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  • fix bug #12, imporve icon extracting method
  • fix bug #14, make sure that main widget is focused when hotkey is triggered by keyboard hooks
  • the up key and the pageup key could invoke history search now
  • fix a bug in history search
  • clean code for bug #11 and #13, but I still can not find out the bugs

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Apr 23, 2019 · 12 commits to master since this release

  • ported Runner plugin (issue #10)
  • add option panel for CalcyPy (issue #10)
  • fix bug #8 , use capslock or alt+capslock as hotkey
  • fix memory leak when switching plugins
  • fix minor bugs

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Mar 26, 2019 · 36 commits to master since this release

  • multi-language support
  • translation for Chinese simplified and Chinese traditional
  • scrollable skin author information widget
  • load fail safe basic skin when there is no skin available
  • pack addtional ssl library in release, for https connection purpose
  • fix bug #7, fail to search Chinese names

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Jan 16, 2019 · 63 commits to master since this release

  • configurable websites for WebSearchPy
  • avoid unnecessary catalog rebuids
  • chinese pinyin support
  • add some useful scripts in utilities
  • better python plugin support
  • Calcy is not maintained, as CalcyPy is better
  • ported to linux, I have tested on Deepin Linux (most features are good, but NOT good enough, you can build launchy from source)

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Dec 12, 2018 · 136 commits to master since this release

  • bug fix: launchy may crash on restart while option dialaog is open
  • use pip to manage python package
  • network proxy setting
  • update check and new version notify
  • add "run as admin" in verby
  • new plugin PyDiryPy, it is ported from pylaunchy

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Nov 30, 2018 · 258 commits to master since this release

  • fix display problem in 4k hidpi (issue #2)
  • in portable mode, put ini file in config folder, I think it is more tidy this way
  • fix a bug in input text parsing
  • add "restart launchy" to tray menu
  • add python plugin configuration file in "launchy/python", this file is optional and loaded before all python plugins
  • new plugin in python, WebSearchPy, it is ported from Thruster

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Nov 21, 2018 · 310 commits to master since this release

  • built-in python support (write plugin in python)
  • tasky plugin works now
  • option dialog use fusion style from qt
  • fix display bug in alternative list caused by different icon size
  • fix "hide when lost focus" fails when focus is on alternative list
  • put all plugin in each standalone folder (doing this to prepare for build-in python script integration)
  • pack additional vcredist file (just in case that you do not want to download and install vcredist2015)
  • change skin name (hDPI -> HiDPI)

To python plugin developers:

  • write plugin in python is more like a preview feature, not all launchy interface is ported to python, and I will keep working on this part to provide a better and more comprehensive support.
  • I rarely develop in python, and I just learned the basics of python, so I need suggestions and advices about python. If you have any idea or I did something wrong, go ahead and post an issue.
  • If you need extra lanchy interface exposed to python, post an issue.

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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Nov 12, 2018 · 364 commits to master since this release

3.0.2 Changes:

  • Verby plugin works now
  • Calcy plugin can convert among octal decimal hexadecimal, this works when input has a trailing equal symbol, try following input: 035= , 35= , 0x35=
  • add skins for high DPI, this may help in 2k or 4k display (Issue #1)
  • pack additional qt dll (Issue #1)
  • fix bug in key bindings
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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Oct 31, 2018 · 394 commits to master since this release

  • tray icon show message while starting second instance
  • write log file in sytem temp folder, log could be turn off in option dialog
  • use launchy.dll for plugin shared class types
  • calcy plugin works now
  • fix minor bugs
  • refine code structure for future development
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@samsonwang samsonwang released this Oct 9, 2018 · 463 commits to master since this release

The Launchy comes back. Find that familiar feeling now.


  • Qt5.11.1, It's 2018 now, migrated to Qt higher version.
  • non-boost dependency, C++11 supports shared_ptr , and I'm trying to get Launchy out of boost library.
  • whole new hotkey implemetation, the hotkey did not work, I tried hard to fix it, but it still failed, so I write a new one.

Warning Important:

  • only core feature is good, and I have not test it for stability, so this would be buggy.
  • plugins are not included yet, all the plugins still faill for now.
  • only windows version is developing, and I have tested on windows 7.
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