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Change Log

Version 0.93.1

  • Adapted minimally to new OS versions.
  • Ported time zones feature to Windows.

Version 0.93.0

  • Added autoplay function: Slideshow of picture files and playback of multiple audio/video files.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.92.0

  • Parallelized painting for improved graphics performance on multi-core CPUs.
  • Changed many virtual API methods to "const" (required for the above point, compiling old user code may fail, sorry, please adapt)
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.91.0

  • Fixed behavior on virtual desktops with multiple monitors.
  • Added saving and restoring of window geometry.
  • On X11, the fullscreen mode now goes via the window manager instead of switching to override-redirect mode.
  • On Windows, in the virtual cosmos, replaced all the static disk drive items and the home dir item by a single file system item which dynamically lists all available drives.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.90.0

  • Added lots of icons to the control panel and gave it a new layout.
  • Reworked the graphic design of the toolkit elements (buttons, etc.).
  • Added new file manager themes: Glass, Card/*, and Night. Removed the Cloud theme.
  • Minor improvements and fixes.
  • (For making the new graphics in this version, I learned and used Blender 2.76. Great tool!)

Version 0.89.2

  • Added API class emAvlTreeSet.
  • Moved emAvlTreeMap into an own header file.
  • Fixed the StrictRaster option of emRasterLayout.
  • Fixed configuration loading for minimum forward compatibility with the upcoming "design" version 0.90.0 (running <=0.89.1 after running 0.90.0 may crash).
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.89.1

  • Fixed shortcuts for Windows systems where wsf files are not associated with wscript.
  • Multi-user installation of start menu and desktop icons on Windows.
  • Improved resolution of built-in font.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.89.0

  • Added new API classes: emListBox, emFileSelectionBox, emFileDialog, and emAnything.
  • Removed method emPanel::EnableAutoExpansion() (it's always "enabled" now).
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Version 0.88.0

  • Replaced API class emTiling by more specialized classes: emLinearLayout, emRasterLayout, and emPackLayout.
  • Accordingly replaced emGroup by emLinearGroup, emRasterGroup, and emPackGroup.
  • Fixed cropping of video frames.
  • Fixed launch feedback.
  • Improved input processing on slow machines.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.87.0

  • Bug fix: The view often zoomed away unexpectedly from alternative file content panels (since version 0.86.0).
  • Reorganized the toolkit classes, renamed all "emTk*" to "em*".
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.86.0

  • Added kinetic effects (inertia and friction) to zooming and scrolling by mouse and keyboard.
  • Added a magnetism which zooms and scrolls automatically for showing a content full-sized. (It gets active after zooming or scrolling by mouse, when a content is not to far from being shown full-sized.)
  • Added an acceleration effect to zooming by mouse wheel.
  • Added animations for logical position changes by keys and bookmarks.
  • Adapted emLKC to kernel 3.16 and higher.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Version 0.85.0

  • Fixed some bugs of the PDF viewer.
  • Adapted to Debian 7.
  • Adapted to xine-lib 1.2x.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.84.0

  • Fixed keyboard inquiry with some X input methods.
  • Fixed occasional delay of starting to play audio and video files.
  • Adjusted emLKC to kernel 3.1.1 and higher.
  • Made the user configuration directory configurable with the environment variable EM_USER_CONFIG_DIR.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.83.0

  • Added a better PDF viewer (but not on Windows).
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.82.0

  • Added auto mark option to emNetwalk.
  • Made audio and video player more persistent.
  • Added support for large files on most 32-bit systems.
  • Fixed crash on Windows.
  • Fixed failing of file manager commands by extended file name characters on Windows.
  • Worked around failure of select function on OpenSolaris.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.81.0

  • Added UTF-16 support to the plain text file viewer.
  • Removed color space reduction from graphics functions.
  • Changed the colors of control panels and dialogs.
  • Added a theme interface and some themes for directory entry panels.
  • Added an autosave function for the file manager view settings.
  • Added display of a wait cursor while main thread is blocked.
  • Extended emTreeDump by attributes for commands and files.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Version 0.80.0

  • Added the Dig Mode option to emNetwalk. It makes the game more difficult.
  • Redesigned the graphics of emNetwalk.

Version 0.79.0

  • Added another puzzle game: emNetwalk
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.78.0

  • Added a better SVG image file viewer (but not on Windows).
  • Added support for new archive file types: lzma, xz, tar.lzma, tar.xz.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.77.0

  • Added document: Advanced Configuration
  • Added document: C++ API Tutorial
  • Added document: C++ API Reference
  • Added document: Make System
  • Fixed a temp file leak on Windows.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Version 0.76.0

  • Added file manager commands for Windows.
  • Added cosmos and plugin configurations for Windows.
  • Extended the make system by a pack command for creating installation packages (deb, rpm, setup.exe...).
  • Video player: hide mouse pointer and disable screensaver.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Version 0.75.1

  • Implemented the freedesktop.org startup notification protocol (client side).
  • Fixed some minor bugs.

Version 0.75.0

  • Added emLKC which is a Linux Kernel Configurator based on Eagle Mode (see $EM_DIR/res/emLKC/README or find it in the virtual cosmos).

Version 0.74.0

  • Made the built-in font extensible (see $EM_DIR/res/emCore/font/README).
  • Added some more characters to the built-in font, mainly Latin ones.

Version 0.73.0

  • Extended emCore by a programming interface for multi-threading.
  • Made all functions and classes thread-reentrant.

Version 0.72.1

  • Adapted to Mac OS X 10.5.

Version 0.72.0

  • Removed dependencies from libXext, libXxf86vm, and their header files, in order to make the installation easier. The shared libraries of these are now accessed dynamically at run-time when available.
  • Added support for creating and viewing ISO files.
  • Improved the loading of configurations, so that it is allowed that the user copies certain directories from host config to user config in order to modify them there.
  • Rewrote unicc. Now it's a framework with plugin modules, it got support for parallel compilation, and it got able to handle Windows resource files.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Version 0.71.0

  • Added full multi-line support to class emTkTextField, so that the unfinished class emTkMlTextField could be removed now.
  • Added simple keyboard control to class emTkScalarField.
  • Minor fixes.

Version 0.70.1

  • Workaround for the problem that Eagle Mode sometimes exited with "FATAL ERROR: XGrabKeyboard failed" when running on Compiz Fusion.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 0.70.0

  • First stable release.