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July 16th 2021 – Predator Tracker v11.0.86
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds new CRefObj within the Predator Tracker API to support part and material references
  2. Improves all vbs style APIs to improve their reliability and simplify future support efforts
  3. Improves CPErrorObj with trace error handling
  4. Improves CLogonObj with additional trace error handling
  5. Improves creating crib locations within the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  6. Improves creating jobs within the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  7. Improves creating tools within the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  8. Improves cutter number APIs to support up to 6 vs. 4 decimal places for all geometric definitions
  9. Improves insert number APIs to support up to 6 vs. 4 decimal places for all geometric definitions
  10. Improves kit number APIs to support up to 6 vs. 4 decimal places for all geometric definitions
  11. Improves tool number APIs to support up to 6 vs. 4 decimal places for all geometric definitions
  12. Improves AppendComponentToKitNumber API function to automatically increment component quantities
  13. Improves creating cutter numbers with the Tracker API
  14. Improves creating crib locations with the Tracker API
  15. Fixes a bug with deleting the last component while viewing components

June 17th 2021 – Predator Tracker v11.0.85
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves disassembling kits to only show default crib locations and crib locations with available or targeted quantities
  2. Improves selecting and filtering multiple parent and child fields within several wizards and windows
  3. Improves installation to support additional registry keys within HKLM to document installation details
  4. Fixes a bug with disassembling kits when partially scrapping a quantity of inserts or cutters
  5. Fixes a bug with duplicate Tool Consumption Report menus introduced with v11.0.84

June 7th 2021 – Predator Tracker v11.0.84
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Quantities per Crib Location Report for Gages
  2. Adds Quantities per Crib Location Report for Kits
  3. Adds Quantities per Crib Location Report for Tools
  4. Adds Groove style insert shape within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  5. Adds Octagon style insert shape within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  6. Adds Parallelogram style insert shape within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  7. Adds Rectangle style insert shape within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  8. Adds Thread style insert shape within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  9. Adds Trigon style insert shape within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  10. Adds importing insert numbers with Groove style insert shapes
  11. Adds importing insert numbers with Octagon style insert shapes
  12. Adds importing insert numbers with Parallelogram style insert shapes
  13. Adds importing insert numbers with Rectangle style insert shapes
  14. Adds importing insert numbers with Thread style insert shapes
  15. Adds importing insert numbers with Trigon style insert shapes
  16. Improves the default within the Logon dialog’s database tab to PC style
  17. Improves assigning default crib locations to cutter numbers and insert numbers
  18. Improves Hexagon style insert shape angles within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  19. Improves Pentagon style insert shape angles within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  20. Improves Radius style insert shape data entry within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  21. Improves Square style insert shape angles within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  22. Improves Triangle style insert shape angles within the New and Edit Insert Number wizards
  23. Improves importing insert numbers with Hexagon style insert shapes
  24. Improves importing insert numbers with Pentagon style insert shapes
  25. Improves importing insert numbers with Radius style insert shapes
  26. Improves importing insert numbers with Square style insert shapes
  27. Improves importing insert numbers with Triangle style insert shapes
  28. Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.83 which removed the View Kit button within Check In and Check Out dialogs
  29. Fixes a bug with two Not Used report permissions
  30. Fixes a bug with the Checked Out Report when kit number filtering is used

May 26th 2021 – Predator Tracker v11.0.83
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Existing Gage Wizard to the View Gages window
  2. Adds filter for Located At to the Inventory By Type report
  3. Adds filter for Inactive Tools to the Inventory By Type report
  4. Adds Cutter Number option for creating new crib locations within the Current Inventory wizard
  5. Adds Cutter Number option for unused crib locations within the Current Inventory wizard
  6. Adds Cutter Number option for filtering crib locations within the Current Inventory wizard
  7. Adds Insert Number option for creating new crib locations within the Current Inventory wizard
  8. Adds Insert Number option for unused crib locations within the Current Inventory wizard
  9. Adds Insert Number option for filtering crib locations within the Current Inventory wizard
  10. Adds viewing of kit notes within View Kit
  11. Adds Material Type or Tool Type filters within the Tool Material Reference wizards
  12. Adds Material Type or Cutter Type filters within the Cutter Material Reference wizards
  13. Adds Material Type or Insert Type filters within the Insert Material Reference wizards
  14. Adds Part Type or Tool Type filters within the Tool Part Reference wizards
  15. Adds Part Type or Cutter Type filters within the Cutter Part Reference wizards
  16. Adds Part Type or Insert Type filters within the Insert Part Reference wizards
  17. Adds Part Type or Gage Type filters within the Gage Part Reference wizards
  18. Improves Current Inventory wizards to only display crib locations that have actual quantities or assigned targets
  19. Improves View Kits to refresh automatically after assembling or disassembling kits
  20. Improves 50+ online help topics
  21. Fixes a bug introduced with v11.0.82 when assembling or disassembling kits within the View Kit window
  22. Fixes a bug with the Gage List Report to use the correct resource

May 3rd 2021 – Predator Tracker v11.0.82
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds View Kit within the Check In dialog when Kit Number(s) are selected
  2. Adds View Kit within the Check Out dialog when Kit Number(s) are selected
  3. Adds Part Type, Part, Material type and Material reference filters to View Tool Numbers
  4. Adds Part Type, Part, Material type and Material reference filters to View Cutter Numbers
  5. Adds Part Type, Part, Material type and Material reference filters to View Insert Numbers
  6. Adds Part Type, Part, Material type and Material reference filters to View Kit Numbers
  7. Adds Part Type, Part, Material type and Material reference filters to View Gage Numbers
  8. Adds Check Out Date to the header within the Check Out Receipt
  9. Improves New and Edit Cutter number wizards when the Custom tool shape pulldown is selected
  10. Improves View Tool Numbers filter step to display the number of remaining rows
  11. Improves View Cutter Numbers filter step to display the number of remaining rows
  12. Improves View Insert Numbers filter step to display the number of remaining rows
  13. Improves View Kit Numbers filter step to display the number of remaining rows
  14. Improves View Gage Numbers filter step to display the number of remaining rows

February 17th 2021 – Predator Tracker v11.0.81
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds support for up to 9 custom menus
  2. Adds the 2021 version of the Predator End User License Agreement to the installation
  3. Improves New and Edit Custom Menu wizards to be consistent with increasing the limit from 4 to 9
  4. Improves Online Help with new content, improved grammar and spelling fixes

October 21st 2020 – Predator Tracker v11.0.79
This minor release 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 New Purchase Request wizard
  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”

April 3rd 2020 – Predator Tracker v11.0.77
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves the Database tab within the Logon dialog
  2. Improves Online Help

March 18th 2020 – Predator Tracker v11.0.76
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds new Predator Tracker icon
  2. Adds Prompt to optionally repeat an import
  3. Adds Automatic sorting of importing components
  4. Adds Importing of Gage Calibration Dimensions
  5. Adds Importing of Tool Rework Dimensions
  6. Adds Database selection within the Logon dialog in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  7. Improves Online help
  8. Improves International language resources
  9. Improves pimportworksheet.xls
  10. Improves Database connection messages in the Microsoft SQL Server edition
  11. Fixes a bug with error messaging when importing component attachments
  12. Fixes a bug when a user logs in without any user or user group permissions

February 20th 2020 – Predator Tracker v11.0.75
This minor release makes the following improvements:

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

November 2nd 2019 – Predator Tracker v11.0.74
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds * style automatic formatting to kit, tool, gage, insert and cutter numbers
  2. Adds * style automatic formatting to kit, tool and gage serial numbers
  3. Adds * style automatic formatting to job, part, material and purchase request numbers
  4. Adds * style automatic formatting to part and operation revisions
  5. Adds * style automatic formatting to tool and gage IRR numbers
  6. Adds View > Kits menu to simplify viewing kit serial numbers
  7. Adds View > Tools menu to simplify viewing tool serial numbers
  8. Adds View > Gages menu to simplify viewing gage serial numbers
  9. Adds Add Existing Tool right mouse menu within View Tools
  10. Adds kit number and kit serial number columns when viewing gage serial numbers
  11. Adds kit number and kit serial number columns when viewing tool serial numbers
  12. Improves the Receive Purchase Request wizard to validate formating of tool and gage serial numbers
  13. Improves International language support
  14. Improves the performance of automatic formating
  15. Improves the ability to change format strings

October 17th 2019 – Predator Tracker v11.0.73
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Automatic sorting by kit number within the View Kit from Tool Dialog
  2. Adds optional sorting by any column within the View Kit from Tool Dialog
  3. Adds International language support to the View Kit from Tool Dialog
  4. Fixes a bug with New Purchase Request when adding items after deleting all items

July 13th 2019 – Predator Tracker v11.0.72
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds New Department button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  2. Adds New Location button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  3. Adds New Group button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  4. Adds New Machine button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  5. Adds New Job button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  6. Adds New Part Type button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  7. Adds New Part button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  8. Adds New Operation button to Check In and Check Out dialogs
  9. Adds Part type and part number selection with new job number creation
  10. Adds Part type and part number selection after job number selection
  11. Fixes a bug with Report > Checked Out > By Operation resource

May 3rd 2019 – Predator Tracker v11.0.68
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves International resources
  2. Improves Installation processes when updating an existing installation
  3. Improves Copyright to 2019
  4. Fixes a bug with the Gage List report
  5. Fixes a bug with importing tool, cutter and insert material references

December 29th 2018 – Predator Tracker v11.0.67
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds support for up to 99,999 part quantities in the Job Report
  2. Improves deleting components via APIs
  3. Improves “User Group” label width in the Assign Permissions dialog
  4. Includes v11.0.5 of the Tracker API
  5. Fixes a bug viewing insert and cutter material type attachments
  6. Fixes a bug importing insert and cutter material type attachments
  7. Fixes a bug within the database login tab when switching Oracle hostnames

October 14th 2018 – Predator Tracker v11.0.66
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds warnings to licensing when UAC is enabled
  2. Improves International resources
  3. Improves trace output for complex troubleshooting
  4. Removes parameterized Oracle queries
  5. Fixes a bug importing component type attachments
  6. Fixes a bug importing report types
  7. Fixes a bug with the user and user group reports – Oracle only

July 26th 2018 – Predator Tracker v11.0.65
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Operation History report
  2. Adds External Edited Component report via Predator PDM
  3. Adds Editing Kit Number details within View Kit Number
  4. Improves Editing Kit Number details after kits have been assembled
  5. Improves Online Help
  6. Fixes a bug when creating a kit with numeric only tool & gage numbers

May 1st, 2018 – Predator Tracker v11.0.62
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Editing Kit Number details after kits have been assembled
  2. Adds Single quote characters within filenames for reference attachments
  3. Improves Tab order in some wizards
  4. Improves Multiple line addresses in Purchase Request Report
  5. Improves Multiple line addresses in Quote Request Report
  6. Improves View Components with Release Vault Item Shortcuts
  7. Improves Online Help

May 1st, 2018 – Predator Tracker v11.0.62
Predator Tracker v11.0.62 has been released.
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds importing Operations and Operation Attachments
  2. Improves International Resources
  3. Improved Online Help
  4. Improves Install to make .Net Runtime optional
  5. Improves Install to make Sentinel Protection Driver optional

January 31st 2018 – Predator Tracker v11.0.61
Predator Tracker v11.0.61 has been released.
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds overwrite prompting during install
  2. Adds automatic critical file backup during install
  3. Improves deleting a machine
  4. Fixes a bug with build 59 with initial user password creation

October 25th, 2017 – Predator Tracker v11.0.58
Predator Tracker v11.0.58 has been released.
This minor release makes the following improvements:

  1. Fixes a search bug within view components.

September 1st, 2017 – Predator Tracker v11.0.57
Predator Tracker v11.0.57 has been released. This minor release adds a few features while fixing a couple of bugs:
Refer to the following:

  1. Adds Copy text to clipboard for any cell within all view components
  2. Adds material reference APIs for Cutters, Inserts, Tools & Kits
  3. Improves PgUp & PgDn keyboard support within all view components
  4. Improves row selection in View Cutters, Inserts, Tools, Gages & Kits
  5. Fixes a SQL bug with Set Default Crib Location in View Cutters
  6. Fixes a SQL bug with Set Default Crib Location in View Inserts

July 16th 2017 – Predator Tracker v11.0.55
Predator Tracker v11.0.55 has been released. This minor release adds FIPS compatibility while making several improvements.

Refer to the following:

  1. Improves FIPS compatibility with Predator FLM v11.0.0.2
  2. Adds import updating to material references per kit and tool
  3. Adds import updating to material references per cutter and insert
  4. Adds 4 new APIs for material references per kit, tool, cutter and insert
  5. Adds 1 new material API
  6. Improves Check-In/Out to Departments, Locations and Groups
  7. Fixes a bug with running reports from View Components
  8. Fixes a bug with editing tool rework operation definitions
  9. Fixes a bug with viewing tool rework types with Microsoft SQL Server

May 12th, 2017 – Predator Tracker v11.0.52
Predator Tracker v11.0.52 has been released. This minor release adds several new features as requested by our end users.
Refer to the following improvements:

  1. Adds Importing Users with Windows Authentication support
  2. Adds Windows Authentication as a global password option
  3. Adds New Users with Windows Authentication support
  4. Adds Edit Users with Windows Authentication support
  5. Simplified initial database creation
  6. Improves international language resources
  7. Improves Set Default Crib Location wizards
  8. Improves Importing crib location history
  9. Improves Assign crib location wizard
  10. Improves View Kit titlebar and default display
  11. Improves New Events Touch refresh when switching machines
  12. Improves New Events Touch default font color
  13. Improves -viewkitfromtoolno dialog is now centered.
  14. Improves switching back to Predator passwords
  15. Improves Online Help
  16. Improves Password recovery mode
  17. Improves language resource file loading
  18. Fixes a bug with FLM licensing on Windows 10, 2012 Server and 2016 Server

October 30th, 2016 – Predator Tracker v11.0.38
This major new version includes the following improvements:

  1. Adds View Kit Window
  2. Adds Assembled Kits Report
  3. Adds Quote Request Report
  4. Adds Importing Default Crib Locations
  5. Adds Balluff RFID support
  6. Adds Complex Predator Passwords
  7. Adds Importing of 29 component attachments
  8. Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2014 support
  9. Adds Oracle 12c support
  10. Adds Windows 2012 Server support
  11. Adds Windows 10 support
  12. Adds Active Directory support
  13. Adds new command line arguments
  14. Improves Check-In and Check-Out Windows
  15. Improves Purchase Requests
  16. Improves View Cutters and Inserts
  17. Improves View Tools, Gages, and Kits
  18. Improves Kit Components Details Report
  19. Improves Format Strings
  20. Improves Charts
  21. Improves Current Inventory Quantities History
  22. Improves Importing
  23. Improves Select Criteria
  24. Improves Edit Inventory Quantities
  25. Improves Tracker APIs
  26. Improves international languages
  27. Improves password and login dialogs
  28. Improves View Components
  29. Improves User Report
  30. Improves Splash screen
  31. Improves Online Help
  32. New Install