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InduSoft Web Studio v8.0 (Thursday, August 20, 2015)
Resolved issue with minimizing the Ribbon that was not working properly
Resolved issue where the Filter for the Grid Control object, when using Class Tags, was not working properly if the Column Name contained an underscore charater
Resolved issue with the popup text not being properly placed when the Viewer module was not maximized
Resolved issue with Memory Allocation on the Development Environment when opening screens with Open and Closed Polygons
Resolved issue with SetAppHstPath() function sometimes affecting the System Tag " Day" value
Modified the dialog window for the Global Replace feature to be resizeable
Resolved issue with the "Confirm" dialog for the Command animation "Require Confirmation" option, when using multiple monitors, always being displayed on the right edge of the first monitor.
The translation worksheet now works properly with the TAB and double quotes (") character in its cells
Resolved issue with the Viewer module generating an error when trying to close a screen that called a MsgBox() function on the OnClose screen script
Resolved issue with the Smart Message behavior on the development environment when the "Check Expression on each message Line" check box was being used
Modified the Text Box and the Text Data Link animations to properly limit the input according to the specified mask
Modified the Execution Tasks dialog box to show the status of the task "Driver Runtime" as "Started" if at least one communication driver is running. (To access the Execution Tasks dialog box: on the Home tab of the ribbon, in the Local Management group, click Tasks.)
Implemented the following modifications on the OPC UA Client task: - Enhanced client to connect properly with OPC UA Servers that require authentication. - Added support for browsing items with "scape characters" from the OPC Server. - Modified the worksheet editor (development environment) to prevent it from displaying the error message "could not determine data type" when it was not applicable. - Enhanced client to connect with OPC UA Servers that support connection only through IP Address, but not through machine name. - Modified client to accept connection with remote OPC Servers, as long as the time difference between both stations is less than 25 hours (the previous limit was only 2 hours).
Fixed an issue with the Viewer where it would start in the background when another application was open in Windows XP Embedded
Modified Mobile Access to identify when the runtime is not running and display the proper error message.
Resolved issue that could cause a system error when pasting values directly on the Classes Configuration Editor
Fixed problem with rectange caption. When the caption text was too big, it was being written outside the area of the rectangle.
Resolved an issue with the Grid object where you could not open the Object Properties > Advanced dialog box if it contained an invalid tag.
Resolved issue with Mobile Access failing to execute the screens scripts with MsgBox calls containing line breaks
Resolved issue with objects not on the visible area of the screen (screens larger than the Viewer resolution) and the Visibility/Position property would no longer work properly
Modified the OPC UA redundancy to properly restore a connection after received a watchdog timeout signal.
Resolved issue with the fill effects of the object properties color menu will not highlighting when hovered over
Modified the OPC UA Client to set the quality of a project tag to BAD when its associated Node Id / Browse Path is empty or invalid.
The Runtime dialogs and all other sections from the translation spreadsheet are now keeping their values and saving properly.
A problem was corrected when reading and writing IEC data types in date and time format.
Resolved incompatibility issues when trying to print to the Windows XPS printer
Resolved issue with Rectangles on Mobile Access not correctly displaying the Rectangle Captions in certain Web Browsers.
After an network connection interruption the OPC UA communication will be fully restablished.
On Windows 7, when an object is untouched it's handle is released.
The verify time synchronization will now be disabled by default in OEM's that use Full Integration.
Fixed an issue on Mobile Access to align texts on rectangles that are hidden when the screen is open but displayed after it is open.
Now the user will always receive an option to save a Linked Symbol in the project folder, if it is not already saved there, every time a screen is saved.
When you imported a project into Indraworks and then opened a worksheet, the development environment sometimes closed unexpectedly. That issue has been resolved. (See also item 7525.)
Fixed issue on Mobile Access where some objects would disappear after you zoom in
Fixed an issue where OPC UA Client would not reestablish connection properly if the option "Verify time synchronization" is enable and the Client station system time is ahead the Server.
When you used the Send File command in Remote Management, the development environment incorrectly showed a message that all files in the project directory on the target device would be deleted. That issue has been resolved.
In Full Integration, when you selected an object that was larger than the screen that contained it, the development environment would close unexpectedly. That issue has been resolved.
The Full Integration SDK function GetDocumentDescription could not properly get the description of a script that began with a long comment (i.e., approximately 750 characters). That issue has been resolved.
Corrected the German translation of the comment for the Screen_OnClose procedure in the Screen Script worksheet.
Fixed an issue where drag and drop of variables on a driver sheet would generate an exception.
Fixed an issue where Studio would crash setting and resetting a tag in a short period over OPC UA client under WinCE.
The OPC-UA client task log has been modified to inform of all the write operations on the server.
OPC UA unsubscribed tags will not be marked as bad when a connection breaks.
Fixed an issue where OPC UA Client would not re-stablish all communication points after a connection interruption.
Resolved issue with the StrFromTime and StrFromDate functions not working properly with certain values
When you imported a project into Indraworks and then opened a worksheet, the development environment sometimes closed unexpectedly. That issue has been resolved. (See also item 6634.)
Full Integration SDK will no longer crash when the user scrolls rapidly through the library's treeview.
Resolved issue with the FTP functions (FtpGet, FtpPut, FtpStatus) returning OK even with invalid parameters being configured
Modified the VBScript processor in the project runtime server so that it will no longer show message boxes when the project is configured to run as a service in Windows. Previously, attempting to show message boxes when the project was running as a service sometimes caused unexpected behavior.
Modified the mobile access to ensure IP protection for VBScript configured on Screen Scripts.
Enhanced mobile access capability to handle tag changes at a high rate
Modified the Full Integration SDK to include the new program setting TestScreenRefreshCounter, which determines the screen refresh rate when you use the Test Screen command.
When connecting to a server without the installed system files the version is not compared and a message is displayed.
Message Boxes that will warn the user of VB-Script errors will only appear once.
Enhanced Mobile Access interface to support Tag Integration tags
Resolved issue with the Open() built-in function not working properly with Mnemonics file.
Resolved issue with message box being repeatly displayed when the Auto Log Off was executed on Web Thin Clients
Resolved issues with some configurations for the "Search Base" field for the Security System in LDAP mode
Resolved issue with trying to open the Advanced Properties window of the Grid Control, that has tags that were created as Class tags, but these members were changed
Resolved issue with the Translation feature not being able to translate texts inside the Grid Control object when the "Allow edit" option was selected
Resolved issue with the Grid control not showing data on Time - UTC and Date - UTC column types
Resolved issue with the Secure Viewer on Windoes CE showing the "LogOn" window even when the "Logon as default user" option is checked
The ChangeAllBreakPointStates function is now updating the runtime during operation.
Improved Mobile Access to support non-array tags with index syntax (e.g., Second).
Resolved issue with the screen animations such as Text data link no longer accepting valid values during the Runtime if the Max and Min did not have a leading 0 in front of the decimal places
Modified Mobile Access implementation to prevent memory leaks associated with mixed code.
Resolved issue with the "Undo" (Ctrl+Z) command not working properly when working with screens and trying to restore a group of objects after the user deletes it
Resolved issue with the Trend task not compressing files properly if the project path contains spaces
If linked pictures paths don't resolve the Web\Resources folder will also be searched, if the files are there the links will be updated to reflect this new location
Tags in an OPC-UA driver spreadsheet, configured without subscription or read trigger and that only writes on tag changes, with more than 50 items will no longer throw type mismatch when communicating.
Drag and drop operation is no longer permitted on filter rows.
Modified the Ribbon interface, on the Position and Size settings of the Format tab, to properly handle different Regional Settings
Resolved issue with the Viewer module not using the Virtual Keyboard configuration files (e.g. VKEN.ini) that were placed on the project folder, and always using the one on the Product\BIN folder
Cancel button of the Dynamics advanced dialog shall no longer have any effect on the configured actions or scripts.
Resolved issue with the Translation Worksheet not properly removing lines when using the right-click pop-up menu "Delete line" option
Resolved issue with Inserting Line in the MDS, between existing rows, resulting in incorrect Scan action after saving, closing and reopening the document
Modified the behavior of the "Download" button on the Ribbon > Home > Remote Management group, to disable it until a project folder is actually selected on the remote Target system
Changed the database gateway to not show the message "Error to remove obfuscation" when the user name or password is not specified.
Resolved issue with the Text Object cuting some pixels on the Left of its content while being displayed on the Viewer Module
Resolved issue with the DB/ERP Module not working properly when using the same tag as trigger for different worksheets
Resolved an issue with the wrong Object ID being displayed on the Output window after running the Verify command when an animation with an invalid tag was applied to an existing linked symbol
Resolved issue with the "Period" dialog of Trend Object not properly setting the time during the Daylight Saving period
Modified the Database connectivity feature to resolve issue with some Operating System Regional Settings
Resolved issues with the Trend Control object drawing addition lines when the period displayed was within the Daylight Saving
When translating a text from the translation table that has no translation the original text is returned.
Resolved issue with the Event Logger not working properly when the database was configured for Local Time + Bias
Resolved issues with the OPC XML-DA not finding some specific servers.
Resolved typo issue with Tag Integration configuration window for AutomationDirect DoMore
Resolved issue with the Output Window showing an incorrect message when saving a screen that has objects with the VBScript commands containing Array Tags with VBScript variables as index
Resolved issue with Tag Integration for RSLogix5000 related to Arrays and UDTs having arrays as members
Resolved issue with the SaveScreenShot() builti-in function not working properly depending on the attributes configured on the Target File Folder
Resolved issue with the "Replace Tag" command on a screen not properly replacing tags that were being used on Command animation if the Command animation was applied to a Linked Symbol
Resolved issue with the Command Property not properly executing the commands configured on the "OnUp" tab using shortcut keys
Resolved issue with the FileCopy() built-in function not creating the target file with its correct name when the optTimeout parameter was being used
Modified the development environment to allow the user to delete tags from the project tags worksheet even when the worksheet is sorted
Added the capability to resize screen objects programmatically when using the Full Integration SDK.
Modified the built-in function ShowMessageBox to support localization of the message, button labels, and title.
Reviewed the Collaboration Tool to be more user-friendly
The translation spreadsheet has been upgraded to receive the insert line message from full integration SDK toolbars.
Improved the performance of the VBScript editor.
Created an option in the \BIN\Program Settings.ini file ([OEM] HideTagIntegration), allowing the user to hide the "Tag Integration" interface from the development environment (Project > Settings > Communication > Tag Integration).
Resolved minor issues found on the Collaboration Tool and Implemented new "View History" feature.
Now the OEM companies have the option to remove the "do not display this dialog box again" option from the Global Replace dialog which appears when you change a tag name.
The ShowMessageBox function's buttons and parameters are now translated on the CE environment.
If the Virtual Keyboard from a CE device is disabled through a registry setting the CE Server will enable it to interact with the security system and disable it again when the interaction is done.
When you dragged and dropped an Indraworks process variable into a communication worksheet (e.g., Driver, OPC Client), the worksheet unexpectedly scrolled to the first row. That issue has been resolved.
Improved overall security with the addition of the Authentication to the TCP/IP Server task
Modified the extension for screen files to prevent problems with anti-viruses
Removed the Import Wizards for RSLogix5000 and TwinCAT. Tag Integration for RSLogix 5000 and TwinCAT is now the way to integrate with these PLC families.
Enabled OPC XML-DA for all product types and licenses
Modified the OPC UA Log message when writing and reading logical TRUE and FALSE for Boolean Tags / OPC items.
Implemented automatic redundancy on the OPC UA module
Added support for MDI for Mobile Access
Modified OPC UA client settings to allow the user to enable and disable the OPC time difference.
Implemented the ability to execute Math script expressions in the platform-agnostic runtime (IoTView).
Modified the Mobile Access implementation to support multiple tabs in the web browser. The tabs are considered as part of the same session so they do not require extra license counts.
Implemented support for other Web Servers when using the Mobile Access. There is a CGI generic implementation which supports several web servers. To support other Web Servers and technologies targeted to OEMs also became very simple and easy.
Modified the Wonderware Historian implementation to require a license.
The Full Integration SDK now has an event that fires every time a user pastes a value in a spreadsheet
Created Mobile Access Task, which integrates with the development environment and provides better debugging tools for Mobile Access applications.
Improved the Mobile Access installation to allow multiple versions to be installed on the same computer.
New SDK Functions that allow all breakpoints from a specific file to be deleted or transferred to another file.
Modified Mobile Access to support the Index tag field.
Developed a new, lightweight, platform-agnostic runtime (IoTView).