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Top WallpaperFusion Members for January 2016

February 1, 2016

Congratulations to our top contributing members for January 2016! They have been hard at work submitting, rating, and discussing images on WallpaperFusion, and have racked up some impressive reputation scores along the way!

Contributors
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LavenderGirl54's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Carsen Vaughn1's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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fractalRat's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Judith Lane's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Stuie's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Trish Overton's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Zataralee's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Jimmy Robinson's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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limbbream's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Egon Wolf Miranda159262's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Jigsaw Puzzles
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Gary57's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Cliff15's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Dolly Murray954284's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Check out the current top members or look at previous months on our Top Members page!

Automatically Save and Restore Window Positions on Sleep/Resume

January 29, 2016

Some types of HDMI monitors, and pretty much any DisplayPort monitor will be "disconnected" from the computer when powered off or entering sleep mode. This causes Windows to do a full display re-detection on sleep and resume, which has the nasty side effect of making all open application windows shuffle around. When returning to your computer, all of your carefully placed windows are now in random spots! DisplayFusion can help with this scenario by saving the window positions before the system sleeps, and restoring them when it wakes up. The steps below describe how to configure DisplayFusion to do this.

  1. Update to the latest DisplayFusion 8.0 Beta version
  2. On the Settings > Triggers tab, enable the "Enable Triggers" checkbox
  3. Click the Add button and setup a Trigger with the following settings:
    • Event: System Idle
    • Idle Timeout (sec): Set this to 1 minute less than the time configured for your monitors/system to sleep (i.e. if monitors are set to sleep after 10 minutes, set this to 540 seconds)
    • Action: Run Function > Save Window Positions
      Save Window Positions Trigger
  4. Click OK to save the Trigger rule.
  5. Click the Add button again, and setup a Trigger with the following settings:
    • Event: Desktop Unlocked
    • Action: Wait > 5000
    • Action: Run Function > Restore Window Positions from Last Save
      Restore Window Positions Trigger
  6. Click OK to save the Trigger rule.
  7. Click OK again to apply the DisplayFusion Settings.

Note: If your system is not set to lock on sleep or screen saver, the window positions won't be automatically restored when resuming from sleep or screen saver. You can still manually load the positions by assigning a key combination to the "Restore Window Positions from Last Save" function on the Settings > Functions tab.

As always, if you run into any issues, or have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to ask!

Working with Triggers

January 28, 2016

DisplayFusion Triggers are a powerful and versatile way to automate your window management tasks. You can have multiple actions performed whenever certain things happen, like when new a window is created, a window is focused, or when DisplayFusion starts or exits. You can match windows based on their process path, command line parameters, window text (window title), and window class. Let's start with an overview of the different fields in the Trigger edit window.

Trigger Edit Window
Trigger Rule Edit Window
  • Event: Select what event should trigger this rule. The current options are Window Created (when the window opens), Window Focused (when you click on or Alt+Tab to the window), DisplayFusion Starts (useful for loading a specific Monitor Profile on startup), and DisplayFusion Exits.
  • Frequency: Here you can choose whether DisplayFusion will process this rule only once for each instance of this process (goes by process ID), once for only the first instance of this process (goes by process name), once for each window of this process (goes by window handle, useful when using the "Window Focused" trigger), or all windows for this process. In most cases you'll either want to use "Once-per-process ID" or "Always."
  • Stop processing triggers if this one matches: Enabling this checkbox will tell DisplayFusion to stop processing the rules on the Settings > Triggers tab if the window matches this rule. If you have a wildcard (*.*) rule after this rule in the list, you'd want to enable this checkbox if you don't want the window to be processed by the *.* rule.
  • Process Filename: You can manually enter the path to the application, or click the "Select Application" button to choose it. This option also accepts wildcards (e.g. C:\Applications\*, or *.*).
  • Process Command Line Parameters: In some cases, you may only want the rule to match if the program is running with specific command line parameters (e.g. if VLC was started with the --repeat parameter). Enter the parameters exactly in this option. You can view them for a running process by adding the "Command Line" column to the Windows Task Manager. You can also auto-populate this field by dragging the target icon and dropping it on the running program window.
  • Window Text: This option will allow you to specify a full or partial window title to match by. You can auto-populate this field by dragging the target icon and dropping it on the window you'd like to grab the title from. This field uses our text query engine, allowing you to specify multiple titles, and exclude certain text as well.
  • Window Class: This option will allow you to specify the window class to match. This is generally useful if you want to move only certain windows of an application (e.g. dialogs, settings windows, etc). You can auto-populate this field by dragging the target icon and dropping it on the window you'd like to grab the class from. This field uses our text query engine, allowing you to specify multiple classes, and exclude certain text as well.
  • Monitor Profile: This option will allow you to limit the rule to a specific Monitor Profile. This way, you can have rules for the same program, but apply different Actions for different Monitor Profiles.
  • Actions: This is where you'll add all of your moving, sizing, and other actions. Aside from moving to specific monitors and locations, and setting specific window sizes, you can also run built-in, custom, and scripted functions. For example, you can have a window be moved to a specific monitor, moved to the top-left corner, and set as "always on top." Actions in the list can be re-ordered by dragging them up or down with the mouse.

Here are a few examples:

Move to Primary Monitor, Maximize, and Dim Non-Primary Monitors
Move to Primary Monitor, Maximize, and Dim Non-Primary Monitors
Move to Monitor #3, Only if "3 Monitors" Profile is Active
Move to Monitor #3, Only if "3 Monitors" Profile is Active
Highlight the Active Window Red
Highlight the Active Window Red


Move the MS Paint Save As Window to Monitor #3
Move the MS Paint Save As Window to Monitor #3


Trigger rules are processed in the order that they're shown in each section of the list on the Triggers tab. Each Trigger type is separate from the others, so if a window is focused, only the rules in the Window Focused section will be processed. Tip: If you're using a mix of rules with specific match criteria, and rules with wildcard criteria, it's best to move the wildcard rules to the bottom of the list, so that the more specific rules get processed first.

As always, if you run into any issues, or have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to ask!

DisplayFusion 7.3.4 Now Available!

January 20, 2016

We're happy to announce that DisplayFusion 7.3.4 is now available for download! This release fixes a login issue with a few of the wallpaper plugins, as well as an issue with DisplayFusion detecting the wrong DPI scaling value on some systems.

Updating DisplayFusion

We encourage everyone to update to this new version today to take advantage of these improvements. If you've already purchased DisplayFusion, it's a lifetime license, so you can upgrade to this version at no cost! If you would like to see a complete list of all the changes, please visit the DisplayFusion Change Log.

DisplayFusion 7.3.3 Now Available!

January 19, 2016

We're pleased to announce that DisplayFusion 7.3.3 is now available for download! This release fixes a few issues that have popped up since the 7.3.2 release.

DisplayFusion 7.3.3 Highlights

  • New Flickr API key (old one is no longer valid)
  • Google wallpaper plugin now requires your own API key (instructions)
  • Taskbar button compatibility fix for MobaXTerm
  • Added an "Our Apps" tab to the Settings window, to provide info on our other products (can be disabled in Advanced Settings)
  • A few other behind the scenes improvements

Updating DisplayFusion

We encourage everyone to update to this new version today to take advantage of these improvements. If you've already purchased DisplayFusion, it's a lifetime license, so you can upgrade to this version at no cost! If you would like to see a complete list of all the changes, please visit the DisplayFusion Change Log. We'd like to send out a big thanks to the dozens of people who helped with the DisplayFusion translations, and the thousands of people that helped test the Beta versions. Thanks everyone!

Installer Options

January 14, 2016

Please note: If you're deploying LogFusion via Active Directoy GPO, please read the MSI Installation section carefully, and as always, make sure to test it thoroughly before deploying it into production.

Note: The LogFusion installer requires administrative privileges in order to run successfully. If the installer is run using an account that doesn't have administrative privileges on the system, UAC will request the credentials for an administrative account on the system.

EXE Installation

For more options, please consult the Inno Setup help file that comes with Inno Setup.


The following parameters are especially useful for deployments.


/SILENT
Enables Silent Install option (shows progress while running)

/VERYSILENT
Enables Silent Install option (does not show progress while running)

/LANG=en
Forces the installation language to English

/DIR="c:\folder"
Sets the default installation folder

/LKEYUSER="license key"
Specifies the license key for the current user (the user running the installation)

/LKEYALL="license key"
Specifies the license key for all users

/LPATHUSER="C:\license.txt"
This parameter can be used instead of /LKEYUSER. Specifies a text file containing the license key for the current user. Also accepts UNC paths.

/LPATHALL="C:\license.txt"
This parameter can be used instead of /LKEYALL. Specifies a text file containing the license key for all users. Also accepts UNC paths.

/LAUNCHAFTER=0
LogFusion will not run automatically after setup completes.

/MERGETASKS="!desktopicon,!desktopicon\common,!desktopicon\user"
Setup will not create a Desktop icons

/MERGETASKS="desktopicon,desktopicon\common,!desktopicon\user"
Setup will create a Desktop icon for all users


MSI Installation

You can use any of the standard Windows Installer command line options.

To perform a standard silent installation (note that the parameters are case sensitive):

msiexec.exe /i "LogFusionSetup.msi" /qn CUSTOM1="/VERYSILENT" LAUNCHAFTER=0 LKEYALL="license key"

Important Note:
When deploying via Group Policy Software Installation, you absolutely must use the included MST (transform) file on the Modifications tab, otherwise the installation will never complete.


The following MSI properties are especially useful for deployments. Any of the properties below can be included in an MST (transform) file if deploying via Group Policy. If you create your own MST file, you must include the CUSTOM1="/VERYSILENT", and LAUNCHAFTER=0 properties for deploying the MSI through Group Policy Software Installation.


PATH="c:\folder"
Sets the default installation folder

LKEYUSER="license key"
Specifies the license key for the current user (the user running the installation)

LKEYALL="license key"
Specifies the license key for all users

LPATHUSER="C:\license.txt"
This parameter can be used instead of /LKEYUSER. Specifies a text file containing the license key for the current user. Also accepts UNC paths.

LPATHALL="C:\license.txt"
This parameter can be used instead of /LKEYALL. Specifies a text file containing the license key for all users. Also accepts UNC paths.

LAUNCHAFTER=0
LogFusion will not run automatically after setup completes.

TASKS="!desktopicon,!desktopicon\common,!desktopicon\user"
Setup will not create a Desktop icons

TASKS="desktopicon,desktopicon\common,!desktopicon\user"
Setup will create a Desktop icon for all users

Top WallpaperFusion Members for December 2015

January 1, 2016

Congratulations to our top contributing members for December 2015! They have been hard at work submitting, rating, and discussing images on WallpaperFusion, and have racked up some impressive reputation scores along the way!

Contributors
1.
Zataralee's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
2.
LavenderGirl54's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
3.
CDEEPK's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
4.
MazQue's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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DLJunkie's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Koorosh Ghotb's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Judith Lane's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
8.
djunet julianto's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Joseph Di Giovanni's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
10.
Kirk Meyer's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Jigsaw Puzzles
1.
scl's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
2.
Gary57's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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shorty2's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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mary15's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Cliff15's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Dolly Murray954284's profile on WallpaperFusion.com
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Check out the current top members or look at previous months on our Top Members page!

Hot Diggity, the 2015 Holiday Sale is Here!

December 22, 2015

UPDATE: The sale is now over. Thanks everyone!

It's that time of year again! Helps us celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year with some fantastic deals on all of our software!

We're offering all of our products at a sale price of up to 50% off, until January 4th!

If you're not familiar with all of our apps, feel free to check them out on our More Apps page.

DisplayFusion
DisplayFusion
VoiceBot
VoiceBot
FileSeek
FileSeek
ClipboardFusion
ClipboardFusion
iTunesFusion
iTunesFusion
LogFusion
LogFusion

Remote Event Logs

December 14, 2015

General Requirements for Remote Event Logs

If LogFusion fails to connect to a remote server's event logs, make sure to check the following:

  • Make sure Remote Management is allowed through the Windows Firewall on the remote server.
  • Make sure the Remote Registry service is started on the remote server.
  • Make sure you're specifying the credentials of an account that have permissions to open the Event Logs on the remote server. Note: LogFusion uses WMI to connect to the remote server. If the remote server is not on a domain, and UAC is enabled on the remote server, the WMI call will fail. For remote servers that are on a domain and have UAC enabled, make sure the credentials you specify in LogFusion are for a domain user that is a member of the local Administrators group on the remote server. More information on this restriction can be found in the "Handling Remote Connections Under UAC" section of the following MSDN article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa826699(v=vs.85).aspx

Note: If you're connecting to a Windows 8 machine, you'll need to do some additional configuration on the Windows 8 machine.

Extra Requirements for Windows 8

If you're connecting to a remote Windows 8 machine to view the Windows Event Logs or Event Channels, you'll need to perform some additional configuration steps on the remote Windows 8 machine.

  • Make sure you've already verified the settings in "General Requirements for Remote Event Logs" section above
  • Add the user account that you're connecting with to the "Administrators" and "Event Log Viewers" security groups
  • Open the Component Services MMC snap-in (Start > Run > dcomcnfg)
  • Expand "Component Services" > "Computers," then right-click "My Computer" and choose "Properties"
  • On the COM Security tab, click the "Edit Limits" button in the "Launch and Activation Permissions" section
  • Click the "Add" button, type in "Authenticated Users" and click OK
  • Make sure "Authenticated Users" is selected in the list, then enable the "Remote Activation" checkbox and click OK, then OK again
  • Open the WMI Control MMC snap-in (Start > Run > wmimgmt.msc)
  • Right-click "WMI Control (Local)" and choose "Properties"
  • Expand "Root," then select "CIMV2" and click the "Security" button
  • Make sure "Authenticated Users" is selected in the list, then enable the "Remote Enable" checkbox and click OK, then OK again
  • When entering the credentials in the LogFusion connection dialog, make sure to put the remote Windows 8 machine's computer name in the "Domain" box

ClipboardFusion 4.2 Now Available!

December 2, 2015

ClipboardFusion 4.2 is now available for download! This version contains some background syncing improvements, a few bug fixes, and a couple of new options:

  • Login box is no longer missing at 200% DPI scaling
  • The Copy button on the Macros tab now works as expected
  • Images now show up in History even if scrubbing is enabled
  • Text scrubbing notification is no longer shown when the option is disabled
  • Image preview popup on hover no longer overlaps context menu
  • Increased the Recent and Pinned Items limits to 75
  • Made some background sync improvements to reduce data usage
  • Added the ability to assign hotkeys for pasting History items 1-9
  • Added search boxes to the Recent and Pinned sub-menus in the context menu
  • Added an option to disable the notification when clearing the clipboard contents

We encourage everyone to update to this new version today to take advantage of these improvements. If you've already purchased ClipboardFusion, it's a lifetime license, so you can upgrade to this version at no cost!

If you would like to see a complete list of all the changes, please visit the ClipboardFusion Change Log.

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