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Author Topic: Two 'essential' features  (Read 9827 times)

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Two 'essential' features
« on: August 12, 2008, 12:49:23 PM »
Hi Mouser,

I stopped using PopUp Wisdom because it steals mouse focus. I was excited to see that you've updated the program recently - but I was bummed to see that fixing the mouse focus issue is still on the ToDo list. That's a dealbreaker for me, and I'd love to see this fixed whenever you can.

I also noticed that when I was using it, the quotes seemed to come up randomly - but would frequently repeat quotes many times without showing some of them at all. If not already addressed, is it in the plans to address this? It would be cool if the program would cycle through all quotes before showing a repeat.

These two issues would make PopUp Wisdom at least 10 times more valuable to me.

I appreciate your work. Thanks!

Copywriter

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2008, 01:10:48 PM »
im going to fix the first problem of focus very soon, it shouldnt be hard.

the second idea is interesting.. wouldn't be all that hard to do, at least until reboot.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2008, 01:19:54 PM »
Sweet. Thanks.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2008, 10:58:10 AM »
Mouser,

Don't want to bug ya; just want to let you know that I'm eager for the update whenever you can get to it. :)

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2008, 08:05:32 AM »
thank you for reminding me -- i am long overdue in updating this.. stay tuned this month for an update.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2008, 08:31:08 AM »
Awesome. Looking forward to it!

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2008, 10:41:19 PM »
An additional nudge regarding the focus issue  ;)

I started thinking whether there might be some other (optional/additional) way [1] to indicate to a user that there's a new quote waiting and then when they are ready they can pop up a quote via hotkey or double-clicking the tray icon...


[1] For example, a colored border around the edges of the screen or some indication via the tray icon...I guess I could use some other app just to get a recurring timer plus subsequent action in combination.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2008, 10:59:35 PM »
it might be nice to have an option to show the quote on the background of the wallpaper rather than popping it up.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2008, 05:02:12 AM »
An interesting idea -- I guess to see it then I could just invoke 'Show Desktop'.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2008, 07:49:34 AM »
It's almost spooky how lately I'm getting popups right after I have performed some other unrelated clicking...

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2008, 01:20:52 AM »
New version has an option to not steal focus -- thanks to ewemoa for not letting me forget to do this.

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Re: Two 'essential' features
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2008, 04:24:41 AM »
Woohoo!  Thanks again for implementing this  :Thmbsup: