DADiSP 6.0 B18 Release Notes
Legend and Arrow Drawing
The drawing toolbar now supports legends and arrows. Selection and
configuration buttons have been added.
Text, legends, lines and arrows can be directly selected and
manipulated with the mouse when the Window is activated or zoomed.
Date and Time Configuration
A Date/Time tab has been added to the Tools-Options-System
Preferences dialog to configure data/time display of series in a
Tic Mark Configuration
The Window tab of the Tools-Options-System Preferences dialog
includes an "Autoscaling Mode" option. "Peak Centering" centers the
data in the Window based on the extreme values and "Tic Marks"
autoscales the Window such that a tic mark always occurs at the
bottom and top of the Window.
User Defined Default Units
"Default Horizontal Units" and "Default Vertical Units" have been
added to the Series tab of the Tools-Options-System Preferences
dialog to set the default units of generated series.
Global Color Configuration
"Global Colors" in the Tools-Options-Settings dialog are now
saved in the session file so color settings are now preserved.
The colors of the Window caption is now configurable in the
Full Dataset Display
Open Dataset supports loading an entire Dataset into one window
with each series drawn in a different color. The attributes of
these series can be manipulated in the Properties dialog.
Metafile and Clipboard Configuration
The Tools-Options-Print Preferences-Metafile dialog supports
configuration of the clipboard formats. This can optimize clipboard
transfers if the desired format of the data or image is known beforehand.
Circular Calculation Configuration
The Tools-Options-Settings-Calculations dialog supports configuration
of Recursive Window Formulae. Recursive formulae involve Windows
that depend on each other to create a dependency cycle. The number
of evaluations per cycle can be specified.
Worksheets can be tiled vertically, horizontally, equal sized and
automatically. Custom Window layouts can also be specified.
Send Worksheet via Email
The File-Send menu option uses the default MAPI settings to send a
Worksheet as an email attachment. The recipient can double click
the received attachment to automatically view the Worksheet if a
full version of DADiSP or the browser version of DADiSP is
installed on the recipient's machine.
To configure Outlook Express as your default MAPI client, select
the "Make Outlook Express my Simple MAPI client" check box under
the Tools-Options menu.
Most Recently Used Dialog Box History
The Right Click menu now includes a list of the most recently used
dialog boxes. This history allows for quick selection of the most
often used dialogs. The number of dialog boxes displayed can be
configured with the Tools-Options-System Preferences-Misc dialog.
Window Dependency Display
The dependencies of the current Window can be displayed with the
Tools-Options-System Preferences-Screen Elements dialog. When selected,
the captions of the Windows the current Window depends on ("parents")
and the Windows that depend on the current Window ("children") are
displayed in different colors. The colors can also be configured with
the Tools-Options-System Preferences-Screen Elements dialog.
Tabular Display Configuration
TableView supports multiple header lines. Header lines can be
configured with the Tools-Options-System Preferences-Table dialog.
A column header can optionally contain a column number, series
name, series comment and/or units.
Cursor Mouse Selection
Data cursors can be graphically selected by left clicking on or near
the desired cursor. Cursor styles are set with the View-Cursor-Settings
Automatic Dataset Display
File-Open-Dataset-Multiple Windows will prompt to automatically add
the correct number of Windows if the Dataset contains more series
than the number of consecutive Windows.