Product Version Publish Date Beta 2022-10-04
Guess the fallback language code by removing sub-codes, e.g. "en_US" to "en".
Handle "--lang=xx" command line language specification, in addition to "--lang xx".
Case insensitive handling of "--lang=xx" and "--lang xx" command line parameters.
Updated Corsican language file. Thanks to Patriccollu di Santa Maria è Sichè. Beta 2020-06-27
Changed build environment to Lazarus 2.0.4 + FPC 3.0.4.
Internal improvements to address minor inefficiencies.
Re-ordered HLS fields into more conventional HSL order.
Added German translation file. Thanks to FifteenKarat.
Removed unused text from translation files.
3.1 2020-04-09 Beta 2020-04-03
Load product registration code using a file drag and drop.
Do not offer to create desktop shortcut in the installer. Beta 2019-12-28
Use F11 shortcut key for picking color from screen.
Avoid the mouse up events from being sent to foreign applications after the screen color picker.
Added Corsican language file and flag. Thanks to Patriccollu di Santa Maria è Sichè.
Updated Italian language file. Thanks to Vittorio Ierardi.
Updated Dutch (Belgium) language file. Thanks to DoggyDaddy. Beta 2018-11-04
Changed build environment to Lazarus 1.8.4 + FPC 3.0.4.
Dropped support for Windows 9x platform. New list of supported platforms: Windows 2000 and later.
Enhanced storage path resolution with new path tags and handling of multiple path tags.
Excluded messages from language files which do not require translation.
Replaced custom High DPI scaling routines with LCL built-in handling.
2.4 2018-10-23 Beta 2018-10-16
Updated Polish language file. Thanks to Leszek.
Cleaned up version history file. Beta 2018-06-06
Added "How to translate" link to the Languages menu.
Find application language file independently of the executable file name.
Fixed incorrectly resized color memory panels when adjusting for High DPI.
Added Dutch language file. Beta 2017-05-16
Implemented auto scaling of controls for High DPI displays.
2.3 2016-12-04 Beta 2016-12-04
Added Spanish (Spain) language file. Thanks to José Manuel Giraldo. Beta 2016-07-30
Removed "Pro" version requirement from previously restricted options.
Added Swedish translation file. Thanks to Åke Engelbrektson.
Updated Chinese Simplified language file. Thanks to WanderMax.
Updated Russian language file.
2.2 2016-03-31 Beta 2016-03-31
Updated copyright information. Beta 2016-03-02
Added French language file. Thanks to Ozzii.
Added Portuguese (Brazil) language file. Thanks to Igor Rückert.
Updated Japanese language file. Thanks to Tilt.
Resolve environment variables in custom storage path in Storage.ini. Beta 2015-10-07
Enabled DPI awareness to fix form scaling issues on Windows 8 and later. Beta 2015-08-02
Added Spanish (Mexico) translation file. Beta 2015-06-17
Updated Chinese Simplified (zh_CN) translation file.
Set application BidiMode (right-to-left) according to the selected language, instead of by system locale.
Added BiDiCode setting in INI file for overiding application BidiMode, possible values: AUTO, LTR, RTL.
Improvements to the registration procedure. Beta 2015-05-05
Variable color picker spot size and selection of an average color.
Refactored code for operation of color picker panel.
Trim trailing new lines from system error message in file opening function. Beta 2015-03-28
Added ability to take desktop screenshot on pre Windows 2000 platforms.
Added Japanese translation PO file.
Added Polish translation PO file.
2.1 2015-03-28 Beta 2015-02-14
Added Chinese Simplified (zh_CN) translation file;
Added Romanian (ro) translation file;
Added Italian (it) translation file; Beta 2015-01-27
Converted application project from Delphi 2010 to Lazarus/FPC;
Added main menu and integrated Settings and Help button options;
Use Settings.ini instead of <Application>.ini naming for settings;
Store all user data in user profile directory for Installer version;
Added multilingual support using PO files in Languages folder;
Added Language menu;
Added Russian translation file;
Updated application icon to use a new version with clipped round corners;
1.2 2015-01-17 Beta 2014-05-17
Pick your preferred color format for automatically copying into clipboard;
Toggle display of hash symbol in HTML color format; Beta 2014-05-02
Fixed graphical glitches where the main interface did not get redrawn correctly after being hidden for color picking on certain systems;
Fixed problem with vaguely visible main interface captured by the color picking when it was configured to be hidden, caused by transition effects; Beta 2014-02-28
Compact version numbering for major releases, e.g.: v1.0 instead of v1.0.0.0; Beta 2014-01-29
Removed donation link (donations are discontinued in favor of "Pro" version);
Added confirmation dialog before unregistering the product;
License expiration is checked against UTC date instead of local; 2013-09-04 Beta
Issue date is displayed in the license details; Beta
Free version is now known as "Lite" and licensed version as "Pro";
Built-in registration facility;
Added release date to the About dialog;
Added purchase and compare editions options to the Help menu and Terms of Use dialog; Beta
Renamed "CSS" color field to "R,G,B"; Beta
Added color field for CSS format as R,G,B; Beta
Minor cosmetic changes; 2013-03-19
Store all settings in the INI file;
Remember last selected color and state of checkboxes;
Added links to Website and Forum in the Help menu;
Translation field in the About dialog became more apparent;
Application will still close if settings could not be saved;
Added Terms of Use dialog, shown on first launch; Alpha 2012-02-16
Updated fonts in the About dialog;
Updated support email; Alpha
Fixed problem with positioning of the screenshot when it is activated while main form is on the secondary monitor; Alpha
Color selection panel is flipped according to the active monitor on multi-monitor setups; Alpha
White rectangle in addition to black around the center color on the color selection panel to aid selection in dark image; Alpha
Expanded Help menu with addition links to version history, licence agreement, web site and donation URL; Alpha
Fixed problem that caused main form to remain hidden when screen color picker was cancelled with Alt+F4 action;
Fixed problem that caused incorrect positioning of the color selection panel when picking color from screen on desktops with negative origin; Alpha
Further adjustments to improve support for multi-screen desktops; Alpha
CMYK color space conversion implemented; Alpha
Option to automatically place selected HTML color into clipboard; Alpha
Screen picker works on multi-screen desktops; Alpha
First public Alpha release;

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