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Desktop Info v2.5 Released

What started out as a couple of quick fixes to deal with display issues has turned into a major refactor of the display routines. Fixes that work on one machine don’t work on another so it’s taken a bit of time to figure out what works in all cases. Change 1: Button and hyperlink controls …

Desktop Info v2.4.1 Released

There was a fatal flaw in the new CONTROL code which threw an exception and sent the application into a tail spin. This has been resolved along with a couple of other minor code cleanups.

Desktop Info v2.4 Released

Change 1: Added the common item option text-color which allows us to specify a color for the left column text. Change 2: Added the key word TEXT-COLOR which allows us to specify a new default color for the left column text for all following items. This is distinct from the item option text-color above. See …

Desktop Info v2.3.1 Released

This is a bug fix release targeting specific user bug reports. Change 1: Fixed bug where the left column text would not display if there are no results. Change 2: Fixed bug where ini reload is not resetting the default page number. Change 3: Added the code-page option to the CMD item so that tools …

Desktop Info v2.3 Released

Change 1: Refactored the thresholds to support return values, user variables and expressions. Change 2: Increased the number of thresholds to nine. Change 3: Added the filter option to TOPPROCESSCPU and TOPPROCESSPF. Change 4: Added maxrows and filter options to TOPPROCESSMEM. In 64 bit mode maxrows is capped at 10. Change 5: The filter options …

Desktop Info v2.2 Released

December 2019 Change 1: Fixed broken FILE2TEXT. Change 2: Fixed broken TEXT. Change 3: CMD is now Unicode aware. The target command executable must also be Unicode aware for this to be effective. I am yet to figure out exactly how to initiate a Unicode Powershell process so I don’t know if this works for …

Desktop Info v2.1 Released

There are significant architectural changes in this release in order to get logical row titles and data in the left column and also to get the CMD output displaying correctly so pay close attention, there’s an excellent chance I’ve broken something and your configuration file will most likely need to be changed. You should test …

Desktop Info v2.0.1 Released

October 2019 Change 1: Fixed high cpu issue in 64 bit tool. Change 2: Threshold colors now correctly support rgb format. Change 3: Fixed large value threshold bug. Change 4: Added support for escaped ampersand, “\&”, in addition to double ampersand, “&&”.

Desktop Info v2.0 Released

I’ve decided to take a leaf out of Linus’ book and move to version 2. Not because of any major new developments but because we’ve been on version 1 for long enough and it’s sufficiently different from the version 1 of nine years ago. Change 1: Environment variables in the uri option of CONTROL are …

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