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News history

Date News
Year 2018
2018/04/26 poApps version 2.3.2 has been released.
Year 2017
2017/12/31 poApps version 2.3.1 has been released.
2017/12/30 New binaries for Img 1.4.7 released. (SVN Revision 433)
2017/06/18 poApps version 2.3.0 has been released.
Year 2016
2016/12/11 poApps version 2.2.5 has been released.
2016/05/27 poApps version 2.2.4 has been released.
2016/05/27 New binaries for Img 1.4.6 released. (SVN Revision 406)
2016/04/17 poApps version 2.2.3 has been released.
2016/04/08 New binaries for Img 1.4.5 release. (SVN Revision 402)
Year 2015
2015/11/05 poApps version 2.2.2 has been released.
2015/09/11 poApps version 2.2.0 has been released.
Year 2014
2014/12/30 New binaries for Img 1.4.3 preview release. (SVN Revision 374)
2014/12/30 poApps version 2.1.0 has been released.
2014/03/16 poApps version 2.0.4 has been released.
Year 2013
2013/12/08 poApps version 2.0.3 has been released.
2013/11/23 New binaries for Img 1.4.2 final release. (SVN Revision 368)
2013/10/12 poApps version 2.0.2 has been released.
2013/09/21 New binaries for Img 1.4.2 preview release. (SVN Revision 355)
2013/09/08 poApps version 2.0.1 has been released.
2013/07/14 poApps version 2.0.0 has been released.
Year 2012
2012/12/29 New versions of poTools have been released:
poBitmap 1.0.1, poDiff 1.0.4, poImgdiff 1.0.2, poImgview 1.0.2.
Year 2011
2011/12/04 New binaries for Img 1.4 release. (SVN Revision 332 adding updates to the BMP/PCX/JPG and PNG format handlers)
2011/08/24 New versions of poTools have been released:
poBitmap 1.0.0, poDiff 1.0.0, poImgdiff 1.0.0, poImgview 1.0.0.
Year 2010
2010/12/15 New binaries for Img 1.4 release. (SVN Revision 315 adding improved RAW format handler)
2010/08/28 New binaries for official Img 1.4 release. (SVN Revision 300 adding corrected RAW format handler)
Year 2009
2009/08/15 Updates for SGI tools and libraries have been released: poBitmap, poImgview, poImgdiff, tkImg, Swig.
2009/07/23 New version of poBitmap has been released: 0.3
Bug fix for poImgview 0.3.1 and poImgdiff 0.3.1.
2009/07/19 New versions of poTools have been released:
poImgview 0.3.1, poImgdiff 0.3.1.
2009/09/19 New binaries for Img 1.4 extension. (SVN head 2009/09/19 adding improved PPM format handler)
New version 0.2 of TcomExcel has been released.
2009/01/04 New binaries for Img 1.4 extension. (SVN head 2009/01/03)
Year 2008
2008/07/01 New frameless layout of the website.
Added starpacks of poTools.
Added binaries for Img extension.
2008/06/10 New versions of poTools have been released:
poImgview 0.3, poImgdiff 0.3, poDiff 0.3.

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Release history

Date Tool Version Release information
Year 2018
2018/04/26 poApps 2.3.2 Maintenance release.
  • Several bug fixes and enhancements in poTcllib and poTklib.
  • File and image type tab: Changed graphical layout to use a tablelist instead of a combobox.
  • Improved RAW image handling. New command line option: --rawinfo.
  • poDiff: Sort results like Explorer: Directories first, then files. Added notebook containing Edit, Preview and FileInfo tabs in search window.
  • Updated external packages: CAWT 2.4.2.
Year 2017
2017/12/31 poApps 2.3.1 Maintenance release.
  • Several bug fixes and enhancements in poTcllib and poTklib.
  • New experimental module poOffice with Outlook and Word utility tools.
  • Added support for new Tcl/Tk 8.7 features: Display of image alpha values. Text in progress bars.
  • poDiff: Better handling of files starting with a tilde (esp. Office temp. files: ~$xyz). Corrected comparison in mode IgnoreEndOfLineChars.
  • poImgBrowse: Added ability for slide shows of directories.
  • Updated external packages: Tcl/Tk 8.6.8, CAWT 2.4.1, Img 1.4.7, Tablelist 6.0, Twapi 4.2.12.
2017/06/18 poApps 2.3.0 Added drag-and-drop support and reading of SVG images.
  • Use dictionary sort for all string and file lists.
  • File selection windows (tk_getOpenFile, tk_getSaveFile) are now modal windows.
  • poImgBrowse: Added last used directories in context menu for copy and move operations.
  • poTcllib: Added new module poMatrix for handling matrices represented as list of lists.
  • poTcllib: New procedures in module poMisc: IsSquare IsPowerOfTwo AbsToRel PrintDict Distance2D Distance3D GetFileNumber ReplaceFileNumber.
  • poTklib: Added new module poDragAndDrop for handling tkdnd functionality.
  • poTklib: Added new module poUkazUtil implementing utility procedures for the ukaz widget.
  • poTklib: New procedures in module poTablelistUtil: GetNumRows GetNumCols GetCellValue SetCellValue.
  • poTklib: Extended poDial functionality.
Year 2016
2016/12/11 poApps 2.2.5 Maintenance release.
  • Added ability to batch compare 2 files.
  • Added option to switch off text widget undo functionality for tablelist. to work around an error introduced in Tcl 8.6.6.
  • Several bug fixes and enhancements in poTcllib and poTklib.
  • poDiff/poTkDiff: Added new command line options: --compare, --ignnoreeol, --ignorehour.
  • poImgview: Added ability view 16-bit RAW images in pseudo color.
  • Updated external packages: Tcl/Tk 8.6.6, CAWT 2.3.1, Tablelist 5.16, Twapi 4.2a5.
2016/05/27 poApps 2.2.4 Maintenance release.
  • Cleanup tclkit generated temporary directories on Windows.
  • Several bug fixes in poTcllib and poTklib.
  • poImgview/poImgBrowse: Img 1.4.6 fixes bug when reading PNG images regarding gamma correction and 16-bit images.
  • poSlideShow: Fixed memory leaks. Fullscreen mode now works correctly on Mac.
  • Updated external packages: Img 1.4.6, poImg 2.0.1.
2016/04/17 poApps 2.2.3 Maintenance release.
  • poImgview/poImgBrowse: Bugfixes regarding slideshows (path names with spaces, no images selected).
  • poImgview/poImgBrowse: Img 1.4.5 fixes bug when reading progressive JPEG images (Windows).
  • poImgview/poImgBrowse: Img 1.4.5 fixes slow -format window" option when capturing a canvas (Windows).
  • Tk 8.6.5 improves stability on Mac.
  • Updated external packages: Tcl/Tk 8.6.5, Img 1.4.15, Tablelist 5.15.
Year 2015
2015/11/05 poApps 2.2.2 Enhanced batch processing functionality.
  • poDiff: Added new command line option --filetype.
  • poDiff: Added combobox to search for given file types only.
  • poImgview: Print selection rectangle to stdout when pressing right mouse button.
2015/10/10 poApps 2.2.1 Enhanced batch processing functionality and bug fixes.
  • poDiff: Added batch mode (enabled via --batch) for directory comparison.
  • poDiff: Added new command line option --convert.
  • poDiff: Added new command line option --filematch.
  • Bug fixes in modules poWinSelect and poWinRollUp.
  • Updated external packages: Tablelist 5.14, CAWT 2.1.0.
2015/09/11 poApps 2.2.0 Enhanced functionality and bug fixes.
  • poDiff: Added ability to edit search and session lists.
  • poDiff: Added button to switch directories.
  • poDiff: Added --session command line parameter.
  • poImgview: Tools are now realized as rollups instead of simple toplevel windows.
  • poImgview: Added ability to manipulate selection rectangle history list.
  • poImgview: Improved ICO reader (correct sizes of sub-icons).
  • poImgview: Added --equalsize command line parameter.
  • poImgdiff: Improved support of RAW image files.
  • poImgdiff: Added button to switch image files.
  • poSlideShow: Added interactive changing of text color, scale to fit, toggling of info message and image rotation.
  • New module poWinRollUp implementing rollup widgets.
  • Corrected bug starting tkdiff.
  • Added build number and build date to poApps version information.
  • Updated external packages: Tablelist 5.13, CAWT 2.0.0, Img 1.4.3, poImg 2.0.0
  • Internal restructuring: poImg is now compiled with TEA. No VisualStudio runtime libraries needed on Windows.
Year 2014
2014/12/30 poApps 2.1.0 Enhanced functionality and bug fixes.
  • Added PowerPoint manager (poPresMgr) as new application.
  • poImgview: Added slide show functionality.
  • poImgview: Added color count functionality.
  • poDiff: Use tablelists instead of simple listboxes.
  • poDiff: Added progress bars in diff and search windows.
  • poDiff: Added preview and file information tabs.
  • poDiff: Added ability to search for files using date comparison.
  • Added several new command line options.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.
  • Updated external packages: Tcl 8.6.3, CAWT 1.2.0, Tablelist 5.12.1
2014/03/16 poApps 2.0.4 Enhanced functionality and bug fixes.
  • Added poSlideShow as new application.
  • poImgview: Reworked GUI layout.
  • poImgview: Display values of RAW images.
  • poImgview: Added new window for interactive image composition.
  • poBitmap: Added scale functionality. Speed improvements.
  • Added functionality to edit recent files and directories list.
  • Added several new command line options.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and small improvements.
Year 2013
2013/12/08 poApps 2.0.3 Enhanced functionality and bug fixes.
  • Use of self-compiled tclkits.
  • Reorganization of Open and Browse menus.
  • MouseWheel event handling for all scrolled widgets.
  • Image autofit in poImgview and poImgdiff.
  • Unified image histogram display.
  • poImgview: New command line option --compose to compose several images in batch mode.
  • poImgview: New command line option --crop to crop images in batch mode.
  • Added CAWT 1.0.4: Load histogram values to Excel. Excel diff in poDiff.
  • Updated Tablelist to version 5.10.
2013/10/12 poApps 2.0.2 Enhanced functionality and bug fixes. Windows 64-bit support.
  • poImgdiff: Speed improvement when comparing images.
  • poImgdiff: New command line option --savehist to save the histograms in a CSV file.
  • Improved heuristics when starting poApps with 1 directory as parameter.
  • Settings menu now available on main page.
  • Updated Img version to 1.4.2.
2013/09/08 poApps 2.0.1 Enhanced functionality, rework and several bug fixes.
  • Enhanced interoperability between the applications.
  • New combine functionality in poImgview.
  • Iconify main window when starting an application.
  • Use tablelist widget for file and image information display.
  • Elimination of duplicate code.
2013/07/14 poApps 2.0.0 Major rewrite and packaging in one starpack.
  • Put every standalone poTools into a namespace.
  • Added (slightly modified) version of tkdiff.
  • Use of Tcl 8.6.0 for starpacks.
  • Enhanced interoperability between the applications.
  • Incompatibility: Rework of configuration files.
Year 2012
2012/12/29 poBitmap 1.0.1 Extended functionality
  • Consistent command line parameters for all poTools.
2012/12/29 poDiff 1.0.4 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Consistent command line parameters for all poTools.
  • Added new command line option --sync for batch synchronizing directories.
  • Added "Touch File" functionality in context menus.
  • Bug fixes and enhanced functionality in search/replace window.
2012/12/29 poImgdiff 1.0.2 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Consistent command line parameters for all poTools.
  • Improved histogram display.
2012/12/29 poImgview 1.0.2 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Consistent command line parameters for all poTools.
  • Added ImageMap functionality.
  • Added Copy/Paste functionality on Windows (uses Twapi).
Year 2011
2011/08/24 poBitmap 1.0.0 Extended functionality.
  • Use of ttk widgets.
  • Use of Tcl 8.5.8 for starpacks.
  • Incompatibility: Rework of configuration files.
2011/08/24 poDiff 1.0.0 Extended functionality.
  • Use of ttk widgets.
  • Use of Tcl 8.5.8 for starpacks.
  • Incompatibility: Rework of configuration files.
2011/08/24 poImgdiff 1.0.0 Extended functionality.
  • Use of ttk widgets.
  • Use of Tcl 8.5.8 for starpacks.
  • Incompatibility: Rework of configuration files.
2011/08/24 poImgview 1.0.0 Extended functionality.
  • Use of ttk widgets.
  • Use of Tcl 8.5.8 for starpacks.
  • Incompatibility: Rework of configuration files.
Year 2009
2009/07/23 poBitmap 0.3 Extended functionality.
  • Added rotation by 90° steps.
2009/07/19 poImgview 0.3.1 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Added rotation by 90° steps and image fliping.
  • Added enhanced image information.
2009/07/19 poImgdiff 0.3.1 Extended functionality.
  • Added blending of difference image with original image.
Year 2008
2008/06/10 poImgview 0.3 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Added tiling functionality.
  • Added zoom rectangle.
2008/06/10 poImgdiff 0.3 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Added adjustment of difference image.
2008/06/10 poDiff 0.3 Extended functionality and bug fixes.
  • Added search and replacement window.

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