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Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



I've been playing around with the website, and it should be a lot simpler to add a request now (no understanding of wikitext required!) There's a form at http://tinyappz.com/wiki/Add_Request that will add a new request to the list.

Unfortunately, this change also makes it a bit more difficult to fill a request (but not much more.) Each request now has it's own page in the Request namespace. The Open Requests list is now dynamically generated.

To fill a request, you now need to go to the page for that request (from the # link in the Open Request list) and add a "filled" variable to the Request template.

For example:
code:
{{Request
|requester = User
|request = The text of the request
}}
is filled like this

code:
{{Request
|filled = Application Name
|requester = User
|request = The text of the request
}}
I hope that's not too complicated. It seemed like a good tradeoff for the benefits - simpler request adding, retaining old requests, each request gets it's own page (add the page to your watchlist to get an email when the request is filled) etc.

I may look into creating a more automated way to fill a request as well, but this is a good start.

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FlyingCheese
Jan 17, 2007
OH THANK GOD!

I never thought I'd be happy to see yet another lubed up man-ass.


Would it be in bad form to request a second one?

If not, I would love to see this as well: A Firefox extension that allows uploading pictures to multiple hosts, ideally as many of the popular ones as possible (waffle, imageshark, photobucket, imagesocket, etc.)

This is what I want:


I want it so I can post pictures on other forums besides SA just as easily.

Edit: I didn't add it to the wiki because I didn't know if it would be cool to have 2 open requests. If it's not cool then just ignore this post.

Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



FlyingCheese posted:

Edit: I didn't add it to the wiki because I didn't know if it would be cool to have 2 open requests. If it's not cool then just ignore this post.

I don't know where you're getting this 2 request rule. I'd rather have as many requests as possible, that way I can cherry pick the interesting ones (or at least the ones I think I can do.) I wouldn't be surprised if the other contributers agree. Even if they don't agree, it's my thread

Edit: PS - Cheesey, I'm still looking at the VU Meter. I've found a sample app with audio sampling, just need to figure out how to draw it.

Neurozys fucked around with this message at Apr 21, 2007 around 07:42

toolej
Aug 9, 2006

by Lowtax


I'd like an app that could turn cleartype on without access to the control panel.

:]

http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177142723

toolej fucked around with this message at Apr 21, 2007 around 08:07

Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



toolej posted:

I'd like an app that could turn cleartype on without access to the control panel.

:]

http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177142723

well, I haven't really done any research, but http://www.microsoft.com/typography...uner/Step1.aspx provides a quick interface if you can use IE. Here's the same thing cropped down to the bare bones, might work off a thumb drive, depending on your permissions. http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Image:ClearType.zip . I'm not going to call this a filled request, because there's probably a much better way - maybe at least an interface to the dll that doesn't require IE.

Mister Gooniverse
Dec 1, 2003

Most Valued Poster
2003-2012


Cranberry Jelly posted:

I would love an app that lets me define several different "HOSTS" files and easily (via a tray icon) swap them around.

Forgot to post this, sorry.

http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177150926

Chozo
May 27, 2003

Please allow me to introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste.


Wow, that's fast service! Thanks for this; it will save me a lot of hassle. Like I said, I love these threads.

Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



toolej posted:

I'd like an app that could turn cleartype on without access to the control panel.

:]

http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177142723

Ok, I'm calling this filled. Let me know if at works as expected.
http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/ClearType

Wuntvor
Jun 6, 2001


Cranberry Jelly posted:

Forgot to post this, sorry.

http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177150926

Filled: http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/HostsToggle.

FlyingCheese
Jan 17, 2007
OH THANK GOD!

I never thought I'd be happy to see yet another lubed up man-ass.


Neurozys posted:

I don't know where you're getting this 2 request rule. I'd rather have as many requests as possible, that way I can cherry pick the interesting ones (or at least the ones I think I can do.) I wouldn't be surprised if the other contributers agree. Even if they don't agree, it's my thread

Edit: PS - Cheesey, I'm still looking at the VU Meter. I've found a sample app with audio sampling, just need to figure out how to draw it.

I just didn't want to sound like an rear end in a top hat, "WORK MY LITTLE PROGRAMMING BITCHES!"

It seems like a VU meter would be fairly easy thing to do since it's pretty simple on the hardware level too. There isn't a lot going on to do that. But then again, all I know of programming is some Java and stupid little batch files.

wait what
Apr 17, 2007

by Fistgrrl


I've always wanted a program that when you press CTRL+PRT SCRN, it screenshots your screen, then automatically uploads the screenshot to image shack. Also if you press CTRL+ALT+PRT SCRN, it'd take a screenshot of the window you have active and upload it. I'm not sure how hard this would be, but if it would be easy, I'd be greatful.
http://tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177215243

wait what fucked around with this message at Apr 22, 2007 around 04:20

modern day skillet
Jul 29, 2006

by Lowtax


Instead of having to click on a folder every time you make a new folder, it would be easier to have a pop up where you can name your folder. Yes I know that the focus is on the folder when you create it, but having the pop up is better / more intuitive.

Dr. Poz
Sep 8, 2003

Dr. Poz just diagnosed you with a serious case of being a pussy. Now get back out there and hit them till you can't remember your kid's name.


modern day skillet posted:

Instead of having to click on a folder every time you make a new folder, it would be easier to have a pop up where you can name your folder. Yes I know that the focus is on the folder when you create it, but having the pop up is better / more intuitive.

If your keyboard has a Context Menu button (usually in between alt + ctrl on the right hand side) you can press that, then M and you enter rename mode on whatever file you currently have highlighted. Not what you were looking for exactly, but a whole application may be overkill.

JediGandalf
Sep 3, 2004

All your base, now belongs to me.


dax965 posted:

I've always wanted a program that when you press CTRL+PRT SCRN, it screenshots your screen, then automatically uploads the screenshot to image shack. Also if you press CTRL+ALT+PRT SCRN, it'd take a screenshot of the window you have active and upload it. I'm not sure how hard this would be, but if it would be easy, I'd be greatful.
http://tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177215243
If this is STRICTLY for ImageShack, they have their own tool which does the very thing you ask. However, if you want it for more like Photobucket or Waffleimages, I'm piecemealing something right now.

Edit: Oh yeah, I forgot about the renaming of image shack. The program I'm talking about is listed under its tools.

wait what
Apr 17, 2007

by Fistgrrl


JediGandalf posted:

If this is STRICTLY for ImageShack, they have their own tool which does the very thing you ask. However, if you want it for more like Photobucket or Waffleimages, I'm piecemealing something right now.

Edit: Oh yeah, I forgot about the renaming of image shack. The program I'm talking about is listed under its tools.

Oh, wow, I can't believe I never noticed that. The imageshanty one works perfect, but if you already made one, I wouldn't mind using it. Thanks!

JediGandalf
Sep 3, 2004

All your base, now belongs to me.


dax965 posted:

Oh, wow, I can't believe I never noticed that. The imageshark one works perfect, but if you already made one, I wouldn't mind using it. Thanks!
I'm making a "global one" so far. Once I figure out capturing system-wide key presses, I should be good to go. Also figuring out how image shack's upload mechanism works.

DLCinferno
Feb 22, 2003

Happy

JediGandalf posted:

I'm making a "global one" so far. Once I figure out capturing system-wide key presses, I should be good to go. Also figuring out how image shack's upload mechanism works.
This should help you with capturing system-wide key presses:

http://www.anappaday.com/downloads/...di-console.html

Download the source - there's a very clear example and you can easily modify the code.

Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



DLCinferno posted:

This should help you with capturing system-wide key presses:

http://www.anappaday.com/downloads/...di-console.html

Download the source - there's a very clear example and you can easily modify the code.

Cool site. That app looks like it would fill dissectional's request pretty well too.

DLCinferno
Feb 22, 2003

Happy

Neurozys posted:

Cool site. That app looks like it would fill dissectional's request pretty well too.
Heh, yeah now that I look at his request I see that it's basically exactly what he's looking for. Unfortunately, JediConsole has quite a few problems (as you could expect from a dev cycle of one day) and could really stand to be rewritten.

Another tool that is similarly executed is the command bar that integrates into Windows Explorer:
http://www.codeproject.com/csharp/commandbar.asp
...which shows the very cool feature of Band Objects:
http://www.codeproject.com/csharp/dotnetbandobjects.asp

Mister Gooniverse
Dec 1, 2003

Most Valued Poster
2003-2012



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Wuntvor
Jun 6, 2001


Someone posted this request here for an app that changed the mac address on a certain time interval. Couldn't find that request as a post here in this thread, but there is actually a program with which you can change your MAC to a random value: http://devices.natetrue.com/macshift/.

You'd just have to schedule this using the Windows Task Scheduler and voilą, there's your app.

(Hope whoever posted it is going to read this, if not.. Should I actually post this as a solution on the site?)

Glenn Danzig
Jan 4, 2006
Is it time to be an android not a man


Thanks!

Is there any way to make this only add music files to the play list?

Its grabbing the nfo, txt, jpgs, and everything else in each directory...

JediGandalf
Sep 3, 2004

All your base, now belongs to me.


DLCinferno posted:

This should help you with capturing system-wide key presses:

http://www.anappaday.com/downloads/...di-console.html

Download the source - there's a very clear example and you can easily modify the code.
Oooh! Would it be all right if I used your KeyHookManager class in my app?

Edit: Nevermind, I'm constructing my own class for the needs of the app. But I learned a lot from your example

JediGandalf fucked around with this message at Apr 23, 2007 around 17:20

DLCinferno
Feb 22, 2003

Happy

JediGandalf posted:

Edit: Nevermind, I'm constructing my own class for the needs of the app. But I learned a lot from your example
Glad it's useful, but I can't take credit for the app - I just ran across it and bookmarked it since I knew it would be useful in the future.

JediGandalf
Sep 3, 2004

All your base, now belongs to me.


DLCinferno posted:

Glad it's useful, but I can't take credit for the app - I just ran across it and bookmarked it since I knew it would be useful in the future.
Ahh.

Perhaps you might know about this function but it is constantly returning 0/NULL and I don't know why. I tried to import GetLastError() but that is also returning 0.
code:
KeyboardHook = new HookProc(this.KeyboardProc);
hKbHook = SetWindowsHookEx(WH_KEYBOARD_LL, KeyboardHook,
     Marshal.GetHINSTANCE(Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetModules()[0]), 0);
Any ideas?

DLCinferno
Feb 22, 2003

Happy

JediGandalf posted:

Ahh.

Perhaps you might know about this function but it is constantly returning 0/NULL and I don't know why. I tried to import GetLastError() but that is also returning 0.
code:
KeyboardHook = new HookProc(this.KeyboardProc);
hKbHook = SetWindowsHookEx(WH_KEYBOARD_LL, KeyboardHook,
     Marshal.GetHINSTANCE(Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetModules()[0]), 0);
Any ideas?
Offhand, without seeing the rest of the code, no. But I can refer you to this:

http://www.pinvoke.net/default.aspx...dowsHookEx.html

quote:

Remember to keep the HookProc delegate alive manually, such as using a class member as shown in the example below, otherwise the garbage collector will clean up your hook delegate eventually, resulting in your code throwing a System.NullReferenceException.

Charun
Feb 8, 2003




A program that tests files to see if they are availiable to open and read. Ideally it would scan a directory and report a list of files that it couldn't read and the error encountered (permission/file error).
http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177376875

I've had a backup that randomly failed to restore some files a while back that can't be opened, and are incomplete. I'd like to be able to get a list of them and restore them from an older backup.

Harminoff
Oct 24, 2005

listerine and mr. green

Just added this to the request list.

http://tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177515168

if you need some further explanation, please say so. Thank you


quote:

I am looking for a program that will either compare an archive to a txt file, or from crawling a website. To see what I mean, go here http://www.mameworld.net/maws/ and hit search. It lists a bunch of files. What I would like is for it to compare a folder full of zip files, with the file names on that website, and if it doesn't find it on that website, it moves said file to a subdirectory.

Pretty much I made a mame cabinet, but only have two buttons. I have all the games, but it would take a really long time to sort through them one by one to check and see if it's on the list or not.

Dicky B
Mar 23, 2004



A program that displays a txt file in a Notepad-like interface and lets me bookmark my place so I can close it, reopen it and continue reading from where I left off.

cmears
Feb 6, 2004


http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177532824


How about an image program. I've got a directory full of single page tiff files like so:

001a.tiff 001b.tiff 002a.tiff 002b.tiff etc, etc.

I'd like to be able run a command-line program that will let me combine all of these single page tiff files into one single multi-page tiff file or pdf document. Like so:

combinetiff.exe c:\images\*.tiff c:\output\big.tiff or combinetiff.exe c:\images\*.tiff c:\output\big.pdf

There are also some jpgs that I'd like to do this for as well but the tiffs are my primary concern.
~ cmears

cmears fucked around with this message at Apr 26, 2007 around 14:50

lowcrabdiet
Jun 28, 2004
I'm not Steve Nash.

Dicky B posted:

A program that displays a txt file in a Notepad-like interface and lets me bookmark my place so I can close it, reopen it and continue reading from where I left off.

I remember NotepadEx being able to do this.

According to its features:
NotepadEx can restore the cursor position when opening recently used files

Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



cmears posted:

http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177532824

How about an image program. I've got a directory full of single page tiff files like so:

001a.tiff 001b.tiff 002a.tiff 002b.tiff etc, etc.

I'd like to be able run a command-line program that will let me combine all of these single page tiff files into one single multi-page tiff file or pdf document. Like so:

combinetiff.exe c:\images\*.tiff c:\output\big.tiff or combinetiff.exe c:\images\*.tiff c:\output\big.pdf

There are also some jpgs that I'd like to do this for as well but the tiffs are my primary concern.
~ cmears

A quickie for tonight:
http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Tiff_Combiner

Neurozys fucked around with this message at Apr 26, 2007 around 18:02

Chaucer
May 12, 2001

He was a veray parfit gentil knight.

A program that searches a folder and all subfolders, checks if the folder has folder.jpg/jpeg/gif, and outputs a list of the folders that do not. Also, it has to ignore any folder that does not contain any files, apart from subfolders.

The Aphasian
Mar 8, 2007

Psychotropic Hops


I would like a program that allows me to load an image, have it always on top of any/most applications and either has adjustable transparency or an transparency of 50%, as if I had printed the image onto acetate and taped it to my monitor.

This would be used to make a Command and Conquer 3 map using the world builder and any screen shot from GoogleEarth I want, but could have other uses as well.

http://tinyappz.com/wiki/Request:1177552696

dunno260
Oct 21, 2005


An application that will take a firefox bookmarks.html file and convert it into a file suitable for copying into Wikipedia.

Neurozys
Apr 15, 2004



dunno260 posted:

An application that will take a firefox bookmarks.html file and convert it into a file suitable for copying into Wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipe...tools#From_HTML

Thissa
Oct 1, 2005



Thissa posted:

Basically, I'd like to have a bandwidth graph in the corner of my screen. iStat doesn't have one, and Activity Monitor is huge and requires that I keep the process list open. Also both of these programs have the overhead of tracking other statistics which I don't care about. On my PC, I use NetMeter - which allows you to customize the colors and transparency when the mouse is on/off of the graph. It also keeps daily/weekly/monthly stats and pops up a warning when you're approaching some user-defined monthly limit. I haven't found anything like it for OSX yet

Just wanted to say I found a program that does this, except for the limit warning and comprehensive stats reporting. Has a few other cool features though. It's called X Resource Graph.

Zeenoside
Mar 5, 2005

Make it stop!

I want an application that runs on the console and on a keystroke, it returns what button was pressed.

For example you press F5 and it says F5.

cmears
Feb 6, 2004


Neurozys posted:

A quickie for tonight:
http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/Tiff_Combiner

Sweet, worked like a champ. Thanks for the quick turnaround!

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JediGandalf
Sep 3, 2004

All your base, now belongs to me.


Zeenoside posted:

I want an application that runs on the console and on a keystroke, it returns what button was pressed.

For example you press F5 and it says F5.
http://www.tinyappz.com/wiki/WhichKey

And there you go!

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