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xLights release 2017.7, liquid effect

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  1. smeighan

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    xLights release 2017.7, New Liquid Effect!

    Notice almost entire release is from Keith, Thanks Keith for the continued development!
    Be sure to watch Keith's video explaining this new effect

    Latest releases are found at www.xlights.org
    Videos tutorials are found at videos.xlights.org
    Forums are located at nutcracker123.com/forum
    Issue Tracker is found here: www.github.com/smeighan/xLights/issues

    2017.7 Mar 28, 2017
    -- enh (keith) Add prompted recovery of unsaved changes to rgbeffects
    -- bug (keith) Disable import effects if no sequence is open
    -- enh (keith) Add liquid effect
    -- enh (keith) Add ability for picture effect to play GIF files with their encoded timing and loop it
    -- bug (keith) Fix ArtNET universe 0 not saving
    -- bug (keith) Fix Glediator effect causing field errors
    -- enh (keith) Get x64 build working for Visual Studio.
    -- enh (keith) Get Vamp 64 bit working
    -- enh (keith) Scheduler - Add support for animated GIFs to image playlist item
    -- bug (keith) Scheduler - Fix crash on exit when using PJLink
    -- bug (keith) Scheduler - Fix matrix start channels not saving or able to set to > 100
    -- enh (keith) Add export/import of matrix, tree and dmx models
    -- bug (keith) Fix render progress bar not pressing properly
    -- enh (keith) Add value curve displaying value of point under mouse even when model isnt custom
    -- bug (keith) Fix schedule queueing
    -- bug (keith) Fix schedule blend modes
    -- enh (keith) Code SSE instructions for scheduler blend mode. Currently disabled.
    -- enh (keith) Enhance FPP connect to remember multiple FPP connection details
    -- bug (keith) Fix bug in model state corrupting rgbeffects file
    -- enh (keith) Enhance schedule api to allow playlists, steps, items, schedules and buttons to be identified by id
    -- enh (keith) All multiple model delete on layout tab. Only prompt to confirm if sequence is open with effects on that model
    -- enh (keith) Add support for xschedule web API using web sockets
    -- enh (keith) Let user decide if background playlist should play if nothing else is playing
    -- enh (keith) Add spatial color curve to shimmer effect
    -- enh (keith) Add model size matching to layout panel model right click menu
    -- bug (keith) Add missing text controls to fireworks and strobe effect settings.
    -- enh (keith) Add new implementation of shimmer effect algorithm which is more controllable and predicatable. The old algorithm is also available.
    -- enh (keith) Add support for the DDP protocol http://www.3waylabs.com/ddp/ - a very light weight ethernet protocol
    -- enh (keith) Add model export to Minleon Network Effects Controller file which can be loaded onto SD card
    -- bug (keith) Fix video display in xSchedule on OSX
    -- enh (keith) Add custom frame rates to new sequence setup
    -- bug (keith) Fix triangle wave left to right not working
    -- bug (keith) Fix some rounding issues that was throwing video timing off when aligned to audio track.
    -- enh (billy) Enhance scheduler web interface. More functionality. More responsive.

    2017.6 Feb 27, 2017
    -- bug (dkulp) Fix xScheduler logging on OSX
    -- enh (keith) Add duration treatments to glediator effect
    -- bug (keith) Include iseq files in package sequence
    -- enh (keith) Add a scale but keep aspect ration option to Pictures effect
    -- enh (keith) Add HSV adjustment to the colour panel ... this is applied after the effect is rendered.
    -- enh (keith) Let the user turn on/off color panel reset when changing effects. This setting is not saved when xlights is closed. It also does not control the pallette itself
    -- bug (keith) Fix spatial colour curves on pinwheel using old render style
    -- enh (keith) Add a new sweep 3d style to pinwheel
    -- bug (keith) Fix projector details not saving correctly in xSchedule options
    -- enh (keith) Default color curves to the colour of the swatch (instead of black)
    2017.5 Feb 23, 2017
    -- bug (dkulp) Fix Pinwheel effects created before June 2016
    -- bug (dkulp) Re-allow use of hostnames instead of IP addresses for outputs
    -- bug (dkulp) Fix nullptr crash if master view has models that don't exist
    -- bug (keith) Fix incorrect Property value count in e131 packets
    -- bug (keith) Fix not handling inactive controllers correctly
    -- bug (keith) Fix handling of Not Connected serial outputs
    -- bug (keith) Fix xSchedule not applying global brightness correctly
    -- enh (keith) Add arduino code for physical button control of xSchedule - this is available from GitHub only ... it isnt installed.
    -- enh (keith) Add a run process to the scheduler that does not interrupt current playlist
    2017.4 Feb 18, 2017
    -- bug (sean) Include latest xSchedule.exe in release. 2017.3 had old version.
    -- enh (dkulp) Add a couple "Per Model" render buffer styles to the ModelGroup render styles
    -- enh (gil) Fix effect backgrounds so that they default to first color of a gradient instead of black. Fixes #823.
    -- enh (keith) Let the user turn on/off buffer and timing panel reset when changing effects. This setting is not saved when xlights is closed.
    -- enh (keith) Add option to video effect to automatically synchronise with a video file that has been used for the sequence audio track.
    -- enh (keith) Remove the old scheduler
    -- bug (keith) Fix universe dropdown in start channel dialog did not show all universes available on an ip address if they were grouped under a single output
    -- enh (keith) On value curve dialog show a tooltip when manipulating a custom curve showing the real value that will be returned by the curve at the chosen point.
    -- enh (keith) Complete FPP Master mode in xScheduler
    -- enh (keith) Complete FPP Remote mode in xScheduler

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