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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 15 May 2017

Fantastical 2.3.7 -- Flexibits has released Fantastical 2.3.7, adding support for setting categories on Exchange tasks. The popular calendar app also improves overall performance and smooths out horizontal and vertical scrolling when using a Magic Mouse in Day and Week views, fixes a bug that prevented responses to invitations when connecting to Kerio Connect over Exchange, breaks out the left sidebar as a separate group for VoiceOver, resolves an issue with default all-day alerts not being saved in some situations, and fixes a problem with reminders on Exchange accounts not being deleted on the server. ($49.99 new from Flexibits and the Mac App Store, free update, 14.0 MB, release notes, 10.11+)

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PopChar X 7.7.1 -- With version 8 on the horizon (see “PopChar X 7.7,” 24 March 2017), Ergonis Software has issued PopChar X 7.7.1 to fix a couple of bugs in the character discovery utility. The update fixes an incorrect display of key combinations for certain characters that can be typed only with “dead keys,” works around an issue that prevented usage of certain keys for the Open/Close hotkey on international keyboards, and resolves a bug that caused PopChar to lock up when searching for certain strings. (€29.99 new with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members, free update, 4.6 MB, release notes, 10.6+)

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Default Folder X 5.1.5 -- St. Clair Software has released Default Folder X 5.1.5, which now recognizes Save As dialogs when they’re in minimized mode and adds a button to maximize the dialog to access Default Folder X’s full feature set. The Open/Save dialog enhancement utility resolves an issue with the app not working correctly when its toolbar overlapped the Dock, fixes a bug that incorrectly displayed the Shift key when using shortcuts with the Control-Option modifier keys, improves switching between Spaces when a file dialog is open, and eliminates several memory leaks. ($34.95 new, TidBITS members save $10 on new copies and $5 on upgrades, 6.5 MB, release notes, 10.10+)

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