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English DecoTech Pro Update v6.11
for DecoTech™ Professional v6.00, v6.01, v6.02, v6.06, v6.07, v6.08 or v6.09 using
Inch units based on North American standards


Update v6.11 Improvements List

General
01- The new DecoTech Main Folders Merger Utility application is now included by default.
For more details, see topic #16 in the Tech Support/Tips Spot sub-section.
02- Fixed a minor bug with the installation application and with the update application.
The indicator variable used to know when a new update is available is now properly reset.

 

Update v6.09 Improvements List

General
01- All the DecoTech applications have been recompiled and are now aware of the User Account Control (UAC) feature introduced in Windows Vista and Windows 7.  That will disable once for all the messy and annoying Windows virtualization security patch for non aware applications.
02- All the DecoTech help files have been converted from ".hlp" format into ".chm" format so they can now be viewed by the "hh.exe" application instead of the "winhlp32.exe" application.  Microsoft has decided to no more included by default their "winhlp32.exe" application within their Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.
03- Now support printers with a very long name.  DecoTech no more truncates the printer name to 31 characters as indicated in the early Windows programming documentation.
04- A patch has been added to avoid poorly implemented printer driver software to print a black rectangle instead of the desired image.
05- Latest Hasp HL (hardlock) driver released by the manufacturer.
06-

Recognition of the future DecoTech Pro version 7 USB Electronic Keyring (hardlock).

 

Update v6.08 Improvements List

General
01- Mouse wheel is now properly supported in all vertical scroll lists.
Scene
Editor
program
01- In a multiple monitors configuration, you can now specify the monitor into which the main window will open full screen by default. You can also specify a different monitor for the 3D perspective window.
02- Possibility to allow the simultaneous executions of many Scene Editor applications via the DecoTech Configurator utility application (dtconfig.exe).
03- Automatic colors improvement of the 3D smooth shading rendering.
 (Possible adjustments: Gamma, Hue, Saturation, Contrast and Luminosity).
04- New 3D perspective contextual menu accessible from a right click inside the 3D perspective window and offering many new features and shortcuts like Adjust the Crayons Color, Copy the 3D Perspective to the Clipboard, shortcut to Save the 3D Perspective as an Image File, Colors Settings of the 3D Perspective, Undo last Colors Settings, and shortcut to Improvement of 3D Smooth Shading Rendering.
05- Automatic checking for new version and revision via our website to keep you inform about latest new available features.
06- Fixed a minor bug with the ALT key activating the title bar system menu and making the cross to stop moving properly.
Cabinet
Editor
program
01- In a multiple monitors configuration, you can now specify the monitor into which the main window will open full screen by default.
02- Possibility to allow the simultaneous executions of many Cabinet Editor applications via the DecoTech Configurator utility application (dtconfig.exe).
03- Fixed a minor bug with the ALT key activating the title bar system menu and making the cross to stop moving properly.
Pattern
Editor
program
01- In a multiple monitors configuration, you can now specify the monitor into which the main window will open full screen by default.
02- Possibility to allow the simultaneous executions of many Pattern Editor applications via the DecoTech Configurator utility application (dtconfig.exe).
03- Fixed a minor bug with the ALT key activating the title bar system menu and making the cross to stop moving properly.
Price
Manager
program
01- In a multiple monitors configuration, you can now specify the monitor into which the main window will open full screen by default.
02- Possibility to allow the simultaneous executions of many Price Manager applications via the DecoTech Configurator utility application (dtconfig.exe).
Cabinet
Itemizer
program
01- In a multiple monitors configuration, you can now specify the monitor into which the main window will open full screen by default.
02- Possibility to allow the simultaneous executions of many Cabinet Itemizer applications via the DecoTech Configurator utility application (dtconfig.exe).
Animator
program
01- In a multiple monitors configuration, you can now specify the monitor into which the controls window will open by default. You can also specify a different monitor for the animation window.
02- Fixed a very minor potential bug that may occur when erasing frame image files.
03- Fixed a very minor memory overwrite bug that was occuring when exiting the Animator application so it was totally not harmful.

 

Update v6.07 Improvements List

General
01- Fix a minor bug concerning the multiple printing preferences files support for shared DecoTech over a local area network.  In this very specific case, the printing preferences were not saved.  (This feature has been added in version 6.01 and the bug has been accidentally introduced in version 6.06.)

 

Update v6.06 Improvements List

General
01- Improvement of the graphical aspect of the user interface under Windows XP.
02- Latest hardlock driver released by the manufacturer.
Scene
Editor
program
01- The 3D perspective smooth shading function now supports more than 65535 surfaces.
02- Fix the total and sorted counts of surface displayed during the calculation of a stereoscopic 3D perspective. The second image counts were always including the counts of first image.
03- Improvement of the "Adjusting Sequence Parameters" window.
04- Now supports JPG image file format.
Cabinet
Editor
program
01- Now supports JPG image file format.
Pattern
Editor
program
01- Now supports JPG image file format.
Animator
program
01- Now supports JPG image file format.

 

Update v6.02 Improvements List

General
01- Correction of the installation speed trouble of the Library Installer (libinst.exe) application.
02- Correction of the installation speed trouble of the downloadable auto-install applications.
03- Correction of the installation speed trouble of the Setup (dt_su.exe) application.

This installation speed trouble was happening only when the operating system was a recent Windows XP version.  It was not happening on the first releases of Windows XP as on other operating systems prior or after Windows XP.
(Read the Tech Support section for more information.)

 

Update v6.01 Improvements List

General
01- Multiple printing preferences files support for shared DecoTech over a local area network.
02- Improvement of the DecoTech Configurator (dtconfig.exe) application to manage printer preferences files.
03- Latest hardlock driver released by the manufacturer.
Scene
Editor
program
01- Correction of the detection of the MSCalculator (calc.exe) application under Windows XP and enable top left button when present.
02- Correction of a minor bug in the "Adjusting 3D Perspective Parameters" window.  The vertical Auto-Ratio button now works correctly.
03- Correction of a minor bug in the "Scene Archive" window.  A warning message now appears if there is not enough space on the target storage medium.
Cabinet
Editor
program
01- Correction of the detection of the MSCalculator (calc.exe) application under Windows XP and enable top left button when present.
Pattern
Editor
program
01- Correction of the detection of the MSCalculator (calc.exe) application under Windows XP and enable top left button when present.
Price
Manager
program
01- Correction of the detection of the MSCalculator (calc.exe) application under Windows XP and enable top left button when present.
Cabinet
Itemizer
program
01- Correction of the detection of the MSCalculator (calc.exe) application under Windows XP and enable top left button when present.


Automatic
download
ing and installing :
NOTE: If you are trying to update a DecoTech Pro software experiencing electronic key detection problems, run the Animator program instead of the Scene Editor program and click the bottom right white question mark button.
Directly from the DecoTech Scene Editor program
, click the top right white question mark button, then click the bottom Auto-check if a more recent revision or version is available... button, finally click the Download and install now the New Update from Internet... button.  The downloaded file will be located in the "bin" sub-folder in your main DecoTech folder.  Do not forget to do step #3 and step #5 below.

Manual downloading and installing :
Follow each step from 1 to 5 and it will be very easy to download and install the new update.


Step #1 of 5  /   Is this Update program compatible with your DecoTech ?

This update program will run only if your currently installed DecoTech software is a fully operational copy (purchased) of an English DecoTech Pro v6.00, v6.01, v6.02, v6.06, v6.07, v6.08 or v6.09 using inch-units.  If it is not the case, don't waste your time downloading the following file because it will refuse to run.


Step #2 of 5  /  Download the Update program file :

Click on the file title to start its download.  Select SAVE from the dialog box window of your Internet browser to save the file on your Desktop (or anywhere else you can easily run the program after its download).

DecoTech Pro English Imperial Update v6.11 program
File : "dpei_update611.exe"
Size : 17.9MB (18,846,496 bytes)


Step #3 of 5  /  Make a backup copy of the downloaded file :

It is your responsibility to make a backup copy of the downloaded file.  We give no guarantee that the file will still be available in future if you need it again (for a re-installation by example).  Use the storage medium you want (tape backup, CD-R, zip disk, etc...) but keep the file in a safe place outside your computer.


Step #4 of 5  /  Run the Update program :

Be sure that no DecoTech™ program is running.  Run the Update program and follow the instructions.


Step #5 of 5  /  Free space on your hard disk :

After you have successfully completed the update and have done a backup copy of the downloaded file, you can delete it from your hard disk.


If you need more information don't hesitate to contact us.

 
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