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126  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Release - Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) on: January 10, 2015, 11:29:20 AM
Hi, pamu, and welcome to the DonationCoder site.   smiley

Is there a way to run the program and automatically run a profile (and then stop the prg)?

Yes, that capability is already in my dev build which should be released later today.
127  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: It took 2 years to build this functioning word processor in Minecraft on: January 10, 2015, 03:31:57 AM
But.......why?

Uhhh, why the hell not?   Thmbsup
128  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Spam complications on: January 10, 2015, 12:26:58 AM
Also, for the record, I've run my own email server for over ten years so I use, and I'm plenty familiar with, Spam Assassin and such.  However, what I'm not familiar with is how this sort of thing is handled when email is hosted by a third-party.  And, because I host all my own servers, I'm not up-to-snuff on good, fairly-priced hosting providers.  Hence, my request for Hans to post here when he asked for my help regarding his email issues.  I hope that helps to clear things up a bit.
129  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Spam complications on: January 09, 2015, 10:15:51 PM
For the record, Hans is a longtime, online friend of mine that I asked to post here with his question.  He's been an active member of the Becky email client mailing list that I've run on YahooGroups for nearly ten years now.  =]  Help him out!
130  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file on: January 07, 2015, 02:04:29 PM
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v1.1.5 - 2015-01-07
    ! The "Show folder after run" option wasn't saved correctly.
      (Thanks, Rob H.)
131  DonationCoder.com Software / Finished Programs / Re: DONE: make folder set out of a txt file on: January 06, 2015, 10:42:32 PM
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v1.1.4 - 2015-01-06
    * When clicking either browse button, the resulting file/folder dialog will
      automatically navigate to the saved path (if present). (Thanks, Rob H.)

v1.1.3 - 2014-06-02
    + Added a new %rp% root path token.  Click the Help button next to the option
      for a full explanation.  (Thanks, nosch455)
    * When browsing for the root folder, you can now create a new folder within
      the folder select dialog.
132  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: NANY 2014 Release - epCheck on: January 06, 2015, 01:01:01 PM
I've uploaded a new beta that, hopefully, fixes the "There was a problem unzipping the series data. You might have to run epCheck as an administrator." error.  It was due to incomplete/corrupt zip downloads from TVDB.com.  epCheck now checks for that and should handle it appropriately.  If you test it out, please let me know if you see the error again.

http://skwire.dcmembers.com/apps/epcheck/epCheck_.zip
133  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Release - Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) on: January 05, 2015, 06:49:57 PM
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v1.0.2 - 2015-01-05
    + Added an option to both Run actions that makes the Splat wait for the
      launched process' ID to close before running the next item.  If you're
      familiar with AutoHotkey, this is the RunWait command.
134  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Can anyone help break "router block"? on: January 05, 2015, 11:48:09 AM
You might want to look into routers that support the Tomato firmware.  I use Tomato on my ASUS RT-N66U router and it has an access restriction feature that looks like it fits your requirements.  Disclaimer: I don't use this feature.  Here's a screenshot:

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135  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Release - Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) on: January 04, 2015, 03:23:52 PM
Wow, really great app!

Thanks.  I'm glad you find it useful.  =]

I really like how the app handles dropping of shortcuts (LNK files) on the action list. It creates a run action with target, argument and working directory all filled out for you. Just discovered that feature by accident ... you should maybe put that in the description - makes the creation of profiles so much easier!

I probably should add that as I intentionally coded it that way.

I also have a minor suggestions if thats ok:
Would it be possible to obey environment variables? So that we could use something like '%UserProfile%\Documents\VeryImportantDocument.pdf' regardless of the current user name? Or so portable apps could be launched regardless of the current drive letter?

I think this should be doable.  Let me do some testing and see what I can manage.
136  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2012 / Re: NANY 2012 Release: MPH (Media Player Hotkeys) on: January 02, 2015, 03:36:27 PM
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v1.1.1 - 2015-01-02
    + Added 'Reload' command to the popup menu.

v1.1.0 - 2014-06-30
    ! Media Player Classic (32-bit) "previous track" function didn't work
      properly.  (Thanks, Mike H.)
137  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Release - Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) on: December 31, 2014, 09:29:46 PM
Thanks, guys.  =]
138  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Release - Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) on: December 31, 2014, 09:16:25 PM
Happy New Year, all.  In regards to this program, I did not get to do as much testing as I would have liked so there are bound to be bugs a'plenty.  Apologies in advance.
139  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / NANY 2015 Release - Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) on: December 31, 2014, 09:15:01 PM
NANY 2015 Entry Information

Application Name Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination)
Supported OSes Windows 7.  Might work, but not tested on, Windows XP/Vista/8/10
Web Page Website
Download Link Download
Author Jody Holmes (Skwire Empire)

Description
Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) is a program that allows you to build launch profiles that can include the following: 1) Launching applications, files, folders, URLs, etc., 2) The closing/killing of processes, and 3) Starting and stopping of services.  You control the order and you can also insert two types of delays in between actions: 1) Time-based delays (wait n number of seconds before going on) and 2) CPU-usage delays (wait until the CPU usage gets below a certain percentage).  Hotkey support is extensive; each launch profile can have its own hotkey or you can use one hotkey to launch multiple profiles.  Profiles can be launched via the main interface, hotkeys, or the tray icon.  Usage examples include:

  • Startup profile to control the timing and order of which apps you want to start after booting your computer.
  • Pre-gaming profile to close/kill/stop unwanted processes and services.
  • Post-gaming profile to open/start those same processes and services.
  • URL groups to launch sets of websites.
  • Development profile to start up your IDE, debugger, etc.

Screenshots

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Installation
Download the zip file and extract its contents into a new folder.  Run Splat.exe to start the application.

Uninstallation
Uncheck the "Start with Windows" option if you enabled it and then delete the folder you unzipped it to.

ToDo
  • Commandline parameter support to run a profile without seeing the GUI.

Notes
  • If you plan to use the service starting/stopping functionality, you must run this program with administrator rights.
  • Dragging and dropping shortcut files (.LNK) onto the form automatically pulls in any configured arguments and working directories.
140  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2012 / Re: NANY 2012 Release: RecursiView on: December 28, 2014, 08:00:30 PM
Hi, lohnje, and welcome to the DonationCoder site.   smiley

An option of showing covers of epubs in a folder would be a nice thing to have. This would then be similar to a library view.
Is this possible, either for RecursiView or another app?

This isn't going to happen for RecursiView but I can recommend Calibre for all your ebook needs.
141  DonationCoder.com Software / Skwire Empire / Re: Release: SFV Ninja (Simple File Verification application) on: December 27, 2014, 10:45:27 PM
I just noticed that the "Total" bar is broken. It either doesn't update at all or, when verifying newly added files, gets stuck in a partial state (bar never goes to the end). It was working fine in 1.2.6.

Sorry about that.   embarassed

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v1.2.8 - 2014-12-27
    ! Total progress bar was broken in the last build.  (Thanks, xviruz)
142  DonationCoder.com Software / Skwire Empire / Re: Release: SFV Ninja (Simple File Verification application) on: December 26, 2014, 10:59:11 PM
Hi, xviruz, and welcome to the DonationCoder site.   smiley

1. Do not remember "full screen" as the last used resolution. It's a bit annoying when the program starts up un-maximized but still takes up the entire screen.

2. Faster skips for files with saved checksums. It takes over 10 mins to go through 10k or so files that already have saved checksums when using "verify new files only" (Win 7 x64, Core i5, 8GB RAM, 7200RPM Seagate drive). I'm not sure why that is---if this is all in memory, it should very fast. If GUI is the issue, update it less frequently?

Both these items should be addressed in the latest version I just uploaded.  Please test and let me know.  Links at bottom.

3. Allow the comment to display "This file has been modified" when a file's modified timestamp is later than the SFV's creation timestamp. If the timestamp metadata is pulled together with file size when scanning files, there should be no performance penalty. Though, I'd understand if you think this bloats the program in a negative way.

The timestamp data is not currently pulled for each file so I'm not certain how much cumulative time this would add.  So, how important is this feature to you?  

Thanks for all your hard work.

You're very welcome.   Thmbsup



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v1.2.7 - 2014-12-26
    * Better window handling when launching the app after it had been closed in
      a maximised state.  (Thanks, xviruz)
    ! Fixed a slow speed issue when verifying files with an already saved
      checksum in place.  (Thanks, xviruz)


143  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: When you make your 100'th Post on: December 25, 2014, 10:01:27 AM
Gremlins.  It's always gremlins.
144  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: toggle read/unread view in outlook on: December 23, 2014, 06:12:52 PM
is there maybe a keyboard shortcut maybe, faster than searching the menu entry which is two clicks?

No clue.  I'm not an Outlook user.
145  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: toggle read/unread view in outlook on: December 23, 2014, 12:49:17 PM
You can add the "Change View" button to the "Quick Access Toolbar" which would make this a two-click operation.  I don't think there is a way to add a discrete button for that type of action.  Here's a screenshot of it added to the "Quick Access Toolbar":

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146  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: toggle read/unread view in outlook on: December 23, 2014, 12:31:37 PM
http://www.techieshelp.co...-show-unread-emails-only/
147  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: toggle read/unread view in outlook on: December 23, 2014, 08:48:13 AM
Please answer my question: In Outlook, can this be done, currently, via some other method like a hotkey or menu item?
148  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: toggle read/unread view in outlook on: December 23, 2014, 08:41:01 AM
Can this be done, currently, via some other method like a hotkey or menu item?
149  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: Specialized folder/file cleanup script on: December 23, 2014, 08:37:10 AM
You're very welcome.   smiley
150  DonationCoder.com Software / Post New Requests Here / Re: IDEA: Specialized folder/file cleanup script on: December 23, 2014, 02:14:10 AM
What I need is something I can drop into the root folder which when run will check the date named folders and will delete the ones (and whatever may be within them) in which the names correspond to dates older than 2 weeks old, regardless of the actual age of the folder. (it's possible the creation/last modified date may not agree with the folder name)

Here's some AHK code to do what you requested.  Save it off as <whatever>.ahk and then run it from the main folder.  It's set to use the recycle bin but I included a commented out line which deletes the folder directly.  I'd test this out first on copy of the folders you're dealing with.  Here you go:

Formatted for Autohotkey with the GeSHI Syntax Highlighter [copy or print]
  1. Loop, % A_ScriptDir . "\*.*", 2, 0
  2. {
  3.    myNow := A_YYYY . A_MM . A_DD
  4.    myFolder := A_LoopFileName
  5.    StringReplace, myFolder, myFolder, -, , All
  6.  
  7.    EnvSub, myNow, %myFolder%, Days
  8.  
  9.    If ( myNow > 14 )
  10.    {
  11.        ; FileRemoveDir, % A_LoopFileFullPath, 1
  12.    }
  13. }
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