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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by cd36 View Post
    Another item that doesn't seem to automatically sync between devices is the "History includes related devices" toggle.

    I setup on my phone that when I press the status icon on alot of devices, it shows me the history of just that device, so I had to turn that toggle off for them.

    I pushed my Dashboard to another phone, and that toggle was set to show all related devices, so then I would have to go through on every phone/tablet that I use to turn those toggles off for each device. If that setting would sync through uploading/downloading dashboards that would be ideal.

    EDIT: I don't have an iOS device to test out myself, I personally run all Android.
    Quick FYI, Beta for 1.0.75 on Android should be available for anyone to join: https://play.google.com/apps/testing...vglabs.hsbuddy

    This version has the option to auto-size or auto-wrap text font for device (label only), event and text widgets. It also adds the option to choose font color.

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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by FooSchnickens View Post
    After using this for the better part of a year, I have very few things that would make it better, but here are my two asks:
    Thank you for the suggestions. Captured in the backlog:

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  • FooSchnickens
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    After using this for the better part of a year, I have very few things that would make it better, but here are my two asks:

    1) Android homescreen widget support. This was one thing I LOVED about the Wink app when I was still using it, I could trigger devices and events right from my home screen without ever needing to open the app, and could see device status as well. Super useful.

    2) The ability to tailor what buttons are visible on dashboards for a given device. For example, most of my dimmers have the ability to turn on using the last set intensity setting. A useful option to have, but not so much for me since all of my automations revolve around events that trigger specific intensity settings, and I only really want on/off control for any given light on my dashboard. Would keep things cleaner and save space.

    Other than those two things, I love the app and hope you continue to support it!

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  • cd36
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    Another item that doesn't seem to automatically sync between devices is the "History includes related devices" toggle.

    I setup on my phone that when I press the status icon on alot of devices, it shows me the history of just that device, so I had to turn that toggle off for them.

    I pushed my Dashboard to another phone, and that toggle was set to show all related devices, so then I would have to go through on every phone/tablet that I use to turn those toggles off for each device. If that setting would sync through uploading/downloading dashboards that would be ideal.

    EDIT: I don't have an iOS device to test out myself, I personally run all Android.

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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by cd36 View Post
    Also, you have talked about this in other threads but wanted to put it forward here. Text could be greatly improved. Here is a status from AK Weather getting a forecast for my house.

    It would be really nice if text wrapped if it was to long to fit the width available.

    Auto scaling would work as well, but with such a long status it would be unreadable. Really the only way to view this properly is if it wrapped.
    Thank you for the suggestions! I've opened a few items in the backlog:
    Regarding the text-wrap and auto-size for widgets, this feature is currently in Beta and should be released to all devices soon. If are able to try out the Beta and give feedback on these features feel free to install it from https://testflight.apple.com/join/YcxaaTG2 - you can leave feedback through TestFlight or within Options > Feedback.

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  • cd36
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    Also, you have talked about this in other threads but wanted to put it forward here. Text could be greatly improved. Here is a status from AK Weather getting a forecast for my house.

    It would be really nice if text wrapped if it was to long to fit the width available.

    Auto scaling would work as well, but with such a long status it would be unreadable. Really the only way to view this properly is if it wrapped.
    Attached Files

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  • cd36
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    A few requests:

    Since HSBuddy is capable of getting snapshots directly from an IP Camera, any chance it could view the RTSP stream directly? Just looking to view a higher framerate video than 1 snapshot per second.

    Push Dashboard updates to clients. Instead of having to get a client to pull a new Dashboard from the server, could we instead Push a Dashboard from the server to the clients?

    On that note, it would be nice to do more client management from the server and push it to the clients. Basically I just want a client to sign in to MyHS, and have most customizations pushed to it. Some examples:
    • Local connection info, client just signs in to MyHS account, and pulls local connection info from server
    • Home screen settings, have server tell client what page it should open up to.
    • Force app to run full screen

    Copy Dashboards between servers. Sometimes I want the same dashboard on two different servers, be nice to just copy the Dashboard from one to the other, and then just resetup any device associations that don't carry over.

    Nested groups. Right now I can't seem to add groups to a group.


    Absolutely love the app, I think it should be the standard Homeseer mobile app. Thanks!

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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by TimSRQ View Post
    Extremely useful and highly functional app! Thank you for HSBuddy.

    Feature request: would it be possible to jump to both a Dashboard and a Section (within the dashboard)?

    Thanks!
    Thank you for the suggestion. I've added a board task to keep track of it.

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  • TimSRQ
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    Extremely useful and highly functional app! Thank you for HSBuddy.

    Feature request: would it be possible to jump to both a Dashboard and a Section (within the dashboard)?

    Thanks!

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  • wimaware
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    Is it possible when adding a device in the dashboard, instead of searching for the device name, the opportunity to search for a device string (ref.nr. from HS).
    When searching for a name there can be a lot of similarities, a ref.nr. is unique.

    Thanks

    Wil

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  • Kevb
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    Originally posted by info@kaeseler.dk View Post
    Geofencing, additional comparators wanted

    Hi. I would like to request additional possibilities when creating geofencing events. Now it is only possible to use "enters" or "leaves", however to combine with the current location of other geofencing devices (not entering or leaving right now) would be a nice additional feature. What I am searching for is something like (written in bold):

    IF <HSBuddy: geofencing>
    <Juniors iPhone> <enters> <Home>
    AND
    <Wife's iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home> AND
    <My iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home>
    THEN
    <Control a device> <Junior is home alone> = 'Y'

    Similar to the <IS NOT @> comparator a <IS @> could be useful too.
    You may have already solved this, but I use virtual switches to accomplish this. As a phone enters or leaves a fence, the virtual switch is changed to "At Home", "Away", etc. Use the value of the virtual switch for your condition, i.e. WifeVirtualSwitch device has a value not equal to "At Home". Hope this helps.

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  • info@kaeseler.dk
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    Geofencing, additional comparators wanted

    Hi. I would like to request additional possibilities when creating geofencing events. Now it is only possible to use "enters" or "leaves", however to combine with the current location of other geofencing devices (not entering or leaving right now) would be a nice additional feature. What I am searching for is something like (written in bold):

    IF <HSBuddy: geofencing>
    <Juniors iPhone> <enters> <Home>
    AND
    <Wife's iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home> AND
    <My iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home>
    THEN
    <Control a device> <Junior is home alone> = 'Y'

    Similar to the <IS NOT @> comparator a <IS @> could be useful too.

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  • cd36
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    I have another request. Right now when you load HSBuddy, even if it can't connect to your Homeseer Server, it seems to show all devices in their last state. So on a casual glance you may look and think everything is fine.

    If HSBuddy can't connect to the Homeseer Server it should tell you that. If it still shows the last state the devices were in, it can prompt you that is what it is doing, but there should be some way to tell you that the information that is displayed is not current.

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  • cd36
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    It would be nice if there was a way to push dashboards out to all devices. That way if I update a dashboard and upload it to server, I can then force all devices to download the new dashboard from the server.

    Especially if I had a customer that I was adjusting the dashboard for, it would be nice to make sure they have the latest version.

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  • sbwright
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    Is it possible for this plugin and app to send notifications to a cell phone which is connected to the WiFi network? Specifically I'm trying to get notified of a loss of home internet service whether at home or out. We run a VPN on our home router and on our phones. Maybe a heartbeat check between the app and the PI with option to send notification via the phone app to make the user aware.

    Another question, could be I have something setup incorrectly but I noticed by accident that if the WiFi is turned off on my mobile and hsbuddy is started it loads what appears to be last state of devices and there is no indication that the app is not connected to the PI even after triggering a refresh.

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