MB + 
      the sizes of tag.dat, fsc.dat, and action.dat.
    ! SC tab: tab ("get", "path") returned a drive root path with a trailing 
      backslash. Fixed. All paths returned here should be without a trailing 
      backslash.
    * Updated the help file.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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Summary of the latest XYplorer Official Release.

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Download Page: https://www.xyplorer.com/download.php
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v22.50.0000 - 2021-11-23 20:00
    = NEW OFFICIAL RELEASE. Main developments since last release:
  +++ This Is A BIG Maintenance Release. There have been numerous minor fixes 
      and enhancements since 22.40.
To download this OFFICIAL version choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.50.0001 - 2021-11-24 18:07
    ! Breadcrumb Bars: In the case of a Paper Folder, if "Check for Subfolders" 
      was deactivated, you could see the contents of the Paper Folder in the 
      drop-down on the far right. Fixed.
    ! Preview and Thumbnails: Error 429 (ActiveX component can't create object) 
      possible on some systems on certain file types since v22.40.0224 - 
      2021-11-13 09:36. Fixed.
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.50.0002 - 2021-11-25 09:19
    * SC pathvirtual: It now always checks whether the top node of the shortest 
      possible virtual path (eg "Downloads") is currently visible in the folder 
      tree. Otherwise, if <user> is currently visible, the return will be a 
      subfolder of <user> (eg "Donald\Downloads"). Otherwise it will be a real 
      path (eg "C:\Users\Donald\Downloads").
:info: To update to this BETA version from XYplorer, hold down the CTRL key while you click Help | Online Support | Check for Updates. To download it, choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.50.0003 - 2021-11-25 17:29
    * SC pathvirtual: Pretty much redesigned it from scratch.
      Syntax: pathvirtual([path], [flags])
        path: Full real or virtual path to an item.
              Defaults to the currently focused list item.
        flags:
          0: Returns the shortest virtual version of the path.
          1: Mind the visibility in the current tree.
             Returns the shortest virtual version of the path where the top node 
             is part of the current tree.
          2: Mind the current tree location.
             Returns the virtual version of the path that matches currently selected 
             tree location. If that location is a real path then the real path 
             version is returned.
      Remarks:
        - The return is always without trailing backslash.
        - Update your code. Flag 1 now has to be flag 2.
    * Updated the help file.
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v22.50.0100 - 2021-11-25 18:00
    = MAINTENANCE RELEASE.
  +++ Minor bug fixes and enhancements.
To download this OFFICIAL version choose a package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

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v22.50.0101 - 2021-11-26 13:29
    * Enumerating Network Servers: Added debug logging. If anything goes wrong 
      you can check the log by running this through the address bar:
        dlog;
    * List: When listing servers the UNC slashes "\\" are no shown anymore in 
      the list. Also in the Hover Box status and in tab caption those slashes 
      are history.
    ! Find Files: When switching to a Find Files tab the Address Bar was not 
      updated to the new tree location when the focus was in the list. Fixed.
    ! Paper Folders In Tree: MUSD did not work. Fixed. (Silently improving PFIT, 
      currently only available on tweak PFAllowInTree=1.)
    ! Help | Various Information: Did not show a scrollbar when necessary due to 
      larger fonts. Fixed.
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v22.50.0103 - 2021-11-26 20:34
    % Cut and Paste: Now when doing a large number of items (> 1000) you will 
      get more progress feedback and speed.
    * XYcopy: Updated to 2.10.0178.
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v22.50.0104 - 2021-11-27 17:16
    + Configuration | File Operations | File Operations | Background Processing: 
      XYcopy.exe only auto-closes if no final dialog is open when the job is 
      completed. On "Queue file operations" and with "Keep progress dialog open" 
      this can lead to many open dialogs that need to be OK-ed manually.
      Here is a new tweak (probably an UI setting soon) to ignore "Keep progress 
      dialog open" when it's a background operation:
        FopInBackgroundSkipFinalDialog=1      
    * XYcopy: Updated to 2.10.0180.
    ! File | Open Throw Away Clone: In a Read-Only instance the tags DB was 
      updated after moving tagged items if "Tags" was ticked under 
      "Configuration | General | Startup & Exit | Save Settings | Apply to...". 
      Fixed.
    ! Thumbnails Cache: This "fix" from v22.40.0233 - 2021-11-17 19:46 was not a 
      good idea:
        On exit without saving, the thumbnails cache was written 
        when there were unsaved thumbnails in memory. Not anymore.
      It resulted in *.dbits and *.dat2 file pairs becoming out of sync, 
      resulting in white thumbnails. Fixed by undoing the fix.
    ! Thumbnails: Found yet another way to meet white thumbnails. Fixed.
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