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InterfaceIT Software Build Update (New! Build Jan 13/2011)
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:37 am    Post subject: InterfaceIT Software Update (New! Build January 12/2012) Reply with quote

Latest version uploaded, may only apply to a few customers using Sim Avionics:

Version 2.3.121
Fixed a Issue with the Sim Avionics.ini file having sections greater than 32K
Added the ability to leave the focus on the target window for a keystroke action
Fixed a random initialization issue with the action structures
Updated the Sim Avionics input / output list

Version 2.3.120
Internal build

Version 2.3.119
Updated the Sim Avionics.INI files to support a default input and output variable type
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2009 2:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You beauty Smile

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi,

It's maybe stupid, but can be handy.

I'm talking about the the download part within the InterfaceIT.
Whenever I download, I need to either change the path or drag-and-drop afterwards to organize the XML on my HDD.

Is there a way to incorporate within the options, the possibility to define where the modules, inputs and outputs need to be transferred to. Also handy for the Export functionality. Makes it easier to organize the export (backup) of the settings.

This way you can keep the XMLs organized. There are over 100 or even 200 files in total.

Oh, Also the possibility to export the empty switch/led configs would be nice. I've migrated the software to a new machine and now I need to reenter the empty switches. (which aren't interfaced yet by pmSystems).


Just an idea!!! Smile Embarassed

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is the preferred way to upgrade an existing version install?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Eric,

You can use the Option in Tools - Check for Software Updates in InterfaceIt that will check for updates and then install from there. I have been using that and have had no trouble. If there are no updated versions the message appears in the lower left corner. If there is a ne w version you will see a message to install it.


Got your email Eric, thanks!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jetcos wrote:
Hi Eric,

You can use the Option in Tools - Check for Software Updates in InterfaceIt that will check for updates and then install from there. I have been using that and have had no trouble. If there are no updated versions the message appears in the lower left corner. If there is a ne w version you will see a message to install it.


Got your email Eric, thanks!


I dont have this option available- I guess Im running a much older version of InterfaceIT and a manual install/update is required. After downloading the file do I just let it overwrite the current install?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:54 am    Post subject: Back Up Reply with quote

Pretty standard Line around here for you to always back up your master XML file before you update. You should have no problem to update but that is a lot of work yo uare entrusting to the computer. Things happen.
When I do it here I copy the whole interfaceIT folder and save it somewhere until I have run the setup again a few times.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:10 am    Post subject: Re: Back Up Reply with quote

pcos wrote:
Pretty standard Line around here for you to always back up your master XML file before you update. You should have no problem to update but that is a lot of work yo uare entrusting to the computer. Things happen.
When I do it here I copy the whole interfaceIT folder and save it somewhere until I have run the setup again a few times.
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Backup- Yes, I was just about to comment on this. I was very glad I had an old version of my file (that had an example of how I did something very long ago and I had forgotten) because I somehow lost my most current xml file late last night and could have saved an hour of time of reprogramming if I had taken advantage of the excellent export feature Smile Trust me, I will definately back up the latest version now!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another way is to EXPORT each card. I do that so i can install each card on their own.

Export the cards, save the files. Update InterfaceIT and you should be good. If you have a problem you have the last Exported files to IMPORT and be running again.

I EXPORT after every change and save these files on another computer or Key Drive.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:51 am    Post subject: InterfaceIT Software Build Update (New! Build Jan 13 2011) Reply with quote

Latest version released. Many little updates that Brent worked on and I have been testing and we have had installed in the field as a beta version.

Release notes:


interfaceITâ„¢ Management Control System Release Notes
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Version 2.3.130
Fixed a costmetic issue with the IIT-HRI-8 board name
Increased the performance on the switch inputs
Added addition error checking and logging around port and module import
Fixed a crash during startup on machines with high hard drive activity
Added additional context menu item icons

Version 2.3.129 (internal release)
Fixed an potential crash issue when wither AST or Sim-Avionics configuration files are not correct
Updated the chooser dialog for AST and Sim-Avionics to how partial data that was read if a read error occurs
Fixed some alignment and cosmetic issues with the download configuration files dialog

Version 2.3.128 (internal release)
Fixed an issue where the board import was not reading the description or optional flags
Added the ability to set the description when exporting a complete board
Fixed a Issue in the view toolbar items that prevented the state from showing
Updated the window styles
Updated application icons
Added additional menu icons
Removed the toolbars for turning off LED test and Identify
Added a message to prompt to turn off identify when you are switching items
Fixed a menu item issue when right clicking an item that was not selected

Version 2.3.127 (internal release)
Added a description field to the board import modules
Added the ability to check the board import description
Added the ability to blank 7 segment displays based on display value (737 electrical panel)
Fixed an issue with initial board load not sending the switch off position correctly

Version 2.3.126 (internal release)
Core controller update - issue when multiple interfaceIT products are installed on the same machine.
Optimized the code that reads the board information
Fixed an issue with a mutex not being board specific
Fixed a memory copy issue which sometimes prevented board modules from loading

Version 2.3.125 (internal release)
Updated some logging around device change
Updates some code around the device change to help track down a potential Issue
Updated the module menu to determine if it needs output items
Updated the module menu to determine if it needs input items


http://www.tekworx.ca/downloads.php


Thanks for the extra effort Brent!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice! Thanks. I appreciate the updates.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Brent!

I personally never had any issues, but always
love an update Smile

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