GalilSuite Release Notes

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 
- Windows
	- Added QP support to the DMC-30010 for 1000 lines by 80 char programs.

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 
- Linux
	- Initial Ubuntu 12.04 release

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:34:52
- PCI stability improvements
- Linux
	- Fixed signed number problem with data record values
	- GalilSuite PCI driver will now provide minimal compatibility with GalilTools.
	- GUI modified to provide minimal compatibility with GalilTools PCI driver. Viewer and Scope will be disabled.

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:07:15
- Windows
  -Added keep-alive traffic to prevent Windows Firewall from closing UDP event channel.
   Effects Messages, Data Records, and interrupts on Ethernet.
- Linux
  -Trivial installer naming fixes

Sat, 30 Mar 2013
- ported GalilSuite to Red Hat 5.8 platform.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013
- fixed "Save Profile on Exit" in preferences has no effect (1077)
- fixed ' comments highlight/parse incorrectly (1050)
- fixed a case where Refresh on Launcher will cause Watch to no longer update (1075)
- fixed DR0 constantly sent in background (1025)
- fixed ZAA (or last field of any data record) won't update in Scope or Watch for DMC-30000 (1042)
- fixed ^R^S cause freeze (1054)
- fixed Editor becomes unresponsive when auto-refresh large file (1074)
- supported new data record size for RIO73xxx
- supported new AI voltage conversion for firmware 1.1 (RIO only)
- added SI, SS support in Configuration
- fixed issue where IA is exported to DMC or restored when DH is set to 1
- RIO no longer issue MO command before restore configuration
- RIO will process AF before DB command (DB will be issued only if AF is enabled)
- fixed issue where multiple commands in 1 line will cause reply to be misaligned.

GalilSuite 1.0 Release (SVN 764)

GalilSuite is the newest software for Galil's RIO PLC's and motion controllers. GalilSuite replaces GalilTools and the WSDK Tuning software with powerful software tools for Galil controllers. An improved user-interface, enhanced servo tuning capabilities with multiple tuning methods, real-time scopes, multiple device management and simplified communications utilities are just a fraction of the feature set provided by GalilSuite.

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 09:24:39 -0800
Supports Microsoft Windows 8, 7, and XP SP3
Terminal - for entering and receiving controller commands
Editor - for writing, saving and executing application programs
Tuner - for selecting controller PID parameters for optimal servo system response. Full version required
Scope - for plotting controller data such as motor position and velocity. Full version required
Watch and Viewer - for displaying controller and I/O status
Configuration - for displaying, backing-up and restoring controller parameters

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 709)
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 14:02:40 -0800
Change log:
- changed beta expiration date. 

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 638)
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:52:03 -0700
Change log:
- changed beta expiration date. 

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 592)
Wed, 16 May 2012 13:05:50 -0700
Changes Log:
- overall improvement on firmware download
  - able to download to device in monitor mode
  - enhanced stability during firmware download
- overall connection improvement and error messaging
- overall Editor text loading improvement
Bug Fixes:
- fixed issue where program is downloaded that exceeds column limit of the controller

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 588)
Tue, 01 May 2012 10:59:00 -0700
Bug Fixes:
- fixed issues with firmware download
- fixed issues with unsolicited messages in Terminal

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 584)
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:15:00 -0800
Bug Fixes:
- fixed issues with firmware download
- fixed issues with unsolicited messages over serial
- {N} formatting for unsolicited messages is working correctly now. 
- firmware download reworked and fixed several issues with firmware download
- garbage data generated due to incorrect data record packet fixed
- connection window reworked and fixed several UI issues related to select and d-click connections
- select a connection window device and hit enter will act as double-click 
- fixed issue where large amount of unsolicited message cause application to hang.
- Help module will load tab title from HTML file. 
- fixed connection window selection error.
- fixed firmware download over serial port issues
- improved firmware download speed
- fixed program upload issue when program contains ":" 

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 569)
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:00:00 -0800
Major Changes:
- Compiler changes: using Visual Studio 2010 and QT 2.8.0
- Native 64bit support (on separated installer)
- Multi-Core support (client app will divide processing to multiple cores if available)
- PCI Driver Installer
  - PCI driver is no longer included in Galil Suite installer
  - a separated installer is available for different platforms
  - an uninstall option is added to Program and Features
- System Configuration is ported to a tool and has same behaviors as other tools

Bug Fixes:
- [System Configuration] unable to detect model fixed
- [System Configuration] wording changed
- Uninstaller name changed
- [System Configuration] ID no longer pop up error message
- [Terminal] download firmware for RIO crash fixed
- [Terminal] Delete key function correctly now
- Failed bookmark connection will generate error message
- [Watch] issue with not all fields are updated for 21x3 fixed
- garbage message cause by corrupted data record for 21x3 and 41x3 fixed
- server fail after failed firmware download fixed 

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 547)
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 14:05:00 -0800
- added Device Configuration module
- Device Configuration will be able to backup/restore controller configuration/variable/array/program.

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 539)
Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:25:58 -0800
- PCI is supported for DMC18x0, DMC18x2, DMC18x6
- [Editor] added/remove dmc file from project using r-click now saves project setting
- [Server] added work around to fix issue where firmware sends 0xC7 instead of 0x87 on 1st byte of data record
- [Tuner] fixed incorrect display for auto-crossover
- [Tuner] fixed issue where ceramic won't work
- [Tuner] fixed issue where ceramic parameter is not correct
- [Terminal] fixed firmware download issue with COM 19200
- [Server] server now polls ^R^V when connect to the controller for the first time.
- [Editor] start with blank DMC option is now working properly
- [Clients] changed feedback URL string
- [Clients] Connection window displays PCI model
- [Server] fixed issue where reply will be discarded if total reply size is > 450
- [Server] galil.cnfg changed to galil.cfg
- [Editor] fixed redo not working properly
- [Installer] fixed issue where shortcut is not removed during uninstall
- [Editor] documentation added

Driver installation:
- PCI driver is included in installer, but will not be installed by default
- To install driver, goto Add/Remove Hardware, right click on PCI driver and select Update Driver.  Browse and locate driver at folder below.
- Driver files location is at /Galil/GalilSuite/driver/ 

GalilSuite Beta Release (SVN 518)
Fri, 6 Jan 2012 13:50:35 -0800
- [Server] added option to disable BOOTP in galil.cnfg
the option to disable BOOTP in galil.cnfg is:
- [Server] monitor mode response time fixed
- [Server] start/stop service without admin access right will pop up
error message
- [Clients] added F1 shoutcut to launch Help document
- [Clients] Support/Feedback menu item is functional now
- [Terminal] fixed Left/Right arrow when connected to controller
- [Terminal] firmware download will auto select last used firmware file
- [Editor] fixed dmc help pop up shows blank window
- [Editor] menu checkbox for output/project/dmcHelper is sync up with
preference at start up
- [Help] Back/Forward enabled for 1st tab
- [Terminal] RS will no longer kick user out of terminal
- [Installer] fixed not able to write file issue.

GalilSuite Initial Beta Release (SVN 510)
Mon, 2 Jan 2012 12:00:00 -0800