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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:28 am

Build 972 available.

If you downloaded before 1145 GMT, please re-download

I haven't done as much testing myself as I would have liked, but the previous build is going to expire soon, so I need to get people to try this one before the old one does expire to make sure there are no 'stoppers' which would leave all the beta testers without a working build to run. Undoubtedly there will be a number of problems initially because of the amount of new code in this build; I'll get fixes out as soon as I can.

I have reverted to the old exception handler, so this build will produce a bugreport.txt file when it crashes. This also means that this build will not expire.

- Option to run external commands at 'normal' and 'realtime' updates - see internet settings and help
- Fix reading 'Rising' key in strings.ini
- Don't use Davis dew point when reading from logger (Celsius bug)
- Correct La Crosse dew point reading from logger
- Fix timestamp for rain rate highs
- A few changes to ftp error handling
- <#MoonPercent> and <#MoonPercentAbs> web tags
- Added dew point to all highs and lows, with all corresponding web tags
- Added Solar Radiation, UV, and Apparent Temperature to Select-A-Graph
- New editors for monthly and yearly records (highs and lows)
- All high/low editors have ability to search dayfile.txt and monthly log files to find highs and lows. Please read the help about this. Note that use of this facility may highlight problems in your log files that you may have been unaware of. Please do not post screen shots asking why the values do not match unless you have reason to believe there is a bug in the new code - check and amend your log files if necessary. If you think there is a bug in the code, please provide the relevant evidence; I am sorry, but I simply do not have the time to start going through everyone's log files myself.

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:46 pm

Build 973 available - a few bug fixes.

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:03 pm

Please note that there is a bug in each of the all-time/month/year record editors which affects systems using US date formats. Don't use the 'fetch logfile data' facility as it will generate incorrect dates. Fix to follow shortly.
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:22 pm

Build 974 available.

Fixes date format bug in all-time/month/year record editor in 'fetch logfile data' which affects US systems.

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Fri Jan 28, 2011 4:05 pm

Build 975 available. I am hoping to make this the final release, assuming no serious problems are found.

Mainly bug fixes, plus new cumulus.ini file setting:

In the [Station] section, add/modify the line

RainDayThreshold=-1

This specifies the threshold amount of rain at or above which a day is counted as a 'rain day' on the 'This Month' etc screens. The value should be specified in whatever units you use for rainfall in Cumulus. The default of -1 means 0.2 mm if you use mm, and 0.01 in if you use inches. The value supplied is rounded to 3 decimal places.

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:21 pm

Build 976 available.

- A few bug fixes
- High/low dew point now actually written to dayfile.txt!
- Realtime interval default for new installs is now 30 seconds
- New 'sun minimum' setting for 'bright sunshine' calculation (see help)
- New set of web tags giving status of all-time record indicators (see help)


http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:19 pm

Build 977 available.

- Compass point names can now be changed via strings.ini (see samplestrings.ini for format)
- Easyweather.dat input now allows 'normal' compass point names as well as unusual 'Fine Offset' style names (e.g. ESE as well as SEE).

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:24 am

Build 978 available.

- A few bug fixes
- New web tag <#avgtemp> - average temperature today so far

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:08 am

Build 979 available.

- Fix crash at start up for Fine Offset + Solar users
- Fix crash at start up when PC has been up for a long time
- Fix easyweather.dat input on systems using comma for decimals

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:52 am

Build 980 available.

- Fix newly-broken easyweather.dat input on systems using full stop for decimals!

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:04 pm

Build 981 available.

- Fix <#LowPressureRecordSet> web tag
- New 'system' web tags:

<#OsVersion> OS version, e.g. "Windows 7 x64 build 7600"
<#OsLanguage> OS language, e.g. "English"
<#SystemUpTime> How long the system has been up, e.g. "8 hours 21 minutes"
<#ProgramUpTime> How long Cumulus has been running, e.g. "7 hours 55 minutes"
<#CpuName> CPU type, e.g. "Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz"
<#CpuCount> Number of processors, e.g. "4"
<#MemoryStatus> Free and total system RAM, e.g. "4619/8191 MB (free/total)"
<#DisplayMode> Screen display mode, e.g. "1680x1050, 32 bit"
<#AllocatedMemory> Amount of memory allocated to Cumulus, e.g. "18.76 MB"
<#DiskSize> Size of disk on which Cumulus is running, e.g. "931.51 GB"
<#DiskFree> Free space on disk on which Cumulus is running, e.g. "515.36 GB"

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:19 am

Build 982 available.

- Trim trailing space from <#SystemUpTime> and <#ProgramUpTime> web tags
- Filter bad solar data from WH3080/1 logger
- Trap errors in timestamps in VP2 logger data

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:35 am

Build 983 available.

- A few bug fixes
- 'Lowest max' and 'Highest min' temps now include time. Note that existing records will show midnight (or your rollover time). You can retrieve the times using 'fetch dayfile data' on the 'record editor' screens.

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Edit: Please note that some people are having issues with this build (see the beta forum).
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Sun Mar 20, 2011 2:46 pm

Build 984 available.

- Fix from TMS for high CPU usage caused by gauge animation

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
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Re: Cumulus 1.9.1 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:25 pm

Build 985 available.

- Warning when La Crosse station clock is clearly wrong
- Fix 'last rain tip' not being updated from Davis logger data

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta191/CumulusSetup.exe
Please direct any discussion, problem reports etc to the BETA forum: http://sandaysoft.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=20
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