Ammonite
Release Notes
Version 1.18.1
Fri Apr 26 14:52:15 CEST 2019

Bug fixes

  • Scan DEVONthink Pro databases on startup when 'Auto rescan databases' is enabled; Previously this option would only be honoured when switching between databases
  • When adding a tag to the tag bar while the tag cloud had input focus it would lose input focus
  • Rare case where Ammonite would get stuck querying DEVONthink Pro (Thanks, Markus!)
  • Tags were not ordered properly when containing numbers

Changes

  • Improved user feedback when querying DEVONthink while rescanning database
Version 1.18
Fri Feb 22 12:58:09 CET 2019

New features

  • New menu item File>Export Result List as Text…
  • Tags may now be displayed in the result list
  • Preferences option to include tag clouds in the list of controls reachable via ↹ key

Bug fixes

  • Filter by name did not work on macOS Mojave (Thanks, Buster!)
  • Shortcuts ⌘+ and ⌘- did not work as documented
  • Tag Cloud search field doesn't lose focus on ⏎ anymore when cloud is empty
  • Path control would sometimes show wrong icons
  • Reveal folder did not work for DEVONthink
  • Clear tag bar when selecting another source (filesystem, DEVONthink database)
  • Date range search did not consider time zone
  • Random crash when navigating tag cloud with cursor keys

Changes

  • Consistent input focus switching via ↹
  • Updated documentation
Version 1.17
Mon Nov 26 18:36:15 CET 2018

New

  • Notarized by Apple
  • Support for partial Dark Mode (dark Menu and Dock only)

Bug fixes

  • Issue with disappearing Year Tags from the Date Cloud (Thanks, Wilfried!)
  • Restored compatibility with macOS 10.7
  • Random crash when selecting tag from tag cloud (Again, thanks, Wilfried!)

Note

This update requires you to re-configure your Ammonite hotkey

Version 1.16.2
Fri Oct 12 13:14:10 CEST 2018

Bug fixes

  • Further improved stability on macOS Mojave (Thanks, Jim!)
Version 1.16.1
Tue Oct 9 23:58:23 CEST 2018

Bug fixes

  • Improved compatibility with DEVONthink Pro on macOS Mojave (Thanks, Christoph!)
Version 1.16
Fri Sep 28 15:06:44 CEST 2018

New features

  • Support for Mojave Dark Mode

Bug fixes

  • Wrong result when using 'ANY' clause on DEVONthink databases (Thanks, Allen!)
  • Crash when removing empty tag group from tag bar via ⎋ key
Version 1.15.1
Fri Mar 30 13:30:39 CEST 2018

Bug fixes

  • Crash when processing DTP databases referencing external files (Thanks, Rolf!)
  • For DTP records the path field should show the location in the database, not the path of the actual file
Version 1.15
Mon Mar 26 10:38:39 CEST 2018

This version requires macOS 10.7 or newer!

New features

  • Added command File>Open DEVONthink URL (⌘⇧U) to open URL associated with DEVONthink Pro document (Thanks, Stephan!)
  • Ammonite can now query for items containing exactly one tag in a group; The corresponding group type is 'ONE'.
  • Right-clicking on a tag in the tag bar now switches its meaning from 'include' to 'exclude' and vice versa
  • Preferences option to show the search panel on startup
  • Fullscreen support (requires macOS 10.8+)

Bug fixes

  • Code signing issue
  • Database selector would sometimes not show the selected database after start
  • Info view would sometimes not adjust to current selection if result set was changed
  • Data in size column is now right-aligned
  • Improved performance and responsiveness when browsing large result sets (Thanks, Narayanan!)
  • Improved performance when scanning DEVONthink Pro databases
  • Crash when switching from "All DEVONthink Databases" to a single database (Thanks, Rolf!)

Changes

  • Dropped support for macOS 10.6
  • The search panel is now displayed when the application is started. This behaviour can be changed in the Ammonite Preferences.
  • The search panel is not automatically closed after an action has been performed. This behaviour can be changed in the Ammonite Preferences.
  • Opening the Ammonite Preferences does not close the Search Panel anymore
Version 1.14
Sat Jan 6 14:02:33 CET 2018

New features

  • Configurable minimum/maximum font size for tags in tag cloud (Thanks, Jorigis!)

Bug fixes

  • Stability improvements
  • Show Info… does work again (Thanks, Jose!)
Version 1.13.2
Mon Jan 9 09:18:50 CET 2017

Bug fixes

  • Random spinlock when scanning DEVONthink databases (Thanks, Larry)
  • Make sure that there is always a valid option selected in the database selector
Version 1.13.1
Sun Mar 20 21:57:37 CET 2016

Bug fixes

  • Restore input focus to previously active control when re-opening search panel
  • Crash when working with files with corrupt meta data (Thanks, Fred!)
Version 1.13
Mon Oct 26 08:57:33 CET 2015

New features

  • Updated for OSX 10.11 El Capitan
  • Result list can now be filtered by name (⌘⇧F)
  • Database selector is now accessible via keyboard shortcut (⌘D)

Bug fixes

  • Improved stability
  • Graphic glitch when unfolding the tag info section
  • Enforce configuration of at least one access method (Menu icon, Dock icon, Hotkey)

Changes

  • Removed dark theme
  • New Logo
  • HiRes Retina-friendly MenuItem
Version 1.12
Mon Feb 17 12:59:21 MYT 2014

New features

  • Added "All DEVONthink Databases" to dropdown of searchable items as a shortcut to Opt-Select all databases separately. This might be combined with Filesystem searches by Opt-Clicking 'Filesystem'.
  • Submenus in the tag hierarchy may now be selected to display all tags of this specific branch

Bug fixes

  • Restore focus to the previously active application when closing the search panel
Version 1.11
Fri Dec 20 09:22:43 MYT 2013

New features

  • Added support for tag hierarchies
  • Clicking on a folder in the path control now opens that folder in Finder or DTPro
  • Left-clicking on preview opens file in default application/DTPro
  • Right-click on preview opens file menu as popup
  • Added menu "Show Info…" (Cmd-I) to file menus. This opens the info dialog of Finder/DTPro.
  • Font sizes in tag clouds now scale logarithmic.
  • Tags in cloud are colored (configurable)

Changes

  • Updated documentation
  • Rearranged order of menu items in the Menu Extra menu
Version 1.10
Fri Nov 29 09:10:15 MYT 2013

New features

  • Added a light color scheme (configurable)

Bug fixes

  • Fixes a crash that occurs on application start when updating from version 1.8.2 (Thanks Keith!)
  • Improved rendering of tags in tag bar
Version 1.9.2
Tue Nov 5 07:23:05 CET 2013

Bug fixes

  • Removed CoreAnimation warning
  • Stability improvements for OSX Mavericks
  • Details panel visibility would not be restored across program restarts

Changes

  • Ammonite now uses Control-Click (in addition to Command-Click) for adding negative tags (Thanks Mathieu!)
Version 1.9.1
Wed Sep 25 23:45:50 MYT 2013

Bug fixes

  • Crash when starting with auto-indexing enabled (introduced in version 1.9). Thanks Fred!
Version 1.9
Tue Sep 24 00:43:38 MYT 2013
This release breaks compatibility with OSX 10.5!

New features

  • Search across multiple DEVONthink databases
  • Search Filesystem and DEVONthink databases at the same time
  • Show number of matching files in tooltip of tag
  • Added config option to hide tags matching fewer than n records
  • Databases may now be re-indexed while building a query

Changes

  • Improved speed when navigating result set
Version 1.8.2
Mon Sep 9 11:53:24 MYT 2013

New features

  • Remember last selected database

Bug fixes

  • Restored auto-update (broken in 1.8.1)
Version 1.8.1
Tue Jul 23 11:10:11 MYT 2013

Bug fixes

  • Improved stability
  • Some file names would show up as empty strings
  • Properly update details view when no item is selected
  • Clicking on path control does not steal focus anymore
Version 1.8
Sun Jun 30 01:00:29 MYT 2013

New features

  • Added support for multiple selection
  • Added config option to switch between OpenMeta and Mavericks tags

Bug fixes

  • Rare random crash
  • Help>Support was broken
Version 1.7.2
Fri Oct 5 15:32:30 CEST 2012

Bug fixes

  • Auto-update works again
  • Stability improvements
Version 1.7.1
Fri Jul 27 18:59:43 CEST 2012

New features

  • Fullscreen QuickLook previews with <Option-Space>
  • Updated for Mountain Lion / Gatekeeper

Bug fixes

  • Fixed crash in case spotlight does not report certain file properties
  • Improved handling of documents with file names containing special characters
  • Fixed random crashes when closing the search panel (Lion)
Version 1.7
Mon Mar 5 22:18:42 WIT 2012

New features

  • Added option to disable auto starting of DT (useful for OpenMeta-only operation)
  • Added thumbnail preview to details view
  • Added configuration option 'Auto rescan database'
  • Added config option to limit OpenMeta search to certain devices

Bug fixes

  • Tag bar could only display a limited amount of tags; Now its contents may be scrolled using a scroll wheel or the two finger swipe gesture.
  • Date search for OpenMeta was sometimes not working properly
  • Restored support for PPC
Version 1.6
Tue Mar 22 13:34:06 CET 2011

New features

  • A result set may now be replicated to a DEVONthink group
  • Show number of results in window title
  • Option to keep search string when adding/removing tags from query

Bug fixes

  • Remember search settings

Thanks for pointing out these issues, Martin!

Version 1.5
Tue Jan 4 07:21:02 CET 2011

Bug fixes

  • Menus for revealing/opening documents where disabled in OM mode
  • Fixed all known issues
Version 1.5b2
Wed Dec 15 17:57:43 CET 2010

New features

  • Ammonite may be used now without a DEVONthink Pro installation (OpenMeta-only-mode)
  • Updated help file

Bug fixes

  • Crash when filtering tags beginning with "@" (#VH2LUUEZ2Y)
  • Date search tag in tag bar did not respect locale settings (#HBQ6BGPTJQ)
  • Fixed date picker display issues (#HBQ6BGPTJQ)
  • Pressing return in tag filter field did not make the tag cloud cursor active
  • Occasional crash when switching databases
  • Queries in the form ( tag1 AND NOT tag2 ) would yield a wrong result
  • Made panel less transparent for better readability
Version 1.5b1
Mon Dec 13 13:40:56 CET 2010

New features

  • Resizable user interface (#DQJ9NSV5UE)
  • Support for complex queries ( grouping, AND, OR )
  • Added search by file type
  • Added search by date / date range
  • Result list now optionally contains creation date, modification date, file type and size;
  • Result may now be ordered by name, creation date, modification date, file type or size
  • Configurable menu bar icon (b/w or color)

Bug fixes

  • Allow switching between documents while QuickLook panel is open
Version 1.4.1
Thu Oct 28 15:41:56 CEST 2010

Bug fixes

  • Ammonite now honors DT's 'Exclude from Tagging' setting (#DQJ9NSV5UE)
  • Infinite building of cache under OSX 10.5 (#LW6AQ4S9EX)
  • Performance issues when working with many (10000+) different tags
  • Improved stability
  • Improved performance when building cache
Version 1.4
Mi 13 Okt 2010 18:42:55 CEST

New features

  • Added support for OpenMeta tags

Bug fixes

  • Problem when starting Ammonite; the list of currently open databases would sometimes not be loaded
Version 1.3.1
Fr 8 Okt 2010 12:41:32 CEST

Bug fixes

  • The 'Database' menu had no label
Version 1.3
Do 7 Okt 2010 19:01:18 CEST

New features

  • Implemented caching; major performance boost
  • Made auto shrinking/expanding of search panel configurable

Bug fixes

  • Tags may be excluded via Cmd-Left click (BZY2LQJTT7)
Version 1.2
Sa 2 Okt 2010 16:34:07 CEST

New features

  • Added Quick Look support

Bug fixes

  • Crash when switching databases
Version 1.1.2
Do 30 Sep 2010 12:17:14 CEST

New features

  • Added "Support..." menu item to Help menu

Bug fixes

  • Crash when filtering tags while reading of tags has not been finished (#Y7UD5T6SRE; thanks Steve!)
Version 1.1.1
Mo 27 Sep 2010 21:53:32 CEST

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a crash which occured on some systems right after startup (#33HGXTGVW9; Thanks Steven!)
Version 1.1
Mo 27 Sep 2010 16:56:07 CEST

New features

  • added context menu for result list
  • Added button to start new query
  • the tag filter field now sports a popup menu for setting filter attributes (contains/begins with and case sensitive)
  • Added auto update feature
  • Added help file

Bug fixes

  • crash when hitting enter key in search field when exactly one tag was visible in the cloud

Miscellaneous

  • improved speed
Version 1.0
Sa 18 Sep 2010 13:33:56 CEST
Initial Release