Gridster

Working on an experimental "stuff" launcher. Basically a user has 12 grids to fill with "stuff".

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Open folders, files, websites, view notes, run commands.
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ThatFile Progress

Hard at work getting some much needed features implemented for the next update, including "Properties". Version 1.3.3.0 will hopefully be uploaded by end of November. I am catching those bugs too!

  • Fixed bug where sometimes “Untag” button showed “Tag”.
  • Fixed bug where UnFavorite button was showing when selecting a tagged item.
  • Added Date Modified/Date Created and File Size. Properties will move to last subnavs, to limit crowding of UI.

Preview, still playing around with size property, should KB, MB be displayed? Or just display GB.

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ThatFile Update, version 1.3.2.0

v1.3.2.0 brings some much needed additions, including Drag/Drop and cursor highlight on hover, as well as a few bug fixes.

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ThatFIle Update, version 1.3.1.0

I have been hard at work getting the latest version of ThatFile ready for release. Today I put the finishing touches on the latest features, including Tabs and Split-View. The new update, version 1.3.1.0 is now available via the Microsoft App Store.

I am super excited about this release, mainly because I use this app for my day job and I seriously need tabs already! Below are some screenshots, illustrating some of the great new features.

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Changes in v1.3.1.0
  • Added Tabs.
  • Added Split-View.
  • Organized settings into tabs.
  • Added MainNav coloring. Default is light gray. Can be changed under “Settings”.
  • Fixed issue where user couldn’t paste if another file is selected.
  • Added “Back Auto Trace” option under Settings.
  • Fixed button enable issue after Trace for Mark, Pin, and Spoof buttons.
  • Added Threading for paste and duplicate actions.
  • Fixed Untag button, was sometimes showing when non-tagged item was selected.
  • Fixed Filtering of files, now it isn’t case-sensitive.
  • Fixed pasting when only MainNav selected.
  • Changed Spoof icon, old one was freaking me out.
  • Merged Search and Filter to same textbox. Searches histories, filters directories.
  • Re-designed toolbar icons.

ThatFile Update, version 1.2.1.0

Updated ThatFile to version 1.2.1.0. Please check out this great productivity app!

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  • Further optimized directory loading. Super fast now.
  • Fixed Filter operation for large directories, was very slow. Mucho faster now.
  • Added keyboard Shortcuts for Copy, Cut, Paste, Duplicate, Delete, and New Folder
  • Added Spoof - Replaces item name for display in subnav without changing actual file name. Allows any normal string characters.
  • Fixed paste issue when not clicking mainnav.
  • Added preview for text (following formats supported: .txt, .xml, .cfg, .log, .config, .ini, .rtf, and .html).
  • Added more text file types for Categories (.log, .config, .ini)

Also, check out the ThatFile product page for news on the app.
ThatFile Product Page

ThatFile Update, version 1.1.2.0

Updated ThatFile to version 1.1.2.0. Please check out this great productivity app!

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  • Added JumpLists for Popular & Recent Files.
  • Disabled ding sound when pressing Enter key for search and path fields.
  • Optimized icon loading for files, which was causing large directories to load slowly.
  • Fixed bug where pasted in path wasn’t navigating.
  • Fixed “Rename textbox” from showing bullets.
  • Added history clear button to Main Nav Setup
  • Optimized large directory loading.
  • Added Duplicate button.
  • Fixed icon issue where .ico and .exe files were getting set incorrectly.
  • Added highlight to current day of week for "Week" Smart Tag.
  • Modified Main Nav back color.
  • Relocated Search Histories field to Main Nav.
  • Modified buttons, so favorite, pin, etc… now uses a single button to apply/remove actions.
  • Fixed an issue where when pasting a path, sometimes the first sub nav wasn't highlighting.
  • Further optimized icon loading by hard coding multiple icon types.
  • Fixed untag issue where it removed the item from list but stayed on view.
  • Fixed issue where if highlighting multiple items then click on previous folder would cause view to not load.
  • Added New Folder with Selected button. This action will move selected items to a New Folder.
  • Optimized Copy/Paste/Cut logic.
  • Added Image Preview.
  • Added setting to disable image preview. Default is enabled.
  • Added keyboard arrow control for navigation.
  • Updated App icon.
  • Added "Filter" field for directory filtering.

Also, check out the ThatFile product page for news on the app.
ThatFile Product Page

ThatFile Update, version 1.0.1.0

Updated ThatFile to version 1.0.1.0. Please check out this great productivity app!

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  • Optimized performance for directory loading.
  • Removed Tag Selector Form icon.
  • Fixed a bug where Paste button wasn't enabled when pasting to Tagged directory.
  • Fixed Tagged file issue, where when clicking Tagged file, would sometimes load the directory of the Tagged file.
  • Added back button. Can resume back button history from previous app use.
  • Changed Favorite icon to a green star.
  • Changed Pin icon to a purple pin.
  • Increased MainNav row height slightly.
  • Modified start position and size of window on first app launch.
  • Improved image quality for Smart Tag icon.
  • Improved image quality for Basic Tag icon.
  • Set on Pinning an item, view scrolls to top.
  • Added Explore button to open item using File Explorer.
  • Fixed Pinned & Marked files type not getting set, which prevented opening files through Smart Tag.
  • Fixed Paste button allow issue when Cutting item.
  • Set Basic Tags to sort Tags by name
  • Fixed bug where Popular Folders were being added to Recent Files Smart Tag.
  • Added Search. Looks through Smart Tags and Basic Tags and shows histories in SubNav.
  • Added more content to Categories (.zip, .cfg, .dll).

Also, check out the ThatFile product page for news on the app.
ThatFile Product Page

Command Click for Features

Hold Command while Left-clicking a function, to access features associated with the clicked function.

For example "Jump to Definition" will jump to the function selected.
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You can also Command+Left-click variables to to access useful features, like "Edit All in Scope" will allow you to rename the variable across the code.
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"Callers" list where the function is being called from. If only one caller is used, the cursor will jump to that caller.
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Get list of zPositions

Sometimes determining the order of your nodes can be tricky to keep certain graphics from overlapping graphics that should be more in front of other graphics.

An easy way to check all your zPositions, is to right-click the "zPosition" property and choose "Find Selected Text in Workspace.

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This will provide a nice list of all your zPositions and their numeric value.
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Xcode Inference Warning

Inference Warning:
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Fix by setting Inference to “Default”
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