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  • 20170419

      • Changed extractor clos­ing running instance to after unpack request.
  • 20170418

      • Changed automatic start­up checking to be performed when selecting menu con­taining that option.
      • Changed con­tainer locking flags to enable expos­ing con­tent, when not locking with passphrase.
  • 20161217

      • Changed shell detec­tion fallback from thread­ed to timer based.
  • 20161213

      • Changed error reporting time reference.
  • 20161212

      • Changed con­tainer items re-scaling to occur ​in painting interval.
      • Unified con­tain­ers painting with those painting while scrolling, as well as surface repainting.
  • 20160811

      • Changed shortcuts are copied instead of being linked when creating shortcuts.
      • Compact­ed core initial­ization routin­es.
  • 20150604

      • Revised power state changes detec­tion.
  • 20150510

      • Improv­ed support ​for detecting temporary files changes.
      • Revised file system changes observing.
  • 20150209

      • Changed con­tain­ers cap­tion to conta­in those id.
  • 20141031

      • Changed dis­play identifica­tion method from relative name to hardware id.
  • 20140926

      • Changed creat­ed shortcuts to use only file name without extension.
  • 20140915

      • Optimized file system changes monitoring.
      • Revised system colors changes handling.
  • 20140826

      • Changed directories opening paramet­ers.
  • 20140810

      • Remov­ed support ​for mixed long ​and 8.3 paths ​for directory changes watching.
  • 20140714

      • Replaced directory watching component.
      • Revised network state changes handling.
  • 20140603

      • Changed default index behaviour when retrieving icons from icon files ​for shortcuts.
  • 20140511

      • Changed directories elements counting to be estima­tion by default.
      • Replaced system icons (and thumbnails) resolver with internal one.
  • 20140317

      • Changed method of requesting con­tainer closure from messages to delegat­es.
  • 20140316

      • Changed music ​and shortcut handling libraries to use unified muxer interface.
  • 20140224

      • Changed automatic update identifica­tion from general code to branch id.
  • 20140223

      • Changed drag ​and drop pre­view opa­city shading.
      • Changed notifica­tion icon dis­posal to synchronous.
  • 20140131

      • Changed con­tain­ers style flags.
  • 20140130

      • Changed collec­tions locking mechanism (updat­ed pre­vious).
  • 20131224

      • Changed placetime loca­tion settings to allow those combina­tions.
  • 20131108

      • Changed cache thumbnails clearing method to remove whole directories instead of only those files.
      • Changed language local­ization "title" field name to "name" ​for unifica­tion with themes specifica­tion.
  • 20131014

      • Changed sub-elements estima­tion pre­cision settings ​for sub-fold­ers without sub-directories.
  • 20131011

      • Changed folder browse dialog brows­able loca­tion types.
  • 20130509

      • Changed "new version available" notifica­tion.
  • 20130505

      • Changed images loading method when generating those thumbnails.
      • Changed inline-buttons size from 35px to 32px.
  • 20130428

      • Changed item "cut" keyboard shortcut to con­trol+x.
  • 20130304

      • Changed default sorting by use frequency order to descending.
  • 20130219

      • Changed handles detec­tion method.
  • 20130215

      • Changed shortcuts cache to low-level con­current.
  • 20130208

      • Changed con­tain­ers fading to thread­ed.
  • 20121224

      • Changed posi­tion saving to delay­ed.
  • 20121124

      • Changed database data model.
  • 20121114

      • Changed con­tainer internal used paths to absolute.
  • 20121113

      • Changed executing execut­able with drop-down file list to be trigger­ed only when mouse hover­ed over item ​for a moment.
      • Changed labels menu icons.
  • 20121104

      • Changed directory sub-items count method.
      • Changed elements overlays to be paint­ed ​in con­tainer rendering process instead of ele­ment one.
      • Changed icons/thumbnails size to 96x96 px.
      • Changed places type con­tainer ele­ment text dis­play ​on hover.
      • Changed places type con­tainer selec­tion field transparency grada­tion.
      • Changed theme elements sizes.
      • Changed thumbnails ​and data extensions.
  • 20120902

      • Changed cross-communica­tion method (e.g: multi­media).
  • 20120808

      • Changed batch rename enumera­tion.
      • Changed con­tainer data saving format.
      • Changed con­tainer stick to desktop method.
      • Changed icon loading queueing.
      • Changed internal items mapping.
      • Changed items cross-store.
      • Changed opaque thumbnail saving qua­lity.
  • 20120421

      • Changed .url files thumbnailing settings.
      • Changed con­tainer inactive when transparent visibi­lity triggers to mouse only.
      • Changed con­tainer settings save to delay­ed.
      • Changed name sort method.
      • Changed places con­tainer type rendering method.
      • Updat­ed directory thumbnail generating method — now support cover images as well as con­sider subdirectories when rendering.
  • 20120203

      • Changed image pre­view behaviour to full screen.
      • Changed shortcuts reader component.
      • Changed tooltip dis­play activa­tion ​for places type con­tainer — ele­ment must be select­ed.
  • 20110626

      • Execut­able ​for current branch is now anycpu instead of x86.
  • 20110515

      • Cosmetic changes of nimi accounts key genera­tion panel.
  • 20110418

      • Changed con­tainer loading mechanism.
  • 20110131

      • Changed — virtual fold­ers are now being ignor­ed when copy­ing elements ​or dragging — instead their con­tents is select­ed.
  • 20110130

      • Changed drag drop ​on fold­ers ​and cap­able widgets to hold over to drop — about 1 second.
      • Changed hashing method.
      • Changed reflec­tion dimension ​in paths.
      • Changed shadow algorithm used ​in paths.
      • Changed text-posi­tion ​in paths.
      • Cursor is now position­ed to click when dragging ​in paths.
      • Directory thumbnails are now generat­ed as 3 rows of 3 columns (rule of thirds) of icons.
      • Virtual fold­ers are now notified when grouped ele­ment changes notifica­tion state.
  • 20101231

      • Changed interface.
      • Remov­ed themes collector — now it's handled by synchro­nization.
      • Swap images ​for paths con­tainer can be now themed.
      • Updat­ed upgrade component —  now it matches new nimi compr­essor requirements.
  • 20101124

      • Changed box widget graphics.
      • Some thumbnail cache changes — ​for near future use.
  • 20101120

      • Changed method of saving ​and loading con­tain­ers data (like labels, order).
      • Container order options against other windows are now grouped under layer menu.
      • Merged 70-80% of con­tain­ers into one.
      • Regrouped menu entries — filt­ers are now ​in appearance menu sec­tion.
      • Scroll snapping snaps to view instead of ele­ment now.
      • Split thumbnail cache into shar­ed (like extensions) ​and non shar­ed.
  • 20101010

      • Contain­ers now automatic­ally scroll ​on drag ​and drop.
      • Improv­ed con­tainer loading time should be ~2-3x faster (benefit from both thumbnail component speed up ​and some other changes).
      • Replaced old list with new one ​in nimi center, themes ​and file collector.
  • 20100820

      • Changed some default settings.
      • Inner items structure change — ​and relat­ed — to be unveiled possibly ​in next release.
      • Launched executables (and compatible shortcuts to executables) should now show notifica­tion while running.
  • 20100817

      • Updat­ed drag cursor genera­tion — should be nicer now.
  • 20100716

      • Changed "look" to "appearance".
      • Optimized regen — should be now much faster.
  • 20100701

      • Changed selec­tion method — selecting select­ed ele­ment without crtl key down unselects other elements.
  • 20100616

      • Places can now be creat­ed from con­text menu ("create place") entry — via ele­ment collector.
      • Places can now show their title — it can be dis­abled from look menu.
  • 20100520

      • Updat­ed thumbnailing mechanism, now it has support ​for 3rd part file thumbnailers.
  • 20100519

      • Changed: center gui.
  • 20100416

      • Changed layer­ed window skinning alghoritm.



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