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2016.50 released. New ability to run xlights in batch mode

Discussion in 'xLights (Nutcracker)' started by smeighan, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. smeighan

    smeighan Dedicated Elf

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    New Release 2016.50


    One thing in this release I like is Dan Kulp's feature to launch xlights from a DOS prompt.
    Many bug fixes and enhancements. Thanks Dan, Gil and Keith!


    Latest releases are found at www.xlights.org
    Issue Tracker is found here: www.github.com/smeighan/xLights/issues


    XLIGHTS/NUTCRACKER RELEASE NOTES:
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    2016.50 Sep 27, 2016
    -- enh (gil) Allow arrow key to be used to scroll in model list in Layout. Fixes #582.
    -- enh (dkulp) Add -r command line switch to render and save the fseq file and then exit
    -- enh (gil) Modify value curve icon so its clear when its not selected. Fixes #675.
    -- bug (gil) Fix crash when pasting bad data. Fixes #693 and fixes #694.
    -- bug (gil) Fix extra preview windows not holding their saved position.
    -- bug (dkulp) Fix node names used for HLS imports truncating the last character
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix animated GIF files which were not rendering correctly
    -- enh (keithsw) Make import and export of effects remember the last type used under assumption user is likely to want to use it again next time
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix contrast on oversized sub-buffer. Yellow on light grey
    -- enh (keithsw) Add links to common web resources to the help menu
    -- enh (keithsw) Add palette reversal and deletion
    -- enh (keithsw) Add multilayer insertion
    -- bug (keithsw) Make output and model descriptions XML safe
    -- enh (keithsw) Make garland lights on tree effect optional
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix start channel check in check sequence calculating start channel incorrectly
    -- enh (keithsw) Add custom model checks to check sequence
    -- enh (keithsw) Add model checks to star and circles models to ensure all nodes correctly allocated
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix some preset layer counting issues - string v3 presets from display as they cant be applied
    -- enh (keithsw) Fix #340 - Add key model stats to model export
    -- enh (keithsw) Add effect decriptions and effect export to get easy list of your effects in sequence and analysis of effect frequency.
    -- enh (keithsw) Add check sequence check to highlight the network adapter we will output lights data to.
    -- bug (keithsw) Increase maximum time offset for effects import from 10 seconds to 10 minutes
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix model channel overlap checking in layout panel
     
  2. marmalade

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    very nice!


    just me or is 'edit display elements' not popping up the window?
     
  3. keithsw1111

    keithsw1111 Full Time Elf

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    Its just you ... try resetting the layout to its default.
     
  4. marmalade

    marmalade cats & pixels

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    thanks Keith, that and 'dock all' made it visible again! :) h :) a :) p :) p :) y :) !
     

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