Having investigated a case where CODE stopped working after importing an older method, we found that a data field contained numbers marked as NAN (= not a number). Up to now we don’t know how this situation can arise – probably it was caused by a failing import of measured data.
The following mechanisms have been implemented to make the software survive this situation (active starting with object generation 5.09):
- Directly after loading numbers marked as NAN are replaced by zeroes. This check is done for configurations stored with generations lower than 5.09.
- Starting with object generation 5.09, numbers of data fields are checked for NAN status (and replaced by zeroes if necessary) before they are saved in a configuration file.
- After each import of measured data the relevant data field is checked for NAN status and eventually corrected.
When you load a new configuration, SCOUT adjusts its main window dimensions (position and size) according to the values stored when the configuration was saved.
On the other hand, position and size of the main window of CODE are not changed when you load a new configuration.
Starting with object generation 5.08 you can now have both behaviors in both applications. You can use the menu command ‘File/Options/Appearance/Ignore main window settings after import of configuration file’ to change the behavior – it works like a checkbox. The state of the checkbox is saved to the file ‘additional_default_settings.ini’ in the user’s application folder when you close the application. The file is read when the application starts and the behavior us adjusted according to the settings found in the file.
The BREIN cleaner tool now compresses complete product folders of the BREIN archive. This is done on demand, like it is possible for user-selected day or month folders.
The current day folder is compressed automatically as long as the cleaner tool is active.