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v9.50.0006 - 2010-09-14 20:30
    * Menu Edit | Select | Selection Filter...:
      - Swapped the functionality of Ctrl+OK and Shift+OK:
        Ctrl+OK:  Add matches to the current selections
        Shift+OK: Remove matches from the current selections
      - Now Ctrl+Enter and Shift+Enter work just as Ctrl+OK and 
        Shift+OK. No rat required.
    * Menu Edit | Select | Select Items...: Defined Ctrl+Shift+M as 
      default KS.
    * File Tags: The context menu (of Tags TB button, and of tags 
      column) command "Select All "[Tag Name]"" can be modified by 
      modifier keys. Now the functionality of Ctrl and Shift swapped:
      - Hold None:  Select all [tag] items, unselect all other items.
      - Hold CTRL:  Select all [tag] items, keep other selections.
      - Hold SHIFT: Unselect all [tag] items, keep other selections.
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v9.50.0008 - 2010-09-15 12:21
    * Office Preview: Now Word documents (doc, docx) are previewed in a 
      technically completely new way which should take care of the known 
      issues when attempting to preview Office 2007 through Internet 
      Explorer.
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v9.50.0009 - 2010-09-17 11:58
    * Office Preview: Word preview improved.
      - Word documents are now opened read-only.
      - No temporary hidden file is created during the preview.
      - Rulers are hidden.
      - Page is shown in "best fit" view and adapts to resizing the 
        preview area.
    ! Configuration | Thumbnails | Clear...: Did not work when the 
      thumbs cache folder was given in portable format. Fixed.      
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v9.50.0010 - 2010-09-18 09:55
    * Word Preview: Relaxed the locked state of the preview because of 
      several problems with it. Main advantage: Now you can select and 
      copy any parts of the previewed contents.
      An unwanted side-effect is that you now can *apparently* edit the 
      contents -- however, there is no risk: the changes will NOT be 
      saved; it is just the preview you edit, not the original file!
    * Word Preview: Removed the horizontal scrollbar. It's superfluous 
      with "best fit" view. 
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v9.50.0011 - 2010-09-19 12:44
    + Menu Help | Various Information: Now shows load time, uptime, and 
      memory usage.
    * Menu File | Settings | Save Copy of Configuration As...: Now you 
      are allowed to save a copy of the configuration file (usually 
      XYplorer.ini) outside the app data folder. In that case no pane 
      data are saved along with the configuration file because pane data 
      have to be located under the app data folder.    
    * Menu File | Settings: Renamed "Backup All Settings..." to "Backup 
      Application Data Folder..." because that's what it does.
    ! Word Preview: Switching between Word and certain other previews 
      did not work as expected. Fixed.    
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v9.50.0013 - 2010-09-20 12:30
    * Configuration | Startup & Exit: Removed the grey labels at the 
      bottom. All this info is now available in Menu Help | Various 
      Information.
    * Menu Help | Various Information: Slightly reorganized the top and 
      added OS Uptime as extra service.
    ! Menu Help | Various Information: Did not auto-adjust the height 
      correctly depending on the current font settings. Fixed.
    ! Auto-Refresh: Did not update any folder sizes in the file list 
      when items were deleted in subfolders of the current folder. 
      Fixed.
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v9.50.0015 - 2010-09-20 15:22
    * Configuration | Previewed Formats: Reorganized the interface.
      Also fixed a mysterious bug that only attacks Greeks.
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v9.50.0100 - 2010-09-21 10:00
    + Scripting got a new function.
      Name:   format
      Action: Returns a string formatted.
      Syntax: format(string, style)
        string:   String to format: can be a number or a date.
        style:    Description of the desired format.
        return:   The formatted string.
      Examples:
        ::text format(1, "000"); //001
        ::text format(1234.56, "#,0.00"); //1,234.56
        ::text format(<date>, "yyyy"); //2010
        ::text format(<date>, "dd-mmm-yy"); //20-Sep-10
        ::text format(<date>, "dddd"); //Monday (in your locale)

        // create a number of empty TXT files in the current folder
          $numfiles = input("Number of files to create", , "10");
          $i = 1;
          while ($i <= $numfiles) {
            new "file" . format($i, "000") . ".txt";
            $i++;
          }

      Remark:
        This function perfectly mirrows the Format function in Visual 
        Basic 6. See more information and examples here:
        http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/59bz1f0h%28VS.71%29.aspx
    * Tab Icons: From now on the commands Refresh File List (F5) and 
      Refresh and Reset File List (Ctrl+F5) will also refresh the icon 
      of the current tab.
    * Updated the help file.
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v9.50.0101 - 2010-09-22 13:40
  +++ Menu Panes: Added "Sync Tools", a collection of commands that use 
      the state of one or both panes to affect the state of the other or 
      both panes.
      Currently there are just four different commands (all pretty self-
      explaining) and one modifier (Ignore Extensions), by which you can 
      select items in the active pane based on the contents and 
      selections in the inactive pane (be it visible or not):
      - Select Matching
        Select all items that are shown in the other pane.
      - Select Non-Matching
        Select all items that are not shown in the other pane.
      - Select Selected
        Select all items that are selected in the other pane.
      - Select Unselected
        Select all items that are unselected in the other pane.
      Notes:
      - The last used command and the state of the modifier are saved 
        between sessions.
      - Matching is case-insensitive (A=a).
      - More commands will be added to Sync Tools in future.
    + Scripting got a new command.
      Name:   makecoffee
      Action: Makes a good cup of coffee.
      Syntax: makecoffee
      Example:
        ::makecoffee;
      Remarks:
        Call again for another cup.
    ! Dialogs like the Rename Previews, List Managers, Action Log, 
      Background Jobs, and Background Job Details should remember their 
      last position and size, but be centered in the parent form by 
      factory default. Due to a flawed logic, however, they did fall 
      back to factory default when the user positioned them at pos (0,0) 
      or at negative values. Fixed.
    ! Menu Help | Various Information: OS Uptime was buggy. Fixed.
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v9.50.0102 - 2010-09-22 15:19
    ! Sync Tools: Incredibly stupid bug made the "Select Matching" 
      command dysfunctional. Fixed.
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v9.50.0103 - 2010-09-23 12:01
    + Tweak to configure the extra line spacing in Vista, Win7, and 
      whatever is following. Lines in these OSs are generally somewhat 
      higher than in previous OSs and XYplorer adapts to the new style 
      by adding 2 pixels (factory default) to the line height in Tree, 
      List, and Catalog.
      You can alter this value in the following INI key:
        WinVistaExtraLineSpacing=2
      The value does not affect the line height in pre-Vista OSs. If you 
      set it to 0 then the line spacing will be the same when you switch 
      between Vista+ and pre-Vista.
    * Menu View | Rebuild Tree: Now, experimentally, the expansion state 
      of the whole tree is preserved when it is a locked Maxi Tree and 
      Configuration | General | Remember state of tree is enabled.
    + Sync Tools: The dialog now remembers size and position.
    * Sync Tools: Improved the captions of the actions.
    ! Menu Help | Various Information: OS Uptime was still slightly off. 
      Fixed.
    ! The thumbs cache folder was set to <xydata>\Thumbnails by factory 
      defaults and stored with the variable resolved. Fixed: Now the 
      path is stored soft and portable.
    ! Go Home: List settings were not applied if "Configuration | 
      Advanced | Remember list settings per tab" was completely or partly 
      off. Fixed.
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v9.50.0104 - 2010-09-24 21:33
    + Sync Tools: Added command "Select Uniques and Newer" (Select all 
      items that are unique or newer than their match in the other pane.)
      Notes:
      - Newer is a file or folder where the modified date is at 
        least one full second newer than that of the other item.
      - If "Ignore Extensions" is ticked then the first match (both 
        lists are compared from top to bottom, with the active pane as 
        the outer loop) is taken to the file time comparison.
    * Sync Tools: Changed the wording of the other commands all over.
    * SC makecoffee: Now coffee is served also on the second pane when 
      you are there. Dual Coffee!
    ! List: Type-ahead find, when using more than one letter, did not 
      correctly wrap around to find items higher than the current pos. 
      Fixed.    
    ! Menu Help | Various Information: OS Uptime was still buggy, and 
      also slow. Fixed again.
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v9.50.0105 - 2010-09-25 20:44
    + Sync Tools: Added command "Select Newer" (Select all items that 
      are newer than their match in the other pane.)
    - Sync Tools: Removed command "Select Unselected". Reason: Not very 
      useful, and can easily be emulated by inverting the selection and 
      then using "Select Selected". KISS.
    ! SC inputselect: The "cancel" argument (added in v9.30.0007) was 
      not correctly implemented with the result that the dialog would 
      get the wrong width, height, and caption. Fixed.
    ! Rename Special | Set Extension: Ctrl+Enter did not open the Rename 
      Preview. Fixed.
    ! Sync Tools: A dbl-click to select a command and close the window 
      would "go through" to the main window with its last button up 
      event and cause unselecting any selections if this event happened 
      over the active pane. Fixed.
    ! Word Preview: The preview hides any rulers but it did not restore 
      their visibility after closing the preview (which also affected 
      the layout in normal stand-alone Word sessions). Fixed.
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v9.50.0106 - 2010-09-26 20:49
    ! Menu Help | Various Information: OS Uptime produced a very long 
      delay on systems where the performance counter is not available 
      (rare but happens). Fixed.
    ! Menu Tools | Tools Special: "Disconnect Mapped Network Drive..." 
      did not work on Vista/Win7. Fixed.
    ! Configuration | Advanced | Find Files commands in List context 
      menu: Those commands in the context menu did not work anymore 
      since v9.40.0108. Fixed.
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v9.50.0108 - 2010-09-27 15:22
    + Menu Panes: Added "Sync Scroll" to toggle synchronous scrolling of 
      both panes. When enabled then the relative top index of the active 
      lists/tabs of both panes is stored. When you then scroll the list 
      in either of these tabs the top index relation is restored (if 
      possible) by auto-scrolling the other list.
      Notes:
      - When you change to another tab in any of the panes, Sync Scroll 
        is suspended until both original tabs are active again.
      - Sync Scroll also works when the inactive pane is invisible.
      - There's also a new toolbar button "Sync Scroll".
      - Sync Scroll is not stored between sessions.
    + Sync Tools: Now you can add to / remove from the current 
      selections:
      - Hold CTRL while OK-ing  = Add to the current selections. 
      - Hold SHIFT while OK-ing = Remove from the current selections. 
    + Scripting got a new command.
      Name:   selectitems
      Action: Selects items in the file list by a list of names.
      Syntax: selectitems itemlist, [ignoreextensions], [focusfirst=1]
        itemlist: pipe(|)-separated list of item names;
                  the names can be title-only or full path.
        ignoreextensions:
          0: [default] mind extensions when matching the names
          1: ignore extensions
        focusfirst:
          0: keep the focus where it is
          1: [default] auto-move the focus to the first selected file
      Examples:
        selectitems "Fiji.txt|Tahiti.txt";  //selects 2 islands
        selectitems "Tahiti.txt", 1; //also selects Tahiti.wav
        selectitems "C:\Fiji.txt"; //selects Fiji.txt in current list
      Notes:
        - The matching is only done against the file titles; when paths 
          are passed they are ignored.
        - The matching is case-insensitive (A=a).
        - If itemlist is empty all items are unselected.
        - There is a bit of smartness built in: if itemlist contains no 
          pipe (|) but CRLF(s) then the list us parsed by CRLF. This 
          means you also can pass items one per line.  
      Remark:
        You now can easily save and restore a selection using
         $selections = get("selecteditemsnames", "|");  //store
         selectitems $selections; //restore
    * Scripting: SC "new" has been converted to a function. It now returns 
      the full path/name of the newly created item (if any).
        Syntax: new([name], [type=file|dir], [source], [rename=|r])
        Example:
          ::text new("new file.txt");
      Notes
      - If the rename argument is set to "r" then the returned value is 
        the name of the created item *before* any rename.
      - The old command syntax is still kept but DEPRECATED. If you are 
        not interested in the return value you should use this syntax:
          ::new("new file.txt");  //OK
          ::new "new file.txt";   //DEPRECATED
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