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Software Changes

Version 2.9 Build 210

  • New faders view now correctly updates when a patch change is made.
  • New logo implemented in splash screen and about screen.
  • Added pan touch gesture to the new faders view.
  • Fixed bug in one shot profile effects that prevented them playing the next run.
  • Added option to use the profile effect engine to demo motorised faders.

Version 2.9 Build 207 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed possible crash clicking on the button in the detail column on the last row of the dimmer patch window.
  • Fixed default value for Lightness in media settings.
  • Added new faders view mode to the channel display.
  • Fixed using the mouse scroll wheel when the dimmer wheel in the channel display is the focused control.
  • Fixed ALT-F4 not closing the application when the main command window is active.
  • New "Dock to main window and display full screen" option now automatically turns off the fixture control dock option if you are using only 1 monitor.

Version 2.9 Build 201 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed potential crash using the command line arguments to open a settings file if the dimmer patch window is included in the file.
  • Turning on the "Don't zoom background" option in the channel display now correctly sets the background image back to 1:1 scale.
  • Added "Save and Start" button to the MIDI learn screen to save the change and then begin the search again.
  • Fixed MIDI control change events to correctly send specific submaster changes to the MIDI device.
  • Changed functions control-1 though 9 in channel display to fire shortcuts 1-9 rather than limited to just selection shortcuts.
  • Any edits done to a cell in the dimmer patch window are now saved when doing a drag and drop operation.
  • Added auto palettes feature to the new patch display in the channel view.
  • Fixed possible crash in the character view when using build submasters to control pan and tilt.
  • Added new audio trigger system.
  • Reinstated global image adjustment for video playback.

Version 2.9 Build 196 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed potential crash on shutdown related to the timer pool not being terminated correctly.
  • Fixed possible crash when receiving patch change messages from Capture.
  • Fixed bug in "Edit cues live" option.
  • Fixed possible crash using the tap tempo functions if no effect is selected in the effects editor.
  • Timecode display now correctly updated when doing a reset when paused.
  • Using the right click menu in the command history now correctly returns focus to the command line.
  • Fixed audio playback not restarting correctly and playing a fraction of the previous clip.
  • Fixed the first 2 columns in the track sheet so that they do not scroll with the rest of the information.
  • Added "TEMPO" command to interface with the tap tempo functions.
  • Added option to set the audio output device.
  • Fixed visible columns settings not being remembered in the cue list editor.
  • Fixed "out of available timers" error when using MIDI clock.
  • Fixed thread safety issue with reading the timecode from the internal media clip.
  • Temporally disabled the image adjustment (brightness/contrast etc) while performance improvements are made.

Version 2.9 Build 191 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed potential crash when editing DMX values in cue blind editor.
  • Fixed inverted attributes not being set correctly after loading a show.
  • Fixed bug that would allow a fixture to be patched outside the 512 range.
  • Fixed chase effects in cues - step time submaster not working.
  • Fixed possible crash deleting an effect from a cue.
  • Fixed registration bug in the ultraDMX pro driver.
  • Fixed bugs in SD3 integration.
  • Fixed streaming bug in CueServer implementation.
  • Added support for contact closures in CueServer.
  • Added option to create a single full screen window with the command interface and channel display.
  • Added new patch mode to channel view.
  • Added option to not automatically patch the channels 1:1 when creating a new show.
  • Fixed bug in layout view that put text under intensity bar if too long.
  • Added option for using the mouse wheel to control the zoom when no fixtures are selected.
  • Added button to effects editor to create a playback from the selected effect.
  • Fixed bug that would start audio effects at full volume regardless of the position of an assigned submaster.
  • Added interleave option to building chases from the channel display.
  • Fixed possible crash pressing the DBO/Clear when effects are running with a high channel count.
  • Fixed crash in CueServer export for matrix effects.
  • Added undo button to the timeline effect.
  • Added option to number with vertical priority when setting up matrices.
  • Added option to copy the current channel selection to the windows clipboard as a text list.
  • Added option to copy an effect but offset the channel by a arbitrary value.
  • Implemented UDP based command interface. Simple line commands can now be sent connectionless to LF via a UDP message.
  • Added description field to the universe settings that is shown in the patch window.
  • Added a mute button to the dimmer patching window to stop DMX output.
  • Fixed bug in the matrix editor not showing the value in the last clicked cell.
  • Added global timecode offset option.
  • Fixed bug that would not save the undo state for a cue update.
  • Fixed cue update history for track forward and back when in non tracking mode.
  • Added option to timeline effect to shift all segments by an amount.
  • Fixed possible crash using the print preview option in the track sheet.
  • Added option to dimmer patching window "Replace other channels when drag and drop patching" to be able to turn this off.
  • Added option to patch channels in reverse order.
  • Added copy matrix option to the matrix editor window.
  • Fixed windows handle leak when running very large channel counts.
  • Splitter position now remembered for effect, cue effect and cue group windows.
  • Fixed possible crash using a macro to run a cue in the master cue list is the window is not visible.
  • Fixed USB pro diver so that the output is correctly disabled when using the tracking backup feature.
  • Added option to set the priority for sACN output.
  • Fixed bug that could cause timecode to double play cues if the cue list is changed.
  • Move option to Load/Run cue to its own sub menu off the Load/Run button.
  • Added option to new Load/Run sub menu to choose the action required as a one off.
  • Fixed row heights resetting when using the load/run cue option.
  • Fixed possible thread safety crash in the update cue progress routines.
  • Fixed blocking and mark flag not refreshing when removing channels.
  • Fixed macro variable editor if the add variable button is pressed while still in edit mode the change is now correctly saved.
  • Groups channel window now correctly remembers docked state after a restart.
  • Moved detail section of timeline effect editor to the bottom.
  • Fixed possible division by zero error in the picture editor.
  • Moved to new Mitov media engine.
  • Added the ability to associate a audio file with a timeline effect and see the waveform above the timeline.
  • Improved media playback engine so that videos can be mixed with submasters or cross faded with cues.
  • New product level added.

Version 2.8 Build 155

  • Fixed bug that prevented drag and drop reorder of attributes in the fixture editor.
  • Changed main buttons on the command interface to standard buttons used in LF.
  • Removed JV from GlobalConst.
  • Fixed diminishing size issue with the dynamic colour picker in the blind editor.
  • Fixed bug that would continue to record the virtual dimmer into a cue after de-selecting it from the attribute type list.
  • Added option to select the fixtures in a group after applying it.
  • Fixed bug in new chase matrix editor when using the move left button.
  • Fixed bug when controlling 16 bit dimmer from the fixture control window.
  • Releasing an effect now fades to previous value using master fade time.
  • Fixed hold effect option.
  • Fixed timer based crash when loading a show.
  • Added option to automatically set the fade out when setting fade in.
  • Added cancel button to the new midi learn function.

Version 2.8 Build 126 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Added new auto patch button in the patching window.
  • Fixed potential crash when trying to set the shortcut page above the maximum.
  • "use space bar for cue go" setting now remembered after a restart.
  • Special Shortcuts are now stored with the show file.
  • Lock state of shortcuts now saved with the show file.
  • Fixed possible effect being paused when using tap tempo and submaster on an effect playback.
  • Fixed chase steps advancing when moving the submaster when on audio or tap trigger.
  • Fixed bug that would zero channels in a group when looking at blind editor of a cue containing that group.
  • Fixed "user_modified" flag irregularities in the fixture editor.

Version 2.8 Build 99 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed bug that preventing channels continuing their fade after a stop in the cue list.
  • New add channels to layout option now patch aware.
  • Channel selector window (layout mode) now remembers it scroll position.
  • Fixed possible error closing the software or loading a show after having the tracking sheet open.
  • Fixed possible crash selecting a matrix in the layout view that has been deleted.
  • Fixed playback of auto cues after a reset.
  • Added hidden key sequence for inserting characters into the command line. Control-QI{3 digit ascii code}.
  • Added check when recording cue to ensure at least one attribute type is selected.
  • Fixed possible crash loading a show with matrix in layout view.
  • When testing colour path in the timeline effect the dimmer is now auto-applied if using the virtual dimmer to inhibit colours.
  • Fixed bug that prevented entering stagger percentage into some timeline effect fields.
  • Fixed stagger not working on colour paths for timeline effects.
  • Changed channels so that the profile set only applies to the dimmer.
  • Added new matrix tab to the cue and group channels editor window.
  • Fixed submaster control profile effects so that the submaster will control RGB values for fixtures without a dimmer.
  • Fixed possible orphan submasters after removing effect playbacks.
  • Added support for new ultraDMX pro (2+1 port device).
  • Added new option to edit chase steps as a matrix (similar to new matrix tab in the blind editor).
  • Fixed bug in the interface builder that prevented buttons and lights from working when placed on panels.
  • Add Elation SD3 integration.
  • Fixed possible startup crash if the MIDIcon encoder page shortcuts are outside of the bounds of shortcut system.
  • Fixed inhibit submasters so that they remain active when set to 0.
  • Fixed bug that prevented entering M,V,C into scene breaks.
  • If video playback is not on a second monitor the playback window is now sizable.
  • Added option for a MIDI note event to directly run a command macro.
  • Added direct control change mapping similar to MIDI note and velocity events.
  • Removed the need for the apply button in the MIDI triggers.
  • Added new MIDI learn function.
  • Fixed label in submaster window when setting scale submaster.
  • Fixed tap tempo automatically applying to the active chase in the effects editor.
  • Fixed renaming effect not reflecting the change in the effect panel.
  • Fixed random effect direction for profile effects.
  • Added discovery broadcast when telnet interface is enabled.
  • Added option to turn off the soft start of the profile effects.
  • Added option to set encoder groups to be controlled by MIDI CC events.
  • Fixed bug in the profile setting that would apply the delta between cues incorrectly.
  • Added ability to increment and decrement submasters with the command line using a + or - in front of the @ value.
  • Copy chase effect now correctly copies new out timing and behaviour.
  • Added option to turn off the individual Red, Green or Blue values in chase effects.
  • Added option to reverse the order of the chase steps.
  • Added On/Off button to chase steps.
  • Fixed column count for the simple chase editor can now be set independently of the main channel view.
  • Added option when creating a simple chase effect to set what attributes to include with each step.

Version 2.7 Build 116

  • Streamlined adding Capture Console Edition to LightFactory. Process is now built into LightFactory.
  • Fixed possible crash when loading and saving a show.
  • Fixed possible crash when removing channels from a cue in the cue detail window (grid mode).
  • Fixed off by 1 bug in the shutdown shortcut.
  • Fixed possible crash running a chase after deleting another chase.
  • Added option to always run the current cue list when pressing cue go in the cue list window.
  • Added extra copy between cue lists option - copy to end of cue list.
  • Fixed sorting error when coping a cue list.
  • Fixed some fields not working the effects wizard for matrix effects.
  • Added ability to move fixtures around the layout view with the arrow keys.
  • Added option to lock the row height in the cue list window to prevent accidentally changing it.
  • Fixed grid display for chase, cue and group channels so that if the cell is too small the correct text is shown.
  • Fixed bug when recording a full block cue from the channel display.
  • Fixed bug that prevented RGB channels being added to a cue when an effect is running on them.
  • Enhanced auto alignment in layout view to be able to swap the channel order.
  • Added new options to add fixtures to the layout view.

Version 2.7 Build 107 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed headers becoming scrambled when switching between fade modes with out of order columns in cue list window.
  • Fixed possible crash using the "cue" command before opening the cue list window for the first time.
  • Fixed bug with 16 bit attributes in generic controls.
  • Added option to renumber as whole cues by range.
  • Added loop and exit commands to the "next cue" field of the cue list for enhanced flow control.
  • Fixed bug that prevented real time channel view updating when running some effects.
  • Fixed duplicate ALT-D option in the channel display.
  • Added control-z as quick access to the undo in the channel display.
  • Added hot keys (ALT) to the options menu items.
  • Added an option for a 3rd line of text to be shown in the character display.
  • Fixed bug when displaying multiple submaster windows that only updated submasters on the last one opened.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the default mark timing from working.
  • Fixed bug that caused the blind channel grid to not show the correct fixture count the first time it is opened.
  • Added smoke & haze control to virtual dimmer.
  • Added cue indicator flags called (C), music (M) or visual (V) for operator reference.
  • Fixed tracking bug when recording cues that used palettes.
  • Fixed channel grid (blind editor) showing temporary channels.
  • Fixed generic dimmer so that description is set correctly.
  • Fixed bug in special shortcut for parking fixtures.
  • Removed cooper logo from startup splash screen.
  • Added option to assign multiple items to the same submaster.
  • Installer now asks if you want to load the latest fixture profiles.
  • Changed fixture attributes adding "mark in 0 time", "Attribute power", "attribute items - Is dark" and 4 wheel grouping for fixtures.
  • Implemented prefetch in zero time for selected attributes.
  • Power meters now able to account for static power draw of non-dimmer fixtures.
  • Zoom settings in the layout view and now remembered for each tab.
  • Add/Remove tab of the channel detail window will now default to select the channels currently selected in the channel display.
  • Added ability to assign shortcuts to the tabs in the layout view.
  • Cue progress now displays the follow time if active.
  • Added the ability to set a custom height to cue playback grid and therefore see any number of cues in that window.

Version 2.6 Build 167

  • Fixed bug that could cause a crash when deleting a line in a timeline effect while its running.
  • Fixed bug that could cause a crash when patching more dimmers channels channels available in one operation.
  • Fixed integration problems (auto focus / selection messages) with Light Converse.
  • Fixed possible crash when setting the max number of DMX universes.
  • Fixed problem that could leave an orphan fixture state after removing a channel for the current live cue.
  • Fixed bug that caused non simple RGB fixtures to not apply the grand master (if fixture does not have a dimmer).
  • Fixed virtual dimmer not working correctly with HSI fixtures.
  • Fixed bug that caused the media effects to not support setting the play length beyond 214 seconds.

Version 2.6 Build 162

  • When a channel is parked the "parked" button will show the text red for visual identification that channels are parked.
  • Added option to add selected channels to the layout view when in either the verbose, compact or character view.
  • Added option when in edit mode of the layout view to align the selected channels into horizontal or vertical line or a even grid.
  • Added position, purpose, colour information to the cue channel detail windows overview, DMX, timing and delay tabs.
  • Prevented the creating of effects with the same name.
  • Fixed potential double assignment of shortcuts for channel groups.
  • Fixed possible crash using the load/run cue option after deleting a cue.
  • Track sheet now displays the cue list name in the title bar.
  • Fixed bug that prevented colour being shown if the fixture uses a virtual dimmer.
  • Changed behaviour of "reset master cue list on DBO" to "reset all cue playbacks on DBO".
  • Fixed various inconsistencies in the display of values in the cue list channel detail window.
  • Changed current cue indicator graphic so that play, stop, pause and reset states are shown.
  • Added additional notification in the main cue list window about playbacks using each cue list.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the page labels being saved correctly in the submaster window.

Version 2.6 Build 156 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed bug could cause a crash when resizing the fixture control window.
  • Added support for the CueServer range of products.
  • Fixed bug in the "create simple chase" option.
  • Added large page buttons to the cue list playback window.
  • Improved refresh speed on the cue list and effect playback windows.
  • Enhanced verbose channel view so that text is displayed correctly when column width is reduced.
  • Added option to enter timecode values using a "." rather than a ":".
  • Added Control-A option to select a column in the channel detail window for groups and cues.
  • Fixed various MTC synchronisation issues.
  • Right click on dimmers in the dimmer patch window will now park and release dimmer control.
  • Fixed bug that caused the dimmers to apply when using the colour picker in the channel display with both conventional's and colour changes selected.
  • Added option to automatically apply the virtual dimmer when selecting colours.
  • When using virtual dimmer as an inhibit the uninhibited values are now displayed in the channel view.
  • Added ability to multiple cue parameters at once by selecting multiple rows and then entering the value into the first cell.
  • If the next cue number equals the current cue number then the next cue text will be shown in red is highlight a possible problem.
  • If the next cue number is not the next cue in the sequence then the next cue text will be shown in red.
  • Added special command only available in quick macros - "inject" can be used to send keys to the command interface. Use % to introduce special characters e.g. %13 to send a return.
  • Added new telnet command "get ch" to obtain the dimmer state of all of the channels.
  • Fixed potential crash when using the Jese DMX-TRI device for DMX input.
  • Fixed possible crash when deleting macros.
  • Fixed bug when extracting time values without a second component.
  • Added button to the cue effects window to add the effects from the previous cue.
  • Fixed unexpected behaviour problem when fading 16bit parameters over more than 7 minutes (rounding error).

Version 2.6 Build 133 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed bug that prevented adding licenses together.
  • Added additional information to the licence error reporting.
  • Fixed display bug in ArtNet universe 17 and above (now correctly show 1:0).
  • Fixed bug that lost the GM Submaster connection when loading a show.
  • GM Submaster now correctly tracks the position of changes to the main GM slider.
  • Fixed Unicast window not returning to last position.
  • Fixed copy of chase effects not saving correctly to the show file.
  • Fixed MIDI note events to recognise note velocity of 0 as a note off.
  • Fixed cell size issue in the raw DMX view when using non default font size.
  • Added ability to set multiple palettes at once in the cue list channel detail window by selecting multiple cells.
  • After turning library effects into real effects the window will now automatically jump to the newly created effect.
  • Fixed filters in the channel group window not working.
  • Added ability to get the submaster name list from the telnet interface.
  • Added the ability to use group names in the command line e.g. my group @ 30.
  • Added the ability to set the value in the command line by directly referencing a palette or group (e.g. 1/5 @ position 2).
  • Fixed bug that caused the colour picker to not update the HSI tab correctly when shown.
  • Fixed encoder wheels not correctly updating the fixture control window for some attributes.
  • Layout view now correctly updates when changes are made to colour, description etc.
  • Added retry to autobackup in case show file it still locked by the firebird engine.
  • Fixed import patch bug that calculated the dimmer and universe wrong at higher universe counts.
  • Added option to export and import timecode triggers.
  • Timecode triggers now support direct commands.
  • Updated pan & tilt control to display all positions of selected fixtures.
  • Significantly improved performance when recording cues and groups.
  • Added ability to do Pan/Tilt fanning relative to the current position.
  • Fixed possible crash when splitting more than one dimmer attached to a single channel using drag and drop.
  • Fixed security privileges not working correctly on some windows.
  • Added option to set the maximum frame rate for ArtNet output.
  • Fixed possible crash when opening cue list window after moving next cue number to column 1.
  • Fixed bug in the cue playback that caused a cue to take a lot longer to process than it should have.
  • Fixed 1 shot chase effects that are set to random playback to ensure that all step get played.
  • Added new option to the channel timing in the cue list blind editor. You can now enter "R {max time}" to set all selected time fields to a random value.
  • Fixed possible crash editing the channel field in the dimmer patch window.
  • "Cue playback" command can now be replaced with the playback description instead of remember the playback number. e.g. cue my playback go.
  • Fixed undo not being set correctly after loading a new show file.
  • Fixed possible crash opening the cue playbacks window.
  • Improved utilization of multi core processors.
  • Added ability to set a out time for chase steps.
  • Added advanced option to pack the show file (reduce the file size).
  • Fixed possible endless loop when calculating the tracked state of a cue.
  • Updated cue list editor (cue list) with new list control.
  • Fixed default values set for channel when added to a cue using command syntax.
  • If the cue channel window is visible it will now refresh after editing the list in the channel field of the cue list.
  • Fixed selection bugs in the layout view "add channels" frame.
  • Added option to copy selected cues to another cue list.
  • Added "Poll now" button to the unicast window of the ArtNet driver.
  • The button to delete tabs in the layout view is now only visible when in edit mode.
  • Parked state now reflected in the layout view.
  • Added option to enter a dmx value into the scale parameter of the profile effect and have that automatically be converted to a percentage (use "d" at the beginning or end of the number).
  • Fixed possible crash using the "Go Next" button in the cue playback window is a playback is not assigned.
  • Fixed bug when removing lines from the timeline effect the change was not saved.
  • Added a "Add LIne" button to the timeline effect.
  • Added option to set the maximum number of automatic backups saved (default 20).
  • Added an option to the media playback effects to not generate internal timecode.
  • Added new cue update history to revert back to previous updates.
  • Added "EXIT" command to the main command line interface to terminate the application.
  • Scroll wheel in the layout view changes the zoom if no channels are selected.
  • Added option to set the show file backup folder.
  • Added option to run a shortcut on shutdown.
  • Added option to import show data from another show file.
  • Fixed bug that caused the dimmer to still be recorded into a cue if the "brightness" check box was un-checked.
  • Added option to not apply submasters form incoming DMX if the desk channel merge option is used.
  • Fixed bug that caused the cue list window to not refresh when changing cue lists from the command line.
  • Fixed MTC so that SysEx message is sent when timecode starts.
  • Fixed channel window jumping to the front when making some patch changes.
  • Fixed bug that would loose edits if the user clicked on the add cue button before exiting the field.
  • Fixed possible crash by entering 0 into the channel list for groups.
  • Added option to set the number of fixtures per step when using the auto create chase option.
  • Added option to store the current channel state into a temporary memory on cue GO and BACk.
  • Added new reports to cue list editor - "Channels used in cues" and "Palettes and groups used in cues"
  • Normal/4Up mode can now be selected per page of the shortcut window.
  • The 4 headers in 4Up mode of the shortcut window can now be relabeled per page.
  • Simple chases can now be set to output random values.
  • Random values can now be created in the cue channel detail window (overview and DMX tabs) using "R" in place of a value.
  • Changed the new copy cue option to include an option to copy the tracked state.
  • Added option to move cue playbacks.
  • Added option that submasters must return to their previous value before taking effect after a page change.
  • Added option to add groups to the cue automatically when recording cues.
  • Added new effect type - DMX Recorder

Version 2.5 Build 149

  • Fixed potential startup crash when using the USB pro for DMX input.
  • Fixed bug that caused an error when importing patch information if the channel was greater than system settings.
  • Improved performance of MIDI triggers.
  • Fixed bug that could cause some MIDI note events to be missed.
  • Fixed bug when using "release on cue go" function, parked fixture would also get released.
  • Fixed possible crash on shutdown bug when using MIDI triggers.
  • Fixed off by one bug when using the auto patch functionality with WYSIWYG.
  • Fixed MIDI import so that the clear option works correctly.
  • Fixed GM not applying correctly when used from an external submaster.
  • Fixed WYSIWYG interface reporting the wrong IP address when connected.
  • Fixed the next cue number of the last cue being set incorrectly after an insert.
  • Fixed blackout (bo) command when used with a channel range.
  • Fixed effects not being triggered by GO submasters in the cue playbacks.
  • Holding down the shift key when patching a conventional channel now adds that channel to the existing patch.
  • Blackout command (BO) now clears group levels and submaster previous values.
  • Fixed possible crash if the number of cue playbacks per page is changed with the playback window open.
  • Fixed submasters not updating in the grid mode above 30.
  • Added check to ensure that the same group cannot be added to a cue more than once.
  • Fixed bug that caused the starting cue number to change when using the "Cue Playback" command.
  • Fixed division by zero error possible in profile effects.

Version 2.5 Build 117 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed colour description not updating if the real world colour is changed.
  • Fixed brand name sorting so that it is not case sensitive.
  • Added option to not show the help balloon in the channel display when the control key is pressed.
  • Added new demo mode that will run LF with output for 30min.
  • Fixed possible crash deleting multiple channel groups at a time.
  • Fixed bug recording cue from the command line before opening the cue list editor.
  • Fixed drag and drop effects onto shortcuts not working on page greater than 0.
  • Improved the load time for large channel counts.
  • Increased maximum universe count to 100.
  • Added command suggestion popup based on previous commands typed.
  • Added critical section wrapper to the MIDI input event.
  • Added "randomise" and "center out" options to the channel list in the profile effect editor.
  • Added interleaving selection option to the channel display.
  • Added option to filter selection shortcuts by the current selection.
  • Added the ability to easily set staggered timing for channels in cues and groups.

Version 2.5 Build 100 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed DMX value spin edits in the fixture controls to correctly reflect range restrictions.
  • Fixed bug that prevented editing tracked channels in the tracking sheet.
  • Added the ability to add channels to a cue using the track sheet.
  • Fixed submaster off by 1 bug in the new MIDI velocity triggers.
  • Fixed last line of the channels in the verbose view not showing if the intensity bar is turned off.
  • Added option to Import and export channel groups.
  • Fixed encoder display on the program wing when a conventional is selected.
  • Fixed possible loss of the serial number if the HKCU registry keys are lost or changed.
  • Fixed basic fixtures not displaying the colour description in the layout view.
  • Fixed possible crash running a profile effect on a channel that is not patched.
  • Fixed new move function in the effect payback window so that it does not swap positions but just moves the selected one.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the new channel colour from being displayed in the compact view.
  • Dimmer patching window now allows the cursor to walk with arrow keys on the channel grid.
  • Enabled always edit function in the channel grid of the dimmer patching window.
  • Added check on startup if LightFactory is already running.
  • Fixed possible re-connect for USB Pro when not necessary.
  • Last used wheel group for a fixture is now remembered when the fixture is selected again.
  • Changed USB Pro driver to a single write for DMX frame.
  • Improved appearance of fixture control window.
  • Improved auto palette creation so that fixtures are placed on a separate page.

Version 2.5 Build 83 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed indicator lights for the on screen shortcuts under windows 7.
  • Added right click menu to the command history to clear, copy text and change the background colour.
  • Fixture editor now displays the selected fixtures channel count.
  • Added the ability to set a real world colour to each channel in the dimmer patch window.
  • Fixed bug in the shift down arrow function in dimmer patching window that increased number by 2 rather then 1.
  • Added display of the fixtures colour as set in the dimmer patching in the channel display.
  • Fixed possible crash opening the effects editor after loading an existing show.
  • Fixed the previous value display in the character view.
  • Fixed colour coding for tracked values in the character display.
  • Fixed modified flag for character display. Channels are now correctly shown as modified after running a cue.
  • Added ability to set a behavior type to chase and matrix effects.
  • Added ability to set a behavior (LTP, Build, HTP) to each cue list.
  • Fixed possible binding error when trying to open the same networked show file twice.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the RDM-TRI from being found.
  • Improved the error reporting for the import patch function.
  • Added support for sub devices in RDM system.
  • Fixture editor now automatically assigned the next DMX offset when creating attributes.
  • Added option to print the track sheet.
  • Added option to export the track sheet to CSV file.
  • Re-instated right click menu for cue list editor.
  • Added black to default show colours.
  • Fixed transparency issue with windows XP running the classic theme.
  • Added a warning about running classic theme that some controls may not display correctly.
  • Fixed possible error pressing F1 in drop down menus.
  • Fixed possible shutdown crash when using the JESE DMX - TRI device.
  • Added ability to drag and drop an effect onto a shortcut (playback will automatically be created).
  • Added option to play back cue lists (cue list playbacks) sequentially with a single button or shortcut.
  • Fixed possible problem with auto backup after opening the software with a server based show.
  • Added warning to "save a copy of this show" for mistaken intent of this function.
  • Automatic next cue selection (rec cue dialog) now accounts for existing cue structure.
  • Fixed possibility of cue lists getting out of sync in a multi user environment.
  • Fixed shutdown issue with multiuser connections.
  • Fixed possible crash adding a new MIDI trigger after loading or saving a show.
  • Fixed fixture control window update when an effect is running.
  • Fixed possible inability to edit some rows in the dimmer patching grid.
  • Gobo images now forced to a maximum size.
  • Fixed possible crash creating a new show if the track sheet is open.
  • Command line hint no longer displayed when entering commands in the channel display.
  • Added option to create a Unicast translation list for situations where polling will not work.
  • Fixed possible off by 1 problem when drawing timeline effect bars.
  • Added option to record minus submasters (groups).
  • Added option to release control from selected fixtures (DBO menu of channel display).
  • Fixed selection shortcuts when used with the control key pressed.
  • Fixed gradient calculation for shortcut buttons in 3D mode.
  • Added appearance option to make the active colour in the channel grid proportional to the dimmer level.
  • Added program wing command "CUE@" to display the current cue number.
  • Added streaming ACN support.
  • Fixed incorrect colour picker being displayed when selecting a colour only fixture and a basic fixture.
  • Fixed colour picker popping up in the wrong location when using control section.
  • Fixed colour picker for colour scrollers so that it automatically goes to the filters tab.
  • Added the ability to edit the colour/gobo wheel and scroller cells directly from the colour picker.
  • Software now checks for hire code if entered into either of the registration screens.
  • Added right click "Move To" option to the effects playbacks to make reordering the playbacks easier.
  • Fixed bug running colour scrollers in hybrid mode. Fixtures would not fade out if not included in the cue.
  • Added COPY, RESTORE and SWAP to the command line interface.
  • Added new "IF" command to command interface.
  • Fixed submaster messages not being sent to MIDI devices if set from the command line or a macro.
  • Added the ability for the channel display (grids) to be filtered by the selected fixtures.
  • Added new view command to the command line interface. Also works with VIEW IF.
  • Fixed inability to pause and stop audio triggered chase effects from a shortcut.
  • Fixed a possible crash using the add group to cue option of the channel group window.
  • Added support for the Elation MIDIcon
  • Added display of encoder wheel groups at the bottom of the fixture control window
  • Added support for MIDI clock
  • Added an option to export a cue list to a CSV file
  • Sliders now support double clicking just to the left or top of the slider to move quickly to min, middle, max position.
  • MIDI submasters now available in the LF50 edition as advertised
  • Fixed possible crash loading LF50 edition after running the demo version if shortcuts are created above 100.
  • Fixed group channels appearing in cue channels when using the copy cue functions.
  • Fixed palette recording (colours) so that colour index is not recorded along side of the real world colour.
  • Added the ability to modify description and colour when setting and editing quick commands.
  • Added new paint box to directly edit images for shortcuts and attribute items.
  • Fixed possible problem when using the USB pro to receive DMX data when the incoming data is greater than 44fps.

Version 2.4 Build 145

  • Fixed bug causing possible crash when de-selecting fixtures with a large number of attributes.
  • Fixed possible crash running timeline effects in a cue.
  • Added range checking to the timeline effects.
  • Added separate device selection for MTC input.
  • Fixed possible crash when trying to load a show while the background loading of fixtures is still operating.
  • Fixed possible crash report if the cue description is greater than 128 characters.
  • Fixed bug that could cause the colour picker to hide behind the channel display on multi monitor systems.
  • Fixed automatic size calculation for fixture control window.
  • Fixed possible crash when opening the timeline effect path editor.
  • Fixed bug that prevented using the pan & tilt degree spin edits with 8bit fixtures.
  • Fixed possible crash when removing steps from the chase editor.
  • Fixed possible crash adding more than 10 points to path in the timeline effect.

Version 2.4 Build 132

  • Fixed bug preventing the Open USB device from being found in some instances.
  • Enabled scroll wheel support on the main cue list window.
  • Added ability to double click on the cue list groups to add them to the cue.
  • Cue list grid now updated when using the popout windows for fx, groups and shortcuts.
  • Fixed "group is used by the following cues" balloon so that it closes on click.
  • Channel groups used in cues now correctly allow "off" values.

Version 2.4 Build 131

  • Fixed sorting order of MIDI parameters.
  • Fixed possible access violation in the selection combos for static attributes.
  • Follow time column set to gray text if the cue is not set to auto follow.
  • Fixed extras menu. Some of the options that appear with a small window footprint required re-connecting.
  • Fixed frame rate column of system properties.
  • Fixed colour dialog being hidden if opened on the second monitor without room on the right hand side of the channel display.
  • Fixed double click in cue list window not working correctly when columns are out of order.
  • Fixed tracking backup bug that prevented it working if the cue list name had a space in it.
  • Fixed possible access violation when shutting down with telnet clients connected.

Version 2.4 Build 120 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed release captured dimmers so that they now return to their previous values.
  • Fixed GM not being applied after restart.
  • Dimmer patch import and export now includes the Aux Dimmer.
  • Fixed dimmer wheel not working with some fixtures in the layout view.
  • Added support for Enttec RDM pro interface with full RDM functionality.
  • Fixed physical pan & tilt entry in fixture editor to accept signed values.
  • On screen submaster are now automatically sized to the window.
  • Added auto increment to notes when adding a MIDI event.
  • Added CSV import and export to MIDI triggers.
  • Added MIDI note velocity mapping to submasters.

Version 2.4 Build 118 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed bug that stopped the program wing from working after loading a show.
  • Fixed possible crash when pressing the clear button on the program wing if the current focus is a spin edit control.
  • Fixed possible data loss problem when using the "Ch Grid" in the cue list channel detail window.
  • Added option to return to old version 1 style boxes in the layout view.
  • Fixed possible crash when resizing the fixture control window.
  • Added sanity check to startup. If the software does not start correctly the next time it is run it will prompt to create a new show file.
  • Updated appearance of the effect runner properties window.
  • Fixed ability to remove colours from dynamic colour controls in the fixture editor.
  • Fixed possible crash on tracking backup systems.
  • Fixed problem with cue notes button if the columns are reordered.
  • Fixed bug in macro variable system that did not loop the variable when it got to its minimum value.
  • Fixed possible lookup (infinite loop) when using track forward in the cue list with cues that loop back on themselves.
  • Added ability to delete multiple palettes.
  • Save and Load dialogs for layout and settings now has a default extensions.
  • If a show is loaded from removable or network drive the software will now provide an option to automatically copy the file to the main shows folder.
  • Fixed possible crash deleting a macro just after creating it.
  • Added ability to set variables from the command line.

Version 2.4 Build 87 (Unreleased Beta)

  • RDM functionality working for DMX-TRI device.
  • RDM auto patching implemented.
  • RDM auto device profile creation.
  • Fixed bug that prevented some mouse wheel functionality.

Version 2.4 Build 80 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Channel groups used in cues not correctly apply mark and blocking flags if set.
  • Matrix LED effects now correctly setup when first created.
  • Added option to set an override stagger percentage for profile effects in the cue list.
  • All attributes in profile effects are now affected by the fade in and out of the profile effect in cues.
  • Improved thread locking to cue list runner control.
  • Palette and apply group fade time can now be set on-the-fly by entering the number before pressing the shortcut.
  • Added option to set the encoder sensitivity for the program wing.
  • Added option to use the space bar as the cue go in the main cue list editor window.
  • Added option to set a separate patch for visualiser output.
  • Added option to export and import fixture files to XML format.
  • Made the display of a colour block for RGB fixtures optional.
  • fixtures and profiles used by a show are now stored with the show for portability.
  • Added internal timecode generator with reset shortcut.
  • Added new "TC" command to reset, pause, resume and set the timecode generator.
  • If the show file cannot be created for some reason then system will now revert to the default show.
  • First 3 columns of the tracking sheet are now fixed so that they do not scroll with the rest of the columns.
  • Added ability to resize the timeline effect lines.
  • When timeline effect lines are more than 60 pixels then any assigned profiles will be displayed.
  • Effects editor now shows the BPM for the tap tempo function.
  • column order of the channel group window is now remembered after a restart.
  • Fixed bug that prevented editing dimmer numbers for intelligent fixtures manually.
  • Fixed user permissions to correctly restrict when the user cannot edit user permissions.
  • Colour picker palettes page can now click and drag the mouse around colours. Similar to the spectrum page.
  • When full tracking is used recording a cue will also include channels that are at 0 if they are included in the previous cue.
  • Fixed bug in the track forward option when recording a cue.
  • When going back in a cue list the values will now correctly track.
  • When recording cues the syntax can be used to record into multiple cues.
  • Fixed possible crash if the power meters window is open when loading or saving a show.
  • Added "reset to default colours" button to appearance tab of system properties.
  • Fixed search footer not working in the dimmer patch screen.
  • Improved full tracking functionality.
  • Added option to set key frames in the timeline effect when frame guides are visible.
  • Added the ability to edit the profile paths from within the timeline editor.
  • Added value markers to the profile editor.
  • Added option to import and export profiles.
  • Added ability to report the timeline effect frame number in the interface builder.
  • Added option to apply a stagger to each attribute in a timeline effect.
  • Fixed bug that caused a crash if cue 0 was missing from the cue list when recording a cue.
  • If cue 0 is missing on startup then it will be automatically rectified.
  • Fixed possible crash if a profile is deleted that is being used in an effect.
  • Fixed status update light for starting and stopping effects from the effects runner window.
  • Loading a layout in the channel view correctly clears the old layout first.
  • Fixtures now correctly placed on the layout view when the zoom level is other than 1.
  • Improved hit test on rotated fixtures in the layout view.
  • Fixed bug that caused channel group channels to appear as standard channels after updating a cue.
  • Fixed possible crash when update a cue before if no current cue is active.
  • Improved track back and cue only recording options for full tracking mode.
  • Splitter between cues and channels in the cue list window now remembers it position.
  • Fixed possible crash in chase effects after deleting the current chase step.
  • Fixed Telnet reply messages.
  • Fixed problem with command line and channel groups that prevented the last channel from registering.
  • Fixed bug in ArtNet universe reporting for Unicast setup.
  • Fixed fade out of chase effects so that channels continue to fade between steps.
  • If a palette or group is deleted then the cue list is scanned for palettes included in cues.
  • Show defaults are now stored in the show file so as to travel with the show data.
  • Added ability to hold down the ALT key to rotate fixtures in the layout view.
  • Improved the visual appearance of the record dialogs.
  • Fixed bug that had attributes merge in the channel detail window is the attribute name is not set.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the default mark and block flags to not be set.
  • Added ability to drag and drop the position of attributes in the fixture editor
  • Added option to re-order the wheel groups in the fixture editor.
  • Various fixes to telnet client commands.

Version 2.3 Build 127

  • Improved algorithm for the power meters when using the limiter.
  • Fixed random sorting issue with Palette window.
  • Added new zero88 fixture library.
  • Software now correctly clears the cue list playbacks when loading or creating a new show.
  • Track forward and back now correctly ignores blocked channels.
  • Added option to reset the column order and size in the dimmer patching window.
  • Fixed bug that prevented using the shift down arrow function in the dimmer patching window if the columns are out of order.
  • Updated main user guide.

Version 2.3 Build 117 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Added option in shortcut window to turn off the 3D look.
  • Added option in shortcut window to set the font size.
  • Cue playback window now remembering the state of "Master Playback".
  • Fixed attribute list in rec group, rec cue and record palette window so that it sizes correctly with the dialog.
  • Attribute selection for each window (group, cue, palette) now remembered separately.
  • Fixed but that could cause a crash and loose fixtures when loading a show.
  • Fixed display bug in the timeline effect colour field.
  • Improved contrast of new power meters.
  • Fixed algorithm that could cause the figures to bounce when using the limiter.
  • Fixed possible Invalid floating point operation in the fixture rotation control.
  • Fixed possible crash with program wing if fixtures are updated by fixture editor.
  • Fixed bug that caused command window to gain focus when running macros.
  • Added an option to the cue list window to have the selected cue follow the current live cue.
  • Fixed banner in the cue list channel detail window so that the text is correctly updated.
  • Added additional channel information to the grid view of the cue list channel detail window.
  • Fixed DMX input bug in dmxusb.com interface.
  • Fixed possible crash after removing a tab from the layout view of the channel display.
  • Fixed DMX controls in the dynamic colour controls.
  • Added option to edit channels live from the cue list editor.
  • Fixed various inconsistencies with the command line history related to auto executed commands.

Version 2.3 Build 98 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Added option to turn off the auto lookup on cells in the dimmer patch window.
  • Added unicast support to the ArtNet driver.
  • Fixed bug in USB Pro driver that prevented loading the registration information under the D2XX driver.
  • Fixed bug in USB Pro driver so report the correct serial number.
  • Improved detection of USB devices so that they start up in the same order each time.
  • Switched USB Pro driver to default to D2XX driver before Serial port driver.
  • Fixed bug in "Cue Playback" - only first digit of the cue number was being recognized.
  • Fixed MIDI note debug display to show the correct note and octave.
  • Provided 3D look to shortcut buttons.
  • Added option to select channels that are in a cue.
  • Added option to select channels based on the position, purpose and colour set in the dimmer patching window.
  • Re exposed missing option "Apply channel group shortcuts to selection only"
  • Fixed channel control so that the existing value is the start point of any fade regardless of what is in control.
  • Fixed critical thread issue in the main timer pool.
  • Added indicator for blocking and mark state of the cue.
  • Fixed possible thread conflict problem in the telnet interface.
  • Fixed problem in the timeline effect that prevented the start state from being applied correctly.
  • MIDI events now ordered correctly by name.
  • Display the midi devices found on startup if MIDI is enabled.
  • Added new 4UP mode to the shortcut window to mimic a more traditional palette view.
  • "Select Active" button now highlights in red when in "active selection" mode.
  • Fixed bug that cause auto follows to still occur after jumping to a different cue.
  • Added option to disable the cue execution notification in telnet sessions.
  • Added command line option to disable and enable shortcuts.
  • Fixed bug in "Loop End" macro language.
  • Fixed issue with park not being correctly set after a restart.
  • Fixed auto scroll into view when using channel group selection shortcuts.
  • DBO now correctly blacks out RGB fixtures that do not have dimmer.
  • Added ability to assign a profile to each generic attribute in a timeline effect segment.
  • Added ability to apply a colour path to a timeline effect segment.
  • Added command line ability to directly address attributes using decimal notation. e.g 1/4.5@127 = attribute 5 on fixtures 1 through 4.
  • Added additional special shortcuts SHUTTER, PRISM, GOBO ROTATE, COLOR2 & GOBO2.
  • If full tracking is turned off then recording a cue will now correctly record RGB fixtures that are off if they are used in the previous cue.
  • Added option to profile effects to reverse the fixture order.
  • Added zoom option to the timeline effect editor.
  • Added option to move the position of a timeline effect when paused with realtime output.
  • Added DMX control to the filters tabs of the colour picker window.
  • Docked state of cue list channel window now remembered on startup.
  • Added frame settings to timeline effect.
  • Added ability to assign a channel group to a timeline effect line.
  • Added power meters based on power set in the dimmer patching.
  • Fixed confusion when editing fixtures in the chase editor. When changing step the selection is not automatically cleared.
  • Dimmer patching grid now correctly reflects the number of the universe tabs.
  • Added drop down selection to the record palette dialog to assist with updating existing palettes.
  • Improved image playback in media effects. Images can now be faded in and out.
  • Addend LF50 edition limitations.
  • Added grid view of submaster window.
  • Added tap tempo system.

Version 2.2 Build 252

  • Fixed patching import to work correctly with intelligent fixtures.
  • Fixed possible crash clicking on the header row of the new track sheet.
  • Fixed regional issue with the use of the "," as a decimal separator.
  • Fixed bug that caused "Track Forward" option to enter an endless loop.
  • Added Joystick control moving lights.
  • Fixed possible zeroing of channels when using the master fade time and channel groups.
  • Fixed double click operation in the cue list editor if some columns have been removed.
  • Fixed saving of the grid position and size in the cue playbacks windows.
  • Fixed potential crash using "sub 0 @" in the command line.
  • Fixed bug that caused a crash when switching shows.
  • Track sheet now automatically updates after recording a cue.
  • Parked channels now restore to their correct state.
  • Search footer visible state now correctly saved.
  • Fixed channel patching so that aux dimmer is not removed when changing patch.
  • Fixed fade time not saving in channel groups.
  • Fixed possible crash releasing individual director items.
  • Fixed possible "invalid type cast" error in Midi input control.
  • Fixed "Build" input merge behavior.
  • Added "REM DIM" to command syntax.
  • Fixed indexing bug in selecting MIDI devices for outputting to motorized faders.
  • Added MIDI timecode (MTC) support direct form the MIDI port.
  • Added ability to send other timecode out to MIDI.
  • Implemented Jese DMX-TRI USB device.
  • Fixed HTP, LTP and ITP merge options.
  • Fixed possible hardware port conflict when removing a device.
  • Fixed raw DMX display to correctly show values when first opened.
  • Fixed inability to manually patch the last desk channel.
  • Added warning dialog to prevent accidentally removing all channels from a cue.

Version 2.2 Build 193

  • Fixed bug that incorrectly set the position of the shortcut buttons on the layout view.
  • Added XML export of fixtures.
  • Fixed various core bugs related to mutex locks.
  • Default the dimmer view window to DMX 1.
  • Fixed possible "Argument out of range" error loading chase effects.
  • Fixed rounding issue in new Hue behavior that prevented some colours from being achieved accurately.
  • Fixed possible access violation error when editing chase channels that have a virtual dimmer.
  • Added option to copy a chase step.
  • Fixed raw dmx display - was not being updated if a dimmer is captured and then released.
  • Added view menu option to show or hide the palette names in the attribute data.
  • Fixed effect labels now being saved correctly.
  • Fixed profile editor so that right click menu options do not work with locked profiles.
  • Fixed bug in dimmer patching window that could result in the fixtures panel becoming unusable.
  • Fixed load cue operation if specific channel timing is used.
  • Fixed install so that the registration works across different windows users.
  • Fixed timeline effect so that the time bar correctly shows when the segment property panel is visible.
  • Fixed bug that could potentially delete the wrong segment if you selected delete in empty space.
  • Added the ability to adjust the timeline segments from the left of the bar.

Version 2.2 Build 160 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed possible confusion over DBO state if after a DBO the GM is moved.
  • Fixed new page labels in shortcut window so that they are saved correctly.
  • Fixed next cue numbering issue wen deleting scene breaks.
  • Fixed possible crash is the effects editor when editing an effect while its running.
  • Fixed possible crash using the insert cue below (copy this cue) option if the selected cue is the last i the list.
  • Added channels in the chase editor window can now set the value using the @ syntax.
  • Auto set device port on startup.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the Pepperoni Zero88 device driver loading.
  • Added variables to macro language.
  • Added option to right click on effect playback and copy colours to other playbacks.
  • Fixed bug causing random delayed start of timeline effects in the cue list.
  • Fixed bug causing cue effects to continue on when jumping around the cue list.
  • Added channel description to the track sheet.
  • Added channel range to track sheet.
  • Added safety playback mode to prevent mistaken "GO" events. Go button will require enabling if the cue is running or the next cue is set to auto fire.
  • Fixed possible run on of effects if "copy cue below" is used on the active cue.
  • Cleaned up the MIDI tab in the external triggers window.
  • Added a new external trigger: mySQL for web based control of LightFactory.

Version 2.2 Build 128 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed bug in cue list effect handover.
  • Fixed various bugs in the profile editor and profile implementation.
  • New profile effect controls can now be accessed when edit mode is turned off.
  • Improved CPU usage when redrawing the channel display.
  • Fixed GM display in channel display.
  • Fixed bug that disabled the edit notes button if the column was moved and some columns made invisible.
  • Added additional index controls to generic palettes (colour and gobo).
  • Fixed fixture update system when update notification comes from the fixture editor.
  • Profiles now reset when path is reset or cleared.
  • Added reverse click and drag for setting up matrices.
  • Fixed click and drag bug in the shortcut window that caused the original clicked cell to not repaint.
  • Fixed bug that caused locked shortcuts to remain locked after clearing or loading a show.
  • Fixed moving shortcuts colour's now moved correctly.
  • Recording shortcuts from within the fixture control window as they do in the channel display.
  • Fixed copy profile effects so that additional line does not appear.
  • Column widths now remembered correctly in the channel detail window for cues and groups.
  • Various threadsafe improvements in the matrix effect playback.
  • Fixed bug in screen position restore if the second monitor was on the left of the main monitor.
  • Fixed possible crash on startup related to the error 'cannot focus a disabled or invisible window'..
  • Fixed bug that caused some effects not be be saved correctly or overwrite other effects.
  • Added ability to drag and drop shortcuts from the shortcut window onto the layout view.
  • Updating channel group now displays a balloon popup to show what cues use the group.
  • Added option to merge DMX input with the desk channels (LTP).
  • Fixed possible crash when deleting an effect runner.
  • Fixed possible IO Error related to the channel cache.
  • If no network interface is set for external wings then the first available will now be used.
  • Added Hue LTP channel group behavior
  • Fixed add group to cue options in the channel group editor.
  • Re-introduced the disable double click option to the system properties.
  • Added ability to change the name and colour of pages in the submaster and shortcut window.
  • Improved selection of items in the blind channel editor for cues and groups.
  • Fixed issue with cue list level submaster.
  • Fixed various bugs in the timeline effect editor.
  • Added option to double click on the start an end state headers to load the current channel state into the segment.
  • Added track sheet option to cue list editor.
  • Double clicking on the timecode field of the cue list editor will now load the current timecode form the system.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the state of the channels being recorded when using the command line to record groups.
  • Fixed bug that prevented setting the play length of media effects after the effect had played once.
  • Added ms option to start position of media effects.
  • Added multi user support.

Version 2.1 Build 168

  • Fixed access violation using the jump to cue options in the cue list playbacks.
  • Fixed possible error updating the playback status in the effects playbacks.
  • Fixed bug preventing moving of channel group shortcuts in the shortcut window.
  • Fixed registry error.
  • Fixed minor selection issue with paired fixtures in the layout view.
  • Fixed cue list go submasters.
  • Fixed bug that prevented playback of image files in the media effect.
  • Added export patch option.
  • Added time stamp to wing messages.
  • Added check that database file is located on a local disk.
  • Fixed matrix display in the layout view.
  • Fixed memory leek in layout view.
  • Fixed potential crash using a matrix effect in a cue if the matrix has holes in it.
  • Fixed channel view display issue that caused some parameters to drop off the end of the grid cell.
  • Fixed bug in saving the layout. Backup file was attempted to be written to the install directory - invalid under Vista and Win7.
  • Fixed program wing control when pressing the rec enter combination.
  • Snap Attribute option in channel groups now working.
  • Added new command line argument "-C" - This can be used to run any single command on startup.
  • Fixed bug in applying channel groups - values would sometimes get overwritten.
  • Fixed select active when using the layout view.
  • Fixed load and saving of layout and configuration - font was not correctly being saved.
  • Fixed bug when recording palettes from the channel display.
  • Palette name now only displayed in the channel view if the option to record palettes is set.

Version 2.1 Build 115

  • Fixed possible conflict when loading fixture profiles resulting in "cannot access the file because it is being used by another process".
  • Defaulted Mark off for dimmers in the fixture editor.
  • Fixed various bugs in the video playback.
  • Added option to not zoom the background in the layout view
  • Extra channel information now displayed in the layout view.
  • Layout symbols not change to active colour when the value is above 0.
  • Selecting fixtures to put into the layout view now does not show unpatched channels.
  • Added ability to move the layout view channel select window.
  • Fixed hit test on objects placed in the layout view.
  • Fixed possible crash using the profile effect.
  • Fixed critical issue with running media playback effects from a timed event (different thread).
  • Re-added cross hairs into the images of fixtures in the layout view.
  • Fixed scroll wheel behavior in the dimmer patching so that it no longer scrolls the window with the value.
  • Fixed various lockup issues when using video playback.
  • Fixed possible access violation using moving lights in the layout view.
  • Fixed possible SQL error when closing the channel display.
  • Fixed bug when patching dimmer 512.
  • Added option to not return the focus back to the channel display after showing the fixture control window.
  • Added the show name to the title bar of the channel display.
  • Fixed the bug that was not showing all of the columns in the “Visible Column” option in the dimmer patch window.
  • Fixture panel in dimmer patching window now remembers its position.
  • Fixed problem with the size and visible state not being remembered correctly in the dimmer patching window.
  • Fixed several bugs in the cue list window related to visible columns and remembers position and size of columns.

Version 2.1 Build 92 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Added progress bar to new background loading of fixtures.
  • Fixed introduced bug that caused the grand master to stop working.
  • Fixed potential crash running the first cue with marking fixtures.
  • Fixed bug for 2 point profiles.
  • Improved the GDI drawing of the layout view.
  • Added ability to rotate fixtures in the layout view.
  • Added option to show the images (as per V1) in the layout view.
  • Added ability to add a fixture into the layout view in more than 1 position.
  • Fixed possible crash when deleting a cue playback.
  • Fixed possible crash deleting a cue with the blind editor open.
  • Fixed second row of channel view not sizing correctly.
  • Changed "Prefetch" to "Mark" in fixture editor.

Version 2.1 Build 67 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Fixed sorting of fixtures in the dimmer patching window.
  • Fixed bug in Enttec USB Pro driver that prevented values 10 and 13 from being applied.
  • Re-added command line interface for startup directives.
  • Fixed tracking bug that would stop a channel form being applied when running the starting cue if the channel was in the last cue at the same level.
  • Fixed cue list row height resetting when running a cue.
  • Search footer visibility now remembered after re-start.
  • Fixed minor pan/tilt control issue.
  • Fixed clear patch by universe so that the additional details are not cleared for the rest of the channels.
  • Added auto-reconnect to the USB Pro driver.
  • Fixed bug that caused a conflict if a dimmer was patched to more than 1 channel (now LTP).
  • Fixed bug that prevented cues being saved copy a copy.
  • Added ability to drag and drop cues to re-order the cue list (1st column must be fixed for drag operation to work).
  • Fixed possible error when moving cue list columns with scene break.
  • Fixed bug that was setting the next cue number incorrectly when changing the cue number.
  • Added control window for library effects that are run from the channel display.
  • Added tabs to the layout view.

Version 2.1 Build 55 (Unreleased Beta)

  • Added option to display an image for standard dimmers in the channel display
  • Fixed group snapshot bug that was still recording the dimmer when requested not to.
  • Chase direction combo now working in the cue list effects window.
  • Deleting a cue list playback now correctly removes all assigned shortcuts and submasters.
  • Deleted effects are now automatically removed form the cue list.
  • Fixed possible crash when clicking on fixture selection while the software is loading fixtures.
  • Fixed bug that prevented recording and editing virtual dimmers.
  • Fixed bug that lost submaster functionality after making any change to the system properties.
  • Various display enhancements in the cue list window.
  • Shortcut correctly released when a macro is deleted.
  • Fixed dimmer profiles not loading correctly.
  • Fixed bug that was picking the wrong lat & lon information for the selected city in the system properties.
  • Channel column in dimmer patching window now fixed so that it does not scroll out of view.
  • Fixed bug that prevented matrix from loading with show.
  • Fixed override behavior in channel groups.
  • Fx playback properties now only apply on exit.
  • Fixed various bugs in the prefetch/mark system.
  • Fixed bug that was causing some attribute changes to not apply or behave irratically.
  • Fixed bug in timeline effect where by middle segments would not turn off.
  • Fixed copy options in the timeline effect.
  • Added options to get P/T Adj and profile for selected fixtures in patch window.
  • Added grid view of channels in the cue list blind editor window.
  • Re-added direction control to the profile effect as per version 1.
  • Fixed possible error trying to edit the status field in the cue list window - cell is now read only.
  • Cue list editor double click to run or load a cue - only clicking on the status field will perform this operation.
  • Added "Run Cue"/"Load Cue" as a button at the bottom of the cue list window.
  • Fixed possible error "Cue number has to be unique value" if you do not change the cue number when editing.
  • Added display of current and active cue at the bottom of the cue list window.
  • Fixed cue playback window so that scene breaks are shown correctly.
  • Fixed bug that prevented colour mixing from marking.
  • Fixed various issues with the interface used by the windows mobile remote.
  • Fixed possible crash when using the load cue option.
  • Added undo right click menu to the cue list window.
  • Added option to the cue list window to lock the first column.
  • Pressing stop on a cue that has finished fading now stops the effects that are running.
  • Fixed bug when going back on a cue list. Correct state not being restored.
  • Fixed bug that was stopping the profile effect from being released when a cue ends.
  • Fixed pan and tilt display issue in the attribute window.
  • Scene break colour now changes immediately when pressing apply in the system properties.
  • Fixed overview tab in the cue list details window. Now displaying correct text for attributes with item detail.
  • Fixed inserting a cue with the record option. The next cue number is now correctly set.
  • Fixed sorting issue when changing a cue number.
  • Fixed bug with release channels when loading a cue.
  • Fixed bug loading layout that caused the fixtures to not go back to exactly the right position.
  • Fixed bug in the open USB DMX interface.
  • Improved the way that attributes are modified with helper controls in the channel detail window for groups and cues.
  • Fixed bug in the rotation control.
  • Fixed keyboard entry for the layout view.
  • Added option to capture and control dimmers directly. Commands "DMX" and "DIM" now working. The scroll wheel can also be used in the dimmer patch window to turn on/off dimmers.
  • re-added auto palette updating when recording or updating a cue.
  • Fixed bug that prevents fixture control window from appearing on the correct monitor in multi monitor system.
  • Added find option to the dimmer patching window.
  • Fixed potential crash when copying a cue list.
  • Added auto palette creation when patching fixtures.
  • Import option in the fixture editor now will do file copy if the import file is a LightFactory fixture.
  • Fixed possible invalid floating point error when using the rotation control.

Version 2.0 Build 269

  • Fixed GM submasters - now working as expected.
  • Fixed master fade time submaster - now working as expected.
  • Added ability to set the master fade time from the command line.
  • Fixed bug that prevented macros loading with show.
  • Added "Fade" command to set the master fade time from the command line.
  • Added "Quick Commands" to shortcuts.
  • Fixed possible access violation when added profiles.
  • Added check for attempted load of V1 show file.
  • Fixed channel jump bug in the channel display.
  • Added test to file handle in the channel cache.
  • Fixed MIDI controller bug if the first control device for submasters was less than for shortcuts.
  • Auto assignment of submasters and shortcuts now remember the last number used and find the next above that number.
  • Fixed potential "Invalid pixel format" when resizing images.
  • Added ability to select the on-screen submasters that are controlled by the master wheel.
  • Re-added option for shortcut window to display only 60 shortcuts (mirror wing).
  • Fixed bug that caused the fx runners not to be cleared when loading a show.
  • Fixed possible access violation loading the screen layouts.
  • Fixed possible access violation in the dimmer patch window after editing a fixture.
  • Added option to turn on/off the search bar in each window that implements it.
  • Added "Create show default colours" to palette window.
  • Fixed channels not releasing when switching effects in an exclusive group.
  • Improved MIDI debug information to help with setup.
  • Fixed logic problem in the priority stack - most visible when running effects & position presets.
  • Fixed Length submaster for profile effects.
  • Fixed bug that did not apply group name changes to existing shortcuts or submasters.
  • Fixed possible division by 0 error in the fixture control window.
  • Fixed loop check box display bug in the cue list effects window.
  • Fixed effects not being copied when copying a cue.
  • Fixed effect playbacks not updating their status when an effect ends without looping.
  • Fixed effect runner headers not loading correctly with show.
  • Fixed various bugs in the rotation control link with gobo selection.
  • Added auto population of the link field for the Zero88 import.
  • Fixed possible access violation using the Mark flag in the cue list.
  • Improved transparent rectangle used to select fixtures in the channel display.
  • Fixed potential crash if recorded channels exceed the system channel count. 
  • Changed around "Spot" and "Flood" buttons in fixture control.
  • Added ability to edit the start and length values of timeline segments.
  • Copy fixture now allows you to select the mode of the source fixture.
  • Re-implemented fine movement controls and setting in system properties.
  • System no longer records current effect values into cues, groups and palettes. 
  • Active state of channels no longer dependent on effects.
  • Record active effects with cue now working.
  • Fixed media playback starting from the begging after a pause.
  • Effects playbacks now indicated in orange when paused.
  • Fixed cues marking when they should not.
  • Cue 0 now displayed in the "More" options when recording a cue.
  • Fixed problem when fixtures share a DMX channel.
  • Fixed re-ordering bug in the cue playback window.
  • Fixed possible access violation after creating a new show and then trying to create an effect.
  • Added option to not send MIDI messages back to controller.
  • Added option to ignore common "up" message for MIDI shortcuts.
  • Added "ScrollTo" command to the command interface.

Version 2.0 Build 222

  • Fixed bug that prevented special shortcuts from being saved.
  • Added record option to the special shortcuts
  • Fixed possible access violation when editing matrix rows and columns and the spin edit is cleared.
  • Fixed some windows not remembering what monitor they should open on.
  • Fixed interface builder not connecting locally with V2.
  • Fixed background image not loading in layout view.
  • Added ability to resize the main command window when in docked mode.
  • Fixed step and fade time submasters in simple chase.
  • Added warning if more channels exists in the show file than are setup in the software.
  • Added range checking to submaster assignment.
  • Fixed exclusive group headers loosing their name when a new effect was added.
  • Fixed Independent group behavior not working.
  • Fixed Exclusive groups behavior was not zeroing other channels.
  • Added group option "Override takes precedence over HTP"
  • Fixed copy function in cue list channels.
  • Fixed bug that prevented palettes from saving in cue lists.
  • Fixed various bugs in the cue list channel editor.
  • Fixed dimmer patching window jumping to the first channel after patching.
  • Fixed possible access violation going above page 9 on the playback wing.
  • Added warning about adding non blocking channel groups to cues.
  • Added option for auto assignment of submasters when recording a group
  • Added option for auto assignment of shortcuts when recording a group

Build number 2.0.207 RC

  • Fixed possible access violation clicking on the command line hint balloon.
  • Fixed possible access violation when closing if a telnet session is connected.
  • Telnet command now report success/fail status of commands.
  • Reintroduced * as replacement for @ in the command line.
  • Fixed park.
  • Fixed active channel status - RGB fixtures now recognized as active if any of the colour channels are on.
  • Gm now applied to colour mixing only fixtures as per V1.
  • Added special case for cue library effect so that saturation and intensity are not required.
  • Fixed "Edit Shortcut" in shortcut window. Was opening group editor for macros.
  • Added update checking.
  • Fixed registration system so that a hire code can override HW dongals if the universe count is greater than the one registered on the dongle.
  • Added missing right click menu items to the profile effect editor.
  • Fixed SQL error when removing library effects.
  • Fixed various bugs in Library effects editor.

Build number 2.0.200 RC

  • Fixed critical bug starting the software with the 2 universe cooper control dongle connected
  • Fixed off by 1 error when using the Enttec USB Pro for DMX input.
  • Fixed "Alt-F4" not working in some windows.
  • Added option for a separate task bar button to appear with each LF window.
  • Fixed use of the mouse wheel when the master job dial has focus in the channel display.
  • Instant page selection in the submaster window now only displays available pages.
  • Fixed page display issue when using the page control on the main window.
  • Submaster window master wheel now outside of the scroll box.
  • Fixed bug in the Capture interface that was preventing the Console edition from working.
  • Fixed media playback - audio files not looping when requested to.
  • Fixed "create effect from running library effect".

Build number 2.0.199 RC

  • Fixed critical bug that caused the USB Pro to be mistaken for the Open USB DMX.
  • Fixed various bugs in the new MIDI fader setup.
  • Fixed tracking backup auto takeover not working.
  • Fixed group recording (dimmer only) option was not setting dimmer level to 100%.
  • Changed Zero 88 fixture import to automatically to identify rotation channels.
  • Fixed possible error when entering a hire code at the splash screen.
  • Fixed image picker in the shortcut window.
  • Implemented missing "Fixed column Count" for channel view.
  • Fixed channel grid sizing issue where last channel in the column could go off the page and not be selectable.
  • Added default effects library entries as per V1

Build number 2.0.194 RC

  • Added new profile picker for the profile effects editor.
  • Fixed bug that prevented renaming library effects.
  • Fixed possible access violation when removing lines from the wheel groups.
  • Fixed apply of colour to standard dimmers. Values now set correctly.
  • Re-introduced mouse wheel controls to the profile effects editor.
  • Fixed pan/tilt issue when switching from specific fixture control to generic fixture control.
  • Fixed further issues with auto height setting of attribute control window.
  • Re-added copy cue list option to cue list editor window.
  • Re-added setting Mark & Blocking for an entire cue list or cues.
  • Fixed macro display on the program wing (index was used rather than macro number).
  • Fixed critical bug when resetting patch. If channel count was over 512 then illegal patch was created.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the dimmer level of conventional channels from being recorded.
  • Moved "Standard Dimmer" (default fixture) to the '<CONVENTIONALS>' brand for consistency.
  • Fixed bug in the character display where the colour display could be pushed below the bottom of the cell.
  • Fixed possible crash using the hi light option with generic RGB fixtures.
  • Added MIDI fader control for submasters.
  • Enabled registration system.

Build number 2.0.187

  • Added option to be able to open multiple shortcut and playback windows.
  • Fixed possible "Argument out of range" error in the attribute detail editor.
  • Added additional modes to the fan control.
  • Fixed cue list display to not show temporary channels.
  • Cue channel display no longer showing temporary channels.
  • Palettes from channel groups now only recorded if the group is at full or applied.
  • Fixed installer issue that was not correctly registering the Microsoft Visual Studio runtime library.
  • Re-added missing "Logout" option from main menu.
  • Record options now correctly reflect the attribute grouping of the system.
  • Fixed bug that caused cues not to auto follow if paused.
  • Inverted progress time display in the cue playbacks so that the time remaining is now shown.
  • Fixed off by one bug in the aux dimmers.
  • Fixed possible shutdown access violation after tuning on/off columns in dimmer patching window.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the attribute commands from working in the command line.
  • Fixed macro off by 1 error in the program wing.
  • Added palette function to command line. i.e. 1/4@ palette 3
  • Added grid lines to profile editor and general improvement to editor.
  • Fixed bug that prevented profiles from being saved.
  • Fixed auto sizing issue of the fixture attribute window.
  • Fixed inverted scroll wheel behavior on the fixture attribute window.
  • Improved logic used to create short text used for wheel description on the program wing.
  • Implemented add, remove button in the program wing.
  • Fixed "open child window" on the program wing.
  • Added registration system.

Build number 2.0.165

  • Fixed possible access violation when using the hi-light button.
  • Fixed possible access violation when editing fixture attribute detail.
  • Fixed error when trying to assign a icon file to a gobo image.
  • Fixed possible "Division by zero" error when selecting gobos.
  • Implemented the filters tabs in the colour chooser as per V1.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the control-Q operations from working.
  • Added back "Shortcut" command to parser.
  • Added option to switch back to V1 function keys for window operations.
  • Added popup hint for keyboard shortcuts when pressing the control key.
  • Re-added right click menu to the channel display.
  • Fixed date display bug in the schedule window for one time events.
  • Fixed bug in user screen whereby the settings where displayed for the previous users selected.
  • Fixed strange row selection issue in the dimmer patch window when using the scroll wheel.
  • Fixed possible access violation clicking on the run-now button in the schedule screen when no events exists.
  • Fixed shortcut properties (background colour etc) not being loaded with show.
  • Layout now correctly cleared with clearing patch or loading a different show.
  • Copying a cue now correctly copies the channel groups in the cue.
  • Added wheel groupings to the fixture editor in preparation for hardware.
  • Fixed possible access violations using the "Next" button in the channel display.
  • Updated default profiles.
  • Fixed various static text fields.
  • Added option to change the background colour of the layout view.
  • Fixed group delay issue.
  • Fixed undo problem when using solo.
  • Wing interface now operational.
  • Fix bug that prevented output from the Cooper controls single universe dongle.

Build number 2.0.156

  • Added the ability to use + or - to add or remove channels from the selection in the command line.
  • added command line "thru on" function. e.g. 1 thru on 20 - selects channels 1-20 that are currently on.
  • Fixed auto scroll of the command line history window.
  • Implemented save and load of settings and screen layout.
  • Implemented re-open windows on startup.
  • Implemented stay on top for the main command window.
  • Implemented tracking backup feature.
  • Added command line record functions.
  • Added colour to the command line console so that error messages are displayed more clearly.
  • Added auto hardware detection for first time use.
  • Fixed sorting of the channel group window being reset when the window is re-opened.
  • Fixed bug when using escape after editing a field. The field was not reverting back to original value.
  • If only 1 universe is setup then dimmer patching window defaults to show absolute dmx values.
  • Fixed bug that prevented some columns from not turning off in the dimmer patch window.
  • Fixed submasters not being cleared when moving the submaster from one number to another.
  • Fixed unpark selected channels.
  • Fixed auto allocation of submasters when recording a group.

Build number 2.0.140

  • Added advanced colour heuristics when picking generic colours on fixtures with additional colours.
  • Added WYSIWYG Support.
  • Added Light Converse Support.
  • Added auto fanning options.
  • Fixed possible resource issue when importing the Zero 88 fixture library.
  • Added clear patch by universe.
  • Extra patch data (position, colour etc) now correctly cleared when creating a new show.
  • Fixed selection issue with the effects editor window.
  • Fixed tab ordering in the effects wizard.
  • Copy fixture now operational.
  • Drop down combos in the output selection grid now always visible.
  • Added option into dimmer patch window to "Revert last to saved patch".
  • GM now working correctly.
  • Fixed selection issue in the layout view.
  • Page 2 tab that is created for attribute pages that cannot fit all attributes on screen now correctly resizes the tabs so it can be seen.
  • Fixed Timeline FX firing incorrectly.

Build number 2.0.126

  • Fixed fixture import for fixtures with multiple dynamic colour controls.
  • Fixed duplication bug when importing fixtures.
  • Fixed possible resource issue when saving the fixtures.
  • Fixed possible crash when loading some file format images.
  • Fixed possible crash when releasing effects from the DBO button.
  • Autosize heights option in channel view now working.
  • Fixed sorting issue in attribute detail editor.
  • When changes are made to the fixtures the re-loading now checks that the patch needs saving.
  • Fixed shift selection to work in reverse.
  • Fixed dimmer display for fixtures with 2 channel attributes. The second attribute did not appear patched.
  • Fixed problem with turning columns on or off if they are moved form original position in dimmer patching window.
  • Layout view now correctly applies the selection colour if changed.
  • Print heading in the cue list window now updated with current cue list name.
  • Fixed channel groups window not applying set font.
  • Only 1 instance of the fixture editor allowed.
  • Fixed odd/even fixture selection.
  • Fixed possible crash opening the cue channel groups window for the second time.
  • Fixed pan/tilt display issue in the fixture control window for non 16 bit fixtures.
  • Fixed fixture control position indicator error when lock tilt selected.
  • Fixed fade mode (in/out vs up/down).
  • Fixed possible crash in DMX View.

Build number 2.0.122

  • Fixed "Start Position" in profile effects - now working.
  • Default path for save show dialog now the "LightFactory Shows" directory.
  • Fixed un-installer so that start menu icons are correctly removed.
  • Fixed bug that prevented ethernet protocols working on specific interfaces. "All Interfaces" was working.
  • Fixed the build/HTP/Exclusive behaviour.
  • Fixed double click option in the cue list editor for channels, effects, groups, and shortcuts so that the resulting window does not immediately go behind the cue list editor.
  • Removed ability to added multiple of the same effect into a cue.
  • Fixed bug in channel display - colour was not displayed correctly for colour wheels.
  • Fixed progress indicators when using auto follow cues.
  • Can no longer remove an effect that is currently running.
  • Added DBO button to main window.
  • Fixed Z order of fixture control window.
  • Channel group defaults now correctly applied.
  • Fixed the saving of shortcut extras (colour, etc).
  • Added "Insert (Move all fixtures down a channel)" to dimmer patching window as recently added to V1.
  • Added DMX bit settings into dimmer patch.
  • Fixed various fixture editor bugs including removing an attribute not saving.
  • Implemented missing highlight function.
  • Fixed row sizing issue in the profile effects editor.
  • Fixed move up/down in the effect runner window.
  • Fixed sorting issue with various screens.
  • Fixed issue with shortcuts running from cues.
  • Fixed indicator lamp for chase effects run from the shortcut window.
  • Channel detail windows for groups and cue can now use range selection to alter multiple cells at once.
  • Stopped auto scroll on cell click on various windows.

Build number 2.0.104

  • Fixed bug preventing exclusive groups from working.
  • Chase effects that step automatically.
  • Fixed possible "not a valid integer" error when converting colours to DMX values.
  • Fixed sorting bug in the cue list editor.
  • Fixed "System Failed To Parse The Channel List Provided!" error when clicking on detail window of channel groups if no channels exist.
  • Fixed off by 1 bug when assigning submasters from channel groups.
  • Prefetch flag is forced off for the default fixture.
  • Fixed various cue progress display bugs.
  • Fixed timecodes not working.
  • Fixed bug that caused the timer to not run the first time an effect is run.
  • Improved loading times for the fixture library.
  • Added the channel view shortcuts that where in V1.
  • Fixed progress bars in the show playback window.
  • Fixture window will now automatically move attributes onto another tab if they do not fit in the height available.
  • Fixed channel display scroll issue.
  • Fixed grid scaling issue in the layout view.
  • Fixed possible crash when removing lines from a profile effect.
  • Shortcuts created from Cue Playbacks now correctly get a default name.
  • Fixed telnet interface setting channels with on / off commands.
  • Printing patch no longer prints the un patched channels.
  • Profile effects can again have fixtures out of order.
  • Fixed resizing of dimmer patch window so that you cannot loose the dimmer section of the window.
  • Selected fixtures in the layout view now correctly sets the text colour depending on the selection colour.
  • Fixed master playback options in cue list editor and cue playbacks.
  • Reconnected fx playback options - shortcuts etc. Fixed edit and move shortcut functions.

Build number 2.0.97

  • Changed control key shortcuts to shift key shortcuts as the control key conflicted with open in default position and size.
  • Fixed bug in setting grid fonts where the font would refresh is the previous one selected.
  • Fixed bug that could cause AV when changing the number of submaster's per page.
  • Tab sizes in the fixture control window will now dynamically expand to take up the width of the window.
  • Added master fade time control to main window.
  • Fixed attach to task bar issue when turning the history on or off.
  • Palette filters implemented.
  • Fixed possible access violation when recording beam type into a palette.
  • Fixed the command line hint so that it stays with the edit box.
  • Fixed the command line hint so that it disappears when minimizing application.
  • The number of subs per page now reflected in the submaster view (max 30).
  • Added scroll wheel to control all subs at once.
  • Fixed toggle shortcuts - now working.
  • Fixed non display of indicator lamp on shortcut screen.
  • Fixed - Adding a new profile causes the list of profiles to disappear.
  • Fixed critical VISTA compatibility issue.
  • Fixtures now moved to the application data directory. IMPORTANT NOTE: The fixtures directory has moved to Application DataLightFactory
  • Fixed possible crash when clicking on on the rotation button in the fixture control is the fixture does not have a corresponding generic control.
  • Fixed bug that prevented video files from playing on the second monitor.
  • Fixed bug in the system properties where by the combo in the output grid would not save without moving to a different field.
  • Added driver for USBDMX.com interface.
  • Invert attribute now working as it should.
  • Toggle pan and tilt now remembered.
  • When in toggle mode clicking in the pan/tilt area will not jump the fixture.
  • The mouse will now go to the cross hear position.
  • Various changes to importing zero88 fixtures in the fixture editor.
  • Additional channel properties now cleared when starting a new show.
  • Visualiser buttons clearer to see what's active.
  • Fixed bug preventing adding channels to the layout view.

Build number 2.0.90

  • Fixed potential crash when double clicking on a cue in the cue list editor to run the cue.
  • Sort order of the cue list window is now remembered when the list is refreshed.
  • Fixed possible crash if when selecting the last submaster page.
  • Added mouse wheel step back into the system properties.
  • Fixed default cue timing that in record cue dialog.
  • Fixed possible crash when clearing a cue list from a playback.
  • When updating fixtures LF will now update its library on save.
  • Fixed bug that prevented all framing data from being recorded with a cue.
  • Function keys now working for main windows.
  • Fixed possible access violation using back button in the cue list editor.
  • Fixed bug in renumbering of cues.
  • Fixed possible critical error that prevents the main database from being created under windows Vista.
  • Scene breaks now highlighted and look correct in cue list
  • Added ability to set the grid colours for all windows.
  • Fixed various bugs related to cue scene breaks.

Build number 2.0.84

  • Fixed possible crash on when adding a line to an attribute effect while it is running.
  • Added additional fields that can be set per channel into the channel display.
  • Fixed possible crash when changing views in channel display.
  • Fixed possible crash when removing a use the the security system.
  • Fixed non saving of movement type in fixture editor.
  • Added new style colour picker to fixture detail editor window.
  • Fixed bug in the ESP & ArtNet driver that prevented using universe > 1.
  • Added a check to ensure that outputs are not set to the same port.
  • Display of show name in the main title bar now correct.
  • View options now working in the dimmer patch window.
  • Fixed row selection in the dimmer patching window.
  • Cleaned up all printing options.
  • Added ability to select the printer to print to.
  • Fixed when selecting a number of channels the shift click option misses the last channel.
  • Added back the fixture name to the channel display.
  • Fixed bug in ArtNet and ESP driver that was using 100% CPU.

Build number 2.0.82

  • Fixed possible crash on restarting after changing the number of desk channels.
  • Fixed possible crash when using multi select in the dimmer patch window.
  • Added fade and time to the command line interface.
  • Fixed possible access violation when recording cues.
  • Added Enttec ESP driver.
  • Fixed possible crash in cue list editor when running cues.
  • Fixed possible crash if invalid numeric data is entered in to command line.
  • Fixed "Parameter Incorrect" error if timeline effect is re-sized smaller then the bar length.
  • Fixed bug when adding/inserting cues where the last cue number would get corrupted.
  • "Clean up "Next Cue" numbering from this point" now working.
  • "Re-number as whole cues from this point" now working.
  • Cue List grid now correctly refresh after deleting.
  • Implemented turning columns on and off in the cue list editor.
  • Setting global triggers now working.
  • Fixed parser error popup if you click on the detail button for a cue with an empty channel list.
  • Upgraded to Firebird 2.1.1 and included dynamic link library's for MSVC80.
  • Added installation.

Build number 2.0.80

  • First beta released
  • New dynamic fixture library implemented
  • New appearance
  • Multi language support implemented
  • New plug in driver model
  • Full priority stack implemented