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All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file. This project adheres to Semantic Versioning and standard change log format .

[2.5.0] – 2015-02-21

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  • Update and combine Change Log

Version 2.5 Released (2015-Feb-21)

2.5 Post Release:

To Do Before Beta 2.6 Release:

  • Recode new todo’s. 3 items. (2015-Feb-20)
  • Add debug log info for all try/catch code blocks. (2014-Dec-3)

Next Release – Version 2.6:

  • Add command control to automatically generate the command line text for the current PhotoMove setting that are in effect.
  • Test before doing a FIND, Move or Copy that the Source folder and ALL applicable Destination folders are valid. (2014-Nov-18)
  • !Important. Add option to ignore any wording in folder name if first part exactly matches the structured date. (2014-Dec-2)
  • The tab control is not visible until after a Find operation is done. Change this so that the Additional Options can be set before doing a Find.
  • Add option to NOT create duplicates of duplicates. (2014-Dec-19)
  • Look at GPS sorting. Allow user to set radius? (2014-Dec-300)
  • Ask for feedback on Rediscovering Photography site. (2014-Dec-30)
  • Add optional file renaming system? per Tim B. (2014-Dec-19)
  • Make thumbnails, create local web page to show duplicates. (2014-Dec-10)
  • Add option to move to same folder structure (not dated) and only remove duplicates? (2014-Dec-4)
  • Add an option to ONLY find duplicates? (2014-Nov-19)
  • Add option to move duplicates only? (2014-Dec-4)
  • Add option to move duplicates only if in a standard exif formatted valid date file? (2014-Dec-4)
  • Add option to ignore any wording in folder name if first part exactly matches the structured date. (2014-Dec-2)
  • Consider processing the images files found in reverse order so we’re not walking back ‘up’ the source folder structure?
  • Add an option to create links from photos in one set of folders to duplicates in a second set of folders. A special use where original folder structure with photos is by family, or name, or by event, etc. Second set of folders wanted by date. Could be used as a backup set. Need to flowchart/mindmap this out. (2014-Nov-19)
  • Add option to delete empty folders after a Move operation. (2014-Nov-16)
  • Make a second table on the Summary Report specifically detailing what happened to duplicate files. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Put thumbnail images on the Summary Report, at least in the case of duplicates. Perhaps make this an option. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Finish the work on determining the actual ‘reconciliation’ output. What? How? Format? .csv? .html? To Cloud? To Dropbox? To RP? Server space? (2014-Nov-8)
  • Add Unicode support? (2014-Nov-18)
  • Send beta version to unicode testers. (2014-Dec-2)
  • Additional reporting in .html, .csv and email formats? (2015-Feb-20)

Completed:

  • Change/fix report generation after ‘Find’ to show when ‘Show Summary Report’ button is clicked. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Finished and tested Summary Reports section. (2014-Nov-19)
  • Refactor folder and filename path handling to eliminate errors from bad path or file names. (2014-Nov-18)
  • Add Expanded Duplicate checking to PhotoMove program code for files with no valid exif date photo created. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Update/modify command line help pages on Rediscovering Photography. (2014-Nov-8)
  • Fill out at least the minimum information needed on Rediscovering Photography site help pages for each new feature or function added or changed. (2014-Dec-2)
  • Add code for duplicate functions and reconciliation to command line section so these new options can be used from the command line. (2014-Nov-9)
  • Private label? Branding (2014-Dec-10)
  • Add P/Z logo… (2014-Dec-10)
  • Delete X (clear folders) Button before releasing beta to the public. (2014-Dec-4)
  • Add option to test and count strict duplicates on Find only? (2014-Dec-4)
  • Change Checkbox for ByteByByte comparison to radio buttons for File Name Compare/File Contents Compare. (2014-Dec-4)
  • Make sure the latest copy of exiftool is included in this build. (2014-Nov-19)
  • Add code to handle files with non-valid exif dates. (2014-Nov-14)
  • Add check for Mfr and Model to non-valid dated Exif Files. (2014-Dec-2)
  • Verify that the Check All and Uncheck all command buttons work properly for extension and model checkbox lists. (2014-Dec-2)
  • Add Cancel button to stop Copy or Move. (2014-Dec-4)
  • Add help pages for new options to RP site. (2014-Nov-8)
  • Research validity of checking file size. Is the camera model stored as a fixed length field in the Exif? (2014-Nov-8)
  • Add current version number to Title Bar in Program Window. (2014-Nov-15)
  • When MOVING Files, If an EXACT DUPLICATE (filename and contents) already exists in the Destination Folder (2014-Nov-17)
    • If an EXACT DUPLICATE (filename and contents) already exists in the DUPLICATES Folder
      • Now handled by user being able to choose which option they want. (2014-Dec-2)
  • When COPYING Files, If an EXACT DUPLICATE (filename and contents) already exists in the Destination Folder (2014-Nov-17)
    • If an EXACT DUPLICATE (filename and contents) already exists in the DUPLICATES Folder
      • Now handled by user being able to choose which option they want. (2014-Dec-2)
  • Fix slow summary generation. (2014-Nov-29)
  • Add help buttons and/or controls to PhotoMove screen to explain options. Link to help pages on Rediscovering Photography. (2014-Nov-8)
  • Add code to do summary of extensions and camera model lists and counts. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Add csv output so results can be loaded into a SpreadSheet. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Add a cancel button while copy or move is in process. (2014-Nov-20)
  • Disable comp and move buttons if Cancel is clicked during a find operation. (2014-Nov-20)
  • Add persistent storage to the 3 new check boxes. (2014-Nov-13)
  • Set up beta version download section for Zoe/Paul and any other beta testers so they can start testing the program. (2014-Nov-8)
  • Refactor output report code again. (2014-Nov-14)
  • Finished changing program code to match latest flowchart for collision testing. (2014-Nov-15)
  • Initial beta Summary report added. Needs feedback from users. (2014-Nov-14)
  • Add code and hooks to the PhotoMove program so that the user interface has the needed controls and checkboxes. (2014-Nov-9)
  • Start bare bones Reconciliation Report flowchart. (2014-Nov-9)
  • Change flowchart to match Paul’s spreadsheet. (2014-Nov-8)
  • Update flowchart to include all PhotoMove duplicate option cases. (2014-Nov-8)
  • Duplicate Testing Flowchart completed. (2014-Nov-9)
  • Exactly what kind of reconciliation reports are wanted? (2014-Dec-8)
  • Explain addition of ‘No Duplicates of Duplicates’ option. (2014-Dec-8)
  • Delete all code stops. (2014-Nov-18)

Current Screen Shots – Last Modified: Nov-7-2014


Duplicate Testing Flowchart – Last Modified: 2014-Nov-9


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