Rons Data Gear - Product History

Version History

Current Version (2022.12.01.1026)

New features
  • None.
Bugs
  • Data Edit: find previous/next issue fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.11.28.0753

New features
  • Data Gear: grid rendering engine re-written to handle font substitution.
  • Data Stream: Views now included in SQL data source.
Bugs
  • Data Edit: find wrap issue, when column headers included, fixed.
  • Data Gear: grid rendering anomalies fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.11.14.0822

New features
  • Data Edit: Duplicate Column command added.
Bugs
  • Data Edit: No action message fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.11.09.0813

New features
  • Data Edit: Improvements to column/row/cell move popup panel flow.
  • Data Edit: 'Reset Tool' command added to Toolbox.
  • Data Gear: In cell edit placement and size improved for multi-line cells.
  • Data Gear: Auto-detect improved.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.11.07.1754

New features
  • Data Edit: Added number of recent locations/files configuration to Options.
  • Data Edit: Column headers can now be copied with the default Profile format or as a list.
  • Data Gear: Regular expression handling in search changed to better handle lines in cells.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.10.31.1506

New features
  • Data Edit: Automatic delimiter detection options moved from Profiles to Options.
  • Data Edit: Automatic delimiter detection options added to override Open/Close/Escape from Profile.
  • Data Edit: Automatic delimiter detection added for Paste.
  • Data Edit: Detected delimiters shown in message if changed on document load.
  • Data Edit: Document Properties panel re-arranged to make delimiters clearer.
  • Data Edit: Automatic delimiter detection command added to Document Properties panel.
  • Data Edit: Selection shown with text (Excel) column names in status bar and usable in Goto Column.
  • Data Gear: 'Now' added to 'Add Date/Time' Toolbox tool and Data Stream Cleaner Rule.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.10.23.1629

New features
  • Data Edit: Document Properties configuration flow improved.
  • Data Edit: Paste text now honors the Profile set as the default for the clipboard, including auto detect.
  • Data Edit: Cell Open/Close delimiters automatically applied when Separator added to the document.
Bugs
  • Escape character parsing error fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.10.17.1017

New features
  • Data Stream: Multiple Cleaners per Job support added.
  • Data Gear: column/row regular expression split includes match character(s) in output.
  • Data Gear: multi monitor DPI switch support added.
  • Data Gear: delimiter detection improved.
Bugs
  • Data Gear: grid DPI detection when main screen greater than 100% scaling fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.09.27.1634

New features
  • Data Edit: View layout copy/paste added.
  • Data Edit: View layout edit, load/save added.
  • Data Edit: View Layout different to Schema indicator added.
  • Data Edit: update Schema from View Layout added.
  • Data Edit: Data Cleaner integration improved.
  • Data Edit: document integrity check added.
  • Data Edit: Column Split right to left direction added.
  • Data Stream: Preview now works with Source and no Target.
  • Data Stream: fill values added to 'Add Row' rule.
  • Data Gear: cell operation 'Add Expression Text' added.
  • Data Gear: hyper-link cell support added (Ctrl-Click).
  • Data Gear: import delimiter auto detect added.
Bugs
  • Data Gear: grid rendering improved.
  • Data Gear: HTML encode bug fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.09.06.1144

New features
  • Data Gear: Automatic multi-line height added to the grid view.
  • Data Edit: 'Schema Edit' new column values added.
  • Data Edit: 'Find All' added.
  • Data Edit: 'Page per Row' layout improved.
  • Data Edit: Construct work flow improved.
  • Data Edit: warning added when Excel export cells truncated.
  • Data Edit: row counts added to view list.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.08.25.1412

New features
  • Data Edit: Direct support for compressed ("*.gz" and "*.gzip") files added.
  • Data Edit: View Set (multiple views) load and save added.
  • Data Edit: "Max Cell Size" option added.
  • Data Edit: column move menus smoothed and aligned.
  • Data Edit: 'Make Row Header' now moves the column names to a row.
  • Data Edit: HTML preview improved.
  • Data Gear: Delimiter auto detect improved.
  • Data Gear: Grid editor positioning improved.
  • Data Gear: Horizontal mouse wheel support added.
Bugs
  • Data Gear: Grid editor DPI positioning fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.07.22.1427

New features
  • Data Edit: Column type detect improved.
  • Data Edit: Column schema edit improved.
  • Data Edit: Multiple 'Quick Filter' views allowed.
  • Data Edit: Improvements to 'Data Summary'.
  • Data Edit: Improvements to 'Import Join'.
Bugs
  • Occasional license deletion bug fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.06.29.0818

New features
  • Data Edit: Delimiter auto detect improved.
  • Data Edit: Cell tools setting exchange improved.
  • Data Edit: Filter navigation improved.
  • Data Edit: Various customer feedback incorporated.
  • Data Gear: Ellipsis added to grid.
Bugs
  • Data Edit: Filter load/save bug fixed
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.06.19.1706

New features
  • Data Edit: Command search improved.
  • Data Edit: Direct menus added to tools buttons.
  • Data Edit: Row Delete/Remove duplicates function added.
  • Data Edit: View name added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.06.16.0804

New features
  • Data Edit: Column tool 'Pivot Columns' added.
  • Data Edit: Search added to filter panel.
Bugs
  • Data Edit: 'Quick Access Toolbar' now keeps added buttons.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.06.02.0844

New features
  • Data Edit: Command Palette popup added.
  • Data Gear: 'Remove Space' updated to handle Unicode characters.
  • Data Gear: 'Remove Space' updated to accept HTML encoded characters in input fields.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: 'Copy Column' used with 'Delete Column' bug fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.05.18.0754

New features
  • Data Gear: Installation streamlined.
  • Data Gear: Multi-screen DPI handling implemented.
  • Data Gear: Preview added to import.
  • Data Edit: Match All/Any added to Quick Filter.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.04.13.1433

New features
  • Data Edit: Symbols can be ignored in 'Sort' and 'Find Duplicates'.
  • Data Edit: 'Select/Cell(s) Only' added.
  • Data Edit: Background search/replace count added.
  • Data Edit: Background selection summary added.
  • Data Edit: Mouse tracking added to Graph view.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.04.08.0827

New features
  • Data Edit: File associations added.
  • Data Edit: Text encoding header handled.
  • Data Edit: Improved control over search/replace.
  • Data Edit: Multi-line header support added.
  • Data Edit: Close All Documents added.
  • Data Edit: File menu updated.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.03.14.1532

New features
  • Data Gear: Icon Refresh.
  • Data Edit: Manual document lock added.
  • Data Edit: System file 'Read-Only' honored.
  • Data Edit: Main window can now be used with Page per Row.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.02.26.1110

New features
  • Data Gear: Icon Refresh.
  • Data Edit: Import Join added.
  • Data Edit: Column and Row Tools split into separate panels.
  • Data Edit: Drag/drop document re-ordering added.
  • Data Edit: Command line file handling added.
  • Data Edit: Row/Column Clear commands added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.02.06.1624

New features
  • Data Gear: Icon Refresh.
  • Data Edit: Column, row and cell movement smoothed.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.01.30.1559

New features
  • Data Edit: Rename implemented in Location panel.
  • Data Edit: Column, row and cell movement smoothed.
  • Data Edit: Preview added to Edit panel.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.01.24.0745

New features
  • Data Edit: Construct View added.
  • Data Edit: Navigation commands added.
  • Data Edit: Manual update commands added to Views.
  • Data Edit: Filter builder layout improved.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2022.01.19.1103

New features
  • Data Edit: Cell Viewer/Editor added.
  • Data Edit: Graph view added.
  • Data Edit: Open in new Window added to Graph view and Summary view.
  • Data Edit: Goto View Row added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.12.16.1101

New features
  • Data Edit: Command tidy up.
  • Data Edit: Page per Row window added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.12.05.1405

New features
  • Data Edit: Command Editor window added.
  • Data Edit: 'Hide Empty' command added to Column View.
  • Data Edit: Preview added to Cell block operations.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.11.26.0802

New features
  • Data Edit: Summary View 'Copy' and 'Filter' commands added.
  • Data Edit: Document change detection added.
  • Data Gear: Usability improvements.
  • Data Gear: Performance and memory usage improvements.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Current Version 2021.11.18.1417

New features
  • Data Edit: File management options added to Document Management and Location panel added.
  • Data Edit: Direct Column editing functions added.
Bugs
  • Schema update issues fixed with column rename.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.11.10.1559

New features
  • Data Edit: Document Management and Location panel added.
Bugs
  • Data Edit: Delimiter auto detection improved.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.10.30.1006

New features
  • Data Edit: Cell operations, fill lookup,.
  • Data Edit: Batch replace,.
  • Data Stream: 'Fill Lookup' and 'Replace Lookup' updated to use grid.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: source to output text encoding bug fixed.

Version 2021.10.17.1235

New features
  • Data Edit: Cell operations, part two,.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.10.08.1003

New features
  • Data Edit: Cell operations.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.10.04.0851

New features
  • Data Edit: 'Split/Merge' panel part two for.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.09.30.0857

New features
  • Data Edit: 'Split/Merge' panel part one for.
  • Data Edit: 'Duplicate Rows' view cleaned up.
  • Data Edit: Layout improvements.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.09.27.0708

New features
  • Data Edit: 'Filter' panel added.
  • Data Edit: 'Filter' helpers added.
  • Data Edit: Document region integrated into all region related operations (sort, filter, summary).
  • Data Edit: Delimiter auto detect improved.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.09.07.0740

New features
  • All: Updated to use .net Framework 4.8.
  • All: Computer ID improved to ignore WiFi adapters.
  • Data Edit: 'Sort' panel added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.08.16.1710

New features
  • Data Edit: 'Search'/'Replace' panel added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.08.13.0930

New features
  • Data Edit: 'ToolBox' panel added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.08.05.1257

New features
  • Data Edit: 'Cleaner' integrated.
  • Data Edit: 'Cleaner' panel added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.07.22.0837

New features
  • None.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.06.30.0908

New features
  • Data Stream: Parquet data source added.
  • Data Stream: Significantly faster grids introduced.
  • Data Stream: Performance improved.
  • Fast, light CSV editor included.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.03.06.1047

New features
  • Data Stream: CSV 'Escape Character' support added.
  • Data Stream: Output file split option added.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: UNC path issue fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.02.28.1645

New features
  • Data Stream: Azure Blob Container support added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2021.02.20.1533

New features
  • Data Stream: 'Refresh' button added to 'Preview' side panel for sources that refresh slowly (for example tables in web pages).
  • Data Stream: 'Preview' processed (output) view enabled when no 'Cleaner' selected.
  • Data Stream: 'Preview' flow improved.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: External 'Cleaner' in 'Job' switching to embedded 'Cleaner' fixed.
  • Data Stream: 'Quick Job' fixed.
  • Data Stream: 'Preview' refresh on 'Quick Job' already open in 'Preview' fixed.

Version 2021.02.17.0850

New features
  • Data Stream: Product renamed to 'Rons Data Stream'.
  • Data Stream: Data Stream Pro/Lite introduced.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2021.01.15.0902

New features
  • Data Stream: New Data Tools window added.
  • Data Stream: 'Merge CSV Files Horizontally' added to Data Tools.
  • Data Stream: 'Append extra line' added to all text output formatters.
  • Data Stream: New line options added to all text output formatters.
  • Data Stream: New line in cell options added to CSV output formatter.
  • Data Stream: 'Split Row' rule added to 'Row Processors'.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.09.10.1716

New features
  • None.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.08.30.1303

New features
  • Data Stream: Data Preview added for text output targets.
  • Data Stream: Data Preview flow improved.
  • Data Stream: Missing JSON data types added.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.08.20.1047

New features
  • Data Stream: Text template Output Format dialects added for CSV, HTML, JSON and SQL Server (part two).
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.08.13.0857

New features
  • Data Stream: SQL Server source added.
  • Data Stream: Data pipeline updated to handle multiple data types.
Bugs
  • Data mapping fixes.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.07.23.1051

New features
  • Data Stream: Text template Output Format added (part one).
Bugs
  • Data Stream: Empty source crash in Preview fixed.
  • Data Stream: Changing to Embedded Cleaner issue fixed.
  • Data Stream: Parquet target fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.07.02.1101

New features
  • Data Stream: Job Result Preview side panel added to Main Window.
  • Data Stream: Job Result Preview improved to add all related components.
  • Data Stream: Preview Window job results removed.
  • Data Stream: Cell Change side panel added to Preview Window.
  • Data Stream: Maximum cell size before parsing error now configurable - added to the CSV source.
  • Data Stream: Replace regular expression handling improved for empty matches.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: Multi tab issues fixed.
  • Data Stream: Detecting change in Embedded Cleaner as part of Job issue fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2020.02.25.0734

New features
  • All: Updated to use .net Framework 4.7.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.09.18.0954

New features
  • Data Stream: Product name changed to 'Rons Data Gear'.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.09.13.1142

New features
  • Data Stream: Added 'Skip Rule' option to 'If Table Exists' option in SQL table output format.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.09.11.1419

New features
  • Data Stream: Job step identifiers added to variable processing.
  • Data Stream: Type support added to JSON.
  • Data Stream: Type support added to Parquet.
  • Data Stream: Better status output added to Command line execution.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: Parquet issue fixed in the install.
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2019.09.06.1607

New features
  • Data Stream: Data type handling added to SQL Server and SQLite output formats.
  • Data Stream: Add Column rule updated to set output data types.
  • Data Stream: Update Column rule introduced, for setting output data types.
  • Data Stream: Data Stream processor grouping added in the editor.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Current Version 2019.09.02.1240

New features
  • Data Stream: Command line variables introduced.
  • Data Stream: Internal variable engine improved.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.08.02.0905

New features
  • All: Portable version introduced.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.07.22.1645

New features
  • None.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: Main window close bug fixed.

Version 2019.05.27.1142

New features
  • Data Stream: Cleaner file extension changed to avoid conflict.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.05.24.1443

New features
  • Data Stream: Embedding Cleaners in jobs added to make one click jobs easier.
  • Data Stream: Shared Cleaners between jobs added.
  • Data Stream: Local files removed from Preview window (use Quick Job instead).
  • Data Stream: Default SQL table output type changed for greater flexibility.
  • Data Stream: Job and Cleaner icons added in Explorer for more clarity.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.05.21.1529

New features
  • Data Stream: SQLite output format added.
  • Data Stream: Parquet output format added.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.05.17.0950

New features
  • Data Stream: SQL Tables options added for table lifetime control.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.05.16.1826

New features
  • Data Stream: JSON output added.
  • Data Stream: XML output improved.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: SQL empty and badly formatted columns handled.
  • Data Stream: SQL bugs fixed.

Version 2019.05.15.1705

New features
  • Data Stream: Copy added to Job rules outside of main Job edit.
  • Data Stream: Raw data source view added to Preview Window.
  • Data Stream: Improved error handling fetching source in Preview Window.
  • Data Stream: Some GUI tidy up.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2019.05.13.1324

New features
  • Data Stream: XML Source Profile added.
  • Data Stream: JSON Source Profile added.
  • Data Stream: Skip lines added to CSV source.
  • Data Stream: Add skipped lines added to CSV target.
  • Data Stream: CSV parser made more resilient.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2019.05.08.1602

New features
  • Data Stream: Add invert option to all filters.
  • Data Stream: Empty column match expression now matches empty columns.
Bugs
  • Various bug fixes.

Version 2019.4.29.1436

New features
  • All: Code signing certificate changed to 'Rons Place Software'.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.4.29.1436

New features
  • Data Stream: HTTP Source Location added.
  • Data Stream: HTML table Source Profile added.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.04.09.0844

New features
  • Data Stream: Significant overhaul of Quick Job to better fit work flow.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.03.22.1405

New features
  • Data Stream: Import for Fill lookup rule added.
  • Data Stream: Import for Replace lookup rule added.
Bugs
  • Data Stream: File find in job execute fixed.
  • Data Stream: Handling of zero files found in job execute improved.

Version 2019.03.17.1431

New features
  • Data Stream: Fill lookup rule added.
  • Data Stream: Replace lookup rule added.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.03.10.1719

New features
  • Data Stream: Command line execution added.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.03.08.1743

New features
  • Data Stream: Data change logging added to Cleaner rules.
Bugs
  • None.

Version 2019.02.26.1322

New features
  • Initial Beta release.
Bugs
  • None.

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