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Last post Author Topic: Latest FARR Release 2.226.01 - June 26, 2015  (Read 327256 times)

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #575 on: April 12, 2015, 07:23:48 AM »
[Feature] A new "Quick Search Words" tab in options allows you to specify quick search word replacements
Nice!

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #576 on: April 12, 2015, 12:38:59 PM »
Minor update:
  • [Change] If only one result is being shown in directory browsing mode, FARR won't autoswitch into small report display mode; this is nicer to look at when using an absolute path to a file and makes clearer when there is a unique result in directory browsing mode, and makes it more convenient to use the Quick Search Words to specify an explicit file path.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #577 on: April 12, 2015, 01:28:52 PM »
Yeah, that's handy  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #578 on: April 19, 2015, 12:56:07 PM »
I've tried 2.220.01 beta. In Win 8.1 on a laptop with a high res screen no icons are shown in FARR. And the issue mentioned above persists: when FARR opens a folder (via alias or through regular search and match) in Explorer the left side tree view navigation pane is always shown, even if disabled and not visible when opening the same explorer folders from a link on the desktop. The navigation pane didn't show in FARR versions before the spring 2015 updates.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #579 on: April 19, 2015, 06:22:45 PM »
@mouser: Thanks! I downloaded latest FARR v2.220.01 Beta from the link here in the opening post.
It installed and seems to run fine under Win8.1-64 PRO, but I noticed on DCupdater that it thinks this is v2.219.01.
Is that actually the correct version number for the latest Beta or have I downloaded a slightly older version?

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #580 on: April 19, 2015, 07:40:06 PM »
you have the latest, i just didn't update version number.

the folder navigation issue is a bit odd -- i do have an idea how to fix though, so hopefully i will fix for next version.

as for icons.. that's trickier.. anyone else notice anything odd?
does the icon problem happen in both large display mode and small display mode?
there is a setting on the Tweaks tab that might be worth a try too.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #581 on: April 19, 2015, 11:29:27 PM »
Nod5, can you try redownloading the new beta and see if it fixes your explorer problem?

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #582 on: April 21, 2015, 10:14:34 AM »
One issue - with a high resolution and scaling turned on, new FARR looks really bad :(

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #583 on: April 21, 2015, 01:43:36 PM »
Hmm.. can you elaborate? Do you mean that with scaling turned on the new beta looks different than previous releases? Or are you just making a general comment about the effect of scaling on FARR which is true for old versions of FARR too.
Can you show me a screenshot?

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #584 on: April 21, 2015, 02:03:04 PM »
Everything is tiny. This is v2.218.02 on a 4k screen.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #585 on: April 21, 2015, 02:09:42 PM »
Hmm, sounds like on a tiny screen you are going to have to do some tweaks on the Font Overides tab:
Screenshot - 4_21_2015 , 2_08_32 PM.png

I'll look into some of the scaling options and see if there is something better I can do.



But to confirm -- is this something new or something that has always been the case for FARR running on super hi-res screens?

I should say, I run FARR (and my other apps) on a 2560x1440 screen, and I think it looks perfect at that high resolution.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #586 on: April 21, 2015, 03:06:14 PM »
It's a 15'' screen, so not extremely tiny. I'm not completely sure, but I think it's a problem of the newest version. Can I download an older release somewhere to make sure?

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.220.01 BETA - April 12, 2015
« Reply #587 on: April 21, 2015, 03:21:47 PM »

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #588 on: April 21, 2015, 08:28:27 PM »
New beta:
Version 2.221.01 - Apr 22, 2015
  • [Feature] A new "Quick Search Words" tab in options allows you to specify quick search word replacements; here you can quickly specify words that have alternate meanings when typed into the search box.  Start each line with a search word, followed by = and then the replacement text.  For example, if you would like to be able to type "ff" to search for "firefox" you can specify that here as "ff = firefox".  This just makes it much easier to do certain simple things without using aliases.  Note that replacements will only be made on word boundaries ("ff" will not match "eff").
  • [Feature] On History Options you can now choose to have FARR automatically add all applications that you launch outside of FARR (that have foreground windows), automatically added to FARR launch history; this makes them visible in main window on display, and makes them faster to find.
  • [Feature] New option to require search words to match on left hand boundaries of words (whether contiguous enabled or not) -- can be useful in reducing spurious matches.
  • [Feature] Added field where you can test how FARR will resolve a path with environment or other special % replacements, on Tweaks and Debugging tab.
  • [Change] If only one result is being shown in directory browsing mode, FARR won't autoswitch into small report display mode; this is nicer to look at when using an absolute path to a file and makes clearer when there is a unique result in directory browsing mode, and makes it more convenient to use the Quick Search Words to specify an explicit file path.
  • [Bugfix] Non-contiguous scoring had a bug which might allow some results to list which should not (though it would give them a very low score).
  • [Bugfix] Using spacebar to toggle checkboxes in the hotkey, searchfolder, pattern lists was not saving changes.
  • [Bugfix] Launched *folders* were no longer opening on Windows XP.
  • [Bugfix] Using Ctrl+# or Ctrl+Enter to launch apps should keep FARR window open AND focused, regardless of FARR window behavior configured on Window options tab.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #589 on: April 22, 2015, 01:25:52 AM »
2.221.01 beta feedback:
Win 7 and Win 8.1: the issue with folders opening with navigation pane in Explorer is now gone  :Thmbsup:

Win 8.1 pro on laptop with high dpi screen:
- no icons
- aliases with browsers plus url parameter do not launch:
test | "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" https://google.com/
test | "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" https://google.com/

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #590 on: April 22, 2015, 01:37:02 AM »
If anyone has ideas about why win8 is borked on these things, let me know -- otherwise i guess i'm going to have to break on the virtual machine and start experimenting.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #591 on: April 22, 2015, 02:45:49 AM »

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #592 on: April 22, 2015, 02:50:42 AM »
great -- excellent discovery, then i should be able to fix in short order.
i wonder if people could check the win8 icons in that older one too, to tell me if maybe that problem is new too?

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #593 on: April 22, 2015, 02:52:50 AM »
great -- excellent discovery, then i should be able to fix in short order.
i wonder if people could check the win8 icons in that older one too, to tell me if maybe that problem is new too?
It is. I have icons in that older version, but not in the new one.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #594 on: April 22, 2015, 02:59:39 AM »
thanks so much, i will fix.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #595 on: April 22, 2015, 06:07:50 AM »
  • [Feature] On History Options you can now choose to have FARR automatically add all applications that you launch outside of FARR (that have foreground windows), automatically added to FARR launch history; this makes them visible in main window on display, and makes them faster to find.

this is great help (e.g. for new portable apps)  :up:
Tom

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #596 on: April 22, 2015, 04:04:28 PM »
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Win 8.1 pro on laptop with high dpi screen:
- no icons

ok i need some assistance -- i just installed farr on a win8 virtual machine and i see icons.
what settings do you have that you think might be responsible for icons not showing?  can you give me any more info -- does it show no icons in any scenario, whether the icons are from typing "cpanel" alias or from browsing directories?
can you check that you have icons in windows explorer?
« Last Edit: April 22, 2015, 04:11:38 PM by mouser »

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #597 on: April 22, 2015, 04:53:09 PM »
Nod5, can you redownload the new beta i've uploaded and tell me if that's any different wrt win8 icons?

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #598 on: April 23, 2015, 12:57:48 PM »
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[Feature] On History Options you can now choose to have FARR automatically add all applications that you launch outside of FARR (that have foreground windows), automatically added to FARR launch history; this makes them visible in main window on display, and makes them faster to find.
This is a fantastic addition, I'm very much looking forward to it.

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[Feature] New option to require search words to match on left hand boundaries of words (whether contiguous enabled or not) -- can be useful in reducing spurious matches.
Will this be invoked by something in the typed search text, like "^mysearch" or something? Or is it a global option that you set for everything.

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Re: Latest FARR Release 2.221.01 BETA - April 22, 2015
« Reply #599 on: April 23, 2015, 01:03:43 PM »
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Will this be invoked by something in the typed search text, like "^mysearch" or something? Or is it a global option that you set for everything.

it's a global option:
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