Tasker
Home
Download
FAQs
Guides
Reviews
Wiki
Forum
Support
Developer
Userguide (4.0+)
Index: en es fr zh
1 Page: en
More
Developers
Bugs / Limitations
History
Release Notes
Next Version

Coming In The Next Version

Android 4.0+ Devices

Cumulative Changes for b2

  • beta: bugfix: app creation: apps with maps were crashing unless Debug was checked in kid config
  • bugfix: app creation: images in scene element Layout parameters weren't being packaged in kid apk
  • bugfix: problem with monitor being killed when UI exited on LG G2 / 4.4.2, possibly other devices
  • bugfix: scene Text elements with Scrolling enabled were blocking input to underlying elements even when hidden
  • added: Test Scene: width and height
  • bugfix: action Scan Card wasn't handling absolute paths
  • added: action Element Image: usable for Button and Slider elements

Highlights

  • switched to Google Maps API v2

Incompatibilities

  • app creation: users of maps in scenes will need to get a Google Maps API v2 key

Removed

  • Element Add Geomarker: parameters Label, Label Colour (not supported by new Maps API v2)

Added

  • location edit: optionally long-click and drag on current location marker to move it
  • map element: toggle parameter for roads
  • action Element Map Control: Hide/Show Roads, Enable/Disable Compass/Tilt/Rotation/Zoom Gestures, Hide Zoom Controls modes
  • location edit: show lat/lng at top, editable

Bugfixes

  • patch for Android PRNG bug (may improve random number generation on some devices)
  • Set Widget Icon/Label: spurious error message when an anonymous widget was present on home screen
  • Search: bad bottom button alignment in some languages
  • main screen, variables tab: show max 500 characters of a variable contents (longer vars can lock up UI)
  • monitor was hanging under high system load sometimes, improved broadcast handling efficiency
  • task select list: was generating spurious warning on all Tasker UI themes except Light
  • another attempted fix for ANRs during plugin response processing

Changes

  • use holo dark for default theme on L devices until a final L ROM is available
  • Tasker no longer requires Google Maps (or Play Services) to be installed (but map-based functionality will not be accessible if they are missing)
  • multiple map elements are possible in a scene

Developers

Android 1.6+ Devices

Additions

Bugfixes

  • action Take Picture: was never using auto-focus, switch to auto-focus when camera parameters specify it
  • scene elements Text/TextEdit/Button: local variable as Text/Label field wasn't being replaced

Changes

Removed