Worker Changelog

New in version 3.2.1

December 17th, 2013
  • New features:
  • command menu shows also the assigned shortkey if available
  • the search entry can be activated without ctrl-s by pressing a key. The feature can be disabled in the configuration of the virtual dir mode.
  • if the search windows is opened from a virtual directory, it searches only those entries
  • added new entries to the command menu to
  • switch list modes
  • open list mode configuration
  • access registered commands
  • search entry in list mode now highlights the matching characters temporarily
  • bookmark dialog and path jump dialog also highlights matching characters when applying a filter
  • Fixes:
  • fixed copy time estimation when renaming files
  • jumping to next matching entry with ctrl-s works now also for flexible matching
  • command menu is updated after reconfiguration
  • file type recognition on content did not work for empty directories even after reload
  • Other changes:
  • updated Czech translation (Thanks to Petr Korviny)
  • updated Latvian translation (Thanks to Einars Sprugis)

New in version 3.2.0 (November 19th, 2013)

  • New features:
  • added command menu to access menus, buttons, hotkeys with keyboard. There is a new command called "command menu" which opens a window showing all registered commands and menus. It is possible to select an entry with the cursor keys or by entering a filter string.
  • added a filter in the "start prog" dialog in the tab for handling as a specific file type.
  • the list view bar shows a text while reading a directory to give better visual feedback about the state.
  • added an update feature to import new configuration items to an existing configuration when starting a newer version. Worker will ask to import new hotkeys, buttons, and filetypes. It's possible to modify the items to import or skip this update.
  • added file type option to use the MIME description from libmagic instead of the plain text description.
  • Fixes:
  • fixed pattern rename script to work with virtual directories.
  • the move operation in the virtual dir mode now correctly highlights the entry currently moved.
  • the directory size command in the virtual dir mode now updates the entries correctly during calculation.
  • delete in virtual dir mode now removes the deleted entries during the operation, not just at the end.
  • fixed external command execution if the tmp directory is mounted with NOEXEC option.
  • virtual dir mode ignored the list of directories to ignore for content check for file types
  • Other changes:
  • updated Latvian translation (Thanks to Einars Sprugis)
  • updated Czech translation (Thanks to Petr Korviny)
  • updated Russian translation (Thanks to Serg Markov)

New in version 3.1.0 (October 8th, 2013)

  • New features:
  • all commands now also works within the new virtual dir mode (introduced in Worker 3.0.0)
  • configuration of the virtual dir mode is now possible
  • filters are also working
  • the virtual dir mode is now the default mode but the old directory mode is still available
  • added option to file search to only match files (new default) or also directories (has been the default value in the past)
  • panelize feature in search UI and changing list view to show match can now be activated with key F2 and F1 respectively
  • Fixes:
  • the volume manager sometimes did not report new devices (optical discs)
  • skipping symlinks in copy did reduced the total number of bytes remaining incorrectly
  • Other changes:
  • updated Latvian translation (Thanks to Einars Sprugis)
  • updated Czech translation (Thanks to Petr Korviny)

New in version 3.0.0 (June 25th, 2013)

  • This version implemented a new virtual dir mode which is able to panelize search results.
  • A C++11 compiler is required for this major release.
  • XFT font rendering is now enabled by default.
  • UTF-8 strings are now correctly pasted into text fields.
  • The non-default fast copy mode has been disabled due to a bug in cleaning up successfully copied files.

New in version 2.19.6 (November 23rd, 2012)

  • This version comes with an improved default configuration.
  • Some changes has been made to the inotify update, the text view, and the path jump.

New in version 2.19.5 (September 5th, 2012)

  • Directory browsing is faster when using the search entry filter (Ctrl+s).
  • Enter / to go into the currently highlighted directory.
  • By default, the directories are watched for changes and are updated automatically once a second.
  • File copy checks free space and let you retry if there is an error during copy.
  • The ScriptOp command is able to evaluate command strings.
  • A slider indicates the current button bank.

New in version 2.19.4 (July 6th, 2012)

  • Clipboard handling has been improved to work better with QT.
  • Hints are now shown in the clock bar to help users find or even discover Worker features.
  • The remaining time based on the current transfer rate is shown correctly, even if the copying process is interrupted.
  • The list of available commands in the configuration can be filtered.

New in version 2.19.3 (June 16th, 2012)

  • This version adds xinerama support for better initial window sizes.
  • The text viewer supports selecting text using the mouse.
  • The path jump command has been extended to hide entries which are not in the same directory as the highlighted entry.
  • Some bugs have been fixed, as well.

New in version 2.19.2 (March 30th, 2012)

  • This version adds a new command for copying strings into the clipboard.
  • The path jump command has been extended to use a persistent store.