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Desktop Info v3 64-bit!

July 2021 I have finally migrated the project to the latest Delphi compiler. This is a leap of technology of 16 years so there’s a metric tonne of changes to make it work. The upside is we now have 64-bit and 32-bit builds with access to the latest tools and language technology. The downside is …

Desktop Info v2.11.0

June 2021 Change 1: Fixed bug in CMD when the result is exactly 200 bytes. Change 2: In CMD, don’t trim the result if read-as-csv is specified. Change 3: The FILE item has been converted to a regular item. It kind of always was but there was some old code in there that ran in …

Desktop Info v2.10.2

April 2021 Change 1: Added environment variables to the FILE item. Change 2: Added user variables to REGISTRY item. Change 3: Added multi SET processing to WMI items. Change 4: Fixed series percent bug in bar chart. Change 5: Added new option ALIGN at both the global and item level and altered TEXT-ALIGN to override …

Desktop Info v2.10.1 Released

January 2021 Not much to report this month. Don’t forget to report issues at the web site. Change 1: When using the context options to open the ini file and language file, make sure the file parameter is quoted.

Desktop Info v2.10.0 Released

November 2020 Change 1: Added check for byte order marker when reading the ini file. Change 2: Fixed WMI Uint32 bug. Change 3: Updated reference for ENVVAR item. Change 4: Changed the default text value for ENVVAR to “%1”. Change 5: If row-text is not defined then text is used. If text is not defined …

Desktop Info v2.9.0 Released

Version v2.9.0 October 2020 The main focus of this version is the new improved charts. The old charts are still supported for the time being but will eventually go away so you should change over to the new charts as soon as you can. The [pages] section and the active item option will eventually be …

Desktop Info v2.8.0 Released

I’ve started refactoring the charts to make them more flexible. I’m not there yet but this version does surface some benefits of the changes. Because there’s changes to underlying chart code, you should check your existing charts to make sure they’re all still as they should be and let me know if you find anything …

Desktop Info v2.7.0 Released

Change 1: Added an Export tool to the context menu. This exports all active, non-hidden items to a file using the selected template file. The menu is populated with files found in the templates directory. You can hide it by setting menu-export in the [text] section to blank. The resulting file is automatically opened in …

Desktop Info v2.6.1 Released

This release specifically addresses issues with the IF and CONTROL/CONTROL2 items and how they behave and interact. Change 1: The IF item will now evaluate every cycle. Therefore the interval option is redundant. Change 2: The relationship between CONTROL and CONTROL2 is more complete and robust. I discovered a fatal flaw in the config loading …

Desktop Info v2.6 Released

Change 1: Fixed introduced bug where the display would fail to update if nothing was displayed on the initial refresh. Change 2: Added remote monitoring option. This provides a mechanism for Desktop Info to retrieve raw data collected by another instance of Desktop Info. See the Options section to switch on the server and the …

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