wiki:ReleaseNotes

Version 6 (modified by pinwc4, 10 years ago) (diff)

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Release 0.40

New Features

  • Check for updates option added. The program will check the website to see if a new version is available, if one is it will ask if you want to visit the website to download it. This is enabled by default
  • Documentation added. The program includes a manual that can be read using your web browser
  • Free Play race type added. This race type is for open track time, it has the following characteristics:
    • No time or lap limit, race must be manually ended
    • Racers are automatically removed from the race if they do not get a lap within the timeout period
    • Overall best lap and personal best lap are announced
    • Rank and time are not announced
    • Results are not stored to the database
    • Race screen is sorted by average lap time
    • Start time for each racer is dynamic based on when they first cross the lap counter, like the staggered start race type
    • If a racer timed out and was removed when they get back on the track all their information is reset to 0
    • The pace column on the race screen shows average lap time
  • When selecting a racer image it is now automatically resized if it is too large
  • Linux Text To Speech is now supported. You must have kttsd installed and configure it with kttsmgr
  • You can now create new makes and models for the edit racers screen by typing in the info on the edit racer screen and hitting enter
  • The database and report data xml file now includes the rank a racer was at for each lap along with the time the lap occurred

Enhancements

  • When in lap race mode an announcement is now made when a racer is on their last lap
  • The racer logo defined in the theme.xml file now displays on the main page
  • Many enhancements to speed up internal processing of data
  • Lamborghini was added to the make/model list
  • Buttons on the main screen were updated and now take you to the documentation by launching a web browser

Bug Fixes

  • Controls on the statistics screen are now disabled while a race is running
  • Fixed bug allowing racers to be added with UID or name set to none or just a blank field
  • Changed the select racers screen to not use the select racers window in the background when automatically adding racers with the Kyosho IC lap counter