Report Magic for Analog Documentation

History of Changes - Pre-Release

For changes that resulted in the current version see What's New.

For changes that resulted in the 1.x versions before the current version see Changes.

Version 0.9

  • Creates output directory if it doesn't exist.
  • Program can be run from anywhere and finds cdata.ini, rdata.ini and any modules is it's directory.
  • Added code to copy logos. They must be in same directory as script.
  • Implemented optionality on many settings.
  • Fixed bug in maximum domain of line charts.

Version 0.8

  • Code is generated to validate for accessibilty by non-visual browsers.
  • Code is generated to validate for HTML 4.0/Transitional and 4.0/Frameset compliance.
  • Added link for <NOFRAMES> to navigation page
  • Added LANG="EN" to <HTML> tag (will need to change for multilingual versions.)
  • Fixed bug causing bar charts to drop last column

Version 0.7

  • Implemented code to ignore Analog's (pre/ap)pended headers and footers
  • Moved graphs to top of report page(s)

Version 0.6

  • Converted bar graphs to use drop-shadows and multiple colors
  • Modified pie charts to combine all small slices into "Other" category

Version 0.5

  • Rearranged summary information to allow more general descriptions.
  • Combined all Simple reports to one style with report options.
  • Created QuickSummary report in rdata.ini and designed to work like others.
  • Implemented config option reportActiveColumn to specify which column to consider as "Most Active" and which column to chart.

Version 0.4

  • Modified configuration to handle either .cfg or .ini style files.
  • Modified summary management to support any dataset.
  • Changed report selection to read from rdata.ini.
  • Changed General Report to read from cdata.ini.
  • Modified line reading to separate data and descriptors.
  • Modified reports to parse one line per subroutine.
  • Combined all time reports to one routine with settings.
  • Combined all time summaries to one routine with settings.
  • Removed requestIncludeImage configuration option.

Version 0.3

  • Redesigned all report styles to support generalized reports using settings in rdata.ini.
  • Implemented use of settings in cdata.ini for column specific text.

Version 0.2

  • Added ability to autodetect separator character in computer readable output file.
  • Added ability to output multiple report files.
  • Added configuration option for title font.
  • Added configuration option for background image.
  • Fixed warning in hash initializations.

Version 0.1

  • Initial version by DNS.
  • Has options for page colors, font colors, title blocks, data coloring (including alternate line colors on tables) and summary shading.
  • Builds single file with each report accessible from separate navigation page. Builds index frameset to hold the two.
  • Has numerous report styles that are selected based on the report type.
  • Develops summary information on many non-summary reports that is displayed at the bottom of the reports.
  • Has a Quick Summary report that provides an overview of summary statistics.
  • Provides specific summary data for certain summary reports (e.g. Weekdays vs. Weekends on Daily Report).
  • Provides hyperlinking for certain types of (URL) data.

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