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Subject: Re: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - Help-file + RMB

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 20:26:40 +0100

Hi,

I want to try and figure out the problems with your disappeared menu. To begin with I have made a small program that will tell me interesting stuff about your computer :-) Please run the attached program and send me the result!

Oh, and I added a search feature to the manual like you suggested!

// Dan


wulffra wrote:
>
> Hello Dan,
>
> HELP--file:
> Of course that is your decision, I am just hinting that it might be an option to create a separate PDF-file.
> From my _personal_ point of view..., I think all the separate helpfiles in the \Flash Renamer-folder are a bit
> 'unhandy'. Each time I open a html-page, Explorer starts yelling about ActiveX bla bla and blocks it, until
> I say, it is safe and the file can be loaded. Next page, same error, same action from my side, next page same error...
> Maybe there is a workaround to avoid these warnings. But like me, also other users may encounter the
> same errors. It tends to be frustrating, to be honest. Plsssse no offense meant... okay...!?
> Just some 'notes' from an end-user...
>
> As a very, very rough idea pls find attached PDF.
>
> Personally (again) I think from a layout point of view there may be room for some little improvements, like
> fontype (a little smaller), URL's to previous pages, i.e. there is a link from page A to B but I think the
>
> FR6-B2-HelpFile.pdf - no formatting
> FR6B2-HelpFile2.pdf - changed fonttype only and some page-margins
>
> Meanwhile, while compling the Helpfile to PDF, Acrobat cud not find this file.
> file:///F|/Flash%20Renamer/Help/func_addremove.html
> After the error, Acrobat stopped creating the PDF-file.
> So:
> a) I donot know whether all pages have been exported to PDF except above one
> or
> b) wheter all pages áfter the above one we not exported either.
>
> Also you will see that page-brakes are not always on the right place, i.e. from a layout point of view
> one wud expect a pagebrack and a new paragraph to start on a new page, instead of say 3 lines on
> one page and 2 lines on the other of the same paragraph.
>
> Again, pls donot consider this as negative comments, okay..?
>
> RMB-Context mennu
> Well, i entirely uninstalled FR6B2 unsing a YourUninstaller. This utility also scans registry entries and
> removes them.
> It first calls on the uninstaller that might be available from the applicacation itself and then removes a lot
> of other stuff and as last removes registryentries.
>
> After the uninstall I .....:
> -rebooted my PC
> -installed FR6 B2
> -there was nothing under the RMB
> -rebooted my PC
> -there was still nothing under the RMB
>
> As said: 5.3 was still okay ...
>
> I do think something has changed in 6 that is causing RMB not to show up in the contextmenu anymore ... :-(
> (Neither when clicking on a folder, nor a file)
>
> bad luck ...
> Hope you can fix it.
>
> brgds/Marcel
> ps. below the registry entries that Your Uninstaller additionally emoved.
>
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Inno Setup: Setup Version
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Inno Setup: App Path
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\InstallLocation
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Inno Setup: Icon Group
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Inno Setup: User
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Inno Setup: Selected Tasks
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Inno Setup: Deselected Tasks
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\DisplayName
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\UninstallString
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\QuietUninstallString
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\Publisher
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\URLInfoAbout
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\HelpLink
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\URLUpdateInfo
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\InstallDate
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flash Renamer_is1\
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Management\YUCache\Flash Renamer_is1\
>
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>
> Van: RL Vision [mailto:*****@*****]
> Verzonden: zaterdag 15 december 2007 18:56
> Aan: wulffra
> Onderwerp: Re: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - Help-file + RMB
>
>
> Well, the help is written in html, but it is not online. It is stored in the same folder as Flash Renamer.
>
> As search box would be a good idea, but I don't know how to make one that works locally since there is no server side scripting available... It would have to be made in javascript somehow I guess..
>
> The context menu: try installing FR again. Make sure you restart your computers. If it still does not work let me know. There have been some trouble with it, but I have not idea why. I will have to make some special program to detect the problems...
>
> // Dan
>
>
>
> wulffra wrote:
>>
>> Hi Dan,
>>
>> You asked me about comments on the HELP-file.
>>
>> F1 is calling the HELP-file, but it is on Internet, which I (personally
>> feel) a bit
>> as a handycap. In that way that the HELP file shd be available both ways.
>> One on Internet
>> but also one as PDF-file.
>>
>> 2nd thing is: the HELP-file shd contain a search function.
>> Maybe add a search box under 'What's new?'
>>
>> Example: for 'my' FR60beta2 when clicking on the RMB FlashRenamer did not
>> show up
>> This option was available in beta1 as far as I remember, but certainly in
>> 5.3.
>> in beta1 or certainly in 5.3 it was available.
>>
>> I looked into FR6.0 settings to see whether I need to tag anything...?
>> Had 'Show 'Start Flash Renamer'(on folders only) tagged, but whether I
>> RMB-clicked a folder
>> or a single file, FR did not how up.
>>
>> Selected 'How Flash Renamer menu' - same - nothing happened.
>>
>> Then I checked out the HELP file and at this moment it is difficult to find
>> whether anything anywhere is written regarding the RMB - contextmenu.
>>
>>
>> At that point I cud not 'search' for anything on that matter.
>>
>> Anyway, that aside, any idea why FR does not show up ?
>>
>> brgds/Marcel.
>>
>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: wulffra [mailto:*****@*****]
>> Verzonden: donderdag 13 december 2007 21:47
>> Aan: 'RL Vision'
>> Onderwerp: RE: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - exception/batch replace
>>
>>
>> Hi Dan,
>>
>> Tks again.
>>
>> will get back to you.
>>
>> Meanwhile, I noticed whilst installing, it overwrites the existing
>> .ini-file.
>> I am not sure whether you want that to happen. I discovered it because the
>> date was set back to yyyy-mm-dd
>>
>> I changed it back to dd-mm-yyyy
>> re-installed FR and the .ini file was again set back to dec.12 and
>> yyyy=mm-dd
>>
>> Just a tip.
>>
>> brgds/Marcel.
>>
>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: RL Vision [mailto:*****@*****]
>> Verzonden: woensdag 12 december 2007 20:13
>> Aan: wulffra
>> Onderwerp: Re: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - exception/batch replace
>>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Here is a status update: The current version is almost finished and most new
>> features are good enough to go out. BUT. I'm not satisfied with the gui. So
>> I have quite big plans for how to make it better. Sp this will take some
>> more time... Until then, here is an update with the latest fixes:
>>
>> www.rlvision.com/files/FlashRenamer60Beta_Setup.exe
>>
>> Read in the manual about what portable means, and how to make the setting
>> local. And let me know what you think of the new manual layout, btw!
>>
>> // Dan
>>
>>
>> wulffra wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi Dan,
>> > "Portable" : you mean to say that you will be going to release v.6.0
>> > final one of these days?
>> > the folder idea is included ... waow, that wud be great!
>> >
>> > FR by far remains the best renaming utility.
>> >
>> > I'll try to promote this and tell some pc magazines i have a
>> > subscription on about the new release once it is there.
>> >
>> > Good luck Dan.
>> >
>> > Marcel.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> > --
>> > *Van:* RL Vision [mailto:*****@*****]
>> > *Verzonden:* zondag 9 december 2007 15:03
>> > *Aan:* wulffra
>> > *Onderwerp:* Re: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - exception/batch replace
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > Just to let you know: I fixed both the exif-dates problems and the
>> > empty batch replace list bug. Now I will begin to make Flash Renamer
>> > "portable". Included in this is a solution to your request below!
>> >
>> > // Dan
>> >
>> > wulffra wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Right ... :-)
>> >>
>> >> Basically I install XP on C and all applications on another partition
>> >> (in my case F:\Flash Renamer\) At times I re-install XP from scratch
>> >> - just to keep my PC running smooth and fast.
>> >> the .txt-files wud then be lost.
>> >> Wud it not be possible to have those files installed in the same
>> >> folder as the .exe ?
>> >>
>> >> Just a tip...
>> >>
>> >> brgds/Marcel.
>> >>
>> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >> ---
>> >> *Van:* RL Vision [mailto:*****@*****]
>> >> *Verzonden:* zaterdag 8 december 2007 16:34
>> >> *Aan:* wulffra
>> >> *Onderwerp:* Re: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - exception/batch replace
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> The settings are usually stored here:
>> >>
>> >> "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RL Vision\Flash
>> >> Renamer\"
>> >>
>> >> (This location can be different on computers with other settings.)
>> >>
>> >> In here you will find exceptions.txt and replace.dat. Both files can
>> >> be edited by hand using notepad or similar!
>> >>
>> >> // Dan
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> wulffra wrote:
>> >>> Dan, hi,
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks for all the feedback sofar. I do understand the limited time
>> >>> problem.
>> >>> Maybe the import/export function is a bit complication from a
>> >>> programming point of view.
>> >>>
>> >>> I thought maybe... you might consider to have such a list included
>> >>> as a special section in the .ini-file, so user might edit the
>> >>> exceptions/batch replace themselves manually??
>> >>>
>> >>> Frankly, I have looked in the FR folder to see whether there is some
>> >>> kind of a file there (which I was not aware of and where FR already
>> >>> wud hv stored such info, but cud not find anything, leaving me a bit
>> >>> puzzled as to where FR is storing such data at all...
>> >>>
>> >>> Wud it not be an idea to have those list in the .ini files ?
>> >>>
>> >>> Just an idea only ..
>> >>>
>> >>> brgds/Marcel.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >>> ----
>> >>> *Van:* RL Vision [mailto:*****@*****]
>> >>> *Verzonden:* vrijdag 7 december 2007 19:40
>> >>> *Aan:* wulffra
>> >>> *Onderwerp:* Re: Flash Renamer 6.0 beta! - wishlist
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> It's already possible to select and delete all items in the batch
>> >>> replace list. (use shift)
>> >>>
>> >>> The installer will not overwrite the list or any file in the
>> >>> settings folder. (this was implemented in v5.2)
>> >>>
>> >>> I'm not going to do an export/import function right now because I
>> >>> believe there are more important things to do first and my time is
>> >>> very limited...
>> >>>
>> >>> // Dan
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> wulffra wrote:
>> >>>> Hello Dan,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Batch Replace:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Edit Batch replace list:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> a) CTRL-A - select all/delete all
>> >>>> b) Export user defined list, import user defined list
>> >>>> c) save list - donot overwrite it during program upgrades (or at
>> >>>> least ask whether it shd be overwritten)
>> >>>>
>> >>>> (also see my e-mail 12 march 2007 - attached and at the bottom)
>> >>>>
>> >>>> any idea whether this can be implemented ?
>> >>>>
>> >>>> brgds/Marcel.
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>>
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