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  • Version 3.2.8
    • time stamps on the chat messages
    • blur slider on the presence item
    • screen sharing item removed on logout
    • fixed bug where extra items were created in the background
    • put a "dead" zone on the side of the sidebar to help prevent accidental raising of the tooltip
  • Version 3.2.0, Version 3.2.1, Version 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.6 (study versions)
    • specialized version for data collection
  • Version 3.2.3
    • included the Photo Item from Saul
    • Video snapshot in tile updates by itself again
    • "Get my attention" now has feedback for the sender and the flashing stops for the receiver when they raise the transient.
    • repaired some mistakes in how items were being added
    • added some error checking code in various places to stop those error dialogs popping up so often
  • Version 3.2.2 (bug fix)
    • "/../../../focus not in dictionary" error fixed
    • Picture broadcast when video turned off.
    • Initials field added to intro dialog. Initials shown in chat tile.
  • Version 3.2.1 (bug fix)
    • Awareness bar indicator on tile initial layout issues fixed.
    • Don't switch to static picture when the tile is shrunk unless the owner sets presence low.
    • "Buzz" exception fixed.
    • Person already in dictionary exception fixed.
  • Version 3.2.0
    • Kim Tee's desktop sharing media item included.
    • Video framerate in Presence item reduced.
    • "Buzz" functionality on the Presence item.
    • Presence item static picture now stored on local machine.
    • Non-debug compile (so it runs faster).
    • Fixed the "X is typing" message in the chat item
    • Awareness of how others are viewing you
    • Study support built in (disabled in this version)
  • Version 3.1.2
    • Chat tooltip grande and full view now show the first message.
    • Presence item full view no longer refers to "status icon" in the text.
    • Invitation items now work.
    • Chat tiles are no longer blank when there is a long message.
    • Video framerate drops as you decrease your nimbus.
  • Version 3.1.1
    • Changed items turn to the "new" colour.
    • Fixed small bug so that you can now delete chat items
  • Version 3.1.0
    • "Lock" to stop items auto resizing
    • click on the tooltip title to get the expanded view
    • Presence items the same colour as other items
    • Automatically generated colour schemes for Places
    • chat item tile now shows lines of "g: ...." instead of single message
    • web item layout fixed
    • fonts changed throughout
    • fixed and default strings fit in all the locations they are used
    • space for messages (presence and web items) disappears when there is no message
    • deleted item cleanup more thorough
    • event subscriptions cleaned up (makes a huge difference to interaction smoothness)
    • item changes not shown for own edits
    • removed button to change picture, put the functionality on clicking the picture
    • personal info in places saved: pictures, nimbus settings
    • push to talk in presence item
    • tree view in Place tooltip for online/offline people list
    • place focus slider at the bottom of the place tooltip
    • move slider in Place tooltip
    • allow shift-enter in chat items to add newlines
    • clean up button colours and formats throughout
  • Version 3.0.2
    • Presence item now includes optional fast and large video on the separate window.
    • Presence items that belong to others separate window views remodelled.
    • Chat item separate window now displays "X is now typing." messages
    • Version number displayed on the opening connection form.
    • Display names of people no longer includes email.
  • Version 3.0.1
    • New Chat item allows multiple people to converse.
    • Items change information content and size in response to user focus control
    • Presence item shows activity status, freeform text message, name, video, and static picture
    • Presence item allows nimbus control to define how others can see you
    • Auto sizing of items to always fit in the bar now works
    • Items stretch properly when resizing the bar width
    • Place-wide focus control (affects all items in the place)
  • Version 2.2.1
    • Changing the presence item view from video to name now works.
    • Name and email are now shown in the title bar for presence items.
    • Activity item is really included this time.
    • Chat text is aligned to the top left.
    • The default size for Chat items is larger.
    • Chat items don't crash CB anymore.
    • CB doesn't crash when starting complaining that it can't find some keys.
    • There is a query to delete a place when you are the last person and you unsubscribe.
    • There is a helpful message in the "Invite" dialog rather than a blank list box.
  • Version 2.2.0
    • "Invite to place" feature added.
    • Popouts now have a title bar which includes a larger control to open the separate window.
    • Activity item added to the main code base.
    • The bar can be moved to the other side of the screen and to other screens now.
    • CB shuts down properly on exit.
    • Clicking on other people's video no longer crashes CB.
    • The video feed lays out properly on the separate presence window.
    • Controls to activate video are now on the popout.
    • Better layout management on large views of places.
    • Larger text in the Chat item.
    • Name of sender now on Chat popout views.
  • Version 2.1.3 (Study version)
    • Logging for user study added.
    • Accept dialog for logging at startup.
    • Invitation item added.
  • Version 2.1.1
    • Doesn't crash as often.
    • Automatically upgrades presence view to video when it becomes available.
    • Queries when about to delete someone else's item.
    • Button for Presence item back in the menu.
    • Chat items popouts display the text.
    • Clicking on a video doesn't crash CB.
  • Version 2.1.0
    • Detachable Places
    • New Presence Item that is automatically added on subscription to a place.
    • Makes use of Mike's new expander button on the border decorations of the popup.
  • Version 2.0.0a3
    • Updated the GroupLab.Networking library with the new one that Mike released.
    • Packaged the Collabrary installer as well (should fix issues for people who don't have it already installed on their machines).
  • Version 2.0.0a2
    • Window border now drawn on popouts (thanks Mike for pointing it out and for the fix)
    • Member list populated correctly (instead of just listing you twice) (thanks Tony for being the first to notice)
    • Place popout item layout fixed - no longer shows the item in the second row covering the whole row (thanks to Tony for reporting it first)
  • Version 2.0.0a1
    • Fixed some layout bugs.
    • Fixed an error in the web item.
  • Version 2.0.0a
    • Converted to using Mike's new .NET networking code (instead of the collabrary shared dictionary).
    • Added Mike's web item.
    • There are two libraries: (1) Community Bar style layout, and (2) Model/controllers for all the Community Bar type objects (Places, Persons, Items, ContactLists)
    • Menus integrated into popouts.
    • Item expansion to separate window/application now by button on the popout
    • More reliable handling of media item content drill-down controls
  • Version 1.2.0
    • Persistence through server shutdowns.
    • Fixed popout display bug.
    • Fixed display bug when the bar is moved to a different dock or screen (thanks Mike).
    • Video item frame rate reduced.
    • Create space form moved into the Spaces popout menu.
    • "Disconnect" indication.
  • Version 1.1.0
    • Popout menu for joining groups.
    • Groups are persistent as long as the server stays up.
  • Version 1.0.1
    • Video snapshots are now compressed during transfer.
  • Version 1.0.0

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