Tom Sawyer Visualization, ActiveX Edition

Release 10.1.0

DateAugust 7, 2019
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 and improvements in layout performance.

New

  • None

Improvements

Layout

  • Improved performance of hierarchical layout style with orthogonal edge routing

System Requirements

  • Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Added support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2019
  • Dropped support for Microsoft Windows 7
  • Dropped support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2015

Fixes

  • None

Issues

  • None

Release 10.0.0

DateFebruary 8, 2018
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release updates the supported operating systems and development environments.

New

  • None

Improvements

  • None

System Requirements

  • Added support for this operating system:
    • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Dropped support for these operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 8
    • Microsoft Windows 8.1
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Added support for these development environments:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
  • Dropped support for these development environments:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Fixes

  • None

Issues

  • None

Release 9.0.1

DateDecember 18, 2014
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release resolves a vulnerability related to how Microsoft Internet Explorer instantiates COM objects.

New

  • None

Improvements

  • None

System Requirements

  • None

Fixes

  • Fixed a memory corruption vulnerability that can be exploited when Tom Sawyer Visualization is used within Microsoft Internet Explorer

Issues

  • None

Release 9.0.0

DateJuly 3, 2014
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release updates the supported operating systems and development environments.

New

  • None

Improvements

  • None

System Requirements

  • Added support for these operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 8
    • Microsoft Windows 8.1
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Dropped support for this operating system:
    • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Added support for these development environments:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
  • Dropped support for these development environments:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

Fixes

  • Fixed a number of memory leaks
  • The TSEHitTesting::pConnectorAt method now returns the correct result
  • The TSEHitTesting::buildGraphObjectListAt method now returns the correct order for objects, depending on the value of the drawNodesOverEdges preference

Issues

  • None

Release 8.0.0

DateSeptember 10, 2009
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and 64-bit computers. New drawing fitting options fit the drawing to the drawing canvas or the printed page, and the symmetric layout style is significantly faster.

New

System

  • Support for 64-bit computers

User Interactions

  • Magnified Select tool

Printing and Exporting

  • PNG export

Layout

  • Drawing Fitting optimizes use of the drawing canvas or printed page

Documentation

  • Reference page of available resources
  • Guides for development setup and deployment setup

Improvements

Layout

  • Significantly faster symmetric layout style

Demonstration Application

  • Redesigned graphical UI and icons
  • Reorganized toolbars and menus

Documentation

  • Reorganized Home page
  • Enhanced Developer's Guide

System Requirements

  • Added support for applications that target 64-bit systems
  • These operating systems have been added:
    • Microsoft Windows 7
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Microsoft Windows Vista
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • These operating systems have been dropped:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • Added support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Dropped support for these development environments:
    • Borland C#Builder 2005
    • Borland Delphi 2005
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2003
    • Sybase PowerBuilder, Version 10.0 or later

Fixes

  • None

Issues

  • The installation process for Tom Sawyer Visualization can cause a program compatibility warning message to appear when installing with Microsoft Windows 7 or 2008 server. This warning can be safely ignored.

Release 7.0.0

DateApril 21, 2006
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release features improvements to the interactive environment and enhanced implementations of the circular and symmetric layout styles. Hit-testing sensitivity at low zoom levels is improved, enabling users to select and locate specific nodes and edges more easily.

New

User Interactions

  • Move Connector tool

Printing and Exporting

  • GIF export

Improvements

User Interactions

  • Improved link navigation speed
  • Enhanced hit-testing sensitivity for improved selection at low zoom levels

Layout

  • Circular Layout Style
    • Significantly improved clustering
    • Clusters placed in concentric circles
    • Nodes placed within cluster interiors
    • Enhanced incremental layout
    • Simplified spacing control
  • Symmetric Layout Style
    • Improved drawing resolution
    • Enhanced incremental layout
    • Dramatically increased performance

System Requirements

  • Added support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
  • These development environments have been dropped:
    • Borland Delphi, Version 8.0
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0
    • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002

Fixes

  • None

Issues

  • A drag operation terminates hit-testing; a workaround is available.
  • Bottom nested view spacing cannot be controlled.
  • Bends of hidden edges are not saved.
  • Interdrawing edges cannot be hidden.
  • Methods for finding child and parent drawings fail to consider meta-edges and interdrawing edges.