Microsoft to reboot PowerToys for Windows 10 in open source form

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  1. mood

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    Microsoft to reboot PowerToys for Windows 10 in open source form
    May 8, 2019
    https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-to-reboot-powertoys-for-windows-10-in-open-source-form
     
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    Microsoft Announces First PowerToys Preview Release for Windows 10
    September 5, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...rst-powertoys-preview-release-for-windows-10/
     
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    Free Download: Microsoft’s Batch Rename PowerToy
     
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    Microsoft releases PowerToys v0.14 with improvements to PowerRename and FancyZones
    December 2, 2019
    https://www.neowin.net/news/microso...th-improvements-to-powerrename-and-fancyzones
    PowerToys v0.14 Released (December 2, 2019)
    FancyZones
    Changes:
    • Removed legacy editor (along with the settings option to choose between the legacy editor and the new editor).
    • Added a settings to disable FanzyZones for user defined list of applications.
    • The editor now opens highlighting the current active layout.
    • Show the correct keyboard key for the editor shortcut (with some limitations due to the WebView control).
    Bug fixes:
    • Fixed the FancyZones bug that was stealing the number keys (mostly happening when dragging Chrome tabs).
    • Fixed a DPI scaling bug in the FancyZones editor that was causing the zones to be placed in the wrong position on the screen.
    • Fixed bug preventing several apps from working with FancyZones (there are still some cases, like remote apps, that may not work).
    PowerRename
    Changes:
    • The dialog can be resized (still need to finished the work to handle DPI changes when moving the dialog between screen with different scaling %).
    • Added settings to restore search and replace flags value from previous run.
    • Added settings to enable autocomplete and auto-suggest.
    Bug fixes:
    • Improved RegEx replace result.
    • Fix bug preventing sub-folder items to be renamed if parent folder is also renamed.
    Other bug fixes
    • fixed a bug in the runner that was causing the tray icon to not appear.
    • minor UI tweaks to the Settings appearance (icons position and margins, module's description text and documentation links position and margins).
    • fixed a crash in the SortcutGuide.
    NOTE: when upgrading from a previous version, the installer will close all the Windows Explorer windows in order to update the PowerRename shell extension.
     
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    PowerToys v0.14.1 Released (December 5, 2019)
     
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