September 2009

Revamped quick-open dialog

By | 2009-09-29T21:02:00+00:00 September 29th, 2009|English|

Today I made a (much needed) major rewrite of the "quick-open-tabbles" and "quick-link" dialog boxes. You can now arrange tabbles in many different ways (by name, by color, by color name, be recent usage, etc.) in order to find the tabbles you need more easily without typing anything. (Previously, the dialog was very oriented towards typing. Not so anymore.)Here is [...]

We have a ticket system! www.tabbles.net/support

By | 2009-09-29T15:07:00+00:00 September 29th, 2009|English|

www.tabbles.net/supportIt's powered by Mantis. Why Mantis and not Bugzilla? Read below :-)The background: Many people asked us to install Bugzilla. As nothing was happening, they eventually started threatening me (specially Maurizio). On Sunday I started trying to install Bugzilla on our *inexpensive* shared hosting. Since then (for the last 2 days) I've been fighting with: - Bugzilla(I won!) - perl [...]

The “arrange tabbles” feature is here – 1.1.7Beta1

By | 2009-09-28T14:25:00+00:00 September 28th, 2009|English|

As promised, a new arrange feature is available in Tabbles 1.1.7 beta1 (download it here).Here is a video of the feature:Arranging tabbles in different ways can be useful to quickly locate a tabble by eyeballing. For example, if you want to quickly locate the tabble you have opened ten minutes ago, you may want to sort tabbles by recent usage [...]

Tabbles 1.1.6 with auto-align available

By | 2009-09-25T15:46:00+00:00 September 25th, 2009|English|

A new version of Tabbles (1.1.6) is available. You can download it at our web site.Here are the changes:Due to popular request, a tabble alignment feature was added. You can choose two alignment modes: auto-alignment, where tabbles are aligned automatically after each drag; and manual alignment, where tabbles are aligned when you press ALT+q.Auto-alignment is enabled by default. You can [...]

Auto-align, another video

By | 2009-09-25T08:12:00+00:00 September 25th, 2009|English|

Here is a new video of the upcoming auto-alignment feature:In the previous video, I was executing the auto-alignment manually. In this video, auto-alignment happens automatically, each time I drag a tabble or a group of tabbles. You have the option whether to execute auto-alignment manually or automatically after each drag.

The quick-open dialog: how to use it productively

By | 2009-09-24T04:59:00+00:00 September 24th, 2009|English|

Let's talk about the ALT+c dialog box (aka quick-open tabbles) (see the above picture). This is one of the most important features in tabbles, one which increases your productivity a lot.A user complained (hi nefycee!) of the new appearance of this dialog box. Now that categories are gone, in the left panel you only see a list of colors (until [...]

Scalable tabbles

By | 2009-09-24T04:33:00+00:00 September 24th, 2009|English|

Last night (well, five hours ago :P) I said that today I would have added an auto-align feature and a snap-to-grid feature. I still want to do it (if Andrea and Irma approve it), but I realized there's a complication.We are planning to make tabbles scale automatically according to the number of files they contain. (Think of an ordinary tag [...]

Ain’t my desktop pretty?

By | 2009-09-23T21:54:00+00:00 September 23rd, 2009|English|

Judge for yourself if my Tabbles desktop is pretty :)(click picture to enlarge)Of course I have many more tabbles, but I have hidden them from the ground floor. (I open the hidden tabbles with ALT+c). In general, I only use the ground floor for tabbles that I want to click for first; later I use the "suggested tabbles" panel, from [...]

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