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Hey all,

maybe some Windows 7/8/8.1 users are interested in trying my custom "GridMove Lite Portable" version.

I made it primarily as a preconfigured lightweight "out of box solution" which can be combined perfectly with the Windows 7/8/8.1 built-in "Aero Snap".
It extends the built-in "Aero Snap" function seamlessly.
(Since v1.3.2 it works very well for XP and Vista too)

(Last update 2013-10-12):
Download GridMove Lite Portable v1.4.1
Link removed because offline


Feedback welcome!


new in v1.0-1.2
- new icon (@jgpaiva: feel free to use it in future versions if you like to)
- portable mode only: uses .ini-file only, does not read settings from windows users folder
- only 1 pre-configured self made grid for good usage combined with Windows 7 built in "AeroSnap" feature (grid supports dual monitor)
- pre-configured settings for Windows 7 (SafeMode, EdgeDrag @ Edge Time 250, most extra stuff disabled)
- removed most of the menus
- removed right-click-hotkey which changed the grid (not needed since it´s an one-grid-solution)
- changed grid-color slightly

new in v1.3
- Auto-Disable GridMove-Transparency if Aero (GPU based Desktop rendering) is disabled. (The transparency does not feel very good without GPU based Desktop rendering)
(Checks every 10 seconds for a change)
- Re-enabled and resolution change checker"
("ReloadOnResolutionChange", checks every 10 seconds)

new in v1.3.1
- auto-calculating caption-heights (now works for XP, Vista, 7. should work even with very custom caption-font-sizes, caption-heights, border-heights and windows classic- and accessbility themes)
hint only for users who use windows font-scaling above 100% (standard): GridMove also works with windows font-scaling above 100% (standard). BUT in Vista or 7 you have to use the old "Windows XP style DPI scaling" method. It´s a checkbox in the submenu of the font scaling menu you have to check.
- now detects os version: xp and vista/7. if vista/7 is detected caption-heights for some special windows (CabinetWClass,IEFrame) are calculated differently
- some minor changes and improvements

new in v1.3.2
- More Windows XP/Vista friendly: Added maximize function to dead top center area of the screen if XP or Vista is detected, Windows 7 does not need it since it has it built in (Aero Snap)
- Change EdgeTime to 0 if Windows XP/Vista detected, value for Windows 7 stays at 250
- Change name to "GridMove Portable 7Lite". Makes more sense i think :)
- some minor changes and improvements

new in v1.3.2a
- Fixed a bug in "Ignore/Unignore Window" function: Fixed errors with special characters like \.*?+[{|()^$ in exceptions list

new in v1.3.2b
- Set "resize-window-border" to 3 px because it´s calculated wrong in by Windows 7
- color changes (grid color and overlay color)
- GridMove now works with Windows Vista/7 high dpi "new scaling method":
The Vista/7 "new scaling method" is automatically disabled for GridMove via compatibility-flag. The registry-flag is only set once - the first time you start GridMove - so no worries
- some minor changes and improvements

new in v1.4 (2013-10-05)
- renamed to "GridMove Lite Portable"
- introducing windows 8 / 8.1 support
- updated icon (higher resolution)
- added file icon for .exe files
- minor bugfixes and enhancements

new in v1.4.1 (2013-10-12)
- improved windows 8 / 8.1 support
- tried to fix nasty GridMove-bug when using 2 or more displays - caused edgedrag not to work in some sporadic situations. looks good now, needs more testing
- new tray option: use transparency even without DRM
- new tray option: disable auto-reload on resolution change
- optimized tray menu
- now supporting up to 3 displays (2 before)
- grid border size now 2px instead of 1px
- changed about-menu (modern style and tabs reordered)
- changed first-run message and traytip
- nicer message windows for "Ignore/unignore window"
- minor bugfixes and enhancements
- files still compiled with AutoHotkey Basic ( + latest upx) because of issues with AutoHotkey_L

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