File listing software
Author Archives: Don Robinson
I first heard of cognitive overhead in a blog post. Put simply, cognitive overhead means too much thinking is needed to perform a task, or that something is too complicated. That could be too many steps or too many concepts … Continue reading
DDFileCatcher version 1.00 was release on 26th April 2oo3. That version only listed 4 file properties (filepath, size, date and extension), and output to the Clipboard and plain text to a disk file. A single user license cost $10 US. The … Continue reading
Happy days are here again! DDFileCatcher again makes file lists in open Word documents and Excel Workbooks. And it again recognizes existing file list tables in Excel and Word, and can add extra file rows to them using the same … Continue reading
DDFileCatcher now adds lists of files and file properties to Microsoft Excel as tables, rather than just as rows. A table of file information looks like this: We’ve added a new way to save tables. Now a file list table … Continue reading
Earlier this month, DDFileCatcher suddenly stopped working on my computer, and on every other 64 bit computer in the world running Window Vista, 7 or 8. A computer program isn’t like a machine
Two bad things are happening at the same time: Norton Antivirus is preventing DDFileCatcher version 5 from being downloaded and a recent Windows Update is preventing it from running on 64 machines even if it can be downloaded.
This is a strange sort of post. Version 4 of DDFileCatcher was a very nice version. After several years of constant improvements, it had no bugs, everything worked perfectly, users comments had been incorporated, support requests had dwindled to almost … Continue reading
Simple explanation of what file properties are and some uses for them. Continue reading
DDFileCatcher Version 5 released. Complete redesign and rewrite. For Windows 8, 7 and Vista. Continue reading
I know I’m a few years behind the times, but as I admitted in a recent post, I’ve just changed my development operating system from Windows XP to Windows Vista.