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13th September 2019, 12:14 AM |#81  
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Adding additional icon pack control as an upcoming feature in the next update.

Those of you who have taken the time to submit feedback, thank you very much. We should expect a new update by the end of the month.
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Amazing work, really looking forward with all your work.
I would like to ask if you don't mind adding an option of choosing the font size for the app names in the near update whenever you wish.
Thank you for the work!
13th September 2019, 05:30 AM |#83  
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Amazing work, really looking forward with all your work.
I would like to ask if you don't mind adding an option of choosing the font size for the app names in the near update whenever you wish.
Thank you for the work!

I was actually considering this already. I know it might be abit hard to read the app titles for some users.
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13th September 2019, 04:09 PM |#84  
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Amazing work, really looking forward with all your work.
I would like to ask if you don't mind adding an option of choosing the font size for the app names in the near update whenever you wish.
Thank you for the work!

We will have to see if these options work for us when its available but this was a relatively quick thing todo
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15th September 2019, 08:48 PM |#85  
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I plan to release a new update next week addressing several issues the user base has discovered throughout the week. The update will also include several new cosmetic changes and features to further improve your experience.

User base is the largest of any app i have ever developed at the moment so i am prioritizing bugs, feature request and cosmetic changes.

Thankyou for supporting
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18th September 2019, 06:01 PM |#86  
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installed on a samsung note pro tablet, nougat rom

check the bottom (attached screenshot)

icons from the app menu are peeking up towards my homescreen

wishlist:
more icons on shelf
swipe down anywhere above the applist to minimize app drawer
double tap to sleep

bugs:
freezes when opening app drawer sometimes
restarts randomly sometimes
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18th September 2019, 07:50 PM |#87  
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Decided to post a video today on the progress of development. V1.1 is going to introduce several key elements to the launcher. A better automated theme engine, a user friendly launcher experience, a new popup menu that's more interactable, a new OTA message system, fast scroll and safe drag zones to the app drawer and under the hood headway on quality of life enhancements.

In this demonstration, i show off how I wanted the searchbar to be used. it also shows its still not perfect but with a physical keyboard, makes things easier and more manageable. I want GCA optimized for all devices and to be a simplified launcher experience for everyone. We are in a new generation of android, we need a new experience to go with it.

https://youtu.be/ufCJQOxR9oI
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18th September 2019, 09:58 PM |#88  
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Originally Posted by godrick15

installed on a samsung note pro tablet, nougat rom

check the bottom (attached screenshot)

icons from the app menu are peeking up towards my homescreen

wishlist:
more icons on shelf
swipe down anywhere above the applist to minimize app drawer
double tap to sleep

bugs:
freezes when opening app drawer sometimes
restarts randomly sometimes

That is a huge amount of wasted space... I will definitely look into better tablet optimization.

Wishlist is already in my wishlist
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20th September 2019, 07:46 PM |#89  
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I am going to try and have update 1.1 released before the end of the weekend. I've changed the behavior of a few things and eager to get some feedback on it. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend.
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Tonight I will be releasing update 1.1 on Google Play, XDA Labs and the Telegram News Channel. I the only thing I did not get to was gesture customization which, to me, held opportunity for reasons to update for the next time around. 1.1 brings a lot of changes to the table. I am headed to bed and probably be bombarded by questions and feedback in the morning. I am expecting alot of questions, alot of feedback and most of all happiness and probably some confusion. 1.1 sets the foundation for the future of the app. A doorway to a new experience with Android 10.
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Details on release 1.1
-New Hidden developer mode. Developer mode will contain options that may help me track issues in the launcher or just experimental features not considered reliable. I trust regular users wouldn't find this area useful. Developer mode also has a new Shape Override options for custom aosp roms. This option doesn't work on heavily skinned roms like Samsung one ui, miui or even Pixel device theme engine.
-Searchbar will change shape based on icon shape chosen in Icon Pack activity
-Pill drag handle now properly themes itself
-Icon sizes have been increased by 10 dp. I will be looking at a icon size modifier here soon.
-The icon pack activity has been revised to allow real time preview of icon changes. This also includes a text size editor I'm still testing
-The Launcher theme engine has been slightly tweeked to be more precise and accurate when theming the Shelf, Material Drawer, App Drawer and System UI.
-TabTitleStrip for Work Tab has been replaced with a Material Design TabLayout with new theme enhancements.
-Safe drag zones have been added to allow better app drawer dragging (new divider added as a drag zone)
-Popup menu rebuilt to be user friendly. The new popup menu is bigger, faster and smarter. It will prioritize app shortcuts, actions and preview priority notifications for users. Click events have been revisited to reaxt to popup menus and be timed to be active or not before the window is dismissed. This new menu also brings the possibility of custom shortcuts to be made for pre Naugat devices in the future.
-Many fixes have been implemented, found by the user base on release
-Flashback is a new window that keeps record of ota notifications and alerts for GCA powered by Firebase
-Added extra controls over notifications dependant of the OS
-Added toggle to remember app drawer position
-Long clicking an app shortcut will add it to the Predictive Action holder now
-Notification underlining revised for several syncing issues (still not 100%)
-Shelf icons now match app drawer
-Started implementing Shelf Favorites drag repositioning (can drag favorites to new position side to side but will not remember the position as of now)
And under the hood maintenance

The launcher will crash for users receiving the update. To fix this, simply reset the data of the app from the android settings or reinstall from the app store. This was due to me rewriting the launcher database. This was needed for backup and restore in the future.
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