Version 28 (modified by Brad Lanam, 18 months ago) (diff)


Change Log

3.3.3 (2016-10-24)

  • Changes:
    • Song Editor: Added BPM/MPM menu when BPM is active.
    • Windows: 32-bit now includes Tcl/Tk. ActiveState Tcl/Tk can be removed.
    • Linux: now includes Tcl/Tk.
    • Mutagen has been reverted back to version 1.34.1 as the new version was not handling unicode characters correctly. Mutagen will be upgraded as soon as possible to get the bug fix for tag data without byte order markers.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed interaction with older VLC versions (introduced in 3.3).

3.3.2 (2016-10-21)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Song Editor: Fixed crash when none of the selected files exist.

3.3.1 (2016-10-16)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed situation where multiple instances of BallroomDJ were interfering with each other's song files.
    • Song List Editor: fixed situation where a new song list was started, but the return key was not pressed.
    • Player: Fixed positioning of quick play button.
  • Internal: code cleanup.

3.3 (2016-10-11)

  • New Features:
    • Song Editor: new option: Embed Player (on by default). If the player is started from the song editor, a small embedded player will be embedded in the song editor rather than on a separate tab.
  • Changes:
    • BallroomDJ will now use a separate player for each instance of BallroomDJ. This makes it easier to use multiple BallroomDJ players.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Linux: Fixed a missing volume initialization (intermittent).
    • Fixed switching to different profile when there are multiple instances running.

3.2.2 (2016-10-6)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Dances: Fixed data conversion for non-standard dances. Added 4/8 time signature for tangos.
    • Status: Fixed 'add new' when no data.
    • Validation: Space trimming was causing data entry problems.

3.2.1 (2016-10-5)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Dances: Fixed data conversion when an announcement was present.

3.2 (2016-10-5)

  • Changes:
    • Status: 'New' and 'Complete' are no longer hard-coded and the status list can be changed as desired.
    • Music Manager: In competition mode, selecting a new dance will automatically start the filter process.
    • Raffle: Added 'simple' raffle game.
    • BPM:
      • BPM Counter: Added MPM (measures per minute) selections that can be used instead of beats.
      • Dances: Added time signature for use by the BPM counter.
      • User Interface: Configurable as Off, BPM or MPM.
    • Automatic Playlists:
      • Rewrote automatic dance selection to use a better algorithm.
      • Queue Rules: removed.
      • Dances: Changed 'family' to 'tags'. It is recommended that the dances be reviewed and updated. If the dances have not been changed from the defaults, select the 'Reset All' button.
      • Playlist Management: Changed 'weight' to 'count'.
      • Fixed bugs causing the same song to be selected.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Locale: Fixed locale settings so that the collated sort will use the system locale when the program is set to english.
    • Music Manager: Fixed sort using the disc number before it was supposed to, resulting in incorrect sorts.

3.1.19 (2016-9-25)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Upgraded mutagen to 2016-9-25 version. Fixes reading tags for mp3 files with non-bom marked tag data.
    • Mac OS X: installation has been changed to install the current mutagen.
    • Mac OS X: The installer has been changed such that it always runs as root.
    • Player: Fix text width setting for main song title display.
    • Raffle: Fix startup on click error (introduced in 3.1.16).
    • Update Database: Fix interactions with 'write all tags'.

Not Released: 3.1.18

3.1.17 (2016-9-21)

  • Changes:
    • Raffle: Added simple raffle game.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Check for existence of mutagen on startup. Handle missing mutagen properly.
    • Remove the dbg.txt file upon startup.
    • Raffle: Remove the temporary audio file on exit.
    • Music Manager: Fixes for delete.
    • Mac OS X / Player: Fix marquee background color for aqua theme.
    • Mac OS X: Fixed iTunes processing (database rebuild).

3.1.16 (2016-9-12)

  • Changes:
    • Music Manager: Added a progress display for the filter button.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player: Fixed the display width of artist and title for the current song.
    • Raffle: Turn off left click until the game is finished.
    • iTunes Import: Fixed database rebuild/update from iTunes. Added automated tests.

3.1.15 (2016-8-28)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player, Music Manager: fix playlist check.
    • Black theme: fix fontchooser colors.
    • Music Manager: fix deletion of audio files with the same name.
    • Profiles: fix creation of new profile so it inherits the settings from the current profile.

3.1.14 (2016-8-27)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player: Prevent the volume from changing when using from the music editor or music manager.
    • Windows Installer: Made installation of some executables and dll's more robust (may require reboot).

3.1.13 (2016-8-22)

  • Changes:
    • Player: When repeat is on, the speed setting will be preserved.
    • Update Database: check for new will now remove same song marks when there is only one song selected with that mark.
    • Music Manager: no same song mark will be set if only one song is selected.
    • Help updates.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed a problem with theme color initialization.
    • File Manager: Disallow backups to BallroomDJ folder.
    • iTunes Import: Fixed exit problem.
    • Music Manager: Fixed reload of database on undo delete.
    • Update Database: Fixed rebuild issues when iTunes is active.
    • Music Manager: Fixed delete with duplicated filenames.
    • Music Manager: Fixed play switches to player option.
    • Quick Play: Fixed options for startup of select & play.
    • Fixed song data interactions between the song editor and other programs.
    • Code cleanup: new version of checkButtonScaled.
    • Clean up sequence editor ui.
    • Fix debug output.

Not Released: Version 3.1.12

3.1.11 (2016-8-15)

  • Changes:
    • Player: Moved marquee clock display to left side.
    • Removed history rollover option.
    • Removed 'set status value' option. Remove setstatuscurr and setstatusprev special key sequences.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed marquee options so they can be modified without restarting BallroomDJ
    • Fixed quicksave button on marquee.

3.1.10 (2016-8-14)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player: Does not change volume upon startup, only when the play button is selected.
    • Music Manager: Selections were not being reset when the edit button was used.

3.1.9 (2016-8-12)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player: configuration changes to volume are now honored.
    • Fix startup of second BallroomDJ.
    • Player: fix volume issues when running multiple instances of BallroomDJ.
    • Music Manager: reset selected songs on startup.

3.1.8 (2016-8-11)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Song List Editor: proper fix for double exit.
    • File Manager: fix exit.
    • Song List Editor: create backups for song lists.

Not Released: Version 3.1.7

3.1.6 (2016-8-7)

  • New Features:
    • Added a computer speed setting to adjust the volume fade action for slower computers.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed player queue length validation to allow long queues.
    • Player: reset music queue and main display on startup.
    • Song Editor: fixed a bad debug statement.
    • Edit Dances: Fixed ability to set announcement
    • Song List Editor (Internal): Fixed problems with exit.
    • Playlist Management: Fix reset/new playlist issues.
    • Playlist Management: Fix time validation w/ampm.
    • Column / Field Selection: fix double execution.
    • File Manager: synchronization messages were not cleared.
    • Song Editor: edit all not cleared on exit
    • Song Editor / Song List Editor / Music Manager: fix play button not getting reset on restart.
    • Song List Editor / Sequence Editor / Playlist Management: fix issues with new lists / create copy.
    • Music Manager: fix user interface issue when itunes gets turned on.
    • File Manager: fix tab name.
    • File Manager: fix leftover dialogs (sync/backup).
    • Various user interface fixes.

3.1.4 (2016-7-31)

  • Changes:
    • Song List Editor: The spread action has been completely rewritten and will work properly now.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player: Fixed check for end of song condition.
    • Fixed exit logging to bypass strange error.
    • Song List Editor: Fixed bug when audio file did not exist and play was selected.

3.1.1 (2016-7-30)

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed logging to the website on exit.

3.1.0 (2016-7-28)

  • New Features:
    • Song List Editor: Import Playlist from iTunes.
    • Song List Editor: Added view option to turn off the dance counts.
  • Changes:
    • If any errors were saved, they are logged to the website upon exit.
    • M4A audio file processing has been changed to use mutagen as the primary audio file handler. This fixes utf-8 issues.
    • Song List Editor: simplified ui when no song lists to load.
    • Sequence Editor: simplified ui when no sequences to load.
    • Upgraded Mac OS X and Windows 64-bit to Tcl/Tk 8.6.6.
    • Mac OS X: Changed highlighting back to match windows/linux.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Song Editor: Fixed font size for filename display.
    • Song Editor: Filename display now resizes properly.
    • Update Database: Fixes for the stop button.
    • iTunes Import: Fixed incorrect help menu.
    • Fixed an error when trying to upgrade the database.
    • Fixed a bug in pkg/ (FreeBSD, Linux).

3.0.8 (2016-7-25)

  • Changes:
    • Windows: 32-bit windows will need to continue to use ActiveState Tcl/Tk.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed "hang" problems when trying to send messages to the player or editor.
    • Editor: Fixed field selection.
    • iTunes: Completely broken. Rebuilt and repackaged tcl/tk/tdom.
    • Catch errors on exit so that the program can be exited.
    • BPM Counter: Fixed so it works from all editor/music manager/song list editor.

3.0.7 (2016-7-22)

  • Changes:
    • Windows: Now includes Tcl/Tk as part of the package. ActiveState Tcl/Tk can be removed. Tcl/Tk is at version 8.6.5 for both Mac OS X and Windows.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Options: Errors on directory paths would not clear if the browse button was selected.
    • Windows XP: Fixed some display characters.
    • Player: Fixed marquee control display.
    • Fixed an issue that required a restart to configure itunes.
    • Fixed issues with choose directory dialog.

3.0.6 (2016-7-19):

  • Changes:
    • Mac OS X: Now includes Tcl/Tk. ActiveState Tcl/Tk and MacPorts Tcl/Tk can be removed.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Mac OS X: Fixed the BPM Counter.

3.0.5 (2016-7-16):

  • Bug Fixes:
    • MP3: Fixed a problem when no tags are present in the audio file.
    • Player: Fixed move to top to move the selected item to the top.
    • Editor: Fixed problems with request external.
    • Player: fix text on playlist queue button at startup.

3.0.4 (2016-7-15):

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Mac OS X: Fixed notebook tab color for themes other than aqua.
    • Quickplay: Now switches to player on play.
    • Update Database: text is now correct.
    • Player: Fixed problem w/request window error.

3.0.3 (2016-7-12):

  • New Features:
    • Merged user interfaces into a single tabbed window.
    • Field Validation is now modeless.
    • Most edit screens have an updated user interface.
    • Player: Added a 'hide marquee on start' selection in the view menu.
    • Song Editor: Fields to edit are now selectable and configurable.
    • File Manager: Added an 'undo' menu selection. File management is now easier and more intuitive.
    • Configuration: Added ability to reset the colors to the default.
    • Music Manager, Song Editor: Added a 'Play switches to player' option.
    • Music Manager: Added sort by tag. Added a tag sort to the sort options.
  • Changes:
    • Quick Play: Has an additional 'Select & Play' button which starts the music manager in competition mode with a search on the dance selected.
    • Removed 'set raffle songs' configuration menu selection. Raffle songs are now stored in a special song list named 'Raffle Songs'. Use the song list editor to create or change these.
    • Player: Moved the edit button to the 'edit->edit selected' menu selection.
    • Quicksave Menu: colors were normalized. The border color remains as a configurable color.
    • Music Manager: Delete and Undo Delete were moved into the edit menu.
    • Removed autoscroll.
    • Options: Changed so that it easier to move from computer to computer without having to redo the profiles.
    • Music Manager / Editor / Edit Dances: BPM is now a standard column. BPM remains as a configurable option for the player.
    • Replaced the linux color chooser.
    • Import from BallroomDJ now allows the imported song list to be renamed.
    • Upgraded mutagen to version 1.33.1.
    • Mac OS X: Changed the highlighting due to a Tk bug in the 'label' command. Once the bug fix gets released, this may get reverted.
    • Theme and background color changes require a restart. Code to support live color changes will not be supported.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Player: Music Queue. Bug fixes were made which will improve the performance and speed. Move to top was rewritten and is much faster (see 2.25.3).
    • Fixed color issues with the 'black' theme and with the progress bar in various themes.
    • Fixed a long outstanding problem with certain keys pressed outside the standard window causing an error.
    • Update Database: Fixed check for new and deleted files.
    • Update Database: Fixed bugs with stop.
    • Various bug fixes.
  • Internal:
    • Code cleanup.

Not released: Versions 3.0, 3.0.1 and 3.0.2.