2015 in review

December 30, 2015 Leave a comment

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

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A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 550 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 9 trips to carry that many people.

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Categories: ShixxNOTE Program

ShixxNOTE on Windows 10

October 22, 2015 Leave a comment

After Microsft released new operating system Windows 10 I had to check if ShixxNOTE 6.net is working as usual on it. Answer is YES. But there are some issues. First download of setup file when you got web browser warning, then when you pass this and start installation setup file you will get Windows “Program Compatibility Assistant”. Windows 10 warns you about program that there is no publisher name and ask question if you want to proceed anyway. If you reach this point then everything is OK and you will install ShixxNOTE newest version. Many people are afraid and they click as Microsoft told them and they simply abort installation or download.

I think that Windows 10 is a great OS better than 8.1 and it is cool. So maybe I will have to modify my setup program to be trusted by Microsoft and then write some manifest which will tell Microsoft that ShixxNOTE is program which can be trusted. Never mind maybe one day they will release some update and make this process easier.

After you have installed ShixxNOTE program on your computer with Windows 10 running on it everything works as usual. I received mail that sending note via email is not working. I need to check this problem. But if you set that Outlook is your default email program I think sening notes via email will work.

Here are some screen shots of ShixxNOTE 6.net running on Windows 10 computer. Enjoy 🙂

ShixxNOTE working on Windows 10

ShixxNOTE working on Windows 10

If you want to see program icon always you need to set task bar properties as on image below.

ShixxNOTE taskbar icon on Windows 10

ShixxNOTE taskbar icon on Windows 10

Try it and you will see that it is better than Windows Sticky notes which doesn’t have anything with communication. Till then use ShixxNOTE program as a stickies and for instant messaging.

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE Program Author

Google Chrome warning on download page

October 20, 2015 Leave a comment

Since Google Chrome and other web browsers have been updated to new version I am having problem with simple download of ShixxNOTE program setup file (zip file). Because of that many of users doesn’t know and they simply trust Google and they don’t download ShixxNOTE program setup file. This is very big problem for me. And now I have to address to Google that ShixxNOTE is 100% secure for download.

Here is the images I get on my Google Chrome (it is on Croatian language) but it is the same warning on any language.

Download page of progam where you click on image button to download program setup file

Download page of progam where you click on image button to download program setup file

After I click on “Primary Download” image button I get this Google Chrome warning.

Google Chrome warning in the bottom left corner

Google Chrome warning in the bottom left corner

So just to inform all who is reading this post do as you can see on image above and click on “Keep file” because I assure you that ShixxNOTE setup file (zip) is 100 percent valid and secure. I don’t know why Google did this but now that is the only way you can download ShixxNOTE 6.net setup file.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE Program Author

Register ShixxNOTE program

July 30, 2015 Leave a comment

When ShixxNOTE program trial 30-days period expires you can register program if you like it. I hope you do and this is the way how to do it. Process is simple and very secure.

First you need to go to the program home page www.shixxnote.com and click on menu item “Order Now”. After you select license you want you must click on “Buy Now” image button and then you will be redirected to my payment processor company SWREG.

ShixxNOTE Register

ShixxNOTE program home page “Order now”

On that page you must select how will you pay and enter your info and after you finish, you will promptly get your download link for ShixxNOTE registered version.

ShixxNOTE payment processor company

ShixxNOTE payment processor company SWREG which will sent you download link

And that is all. I hope now you will register your trial versions of ShixxNOTE 6.net you have installed. You can pay with any known payment type.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

Get your LAN computer IP address

July 7, 2015 Leave a comment

This is a small menu hidden in ShixxNOTE program “Send note to” dialog. You can simpy right mouse click on the computer in you LAN and voila you get small menu with two options “Add” to note recipient(s) that computer or you can check selected computer “IP Address”. Cool if you want to know which IP address stands under the computer name. On this picture computer namer is OZREN-PC and IP address is 192.168.1.34 ! So people use that feature and have a great summer … Till next post … Kind regards to all ! Ozren Sirola author of the ShixxNOTE program 😉

"Show IP" address in the small right mouse click menu

Send note to dialog with “Show IP” address in the small right mouse click menu …

Sending email note

May 5, 2015 5 comments

Hello,

Many of customers and users of ShixxNOTE 6.net program didn’t send email note. But recently one customer asked me more about sending note via email. So now I decided to modify some things regarding sending email note in source code and today I released a new version of ShixxNOTE 6.net Build 138. If you didn’t know when you open “Send note to” others dialog from note menu you get send note dialog. Program already read your network neighborhood and you can see a list of computer in your LAN in the left list. From that list you can select recipients from your LAN, but also you can enter in a text box above for example some email address like somebody@gmail.com and when you press enter that mail address will be added in note recipients list. Also you will see different icon instead of computer you will see smaill Outlook Express icon before email address. When you have finished adding recipients then you click on big “Send note” button.

I suppose that you will be asked by Windows Mail or Outlook if you want allow ShixxNOTE program to send email to mail recipients. You must click on button “Allow”. After that your email client will send ShixxNOTE note via email with all data in it and with picture of note as an attachment.

Now recipient will get in his Inbox new ShixxNOTE email message which looks like this picture (my mail client is Outlook).

EmailNote_1

Outlook mail with all data necessary for ShixxNOTE program to create you same note on your desktop.

EmailNote_2

Outlook mail with picture of ShixxNOTE note sended to you.

You can see on both pictures what program sended. All data necessary for note creation and an attachment of note picture. But also you can see in a subject text of the email something like this “ShixxNOTE : Note from Ozren, OZREN-PC” which means that note was sended to you from user Ozren who works on OZREN-PC computer.

Before I had some problems with sending email notes and getting correct user name but now everything is working fine. After you received ShixxNOTE note you can click on ShixxNOTE main menu item “Check for email notes” (check previous posts to see how to get main program menu) and program will search your Inbox for ShixxNOTE program emails and will create exactly the same note as sender have sent to you on your desktop.

I hope you will use this option more now when you know how to send and receive ShixxNOTE email notes.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE Program Author

Scheduler for sending notes in ShixxNOTE program ?

August 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Many of my customers asked me if I have some kind of “Scheduler” implemented in ShixxNOTE 6.net program. Now I am thinking a lot about that feature. There are two solutions for this. First solution is to modify program and enable execution of “ShixxNOTE.exe” file from “Command prompt” with arguments. After that I can add “Basic Task” from program in Windows “Task Scheduler”. That also means that you will be able to write command in “Command prompt” that will execute ShixxNOTE program and send note to others in your LAN. For example if you write this “ShixxNOTE.exe -cmp STEVE -txt Hello” in the Command Prompt, recepient (computer named STEVE in your LAN) will receive note with text (“Hello”). Note theme would be as a default one on STEVE’s computer.

Windows Task Scheduler

Windows Task Scheduler

Command prompt example of command

Command prompt example of command

Second solution is to add in note menu new item “Schedule”. And then you would get scheduler dialog where you will be able to select for every note time, repetition and recipient(s) or group that will receive that note. Second solution is better but please give me advice. Now I am thinking about developing first and also second solution. And after that I will change version to 7.net because in that new version there would be a plenty of new options, changes, new features and finally multilanguage support.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola