[APP][30-Oct-2010] SenseTasks v1.1.1

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Tumys

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May 19, 2010
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SenseTasks is an application to manage your Outlook Tasks

This application intends to replace the original Windows Mobile task application, utilizing the SenseSDK to create a HTC Sense Look and Feel.

I created this application because the Windows Mobile task application is not very finger-friendly to use. Furthermore, the WM application didn't allow me to create new tasks on my HTC HD Mini with Windows Mobile 6.5.3. After experimenting with eboelzner's SenseSDK, I decided to create this application.

Many thanks to eboelzner for creating the fantastic SenseSDK!

CHT 1.8.5 Addon created by Co0kieMonster
to allow for an individual task to be directly opened for editing (instead of the tasks list) in the program you have chosen.
Download here (See original post in CHT topic)
For problems with this addon, please consult the CHT topic.
For support with how SenseTasks behaves, please use this topic.

Thanks a lot, Co0kieMonster!

New Version 1.1!
Translated files need to be adjusted to include new application strings.

Requirements

  • Windows Mobile 6.x
  • .NET Compact Framework v3.5

Tested resolutions

VGA / WVGA / HVGA / QVGA

Features

  • Full Outlook/Exchange Synchronization
  • Task List View
  • Task Agenda View
  • Task Details View
  • Add Task
  • Edit Task
  • Delete Task
  • Filter
  • Sort
  • Categories
  • Co0kie's Home Tab automatic updating (thanks MichelDiamond!)

Editable Properties
  • Subject
  • Completed
  • Start Date
  • Due Date
  • Reminder
  • Priority
  • Sensitivity
  • Description
  • Categories

Languages
Version 1.1
Version 1.0.1

To use additional languages, put the additional files into the "Localization" folder.

If you are interested in translating the tool, feel free to do so. Simply grab a language file from the "Localization" folder and replace the last to letters for the file name with the appropriate two-letter-ISO language name.

ReadMe
Code:
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SenseTasks
==============================


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Categories
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The list of categories is built by reading existing categories from all contacts, appointments and tasks. If a specific category is not parsed by SenseTasks, you can do the following:

1)	Create a temporary task in Outlook and assign ALL categories to it
	OR
	Insert them manually into the "Categories" section of the settings.xml of SenseTasks
2)	Launch SenseTasks and go to Settings -> Reload Categories.


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Command Line Parameters
------------------------------

SenseTasks.exe			Command Line Parameters only executed on startup, 
				not when SenseTasks is already running
SenseTasksLauncher.exe		Preferred .exe to start SenseTasks with command line parameters 
				and also control a running instance

-addtask			Opens SenseTasks in "Add Task" Window
-oid [OID]			Opens the task with the specified OID
-list				Opens SenseTasks in List View
-agenda				Opens SenseTasks in Agenda View
-nomainwindow			In combination with -addtask and -oid doesn't show the SenseTasks main screen

Known Issues
  • OutOfMemoryException when there are too many tasks (I mean a lot of tasks). Nothing to do here except remove some tasks by, for example, filtering them.

Change Log
Code:
v1.1.1
-----------------------
    * CHT support compatible with v2.0

v1.1
-----------------------
    * CHT support - automatic updating of CHT tasks upon task changes. Thanks a lot to MichelDiamond for his support and expertise, as well as the CHT team for their cooperation!
    * Category support - Grouping, filtering and assigning existing categories to tasks
    * Startup Parameters - launch in "Create Task", "Show Task", "Agenda View" or "List View" - running instance controllable as well
    * Sorted Agenda View by Importance
    * Improved handling of start/due/reminder dates in "Edit Task"
    * Application minimizable
    * Cosmetic changes
    * Bug fixing


v1.0.1
-----------------------
    * fixed start/due date conflicts


With new features there come new language strings. Translated language files will need to be updated in order to have full translation.



CHT 1.8.5 Addon created by Co0kieMonster
to allow for an individual task to be directly opened for editing (instead of the tasks list) in the program you have chosen.
Download here (See original post in CHT topic)
For problems with this addon, please consult the CHT topic.
For support with how SenseTasks behaves, please use this topic.

Thanks a lot, Co0kieMonster!
Co0kieMonster said:
Here's a little addon for CHT v1.8.5 that allows for an individual task to be directly opened for editing (instead of the tasks list) in the program you have chosen.

A little bit of manual reg editing is required though, read the instructions below.

Instructions:
1) Install the cab

2) [not required for SenseTasks]

3) If you're using SenseTasks or pTasks, they will be recognized by CHT, so the rest will be done automatically and you can finish up: restart sense.

4) [not required for SenseTasks]

5) Now restart sense.
See original post


If you like this software
Donations are appreciated!

You can also use the Donate button in the application under the About menu.


Download
Please let me know how it works for you and how you like it!
 

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Guus_

Senior Member
Nov 10, 2008
226
2
Great program! Thanks for sharing! ;)

Much better then TasksManila, very good Sense-interface!
 

jolas

Senior Member
Feb 22, 2006
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Athens
Tumys,

Is there any option to add a parameter to open SenseTasks in 'New Task' screen (I want to use it in action screen)?
 

Tumys

Senior Member
May 19, 2010
58
7
Thank you all!

jolas, no, for now I haven't included any parameters. But it's definitely a good idea. I will add that in the future.
 

steami

Senior Member
Dec 22, 2006
52
0
Livorno
SenseTasks is an application to manage your Outlook Tasks

This application intends to replace the original Windows Mobile task application, utilizing the SenseSDK to create a HTC Sense Look and Feel.

I created this application because the Windows Mobile task application is not very finger-friendly to use. Furthermore, the WM application didn't allow me to create new tasks on my HTC HD Mini with Windows Mobile 6.5.3. After experimenting with eboelzner's SenseSDK, I decided to create this application.

Many thanks to eboelzner for creating the fantastic SenseSDK!


Requirements

  • Windows Mobile 6.x
  • .NET Compact Framework v3.5

Tested resolutions

VGA / WVGA / HVGA / QVGA

Features

  • Full Outlook Synchronization
  • Task List View
  • Task Agenda View
  • Task Details View
  • Add Task
  • Edit Task
  • Delete Task
  • Filter
  • Sort

Editable Properties
  • Subject
  • Completed
  • Start Date
  • Due Date
  • Reminder
  • Priority
  • Sensitivity
  • Description

Languages
  • English (fallback language)
  • German

If you are interested in translating the tool, feel free to do so. Simply grab a language file from the "Localization" folder and replace the last to letters for the file name with the appropriate two-letter-ISO language name.

Known Issues
  • OutOfMemoryException when there are too many tasks (I mean a lot of tasks). Nothing to do here except remove some tasks by, for example, filtering them.

Change Log
v1.0.1
Fixed start/due date conflicts when editing


If you like this software
Donations are appreciated!
I'm not yet allowed to post outside links, so that I can place my Donate button here. If you want to donate, please use the Donate button in the application under the About menu.


Download
Please let me know how it works for you and how you like it!

Definitely I like it!
I attach the Italian translation
 

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Tumys

Senior Member
May 19, 2010
58
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Thanks a lot for sharing, steami! I can't yet post links, but I referenced you in the first post.
 

vgunmanga

Senior Member
Sep 16, 2007
263
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Guelph
This is a great app! Thank you very much!

I will post issues or bugs if I can find some, but so far, so good!:)
 

arbi13

Senior Member
Jan 1, 2007
174
40
Cool app!! I've been waiting and looking for something like this!! If you can add a category creation and sorting would make it perfect!! It runs smoothly and fast in my HTC HD2!!! Thanks a lot!!
 

sting.ray

Member
Jan 15, 2007
13
1
looks good!
is there a chance to get a "group by..."-feature in a future release?
i am looking for task application atm, but it will be almost useless to me, if i cannot group by category...dmn, just scrolled up and the category is not editable.

well, still looks good :)
 

bRkiX

Senior Member
Dec 5, 2009
260
43
hi!!

great app, much better than ptasks, wich btw went on marketplace few days ago, so this is No. 1 tasks app now.

i wold like to suggest one thing.

Make deletion of tasks easier. If i am not mistaken, now you have to select tasks, click options, select delete, and then confirm.

this is way too much steps if you have 10+ tasks, and want to delete them all at once.

thank you
 

Dmon

Senior Member
Jan 31, 2006
99
6
Umeå
looks good!
is there a chance to get a "group by..."-feature in a future release?
i am looking for task application atm, but it will be almost useless to me, if i cannot group by category...dmn, just scrolled up and the category is not editable.

well, still looks good :)

I agree, this app looks absolutely awesome however beeing able to sort by category is a must have for me. There are good commercial task apps out there but they generally replace your entire PIM. I've been looking for a handy task app like this for a while. Please consider adding the sort by category function.
 

miodev

New member
Mar 7, 2010
1
0
THANKS - good application, perfect sense style! Simply brlilant

This is what i was waiting for! Why doesn´t MS provide such things? Why do we need guys like this one to satisfy us customers?

Once again: Thank you!
 

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