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Last post Author Topic: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter  (Read 58479 times)

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #25 on: December 01, 2006, 12:16:22 AM »
tchikien:

some suggestions from me, how about changing systray menu's Resume & Pause to a single Enabled with a check on it?

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #26 on: December 01, 2006, 05:56:10 AM »
Great suggestions. I'll do that in the next version

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Desktop Teleporter new version
« Reply #27 on: December 04, 2006, 02:00:08 AM »
This version added:
- "Show icon in system tray" option.
- Ctrl+Alt+Shift+I - Show/Hide Icon
- Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H - Show/Hide main window
- Ctrl+Alt+Shift+X - Exit program
- Improved log file
- Combined: Pause and Resume buttons to Pause button with check mark.
- Combined: Show and Hide buttons to Show button with check mark.

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2006, 07:48:42 PM »
this version is cool, tchikien. :up:
i like the newer, leaner context-menu..

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btw, using the hotkey "Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H" the main window appears behind all other programs.. i kinda prefer it prefer to appear focused.. ;)

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2006, 09:35:34 PM »
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btw, using the hotkey "Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H" the main window appears behind all other programs.. i kinda prefer it prefer to appear focused.
This will fix that problem
« Last Edit: December 04, 2006, 09:39:19 PM by tchikien »

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2006, 10:06:51 AM »
Thank you very much, this is indeed a great tool. Would it be possible to add multiple folder support to the program ?

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2006, 04:34:27 PM »
:) Made a gui to my previous post and changed the name.

MoveOut - Make rules to move files automatically.

Features:
- Rightclick the tray icon to configure
- Choose Settings to change rules and options
- Choose Enable to Start or Stop all the rules



You'll find the downloads and more info at 1 Hour Software by Skrommel.

Use it to make a rule that moves files from the desktop to a subfolder, based on file type, part of a filename, or whatever. Have it ask to replace existing files, or rename them. It can also ignore files.

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« Last Edit: December 05, 2006, 04:41:13 PM by skrommel »

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #32 on: December 05, 2006, 05:30:24 PM »
skrommel, nice!

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #33 on: December 05, 2006, 07:48:30 PM »
Would it be possible to add multiple folder support to the program ?
this is already supported, see my post above (Fig.1)..


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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #34 on: December 10, 2006, 02:33:34 AM »
Log Monitor might also be able to do what you want:
http://www.donationc...index.php?topic=6109

Try this for an amazing freebie: www.flexigensoft.com - ActualDoc.

I also couldn't get log monitor to work - file corrupted?

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Desktop Teleporter new version
« Reply #35 on: December 12, 2006, 01:32:36 AM »
This is the new version

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #36 on: December 12, 2006, 07:52:04 PM »
nice improvement to the log window.. :)

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #37 on: December 13, 2006, 06:16:50 AM »
I made the search log function in case you have a long log file and want to find somethings you copied before.

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #38 on: December 13, 2006, 07:11:31 AM »
tchikien when a program gets this developed, you need a web page and pad file for it so people can discover it.

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #39 on: December 15, 2006, 03:47:06 AM »
Here is the website: http://tchikien.dcmembers.com. This is very simple webpage.

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #40 on: December 15, 2006, 04:29:02 AM »
you need to add some screenshots to that web page!
and then make yourself a pad file and submit it (we still need someone to write a nice tutorial on that),
and then add a donation link so people can donate to you..

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #41 on: December 23, 2006, 02:27:38 PM »
Skrommel, thanks for all your great work.

I think you urgently need to post a warning (at least) on MoveOut's home page until several potentially dangerous issues are resolved.

1. MoveOut should NOT be enabled by default. Someone who downloads it should be able to see what the rules are before it starts automatically moving files off the desktop! That's a little too helpful IMHO.

2. But even more serious: it does not check that the destination folder exists, and if the folder does not exist, it renames the target file to the destination folder name. Not all users would figure out what had happened. They would see a new un-typed file named "Desktop" on their desktop and delete it, then later realize that they were missing a file from the desktop (and not be able to find it in the Recycle Bin).

Using AHK 1.0.44.14 (will update it now)

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #42 on: December 24, 2006, 03:31:26 PM »
 :tellme: MoveOut is set to start disabled, you can change this in the setting, but I've decided to add an extra confirmation dialog when starting MoveOut in an enabled state. Try v.1.1.

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #43 on: March 15, 2007, 01:57:32 AM »
How about running the moveOut routine once in a while using the windows task scheduler...
Does it have any command line options to allow that? and quit cleanly after that, or send email/log if errors occur?
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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #44 on: April 07, 2007, 09:55:19 AM »
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How about commandline options to allow running moveOut using the windows task scheduler and quit cleanly after that, or send email/log if errors occur?

i think this is a brilliant idea!  i also prefer to keep running processes down to a minimum especially since i already have the overhead of windows scheduler running at all times which should do the job nicely.

also, i am experiencing a bug.  when i click "browse" to specify a source/target, i am only presented with a dialog box saying "press ok to continue".  i'm running the compiled script because i do not have ahk installed atm.  any ideas on this?  has anyone else experienced this problem?  i am running a spanky fresh copy of xp sp2 so it seems unlikely that i am experiencing a conflict with another program.
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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #45 on: April 07, 2007, 12:09:25 PM »
 :-[ Uh oh, I actually forgot to put in the code! There's nothing there but the messagebox!

 :) Try MoveOut v1.2.

About the command line, I'll get back to it. I'm having trouble running MoveOut on Vista, seems there's some limitation in AutoHotkey. Looks like I'll have to recode the whole app...

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #46 on: April 18, 2007, 05:22:05 PM »
@ skrommel:

that fixed it.  works wonderfully btw - with a few tweaks, you could turn this into a nice "log monitor" replacement!


p.s.
did you happen to notice the last post on your barnacle thread?  it's my comment but i thought i would quickly mention it in case you don't monitor that thread anymore  :)

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #47 on: August 02, 2007, 01:57:03 PM »
Lol! I hadn't even seen this program when I made mine, but mine can copy things from folder to folder with rules and is called MOVEit :D

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #48 on: December 04, 2007, 12:16:30 AM »
BUGS
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But even more serious: it does not check that the destination folder exists, and if the folder does not exist, it renames the target file to the destination folder name. Not all users would figure out what had happened. They would see a new un-typed file named "Desktop" on their desktop and delete it, then later realize that they were missing a file from the desktop (and not be able to find it in the Recycle Bin).

Like this person said! This hasn't been corrected! This is very serious because it leads to data loss! No program should lead to data loss.

2) Adding multiple items to Files filtering. "*.jpg,*bmp" doesn't work!

3)When the user closes the window and opens it again, the columns are resized to show only the first letter of each column. The window itself isn't resizable!

I had very highs hopes for this program but it very poor error handling makes this program very dangerous!
Thank you for your time.

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Re: IDEA: Desktop Teleporter
« Reply #49 on: January 08, 2008, 05:39:15 PM »
Adam Pash @ lifehacker.com just released Belvedere - an "Automated File Manager".

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