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Release Notes

17/06/2013: v4.1u3

Bugfixes

  • bugfix: directory selection: top-left icon accepts current dir
  • bugfix: app creation: config: min version always initialized to 14

17/06/2013: v4.1u3

Bugfixes

  • action edit: scene actions: fill in scene name if only one scene exists
  • bugfix from u2: text entry box obscured after pressing + on main screen (doh)

15/06/2013: v4.1u2

Bugfixes

  • crash in UI leaving info pages while zoom controls showing
  • attempted fix for new task name box disappearing
  • attempted fix for some people where Tasker crashes on startup
  • attempted fix for some people popup text box obscured by soft keyboard
  • other misc crash problems
  • when data backup file doesn't exist, mention that explicitly with expected location

14/06/2013: v4.1u1

Bugfixes

  • action Element Web Control: reload wasn't working due to Tasker caching
  • crash exiting task edit screen on some systems
  • attempted fix for crash exiting from main screen on some OS versions
  • action/event/state select: back in category screen wasn't cancelling

14/06/2013: v4.1

Additions

  • scene edit: touch mode Edit
  • deleting single profile: show name in confirmaton box
  • support for %MTRACK intents from app Media Utilities

Bugfixes

  • app creation: missing permissions for events Received Text, SMS Success/Failure in some cases
  • app creation: root task/project with name containing e.g. & was failing
  • app creation: version name containing e.g. & in was failing
  • variables tab: only show project indices in proj where base proj referenced, if possible
  • variables tab: update when moving profiles,tasks,scenes between projects and other common data changes
  • variables tab: update when switching to it, in case we missed something
  • variables tab: with Empty deselected, was showing variables which had a stored value which was empty string
  • source of crashes after leaving some UI screens for an extended period then returning
  • was needlessly reinitializing some static data every time on starting several components
  • state edit: Wifi Near/Connected: scan dialog had wrong title
  • action Notify: using an Ipack then later a non-Ipack, or vice versa, resulted in 2 separate notifications
  • scene edit: light theme with dark scene background, control buttons weren't visible
  • root detection: accept pkg com.lbe.security.miui with SU
  • HTTP Get: Content Type: is only used as a hint to Tasker as what type is coming back, no longer sets Content-type header
  • builtin icon select: approx 20th icon was a blank space and shouldn't have been selectable
  • scene element webview: source type File: selector icon wasn't showing file selector
  • app creation: swiping kid away from recent lists was crashing under most conditions on 4.2+
  • selecting End If / End For had a graphical glitch before return to task edit screen
  • using %arr(#?key) in an actions If parameter LHS crashed on return to action list
  • action Menu: bad formatting of error message when no items had been entered
  • action/element Menu: dragging items not via a widget was failing every second time
  • on creating new Menu action, items could not initially be dragged via widgets
  • Profile Properties: Task Priority value 0 wasn't displaying textually on screen start
  • (attempted) action Type and other shell-based: IllegalThreadStateException (and catch error in case not fixed)
  • new boolean params added to actions: apply default when loading old copies of action without the param (not just when edit)
  • prevent setting of builtin variables via Variables tab
  • very fast drags were picking up adjacent items
  • time context without from time: description had space at start
  • app creation: Notify actions: action item icons weren't appearing
  • action Element Visibility: was warning about 'no display' if scene wasn't showing yet
  • action JavaScriptlet: If condition: variable selected from the list was having % stripped
  • action Set Widget Icon: uri specification of icon wasn't working
  • action Send Intent: wasn't accepting setting of Mime Type and Data together
  • action Variable Convert: number base conversions were working with integers instead of long integers
  • app creation: including USB Connected profile was causing a badly formed manifest
  • action Go Home: wasn't handling variables for Page parameter
  • task edit: very long conditions were pushing true/false marker off screen
  • action/event/state select: don't show text suggestions
  • action/event/state select: wasn't handling soft input window appearance well
  • scene image element with variable for background colour: wasn't updating when variable changed
  • scene map element: satellite and traffic overlay options were mixed up
  • was accepting whitespace for Lock passcode
  • some variables were showing up twice in variables tab
  • JavaScript(let): runShell and getVoice: timeouts were being interpreted as ms instead of seconds in places
  • Scene Edit: resize/move mode: make sure icons still visible when background matches icon colour
  • action Element Text: allow empty text
  • fixed spurious 'warning: udg: no display' after creating a new element when Android destroying activities on-exit
  • multiple quickly-consecutive activity/dialog scenes could result in timing problems
  • more code tightening targeted at memory leak(s)
  • action Test: don't require file to exist to test it's name or dir
  • catch OOM on icon select screen (builtin icons)
  • some steps to prevent data leaks in some screens
  • action CPU: incorrect validation of variable name for Governor param
  • monitor notification: on Android 4.2+, with transparent icon selected, use normal date (not in status bar anyway)
  • developers: TaskerIntent.java: prefSet() call was using wrong URI
  • Notify actions, Actions paramters: click actions weren't working
  • action/event/state selection: pressing back with filter text set was getting into bad state
  • action edit: using %var(>) in condition was causing lockup loop
  • scene element web: some systems: when editing scene Android was launching external browser
  • state plugins: wasn't taking Invert setting into account
  • List Files: Hidden parameter was ignored if no Match was entered
  • JS: functions getLocation and enterKey weren't working correctly
  • export task descriptions: Notify and Menu actions: show Actions and Items param (though only count for the content)
  • event Received Intent: array extras weren't getting the right Tasker variable names
  • event Received Intent: extras with null values were causing Tasker crash
  • app creation: all xhdpi icons from Tasker were being included in kid unnecessarily, keep only needed
  • app creation: hdpi icons weren't being included at all, keep needed (only)
  • exe service logging: action If had two Ifs in a row
  • action If: in edit screen, condition parameter wasn't labelled

Changes

  • enable/disable menu entry: visible and always flashes tip, until user uses icon for toggle first time
  • Zoom category actions: removed 'element' from action names to fit better in selector
  • action List Files: sort results alphabetically
  • list item / notify action config: labels now word capped without suggestions
  • custom monitor notification: changed some colour values to holo default
  • action Variable Add/Subtract: treat empty var as 0
  • speeded up profile list scrolling
  • int text parameters: allow 40 characters instead of 20 (for vars)
  • scene edit: don't sort touch mode menu
  • task edit: restrict condition display to single line
  • main screen task select list: use centre instead of end truncation