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Post by admin » 07 Apr 2005 08:51

Chris Wood wrote:Hmm, it's still there (in the help file) :P
Ahhh, the help file... every programmer's nightmare. I always update it before I release an official version. Which will be soon... sigh

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Post by Chris Wood » 07 Apr 2005 00:16

Wow, three problems I had fixed within a day of requesting them!! Thankyou! :D
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Chris Wood wrote:What *was* "Automatic File Find when Browsing"?
Check the help file...
Duh, sorry :oops:

Hmm, it's still there (in the help file) :P
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 06 Apr 2005 13:32

Download the latest TrackerV3 BETA version (v4.00.0009, 06-apr-2005).

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  +++ major new feature
    + new feature
    * changed feature
    % improved performance
    ! fixed minor bug
  !!! fixed major bug

v4.00.0009 - 06.04.05 13:28
    + Tab Strips coloring: no more INI-editing (cf. v3.60.0029). Now all 
      tab strips take the same color scheme as user-defined in 
      Configuration/Colors (F9).
    + Toolbar can be hidden now: menu View/Show Toolbar.
    - Shortcut removal/replacement! These commands are not frequent 
      enough to merit one of those rare delicious shortcuts (for which I 
      have other plans deep in my mind...):
      Menu Edit/Show Folder Sizes -> no shortcut anymore (was Shift+F5)
      Menu Edit/Refresh Thumbs Cache -> now Ctrl+Shift+F8 (was Ctrl+F5)
    * Moved the Refresh commands from the Edit to the View menu.
    + Auto-refresh of file list now is blocked while you are renaming a 
      file.
    + Double-clicking the splitters does minimize/maximize them again ;)

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Post by admin » 06 Apr 2005 08:50

Chris Wood wrote:What *was* "Automatic File Find when Browsing"?
Check the help file...

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Post by -529 » 06 Apr 2005 06:13

Version 4! YES! :D

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Post by Chris Wood » 06 Apr 2005 05:21

What *was* "Automatic File Find when Browsing"?
test everything. hold on to the good.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 05 Apr 2005 16:12

Download the latest TrackerV3 BETA version (v4.00.0008, 05-apr-2005).

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  +++ major new feature
    + new feature
    * changed feature
    % improved performance
    ! fixed minor bug
  !!! fixed major bug

v4.00.0008 - 05.04.05 16:09
    + Toolbar: added "Up"-button: jump to one-level-up (parent) folder.
    + Tabs now remember the previous scroll position (also across 
      sessions).
    + Tabs now remember whether the last focused item was actually 
      selected or not (also across sessions).
    * Tabs redesigned once more and once better!
    * From now on the following hotkeys will only work when Tree or List 
      are focused:
        Ctrl+Shift+Left:  shift current tab to left
        Ctrl+Shift+Right: shift current tab to right
      Before there was a conflict with selecting words in a textfield by 
      Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right.      
    * Added a Colors tab to the configuration dialog: more space on the 
      General tab.
    - Double-clicking the splitters does not minimize/maximize them 
      anymore.
    - Dropped "Automatic File Find when Browsing" (under menu Tools). 
      The functionality might be reintroduced later, this time by tab.

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Post by admin » 05 Apr 2005 09:46

Chris Wood wrote:The remembering tabs are cool, but they don't remember scroll position :(
Yep, I'm working on that...

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Post by Chris Wood » 04 Apr 2005 23:29

Good idea getting rid of the bucket, and adding pretty cutting 8)

The remembering tabs are cool, but they don't remember scroll position :(

Version 4! Congrats!
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 04 Apr 2005 11:26

Download the latest TrackerV3 BETA version (v4.00.0004, 04-apr-2005).

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  +++ major new feature
    + new feature
    * changed feature
    % improved performance
    ! fixed minor bug
  !!! fixed major bug

v4.00.0004 - 04.04.05 11:14
  +++ Added a little toolbar containing the basic file operations (cut, 
      copy, paste, delete) and the back/fore arrows.
    + Menu Edit now has all the standard commands: cut, copy, paste.
      Contrary to prior versions of TrackerV3, all cut, copy, and paste 
      operations now use the clipboard. So now you can for example copy 
      by Ctrl+C and then paste by pressing the toolbar button, or Cut by 
      using menu Cut and then paste by Ctrl+V. Normal stuff.
    + Cut files (Ctrl+X) now show the nice ghosted effect in tree and list.
    + Tabs: now each tab remembers not only its column settings but also 
      the mode is was in when left (browse or find mode). So "Browsing 
      Tabs" can become "Finding Tabs" and vice versa on the fly.
      When you re-select a tab that was browsing last time:
        - tree will jump to that place and list will show the files.
        - Find Files settings do not change.
        - If a file was selected it will be reselected.
      When you re-select a tab that was finding last time:
        - tree will not change
        - the last find will run again exactly as before
          and list will show the results.
        - Find Files settings change according to the tab's previous 
          settings. 
        - If a file was selected it will be reselected.
    - The "Finding Tabs" as introduced in v3.60.0154 are gone for the 
      time being. They'll be replaced by something even better soon.
    - The bucket has been dropped (see v3.50.0074).
    * Oh yeah, today's the 4th day of the 4th month and now it's 
      TrackerV3 4.0! After more than 5 years of version 3 and all those 
      major and revolutionary new features and looks, it was high time for 
      the big "4". Dig it!
      However, we don't want to forget the long and successful version-
      3-era: the program title will remain "TrackerV3" and not change to 
      "TrackerV4", and I'm certainly not mad enough to change the domain 
      to trackerv4.com.
    
................... ver 3.60 ........................................................
v3.60.0166 - 02.04.05 18:51
   *% History functions (= menu Go) rewritten. Now also the future 
      history is remembered between sessions. As a side effect, speeded up 
      startup by some milliseconds.
    * Minimize/Maximize Panel (menu View) now toggles between minimal 
      and last user-selected size of the panel.

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Post by admin » 01 Apr 2005 20:54

hey Gandolf! More than once I thought where the hell is Gandolf? Good to hear from you.
If you are not a toolbar man, you are probably a keyboard man. ALT-LEFT and ALT-RIGHT are your friends. If not, you lost 24 pixels vertical space, and get a free excercise in brain gym: what was down right is now up left!

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Post by Gandolf » 01 Apr 2005 20:37

admin wrote:Moved the fore/back buttons (history/Go) to where they belong:
I don't use tabs because my paths are long and the filenames are the same in many directories, hence all tabs start and end the same. No point in naming them since they are frequently only used for a short time. As a result I've now lost the forward / backward buttons which I did use constantly!
Any chance of it going back where it was or even at the extreme right of the menu bar. No point in suggesting it goes on the toolbar, when you implement that, since I don't like toolbars either. (I'm just difficult!)

Dave.

P.S. Apologies for not being active in the forum recently - I'm waiting for a cataract operation so use of the computer is limited.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 01 Apr 2005 11:22

Download the latest TrackerV3 BETA version (v3.60.0164, 01-apr-2005).

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  +++ major new feature
    + new feature
    * changed feature
    % improved performance
    ! fixed minor bug
  !!! fixed major bug

v3.60.0164 - 01.04.05 11:20
    ! Whoops - crashed when started after fresh install. I wonder how 
      many potential friends I lost in the last 3 days... ;)
      Fixed.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 01 Apr 2005 09:27

Download the latest TrackerV3 BETA version (v3.60.0163, 01-apr-2005).

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  +++ major new feature
    + new feature
    * changed feature
    % improved performance
    ! fixed minor bug
  !!! fixed major bug

v3.60.0163 - 01.04.05 09:25
    * Moved the fore/back buttons (history/Go) to where they belong: the 
      upper left corner of the app. The price of 48 pixels tab headers 
      space is worth it and is also won back down in the status bar's 
      right corner.
      In case you don't know: right-click the buttons to get the Go menu.
    * Find Files, Name/Location combos: auto-completion now sets in only 
      after you typed at least 2 chars.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 30 Mar 2005 14:42

Download the latest TrackerV3 BETA version (v3.60.0160, 30-mar-2005).

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  +++ major new feature
    + new feature
    * changed feature
    % improved performance
    ! fixed minor bug
  !!! fixed major bug

v3.60.0160 - 30.03.05 14:39
    + Find Files, Name combo: now you can quickly jump to a previous 
      pattern by entering any substring of it. If exactly one entry 
      contains the substring (case-insensitive: A=a) the selection will 
      jump to that entry.
    + Browsing tabs now also remember the following property:
        - Thumbnails mode
    * Made the list view column headers flatter.

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