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ASuite 1.5 Alpha 2 - Testers needed

This is second alpha version of ASuite 1.5. It is a untested (and so unstable) version and it is being made available for testing purposes only.

Changelog
Added
- Background path field in Options
- Launcher option: Custom window title
- New window Clear Elements (in the place of buttons Delete all MRU and Clear all backups) *Elements = MRU, backups and cache*
- Software group: Buttons to change path order *for who want execute software X prior to software Y*
- Startup and shutdown order software *as above-mentioned*

Various
- Changed windows Import List, Card, About e Options
- Updated lang: German
- Added lang: Norwegian
- New icon for menu item Run

Bugfix
- Function Scan doesn't work in compressed directories (ID 1796620)
- ASuite doesn't replace the second variables in the parameters/paths field (ID 1799948)
- ASuite doesn't always preserve UNC paths (ID 1799969)
- EConvertError with system date format 'dd-MMM-yy' (ID 1805766)

Project link http://sourceforge.net/projects/asuite/

Download link https://downloads.sourceforge.net/asuite/ASuite15a2.zip?use_mirror=osdn

Good testing

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Deja Vu

I know that this is going to sound like deja vu, but when the ASuite program window is open, ASuite 1.5a2 uses nearly 100% of the processor time according to TaskMgr. Like with the prior alpha and with v1.4, I left the window open for a few minutes to see if the processor utilization would go down after a few minutes -- nope. It stayed at nearly 100% for more than 10 minutes straight.

When there is no ASuite program window, usage is usually

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Thank you for your tests.

Thank you for your tests. This is very weird and I can't understand it. How many menu items in your list? Do you use some particolar softwares in your home computer (and you don't use them in Dell notebook)?

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130

I have about 130 software or different launch items on my list. The only thing that I can think of that is strange with my home system is that it is in French while the Dell is in English.

But you know what? I have been trying to repeat the problem on both systems quite a few times now and have not been able to repeat it...so I am just going to call it quits and say that it was a problem with my home system and not a problem with ASuite.

By the way, v1.5a2 has replaced v1.4 as my default menu system since you released it...and I have had no problems since then. And seeing that this thread is extremely hum quiet, I would have to conclude that the others who have tried it have not found any problems with it either. Time to update to 1.5 Stable? Smile

Thanks again and sorry for the mis-information. CD

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I also tried to repeat your

I also tried to repeat your problem, but i couldn't. I also ain't got any problems with 1.5 alpha 2 so far.

I will also translate Asuite 1.5 alpha 2 into german this weekend.

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And seeing that this thread

And seeing that this thread is extremely hum quiet, I would have to conclude that the others who have tried it have not found any problems with it either.
I hope it. Biggrin

Time to update to 1.5 Stable?
Not yet. I must make another development version before 1.5 stable. This is ASuite 1.5 Beta with this changelog:
Added
- New menu (xp style) *PAM's fork*
- Dynamic folder structure *User decides folder structure*
- Function to close ASuite and all other software launched by ASuite
- Dialog Run As...
- Numbers and win button in hotkey
Various
- Rewrited component FormMagnet
- Updated Import List
Bugfix

I will also translate Asuite 1.5 alpha 2 into german this weekend.
Ok. Good job and thank you. Smile

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I have a suggestion about

I have a suggestion about this function - Function to close ASuite and all other software launched by ASuite. Normally the idea is to send a close message to the program, then if it doesn't close send it a forced close message. I scripted a more flexible approach. First I defined an ini file structure:

; [section] name is name of executable without extension
; stop= command line to stop the application
;   %module% is replaced with the full application path
; delay= milliseconds to wait after the stop action
;   use delay=0 to get prompted when you want to continue
;   don't add a delay line to skip waiting
[CLCL]
stop="%module%" /exit
delay=500
[keepass]
stop="%module%" --exit-all
delay=0
[npopuk]
stop="%module%" /q
delay=5000
[powerpro]
stop="%module%" shutdown powerpro noconfirm
delay=3000

Then to close the programs, I go through the following steps:
1) read ini
2) if program to be closed matched an ini entry perform ini entry action
2.1) wait for delay per ini setting
3) if program to be closed is still running send close message
3.1) wait for delay per ini setting (if program to be closed is included in the ini file) else wait for a fixed delay
4) send forced close message

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Good idea, but it is better

Good idea, but it is better use it in asuite list xml, so each software has "delay" and "stop" property in its structure.

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yes, of course!

yes, of course!

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Can't speak for others...

I can't speak for others, but I was waiting on the new menu style before trying it out.

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bug: when option 'window on

bug: when option 'window on top' is enabled, and you right click to open an item property window, it opens behind asuite's main window. it should open in front of it, or move the property window to the side before opening it... It also happens with all other child windows (options, properties, etc.)
It doesn't always happen, though. Here it happens after I start asuite, click on the first program I want to start, asuite minimizes to tray (corresponding option is set). After that, each time I click on the tray icon to show asuite, this problem occurs. Then if I resize the main window, it goes away.

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bug: EConvertError error

bug: EConvertError error raised, with message: '9.29.18; is not a valid time. Happened when I tried opening the properties dialog for an item to which I had just added a description. I think this bug is similar to the previous one, where you weren't expecting a certain date format. In this case my system time format is H:mm:ss with : as separator

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U got tis error too.

Well i added folders to open the different directory on my flash drive. i also put a description on what is in these directory. when open properties of the dir i get the
EConvertError error raised, with message:'22.37.50' is not a valid time. and when i go to information tab to change the description the text that i put in previously is not there.

this only happens when i make folder shortcuts to folders on my drive but not for apps. And i could also reproduce the error as much as u want.

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http://arunaurl.com/17mm
http://arunaurl.com/1801

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I can confirm that these two

I can confirm that these two bugs are fixed here also. Thanks!
- ASuite doesn't replace the second variables in the parameters/paths field (ID 1799948)
- ASuite doesn't always preserve UNC paths (ID 1799969)

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when option 'window on top'

when option 'window on top' is enabled, and you right click to open an item property window, it opens behind asuite's main window. it should open in front of it, or move the property window to the side before opening it... It also happens with all other child windows (options, properties, etc.)
It doesn't always happen, though. Here it happens after I start asuite, click on the first program I want to start, asuite minimizes to tray (corresponding option is set). After that, each time I click on the tray icon to show asuite, this problem occurs. Then if I resize the main window, it goes away.

Sorry, I can't reproduce them. :|

EConvertError error raised, with message: '9.29.18; is not a valid time. Happened when I tried opening the properties dialog for an item to which I had just added a description. I think this bug is similar to the previous one, where you weren't expecting a certain date format. In this case my system time format is H:mm:ss with : as separator
The issue is separator: somehow Delphi can't convert a time in string with a separator different from separator in system time format.

For now, I using a delphi variable LongTimeFormat (instead of 'H.mm.ss') and it seems working.

I can confirm that these two bugs are fixed here also. Thanks!
- ASuite doesn't replace the second variables in the parameters/paths field (ID 1799948)
- ASuite doesn't always preserve UNC paths (ID 1799969)

Good. Smile

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when option 'window on top'

when option 'window on top' is enabled, and you right click to open an item property window, it opens behind asuite's main window.
...
Sorry, I can't reproduce them. :|

Since this is a real problem that I can always reproduce, but you can't, could you try to add a workaround? Add code that makes sure to open child windows clear of the main window + description window. Take main+description window position (bounding box) then before you make the child window visible position it so that it doesn't intersect the bounding box.
It's not a fix, I know, but it's undistinguishable from a fix because it makes the problem go away.
If you prefer not to add a work-around but to look for a fix, then we have to figure out how to help you reproduce this problem on your PC.

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I successful reproduce it on

I successful reproduce it on my computer and fix it. Thank you. Smile

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new problem

well not critical but i just added a new app with all the info bout it and i realized that when i clicked the or any app icon the info was not displaying... then i clicked the info box and it suddenly appeared. Like only when the Info box is in focus it displays it. This never happened to me before, maybe the change in the options i made earlier.
CHANGES:
Under various tab in the options---i left "Execute with single click" unticked and changed the drop down box to "run and hide ASuite"

and one more thing.....this seems pretty stable shouldn't it be a beta...or u have more things to include.

EDIT:
cant seem to revert it by changing back the options.

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I can't reproduce it. :| and

I can't reproduce it. :|

and one more thing.....this seems pretty stable shouldn't it be a beta...or u have more things to include.
From last week, I'm working on ASuite 1.5 Beta (see post for changelog).

Development Status: Last week, I implemented dialog RunAs... and this week, I'm working on new menu for ASuite, a PAM fork.

When I will complete integration in ASuite (for now, I deleted useless code and changed interface), I will make a screen (or a video Smile ) with PAM default skin (I hope to find a skin designer for a ASuite skin Biggrin ).

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sorry i forgot i read that post

maybe forgot.
well i well see if i could make theme's for it. i am not a pro at it but i could try.

By the way good job with ASuite it's one of my favorite

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Is ASuite going to sport

Is ASuite going to sport PAM's look and feel? You wrote:
this week, I'm working on new menu for ASuite, a PAM fork.
I don't understand if you mean that ASuite's current user interface will go away or if the PAM fork is in addition to it.
I'm concerned should ASuite implement only PAM code because the PAM code never works well on my PCs! I think it has some issues when the standard Windows taskbar is kept forcefully hidden by another app, PAM stops sensing mouse clicks. I do run an app that hides the windows taskbar. I'm not positive that this is exactly the cause, but I do have this problem with PAM, and I hope ASuite won't have it too.

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No, PAM fork will replace

No, PAM fork will replace only trayicon menu. By the way, I will add option to use classic trayicon menu or new menu.
I'm concerned should ASuite implement only PAM code because the PAM code never works well on my PCs! I think it has some issues when the standard Windows taskbar is kept forcefully hidden by another app, PAM stops sensing mouse clicks. I do run an app that hides the windows taskbar. I'm not positive that this is exactly the cause, but I do have this problem with PAM, and I hope ASuite won't have it too.
My PAM fork is a PAM 1.1b4 heavily modified. It uses a different component for the list (it is same tree component of asuite main form, but with some different options) and It uses another tree for MRU.

For the code, I deleted all useless code (change wallpaper, pam options, pam hotkey and etc...): Original unit of PAM has about 1400 source lines of code, mine has only about 570 (for now).

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I'm looking a theme designer

I'm looking a theme designer who make default theme for ASuite's new menu.

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Well i don't know how u want it

and i don't know if i could make it but if u have a general idea i will give it a try. I only ever created themes for PAM but...i am willing to give it a try.

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I thinking a simple theme

I thinking a simple theme similar default pam theme, but with different colours (maybe blue of asuite logo in the place of red, but it is only an idea Smile ).

As icon set, I wanted use Silk Icons (http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/silk/), but unfortunaly they are 16*16 (I need 24*24 icons) and miss two icons (folder documents and folder videos).

My pam fork is mostly compatible with pam original themes, but there are a pair of differences:
- In ASuite, themes folder is MenuThemes. Inside this folder, each theme has a folder (folder's name equal theme's name):

  -\ (root directory) ($Drive)
	  +\ASuite\
		+\Backup\
		+\Cache\
		+\Docs\
		+\Icons\
		+\Lang\
		+\MenuThemes\ 
		    +\Default\ *Default theme*
		    	+\IconTheme\ *Icons*
		    	+\Theme\ *background and etc...*

- There is a new image in folder Theme: divider.jpg used as separator between list and recents (see screen). Size 254*16.

Tomorrow, I will make a build of ASuite 1.5b for you, with temporary theme.

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ok

I will see what i could do. I am checking out the icons now. u said u needed 24*24 and not 16*16 so i will see if i could enlarge the icons with out losing any quality. I recently started editing icons and making them.

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As promised, I make a build

As promised, I make a build of ASuite 1.5 preBeta with temporary theme (pam default theme) and sample list. Link

Notes:
- New trayicon options doesn't work yet (and actual are untested with new menu)
- For now (only for initial testing), left click on trayicon opens new menu, right click opens classic menu
- New menu could has some bugs

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the theme doesnt seem to be

the theme doesnt seem to be applied, and i don't see an option for it in the Options menu. Should it apply only icons, or make it look exactly like PAM? Also, when ANY item in the menu is clicked, an Info window is displayed.

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Working on it now

I just got it will be finish asap

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Almost finish

Well i have alot of things on my hands but i am almost finish but do u have a larger version to ur logo for use in the background?
Edit one more thing role over buttons or integrated button for exit. and do u intend to have eject.

here it is worked hard whole day on this. Hope you like it.
here is a preview of one of the many backgrounds.:

Scratch that both server my files are on are offline for Maintenance.
I will see if i could get it to you ASAP.
EDIT:
preview of one of the few variations.
http://38.114.207.14/56223ceaedc8cee925ecdafa96ac24d16g.jpg
download:
http://download175.mediafire.com/loth25do3myg/4yy9lwgghbo/MenuThemes.zip

EDIT:
New and improved:
preview:
http://38.114.207.16/77c0e283637fc6d2c47316153985a4ee6g.jpg
download:
http://download259.mediafire.com/y2djeew0zljg/5nmyc6j0nju/MenuThemes2.zip

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I like improved (second)

I like improved (second) theme. Do it is complete or miss something?

By the way, are you interested make a banner with logo and word ASuite (a bitmap image height 48*width 288) for theme's header?

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All the files are there

if that is what ur asking unless u want rollover buttons then i could make it. or maybe eject button. I think that might be for the near future but i could still make if it u plan use it.

By the way, are you interested make a banner with logo and word ASuite (a bitmap image height 48*width 288) for theme's header?
Thats why i am here to assist in any way. Just logo and ASuite ...any other thing to include?

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For now, I don't make

For now, I don't make rollover buttons, maybe for future (for version 1.5.x or 2.x). Smile

Thats why i am here to assist in any way. Just logo and ASuite ...any other thing to include?
No, just logo and ASuite. For bitmap's size, height 48 and width, instead, do as you please, but max 300 pixel (new menu has about 400 pixel as width). Thanks.

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"File lang not found" error

"File lang not found" error dialog when I start ASuite from a network mapped drive. Then ASuite exits, so effectively it can't be run in this situation.
The network drive is mapped using sftpdrive, an SFTP network redirector product.
ASuite thinks that there is no lang file (folder?), but the folder is there. When I map the same drive using NET USE, ASuite runs fine. Maybe a timeout issue? the sftpdrive is slower than NET USE.

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I belief it is a problem of

I belief it is a problem of sftpdrive and not ASuite.

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SFTP

Seems this setup doesn't always like portables...
https://portableapps.com/node/9678

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A few questions about the new build.

You made mention of making it a PAM fork. Will this change the overall look of ASuite, making it look just like the PAM, or did you just use some of the internal code structure, not related to theming?

If theming will be implemented, will there be an option to keep the classic non-themed view? I find the simpler interface much nicer.

Why does single-clicking on any item in the list bring up an Info window?

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From wat i know it will beable to

switch between both classic non-themed & PAM themed it optional.
Oh and there is some bugs with the preBeta u gave me.
Just 1 i want to point out is the personalpicture. seemed to work before but now every time i put the picture in there (DATA dir) when the picture is selected it displays an error saying it sys cannot find specified part. and the picture is no longer in the DATA dir after. Just to point it out in advance.

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Looks good but...

a few things don't seem to work.
I can't seem to change the theme without renaming the one I want to Default.
The scan apps option doesn't seem to work.
The apps list isn't transparent, its white but my theme isn't white in the apps list section.

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Will this change the overall

Will this change the overall look of ASuite, making it look just like the PAM, or did you just use some of the internal code structure, not related to theming?
I use PAM as new trayicon menu.

I prefered make a PAM fork as new menu and don't make from scratch because for two reason:
- Compatibility (as much as possible) with PAM 1.x themes and so more chance for themes for ASuite, too
- PAM 1.1 theming is ready and so I could save time

Code: I deleted useless code (example pam options, hotkey and etc...) and optimized rest of code (yet incompleted).

switch between both classic non-themed & PAM themed it optional.
Oh and there is some bugs with the preBeta u gave me.
Just 1 i want to point out is the personalpicture. seemed to work before but now every time i put the picture in there (DATA dir) when the picture is selected it displays an error saying it sys cannot find specified part. and the picture is no longer in the DATA dir after. Just to point it out in advance.

For now, I didn't touch personal picture because I don't know if delete it or no. I must decide yet.

I can't seem to change the theme without renaming the one I want to Default.
For now, I didn't develop new trayicon options (included change theme) and I didn't tested old trayicon options. ASuite 1.5 preBeta is only preview version for who make default theme (jwyanze) for who see new menu interface.

If you interest test an ASuite with usable new menu, I will can make another build, when I completed this task.

The scan apps option doesn't seem to work.
On my computer, it works. Do you enter extension file like ".ext" or "ext"?

The apps list isn't transparent, its white but my theme isn't white in the apps list section.
I forgot it. Thanks.

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entered both ways

I entered it as .ext and ext

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Nothing, it works on my

Nothing, it works on my computer. By the way, scan apps require the dot in extensions (ex. ".ext").

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New Logos

I had some free time so i attempted to create a new logo.

ASuite

ASuite 2

ASuite 3

ASuite 4

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El Salvador do you approve

El Salvador do you approve of any of those logos because i want to start making the banner now. and ZGitRDun8705 good work.

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Thanks jwyanze!

Thanks jwyanze!

I'm not a huge fan of my first one, i made that one almost 4 months ago.

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Hope u dont mind

i used ur 3 one to make the first version of the banner

Preview: Version 1
http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/22125aff7d3207321a5dcc9fc109749d6g.jpg
Download:
http://download261.mediafire.com/m2cjzn60qzgg/dy2xgrslz91/Untitled-2.png

NOTE: The file is in .png i could not get the transparencies to work with .bmp
maybe i am doing something wrong.

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Looks good jwyanze. I

Looks good jwyanze. I haven't done much of anything with the bmp format. All of the stuff I make is PNG. I don't think partial transparency (like the drop shadow) will work as bmp. the rest should work just fine.

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ok

Well thanks u saved me alot of time by using ur logo. Np with the bmp i used PNG
i will see if i could do another one for the morning. I have like 10 versions of the background thats how long i have been working since yesterday kinder tired. And i have to study Smile

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Unfortunately there aren't

Unfortunately there aren't delphi open source component for png, so we must use bmp for trasparent image and jpg for other images. :|

@ZGitRDun8705: Great logos, but I prefered third logo. Can you convert it in a bmp and make it small (128*128)? I want use it for about page. Smile

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If the logo is a permanent

If the logo is a permanent part of the theme, it can be a PNG because it's gonna get merged into the standard theme file anyway. If the image should be able to change, then it would be an issue. I can convert it to a bmp tonight and resize it for you.

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Ok, thanks.

Ok, thanks. Smile

@jwyanze: Divider's position resolved at runtime for recents. For example, try add another software in recents (run No Name1) and see new menu.

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IDK

what ur asking me i don't under stand. The Banner How do u save transparent images with bmp i cant seem to do it? i will try again tonight. I need for it to beable to be transparent for the other skins to show up properly behind it. I think i will have to ask John how he does it.
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i see wat u mean the Divider moves up for space for recent apps. I didn't know that. In that case i have to do alittle editing on the theme. Check back later it should be updated.

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I think for the bmp files

I think for the bmp files John uses the png image logo, then just puts a layer filled with solid pink color #FF00FF, this is the "magic color" for bmp images. Then somewhere in the code for ASuite, it has to state that the "magic color" should be displayed as trasparent.

If you can handle the resizing and conversion of the logo, that would be great. I have a large amount of homework tonight and i'm sick on top of that. Resizing and adding a pink background layer shouldn't be too difficult, especially if you have Photoshop, Paint.NET or GIMP.

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OK i will try that

Ammmm. did u resize the logo. if not i could do it.
@El Salvador: well the moving divider poses a complication i though i was finish just now but when tested a nother problem came up. smallthing i will fix it tonight.
good luck with ur home work ZGitRDun8705 i should actually be reading them tick books for my work but i have time as i don't work.

Fixed theme:
Preview:
http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/cef8ebfdff803c10a1939e09f128ceb26g.jpg
Download:
http://download205.mediafire.com/smz2szakgccg/fytwm9mryzk/MenuThemes3.zip

And according to ZGitRDun8705 the magic colour is #FF00FF so here is the logo.
http://download345.mediafire.com/yymnlkwzbong/dwg51nyeunw/Untitled-1+cop...

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The magic color can really

The magic color can really be anything. FF00FF is just the most common color used to be rendered as trasparent because its the least common used in the actual graphics. It will not just automatically appear transparent, this must be defined somewhere in the code for theming ASuite. I'm pretty sure PAM uses this to make the top corners of the menu appear rounded.

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Well in that case

i will have to ask El Salvador what e plans to use or i could give him the psd file to change it on his own.
OH and i think i will have to make a new banner El Salvador did not comment on it so i guess he don't like it very much. By tomorrow a little earlier than this u should expect to see it Hopefully.

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He didnt comment on the

He didnt comment on the banner itself, but he did comment on my logos.

@ZGitRDun8705: Great logos, but I prefered third logo.

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yea

i know. i used ur 3 logo

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El Salvador hasn't been on

El Salvador hasn't been on much today, so don't abandon your first banner yet. Maybe he just missed the post, or is busy with other things for now.

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Yea i know

i will be verry busy to soon enough too. But i am not abandon it yet tho. To me it looks better than others (not to bring down any other menus)should i go more advance/fancy or plane and simple?

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I'd try to keep it simple.

I'd try to keep it simple.

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OH and i think i will have

OH and i think i will have to make a new banner El Salvador did not comment on it so i guess he don't like it very much.
No no, I forgot reply you for banner. I like it, but there is a problem with bmp banner. A pink border stay on theme. See http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/1774/asuitenewmenuissuepc2.png

Anyway you (and ZGitRDun8705, too) made a great work.

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I'll have to remove the drop

I'll have to remove the drop shadow from my logo, and the white glow around the text in the banner will have to get removed as well. I'm not sure if semi-transparency is possible. Maybe John can answer this, as he is more experienced. Again, if the banner is a permanent part of the theme, meaning it can't change at all, it can be added as an additional layer to the theme itself, then merge the layers together before saving the theme. If done this way, shadows and glows can be kept.

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Thanks was my pleasure

OH did not test it.well could not have. well i going to work on that now.

you post before me Owell i will see if i could work around it.

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I think we will

have to use an inner bevel i am not sure bout the shadows i will have to make different modifications of it. If i could test it one time it will be good.

@ZGitRDun8705: what blending options u use on your logo i think since there is no outer shadow on mine it looks plane maybe it will look better with the same effect.
i cant seem to match them.
Try this one El Salvador i made the bevel inwards and tested it in photoshop see if it works. Hope it works.
http://download26.mediafire.com/ibyml1r9nqng/11mn9m9mngn/Untitled-1+copy...
should look like this.
http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/d439212f7ad34e78eac1aa840150f0435g.jpg

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provide me an e-mail address

provide me an e-mail address and i can send you my PSD. then you can simply copy the layer style and paste it onto your text. or you could email me the psd for your banner, and i'll apply the layer style to the text and mail the psd back. once i send you the updated PSD, you'll then have my layer style available.

message me at zrhudock [at] adelphia [dot] net

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ok

ok
wow u edited before i posted.lol
well i emailed u already.

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After the help of

After the help of ZGitRDun8705 this should be the fix.
http://download471.mediafire.com/mnyhzctnge2g/b9ysusgaegr/banner+copy.bmp

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Nothing, same problem. Maybe

Nothing, same problem. Maybe it is better insert this banner in background.jpg.

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I could do that

but it would have been better if it was sepprate because then allthe other themers will have to get a copy of the banner to make their custom theme. Maybe we could ask John how he does it. Could you ask him i really don't want to start a new post just for that. and could u post a pic of how it looks so i could see if it could be helped?

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John use this banner
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Oh it's still in png format

but not with transparent just the magic colour. because the well idk i will make one embeded logo in the theme and one like John. Any chance u could get the pds file of John's logo?

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Sorry, I didn't wise

Sorry, I didn't wise imageshack converts bitmap images in png. :|

Portableapps.com banner bitmap: http://www.salvadorsoftware.com/immagini/portableappsbanner.bmp

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Ok smallthing

but i cant work on it tonight i have a assignment to now start to submit for 8am tomorrow so kinder bussy. But i will work on it sat and during class. lol
one more thing. came across false positive With McAfee. today. as u know i use both the one u gave me and also the menu up for testing. And when i lanched the ASuite 1.5 Alpha 2 McAfee said.
http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/85686d0774f98777dc2e2d74a5d965186g.jpg
Can u confirm this is apart of ur program and not something in disguise? brfore i send it to McAfee.

By the way i think i know how John did his logo. small details but it makes all the difference.

Edit: seems to be a false positive that is sweeping the nation and the world.

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Busy week

ok i made the skin with the logo in it. But by the time ASuite reaches beta i should have the transparencies fixed kinder busy with allot of assignments. every day i will try to work on it a little. It would be nice if i could get the program that has the logo ability to test it.

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Busy week

ok i made the skin with the logo in it. But by the time ASuite reaches beta i should have the transparencies fixed kinder busy with allot of assignments. every day i will try to work on it a little. It would be nice if i could get the program that has the logo ability to test it.
http://download236.mediafire.com/enm5hjoi90zg/4zgxm1m9m2d/background.jpg
sorry for double post delete that one ^ the one above
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frmsensor

I don't think that it is a bug and I know that v1.4 was like this, but would it be possible to hide the frmsensor programs from the Task Manager? It's hidden from the ALT-TAB switching which is perfect, but still shows up in the Task Manager....really low priority stuff here. Smile

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Status Update ASuite 1.5

Status Update ASuite 1.5 Beta
Good news for you. I just completed default menu, included new (use classic menu, choose theme, active menu fade and change menu folders for default menu) and old trayicon options.

I fix a bug (inform from an user by e-mail Smile ), too:
- Some software launched by ASuite doesn't work

I hope to release ASuite 1.5 Beta by December and after 2-3 weeks (testing) to release 1.5 stable.

This is the updated changelog:
Added
- New default menu (xp style) *Completed*
- New trayicons options *Completed*
- Function to close ASuite and all other software launched by ASuite
- Dialog Run As *Completed*
- Numbers and win button in hotkey *Completed by new developer Ivan*

Various
- Rewrited component FormMagnet
- Updated Import List

BugFix
- EConvertError (time format) in Property Software and Group *Completed*
- ASuite with 'window on top' opens forms behind main window *Completed*
- Some software launched by ASuite doesn't work *Completed*

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Long time no see

Ok here's some quick feedback. I got the new version last night and today in class i used it on my friends vista laptop. the menu started up automatically with out even executing the program. Ah guess thats good auto start. good thing it was with the fellas because it had ah pic of a girl which most ppl would call inappropriate lol 8)

ok back to the point. It was vista i used it on and when the menu started up it the list never appeared and also this error came up.
error screen shot
it also did not respond when trying to exit it i had to go into task manager to endtask for it to close i will do some further test on my bro's vista pc to see if i get any more info.

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Unless she was doing

Unless she was doing something she shouldn't have in the picture, nothing "inappropriate" there. To many people just uptight Wink
I have several themes with pics of women, wouldn't mind adding yours to my collection hint, hint.
email is on my homepage, link in in my profile.

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*cough*

perv *cough, cough* (that comment was for smithtech)

back to topic:
Sometimes in vista autorun is disabled (by default I think). That could be you problem

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Ok here's some quick

Ok here's some quick feedback. I got the new version last night and today in class i used it on my friends vista laptop. the menu started up automatically with out even executing the program. Ah guess thats good auto start. good thing it was with the fellas because it had ah pic of a girl which most ppl would call inappropriate lol Cool
lol

ok back to the point. It was vista i used it on and when the menu started up it the list never appeared and also this error came up.
error screen shot
it also did not respond when trying to exit it i had to go into task manager to endtask for it to close i will do some further test on my bro's vista pc to see if i get any more info.

I don't have a Vista (and I don't want buy it :| ) and so I'm not able to make a ASuite version for Vista.

I don't think that it is a bug and I know that v1.4 was like this, but would it be possible to hide the frmsensor programs from the Task Manager? It's hidden from the ALT-TAB switching which is perfect, but still shows up in the Task Manager....
In theory, asuite hides frmsensor from task manager. Can you make a screenshot?

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Screenshot

El Salvador, please see screenshot below of the top and right sensors.

http://duong.[deletethis]free.[deletethis]fr/ASuite.png

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@ SmithTech

well thats a pic of my girlfriend (amm well not yet working on it Wink lol) ur asking for. lol and no she was not doing any thing she shouldn't have been doing. don't worry no offense taken and ur right To many people just uptight it's not even that bad of a pic. could u send me some of ur pic.lol

and El Salvador amm will i have no intention of getting vista to but i will see if i could test it on my bro's vista if i ever get to use it. i not really studying it tho vista is the biggest pile of ____ to come out of M$.

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Relative addressing broken?

I am a happy 1.4 user with paths specified as "..\..\Progs\WinApps\..."

When I import them into 1.5 they don't work, with an icon of an exclamation mark in a red circle and the path shown in red.

Have you deleted the code that handles relative paths in preference for sole use of the $Drive system?

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Hey El Salvador, I just

Hey El Salvador, I just posted a couple of bugs on Sourceforge. Where do you want bug reports to be posted, sourceforge, your own forum, here?
BTW, ASuite went beta on sourceforge, but I haven't seen any announcements here...

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Where do you want bug

Where do you want bug reports to be posted, sourceforge, your own forum, here?
Sourceforge, thanks. Smile

BTW, ASuite went beta on sourceforge, but I haven't seen any announcements here...
As said on portablefreeware.com:
John Haller deleted ASuite 1.5's topic because (from john's email):
I meant that the new look of the menu you introduced was a clone of the
PortableApps.com Menu. And, as forks and clones aren't allowed to be
self-promoted in the forums

@ jwyanze: I'm sorry, but I will use another theme as default theme for asuite 1.5 stable version. This http://www.samo.co.uk/images/forums/asuite_uksamo_theme.jpg

Anyway, I will add you in asuite credits as first default theme's author. Sorry.

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OH wow

that sucks i did not know.I have actually been away from the site for a while.
but like i always say...."smallthing". keep me updated k.

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Pulled mine too

John pulled my update as well.
Not a big deal, I understand his point with the new version of PAM coming out.
Just wish it would come out already, especially since I'm "supposed" to be helping with the development.

P.S. The latest ASuite beta is looking good.

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Just wish it would come out

Just wish it would come out already, especially since I'm "supposed" to be helping with the development.
Now I changed idea (help John in the development) for these reasons:
- this situation. I can't understand this problem PAM vs forks/clones. And now, my menu isn't be a PAM's fork, it is only a menu with Xp/Vista Style.
- I still waiting John's reply of my e-mail on this situation.
The latest ASuite beta is looking good.
Thanks.

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