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 ====== MagicPlot Release Notes ====== ====== MagicPlot Release Notes ======
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 +==== MagicPlot 2.8.2, Minor update, December 18, 2018 ====
 +
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 +  *  0000341: [Other] ​ Add hotkeys for tabs (internal windows) navigation: Ctrl+[ and Ctrl+], Ctrl+1...9 (with Cmd on Mac)
 +  *  0000229: [General] ​ Please make Action: closing active window within MagicPlot with a shortcut, e.g. Ctr+W
 +  *  0000319: [Other] ​ Shortcut <Ctrl + C>, i.e. copy command, often does not work
 +  *  0000345: [Batch Processing] ​ Enable '​skip'​ checkbox for Template FitPlot in Fit Series dialog
 +  *  0000316: [Other] ​ Collapse all won't work on 2.8
 +  *  0000320: [Plots] ​ Color map properties: Column X does not work in some circumstances
 +  *  0000321: [Plots] ​ Error bars color: when marker and line is off, the color button is active but it does not work 
 +  *  0000326: [Table] ​ Table transpose works incorrect for text columns
 +  *  0000334: [Other] ​ Long task may be run when other long task is running in ProgressDialog
 +  *  0000315: [Other] ​ Error on saving if project file in Dropbox folder
 +  *  0000329: [Drawing] ​ When drag (rectangle) selecting, the group parts can be selected separately
 +  *  0000336: [Other] ​ Source data of evaluators in other Tables or Fit Plots is not copied (batch fitting summary, correlation,​ fft) 
 +  *  0000337: [Drawing] ​ Grouped items are copy-pasted with illegal shift in the same canvas
 +  *  0000344: [Other] ​ Context menu is not opened if cyclic dependency appears
 +  *  0000346: [Other] ​ Old-style links to DataCurve in FitPlot need to be replaced by clones on old project files reading
 +  *  0000340: [Plots] ​ Don't round values of plot data in status bar 
 +
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.8.1, Bug fixing release, September 06, 2018 ====
 +
 +  * 0000314: [Other] ​ Add feedback in case of JVM crash on font file opening or rendering (font name in thread name)
 +  * 0000313: [Table] ​ Regression: Table transpose does not work in some cases
 +  * 0000312: [Plots] ​ Multi-axes plots created in previous versions are displayed incorrect in some cases (curves are mixed-up between axes)
 +  * Other minor fixes
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.8, Major update, August 31, 2018 ====
 +
 +See also: [[relnotes:​notes28]]
 +
 +  * **Added: 0000049: [Other] ​ Full-functional project tree with nested folders and copy-paste support:**
 +    * 0000215: [General] ​ Move up/down items in the project tree
 +    * 0000047: [Plots] ​ Fix copy/paste restriction:​ only components of one type (curves or drawings) can be copied
 +    * 0000069: [Drawing] ​ Add capability to copy axes box with all contents
 +    * 0000059: [Other] ​ Add project merging (add one to another) -- via copy/paste
 +  *  Added: 0000058: [Other] ​ Project autosaving
 +  *  Added: 0000024: [Drawing] ​ Drawn objects grouping
 +  *  Added: 0000241: [Plots] ​ Implement changing table in data curve dialog ​
 +  *  Added: 0000106: [Plots] ​ Add multi-column in legend
 +  *  Added: 0000017: [Drawing] ​ Creating empty Figure without axes boxes or deleting the rest axes box
 +   
 +  * Improved: 0000244: [Plots] ​ Optimize colormap drawing
 +  * Improved: 0000225: [Other] ​ Add symbol <Planck constant with bar> to the math symbol table 
 +  * Improved: 0000282: [Other] ​ Leave project file opened for cloud services work 
 +  * Improved: 0000193: [Plots] ​ Add warning about doubled values in x/y column of color map plot
 +  * Improved: 0000284: [Plots] ​ Rename (clarify) properties context menu items
 +  * Improved: 0000023: [Drawing] ​ Improved drawing objects sticking algorithm: all other objects are checked
 +  * Improved: 0000298: [Fitting] ​ Add more max iterations in drop-down menu in Preferences ​
 +   
 +  *  Fixed: 0000223: [Plots] ​ Adding of fitted data as Fit Sum to the main graph produces Thickness-2 roughly dashed line
 +  *  Fixed: 0000222: [Plots] ​ When Fill "To X Axis" is applied to data shifted by waterfall result is not correct
 +  *  Fixed: 0000232: [Plots] ​ Waterfall shift values are mistakenly copied when creating Fit Plot from Figure with waterfall
 +  *  Fixed: 0000202: [Other] ​ Table and tree rows height is broken for HiDPI on Windows
 +  *  Fixed: 0000295: [Import] ​ UTF BOM chars are not ignored on the beginning of the imported file 
 +  *  Fixed: 0000299: [Import] ​ NaN text is not recognized as a number in import and the column becomes text column ​
 +  *  Fixed: 0000294: [Import] ​ Disable empty lines skipping on import and pasting ​
 +  *  Fixed: 0000296: [Plots] ​ ColorMap is not replotted when x/y column data is changed
 +  *  Fixed: 0000304: [Plots] ​ Incorrect warning "Y column has missing points at the beginning"​ in Color Map Properties dialog ​
 +  *  Fixed: 0000281: [Plots] ​ ColorMap legend (colorbar) is not scaled with all image when changing canvas size
 +  *  Fixed: 0000219: [Other] ​ Adding a new table puts it randomly, either in selected folder or in a new folder
 +  *  Fixed: 0000050: [Other] ​ Print/​Export Images in Project context menu and Ctrl+E, Ctrl+P must print all selected, not the one
 +  *  Fixed: 0000289: [General] ​ Out of memory error when dropping big project file on Figure canvas (tries to treat it as image first)
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.7.2, Bug fixing release, September 18, 2016 ====
 +
 +  * Fixed: 0000210: [Plots] Regress in 2.7.1: Negative minor ticks are not displayed in some cases.
 +  * Fixed: 0000206: [Other] Project Tree does not update after opening project that does not exist.
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.7.1, Bug fixing release, September 9, 2016 ====
 +
 +  * Fixed: 0000203: [Plots] Minor ticks count in Log scale cannot be set correctly.
 +  * Fixed: 0000198: [Other] 'Add & Arrange Axes' dialog box is opened under '​Figure Preferences'​ dialog in some cases.
 +  * Fixed: 0000117: [Image Export] White rectangle is created over the canvas in EPS when opening in selected applications (TeX's epstopdf converter was affected).
 +  * Fixed: 0000205: [Plots] Manual Increment entered is not multiplied by Multiplier.
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.7, Major update, June 29, 2016 ====
 +
 +[[relnotes:​notes27]]
 +
 +=== Notes ===
 +   * MagicPlot 2.6 release was skipped.
 +   * The development was slow in 2014 and resumed in 2015; Plotvisor 2.0 application was [[plotvisor:​release_notes|released]] in Oct 2015.
 +   * Java 7 or later is now required on Windows and Linux/Unix, Java 8 or later on Mac OS.
 +   * The MagicPlot Pro 2.5.x license is valid for v. 2.7.x (it is a free update for current users).
 +
 +=== Changes ===
 +  * **Added: Color map plots (aka surface plot / heat map / 2D plots): non-uniform matrix support, interpolation support, Pro edition only [0000002].** See also: [[colormap|Manual topic on Color Map Plots]].
 +  * Improved: New dialog windows style (previously used only in Processing dialogs) [0000189].
 +  * Improved: Special symbols/​characters dialog moved to Tools menu [0000057].
 +  * Improved: Replaced Java2D stroke normalization with explicit coordinates rounding [0000138].
 +  * Improved: Removed unused parts of eps prologue [0000112].
 +  * Improved: When template is applied, empty (in template) legends are kept as is [0000124].
 +  * Improved: Legend titles are '​overloaded'​ with column name when plotting the same columns from multiple tables [0000131].
 +  * Improved: Rounded ticks positions when using axis multiplier [0000104].
 +  * Fixed: Nonlinear fitting: When Y error columns are set, weights must not be normalized to calculate the correct chi square in fit report [0000081].
 +  * Fixed: Fit Plot: Saving '​Sum',​ '​Data-Baseline'​ checkbox values to project and add undo for them [0000070].
 +  * Fixed: Inspector toolbar was not updated when selecting curves from Figure properties components table [0000188].
 +  * Fixed: Bug with changing scale type when deleting axes box [0000099].
 +  * Fixed: '​Custom grid lines' table behavior (focus) [0000160].
 +  * Fixed: Smoothing of curve from Fit Plot on Figure: '​Replace curve' changes Fit Plot (should not) [0000113].
 +  * Fixed: Log scale is not displayed in Processing preview in Smooth dialog [0000114].
 +  * Fixed: Data Curve Properties dialog is not updated when data columns change [0000133].
 +  * Fixed: Path2D points limit optimization must not be used for export rendering [0000110].
 +  * Fixed: EPS/​Postscript:​ Canvas size is not interpreted by all applications [0000111].
 +  * Fixed: MagicPlot does not take into account current screen (multi monitors) [0000127].
 +  * Fixed: Processing of curve with index X column does not work [0000132].
 +  * Fixed: No error message is shown if inserted image is absent in project file [0000140].
 +  * Other minor bug fixes.
 +  ​
 +Numbers in square brackets are the ticket ID's from our internal issue tracker.  ​
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.5.1, Bug fixing release, June 25, 2013 ====
 +  * Fixed: Some bugs in saving batch processing summary table evaluator
 +  * Improved: Peak guess dialog must not remember the number of previously guessed peaks
 +  * Other little fixes
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.5, Major update, May 22, 2013 ====
 +[[relnotes:​notes25]]
 +
 +  * Added: New processing features: smoothing, convolution,​ deconvolution,​ correlation
 +  * Added: Processing of multiple curves/​columns from table/​figure in one processing dialog
 +  * Added: Full fit function formula in Report tab
 +  * Added: All processing dialogs show preview plot
 +  * Added: '​Create Fit Plot' menu item on Figure curves
 +  * Improved: Faster application launch
 +  * Improved: Selected cells in unfocused tables are shown with gray background
 +  * Improved: '​Delete emptied Figures'​ checkbox in confirm deletion dialog
 +  * Improved: Faster progress dialogs updating
 +  * Improved: Smart limitation for undo history to prevent unavoidable memory leak
 +  * Improved: New algorithm for peaks guessing
 +  * Improved: Automated unit tests for processing routines and nonlinear fitting (incl. NIST data sets)
 +  * Fixed: Curve colors alternation when adding curves, including batch processing
 +  * Fixed: Saving some deleted images to project file (mistakenly taken from undo history)
 +  * Fixed: Negative sizes in dimensions toolbar did not work
 +  * Fixed: Incorrect formula correction when multiple columns are deleted
 +  * Fixed: Avalanche deletion of evaluators which use deleted components
 +  * Fixed: Creating inset axes: copies unnecessary properties from current axes style
 +  * Fixed: Import multiple text files: Columns with numbers greater than the number of columns in first row were treated as text
 +  * Fixed: Project tree sometimes can stop reflecting the project structure
 +  * Fixed: Calibry Light font crash on Windows with Oracle Java 1.6_45 and 1.7_21 fontmanager.dll (Update: Bug fixed in Java 1.7_25)
 +
 +==== MagicPlot 2.3, Minor update, June 7, 2012 ====
 +  * Improved: EMF and vector image copy on Windows: coordinates tolerance increased
 +  * Improved: EPS, PDF: writing real font postscript names without fonts embedding
 +  * Improved: ''​Show trailing zeros''​ checkbox did not affect axes labels
 +  * Improved: Hand tool does not select and move objects when image is zoomed in
 +  * Improved: Batch Processing: Confusing legends on Figure when adding curves to existing Figure
 +  * Fixed: EPS: Landscape orientation activated mistakenly
 +  * Fixed: On Mac OS X: Helvetica plain font was mistakenly written in vector images as Helvetica-Light
 +  * Trial period is 30 days, no need to request trial key!
  
 ==== MagicPlot 2.2, Major update, May 21, 2012 ==== ==== MagicPlot 2.2, Major update, May 21, 2012 ====
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 === Other new features and improvements === === Other new features and improvements ===
-  * Added: ​[[transform_xy|Processing-Transform X/Y data menu items (set column formula) for Fit Plot]]+  * Added: Processing-Transform X/Y data menu items (set column formula) for Fit Plot
   * Added: [[shift_curves|Dialog for 2D Waterfall on Figure (x, y shifts)]]   * Added: [[shift_curves|Dialog for 2D Waterfall on Figure (x, y shifts)]]
   * Added: Auto fit column by clicking on right table header separator   * Added: Auto fit column by clicking on right table header separator
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 ==== MagicPlot Calculator 1.0, 18.09.2010 ==== ==== MagicPlot Calculator 1.0, 18.09.2010 ====
   * First release, integrated in MagicPlot 1.2.1.   * First release, integrated in MagicPlot 1.2.1.
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