source: trunk/loci/visbio/whatsnew.txt @ 56

Revision 56, 9.6 KB checked in by curtis, 15 years ago (diff)

Additional work on save/restore state.

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1v3.00 beta2 - Tuesday, October 26, 2004
2
3- ADDED: Preliminary support for Zeiss LSM and ZVI file formats
4- ADDED: Continue work on comprehensive state support in XML format
5
6- FIXED: Mac OS X menu bar behaves much better
7- FIXED: Various other bugfixes and improvements
8
9
10v3.00 beta1 - Wednesday, September 1, 2004
11
12- ADDED: Support for Metamorph STK file format
13- ADDED: Support for Olympus Fluoview file format
14- ADDED: Support for Openlab LIFF file format (requires QuickTime for Java)
15- ADDED: Dimensional collapse transform
16- ADDED: Weighted multispectral component mapping transform
17- ADDED: Ability to change maximum memory value from the System panel
18- ADDED: Ability to change graphical "Look & Feel" from the System panel
19- ADDED: Begin work on comprehensive save/restore/undo/redo using OME-CA XML
20
21- FIXED: Tons of bugfixes and improvements
22
23- TWEAK: Switched Windows distribution to ZIP file; no need for an installer
24- TWEAK: Windows distribution now defaults to "JGoodies Windows" Look & Feel
25- TWEAK: Linux distribution now defaults to "JGoodies Plastic 3D" Look & Feel
26- TWEAK: Fixed up all distribution packages
27
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29v2.31 - Thursday, July 1, 2004
30
31- ADDED: "Burn" button to force full-resolution burn-in
32- ADDED: Automation option to delay burn-in until "Burn" button is pressed
33- ADDED: Measurement flags (markers without a fixed dimensional position)
34
35- FIXED: Long delay before first screen dataset is computed
36
37- TWEAK: Switched Windows installer to JSmooth + Inno Setup
38- TWEAK: Switched Linux distribution to a simple script file
39
40- GONE: Eliminated Solaris distribution
41
42
43v2.30d - Monday, June 14, 2004
44
45- FIXED: Bugs when Java3D is not installed
46- FIXED: Greatly improved burn-in function / slider responsiveness
47
48
49v2.30c - Tuesday, April 13, 2004
50
51- FIXED: Issue with "Open file" functionality
52- FIXED: Bug when nothing is mapped to Z-axis
53
54
55v2.30b - Tuesday, March 30, 2004
56
57- FIXED: Number doubling bug in file pattern detection logic
58
59
60v2.30a - Wednesday, February 18, 2004
61
62- FIXED: Minor data import bug
63
64- GONE: Old "import series" dialog box ("Import group" does everything)
65
66
67v2.30 - Monday, February 2, 2004
68
69- ADDED: Support for importing Olympus Fluoview TIFF format
70- ADDED: Improved file group pattern logic
71- ADDED: Yellow bounding box around current slice in 3-D display
72- ADDED: Parallel projection mode for 3-D display
73
74- FIXED: Full-resolution burn-in bug with arrow buttons
75
76- TWEAK: Raised volume rendering limit to 192x192x192 pixels
77
78
79v2.21 - Thursday, January 15, 2004
80
81- ADDED: Capture tab now uses AVI, to avoid Mac OS X QuickTime issues
82- ADDED: Drag and drop support (open files by dropping them onto VisBio)
83- ADDED: Full Windows installer now uses Java 1.4.x instead of 1.3.x
84
85- FIXED: Several serious export bugs fixed
86- FIXED: Full-resolution burn-in bugs finally tackled
87- FIXED: No more garbage when 3-D display is resized on Mac OS X
88- FIXED: Nasty dimensional slider upper bound + step size bug quashed
89- FIXED: Eliminated illegal fixed color range bounds bug
90
91- TWEAK: Better status bar messages
92
93
94v2.20 - Monday, January 5, 2004
95
96- ADDED: New animation code is choppier but saves tons of memory
97- ADDED: Status bar messages indicating current visualization status
98- ADDED: Option for automatically purging old screen datasets
99
100- GONE: Previous/next preview displays
101
102
103v2.10 - Monday, December 15, 2003
104
105- ADDED: Thumbnail disk cache (now data loads more than 20X faster!)
106- ADDED: Ability to view arbitrary slices superimposed in the 3-D display
107
108
109v2.04 - Friday, December 5, 2003
110
111- ADDED: Better movie capturing controls (e.g., adjustable frames per second)
112- ADDED: Better support for datasets with one image per file
113- ADDED: Better support for single images
114- ADDED: Better file group detection
115- ADDED: Menu shortcuts for common tasks
116- ADDED: Option for toggling status bar visibility
117
118- FIXED: Mac OS X Application menu items now work as expected
119
120
121v2.03a - Friday, November 21, 2003
122
123- FIXED: Deal with bugs preventing proper saving of QuickTime movies
124
125- TWEAK: Display positions on Capture tab list can now be given better names
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127
128v2.03 - Wednesday, November 19, 2003
129
130- ADDED: Separate ij.jar, for upgrading ImageJ independently of VisBio
131
132- FIXED: Better QuickTime for Java detection on Windows XP
133
134- TWEAK: Better error messages when an error occurs during file import
135
136
137v2.02 - Monday, November 17, 2003
138
139- ADDED: Capture 3-D display sequences to QuickTime movie files
140- ADDED: Mac OS X version is now distributed as an application bundle
141
142- FIXED: Volume rendering toggle and resolution bugs fixed
143- FIXED: Direct color table alterations now work again, and are saved
144- FIXED: Potential Z-axis autoscaling issue fixed
145- FIXED: Bunches more save & restore bugs fixed (should be quite robust now)
146- FIXED: Some import/export bugs squashed
147
148
149v2.01 - Friday, September 5, 2003
150
151- ADDED: Undo is back, with multiple undo & redo support
152
153- FIXED: Many save & restore state bugs fixed
154- FIXED: Many measurement bugs fixed
155- FIXED: Various other bugfixes
156
157
158v2.00 - Friday, August 8, 2003
159
160- ADDED: VisBio now handles multidimensional image data with any number of
161         dimensions, not just 4-D across space and time
162- ADDED: Separate treatment of "raw" versus "screen" datasets, including
163         the ability to create multiple data samplings from the same source,
164         and detailed statistics regarding loaded datasets
165- ADDED: Flexible import/export logic handles multidimensional data distributed
166         across a group of files in any orientation
167- ADDED: QuickTime for Java now automatically detected, without the need to
168         muck around with QTJava.zip
169- ADDED: Largely rewritten with a new code architecture offering greater and
170         more flexible extensibility of the system (write your own plugins!)
171- ADDED: Automatic "burn in" of full-resolution images while view is idle
172- ADDED: Separate "Edit Colors" dialog with lightning quick preview pane
173- ADDED: Multiple simultaneous arbitrary slices
174- ADDED: Intelligent automatic data sampling
175- ADDED: Warnings issued before performing memory-intensive operations
176- ADDED: Separate options screen with multiple categories of options
177- ADDED: VisBio startup screen displayed while VisBio loads
178- ADDED: More verbose display indicating what VisBio is doing while it's busy
179- ADDED: "Clean memory" button for forcing a Java garbage collection operation
180- ADDED: VisBio's built-in help updated to provide detail on new features
181- ADDED: Status bar
182
183- FIXED: Tons of bugfixes (and surely many new bugs--please report them!)
184
185- GONE:  Drift correction will be back with the next release
186- GONE:  Undo support will be back with the next release
187
188
189v1.0 beta 3C - Wednesday, October 30, 2002
190
191- FIXED: NullPointerExceptions when running without Java3D (2-D only mode)
192- FIXED: Added "Snap now" button to measurement controls for immediately
193         snapping each measurement endpoint to its nearest slice
194- FIXED: Removed needless restriction on merging standard measurements
195
196
197v1.0 beta 3B - Friday, October 11, 2002
198
199- FIXED: Shift + left drag no longer selects measurements outside its bounds
200- FIXED: Non-selected lines can now be moved when there is a selection
201- FIXED: Eliminated bug where shift + left drag to highlight measurements
202         sometimes changed the color of the newly selected measurements
203- FIXED: Measurements are now added in a reasonable location when the 2-D
204         display is toggled off
205
206
207v1.0 beta 3A - Thursday, October 10, 2002
208
209- FIXED: Arbitrary slice & alignment triangle now always appear properly
210- FIXED: Arbitrary slice now updates correctly
211- FIXED: Alignment triangle no longer exhibits strange behavior after
212         restoring state
213
214- TWEAK: Improved thread usage relating to progress dialog
215
216
217v1.0 beta 3 - Friday, October 4, 2002
218
219- ADDED: Drift correction--a tool for alignment of image stacks
220- ADDED: Now two kinds of standard--"2-D standard" distributes measurement
221         across all slices of all timesteps, whereas "3-D standard" distributes
222         measurement across all timesteps with the current slice values
223- ADDED: More intuitive mouse controls--now left button manipulates
224         measurements, arbitrary slice and alignment triangle, while right
225         button manipulates the display view (rotate, pan and zoom)
226- ADDED: Snapshots of the currently displayed image can now be sent to ImageJ
227         to be manipulated ("File/Send snapshot to ImageJ" option)
228- ADDED: Memory usage information is now displayed in the main window
229- ADDED: Option to disable behavior where measurement endpoints snap to the
230         nearest slice
231- ADDED: Option to have each group of controls displayed in a separate,
232         floating window rather than as a series of tabs
233- ADDED: Color range can now be set separately for each color component
234- ADDED: Old console window eliminated in favor of graphical console window
235         system
236- ADDED: Completed initial version of VisBio's online help
237
238- FIXED: Fixed bug where certain multipage TIFF files were loading incorrectly
239- FIXED: Custom color tables now saved properly to state file
240- FIXED: Import dialog's series detector now works with file series that have
241         leading zeroes (e.g., "AREA0007")
242- FIXED: Import dialog's series detector now works with files that have very
243         long numbering schemes (e.g., "GLASS20006292355.nc")
244- FIXED: Disallow 2-D standard measurement lines spanning multiple slices
245- FIXED: Rightmost value of color widgets can be properly manipulated now
246
247- TWEAK: Quit operation can now be canceled
248
249
250v1.0 beta 2A - Tuesday, August 27, 2002
251
252- FIXED: A single file containing an image stack is now handled properly as a
253         time series if "treat each file as a slice" is selected.
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