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Release 3.6.11. 4 ways to save. New features on Ripple effect
« on: December 04, 2014, 12:08:09 PM »
Release 3.6.11

First, nutcracker123.com was down:
Someone was still using Nutcracker 2.0 (The web based nutcracker. I end of lifed that product in jan 2013. Well a user created 450,000 files and caused Hostmonster to suspend my account. They sent me emails saying they would do so but my email filters put it in a place that i didnt see.

I deleted that users data, nutcracker123.com is back online.

We have a new release for you. Dan Kulp has added the ability to turn off all the special multi-threading saves. Go to "Settings, Disable Threaded Save" to toggle it on or off.
When you disable it, the save process will be identical to the 3.6.8 version.

I also made some fixes for the RIPPLE effect.

3.6.11 Dec 4, 2014
    -enh (dkulp) Add a "Settings" menu.  First setting: ability to disable the multi-threaded saves. 
         When disable, all is rendered on the main thread.  Slower, but maybe safer.
         With this change, there are now four ways to save
         1) Normal - threaded
         2) Normal + Fast Save - threaded but only rendering the stuff that has changed
         3) Threading disabled (settings menu) - all rendering is on the main thread, one column at a time.   
         4) Threading disabled + fast save - all rendering is on the main thread,
            one column at a time, but starting with the top left most changed cell.
        -bug (dkulp) When "Play" hits the bottom of the grid, the "Stop" button wasn't changed back to "Play"
   -bug (sean) Ripple effect was not calculating corners correctly
   -enh (sean) Added thickness slider and 3D button to Ripple.
Sean
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