2016.13. New features in the TEST tab.

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    Release 2016.13

    New functionality with the TEST tab now being moved. Thanks Keith.

    Copy/Paste fixed. My wife loves this fix!

    Ctl-z connected for undo. Thanks Gil!




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    Issue Tracker is found here: https://github.com/smeighan/xLights/issues




    XLIGHTS/NUTCRACKER RELEASE NOTES:

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    2016.13 Mar 15, 2016

    -- enh (keithsw) Add a colour aware test mode ... RGBW.

    -- enh (dkulp) Optimize the redraws on timer events a bit.

    Drops CPU usage from 95% to about 60% on my machine.

    -- bug (gil) Send render event for effects pasted to multiple cells. Fixes #497.

    -- enh (keithsw) Move test tab to a separate dialog ... add new ways of selecting channels for testing.

    Access new TEST tab by going "Tools,Test" from main menu. We removed the TEST tab.

    Side effect of this change is that switching show directories is now 1000% faster

    -- bug (gil) Restore the audacity style operation of the Play button and fix animation play/pause. Fixes #493.

    -- enh (gil) Connect ctrl-Z to Undo function.

    -- bug (gil) Fix paste/keyboard placement of effects in partial cells. Was broken by 2/11 checkin.

    -- bug (dkulp) When using keyboard shortcuts, don't apply defaults for the panels, use any settings they contain







    Here is 11 minute video describing the last three releases.

    https://vimeo.com/159105883
     

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