imc FAMOS version history

imc FAMOS 7.5

  • Sequence functions
    • Clear separation of transferred (input/output) data from the internal, implicitly local variables. This
      helps avoid common mistakes such as accidently changing an iteration index in the calling
      sequence
    • Declaring
    • Description
    • Library
    • Password mechanism
    • Drag&Drop
    • File extension ".sqf".
  • Import and export of imc FAMOS configurations
    • imc FAMOS global options, menu layouts
    • Favorites, data sources and Panel-templates
    • Data filters, pre-defined sequences and libraries
    • All kinds of templates for projects, curve configurations, sequences, reports, logos etc.
    • Import to or installation on the target system can even be executed via console command line ("xconfig -i PathToFamosCfgZip")
  • Functions
    • Video functions
      • VFOpen()
      • VFAppendPanelSnapshot()
      • VFAppendCwSnapshot()
      • VFAppendFrame()
      • VFAppendRGBData()
      • VFClose()
      • Video player:
    • Videoplayer
      • VpGetImages()
    • Variable/Properties
      • VerifyVar()
    • Exceptions and error handling
      • OnError()
      • ThrowError()
      • LogSetup()
      • LogTrace()
      • GetLastError()
  • Operating the editor
    • While holding down the CTRL-key, you can use Drag&Drop on a sub-sequence to move it from the Sequences tree diagram to "SEQU name" in the input window; with classic sequences, this saves the effort of typing the sub-sequence's name.
    • While holding down the CTRL-key, you can use Drag&Drop on a sub-sequence to move it from the Sequences tree diagram to the input window opens the call mask of the subsequence functions.
    • Copy/Paste for sub-sequences/sequence functions (in the context menu of the sequence tree diagram): This provides a quick way to generate variants of sub-sequences.
    • Supplemental Debugger option: "Always break on error". This allows the preset for OnError () to be overwritten.
    • Direct declaration of text boxes now possible
  • Curve window
    • Fills the area below a line in a graph
  • Marker-Order line
    • The curve window is now able to display order lines and hyperbola functions. For this purpose, the Marker-menu has been supplemented with the item Order line.
  • Picture as a variable
    • The data format has been supplemented with a "Colors-flag ". This enables the mathematics functions in FAMOS to interpret values as RGB values (for 4-Byte unsigned Integers) or grayscale (for 1-Byte unsigned Integer values).
  • Freely defined texts
    • The page "Text" of the Display dialog provides the ability to position any desired texts, e.g. for captions, headers and footers, or general comments. For this ASCII/EXCEL Import Assistent
  • ASCII/EXCEL Import Assistant
  • Datenformat
    • Colors-Flag
    • HDF5 and Matlab 7.3

 

imc FAMOS 7.4

  • Performance
    • New data format, version 3 with faster loading and viewing of large files
    • Accelerated structure of the data browser
    • Accelerated curve window display
  • Sequence Editor
    • Convolution of code blocks
    • Syntax highlighting: different styles for functions, flow controls, texts, constants and comments can be defined individually
    • Improved search function: search with regular expressions, marking of all found places in the text
    • More new features:
      • Optimized selection options in the Sequence Editor
      • Selection of an entire line using keyboard shortcuts
      • Move selected areas by Drag & Drop
      • Moving breakpoints and bookmarks with the mouse
  • Projects
    • Projects with import filters: Import/export files, ASCII/EXCEL export templates and import filters can be saved in the project
    • Project Explorer column "Date of last change".
  • imc FAMOS Panels as Apps
    • Panels can be used as stand-alone dialogs ("modal")
    • Tab key for changing focus between widgets
    • Password protection for panels
  • Curve Windows
    • Your own ticks with labels in the curve window
    • Legend font size is now independent from other elements
  • New Functions
    • XXlWbOpen(): Excel files can now also be opened with password.
    • XlWbGetCount(): The number of currently open Excel files is determined.
    • XlWbGetName(): The name of an open Excel file is determined.
    • XlWbExist(): Checks whether an Excel file with a given name is currently open.
    • XlSheetGetCount(): The number of sheets in the active Excel file is determined.
    • XlSheetGetTitle(): The title of a sheet in the active Excel file is determined.
    • XlSheetExist(): Checks if there is a sheet with a given title in the active Excel file.
    • XlSheetInsertCopy(): The copy of a sheet is inserted into the active Excel file.
    • XlSheetMove(): The position of a sheet in the active Excel file is changed or a sheet from another Excel file is moved to the active Excel file.
    • XlSheetRename()Rename a sheet in the active Excel file.
    • XlSheetSetOption(): Sets display and print options for the active sheet.
    • XlSelectRange(): Selects a cell or cell range.
    • XlGetSelectedRange(): Excel: Query selected range.
    • XlPaste(): Pastes the contents of the clipboard into the active sheet.
    • XlFind(): Searches the current sheet for text.
    • Cutting data sets using the gren or cut function with absolute time specifications
    • SpeakText: speech output of texts, instructions, states and resultslWbOpen(): Excel files can now also be opened with password.
  • More new features
    • Dialogs:
      • For dialogs there is a new element "Option group (Radiogroup)".
      • Dialogues: Focus change via Tab key between the widgets
    • New Functions:
      • GrExpand(): Expand data group
      • PnShowPage(): Control the visibility and usability of a panel page.
      • PnRemovePage(): Delete a panel page
      • RenameMeasurement(): The name of a measurement in the data browser can be renamed now
    • Extended functions:
      • GetSystemInfo("Famos.IsKitAvailable", ...): Query if a special extension kit exists
      • SetOption("DLLImport.DefinitionFile", ...): Activate definition file for external DLL functions via sequence
      • GetOption("Dir.DefinitionFiles"): Returns the directory for definition files.
      • FileLoad(): It is now possible to use import filters that are currently deactivated.
      • Dialog(): It is now possible to specify a panel file, which is executed "modal".
      • FileOpenDSF(), FileSave(), FileLoad() support the new imc Version 3 format
      • FileOpenSave() can now also use the "imc/Text" and "imc/Video" formats when loading.
      • A new parameter for the font style of the user-defined legend and ticks has been added to the function library of the curve kit

     

    imc FAMOS 7.3

    • Interface / Usability
      • Variable list with column display
      • Sorting and filtering by columns (metadata)
      • Extended tree display
      • Sequence editor
      • Status barr
    • New possibilities in the panel
      • File Explorer on the panel
      • New widget: Radio button (options field)
      • Storage for panel pages and widgets
      • Widget "simple button" now also colored
    • Widgets in general
      • Alignment
      • Shortcuts
    • New functions
      • Matrix functions
      • The functions around matrix calculation have been significantly extended through the following functions:
        • MatrixEigen: Determine eigenvalues, eigenvectors and zeros of polynomials
        • MatrixInit: Zero or unit matrix
        • MatrixPart: The function returns a partial matrix. The area of rows and columns to be cut must be completely within the matrix.
        • MatrixGet: Query elements of a matrix. Linearization of a data set via a 2-dimensional characteristic curve field.
        • MatrixSet: Set elements of a matrix as counter function to MatrixGet.
        • MatrixMerge: Copy a smaller matrix to a larger one at a specific position.  
        • MatrixChangeDim: Change dimensions, insert and delete rows or columns.
        • MatrixAdd: Addition and subtraction of two matrices or vectors, including their transposed ones.
        • MatrixIpol: Factors to be specified multiply the data points (resolution) of a matrix along rows and columns by interpolation.
      • Determining values from characteristic maps
      • Determine eigenvalues of matrices and zeros of polynomials
      • Advanced statistics functions: R-connection
    • Report & documentation
    • New export interface to PowerPoint
    • Optimized PDF export

    imc FAMOS 7.2

    • Standard Variable List
      • Configurable columns
      • Complex filter options
      • Hierarchical representationg
    • Panel
      • New Widget: "File Explorer"
      • New Widget: "Option Group/RadioGroup"
      • New Widget: "Simple Button"
      • Widget storage
      • Page templates and filing
    • New functions
      • Enhancement of matrix calculation
      • Kit: "R-Kit"
      • Kit: "PowerPoint Kit"
      • Additional e.g.,
        • Appendloop: Fast appending of samples
        • Monoflop: Extend pulses
        • Rosette: For strain gauge rosettes, the main strain and the main stress are determined from the measured strains.t
    • Sequence Editor
      • New option: Display line number
      • New "Go to line" command
      • Option "Automatic indent" extended
    • GUI general
      • Function Wizards: Filling parameters via drag&drop
      • Projects: all settings of the standard variable list (e.g., column configuration, tree structure, filter, sorting) are part of the project.
      • Status bar: Number of variables
    • PDF Export
      • Bitmap or new vector export
        • Documents with a large amount of text and simpler curve graphics generate the smaller file using the vector method.
        • Documents with complex curve graphics and a high number of symbols generate the smaller file using the bitmap method.
        • Vector: texts and graphic parts exported as single objects, texts searchable and copyable, graphic in best and scalable quality.

    imc FAMOS 7.1

    • Calculation of measurement uncertainties
      • Calculation of the propagation of measurement uncertainties
      • Determination of measurement uncertainties of results of a mathematical evaluation
      • Applying interference to signals
      • Analysis of the effect of disturbances on existing algorithms
      • Testing the robustness of algorithms
    • Optimized handling of physical units
    • Editor with subsequences
    • 4D diagrams in the curve window
    • Split mode in curve window
    • Debug mode for panel pages
    • Bitwise operations
      • BitAND, BitOr, BitNot, BitShift, BitSet, BitGet
    • Working with measurements
      • MeasNames: Determine existing measurement
      • MeasChanNames: Determine existing channels of a measurement
      • SelMeasListSetName: Set entry in measurement list of data selector
      • SelListControl: Various data selector actions (Empty, Update)
    • New function in the spectral kit:
      • Savitzky-Golay-Filter: Filtering for smoothing signals
    • New function in the classification kit:
      • ClsQuantile: calculation of quantiles of a distribution given in form of a histogram
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    imc FAMOS 7.0

    • 64-Bit version
      • Data records larger than 2 GB
      • Use of more than 2 GB RAM
    • New design of the user interface
      • Panel is now an integrated part of the standard interface.
      • Variable window and data browser are now integrated in one window.
      • The interface was equipped with ribbon menus
      • Different skins for display
      • The complete user interface can be adapted by drag & drop to your own needs and, for example, to use several monitors.
    • New functionality, e.g.,:
      • Multi-instances: Several instances of FAMOS can now be executed on one PC.
      • The free edition of imc FAMOS Reader no longer requires registration.
    • The ASCII Import Wizard can now also be used for EXCEL files.
    • A new option "Attach to existing file" has been added to the PDF export for panels and reports.
    • New features in the curve window
      • The menu arrangement has been revised
      • Zoom: The size of the displayed area can now be changed with the mouse wheel.
      • Move area: The displayed area can be moved by holding down the left mouse button.
      • Y-axis remains automatic: The Y-scaling now remains set to "auto" even when scrolling.
      • Dynamic updating of maps: If a map is selected as the background, it can now be updated automatically via the Internet using the scaling function.
      • Export as graphic (bmp, jpg, png, pdf) for current curve window.

    imc FAMOS 6.3

    • New commands for sequence control in sequences like FOR, FOREACH, ELSEIF, SWITCH, CASE, etc.
    • Text variables can now contain more than 2 billion characters.
    • New elements for the panel such as single-line and multi-line lists, drop-down lists, combination lists.
    • Buttons, input fields and lists can now be hidden automatically in printouts.
    • New display form "Boxblot" for displaying position and dispersion of a distribution.
    • New function kit for remote control of Microsoft Excel.
    • Function extension of the curve kit.
    • New, simplified functions for saving and loading files.
    • Official support of Microsoft Windows 8.

    imc FAMOS 6.2

    • File format can now directly contain metadata.
    • Many import filters included at no extra cost.
    • ASAM-ODS ATFX Format - Import and Export.
    • Recorded complete CAN bus data traffic (CAN log files) can be read in as channels (via suitable DBC file).
    • 3D space curve.
    • Dimension line markers, markers for harmonic and periodic signals.
    • Time-synchronous video data with measurement data in the data browser.
    • New/extended functions (many functions for XY data).

    imc FAMOS 6.1

    • License manager and new USB dongle
    • Official support of Microsoft Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
    • Free data viewer - imc FAMOS Reader
    • Software packages ("Editions")
    • Simultaneous use of German and English commands
    • New/Extended Functions
    • New curve window functions
    • New Markers
    • Curve Window - Polar Diagram
    • Curve window - background images and maps
    • Filtering the Variable List

    imc FAMOS 6.0

    • Data browser (tool for quick and easy visualization of measurement data)
    • Curve window - 3D representation
    • Curve window - sound output
    • Curve window - Operation
    • Curve window - move, change markers
    • Report generator - multi-page reports
    • New/Extended Functions

    imc FAMOS 5.0

    • User-defined dialogs (GUI for sequences, etc.)
    • Project management
    • Curve window - Operation
    • Curve Window - Display Settings and Options
    • Logical operators and arithmetic comparisons
    • Import/Export Matlab
    • Report generator - PDF export
    • New/Extended Functions

    imc FAMOS 4.0

    • New user interface
    • New integrated sequence editor
    • Tree and list display of functions
    • Plugin concept ASAM ODS browser and video player
    • New/Extended Functions
    • Export/Import Excel/ASCII
    • Curve window - color chart, tables, representation of timestamp ASCII data
    • Curve window - post-processing signals
    • Report generator - export to different graphic formats (JPEG, PNG, Bitmap, Metafile)
    • New kit functions
    • Order Analysis Kit
    • Video player for synchronous playback of measurement data and videos
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