Windows Utilities for Power-Users
(Latest version is 2.11d, released May 9th, 1998)
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To run File-Ex 2.1 for Windows 3.1x, you need:
File-Ex is installed as an integrated part of Windows. Using File-Ex is simply a matter of using your normal applications, then using the buttons that File-Ex adds to the Open and Save dialogs.
File-Ex is Trialware. This means that you are free to try it out for 30 days. It will be fully functional during that time, so you can try all of its functions.
After using it for 30 days (not necessarily calendar days, but when it's been used on 30 different days), some of the functions will be unavailable. You will still be able to use the basic functions like Copy and Delete, but the advanced functions (Find and MakeDir, and the file history) will not be available unless you purchase the program.
v2.11d release May 9th, 1998 Fixed Setup program to not mark files read-only when installed from CR-ROM Fixed help file to not say "German version" v2.11c release March 4th, 1998 Extended trial period (reset to 30 days even if a previous version was used) Fixed problems with not finding the proper program/data directory if the name changes v2.11 release Feb. 4th, 1998 Extended the Drives list and the File Types list to as large as needed to avoid scrolling Fixed problem of switching to non-existent directories/drives Better filtering of dialogs with no file edit box Fixed dialog problems with PKZIP/Win Fixed so disabling for common dlgs still lets all File-Ex functions work in trained ones Added a "Close Delay" setting to fileex.ini, to adjust the time before the 'not responding' warning. (It's in milliseconds, so 5000 = 5 seconds) v2.10b (bug-fix release) Sept. 13th, 1997 Documentation changes only v2.10a (bug-fix release) July 6th, 1997 Take extra steps to ensure DLLs are unloaded when closing Windows Improve recognition of German Open/Save dialogs Allow a little more room for buttons Added SWREG code for E-mail registration v2.10 release June 18th, 1997 Leave recent/favorite accelerators active when file mngmt ones are turned off Added warning if File-Ex detects that it's been disabled Fixed keyboard focus problem when trained dialog is 'cancelled' Fixed repeating dialog problems and other oddities for trained apps using 'Add button' Fixed alignment problem with recent/favorite lists Fixed help file disappearance problem Finalized documentation v2.1 beta 2 May 20th, 1997 Fixed problem with not being able to open again (when icon hidden) v2.1 beta 1 May 18th, 1997 Added dialog sizing capability Added options for button stretching, including accelerator keys, showing file information line, showing the file info 'Select' hint, including 'all app' recent files/paths, and saving recent files/paths on removable/remote drives Added disabled-programs maintenance dialog Enhanced the choices for temporarily disabling a dialog Allow disabling specific dialogs for an application (instead of all or nothing) Fixed Setup occasional lock-up problem v2.00h (bug-fix release) March 16th, 1997 Fixed problem w/ not saving recent file if name changed in edit box After Rename: don't put full path back in edit box Don't show recent/favorite list hot-key hints by default. v2.00e (bug-fix release) February 19th, 1997 Fixed some potential memory leaks v2.00d (bug-fix release) February 17th, 1997 Fixed overlapping button problem with Ami Pro Fixed file name selection problems with Ami Pro Fixed recent/favorite lists to abbreviate names to better length Added hot keys: Alt-U for recent list, Alt-A for favorites Automatically open recent/favorite lists when tabbed to Allow recent/favorite selection with the Enter key Fixed crashing bug when a 'disabled' application dialog is trained v2.00c (bug-fix release) January 25th, 1997 Fixed recent/favorite list operation for "no path" or "relative" options v2.00a (bug-fix release) January 18th, 1997 Fixed not being able to bring File-Ex up again to unhide the icon after hidden v2.00 initial release January 17th, 1996
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