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Release Notes for Predator MDC (machine data collection)

November 22nd 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.315
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds 5 new variables for use within Shopfloor Layouts:
    1. \Cycle_Percent
    2. \JobNumber
    3. \MachineNumber
    4. \OperationNumber
    5. \PartNumber
  2. Adds Prompt option for machine downtime after a configurable number of idle minutes
  3. Adds Automatic machine downtime option when a machine is idle and an operator fails to specify a downtime
  4. Improves New Events Touch to support the above two new Machine Downtime options
  5. Improves Online Help with 20+ improved topics
  6. Improves Online Help within the Predator MDC Service Manager
  7. Improves 10 International language resources
  8. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.26 with new configuration details for new downtime options
  9. Includes PMDATA7 v11.0.77
  10. Fixes a bug with skipping data collection errors within the Fix Data Collection Error Wizard

October 20th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.314
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds automatic blank line removal when importing all major components
  2. Adds C++ redistributable to improve Microsoft Access support
  3. Improves Online Help
  4. Improves Machine Time and Cost Chart’s legend
  5. Includes Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server v18.4 improvements
  6. Fixes a bug with Microsoft Access editions reporting “Operation must use an updateable query”
  7. Fixes a bug when importing pending jobs with the Microsoft SQL Server edition

July 29th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.313 is released
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Fixes a bug with View Machine with an intermittent issue when selecting a machine

July 23rd 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.312 is released
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Fixes a bug with New Events Touch with an intermittent issue when selecting a machine

July 17th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.311
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves View Machine Status by adding sorting by Since and Time columns
  2. Improves View Machine Status readability by automatically adjusting the font color
  3. Improves View OEE Status readability by automatically adjusting the font color
  4. Improves Performance Efficiency % calculations within two OEE reports
  5. Improves Production Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Overall Performance Efficiency %
  6. Improves Production Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Overall OEE %
  7. Improves Performance Ranking chart’s calculation of Quality % and OEE %
  8. Improves Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Quality % and OEE %

June 18th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.309
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Machine Time and Cost charts from one to two decimal places of precision
  2. Improves Production Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Scheduled Production %
  3. Improves Production Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Quality % to default to 100% vs. 0%
  4. Improves Hours Summary chart’s calculation of Production %
  5. Improves Performance Ranking chart’s calculation of Production % and Scheduled Production %
  6. Improves Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Production % and Scheduled Production %
  7. Improves Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Quality % to default to 100% vs. 0%
  8. Improves Online Help’s calculation topic

April 5th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.308
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves the Database tab within the Logon dialog
  2. Improves the Predator MDC Service Manager database connection wizard step
  3. Improves Online Help

March 24th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.307
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds new Predator MDC icon
  2. Adds Prompt to optionally repeat an import
  3. Adds Automatic sorting of importing components
  4. Adds Database selection within the Logon dialog in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  5. Adds Database selection within the Predator MDC Service Manager for Microsoft SQL Server
  6. Improves International language resources
  7. Improves pimportworksheet.xls
  8. Improves Database connection messages in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  9. Fixes a bug with error messaging when importing component attachments
  10. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.24

February 22nd 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.306
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds TLS 1.2 support to all Predator MDC for SQL Server editions
  2. Adds TLS 1.2 support to the Predator MDC API
  3. Adds TLS 1.2 support to the Predator MDC Service Manager
  4. Adds preference for 32bit and 64bit Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to all Predator MDC editions
  5. Adds preference for 32bit and 64bit Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to the Predator MDC API
  6. Adds 64bit v18.3 of Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to the install
  7. Adds new Predator MDC icon to the download package
  8. Adds configurable MDC API user via the Predator MDC Administrator
  9. Adds new MDC API method udtLogon.LogOnAPIUser
  10. Improves International language support
  11. Improves secure download dialog within the download package
  12. Improves the re-install process
  13. Fixes a bug sorting work centers within the Edit wizard
  14. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.23

December 24th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.304
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves 10+ Predator MDC Enterprise Shopfloor menus and permissions
  2. Improves 10+ Predator MDC Shopfloor menus and permissions
  3. Improves Process menu’s use of separators
  4. Improves Chart permissions within My Favorites
  5. Improves English resources

December 19th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.303
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Performance Ranking charts to ensure that all required fields are selected
  2. Improves Trend Analysis charts to ensure that all required fields are selected
  3. Improves Average Cycle Time report to ensure that all required fields are selected
  4. Improves Average Part Time report to ensure that all required fields are selected
  5. Fixes an install bug registering the Predator MDC APIs
  6. Fixes a bug with the English.str file missing resource number 9281

November 6th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.302
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds * style automatic formatting to job and part numbers
  2. Adds * style automatic formatting to part and operation revisions
  3. Improves International language support
  4. Improves the performance of automatic formatting
  5. Improves the ability to change format strings
  6. Improves text display within the progress status bar
  7. Fixes a New Good and Scrapped Count Event permissions when set independently
  8. Fixes a bug with Downtime Summary reports to prevent duplicate subgroup selection
  9. Fixes a bug sorting work centers within the Edit wizard
  10. Fixes a bug editing downtimes previously assigned to the legacy Both style

May 11th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.299
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Status Display resources
  2. Improves Online help
  3. Fixes a bug with selecting performance metrics using the keyboard

April 27th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.298
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds \LastCycleTime variable to Shopfloor Layouts
  2. Adds \Downtime variable to Shopfloor Layouts
  3. Adds Color Downtime option to Shopfloor Layouts
  4. Improves Installation processes when updating an existing installation
  5. Fixes a bug introduced with build 297 with Multi Event processing
  6. Fixes a bug with assigning default color for New Events Touch

April 25th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.297
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves MDC Service performance of good parts, scrap parts and custom commands
  2. Improves Copyright to 2019
  3. Includes PMDATA7 v11.0.76
  4. Fixes a bug introduced with build 296 with resource strings
  5. Fixes a rare bug with MDC Service and Microsoft SQL Server

April 22nd 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.296
This version makes several improvements to New Events Touch. Refer to the following details:

  1. Adds 4 integration options to New Events Touch when combined with PDM Enterprise
  2. Improves New Events Touch’s machine pulldown
  3. Improves New Events Touch’s refresh button
  4. Improves New Events Touch with Multi Event
  5. Improves International Resources
  6. Improves Refreshing while zoomed in a Machine Timeline chart
  7. Fixes a bug with Multi Event usage w/New Events Touch
  8. Fixes an overflow bug with Machine Timeline Chart

March 13th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.294
Refer to the following details:

  1. Improves Machine Timeline Charts with really large datasets
  2. Improves Data Collection Error processing
  3. Improves Data Collection Error Counts
  4. Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.75
  5. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.22
  6. Fixes a bug with Predator MDC Service Manager
  7. Fixes a bug with the Part Start dialog
  8. Fixes a bug with the Job End dialog with the Access edition
  9. Fixes a bug with Setup Start processing with the SQL Server edition
  10. Fixes a bug importing reason code attachments

February 19th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.292
Predator MDC v11.0.292 and Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.21 have been released. Job management has been significantly enhanced with this release. Refer to the following details:

  1. Adds Require password confirmation before Logon Start event option
  2. Adds High speed part processing within a single cycle option
  3. Adds Require jobs to be released to the shop floor option
  4. Adds Finish Jobs automatically with Job End event option
  5. Adds Release Jobs automatically with Job Start event option
  6. Adds Customer and Part Type filters to the Job Start dialog
  7. Adds Filtering based on the current job to the Part Start dialog
  8. Adds UnRelease Job wizard
  9. Adds UnFinish Job wizard
  10. Adds Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.21
  11. Adds Online help to the Predator MDC Service Manager
  12. Adds History to creation of new jobs, parts and operations via the MDC Service
  13. Adds History to release and finish processes via the MDC Service
  14. Adds UnFinish and UnRelease right mouse menus to View Jobs
  15. Improves Swiss and automatic style machine support
  16. Improves Editing jobs, even after they have been started
  17. Improves Finish Job wizard to default to quantities collected
  18. Improves Predator MDC permissions
  19. Improves Fix Data Collection wizard to display better details
  20. Improves Fix Data Collection wizard to fix more errors automatically
  21. Improves Data collection error counts
  22. Improves User downtime processing
  23. Improves Online help
  24. Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.73
  25. Fixes a bug in displaying certain Job numbers within Edit Job with multiple parts
  26. Fixes a bug in processing user downtime errors

November 15th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.289
Predator MDC v11.0.289 and Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.19 have been released. These releases add several new features while fixing a few bugs:

  1. Adds Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.19
  2. Adds version number details to Predator MDC Service Manager
  3. Adds support for unlimited events in Machine Timeline Chart
  4. Adds Machine Timeline Chart updates after current downtime changes
  5. Improves “User Group” label width in the Assign Permissions dialog
  6. Improves Machine Timeline Chart in the Oracle edition
  7. Fixes a bug within Predator MDC Service Manager in the Oracle edition
  8. Fixes a bug within the database login tab when switching Oracle hostnames
  9. Fixes a bug in New Events Touch when re-assigning a downtime in Oracle

October 30th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.287
Predator MDC v11.0.287 and Predator MDC Service v11.0.71 have been released. These releases adds several new features while fixing a few bugs:

  1. Adds optional password requirement for New Login time
  2. Adds optional Automatic Cycle Start/End with Good/Scrap Part
  3. Adds support for up to 99,999 part quantities in the Job Report
  4. Adds Time column sorting in View Machine Status
  5. Adds Esc key support in Machine Timeline Charts
  6. Adds 30 example downtimes for review and optional import
  7. Improves Enter key use in New Events Touch
  8. Improves Machine Timeline chart display with huge datasets
  9. Improves View Part Serial Number window
  10. Improves Importing Part Serial Numbers
  11. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.71
  12. Fixes a bug with Part Serial Number Report in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  13. Fixes a memory leak in Machine Timeline Chart
  14. Fixes an intermittent crash when exiting Predator MDC

October 12th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.283
Predator MDC v11.0.283 and Predator MDC Service v11.0.69 have been released. This minor update fixes a compatibility problem with Predator PDM and Predator DNC that was accidentally introduced with v11.0.282 of Predator MDC. In addition, it improves our international language support.

October 6th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.282
Predator MDC v11.0.282 and Predator MDC Service v11.0.68 have been released. These releases add a number of additional timezone improvements to support customers that require the Predator database to be hosted in a different time zone than the manufacturing plant(s). The following functions have been improved to support this implementation method:

  1. Predator MDC Database Service
  2. Advanced Machine Connection processing
  3. View > Shop Floor Layout
  4. Chart > Cycle Time Analysis
  5. Chart > Idle Time Analysis
  6. Chart > Event Trend
  7. Chart > Shifts per Machine
  8. Report > Machine Events
  9. Report > Command Summary report

In addition, the following other improvements have been made:

  1. Adds \Time, \ShortTime and \Since variables to Shop Floor Layouts
  2. Adds Event duration within Event Trend pop-ups
  3. Adds Indeterminate part number to pre-mature cycle starts
  4. Adds Indeterminate part number to pre-mature good parts
  5. Adds Indeterminate Part Number to pre-mature scrap parts
  6. Improves Cycle Time to Idle Time Analysis Chart transitions
  7. Improves Idle Time to Cycle Time Chart transitions
  8. Improves New Events Touch refresh performance
  9. Improves Advanced machine connection startup processing
  10. Improves Event Trend chart dialog’s ability to restore previous values
  11. Improves International resources
  12. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.68
  13. Fixes a bug with the Machine Events Report in the Access edition
  14. Fixes a bug with the Command Summary Report in the Access edition

September 25th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.279
Predator MDC v11.0.279 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds touch centered dialogs to New Events Touch
  2. Adds warnings to licensing when UAC is enabled
  3. Adds initial support for database servers in different timezones
  4. Adds initial loading feedback for huge quantities of parts and jobs
  5. Improves font sizes, proportions and performance to New Events Touch
  6. Improves trace output for complex troubleshooting
  7. Improves saving multiple bitmaps in slide shows
  8. Improves Online Help
  9. Removes parameterized Oracle queries
  10. Fixes a bug with the MDC API QueryMachineStatus
  11. Fixes a bug importing component type attachments
  12. Fixes a bug importing report types
  13. Fixes a bug with the user and user group reports – Oracle only
  14. Fixes a bug with Production Trend Analysis Charts

July 21st 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.274
Predator MDC v11.0.274 has been released. This release makes the following bug introduced in the previous version:

  1. Fixes a bug with Predator MDC group by menus

July 13th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.273
Predator MDC v11.0.273 has been released. This release makes the following fixes:

  1. Adds Last 10, 12, 16, 18 and 24 hours to the Machine Timeline Chart
  2. Adds Last 10, 12, 16, 18 and 24 hours to the Event Trend Chart
  3. Adds Single quote characters within filenames for reference attachments
  4. Improves New Events Touch dialogs to scale automatically for high resolution tablets
  5. Improves Tab order in some wizards
  6. Improves View Components with Release Vault Item Shortcuts
  7. Improves Online Help
  8. Fixes a bug with Command Analysis Report
  9. Fixes a bug with MDC API for Custom End Events

May 16th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.272
Predator MDC v11.0.272 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Time and Cost Chart footer
  2. Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Downtime and Cost Chart footer

May 14th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.271
Predator MDC v11.0.271has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improved Performance with View Machine Status and Last Cycle Time
  2. Fixes a bug with View Machine Status and Microsoft Access
  3. Fixes a bug with View Machine Status introduced with build 269

May 2nd, 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.269
Predator MDC v11.0.269 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Performance Ranking Charts to the Predator MDC edition
  2. Adds Trend Analysis Charts to the Predator MDC edition
  3. Adds Last Cycle option to View Machine Status
  4. Adds Uppercase processing for automatic Job, Part and Operation creation
  5. Improves International Resources
  6. Improved Online Help
  7. Fixes a bug with international currency symbols on charts
  8. Fixes a bug with downgrading from Predator MDC Enterprise to Predator MDC

January 31st 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.265
Predator MDC v11.0.265 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds overwrite prompting during install
  2. Adds automatic critical file backup during install
  3. Improves View Machine Status’s Refresh button
  4. Improves refreshing New Events Touch window
  5. Improves refreshing all View Component Status windows
  6. Improves deleting a machine
  7. Fixes a bug with build 263 with initial user password creation

January 20th, 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.263
Predator MDC v11.0.263 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Event Trend charts with 120, 30 & 15 second frequencies
  2. Improves Event Trend charts with single events
  3. Improves Machine Downtime & Cost charts with Microsoft Access
  4. Improves Command Analysis Report to display hours vs. days
  5. Improves Command Analysis Report to include current events
  6. Improves Tab order within many wizards
  7. Improves Delete machine
  8. Improves Licensing to require Administrator permissions
  9. Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  10. Fixes a bug with logins
  11. Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords

November 7th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.258
Predator MDC v11.0.258 has been released. This release fixes a bug introduced with Predator MDC Service v11.0.64. In addition, it makes the following improvements:
1. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.65
2. Includes Sentinel SIM Server v7.6.9
3. Fixes a bug with New Event dialog
4. Fixes a bug with daylight savings time falling back

October 1st 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.257
Predator MDC v11.0.257 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:
1. Adds selector tool tips
2. Improves the Time option in View Machine Status
3. Improves View Components with PgUp and PgDn key support
4. Improves New Events Touch’s function key and keyboard operation
5. Improves Trend Analysis chart with scheduled production percent
6. Improves the Machine Timeline Chart’s filter dialog
7. Improves the Event Trend Chart’s filter dialog
8. Improves Pie charts to eliminate zero value slices
9. Improves International language resources
10. Fixes a couple of bugs in the Production Trend Analysis chart
11. Fixes a bug with saving chart locations in My Favorites
12. Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline Chart Status & custom commands
13. Fixes a bug with the -hidedatabase command line argument

August 23rd, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.249
Predator MDC v11.0.249 has been released. This minor release fixes the following bugs:
1. Fixes a bug with printing some chart legends
2. Fixes a bug with Machine Time and Cost chart legend
3. Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline chart and None status

August 10th 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.248
Predator MDC v11.0.248 has been released. This minor release makes over a dozen application improvements including a significant boost in performance to the Predator MDC Service.
Refer to the following:
1. Improves favorite reports with multiple monitors
2. Improves manual user logins w/New Events Touch
3. Improves manual machine downtimes w/New Events Touch
4. Improves manual good parts w/New Events Touch
5. Improves manual scrapped parts w/New Events Touch
6. Improves manual custom commands w/New Events Touch
7. Improves New Events Touch to display multiple custom values
8. Improves Microsoft SQL Server database re-connection
9. Improves Advanced Machine Connection processing
10. Improves Machine Events report
11. Improves Predator MDC Service processing performance
12. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.64
13. Reduces overall load on the database instance
14. Fixes a bug with Machine Time and Cost chart legends
15. Fixes a bug with Machine Downtime and Cost chart legends
16. Fixes a bug with adding window sizes to My Favorites
17. Fixes a bug with indeterminate data with Microsoft SQL Server
NOTE: Enabling or disabling advanced machine connections for a specific machine, requires the Predator MDC Service to be restarted. Previously this was done automatically but at a performance penalty.

July 14th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.246
Predator MDC v11.0.246 has been released. This minor release makes a couple of changes.
1. Improves MDC APIs
2. Fixes a bug with running reports from View Components

July 7th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.245
Predator MDC v11.0.245 has been released. This minor release makes a number of improvements but mainly focuses on improving the Machine Timeline Chart based on customer feedback.
Refer to the following Machine Timeline Chart improvements:
1. Adds duration of chart to the header
2. Adds date and time zooming to first or the last segment
3. Improves legend display to eliminate multiple nodes
4. Improves automatic and manual refresh logic
5. Improves date and time zooming to be easier to use
6. Improves display of no data for users, jobs, parts, and operations
7. Improves display of cutoff events at the start and end
8. Improves overall chart performance
9. Improves performance with Microsoft SQL Server
10. Improves the use of arrow keys
11. Fixes a bug with displaying the same chart overnight
12. Fixes a bug when clicking on the chart while refreshing
13. Fixes a bug displaying the initial state in certain cases

Refer to the following other MDC improvements:
1. Improves FIPS compatibility with Predator FLM v11.0.0.2
2. Improves part serial number permissions
3. Removed two deadlock conditions with Microsoft SQL Server
4. Fixes a tooltip bug with several charts
5. Fixes a very rare database driver issue

June 8th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.241
Predator MDC v11.0.241 has been released. This minor release improves a number of features based on customer feedback.
Refer to the following improvements:
1. Adds Chinese, Japanese and Korean style reports w/non-Asian Windows
2. Adds Locale display to Help About
3. Adds Deleting components with PDM requirements
4. Improves Multiple screen display support
5. Improves -Language command line argument
6. Improves Predator MDC Service Manager w/Adv. Machine Connections
7. Improves View Machine Status performance w/Microsoft SQL Server
8. Improves View OEE Status performance w/Microsoft SQL Server
9. Improves Chinese language resources
10. Improves Trend Analysis Chart legend to includes Averages & Totals
11. Improves Production Trend Analysis Chart display
12. Improves Global default for Horizontal style charts
13. Improves Horizontal style Performance Ranking Charts
14. Improves Import worksheet
15. Improves Online Help
16. Removes Automatic Cycle End when processing Part End
17. Removes Vertical style Production Trend Analysis Charts
18. Removes Vertical style Trend Analysis Charts
19. Fixes a bug with the Trend Analysis Chart to support Chinese
20. Fixes a bug with the View Machine Status and Since colors
20. Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Timeline Chart

May 12th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.231
Predator MDC v11.0.231 has been released. This minor release improves a few things while fixing a database creation bug.
Refer to the following improvements:
1. Improves MDC APIs
2. Simplifies initial database creation
3. Improves international language resources
4. Fixes a bug with initial database creation

May 9th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.229
Predator MDC v11.0.229 has been released. This release includes a wide range of customer suggestions with most of them involving Windows Authentication, My Favorites, and the Machine Timeline Chart. Along the way, several other new features, enhancements and bug fixes have been completed.

Refer to the following improvements:
1. Adds Windows Authentication as a global password option
2. Adds Machine Status Since to red and green background colors
3. Adds Machine Status Finished Cycles to red and green background colors
4. Adds Machine Status Scrapped Parts to red background color
5. Adds Machine Status Good Parts to green background color
6. Adds New Users with Windows Authentication support
7. Adds Edit Users with Windows Authentication support
8. Adds Importing Users with Windows Authentication support
9. Improves Machine Status with Microsoft SQL Server
10. Improves View Machine with a better machine pull down and title bar
11. Improves View Machine with Microsoft SQL Server
12. Improves New Events Touch refresh when switching machines
13. Improves New Events Touch default font color
14. Improves Shopfloor Layout default font color
15. Improves switching back to Predator passwords
16. Improves Online Help
17. Improves Performance Ranking Charts with new average value
18. Improves Machine Timeline Chart for faster performance
19. Improves Machine Timeline Chart to display more machines
20. Improves Machine Timeline Chart when zooming
21. Improves Machine Timeline Chart when re-sizing
22. Improves Machine Timeline Chart when redrawing
23. Improves Machine Timeline Chart’s use of the arrow buttons
24. Improves default Machine Downtime color
25. Improves My Favorites to restore report window sizes
26. Improves My Favorites with drag and drop operations
27. Improves My Favorites with duplicate machines, groups, and locations
28. Improves My Favorites to remember folder states
29. Improves My Favorites to support multiple reports
30. Improves My Favorites with invalid window sizes
31. Improves My Favorites with saving special character
32. Improves Sub-groups within report filters so By None is always first
33. Improves Password recovery mode
34. Improves language resource file loading
35. Fixes several small bugs with Machine Timeline Chart
36. Fixes a bug with percentage style Performance Ranking Charts
37. Fixes a bug with Trend Analysis Charts on Chinese OSes
38. Fixes a bug with Assigning Permissions within standard MDC
39. Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server
NOTE: The above FLM licensing fix requires Predator FLM v11

February 5th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.216
Predator MDC v11.0.216 has been updated with the following minor improvements:
1. Fixes a missing English resource
2. Fixes an install bug with the MDC API help file
NOTE: We still have an FLM licensing problem with Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server.

January 28th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.216
Predator MDC v11.0.216 has been released. This minor release adds several new features and enhancements.s.

Refer to the following improvements:
1. Adds Windows 2016 Server support
2. Adds Dynamic Measurement Dimensions to Event Trend Charts
3. Adds Dynamic Part changes to Event Trend Charts
4. Adds Scale to Latest option to Event Trend Charts
5. Adds Importing Command style Measurement Dimensions
6. Improves View Machine with current operation
7. Improves Event Trend Chart to plot gaps vs. zero
8. Improves Event Trend Chart with Shifts
9. Improves Event Trend Chart dialog
10. Improves Machine Timeline Chart dialog
11. Improves Machine Timeline Chart with Shifts
12. Improves New Events Touch dialog with Custom Commands
13. Fixes a bug with Adding View Machine to Favorites
14. Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline Chart with Yesterday
15. Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on most Windows OSes

November 10th 2016 – Predator MDC v11.0.207
Predator MDC v11.0.207 has been released. This major new release makes hundreds of new features and enhancements.

Refer to the following major improvements:
1. Adds Multiple Charts and Dashboard support
2. Adds Shopfloor layouts
3. Adds New Touch Screen support
4. Adds New Multiple Monitor support
5. Adds 1500+ Trend Analysis charts
6. Adds 1500+ Performance Ranking charts
7. Adds 20 User Downtime charts
8. Adds Machine Utilization charts
9. Adds First Pass Yield charts
10. Adds Event Trend charts
11. Adds 3 New Pareto charts
12. Adds Automatic and manual chart refresh
13. Adds New Chart options
14. Adds New Toolbar buttons
15. Adds Complex Predator Password support
16. Adds Active Directory Password support
17. Adds Measurement Dimension wizards
18. Adds Universal Downtime colors
19. Adds Universal Scrap Code colors
20. Adds Universal Command colors
21. Adds Microsoft Access 2016 and 2013 support
22. Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2014 support
23. Adds Oracle 12 support
24. Adds Windows 2012 Server support
25. Adds Windows 10 support
26. Improves Dashboards
27. Improves Favorites
28. Improves Slide Shows
29. Improves Performance
30. Improves UAC and Security support
31. Improves Daylight savings support
32. Improves Predator MDC Service Manager
32. Improves International Language Resources
33. Improves Online Help
34. New Install

June 18th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.309
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Machine Time and Cost charts from one to two decimal places of precision
  2. Improves Production Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Scheduled Production %
  3. Improves Production Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Quality % to default to 100% vs. 0%
  4. Improves Hours Summary chart’s calculation of Production %
  5. Improves Performance Ranking chart’s calculation of Production % and Scheduled Production %
  6. Improves Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Production % and Scheduled Production %
  7. Improves Trend Analysis chart’s calculation of Quality % to default to 100% vs. 0%
  8. Improves Online Help’s calculation topic

April 5th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.308
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves the Database tab within the Logon dialog
  2. Improves the Predator MDC Service Manager database connection wizard step
  3. Improves Online Help

March 24th 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.307
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds new Predator MDC icon
  2. Adds Prompt to optionally repeat an import
  3. Adds Automatic sorting of importing components
  4. Adds Database selection within the Logon dialog in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  5. Adds Database selection within the Predator MDC Service Manager for Microsoft SQL Server
  6. Improves International language resources
  7. Improves pimportworksheet.xls
  8. Improves Database connection messages in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  9. Fixes a bug with error messaging when importing component attachments
  10. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.24

February 22nd 2020 – Predator MDC v11.0.306
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds TLS 1.2 support to all Predator MDC for SQL Server editions
  2. Adds TLS 1.2 support to the Predator MDC API
  3. Adds TLS 1.2 support to the Predator MDC Service Manager
  4. Adds preference for 32bit and 64bit Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to all Predator MDC editions
  5. Adds preference for 32bit and 64bit Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to the Predator MDC API
  6. Adds 64bit v18.3 of Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server to the install
  7. Adds new Predator MDC icon to the download package
  8. Adds configurable MDC API user via the Predator MDC Administrator
  9. Adds new MDC API method udtLogon.LogOnAPIUser
  10. Improves International language support
  11. Improves secure download dialog within the download package
  12. Improves the re-install process
  13. Fixes a bug sorting work centers within the Edit wizard
  14. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.23

December 24th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.304
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves 10+ Predator MDC Enterprise Shopfloor menus and permissions
  2. Improves 10+ Predator MDC Shopfloor menus and permissions
  3. Improves Process menu’s use of separators
  4. Improves Chart permissions within My Favorites
  5. Improves English resources

December 19th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.303
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Performance Ranking charts to ensure that all required fields are selected
  2. Improves Trend Analysis charts to ensure that all required fields are selected
  3. Improves Average Cycle Time report to ensure that all required fields are selected
  4. Improves Average Part Time report to ensure that all required fields are selected
  5. Fixes an install bug registering the Predator MDC APIs
  6. Fixes a bug with the English.str file missing resource number 9281

November 6th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.302
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds * style automatic formatting to job and part numbers
  2. Adds * style automatic formatting to part and operation revisions
  3. Improves International language support
  4. Improves the performance of automatic formatting
  5. Improves the ability to change format strings
  6. Improves text display within the progress status bar
  7. Fixes a New Good and Scrapped Count Event permissions when set independently
  8. Fixes a bug with Downtime Summary reports to prevent duplicate subgroup selection
  9. Fixes a bug sorting work centers within the Edit wizard
  10. Fixes a bug editing downtimes previously assigned to the legacy Both style

May 11th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.299
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Status Display resources
  2. Improves Online help
  3. Fixes a bug with selecting performance metrics using the keyboard

April 27th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.298
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds \LastCycleTime variable to Shopfloor Layouts
  2. Adds \Downtime variable to Shopfloor Layouts
  3. Adds Color Downtime option to Shopfloor Layouts
  4. Improves Installation processes when updating an existing installation
  5. Fixes a bug introduced with build 297 with Multi Event processing
  6. Fixes a bug with assigning default color for New Events Touch

April 25th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.297
This version makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves MDC Service performance of good parts, scrap parts and custom commands
  2. Improves Copyright to 2019
  3. Includes PMDATA7 v11.0.76
  4. Fixes a bug introduced with build 296 with resource strings
  5. Fixes a rare bug with MDC Service and Microsoft SQL Server

April 22nd 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.296
This version makes several improvements to New Events Touch. Refer to the following details:

  1. Adds 4 integration options to New Events Touch when combined with PDM Enterprise
  2. Improves New Events Touch’s machine pulldown
  3. Improves New Events Touch’s refresh button
  4. Improves New Events Touch with Multi Event
  5. Improves International Resources
  6. Improves Refreshing while zoomed in a Machine Timeline chart
  7. Fixes a bug with Multi Event usage w/New Events Touch
  8. Fixes an overflow bug with Machine Timeline Chart

March 13th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.294
Refer to the following details:

  1. Improves Machine Timeline Charts with really large datasets
  2. Improves Data Collection Error processing
  3. Improves Data Collection Error Counts
  4. Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.75
  5. Includes Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.22
  6. Fixes a bug with Predator MDC Service Manager
  7. Fixes a bug with the Part Start dialog
  8. Fixes a bug with the Job End dialog with the Access edition
  9. Fixes a bug with Setup Start processing with the SQL Server edition
  10. Fixes a bug importing reason code attachments

February 19th 2019 – Predator MDC v11.0.292
Predator MDC v11.0.292 and Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.21 have been released. Job management has been significantly enhanced with this release. Refer to the following details:

  1. Adds Require password confirmation before Logon Start event option
  2. Adds High speed part processing within a single cycle option
  3. Adds Require jobs to be released to the shop floor option
  4. Adds Finish Jobs automatically with Job End event option
  5. Adds Release Jobs automatically with Job Start event option
  6. Adds Customer and Part Type filters to the Job Start dialog
  7. Adds Filtering based on the current job to the Part Start dialog
  8. Adds UnRelease Job wizard
  9. Adds UnFinish Job wizard
  10. Adds Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.21
  11. Adds Online help to the Predator MDC Service Manager
  12. Adds History to creation of new jobs, parts and operations via the MDC Service
  13. Adds History to release and finish processes via the MDC Service
  14. Adds UnFinish and UnRelease right mouse menus to View Jobs
  15. Improves Swiss and automatic style machine support
  16. Improves Editing jobs, even after they have been started
  17. Improves Finish Job wizard to default to quantities collected
  18. Improves Predator MDC permissions
  19. Improves Fix Data Collection wizard to display better details
  20. Improves Fix Data Collection wizard to fix more errors automatically
  21. Improves Data collection error counts
  22. Improves User downtime processing
  23. Improves Online help
  24. Includes PMDATA7.dll version 11.0.73
  25. Fixes a bug in displaying certain Job numbers within Edit Job with multiple parts
  26. Fixes a bug in processing user downtime errors

November 15th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.289
Predator MDC v11.0.289 and Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.19 have been released. These releases add several new features while fixing a few bugs:

  1. Adds Predator MDC Service Manager v11.0.19
  2. Adds version number details to Predator MDC Service Manager
  3. Adds support for unlimited events in Machine Timeline Chart
  4. Adds Machine Timeline Chart updates after current downtime changes
  5. Improves “User Group” label width in the Assign Permissions dialog
  6. Improves Machine Timeline Chart in the Oracle edition
  7. Fixes a bug within Predator MDC Service Manager in the Oracle edition
  8. Fixes a bug within the database login tab when switching Oracle hostnames
  9. Fixes a bug in New Events Touch when re-assigning a downtime in Oracle

October 30th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.287
Predator MDC v11.0.287 and Predator MDC Service v11.0.71 have been released. These releases adds several new features while fixing a few bugs:

  1. Adds optional password requirement for New Login time
  2. Adds optional Automatic Cycle Start/End with Good/Scrap Part
  3. Adds support for up to 99,999 part quantities in the Job Report
  4. Adds Time column sorting in View Machine Status
  5. Adds Esc key support in Machine Timeline Charts
  6. Adds 30 example downtimes for review and optional import
  7. Improves Enter key use in New Events Touch
  8. Improves Machine Timeline chart display with huge datasets
  9. Improves View Part Serial Number window
  10. Improves Importing Part Serial Numbers
  11. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.71
  12. Fixes a bug with Part Serial Number Report in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  13. Fixes a memory leak in Machine Timeline Chart
  14. Fixes an intermittent crash when exiting Predator MDC

October 12th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.283
Predator MDC v11.0.283 and Predator MDC Service v11.0.69 have been released. This minor update fixes a compatibility problem with Predator PDM and Predator DNC that was accidentally introduced with v11.0.282 of Predator MDC. In addition, it improves our international language support.

October 6th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.282
Predator MDC v11.0.282 and Predator MDC Service v11.0.68 have been released. These releases add a number of additional timezone improvements to support customers that require the Predator database to be hosted in a different time zone than the manufacturing plant(s). The following functions have been improved to support this implementation method:

  1. Predator MDC Database Service
  2. Advanced Machine Connection processing
  3. View > Shop Floor Layout
  4. Chart > Cycle Time Analysis
  5. Chart > Idle Time Analysis
  6. Chart > Event Trend
  7. Chart > Shifts per Machine
  8. Report > Machine Events
  9. Report > Command Summary report

In addition, the following other improvements have been made:

  1. Adds \Time, \ShortTime and \Since variables to Shop Floor Layouts
  2. Adds Event duration within Event Trend pop-ups
  3. Adds Indeterminate part number to pre-mature cycle starts
  4. Adds Indeterminate part number to pre-mature good parts
  5. Adds Indeterminate Part Number to pre-mature scrap parts
  6. Improves Cycle Time to Idle Time Analysis Chart transitions
  7. Improves Idle Time to Cycle Time Chart transitions
  8. Improves New Events Touch refresh performance
  9. Improves Advanced machine connection startup processing
  10. Improves Event Trend chart dialog’s ability to restore previous values
  11. Improves International resources
  12. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.68
  13. Fixes a bug with the Machine Events Report in the Access edition
  14. Fixes a bug with the Command Summary Report in the Access edition

September 25th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.279
Predator MDC v11.0.279 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds touch centered dialogs to New Events Touch
  2. Adds warnings to licensing when UAC is enabled
  3. Adds initial support for database servers in different timezones
  4. Adds initial loading feedback for huge quantities of parts and jobs
  5. Improves font sizes, proportions and performance to New Events Touch
  6. Improves trace output for complex troubleshooting
  7. Improves saving multiple bitmaps in slide shows
  8. Improves Online Help
  9. Removes parameterized Oracle queries
  10. Fixes a bug with the MDC API QueryMachineStatus
  11. Fixes a bug importing component type attachments
  12. Fixes a bug importing report types
  13. Fixes a bug with the user and user group reports – Oracle only
  14. Fixes a bug with Production Trend Analysis Charts

July 21st 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.274
Predator MDC v11.0.274 has been released. This release makes the following bug introduced in the previous version:

  1. Fixes a bug with Predator MDC group by menus

July 13th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.273
Predator MDC v11.0.273 has been released. This release makes the following fixes:

  1. Adds Last 10, 12, 16, 18 and 24 hours to the Machine Timeline Chart
  2. Adds Last 10, 12, 16, 18 and 24 hours to the Event Trend Chart
  3. Adds Single quote characters within filenames for reference attachments
  4. Improves New Events Touch dialogs to scale automatically for high resolution tablets
  5. Improves Tab order in some wizards
  6. Improves View Components with Release Vault Item Shortcuts
  7. Improves Online Help
  8. Fixes a bug with Command Analysis Report
  9. Fixes a bug with MDC API for Custom End Events

May 16th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.272
Predator MDC v11.0.272 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Time and Cost Chart footer
  2. Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Downtime and Cost Chart footer

May 14th 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.271
Predator MDC v11.0.271has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improved Performance with View Machine Status and Last Cycle Time
  2. Fixes a bug with View Machine Status and Microsoft Access
  3. Fixes a bug with View Machine Status introduced with build 269

May 2nd, 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.269
Predator MDC v11.0.269 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Performance Ranking Charts to the Predator MDC edition
  2. Adds Trend Analysis Charts to the Predator MDC edition
  3. Adds Last Cycle option to View Machine Status
  4. Adds Uppercase processing for automatic Job, Part and Operation creation
  5. Improves International Resources
  6. Improved Online Help
  7. Fixes a bug with international currency symbols on charts
  8. Fixes a bug with downgrading from Predator MDC Enterprise to Predator MDC

January 31st 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.265
Predator MDC v11.0.265 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds overwrite prompting during install
  2. Adds automatic critical file backup during install
  3. Improves View Machine Status’s Refresh button
  4. Improves refreshing New Events Touch window
  5. Improves refreshing all View Component Status windows
  6. Improves deleting a machine
  7. Fixes a bug with build 263 with initial user password creation

January 20th, 2018 – Predator MDC v11.0.263
Predator MDC v11.0.263 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Event Trend charts with 120, 30 & 15 second frequencies
  2. Improves Event Trend charts with single events
  3. Improves Machine Downtime & Cost charts with Microsoft Access
  4. Improves Command Analysis Report to display hours vs. days
  5. Improves Command Analysis Report to include current events
  6. Improves Tab order within many wizards
  7. Improves Delete machine
  8. Improves Licensing to require Administrator permissions
  9. Improves Logins to require Administrator permissions for PC options
  10. Fixes a bug with logins
  11. Fixes a bug with changing Predator passwords

November 7th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.258
Predator MDC v11.0.258 has been released. This release fixes a bug introduced with Predator MDC Service v11.0.64. In addition, it makes the following improvements:
1. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.65
2. Includes Sentinel SIM Server v7.6.9
3. Fixes a bug with New Event dialog
4. Fixes a bug with daylight savings time falling back

October 1st 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.257
Predator MDC v11.0.257 has been released. This release makes the following improvements:
1. Adds selector tool tips
2. Improves the Time option in View Machine Status
3. Improves View Components with PgUp and PgDn key support
4. Improves New Events Touch’s function key and keyboard operation
5. Improves Trend Analysis chart with scheduled production percent
6. Improves the Machine Timeline Chart’s filter dialog
7. Improves the Event Trend Chart’s filter dialog
8. Improves Pie charts to eliminate zero value slices
9. Improves International language resources
10. Fixes a couple of bugs in the Production Trend Analysis chart
11. Fixes a bug with saving chart locations in My Favorites
12. Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline Chart Status & custom commands
13. Fixes a bug with the -hidedatabase command line argument

August 23rd, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.249
Predator MDC v11.0.249 has been released. This minor release fixes the following bugs:
1. Fixes a bug with printing some chart legends
2. Fixes a bug with Machine Time and Cost chart legend
3. Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline chart and None status

August 10th 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.248
Predator MDC v11.0.248 has been released. This minor release makes over a dozen application improvements including a significant boost in performance to the Predator MDC Service.
Refer to the following:
1. Improves favorite reports with multiple monitors
2. Improves manual user logins w/New Events Touch
3. Improves manual machine downtimes w/New Events Touch
4. Improves manual good parts w/New Events Touch
5. Improves manual scrapped parts w/New Events Touch
6. Improves manual custom commands w/New Events Touch
7. Improves New Events Touch to display multiple custom values
8. Improves Microsoft SQL Server database re-connection
9. Improves Advanced Machine Connection processing
10. Improves Machine Events report
11. Improves Predator MDC Service processing performance
12. Includes Predator MDC Service v11.0.64
13. Reduces overall load on the database instance
14. Fixes a bug with Machine Time and Cost chart legends
15. Fixes a bug with Machine Downtime and Cost chart legends
16. Fixes a bug with adding window sizes to My Favorites
17. Fixes a bug with indeterminate data with Microsoft SQL Server
NOTE: Enabling or disabling advanced machine connections for a specific machine, requires the Predator MDC Service to be restarted. Previously this was done automatically but at a performance penalty.

July 14th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.246
Predator MDC v11.0.246 has been released. This minor release makes a couple of changes.
1. Improves MDC APIs
2. Fixes a bug with running reports from View Components

July 7th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.245
Predator MDC v11.0.245 has been released. This minor release makes a number of improvements but mainly focuses on improving the Machine Timeline Chart based on customer feedback.
Refer to the following Machine Timeline Chart improvements:
1. Adds duration of chart to the header
2. Adds date and time zooming to first or the last segment
3. Improves legend display to eliminate multiple nodes
4. Improves automatic and manual refresh logic
5. Improves date and time zooming to be easier to use
6. Improves display of no data for users, jobs, parts, and operations
7. Improves display of cutoff events at the start and end
8. Improves overall chart performance
9. Improves performance with Microsoft SQL Server
10. Improves the use of arrow keys
11. Fixes a bug with displaying the same chart overnight
12. Fixes a bug when clicking on the chart while refreshing
13. Fixes a bug displaying the initial state in certain cases

Refer to the following other MDC improvements:
1. Improves FIPS compatibility with Predator FLM v11.0.0.2
2. Improves part serial number permissions
3. Removed two deadlock conditions with Microsoft SQL Server
4. Fixes a tooltip bug with several charts
5. Fixes a very rare database driver issue

June 8th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.241
Predator MDC v11.0.241 has been released. This minor release improves a number of features based on customer feedback.
Refer to the following improvements:
1. Adds Chinese, Japanese and Korean style reports w/non-Asian Windows
2. Adds Locale display to Help About
3. Adds Deleting components with PDM requirements
4. Improves Multiple screen display support
5. Improves -Language command line argument
6. Improves Predator MDC Service Manager w/Adv. Machine Connections
7. Improves View Machine Status performance w/Microsoft SQL Server
8. Improves View OEE Status performance w/Microsoft SQL Server
9. Improves Chinese language resources
10. Improves Trend Analysis Chart legend to includes Averages & Totals
11. Improves Production Trend Analysis Chart display
12. Improves Global default for Horizontal style charts
13. Improves Horizontal style Performance Ranking Charts
14. Improves Import worksheet
15. Improves Online Help
16. Removes Automatic Cycle End when processing Part End
17. Removes Vertical style Production Trend Analysis Charts
18. Removes Vertical style Trend Analysis Charts
19. Fixes a bug with the Trend Analysis Chart to support Chinese
20. Fixes a bug with the View Machine Status and Since colors
20. Fixes an intermittent bug with Machine Timeline Chart

May 12th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.231
Predator MDC v11.0.231 has been released. This minor release improves a few things while fixing a database creation bug.
Refer to the following improvements:
1. Improves MDC APIs
2. Simplifies initial database creation
3. Improves international language resources
4. Fixes a bug with initial database creation

May 9th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.229
Predator MDC v11.0.229 has been released. This release includes a wide range of customer suggestions with most of them involving Windows Authentication, My Favorites, and the Machine Timeline Chart. Along the way, several other new features, enhancements and bug fixes have been completed.

Refer to the following improvements:
1. Adds Windows Authentication as a global password option
2. Adds Machine Status Since to red and green background colors
3. Adds Machine Status Finished Cycles to red and green background colors
4. Adds Machine Status Scrapped Parts to red background color
5. Adds Machine Status Good Parts to green background color
6. Adds New Users with Windows Authentication support
7. Adds Edit Users with Windows Authentication support
8. Adds Importing Users with Windows Authentication support
9. Improves Machine Status with Microsoft SQL Server
10. Improves View Machine with a better machine pull down and title bar
11. Improves View Machine with Microsoft SQL Server
12. Improves New Events Touch refresh when switching machines
13. Improves New Events Touch default font color
14. Improves Shopfloor Layout default font color
15. Improves switching back to Predator passwords
16. Improves Online Help
17. Improves Performance Ranking Charts with new average value
18. Improves Machine Timeline Chart for faster performance
19. Improves Machine Timeline Chart to display more machines
20. Improves Machine Timeline Chart when zooming
21. Improves Machine Timeline Chart when re-sizing
22. Improves Machine Timeline Chart when redrawing
23. Improves Machine Timeline Chart’s use of the arrow buttons
24. Improves default Machine Downtime color
25. Improves My Favorites to restore report window sizes
26. Improves My Favorites with drag and drop operations
27. Improves My Favorites with duplicate machines, groups, and locations
28. Improves My Favorites to remember folder states
29. Improves My Favorites to support multiple reports
30. Improves My Favorites with invalid window sizes
31. Improves My Favorites with saving special character
32. Improves Sub-groups within report filters so By None is always first
33. Improves Password recovery mode
34. Improves language resource file loading
35. Fixes several small bugs with Machine Timeline Chart
36. Fixes a bug with percentage style Performance Ranking Charts
37. Fixes a bug with Trend Analysis Charts on Chinese OSes
38. Fixes a bug with Assigning Permissions within standard MDC
39. Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server
NOTE: The above FLM licensing fix requires Predator FLM v11

February 5th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.216
Predator MDC v11.0.216 has been updated with the following minor improvements:
1. Fixes a missing English resource
2. Fixes an install bug with the MDC API help file
NOTE: We still have an FLM licensing problem with Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server.

January 28th, 2017 – Predator MDC v11.0.216
Predator MDC v11.0.216 has been released. This minor release adds several new features and enhancements.s.

Refer to the following improvements:
1. Adds Windows 2016 Server support
2. Adds Dynamic Measurement Dimensions to Event Trend Charts
3. Adds Dynamic Part changes to Event Trend Charts
4. Adds Scale to Latest option to Event Trend Charts
5. Adds Importing Command style Measurement Dimensions
6. Improves View Machine with current operation
7. Improves Event Trend Chart to plot gaps vs. zero
8. Improves Event Trend Chart with Shifts
9. Improves Event Trend Chart dialog
10. Improves Machine Timeline Chart dialog
11. Improves Machine Timeline Chart with Shifts
12. Improves New Events Touch dialog with Custom Commands
13. Fixes a bug with Adding View Machine to Favorites
14. Fixes a bug with Machine Timeline Chart with Yesterday
15. Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on most Windows OSes

November 10th 2016 – Predator MDC v11.0.207
Predator MDC v11.0.207 has been released. This major new release makes hundreds of new features and enhancements.

Refer to the following major improvements:
1. Adds Multiple Charts and Dashboard support
2. Adds Shopfloor layouts
3. Adds New Touch Screen support
4. Adds New Multiple Monitor support
5. Adds 1500+ Trend Analysis charts
6. Adds 1500+ Performance Ranking charts
7. Adds 20 User Downtime charts
8. Adds Machine Utilization charts
9. Adds First Pass Yield charts
10. Adds Event Trend charts
11. Adds 3 New Pareto charts
12. Adds Automatic and manual chart refresh
13. Adds New Chart options
14. Adds New Toolbar buttons
15. Adds Complex Predator Password support
16. Adds Active Directory Password support
17. Adds Measurement Dimension wizards
18. Adds Universal Downtime colors
19. Adds Universal Scrap Code colors
20. Adds Universal Command colors
21. Adds Microsoft Access 2016 and 2013 support
22. Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2014 support
23. Adds Oracle 12 support
24. Adds Windows 2012 Server support
25. Adds Windows 10 support
26. Improves Dashboards
27. Improves Favorites
28. Improves Slide Shows
29. Improves Performance
30. Improves UAC and Security support
31. Improves Daylight savings support
32. Improves Predator MDC Service Manager
32. Improves International Language Resources
33. Improves Online Help
34. New Install