Cumulus 1.8.8 released

Cumulus 1.8.8 (build 881) is now available for download.

Changes from 1.8.7:

  • Added comparison of day length with tomorrow (and web tag)
  • Handle (by ignoring) errors from creation of moon bitmap
  • Added <#nextwindindex> web tag (see help)
  • Improved layout slightly on smaller displays
  • Added option to periodically disconnect realtime ftp
  • Fix heat index for temp under 80F or humidity under 40%
  • Fix spurious extra entry on end of <#wdirdata> and <#wspddata>
  • Add error code to ftp connect error message
  • Added ‘This Period’ screen (see ‘View’ menu)
  • Fixed crash caused by default value when pressure calibration box is cleared
  • Added ‘save as PNG’ to Select-A-Graph
  • Added Heat Index to data log, outside temp graph, and Select-A-Graph
  • Added wind chill and dew point to Select-A-Graph
  • Added ability to display multiple parameters on Select-A-Graph
  • Option to display Humidex instead of Heat Index on main screen
  • ftp upload is now in a separate thread to improve UI performance
  • Changed Wunderground upload to send ‘latest’ wind speed not average
  • Added tray icon ‘tooltip’ with wind speed and temperature
  • Changed code for closing data log, and added warning if not written
  • Fix bug where first rapid fire Wunderground update could contain zeroes
  • Fix bug where having ‘this period’ window open causes failure to write data log
  • Ignore humidity of zero on Fine Offset and LaCrosse stations
  • Fix forecasts for high pressure extremes
  • Allow WMR928 etc extra sensor to act as main temp sensor (ini file setting)
  • Fix very high wind speeds on Fine Offset
  • Fix filtering of zero humidity
  • Fix occasional display of dashes for sunset in some timezones
  • Correctly log http response codes in debug log
  • Changed scale label intervals on wind speed gauge
  • Correct 1-minute average temp being deg C when using data from Fine Offset logger
  • Fix pressure trend used in forecast, if units are inHg
  • Added ‘FCPressureThreshold’ ini-file entry to control forecast generation
  • Increased size of input boxes on all-time record editor
  • Fix problem where inside temp graph colour setting was lost over a restart
  • Fix problem where wind direction graph colour setting was lost over a restart
  • Allow average wind direction graph colour to be changed
  • Make sure dew point is still calculated when humidity 100%
  • As above, but for ‘live’ data as well as logger data!
  • Fix switching off of all-time records LEDs
  • added ability to configure/translate forecast strings via strings.ini
  • Fix to allow WMR928 users to use Cumulus forecast
  • Added more strings to strings.ini
  • Added two new realtime.txt items and web tags – forecastnumber and isdaylight
  • Truncate custom tweets at 140 characters
  • Allow thickness of chart legend symbols to be configured
  • Added ‘max wind speed’ option for La Crosse (via cumulus.ini setting)
  • Select-A-Graph now has gust as well as peak gust
  • Added temp/pressure trends to strings.ini
  • Correct colours of web wind direction graph
  • Stop tray icon appearing when ‘minimise to tray’ not selected
  • Fix ‘waxing gibbous’ strings.ini setting name
  • Average temp calculation using logger data now uses calibrated value
  • Added new web tags to correct trend arrows on javascript gauges
  • Fix average wind and gale days on ‘This period’ display
  • Round time to previous log interval when asking for VP logger data, to avoid Davis bug
  • Make sure first wind and temp readings have been made before calculating wind chill