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TDL: Protocol for .dan.g.'s ToDoList, Useful for SVN Users

, 25 Apr 2008
Register a fake protocol of TDL: to make tdl:///filename.tdl?tid available
tdl-app_exe.zip
TdlApp.exe
tdl-app_src.zip
MainFormUnit.dfm
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tdl.ico
TdlApp.bdsproj
TdlApp.res
tdl_scr.zip
ToDoList.wsf
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<script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript" src="TdlShell.js"></script>
<script type="text/JavaScript">
function install() {
    var tdl = new TdlShell();
    tdl.wsf = getWsfFile();
    try {
        tdl.installProtocol();
    } catch (err) {
        tdl.uninstallProtocol();
        alert("Install protocol failed!");
    }
    alert("Install protocol successfully!");
}

function uninstall() {
    var tdl = new TdlShell();
    tdl.uninstallProtocol();
    alert("Uninstall complete.");
}

function browse() {
	var exefile = document.getElementById("exefile");
    var todolist_exe= document.getElementById("todolist_exe");

	exefile.click();
	var filepath = exefile.value;
	if (filepath.match(/.+\.exe$/i) == null) {
		alert("Please browse to find and select the ToDoList's executable file!"
            + "\nNormally it's named TODOLIST.EXE .");
	    todolist_exe.innerText = "(NONE)";
	} else {
	    todolist_exe.innerText = filepath;
	}
}

function getFile(filename) {
    var filepath = window.location.href;
    filepath = filepath.replace(/(.+)tdl.html.*/i, "$1");
    filepath = filepath.replace(/\//g, "\\");
    filepath = filepath.replace(/^file:\\+/i, "");
    filepath += filename;
    filepath = unescape(filepath);
    return filepath;
}

function getWsfFile() {
    return getFile("todolist.wsf");
}

function getIniFile() {
    return getFile("tdl.ini");
}

function load() {
    var tdl = new TdlShell();
    
    tdl.ini = getIniFile();
	var exe = tdl.getExecutable();
	if (exe == null) {
		return;
	}

    var todolist_exe= document.getElementById("todolist_exe");
	todolist_exe.innerText = exe;
}

function save() {
    var todolist_exe= document.getElementById("todolist_exe");
	var exe = todolist_exe.innerText;
    if (exe == null || exe == "" || exe == "(NONE)") {
        return;
    }
    
    var tdl = new TdlShell();
    tdl.ini = getIniFile();

    try {
        tdl.writeExecutable(exe);
    } catch (err) {
        return;
    }

    alert("Save configuration successfully.");
}
</script>
<body style="font-size: 10.5pt">
<h1>ToDoList Protocol (TDL) Readme &amp; Configuration<br>
Script Editoin, Version 1.0 Beta2</h1>
<hr>
<h2><a name="contents"></a>Contents</h2>
<div class="content">
    <div><a href="#requirement">Requirement</a></div>
    <div><a href="#readme"></a></div>
	<div><a href="#readme">Readme</a></div>
    <div><a href="#install"><strong>Install</strong></a></div>
    <div><a href="#configure"><strong>Configure</strong></a></div>
    <div><a href="#uninstall">Uninstall</a></div>
    <div><a href="#about">About J.Fan.</a></div>
</div>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#">Go To Top</a></p>
<h2><a name="requirement"></a>Requirement</h2>
<ul>
    <li>Windows 2000/XP/2003</li>
    <li><a href="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/188135" target="_blank">WSH(Windows Script Host)</a></li>
    <li><a href="http://www.codeproject.com/tools/todolist2.asp" target="_blank"> .dan.g.'s ToDoList </a></li>
    <li>Internet Explorer 6.0+ (only for actions by scripts)
        <div class="note">If your browser is not IE, the script in this page maybe cannot run well. Thus, please folllow the way by manual. </div>
    </li>
</ul>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#contents">Contents</a></p>
<h2><a name="readme"></a>Readme</h2>
<div class="content">
    <p>After install ToDoList Protocol, you can use tdl: protocol to open todolist.</p>
    <p>Run the command line in the address bar of <strong>IE</strong>(Internet Explorer) or <strong>Run Dialog</strong>(Start Menu-&gt;Run, or [Win]+[R]):</p>
    <p class="cmdline">tdl:///<span style="color: #FF0000;">tdl_file_path</span>?<span style="color: #FF0000;">task_id</span></p>
    <p><strong>Note</strong>: if the filename contains <u>SPACE</u>, use <u>%20</u> to instead. </p>
    <p>Example:</p>
    <p class="cmdline">tdl:///C:\My%20Documents\My%20Tasks.tdl?7</p>
    <p>This command will open &quot;C:\My Documents\My Tasks.tdl&quot; and highlight the task whose id is 7; </p>
</div>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#contents">Contents</a></p>
<h2><a name="install"></a>Install</h2>
<div class="content">
    <p>To Install TDL: protocol, you should follow several steps: </p>
    <ol>
        <li> Unpack files in the downloaded package to target folder in which you want to install. If you have unpacked the files to a temporary folder, please copy them to your target folder. </li>
        <li>register the protocol. In this step, you can modify registry by manual, or simply click follow &quot;Register TDL &quot; button.
            <ul>
                <li>Register TDL protocol by <u>script</u>: 
                <span class="button" onClick="install();">Register TDL </span></li>
                <li>Register TDL protocol by <u>manual</u>: <br>
				<div>There is a file named <span class="filename">RegTdl.reg</span> in the package. Please use notepad to edit the file and modify its last line.
				    Replace '<span class="hl">{install folder}</span>'
			        to <span class="hl">the folder in witch <span class="filename">todolist.wsf</span> is</span>.
			        Then save the file.
			        Then double click 
			        <span class="filename">RegTdl.reg</span>
			        to
			        import it into windows registry.<br>
			        <br>
			        The 
			        content of <span class="filename">RegTdl.reg</span> is followed. You can also 
			        run 'regedit' to all every key/value by manual. REMEMBER to repalce '<span class="hl">{install folder}</span>' to 
			        <span class="hl">the folder in witch <span class="filename">todolist.wsf</span> is</span>.
			        <pre>
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\tdl]
@="\"URL: ToDoList Protocol\""
"URL Protocol"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\tdl\shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\tdl\shell\open]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\tdl\shell\open\command]
@="wscript.exe \&quot;<span style="color: #FF0000;">{install folder}</span>\\todolist.wsf\&quot; \&quot;%1\&quot;"</pre>
			        <div class="note"><strong>Note:</strong> use '\\' to instead of '\' in the path string. </div>
				</div>
                </li>
            </ul>
        </li>
        <li><a href="#configure">Configue</a> the path of todolist.exe. </li>
    </ol>
</div>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#contents">Contents</a></p>
<h2><a name="configure"></a>Configure</h2>
<div class="content">
    <p>Configure ToDoList executable (<span class="filename">todolist.exe</span>) to let TDL protocol can execute it. There are also two way, by script or by manual. </p>
    <ul>
        <li>Configure by <u>script</u>. <br>
            Please click 'Browse' button to find and select installed .dan.g.'s <span class="filename">ToDoList.exe</span>. Then click 'Save' button to save the configuration in <span class="filename">tdl.ini</span>.
                <p>Click <span class="button" onClick="load();">Load Configuration</span> to load existing configuration. </p>
    <p>        Path of ToDoList.exe is: <span id="todolist_exe" style="color: #0066FF;";>(NONE)</span><br>
        <span class="button" onClick="browse();">Browse</span> <span class="button" onClick="save();">Save</span> </p></li>
        <li>Configure by manual.<br>
            Please create/modify the file named 
        <span class="filename">tdl.ini</span> in the folder where <span class="filename">todolist.wsf</span> is. And add/change a line in the file:
        <div class="cmdline">todolist=<span style="color: #FF0000;">{todolist folder}</span>\todolist.exe</div>
        <div>For example:</div>
        <div class="cmdline">todolist=C:\Program Files\Todolist\todolist.exe</div></li>
    </ul>
</div>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#contents">Contents</a></p>
<h2><a name="uninstall"></a>Uninstall</h2>
<div class="content">
    <p>Follow below steps to uninstall TDL: protocol:</p>
    <ol>
        <li>Remove &quot;<span style="color: #0066FF;">HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\tdl</span>&quot; from registry by manual. <br>
            Or simply click this button: <span class="button" onClick="uninstall();">Uninstall for Registry</span> <br>
        If you want to remove the registry key by manual. You can<br>
        run '<u>reg del HKCR\tdl</u>' in Run dialog<br>
        or<br>
        run '<u>regedit</u>' then find and delete the key.        </li>
        <li>Remove all files in TDL install folder (Nomally, it's the folder in which this file is). </li>
    </ol>
</div>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#contents">Contents</a></p>
<h2><a name="about"></a>About J.Fan.</h2>
<div class="content">
    <p>J.Fan., James Fancy, is a software engineer from China. He enjoy and fimilar with Java, C++ and some script langurage.</p>
    <p>If you can read Chinese word, <a href="http://hi.baidu.com/jamesfancy" target="_blank">Here</a> is one of James Fancy's BLOG.</p>
</div>
<p class="totop"><a class="button" href="#contents">Contents</a></p>
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