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Feed Demon 2.6.0.20  Change Log

* Added: FeedDemon is now free!
* Added: New startup wizard - enables easily creating a NewsGator account, then importing and synching subscriptions
* Added: "Panic Button" - detects when you have a ton of unread items and offers to mark them (or a subset of them) as read. Select Tools|Hit the Panic Button to configure or run manually
* Added: "Export Subscriptions" now enables exporting as APML (experimental)
* Added: Significant performance improvements in feed updating, synchronization, newspaper rendering and reporting of "Popular Topics"
* Added: Feed reports can now be grouped by folder
* Added: Smarter popup killer in embedded browser
* Added: "Prefetch Options" now enables changing prefetch settings on a per-feed basis, and also enables performing an automatic refresh after every update
* Added: Prefetch now optionally includes clippings
* Added: "Include when prefetching unread items" added to Advanced tab in folder properties
* Added: "Max items to prefetch" added to prefetch settings (default is 500)
* Added: "Prefetch complete" added to sound options
* Added: Single-key newspaper shortcuts can now be customized (Tools|Keyboard Shortcuts)
* Added: "Feed Attention" added to reports
* Added: "Export Feeds" now enables selecting multiple folders
* Added: Tooltips on browser tabs now show the full page title when it's too long to fit on the tab
* Added: FeedDemon's newspaper now permits a subset of inline styles in feed content (previous versions stripped all style attributes)
* Added: "Popular in Everyone's Subscriptions" section of popular topics report now includes excerpts (previous version showed headlines only)
* Added: Clippings dialog now enables emailing shared feed URL
* Added: When working offline, uncached links in newspapers now show "not available offline" in their tooltips
* Added: When working offline, URLs in the Favorites menu are grayed out if they're not available offline
* Added: "Show balloon tips in tray" added to FeedStation's options (110102)
* Added: "Import Feeds" now shows a list of feeds that could not be imported due to connection errors, etc. (106379)
* Added: Favicons added to reports
* Added: FeedDemon's subscription wizard now detects when a feed requires cookie-based authentication
* Added: NewsGator Online's root "My Clippings" folder is now synchronized with FeedDemon (note that sharing/unsharing the root "My Clippings" folder will affect all clippings folders)
* Added: Import dialog now enables choosing whether to synchronize folders creating during import
* Added: Page navigation controls added to status bar below browser (required moving some controls from the toolbar above browser)
* Added: Inline search (similar to Firefox's) - to activate it, hit Ctrl+F or select Edit|Find in This Page
* Added: Cleanup wizard reminder added to subscriptions home (includes link to skip cleanup and remind again in 30 days)
* Added: When synchronized with NewsGator Enterprise, feed login dialog now includes the option to "Authenticate using my NGES login"
* Added: "Update Clippings Folder" added to context menu of synched clippings folders
* Added: Smarter detection and handling of file access errors due to low disk space, unavailable USB drives, etc. (111807)
* Added: Expand/collapse icons added to popular topics
* Added: Smarter outputting of summaries vs. full posts when summary is almost the same as the full post
* Added: Significant performance improvements to NewsGator synchronization (including feed updating, "Resynchronize," etc.)
* Added: "Find Feeds" added to File menu
* Added: Error log now includes video card details, as well as the URL of the page last browsed in FeedDemon (useful for debugging browser-related problems)
* Added: A clippings folder can now be set as the default. Items can be added to the default clippings folder by selecting "Add to Default Clippings Folder" from the context menu, or by pressing "D" when the newspaper has the focus.
* Added: When the option to disable embedded objects in the newspaper has been chosen, embeds are now replaced with an image denoting that the object was removed. Clicking this image will reload the newspaper with embedded objects temporarily enabled.
* Added: "Manage Cache" dialog (File|Manage Cache) now enables backing up FeedDemon's cache
* Added: "News item font" added to Options|Appearance (changes the font in the news item list)
* Added: Alert at startup when automatic updating of feeds has been disabled
* Added: Newspaper submenu added to View menu
* Added: When FeedDemon starts, it now checks whether a previous instance is already running and is hung, then prompts to kill the hung instance
* Added: "Marquee" progress bar when synching

* Changed: Shortcut for "Search Subscriptions" changed from F3 to Ctrl+F3
* Changed: Options sidebar in Surfer style replaced with icons and links in the newspaper header
* Changed: "[More]" links use a different color to make them stand out
* Changed: "News Bins" have been renamed "Clippings" for consistency with other NewsGator applications
* Changed: The "[More]" links in Surfer newspaper style and Popular Topics now expand the article inline
* Changed: Prefetch progress/status now appears within the main form rather than in a separate dialog
* Changed: Attention algorithm updated, and now includes "explicit" feed clicks (that is, direct clicks on a feed as opposed to actions such as "Next" which automatically navigate to a feed) and followed links (links clicked within a post's description which aren't links to the actual post)
* Changed: "Max links to prefetch per item" prefetch setting now defaults to 3 instead of 5
* Changed: Updating is now paused while the options or sync settings dialogs are displayed
* Changed: In previous versions, the thumbnail image to the right of an article (shown in the newspaper when using "surfer" style, and also in popular topics) would link to the full image. This has been changed so that it links to the actual article instead.
* Changed: FeedDemon now automatically cleans up its temporary files every two hours instead of only at shutdown (110897)
* Changed: Simplified and cleaned-up "Subscription Home" report
* Changed: Simplified the subscription wizard
* Changed: "Find Feeds" step in the subscription wizard now sorts results by subscriber count, and weeds out most search engine feeds
* Changed: Headline view in "surfer" newspaper now shows items on single line and enables expansion to see full post
* Changed: The newspaper shortcut for clipping an item has been changed from 'B' to 'C'
* Changed: Keyboard shortcuts dialog now warns when assigning a shortcut which uses the shift key plus an alphanumeric key (ex: Shift+V), since doing so may interfere with normal typing. (119236)
* Changed: Ctrl+B (set focus to browser) now highlights the first item in a newspaper when no item is currently highlighted
* Changed: FeedDemon's attention algorithm now includes items opened in a new tab or in an external browser
* Changed: "Show news items" has been dropped from the default toolbuttons on the browser toolbar (but can easily be added back by clicking the dropdown to the far right of the browser toolbar)
* Changed: Font in news item list now defaults to Arial Unicode MS when it exists (otherwise it uses the default shell font, as before)
* Changed: "Update all feeds" no longer requires waiting for the "Synchronizing..." dialog
* Changed: FeedDemon now checks for a new version every three days when "automatically check for new versions" is enabled (previously checked every day)
* Changed: "Check for changes to my NewsGator subscriptions" dropped from synchronization options (no longer necessary)
* Changed: "Notes" tab in feed properties removed
* Changed: "Max items to prefetch" limit increased from 999 to 2500
* Changed: When FeedDemon detects changes to your NewsGator subscriptions, it no longer show details of every change. Instead, it shows a list of deleted feeds (if any) and gives you a chance to add them back (hat tip to NetNewsWire)
* Changed: Synchronization options no longer requires hitting "Apply" in order to save changes to synchronized folders

* Fixed: When viewing a newspaper, unclosed HTML tags from one post "bleed" into subsequent posts (93571)
* Fixed: Subscription wizard displays on primary monitor even when main form is on secondary monitor
* Fixed: Group header on watches/clippings overview is too small
* Fixed: Confirmation dialogs have non-localizable caption
* Fixed: Page header overlaps titles when using keyboard to navigate newspaper
* Fixed: Horizontal scrollbar missing from subscription changes dialog (115674)
* Fixed: Can't focus newspaper item using mouse
* Fixed: Inline search fails if first match hidden from view
* Fixed: Hitting ENTER when an item is selected in the newspaper won't show that item when viewing full posts in surfer style
* Fixed: Lockup when subscribing to certain Atom feeds
* Fixed: Debug actions appear in keyboard shortcuts
* Fixed: Can't collapse groups in auto-discovery report
* Fixed: FeedStation loads multiple instances after installation when any updated feeds are configured to auto-download enclosures
* Fixed: Watch and search keywords aren't highlighted after expanding/collapsing an excerpt
* Fixed: Dinosaur report doesn't remove feed after unsubscribing
* Fixed: Can't hide popular topics links which contain unescaped query strings
* Fixed: When subscribed to two copies of the same synchronized feed, unsubscribing from one removes both of them (114027)
* Fixed: Large images cut off in Surfer newspaper (114204)
* Fixed: Images overlap in "Popular Topics"
* Fixed: Expired NewsGator Online accounts aren't detected, and customer isn't provided a way to renew their expired account (112234)
* Fixed: If FeedDemon crashes, unread/flagged state changes that weren't synched with NewsGator before the crash never get synched
* Fixed: Line breaks removed from single item newspaper
* Fixed: Enclosure icon missing from Expando style
* Fixed: Can't subscribe to or update Atom feeds containing GeoRSS data (93578)
* Fixed: SOAP error when external DTD unavailable (93546)
* Fixed: Exception when clicking a link to an unknown document type (93782)
* Fixed: EVariantTypeCastError when navigating invalid URLs (94005)
* Fixed: Exception when saving a downloaded favicon immediately after returning from hibernation (93976)
* Fixed: Incoming links failing to appear on some dual monitor systems (94392)
* Fixed: Exception in dxBar when opening FeedDemon (93908)
* Fixed: Nothing happens when clicking "Next" if Watches or Clippings header is selected
* Fixed: Selecting "Mark all feeds read" from desktop alert doesn't repaint subscriptions
* Fixed: News item list doesn't always update after marking newspaper page as read
* Fixed: Subscription changes dialog doesn't decode entities in new feed titles
* Fixed: "BodyFormat" exception when attempting to email a post using Outlook 2000 or earlier (94637)
* Fixed: Exception when emailing a post from FeedDemon when Outlook is the default email client but no Outlook profile has been created yet (95387)
* Fixed: Entities aren't converted in feed titles when displayed in subscription list
* Fixed: Attention algorithm doesn't include clicks on "Popular Topics" report
* Fixed: Deleted "Popular Topic" items re-appear when navigating backwards due to browser caching (94366)
* Fixed: Group headers don't resize smoothly in newspaper (Surfer)
* Fixed: Files associated with the "Play" command fail to open when double-clicked in FeedStation (10186)
* Fixed: "Resynchronize" doesn't reset ng:token for synched clippings
* Fixed: Invalid sync token prevents synched clippings from receiving new posts
* Fixed: Error when attempting to add local content to a synched clippings
* Fixed: FeedDemon's browser tabs don't correctly display Unicode characters (79346)
* Fixed: Subscription search dialog loads slowly due with large number of feeds (100+) that have favicons
* Fixed: Feed isn't removed from "unread feed/folder view" when posts were marked read outside of FeedDemon (92988)
* Fixed: When "unread folder view" is selected, sometimes a recently updated feed with unread items fails to appear (74045)
* Fixed: In FeedStation, hitting doesn't open the selected download (107866)
* Fixed: Progress bar on connection test fails to update on Windows Vista (108159)
* Fixed: Subscriptions don't automatically scroll when drag operation is near top or bottom of tree
* Fixed: Auto-discovery list doesn't convert HTML entities (108617)
* Fixed: Atom feed entries that don't contain a title never appear in the newspaper
* Fixed: "EVariantTypeCastError" when auto-discovering feed during browser navigation (109757)
* Fixed: Unicode feeds containing a malformed trail byte display as ASCII (84850)
* Fixed: Selection isn't remember when changing views
* Fixed: Prefetch spikes the CPU at 100%
* Fixed: Sporadic exceptions when selecting from favorites menu
* Fixed: Performance decrease due to invalid favicons
* Fixed: No default folder selected in subscription wizard
* Fixed: First post not focused after switching newspaper pages
* Fixed: Missing feed icon when importing OPML that has no folders
* Fixed: Wrapped display of very long feed titles in Subscriptions Home
* Fixed: Subscription home page doesn't refresh after FeedDemon detects posts were marked read in another location
* Fixed: Ampersands don't display correctly on delete folder confirmation
* Fixed: When FeedDemon is minimized, it fails to start FeedStation as minimized when auto-downloading new enclosures
* Fixed: No warning when attempting to add to a synched clippings folder when working offline
* Fixed: Sort in reverse toolbutton requires two clicks if FeedDemon was previously closed with sort in reverse enabled
* Fixed: Unsynched feeds won't update any more frequently than the polling frequency set in FeedDemon's synchronization options
* Fixed: Incorrect "next" behavior when viewing a folder newspaper for the only folder with unread items (114754)
* Fixed: "File in use" error following initial sync after starting FeedDemon (most commonly seen on Windows Vista)
* Fixed: Bad character data in "Popular in Everyone's Subscriptions" causes garbage character (usually a box) to appear
* Fixed: Clipped titles in news item list (119707)
* Fixed: Newspaper continues to display a feed that has just been unsubscribed from
* Fixed: "Popular Topics" doesn't correctly strip blocks from content
* Fixed: News item list isn't updated to reflect read/unread changes synchronized from another location
* Fixed: Automatic prefetch fails when only prefetching images
* Fixed: Flagging an expanded or unread post doesn't change the color of the post's title to red in the newspaper
* Fixed: Moving a feed to a folder that's not in the current view adds the folder sorted to the bottom of the subscriptions
* Fixed: Synchronization options dialog hides behind main window after "Resynchronize" button is pressed
* Fixed: Exception caused by null terminators in downloaded feeds
* Fixed: Exception when using Ctrl+W to close a browser tab

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