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1.7.1: fix for Android 1.5&1.6 users

posted Jun 15, 2011, 1:55 PM by David Davagdroid

Bug fix:
- FC when editing the details of a car for Android 1.5&1.6 users
- Small improvement in global stats computation to better handle sale date of a car
- The sale date of car was not displayed once it was setup and going back to view the details of a car.

1.6.1: car sale price and car sale date

posted Mar 31, 2011, 7:56 AM by David Davagdroid

New features:

- Added 2 new fields to the car entity: sale price and sale date. You need to set the sale date so that the sale price is saved. With that feature I can now calculate the final cost of a car. Later on I will provide some car value estimation until it's sold.

Please check also the new facebook page for MyCars. It's quite new and still very basic info on it.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Cars/198039030229278


Bug fix:
- Problem with charts when the app theme and chart theme were different if running on Android <=2.1

1.6.0: new numerical keyboard, road type, driving style, etc...

posted Mar 22, 2011, 3:40 PM by David Davagdroid

New features:
    - Added a new numerical keyboard specific to my cars. The goal is to ease the editing of numbers and to overcome a problem I had with some phones like Sony-Ericsson. Please let me know what you think about it.
    - Added some fields to refuel (driving style/road type/use AC/use trailer/avg speed). Some can be set on the car itself to act as default. Later on I will provide charts based on that data
    - Improve performance of first screen load. Useful for high volumes of data.
    - Added new date format patterns (with / as separator)
    - In global stats screen some entries are now hidden if they are empty in order to make the screen more readable.
    - Added more bills stats (
    - Display cost in items list for refuels
    - Added a new advanced preference in order to cut X last digits for a new refuel in odometer mode
. For instance you could set X=3 so that instead of having 154678 miles you would have 154. Then you would only need to enter the last 3 digits.

Bug fix:
    - Fix: wrong main app theme
    - Fix: UK locale mistakes + AUD Australian currency code. Let me know if you see more UK mistakes.
    - Fix: date picker in landscape mode was not showing properly
    - Fix: chart export as image didn't work since 1.5.1
    - Fix: service and bill categories sorted by name        
    - Fix: fuel efficiency shows 0 as first entry when car tank init state was not full
    - Fix: sort of reminders is now always by date. It had some problems with multiple cars

1.5.3: mainly bug fixes for android 1.5 + refuel edit

posted Feb 8, 2011, 2:06 PM by David Davagdroid

Please note that this release includes features of 1.5.2 that I didn't released.

New features:

    - Added car filter for reminders. That way you can only select reminders by car. I just noticed however that the sorting by date doesn't always work.... I will fix it for next release :-(
    - Added icons in chart lists
. It's just nicer now.
    - Consistent charts navigation: now all arrows are on the top right of the chart screens. I will probably add in one of the next releases the ability to slide from one chart to next/previous one.

Bug fix:
    - FC on Android 1.5 when displaying the charts
    - FC when changing the orientation of the screen during a refuel and then entering either fuel quantity, price or cost

1.5.1: fix LPG refuel edit and added 2 more charts

posted Jan 25, 2011, 10:20 PM by David Davagdroid

New features:
    - 2 new charts: refuel cost/km (or mile) and refuel cost/100km (100miles).

Bug fix:
    - Fix problem that appeared in 1.5.0 where you couldn't select LPG as refuel. Same issue with CNG also fixed.

1.5.0: more fields to car entity, reminder's list crash, etc...

posted Jan 24, 2011, 1:04 PM by David Davagdroid

New features:
    - Preferences for charts are now accessible from the charts by pressing the Menu key. The same preferences are also visible in the main preferences

    - Added a few fields to car details (make, model, ...)
    - Advanced param configuration to discard partial refuels in some charts (like trip distance, refuel cost)
. This is useful if you want to avoid having

Bug fix:
    - Fix reminders list crash with android <2.2
    - Fix negative cost/day with current year filter and only 1 refuel in current year
    - Fix issue loosing new refuel data when going from portrait to landscape

1.4.0: more stats by time + reminder list improvements and export chart feature

posted Jan 16, 2011, 1:06 PM by David Davagdroid   [ updated Jan 16, 2011, 1:21 PM ]

New features:
    - New stats: distance by day/month/year and cost
by day/month/year. Cost are also divided: total/refuels/services
    - Add ability to save screenshots of charts (menu/capture...) . The screenshots are saved in the SD Card under mycar/png. You can also choose to send them by email using SendTo feature.
    - Add filter to reminder list in order to ease viewing only the category of reminder you want (all/services/bills/other)
    - Reminders are now sorted by event date. That way it should be easier to know which reminder is next
    - Import display errors if any. This will be still improved, but I hope it can help you import data. As usual do not hesitate to contact me for support
    - Import now supports format without hour:minutes. Only useful if you need to import date

Bug fix:
    - Fixed bug on car list items. The distance showed was wrong when using miles.

Main statistics tab: distance by day/month/year


Main statistics tab: costs part 2 (cost/day + cost/month + cost/year)
Export chart as png file: (choose Export to SD Card and Send To... in order to email the image.


1.3.2: a few more stats and date filter on global stats

posted Dec 26, 2010, 10:55 AM by David Davagdroid   [ updated Dec 26, 2010, 10:58 AM ]

New features:
    - Add ability to filter by date on global stats screen
    - Add cost by 100km (or 100miles) in global stats
    - Some minor improvements like putting the edit text at the end of the distance when entering a new refuel in order to speed up the edition.
Bug fix:
    - Fix some bugs in monthly fuel efficiency chart
    - Fix buggy date filter in charts


1.3.0: more charts and review of lpg/cng fuel efficiency

posted Dec 5, 2010, 2:15 PM by David Davagdroid

New features:
    - New pie charts for costs (total costs and running costs) -> useful to see that percentage the fuel costs you for instance. 
    - New monthly fuel efficiency chart -> here the idea is to have the fuel efficiency aggregated by month. That way you can track the season's differences.
    - Added last fuel efficiency in stats -> you now have a quick look at last refuel entry. Added also some colors: green means your entry is better than the average. Red being worst than the average
    - Added some attributes to car (vin, license plate number and a general note)
    - Added specific theme for charts  -> now you can get black theme for the app and light theme for charts
    - Added ability to choose the number of decimals for fuel quantity and price -> useful in some countries that use more decimals than the default

Bug fix:
    - Fix some issues with LPG/CNG fuel efficiency. I will include a guide on how to use LPG/CNG. Any feedback is welcome
    - Fix an issue with import of data on a new device with prefs different from the default

1.2.0: csv import/export

posted Nov 7, 2010, 10:47 PM by David Davagdroid   [ updated Nov 7, 2010, 10:50 PM ]

New features:
    - CSV import/export. I will soon document the syntax for import. In the mean time, just do an export and you probably will understand it

Bug fix:
    - Review of reminders algorithm in order to support better some use cases where reminders are in the past. Let me know if you have an issue
    - Fix management of partial refuels in some charts.
    - Fix export of bill reminders (missing bill name)

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