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Version History

Current Version (2024.06.10.1251)

New features
  • 'Data Shaper' output processes added:
    • 'Split - Row Count' splits the output every x rows.
    • 'Split - Row Filter' splits the output into matching and not matching based on a Row Selector.
    • 'Split - Column Value' splits the output into data groups based on row data and a Column Selector.
  • Data Profiles added.
  • Data Profile usage and auto detect added for CSV data sources.
  • Last file opened consolidated and applied.
  • Gzip support added.
  • Various visual enhancments.
  • Environment resilience improved.
  • Temporary file directory moved after strange error reports.
Bugs
  • Edge case parsing bugs fixed.
  • SQLite concurrency bug fixed.
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Current Version (2024.04.02.0829)

New features
  • Non administrator/local user install mode added.
  • HTML decoding hexadecimal character decoding improved.
  • Library update.
  • Environment resilience improved.
Bugs
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2024.03.28.1111

New features
  • Library update.
Bugs
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2024.02.11.1814

New features
  • File drag and drop open added.
  • Clipboard error handling made even more robust.
Bugs
  • Grid selection border drawing issue fixed.
  • 'Update Now' issue fixed.
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2024.01.24.1615

New features
  • Limited time full product evaluation added.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2024.01.12.0807

New features
  • Product split from Rons Data Gear.
  • Icon updated.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2023.12.27.0828

New features
  • Tooltips added to overflow cells.
Bugs
  • Split on New Line bug fixed.
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2023.12.17.1617

New features
  • Colors themes added.
  • Dark and light mode added.
  • Windows dark mode setting honored.
  • Automatic product updates integrated.
Bugs
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2023.10.13.0726

New features
  • Resilience to failed data sources improved.
  • Small visual changes.
  • Clipboard operations streamlined.
Bugs
  • Blank preview data issue fixed.
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2023.09.27.1521

New features
  • Clipboard lock handling added.
Bugs
  • Various reported bugs fixed.

Version 2023.08.30.1700

New features
  • Output Row Split made clearer.
  • XML/JSON import improved to deal with huge records.
Bugs
  • Various bugs fixed.

Version 2023.08.02.0914

New features
    Bugs
    • Text clipping due to Windows Text Sizing fixed.
    • Various bugs fixed.

    Version 2023.07.25.0823

    New features
    • Both: Expression column addressing improved.
    • Both: Internet connectivity diagnostics added.
    Bugs
    • Various bugs fixed.

    Version 2023.06.30.1737

    New features
    • Remove diacritics added to Text Format.
    • Diacritics updated (ignore accents improved).
    Bugs
    • Startup window position on multiple monitors with different scale fixed.
    • Various bugs fixed.

    Version 2023.06.16.1232

    New features
    • Expression processor commands added.
    • Expression editor highlighting added.
    • Expression editor command helpers added to context menu.
    • Diacritics updated (ignore accents improved).
    Bugs
    • Various bugs fixed.

    Version 2023.06.03.1211

    New features
    • Parquet support removed.
    • 'Format Text' rule added for Text, HTML, XML and JSON.
    • Diagnostic added to License Check Window.
    Bugs
    • Cell edit positioning bug fixed.
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2023.05.12.1624

    New features
    • None.
    Bugs
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2023.04.18.0725

    New features
    • Icon refresh.
    Bugs
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2023.04.06.1344

    New features
    • Company name changed to 'Rons Place Software Inc.'.
    Bugs
    • None.

    Version 2023.02.14.1812

    New features
    • Grid rendering of non-text elements at high DPI improved.
    Bugs
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2023.02.09.1445

    New features
    • Parsing badly encoded files improved.
    • None.
    Bugs
    • Newline character for certain fonts issue fixed.
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2023.01.24.1727

    New features
    • Grid colors updated.
    • Wheel scroll speed adjusted.
    Bugs
    • Invalid Cleaner in Preview bug fixed.
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2023.01.15.1205

    New features
    • Improved HTML output.
    Bugs
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2022.12.30.0826

    New features
    • Column fallback type added to Expression operations.
    • Token information added to License window.
    Bugs
    • Handling adverse environment bugs fixes.
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2022.12.19.1400

    New features
    • Grid rendering contrast improvement.
    Bugs
    • Grid rendering issue with rows and columns frozen fixed.
    • Various bug fixes.

    Version 2022.12.15.1646

    New features
      Bugs
      • Inline cell editor character capture overwrite fixed.
      • Grid rendering glitches fixed.
      • Log location fixed.
      • Various bug fixes.

      Version 2022.12.01.1026

      New features
      • None.
      Bugs
      • Various bug fixes.

      Version 2022.11.28.0753

      New features
      • grid rendering engine re-written to handle font substitution.
      • Views now included in SQL data source.
      Bugs
      • grid rendering anomalies fixed.
      • Various bug fixes.

      Version 2022.11.09.0813

      New features
      • In cell edit placement and size improved for multi-line cells.
      • Auto-detect improved.
      Bugs
      • Various bug fixes.

      Version 2022.11.07.1754

      New features
      • Regular expression handling in search changed to better handle lines in cells.
      Bugs
      • Various bug fixes.

      Version 2022.10.31.1506

      New features
      • 'Now' added to 'Add Date/Time' Toolbox tool and Data Stream Cleaner Rule.
      Bugs
      • Various bug fixes.

      Version 2022.10.23.1629

      New features
        Bugs
        • Escape character parsing error fixed.
        • Various bug fixes.

        Version 2022.10.17.1017

        New features
        • Multiple Cleaners per Job support added.
        • column/row regular expression split includes match character(s) in output.
        • multi monitor DPI switch support added.
        • delimiter detection improved.
        Bugs
        • grid DPI detection when main screen greater than 100% scaling fixed.
        • Various bug fixes.

        Version 2022.09.27.1634

        New features
        • Preview now works with Source and no Target.
        • fill values added to 'Add Row' rule.
        • cell operation 'Add Expression Text' added.
        • hyper-link cell support added (Ctrl-Click).
        • import delimiter auto detect added.
        Bugs
        • grid rendering improved.
        • HTML encode bug fixed.
        • Various bug fixes.

        Version 2022.09.06.1144

        New features
        • Automatic multi-line height added to the grid view.
        Bugs
        • Various bug fixes.

        Version 2022.08.25.1412

        New features
        • Delimiter auto detect improved.
        • Grid editor positioning improved.
        • Horizontal mouse wheel support added.
        Bugs
        • Grid editor DPI positioning fixed.
        • Various bug fixes.

        Version 2022.07.22.1427

        New features
          Bugs
          • Occasional license deletion bug fixed.
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2022.06.29.0818

          New features
          • Ellipsis added to grid.
          Bugs
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2022.06.02.0844

          New features
          • 'Remove Space' updated to handle Unicode characters.
          • 'Remove Space' updated to accept HTML encoded characters in input fields.
          Bugs
          • 'Copy Column' used with 'Delete Column' bug fixed.
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2022.05.18.0754

          New features
          • Installation streamlined.
          • Multi-screen DPI handling implemented.
          • Preview added to import.
          Bugs
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2022.03.14.1532

          New features
          • Icon Refresh.
          Bugs
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2022.02.26.1110

          New features
          • Icon Refresh.
          Bugs
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2022.02.06.1624

          New features
          • Icon Refresh.
          Bugs
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2021.11.26.0802

          New features
          • Usability improvements.
          • Performance and memory usage improvements.
          Bugs
          • Various bug fixes.

          Version 2021.11.18.1417

          New features
            Bugs
            • Schema update issues fixed with column rename.
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2021.10.30.1006

            New features
            • 'Fill Lookup' and 'Replace Lookup' updated to use grid.
            Bugs
            • source to output text encoding bug fixed.

            Version 2021.09.07.0740

            New features
            • Updated to use .net Framework 4.8.
            • Computer ID improved to ignore WiFi adapters.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2021.07.22.0837

            New features
            • None.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2021.06.30.0908

            New features
            • Parquet data source added.
            • Significantly faster grids introduced.
            • Performance improved.
            • Fast, light CSV editor included.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2021.03.06.1047

            New features
            • CSV 'Escape Character' support added.
            • Output file split option added.
            Bugs
            • UNC path issue fixed.
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2021.02.28.1645

            New features
            • Azure Blob Container support added.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2021.02.20.1533

            New features
            • 'Refresh' button added to 'Preview' side panel for sources that refresh slowly (for example tables in web pages).
            • 'Preview' processed (output) view enabled when no 'Cleaner' selected.
            • 'Preview' flow improved.
            Bugs
            • External 'Cleaner' in 'Job' switching to embedded 'Cleaner' fixed.
            • 'Quick Job' fixed.
            • 'Preview' refresh on 'Quick Job' already open in 'Preview' fixed.

            Version 2021.02.17.0850

            New features
            • Product renamed to 'Rons Data Stream'.
            • Data Stream Pro/Lite introduced.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2021.01.15.0902

            New features
            • New Data Tools window added.
            • 'Merge CSV Files Horizontally' added to Data Tools.
            • 'Append extra line' added to all text output formatters.
            • New line options added to all text output formatters.
            • New line in cell options added to CSV output formatter.
            • 'Split Row' rule added to 'Row Processors'.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.09.10.1716

            New features
            • None.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.08.30.1303

            New features
            • Data Preview added for text output targets.
            • Data Preview flow improved.
            • Missing JSON data types added.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.08.20.1047

            New features
            • Text template Output Format dialects added for CSV, HTML, JSON and SQL Server (part two).
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.08.13.0857

            New features
            • SQL Server source added.
            • Data pipeline updated to handle multiple data types.
            Bugs
            • Data mapping fixes.
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.07.23.1051

            New features
            • Text template Output Format added (part one).
            Bugs
            • Empty source crash in Preview fixed.
            • Changing to Embedded Cleaner issue fixed.
            • Parquet target fixed.
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.07.02.1101

            New features
            • Job Result Preview side panel added to Main Window.
            • Job Result Preview improved to add all related components.
            • Preview Window job results removed.
            • Cell Change side panel added to Preview Window.
            • Maximum cell size before parsing error now configurable - added to the CSV source.
            • Replace regular expression handling improved for empty matches.
            Bugs
            • Multi tab issues fixed.
            • Detecting change in Embedded Cleaner as part of Job issue fixed.
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2020.02.25.0734

            New features
            • Updated to use .net Framework 4.7.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.09.18.0954

            New features
            • Product name changed to 'Rons Data Stream'.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.09.13.1142

            New features
            • Added 'Skip Rule' option to 'If Table Exists' option in SQL table output format.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.09.11.1419

            New features
            • Job step identifiers added to variable processing.
            • Type support added to JSON.
            • Type support added to Parquet.
            • Better status output added to Command line execution.
            Bugs
            • Parquet issue fixed in the install.
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2019.09.06.1607

            New features
            • Data type handling added to SQL Server and SQLite output formats.
            • Add Column rule updated to set output data types.
            • Update Column rule introduced, for setting output data types.
            • Data Stream processor grouping added in the editor.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2019.09.02.1240

            New features
            • Command line variables introduced.
            • Internal variable engine improved.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.08.02.0905

            New features
            • Portable version introduced.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.07.22.1645

            New features
            • None.
            Bugs
            • Main window close bug fixed.

            Version 2019.05.27.1142

            New features
            • Cleaner file extension changed to avoid conflict.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.05.24.1443

            New features
            • Embedding Cleaners in jobs added to make one click jobs easier.
            • Shared Cleaners between jobs added.
            • Local files removed from Preview window (use Quick Job instead).
            • Default SQL table output type changed for greater flexibility.
            • Job and Cleaner icons added in Explorer for more clarity.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.05.21.1529

            New features
            • SQLite output format added.
            • Parquet output format added.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.05.17.0950

            New features
            • SQL Tables options added for table lifetime control.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.05.16.1826

            New features
            • JSON output added.
            • XML output improved.
            Bugs
            • SQL empty and badly formatted columns handled.
            • SQL bugs fixed.

            Version 2019.05.15.1705

            New features
            • Copy added to Job rules outside of main Job edit.
            • Raw data source view added to Preview Window.
            • Improved error handling fetching source in Preview Window.
            • Some GUI tidy up.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2019.05.13.1324

            New features
            • XML Source Profile added.
            • JSON Source Profile added.
            • Skip lines added to CSV source.
            • Add skipped lines added to CSV target.
            • CSV parser made more resilient.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2019.05.08.1602

            New features
            • Add invert option to all filters.
            • Empty column match expression now matches empty columns.
            Bugs
            • Various bug fixes.

            Version 2019.4.29.1436

            New features
            • Code signing certificate changed to 'Rons Place Software'.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.4.29.1436

            New features
            • HTTP Source Location added.
            • HTML table Source Profile added.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.04.09.0844

            New features
            • Significant overhaul of Quick Job to better fit work flow.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.03.22.1405

            New features
            • Import for Fill lookup rule added.
            • Import for Replace lookup rule added.
            Bugs
            • File find in job execute fixed.
            • Handling of zero files found in job execute improved.

            Version 2019.03.17.1431

            New features
            • Fill lookup rule added.
            • Replace lookup rule added.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.03.10.1719

            New features
            • Command line execution added.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.03.08.1743

            New features
            • Data change logging added to Cleaner rules.
            Bugs
            • None.

            Version 2019.02.26.1322

            New features
            • Initial Beta release.
            Bugs
            • None.
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