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v21.50.0128 - 2021-03-01 21:16
    ! Compressed Files Icons: Now the Win10 compressed files icons overlay is 
      also shown for folder icons, and for Custom File Icons.
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v21.50.0127 - 2021-02-28 18:07
    ! Tabs: Right-clicking a tab icon could pop the context-menu on top of the 
      Hover Box (if enabled for tabs). Fixed.
    ! Find Files: A Boolean search combining a Tag field and a Date or Age field 
      yielded wrong results. For example:
        :lbl:Orange AND ageM: < 6 m
      Fixed.
    ! Compressed Files Icons: In Win10 compressed files icons can be handled by 
      a separate icon (at the same extension) that has some new type of overlay 
      tech instead of the oldschool overlay we know since Win95. This had 
      confused XY's internal icon cache. Fix #2.
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v21.50.0126 - 2021-02-27 15:50
    ! Compressed Files Icons: In Win10 compressed files icons can be handled by 
      a separate icon (at the same extension) instead of by an overlay. This had 
      confused XY's internal icon cache. Air fixed.
    ! Find Files: On a start up with "Cache search results" enabled and a Live 
      Filtered list, the filtered results were cached and reloaded but the Live 
      Filter itself was forgotten (unless "Persistent live filters" was ON), so 
      the shown list was confusing or even misleading.
      Fixed: Now the Live Filter persists in this case even if "Persistent live 
      filters" is OFF.
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v21.50.0125 - 2021-02-18 19:11
    + Visual Filters and Live Filter Box: Added new selector "path:". Use it to 
      compare the pattern with the path of each item (i.e. the full path 
      excluding the item name itself). This can be useful when you want to 
      filter search results that contain items of different locations.
      Note that the following settings apply to the "path:" matching behavior in 
      Visual Filters and Live Filter Box:
        - Configuration | Find and Filter | Filters & Type Ahead Find | Visual Filters | Match case
        - Configuration | Find and Filter | Filters & Type Ahead Find | Visual Filters | Ignore diacritics
      Examples:
        path:hello        //match all items with a path containing the string "hello"
        path:\hello\      //match all items with a path containing a folder "hello"
        path:*\hello\     //match all items with a direct parent folder "hello"
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v21.50.0124 - 2021-02-17 15:10
    + Find Files and Quick Search: Added switch /P by which the full path of 
      each item is matched against the search pattern. It corresponds to the 
      Path checkbox on Info Panel | Find Files | Name & Location.
      Examples:
        *\backup\?*  /P   //match all items under a folder "backup"
        >\)\\AltRip$ /P   //RegExp: match all items called "AltRip" under a folder ending in ")"
    ! Quick Find Files: The fix from v21.10.0030 - 2020-10-02 12:11 totally 
      destroyed the Quick Find Files feature (Find Files from Quick Search 
      dialog). Fixed.
    ! Quick Find Files: When turned on then Branch View would not work anymore 
      as expected (it would actually run a search instead of a Branch View). 
      Fix #2.      
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v21.50.0123 - 2021-02-16 18:02
    + Hover Box | Images: While the Hover Box is showing an image you now reset 
      the scale to factory default (500 x 500 pixels bounding box) by pressing 
      the "D" key. Remembered across sessions.
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v21.50.0122 - 2021-02-14 12:38
  +++ Quick Search and Find Files: Added selector "contchar:" (= contained 
      characters). Use it to find files that contain certain characters or 
      character ranges within their textual contents (non-textual files and 
      folders are ignored).
      Syntax:
        contchar: min - max    = from min to max (both inclusive)
        contchar: min -< max   = from min to max (max exclusive)
        contchar: min >- max   = from min to max (min exclusive)
        contchar: min >< max   = from min to max (both exclusive)
        contchar: > n          = bigger than
        contchar: >= n         = bigger than or equal
        contchar: < n          = smaller than
        contchar: <= n         = smaller than or equal
        contchar: == n         = exact (identical to the next example)
        contchar: n            = exact

        Notation:
          - min = lower Unicode value
          - min = upper Unicode value
          - n = Unicode value
          - Unicode values can be stated as decimal or hex numbers (eg 0xFF).
          - Instead of a number representing a Unicode value you can also pass a 
            single character. Both ways can be mixed.
          - Spaces are optional.
      
      Remarks:
        - Only Text files and Office files are scanned. Where possible the text is 
          extracted via IFilters, otherwise code pages are applied just as in other 
          places of XY.
        - On a logically inverted search (eg "!contchar:>=256" = find all files 
          NOT containing characters beyond ANSI) only files are returned that 
          actually have any textual contents. Not folders or images etc.
        - The function is fast, but a lot of work has to be done. So when huge 
          files are scanned it will take a while.
        - Files are scanned from beginning to end. If the first character is 
          found that matches the criteria the scanning stops and the file is 
          counted as a match.
        - Only double byte UTF-16 Unicode values are supported. The valid range 
          is from 0 to 65535 (0x0 to 0xFFFF).
          
      Examples:
                                // matches all text/office files containing any...
        contchar:9              // TAB characters
        contchar:A-Z            // characters from A to Z
        contchar:65-90          // (same as above)
        contchar:A-90           // (same as above)
        contchar:>=128          // characters beyond ASCII
        contchar:>=256          // characters beyond ANSI
        contchar:0x1800-0x18AF  // Mongolian characters (U+1800-U+18AF)
        
      If "Enable extended pattern matching" is ON then logical inversion like 
      this works:
        !contchar:>=256         // all files not containing any characters beyond ANSI
        !contchar:0x1800-0x18AF // all files not containing any Mongolian characters
        
    * Quick Search and Find Files: From now on, when searching contents using 
      selector "cont:" with logical inversion (eg "!cont:blah" = find all files 
      NOT containing "blah") then only files are returned that actually have any 
      textual contents. Before, also folders and images etc would have been 
      returned.
    - Find Files | Name & Location | Invert: Removed this addition from 
      v21.50.0112 - 2021-02-05 13:54 because it did not work in light mode:
        Now the caption is shown in red when the box is ticked. Makes it easier to 
        note this important setting.
    + Find Files | Name & Location | Invert: Now "[Inverted]" is printed to the 
      search info bar (on top of the search results list) if the Invert box is 
      ticked.
      FYI, to show the search info bar this needs to be ticked: Configuration | 
      Find and Filter | Find Files & Branch View | Find Files | Show search 
      information in list.
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v21.50.0121 - 2021-02-13 12:48
    + Status Bar: Added option "Smart Size Middle Section" to the 
      right-click menu of the Status Bar. Here you can toggle whether the middle 
      section smartly negotiates the available space with the right section.
      Factory default is ON (which was hard-coded, if tweakable, before).
    * Status Bar: Right-click option "Show Exact Bytes in the Status Bar" 
      renamed to "Show Exact Bytes in Status Bar" for consistency.
    ! Scripting | Step Mode: Did not work for scripts called from Custom Toolbar 
      Buttons since 20201018. Fixed.
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v21.50.0120 - 2021-02-12 18:36
    + Configuration | Preview | Preview | Text preview | UTF-8 auto-detection:
      Generally, the automatic UTF-8 encoding detection algorithm works 
      heuristically by inspecting the file's content searching for byte 
      sequences that look like UTF-8. This heuristic is not 100% reliable, of 
      course (it's simply not possible), but in real world conditions the 
      results are pretty good.
      Now to save time, XYplorer's algorithm does not inspect the whole file but 
      only the beginning of it, by default this has been the first 4 KB so far.
      It turned out that this is not enough in many real world scenarios. So, I 
      did two things:
      - Raised the default to 256 KB.
      - Added a way to customize this value; for now this is possible via a tweak:
          CheckForBOMlessUTF8SizeKB=256
        The maximum allowed value here is 4096 (= 4096 KB, i.e. the first 4 MB 
        of the file are scanned).
    ! Status Bar: On small resolution screens (like 1024x768) the status bar 
      sections would overlap each other under certain conditions. Fix #3.
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v21.50.0118 - 2021-02-11 18:35
    ! SC QuickSearch: The new flag "t" did not work yet for tag searches (which 
      use a different strategy than other searches). Fixed.
      Example:
        text quicksearch("tags:chickens", <get SelectedItemsPathNamesSlashed |>, ,"t");
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v21.50.0117 - 2021-02-10 20:58
    + Menu View | Show Items: Added toggle "Show CD-ROM Drives". Tick it to show 
      CD-ROM drives in Tree and List. Factory default is ON.
    + Configuration | General | Tree and List | Items in Tree and List: Added 
      option "Show CD-ROM drives". Tick it to show CD-ROM drives in Tree and 
      List.
    > Note: Both above interface elements point to the identical setting.
    * MLS: Internally updated to version 8.128.
      > TRANSLATORS: Please wait until Reference_8.128.lng is uploaded.
        You will be notified if you have subscribed to this thread:
        https://www.xyplorer.com/xyfc/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=9648
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v21.50.0116 - 2021-02-10 14:19
    + SC QuickSearch enhanced: New flag "t" includes the top folders themselves 
      in a multi-location search, i.e. top folders that match the search 
      criteria are returned in the search results.
      Syntax: quicksearch([query="*"], [path], [separator="<crlf>"], [flags])
        flags:  [optional] String of flags to modify the function.
                t: Include top folders in multi-location search.
      Examples:
        text quicksearch("f*", "D:\folder1|D:\folder2", , "t");
        text quicksearch("f*", "D:\folder1|D:\folder2", 3:="t");
    * Small dialogs with a Live Filter Box: When the cursor/focus is in the box 
      you now can press ESC to clear the box and thereby reset the filter. Only 
      when the box is empty ESC will close the dialog.
      That way the small Live Filter Boxes now work the same as the main Live 
      Filter Box that controls the file list.
      This new behavior can be tweaked off like this:
        LiveFilterResetOnEsc=0
    * Custom Event Actions: The SkipBrowseEvents tweak is now saved between 
      sessions.
    ! Status Bar: On small resolution screens (like 1024x768) the status bar 
      sections would overlap each other under certain conditions. Fix #2.
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v21.50.0115 - 2021-02-08 13:45
    + SC get("listofcommands") enhanced: Now you can return the list of all 
      commands *including* the accelerators (marked by a prefixed 
      "&"-character).
      Syntax: get("listofcommands", [flags], [separator=CRLF])
        flags: (bit field)
          4 = Include accelerators.
      Example:
        text get("listofcommands", 4);
    * List: From now on, the Path column is used as 2ndary sort field (ascending 
      order) in Find mode (incl. Branch View). Before, the Name column was used.
    ! Status Bar: On small resolution screens (like 1024x768) the status bar 
      sections would overlap each other under certain conditions. Fixed.
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v21.50.0114 - 2021-02-06 19:15
    + Scripting got a new command.
      Name: PopupNativeContextMenu
      Action: Pops a native context menu for all selected list items.
      Syntax: popupnativecontextmenu
      Remarks:
      - It's a lightning-fast 100% native context menu (no shell involved).
      - The command won't pop any menu when there are no selections in the 
        list.
      - If there are selections in the list the command will set the input focus 
        to the list (if it's not there already). Otherwise various menu commands 
        would not work as expected. So, SC PopupNativeContextMenu ONLY works for 
        items in the file list, not in the folder tree.
      Examples:
        popupnativecontextmenu;
      This script in CEA "Left-click on status bar" will pop a native context 
      menu on left-clicking the first section of the status bar:
        if (<CEA_ClickedItem> == 1) {popupnativecontextmenu;}
    * Edit | Select | Selection Stats: The dialog now has the caption "List 
      Stats" (instead of "Selection Stats") if nothing is selected.
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v21.50.0113 - 2021-02-05 21:17
    + SC QuickSearch enhanced: Added flag "l" to return directories with a 
      trailing backslash.
      Syntax: quicksearch([query="*"], [path], [separator="<crlf>"], [flags])
        flags:  [optional] String of flags to modify the function.
                l: Return directories with a trailing backslash. (l=lower case L)
      Examples:
        text quicksearch("a*", , , "l");
        text quicksearch("a*", 3:="l");
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