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What's cooking... (v. 1.9)

PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:54 pm
by _Oz_
1.8 FREE with updated changelog is officially out. Grab it in the download section of the site.

Changes since 1.8 FREE:

NEW: Switched query wrapping from text to lambda. Sample/default lambda getting you z sublist value x if it isn't greater than y MBs.
You can easily tweak params to 0W for no sublist cutting or negative for last records/elements rather than 1st, change max number of MB you want to IPC back or rewrite the whole thing to your liking.
NB: There's no indication whether table or list has been cut, so you could want some obvious sublist count, probably.
Holding SHIFT while querying defeats wrapping.

BUGFIX: Fixed crash on attempt to send empty output grid to a grid view

FIX: Much better default values in settings (promoted on 1st run and used for fresh qPad profiles)

NEW: In addition to non-keyword Help URL, keyword Help URL is now configurable too. By default the are set to kx's wiki and new site respectively, so you'll easily reach help on .Q.dd, etc. pressing F1

NEW: Updated errors and .z stuff to available on a latest q version. Added short descriptions (in properties panel) for .Q & .h entities

FIX: Refactored & streamlined connection code, hopefully to be more predictable on switching between TLS/non-TLS etc.

NEW: Holding SHIFT while executing line (Ctrl+Enter) or selection (Ctrl+E) of code is now defeating query wrapping. Handy if you generally want to cut output to N rows or not to return results more than NN MB (and achieving it by query wrapping), but sometimes want to query stuff as is.

NEW: Integrated with new version of e.dll

Links to (hopefully) stable devbuilds of 1.9 is below



Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:22 pm
by arhang

- new server connection dialog tab order

(this is wing btw)

Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:49 pm
by Oleg
Thank you for noticing, Wing! :)
Fixed in RC5.


Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 7:49 pm
by bayao
Potential bug:
The excel export seems missing end-tag. I'm getting following from Excel

XML PARSE ERROR: Missing end-tag
Error occurs at or below this element stack:

Thank you

Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 7:54 am
by Oleg
Thank you for reporting it, bayao!
I think what you stumbled upon is unicode unawareness of export to excel.
Fixed in RC5


Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:24 am
by Oleg
1st pilot of QPad with integrated debugger is out in the latest RC6.
Grab it from the top post in this topic.


Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:14 pm
by demner
Hi Oleg,

First off, qpad is a really good editor.

A couple of small changes that I think would be useful:
- simple wildcards in the server view filter list (like hdb*fxrapid)
- have the server list scrolled to the left by default since the username/password is less important the the server name

I tried out RC8 and wanted to give feedback on the delay feature. I actually think that it makes qpad worse; if you would like to keep the feature, it would be great if you could add a config item to specify the delay and if someone puts in 0 it means to not delay (ie: operate as before).

A few specific examples of where the delay is awkward:
- The syntax highlighting during the 1.25s delay is the same as whatever word you last typed; for example if you put select and wait 1.25s the rest of the line will stay in blue & can be hard to read in some situations (like when everything is bold)
- The undo is acts strangely: If I type 'some text' and wait 1.25s and then type 'more text'. Now if I hit undo before the 1.25s is up, it actually undoes the 'some text' and not the 'more text'.
- If you are writing in overtype mode and you make a mistake, you can no longer hit Ctrl+Z to undo and restore the character you accidentally overwrote/deleted. You have to either wait 1.25s and undo a block of text or switch back into input mode, retype the character you typed, and then switch back to overtype mode.

Or, now I think about it, maybe if you change the undo so it still appends to the current buffer for the 1.25s to fix #2 (or even have an independant undo buffer from the 1.25s delay perhaps # character based?), I can turn off syntax highlighting for #1 and #3 works like Word and other programs with batch updates work now. But it might be easier to have an option to disable the delay.



Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.0)

PostPosted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:14 pm
by Oleg
Hi, David!

Thank you for the feedback.
Typing delay was sorted out quite a bit (in regard to undo/redo erratic behavior) and made fully configurable - via Q->Settings->Typing delay in ms (0 - turn off)

As for supporting simple mask in server tree filter - I'll see what I can do in devbuilds of RC9.

Stay tuned :)

Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.2)

PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2015 1:45 pm
by led
I'm a little confused about why the software expires. What is the plan after September 2015?

Great application. I'm a fan.

Re: What's cooking... (v. 1.2)

PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2015 9:34 am
by Oleg
Software expires on a regular basis - 2 times a year.

With changes kx is doing to q and bugs that users helping me to flush out and AK's new versions of debugger that I'm integrating - taking a liberty to force people upgrade to new version twice a year. :)
As software is free, I don't have team or time to support several versions.

Plan is as it always was - keep maintaining qPad and release new free versions ;-).
Pretty much the same deal kx used to have with trial 32-bit version of q.