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  1. batterybar in systemtray can't lock its position

    sometimes play full screen movie, batterybar in systemtray will change position, please lock its position

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    • Put 'Thanks To' page for translators

      Well, since I've translated BatteryBar into Korean, it'd be really nice to see some credit page for those translate into varius languages in BB;

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      • Color codes for different charge/discharge levels... Allow user defined levels for each full, 75, 50

        Color codes for different charge/discharge levels... Allow user defined levels for each color IE Full, 75, 50, 25, etc.

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        • Make themes avalable in pro and free version

          I just beleve that you dont have alot of options in the free version just create some to let people relax it does not even need to be the one I suggested

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          • Make bar width adjustable

            Especially with a vertical taskbar, only about 50% of the horizontal space get's used. This depends on how wide you set the task bar, so auto adjusting would be superb (but manually setting the size would be fine, too)

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              The minimum width and height is determined automatically based on the theme and the font being used.

              It might be possible to add an option to adjust the minimum height and width.

            • BatteryBar will move on taskbar

              【In order to make the problem understandable, I want to send you some pictures】There are 2 lines on taskbar and divide the taskbar into 3 areas, the left area is startup button, the center area is some programs, and the right area is some icons such as language bar, speaker and time. Generally, the batterybar is on the right area, close to the language bar, but in my computer, the batterybar will move to the center area, I can't move it manually. Please fix it!!!

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              • Install for all users on a machine

                RIght now BatteryBar just installs for the user that is logged in. No other user on the machine sees it. Add an option to install for all users on the machine. This is for safety aware users that install with a special admin account but surf with a non-admin account.

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                • On devices with 2 Video Cards, Detect which is in use, display/track appropriate discharge history.

                  On many performance notebooks there can be both and integrated and a discrete graphics solution. On devices such as the M11x the discharge time is dramatically different depending on which card is enabled, 2-3hrs on discrete and 5-7hrs on integrated. Battery bar of course cannot discern which one is currently active, and therefore it cannot make accurate predictions for time until empty.

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                  • Create a Media Player widget to show battery time watermark during media playback in fullscreen

                    A feature I think would be nice is the ability to see a semi-transparent battery icon during fullscreen media playback.

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                    • Battery Bar disappears in 3.5.2

                      I just upgraded to 3.5.2 from 3.5.1 and BatteryBar seems to disappear (Win7 Pro x64) after about 1 minute of use while on battery power... The taskbar real estate is taken but the only way to bring BatteryBar back is to right-click the taskbar, Toolbars, uncheck BatteryBar, then do it again to check it. (But doing that causes it to disappear again in ~1 minute)...

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                      • Dutch language version

                        I would just like to point out that the translations of the texts in the Dutch version are rather poor. Mistakes in spelling and grammar, but also strange sentence constructions.

                        I hope it was translated by google translate or something. If not, the person who did it sucks at Dutch. ;)

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                        • I suggest you to add a searchable history function

                          I suggest you add a history feature of charge cycles and discharge in the form of a graph that displays all values ​​of the batteries as well as the state of charge and discharge, in which you can also move to a time T . Something like this picture :http://www.abload.de/img/sl4wqj09.png

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                          • Add option to control frequency of alternations

                            I like how BatteryBar (3.1 b55 Pro) gives you the option to cycle between time remaining and percent. It would be really nice if you could adjust how often it alternates in seconds.

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                              This would take more work than it sounds like up front. Currently the alternations occur when the battery is queried for a status update. I would have to implement an entirely new timer just for that option. It’s do-able; I’ll think about it.

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                              • change the sign on the discharge rate

                                As you can check, when discharging, it shows the rate as negative value. If it is DIScharging, the rate would be a positive value. However, if you say, "Charge rate" then the negative sign when discharging is needed.

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                                • Taskbar widget position is wrong and cannot be corrected

                                  Sometimes my tray grows by programs and BatterBar taskbar gadget moved right, but never move left back itself. And it cannot be moved by hand.

                                  See screenshot of my taskbar:
                                  http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6667/20111207114256.png

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                                  • add feature to access Windows power management directly from battery bar

                                    a right click on the bar could show an additional entry to access the windows power management. users could hide the original battery symbol then.

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                                    • allow the user to set a maximum battery bar height

                                      Battery bar is as high as taskbar. It doesn't look good, when users are using taskbar higher the one line.

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                                      • Add ability to toggle between mWh and mAh when mouse rested on status bar icon

                                        Love this little program and paid for the pro version, it works great on my ASUS N56VM laptop. However, there is something that I dislike like when I rested my mouse on the status bar icon and it show up lots of useful info about my battery current status but I really don't feel confident reading them in mWh but in Amp per hour. mWh or mAh is too many decimal points, hard to understand and it is good only for those devices capacity/consumes less than 1 Watt/Amp per hour. My battery pack, instead of 57.2 Watts per hour someone…

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                                        • Different profiles per graphic card for hybrid graphics notebooks

                                          For Notebook computers with hybrid graphics, eg. ATI / intel graphic cards, keep seperate profiles per power scheme per graphic card.

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