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 Readme for:  Utility » Misc » hyperbench.lha


Description: Desktop for public screens
Download: hyperbench.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 1Mb
Version: 0.35
Date: 18 Dec 2012
Author: Tuomas Hokka
Submitter: Tuomas Hokka
Requirements: AmigaOS4.x+ (v52+)
Category: utility/misc
Replaces: utility/misc/hyperbench.lha
License: Freeware
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 7571
Comments: 35
Snapshots: 7
Videos: 0
Downloads: 206  (Current version)
2307  (Accumulated)
Votes: 0 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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This is a sort of Workbench clone. It's possible to run it on any public screen
including the Workbench screen itself and it's possible to run as many copies of
it as there's enough free RAM. You can call this as "virtual desktops" or
"spaces" of Amiga. HyperBench is one executable and it does not replace any
system files !


- AISS is part of AmigaOS 4.1 installation but otherwise one can find it from
- Special "video icons" feature requires MPlayer installed either in
sys:Utilities/MPlayer/ or C:.
- Images to icons feature requires image2icon installed in C:.
- Map to a network drive requires SMBFS installed in C:.

Version history:

- 0.35 beta (17th December 2012):
 - Fixed a bug
 - Fixed rendering bug
 - HyperLoader v1.4 included and required

- 0.34 beta (16th December 2012):
 - Fixed a bug (scrollers were not updated after resizing columns in the list
 - Fixed another bug (rendering was not handled correctly when switching between
 - Fixed another rendering bug (it happened while scrolling)
 - Rendering of the filmstrip made better
 - Now using TCP: device of AmigaOS for all file downloading from the network
instead of
   3rd party tools
 - HyperLoader v1.3 included and required

- 3.7 (1st April 2012):
 - A new setting

* Possible to use on all public screens
* Drag&drop
* User defineable buttons
* File selection filtering
* Path gadget to type in a path directly
* Internal (simple) toolbar
* Popup root drawer double clicking the background
* User can select which columns will be shown in the list mode in drawers
* Directory list sorting in many different ways
* Live icons (icons showing file content instead of a real icon)
* Many things are user configurable
* Possibility to move drawers from one screen to another
* Preview window
* Volume gauge (Fuel gauge) integrated
* Possibility to select any screen as the default public screen (where all
requesters will pop up)
  When quitting HyperBench and it was the default public screen, default public
screen status will be returned back to WB
* Command history in execute window
* Open an archive file as a drawer
* Copy&paste style file copying
* It's possible to iconify all drawers individually
* It's possible to iconify (to Workbench) the whole HyperBench at once
* Single drawer mode (user can enable, on-the-fly per drawer or globally)
* List view mode can display icons
* Separate "WBStartup" for every screen
* User defineable quick access buttons in a root window
* Many copy options if target file exists already
* Many delete options if file was protected from deletion
* Two windows mode (like "file manager") (Tools menu)
* Icon scaling on-the-fly and permanent setting in Prefs
* Cover picture aka Filmstrip list mode
* Files are always copied before links so there won't be any "target not exist"
* AmiDock is moved to the default public screen when it's also the front most
* Time warp (ghost files) mode to show deleted files in a drawer (only when the
files are deleted or trashcanned with the HyperBench)
* AISS used when enabled (enable in Prefs)
* Special Desktop directory (set it in Prefs Main/Volumes page) which content is
shown on the main window
* "Video icons" (with help of MPlayer)
* Meta data column in list/film strip modes
* Multi rename
* Move quickly to previous directories in a path with single button
* Special os4depot.net recent drawer and downloading of files from os4depot.net

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hyperbench_ell.lha0.356kb30 Apr 20134.0172¤ Hyperbench_greek - Greek catalog files for Hyperbench
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