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Reply #105 on: December 02, 2021, 06:35:14 PM
Great Miker Thank you :)

No problem. I get to have fun using MultiView too!  ;D



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Reply #106 on: December 02, 2021, 06:54:37 PM
I have been looking at the MultiView About Box for some time now wishing to update the layout. It seems odd & unfinished.  :P

Here is my concept for it. The About Box same as any app should only give information about the program itself. For that reason it will only show the MultiView Program & Version Information & the Datatypes Library & Dataype Information. There will additionally be two buttons - Continue & Cancel. Whereas before we only had Continue. Now when the user selects Cancel the Message Box will close. But Continue will instead pop up additional information about the current file.

For example this will be based on the Super Class of the current Datatype. Such as if we have a Picture Loaded it will show Basename & GroupID as before such as "PNG Picture". It will show the FileSize in bytes as well as Dimensions. There will be Color Information. For ILBM it will list "HAM Colors" or "EHB".

For Sound Files it will list the Basename & GroupID such as "8SVX Sound" as well as FileSize in bytes & various information from VoiceHeader & Sample Data. For Text Files it will be similar along with Total Number of Lines. Animation information also.

That involves more work on my end but it seems better to me.




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Reply #107 on: December 02, 2021, 07:02:58 PM
ok i await the final version :D


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Reply #108 on: December 02, 2021, 07:28:27 PM
ok i await the final version :D

Coming soon. In the next few days I will finetune the updates and added features then I'll make a small pdf with instructions.

I will release the AROS 68k and x86_64 version first. Then after the ABIv11 code is compiled, tested and ported it will be for x86. It has to go through the complete process for peer review to ensure that AROS ABIv0 remains a very stable platform to use.

It has been so long I have forgotten how to compile & submit.

There may be future revisions for Multi-Image & Icon Support.

« Last Edit: December 02, 2021, 07:33:25 PM by miker1264 »



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Reply #109 on: December 02, 2021, 07:53:07 PM
ok well Miker :)


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Reply #110 on: December 02, 2021, 09:57:28 PM
Here is the quick and dirty MultiView Usage Guide.

This PDF is the Textual Version because of size contraints but the official version will have images to illustrate new features.

But at least you get a preview of the new items.

I put together the usage guide looking foward to the next release of IcarosDesktop when it's ready. Maybe @paolone can include the official MultiView PDF (not this one) with IcarosDesktop?

« Last Edit: December 02, 2021, 10:36:23 PM by miker1264 »



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Reply #111 on: December 03, 2021, 08:39:14 AM

I put together the usage guide looking foward to the next release of IcarosDesktop when it's ready. Maybe @paolone can include the official MultiView PDF (not this one) with IcarosDesktop?


ehm... where is?


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Reply #112 on: December 03, 2021, 09:11:55 AM

I put together the usage guide looking foward to the next release of IcarosDesktop when it's ready. Maybe @paolone can include the official MultiView PDF (not this one) with IcarosDesktop?


ehm... where is?

I will send the pdf guide to you via email.



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Reply #113 on: December 03, 2021, 05:36:55 PM
Miker it seems that the sound.datatypes of AROS 68k, but also your version of sound.datatypes does not support music in MP3 format, practically the mp3 file is recognized but no button is proposed, instead only a black screen.

If I replace the sound.datatypes of AROS 68k with the sound.datatypes of OS3.9, Multiview recognizes and plays MP3 files perfectly, see attached video:

In the news that I will do on AROS One 68k I will indicate the requirements not present on AROS 68k but taken from OS3:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/170sjwqmCseS5MJOgFilrcB_PU0h0a5ZX/view


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Reply #114 on: December 03, 2021, 05:49:30 PM
AMIGASYSTEM

We have an MP3 Datatype Descriptor for AROS. But oddly enough we have no MP3 Datatype. Hence the blank window.

Simeone needs to get busy and write an MP3 Datatype.  ;)



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Reply #115 on: December 03, 2021, 05:55:28 PM
On AROS 68k you can always use the native OS3 datatypes, while on AROS x86 there are no datatypes to run MP3s.


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Reply #116 on: December 03, 2021, 06:22:50 PM
On AROS 68k you can always use the native OS3 datatypes, while on AROS x86 there are no datatypes to run MP3s.

Yes. For 68k there are datatypes.

But for x86 & x86_64 I have sources for MIDI & MP3 Datatypes. I'm working on making AROS versions.

But I'm also writing my TIFF Datatype and finishing Targa RLE.

Busy, busy! 😛



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Reply #117 on: December 03, 2021, 06:57:11 PM
Yes they are there for 68k but it would be nice to have them native AROS to get rid of possible disputes.

Yes they are OS3 datatypes, but some OS3 datatypes like the ones I'm testing now for another format belong to OS 3.9 so they are not freely usable on AROS, the Aminet version of this datatypes is sharware with annoying request, but it includes the sources, will be also the shareware sources?


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Reply #118 on: December 06, 2021, 03:02:06 PM
Today and tomorrow I'll put the last few changes in MultiView 1.8 then release it for testing.



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Reply #119 on: December 06, 2021, 03:39:20 PM
I am happy for the release, did you receive my PM reply with my E-mail address ?

About AROS 68k, did you read my quote about the problem anim.datatype and picture.datatypes ?