AutoHotkey apps for testing

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#61 Post by guinness » Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:00 pm

I am Baas wrote:@guinness

Just discovered a minor annoyance... the popups steal focus. Hope you could change this behaviour.

Cheers.
Should be relatively simple to fix.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#62 Post by I am Baas » Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:32 pm

guinness wrote:
Btw, do you accept requests for new applications/tools?
I do, but of course I can't guarantee I will have the time to create it. What did/do you have in mind?
Awesome. A simple Line Reader / Reading Ruler. I found one that I like (small and portable) but the GUI is in Italian only. It's called Underline. Check it out @ http://www.maurorossi.net/pagine/utility.htm or Download @ http://www.maurorossi.net/utility/Underline.zip

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#63 Post by ZioZione » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:27 pm

Hi I am Baas,
here are the translations:

Colore della barra ---> Bar color
Trasparenza barra ---> Bar transparency
Quando vengono premuti i tasti freccia su/giù o quando viene ruotata la rotella del mouse, la barra... ---> Pressing UP/DOWN arrow keys or rolling the mouse wheel, the bar...
incrementa/decrementa la propria altezza di: ---> increases/decreases its height by:
si sposta verticalmente di una distanza uguale a: ---> moves vertically by:
Prova impostazioni ---> Test settings (or "Preview settings", as you prefer)

Hope this helps ;)
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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#64 Post by guinness » Mon Jan 23, 2012 4:45 am

@I am Baas, it's an interesting project which I will consider for the future, is that OK?

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#65 Post by I am Baas » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:06 am

@ZioZione
Thank you. It was not that difficult to figure most of it's features out though without knowledge of Italian. The main issue for me is the lack of response from the developer for a request for a few new features.

@guinness
Absolutely. I've been searching for something like that for a long time... I can wait a bit longer :)
Btw, PlaceHolder is another little reading helper that comes close... but again lacks in functionality and is not portable.

Cheers.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#66 Post by ZioZione » Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:09 pm

Hi I am Baas,
I am Baas wrote:@ZioZione
Thank you. It was not that difficult to figure most of it's features out though without knowledge of Italian. The main issue for me is the lack of response from the developer for a request for a few new features.
maybe the author does not speak english.
If you want, you can forward your questions to me for a translation in italian to be submitted to the author.
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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#67 Post by guinness » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:40 pm

@I am Baas - Sorry about the long wait but I got around to fixing the focus problem and updated the UI whilst I was at it. I added new icon sets created by dmg and ThumpieBunnyEve :D So a big thanks to them.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#68 Post by I am Baas » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:16 pm

guinness wrote:@I am Baas - Sorry about the long wait but I got around to fixing the focus problem and updated the UI whilst I was at it. I added new icon sets created by dmg and ThumpieBunnyEve :D So a big thanks to them.
No worries. Works great. Thanks for the update.

BTW, Keyndicate\Bin\Icons\4 has a Thumbs.db file that you may want to remove.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#69 Post by guinness » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:04 am

BTW, Keyndicate\Bin\Icons\4 has a Thumbs.db file that you may want to remove.
Thanks for that, I've fixed it.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#70 Post by I am Baas » Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:45 am

ZioZione wrote:Hi I am Baas,
I am Baas wrote:@ZioZione
Thank you. It was not that difficult to figure most of it's features out though without knowledge of Italian. The main issue for me is the lack of response from the developer for a request for a few new features.
maybe the author does not speak english.
If you want, you can forward your questions to me for a translation in italian to be submitted to the author.
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ZioZione
@ZioZione
Somehow missed your post. It would be great if you could contact the developer with a feature request (or three):

1. possibility to click through
2. hotkey to (un)hide the bar
3. English gui

Much appreciated. Cheers.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#71 Post by ZioZione » Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:30 am

Hi I am Baas,
mail sent!
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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#72 Post by I am Baas » Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:54 am

ZioZione wrote:Hi I am Baas,
mail sent!
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ZioZione
Excellent. Thank you.

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Underline: new 1.1 version

#73 Post by ZioZione » Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:40 pm

Hello I am Baas,
good news from Italy!
Mr. Claudio Gucchierato, the author of Underline, has performed a really good work and now the new 1.1 version:
1) Is multilanguage (italian, english, french), both the interface and the help
2) Allow to select through (opening a window into the bar)
3) Allow to iconize into traybar with "M" (or "m") key (no shortcut for the restore, sorry...)
You can find it here http://www.maurorossi.net/pagine/utility.htm

Some small clarification:
1) The point 1 required some time, because I helped him to rewrite the italian help in a simplified manner, then I translated it in english (so if there is something unclear or wrong, please don't hesitate to signal).
2) The point 2 is more a "trick" than a real solution for allow to select the text under the bar (with ctrl-space for open/close the "window"), but it works...
3) The point 3 was already present into 1.0 version (but a little hidden into the help file). Unfortunately, for maintaining its portability, the "hide" command was replaced by a "iconize" command, and this does not allow to use a shortcut for restoring the window.

Any feedback is welcome.
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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#74 Post by I am Baas » Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:43 pm

@ZioZione

Thank you so much. I already downloaded the latest underline 1.1.0 but will only be able to test this weekend. Cheers.

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Re: AutoHotkey apps for testing

#75 Post by I am Baas » Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:53 am

@ZioZione

Underline is AWESOME. The "Open Window" workaround is great and the English translation of the GUI is perfect. Excellent job with the guide/help too. Kudos.

Just a minor issue for non-Italian speakers... When launching Underline for the first time, the right-click menu is in Italian and one needs to guess where to click to change the language.

As for the "Information" window... this is the standard legal text that I found on the Internet:
This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software.

Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose and redistribute it freely
I think it's safe to copy and use.

Again, thank you (and the developer, obviously) very much.

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