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List of new features and fixes for Milestones Professional 2017

September 18, 2017

  • GUI: Corrected problem with FreeForm Text hyperlinks getting jumbled when a FreeForm text block gets deleted.

September 6, 2017

  • GUI: Added two sample files missing from the Lessons folder.
  • GUI: Corrected possible crash when symbol hover information is displayed.

August 31, 2017

  • Project Interface: Corrected errors in Custom symbology 1 and 2.

August 22, 2017

  • GUI: Added option in Tools | Options | Edit to turn off out-of-row symbol selection if needed. Useful on dense schedules where symbols in other rows are so close that they may be selected by mistake when adding symbols.
  • GUI: Corrected option in Tools | Options | Edit to reverse the sign on EV VAC values which was not always getting saved when the file was saved.

August 10, 2017

  • Project Interface: Now we turn off the Anti-aliasing feature during Project Refresh to improve refresh times on some computers.

August 1, 2017

  • GUI: Made out-of-row symbols easier to select with the mouse.

July 20, 2017

  • Project Interface: Export to project, corrected an issue with working day getting set to true in Project for Sunday.
  • Project Interface: Corrected column tag on Coded Symbols and Slips template.
  • Project Interface: Made a correction to coded options to fix a problem with color and section titles.
  • Project Interface: Corrected title of Birds on the Wire template.
  • Project Interface: Corrected “refresh using” field on form (was getting cut off).
  • Project Interface: Corrected tooltips on refresh dialog.
  • Project Interface: Link to active task (for a symbol), corrected dialog box to fill in last used Unique ID field.
  • Project Interface: Made a correction to coded options to fix a problem with color and section titles

June 29, 2017

  • GUI: Free-form text hyperlinks to web sites will now be included in the HTML files created by the Internet Publishing feature.

June 15, 2017

  • GUI: Entering Program Key for Current User Only was still causing the UAC prompt to appear. This has been fixed.
  • Project Interface: Changes made to better support Project Online.

May 23, 2017

  • GUI: Sorting of symbols corrected to ensure that any upward pointing vertical connectors in last task row get sorted correctly.

May 18, 2017

  • GUI: Two new options added to symbol tag overlay feature to show file nickname.

May 12, 2017

  • GUI: Problem with non-display of secondary horizontal connectors when the first horizontal connector points to a prior date has been corrected.

May 10, 2017

  • Project Interface: Added an option to Export to Project.  Previously, % complete was always set in project.  When % complete was set, Project sometimes changed the start and end dates of the task.  Now, setting % complete is optional.
  • Project Interface: Corrected an issue with Link to Active MS Project Task for languages other than English.
  • Project Interface: Added fix for other languages when adding a column.

April 26, 2017

  • GUI: Added menu to Symbol Maker to show list and file sizes of current embedded symbols in a schedule.
  • GUI: Added fix to properly set file size when two stage file saves is in use.

April 25, 2017

  • Project Interface: For Coded Symbols and bars, was not remembering choices for symbol text, corrected

April 14, 2017

  • Project Interface: Added Number fields Number1-20 to list of Unique ID fields
  • Project Interface: Corrected an issue with Link to Active MS Project Tasks.  When multiple tasks were selected tasks were sometimes being tagged incorrectly

April 6, 2017

  • GUI: Problem with incorrect display of custom symbols in Calendar View has been corrected.

April 5, 2017

  • Project Interface: WBS field was not working as a way to tag tasks and symbols within the Project Interface.  This has been corrected.

March 6, 2017

  • GUI: Updated GUI to use currently accepted calculation for the VAC EV column, i.e. VAC=BAC-EAC. An option in the Tools | Program Options | Edit allows the prior calculation to be used, which was VAC=EAC-BAC.

February 3, 2017

  • Project Interface: Fixed a problem with the Project Interface Screen sometimes not being aligned with the Milestones window.

January 27, 2017

  • Project Interface: Fixed a problem with custom project import templates, where the lines per page was being reset.
  • Project Interface: fixed an issue with symbol text appearing on two lines when only one line is expected.
  • GUI: updated some samples, the Milestones Help files, and the Milestones Automation Help file.

January 10, 2017

  • Project Interface: for refresh, symbol text wasn’t getting refreshed on some symbols with only one line of text.
  • Project Interface: minor changes to dialog boxes.
  • GUI: option to open any Milestones file as a template added to all template open dialogs.

January 5, 2017

  • Project Interface: for refresh, added option to only refresh from visible tasks.
  • Project Interface: added legend for custom symbology.
  • Project Interface: for open from Project Server, forced project to top.

December 14, 2016

  • Project Interface: some field names were not appearing in the refresh dialog.
  • GUI: added message box in DataGraph dialogs to explain importance of ValueSet date alignment when using stacked bars.