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PNotes 5 Release (5.0.112)

Hi all!
PNotes 5 has reached beta testing.
The previous release - 4.7 - was only honored with bashful "hooray!" of Oliver Krystal. I hope with this release things will be on the mend, especially as because there is a lot of improvements and changes:

  • Changed internal way the notes are kept, i.e. no windows are created
    for hidden or deleted notes. This prevents program slowness and possible
    memory problems. (nascent)
  • Added option to alert about overdue notes on program start. This option is
    disabled by default, in order to use it user should check
    'Preferences' -> 'Schedule' -> 'Track overdue reminders'.
    If there is any overdue note, the dialog box with these notes will appear
    on program start. By double click on each item in list user could set up its
    schedule type or clear it. Tracking each note could be disabled by checking
    appropriate check box on note's schedule dialog. (oliver_sahr)
  • Added option to print note's contents.
  • Added preview pane to Control Panel. Now user doesn't have to open hidden
    notes to read their contents. (horstepp2 and oliver_sahr)
  • Added option to create new note from clipboard contents. (oliver_sahr)
  • Hot keys can now be assigned to both main menu and single note menu commands.
  • Added note's high priority flag, allows to set note's priority. (oliver_sahr)
  • Added note's "complete" flag, allows to mark the tasks as complete. (oliver_sahr)
  • Added option to lock note's contents against accidental changing. (juapar2)
  • Dropping a file onto note now provides a user with two possible choices:
    adding a contents of a file to note or adding a link to file to note's contents. (beerbrommer)
  • In addition to searchin notes by contents added ability to search notes by their
    title (or fragment of title). (horstepp2)
  • Added ability to send multiple notes as attachments in one email.
  • User can now define the program behavior after double click on program icon
    in system tray. (oliver_sahr)
  • Groups in Control Panel are now sorted alphabetically. (oliver_sahr)
  • Count of notes in each group in Control Panel is now shown in brackets next to
    group name. (oliver_sahr)
  • Columns for priority, complete state and protection mode added to Control Panel.
    It allows notes to be easily sorted by these properties as well. (oliver_sahr)
  • Added command for bringing all currently visible notes to front. (dintyma)
  • After choosing in Favorites the note will appear in its original location instead
    of center of screen. (aquabon)
  • After double click on note in Control Panel the note will become visible in its
    original position instead of centralizing.
  • "Adjust" command for single note is split into two different commands:
    "Adjust Appearance" and "Adjust Schedule". (horstepp2)
  • Added menu command to roll/unroll tne note. (s_djukic)
  • Added option to invert text color of notes with random background color. (nascent)
  • Adjustable preview window background color. (oliver_sahr)
  • Some hot keys are set by default (like Ctrl+S, Ctrl+P) and there are number of common keys
    combination unallowable for use as hot keys (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+X etc) because other programs
    will not get these messages. (rickytbf
  • Fixed bug with missed groups in Control Panel, which resulted in program crash. (oliver_sahr)
  • Fixed improper notes positioning after moving notes from wide screen to regular or
    from multiple screens system to single screen.
  • Fixed formatting problems.

Quite a few.

Also changed appearance of notes - because of adding priority, protected mode and complete task, the appropriated signs are shown on note's surface. It requires rebuilding of all previous skins, though. The old ones will continue to work, but won't show the new marks of course. Therefore PNSkinCreator has been rebuilt as well and I appeal to MrElchbau, Shawn Faucher, WK - there are a number of your skins, if you are still here on forum, a few minutes of your time will be very helpful.

Here are the links:
PNotes - https://downloads.sourceforge.net/pnotes/PNotes_5_0_112.zip
PNSkinCreator - https://downloads.sourceforge.net/pnotes/PNSkinCreator_3_0_103.zip

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Looks like a HUGE update.

Looks like a HUGE update. Thanks Lamer!!

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4.7 today

I'm actually posting 4.7 today. I built it to prep it for the next suite release.

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sorry about that. I'll get

sorry about that. I'll get this one, though.

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Don't Start

Don't start yet, wait until I release 4.7 and build it based on that launcher. I fixed a few bugs, added more language support and updated all the includes.

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I hate to be a bother, but is

I hate to be a bother, but is there a way you could manage to post either 4.7 or what improvements need to be made? Thanks, as soon as this goes final, I'd like to update this, but you said to wait until I had the 4.7 launcher.

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Hi, John, The 5.0 fixes many

Hi, John,
The 5.0 fixes many shortcomings (actually the inner concept of program is rebuilt from scratch) and is much more flexible and stable.

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I'm sure

I'm sure it is, but it's a beta and won't be ready in time for the next version of the suite (and we don't bundle betas with the suite... stable releases only).

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Agree

Agree

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Disagree

JTHI'm sure it is, but it's a beta and won't be ready in time for the next version of the suite

Let's make a bet Smile

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Gonna have a look into...

I´m very busy at the the moment, so it might take some time..

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totally awesome. I promise

totally awesome. I promise I'll get this one though. I just haven't had alot of time on the internet. There's quite a few apps I've neglected, sadly.

So, sorry about not getting the new update out.

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Added beta 3 (link

Added beta 3 (link updated)
1. Fixed some troubles with roll/unroll - thanks to horstepp2
2. Deleted notes prevented from being open via search dialog

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Is there a way we can have

Is there a way we can have notes that are visible and notes that are hidden at start? Thanks

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Mmmmm... What do you mean?

Mmmmm...
What do you mean?

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We currently have a way to

We currently have a way to show all notes at startup and no notes at startup. Is there a way we can make certain notes show and other notes not when the program is first started? I actually use these to keep useful bits of information floating around. But I don't need those visible all the time . . . Just my lists and others.

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As far as I remember the

As far as I remember the option show all on startup has been removed several release ago Smile
Just leave needed notes visible and hide others, and you'll get on startup only visible notes.

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yep:D. I was playing with it

yep:D. I was playing with it the night I made this post, and thought, "darn. He already got it!>" Thanks for that, it makes it so much more usable :D.

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Beta 4 is ready (link

Beta 4 is ready (link updated)
1. Groups are sorted alphabetically in "Show Groups/Hide Groups" of main pop-up menu and in "Groups" of single notes - thanks to horstepp2

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RC1 is ready, link

RC1 is ready, link updated.
1. Added alphabeting sort for favorites (thanks to horstepp2)
2. "All notes" group will now include only "alive" notes, deleted notes will remain in Recycle Bin and won't appear in "All notes" group. The total notes counter on status bar will continue to show all notes count, include deleted.

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I think that the link is

I think that the link is wrong. Try this one

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The link is good, SourceForge

The link is good, SourceForge is wrong Sad
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RC2 is ready, link

RC2 is ready, link updated.
Minor changes.

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RTM is available - link

RTM is available - link updated
I'll be off for a week, hope to release as soon as I'm back.

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New Skin:

New Skin: http://patrickpatience.com/nascent-project/oliverkrystal/kitchen_sink.skn
I was originally making it for Tim (inside joke I guess), but then I quit. I got this one finished and it for all of you to see it its lame glory. I suppose it should have white icons and such, but am not really sure how to pull those off.

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Release! Links updated.

Release!
Links updated.

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Awesome, I'll get the final

Awesome, I'll get the final up tommorrow afternoon Biggrin

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