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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 04 Nov 2019 21:37

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v20.50.0112 - 2019-11-04 21:35
  %%% Network Browsing: Now many more situations with unavailable network 
      locations are handled much faster.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 05 Nov 2019 10:51

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v20.50.0113 - 2019-11-05 10:50
    * Configuration | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Pre-check 
      availability of servers: Now this has to be ticked to profit from the 
      recent speed enhancements.
      Tip: To have a smooth startup in shaky network situations also tick 
      Configuration | General | Startup & Exit | No network browsing on startup.
    * SC get loadtimes: Now only events that took at least 10 msecs are listed. 
      Some more events have been added for better debugging.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 05 Nov 2019 19:27

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v20.50.0114 - 2019-11-05 19:26
    + SC get loadtimes: Now you can pass a threshold in msecs to filter the 
      loadtimes listing. The default is 10 msecs, i.e. only events that took at 
      least 10 msecs are listed.
      Syntax: get("loadtimes", [msecs=10])
      Examples:
        text get("loadtimes", 100);       //threshold 100 msecs
        text <get loadtimes 0>, 800, 800; //no threshold at all
    * SC get loadtimes: Now if a threshold is passed the first and last events 
      are always shown, no matter how long they took.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 07 Nov 2019 12:20

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v20.50.0115 - 2019-11-07 12:19
    * Catalog | Click and Tag: Now the category is pre-filled with the Tag List 
      (i.e. the Tags MRU), not with the currently used tags anymore. Also the 
      "Update Category" command will use the Tag List now.
      Note that the Tag List can be edited here: Tools | List Management | Tag 
      List...
    ! SC runret: Encoding issues with non-English codepages. Tried a fix.
    ! Configuration: Some checkboxes at the bottom of two pages were hidden since 
      a couple of days ago. Fixed.
    ! Audio Preview: Volume was magically decreasing with each preview on 
      certain system. Tried a fix.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 07 Nov 2019 15:20

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v20.50.0200 - 2019-11-07 15:00
    = MAINTENANCE RELEASE.
  +++ Minor bug fixes and enhancements.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 10 Nov 2019 13:45

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v20.50.0201 - 2019-11-10 13:44
    + Folder View Settings: Now you can use volume labels instead of drive 
      letters to specify the folder to apply the setting to. E.g.:
        System:\
      Of course, this general setting has to be ticked to make it work: 
      Configuration | General | Controls & More | Miscellaneous | Support volume 
      labels in paths.
    + Scripting: Now the following scripting commands support "<crlf>" as an alternative list 
      separator (when it is present in the list) where previously only "|" was supported:
        - attrstamp()
        - copyas, moveas
        - delete
        - hashlist
        - loadtree
        - moveto, copyto, backupto -> source parameter
        - openwith
        - rename
        - report()
        - selectitems
        - tag
        - timestamp
        - wipe
      FYI, the advantage of "<crlf>" is that you can feed your data line by line 
      which is much human-friendler than a |-separated string of data.
    * File | To Clipboard: The following commands now use consistently the 
      System Date Format ("Short Date" and "Long Time"):
      - Compact File Info                               (was System Date Format before)
      - Extended File Info                              (was List Date Format before)
      - Name(s), Bytes, Modified[, Version]             (was ISO 8601 Date Format before)
      - Name(s), Bytes, Modified[, Version], Path       (was ISO 8601 Date Format before)
      - Name(s), Bytes, Modified[, Version], Path, MD5  (was ISO 8601 Date Format before)
    * Network Browsing: The recent enhancements had some undesired side effects, 
      e.g. unnecessary question mark icons in various places. Mitigated.
    ! Floating Preview and Full Screen Preview: No context menu was popped when 
      the preview too large to be completely visible and some other conditions. 
      Fixed.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 10 Nov 2019 21:52

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v20.50.0202 - 2019-11-10 21:51
    * Configuration | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Pre-check 
      availability of servers: Rewrote the internal server availablity check 
      routine to gain speed and compatibility. Now the setting of "Configuration 
      | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Fast network enumeration" is 
      honored by this routine.
      The "net view" command used in previous versions is not used anymore.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 11 Nov 2019 12:08

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v20.50.0204 - 2019-11-11 12:07
    * Configuration | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Fast network 
      enumeration: Now off by factory default even on non-Win10 systems. It 
      turned out the it's fast because it uses an internal cache but this cache 
      can be stale for a long time (15 minutes, 30 minutes?). Rather spend a 
      little time on valid information.
    * Configuration | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Pre-check 
      availability of servers: For the same reason (stale cache) this routine 
      from now on never uses the "Fast network enumeration" method but always 
      the more reliable one, regardless of the setting of "Fast network 
      enumeration".
    * Configuration | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Pre-check 
      availability of servers: Now on by factory default.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 11 Nov 2019 14:44

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v20.50.0205 - 2019-11-11 14:43
    * Revision: The recent changes did not cut it eventually. Roll back to the 
      v20.50.0202 state. Only "Pre-check availability of servers" will stay on by 
      default.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 11 Nov 2019 17:34

Summary of the latest XYplorer Official Release.

Download: https://www.xyplorer.com/download.php

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v20.50.0300 - 2019-11-11 18:00
    = MAINTENANCE RELEASE.
  +++ Minor bug fixes and enhancements.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 12 Nov 2019 18:38

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v20.50.0301 - 2019-11-12 18:38
  +++ List: Now the list provides an optional hover effect for each hovered 
      item. Currently implemented as a tweak only, soon to be raised to UI.
        ListHoverEffect=1
    ! Configuration | General | Safety Belts, Network | Network | Fast network 
      enumeration: The enumeration could be incomplete on some systems. Tried a 
      fix.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 13 Nov 2019 11:35

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v20.50.0303 - 2019-11-13 11:34
    + Configuration | General | Menus, Mouse, Usability | Usability: Added 
      option "Highlight hovered items". Tick it to highlight the hovered items 
      in Tree, List, and Catalog.
      Currently it's only implemented for the List.
      BTW, the key "ListHoverEffect" was renamed to "HighlightHoveredItems".
    ! Highlight Hovered Items: Fixed a couple of glitches.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 13 Nov 2019 12:09

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v20.50.0304 - 2019-11-13 12:08
    ! Highlight Hovered Items: Inline rename did not work anymore. Fixed.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 13 Nov 2019 21:52

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v20.50.0305 - 2019-11-13 21:51
    * Highlight Hovered Items: If "Configuration | Colors and Styles | 
      Highlights & Dark Mode | Selections" is set to "Windows Theme Style" AND 
      Dark Mode is off AND Full Row Select is off then the hover highlight in 
      Details view will NOT be drawn in Windows Theme Style. That way it does 
      not mislead users coming from File Explorer to assume they can click 
      anywhere in the row to select the item.
    ! Highlight Hovered Items: Fixed a couple of glitches.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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Re: Here's the new BETA

Post by admin » 14 Nov 2019 12:32

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v20.50.0306 - 2019-11-14 12:31
    + Highlight Hovered Items: Added it to the Tree.
    ! Highlight Hovered Items: Fixed a couple of glitches.
To download the latest BETA version choose a download package: (1) Installer Package, (2) No-Install Package.

:!: Note that BETA versions are work in progress and might contain fresh bugs. You have been warned.
It's a good idea to backup your complete XYplorer settings (menu File | Settings Special | Backup Application Data Folder...)
before running a new BETA version. This will also help in fixing any fresh bugs.

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