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strokechn

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Posted - 05/06/2018 :  19:27:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
hi

my system is Windows 10, version 1803 [x64],S+ and vloume2 used many years,I recently discovered that they are somewhat incompatible

they all start with the system,after the start,S+ cannot use gestures with task manager,when I close the volume2,S+ worked

volume2's download link is as follows
https://irzyxa.blogspot.com/p/downloads.html

I have another problem,because I used S+ for many years,I had many actions,but I can't find how to export them and input to S+net,one by one too much trouble

Thanks a lot
My English is not good, please forgive me

Rob

USA
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Posted - 05/06/2018 :  19:41:13  Show Profile  Visit Rob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Volume2's Github doesn't have their source code, only some chrome aspects of the app, so I cannot see how it functions. My guess is that it's intercepting/hooking the mouse in someway and not passing messages along. Unfortunately, there's nothing I can do about that; you would have to take it up with them. S+ only consumes the mouse events which are intended to be used by S+ based on your settings, and passes along the rest. It sounds like maybe Volume2 is not doing that, or it's functioning as it's supposed to, but it's not working in a way that you expected, in regards to also running S+.

Regarding S+.net: Unfortunately, this is a complete rewrite of the application, and there is no function to export/convert/import your scripts into the new version as they're completely different down to the core. Most things are quite easy to convert, assuming you're not doing anything really complex, it's pretty straight-forward.

Developing a process to import S+ scripts and convert them to S+.net would be very time consuming, and only provide value once per user. Given my rather limited personal time, there's simply not a lot of value in programming that aspect. Of course, the StrokesPlus.xml file is wide open and able to be read by anyone, so there's nothing stopping the community from developing such a process...however, given the finite use of such a script, I doubt anyone would take on that task for the same reason I am unable to. It's a lot of work for very little reward. When you consider S+ is a free program, and S+.net will be mostly free, there's just not enough money (resources) available to make this happen.

If you join the Discord channel listed in the S+.net download page, there are people who will be willing to help you convert your scripts. But I'm guessing it's more about the time it would take for a lot of scripts, not just the conversion process itself.
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strokechn

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Posted - 05/06/2018 :  19:46:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you very much. I'll ask the author of volume2 to see what he can do.
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Rob

USA
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Posted - 05/06/2018 :  19:52:24  Show Profile  Visit Rob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Yeah, S+.net functions on the mouse hook level very much how S+ does. So I would imagine it would have the same issues anyway.
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