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* Fix bug that left the main window in a greyed out state after
  opening a small gig file

1 Version SVN trunk (?)
3 * Script Editor: Fixed some minor issues with vertical line number bar
4 (which was editable, selectable and incorrectly displayed on new scripts).
5 * Translation Fix: MacroEditor.cpp and MacrosSetup.cpp were not under
6 translation control.
7 * Spelling fixes (patch provided by Debian maintainer Jaromír Mikeš).
8 * Added new main menu item "View" -> "Tooltips for Beginners" which allows
9 to disable tooltips intended for newbies only (default: on).
10 * Extended support for keyboard function keys up to F19.
11 * List assigned scripts as colored tooltip when hovering mouse over the
12 "Scripts" column in the instruments list.
13 * Added global keyboard accelerator Shift + Backspace for dropping all script
14 slots from an instrument.
15 * Added option to save as gig v4 file (File -> Properties).
16 * Fixed duplicate items in File -> Properties -> "File Format" combo box.
17 * GIG SOUND FORMAT EXTENSION: Added combo box "Sustain Release Trigger" which
18 can be used to optionally play release trigger samples on sustain pedal up.
19 * GIG SOUND FORMAT EXTENSION: Added check box "No note-off release trigger"
20 which allows to disable release trigger samples on regular MIDI note-off.
21 * Fixed compiler errors with Gtk 3.24.x (patch by Miroslav Šulc).
22 * Fixed some compiler warnings
23 * Avoid non-standard offsetof usage (to get rid of gcc warnings)
24 * Use GDK Seat API if available to grab pointer
25 * Improve version checks for pangomm
26 * Fix the instrument list tooltip handling so it doesn't generate
27 GTK assertion error messages
28 * Use English quotation marks in tooltips instead of German
29 * Use multiple columns in controller value popups, as tall popup
30 menus work really badly in some GTK environments
31 * Avoid deprecated sigc++ usage
32 * Fix build on old linux environments
33 * Enable "silent rules" in build
34 * Fix memory read access bug
35 * Refactor code: add common base class for Loader and Saver
36 * Fix resource leak: join loader and saver threads after use
37 * Use std::thread when building with newer glibmm, as Glib::Thread is
38 deprecated
39 * Fix bug that left the main window in a greyed out state after
40 opening a small gig file
42 Version 1.1.0 (2017-11-25)
44 * allow building with G/GDK/GTK_DISABLE_DEPRECATED
45 * fixed building without linuxsampler on Mac
46 * fixed some compiler and cppcheck warnings
47 * synthesis paremeter page tabs are now scrollable (fixes an issue with
48 GTK 3: default theme uses huge tabs which breaks the overall layout on
49 average window sizes)
50 * Automake: set environment variable GCC_COLORS=auto to allow GCC to
51 auto detect whether it (sh/c)ould output its messages in color.
52 * NKSP Editor: Added support for liblinuxsampler's NKSP syntax
53 highlighting backend.
54 * Script Editor: Some color tweaks (using now same text colors as on
55 the NKSP refrence documentation website).
56 * Script Editor: Added support for liblinuxsampler's NKSP parser
57 backend for displaying parser errors and warnings directly within
58 the source code.
59 * User settings are now automatically saved and restored.
60 * Automatically save & restore window size and position.
61 * Script Editor: Show precise parser error/warning messages as tooltip
62 when the mouse points over the respective location in the script's
63 source code.
64 * Script Editor: Show a question dialog to the user when the editor is
65 to be closed and the script changes have not been applied yet.
66 * Script Editor: Added status bar at the bottom of the script editor
67 window showing the amount (if any) of errors and warnings.
68 * Script Editor: Added menu bar and two initial entries: "Apply" (Ctrl-S)
69 and "Close" (Ctrl-Q).
70 * Script Editor: if editor is used in live-mode, inform the sampler that
71 it needs to automatically reload the script after the script has been
72 altered and applied with the script editor.
73 * Added setting to main menu "View" -> "Auto Restore Window Dimension"
74 (disabled by default since it causes issues on some machines).
75 * Fixed crash after changing a dimension type with the dimension manager
76 dialog.
77 * Script Editor: Fixed editor which did not appear on some systems due
78 to missing icons (using now lists of alternative icon names).
79 * Script Editor: Added "Font Size ..." selection to editor's menu.
80 * Script Editor: Fixed crash on Ctrl + A, followed by Del.
81 * fixed crash when opening dimension manager dialolg multiple times
82 (and i.e. adding or removing dimensions each time)
83 * Show sample group name and CRC-32 checksum on "Sample" tab.
84 * Show instrument index number on instruments list view.
85 * Added multi-row selection support on samples tree view.
86 * Added multi-row selection support on instruments list view.
87 * windows, 32-bit: fixed crashes by making sure the stack in sub
88 threads is 16-byte aligned
89 * windows: look for the data directory in the parent of the dll
90 directory, if the dll directory is called "32" or "64"
91 * Implemented resizing multiple dimension region zones at once, which is
92 controlled by the infamous checkbox trio "all regions",
93 "all dimension splits" and "both channels".
94 * Implemented deleting dimension region zones of all regions at once, which
95 is controlled by checkbox "all regions".
96 * Implemented splitting up dimension region zones of all regions at once,
97 which is controlled by checkbox "all regions".
98 * Show graphical symbol on region that uses loop(s).
99 * Show graphical symbol on region that misses sample reference(s).
100 * Fixed crash on saving file if a sample was requested to be replaced twice
101 by the user.
102 * Implemented fast navigation through regions by keyboard accelerator
103 Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right (on Mac: Cmd+Left and Cmd+Right).
104 * Implemented fast navigation through dimension region zones of currently
105 selected region by keyboard accelerator Alt+Left, Alt+Right, Alt+Up,
106 Alt+Down, as well as simply using the arrow keys alone if the dimension
107 region chooser got focus (i.e. when it was selected by mouse previously).
108 * Color tweaking on selected regions and selected dimension zones.
109 * Dimension Region Chooser: Show main selected case in opaque blue color
110 (like before), but all other selected dimension zones with a blue hatched
111 pattern instead.
112 * Dimension Region Chooser: Show the label of the currently selected
113 dimension in bold font.
114 * Implemented selecting multiple dimension region zones by keyboard with
115 keyboard accelerators Alt+Shift+Left and Alt+Shift+Right.
116 * Implemented copy & paste of DimensionRegion (with Alt+c and Alt+v).
117 * Dimension Region Chooser: Mark all zones auto selected by check box trio
118 with gray hatched pattern.
119 * Region Chooser: Mark all regions which are auto selected by check box
120 "All Regions" with gray hatched pattern.
121 * Introduced "Macro Editor" for adjusting clipboard content before applying
122 it (accessible via Alt+x).
123 * Introduced configurable list of macros which are auto assigned to keyboard
124 accelerators (F1 ... F12) and saved along with the app's config file.
125 * Macro Editor: Fixed deleting rows when delete button was hit without Ctrl
126 being pressed.
127 * Macro Editor: Show combo box with textual options for enum types.
128 * "Macro" main menu section: show macro comments as tooltip.
129 * Macro Editor: Display demangled C++ type names.
130 * Macros Setup: Implemented cloning of macros.
131 * Live mode performance optimization: fixed the editor to be non-responsive
132 for a very long time, which happened if changing instrument parameters of a
133 very large amount of dimension regions was requested.
134 * Macro Editor: Handle boolean parameter types appropriately, i.e. show
135 'Yes' or 'NO' instead of '1' or '0'.
136 * GTK3: Bringing back icons and keyboard accelerators / mnemonics for menus
137 and buttons with GTK3; Cudos to those GTK heros who thought it might be
138 a clever idea to simply remove such features for all users, all devices
139 and all apps by default with GTK3!
140 * Autoconf: check for presence of at least gtk+-2.0-dev.
141 * Instruments list view: show amount of real-time instruments scripts used
142 by instrument.
143 * Script Editor: Fixed Gtk crash while entering a variety of ill formed code
144 like unterminated string literals.
145 * Assigned more useful default dimensions (and default position) for various
146 windows and dialogs (if auto-restore of user's own custom window
147 dimensions is disabled).
148 * Mac fix: Make sure app window appears in front of all other apps.
149 * Script Editor: only if compiled without liblinuxsampler; added support for
150 new NKSP language keyword "synchronized".
151 * Script Editor: strike through code blocks filtered out by the preprocessor.
152 * Combine Tool: Show instruments' index number in the list view.
153 * Combine Tool: Now it allows to select the instruments to be combined
154 already in the main window's instruments list view; then either call the
155 combine instrument dialog from the main menu or use the new keyboard
156 shortcut Ctrl + j.
157 * Combine Tool: Added a vertical list which represents the order of the
158 selected instruments to be combined; dragging them modifies their order.
159 * Combine Tool: After returning from the combine tool dialog, automatically
160 scroll to the newly added (combined) instrument.
161 * Draw icons on individual dimension region zones, similar to the icons
162 already been drawn on regions.
163 * Fixed loop and sample reference icons being displayed incorrectly sometimes,
164 because unused dimension regions were not ignored.
165 * Script Editor: Show line numbers.
166 * Script Editor: Right aligned line numbers.
167 * Script Editor: Fixed font readability issue on Mac.
168 * Added EG state machine options for EG1 and EG2, which may be used to
169 configure whether the individual EG stages may be cancelled.
170 * Fix: after the combine instruments dialog, the new instrument was not
171 correctly displayed by the GUI as being selected.
172 * Fix: automatically reload instrument after script slots have been modified.
173 * Combine Tool: OK button has focus now by default to quickly combine
174 instruments by pressing Return key.
175 * Added keyboard accelerators Shift+F1 to Shift+F12 for quick assigning
176 a script to the currently selected instrument, and an appropriate
177 additional menu "Instruments" -> "Assign Script".
178 * Added keyboard accelerators Ctrl + Arrow Down and Ctrl + Arrow Up for
179 switching between instruments.
180 * Added search filter field which allows to quickly filter the instrument
181 list by case insensitive search tokens.
182 * Fix: navigating between dimension zones by keyboard did sometimes not
183 work after switching from an instrument with different dimension types.
184 * Fix: Sample references view dialog had some odd behaviors, like it did not
185 respond to mouse scroll events for instance.
186 * Debian: Raised Debian compatibility level to Debian 9 "Stretch".
187 * Raised max. pitchbend range to 48 semi tones.
188 * Added experimental support for upcoming GTK(MM)4
189 (for now up to GTKMM 3.91.2 while still preserving backward compatibility
190 down to GTKMM 2).
191 * Re-merged r2845 to compile now with and without Gtk "Stock ID" API
192 (see also r3158).
193 * Visual cosmetics on Gtk 3.
194 * Script Editor: Use consistent font size on all screens and DPI settings.
196 Version 1.0.0 (2015-07-17)
198 * minor fix in configure for cross-compiling
199 * minor Makefile fix for parallel make
200 * use Cairo instead of deprecated gdk drawing primitives
201 * avoid deprecated gtk methods when using newer gtk versions
202 * raised minimum supported gtkmm version to 2.8
203 * ported to gtkmm 3, keeping compatibility with gtkmm 2
204 * gtkmm 3 fix: rewrote the custom widgets (regionchooser and
205 dimregionchooser) so they only draw pixels in the on_draw
206 method. This should make them work again in newer gtkmm 3
207 environments.
208 * added support for new glibmm threads API
209 * gtkmm 3 fix: the WrapLabel custom widget is not needed in gtkmm 3
210 * fixed building on Debian testing (#186)
211 * modernized configure script
212 * added graphical curves for velocity response and crossfade
213 * added "Duplicate Instrument" function
214 * fixed import of 32 bit float wav files
215 * code refactoring: created a PropEdit class for property editor
216 windows, moved Table class from mainwindow to paramedit
217 * minor gui tweaks: made note entry fields a bit wider, set a
218 minimum width for scales
219 * bug fix: avoid stale information in the instrument properties
220 window when a new file is loaded or the instrument is removed
221 * cross fade graph: draw curves of all layers in the same graph
222 * made sure the instruments menu is updated when instruments are
223 added, removed or renamed
224 * fixed name entry field in instrument properties window
225 * use character encoding Windows-1252 for all strings in gig files
226 * show dimension zone start and end as numeric text labels
227 * copying sample informations automatically may now be disabled from the
228 new "Edit" main menu
229 * import 'fine tune' when importing samples with libsndfile
230 * Mac OS X: initialize gtk and gettext with files from base
231 directory of the libgigedit library
232 * Mac OS X: fixed "recently used" in file dialogs
233 * Mac OS X: avoid crash when starting gigedit as an application
234 bundle
235 * Mac OS X: try to launch the GUI on the process's "main" thread
236 * show build date and libgig version number in about dialog
237 * added dialog for editing the CtrlTrigger and Legato midi rules
238 * if there is no region yet, show a red hint text to the user that he may
239 right click on the region chooser area to add a region
240 * added tooltips to main menu entries (was buggy before)
241 * added tooltips to instruments tree view and samples tree view
242 * added various tooltips and adjusted some labels on the region settings
243 pane
244 * GIG SOUND FORMAT EXTENSION: only a small set of possible MIDI controllers
245 was selectable for EG1 controller, EG2 controller and attenuation
246 controller (and no CC number was shown in the combo box). Obviously the
247 additional MIDI controllers can only be used with LinuxSampler, they would
248 not work with Gigasampler/GigaStudio. A warning message will be shown
249 though whenever somebody tries to use one of those extension controllers.
250 * Combine instruments: a new feature that allows to merge a selection of
251 instruments to one new single instrument. It uses the 'layer' dimension
252 to stack up the instruments. This feature is available from the main menu
253 under 'Tools' -> 'Combine Instruments'.
254 * Dimension zone amount: Support for increasing and decreasing the amount of
255 dimension zones by right clicking on the respective zone and either
256 selecting "delete" or "split" in the popup menu.
257 * Combine instruments: generalized this tool to allow combining instruments
258 based on any dimension, not only the 'layer' dimension.
259 * 'Dimension Manager' dialog: show dialog window with at least 460x300px on
260 initial usage (was far too small by default).
261 * File Property Dialog: allow viewing and altering the Giga file format
262 version (by combo box).
263 * 'Dimension Manager' dialog: added support for viewing and editing
264 dimensions of all regions simultaniously.
265 * GIG SOUND FORMAT EXTENSION: Added support for managing and editing
266 real-time instrument scripts. Instrument scripts are a LinuxSampler
267 extension of the original Giga format and will not load with the
268 GigaStudio software.
269 * GIG SOUND FORMAT EXTENSION: Added support for managing script slots for
270 instruments. Script slots define which scripts shall be executed for an
271 instrument by the sampler and in which order.
272 * Samples tree view on main window: display the amount of references for
273 each sample and show the respective sample in gray color in case it is not
274 referenced at all.
275 * Samples tree view: implemented sample reference browser, which shows a
276 tree with all instruments and their respective regions which reference the
277 selected sample once ore more.
278 * Restructured main menu: duplicated all popup menus to the main menu,
279 automatically switch to the right tree view tab when either selecting the
280 "Sample", "Instrument" or "Script" main menu entry.
281 * Dimension Region Selector: implemented multi zone selection by press and
282 hold CTRL key.
283 * Dimension Region Selector: show bottom and upper limit values for all
284 dimension zones, not just the currently selected ones.
285 * Dimension Region Selector: Fixed drawing issues when zone sizes were
286 altered by mouse drag and labels being displayed at wrong positions.
287 * Region Chooser: Double click opens dimension manager dialog.
288 * Dimension Manager: Clicking on dimension type cell of an existing dimension
289 opens a popup to alter the dimension type.
290 * Script Tree: Double click opens script editor.
291 * Fixed potential crash if exception was thrown while opening a gig file.
292 * Added support for visual progress bar while saving a gig file.
293 * Automatically switch the sampler's (audible) instrument whenever another
294 instrument was selected in gigedit (this default behavior can be switched
295 off in the settings menu of gigedit).
296 * Dimension Region Editor: Show coarse sample format info (audio channels,
297 bit depth, sample rate) and unique sample ID (since the gig format allows
298 different samples to have the same name).
299 * Dimension Region Editor: Added button "Select Sample" on the sample tab,
300 which allows to conveniently select the dimension region's sample on the
301 left hand side's samples tree view.
302 * Sample Referenve View Dialog: Clicking on a reference in the list closes
303 the dialog and jumps directly to the respective instrument, region and
304 dimension region the respective sample reference is located at.
305 * Fixed instruments, samples and scripts to appear twice after save.
306 * Implemented reordering of instruments by drag & drop.
307 * Implemented replacing of existing samples.
308 * Added "X" button next to sample reference field, which allows to remove
309 the current sample reference, allowing to create a "silent case" where
310 no sample shall be played.
311 * Fixed file name disappearing from title bar on certain actions.
312 * Added new menu item "View"->"Refresh All".
313 * Added new menu item "Samples"->"Remove Unused Samples".
314 * Region Chooser: when moving a region around automatically move the
315 keyboard position dependent pitch accordingly (can be turned off with
316 "Settings"->"Move root key with region moved").
317 * Added option to main menu for performing "Save" operation with a
318 tempoary file (may perform faster than directly modifying existing
319 .gig file).
321 Version 0.2.0 (2009-07-31)
323 * fixed file properties dialog - properties now can be edited
324 * gig files where regions are not internally ordered are now handled
325 * the resize mouse pointer is not shown anymore for regions that
326 can't be resized
327 * the region and dimregion chooser widgets are now resizable
328 * bugfix: sometimes you could not delete more than one dimension
329 * filter headers are now also greyed out when the filter is inactive
330 * autoconf fix: LS plugin dirs with digits in their prefix
331 (e.g. "/usr/lib64/foo") are now resolved in relative dirs as well
332 (show a warning when resolving the relative path failed)
333 * keys on the virtual keyboard now highlight on note on events on
334 sampler side
335 * virtual keyboard can now trigger notes for the sampler (only in
336 live-mode of course)
337 * implemented alternative behavior for the virtual MIDI keyboard
338 (selectable by combobox below the keyboard)
339 * show absolute velocity value of note-on & note-off events below
340 the virtual MIDI keyboard
341 * renamed misleading names regarding the gig format's "keyswitching"
342 feature (the dimension is now displayed as "keyswitching" instead of
343 "keyboard" in the dimregchooser widget and the two parameters for
344 defining the actual keyswitching area on the keyboard in the instruments
345 properties dialog are now called "Keyswitching range low/high" instead of
346 "Dimension key range low/high")
347 * added "replace all samples" function to samples popup menu
348 (patch by Anders Dahnielson, a bit extended, fixes #73)
349 * bugfix: dimension manager window didn't update when another region
350 was selected (#78)
351 * in "Save As..." dialog set inital filename to "copy_of_<filename>" and
352 show a warning message that saving to the same .gig file will corrupt
353 the sample wave data
354 * fixed compilation with gcc 4.3
355 * the "Add Samples" dialog now remembers current directory (patch by
356 Devin Anderson, fixes #81)
357 * it is now possible to create dimensions where the amount of zones
358 isn't a power of two (patch by Devin Anderson, #89, slightly
359 modified)
360 * fixed configure check for libsndfile loop support
361 * bugfix: when a stereo sample is replaced, make sure both zones of
362 the sample channel dimension get updated with the new sample
363 * minor gui fix: made multi line lables expand to use full width
364 * fixes for building the plugin with MinGW
365 * added rpm packaging file
366 (patch by Devin Anderson, slightly modified, fixes #88)
367 * made all visible strings translatable
368 * bugfix: inform the sampler when new file(s) has been imported on save
369 operation (#82)
370 * updated LinuxSampler plugin of gigedit to the latest liblinuxsampler
371 C++ API changes
372 * Windows: look for translations using base directory of libgigedit
373 dll
374 * virtual keyboard fixes: restore to grey when outside keyboard.
375 Don't trigger multiple notes for each key when moving mouse.
377 Version 0.1.1 (2007-12-06)
379 * multiple editor windows can now be opened by the plugin
380 * bugfix: gigedit didn't start on windows 2000
381 * standard gtk command line parameters is now handled
382 * parameter edits can now be applied to multiple regions and
383 dimension regions simultaneously - three checkboxes were added
384 that select if changes apply to all regions and/or all dimension
385 regions
387 Version 0.1.0 (2007-10-15)
389 * fixed compilation with older gcc versions
390 * added German translation
391 * reworked instrument properties dialog - properties can now be
392 edited
393 * restructured dimension region editor for elements to be in a more
394 logical and intuitive order
395 * added Makefile.cvs (just for standard compliance with other projects)
396 * added Debian packaging infrastructure
397 * implemented sample loop editing
398 * improved labels in dimension region editor
399 * use normal layout for checkboxes
400 * allow to resize dimension zones even when the respective dimension has
401 no custom dimension splits yet
402 * moved instrument editor into a shared library 'libgigedit', the 'gigedit'
403 binary is now just calling that shared library
404 * implemented an "instrument editor plugin" for LinuxSampler to allow
405 on-the-fly instrument editing within the sampler's own process
406 (revised directories to a more automake-friendly structure for this, to
407 avoid compilation and install errors)
408 * added experimental support to synchronize gigedit with LinuxSampler to
409 avoid race conditions / crash while modifying data structures
410 * added quick start documentation by Alexander Methke
411 * a changed file is now marked with an asterisk in the window title
412 * added close confirmation dialog, shown if file is changed
413 * "save" means "save as" for new files
414 * enabled acceleration keys
415 * add .gig to filename in "save as" if it's not already there
416 * filename character encodings other than utf-8 supported
417 * regions can now be moved, not just resized
418 * improved labels in instrument properties dialog
419 * remove file extensions from file names when importing samples
420 * added digits for octave numbers on the keyboard and made keys
421 outside piano range grey
422 * added support for 24 bit sample import
423 * when importing samples, settings for loops and root note are
424 copied from the sample files (if they have such settings)
425 * start with a new gig file by default
426 * make sure samplechannel dimension gets created for stereo samples
427 * allow building with older versions of gtk and libsndfile
428 * remember selected dimension when switching regions
429 * check if file is savable before trying to save
430 * gettext is now an optional dependency
431 * added Dev-C++ project files for Windows systems
432 * added status bar to the bottom of main window (independent area on the
433 right shows whether gigedit is running stand-alone or attached to
434 LinuxSampler)
435 * fixed crash when gigedit was compiled with CXXFLAGS="-g"
437 Version 0.0.3 (2007-03-24)
439 * first release of gigedit

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