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    New in this version: Add Color Picker to Your Macros

    April 19, 2019

    With a new update, you can now use Color Picker in your Macro dialogs using DialogBox_AddColorPicker function. In the past when a macro needed user input for a color, the only option was to use a text box and ask for a hex color code which is much harder for users who just want to pick a color from a set of common colors.

    Color Picker control looks like this in a dialog box:

    Color Picker control

    When user clicks on the dropdown, the standard Windows Color Picker is displayed to allow user to pick a color:

    Color Picker window

    Along with the color picker, a new base type Color is added. Certain properties of objects, like fontColor or highlightColor used to be String types. They are now using the new Color type. Color type has a few advantages over the String type. If a font color of a text is red, previously doing $text.fontColor == "red" wouldn't work, you would have to use the hex format (#ff0000). Color type is smart enough to compare color names and values, therefore such comparison or assignment will now work. There is also a new Color function to create variables of type color.

    Macros that used to offer a dropdown with a set of predefined colors will be updated in the coming days to use the color picker.

    Update information for Macros

    Another feature added in the new update is the ability to see what updates are available for an installed macro. If you are looking at the details of an installed macro in Download Macros window, you will now see which updates are available and which version you currently have installed:

    Available updates

    This way you can see what the new update offers and decide whether you want to update to the new version of a macro or not.

    Comments

    Name
    Comment
    JBM - 2019-10-15
    A quick (hopefully) easy question: What does the macro "Clean Authors" actually do? I download the "Clean Hyperlinks" which I use and makes sense (eliminates any hyperlinks in a page/section). But I don't know what the "Clean Authors" macro is supposed to do. I know I'm missing something.
    Thanks.
    BigRic - 2019-10-12
    I first have to say, I love this product! I'm so upset that MS has chosen to stop delivering a tool that supports important add-in's like this. We rely on it every single day to maintain our technical SOP's. Here's the question - is there some way to have the History macro ignore the actual Recent Edit's page itself? It would also be a great feature if it had the option of working like TOC, simply replacing the current version instead of making you delete the old one each time. Once again, great product!
    Kaceyu - 2019-10-10
    Please give an option to disable auto update check for macros, when onetastic starts up. It's super annoying to be forced to click a dialog box every time.

    Thanks! :)

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