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Full Version: New release v11.1 - Frequent/Recent menus exclusions and various improvements
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In this new release, a popular request from users who want more control on the content of their Frequent and Recent folders/files menus. Also, an interesting addition to the Add Multiple Favorites command allowing to add whole menus from an external QAP ini file in a hierarchical list (tree view). This feature replaces the old Import Favorites command with more reliable protection against duplicate names issues.

Version: 11.1 (2020-12-12)

Exclusions in Recent/Frequent menus
- see:
- add new section "Menu Exclusions" under the "Options" menu with zones for folders and files exclusions in "Recent" or "Frequent" menus
- move the "Current Windows Exclusions" option from "Various Advanced Options" to "Menu Exclusions"
- filter out items in "Recent Folders" and "Frequent Folders" if their path is under one of the items in the "Folder Exclusions" list of the "Menu Exclusions" options
- filter out items in "Recent Files" and "Frequent Files" if their path is under one of the items in "Folder Exclusions" or if their extensions is one of the items in "Files Exclusion" of the "Menu Exclusions" options
- support wildcards * and ? when filtering files and folder in "Frequent" and "Recent" menus

Add Multiple favorites / Import Favorites
- see:
- add a new source in "Favorite, Add Multiple Favorites" named "QAP Settings File (tree view)" allowing to import favorites by selecting the menus or submenus to import
- this imports favorites of any types from the selected .ini file with all their properties
- rename existing source from "QAP Settings File (items)" to "QAP Settings File (flat view)" to distinguish it from the new source
- this new feature replaces the "Import Favorites" with a stronger validation against duplicate favorite names
- in "File, Import/Export Settings", disable the "Favorites" checkbox and add a button "Import Favorites" opening the "Add Multiple Favorites" dialog box with the source "QAP Settings File (tree view)"

Various improvements
- support comments in user variables list; any lines not starting with { is treated as a comment
- add the "Suspend Hotkeys" menu to QAP System menu (right-click on the QAP icon) and keep it under the "Tools" menu
- in the "Options, Customize Window" section, add the new checkbox "When saving a favorite, check if an existing favorite has the same location or content"
- when replacing an hotstring trigger with a snippet's content, by default keep the ending character (this is an new behaviour for existing snippets with hotstrings)
- add the hotstring option "Omit the ending character when pasting snippets" for situations where the user wants the ending character to be removed when pasting a snippet (applicable only to hotstrings for "Text Mode" snippets
- when saving a favorite, if its location does not exist, offer to save the favorite anyway (default is No)
- when expanding user variables in locations or elsewhere, also expand environment variables embedded inside user variables
- do not open "Add/Edit Favorites" and other dialog boxes inside the "Customize" window while favorites are being saved (preventing save errors in some situations)
- in the "Add/Edit Favorites" for menu and shared menus, save space (needed when editing a shared menu) by moving the automatic sort options to a new dialog box
- display extended error codes in case of SQLite database error

Bug fixes
- fix bug to enable the "Save" button in "Add Multiple favorites" dialog box when selecting all items
- fix bug when adding multiple favorites in an empty destination menu
- fix bug when escaping the "Change Hotstring" dialog box and fix bug when loading favorites in "Manage Hotstrings" dialog box with "See all favorites" option enabled
- fix minor display bug and delete temporary files when cancelling the save license process

Language update
- German, Italian, Brazilian-Portuguese, Korean, Dutch, Portuguese and French language files update

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