wiki:ReleaseNotes

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Release 0.42

New Features

  • New graph type, rank over time
  • Speech translation files can be selected within the program
  • Ending count down option added. You can set the number of seconds the program will start counting down for the end of a timed or timed and lap race

Enhancements

  • The program closing prompt is now configurable. You can choose to always be prompted, be prompted only if a race is active or never be prompted
  • MR-03 added to the chassis list (you can add any chassis you want by editing the raceparts.xml file)
  • Configuration of the racer slot colors (colors that the racers appear as on the race screen) is now configured on the General Config Screen
  • Auto adding racers when using Core hardware has been sped up to take much less CPU time
  • Select Racers screen is removed as it is no longer needed
  • The program will now always clear the racer list when a new racer is started

Bug Fixes

  • If a new background is set in the theme.xml or BG_Frame.jpg is replaced with a new background that has a resolution less than the screen size the program will now correctly resize the window
  • Auto adding of racers to a race will no longer allow 2 racers with the same name, each racer in a race must have a unique name
  • Fixed a error message that could occur if a racer was deleted from the most recent race. The results were being stored even though there was an error

Release 0.41

Enhancements

  • Options that are not available for certain race types are now grayed out on the race config screen
  • The program will only prompt you to verify you want to close it if a race is running

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug preventing the creation of new racers with Core hardware

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