Tom Sawyer Visualization, JSP Edition

Release 9.2.0

DateApril 13, 2011
StatusGeneral

Overview

This release provides all of the documentation in HTML format, with global search capability. Additionally, this release addresses the needs of several of our large network management customers.

New

Technology

  • Added batch processing APIs for improved drawing creation performance

Layout

  • All layout
    • Enabled treating certain child drawings as fixed during nested drawing layout

Documentation

  • Added search capability across all documentation

Improvements

Visualization

  • Added new Switch UI Element
  • Added option to preserve owner node position during nested drawing changes
  • Added Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) configuration of the default tooltip color

Layout

  • All layout
    • Enhanced node and edge embedding during incremental layout
    • Enhanced moveable connector placement when multiple edges are attached
  • Circular layout
    • Improved cluster spacing
    • Improved node spacing within clusters
    • Refined drawing fitting
  • Symmetric layout
    • Refined drawing fitting

Documentation

  • Improved API documentation
  • Converted all documentation to HTML format

Demonstration

  • Enabled Apple Mac OS X global menu support

System Requirements

  • Dropped support for Apple Mac OS X 10.5
  • These browsers have been added:
    • Google Chrome 10.0
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0
    • Mozilla Firefox 4.0
  • This browser has been reintroduced:
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

Fixes

  • Drawing manager meta-edge APIs return consistent results when meta-edges are not viewable
  • Drawing fitting is respected when arranging connected components in the orthogonal layout style
  • Layout calculates optimal expanded node size when fixed connector labels are present
  • Drawing canvas displays correctly in Apple Mac OS X
  • Nesting border displays correctly at all zoom levels
  • Top-justified text displays correctly at all zoom levels
  • Rotation UI element behaves correctly when drawing object bounds are not set

Issues

  • None