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02.25.13 FeedForAll Release Notes FeedForAll 2.0.4.0

 

Build 2.0.4.0
- fixed 'integer error' when running on some Windows7 machines
- fixed encoding of spaces in filenames when publishing enclosures
- fixed missing URL field when downloading and skins are turned off

04.01.10 FeedForAll Release Notes FeedForAll 2.0.3.1

Build 2.0.3.1
- fixed problem with 100% cpu reading in some ATOM type feeds - added redimentary support for atom namespaces inside RSS 2.0 feeds (reads fields into RSS 2.0 fields, does not preserve the atom namespace)
- updated RSS scripts included in download


Build 2.0.3.0
- improved reg key paste routine to handle email client wrapping of text
- changed item cloning behavior so if it has an associated file, no enclosure settings are cloned (temp fix)
- fixed hot links from validation log to some iTunes fields
- updated FTP browse routine to better handle symlinks - fixed a couple of typos in the wizard
- updated affiliate link

Build 2.0.2.9
- fixed problem saving feeds when the path no longer exists
- fixed problem when after reordering feeds in list, changing feeds doesn't always refresh

Build 2.0.2.8
- fixed problem in publishing where correct site wasn't always stored with each feed
- fixed problem in publishing where a site name was sometimes copied onto another site

06.14.07 FeedForAll Release Notes FeedForAll v2.0.2.7

Build 2.0.2.7
- fixed false validation warning for single digit iTune Duration values
- fixed problem detecting field changes (introduced in build 2.0.2.5)

 

Build 2.0.2.6
- additional checks and automatic repairs for all fields expecting URLs

 

Build 2.0.2.5
- fixed problem with fields with URLs (i.e. 'Link') automatically decoding %encoded characters. Leaves them alone now


Build 2.0.2.4
- fixed problem with intermittent errors after adding a new item using the Item Wizard

 

Build 2.0.2.3
- fixed problem with date/time picker, not handling PM and noon/midnight correctly in some cases

 

Build 2.0.2.2
- fixed problem reading in iTunes category list if FFA is started from a folder other than its progam folder
- fixed problem where duplicate GUIDs could be created when cloning an item - fixed problem with 'out of range error' when selecting a feed from the feeds list after making changes in preferences

 

Build 2.0.2.1
- fixed problem with automatically filled enclosure length not always being retained
- fixed false error in validation routine on iTunes Duration field
- fixed decoding of named HTML entities (i.e. ©)

 

Build 2.0.2.0
- fixed problem publishing feed to multiple sites
- fixed some pasting problems
- added 'paste w/ formatting' to item description fields
- improved parsing of links for Atom feeds
- fixed problem where validation couldn't be turned off in preferences

 

Build 2.0.1.9
- duplicate site names no longer allowed
- improvements to ftp browsing

 

Build 2.0.1.8
- fixed problem in publishing where some enclosures could not be selected
- fixed problem in publishing where some enclosure titles and filenames displayed too long
- added ctrl-c copy function in validation log
- fixed problem when an extension was unchecked, but then the operation canceled

 

Build 2.0.1.7
- improved FTP browsing ability to follow paths

 

Build 2.0.1.6
- automatically remove duplicate namespace declarations on opening of feed


Build 2.0.1.5
- fixed problem where live spell checking could not be turned off
- fixed problem so help menu options will use default browser instead of always IE

 

Build 2.0.1.4
- fixed problem using right-click shortcut to past item description to iTunes summary

 

Build 2.0.1.3
- fixed problem on publish screen where item limit is not accessible

 

Build 2.0.1.2
- fixed problem with iTunes category conversion from old to new Build 2.0.1.1
- fixed problem with iTunes durations longer than 12 hours
- fixed problem with enclosure uploads including path in filename

 

Build 2.0.1.0
- Updated help file
- Updated context sensitive help
- Minor cosmetic updates

 

Build 2.0.0.7
- Fixed lingering error in iTunes duration field validation
- Fixed validation screen mappings to iTunes fields
- Added error checking for duplicate CDATA close tags in description fields

 

Build 2.0.0.6
- Fixed error when program starts if Windows is using a date format other than MM/DD/YYYY

12.04.06 FeedForAll Beta 3 Release Notes FeedForAll v2.0.0.5 Beta3

Known Issues

  • Context sensitive help missing for many fields
  • Documentation/Help File not yet updated
  • Minor cosmetic changes

    Changes Since Beta 2 Build 2.0.0.5
  • Added Publishing function (replaces FTP upload function)
  • Can limit number items that are uploaded in the feed
  • Can skip uploading items with future pub dates
  • Support for multiple FTP sites
  • Can define separate folders on each site for the feed, image, and enclosures
  • Can upload the feed's image as part of the publishing process
  • Can upload any enclosures associated with the feed's items
  • Can select local files for enclosures, so publishing will be able to upload them
  • Implemented 'standard' insert/overwrite toggle using insert key, for all fields
  • Made links live in preview function, and it also displays the link on mouse over
  • Content namespace extension now well supported
  • Dublin Core namespace extension now well supported
  • Syndication namespace extension now well supported
  • Scroll panel behavior improved (follows focused fields)
  • iTunes duration field validation fixed (had problems with leading zeros)

08.25.06 FeedForAll Beta 2 Release Notes FeedForAll v2.0.0.4 Beta2

Known Issues

  • Context sensitive help missing for many fields
  • Documentation/Help File not yet updated
  • Cosmetic issues
    - Scrolling panels don't sync with focused fields
    - Some fonts don't draw perfectly centered in text entry boxes
    - Other small cosmetic issues left to be cleaned up

    Changes Since Beta 1 Build 2.0.0.4
  • Added Preview capability w/ 2 sample templates
  • Added Feed Validation feature
  • Vastly improved field and feed validation code
  • Lots of updates for handling extensions (namespaces)
  • Made updates to conform with latest iTunes extension spec
  • Support for CSS stylesheets
  • Many improvements to WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Hot-keys added to WYSIWYG HTML editor
  • Support for auto-generation of Item GUIDs
  • Improved window positioning/saving of positions
  • Multi-monitor support
  • New limiting options for export function
  • Extension (namespace) support added to Preferences screens
  • Improved time zone handling
  • Auto mime type for enclosures
  • Improved Feed and Item wizards
  • Many small enhancements and minor bug fixes

Changes Since Beta 1 Build 2.0.0.3

  • FTP info for new feeds is defaulted to the FTP info for the last feed
  • Added live spell checking to WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Added sample feed
  • Image FTP info is defaulted to the feed's FTP settings
  • Image FTP filename is extracted from the image's URL field
  • Added FTP log to 'View' menu and FTP Upload screen
  • Added feed creation wizard, under 'Feed' menu
  • Added support for non-breaking spaces in WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Improved right-click edit menu operation
  • Improved paste routines
  • Added 'Insert Symbols' feature in WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Added support for 'High-ASCII' characters

11.02.04 A New Build for FeedForAll Beta 2 is now available Change Log: Build 1.0.0.0 - beta 2 release

  • Added necessary modules for product registration
  • FTP filename defaults use dashes for spaces
  • Fixed problem with FTP fields allowing multi-line text to be pasted into them
  • Added Link variable to export routines
  • Added options for Normal (PORT) and Passive (PASV) FTP modes
  • Fixed file dialogs to default to correct folders

10.20.04 A New Build for FeedForAll Beta 2 is now available Change Log: Build 0.0.2.0 - beta 2 release

  • FTP info for new feeds is defaulted to the FTP info for the last feed
  • Added live spell checking to WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Added sample feed
  • Image FTP info is defaulted to the feed's FTP settings
  • Image FTP filename is extracted from the image's URL field
  • Added FTP log to 'View' menu and FTP Upload screen
  • Added feed creation wizard, under 'Feed' menu
  • Added support for non-breaking spaces in WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Improved right-click edit menu operation
  • Improved paste routines
  • Added 'Insert Symbols' feature in WYSIWYG HTML Description editor
  • Added support for 'High-ASCII' characters

10.13.04 A new build for FeedForAll Beta 1 has been uploaded to our server. The current version is now 0.0.1.8. Change Log: Build 0.0.1.8

  • FTP upload screen's filename field now tries to guess best filename, if blank.
  • - Fixed several minor issues with Description WYSIWYG HTML Editor
  • The default filename for newly download feeds now defaults to the rss document name
  • Added PubDate variables to export routines
  • Added keyboard and mouse shortcut menuitems under the help menu
  • Added status bar
  • Added support for interperting and tags in Description WYSIWYG editor
  • Automatic removal of linefeeds in single line fields, during paste
  • Better encoding of non-ASCII characters
  • Fixed cursor position after paste operations into fields
  • Fixed problem with opening files and images, if an invalid path is stored in the settings file



10.04.04 A new build for FeedForAll Beta 1 has been uploaded to our server.
The current version is now 0.0.1.7. Change Log: Build 0.0.1.7

  • Fixed error when closing About screen (and Items or Images tab is active)
  • Fixed problem where pasting into FeedForAll could change the field's font
  • Updated HTML export to allow tags from descriptions to pass through to output
  • Fixed problem where '/' was allowd as a path separator for local files

 

A new build for FeedForAll Beta 1 has been uploaded to our server.
The current version is now 0.0.1.6. Change Log: Build 0.0.1.6
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  • Added more detailed descriptions during FTP uploads.
  • Added routine to create FTP upload log file (FtpUpload.log)

A new build for FeedForAll Beta 1 has been uploaded to our server.
The current version is now 0.0.1.5. Change Log: Build 0.0.1.5

  • Fixed error displayed when default feed or image folder no longer exist
  • Included LanguageCodes.txt file with install for default language codes

 

Changes Since Beta1 Build 0.0.1.4 - Option added for selecting different dictionaries

  • Fixed problem with save dialog adding and extra .xml extension
  • Allow line breaks in Description fields (inserts HTML tags)
  • Added right-click edit menus to fields (i.e. undo, copy, cut, paste)
  • Updated date fields so they will accept international date formats
  • Fixed a problem with opening feeds from disk, that no longer exist
  • Reworked how pasting formatted text to fields is handled Build 0.0.1.3
  • Fixed a problem with HTML tags Build 0.0.1.2
  • Fixed a couple of minor problems with links in the WYSIWYG HTML editor Build 0.0.1.1
  • original beta 1 release

Beta 1 includes many new features and enhancements that were not available in our Technology Preview releases.

Here is the changelog for the Beta 1 release: Changes Since Technology Preview 3

  • Added WYSIWYG HTML editor for description fields
  • Description fields now stretch vertically too
  • Added button bar to Preferences screen
  • Added button bar to Source screen
  • All windows now save their positions and sizes on exit
  • Added a few more checks to the XML/RSS automatic repair routine
  • Added option to disable spell checking (preferences screen)
  • Added 'Contents' to help menu
  • Added 'Website' to help menu
  • Added "What's This" help to all necessary interface objects
  • Installer improvements: Detects previous installation and installs to same folder Prompts for installing a program icon on the desktop Prompts for running program after install Help file shortcut added to program group Uninstall shortcut added to program group Fixed problem that caused some computers to pause for a long period during install
  • Users are now warned if their feed is missing required fields
  • Basic help manual included
  • Many minor cosmetic items cleaned up