DisplayFusion Change Log (v4.x)

v4.3.0 • November 6, 2012

  • Change: Wallpaper window has been re-designed
  • Change: You can now set your Windows Logon image using DisplayFusion in Windows 8
  • Change: Updated Classic Shell to version 3.6.2
  • Change: Added a Settings button for configuring the Classic Shell in the DisplayFusion Settings window on the Taskbar tab
  • Fix: TitleBar Button compatibility improvements: Mitel UCA Client, Steam, Adobe AIR, Live Meeting, Rapid SQL, NitroPDF and more
  • Fix: HotKey window compatibility improvements: Clover and other windows that host other processes windows
  • Fix: Taskbar tray icon context menus shouldn't get stuck behind the taskbar in Windows 8 anymore
  • Fix: Wallpaper preview quality is much improved
  • Fix: Wallpaper preview for tile/centre is now correct
  • Fix: Flickr image downloading issue has been resolved
  • Fix: DisplayFusionCommand now works from a Scheduled Task in Windows 8
  • Fix: Windows 8 taskbar improvements (better Metro app detection, less flickering)
  • Fix: Alt+Tab handler order issues have been fixed
  • Fix: Multiple Wallpaper windows are prevented from opening now
  • Fix: Taskbar icon rendering improvements
  • Fix: Resolved an issue that caused the trial reminder to constantly appear
  • Fix: Taskbar time zones now work correctly
  • Fix: Middle-click Google Chrome min/max/close buttons now moves the window correctly
  • Fix: Settings backup and restore improvements
  • Fix: General performance and compatibility improvements

v4.2.0 • October 23, 2012

  • Change: Hold 'shift' while middle-clicking to move a window to previous monitor instead of the next monitor
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Enable custom Alt+Tab Handler
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Disable Wallpaper History
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Adjust taskbar shortcut gap size
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Ignore Monitors (specify monitors that DisplayFusion should ignore for things like 'move to next monitor')
  • Change: For Administrators: Previously enabled settings no longer get disabled when tabs are hidden by admin/group policy. The settings on hidden tabs will need to be specifically disabled using the other policies.
  • Fix: Windows 8 compatiblity and performance improvements
  • Fix: General UI, compatiblity and performance improvements for all versions of Windows
  • Fix: Taskbar start button no longer overlaps shortcuts in some situations
  • Fix: Taskbar shortcuts without icons can now be un-pinned by right-clicking on them
  • Fix: Resolved some taskbar button combining issues (Chrome, Git)
  • Fix: Taskbar compatibility improvements (FTP Rush, Transmission Remote GUI... etc)
  • Fix: Resolved some taskbar WindowBlinds issues
  • Fix: TitleBar Button compatibility improvements (Office 2013, Visual Studio 2012... etc)
  • Fix: Hanging issues at shutdown are resolved
  • Fix: Window scaling issues have been resolved on lower resolution monitors
  • Fix: "Download with DisplayFusion" from WallpaperFusion now looks correct with portrait monitors
  • Fix: Windows no longer return quickly to their old position when being moved with the Functions (only affected a few apps)
  • Fix: Improved Window Location detection/response
  • Fix: Resolved some application hooking issues
  • Fix: Windows Location compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Resolved issues related to high-contract themes
  • Fix: MMO launchers no longer crash when hooked (CO, STO... etc)
  • Fix: Transparency Functions now work as expected on more windows
  • Fix: sys-boottime wallpaper tag now uses regional formatting for long date
  • Fix: Window Location wildcard rules no longer affect overlay windows or Screen Saver windows

v4.1.0 • August 15, 2012

  • Change: New Function: "Window Highlighting"
  • Change: New Function: "Window Mirroring"
  • Change: New Function: "Monitor Mirroring"
  • Change: New Function: "Load Next Monitor Profile (alphabetically)"
  • Change: New Function: "Load Previous Monitor Profile (alphabetically)"
  • Change: New Function: "Move Window to Next Monitor and Minimize"
  • Change: New Function: "Move Window to Previous Monitor and Minimize"
  • Change: New Function: "Enable Screen Saver"
  • Change: New Function: "Disable Screen Saver"
  • Change: New Function: "Prevent Window Deactivation" (keeps game windows focused)
  • Change: New Function: "Minimize All Windows Except Current Window (All Monitors)"
  • Change: New Function: "Minimize All Windows Except Current Window (Current Monitor)"
  • Change: New Function: "Move Window to Current Monitor"
  • Change: New Function: "Move Window to Current Monitor and Resize"
  • Change: New Function: "Move Window to Current Monitor and Maximize"
  • Change: New Function: "Move Window to Current Monitor and Minimize"
  • Change: Taskbar Buttons can now be middle-aligned
  • Change: Taskbar Pinned items are now combined like the Windows 7 taskbar (can be disabled)
  • Change: Added a small gap in the bottom-left corner of the DF Taskbar in Win8 for the Start Screen hot corner
  • Change: Changed command line parameter "-hotkeyrun" to "-functionrun" (old name still works for now)
  • Change: Window Location items now accept "Current Monitor" instead of forcing a monitor
  • Change: Desktop Icon Profiles can now be linked to Monitor Profiles for automatic loading
  • Change: Desktop Icon Profiles can now be assigned to HotKeys or TitleBar Buttons
  • Change: Switched to the new Bing API, temporarily lost the ability to search by aspect ratio
  • Change: Bing search results are now cached to help resolve Bing over-usage issues
  • Change: Added a "Use the same Image on each Monitor" wallpaper option
  • Change: "Image Scaling" for the wallpaper is now a per-monitor setting, even when spanned (allows for better flexibility with different resolution monitors)
  • Change: Added a "Load From Image URL" option in the Wallpaper window
  • Change: DisplayFusion Photos Screen Saver now allows you to set the delay between images
  • Change: DisplayFusion Photos Screen Saver now allows you view images in alphabetical order
  • Change: DisplayFusion Photos Screen Saver now allows you change the image sizing mode
  • Change: If you are using the ADMX templates to block Settings window tabs, make sure you get the new templates to block the Functions tab
  • Fix: Resolved an issue that caused some Pinned items to have the wrong icon
  • Fix: Windows taskbar set to vertical and autohide is no longer triggered unexpectedly
  • Fix: Windows 8 alternate Start Menu is now positioned correctly when a Metro application is snapped
  • Fix: Resolved an issue that prevented some windows from being added to the DisplayFusion Taskbar
  • Fix: Resolved a taskbar drag/over window focus issue
  • Fix: Vladstudio performance improvements
  • Fix: Resolved an issue with Window Snapping and the Steam client
  • Fix: Taskbar pinned item order is now maintained correctly when editing shortcuts
  • Fix: You will no longer receive the "Sorry, another instance of DisplayFusion is still running" message
  • Fix: Window ToolTips no longer cause artifacts on the screen when moving
  • Fix: Wallpaper UI improvements
  • Fix: Resolved a maximized Firefox window movement issue
  • Fix: Resolved an issue that could leave taskbar buttons on the taskbar when not needed
  • Fix: Faster monitor profile loading
  • Fix: Resolved a Taskbar focus-stealing issue
  • Fix: Console windows are now sizable vertically using the Functions
  • Fix: Fixed the "Error applying monitor settings" error for most cases
  • Fix: Resolved a wallpaper preview issue in the Wallpaper window
  • Fix: Resolved a number of crashing/locking/freezing issues
  • Fix: Resolved an issue that prevented the Screen Saver settings from appearing on some corporate computers
  • Fix: TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Windows 8 compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Lots and lots of little bug fixes

v4.0.1 • May 30, 2012

  • Change: Console windows can now be resized vertically using HotKeys / TitleBar Buttons
  • Change: Compatibility rules now support wildcards for application paths
  • Change: Window Location rules now accept wildcards for application paths
  • Change: Added the "Use Preview Mode" setting again for screen savers
  • Change: DisplayFusion Photos screen saver now has an option to scale smaller images
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting called "Shortcut Size" to allow the default shortcut/pinned item size to be overridden
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting called "Allow Reloading when Fullscreen" to allow taskbars to reload when a fullscreen window is detected
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting called "Memory Trim Enabled" for forcing more aggressive memory trimming
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to prevent DisplayFusion from loading random images when applying settings in the Wallpaper window
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to show different Time Zone's times on each DisplayFusion taskbar
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to force the taskbar clock text to be a specific colour
  • Fix: Taskbar thumbnail preview improvements
  • Fix: Window Location compatibility improvements
  • Fix: "Load More Images" button for Vladstudio now works as expected
  • Fix: Taskbar clock no longer stays highlighted when showing the calendar
  • Fix: Windows that frequently stop responding are no longer removed/re-added constantly (TrojanHunter, MalwareBytes)
  • Fix: Wallpaper provider no longer shows an annoying message constantly when the network is unavailable
  • Fix: HotKeys/TitleBar Buttons can now resize PuTTY windows
  • Fix: DisplayFusion Photos Screen Saver no longer shows duplicate images until it's shown all of them (per-monitor)
  • Fix: Screen Saver crashing issues have been resolved
  • Fix: Resolved some Taskbar crashing issues
  • Fix: Taskbar grouping and incorrect icon issues have been resolved
  • Fix: Fixed an issue that could cause Window Location rules to override Taskbar shortcut forced monitors
  • Fix: Fixed an issue that could cause DisplayFusion (or just the hooks) to hang
  • Fix: Fixed an issue that prevented console windows in Win7 from being hooked on the first try
  • Fix: Window size/move tooltips now appear even when cursor overlaps
  • Fix: Firefox TitleBar Buttons no longer have a gap (Firefox 12 removed the TabGroups button, the gap can be added again with a DF Compatibility rule)
  • Fix: Middle-click to move windows is now more precise
  • Fix: Corrected some taskbar button icon issues
  • Fix: Various Screen Saver improvements
  • Fix: Adobe Reader X TitleBar Buttons should update correctly now
  • Fix: Fixed some Right-to-Left interface issues
  • Fix: Fixed some Right-To-Left issues in the installer
  • Fix: Vista Start Button now looks correct when taskbar is smaller than Start Button
  • Fix: Improved compatibility with 3rd party screen savers
  • Fix: No longer shows the "DisplayFusion is already running" message when not expected
  • Fix: Window sizing tooltips are now more precise
  • Fix: Window sizing tooltips no longer disappear when not expected

v4.0.0 • May 2, 2012

  • Change: Windows 8 compatibility
  • Change: Added a new feature to save/load desktop icon profiles
  • Change: Added an option to set the Windows Aero colour to match the wallpaper or the currently active window (Win7 and higher)
  • Change: A multi-monitor Photos screen saver is now included
  • Change: Taskbars now have optional Jump Lists for the right-click menu
  • Change: Alternate Start Menu is now included (great for Windows 8!)
  • Change: Pinned Taskbar items can now have custom names
  • Change: DisplayFusion Taskbars now have system tray icons that mirror that Windows system tray
  • Change: DisplayFusion Taskbars now have basic pinning
  • Change: Added an "Enable All Taskbars" button in the Settings window to easily enable any disabled taskbars
  • Change: Taskbar Button Grouping now has 3 modes: Automatic, Enabled or Disabled
  • Change: Ctrl+Shift+Click on Taskbar buttons now opens a new elevated instance
  • Change: You can see a monitor's resolution and aspect ratio by right-clicking the monitor in the Wallpaper window
  • Change: You can now swap Wallpaper settings between monitors by right-clicking on the monitor in the Wallpaper window
  • Change: Added support for Flickr's "Interestingness" API
  • Change: Added deviantART as a wallpaper source
  • Change: Added Google Image Search as a wallpaper source
  • Change: Added Bing Image Search as a wallpaper source
  • Change: Removed the "Use Preview Mode" setting for Screen Savers
  • Change: "Start Screen Saver" HotKey/TitleBar Button is no longer a Pro-only feature
  • Change: Added 4 new preset HotKeys to move windows to the 4 corners of a monitor
  • Change: Added a new command line parameter for running HotKeys via DisplayFusionCommand: -HotKeyRun "hotkey-name"
  • Change: HotKey edit window lets you drag to select a target window to create a HotKey automatically using window's size and location
  • Change: HotKeys are now grouped by category in the Settings window and "Run HotKey on this Window" menu
  • Change: New HotKey/TitleBar Button: "Lock Desktop"
  • Change: New HotKey/TitleBar Button: "Move window to monitor #X and size proportionally"
  • Change: You can now add or edit HotKeys while creating TitleBar Buttons
  • Change: You can now add or edit HotKeys while creating Window Location rules
  • Change: Added new HotKeys to open the DisplayFusion Settings, Wallpaper and Monitor Configuration windows
  • Change: Added an advanced setting to prevent tray icon notification balloons from showing
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to override the taskbar clock text tooltips
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to allow invalid language files to be force-loaded
  • Change: Folder browser now allows you to type in a path (great for UNC paths)
  • Change: Added a "Support Request" button to the Settings window for easily contacting us about any issues
  • Fix: Window location rules with "Minimize" now work as expected
  • Fix: Taskbar no longer appears in-front of other windows when it's not supposed to
  • Fix: Better compatibility with font scaling enabled and non-DPI aware applications
  • Fix: Huge performance improvements with the local random image changer with large image collections
  • Fix: Taskbar clock text tooltip advanced setting now accepts new line characters (\n)
  • Fix: TitleBar Button position issues have been fixed for a number of applications
  • Fix: Taskbar button issues have been fixed for a number of applications
  • Fix: Undocking a laptop or unplugging a monitor will no longer result in orphaned taskbar items
  • Fix: TitleBar Buttons no longer get jumbled the first time you configure them in some situations
  • Fix: Huge improvements for right-to-left languages
  • Fix: Middle-click to close tabs in Google Chrome Canary now works as expected
  • Fix: Taskbar now longer crashes when using a 3rd party taskbar replacement application
  • Fix: Fixed an issue that prevented RDP/VNC windows from giving-up mouse control in some situations
  • Fix: Blank screen savers now work as expected
  • Fix: Pinned apps marked as "require administrator" now launch as expected
  • Fix: Fixed an issue that prevented large wallpaper files from downloading while the Wallpaper window was open
  • Fix: Taskbars now reload if the monitor IDs change
  • Fix: Steam windows should now redraw correctly when snapped
  • Fix: Windows Vista taskbar tray icons for volume, network... etc now show up correctly
  • Fix: The "Reset HotKeys" button in the Settings window no longer removes custom HotKeys
  • Fix: DisplayFusion should no longer hang/freeze in some situations
  • Fix: Taskbar shortcuts to the desktop now work as expected
  • Fix: No longer receive "You need DF Pro" when trying to set Windows Logon background
  • Fix: Monitor identification overlays now disappear when clicked
  • Fix: Taskbar window animation on the Windows taskbar is now correct
  • Fix: Taskbar font-scaling now works correctly
  • Fix: TitleBar Buttons no longer get cut-off on maximized windows in some situations
  • Fix: Excel and Access 2000 windows are now properly detected on the DF taskbars
  • Fix: Fixed a bug that prevented some applications from opening
  • Fix: Fixed a bug that prevented some applications from receiving mouse input
  • Fix: Taskbar shortcut order is no longer reversed incorrectly
  • Fix: No longer runs as administrator after an auto-update
  • Fix: Taskbar wouldn't come out of auto-hide sometimes when mousing over shortcuts

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