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divePAL Windows: Releases Log

Discussion in 'DiveNav' started by DiveNav, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Releases Log for divePAL Full - Windows

    September 14, 2011 - Full Beta
    First public release of the Full version
    Installer: divepal_full_installer_r20110914.exe

    October 10, 2011 - Full Beta v0.5
    Major Changes: Added Logging (limited) Capabilities
    Installer: divepal_full_installer_r20111012.exe available HERE
    This version is currently available only to beta testers.

    New Features​

    - Log Mode initial release.

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    - To access log mode, click the "Log" button on the home screen.
    - To create a log, first plan a dive or dive sequence through the "Plan" button, then click the "Save this plan" button and fill in the form to store other information about your plan.
    - The "Dive Log" log type is not yet ready, so for now all logs originating from divePAL must be saved as a "Dive Plan"

    - Dive Sites:
    - If you want to indicate a plan (or in the future a log) for a dive site that does not yet exist in our database, use the "Propose a Site" button.
    - All proposals will be reviewed before they are available for users to select.
    - You can't submit too many proposals at once. Each user can only have three proposals that are pending review at any given time.
    - When submitting a new site, divePAL may offer a list of suggestions for sites already in our database that may be the same site. Please carefully review this list before submitting.
    - Too many rejected proposals for duplicate sites or low quality submissions may result in the suspension of an accounts ability to propose sites.

    - Logs Filtering:
    - At the log screen, you can view any user's public logs, or edit your own logs.
    - You can sort and filter logs by the type, user who created the log, the time of the log from within a range, or the location the log took place (or is planned to take place at).
    - You can also sort the log in ascending or descending order by any of these factors.
    - The default view shows all your logs from within the last year, sorted by date.
    - New logs originating from eDiving will have the option to save the profile of the log for viewing and analyzing in divePAL as well as other information like when the dive was recorded and what site it was at automatically filled in.
    - When viewing a log with a profile, you can click "Analyze" to analyze the current log or sequence.
    - You may edit the details of any log you created at any time.
    - What details you can edit depends on what type of log you are editing.
    - Logs from eDiving cannot have their location, profile, and time information changed.
    - Logs created within divePAL can have any information about them changed, including profile, start time, location, etc.
    - Logs created from within divePAL may be marked "Private". Private logs can only be viewed by you, other users searching for your logs will not be able to see them.
    - There is not currently a way to edit the sequence information for a series of dives created in divePAL, except to delete an existing log from the sequence.
    - Editing is not possible for logs that were already on the server before release.

    - Dive Computers:
    - Improved support for dive computer simulation. Now includes most dive computers available in eDiving.
    - Added analysis view graph option for "Current Deco Ceiling"


    Misc​

    - Analysis view adjustments
    - Adjusted Analysis View graph colors to match the iPad version of divePAL.
    - When an analysis line goes off the top of the graph (for example, when no deco time remaining is over 99 minutes), it is no longer shown, instead of being shown as a flat line along the top of the graph.
    - Surface Interval analysis graphs are shown as dots instead of small squares at the quick-switch profile at the bottom of the screen.
    - Surface Interval analysis graphs use a different background and position symbol then regular dives.
    - The small quick-switch profiles are now slightly closer together.
    - Improved the meaningfull-ness of some dialogue prompt messages.
    - Editing saved logs also restores the tank previously selected with that log.
    - Reworked the surface interval time entry text box for major improvements in usability and consistency.
    - Now, instead of always having the default computer selected when starting divePAL, you will continue using the computer you had selected in options
    - If you no longer have access to that computer, divePAL will return to the default computer.
    - Added current license information to the "About" page under "Help".
    - Shows your license level (currently, either "Basic" or "Full").
    - If your license is time-limited, shows the day the license will expire.
    - The home screen now shows the number of registered users, number of logs all users have created, and number of logs that you have created.
    - Added a confirmation when you are about to erase your current dive plan, either by starting a new one or overwriting it with one loaded from the server.
    - Improved usefullness and consistency of the "Back" button.
    - Added a crash handler that creates a crash-dump file. Beta Testers should include this crash-dump file when reporting crashes... hopefully not too many :wink: .
     
  2. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    October 28, 2011 - Nitrox Beta v0.6
    Major Changes: Added Nitrox and possibility to plan and analyze a series of 5 dives.
    Installer: divepal_full_installer_r20111028.exe available HERE

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    New Features

    Nitrox support
    - If you have a "divePAL Nitrox", either because you recently enrolled in one of our online classes, or because you purchased 1 year license, or you have premium service, you will have access to additional nitrox dive planning features and you will be able to Analyze a Nitrox dive.
    - To plan a nitrox dive, simply enter the oxygen% in your gas mix (between 21 and 50%) when selecting your tank for a dive.
    - When planning a nitrox dive, the PPO2 and Oxygen Toxicity graph lines and readout information is also available.
    single Installer
    Merged Full and Basic version executables. No re-download is required to move from basic to a higher version any more.

    Bug Fixes​

    - Fixed a bug that prevented analyzing most dives due to an incorrect max time restriction.
    - Fixed a bug with oxygen toxicity not being recorded correctly on sequential dives.
    - Fixed an occasional crash/exception when logging in.
    - Fixed Windows beep sounds playing when pressing enter to search for logs after changing a filter or entering a user name.
    - The current plan will be cleared whenever the current user changes.
    - Fixed the tooltip on the Log button.

    Misc​

    - Tuned coefficients of decompression algorithm.
    - The default setting for the "Date" filter is now "one year in the past" to "one month in the future" (was "one year in the past" to "today")
    - Changed privacy setting options for logs to include a "Buddies Only" option. Selecting this option will mean only users you have friended on ediving.us will be able to view the log.
    - Made the playback buttons on the analysis screen slightly more compact.
    - Added log type search options to include "All Logs with Profiles" and "Virtual Dives with Profiles only" options. When either of these is selected, only logs of the appropriate type with a dive profile attached will be shown.
    - Added HP80 tank option.
    - Depending on your license level, the divePAL log at the main menu and on the bar at the bottom of the main display will change
    - There are four logos: Basic, Full (uses normal logo), Nitrox, and Tech (not yet released).
    - Added warning and critical level bars to the analysis graph when a loading-level or partial pressure graph line is selected.
    - The "multidive quickswitch" bar at the bottom left of the main display now works for switching between dives during planning as well as analysis.
    - Dive sequence view now scales to show up to four dives on screen at a time, and also adds a scroll bar if more than four dives are planned.
    - Moved most text that appears in the main display area to a status bar at the bottom of the display.
     
  3. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    October 31, 2011 - Basic/Full/Nitrox Beta v0.7
    Bug fixes: Fixed scaling on monitors using a resolution as low as 1024x768.
    Installer: divepal_full_installer_r20111031.exe available HERE
     
  4. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    November 23, 2011 - Beta v0.8
    Major Changes: Added possibility to import existing dive logs for Suunto DM and DAN DL7 files.
    Installer: divepal_full_installer_r20111123.exe available HERE

    New Features

    Import dive log
    - Added a menu option to import dive logs (individual dives, sequence of dives or complete logbooks) from other dive log software.
    To import a logbook, select "Import Logbook" from the file menu.
    - Currently, this feature supports importing Suunto DM3 Export files and DAN DL7 format.
    - Beta support for the UDCF format is also included, but not well tested, and may not work with other UDCF generators.
    Plan dive using existing profiles
    - Added the option to start from an existing dive profile from the divePAL server instead of starting from scratch when planning a new dive (Full version + only).
    Other features
    - Dives now individually record the air consumption information for the user who created the profile, instead of showing air pressure and time graphs based on the SAC setting of the user analyzing the dive.
    - For dives planned in divePAL, the SAC setting in the options menu is the default SAC, and can be adjusted individually for each dive you plan.
    - For dives saved from eDiving, the SAC will be automatically calculated and the start and final pressures of the dive should match those from eDiving.
    - For dives imported from a third-party source where tank pressures were recorded, the historic per-sample air time information is recorded and when you select the air time or pressure graph, this information will be used to calculate the ATR at that time.
    - Added average depth and water temperature displays to the analysis screen (Full version + only).
    - Water temperature is currently only available when analyzing dives imported from a source that recorded water temperatures.

    Bug Fixes​

    - Fixed a scaling issue with the Deco Ceiling graph not using the same scale as the Current Depth graph in the analysis screen for some graphs.
    - Fixed dangling alarm/emergency indicators showing up on surface interval analysis after viewing a dive profile with alarms on it.
    - Fixed a bug that made the extra graph axis on the analysis view (on the right side, showing the scale for the selected extra analysis graphs) never show up.
    - Fixed a crash when trying to draw corrupted or missing graph data in the analysis screen.
    - It is no longer necessary to overwrite the current plan in order to analyze a log downloaded from the server.
    - It is still necessary to do this in order to edit a plan, but this should be fixed as well in a future release.

    Misc​

    - Nitrox version can now create and analyze plans or logs up to 6 dives long (up from 5)
    - Added tank capacity and service pressure to the log editing view. Also added gas mix for nitrox and up users.
    - Changed some filter logs by type options for clarity:
    - "Dive Log" renamed to "Manual Log" - this is the filter option for logs of real dives manually entered into divePAL (note: these logs cannot currently be created).
    - "Computer Log" renamed to "Imported Log" - this is the filter option for logs imported from an outside source (a dive computer or another dive-logging software).
    - "All Real Dives" added - this option will show you the combined filter "Manual Logs" + "Imported Logs"
     
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  5. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    December 6, 2011 - Beta v0.9
    Major Changes: Include dive site information when importing existing dive logs for Suunto DM and DAN DL7 files.
    Installer: divepal_installer_r20111206.exe available HERE

    New Features

    Import dive logs
    - When importing existing logbooks, divePAL now makes an attempt to import location information.
    - If divePAL finds a few sites in our database, you will have to select one (or "None of these") as the location of your dive.
    - In other cases, everything will be handled automatically. divePAL will either find the correct site from our database, or automatically submit a new site proposal for review with the location data in your logbook.

    Bug Fixes​

    - Fixed a bug with Suunto Dive Manager (.sde) importer not reading user-entered service pressures for tanks.
    - This field will now be used if the "Start pressure" field was left blank (Start Pressure is filled automatically by air-integrated Suunto computers, and can also be manually entered in the Suunto Dive Manager).
    - Fixed a bug with SDE importer that gave the first dive of every sequence a very long surface interval time (surface intervals for the first dive of a sequence in divePAL are always 0 minutes).
    - Fixed a bug with the SDE importer that caused temperature profiles from some computers to appear incorrectly (with lots of 0°C/32°F readings).
    - Fixed a bug with imported logs that did not contain tank pressure data showing 0 bars/PSI at all points through the dive. These kinds of dives will now use start/service pressure and end pressure fields to find and average air consumption rate through the dive.
    - Fixed a big bug with importing logbooks where some dives in a sequence conflicted (by having overlapping times) with existing dives.
    - For example:
    - This bug would occur if you imported a dive sequence from another source, then tommorrow imported the same sequence but now with two more dives on it.
    - In divePAL 0.8, the two new dives would be placed in a seperate sequence from the dives already imported. Also under some circumstances, the new dives would not have profiles.
    - Now, all dives will be in the same sequence (regardless of how you choose to resolve the conflict with the other dives: merge, skip, or overwrite), and the new dives will have profiles.
    - Fixed a bug in the import form that caused the current resolution mode for conflicting dives to be drawn underneath the scrollbar when the list of dives in the logbook was long enough that the scrollbar was visible.
    - Fixed a bug that caused Gas mix (O2%) to not record correctly when tank information was not available.
    - Fixed a bug that caused the nitrox/computer tabs on the analysis screen to become hidden when using divePAL on displays even slightly below the recommended resolution.
    - Fixed a bug with initialization that caused the list of available tanks to contain only "AL80" when a user had Litres as their stored unit preferrence for volume set when starting divePAL.
    - Fixed a bug that caused some Suunto computer indicators not selecting the right value to show (PSI vs time of day during dive mode).
    - Fixed a bug that could cause the Save button to become enabled when viewing other users logs.
    - Dive computers with temperature displays now show accurate data when it is available (for virtual dives or imported dives), instead of made up numbers.
    - Fixed a bug that caused the oxygen accumulation indicators in dive computers that supported it to not show accumulation - this is available in Nitrox mode only
    - Fixed a display bug when viewing logs where the "Max Depth" field would not go above 100 ft, even for dives and plans where the profile was deeper.
    - Fixed a bug that prevented the user from changing the maximum depth or total dive time of a profile when editing a profile already on the server.
    - Fixed a bug that caused the dive info/graph selection panel in analysis mode not to show relevant numbers when switching between different panels (extra panels available in full mode and up only).

    Misc​

    - Added some dialogs and other features to help the user figure out what to do when importing a log book that has conflicting site or time information.
    - SDE importer now considers two dives in the same sequence if they are less than 8 hours apart, even if the computer they are imported from did not consider them in-sequence.
    - When divePAL is automatically rescaled because of a low-resolution display, an appropriate warning will be displayed.
    - Reversed the order of sequences shown on the import logbook screen.
    - Now, it is chronological descending instead of chronological ascending. So newest logs are at the top and oldest at the bottom.
    - Virtual dive logs with profiles now have accurate temperature profiles.
    - Dives profiles entered through divePAL that use virtual dive sites will have the same temperature profile as if the dive was performed on that site in eDiving.
    - Changed the default hemisphere for submitted site's longitude to West.
    - Changed the graph selector panel to use forward/backward buttons instead of a single swap button for deciding what kind of information to show.
     
  6. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    December 16, 2011 - Beta v0.10
    Major Changes: Added possibility to enter manually a log for a multi-levels real dive and redesigned log view page
    Installer: divepal_full_installer_r20111216.exe available HERE

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    New Features

    Log View
    - Changed the log viewing and editing interface.
    - The details of a log are now divided into categories.
    - Since there is now enough information about a log that it cannot fit on one screen, the log is now a scrollable page.
    - Each category can be collapsed or expanded so you can see only the information you want about a log.
    - Each category can be edited independantly with the "edit" button on the right edge of it's title bar.
    - Save/delete buttons that used to be on the sidebar are now in the bottom right corner.
    - Page flipping to switch between dives in the same sequence has been replaced by the standard multi-dive quick switch in the lower left of the main display area (same method that is used while analyzing or editing profiles in a sequence).
    - You may now start a new log from the "Log" screen, as well as by saving a plan from the analyze screen.

    Manual Dive Log
    There is now a new type of log "Dive Log" that you can use to create logs of your real dives in case you do not have - yet - a dive computer.
    To save a log of a real dive you must enter the dive profile and a location.

    Bug Fixes​

    - Fixed a display bug with some computer indicators that should blink not blinking while in playback mode of analysis view.
    - Fixed a display bug with computers: decimals not showing up when using a regional setting that uses the "," as the decimal delimiter.
    - Fixed an initialization bug with the ranges of values aloud at the "Plan" screen.
    - Users who had the Imperial units preference set had range issues with the maximum depth of dives.
    - Users who had the Metric units preference set had range issues with the Surface Air Consumption.
    - Fixed a bug with importing SDE logbooks created with European number format regional settings (3,4 meters vs 3.4 meters) that caused these logs to produce somewhat ridiculous depth profile graphs (tens of thousands of feet).
    - Fixed a bug that saved the "Water temperature" analysis line preference as the "Average Depth" analysis line preference.
    - Fixed a bug that caused the status bar to remain visible in some screens it should not have been.
    - Fixed a bug with saving new dive plans started from a previous dive profile.
    - Fixed a bug that would generate an unhandled exception if you logged out while editing a graph.

    Misc​

    - Added an "Equivalent Air Depth" graph line option available in the analysis view of divePAL Nitrox and up.
     
  7. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    January 30, 2012 - Beta v0.11
    Major Changes: Tech level (Trimix, multiple gasses, Gradient Factors, Deco Planning), Multiple Conservatism Settings, Oceanic importer
    Installer: divepal_installer_r20120130.exe available HERE
    You can purchase a Tech license HERE

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    New Features​

    - Tech diving mode is now available: Tech license gives you access to trimix, automatic deco planning, multi-gas dives, and more deco conservatism options (see below).
    - Trimix gas support added: Users with a Tech license can now define any trimix gas for a tank (1-100% oxygen, 0-99% helium, 0-99% nitrogen).
    - When analyzing dives, the nitrogen loading level is replaced by a combined "intert gas loading level".
    - When viewing the detailed compartment breakdown bar graph in analysis mode, the relative contributions of helium and nitrogen in each compartment are shown by the light/dark sections of the bar. Lighter sections show helium's contribution, darker sections show nitrogen's contribution.

    - Deco planning: Users with a tech license can now have divePAL automatically plan their ascent from their final depth. When selecting this mode, your dive will end at the depth of the last point you placed on the graph. From this point, divePAL will plan your ascent by following deco stops suggested by our deco algorithm, until you reach the surface. The automatic ascent is planned once you click the "Analyze" button, when in the graph editing mode the graph will simply change slightly to indicate that it will be automatically planning the ascent instead of assuming a straight ascent from the last point.
    - Toggle a plan between automatic planning and manual planning using the button below the bottom-right corner of the graph when in graph editing mode.
    - In the options menu, you may adjust how close to the deco ceiling divePAL will get before waiting until the ceiling increases (for example, allowing you to specify that you will do a 20ft deco stop at 22ft).

    - Multi-gas dives: Users with a tech license can now enter more then one tank (each with a seperate gas) for their dive. This feature is currently still somewhat limited, tanks beyond the first are only used as part of the automatic ascent planning feature. Each gas has a separate "Max PPO2" setting (which will provide an MOD for that gas). This setting is used to determine when to use this gas during automatic ascent planning.
    - During automatic ascent planning, divePAL will assume you are using the gas with the highest PPO2 that is below the selected safe level for that gas.
    - You can see when these switches occur by checking the "Gas Mix" graph option on the "Technical" page of the graph options in the analysis view.
    - There is currently not a way to manually define a gas switch, but this will be added in a future release.
    - It is possible to define a different planned SAC for each tank (if, for example, you expect to be more active at some parts of the dive than others).

    - Deco Conservatism Setting
    - A new "Deco Conservatism Setting" is available in divePAL full and up.
    - All full and nitrox users can select to use a more conservative or liberal deco setting (as well as the current default, which is the middle setting). See THIS POST for more info on our decompression algorithm
    - Tech users have access to an additional setting, which uses the original constants defined by Buhlmann (and is the most liberal).
    - This setting is saved with your log, so others analyzing the log will see the same NDT and deco information you did when you originally analyzed it. To change your default deco conservatism, change the setting in the Options menu.

    - Added "Oceanlog" importers that support .dlg files exported from any Pelagic 2.x logbook/computer interface software: Oceanic Oceanlog, Aeris Computer Interface, Hollis Computer Interface are all included by name.
    - Any of these will also support a .dlg file exported from another Pelagic computer interface software.


    Bug Fixes​

    - Surface intervals, bottom times, and dive start times now use hour:minute (instead of hour:minute:second) format in most locations.
    - Fixed some bugs with the two multi-line fields in the logbook summary (the detailed description and buddy fields).
    - Fixed an exception error dialog when pressing "Search" rapidly while using the site selection menu in the logbook or log search forms.
    - Fixed some bugs caused by automatic localization of internal-use strings: Caused problems when trying to send some imported logs to our server when using certain regional settings for Windows.
    - Fixed a bug with the "Check for overlapping logs" function when submitting imported dives that caused it to sometimes not detect conflicting dives that should have been.
    - Fixed several minor bugs that could cause the "Save Log" button to be enabled when there were no chagnes to save.
    - Fixed some bugs with expanding/collapsing of logbook information categories that had little or no information in them.
    - Fixed an exception when showing bar-graphs on dive computers that ended up not being visible.
    - Fixed a bug that could cause a logbook entry to show the start date and time of the dive as the current date and time, and also make it so this information could not be edited.
    - When creating a new log, the "By" line will be filled in with your username immediately.
    - You can no longer analyze a dive from the logbook while your are preparing to save it for the first time.

    Misc​

    - Updated the log search display to show 5 logs per page (down from 10), but two lines of information for each log.
    - SAC is now shown on the dive summary panel. For manually entered dives, this is automatically calculated from the profile and final air pressure of the tank.
    - Updated the images used for icons on the log searching display (some where washed out, the image for imported logs was also different from other locations).
    - Only the "Max Depth" and "Dive Time" settings will be shown when editing a dive from the logbook (other settings that are shown here during dive planning can be edited elsewhere in the logbook.
    - When accessing features not available to users who are not logged in (such as the logbook, and planning options not available to basic users), you will be prompted to log in.
    - The selected tank(s) in the "Equipment" panel of the logbook now have a much nicer way of being entered and shown.
    - The PPO2 analysis graph (nitrox or tech users only) now has a range of 0.00 ATM to 1.60 ATM (red line), instead of .60 ATM to 1.60 ATM (red line). Yellow line still represents 1.40 ATM.
    - PPO2 is now represented by a solid line (of the same light-green color), instead of a dotted line.
    - Basic users are no longer able to analyze dives that are part of a sequence (even as though they were not part of a sequence).
    - Tech users can now set a gradient factor when planning dives.
    - Tech users can now see Partial Pressure of Nitrogen and Partial Pressure of Helium
     
  8. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    March 9, 2012 - Beta v0.12
    Major Changes: Selective Gradients, Estimated Pressure Groups, Importing dive logs directly from dive computers.
    Installer: divepal_installer_r20120309.exe available HERE
    Existing beta testers have automatic access to all the new features.

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    New Features​

    - Importing logs from Dive Computers
    This feature is available to all license levels (inluding the free version)
    A new button has been added to the Log screen: "Download dive from dive computer"
    - Pressing this button prompts you to select your dive computer from a list of supported computers.
    - After selecting your computer from the list, more detailed step-by-step instructions on how to download dives from this computer will be shown. Additionally, we are preparing detailed video tutorials for each dive computer we are planning to support.
    - A special thank you to Jef Driesen for creating the library libdivecomputer that we are using under the terms of the LGPL (and we have already provided a contribution to it :wink: )

    - Selective Gradients (Tech mode only)
    - This feature is FOR RESEARCH ONLY.
    Do NOT plan real dives with SG otherwise you WILL DIE :shocked2:

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    - In the options menu, select "Tech" for the conservatism level, then choose a selective gradient besides the default Buhlmann.
    - You may enter new surface-safe-pressure and slope coefficients for the safe tissue levels of each compartment, for both nitrogen and helium.
    - When analyzing another users dive, by default you will see the analysis with the SG they selected for this dive, but you may also change the analysis to use one of your own SG (or one of the four default conservatism setting).
    - Every tech user may store up to 10 SG sets.

    - Estimated Pressure Groups (Full level and up).
    - When analyzing a single-gas air or nitrogen dive, you now have the option to view the estimated pressure group of the dive. Basically you can use this to see what a dive will look like if it was conducted using tables
    - You have the option to see how your pressure group changes throughout the dive/during a surface interval.
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    - Multi-gas dives
    -Users with a tech license can now enter more then one tank (each with a separate gas) for their dive. This feature is currently still somewhat limited, tanks beyond the first are only used as part of the automatic ascent planning feature. Each gas has a separate "Max PPO2" setting (which will provide an MOD for that gas). This setting is used to determine when to use this gas during automatic ascent planning.
    - During automatic ascent planning, divePAL will assume you are using the gas with the highest PPO2 that is below the selected safe level for that gas.
    - You can see when these switches occur by checking the "Gas Mix" graph option on the "Technical" page of the graph options in the analysis view.
    - It is possible to define a different planned SAC for each tank (if, for example, you expect to be more active at some parts of the dive than others).

    - Importing logbooks
    - Added importer for Uwatec SmarTRAK that support .slg files exported from any Uwatec SmarTRAK logbook/computer interface software.

    - Leading Compartment
    - Added indicator of the leading compartment in the Compartments section.
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    Bug Fixes​

    - Allowed range for latitudes when proposing a new site fixed.
    - Fixed a bug that caused final pressures for imported logs to not display correctly.
    - Fixed a bug that caused start times to not be editable on some logs.
    - Fixed a bug that caused the "Save" button on the log editing form to get moved outside the edge of the window if divePAL had to rescale for a slightly lower resolution display. (thanks to pvanwest :))
    - Fixed a bug that caused the current dive profile to be reset when changing options while at the profile editing screen.
    - Fixed a bug that loaded the wrong dive profile when moving from the analysis screen to the planning screen in a multi-dive plan in some cases.
    - Fixed profiles started from other profiles continuing to save the tank pressure and other imported data related to that dive. This data is now cleared, and only the profile is used as the start-point for the new dive.
    - Fixed generic error handler so it will save useful information to a log file, which can be sent to us to help debugging.

    Misc​

    - Added current ascent rate graph to analysis mode (Full mode and up).
    - Import sources are now sorted alphabetically in the drop-down list.
    - Increased number of log results per page from 5 to 6.
    - Minimum SAC when entering SAC per tanks in tehc mode lowered to 6lt/min or .21 cfm to be consistent with other SAC entry boxes.
    - Several dive setup parameters (such as SAC, conservatism level, and gas mix) are now only shown when editing a plan. When editing a profile from the logbook screen, change these numbers in the relevant sections of the log (dive summary, equipment) instead.
    - When viewing the computer selection form for the first time, it is now much more likely for the computer icons to have loaded correctly.
    - Computer selection screen in the options menu now uses the same tree view as the "all computers" list in the options menu, instead of simply listing all available computers.
    - The current leading compartment is now highlighted by a small diamond when looking at the compartments view in analysis mode.
    - Conservatism may now be changed much more easily when planning a new dive or editing a log.
     
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2012
  9. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Southern California
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    May 4, 2012 - Beta v0.13
    Major Changes: Off-gassing curves (Tech license), substantial updates to both the Import Log from a file and Downlod Log from a dive computer features
    Installer: divepal_installer_r20120503.exe available HERE.

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    New Features
    - Off-gassing levels: this feature allows user to see in details how the the off-gassing levels - for each compartment - change during the dive. You can use this feature to determine your ascent profile from a deco dive. This graph shows the depth at which a given tissue compartment in the Buhlmann algorithm will switch between ongassing and offgassing. The graph of the leading tissue is colored differently from the other tissues.
    - Downloading logs from Dive Computers: updated this feature with a new option available on applicable computers: "Download New Logs". This will download only dive logs that are new since the last time the current dive computer was used with divePAL on this PC. Now you can use divePAL to download logs from the following dive computers:
    - Mares: Puck and Icon HD Net Ready
    - Oceanic Geo 2.0 and Pro Plus 2
    - ScubaPro: Aladin 2G and Galileo Sol
    - SubGear: XP10
    - Suunto: Cobra

    Bug Fixes
    - Fixed parsing of the Gas Mix field for the Dan DL7 logbook importer.
    - Fixed bugs in the Uwatec SmartTRAK logbook importer that could cause it to fail importing some logbooks.
    - Fixed a bug that could cause bad values for tank pressures in imported logs when some information was not available.
    - Fixed a bug that caused Oxygen Toxicity Time Remaining values on computer displays to be shown incorrectly as very low times.
    - Fixed a bug when viewing your own dive logs with max depths beyond your current limit that caused the dive profile to be automatically rescaled.
    - Fixed a crash when pressing "Exit" at the liability release screen.
    - Fixed a bug with dive computer downloads that could cause divePAL to be unable to contact a correctly connected device.
    - Fixed a bug with dive computer downloads that could cause the ProPlus 2 downloader to be unable to reconnect to the device after a successful connection until divePAL was restarted.
    - Fixed a bug with the "Available Computers" and "My Computers" lists that could cause multiple copies of each computer to show up when pressing the refresh button.
    - Fixed a bug that could cause some computers with the same manufacturer to be shown in duplicate manufacturer nodes on the computer list tree.
    - Fixed a bug that caused some dive computer images to be clipped in the dive computer part of the options menu.

    Misc
    - Dive computers are now loaded in a background thread, meaning the divePAL interface will remain responsive when loading complex dive computers.
    - The dive computer display area on the analysis view will show "Loading Current Computer..." if you are viewing a dive analysis and the currently selected computer has not yet finished loading.
    - New Logbook Import sources:
    - Added MacDive UDCF logbook importer.
    - Added Shearwater Desktop backup logbook importer. Dives imported from Shearwater Desktop that were performed with a CCR can not be analyzed with this version of divePAL (ETA for divePAL CCR is July).
    - Added dive computer simulation for the Icon HD.
    - Your username is now shown on the home screen status bar when logged in.
    - When importing dive logs from a logbook that were manually entered and had no profile, they will have an automatically generated square profile. These logs will be treated as manually-entered logs, instead of logs imported from a dive computer.
    - Added user access control.
     
  10. DiveNav

    DiveNav ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Southern California
    3,889
    485
    83
    July 5, 2012 - Beta v0.14
    Major Changes:Nitrox Alarms and Local Logs
    Installer: divepal_installer_r20120705.exe available HERE.

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    New Features
    - Nitrox Alarms: Added support for two new alarm modes to relevant dive computers: CNS Limit and Max PPO2/MOD exceeded.
    - Offline Mode: Local Logs: The offline mode feature has been expanded so that if you create a log when no internet connection is available, a copy of the log will be saved locally until you can upload it to the divePAL server.
    - All users have access to this feature, but more advanced licenses allow you to save more logs locally: - Basic users can save 3 local logs.
    - Full users can save 10 local logs.
    - Nitrox users can save 20 local logs.
    - Tech users can save 50 local logs.

    Bug Fixes
    - Fixed a critical error when final pressure for a dive cylinder was an unexpected number.
    - Fixed a bug that could prevent saving a planned or manually entered dive after editing the dive profile.
    - Fixed a bug that could cause computers to show multiple times in the My Computers or All Computers lists.
    - Fixed several bugs in the SmartTRAK dive log importer (Thanks to J. T. for help and sample logbooks).
    - Tank information is now correctly imported.
    - Max Depth for the dive is now correctly imported.
    - Minimum water temperature for the dive is now imported.
    - Dives recorded on newer versions of the Galileo Sol will import correctly.
    - Older dives imported to SmartTRAK from DataTRAK will import as manual dives with no profile, rather than computer dives with random profiles.
    - Fixed Max PPO2 and Current PPO2 indicators on dive computers.
    - Fixed a bug that allowed divePAL to continue operating in online mode without updating when a newer version is required.

    Misc
    - Depth limit for dives for Tech level users increased to 985ft/300m (from 490ft/150m).
    - Lowered minimum number allowed in the "Visibility" field for a dive log from 15ft/5m to 2ft/0.5m.
     

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