Changelog of Nimi Places

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  • 20161212

      • Added automatic con­tainer ele­ment sorting.
  • 20160811

      • Added option to create shortcut instead of copy­ing, when pasting by holding shift key modifier.
      • Added support ​for dragging files to shortcuts pointing to the executables.
  • 20150731

      • Added Nimi Places instance copy­ing wizard.
  • 20141209

      • Added checking if notify icon is ​on primary dis­play.
  • 20141201

      • Added minimum con­tain­ers size check during those crea­tion from template.
  • 20141111

      • Added support ​for database sorting during saving to increase backwards compatibi­lity.
  • 20141031

      • Added con­tain­ers posi­tion migra­tion con­verter to backwards support module.
      • Added con­tain­ers posi­tion pre­ferr­ed dis­play list.
  • 20141019

      • Added support ​for custom con­tainer bounds per place.
  • 20140926

      • Added drive types cache updating.
  • 20140901

      • Added multi­ple excep­tions support ​for error report genera­tion.
  • 20140810

      • Added custom dpi support.
  • 20140718

      • Added transparent tray icon.
  • 20140714

      • Added indeterminate state to check boxes under clearing cache dialog.
      • Added limit­ed support ​for retrieving icons from extension-less paths.
      • Added support ​for multi­ple references to same resource.
  • 20140525

      • Added dis­play­ing titles instead of con­tain­ers paths ​for those list ​in settings.
      • Added file muxers pers­istive cache.
      • Added limit­ed support ​for non-file object shortcuts.
  • 20140317

      • Added con­tainer level clos­ing synchro­nization to clos­ing sequence ​on system shutdown.
  • 20140313

      • Revised con­tain­ers clos­ing sequence ​and add­ed unloading synchro­nization.
  • 20140301

      • Added support ​for ​and fallback to shortcut based automatic start­up.
  • 20140226

      • Added place type con­tainer themes specifica­tion.
  • 20140224

      • Added automatic local­ization choos­ing to systems language — if avail­able ​and custom not set.
  • 20140130

      • Added action detec­tion (update, revert etc.) ​for sfx archive.
      • Added con­tain­ers locking.
  • 20140109

      • Added running instance detec­tion to sfx archive.
  • 20140103

      • Added read text encoding detec­tion.
      • Added support ​for not defin­ed shell layouts to module handling those.
      • Changed dropping elements above place type con­tainer list to add those ​at the begin­ning instead of ​at the end of the list.
  • 20131224

      • Added advanced settings menu.
      • Added loading con­tain­ers only when window with given title is active.
  • 20131109

      • Added working directory vari­able ​for open requests.
  • 20131030

      • Added error messages ​for routin­es denied requir­ed permissions ​or could not be initialized correct­ly.
      • Added local mode when applica­tion is ran from program files directory.
      • Added two themes to dis­tribut­ed package.
  • 20131014

      • Added detec­tion ​and correc­tion of invalid automatic start with system — execut­able path value.
      • Added error messages ​for routin­es denied requir­ed permissions.
  • 20131011

      • Added sub elements count estima­tion ​for network loca­tions.
  • 20130920

      • Added icon handling library.
      • Added items text buffering.
      • Added keyboard scrolling modifier — holding shift snaps to elements grid.
      • Added place based file ​and fold­ers rules.
      • Added remembering drop posi­tion ​for new elements.
      • Added scrollbar interac­tion.
      • Added support ​for locked ​and changing files.
  • 20130428

      • Added image (pre)viewer keyboard shortcuts.
      • Added multi-thread­ed thumbnail process­ing.
      • Added option to start elements as different user.
      • Added thumbnail process­ing priorit­ization by availabi­lity.
  • 20130407

      • Added applica­tion menu key support ​for place type con­tainer.
  • 20130304

      • Added place detec­tion when system resumed.
      • Added rev­erse sort option.
      • Added rounding to items size when re-sizing con­tainer holding con­trol key.
  • 20130219

      • Added items re-scale (and load if not load­ed) priorit­ization.
  • 20130215

      • Added some of con­tain­ers creat­ed during quick set­up can now point to existing matching directories if avail­able.
  • 20130208

      • Added keyboard actions support ​for setting's list.
  • 20121224

      • Added remembering con­tainer posi­tion per dis­play device ​and its resolu­tion.
      • Added support ​for dis­play­ing shortcuts as local elements.
      • Added text files thumbnails.
  • 20121124

      • Added dynamic path con­versions.
  • 20121104

      • Added audio tag cache.
      • Added folder icon updat­es upon repr­esenting directory file changes (file addi­tion etc.).
      • Added folder in-line pre­view ​for support­ed types (current­ly music only).
      • Added ​for videos thumbnail service requests system thumbnails before try­ing to generate thumbnail.
      • Added hourglass pointer to appear before show­ing progr­ess dialog ​for sorting by con­tent, if execu­tion time might be notice­able.
      • Added keyboard shortcut ​for labels ​and switching con­tainer view mod­es (places type con­tainer).
      • Added labels icons ​in con­text menu.
      • Added new sample con­tain­ers layout to quick set­up.
      • Added retry option to pack theme feature ​in settings.
      • Added sorting by con­tent now analyses directories con­tents as well.
      • Added unified parallel elements repaint queue.
  • 20120902

      • Added 3 sample themes to dis­tribu­tion package.
      • Added drag & drop selec­tion feedback.
      • Added option to pack place con­tainer theme from settings menu.
  • 20120808

      • Added "new" (create new file ​or folder), "open all" (opens all items ​in con­tainer) ​and "open ​in new window" menu (opens con­tainer directory) to con­tain­ers menu.
      • Added con­tain­ers dwm blur support (only ​for inbuilt themes).
      • Added io opera­tions frontend.
      • Added sorting by con­tent.
      • Added support ​for us­ing execut­able with drag & dropped files.
  • 20120421

      • Added keyboard shortcuts ​for quick sorting (alt key + numeric 1-6).
      • Added option to drag time range to time range selec­tion con­trol.
      • Added pdf thumbnails rendering.
      • Added scrollbar to places con­tainer type.
  • 20120203

      • Added buffer­ed regen option (affecting collec­tion changes) ​for places & paths type con­tain­ers.
      • Added cache clear dialog.
      • Added drag & drop filtering request ​for uipi.
  • 20111231

      • Added help sec­tion.
      • Added quick set­up dialog — which appears ​on first run.
  • 20110930

      • Added nimi places ​for web server.
      • Added partial support ​for url file thumbnails.
      • Added two new labels.
  • 20110626

      • Added placetime icon next to con­tain­ers having placetime settings.
  • 20110418

      • Added drag & drop from (drag & drop to was there already) support ​for patchwork image collec­tions view­ing.
      • Added option to select ​and copy to clipboard part of images ​in image viewer (custom shapes, ​and circle — depending ​on key modifiers).
      • Added placetime — time ​and loca­tion based con­tainer visibi­lity settings.
      • Added psd thumbnails support.
  • 20110216

      • Added patchwork con­tainer.
  • 20110130

      • Added folder statistics ​for some fold­ers — shar­es, music (with play support), images (with up to 3 images pre­view).
      • Added nimi flux — web browser engine component.
      • Added support ​for advanced themes.
      • Added support ​for some open documents thumbnails.
      • Added support ​for us­ing relative paths.
  • 20101231

      • Added image viewer — images ​in con­tain­ers can be now view­ed direct­ly ​in con­tainer by pre­ss­ing magnifier icon dis­play­ed ​on image hover.
      • Added language local­ization support — local­ization wizard will be avail­able ​in nimi store soon.
      • Added some switches to be later used (like ​on program side — update channel settings).
      • Added sorting by use(click) frequency.
      • Added syncing with nimi store — select­ed items from nimi store can be installed ​in batch by clicking sync.
      • Added widget types — data fetch(for retrieving ​and dis­play­ing con­tent from the internet), indicators (for show­ing processor load, memory use, remaining battery power ​and drive use).
  • 20101120

      • Added "add" menu with widgets.
      • Added asynchronous loading of thumbnails into con­tain­ers.
      • Added box widget — boxes allow to change visibi­lity of collec­tion elements put inside those by clicking those.
      • Added current scroll indica­tion.
      • Added option to stick con­tainer to desktop.
      • Added tooltip support ​for widgets.
      • Added visible ​and hidden state ​for elements ​in con­tain­ers.
      • Added widget supports — more events, ​and actions as well as loading mechanism.
  • 20101010

      • Added align to grid option when moving ​or resizing con­tainer ​and holding shift.
      • Added file ​and folder rules — by name pattern ​or modifica­tion time ​in given range.
      • Added hide con­tain­ers ​on "show desktop" pre­venting component.
      • Added media pre­view option direct­ly from con­tainer (inbuilt multi­media player front-end).
      • Added new sorting types by crea­tion ​and last modifica­tion date.
      • Added option to place name label ​on bottom of place type con­tainer.
      • Added video thumbnails ​for possible types.
  • 20100825

      • Added copy, cut ​and paste menu ​and actions.
  • 20100817

      • Added option to create places from desktop selec­tion.
  • 20100716

      • Added 2 new skins ​for paths — bamboo ​and surfboard.
      • Added option to change place name.
      • Added option to show item names only ​on hover ​for paths.
      • Added print menu entry ​for files.
  • 20100712

      • Added paths.
      • Added tweaks menu — current­ly with hide desktop enhance­ment.
  • 20100616

      • 3 new themes add­ed minimalistic native, pastel rose, crystalline black.
  • 20100523

      • Added elements labels — like work, private, todo etc.
      • Added item sorting — like by name, extension, type(file ​or directory), label, size, sub elements count.
      • Added special thumbnail generating ​for music collec­tions(containing "coverart.jpg" etc. file) ​and pictur­es collec­tion.
  • 20100501

      • Added ele­ment filt­ers — grayscale, sepia, posterize, posterize black & white, blur inactive, transparent inactive.
      • Added ele­ment searching ​and scrolling to if found when typing.
      • Added new themes: blueprint, old paper, simple black.
      • Added places can be individu­ally set to be visible only when desktop is focused (hidden otherwise).
      • Added scaling slider accessible from featur­es menu.
  • 20100416

      • Added elements scaling.
      • Added option to turn box transparent when inactive.
      • Added progr­ess bar ​for loading box.