This version includes more fixes and various improvements to the database stability including automatic recovery, two-click backup, and performance enhancements.
Version 188.8.131.52 – Release Candidate
July 2, 2008
· Improved database stability
o Added tools to that will automatically recover the database if it becomes corrupted for most cases, including the ability to detect problems and revert to the automatic backup without the need for manual user actions.
o Database errors are handled more gracefully and logging of errors is done separately. When an error is encountered, PersonalBrain suggests sending the log file to email@example.com and provides the location of the log file.
o New command added to File > Utilities to verify database integrity and perform a backup
o A status window is shown while the database is being automatically backed up
o Database backups are made faster and more reliably and take up less space
o Database size inside of BrainZips reduced
o Many operations that update the properties of a thought are now much faster
· User Interface
o Distant Thoughts view option removed from the menu. This view is now accessed by selecting the expand all command.
o Expand/collapse all commands added to the plex background context menu.
o Fixed: Errors are reported during the use of virtual Thoughts related to instant search index updates and retrieval of Thought
o Fixed: When Brains are moved from one folder to another, some icons disappear until mouse-over.
o Fixed: Special characters in fields other than notes (names, labels, etc) prevent paste from working.
o Catches errors when indexing libraries are initialized that may prevent the software from starting.
o Fixed: Fails to start when running under Java 1.4.2.
o Fixed: Toolbar buttons are automatically updated after a registration is completed
o Fixed: Expand/collapse all toolbar buttons are sometimes inappropriately disabled
o Fixed: Exceptions are written to the log file during import and other rapid updates of the plex.
o Fixed: BrainZips that have been improperly manually extracted do not give an appropriate error message when the brain files are selected to be opened
o Fixed: Merge brain command asks for confirmation twice
o Fixed: Import of a folder with many files hangs the program
o Fixed: The conflict resolutions dialog box on pasting Thoughts appears behind the progress dialog box
o Fixed: Merge brain command should not allow a Brain to be imported into itself
o Fixed: Create duplicate child Thought command does not always link the new Thought as a child
o Fixed: Add/remove pasted Thoughts to selection does not work
o Various fixes added to the docking layout manager