Version 5.5.2.1 – Get The Scoop On This Minor Release

5.5.2.1 Release

This version is a minor release improving on the features in the 5.5.2 series.

    New Features

    Centerline 

    • Added ability in Centerline Config to select a tag and then share it’s process to all tags in the Centerline. 

    PARCmodel

    • DMODXN/HT2N contribution tags will now be created for each of the input tags, allowing tag contributions to be viewed over time. 

    PARCgraphics Designer

    • Deadband support added to comparison operators < , <= , > , >= . Deadband can be set as either a constant or a percent. 

    PARCview Manual

    • New tutorials added to PARCview Manual. 

    System Configuration

    • New setting added to System Defaults (SystemConfig>System Defaults>General) allowing uncertain quality values to be treated as good quality. This flag impacts values in Trend and PARCgraphics.

    Improvements

    PARCvalue  

    • PARCValue now provides a ValObj property to more easily see if the value is null, the Value property will return a DBNull value which is more appropriate as a legacy capability.

    PARCcalc Support 

    • Adding an “IncludeEndBound” parameter overload to “NormalizeToStep” that allows it to include the interval that starts on the end time. When normalizing IV tags, the final interval will only be a one second interval. Previously the function was only including intervals >= start and < end. If includeEndBound is true it will include all intervals that are >= start and <= end

    PARCview Localiztion 

    • Added ability to check for and load current culture 
    • Updated Chinese Localization files (Chinese language)

    Centerline

    • Refined bulk process update in Centerline Config to only update tags that have an undefined process. 

    PARChistory

    • Improved functionality and performance when performing backfill. 

    PARCIO

    • Add dead time feature to OPC DA sources, to allow avoiding artificial zero values put out when OPC DA server first connects. 
    • Add options to wait between HDA tag registrations and sync reads. 
    • Add flat file invariant culture parsing option. 
    • Add option to wait between OPC DA tag and tag group registrations. 
    • Add ability for OPC HDA sources to periodically check for new tags 
    • Update PARCIO logging to include informational type messages in the log files. 
    • Update max bad tag exceeded logic to only re-establish the connection up to the maximum retry amount. 
    • Add ability to periodically check for changed or deactivated OPC DA tags 
    • Add browsing for OPC DA servers from OPC DA source configuration window. 

    PARCtagSync

    • Add additional logging to log files. 

    Excel Add-In

    • Enable PARCxla SQL Calc sources work with Unicode characters in tag and source names. 

    PARCgraphic Designer

    • Modify “Symbol Compare Logic” to allow for more natural two-input connections and reverse inputs.

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