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Well as awesome as that is, I was hoping for a metro app version of this by the time the RP hit. :\

Sorry :( I've just been really busy lately :/

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You should work on it in small chunks at a time whenever possible. :)

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A brand new Notes manager in with StickyNotes B9. Not yet finished.

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Save Note dialog.

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And a simplified Preferences dialog with more options.

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A ton of information

Notes have been redesigned to fit in consistently with Windows 8, each note can be separately customized, for example, each note can have a reminder set to it, a custom colour and also tags. Tags (in the future) will allow you to manage your notes easier by allowing you to search for them.

Notes can now also have images and custom text pasted into it, StickyNotes will also allow you to customize your note with custom colours, fonts and font sizes, just by selecting the text and clicking the appropriate option.

You can also search the web by selecting text (similar to IE's accelerators) and clicking the search icon. You can have unlimited search providers and they can be fully customized.

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You can also set notes to Autosave, which will intelligently save them every 10 seconds to insure that you never lose any data.

Notes will remember their location and size when you close them, so once they are reopened, they'll spring right back into place.

Managing Notes is also easier, due to an increased amount of keyboard shortcuts, which will decrease the amount of time wasted searching for delete buttons, or open buttons. Clicking a tag will search Wikipedia, allowing you to get a quick definition if necessary.

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Preferences has been redesigned, featuring a clean, simplistic interface which makes it easy to change settings, such as default colour, storage location and background colour (it is currently set to Dark).

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Your app looks amazing since the last time I saw it. Keep up the good work and throw me a copy to test if you are still looking for testers

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Nice. I was just looking at a few different sticky notes type apps and widgets for work today. I settled on the old Vista stick notes widget, but it was really small for my needs. I have a need for a notes module that allows me to expand it vertically like this one does. I'm glad this thread came up again because I downloaded B9 (*PreB9) and like it already. Looking forward to the updated version.

Oh, and if you could hide the app from the taskbar and instead have it in tray, that would be the icing on the cake.

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Quick bug report. I know I was able to get into the preferences yesterday, but now that I try again today, I get an unhandled exception for a hard-linked resource file:

System.IO.FileNotFoundException: C:\Users\Jan\Pictures\Design\StickyNotes for Windows\Graphics\AlertPositionBackgroundHigh.png

at System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(String filename, Boolean useEmbeddedColorManagement)

at StickyNotes.frmPreferences.UpdateGraphics()

at StickyNotes.frmPreferences.frmPreferences_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)

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wow, this has come a long way since the beginning, nice job Jan :)

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Quick bug report. I know I was able to get into the preferences yesterday, but now that I try again today, I get an unhandled exception for a hard-linked resource file:

System.IO.FileNotFoundException: C:\Users\Jan\Pictures\Design\StickyNotes for Windows\Graphics\AlertPositionBackgroundHigh.png

at System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(String filename, Boolean useEmbeddedColorManagement)

at StickyNotes.frmPreferences.UpdateGraphics()

at StickyNotes.frmPreferences.frmPreferences_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)

Thanks :)

I've added Tray support, this'll stop StickyNotes from appearing in the taskbar (they'll appear in the tray instead).

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If Start in Tray is enabled, each note will have a Minimize to tray button next to the Close and New Note buttons.

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wow, this has come a long way since the beginning, nice job Jan :)

Thanks :blush:

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A little bit more information!

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StickyNotes B9 features journals, which is a simple and effective way of managing your notes into folders.

StickyNotes B9 also features a completely redesigned notes manager, this is more consistent with StickyNotes as well as allowing for many other features.

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Coming late into this thread, but:

- This is C#/WPF, right?

- Is the code available on github or such?

- Is the version you've shown in the latest screenshots available for download anywhere or are you teasing us sadistically?

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What would be cool is an online feature (aka saving notes to the cloud). Really be very easy to implement if it's something you would consider looking at and need an help let me know.

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Coming late into this thread, but:

- This is C#/WPF, right?

- Is the code available on github or such?

- Is the version you've shown in the latest screenshots available for download anywhere or are you teasing us sadistically?

1. VB (I'm a noob)

2. It's closed source

3. I'm teasing you sadistically :devil:

What would be cool is an online feature (aka saving notes to the cloud). Really be very easy to implement if it's something you would consider looking at and need an help let me know.

I'll look into it - thanks :)

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1. VB (I'm a noob)

Lol the ever-persistent myth of VB == noob (VB = noob for you VB guys - noobs :rofl:).

Anyway without so much as a line of code to look at I shall have to patiently wait until you release something then, you sadistic freak .

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Oh man, the teasing. I had to stop using the current version because as far as I can tell there's no way to save your notes. I had a nice long note written out for all my system's current firmware build levels that I'm working on, then I rebooted and it was gone! :laugh:

B9 looks to be much more feature complete. Anxiously awaiting a new build to use with custom fonts, better formatting, and the note manager. Keep up the good work.

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Oh man, the teasing. I had to stop using the current version because as far as I can tell there's no way to save your notes. I had a nice long note written out for all my system's current firmware build levels that I'm working on, then I rebooted and it was gone! :laugh:

B9 looks to be much more feature complete. Anxiously awaiting a new build to use with custom fonts, better formatting, and the note manager. Keep up the good work.

Oh damn I'm sorry about that :(

B9 is such as improvement over preB9 - it's literally crazy.

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VB !!! so much hate for VB , i don't know why.

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So I wanted to change the way you manage notes in StickyNotes, so I decided to come up with a couple of concepts.

S#1tty paint mockup

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Mockups created in Fireworks

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The buttons on the left aren't final, nor are the concepts finished.

What do you think?

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Nice and Clean. Though you may need some distinction on the left side. Like the Stars represent?? Like I would do some sort of category thing.. like: ToDo, [Custom Cat 1], [2],[3], and if you do add in cloud notes.. then have a [Cloud/Web/Online] category. And then have the option to categorize notes.

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Nice and Clean. Though you may need some distinction on the left side. Like the Stars represent?? Like I would do some sort of category thing.. like: ToDo, [Custom Cat 1], [2],[3], and if you do add in cloud notes.. then have a [Cloud/Web/Online] category. And then have the option to categorize notes.

The stars are just placeholders.

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The stars are just placeholders.

Okay, but what are they placeholding?

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Okay, but what are they placeholding?

They're categories for notes.

Notes

Favourites

Recent Notes

Tags

Search

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The old context menu has been replaced with a fancy new one.

From:

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To: (It's a .gif, so it may take a while to load. If it doesn't work, open the image in a new tab)

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The new menu is far simpler and also much faster.

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Looks good, but I can't use it :(

The setup file/.application file says "that the Application cannot be started". I'm running windows 8 pro x64

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Looks good, but I can't use it :(

The setup file/.application file says "that the Application cannot be started". I'm running windows 8 pro x64

You have to click the Setup.exe file, not StickyNotes PreB9.application.

Alternatively, you can try the portable version.

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