DisplayFusion Change Log (v3.4.x)

v3.4.1 • January 3, 2012

  • Changed: Clicking the DF taskbar clock will now show the same calendar as the Windows taskbar clock
  • Changed: Added an Advanced Setting: "Monitor Configuration: Don't Show Confirm Prompt"
  • Changed: Added an Advanced Setting: "Taskbar: Always Show Preview Window Text"
  • Changed: Added an Advanced Setting: "Taskbar: Force Classic Style"
  • Changed: Added an Advanced Setting: "TitleBar Buttons: Force Classic Style"
  • Fixed: DisplayFusion Taskbars in Windows 7 using a custom theme and "Icons Only" now look correct
  • Fixed: Custom HotKeys that set window transparency can now be edited
  • Fixed: Monitor Configuration window now displays the correct colour depth, not the refresh rate
  • Fixed: Using the "Use Wallpaper image" setting for Windows Logon no longer requires that you select an image first
  • Fixed: Clicking a grouped taskbar button with Win7-style previews now opens/closes the preview window
  • Fixed: Win7-style taskbar preview improvements (custom themes, title text, vertical stacking, performance)
  • Fixed: Monitor sharing apps, like AirDisplay and MaxiVista, are now fully supported
  • Fixed: Enabling monitors with non-standard resolutions now works as expected
  • Fixed: Taskbar clock size is now correct in Vista
  • Fixed: TitleBar Button glow now loads correctly all the time
  • Fixed: Screen Savers now disable correctly when unchecked
  • Fixed: Screen Savers now correctly blank the screen when "no screen saver" is selected
  • Fixed: General performance, stability and compatibility improvements
  • Fixed: TitleBar Button Compatibility: iTunes 10.5, Citrix XenApp
  • Fixed: Window Location Compatibility: Outlook 2010

v3.4.0 • October 2, 2011

  • Changed: Taskbars now support progress overlays in Windows 7
  • Changed: Added Monitor Profiles for saving different monitor layouts for different locations
  • Changed: Taskbars now support status icon overlays in Windows 7
  • Changed: Taskbar with "auto-hide, show with Windows" enabled is now much more responsive
  • Changed: Windows 7-style taskbar previews now show the window icon and text
  • Changed: Taskbar colour is improved
  • Changed: Aero Peek is now enabled for the Win7-style taskbar thumbnail previews
  • Changed: Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail previews now look better, match the native colour more closely
  • Changed: Minimize window animations now go to the DisplayFusion Taskbar when needed
  • Changed: The "Icons and Text" Taskbar button style is now a per-Taskbar setting and can be configured by right-clicking on each Taskbar
  • Changed: Grouped Taskbar items now have a "Close All Windows" right-click context menu
  • Changed: You can now middle-click a Windows 7-style taskbar preview to close the window
  • Changed: HotKey editor window is now more intuitive
  • Changed: Added TitleBar Buttons separators for grouping your TitleBar Buttons
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Send Window to Back"
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Move All Windows to Current Monitor"
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Minimize Window"
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Maximize Window"
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Restore Window"
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Load Monitor Profile X"
  • Changed: Added a new HotKey / TitleBar Button: "Load Wallpaper Profile X"
  • Changed: Early Windows 8 support
  • Changed: The Wallpaper Settings window now has a button to open the Desktop Wallpaper window
  • Changed: Clicking the "Settings" button in the Windows Screen Saver properties box now opens the DisplayFusion Settings window (if needed)
  • Changed: Added an option to force applications opened through the Start Menu to open on the monitor they were launched on
  • Changed: Compatibility settings can now be used to not load DisplayFusion Hooks per-application
  • Changed: Added a new feature called "Application Definitions". When the Auto-Update checker is enabled, DisplayFusion will check (in the background) every 24 hours for new definitions and update itself (without a UAC prompt) if new definitions are found. These definitions allow us to provide better application compatibility for TitleBar Buttons and Taskbars, without having to release a new version.
  • Changed: Added an Advanced Setting to hide the system tray icon
  • Changed: Added 4 new Advanced Settings to control the Mouse Locking boundaries
  • Changed: Added an Advanced Setting to force DisplayFusion to run as a Low Priority process
  • Fixed: Text is no longer blurry in Windows 7 on the DisplayFusion taskbar when using a custom theme
  • Fixed: Start Menu window location improvements
  • Fixed: DisplayFusion should no longer lockup when trying to exit in rare situations
  • Fixed: Windows that are snapped using Aero Snap are now compensated for when moving between monitors
  • Fixed: Items launched from Jump Lists no longer incorrectly change monitors
  • Fixed: DisplayFusion Taskbars now respect the MaxThumbSizePx and MinThumbSizePx registry values
  • Fixed: Monitor ID detection improvements
  • Fixed: Opening/closing the Settings window after an install won't show a UAC prompt every time (unless it's required to configure a feature)
  • Fixed: When dragging over the DF Taskbar, if Win7 preview mode is selected the preview thumbnails will be shown
  • Fixed: Desktop context menu items are now localized when changing the language from the system tray menu
  • Fixed: Monitor Selector now updates correctly if the monitor configuration changes
  • Fixed: Screen Savers installed in the SysWOW64 folder are now listed
  • Fixed: Desktop context DisplayFusion menu items now open on the monitor they were selected on
  • Fixed: Window Location "run hotkey" option now works as expected in Windows 8 and on slower computers
  • Fixed: Non-rectangular windows look correct in the Win7-style Taskbar previews
  • Fixed: DisplayFusion's features now work as expected when monitors are in cloned mode
  • Fixed: Taskbars now detect touch screens and adjust accordingly
  • Fixed: Items on the Wallpaper > Info tab are now disabled correctly when unselected
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue that prevented the Taskbar shortcut URLs from loading icons correctly on some machines
  • Fixed: You can now middle-click a Taskbar preview to close the window
  • Fixed: You can now right-click a Taskbar preview to show the window's context menu
  • Fixed: Closing a window from the Taskbar preview no longer closes the preview
  • Fixed: Fixed a taskbar issue that prevented windows from being detected properly with high a DPI setting
  • Fixed: Taskbars are no longer reloaded when switching between Aero/Basic modes in Windows 7
  • Fixed: Default web browser detection has been improved for Taskbar shortcut icons
  • Fixed: Taskbar buttons now show a tooltip when thumbnail previews are disabled
  • Fixed: Improved proxy server compatibility (no more 407 errors)
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue with the Flickr API and non-English languages
  • Fixed: Start Menu items are no longer forced to the primary monitor when the DF Taskbars are disabled
  • Fixed: Excel taskbar thumbnail previews no longer distorted
  • Fixed: MDI child windows can now snap to each other
  • Fixed: Windows 7 Logon background improvements
  • Fixed: Windows 7 monitor name detection is improved
  • Fixed: The desktop context menu entries now only appear when right-clicking the desktop, not folder backgrounds as well
  • Fixed: Hooking stability improvements
  • Fixed: Window Location items now allow moving to a selected monitor and running a custom HotKey together
  • Fixed: Taskbar now stays visible when auto-hide is enabled the Start Menu is visible
  • Fixed: Start Menu is now positioned correctly when auto-hide is enabled and the Windows Key is used to open the Start Menu
  • Fixed: TitleBar Buttons no longer lag behind sometimes (choppy updates)
  • Fixed: Taskbar progress updates are now throttled and handle "odd" applications much better
  • Fixed: Taskbar thumbnail previews no longer pop-up in-front of the Start Menu
  • Fixed: Taskbar button icons are no longer too large when using a custom sized, smaller taskbar height
  • Fixed: Context menus are now contained to the monitor they were opened on and won't cross monitor borders
  • Fixed: Start Menu no longer opens behind the DisplayFusion Taskbar the first time it's opened by the Windows key
  • Fixed: MMC console windows that run under WOW64 no longer have redraw issues
  • Fixed: Taskbar clock text formatting in non-English now works as expected
  • Fixed: Taskbar Aero Peek no longer shows the "peeked" window in-front of the DisplayFusion Taskbar
  • Fixed: Start Menu is now more responsive on the DisplayFusion Taskbars
  • Fixed: DisplayFusion can now correctly load Taskbar resources when the display is set to 16bit colour
  • Fixed: TitleBar Buttons are no longer added to windows that are not visible when Windows says they are (affects a few service windows)
  • Fixed: TitleBar Buttons now shrink and crop if the window is too small (you can disable this behaviour in the Advanced Settings)
  • Fixed: Win7 Taskbar now shows the correct number of clock lines when small icons are set
  • Fixed: Taskbar button flag no longer appears in Windows XP when using a custom theme
  • Fixed: The "Toggle HotKeys" TitleBar Button now works as expected
  • Fixed: In Windows 7, the taskbar thumbnail preview is no longer triggered when DF is launched on some computers
  • Fixed: In Windows 7, the DF taskbar no longer shows taskbar button overlays when small icons are in use
  • Fixed: Taskbar now looks correct in Win7 when grouping/hide labels is enabled (lighter colour in the middle)
  • Fixed: Taskbar Aero Peek no longer flickers when moving from window to window
  • Fixed: Taskbar preview thumbnails now work as expected in Windows XP
  • Fixed: Taskbar now loads more quickly, icons refresh and update more quickly
  • Fixed: TitleBar Buttons are now positioned correctly on custom-drawn windows (Chrome, Skype... etc)
  • Fixed: Numerous taskbar performance improvements
  • Fixed: An issue that allowed multiple screen savers to start has been fixed
  • Fixed: Many font scaling issues have been fixed
  • Fixed: Many other taskbar improvements (cosmetic and performance)
  • Fixed: -wallpaperloadprofile command line option now works correctly when DisplayFusion isn't running
  • Fixed: Windows Logon image colour mode is now selected correctly when first enabling the Windows Logon setting
  • Fixed: 'Show Desktop' tray menu item is now hidden as expected on Windows 2000 machines
  • Fixed: 'Sticky Snapping' setting is now greyed out in Windows 2000 (requires full window dragging)
  • Fixed: Custom taskbar icons that are loaded from .ICO files are now sized correctly (will need to be reloaded)
  • Fixed: Taskbar with "auto-hide, show with Windows" enabled now works when the Windows taskbar is not on the bottom side
  • Fixed: Taskbars no longer appear doubled on some monitors in rare situations

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