Collmate 1.36.0 - April 5, 2007 New features: - Automatic backup of collection packages (To adjust backup parameters click Tools -> Options -> Backup.. in main menu). - Importing list of files or folders to the item description. - The loan history of item in a report or collection catalog. See Sample 4. Improvements/Changes: - Dropdown menu for the "Report" tool button has been added. - An ability to quick open recent generated report in the report designer was added (Tools -> Reports -> Design Recent... or through drop down menu of the "Report" tool button). - The STRTONUMERIC function has been implemented in report generator. This function tries to extract a numeric value from any given string. See the report generator manual for detailed information. - The program context help system and the report generator manual has been converted to HTML Help format to be viewed under Microsoft Windows Vista. Fixed: - The problem with formatting of contact information has been fixed. - Minor fixes. Collmate 1.35.0 - December 12, 2006 New features: - Support for wide range of image formats. Complete list of supported formats are: CompuServe GIF images (.gif) Portable network graphic images (.png) JPEG images (.jpg, .jpeg, .jpe, .jfif) Tagged Image File Format (.tif, .tiff) Standard Windows bitmap images (.bmp, .rle, .dib) Photoshop images (.psd, .pdd) ZSoft Paintbrush images (.pcc, .pcx) PaintShop Pro images (.psp) Autodesk images (.pic, .cel) Kodak Photo-CD images (.pcd) Encapsulated Postscript images (.eps) Windows metafiles (.emf, .wmf) Portable images (.pbm, .pgm, .ppm) Run length encoded bitmap images (.rle) Truevision images (.tga, .vst, .icb, .vda, .win) SGI images (.bw, .rgb, .rgba, .sgi) Alias/Wavefront images (.rla, .rpf) GFI fax images (.fax) Dr. Halo images (.cut) Icon images (.ico) - Possibility to open location of assigned image from item properties dialog. Improvements/Changes: - Automatically opening of properties dialog for duplicated item. - Minor improvements. Fixed: - Minor fixes. Collmate 1.34.2 - June 6, 2006 New features: - Catalan language is added. Improvements/Changes: - A new design for the toolbar buttons. Fixed: - The group copying of items are fixed. Collmate 1.34.1 - May 1, 2006 IMPORTANT: All users of versions 1.30 to 1.33 must update the program as soon as possible. Improvements/Changes: - Report generator engine and designer has been updated. - Predefined catalog templates are modified to speed up its processing and exporting. Fixed: - Sorting/grouping errors in report generator. - Minor fixes in report genarator. Collmate 1.34.0 - April 7, 2006 Fixed: - Complete data loss while exiting the program. In versions 1.30 to 1.33 can appear the cases, when the program exit leads to the data file deleting. - Errors while trying to generate report or catalogue of items with formatted text in description. - Minor fixes. Collmate 1.33.2 - December 16, 2005 Fixed: - Various problems and bugs has been fixed. Collmate 1.33.1 - November 27, 2005 Improvements/Changes: - Compatibility and stability improvements. Fixed: - Data loss while canceling exit from the program (for newly created packages only). - Saving the item properties in the item lists "Novelties", "Search Results" and "Loaned Items". - An error appeared while trying to open the item properties dialog (in huge collections). Collmate 1.33.0 - November 15, 2005 New features: - Recognizing URLs placed in item attributes (Item -> Go to... -> [Name of attribute containing URL]). Improvements/Changes: - Flickering of the attributes panel and long delay while selecting several items was removed. - Saving data to the package file was improved. Fixed: - Loading of description and images hangs while doing a quick search. - Loss of the item description while doing a quick duplication of item. Collmate 1.32.2 (September 23, 2005) Improvements/Changes: - Report generator engine, designer and export filtres has been updated. Collmate 1.32.1 (September 13, 2005) Improvements/Changes: - An ability to assign images for group of items. Fixed: - Some minor fixes. Collmate 1.32.0 (June 6, 2005) New features: - Import from CSV (Tools -> Import...). - Sorting collections by alphabetical order. Improvements/Changes: - Custom width of "Name" field for each collection. - Item list and collection export: exporting of hidden attributes. Fixed: - Wrong search results while searching with "Whole Words Only" option. Collmate 1.31.3 (April 12, 2005) Fixed: - An error "List index out of bounds (-1)." appeared while trying to add first item into empty collection (only in version 1.31.2). Collmate 1.31.2 (April 9, 2005) Improvements/Changes: - The drop-down list of attribute value editor is reworked. Now it is splitted into two value groups: predefined (in order as entered in the attribute properties) and automatically collected (in alphabetical order). - Quick Search Field clearup during another item list selection. Fixed: - The sorting of contact/item history is fixed. - The default sorting of Novelties and Loaned items sections is fixed. - An error "'xxxxx' is not valid a date." appeared while trying to send the list of loaned items by e-mail is fixed. Collmate 1.31.1 (February 26, 2005) Fixed: - The deleted items no longer appear in the contact history. - Processing of variables [AttrNames] and [AttrValues] in the report generator has been corrected. The empty attributes no longer appear in the coresponding lists. - The "List of New Items" notification has been corrected. The empty attributes no longer appear in it. - Calculation of the loan duration (in days) has been corrected. - English help has been updated and fixed. - Some strings for English UI has been corrected. Collmate 1.31.0 (February 03, 2005) New features: - History of the contact (the loan history). - Quick Search in a current list of items. Improvements/Changes: - The "Collection" column has been added into the following lists: "Novelties", "Search results" and "Contacts". - Report generator engine has been updated. - Recent packages list (File -> Reopen) has been improved. - History of item has been moved to the separate page of item properties dialog window. - An ability to arrange the history records by any column has been added. Fixed: - Collmate Report Designer: Fixed an error occured while trying to use "Save As..." command for a newly created report. - Fixed some language resources for English localization. Collmate 220.127.116.11 (September 20, 2004) New features: - Report generator lets you create and print reports, item lists and collection catalogs. There are three basic types of reports: 1. Simple table (flexible adjustment of table contents); 2. Detailed catalog (more than 10 predefined report forms); 3. Custom report (user-designed report forms; examples are included). - Exporting of reports, item lists and collection catalogs. Supported formats are: 1. Microsoft Word (*.rtf) 2. Microsoft Excel (*.xls) 3. Web Page (*.html) 4. Advanced Web Page (*.html) 5. Comma Separated Values (*.csv) 6. Plain Text (*.txt) - Custom reports and catalogs designer. To design and manage custom report forms you need to install "Collmate Report Designer". It's distributed as a free Collmate add-on. Improvements/Changes: - Now "My documents" is a default folder for opening or saving of the new collection packages. - New hot keys are added: Ctrl-U - loan, Ctrl-I - return. - Some collection templates are modified. - "Install Additional Languages" command is added into the language setup dialog. Fixed: - Incorrect appearance of list columns "Status", "Added", "Modified" and "Loans" if the list contains more than 28 additional columns. - Previous search results was not cleared if nothing found in result of new search. - The contact name in list caption was not updated after it's changing. Other: - Brand-new program logo and icon. - New version numbering scheme. Collmate 1.27, build 44 (May 31, 2004) Fixed: - Error appeared in "Template Manager" while trying to make a copy of predefined collection template or create new one (ver. 1.25 & 1.26 only). - Page "Advanced" instead of "Common" was activated while trying to open attribute properties dialog (ver. 1.26 only). Collmate 1.26, build 43 (May 24, 2004) Improvements/Changes: - Protection against removing temporary files created while using program. Removing these files cause unrecoverable loss of all the item descriptions and histories. - Correct display of collection package file path and name in case of opening package from the Windows shell (Explorer and etc.) Fixed: - Value of the "Loans" counter did not decrease if the "Loaned" status was canceled by user. - Error message appeared in version 1.25 while trying to modify properties of group of items. Collmate 1.25, build 41 (May 18, 2004) Fixed: - Problems with "Item properties" and "Template manager" dialog appearance while using large font scheme. - Inability to change the size of attributes area at the item description panel while using large font scheme. - Problems with context help appearance on some systems. Collmate 1.24, build 38 (March 28, 2004) New features: - Possibility to assign up to 4 images for each item in the collection. Also it is possible to enter a short comment for each image, which comment will be displayed under this image in the preview panel. - Possibility to enter unique captions for images in each single collection. - Now it is possibile to modify the date of addition for each item in the collection. Improvements/Changes: - The item details panel is completely redesigned. This panel is splitted into the several panels. Now it is possible to adjust visibility and placement of each panel. Additional options can be found at "View | Data panels" menu. - The export of the items lists into HTML is improved. Now the columns' alignment in the exported document is reflected. Collmate 1.20, build 34 (December 1, 2003) New features: - Collections' templates. To create a new collection now it is possible to use predefined or user-defined templates of collections. The manager of templates (Tools -> Template Manager) lets you to create and manage user-defined templates of collections. Also it is possible to create templates from existing collections. There is a set of predefined templates for the following collections in this version: Books, Coins, Games, Audio CDs, Stamps, Video(DVD, MPEG4, VHS). - Collection creation wizard. - "Other attributes" panel. This panel is located in the item details area of a main window.It contains all the attributes which are not displayed in the list of items. - Prevention of casual changes while viewing properties of the item (collection, contact). To save changes it is necessary to unlock 'OK' button by clicking 'Lock' icon in the left bottom corner of the properties dialog. - Possibility to create and send to a contact the message with a list of new items. - Possibility to create and send to a contact the message with a list of the items loaned to this contact. Improvements/Changes: - The following operations has been speeded up: a) Opening the collection package is 100-150(!) times faster now; b) Saving a collection package is 10-15 times faster now; c) Searching of the item description is 5-10 times faster now. - Item's attributes editor is reworked. - Possibility to change size of a dialog window of item properties is added. - Support for the "read only" packages is added. - Problems diagnostics at package opening is improved. Fixed: - Bug appeared while copying (moving) items into "Collections" (root) folder: this folder can't contain the additional attributes,but they can be added into it by copying (moving) items. - Bug appeared after creation of a new collection: caption of the list of items and contents of item details panel were not updated. - Incorrect applying of a password while creating new package is fixed. - Disappearing of the collections tree and the item details panel. - Main menu has been reconfigured. - Font in the item's properties dialog window is fixed. Other: - Possibility to create and send e-mail message to the program's technical support team. Collmate 1.12, build 24 (October 15, 2003) Fixed: - Fixed bug appeared while correcting properties of an item in the collections with a hidden attributes. Collmate 1.11, build 23 (October 2, 2003) New features: - New icons for collections are added. Improvements/Changes: - Some optimization and improvements are done. - Toolbar icons are slightly changed. Fixed: - Main window status bar localization bug fixed. Collmate 1.10, build 20 (September 9, 2003) New features: - New interface languages are added: French. - Copying of items. - Moving of items between collections. - An ability to duplicate item in the collection. In the next beta-versions the copying and moving of items will be implemented. - New properties of additional attribute are added: List of default values; Inherit to a new children collections; Show in 'Name' column (in non-collection lists); Show attribute column in list of items; Alignment of attribute column in list of items; Font color of attribute column in list of items; Background color of attribute column in list of items. - Formatting of the text of the item description. List of available commands in description editor: Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, Select All, Undo (multilevel), Bold, Italic, Underline, Strikeout, Select Font, Align Left, Align Center, Align Right, Reset format, Save as, Load, Print. All these commands are accessible from the panel of tools and the context popup menu of the editor of the item description. - Loading item description from and saving to RTF text document. - 'Red person' icon for those contacts, how has items from your collections. - Cancel button for "Transferred to" status. - Automatic opening of last or new collection package at start up of the program. - Commands 'Check In' and 'Check Out' are added in to the main menu and the context popup menu of the list of items. As before they can be performed, using combination Alt+drag-n-drop or through a window of properties of an item (or group of items). - Context popup menu and hot keys in the list of additional attributes in a window of collection properties. - Storing of last directory, the image from which were appointed during the current session of work with a collection package. Improvements/Changes: - 'Check In' and 'Check Out' commands can be performed by using drag'n'drop with holded Alt key. - Dialog of item properties has been modified. The description and a picture are placed on different pages. - Resorting after change of a set of collection attributes (after the change of the order or hiding of attributes in the item list). - Reflection of a sorting direction in "Novelties", "Search results" and "Contacts". - Appearance of the grid of attributes in a item properties dialog window. - Controlling of the grid of item additional attributes values. Now Tab/Shift+Tab and Ctrl+Up/Ctrl+Down are used for moving on attributes. Alt+Down and Up/Down are used for a selecting of values from list. Fixed: - Fixed highlighting of column on which the list of items is sorted. - The bug bringing outflow of system resources is corrected. Versions with this bug is: 1.02.012 (release) and is later. Necessary conditions: a) execution of Collmate under Windows95/98/ME; b) active scrolling of the item list of a collection in which there are items with a 'Transferred' and 'Private' status. Consequences of a bug: crash of operational system to reset. - Incorrect change of the order of attributes columns in case of added attribute located first. - An error 'Cannot focus...' is corrected.This error appeared if setting the status of group of items to 'Transferred' and when pressing 'Ok' without the entering of contact name. - Clearing of description viewer at closing of collection package. Other: - The toolbar "Collections and contacts" removed. Collmate 1.02, build 12 (June 1, 2003) New features: - Windows XP Themes support is implemented. - New interface languages are added: German and Ukrainian. - An ability to move a collection in a tree of a collections using drag'n'drop: Hold SHIFT to place selected collection into specified; Hold ALT to place selected collection near to specified. - "Owner's e-mail" in a properties of package. - Dropdown button 'Reopen' is added into toolbar 'Files' in main window . - Context popups with standard edit commands (Copy,Paste,...) are applied to editors and viewers of description of collection, item and information of contact. - Highlight contacts which have items at present. - Highlight column on which the list of items is ordered. - An ability to open exports' results. - Hot keys Ctrl+S, Ctrl+N, Ctrl+O. Improvements/Changes: - Interface look of all dialog windows is slightly corrected. - Optimization of HTML export. - Autoselection of collection while expanding or collapsing is disabled. - Flickering of the main window during its size changing is reduced a lot. Fixed: - Bug at transferring group of items to new contact in the items group properties dialog. - Exception at opening 'Reopen' submenu in main menu (in some cases). - ESC, Ctrl+TAB, Ctrl+Shift+TAB in a "Item description" input field. - ESC in a "Description" input field of the collection properties window. - ENTER in a dialog window at opening a package of collections from Windows Shell. - Displaying "&" in the collection name. - Problem with updating the data in the panel of the item details. - Small bugs. - Hot keys handlers in the password dialog window. - Hot keys handlers in the item properties, collection properties and contact properties window. - ESC in the "Information" input field of the contact properties window. - Mistakes in .lng files. Collmate 1.01, build 8 (April 15, 2003) New features: - New interface languages are added: Byelorussian and Estonian. Improvements/Changes: - Optimization of HTML export. Fixed: - Eliminating "garbage in some dialogs" problem appeared on several locales. - Problems with English text in some dialogs. - Incorrect states of buttons "Go to collection" and "Go to contacts" in some cases. - Small bugs. Collmate 1.00, build 7 (March 4, 2003) ! First public release.