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Changelog

  1. Version 8.4.278

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue causing the settings to not open when clicking a price notification.
    • Fix an issue which could cause issues on headless displays.
    • Fix an issue which could cause the app to crash if no internet is available and metadata was enabled.
    • Fix an issue which, in some configurations, could cause the app to crash if Windows Updates is disabled.
    • Fix an issue which could cause instabilities if the primary display was changed.
    • Fix an issue causing where the price, for some stock exchanges, would not refresh.
    • Fix an issue causing the nickname for an instrument to persist after it has been removed.
    • Fix an issue which could cause sporadic crashes for some widgets.
    • Fix clipping issues when utilizing Mouse Drag Delta for widgets with an x-axis limit less than zero.
    • Fix an issue which could cause a widget to remain on the screen after being deleted.
    • Fix an issue which could cause the application to crash after starting.
    • Fix an issue which could cause the application to crash when utilizing Mouse Drag Delta.
    • Fix an issue causing the settings UI to crash when opening the color picker.
    • Stability improvements & bug fixes.
  2. Version 8.4.226

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue causing the order of the widgets in the settings UI to not persist.
    • Fix an issue causing widgets to not be removed from the list after deletion in the settings UI.
    • Other minor stability improvements & bug fixes.
  3. Version 8.4.199

    Published

    New features:

    • Add ability to set size when using the grid align tool.
    • New option (under General Settings) to prevent the settings UI from launching when opening the app from the start menu.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Improve separator contrast on dark backgrounds.
    • Fix minor theming issues when dark mode is enabled.
    • Fix an issue which could cause double currency conversion.
    • Improved startup speed for the settings user interface.
    • Stability improvements.
    • Other minor bug fixes.
  4. Version 8.2.283

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue which could cause the app to not exit immediately.
    • Fix issues which could cause the application to hang or crash.
    • Fix issues which could cause the app to not initialize properly if it was launched without an internet connection.
    • Fix an issue which caused y-axis values to not be updated after changing the display currency.
    • Fix an issue which would prevent a widget from being updated if it was of an unsupported currency.
    • Fix an issue where the price could be hidden in the widget header.
    • Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements.
  5. Version 8.2.248

    Published

    New features:

    • Separators will now dynamically change color based on the selected background color.
    • Added a new status indicator in the About page, indicating whether you are signed in or not.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue which could cause the app not restart after updating.
    • Fix an issue which could cause errors if debug mode was enabled.
    • Fix an issue causing keybindings to not work as intended.
    • Fix an issue which would cause some navigation buttons to not respond.
    • Fix an issue which displayed an error when changing the language.
    • Other minor bug fixes.
  6. Version 8.2.147

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue which could cause the app not launch on some computers.
    • Fix an issue where the "Hide widgets" button would not work.
    • Fix an issue causing an incorrect version to be displayed in the app.
  7. Version 8.2.142

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue causing the chart to not update during pre-market hours when pre-/post-market was enabled.
    • Fix an issue causing the Add Widget page to be grayed out after acquiring Stock Desktop Widget Pro.
  8. Version 8.2.132

    Published

    New features:

    • Overhauled Color tab & color picker UI.
    • New default color pallete for light and dark mode.
    • New toggle switch for simulated holdings y-axis.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Smaller app size: 10% size reduction.
    • Fix some minor UI inconsitencies.
    • Fix an issue which could cause the settings UI to become unresponsive.
    • Fix an issue causing the "Show opening price" option to not work.
    • Other minor stability improvements and bugfixes.
  9. Version 8.1.445

    Published

    New features:

    • Add buy positions, sell positions, and dividends.
    • Historical exchange rates for input currencies different than the underlying currency.
    • Automatic conversion between display currency, underlying currency and input currency.
    • Account for dividends, short positions, broker fees, & more.
    • Add and remove positions on the fly.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Update an issue where some hotkeys would not trigger.
    • Update an issue where a widget would remain frozen after unlocking it.
    • Update an issue where the timerange would fail to update.
    • Update an issue where OHLC labels would not update after changing the timerange.
    • Update an issue which could cause the "Add widget" context menu item to not trigger.
  10. Version 8.0.89

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Update an issue which could cause widgets to be misaligned on some systems.
    • Update an issue which could cause an error when deleting a widget with a hotkey.
    • Update an issue preventing hotkeys from triggering after restarting the app.
    • Invalid time ranges are no longer selectable.
    • Update an issue related to the payment provider.
    • Add more relevant error message if Grid Alignment fails.
    • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.
  11. Version 8.0.46

    Published

    New features:

    • New 'Mini widget' toggle switch under Shared settings.
    • Choose between percent and points in simulated holdings.
    • Win/loss (W/L) has been renamed to Profit/loss (P/L).
    • Profit/loss will now utilize correct currency formatting.
    • A new currency has been added: Brazilian Real (BRL).

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Changing colors is now more responsive.
    • Improved compatibility with Windows 11.
    • Update an issue which could cause the widget to disappear after disconnecting a monitor.
    • Update an issue which could cause in-app purchases to fail after closing the dialog.
    • Update an issue causing the widget to not reset when premarket trading period starts.
    • Update an issue which could cause the OHLC drop-down list to be blank.
    • Other stability & performance improvements.
  12. Version 7.2.44

    Published

    New features:

    • Save size of settings window between launches.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Update an issue where low-volume instruments would be incorrect when Show pre-/post-market data was enabled.
    • Update an issue causing Use exchange time zone to not update the charts immediately.
    • Other minor stability improvements.
  13. Version 7.2.21

    Published

    New features:

    • Add an option to disable chart grid lines under Shared Settings -> Hide separators.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Update an issue where some instrument quotes did not update.
    • Add Colored change indicator setting under Global Settings -> General Settings.
    • Revert default values for Pro users.
    • Other minor stability improvements.
  14. Version 7.1.177

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue causing incorrect y-axis label placement.
    • Fix an issue causing widgets to freeze if all monitors were physically disconnected.
    • Fix an issue where the price of NYMEX and TMX/TSX would not update.
    • Fix an issue causing "Always on top" to function incorrectly under certain circumstances.
    • Fixed issues related to drawing of charts.
    • Improved shutdown speed of application.
    • Fix an issue where some instruments would not update after wake from sleep.
    • Fix an issue which could cause the application to crash.
    • Accessibility improvements!
    • Several other minor bugfixes.
    • Other minor UI fixes.
  15. Version 7.1.157

    Published

    New features:

    • Monochrome icon support (Settings -> General Settings -> Monochrome icon).

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Bug fixes.
  16. Version 7.1.107

    Published

    New features:

    • You can now reorder and select the market data shown below the charts.
    • Dragging a chart while holding shift will show you the change in price. Configure under "Shared settings".
    • New power saving features for laptop users. Configure under "Power Options".

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue preventing realtime chart updates from registering.
    • Add missing OHLC interval dropdown in settings.
    • Fix an issue where, in some circumstances, OHLC and candle charts were drawn incorrectly.
    • Fix an issue causing the "CLOSE" button to be disabled after submitting feedback.
    • Fix an issue causing the app to not automatically restart after an update.
    • Fix an issue where the volume bar graph would become stale over time.
    • Fix an issue which could cause x-axis labels to be offset when using a time period of 1 month.
    • Minor UI tweaks.
    • Minor performance improvements.
    • Other minor bug fixes.
  17. Version 7.0.69

    Published

    New features:

    • Added the option to specify default width and height for new widgets

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Newly added widgets will now use an appropriate size according to whether market data is enabled, and whether the style is set to "Normal" or "Minimal"
    • The Grid alignment tool will now use the specified default size when specified, or a more appropriate auto size.
    • Fix an issue where changing the primary display from one display to another would not relocate widgets
    • Fix an issue causing the "Send" button to always be disabled in the Feedback menu.
  18. Version 7.0.47

    Published

    New features:

    • [Windows] You can now launch Stock Desktop Widget from a pinned taskbar icon

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue which could inadvertently remove existing widgets when adding a new widget
    • Fix issues pertaining to connecting / disconnecting external monitors
    • Improve compatibility with USB display adapters and dongles
    • Fix issues where the widgets would disappear when connecting an external monitor
    • Fix an issue where the widgets would never load
    • Fix an issue which could cause hangs over cellular or a slow internet connection
    • Fix issues related to backward compatibility
    • Fix issues related to widget background and foreground colors
    • Fix an issue which, for some instruments, would cause the charts to stop updating after the trading period was over.
    • Fix Colored change indicators not working
    • Fix an issue which could cause the settings UI to crash
    • [Mac] Fix excessive padding around chart header
    • Other minor bug fixes
  19. Version 7.0.2

    Published

    New features:

    • New option to show pre-/post-market prices
    • You can now select a display currency for each instrument

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where the save button on certain pages would stop working after invalid input.
    • UI improvements.
    • [Windows] Reduced the size of the app by 50%!
    • [Mac] Fix an issue which could cause intermittent crashes
    • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
  20. Version 6.5.51

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where simulated holdings could not be saved
    • Fix an issue causing simulated holdings to be displayed after disabling
    • [Windows] Fix an issue causing time range hotkeys to not work reliably.
    • [Mac] Decrease the size of the application bundle
    • [Mac] Improved startup time
    • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
  21. Version 6.3.211

    Published

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where the save button was grayed out under notification settings.
  22. Version 6.3.202

    Published

    New features:

    • Add key bindings to your widgets. Change the time range, move them to the front, change the font size, and more.
    • Brand new light mode theme. Overhauled appearance for Stock Desktop Widget for Windows 11.
    • Reduced the startup time of the application by up to 60%.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix issues where the acrylic background blur would appear in front of the widget when changing the z-order or when toggelig the backdrop.
    • Fix an issue where some settings were not saved.
  23. Version 6.2.45

    Published

    New features:

    • Up / Down arrows indicating intraday price trend.
    • New option for the price quote to flash red or green, in real time, based on price movements. Look for "Colored Change Indicator" under Color Settings.
    • Improve readability of simulated holdings (W/L).
    • Add an option for sending optional diagnostic data when submitting a bug report.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix issues where the acrylic background blur would appear in front of the widget when changing the z-order or when togglig the backdrop.
    • Fix an issue where "Hide all widgets" would not hide the acrylic background blur.
    • Fix an IPv6 related issue causing the DNS client to ignore AAAA-records.
    • Add a loading indicator when submitting a bug report.
    • Fix an issue where right clicking the tray icon without selecting a context menu item would close the application.
  24. Version 6.2.13

    Published

    New features:

    • Support for acrylic background and Fluent UI aesthetic
    • Support for Windows 11

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where using an external monitor as the primary monitor would cause the widgets to disappear
    • Fix issues related to widgets not retaining their locked setting
  25. Version 6.1.47

    Published

    New features:

    • Allow for custom rendering options. You can find them under the About page! Default values are recommended.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where the Enable widget and Lock widget in place toggle switches were unresponsive
    • Fix an OpenGL issue, causing the settings UI to freeze
    • Fix an incorrect bounds to workarea comparison, causing the position of widgets to be reset
    • Fix issues related to widgets not retaining their locked setting
    • Fix some German and French translation errors (thanks Jens!)
    • Fix an issue where the Add Widget page would incorrectly appear inside a dialog frame
  26. Version 6.1.35

    Published

    New features:

    • Add ability to change decimal precision
    • Huge performance improvement for the settings UI; hardware accelerated rendering

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix several display and widget position related issues
    • Fix an issue where the % change and $ change were flipped
    • Improve readability of log files
    • Fix an issue with the exchange time zone toggle switch
    • Fix issues which could cause the application / widgets to freeze
    • Fix issues related to the Save button for Simulated Holdings and Notification Settings
  27. Version 4.0.15

    Published

    New features:

    • No new features this release.

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where the charts would appear empty/blank due to incorrect font size.
  28. Version 4.0.14

    Published

    New features:

    • Toggle for temporarily hiding all widgets from system tray menu

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Removed pen and stylus support for increased system compatability.
  29. Version 4.0.13

    Published

    New features:

    • Set custom chart font size

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue where volume would be incorrectly displayed
    • Fix "Use exchange timezone" not working
    • Prevent stale metadata
    • Toggle if settings should be shown via systray icon
    • Fix an issue where the realtime quote, on some systems, failed to refresh
    • Numerous other bugfixes
  30. Version 4.0.12

    Published

    New features:

    • Enhanced chart alignment
    • Move UUID to the About page
    • Update the about page
    • Add ability to change display language
    • Add debug mode toggle in About
    • Add an explanation for upper and lower notification thresholds

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue which prevented Notification Threshold and Simulated Holding values less than 0.1
    • Fix an issue which would cause the live quotes to stop updating after some time
    • Fix reset button not working
    • Prevent charts from exceeding screen boundaries when aligning
    • Fix an issue causing certain changes/settings to not be saved
    • Incorrect axis length for week and month
    • Fix some issues related to dark/light theme
    • Fix for KB4569750
    • Fix an issue which could cause mouse-over label to go behind regular labels
    • Improve Norwegian Bokmål localization
  31. Version 4.0.8

    Published

    New features:

    • Show loading indicator when searching for stocks
    • Show loading indicator when switching timerange

    Bug fixes and enhancements:

    • Fix an issue causing saved instruments to be deleted during a crash
    • Update chart if internet connection goes from offline to online
    • Update confirm button in dialogs when input field is updated
    • Fix an issue resulting in incorrect scaling on high DPI displays
    • Fix enabled or disabled not saved between restart in my instruments
    • Fix a minor memory leak