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Postby TeMerc » Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:13 am

MysteryFCM wrote:Make sure it isn't running in the tray when upgrading or it'll not work ;)

I did that, but used the installer, as I did previously. I'll try again.
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Postby TeMerc » Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:35 am

OK, got it now, tho certainly wasn't as quick as the first time.

DLed the zip, extracted to folder, ok'd replacement of existing files, ran installer, got message it was old, clicked to upgrade, ran it then it installed, ran and updated everything.

But it's done!
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Postby JeanInMontana » Wed Feb 22, 2006 12:30 pm

MysteryFCM wrote:I never use setup's unless I have to ;)


:lol: I on the other hand always do.....LMFAO....so why do you avoid them?

Well it upgraded and I lost the only feed I had added.... glad it wasn't more than one.
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:16 pm

There's actually several reasons. The main one's are;

1. It allows for easier transfer to other computers
2. It doesn't clutter the registry
3. There's alot less chance of something untoward being included
4. I can run 'em straight from removable media such as USB flash drives, CD-R/RW, floppy etc
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:18 pm

JeanInMontana wrote:Well it upgraded and I lost the only feed I had added.... glad it wasn't more than one.


I didn't lose any of mine ....
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Postby JeanInMontana » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:24 pm

The only feed I had added was to your freeware......now it's gone. :(
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Postby JeanInMontana » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:37 pm

Your just too good to me. ;)
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Postby TeMerc » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:45 pm

Damn glad I didn't lose any of mine, with nearly 80 of em, I'd have been a lil perturbed.
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:48 pm

Tools > Export Channels ...

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Tis a news readers best friend ;)
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Postby JeanInMontana » Wed Feb 22, 2006 1:49 pm

:lol: Yes, that would bite.....but it is beta, so we should be prepared for that....might not be a bad idea just to keep a notepad list as a back up.
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Postby TeMerc » Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:01 am

GreatNews keyboard shortcuts
Michael Kizer posted a list of GreatNews keybord shortcuts. I thought this might be useful for other users too. Here’s an updated list:

In channel tree:
  • F2 to rename a channel/group/watch/label directly on the tree
  • Ctrl+click to switch channel w/o marking previous one as read
In news list:
  • Ctrl + ENTER to open web page in new tab
  • Shift + ENTER to open web page in external browser
  • Mouse wheel click to open web page in current tab
  • ENTER to open web page in current tab
  • Double click to open article according to settings.
In reading pane:
  • Ctrl+S to save current web page
  • Ctrl+N to open current internet page in default browser
  • Ctrl+F to find text on current page
  • Ctrl+click to open link in new tab
  • Shift+click to open link in external browser
  • Ctrl+PageUp/Down to turn to previous/next page
  • Ctrl+Tab to switch among tabs
  • Ctrl+W / Ctrl+F4 to close a tab
  • SPACE Bar will scroll, goto next page, go to next item etc depending on what you are reading. Scrolling mouse wheel at page bottom or scrolling mouse wheel holding right button works similiarly.

In menus:
  • Ctrl+F - find text on this page
  • Ctrl+H - search news item
  • F3 - search next
  • Ctrl+T - new tab
  • F12 - maximize reading pane
  • F7 - Next unread channel
  • F8 - next unread group
Navigation:
  • Tab/Shift+Tab to navigate among panels

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Postby TeMerc » Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:54 pm

I dunno why this hadn't popped up before, but I got a message to update to the new version, which was released 2-20? <?>

It installed new version for me [;] , no troubles at all. t*u

W H A T'S N E W

Ver 1.0 (Build 364) released on 2/20/2006
    +Added: channel property dialog now accept login name and password
    +Added: if there's no unread channels, "Open unread" command will go to welcome page. (Thanks mrb1ue)
    -Fixed: GreatNews didn't escape url correctly if a link was middle-clicked. (Thanks Lazlo Nibble)
    *Changed: Less scary warning message to update data file (Thanks jiminy)
    *Added: some debug facility was added
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Postby MysteryFCM » Fri Mar 03, 2006 10:57 am

Cheers Tom - the RSS feed for GN hasn't mentioned any updates for some reason :?
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Postby JeanInMontana » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:41 am

:oops: I have to ask.....did you guys get rid of all the default feeds? I got rid of some but it is constantly updating and the balloon pops up. It is really annoying. If I turn off the balloon then I don't know when there has been an update. :?:
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Postby MysteryFCM » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:47 am

JeanInMontana wrote::oops: I have to ask.....did you guys get rid of all the default feeds? I got rid of some but it is constantly updating and the balloon pops up.


Got rid of all except the GN updates feed

JeanInMontana wrote:It is really annoying. If I turn off the balloon then I don't know when there has been an update. :?:


Sure you do ...... it's tray icon changes ;)
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Postby JeanInMontana » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:52 am

Sure you do ...... it's tray icon changes Wink


:? I never noticed.
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Postby JeanInMontana » Fri Mar 03, 2006 6:53 pm

:roll: Now that I have updated every time I boot it wants me to update again!! I checked the version and I have the newest so I don't know WTF.
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:48 pm

W H A T'S N E W

Ver 1.0 (Build 365) released on 3/6/2006
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+Added: GreatNews Language Pack Editor is now available for download.
+Changed: English language pack has been updated to 1.0.0.365
+Added: Brazilian Portuguese language pack (Thank you very much Alessandro!)
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Postby JeanInMontana » Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:58 pm

Well, my updater says the same version is available. It still wants to update every time I boot also and to the 364 version. :roll:
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Mar 07, 2006 2:11 pm

hehe, you can find the ann for it at;

http://www.curiostudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1198

build 364 has never given me the problems you guys are mentioning either?.
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Postby TeMerc » Tue Mar 07, 2006 4:47 pm

The only 'problem' if you will, is the app seems to take a few seconds to begin retrieving the headlines, bout-4 seconds each time.
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Mar 07, 2006 5:25 pm

hehe, does it instantly here ;)
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Postby TeMerc » Tue Mar 07, 2006 6:00 pm

TeMerc wrote:The only 'problem' if you will, is the app seems to take a few seconds to begin retrieving the headlines, bout-4 seconds each time.

This is only since the new build, before it too was also instantly.
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Postby JeanInMontana » Wed Mar 08, 2006 2:47 pm

Stoopit thing still wants to update to 364.....waste of resources for me. I just don't use it.
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Postby clif_notes » Fri Mar 10, 2006 11:08 pm

I found a nice RSS reader extension for Firefox.
http://www.temerc.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=8454#8454
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Postby MysteryFCM » Wed Mar 22, 2006 6:00 am

I'm at work atm so have no idea what the new version is like but thought you'd like to know about it anyway ...

GreatNews wrote:+Added: Generic BlogThis tool to use external applictions like Zoundry. (Thanks pidge)
to use Zoundry with GreatNews, add a generic BlogThis tool, and set URL to:

Code: Select all

zBlogWriter.exe -blogthis -file %HTMLFILE%

+Added: "Yesterday & Today" was added to date time filter on toolbar. (Thanks orchid)
+Added: CTRL+right click on channel node will show more items including "Mark unread".
+Added: Option to keep news item's origional link instead of FeedBurners. (Thanks Lee Hopkins)
The option is in Tools->Options->Features page
+Added: Channel Group properties dialog now accepts multi-lines. (Thanks gardenia)
-Fixed: compatibility issue with http://antoin.livejournal.com (Thanks trivee)
+Changed: Japanese language pack (Thanks 666bb)
+Changed: Traditional Chinese language pack (Thanks Nelson)
+Changed: Italian language pack (Thanks Alberto)
+Changed: Korean language pack (Thanks Moon sung-wook)

http://www.curiostudio.com/nightly0


http://www.curiostudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1247
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Postby MysteryFCM » Thu Apr 06, 2006 4:23 am

Ver 1.0 (Build 367) released on 4/5/2006
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+Added: Exported OPMLs now have <title>, <dateCreated> and <dateModified> under <head>. (Thanks iredwards)
+Changed: News List sorting column is saved except for Date and Channel (Thanks Alex)
+Updated: Turkish language pack (Thanks UMUT)
+Updated: Dutch language pack (Thanks Hans Barnhoorn)
-Fixed: Expand/Collapse All menu items didn't work (Thanks Moonlight)
-Fixed: RSS auto detection didn't convert relative path to absolute path. (Thanks DanielIT)

http://www.curiostudio.com/nightly0


http://curiostudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1298
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Postby MysteryFCM » Tue Apr 25, 2006 5:17 pm

GreatNews wrote:Ver 1.0 (Build 368) released on 4/24/2006
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+Added: Mark article read/unread directly on reading pane
(by clicking the yellow star)
+Added: News Watch now supports quoted string in keyword (Thanks tqa)
+Added: Clicking read/unread flag in News List will mark item read/unread immidiately
*Changed: Changed "Channel" to "Feed" to use the term more consistently (Thanks thelost)
-Fixed: Added sanity check to prevent some feed returning enormous amount of data (Thanks kyloe10)
-Fixed: GreatNews always show news list when restarts (Thanks hclerx)

http://www.curiostudio.com/nightly0
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