Overflow Version History
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- Fixed the "triple-click" issue for Snow Leopard users using Spaces.
- Updates to the built-in update checker.
- A bunch of small patches for memory leaks, and other minor touch-ups.
- Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) compatibility updates.
- Other minor bug fixes.
- Fixed an issue that would cause applications launched from Overflow to appear in the background.
- Fixed compatibility issues with Spaces.
- Fixed a crash on startup issue that could occur under certain circumstances.
- Overflow now shows it's icon in the Dock by default (can be turned off in preferences).
- Items with custom names no longer revert to their default name when moved.
- Fixed an issue where the Overflow window would sometimes appear during a drag anywhere in the system.
- Fixed an issue that could cause the Check For Updates setting to revert to Never.
- Sped up snapping of window to Dock, especially on older machines.
- Fixed a problem that would sometimes cause Overflow to appear when switching to a new Space.
- Changed behavior for dragging items into a folder on a remote volume:
- Normal drag moves on the same volume or copies to a different volume.
- Option-drag forces a copy, whatever the destination.
- Command-drag forces a move, whatever the destination.
- Added two new hidden preferences, to either force Overflow's menu extra to show or hide regardless of the visibility of the Dock icon:
defaults write com.stuntsoftware.Overflow alwaysShowMenuExtra YES
defaults write com.stuntsoftware.Overflow alwaysHideMenuExtra YES
* be sure to set the one to NO if you set the other to YES.
- Overflow is now compatible with Leopard.
- Restored ability to select an item by typing the first few letters of its name.
- Improved handling of multiple files when they are dropped on an application or applescript in Overflow.
- Clicking Overflow's dock icon when the window is visible now hides the window.
- Fixes a few bugs that were affecting some users, especially dealing with problems of migrating data from older versions of on the job.
- Fixes an issue that could cause the application to hang when using the alternate interface style.
- Fixes an issue that could cause items on remote servers to loose their icon.
- Dragging an item from the finder to the Overflow icon now pops up the Overflow interface to allow drags to applications within Overflow.
- Added the ability to hide Overflow's dock icon.
- Added a status bar item for access to menu commands while the dock icon is hidden.
- Added an option to have window pop up under the mouse when hotkey is pressed.
- Clicking the dock icon can now bring up the window relative to the dock icon.
- Items can now have custom names in Overflow (without renaming the item in the Finder).
- Now caches document icons to increase launch speed and speed when first switching to a category, and avoid problems with items on unmounted drives.
- Page Up / Page Down keys can now be used to move between categories.
- Memory usage has been improved.
- Many other under-the-hood improvements and bug fixes.
- Fixed a problem with links to items sometimes being lost - including during Sparkle updates of applications in Overflow.
- Fixed a problem with keyboard commands not working the the first time Overflow is used after login.
- Fixed a bug that could cause the window to be incorrectly positioned if a second monitor was attached or removed.
- Fixed hot key combo display error.
- Email comments menu option now opens a new email in the user's default email client instead of just using Apple's Mail application.
- Increased the maximum number of rows and columns from 20 to 40.
- Command-up/down arrow now cycles through categories in a circular (Pac-Man world) fashion.
- Moving the mouse outside the window no longer changes the highlighted item.
- Fixed a bug that could cause two items to be added to the same spot.
- Applied oil to other minor squeaks.
- Fixed a minor issue with some license files.
- Fixed crashing bug that could sometimes occur when switching to alternate interface style.
- Fixed a problem with the preferences window sometimes being the wrong height when the application is first launched.
- Other smaller bug fixes and internal tinkering.
- 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.
- 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.
- Fixed a crashing bug with OS X 10.3.9.
- Fixed a minor problem with the about box.
- 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
- New licensing system to work with our new store (old users will require new licenses files).
- Overflow is now a Universal Binary.
- Fixed several compatibility issues with Tiger.
- 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.
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