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Author Topic: Latest FARR v2.00.140 ALPHA PREVIEW Release - Aug 15, 2007  (Read 331826 times)
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« Reply #300 on: February 20, 2007, 11:55:27 AM »

I have just uploaded Version 2.00.50 to the same location.

This is a MAJOR new version which introduced plugins and a bunch of new improvements.

HOWEVER: it is a super early release - there are bound to be issues, and i havent fixed any of the bugs mentioned before (at least not on purpose), so only install if you like to experiment.  Having said that, i think there are some great new things in it.

There is only one included plugin: FarrFox.  It will be enabled by default but you can disable it if you don't like it.  It lets you search your firefox bookmarks by typing ff KEYWORDS.

One of the other improvements is that now all alias lists can now be searched and filtered and scored.  If you don't know what this means then it won't matter to you, but it can be very helpful if you use aliases like menus because now you can filter and score these menus if you want.

Please see the help file for more info!

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Note that this FarrFox plugin is only a simple example of what plugins can do - I will be releasing a plugin sdk soon for people who want to try writing a plugin - and i'll have some prizes too smiley  Plugins can be written in anything that can create a DLL file, though my sample code is plain c/c++.

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« Reply #301 on: February 20, 2007, 01:41:51 PM »

Awesome! Thanks for working on this new release. Unfortunately, the FarrFox plugin isn't working for me. I'm running Firefox 2 if that has anything to do with the plugin not working. The plugin is detected by FARR and the "Test the Callback Function" button returns "Hello from Plugin!" but typing the alias for the plugin always returns 0 results and isn't affected by the "Stop search on exact alias match" option.
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« Reply #302 on: February 20, 2007, 01:50:49 PM »

i must admit i have ff 1.5, and winxp and haven't tested it on other stuff.  I should try it on ff 2.
what operating system do you have by the way?
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« Reply #303 on: February 20, 2007, 01:52:34 PM »

I'm also running on winxp
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« Reply #304 on: February 20, 2007, 02:48:28 PM »

The firefox plugin works for me with WinXP and Firefox 2.0
Can't wait for the SDK cheesy
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« Reply #305 on: February 20, 2007, 02:58:09 PM »

maybe teegee moved his bookmarks somewhere out of the default location:
\\Documents and Settings\\USERNAME\\Application Data\\Mozilla\\Firefox\\Profiles\.....\bookmarks.html?
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« Reply #306 on: February 20, 2007, 06:22:38 PM »

My bookmarks are at this location:
\\documents and settings\USERNAME\application data\mozilla\firefox\PROFILENAME.default\bookmarks.html

I don't seem to have a "Profiles" folder
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« Reply #307 on: February 20, 2007, 07:07:45 PM »

mouser:  Kiss great work!!! :beer:
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« Reply #308 on: February 20, 2007, 11:03:29 PM »

Great work mouser - FarrFox plug-in is working for me on WinXP and FireFox 2.0.0.1
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« Reply #309 on: February 20, 2007, 11:09:03 PM »

ok teegee you seem to have an unusual firefox setup, however not to fret! this just gives me a chance to try out my new Advanced Configuration system and ill add a way that user can specify custom location of their bookmark files.
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« Reply #310 on: February 20, 2007, 11:12:27 PM »

Mouse, few quick notes...
- Just installed ..50 and it is truly a gem. It has the most powerful feature I have ever seen in this category of software. I use key modifiers, dir searches (specific and no specific), negating search strings, and now I see you added alias group searches. This is absolutely a dream come true.

- I would like to suggest that you freeze new features for now. Let's focus on stability, performance, and bug issues so you can get an public release out.

- looking forward for the sdk. I would like to develop a plug-in to use to display process and offer the ability to manage them e.g. kill, switch.

- I use this release with ffox2 and bookmarks work just fine.

Thank you for this tremendous work.
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« Reply #311 on: February 21, 2007, 12:27:41 AM »

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- I would like to suggest that you freeze new features for now. Let's focus on stability, performance, and bug issues so you can get an public release out.

Agreed.
Indexing is the one other major feature option that is still on my todo list but let's leave that for another milestone.

For now it's time to focus on stability/performance/bugfixes.
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« Reply #312 on: February 21, 2007, 12:44:17 AM »

Mouser, I have been following this thread with some interest but given the constant changes and improvements usually just look at the headlines. I am just wondering if you have any rough idea when you may come up with a new "final" release.
I am using 1.13.02 and while I am happy to use it, I am always to keen on an improved version. However, I am not a beta or alpha tester, so I rather wait for the bugs to be eliminated by others.  I appreciate that this is what has been happening here over the last few months but it appears a bit that everyone is so excited about new features and suggestions that FARR is becoming a constantly changing and improved beast, though never any closer to a final release for the timid huh
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« Reply #313 on: February 21, 2007, 12:52:34 AM »

i think everyone is agreed now that there should be a feature freeze, which basically means my efforts now will be going into stability and bugfixing, so we should have a public release at the very very latest march 7.
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« Reply #314 on: February 21, 2007, 03:52:49 AM »

if anyone is having problems like teegee and wants to try a new version of the FarrFox plugin:

http://www.donationcoder.com/Beta/FarrFox.dll
[note: if you downloaded before i posted this addendum and get an error about the config file for FarrFox being unsupported, please redownload - small bug]

download that and replace your existing FarrFox.dll in the find+run robot plugins/farrfox directory.

It now searches recursively from Mozilla/Firefox directory so shouldnt matter if you have Profiles subdir.  It also lets you specify custom file location for your FireFox bookmarks (go to advanced config and specify the full path to your bookmarks.html file).


Notice: I will be replacing FarrFox with FarrMarks soon, giving it the ability to search firefox and opera, and ie bookmarks.
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« Reply #315 on: February 21, 2007, 10:05:28 AM »

FarrFox works for me now, thanks mouser!
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« Reply #316 on: February 21, 2007, 12:38:45 PM »

Notice: I will be replacing FarrFox with FarrMarks soon, giving it the ability to search firefox and opera, and ie bookmarks.
Excellent! I use Opera and currently I only need to export the bookmarks to html and change appropriate path setting in FarrFox to get it to search my Opera bookmarks smiley But native Opera support would certainly be better !!
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« Reply #317 on: February 21, 2007, 10:02:35 PM »

good work with the plugins.. thumbs up however, i have a problem with duplicate results, as can be seen in the screenshot..

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« Reply #318 on: February 21, 2007, 10:14:49 PM »

ok im on it.  there are a few more bugs i found in farr that i introduced with latest alias changes so i think there will be an update tomorrow.

lanux do you have multiple bookmark files in different profiles? i'll add a duplicate remover im just curious as to why there are so many duplicates.
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« Reply #319 on: February 21, 2007, 10:19:21 PM »

i have only one profile right now.. but since you mentioned, i think since v2, firefox has implemented auto-backups of the bookmarks.html file. a quick check revealed this sub-folder, "bookmarkbackups" in the profile's folder.. smiley
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« Reply #320 on: February 21, 2007, 10:48:11 PM »

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sub-folder, "bookmarkbackups" in the profile's folder
great - i'll add code to not go in there smiley
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« Reply #321 on: February 22, 2007, 03:45:00 AM »

Great release as always mouser. This program is astounding.

I have one wish though (hopefully not too difficult to code), It would be *very* convenient if you had an option to make farr complete from your alias list.

As it is now if I have an alias like "editor" it is not until I have typed the last 'r' in the alias name that farr is recognising the alias. If it was incorporated in the normal autocomplete (and I used it alot) it would popup after I had typed the first or second character. (hope you get what I mean)

cheers /michael
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« Reply #322 on: February 22, 2007, 03:47:32 AM »

And *please* an OPERA plugin.... That would be heaven    smiley
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« Reply #323 on: February 22, 2007, 04:10:22 AM »

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I have one wish though (hopefully not too difficult to code), It would be *very* convenient if you had an option to make farr complete from your alias list.
As it is now if I have an alias like "editor" it is not until I have typed the last 'r' in the alias name that farr is recognising the alias. If it was incorporated in the normal autocomplete (and I used it alot) it would popup after I had typed the first or second character. (hope you get what I mean)

this is one of the bugs i added in the last release - im working on fixing it now and should have a release today with the fix.
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« Reply #324 on: February 22, 2007, 08:01:45 AM »

what would happen if you have multiple aliases sharing same 3 to 4 letters. What would FARR do? I've seen TARR implement in such a way that by hitting tab key it will cycle you though all aliases sharing same letters you typed. Not sure how FARR would do it though.
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