62 - Alt + Tab bug is back. Ref. Bug# 31 - When the Show in taskbar option is unchecked, MaxLauncher still shows up in Win/Alt + Tab list.
63 - A data file cannot be opened when its local theme is deleted. Revert back to default theme if local theme does not exist.
49 - font size?. Changed Dark and Light theme sets to be customizable.
6 - Updated active tab on startup feature.
7 - Loading speed improvement.
8 - Updated French translation.
9 - Modify splitter bar theme so it can be seen easily.
10 - Change website URL to https://maxlauncher.sourceforge.io.
11 - Remove old themes Dark, Earth, Forest, Seashells and Simple@.
12 - Sorted Theme list.
61 - At first activation, window is not centered on screen when start minimize is checked.
50 - Ability to add shortcuts(*.lnk) of Windows Apps, Control Panel items, and advertised shortcuts.
51 - Added "Tools - Open Control Panel"
52 - Added "Tools - Open AppsFolder"
3 - Added Czech translation
4 - Updated French translation with corrections.
5 - Updated Simplified Chinese translation.
60 - French language translation has a duplicate entry that causes a loading error.
2 - Modified all languages encoding to UTF-8 and made the formatting more consistent.
47 - Added a feature to set the Theme per data file. Ref. Feature request #32 by Mostafa Latrache
59 - "Center on Screen" option is not functioning correctly when larger DPI is selected (e.g. 125%)
42 - Added multi-line support for tab names
43 - Added Polish translation
44 - Display a Start Dialog to Create or Open a File if no data file is loaded.(Remove message box informing users to create or open a file if no data file is loaded.)
57 - Same EXE name + differents icon = same icon.
58 - When iconcache.mldb is deleted. Only the first mld file's icons are cached unless other mld files are modified.
41 - Added a [Clear] option to the tab context menu to clear all of its buttons.
1 - Modified loading of icon buttons to be faster.
32 - Custom Themes Chrome, Dark, Earth, Forest and SeaShells are unusable.
49 - button tooltip displays a small tooltip when moving the mouse after the actual tooltip is displayed.
50 - In the Edit button dialog box, changing from Maximized to Normal activates the Window tab even though the Window title is blank/empty.
52 - Loading errors are not displayed in selected language other than English.
52 - Changed the behavior of ENTER, UP/DOWN arrow keys when a special combobox has keyboard focus. Affects Select… and Target's Browse… buttons in the Edit Button Dialog box.
52 - app.cfg:, favorites.cfg: and iconcache.mldb: are not referenced in language theme files.
52 - PageDown shows up as Next
53 - Data file is not saved immediately after adding a tab.
54 - Data files sort error when having two or more identical entries.
55 - A small empty tooltip shows up when a button's Tooltip is displayed and the mouse is moved.
34 - Multi-line support for button text.
34 - Missing entries in other language files:MainMenu_View_HideTabButtonsRow: MainMenu_View_HideTabButtonsRow1, MainMenu_View_HideTabButtonsRow2, MainMenu_View_HideTabButtonsRow3
36 - Changed interface for renaming of menu names. It should now be edited inside the list box.
37 - Close Theme Dialog and custom Theme Dialog when [ESC] is pressed.
38 - Change/create GUI to view list of grouped buttons to launch.
* - Centered text in controls vertically.
* - Edit dialog box - moved [Run:] and [Window title:] to [Window] tab. Also make [Window] tab always active. Changed how window moving/sizing settings are presented.
* - Edit dialog box - renamed [Group ID:] label to [Group launch ID:].
* - Edit dialog box and Language files - Added EditButtonDialog_Label_LocationSizePresetsComment= Requires Run=Normal and Window Title="a title".
* - Organize Data Files dialog box and Language files - Removed [DataFilesDialog_Label_MenuName] from language files.
* - Check boxes focus rectangle changed to a solid rectangle for dark themes.
* - Language files: Removed String_ButtonList.
* - Language files: Added MainMenu_Tools_ViewGroupLaunchList.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_Title.
* - Language files: AddedGroupLaunchDialog_Label_List.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_GroupLaunchID.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_TabNumber.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_TabName.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_ButtonKey.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_ButtonName.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_Target.
* - Language files: Added GroupLaunchDialog_ListView_Header_Arguments.
46 - Last file used is not saved when TabControlDataRO = true in portable.cfg.
47 - When TabControlDataRO = true and FavoritesConfigFileRO=false in portable.cfg, CTRL + DnD doesn't work on Favorites buttons.
48 - When TabControlDataRO = true in portable.cfg Tab control context menu still appears when right-clicking when the tab count is less than 10.
32 - Added ability to hide tab button rows.
33 - Added LanguageDirectory location option in portable.cfg for Portable mode package.
45 Windows set to Normal are moved to the upper-left corner of the screen.
* Added more Documentation->KnowledgeBase items.
* Added more themes
43 After clicking a button that shows an error, the main window no longer show.
30 Option to open in screen with mouse cursor.
* Updated Simplified Chinese translation.
37 Fixed themes that do not work with .Net 3.5
38 Button does not get focus when its corresponding key is pressed.
39 Icon files paths are being converted to relative path even if not in portable mode.
40 Data menu item paths are being converted to relative path even if not in portable mode.
41 Image as button icon is not displayed in Edit Button Dialog box when editing the second time.
42 When a customizable theme is reset, the default values(except color) are not reloaded unless the program is restarted.
26 Add Data Files sorting when Organizing Data Files
27 Press key twice to launch
28 Add Single-click/Double-click button option
29 In reference to Data\Add Current Data File, filename extension is removed from display
33 - Importing some *.mal files fail.
34 - Disable File/Save As menu item when there is no file is loaded.
35 - Error loading the icon when loading the current custom icon in EditButtonDialog box.
36 - Icon file path not being converted to relative path when the source is in the same drive as the executable.
Show a message to create/open file when no file is loaded.
23 - Show a message to create/open file when no file is loaded.
24 - Add tab buttons sorting
25 - Only save icon cache when changed
31 - When the Show in taskbar option is unchecked, MaxLauncher still shows up in Win/Alt + Tab list.
Added Simplified Chinese translation.
32 - Cut or Delete of a button while "Hide Empty Tab Buttons" option is selected does not hide the button after cutting or deleting.
Added German translation.
29 - Program sometimes crashes when pasting and "Drag and Drop" of invalid shortcuts.
30 - Duplicate IDs in Group IDs drop down box of the Edit Button's dialog box are shown.
- Installation - Set Display full path in title bar of File Explorer.
- Explorer windows should only do full title matches and not partial matches.
- Fixed <text> and <file> clipboard replacement feature.
0.13.0.0 Beta (8-4-2015)
17 - Add single-instance option (for each maxlauncher.exe location)
19 - Added Tools menu (Open Start Menu in explorer)
20 - Add language(internationalization) support.
23 - Window style gets restored to Normal when maximizing within several seconds of launching.
24 - Preset tab selection is not activated when using the hotkey.
25 - Error occurs when adding a data file for the first time right after a fresh installation.
26 - Does not save file immediately after creation.
27 - When all windows are minimized using Show Desktop while a file dialog is open, the window cannot be restored unless the tray icon is clicked.
0.12.0.0 Beta (6-17-2015)
22 - Installer does not create MaxLauncher icon
0.11.0.0 Beta (6-16-2015)
9 - Madapplauncher's theme.
10 - Files and configuration information are now saved when changed.
11 - Added a command line option -DefaultTheme that starts the program using the default theme.
12 - Removed File/Save menu option.
13 - Improved application's responsiveness.
14 - Added IconCacheRO setting in portable.cfg.
15 - Added support for customizable themes.
16 - Added auto-hide menu option.
15 - Some windows fail to resize.
16 - Does not save when closing using the [X] or from the system menu.
17 - Launching a program with a window is not being moved/resized when using custom size/location. This occurs only when Window Title is not specified.
18 - Button text is not recognized when using voice recognition software.
19 - Error when quitting immediately before the application is fully loaded. Happens when shutting down Windows before the application has fully loaded.
20 - Buttons' key text(i.e. qwerty...) when switching languages and then switching tabs.
21 - Error when double-clicking on an mld file
0.10.0.0 Beta (3-7-2015)
7 - Reduce memory usage when opening multiple files
8 - Add option to organize frequently used data files
8 - When a button with an invalid Target is ran and AutoHide is set, the tab set in Hotkey/Activate Tab is activated
9 - Hotkey/Activate tab: sometimes does not display the previously assigned tab no
10 - When deleting the rightmost tab and if there are no other changes, the file is not saved.
11 - When editing a button which target contains an environment variable, the icon in the Edit Dialog Box is not updated correctly.
12 - Errors when saving files due to missing destination directories. Solution: Directories are created, if they do not exist, upon startup.
13 - Memory leak when loading or creating files. Solution: Remove old tab control from layout before adding a new tab control.
14 - Error on logoff or shutdown when and while running for the first time.
0.9.0.0 Beta (2-14-2015)
6 - Add option to add/delete themes
5 - MaxLauncher fails to run on XP and Windows 7 with only .Net 3.5 installed
6 - No selection cue for list box item when list box has no focus
7 - View List Button in Edit Button Dialog displays all buttons when the Group ID is blank
0.8.0.0 Beta (1-31-2015)
3 - Unhandled Exception is thrown when an empty button's key is pressed.
4 - TabControl's buttons may display incorrect label when language is changed.
0.7.0.0 Beta (1-24-2015)
4 - Ability to launch a group of buttons
5 - Move-only window feature instead of move and resize
0.6.0.0 Beta (11-26-2014)
1 - Set default hotkey to CTRL + ~ (tilde)
2 - Change Drag and Drop sensitivity
3 - Add Program Information that displays configuration locations
2 - Memory leak when changing Themes. User and GDI+ Objects grows every time the Theme is changed
0.5.0.0 Beta (11-19-2014)
I145: Changed target from C:\Windows\explorer.exe to %windir%\explorer.exe when adding a folder for portable compatibility
I139: Added a button property called "Window process name". Use to move/size windows by title more specifically by specifying the process name
0.4.0.0 Beta (11-7-2014)
I94: Added support for custom application icon
I117: Activates the window then the mouse hovers a tab or button during a drag and drop operation
I117: Fixed drag and drop copying of buttons where both source and destination would share the same data
0.3.0.0 Beta (10-23-2014)
Added custom window sizing feature
Fixed incorrect application window sizing that happens sometimes
0.2.0.0 Beta (9-2-2014)
Support for read-only configuration files using portable.cfg
Fixed tab control border problem on Windows 8
Other minor bug fixes and improvements
0.1.0.0 Beta (8-1-2014)
Initial beta release