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* Usе multicolumn menus for adding instruments to
  MIDI maps and to orchestras from the Instruments Database

1 CVS HEAD
2 * Initial implementation of Sampler Browser
3 (choose Window/Sampler Browser) - another way to view/edit
4 the sampler configuration (work in progress - for now only
5 support for viewing/editing send effects)
6
7 * Added check box "Remember decision and apply to all selected instruments"
8 to the "Map MIDI instrument" dialog when adding multiple selection
9
10 * Add/Edit Instrument dialog and New MIDI Instrument wizard
11 are now resizable
12
13 * Using multicolumn menus for:
14 - loading instruments from Instruments Database
15 - adding instruments to MIDI maps from Instruments Database
16 - adding instruments to orchestras from Instruments Database
17 - selecting values in string list parameters
18
19 * Fantasia:
20 - Added option to keep Fantasia always on top (View/Always On Top)
21 - Migrated to substance 6.1
22
23 * Some GUI enhancements and code cleanup
24
25 JSampler v0.9: 2009-08-03
26 * Implemented a backend list with option to manually choose a backend
27 to connect on startup(Edit/Preferences, then click the `Backend' tab)
28 and option to change the backend without restarting JSampler
29 (Actions/Change Backend or Ctrl + B)
30
31 * Added confirmation messages for removing sampler channels and
32 audio/MIDI devices (Edit/Preferences, then click the `View' tab)
33
34 * The column sort order in the Instruments Database window is now saved
35 for the next session
36
37 * Optimized the MIDI instrument update process
38
39 * Added support for handling lost files in the Instruments Database
40 (In the Instruments Database window choose Actions/Check For Lost Files)
41
42 * Added new menu item in the Instruments Database window: Edit/Find
43
44 * Remember the last used tab in the Preferences dialog
45
46 * Renamed the column labels in the Channel Routing dialog: The column
47 representing the sampler channel's audio channels is "Audio In" and
48 the column representing the audio device's channels is "Audio Out"
49
50 * Orchestras, orchestra instruments, MIDI maps and MIDI instruments
51 can now be removed using the `Delete' key from the keyboard
52
53 * Added toolbar to the Database Instrument Chooser dialog
54
55 * Instrument Chooser and Database Instrument Chooser dialogs
56 are now resizable
57
58 * Reimplemented the MIDI bank/program assignment algorithm
59
60 * Added `Copy To' and `Move To' commands to the MIDI bank context menu
61 and to the MIDI instrument context menu
62
63 * Added commands to the MIDI instrument context menu for moving
64 a MIDI instrument to another program
65 (right-click on a MIDI instrument and choose `Change Program')
66
67 * Added option to choose between zero-based and one-based
68 MIDI bank/program numbering
69 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Advanced' button)
70
71 * Added option to choose whether to include MIDI instrument
72 mappings when exporting a sampler configuration to LSCP script.
73 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Advanced' button)
74
75 * Added option to set the MIDI instrument loading in background
76 when exporting MIDI instrument mappings to LSCP script.
77 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Advanced' button)
78
79 * Implemented an option to change the socket read timeout
80 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Backend' tab)
81
82 * Implemented option for adding instruments in separate directories in the
83 instruments DB (patch by Chris Cherrett & Andrew Williams, a bit adjusted)
84
85 * Implemented option to launch the backend if it is not yet started
86 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Backend' tab)
87
88 * LSCP scripts can now be run by passing them to jsampler
89 as command-line arguments
90
91 * Added support for controlling the global sampler-wide limit of
92 maximum voices and disk streams
93 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `General' tab)
94
95 * Added support for exporting the MIDI instrument maps
96 as text file, web page or Rosegarden device file
97
98 * Updated LscpTree
99
100 * The scripts in the `scripts' directory now pass the command-line
101 arguments to the respective jsampler distribution
102
103 * Show controller names in fx sends dialogs
104
105 * Proper handling of connection failures
106
107 * ant: the default target is now build-fantasia
108 * ant: added new target build-fantasia-osx
109
110 * Fantasia:
111 - Major memory optimizations when too many sampler channels are present
112 - Improved look and feel
113 - Implemented virtual MIDI keyboard
114 - Added option to show the Instruments Database on
115 the Right-Side Pane of the Fantasia's main window
116 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `View' tab)
117 - Implemented pluggable channel view
118 - Implemented Small View for sampler channels
119 (right-click on the sampler channel then choose Small View)
120 - Implemented option to choose default sampler channel view
121 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Defaults' tab)
122 - Implemented multiple channels panels
123 - Store the view configuration of audio/MIDI devices and sampler
124 channels in the LSCP script when exporting sampler configuration
125 - Added context menu to sampler channels
126 - Implemented option to show different channel view when
127 the mouse pointer is over sampler channel
128 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Defaults' tab)
129 - The sampler channels are now referenced by their position
130 in the list, not by their ID
131 - Implemented options to show the channel number and/or the MIDI
132 input port/channel on the sampler channel screen when using Small View
133 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Channels' tab)
134 - Implemented multiple sampler channels' selection
135 - Added option to move sampler channels up and down in the channels list
136 - Added option to move sampler channels to another channels panels
137 - Added toolbar to the Right-Side Pane's Instruments Database
138 - Added option to hide the active stream/voice count statistic in
139 the sampler channel's small view
140 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Channels' tab)
141 - `Turn off animation effects' checkbox moved to the `View' tab
142 - Refactoring: All basic UI components moved to
143 org.jsampler.view.fantasia.basic package
144 - Ask when removing nonempty map
145 - Migrated to substance 5
146
147 * Mac OS Integration
148 - Moved the menu bar on top of the screen
149 - Use custom application icon
150 - Register LSCP scripts to be opened with Fantasia
151 - Changed shortcut keys (use command key instead of ctrl key)
152 - Added option to use native file choosers
153 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `View' tab)
154
155 * Bug fixes:
156 - Bugfix: JSampler took forever to load a configuration with
157 too many sampler channels
158 - Fixed bug #66
159 - Fixed a null pointer exception in the AudioDevicePane, when JACK
160 driver is used and the additional device parameters are shown.
161 - Fixed bug #76
162 - Fixed bug #77
163 - Fixed bug #84
164 - Fixed bug #98
165 - Backend address was always set to 127.0.0.1 when adding backend
166 to the backend list
167 - Fixed bug in the parameter table when editing
168 string list parameters with no possibilities
169 - Save send levels when exporting sampler configuration
170 - Some minor bugfixes and enhancements
171
172 JSampler v0.8a: 2007-12-06
173 * Added new menu item: Help/Online Tutorial
174
175 * Implemented support for retrieving instrument information
176 from instrument files
177
178 * Added support for monitoring the total number of active disk streams
179
180 * Added Windows file path support
181
182 * The volume values are now shown in decibels
183
184 * Added confirmation dialog on exit
185
186 * Fantasia:
187 - Added option for turning off the custom window decoration
188 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `View' tab)
189
190 * Bug fixes:
191 - The parameter changes were discarded when creating
192 new audio/MIDI device
193 - The orchestras changes were not saved for the next session
194 when orchestras.xml does not exist in the JSampler's home directory
195 - In some cases the sampler configuration was not exported
196 properly to LSCP script
197 - Fixed a bug in the parameter table occuring when combo box
198 is used as cell editor
199 - If there is a cell editing in progress in the parameter table,
200 it is now finalized before creating new audio/MIDI device
201 - Fantasia: Fixed the view of the channel's stream/voice count statistic
202 - Some minor bugfixes and enhancements
203
204 JSampler v0.7a: 2007-10-15
205 * Added options for choosing default actions when channel is
206 created and assignment of default MIDI/audio drivers to be used
207 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `Defaults' tab)
208
209 * A lists of recently used instrument files, directories,
210 database instruments, database directories are now available
211 for quick access, where appropriate.
212
213 * The locations of the last loaded instrument, last scanned
214 instrument/directory, last added instrument to orchestra are
215 now saved for the next session
216
217 * The last used instrument selection method is now saved
218 for the next session
219
220 * Implemented automatic scrolling when new channel is created to
221 ensure that it is visible on the screen
222
223 * Added context menu to the orchestra's instrument table with
224 commands for editing an instrument, deleting an instrument,
225 loading an instrument to a sampler channel and adding an
226 instrument to MIDI instrument map
227
228 * Implemented more proper retrieval of the MIDI/audio driver settings
229
230 * Implemented some UI enhancements for speeding up the
231 MIDI instrument mapping process
232
233 * Implemented new table cell editor for editing string list
234 parameters with possibilities
235
236 * Added support for escape sequences
237
238 * Now database instruments and directories can have multiline descriptions
239
240 * Added support for formatting the instruments database
241 (Choose from the instruments database window Actions/Format Database)
242
243 * Added options for setting the maximum master and channel volume
244 (choose Edit/Preferences)
245
246 * JS Classic:
247 - Added new button to sampler channels for starting an instrument editor
248
249 * Fantasia:
250 - Added scrollbar to the channels pane
251 - Added new menu items: Edit/Add Channel, Edit/Create MIDI Device,
252 Edit/Create Audio Device, View/Toolbar, View/Side Pane,
253 View/Devices Pane
254 - Added button to the channel screen for starting an instrument editor
255 (point the mouse cursor over the channel screen and click 'Edit')
256 - Removed the lock border from non-editable text fields in
257 properties panes and LS Console
258 - Added detailed error dialog
259 - Master volume is now fully implemented
260 - Added options for showing additional device parameters in audio/MIDI
261 device panes (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `View' tab)
262
263 * Bug fixes:
264 - fixed bug #49
265 - the first loaded script was not always been executed
266 - some javadoc documentation fixes
267 - some minor bugfixes
268
269 * Some GUI enhancements and code cleanup
270
271 JSampler v0.6a: 2007-08-10
272 * The Fantasia distribution is now capable of
273 controlling all features available in LinuxSampler
274
275 * Refactoring: all common UI components are moved
276 to a new package - org.jsampler.view.std
277
278 * Some GUI enhancements, bugfixes and code cleanup.
279
280 JSampler v0.5a: 2007-05-24
281 * Implemented instruments database support
282 * Added context menu to the MIDI instrument tree
283
284 JSampler v0.4a: 2007-04-02
285 * Added support for MIDI instrument mapping
286
287 * Added support for effect sends
288
289 * Implemented export of the current sampler configuration
290 to LSCP script (Actions/Export/Sampler Configuration or Ctrl + S)
291
292 * The JSampler's data is now stored in a user specified location.
293 To change the JSampler's home directory choose Edit/Preferences.
294
295 * Implemented Global Controls bar (View/Global Controls).
296
297 * Saving the LS Console's command history on exit is now optional.
298 (Edit/Preferences, then click the `LS Console' tab)
299
300 * Some GUI enhancements, bugfixes and code cleanup.
301
302 JSampler v0.3a: 2006-08-07
303 * Partially implemented a new view - Fantasia
304 (Graphic design: Olivier Boyer).
305
306 * Implemented LS Console with command autocompletion
307 (using the Tab key), command history (using Up, Down keys),
308 command history search (Ctrl + R), command list search (Ctrl + F).
309 To edit the console settings (colors, command history size, etc),
310 choose Edit/Preferences, then click the `LS Console' tab.
311
312 * Implemented Orchestras (something like Bookmarks/Favorites
313 for instruments). Instrument can also be added to orchestra using
314 Drag & Drop (drag the loaded instrument from a sampler channel
315 and drop it in the instrument list on the desired position).
316 Drag & Drop can also be used to load an instrument and to
317 autocomplete an instrument loading command in the LS Console.
318
319 * Implemented LSCP script execution (Actions/Run Script).
320
321 * Added more properties to the Preferences dialog.
322
323 * API documentation updates.
324
325 * Some bugfixes, optimizations and code cleanup.
326
327 JSampler v0.2a: 2006-03-16
328 * Implemented a wizard for creating sampler channels
329 (Channels/New Channel Wizard or Ctrl+Shift+N)
330
331 * Improved the look of the sampler channels' border
332
333 * Added `Custom Colors' section in the Preferences dialog
334 (choose Edit/Preferences, then click the View tab)
335
336 * Support for saving the window size and location for the
337 next session (choose Edit/Preferences, then select
338 `Remember window size and location' checkbox)
339
340 * Support for saving the visibility state of the
341 Toolbar, Statusbar and Left Pane for the next session
342
343 * Added information about the total number of sampler
344 channels in the statusbar.
345
346 * Changes to the focus subsystem in some dialogs to
347 improve the usability of the keyboard.
348
349 * Some bugfixes
350

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