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  • 20170713

      • Added PRINTCLIENT and PRINT requests containers support.
  • 20170508

      • Added separate container grip margin.
      • Added support for shared extension handlers and type operations.
  • 20170418

      • Added support for ISO 639-2 language codes.
      • Addedd support for multiple display work areas.
  • 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.



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