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Home > Technical Support > GraFit 6 Version History

GraFit 6 Version History

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A list of known issues (bugs, work-arounds, fixes etc.) can be found in the GraFit knowledgebase.

Version Fixes and Changes
6.0.12

Fix

Fixed problem introduced into 6.0.11 where size of certain item window grid elements was incorrect when run on Windows XP

6.0.11

Fix

Fixed issue with Save As dialog box not always correctly setting file extension when the the Save As Type box altered.

Fix

Fixed issue with Export Graph dialog box not always correctly setting file extension when the the Save As Type box altered.

6.0.10

Fix

Registry not being updated correctly to restore function if a later version of GraFit is installed. Fixed, but see PRB069.htm for more information.

Fix

If legend text resizes because a field changes this did not result in the legend being resized. Fixed.

Fix

Auto resize icons was not always working correctly. Fixed.

New

Now supports the ability to drag maximized windows on Windows 7.

Fix

Maximized window title bar fonts now display correctly on Windows 7.

Fix

Resizing of tabbed item windows fixed.

6.0.9

Fix

Stopped executable being incorrectly flagged as a "virus threat" by some anti-virus products.

Fix

Redoing deletion of an item does not send notification of change to the other windows. Fixed.

Fix

If tabbed Item windows were sized smaller than optimal size then when opened there were problems with the tab window positioning. Fixed.

Fix

Opening template files via File New was adding them to the Windows 7 recent file list. Fixed.

6.0.8

Fix

Pasting into curve constants and parameters pages grid, where selection is less than clipboard data size could cause crash.

Fix

Selecting context menu options within graph curve constants and parameters pages grid could result in crash.

Fix

Calculated function dialog, number of selected columns not updated correctly when the dialog starts if this is not equal to 0.

Fix

Transformations not marked as dirty if transform data or transform curve checked/unchecked without any other part of transformation varying.

Fix

Error in transformation data tab could give assert if transformation data definition edited.

Fix

Status bar text for insertion of "pi" (syntax editor) incorrect (said "pi\npi").

Change

Use of initial estimate values of 0 are now disallowed. This is because the data fitting routines vary the estimates by small proportions to find the best solution, which does not work correctly if the starting point is 0.

Fix

The tooltip for x(n) data said "x (2)".

Fix

Invalid error values in parameter fits could cause program crash when a graph results listing was shown.

Fix

Options Right to Left didn't relocate Item Workspace.

New

Enabled Font command from ribbon for text within graphs.

New

Added "Font..." command to context menu for text within graphs

Fix

When running embedded in another application, selecting a file from the Recent File List discarded the current file. This is now prevented and an error message given.

Fix

When running embedded in another application, the File Close menu was incorrectly enabled.

6.0.7

Fix

Some elements of status bar information were not being displayed corrected

Fix Size of font used in Equation Definition Symbols list boxes, Transformation Data Points Symbols list and Transformation Curve Symbols list were not consistent in size
Fix Graph Export command: the DPI setting for TIFF export is greyed out when the dialog is initially displayed, but only in the old-style XP dialog boxes.
New Recent documents now display on the Windows 7 toolbar
6.0.6

New

Sub-menus on ribbon bar now show tooltips

Fix

The "replicates" data templates failed with an error message if multiple identical values are entered for a given x data value

Fix

If GraFit is started with the Item Window closed, opening a data file resulted in the program crashing

Fix

The DIF import/export filter would not allow single rows or columns to be pasted

6.0.5

Fix

Installation program uses MFC9 redistributable packages rather than just installing the files. Fixes installation problem with Windows 2000.

Fix

It was possible to close both ribbon and menu bars and so have it impossible to reopen them.

6.0.4

Fix

Project window icon size not being saved/restored between program sessions.

Fix

Grid text size within item windows not being set correctly on XP systems.

Change

File Properties were not readable from the File Manager when using Vista. Updated installation program to allow these to be visible in the preview pane and in the full details (File Properties) under Vista. Works for GraFit 6 workspace and template files. InfoTip also updated to show file title info if present.

Change

All folder icons updated to be more like standard Vista icons

Change

Changed the default data directory from "My GraFit Data" to "GraFit Data" to be more Vista compatible. Program upgrades the directory structure automatically on first run. Also "My GraFit Templates" "My GraFit Items" and "My Hard-coded Equations" have the "My" removed.

6.0.3

Fix

Problem fixed that sometimes resulted in not creating user directories during install

Fix

Various file handling dialogs were not showing specific dialog titles and "Open" button names.

Change

Export graph dialog changed for Vista. Default export type now compressed TIFF for both.

Change

Folder and import library icons updated

New

Changed file open dialogs to use Vista appearance when possible.

6.0.2

Change

"Print Direct" command renamed "Quick Print". Default Quick Access Toolbar icon changed from �Print� to "Quick Print" Print also added to Quick Access command list menu.

Fix

GraFit did not update its appearance when the system font smoothing settings changed. Fixed.

New

Redo command added to the list of pre-defined Quick Access Toolbar Controls.

Fix

Editing data in data table that had more than 6 decimal places of precision resulted in loss of precision when double-clicked on to edit. Fixed

New

Added "Ignore Data""handling in the data table in the data table

New

New "Ignore Data" tutorial added

New

Documentation updated to describe the new "ignore data" handler

New

Text color selection combo can now set color for Data Table text. Depending on data entry point it sets colors for editable / non-editable / locked / heading / row+column fields.

Change

Removed display of the Undo type in the "Undo" menu command to improve the ribbon display. Similarly for Redo menu.

New

Font selection combo and size selection combo can now set font for Data table. Also bold and italic selections work.

Fix

Clicking on header in Font selection combo resulted in a blank font name. Fixed

Change

Font selection dialog tooltip updated use to Vista-style dialog thumbnail.

New

Now shows keyboard tips when ALT pressed. Changed keyboard shortcuts for Print submenu.

6.0.1

Fix

Black theme had less than legible fonts on item selection tab

Fix

Three chapters were missing from the online manual

Fix

Fitting info broken for non-linear fit

Fix

Histogram wizard tick size page incorrectly said "Chart Wizard"

Fix

Chart Wizard incorrectly said "XY Graph Wizard" for data point style and join style pages

New

Added Column Properties command to Column Type menu

New

File Close command added to legacy GraFit menus

6.0.0 Initial release
 

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