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NewsLeecher 3.0 beta 4

Posted on Tuesday, August 30 2005 @ 01:39:17 CEST by LSDsmurf

New features:
  • Reintroducing the 'Unload Groups' function. The function unloads all active and previously active groups from memory. The function can be accessed by CTRL+U and from the groups popup menu.
  • Added function to include a 'signature' when posting to a usenet group.
  • When saving files to disk, NewsLeecher now logs the name of the folder whereto the files are saved.
  • Implemented a 'Mark as New' feature
  • Added a download odometer to the statusbar. Can be turned off from the 'advanced' options dialog
  • (SS) SuperSearch now indexes .torrent files. More info.
  • GUI improved post new/post reply dialog. More preparation for full text reader functionality in NewsLeecher v4.0.
  • The active page on the 'advanced' tab is now saved between sessions.
  • The folder of downloaded articles are now written to the log.
  • Lots of small improvements (easier creation of virtual groups, etc).
Bugs fixed:
  • Fixed bug when SuperSearch received search results containing *very* large files
  • Fixed bug where 'Auto Mark as Old before Updating' didn't work properly in multi-server configurations
  • (new bug in v3)
  • Since beta 1, the post new / reply functions sometimes returned an internal bug. This has been fixed.
  • Fixed a small bug with the 'active group dropdown' box
  • Scroll problem when changing groups via the arrow shortcuts has been fixed
  • Active Group article sorting issues are fixed. The fix was made by disabling an optimized sorting algorithm that made sorting several hundred percent faster. I'll look into a better fix in the future
  • Since beta 1, XPAT sometimes threw back a bug when finding XPAT results. Fixed!
  • Incoming articles with invalid date stamps are now processed correctly. This fixed a 'age filter' bug
  • 'Manually Add Group' didn't work since beta 1. Fixed!
  • Fixed bug where NewsLeecher would make a server connection go into a loop if trying to enter a usenet group that doesn't exist on the server
  • Shortcuts to switch between tabs (ctrl+1 - ctrl+5) fixed.
  • NewsLeecher didn't report to log when downloading incomplete files. Fixed.
  • Lots of minor bugfixes.

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3.0 beta 4
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