(New tool) Nested bar creator

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(New tool) Nested bar creator

Post by *ts4242 » 2005-10-23, 05:16 UTC

Hi all
This program will create Total Commander button bar files ( 2 up to 9).
Each button bar will start with predefined number buttons which you will use to switch from button bar to another.
The active button bar number will be pushed and colored by red to easily know what is the current button bar you are using.

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hope you like it!

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Post by *icfu » 2005-10-23, 07:12 UTC

I suggest that you instead include transparent icons, this ICL I have made out of your icons:
http://rapidshare.de/files/6642624/Nested_bar_icons.zip.html (~2KB, click on button "Free").
It would also be nice to have a "0" included to make it complete at position 10.

The automatic launch of your homepage after the first close of the program is a really annoying idea, don't do that please, thanks.

I am using your nested solution for a long time already, so it's very nice that you have decided to make an auto creator, that's for sure. :)

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P.S.: German translation is done, temporary download here:
http://rapidshare.de/files/6666573/Deutsch.lng.html
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Post by *gbo » 2005-10-23, 15:47 UTC

Thanks for the automated process it saves a lot of time to 'implement' it (I was already using your nested solution at work now I install at home in no time). I must say that with all the good tools I discover in this forum my number of bars tend to increase :wink:

One suggestion : you should perhaps make some screenshots to explain the steps required for the following points

...
2- Show 'Change button bar' dialog box
3- Press >> button and choose 'Bar_1.bar' file, then press OK
...

although it may seem obvious for certain users, it may be a bit obscur for others.
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Post by *Sheepdog » 2005-10-23, 16:03 UTC

gbo wrote: One suggestion : you should perhaps make some screenshots to explain the steps required for the following points

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2- Show 'Change button bar' dialog box
3- Press >> button and choose 'Bar_1.bar' file, then press OK
...

although it may seem obvious for certain users, it may be a bit obscur for others.
Maybe you could do something like this and update this TCWiki article.

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Post by *petermad » 2005-10-23, 16:43 UTC

Nice tool :) :D

Danish translation of Nested bar creator can be downloaded at:

http://www.madsen.homepage.dk/tcmd/nested_bar_creator_dansk_100.zip

There is a problem in the "About" box - it doesn't handle extended ansi characters like the Danish "ø" correctly (try with the .lng file above).

There is not enough space for the translation of:
1506=Web site

In English.lng - the line:
1503-Version
should be:
1503=Version
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Post by *ts4242 » 2005-10-25, 05:22 UTC

@icfu

Thanks for translation and the transparent icons
It would also be nice to have a "0" included to make it complete at position 10.
i think 9 button bars are too much who can need more!

@petermad
Thanks for translation
There is a problem in the "About" box - it doesn't handle extended ansi characters like the Danish "ø" correctly (try with the .lng file above).
i will fix it
In English.lng - the line:
1503-Version
should be:
1503=Version
What is the difference? :wink:

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Post by *Sheepdog » 2005-10-25, 05:57 UTC

ts4242 wrote:
In English.lng - the line:
1503-Version
should be:
1503=Version
What is the difference? :wink:
Good morning, minus vs. equal. You probably had a few sleepless nights?! ;)

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Post by *icfu » 2005-10-25, 11:19 UTC

i think 9 button bars are too much who can need more!
Wrong question: Not "who needs this?" but "why not?".
Some people may prefer to have a "0" toolbar too.
What is the difference?
The difference is that with "1503=Version:" the colon is shown in the about box and with "1503=Version:" it is not.

What about transparency?
What about exit website call?

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Post by *ts4242 » 2005-10-25, 17:29 UTC

@icfu
The difference is that with "1503=Version:" the colon is shown in the about box and with "1503=Version:" it is not.
Sheepdog defined the correct difference
What about transparency?
yes it is good, i will replace the current icons with your transparent icons
What about exit website call?
Why you are angry?
indeed i think of those people who don't know about my other tools, beside that "Nested Button Bar Creator" not for daily use. you run it once and maybe never run it again.

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Post by *icfu » 2005-10-25, 17:40 UTC

Why you are angry?
I am not angry, I just point you to a problem with your tool. It's simply a bad idea to not let the users in control of their computers.

Imagine the following:
A user is offline when he is trying out your tool but he has configured his browser to autodial. Then he closes your app, doesn't notice the dialin and leaves. Who pays the bill?
indeed i think of those people who don't know about my other tools, beside that "Nested Button Bar Creator" not for daily use. you run it once and maybe never run it again.
It doesn't matter what your intention is, be it good or bad. If you want people to visit your homepage paint a sweet MsgBox and ASK them if they want to visit your homepage.
yes it is good, i will replace the current icons with your transparent icons
Thanks.

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Post by *ts4242 » 2005-10-26, 18:24 UTC

@icfu
Imagine the following:
A user is offline when he is trying out your tool but he has configured his browser to autodial. Then he closes your app, doesn't notice the dialin and leaves. Who pays the bill?
i take care of this before you refer to, auto dial-up will never happen, simply because i check for the internet connection before openning the browser
to confirm try this
- disconnect your internet dial-up connection
- delete "nested bar creator.ini"
- run "Nested bar Creator.exe" and close it

as you can see nothing happened, so don't worry about your bill :lol:

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Post by *icfu » 2005-10-27, 01:16 UTC

as you can see nothing happened
This is absolutely wrong.

1. internet off/Opera closed: tool opens Opera but no page is loaded
2. internet off/Opera opened: tool sends page to Opera

Simple solution: Do not play around but let your tool play nicely.

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Post by *ts4242 » 2005-10-29, 16:43 UTC

Hello,
Version 2 released (Download)

What's New:
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[+] Increase maximum buttons to 20.
[+] Russian.lng, Danish.lng, Deutsch.lng, French.lng, Romanian.lng and Arabic.lng added.
[+] Readme_rus.htm and Readme_de.htm added.
[-] Some minor bugs fixed.

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Post by *ts4242 » 2005-10-31, 04:48 UTC

After version 2.00 released i have recieved 3 language files Polish.lng, Spanish.lng and Korean.lng
Who need them can download now from here

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Post by *ts4242 » 2006-02-20, 14:57 UTC

I have recieved Italian language file who need it can downlaod from here

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