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Author Topic: NANY 2011 Release: Ten Timer  (Read 21063 times)
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« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2011, 07:11:04 PM »

A totally not-needed but cute option would be to be able to configure TenTimers and tell it how many of the 10 rows to show.  so that we could use it as 5 timers, etc.

You two-timing devil!
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« Reply #26 on: January 30, 2011, 11:00:43 AM »

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v1.0.4 - 2011-01-30
    + The number of timer pairs is configurable now.  Choose 'Configure > number of timers' from the menu.  (Thanks, mouser)
    + Added Alt-# hotkeys for the first ten countdown timers.
    + Added Alt-Shift-# hotkeys to reset the first ten countdown timers.
    ! Fixed the 'one-hour' bug on countdown timers.
    ! Fixed the ctrl-shift hotkeys.  (Thanks, Winkie)
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« Reply #27 on: January 30, 2011, 11:18:12 AM »

Ah, I like quick updates Thmbsup
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« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2011, 01:03:33 PM »

BTW, you will probably need to delete any config.ini you have before running that latest version.
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« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2011, 04:35:24 AM »

Ten Timer featured on Free Download A Day.com! thumbs up

http://www.freedownloadad...le-events-with-ten-timer/
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« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2011, 11:55:53 AM »

Ten Timer featured on Free Download A Day.com! thumbs up
But, it's a pity that the review is about the initial version.  Although it may be hard to see from it's version number, the functionality of Ten Timer is improved significantly. Cool (Thanks again, Skwire!)
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« Reply #31 on: February 07, 2011, 12:35:33 AM »

But, it's a pity that the review is about the initial version.  Although it may be hard to see from it's version number, the functionality of Ten Timer is improved significantly. Cool (Thanks again, Skwire!)

You're welcome.  Thanks for the heads up, lanux.  =]
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« Reply #32 on: May 02, 2011, 06:45:11 PM »

Great program!  I donated $5 to you via paypal from your dcmembers link.
I just had a couple of requests, if you are too busy or if they are too onerous to implement, no worries.

1. Is it possible to highlight currently active timers?  I have 20 timers each preset to a specific task, but not all of them are running.  It would be nice to have a color highlight timers that are currently running so I know what tasks are "cooking".
2. Is it possible to make the times editable from the main menu, instead of having to click the hammer and wrench icon?

Thanks again!  This app has already helped me a lot in keeping track of tasks.
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« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2011, 08:58:00 PM »

Great program!  I donated $5 to you via paypal from your dcmembers link.

Thanks very much.   cheesy

1. Is it possible to highlight currently active timers?  I have 20 timers each preset to a specific task, but not all of them are running.  It would be nice to have a color highlight timers that are currently running so I know what tasks are "cooking".
2. Is it possible to make the times editable from the main menu, instead of having to click the hammer and wrench icon?

1. Sure.  Did you have anything in mind? 
2. Sure, it's possible, but I think it would further clutter what is already a very cluttered interface.  I'd prefer to keep it the way it is.

Thanks again!  This app has already helped me a lot in keeping track of tasks.

You're welcome.  Thanks for the feedback.
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« Reply #34 on: May 03, 2011, 01:20:11 AM »

1. Sure.  Did you have anything in mind? 

Maybe green and then it switches to red once the time has counted down?  It would be nice, but not essential, if it's editable.

Thanks again! 

What language do you program your apps in?  I've written some programs, but mostly with command line or html interfaces.
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« Reply #35 on: May 07, 2011, 12:20:41 PM »

Here you go, goldbear.  Please let me know if this will do and apologies for the delay.  

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v1.0.5 - 2011-05-07
    + Added green/red indicators to show when a timer is running and when it has expired.  (Thanks, goldbear)


What language do you program your apps in?  I've written some programs, but mostly with command line or html interfaces.

All of my applications are written in AutoHotkey.
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« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2011, 12:37:50 PM »

Thanks skwire! That's exactly what I was looking for.  Thmbsup
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« Reply #37 on: January 22, 2012, 12:32:56 PM »

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v1.0.6 - 2012-01-22
    * Changed font-based glyphs to image-based.  (Thanks, Sean)


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« Reply #38 on: April 12, 2012, 09:43:49 PM »

Thanks: I have been looking for something like this for a while.  Thmbsup
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« Reply #39 on: April 12, 2012, 11:36:24 PM »

You're welcome.  Glad you've found it useful.  =]
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« Reply #40 on: April 04, 2013, 12:53:05 PM »

The time in my first count-up timer flickers continually, but not in any of the other timers.
Does anybody else observe that? Thanks. Win7 x64.
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« Reply #41 on: April 04, 2013, 12:58:17 PM »

Thanks for the report.  I can't recall it doing that in my older XP build but I can confirm it happens on my newer W7 build.  I'll see if I can figure out why and fix.
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« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2013, 11:52:48 AM »

A bit of a surprise: ESC closes the timer. I don't think that's a benefit.
But at least it remembers the last time values when it is reopened  Thmbsup
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« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2013, 11:57:03 AM »

A bit of a surprise: ESC closes the timer. I don't think that's a benefit.

I know it's a personal preference thing but, if I had my way, that would be how every window would act.  I can take it out if you'd like.
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« Reply #44 on: April 05, 2013, 05:33:40 PM »

I worked on this for several hours but I've come to the decision that, because of the way I initially designed the code to support a dynamic number of timers, fixing this issue will probably require a rewrite.  This is codespeak for, "Don't hold your breath."   cheesy cheesy cheesy  I've updated Ten Timer's webpage to state that it does work on Windows 7 with some graphical glitches.
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« Reply #45 on: April 08, 2013, 03:17:50 PM »

I know it's a personal preference thing but, if I had my way, that would be how every window would act.  I can take it out if you'd like.
It's fine to leave it as it is (unless you get 100 votes to take it out  Wink )
I know about it now, and as I said, there's no loss because it remembers the last time values.

I worked on this for several hours but I've come to the decision that, because of the way I initially designed the code to support a dynamic number of timers, fixing this issue will probably require a rewrite.  This is codespeak for, "Don't hold your breath."   cheesy cheesy cheesy  I've updated Ten Timer's webpage to state that it does work on Windows 7 with some graphical glitches.
No problem, and thanks for the effort and explanation. I'm sure you have more significant things to work on!
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« Reply #46 on: April 08, 2013, 03:23:27 PM »

When TenTimer opens, the name of the first countup timer is highlighted. So it is easy to unintentionally overwrite the name by hitting any character key -- the more so if a user has learned to use space to start/stop a timer. Furthermore, this highlight doesn't serve a significant function because renaming would not be the default action.

Wish: Don't highlight the name. Thanks.
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« Reply #47 on: April 08, 2013, 05:22:34 PM »

Here you are.   Wink

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v1.0.8 - 2013-04-08
    * The first timer label is no longer focused when starting the application.  (Thanks, Scott_Y)
    * Pressing the escape key no longer closes the app. (Thanks, Scott_Y)
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