What’s New in Phoenix 4.5.7

Phoenix 4.5.7 is a regular maintenance and feature release that incorporates several fixes and feature additions.

Features

Renumber is now much more powerful. Choose to either renumber all activities or just the selected activities. Enter a template id to base the renumbering upon allowing you to quickly add or change prefixes and suffixes to your ids.

Activity Code XER Import/Export is now fully implemented.

Detailed List

  • Enhancement: Reorganized Format Columns to better fit low resolution displays.
  • Enhancement: Group By Activity Codes auto-layout for Network Diagram now generates more compact, useful layouts.
  • Enhancement: Import/Export Physical Percent Complete in XER files.
  • Enhancement: Added a tip to Code Library to explain where you can reorder the code display order.
  • Enhancement: Added example Lookahead filter to the default filters added to new schedules.
  • Enhancement: Don’t mark Hammocks as critical.
  • Fixed: Showing hundreds of years on the timescale could cause Phoenix to shut down.
  • Fixed: Update checks were not functioning properly in 4.5.6.
  • Fixed: Don’t set hammock actual dates automatically when remaining duration is zero.
  • Fixed: Network line labels were sometimes not properly aligned.
  • Fixed: Resource allocations would sometimes be made smaller during a save/open cycle.
  • Fixed: Show error message when XER file cannot be written to.
  • Fixed: Ensure activity is visible when selecting next activity.
  • Fixed: Strip hours from imported data dates.
  • Fixed: Use empty fields for XER export when late dates haven’t been calculated.
  • Update: A critical hotfix for activity code value renaming has been released as version 4.5.7.1.
  • Update (Mac OS X only): A hotfix for a program shutdown has been released as version 4.5.7.3.
  • Update (Windows only): A hotfix for missing file has been released as version 4.5.7.3.
  • Update (Mac OS X only): A hotfix for a program shutdown affecting older OS X hardware has been released as version 4.5.7.4.
  • Critical Update (Mac OS X only): A hotfix corruption when saving a compressed schedule has been released as version 4.5.7.5. All OS X users should upgrade immediately.