Overflow Version History

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Version 2.5.9

Version 2.5.7

Version 2.5.6

Version 2.5.5

Version 2.5.4

Version 2.5.3

Version 2.5.2

Version 2.5

Version 2.0.6

Version 2.0.5

Version 2.0.4

Version 2.0.3

  • Multiple items can now be dropped from the finder to folders or applications in Overflow.
  • Fixed a problem when adding items with certain special characters in their names.
  • Items in the dock menu are now listed alphabetically instead of in the order they were added.
  • Fixed a problem where the dock menu would not work if some items could not be found.
  • The categories list can now be sized more narrowly.
  • Fixed a reliability problem when changing the "Launch Overflow Automatically at Login" preference.

Version 2.0.2

  • Fixed a serious bug that caused some users upgrading from version 1 to check for updates very frequently.
  • When the hot key is pressed while Overflow is visible, the window now disappears.
  • The dragging area of the boxes is now larger, making it harder to accidentally delete items.
  • Double clicking an empty square while in edit mode will now open the add item dialog.
  • If there are no items in a category, it can now be deleted without a warning dialog.
  • The window can now be resized to be one row tall.
  • Other minor fixes.

Version 2.0.1

  • Fixed a crashing bug with OS X 10.3.9.
  • Fixed a minor problem with the about box.

Version 2.0

  • Categories have been added to allow Overflow to be more organized and hold more items.
  • Hot key to open window - with a default setting of F1.
  • Overflow is now fully controllable by the keyboard using the following:
    • Esc: Hide Overflow.
    • Tab: Cycle selection highlight through items.
    • Shift-Tab: Cycle selection highlight through items in reverse.
    • Arrow keys: Move selection highlight between items.
    • ⌘ + up/down arrow: Move up or down through the categories list.
    • ⌘ + number: Select a category corresponding to the number pressed.
    • Space, Return, ⌘O: Launch the currently highlighted item.
    • Option + Click on item: Launch the clicked item but keep Overflow visible.
    • Command + Click on item: Reveal the clicked item in the Finder.
    • Additionally, an item can be highlighted by typing the first few letters of its name.
  • Added the ability to open documents by dragging them onto applications in Overflow - or move items into folders stored in Overflow.
  • Added contextual menus, including the ability to see a folder's contents.
  • Added control for duration of the window fade.
  • Added dock menu to allow opening of any of the items directly from the dock.
  • Overflow now has a help book.
  • Added ability to drag apps off to remove them (complete with fancy poof effect).
  • The window position now stays in an expected place after mirroring is turned on or off, or the resolution is changed.
  • Hidden preference to allow for the use of a custom icon that won't be overridden:
    defaults write com.stuntsoftware.Overflow useCustomIcon YES
  • Hidden preference to prevent the Overflow window from ever fading out:
    defaults write com.stuntsoftware.Overflow stayVisible YES

Version 1.6

  • New licensing system to work with our new store (old users will require new licenses files).

Version 1.5

  • Overflow is now a Universal Binary.
  • Fixed several compatibility issues with Tiger.

Version 1.4

  • Icon size and several other aspects of the layout can now be fully customized.
  • The color and transparency of the window can now be customized.
  • Command-clicking an item now reveals that item in the Finder.
  • A new close button makes it more easy to hide Overflow.
  • The main Overflow window now stays visible when in editing mode.
  • File names now show their extension only if they do in the Finder.
  • Items can be sorted in the window alphabetically.
  • New option to always display file names instead of just when mousing over items.
  • Various other bug fixes.
  • Overflow is now fully Tiger compatible.