TsGui 1.0 released!

After a busy couple of months, TsGui 1.0 is finally ready for release.

Version 1.0 adds the feature most commonly requested by TsGui users, the ability to have one option affect the value of another, something I call ‘option linking’. It also adds conditional logic so you can now build If/Else rules for setting values. These two features combine to add significant additional flexibility in what you can do with your config.

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Issues with ADK 1703

The new ADK 1703 has been released and for some reason Microsoft has decided to change some things regarding .Net. According to the MS website:

Install WinPE-HTA to enable limited WPF support

Why MS has decided that WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation, the thing that does the UI in TsGui), one of their newer standards, requires HTA, one of their older ones, is beyond me. Argh.

Moral of the story, if you are using ADK 1703, you’ll need to add WinPE-HTA to your WinPE as well as WinPE-NetFX.

Mike.

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TsGui 0.9.7.2 – bug fix and groupable DropDownList items

Hi all,

There is an update to TsGui on the downloads page. This update addresses a couple of issues with queries that can cause TsGui to crash. Continue reading

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TsGui update 0.9.7.1 – pre-flight checks and image support

Hi all,

I’ve just uploaded a new version of TsGui to the site. This version has a number of updates, most noticeably support for compliance options a.k.a. pre-flight checks, and expanded customisation options e.g. image support, ability to modify the header area like a page (you can add rows/columns/guioptions).

      
Base config vs example customized config:

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TsGui update 0.9.6.7

Hi all,

There is a new version of TsGui on the Download page. This version fixes the issue where the TsGui window doesn’t open center screen like it is supposed to in WinPE.

In the process of fixing that issue, I also developed a ‘Live Data’ window that is useful for testing. This displays all GuiOptions and NoUIOptions and their current values. It also displays some basic info like screen resolution and window location. You can enable this using the LiveData attribute for use in testing mode, or using the Debug attribute if you also want it to display during a running task sequence. See the Config_Examples.xml for details.

Cheers,

Mike

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TsGui update – 0.9.6.6

Hi all,

I’ve just uploaded a new version of TsGui to the site. The main feature for this version is a new “NoUI” section. This lets you create TS variables without anything displayed in the GUI. They are also group aware, so you can create multiple TS variables based on the selection from a single drop down list or check box.

See Config_NoUI.xml for an example configuration, and check the how-to video for more details. See the release notes for additional updates and fixes in this release.

Cheers,

Mike.

 

 

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TsGui bug fix update

Hi all,

I’ve just posted version 0.9.6.3 to the site. This fixes inheritance on the <PurgeInactive> option, which wasn’t flowing down the tree, e.g. from <Page>, <Row>, <Column>.

This update also adds the ability to set the position of the TsGui window on the screen. See the <WindowLocation> option in Config_Formatting.xml.

0.9.6.3 is available as usual on the Download page, and source is available on GitHub.

Cheers,

Mike

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