Added the ability to use CMM Integration with Excel files (Previously only ASCII files were supported)
Added the ability to duplicate characteristics in a data group
Added the ability to include Notes and Corrective Actions to alerting messages
Improved the data entry experience for data groups that have a large number of characteristics
Added the ability to hide default charts
Improved the User Interface for calculated characteristics
Added the ability to copy characteristics within a data group, making it easier to create data groups that have many similar characteristics
Improved the data entry user experience when calculated characteristics are used
Charts can now use specifications that are defined in: the characteristics of the data group, the original data source, or the chart itself
The PQ User Community can now be accessed from within the program
Improvements to CMM integration including better messaging and ability to add notes
Added thumbnail images for multi-charts
Improved tooltip information for Date and Time identifiers
Improved style of Capability Summary chart
Added the ability to include Six-Way Analysis™ charts in StatBoards
Improved annotations to allow text to wrap
Improved the way Six-Way Analysis utilizes filters
Added “Prompt the user” to create a backup before a Data Group is deleted
Added the ability to display charts from a Chart Group in a slideshow
Improved memory usage
Messaging and alerting added
Added feature for adding an image macro
Support for Cusum chart
Added the ability to edit a chart within a Multichart
Ability to export/import external single charts
User can now control x-axis labels of linear charts in Six-Way Analysis™ charts
Added Slideshow feature
Support for EWMA chart
Added share button in finder
Added optional automatic audit purging
Ability to label Histogram cells at the left, center or right
Added multi-level x-axis capabilities
Added ability to control spec line settings individually
Real-time chart updates immediately after default chart changes
Added support for Cloud license
Auditing includes the row number when a row is edited or deleted
Multiple improvements to Pareto charts
Ability to print specs in Print data
Added units of measure to measurement characteristics
Added a new Date/Time format option
Ability to create choice lists for any text identifier column
Added ability to auto populate choice lists from existing data
Added vertical layout option and 'show only selected columns' option on step 3 of wizard
Added ability to export, import, and print data from within data entry
Made Chart Titles more explanatory when editing the Font attributes
Improved annotations and user experience for removing an annotation
Improved view of chart when CHARTrunner charts are imported
Improved the default column widths for new data groups and the cell focus when adding data to an existing data group
Added ability for two or more groups to be opened simultaneously when the both use the same data device
Added helpful message for update queries that likely need to replace '*' wildcard with '%'
Added /IMPORT65 command that allows many databases to be imported at one time
Improved how limits and lines are labelled when the UCL and/or LCL is above 100 or below 0 for p- and p-prime control charts.
Added the ability to format decimal places when data is displayed above the chart
Multi-charts dynamically update when the scale slider is used.
Data entry for np-chart data was corrected
Removing a chart template and reapplying the default chart template sets the chart back to SQCpack defaults.
Corrected issue when the lower part of "New" in the split button was selected when creating a new data group
Corrected custom cell width for histograms when no variation exists in the data
Fixed issue where negative limits were not being hidden when checkbox was selected to hide them
Pareto category font labels are dynamically changed rather than requiring a manual refresh
Performance improvements were made to queries where a filter is applied.
Improved start/stop button behavior used in CMM integration.
Improved multi-selection deletion in several lists.
Enhanced Pareto so that single pane chart with appropriate column mappings can easily produce a totals chart.
Improved saving of y-axis and x-axis changes in chart editor.
Improved support for time-only identifiers in data entry and charting.
Improved memory management when doing data entry with real-time charts visible.
Improved Fixtures that use the prompt for identifiers feature.
Improve ability to delete ALL rows from a data group data entry table.
Added ability to suppress footnotes in reports.
Added the ability to remove an annotation with the delete key while viewing a chart.
Improved initial data entry column heading width and better text wrapping when needed.
Added the ability for double-click to zoom and un-zoom a chart in a multi-chart.
Improved filtering when more than one data groups us used in a report.
Improved handling of empty cells when creating Pareto charts.
Performance improvements in retrieving chart and data groups. This is most noticeable when there is a large numbers of items and/or when using a remote database deployment.
Improve handling of alerts when a calculated characteristic is used in an alert.
Allow displaying more than forty cells in a customized histogram.
Six-Way Analysis™ -- A combination of six charts that provides an at-a-glance overview of your process.
Capability summary chart – Allows at-a-glance capability and performance indices to be evaluated.
Normal Probability Plot – Allows process normality to be easily evaluated.
Global filter for multi-charts – Saves time by allowing easy editing of the charts in the multi-chart with one filter instead of editing each chart individually.
Implemented ability to group data in reports -- so that analysis can easily be performed (and grouped) by batch number, lot number, shift, or any other identifier
Quick Find feature – Easily find and add data so that less time will be spent searching for data groups.
Quick report feature – Allows a statistical summary report to be created and displayed in seconds.
Ability to create Chart List Filter from Finder
Added the ability to create new categories from ‘Classify’ dialog
Added the ability to easily change to recently used databases
Added save report as PDF to right click and command line interfaces
Added new and changed default markers for multi-line charts
Added ability to have titles be part of chart template
Calculated characteristics can now accept notes, causes, and/or corrective actions
Added option to suppress chart titles for individuals charts displayed in a multi-chart
Added the ability to save a report as pdf without first previewing the report
Option for long date/time format for date identifiers
Export data works for calculated characteristics
Added support for filtering to both Print data and Export data as well as improved these dialogs.
Support for calculated characteristics in reports
Added the ability to assign Division and/or Category for many groups and/or charts at one time
Speed – Performance improvements:
Improved performance when grouping is used in reports and charts
Improved speed when importing data into an existing data group
Improved speed for reports to preview or print large reports
Speed up thumbnail view of charts in Finder – Especially beneficial with a large number of charts in a database
Improved memory usage by updating chart thumbnails in the background
Audit trail Improvements
Track changes made to a choice lists, changes made to specification values, and renaming groups
Enhanced audit trail:
More details when group is updated
More details when specifications are changed
Added change chart and change report audit records
UI / UX
UI Improvements in Edit Filter View
Added new options for how to label lines edit panels
Improved how categories are applied with 3-state checkbox when selecting categories
Horizontal scroll improvements importing from csv with many columns
During data entry, added column highlighting color to better define data and column associated with the data
Made columns resizable in report editor
Data entry animation on chart with switching characteristics
Many improvements to CMM integration including better support for multiple data files
Charts imported from SQCpack 6.5 will automatically have a category name applied to them
Improved the chart sub-list from the data groups menu
Improved data entry experience for date and time identifiers
Improved “delete group” interface while editing groups
User can specify the number of samples to use for the Real Time Chart
Bulk add/edit for categories from Finder
Charts that use “@” command in their title where not printing the chart title if printed from the chart finder.
Charts that use “@FILTER” command in their title were not displaying the contents correctly.
SQCpack 6.5 data groups with documents and/or images are now mapped appropriately.
SQCpack 6.5 databases with passwords will be detected and guidance displayed before an import can continue.
Custom queries that use SQL Server were improved for editing.
Improved displayed date format to respect Windows date formats.
Multi-charts and Reports that once included a chart or characteristic that was removed by the user can now be edited appropriately.
User roles created using the default settings were not created properly.
Added Ctrl+Shift+Alt+D command to detach the current single-user database and fixed path error when creating single-user database.
Sample Report 1 was corrected to display properly.
Additional minor improvements were made such as: Added horizontal grid lines in data entry, better Pareto labelling for stacked bar charts, updated the help file, added additional scroll bars, updated the sample database, added an indication for number of items selected, added Median chart testing in the StatBoard, improved import dialog for .CSV files, and improved font size of titles when data is imported from a 6.5 database.
An update was made when saving SQCpack charts as CRF files.
An issue with the out-of-control classifications has been corrected.
In rare cases real-time charting locked up.
An update was made to reference charts and reporting.
An update has been applied for opening the data editor on a 64bit Vista PC.
A reporting issue has been corrected.
An issue in the reporting feature dealing with columns derived from calculated formulas has been corrected.