LogPlot8 Revision History
(171) Bug Fix (11/17/17/MIW): Columns within LogView are now clipped correctly when Custom Page Breaks are enabled.
(170) Bug Fix (11/17/17/JCJ): Excel and Text imports no import correctly when there are no column titles. In the previous version, the assumption was that the first row contained the titles.
(169) Bug Fix (11/17/17/JCJ): The Data Editor | File | Save to RockWorks DB option now works correctly.
(168) Improvement (11/17/17/MIW): Curves that are filled based on a Color Table now use the Solid Color if the specified balue is not in the table.
(167) Bug Fix (11/17/17/MIW): Compiled Curves and Histograms are now saved correctly when Automatic Scaling is used.
(166) Bug Fix (11/16/17/MIW): LogPlot7 linefeed characters (/*) are now correctly translated by LogPlot8.
(165) Bug Fix (11/16/17/JCJ): When imported field values for either the Well Information Block or the Parameter Information Block were blank and already existed in the LogPlot file, they were added a second time to the Edit-Text "Well Information". If they had values they were updated correctly.
(164) New Feature (11/16/17/JCJ): A new Import has been added for transferring RockWorks Min/Max color tables to a LogPlot color table.
(163) Bug Fix (11/16/17/MIW): Importing LogPlot7 Multi-Histogram data into LogPlot8 no longer splits columns when a "<" character is encountered so that the data is now stored within the correct column.
(162) Enhancement (11/16/17/MIW): The Data Editor now checks to see if a file is already open before loading a file.
(161) Enhancement (11/16/17/MIW): The program now checks for duplicate data files and borehole logs.
(160) Enhancement (11/13/17/MIW): The Lithology Patterns Border option is no longer ignored. If the Border is disabled, the contact line will still be plotted if the Contact field is not empty.
(159) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): Curve fills can now be done with a color table with either horizontal or vertical directions.
(158) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): Curve Scale Tables can now be selected by name so that they can be shared.
(157) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): Bar Graph Color Tables can now be selected by name sso that they can be shared.
(156) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): Bug Fixes: See Mantis items: 7178, 7175, 7176, 7174
(155) Enhancementt (11/10/17/MIW): Header Legends imported from LogPlot 7 were being drawn with some overlap if they had very little vertical space between the titles.
(154) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): Vertical Text items without text or arrows and a white fill are no longer drawn opaque to match output from LogPlot 7.
(153) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): In Crossplot Curves the number of decimals specified for the Minimum and Maximum values was incorrectly limited to 2 places.
(152) Enhancement (11/10/17/MIW): In Static Notes the line feed characters (/*) in LogPlot 7 were not being translated into line feed characters (<BR>) in LogPlot 8.
(151) Bug Fix (11/27/17/MIW): The Log Designer Undo now correctly replaces deleted items within the correct panel even if another panel has been selected.
(150) New Feature (10/25/17/JCJ): It is now possible to sort on a column within the datasheet. Choose Row | Sort from the menu. The dialog will default to the "Ascending" option for whatever column is currently highlighted.
(149) Bug Fix (10/20/17/MIW): The height of Comments within the Lithology Description was being increased by one line. This caused extra space below the comment.
(148) Bug Fix (10/18/17/MIW): Contact lines for Lithology Descriptions weren't matching the correct intervals on pages after the first page.
(147) Bug Fix (10/18/17/MIW): Raster Exports at a resolution evenly divided by the screen resolution caused an Assertion Error.
(146) Bug Fix (10/16/17/MIW): Exporting a log at an output resolution that is an exact multiplier of the screen resolution (e.g. 288 divided by 96) no longer triggers an "assertion exception".
New Feature (10/09/17/MIW): An option
has been added to force the program to draw column top and base lines for
Lithology Description, Lithology Pattern, Interval Text, Point Text and Well
(145) New Feature (10/09/17/MIW): An option has been added to force the program to draw column top and base lines for Lithology Description, Lithology Pattern, Interval Text, Point Text and Well Construction Columns.
Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW):
(144) Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW):Fixes a double plotting problem with the Lith Description when the interval extended over 2 or more pages but the text fit on the first page.
Improvement (10/06/17/MIW): Draws
Column bottoms for Text Column.
(143) Improvement (10/06/17/MIW): Draws Column bottoms for Text Column.
Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW): Fixes
(142) Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW): Fixes description overplots.
Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW): Comments in
the Lithology Description column could cause items below to be offset even when
(141) Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW): Comments in the Lithology Description column could cause items below to be offset even when not needed.
Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW): The last
entry in the Lithology Description model wouldn't display the base of the
interval line when the description spanned 2 or more pages.
(140) Bug Fix (10/06/17/MIW): The last entry in the Lithology Description model wouldn't display the base of the interval line when the description spanned 2 or more pages.
Bug Fix (09/08/17/MIW): Finally fixed
the lith description plotting over 2 pages on any device or any dpi.
Lithologic descriptions that overlap 2 pages now plot correctly regardless of
the device or output resolution
(139) Bug Fix (09/08/17/MIW): Finally fixed the lith description plotting over 2 pages on any device or any dpi. Lithologic descriptions that overlap 2 pages now plot correctly regardless of the device or output resolution
Bug Fix (09/08/17/MIW): When
importing from a Multisheet Excel file the Well Construction Inner and Outer
dimensions were swapped.
(138) Bug Fix (09/08/17/MIW): When importing from a Multisheet Excel file the Well Construction Inner and Outer dimensions were swapped.
New Feature (08/16/17/MIW):
(137) New Feature (08/16/17/MIW):The Fracture column can now be set to use dip-from-vertical measurements.
New Feature (08/16/17/MIW):
(137) New Feature (08/16/17/MIW):The Fracture column can now be set to use dip from vertical measurements.
Bug Fix (08/10/17/MIW):
(136) Bug Fix (08/10/17/MIW):Lithology descriptions are no longer duplicated when Offset Description are enabled and the data contains many small intervals with long descriptions.
(135) Cosmetic (07/31/17/MIW):The Save As option within the Log Designer no longer includes an invalid option for the saving to a LogPlot7 format.
New Feature (07/19/17/MIW):
(134) New Feature (07/19/17/MIW):A error message will now be displayed if the Vertical Text Top Depths are lower than the Base Depths or intervals with heights of zero. This will avoid errors within the display.
New Feature (07/12/17/MIW):
(133) New Feature (07/12/17/MIW):An option has been added for plotting a border around each Vertical Text interval.
Bug Fix (07/12/17/MIW):
(132) Bug Fix (07/12/17/MIW):Vertical Text data is now saved in the editor if the Text value is empty.
Bug Fix (07/12/17/MIW):
(131) Bug Fix (07/12/17/MIW):Vertical Text is now plotted if the Text Value is empty.
Bug Fix (07/12/17/MIW):
(130) Bug Fix (07/12/17/MIW):The Vertical Text frame column now plots consistently.
Bug Fix (06/19/17/MIW):
(129) Bug Fix (06/19/17/MIW):The Excel Template export no longer includes the data.
Bug Fix (06/15/17/MIW):
(128) Bug Fix (06/15/17/MIW):I-Text is now vertically centered.
(127) Bug Fix (6/15/17/MIW): I-Text no longer sporadically overplots adjacent entries when automatic offsets are enabled.
(126) Bug Fix (6/15/17/MIW): Scalebars with a conversion factor no longer draw tick-marks and labels in the wrong direction.
(125) Bug Fix (6/15/17/MIW): Text font sizes are no longer being reduced when plotted at high resolutions to avoid long lines from stretching. Now, only the Edit and Static Text font sizes are reduced.
(124) Improvement (06/14/17/JCJ): The program will now “trap” and disable project folder monitoring (DirMon) if the user does not have sufficient rights.
(123) Improvement (06/14/17/JCJ): In order to facilitate administrators who are having problems when overriding the data folder, LogPlot will now use the HKCU entry for UsrData – if it exists. Otherwise, LogPlot will read HKLM and look for an tntry like the user Document’s folder and replace whatever is there with the current user. For instance, if the key in HKLM is C:\Users\Administrator\Documents\LogPlot8 Data it will parse it and change it to, for C:\Users\Jim Jackson\Documents\LogPlot8 Data and then save it to HKCU for next time. Note: With Lp8SetNetworkPath an administrator can also set the value to: %UserProfile%\Documents\LogPlot8 Data\ for their users.
(122) Bug Fix (05/31/17/MIW) In the LogDesigner, Undoing the deletion of a Header Picture didn't restore the graphic.
(121) Bug Fix (05/26/17/MIW) In the LogDesigner the location rectangles that were displayed when moving an item were offset when either the vertical or horizontal scroll bars were scrolled.
(120) Improvement (05/16/17/MIW) Incorrectly entered data for Scalebar Surveys still plots.
(119) Cosmetic (05/15/17/MIW) Changed the Scale Bar Survey Type choices for Depth and Absolute Depth to Negative Depth and Positive Depth.
(118) Bug Fix (05/15/17/MIW) Scale Bar Surveys that end pointing up could cause the program to go into an infinite loop.
(117) New Feature (05/16/17/MIW) Incorrectly entered data for Scalebar Surveys still plots.
(116) New Feature (05/08/17/MIW) The user can now specify the number of units per page to display on the compiled log.
(115) Bug Fix (05/05/17/MIW) Fixed a Scalebar problem with multiple downward orientations.
(114) Bug Fix (05/04/17/MIW) Inclined boreholes that angled upward didn't calculate elevations correctly.
(113) Bug Fix (05/16/17/MIW) Deviated boreholes that had KB lower than the TD didn't calculate elevations correctly.
(112) Bug Fix (04/26/17/MIW) Fillbar keyworks now match the data if they area spread over separate pages.
(111) Bug Fix (04/21/17/MIW) The Header Legend that is linked to the Histogram now aligns correctly with the compiled log.
(110) Bug Fix (04/21/17/MIW) The Edit and Static Note hborders now plot at the correct width.
(109) Bug Fix (04/20/17/MIW) Fixed a small problem with the variable color bar graph text.
(108) Bug Fix (04/20/17/MIW) The Edit and Static Note hborders now plot at the correct width.
(107) Bug Fix (04/20/17/MIW) Variable color Bar Graph Values were not being assigned to the default color when the value exceeded the maximum value.
(106) Bug Fix (04/21/17/MIW) The Edit and Static Note hborders now plot at the correct width.
(105) New Feature (04/12/17/MIW) A new item titled "Select & Edit" has been added to the popup menu that appears when the user right-clicks within the Log Designer. This provides a means to quickly select and edit an item from a list of entities within the log design.
(104) Improvement (04/07/17/MIW) Values that are not within the Color Table for Bar Graph and Bar Graph Value columns now default to a single color value.
(103) New Feature (04/07/17/MIW) It is now possible to center Bar Graph Value text.
(102) Bug Fix (04/07/17/MIW) Exporting a template to Excel no longer skips empty data sheets.
(101) Bug Fix (04/07/17/MIW) Exporting a template to Excel no longer fills-in the Edit-Text with default values.
(100) Bug Fix (04/07/17/MIW) It is not possible to switch from logarithmic scaling within the Bar Graph design options dialog.
(099) New Feature (04/05/17/MIW) The Header Legend for a Bar Graph that uses a Color Table now displays a simple graphic color bar.
(098) Bug Fix (04/05/17/MIW) The Log Designer paste operation now correcly places items when the "receiving" portion of the now is not fully scrolled.
(097) Bug Fix (04/05/17/MIW) Fracture line widths are now scaled properly for high-resolution output.
(096) Bug Fix (04/05/17/MIW) Symbols within compiled logs are now stretched properly.
(095) Bug Fix (04/05/17/MIW) Symbols within compiled logs are no longer drawn too large.
(094) Bug Fix (04/05/17/MIW) Symbols within the header are no longer drawn too large.
(093) Improvement (04/04/JCJ) When updating a Data Template from within the Log Designer, Bar Graph Value column will now create corresponding Interval Text columns.
(092) Bug Fix (04/04/JCJ) Line breaks within LogPlot7 data files (i.e. "/*") will now import correctly into LogPlot8 (i.e. "<br>").
(091) New Feature (04/03/17/MIW): A Color Table option has been added to the Bargraph and Bargraph Value items. It uses a Color Table with the same entity name as the Bargraph or Bargraph value columns.
(090) New Feature (03/31/07/MIW) : It is now possible to vary the colors for Bargraph Text based on the bargraph value. The range can be calculated automatically or manually specified (min/max).
(089) Bug Fix (03/31/07/MIW): The paste function within the LogDesigner now maintains the spatial relationship of items being pasted when the receiving panel is vertically scrolled.
(088) Bug Fix (03/30/17/MIW): When using the LogView program, applying changes to a log compiled in centimeters no longer causes the pattern density to change.
(087) New Feature (03/30/17/MIW): It is now possible to vary the colors for Bargraph Value labels based on the bargraph value.
(086) Bug Fix (03/29/17/MIW): Value-based colors for Histograms and Histogram Legends are now plotted correctly.
(085) Bug Fix (03/29/17/MIW): Pasting header and footer items within LogDesigner to a scrolled window now maintains the spatial relationship between items.
(084) Bug Fix (03/16/17/MIW): Changing LogDesign files (*.LDFX8) from within the Compile dialog no longer causes an Access Violation error.(084) Bug Fix (03/13/17/MIW): Edit-Text within Log Designs that have a blank Group Name are now added to new data files.
(083) Bug Fix (03/10/17/MIW): Outputting logs to printers, PDFs, or bitmaps no longer produces text that is longer than the screen display.
(082) Bug Fix (03/10/17/MIW): Log Footers with a specified height no longer causes the program to incorrectly calculate the length of vertical lines.
(081) Bug Fix (03/10/17/MIW): Vertical lines within printouts, PDFs, and bitmaps are no shown using the proper lengths.
(080) Bug Fix (03/02/17/MIW): The 64-bit version is now able open the Symbol Picker dialog.
(079) Bug Fix (03/02/17/MIW): The program no longer generates sporadic "Class TElPanel not found." errors.
(078) Bug Fix (02/24/17/MIW): The Bar Graph Value labels are now plotted correctly within multi-page logs.
(077) Bug Fix (02/09/17/JCJ): The AGS Import now accepts different decimal delimeters when the delimiter is not the same as the current local setting.
(076) Bug Fix (02/01/17/MIW): Curve lines are now clpped with a fill has been selected.
(075) Bug Fix (02/01/17/MIW): Comments within Lithology Descriptions are now plotted when the description within the LogDesign is set for keywords only.
(074) Bug Fix (02/01/17/MIW): The Lithology Description Column now includes a base and top line if the Description dividers are disabled.
(073) New Feature (01/30/17/MIW): It is now possible to plot wavy contact lines that separate lithologic patterns.
(072) Improvement (01/26/17/MIW): An error message will now appearing during compilation if the combined header and footer length are longer than the page length.
(071) Improvement (01/26/17/MIW): A warning will now be issued when saving the LogDesign if the Title Page is longer than the page length.
(070) Bug Fix (01/23/17/MIW): The Header Legend now plots the matching line when matched with a Cross Plot.
(069) Improvement (01/18/17/MIW): An error message (as opposed to a bug report) will now be displayed when compiling a log in which the combined height of the header, footer and margins is greater then the page length.
(068) Improvement (01/18/17/MIW): A warning will now be displayed when saving a LogDesign in which the Title Page is longer then the page length.
(067) Improvement (01/18/17/MIW): Pasting 1 or more items in a LogDesign panel that is scrolled now places the pasted items in a vertical position relative to the scroll bar.
(066) Bug Fix (01/18/17/MIW): Loading a LogDesign file with a different set of units (inch/centimeter) then the previous LogDesign now updates the ruler units.
(065) Bug Fix (01/16/17/MIW): Contact lines within the Lithology Pattern column now match the data.
(064) Bug Fix (01/13/17/MIW): The Lithology Pattern and Well Construction columns now use the Keyword Border option when drawing the pattern borders.
(063) Improvement (01/13/17/JCJ): The AGS Data Viewer now works in a non-modal fashion thereby allowing the user to view the data that is being imported.
(062) Cosmetic (01/12/17/JCJ): Help links have been added for the AGS, DBF, Excel LAS and Text editor export programs.
(061) Bug Fix (01/11/17/MIW): Bar Graph and Bar Graph Value columns now recognize data that includes thousand separators.
(060) Bug Fix (01/11/17/MIW): Cross Plot High to Low and Low to High settings are now saved within the Log Designer.
(059) Bug Fix (01/11/17/MIW): The Data Smoothing algorithm no longer causes an Index Out of Bounds error when high levels of smoothing are used.
(058) New Feature (01/11/17/JCJ): Right-clicking the Project Manager will now manually refresh the listing. This is especially useful if the Project Folder monitoring has been disabled.
(057) New Feature (01/11/17/JCJ): The Project Folder monitoring may now be disabled via the Options | System Settings menu.
(056) Improvement (01/11/17/JCJ): The RockWorks export has been expanded to provided finer control over the process. Specifically if there are say more than one Water Levels or Well Construction Datasheet, you can pick which one is imported. Before the last one was imported and any other ones ignored. For Patterns/Symbols and Bitmaps you can select to include any or all of those Datasheets. A summary of what will be transferred has also been included.
(055) Bug Fix (01/03/17/JCJ): Null (blank) Stratigraphy data imported from RockWorks Items is now imported correctly instead of converting the null items to zero.
(054) New Feature (01/03/17/JCJ): The Help menu now includes an option show the Revision List within a browser window.
(053) Improvement (01/03/17/JCJ): Items selected from the Project drop-down list will now move that item to the top of the history list.
(052) Bug Fix (12/28/16/MIW): Importing LogPlot7 data files without the optional column width information no loger causes the import to sporadically skip data sections.
(051) Improvement (12/27/16/MIW): The raster export dialog has been redesigned to be less confusing.
(050) Bug Fix (12/27/16/MIW): Page sizing for one-page raster exports has been fixed for both inch and centimeter scaling.
(049) Bug Fix (12/21/16/MIW): The line break tag (<br>) within the textual descriptions is now recognized correctly if the BR is in upper-case.
(048) Improvement (12/20/16/JCJ): The bug report header now specifies the version (32 or 64-bit).
(047) Bug Fix (12/19/16/MIW): Huge raster exports (PNG, JPG, TIF, and BMP) from the LogView program no longer fail.
(046) Bug Fix (12/16/16/MIW): The Value Based Color (continuous) now extends to the full range of colors.
(045) Improvement (12/16/16/MIW): Symbols without a specified size are now drawn to the borders of the column.
(044) Bug Fix (12/16/16/MIW): The bottom of Vertical Scrollbars in the LogDesigner is no longer sporadically hidden on start up.
(043) Bug Fix (12/16/16/MIW): The Snap Grid no longer gives an Out of Memory error with very large page sizes.
(042) Bug Fix (12/14/16/MIW): Older LogPlot8 files are now properly embedding their properties.
(041) New Feature (12/14/16/JCJ): LogPlot8 line types (e.g. wavy lines) for lithology and stratigraphy contacts are now exported to the RockWorks17 lithology and stratigraphy tables.
(040) New Feature (12/14/16/MIW): An option has been added for embedding system files (Keyword, Pattern and Symbol) within the compiled log (lpt8). The files with embedded system files are approximately 300k larter that files without the embedding.
(039) Improvement (12/12/16/MIW): The Embed option can now be accessed from the System Options and Compile Options dialogs.
(038) Improvement (12/08/16/MIW): Point or Interval Symbol data with an undefined size parameter now defaults to the width ot the column.
(037) Bug Fix (12/08/16/MIW): Continuous color-fills within Curves and Bar Graphs are now plotted correctly when ranging from a dark to a lighter shade of a single color.
(036) Cosmetic (12/07/16/MIW): The size of the About window has been increased such that the text within the number of days until the maintenance expiration is fully displayed.
(035) Bug Fix (12/07/16/MIW): The correct page numbers are now displayed when exporting to PDFs, bitmaps, or printing.
(034) Cosmetic (12/06/16/JCJ): Errors that occurred when saving a design file are now trapped and reported instead of generating a bug report.
(033) Cosmetic (12/05/16/MIW): The icon for the 64-bit version is now blue.
(032) Bug Fix (12/01/16/MIW): The text within Text Columns (point) are now wrapped and displayed correctly.
(031) Bug Fix (12/01/16/JCJ): Non-US formatted numbers are now handled correctly.
(030) Bug Fix (11/21/16/MIW): Exports from LogView (PNG, PDF, JPG, etc.) no longer sporadically cut off Point Text near the base of the page.
(029) Bug Fix (11/18/16/MIW): Memory leaks no longer occur and cause errors when exporting to a PDF file.
(028) Bug Fix (11/18/16/MIW): An Access Violation error no longer occurs when saving compiled logs with a Lithology Profile.
(027) Bug Fix (11/17/16/MIW): Lithology descriptions with intervals that are plotted on three or more pages no longer sporadically plot within the header.
(026) Bug Fix (11/17/16/MIW): The batch PDF processing now works correctly.
(025) Enhancement (11/17/16/MIW): The Batch Editor now "remembers" the last PDF output DPI that was selected.
(024) Bug Fix (11/10/16/MIW): The Bug Report now shows the correct executable date.
(023) Bug Fix (11/10/16/MIW): Compiled logs are now correctly loaded from the command line.
(022) Bug Fix (11/10/16/MIW): The margin between the header/footer and the log body is now correctly sized when set to centimeters.
(021) Improvement (11/10/16/MIW): The LogView drawing is now "double-buffered" which eliminates flickering and artifacts that are left behind when rapidly scrolling.
(020) New Feature (11/07/16/MIW): A new option has been added for including trailing zeroes (e.g. 10.00000 versus 10) within the Lithology Description interval and thickness values.
(019) Bug Fix (11/07/16/MIW): Line thicknesses within compiled logs are now consistent with the exported and printed diagrams.
(018) Bug Fix (11/07/16/MIW): The Scalebar dialog within the LogDesigner was now shows the correct coordinates when set to centimeters.
(017) Bug Fix (11/07/16/MIW): Eastings and Northings are now saved within Compiled Logs, Exports and Printing when Static Text macros are used.
(016) Bug Fix (11/07/16/MIW): Unrecognized pages within multi-sheet Excel Imports no longer cause an error. Instead, the user is now given the option to Skip or Abort.
(015) New Feature (11/04/16/MIW): It is now possible to specify a range of pages when exporting from LogView to PDF.
(014) Bug Fix (11/04/16/MIW): Descriptions now plot correctly when they overlap the top or bottom of a page break.
(013) Bug Fix (11/04/16/MIW): The single depth symbol is now sized correctly.
(012) Bug Fix (11/03/16/MIW): The Compile All Logs program now uses the correct starting and ending depths.
(011) Improvement (11/02/16/MIW): Data grid row heights are modified dynamically to better show formatted text with super/subscript text.
(010) Improvement (11/02/16/MIW): Pattern background fills are no longer "painted" if the background color is white to allow for transparency.
(009) Bug Fix (11/02/16/MIW): Reserved HTML characters are now replaced when pasting text from another source into formatted text fields within the Data Editor.
(008) New Feature (10/31/16/JCJ): Downloadable Help has been added to the Settings menu.
(007) Bug Fix (10/31/16/MIW): Text anti-aliasing has been disabled because it creates inconsistent appearing text.
(006) Bug Fix (10/31/16/MIW): Edit-Text no longer plots the default text if the text in the spreadsheet is empty.
(005) Bug Fix (10/31/16/MIW): Symbol sizes and stretching are now honored.
(004) Bug Fix (10/27/16/MIW): - The Compile | All Open Logs command method no longer deletes all the items within the LogDesigner.
(003) Bug Fix (10/26/16/MIW): Scale tables from LogPlot7 data files are now imported correctly.
(002) New Feature (10/26/16/MIW): The raster exports (PNG, JPG, BMP, & TIFF) now include an option for exporting just the current page.
(001) Initial Release (10/24/16/MMM): LogPlot8 is now available!
Major new features include: