Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Actual Virtual Desktops 8.2
As a multi-tasking OS, Windows allows you running multiple programs simultaneously. As a result, you have a few windows open at any time. But when working with lots of applications, your desktop can easily become overcrowded. Actual Virtual Desktops will help you resolve this problem - you can allocate and classify all of your windows by moving them to virtual desktops.
Actual Virtual Desktops provides a virtual space as if you have several logical monitors instead of a single physical one. You can extend the real estate of the workspace and move a window from virtual desktop 1 to virtual desktop 2 etc. The actual number of virtual desktops is not limited!
Actual Virtual Desktops 8.2 (22.09.2014)
[!] The Configuration Module now can run multiple windows at once.
For example, you can open several Window Settings windows using the Manage window settings title button (separate window for each settings).
When several configuration windows are open at once, changes made within a particular window are isolated there until you click the Apply button in that window.
[!] Changes made in the Default Window Settings now are propagated automatically to all existing specific window settings (provided that the old value was the same in both Default and particular specific settings).
[+] Quick Setup wizard is added. It allows to tune up quickly the most frequently used features (according to collected and analyzed usage statistics) without diving into details.
[+] Compact mode for extra title buttons is now available: it displays the small narrow button instead of the full list of active buttons.
Click on this button expands the list of active buttons so they can be used as usual. Second click on this button or click somewhere else collapses the list of active buttons so they do not block the view (this can be especially useful in non-standard windows like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox).
The compact mode activates either automatically (when the extra buttons do not fit the title bar) or it can be set permanently for particular windows in the Window Settings options (see the Title Buttons Options group).
[+] In addition to a right click on extra title buttons, now you can hold the left mouse button on them for some time to invoke their extended abilities (like context menus or special dialogs).
[*] Compatibility with Windows 8.1 Service Pack 1 has been improved.
[*] The window invoked by the Copy Settings from command now does not display the target Window Settings item.
[-] Downloaded setups of newer versions were installed automatically even if the automatic updates were disabled (which prevented the rolling back to any previous version if a newer version setup was available).
[-] In some cases extra title buttons in Microsoft Word 2013 might disappear.
[-] Extra title buttons did not work in Autodesk Design Review 2013.
[-] Extra title buttons did not appear in X1 Search.
[-] NuSphere PhpEd 12 crashed when trying to scroll the File Explorer view.
[-] Windows 7: Tooltips did not display in command prompt windows.
[-] Unloading 1st Clock right after restoring from hibernation made Windows Explorer hung.
[-] In some cases, after switching the Virtual Desktops mode in either way (classic to independent, or vice versa), windows got duplicated on all virtual desktops despite their current selection.
[-] Unwanted extra buttons of Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat appeared in the Virtual Desktops Switcher after switching the desktops with those programs running.
[-] Canceling the download in the Check for Updates dialog caused an error.
[-] Pressing Enter in the Check for Updates dialog after the download was started caused the restart of downloading.
Operating System: Windows 8/7/Server/Vista/2008/XP/2003/2000 x86/x64