Task Coach Changelog

New in version 1.4.1

September 14th, 2014
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Increase taskbar icon size on Linux to avoid dead places. (1536)
  • Display time spent in decimal format in task viewer if the option is set. (1534)
  • Fix todo.txt export when dates have a year < 1900 (1541)
  • Avoid locking in Dropbox folder on Windows. (1540)
  • Backup and save would fail if the path to the user's home contained a non-ASCII character (1547, 1546)
  • Fix stop effort tooltip. (1537)

New in version 1.4.0 (September 9th, 2014)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • Fix tooltips on notes. (1525)
  • Fix sort order indication in viewer columns. (1527)
  • Don't crash at startup if the locale is not supported. (1528)
  • Features added:
  • A task file can now be open by several instances of Task Coach, allowing several users to work on the same file. (http://taskcoach.uservoice.com/forums/26465-desktop-version-windows-linux-mac-of-task-coach/suggestions/288999-enable-multi-user-task-management)
  • Backups are now always enabled.

New in version 1.3.36 (February 17th, 2014)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • Prerequisites modification would not work. (1480, 1486, 1495)
  • LC_TIME would not be honored if set independently (1483)
  • Disable translations that are not at least 90% complete.
  • Do something a little more intuitive when editing efforts in aggregated mode. (1485)
  • Fix a resource leak on Windows. (1488)
  • Fix a crash on Mint when synchronizing with an iPhone if the password is not set. (1487)
  • Show and bring minimized window to front on simple click in the dock (OS X) (1490)
  • Disable dock icon ticking on Mavericks. (1489)
  • Fix line ending problem when importing from CSV on Mac/Linux (1493)
  • Delete .txt files as well when overwriting a task file. (1274)

New in version 1.3.35 (January 6th, 2014)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • The task editor would not open if the user's date format didn't include the year.
  • Unsetting an exclusive category or its parent would not work. (1475)
  • Remove file:// URL scheme from filenames dropped from Nautilus.
  • When exporting tasks to HTML or CSV, sort notes alphabetically. (1477)
  • Sending a task by e-mail would not work on XFCE 4.10.
  • Fix AttributeError problem (1479)

New in version 1.3.34 (November 25th, 2013)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • Silence the AttributeError problem in PyPubSub.
  • Fix some problems when saving the task file to a Dropbox folder.
  • Performance improvement when reading the task file.
  • Split date and time when exporting efforts to CSV.

New in version 1.3.33 (October 14th, 2013)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • Fix budget entry. (1458)
  • The search controls would not remember the previous search string on launch, but the view would be filtered anyway.
  • Fix date picker on locales that have non-ASCII month/day abbreviations. (1463)
  • Fix position of text in subject entry on Windows. (1464)
  • When automatic import and export to ToDo.txt is enabled, one could not delete tasks or change some task dates (1446)

New in version 1.3.32 (August 29th, 2013)

  • Don't prevent shutdown on Windows if the minimize on close option is set.
  • Prevent a PyGTK warning on recent Linux distributions. (1435)
  • Fix main toolbar shrinking when resizing a viewer. (1431)
  • Improve performance when tracking effort. (1442)
  • Prevent TypeError in date selection widget. (1445)
  • Fix initial tab when creating new items
  • Fix undo/redo in text controls on OS X. (1436)
  • Fix loss of description edits when closing/quitting while editors are still open. (1437)
  • Fix strange Escape behavior on multiple open editors on OS X. (1438)
  • Fix German translation. (1448)
  • "New note with selected categories" would create a new category. (1447)
  • Fix search issue when editing the toolbar. (1449)
  • Fix note creation in editor windows. (1451)
  • Fix opening preferences dialog when the end of work day is set to 24.

New in version 1.3.31 (July 30th, 2013)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • Fix crash at startup on Ubuntu 13 if python-apscheduler is installed. (1428)
  • Use the "Suggests" mechanism instead of "Recommends" for the Debian package (python-kde4). (1430)
  • Handle short date formats with weekday
  • When adding a viewer, the main toolbar would shrink. (1431)
  • Fix an error when the user types a numeric value in the AM/PM field of the date/time picker. (1425)
  • Don't open floating viewers on the top-left corner of the screen (1432, 1349)
  • Add a hint that the task file needs to be saved in the main window title. (1434)

New in version 1.3.30 (July 8th, 2013)

  • Bugs fixed:
  • Working day start hour would be reset to 0 every time preferences are opened. (1418)
  • Fix the ICC warning with recent versions of libpng. (1422)
  • Fix path to log file. (1350)
  • Total duration of efforts is the sum of rounded durations, not the rounded sum of durations. (1426)
  • Feature added:
  • Display effort statistics in the status bar (patch from Ivan Romanov). (https://taskcoach.uservoice.com/admin/forums/26465-desktop-version-windows-linux-mac-of-task-coach/suggestions/606269-section-in-status-bar-for-calculated-information-a)
  • Dependencies changed:
  • The minimal version of Python is back to 2.6.
  • On Linux, Task Coach does not depend on KDE any more, but it is recommended.