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Author Topic: Circle Dock 0.9.2 Alpha 8 is Released for Translation  (Read 14431 times)
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« on: September 11, 2008, 10:57:35 PM »

Circle Dock 0.9.2 Alpha 8 is available at http://circledock.wikidot...pha8DebugAndTranslate.zip for the language translators and for people who want to grab it early. This is not listed on the Circle Dock website yet and I haven't written up the change log for it. Note that you will need updated language files. I have included the updated English.ini file in the Languages folder and I hope the language translators see this message.

The previous language files are included but the language translators will have to update the lines that show ?????, which indicates a new translation is needed.
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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2008, 01:38:39 AM »

I try to testing this version now, and have one problem is in general section, when I set the "Z - Level" to 'Topmost or Normal' first, and than set again to 'Always on Bottom' and the Circle Dock will eat many CPU usage 70% - 95% and doesn't fall down.

I know you released this version early first for translate the language files, but I try all this first and also have another problems.

1.) In the add blank icon, such as add notepad: when I already choose the current icon image, selected target link, type the name and click close to add icon, it won't show the name and my current icon image just is default icon and name, but only way is restart the Circle dock the name and icon will change.

2.) Drag n Drop icon better take the program target link not take desktop shortcut link.
 
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2008, 01:52:35 AM »

Hmm, I'm not seeing the high CPU usage on my end but for point (1), I was debugging the program and forgot to uncomment some code to make it update live. I will fix this for the official release. For point (2), I'll see if I can get it to seek the target from a shortcut but I didn't think about doing that before.
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2008, 01:58:11 AM »

Ok, I've just tested the Z-level thing on a virtual machine using Windows XP Pro SP2 and I'm getting that sustained high CPU usage but it doesn't do it on my Vista machine. I'll see what the problem is.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2008, 02:01:34 AM »

Set the "Z - Level" to "Topmost or Normal" first, and than set again to "Always on Bottom" the problem will come.

I already try this setting many also be same problem.

Yeah, My machine is using Windows XP SP3
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2008, 02:52:55 AM »

This is a very weird problem. It seems to only affect XP machines and not Vista ones. Maybe I will just have to take out the Always on Bottom option.
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2008, 03:02:15 AM »

Yes, take out it on Alpha 8 version first, when you already fixed this problem and put it back to Alpha 9 version.  smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2008, 05:18:52 AM »

I forget to tell you another issue at Alpha 8, when every time I click on the icon and than icon will invisible a little bit, only one way back to normal is restart circle dock.
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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2008, 05:52:03 AM »

Hello Eric, do you know how to create a true transparent with glass effect image by using photoshop cs3, I want create a Circle Dock Background like this... or you can provide some website for tutorial.
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2008, 09:46:11 AM »

Hi, i'd love to translate it into Chinese. so i don't know has it been translated yet?
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« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2008, 10:18:08 AM »

I forget to tell you another issue at Alpha 8, when every time I click on the icon and than icon will invisible a little bit, only one way back to normal is restart circle dock.

The icons fade away as you click on them? That's something I have not seen yet and I can seem to reproduce it on XP or Vista.
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« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2008, 11:05:17 AM »

Hi, i'd love to translate it into Chinese. so i don't know has it been translated yet?

Hello, in the Circle Dock folder is a sub folder called "Languages". You can make a copy of the English.ini file and translate it to a language of your choice. You can then select the new language file from the Settings Panel of Circle Dock.
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« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2008, 11:05:53 AM »

Hello Eric, do you know how to create a true transparent with glass effect image by using photoshop cs3, I want create a Circle Dock Background like this... or you can provide some website for tutorial.

Sorry, I'm not a graphics artist so I don't know how to do those type of things.
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« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2008, 12:15:25 PM »

i translated to Traditional Chinese and send a PM to eric.
please cleck it.  smiley

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i find the Attach button now. and i upload again.

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« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2008, 01:11:04 PM »

i translated to Traditional Chinese and send a PM to eric.
please cleck it.  smiley

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i find the Attach button now. and i upload again.

Thanks, there appears to be a problem with the unicode support of the ini file reader used for Circle Dock because I can't see the Chinese characters in Circle Dock. I'm going to check out why the unicode isn't working and post back.
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« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2008, 01:16:42 PM »

I want to say that on the copy of Alpha 8 I have on my computer, I have added the ability to run multiple instances of Circle Dock on the same computer at the same time. Some one requested this feature and it is now working. You will be able to run multiple instances by just copying the Circle Dock folder as many times as you want. The program will prevent you from running more than one instance of Circle Dock from one folder to prevent saving over your settings from more than one dock.
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« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2008, 08:05:07 PM »

   
Language translated into Portuguese brazil, Thmbsup

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« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2008, 10:16:43 PM »

   
Language translated into Portuguese brazil, Thmbsup

Thanks for the updated translation!

Also, I would like to announce that I have fixed the unicode incompatibility bug with the ini file reader I'm using for Circle Dock and I can definitively confirm that I can see both the Russian and Chinese characters in Circle Dock with no problems. The original AMS.Profile.dll I was using to read the ini files is from an open source project but the author did not code it to work with unicode and I had to modified it.
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« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2008, 12:28:32 AM »

[Updated to 0.1 Beta2]
Language Simplified Chinese v0.1 Beta2 for 0.9.2 Alpha 8 has been translated!
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Many words need to be improved, if you have better translated words, welcome E-mail to: lingku0323@gmail.com

适用于0.9.2 Alpha 8的语言文件,简体中文V0.1 Beta2已经翻译完成!
有很多翻译还需改进,如有好的翻译辞藻,欢迎E-mail:lingku0323@gmail.com

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« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2008, 04:33:00 AM »

i translated to Traditional Chinese and send a PM to eric.
please cleck it.  smiley

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i find the Attach button now. and i upload again.

Thanks, there appears to be a problem with the unicode support of the ini file reader used for Circle Dock because I can't see the Chinese characters in Circle Dock. I'm going to check out why the unicode isn't working and post back.

i save the ini file as ansi encoding. if change to unicode or utf8 encoding maybe OK. (you can use notepad)
in my PC, i can see that correct as ansi encoding.
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« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2008, 04:50:21 AM »

circle dock is a great idea, i like it very much.  Thmbsup

i've translated the language (for 0.9.2 alpha 8 ) into Bahasa Indonesia, hope it useful.  tongue

i see there is much improvement from the previous versions, but in this versions (0.9.2 alpha 8 ), i still can't add special link like "My Computer", "Recycle Bin", etc. I've tried using registry argument for target (i.e, ::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D} for My Computer), but still doesn't work either. Anyway, this version is more usable than previous versions. good job Eric  Thmbsup

can't wait for updates  Wink

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« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2008, 04:57:44 AM »

I also made some of background images, hope it useful too! Grin


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« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2008, 05:36:42 PM »

I'm loving the new update.  I don't know if this has been requested before, but It would be nice to change the icon size based on which layer its in, for multi layered rings.  Have smaller icons towards the centre and larger icons on the outside.
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« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2008, 12:42:47 AM »

I'm loving the new update.  I don't know if this has been requested before, but It would be nice to change the icon size based on which layer its in, for multi layered rings.  Have smaller icons towards the centre and larger icons on the outside.

That can be done easily. Maybe I'll do that as a minor update for Alpha 8 while I code the major animation/performance revisions for Alpha 9.
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« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2008, 12:44:48 AM »

I also made some of background images, hope it useful too! Grin

Thanks! I love the one with the wings. I can see people into goth or bikers using it.  Thmbsup

I'll put them in for Alpha 8 tomorrow. I'll make up some screenshots with those backgrounds and put them on the Circle Dock homepage. Unless you already have some screenshots with your backgrounds in them?
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