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If you're tough enough, try the newest BETA version
(v3.50.0055, 09-jun-2004) at home.
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+++ major new feature
+ new feature
* changed feature
% improved performance
! fixed minor bug
!!! fixed major bug
v3.50.0055 - 09.06.04 00:45
* Auto-Refresh for removable drives improved.
! Shift+F5: Refresh File List *with* folder sizes shown, would work only once
per folder. Fixed.
! Slight display irregularities when favorites were marked by bold type. Fixed.
v3.50.0052 - 07.06.04 18:47
+ Menu View/Style Tree, changed the way favorites can be marked in the tree:
Mark Favs (Icon) -> marked by a small blue icon overlay (as was before)
Mark Favs (Bold) -> marked by bold type (new feature)
The latter allows to clearly mark favorites when the tree is shown
without icons. You can combine both strategies if you like to get
! File rename: when renaming a file with a name too long to fit in TV3's
window, the edit box cursor would go off the screen. Fixed.
* Menu Edit/New: the name templates for new files' and folders' names are
now fully configurable for those who know how to edit INI-files. You have
3 folder name templates and 3 text file name templates.
Here's the new section and the keys:
Folder0=New Folder 'hard text
Folder1=yyyymmdd 'date/time sensitive
Folder2=yyyy-mm-dd 'date/time sensitive
File0=New Textfile 'hard text
File1=yyyymmdd 'date/time sensitive
File2=yyyy-mm-dd 'date/time sensitive
Note that you can also define textual parts of the date/time sensitive
templates, not just dates. To do that you have to backslash all
literals, for example:
would create a file auto-named "Text 2004-06-07_10-05-25.txt".
v3.50.0048 - 06.06.04 18:56
+ Now, Auto-Refresh also recognizes removable drives (USB-sticks etc).
* Improved Auto-Refresh mechanism for the current directory:
100% reliability, less refresh action.
* Configuration: changed "Hide removable drives (Floppy and ZIP)" to
"Hide floppy drives", because this is what you usually want: hide
the rarely used drives A: and B:.
* Changed general default path from C:\ to Desktop.
! Find Files by Size: would not find files larger than 2 GB by size
filter. Fixed. Now you can find files of up to 1 TB (1024 GB, 2^40) by
size filter. (Don't send those files by email.)
! When searching for Contained Text in files > 4 GB, the app crashed.
Fixed: you still cannot do that, but it won't crash anymore.
Result will be set to "not found" for such files.
BTW: searching for Contained Text in files of 1 GB already can take
a while... especially if the text is not found among the first 1023MB ;)
! Fixed some color issues: file list columns headers and about-box text
were not resp. too sensitive to the selected Windows color scheme.
v3.50.0031 - 04.06.04 10:29
* Tree View: enlarged the hit area of the plus/minus box (expand/collapse node).
Now you have a fair chance to land a hit.
v3.50.0030 - 01.06.04 11:20
* Context menu for folders in the tree view: the following commands now
all work on the *selected* folder, which is not necessarily the same as
the *focused* folder (equivalent to the current folder, which is the
location of the current file listing and shown in TV3's titlebar):
Command Prompt Here
Copy Folder Name (previously Copy Path Info, see next paragraph)
Since the selected folder is always the owner of the context menu, this new
behavior is what you generally expect from context menu commands.
* Menu Edit/Copy Path Info has been replaced by Copy Folder Name.
To copy the current path's basic information (path name, object count,
byte count) to the clipboard, you can still dbl-click the object-
count-cell (the left-most cell) in the statusbar.
! Status help texts for Full Collapse and Full Expand were swapped. Fixed.
v3.50.0028 - 01.06.04 00:03
+ Menu Edit/New: the date format of the 3rd New Folder and the 3rd New File
command, before fixed to yyyy-mm-dd, is now configurable for those who know
how to edit INI-files: open TrackerV3.ini, search the section [Styles]
and look for (or create) the key NewFileDateFormat. For example:
would create a folder[file] auto-named like "2004-06-01_00-08-54[.txt]".
Oh, it's June since 8 minutes!
Be careful to use only characters that a valid in file names.
+ New keyboard shortcut:
Ctrl+T: create new text file.
v3.50.0026 - 30.05.04 20:23
% "Rebuild Tree" is smoother now.
v3.50.0024 - 27.05.04 19:44
! Tree display: Servers in the Network Neighborhood would lose their
child nodes after an F4 refresh. Fixed.
v3.50.0023 - 27.05.04 12:06
+ New Command "Rebuild Tree" in Edit menu: as you guess this rebuilds
the whole folder tree and then carries you back to the location where
you were before, while closing all other open branches.
Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+F4
+ Shared local folders are now displayed with that begging hand-symbol
(just as in Explorer).
This feature works only in: NT3.1, NT4, 2000, XP
v3.50.0022 - 26.05.04 10:03
! Capitalization issue with DOS-style 8.3 file names: for example "AUTOEXEC.BAT"
has been incorrectly displayed as "Autoexec.bat". Fixed.
v3.50.0019 - 25.05.04 16:36
+++ Now folder sizes can be shown directly in the file list! Of course, with
large and deeply nested folders, this slows down the file browsing
considerably, especially on a first browse of that folder. So: use with
care... or press ESC to abort the endless counting of bytes.
This feature can be switched on in:
Configuration/General/Show folder size in file list
+ New keyboard shortcut:
Shift+F5: Refresh File List *with* folder sizes shown.
Useful to have a quick glance at sizes when the general "Show folder size
in file list" is switched off.
! Key-repeating (holding down) key F5 (Refresh List) on longer listings
resulted in artificial multiples of list items, due to re-entry into
unfinished routines. Fixed.
v3.50.0018 - 25.05.04 13:30
! When doing a file search with a blank "Look in" field, TrackerV3 gives
the error "subscript out of range", followed by an endless loop or a
crash depending on the operating system.
Fixed: a blank "Look in" field will be auto-filled with the current path.
v3.50.0017 - 23.05.04 15:28
+ Configuration/Previewed Formats: new checkbox "Play AVIs as MPEGs".
Some AVIs cannot be decoded. They return only audio and the following
error message "Video not available, cannot find 'vids:...' decompressor".
Those AVIs however can often be played without problems when treating
them internally as if they were MPEGs.
v3.50.0016 - 01.05.04 16:00
!!! When dragdropping files across different drives, by default they should be
copied, not moved. However, when the source was another app (or another
instance of TrackerV3), the files were actually moved instead of copied.
This is fixed now: files dragdropped across different drives are always copied
by default (to force a move, hold the Shift key).
v3.50.0015 - 28.04.04 12:34
+ New keyboard shortcut:
Ctrl+P: Copy Filename with Path to Clipboard
(works only if item is selected in ListView)
v3.50.0014 - 27.04.04 13:49
% Improved list update algorithm: binarily increased update intervals.
v3.50.0011 - 21.04.04 09:58
! Fixed some problems with file listings larger than 32767 items.
+ Width of line number column in List View can be configured now:
manually set INI-file key LinenumDigits in section [Settings],
allowed values: 4, 5, 6.
v3.50.0011 - 16.04.04 21:58
* Window position and size restoral: changed algo.
v3.50.0008 - 16.02.04 10:42
! Once in a while a truncated JPEG picture would throw TrackerV3 into freeze mode.
This has been fixed by routing JPEGs through GDI+.
v3.50.0007 - 14.02.04 19:34
+ Added 2 ADPCM (Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation) WAV-formats to
Audio Preview: IMA ADPCM and Microsoft ADPCM.
v3.50.0006 - 29.01.04 19:33
+ New keyboard shortcuts:
F11: open focused HTML-file in browser window
Shift+F11: open focused HTML-file in new browser window
If the focused file has not one of the following extensions:
.htm .html .shtml .mht .php .php3 .php4 .asp
simply nothing happens.