@delores Only "Replies to me" should be marked with a blue bar. I just checked my Notifications timeline and looks like it works as intended. #AndStatus v.41 https://quitter.no/attachment/1836031
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@meldrian alles davon ausgelegt auf sporatische WiFi abdeckung, 2-3x am Tag:
- AndStatus (Twitter, Mastodon) mit background sync im.WiFi
- Antennapod
- wallabag (Framasoft hosted eine Instanz: framabag.org)
- NewPipe (downloads for later use)
- Slide (kann ganze subreddits cachen)

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#AndStatus v.41.01 "Search by a part of a word. Avatars fixed" is released, see https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/456
What's new:
1. Search works for a note's name (title) and a content. You have to launch "AndStatus Settings -> Storage -> Check and fix data" once to rebuild search index in existing local cache.
2. Added Search and filtering by a part of a word. Now you can type e.g. contains:other to match "other" and "mother" or you can search for contains://andstatus.org/ to filter posts, which contain links in "andstatus.org" domain.
3. Added (the 6th) option to show a User in timeline as "Real name @webFingerId"
4. Fixed avatars not showing problem (downloading / reloading and purging). https://loadaverage.org/attachment/4449989
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@kris I suspect you are using last year's version of #AndStatus. Currently in order to see an attachment in your favorite photo viewer you just need to click that attachment-image. Current version is 40...
Regarding a menu that you don't understand. This fully depends on you if it will become better: just start detailed discussion with concrete subjects... Although "I don't get it" like in "Big" movie with Tom Hanks is better than nothing, thank you for this :-)
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I'm shutting down my pump.io server and stopping Pumpa development: sjoberg.fi/blog/pump-shutdown.

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@eudaimon Not showing some avatar is not a bug, but may be a result of unsuccessful avatar download. "Get Actor information" in the user's/actor's context menu forces #AndStatus to re-download the actor's avatar also. https://loadaverage.org/attachment/4399107
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@eudaimon Oh, so that is #Hubzilla node?! We have an old (and recently updated) conversation on Hubzilla support in #AndStatus, see https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/294
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@eudaimon First of all, I would start from asking existing users of that server (via web interface) if any of them succeeded in connecting to it via #AndStatus. Or maybe via other client application. So you could ask for correct settings (screenshot...)
?!
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@delores #AndStatus is designed to sync in a background and to allow a User to browse timelines that were downloaded earlier. When you press Sync button, it downloads and stores timelines, users and attachments into a local database first, and only after that it loads the updated timeline from the database.
As I see, performance is quite acceptable with about 300,000 notes stored locally.
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I found out that #AndStatus v. 40.01 has a bug, crashing its Timeline in a case a User selected "Device default" Color Theme in AndStatus Settings -> Appearance.
As a workaround before a fix please select the other Color Theme: Dark or Light.
In order to get into AndStatus settings without opening a Timeline please do the following:
1. Go to Android Settings -> Accounts
2. Select any AndStatus account
3. On the window of the account click "AndStatus account settings" words.
4. "Select an account" list with accounts inside AndStatus will open.
5. Don't Select any account, but press Back button on your device instead. 
6. Now you're in AndStatus Settings. 
7. Go to Appearance -> Color Theme and select Dark or Light.
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@hckr I already did this yesterday. Now Back button closes soft keyboard first, and next Back button press closes the Editor and saves the Draft.
Will be included in the next #AndStatus v.40 update
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@why Thank you for the feedback!
> "stop following this user" probably shouldn't be in the context menu
Maybe. And what's about "Follow this user"?
> and neither should 3 different reply options
I don't know a better place for these reply options.
> needing to menu>discard to stop the reply is unintuitive (put a garbage can icon at the top)
Do you really Discard more often than Attach, Send and Save?! Discard simply doesn't fit into an action bar. I may move it before Search though, so it will become the fourth button and will be visible in a Portrait orientation.
> different screen for typing replies, instead of cramming it into the bottom of the screen
Note Editor takes the whole screen if your text is long. But it allows you to see a context while editing.
> hiding attachments makes some images inaccessible
That is 10 years ago option, needs rethinking now...
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@why Regarding saving images: this can be done using image viewer that has this feature.
Another option: switch in Settings #AndStatus Storage to External storage - and all downloaded images become browsable by any viewer: they are stored as separate files in the "downloads" subfolder.
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#AndStatus v.40.00 "Favoriting activity in GNU Social and Limiting image cache size" is released, see https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/456
What's new:
1. GNU Social sends favoriting activity as an ordinary note with "somebody favorited something by otheruser:" favoriting prefix (or as "oneman favourited a status by somebody@somewhere.org)". AndStatus detects such notes during downloading and automatically converts them into LIKE (favoriting) activities, removing the favoriting prefix. https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/491
2. Added two options to limit total size of cached images and maximum size of any single image (to be sent or received):
Storage -> "Maximum size of cached images, Mb" with a default value of 1000 Mb.
Attachments -> "Maximum size of an attachment, Mb" with a default value of 5 Mb.
https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/459
3. Added an option in Settings -> Timeline: "Show my account, which downloaded the activity/note". So far the account shown as "a:accountname" in the note's details (below note's text). https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/493
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@lnxw37d2 Yes, having competition is always good :-)
I hope that #GNUSocial will get #ActivityPub server to user protocol, at last. Thus opening a door for young and ambitious developers eager to change the world.
Regarding #AndStatus performance, it's already noticeably better in v.39. And Timelines open even faster in v.40, which I plan to post for Beta testing later today...
@lnxw48@fresh.federati.net @mike
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#Andstatus is getting on with my Pixel 2 better than ever. Everything seems to work as it should.
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#AndStatus v.39.00 "User's profile at the top of their timeline" is released, see https://github.com/andstatus/andstatus/issues/456
What's new:
1. User's profile is shown at the top of their timelines: "Sent" (Notes by "someuser@somedomain"). For "my accounts" only: in "Favorites", "Friends" and "Followers" timelines also. Lists of user's friends and followers are available via the profile's context menu.
2. Switching between accounts made more like in other Android applications, with avatars of current and two previously selected accounts in the Navigation drawer (like e.g. in GMail app). Clicking on current account's avatar opens their "Sent" timeline with the account's profile information at the top. https://loadaverage.org/attachment/4312038
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@bl4n Regarding number of messages stored, please note that there is not only History size setting in #AndStatus, but History time also. Both values should be large enough. https://loadaverage.org/attachment/4310120
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After a long break I tried Profiler in Android Studio looking for a way to optimize performance of #AndStatus. And now it not only works, but allows me, at least on #Android emulator, to see most lengthy operations. As a result, a timeline loads at least three times faster. To be released in AndStatus v.39.
Profiler allows you to record your application's activity and present it as "Call chart", where you can see durations of execution for each method in the stack and easily figure out most lengthy.
Clicking on the method's bar in this call chart brings you to its source code...
I found out that Regex-related methods are the most time-consuming, and optimized them both via using compiled Pattern instead of regex strings, and by executing lengthy operations once only (i.e. I store result of such checks and reuse it later instead of repeating costly operations).
Doc on the #AndroidProfiler : https://developer.android.com/studio/profile/ https://loadaverage.org/attachment/4309407
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improvements In upcoming v.39 of :
Switching between accounts made more like in other Android applications, with avatars of current and two previously selected accounts in the Navigation drawer (like e.g. in GMail app).
Clicking on current account's avatar opens their "Sent" timeline with the account's profile information at the top.

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