Release EDEngineer - an overlay to track your blueprint progress in realtime

no don't bother about seein the latest version, it's automatic (even if it doesn't show in the app, I most likely forgot to update the version label)
the real version (hotfixes included ; which I don't bother to update the version number when I deploy) should appear in Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features
it should currentlty show 1.1.1.29 there (once you manage to install)

not being able to install should be solvable using the wiki : https://github.com/msarilar/EDEngineer/wiki/Troubleshooting-Issues
I already did all thoses things in the wiki and now i have this error : The referenced assembly is not installed on your system, when i launch the setup.exe or the .application file, as i said in my last reply. Ty anyway, nothing more to do and no more Ede for meh :(
 
@Talmahera I don't know anything about the technical stuff but honestly, if you can, I would advise you to persist, because I do as much RNGineering as anyone and, believe me, Cmdr HG's app is awesomely essential.

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Reverting to an earlier version worked for me. EDEngineer was running again.
A day later an update was "available", ran it and it is still working. \o/
 
Wow, just wow the new 'MATERIAL TRADER' function is a brilliant addition, saves tonnes of time trying to figure it out. Thanks.
 
hehe yeah I figured it could be useful and I had a bit of time yesterday evening so I thought why not write something quick for this

think it could be enhanced like showing the kinds (data/manufactured/raw) and rarities as well as highlighting the ingredient expander when hovering the ingredient/blueprint in the shopping list

I've used this matrices here http://elite-dangerous.wikia.com/wiki/Material_Trader#Conversion_Rates (which just show that there's a power of 3 rate of conversion) so let me know if rates are wrong
 
Hi

I updated my win 10 ( silly me :mad: ), but I have been unable to run EDengineer ever since. I just tried to disable smartscreen as proposed but it does not change anything :(. EDengineer tries to update, then it's gone :O.
 
I simply Love this App! A BIG Thank You for providing it to the ED community!

Could you please help with one query though. When you select a material and it lists the Top Source Systems, what do the numbers in brackets mean after each entry? Is this the intended to indicate how likely you are to finding the material there? Some of these have very high numbers like 375 so its obviously not a percentage scale??? Can someone explain this please?

For example under MEF it lists Nu Indi (98). This system has two planetary bases on A2 that offer 3 data point scanning and repeat logging.


The next entry is Lung (42). This system has one base on A3 that has the same data point layout as Nu Indi.

Obviously two bases are better than one so I guess this kind of explains the high number for Nu Indi...

The next entry is Alpha Centauri (21)
Then Fong (9)
and lastly Shinrarta Dezrah (9)

These last three source entries I do not know what they refer to???

Thanks for any help understanding this information source!

Susie
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Hi

I updated my win 10 ( silly me :mad: )
No well you shouldn't feel bad updating your OS, the problem most likely from EDEngineer itself though I haven't found the source.

Keep in mind that there's been a few updates since the April update that might have solved the problem (such that you don't have to temporarily disable SmartScreen).

The two important comments for this problem are:
* https://github.com/msarilar/EDEngineer/issues/371#issuecomment-385653808
* https://github.com/msarilar/EDEngineer/issues/390#issuecomment-386174152

If both of these don't help, I would recommend trying some of the suggestions in the wiki (https://github.com/msarilar/EDEngineer/wiki/Troubleshooting-Issues). Just don't uninstall unless you've tried everything else, the problem should be solvable.

Could you please help with one query though. When you select a material and it lists the Top Source Systems, what do the numbers in brackets mean after each entry? Is this the intended to indicate how likely you are to finding the material there? Some of these have very high numbers like 375 so its obviously not a percentage scale??? Can someone explain this please?
It simply represents the amount of a given item you've retrieved at a given location. If 375 is displayed, it means that EDEngineer found that you find 375 in this system. Just keep in mind:
* It only uses logs for this, so deleting your logs would erase your history (well not entirely true since I've recently added an aggregation file to speed up loading ; you would have to delete both your logs and the aggregation file to lose your history)
* It doesn't take into account any temporary state required to get specific items. If you got 100 of X item in system Y because Y system was in a specific state (Boom/War/...) but system Y left this state since then, the information can be misleading (you wouldn't find that item there anymore). For most cases I think it's useful but just keep that in mind.
 
All right, so I found the exe, launched it, it tries to update, Smartscreen yells at me the classic "Are you sure dumb*** [woah]", I am prompted to choose for blueprint notification, language and journal directory. Now I have EDengineer working but i lost my shopping list ( not a big deal ). I close EDE, launch it again but this time with the normal application shortcut, again, I am prompted with the above choices. I close EDE, start again, again I have to choose notification/language/directory. This starting procedure was strange, EDE never behaved like that before.

Now EDE starts normally.

Thanks for your dedication :cool: !

/Edit
But this is weird, If I remember correctly, when launchging with the exe, the update was to version 1.1.2.8, but after launching with the app, update was to version 1.1.2.4 ... or did I get lost somewhere [where is it]. And it seems I can't get the material trader function, where is it ?

/Edit
OK, the materail trader hint shows in the shoping list whenever you miss something, nice [heart]
 
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Got an update tonight and had to go through the turning off SmartScreen AGAIN before I could get the prompt to allow it to update, otherwise you just get a quick screen flash of verifying the files and then it closes. So it appears that every time there is an update, for those of use running the latest version of Windows, we are going to have to go into SmartScreen, turn that off, get the run prompt, uncheck the ask every time box, turn SmartScreen back on after so it will run? I haven't been able to find any real documentation on how SmartScreen is actually supposed to work and why it doesn't warn instead of just killing the program instance.
 
I am Win10. Not a programmer or techie. Never changed any settings. Every time EDEngineer updates (practically daily, lol, not complaining!) I just click on the 'Information' thing on the popup and allow it. It's just two clicks. I don't have to go into any underlying settings or anything.

Hope this helps. What I mean is that I personally am not having to do really anything to get the updates to work. I don't know what the difference is here, sorry.
 
I am Win10. Not a programmer or techie. Never changed any settings. Every time EDEngineer updates (practically daily, lol, not complaining!) I just click on the 'Information' thing on the popup and allow it. It's just two clicks. I don't have to go into any underlying settings or anything.

Hope this helps. What I mean is that I personally am not having to do really anything to get the updates to work. I don't know what the difference is here, sorry.
Same here, the app runs flawlessly for me on Windows 10.
 
It think it has to do with the latest Windows 10 update (April 2018 update version 1803). Are you both running Windows with the April 30 2018 update (it was a huge patch that is just now in the process of being pushed out)?

MS apparently changed how Windows Defender SmartScreen looks at and handles 3rd party applications and of course the patch notes don't detail what the change is. I think MS broke something doing it because the current SmartScreen response seems to be when you have "warning" selected it provides no warning but instead acts as if you had "block" selected. And it doesn't seem to effect all apps...for instance EDDiscovery updates don't have a problem but their update is done via downloading a totally new program while EDEngineer does it internally as part of the existing program. It is just odd that Defender SmartScreen doesn't seem to remember that the user whitelisted the program at the last update.
The work around isn't long, as long as you know what is happening; otherwise you are left wondering why the program says "verifying..." and then seems to never start.

Not sure if the Dev is using an app called ClickOnce or something similar but other devs are seeing the issue for instance
https://superuser.com/questions/1319995/windows-smartscreen-run-prompt-missing-in-april-2018-update

I haven't seen it in my internal apps for my clients but I don't use it.
 
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Windows updated itself last night to the April 2018 patch. ED Engineer now just exits without doing anything when I try to launch it. No error message is given.

I'm not sure what to try :)

Edit - I turned off Check Apps and Files and it worked. It gave me a warning. So apparently having the setting OFF now gives a warning, and having it set to WARNING just prevents things from running. Perfect.
 
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yeah it's possible but pretty annoying, you have to find the configuration file of the app in your AppData folder and copy paste it on the other computer
however, it should be possible for me to write a quick feature to export/import configurations in a near future
 
Can you add an option to add a shortcut to the desktop? Every time I install a new version (at some point, it stopped checking, so I have to go to first post here and d/l the installer...no big deal), I have to search my hard drive for the .exe, find the most recent one, and create a shortcut from there.

Thanks.
 
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