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  1. Alpengreis

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    Alexandru, is it still not possible to have the manual (PDF) included in the update function (believe you said because bandwith or so)?
     
  2. aldist

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    This will affect site traffic, visibility in search engines and the relevance of the queries.
     
  3. alexandrud

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    The other reasons, besides the ones mentioned by @aldist are:
    - a PDF file does not have a version like an exe file, so it is hard to say if the PDF file from server is newer than the local one without opening it and parsing it.
    - if you press F1 or click the user manual button, in the web browser I can open the specific topic by navigating to a specific page. For a local PDF file this is not possible.
    Anyway, the user manual for this product does not change that often and if you download a copy of it and put it next to the executable file, the local PDF will be opened instead of a page in the web browser.
     
  4. Alpengreis

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    No problem, thanks both.

    Well ...

    About the search enginges: this could be avoided through related entry/entries in robots.txt ("Disallow: ...") or not?

    Also, the file itself IS downloadable, same "problem", regardless if you download it manually or with program update function. So you have already traffic (maybe not the same amount but nevertheless ...)
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2022
  5. alexandrud

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    Biniware Run v.5.0.0.0 - May 28, 2022

    Change log
    - New: Added support for checking for updates for the local downloaded user manual.
    - Fixed: Desktop icon popup items are displayed on two lines if the shortcut Path contains a large string.

    Download location: https://biniware.com/brun
    .NET 4.5 SHA256: 0d74619e17e509d017664dfffbebbc0e7807af11afd82edbffd540dd5db8f228
    .NET 6.0 SHA256: 315954c62525e48fdaaf81dc3666679e59d9a2db8a7997780673a7a504697d3f

    Thank you for your feedback,
    Alexandru Dicu

    Important note:
    When checking for updates from any version before 5.x.x.x, it will display an available update only for the executable file. Once you get the new version, the list of all translation files will be available again. I disabled that list on purpose in older versions because I also made some improvements on server side which require the new version.

    @Alpengreis I had to come up with a trick to read the PDF version from a hidden placeholder inside the PDF file. Now it is possible to download the PDF user manual from the Updates tab.
     
  6. Alpengreis

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    Biniware Run v.5.1.0.0 - September 27, 2022

    Change log
    - Fixed: Shortcut properties are displayed out of screen if the grid splitter has a custom position and the window is resized to its minimum width.

    Download location: https://biniware.com/brun
    .NET 4.5 SHA256: 0ab07f9e9be79e2bdca1e76fd8dc7d3e6e2de9864736015ad5ec0eea960ea29e
    .NET 6.0 SHA256: 12bbea5f3de54cefdb4cca65866de38fbe916f35144e84f8328ff2e62db6c854

    Thank you for your feedback,
    Alexandru Dicu

    In case someone is interested :), the problem is the highlighted area:

    upload_2022-9-27_14-52-27.png

    Another reason for this release is a new code certificate used for digital signing since the previous one expired this month. Anyway, this is not something to put in the change log, but more on the administrative side.
     
  8. alexandrud

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    Biniware Run v.5.2.0.0 - October 18, 2022

    Change log
    - New: The desktop icon accepts now drag and drop of new shortcuts on any level in a tree view structure.
    - New: The shortcuts tree view has now highlight, scroll and auto expand support when performing a drag and drop operation.
    - New: Added drag and drop support from the shortcuts tree view back to desktop or any folder or even inside a web browser.
    - New: Creating a new shortcut by drag and drop of a .lnk file will create a shortcut to the target file instead of the .lnk file.
    - New: Creating a new shortcut by drag and drop of a .url file will create a shortcut to the URL specified in the file instead of the .url file.
    - Fixed: The titles from certain websites are empty because of a missing header in the request.
    - Fixed: Some keyboard shortcuts from the tree view that use Ctrl key do not work as expected.

    Download location: https://biniware.com/brun
    .NET 4.5 SHA256: f074694b592b9302f4b54905e2de372db9ba45cbee2574fde3ca64105944cbc9
    .NET 6.0 SHA256: 10becdfdcd2e5ff0541ab62a151e9446f8e2db61c34881920342bfde632097d6

    Thank you for your feedback,
    Alexandru Dicu
     
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  10. alexandrud

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    Biniware Run v.6.0.0.0 - December 12, 2022

    After being freeware for 1.5 years, I noticed that the number of donations received while the software was donationware is double than the donations received when it was freeware. As a result, I decided to make it donationware again. It is not about greediness, but the hosting of the website requires money, the domain name costs money, the code signing certificate costs money, the electricity is not free. Being an independent software developer is not free.

    Change log
    - New: Updated NET 6.0 build to NET 7.0.
    - New: The font size can be now increased up to 18 in the Appearance tab.
    - Fixed: Some controls don't scale correctly when using a large font size or a higher DPI setting.
    - New: Global search box that offers a quick way to find and execute any of your shortcuts. *This feature is available for registered users only. It will be made available for everyone in the second part of 2023. All features are scheduled to be released for everyone. Some features are released in advance for registered users only, to show appreciation for their support.

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    Download location: https://biniware.com/brun
    .NET 4.5 SHA256: 1c7f02e8e71ce60de98684581c7f554f54a854c72249ca1e3b1294e1321e37b0
    .NET 7.0 SHA256: 47d03f8e9d64896c7f288b1ec4679e7069485c27ac184f8c64e0981b1ef4ca93

    Thank you for your support,
    Alexandru Dicu
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2022
  11. aldist

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    Thank! It works great! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! :)
     
  12. alexandrud

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    Biniware Run v.6.1.0.0 - December 26, 2022

    Change log
    - New: Added user interface animations for a smoother user experience.
    - New: Added scaling support for the global search box. Use Ctrl+MouseWheel to modify the render size up to 300%.
    - New: When using the global search box, pressing Shift+Enter will now open a search query in the default browser.
    - Improved: If the configuration file contains an error during loading it is overwritten and all shortcuts may be lost. A backup copy of the file is now created to allow manual inspection and remediation of the file.
    - Improved: Loading speed of dynamic content was improved by implementing an icon cache for common file types.
    - Improved: The max width of the context menus was extended to accommodate more content.
    - Fixed: The user interface becomes unresponsive when dealing with shortcuts to network paths, especially when these resources are offline.
    - Fixed: Desktop icon fails to initialize if settings values are outside of the expected ranges.
    - Fixed: When resizing Configuration window, there are some visual glitches and a background flickering.
    - Fixed: Animation from About tab stops suddenly when resizing the window width.
    - Fixed: Ctrl+V does not work in Shortcuts tree view when no shortcut is selected.

    Download location:
    https://biniware.com/brun
    .NET 4.5 SHA256: cf3055964e3dce5206348b44c29c7d5c0e133f90d45062bdb22d7a99d482cbde
    .NET 7.0 SHA256: b1846b7a21375beaeccbb9dd549b602903a896b8581c85d4e2699f13da27cd03

    Happy New Year!
    Alexandru Dicu
     
  13. aldist

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    Thank for new version. When I restart from the context menu, cmd.exe is still hanging in the processes, in v6.0.0.0 too
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  14. alexandrud

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    I will check and fix this. Thank you for reporting this.
     
  15. Frank Sechrist

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    Shortcut icons are not correct with this version.
     
  16. alexandrud

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    Can you post a screenshot of the problem please? What is not correct? Thank you.
     
  17. Frank Sechrist

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  19. alexandrud

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    Now it makes sense. I have to exclude lnk from caching mechanism. Thank you. It will be fixed soon.
     
  20. alexandrud

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    Biniware Run v.6.2.0.0 - December 29, 2022

    Change log
    - New: Configurable auto check for updates functionality was added in the Updates tab.
    - Fixed: After last update the icons for *.lnk files are not displayed correctly anymore. (Thank you @Frank Sechrist)
    - Fixed: In virtual machines, a vertical white line is displayed on the left of the Configuration window.
    - Fixed: The cmd.exe process that is used by restart functionality remains started as a process until brun.exe is closed. (Thank you @aldist)

    Download location:
    https://biniware.com/brun
    .NET 4.5 SHA256: c9260f4e3288b0ac75bd684bf4aafb0eece543f09c7d5139ebade214647ca942
    .NET 7.0 SHA256: e45b08d75d349022db5590050a09776b563c32a83a2a52599c56b1df15d79a6e

    This is the last release of 2022 :)

    Happy New Year!
    Alexandru Dicu
     
  21. Frank Sechrist

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    Thanks Alexandru. Icons are now correct.

    Happy New Year!
     
  22. Alpengreis

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    @alexandrud

    Thanks for new version!

    Maybe you should make clear that the auto update check is only for program updates and not for translation or manual files.

    For example instead "Automatically check for updates" you could write "Automatically check for program updates" ...

    Happy New Year to all!
     
  23. aldist

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    You can edit the en-US.ini file in NotePad++ as you like.
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  24. Alpengreis

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    @aldist

    Thank you, yes, I knew that I can edit translation files, but I had not checked it for THIS case.

    However: because Alexandru edit those translation files too (I assume), it could be sensefully that he knows it too.

    Have a good time.
     
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