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For now beta 12 is the ultimate WCC version.

The aim is to test the new text engine that'll render png files as its font.

To test this new beta 12 you need to follow 3 steps:

1- install beta 10 (just if you don't have installed WCC before due system files). You can get it here: http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Winam...se/1109367710/1

2- install one of the new fonts set (you have to create a "Fonts" folder then a subfolder for each font set, like the "Skins" folder):

Default font: http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/Default.zip

Morpheus font: http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/Morpheus.zip

3- Now you can test the last beta 12 build (*): http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/wcc12b142.zip

(*) don't forget to copy "icon.ico" into "...SkinsCase" folder.

Note: an installer will be made as soon as the font engine is ready.

Screenshots:

wccn.jpg

wccs.jpg

(New Search "Prompt")

Have fun!

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WCC beta 12 build 62 (3 Feb 2006)

- notifier interval is working now ("Options>Notifier>Appearance")

- hover feature is working now

- pin to desktop issues fixed

- move WCC by clicking the cover area is working again

http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/wcc12b62.zip

Note:

- the zip has only the main executable (the font set is included just in the first build): see the first post of this topic.

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WCC beta 12 build 47 (2 feb 2006)

- Some tweaks

- New search cover "prompt" that will display up to 6 cover for you to pick

*Latest Preview snipped*

http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/wcc12b47.zip

Note:

- the zip has only the main executable (the font set is included just in the first build): see the first post of this topic.

Yessss! Finally!

WCC beta 12 build 62 (3 Feb 2006)

- notifier interval is working now ("Options>Notifier>Appearance")

- hover feature is working now

- pin to desktop issues fixed

- move WCC by clicking the cover area is working again

http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/wcc12b62.zip

Note:

- the zip has only the main executable (the font set is included just in the first build): see the first post of this topic.

After searching and applying new cover I always get error

Run-time error '55':

File already open

And Winamp CD Case exits.

//Posts Merged. Try not to double post. -NC

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iMacmotion

1) Uninstall WCC

2) Install beta 10

3) download the first beta 12 build (see the first post of this topic) and follow the instructions (readme.txt)

4) download the last beta 12, unzip the file and copy it to the WCC install folder, replacing the old file. Don't run WCC in another folder.

ichik

I was not able to reproduce the issue yet.

Do you always get the error?

Can you close Winamp and WCC and test it again.

Can you give more details regarding the steps you do that leads to the error?

Anyway, I'll keep testing the new feature...

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iMacmotion

1) Uninstall WCC

2) Install beta 10

3) download the first beta 12 build (see the first post of this topic) and follow the instructions (readme.txt)

4) download the last beta 12, unzip the file and copy it to the WCC install folder, replacing the old file. Don't run WCC in another folder.

ichik

I was not able to reproduce the issue yet.

Do you always get the error?

Can you close Winamp and WCC and test it again.

Can you give more details regarding the steps you do that leads to the error?

Anyway, I'll keep testing the new feature...

Yes, I always get the error. And of cause I re-installed app several times.

I attached my settings for skin.

settings.zip

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Oh GOD Carlos.............just when things are running smoothly for me (whenever the last time I posted like a week ago) now you come out with all this other stuff........**** I dont quite know if I should roll the dice or stick with what I've got right now?!? But when I see development with my favorite app in the world..................................I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO!!! LOL.....

Nate Dogg

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ichik,

Did you get the error right after applying a new cover or just when you close the new dowload cover window?

Right after I apply the new cover.

Well, tonight I'm updgrading my PC, so I gonna re-install entire Windows and try Winamp CD Case new beta. Let's see what it'll make.

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I finally tried out this new build of Winamp cd cover and i think it is amazing !

Good job on the font , i like the time function as well displayed in the title!

A small thing: when I choose the progress bar it appears in the top left hand corner of my desktop screen. Tried changing the options but it still gets stuck up there.

But I like the Time thing, that is great so I don't use the progress bar now

PS. Can the Show Time thing be an option for the other lines please

PPS. Can the text be wrapped for long titles (I used to have mine x2 size of case maximum)

Thanks! :)

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Zaft,

1) Progress bar: Go to "Skin Manager>Size and position>Progress bar" and:

1.1. Uncheck "Show progress bar" to hide it

1.2. Select "Bottom Notifier" in "Position" and set "0" (number zero, without quotes) to "Pad left (pixels)". It should fix the progress bar.

2) Time: maybe later since it's not that simple

3) Text wrap: later you will be able to set the maximum number of letters to be displayed; if the text is bigger than it will be cut (e.g. "bla bla bla...")

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I don't think I explained the problem clearly so I have a screenshot.

desktop2js.th.jpg

I think i have set the options correctly.

(ps i also did i reinstall of beta 10 and applied beta 12)

Thanks !

PS the progress bar works if set to Below Notifier, but it doesnt work at all if set to Top

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ichik,

You must be kidding!

So Winamp starts to play a new song, WCC starts to load the song's cover and you get the error here?

Try to install the required VB6 runtime. I think I'm still using "vbrun60sp3.exe".

Microsoft Download link:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...B4-7C039D9BF629

In addition:

- Disable your antivirus and test it

- Try to close any unecessary process (Ctrl+Alt+Del)

- Do you have any other Winamp plugin that could be using your cover files as well?

Anyway, I'll keep checking the code...

I don't think I explained the problem clearly so I have a screenshot.

I think i have set the options correctly.

(ps i also did i reinstall of beta 10 and applied beta 12)

Thanks !

PS the progress bar works if set to Below Notifier, but it doesnt work at all if set to Top

I'll review the progress position procedure...

Well then, I removed problem with displaying new cover just by removing tick at "cover as icon", but I still get error after applying newly searched cover. Any ideas?

Hum!

In these two procedures (show cover as system tray icon and apply a new cover) there is one thing in common: WCC overwrites an existing file if any.

For some reason the system or some program is holding the file and when WCC tries to do its job the file is already in use.

Try this ultimate build. For this two procedures WCC kills the files instead let the Windows API itself do that:

http://www.closetosoftware.com/temp/wcc12b73.zip

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This is a bit random but I have modded the CD Case with a more transparent shine as i found the default to be too 'white'. It is here if anyone wants it, just put in to Skins/Case folder and replace the old one.

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PS How did you make your fonts and is there any sizes or things to know before creating a new Font set. I would like to attempt to make a set for anyone to use, thanks!

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