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Offline domdom

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #45 on: March 20, 2010, 02:50:10 pm »
The reason I suggested "whole queue" is that repair and unrar is quite fast to display so most of the time not really visible, but overall d/l could take much more time and "whole queue" would allow monitoring progress!
As far as switching from one state to another, why not following the same behaviour as the tray icon:
green icon with overall progress then whenever necessary, switch over to amber then purple!

Thanks for the "small" improvements in 0.31.5 ;) I have to mention (in a friendly manner) that I still miss "whole queue" progress indicator in the taskbar icon: Altbinz is almost always minimzed and that would allow verifying quickly where the whole download is, without maximizing Altbinz window maybe for the next version?
the same way you handle unraring would be great (e.g. this is how Teracopy display copy operation for instance)
Anyway thanks for keeping this wonderful proggie updated! we all do appreciate!

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #46 on: March 21, 2010, 03:42:18 pm »
I'd love to have an overall transfer progress as does explorer now in seven



And shortcuts to pause/unpause when right clicking on it ;)

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #47 on: March 21, 2010, 03:44:29 pm »
Well said  ;D ;D ;)

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #48 on: March 21, 2010, 03:57:10 pm »
the problem could be that ther are only 3 colours red yellow green. as of now yellow for unrar and repair and now green is used for the copy progress of the internal explorer so only there is only red left...

Offline Chuckle123

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #49 on: March 21, 2010, 04:36:23 pm »
The current mini icon could be used to help differentiate the current action.

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #50 on: March 21, 2010, 05:09:36 pm »
the problem could be that ther are only 3 colours red yellow green. as of now yellow for unrar and repair and now green is used for the copy progress of the internal explorer so only there is only red left...
Didn't know about that :) Here it opens new "task" in taskbar and green progress is on that task not on the main one.

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #51 on: March 21, 2010, 06:21:04 pm »
now green is used for the copy progress of the internal explorer

Sorry i didn't get it, could you explain? I didn't see any green progress bar in abz so far, when does it happen?

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #52 on: March 22, 2010, 08:38:40 am »
i've got altbinz pinned down on the taskbar and whenever i copy something with the integrated explorer i get something like this.



i don't know if the screenshot shows it clearly enough, but there are two windows but since they are stacked on top of each other the progress of the second is shown on the one in front.

Edith: just noticed when Alt.Binz is pinned to the taskbar all the mini-icons show the way they should but the main icon always stays green, when unpinned from taskbar the main icon changes color aswell
« Last Edit: March 22, 2010, 09:36:34 am by davidq666 »

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #53 on: March 22, 2010, 08:51:34 am »
Use the icons to distinguish the current task and try to use green as the only colour. Yellow is ok, but Red is the "oops, something went wrong/achtung" colour. :)

And shortcuts to pause/unpause when right clicking on it ;)
Connect/disconnect
Pause/unpause
Pause for x minutes (probably not possible with that "x")
Open download folder
Open unrar folder

(the common actions)
« Last Edit: March 22, 2010, 09:43:56 am by Ascathon »
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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #54 on: March 23, 2010, 09:20:18 am »
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Edith: just noticed when Alt.Binz is pinned to the taskbar all the mini-icons show the way they should but the main icon always stays green, when unpinned from taskbar the main icon changes color aswell
also whenever the status icon is changed (for example by pausing, limiting bandwdith or enabling scheduler) the main icon will stay green again during unrar and repair. this can be changed again by pinning and unpinning it from the taskbar.
« Last Edit: March 23, 2010, 09:22:04 am by davidq666 »

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Re: Windows 7 Taskbar Extensions
« Reply #55 on: December 19, 2010, 01:19:17 pm »
having the overall progress bar being displayed on the taskbar would be great. For me, that's the only thing missing.