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Author Topic: Quotidian Folders 1.4.0.0  (Read 4101 times)

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Quotidian Folders 1.4.0.0
« on: January 24, 2012, 08:38:10 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.0.0.0 Hotkey for folders you use every day.

There's only one Hotkey.  Control Right Click. If done in an Explorer window, selected folders are added to the list.  If Open On Click option is enabled, they will also be opened immediately.

If you Control Right Click on the Desktop, a List with the folders you added pops up near the mouse.

See Readme and About MsgBox for particulars.  But that's about all there is to it.

To remove items select them in the ListView and press the Delete Button.

http://www.favessoft.com/hotkeys.html

As usual, it's free for you to use at your own risk. Donations appreciated.
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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.1.0
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2012, 12:19:59 AM »
Quotidian Folders 1.0.1.0 Added Folder validation and OS error dialog prevention. Added Show Readme command to Tray Menu.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.2.0
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2012, 01:03:54 AM »
Quotidian Folders 1.0.2.0 Fixed horizontal scrollbar.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.0
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2012, 02:24:39 AM »
Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.0 Made ListView font a bit easier to read.

Note: UNC paths are not supported. See Readme.txt.

Edit: download now includes source and custom icon.
 I used AutoHotkey_L 1.1.05.06 to compile.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.2
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2012, 04:02:11 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.2 Now if there are no selections in the ListView, the Open Button will open Explorer to Computer.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.3
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2012, 05:57:19 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.3 Resized ListView and font a bit so that clicking the vertical scroll arrow moves the row by the correct height.  Row text no longer appears chopped.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.3
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2012, 08:02:10 PM »
So, does this make sense in times of Windows 7 where you can stick your half dozen of folders wherever you feel like?

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.0.3.3
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2012, 11:39:38 PM »
So, does this make sense in times of Windows 7 where you can stick your half dozen of folders wherever you feel like?

What if you want to use more than a 1/2 dozen?

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2012, 03:41:16 AM »
Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0 Now folders are staggered after opening.

I use 1280x1024 resolution.  The x and y stagger delta changes when > 9 folders are opened.  But the source is included if you wish to tune it to your monitor. If you have a multi-monitor setup you may wish to change the code that uses _GetDesktopWorkArea() to use other APIs that take multiple monitors into account.


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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2012, 08:38:52 AM »
What if you want to use more than a 1/2 dozen?
The desktop is one click away.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2012, 01:42:04 PM »
What if you want to use more than a 1/2 dozen?
The desktop is one click away.

Then use the desktop. I don't keep shortcuts on mine.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2012, 01:52:31 PM »
So you add shortcuts because you don't want to add shortcuts?  :D
Now that's pointless.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2012, 05:39:58 PM »
So you add shortcuts because you don't want to add shortcuts?  :D
Now that's pointless.

So is this conversation. If you don't want to use my programs, don't download them.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2012, 09:25:38 PM »
Well, I just wanted to know if I got the purpose correctly. Nothing personal.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.1.0.0
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2012, 01:52:52 AM »
Not at all. I write these for my own use. If others like to use them it makes it more fun to do them.  W7 does have some features that obviate the need for some of my utilities. But I use 3 flavors of Windows and i like to have utilities that work the same on all 3.

Also I learn from getting them to work. There are free "folder near the mouse" utilities I could download. But I wanted to get one to work myself using AHK.  :)


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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.2.0.0
« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2012, 01:55:23 AM »
Quotidian Folders 1.2.0.0 Removed the DelayFactor setting. Now the windows are placed as soon as they are active. The response should be snappier and more reliable.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.2.1.0
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2012, 03:44:33 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.2.1.0 Double click handler waits longer for folder window to activate. This should avoid missed window placement on double click opens.


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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.2.2.0
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2012, 08:41:20 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.2.2.0 Now if Computer or any single folder is opened via the ListView, it is centered.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.2.2.1
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2012, 07:32:33 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.2.2.1 Added Check for Update command to Tray Menu. Minor code tweaks.


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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.3.0.0
« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2012, 08:33:41 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.3.0.0 Added Icons to Tray Menu. Minor code adjustments.

Download includes AHK_L source and custom icons if you wish to tweak it yourself.

Note that you need to use AutoHotkey_L for tray menu item icon support. The icons are also stored in the exe.  Any icons missing from the install folder will be generated on program run.



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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.3.1.0
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2012, 08:44:33 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.3.1.0 Now the Delete Button is only enabled when one or more item(s) in the ListView are selected.

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Re: Quotidian Folders 1.4.0.0
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2012, 03:36:58 PM »
Quotidian Folders 1.4.0.0 Now includes a separate exe for embedded Tray Menu Icons. If QF detects any missing icons on startup, it calls QF_IconInst.exe to self extract the tray icons. This saves a small amount of memory.  QF.exe does not have to contain the embedded icons while sitting in the tray.