Smaart RT Release Notes

Created by Hannah Goodine, Modified on Mon, 13 May 2024 at 04:51 PM by Jake Bedard

Smaart RT Release Notes


9.3.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed graphical issues that occurred on some Apple Silicon Macs
  • Fixed a bug where graphs would get corrupted after changing views

9.3.0

Improvements


  • New Signal Generator fly-up GUI
  • New “Smaart Loopback” mechanism replaces the old virtual “Generator” device
  • Improved Active Output Preset indication.
  • Improved Client Window measurement assignment workflow
  • Improved window behavior when using more than one computer monitor
  • Added “Do not show me this again” option to the Multi-Device TF signal generator warning
  • Updated the [Alt/Opt + A] hotkey to close I-O Config when already open
  • Added a warning message when using Smaart Loopback
  • Added support for multi-channel wave files in the signal generator
  • Added Option for files to playback as a Mono Sum
  • Increased plot focus border size and plot axis button size
  • Expanded the click area for closing fly-ups
  • Added new hotkeys

    [Shift + D]

    Track All

    [Alt/Option + D]

    Reset All Measurement Delays to 0ms

    [Alt/Option + A]

    Opens and closes IO config

    [Shift + P]

    Cycle through plot focus

    [Ctrl/Cmd + A]

    Run All Engines in Current Tab

    [Ctrl/Cmd + G]

    Increase Generator Level

    [Shift + G]

    Decrease Generator Level

    [Alt/Option + V]

    Reset SPL Leq Buffers

    [Shift + T]Trigger Timer Macro
    [Shift + M]Toggles between Phase and Group Delay

Bug Fixes

  • Fly-up dialogs no longer close when clicking outside fly-up
  • Peak Hold now works with Live Spectrum Averages
  • Signal Generator no longer automatically compacts when the window size is small
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when duplicating a new tab in TF View
  • Fixed a crash when using SyncSource and changing FFT size (Length) while Signal Generator was running
  • Fixed an issue where the keyboard focus would not remain on the Banding menu
  • Fixed a bug where the sine generator would click when changing frequency with the slider
  • Fixed a bug where 32k FFT coherence was used as the default
  • Fixed a bug with an artifact "Folder" in the Data Bar



9.2.2

Improvements

  • SPL Meter can now be broken out into a standalone, resizable window
  • Magnitude Thresholding for the delay finder is now OFF by default and can be enabled via TF Measurement Settings
  • Improved graph behavior while the application window is resized
  • Improved graph performance when modifying multiple traces at the same time
  • More improvements to window behavior when multiple monitors are connected/disconnected

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash that occurred when rapidly switching plot views
  • Fixed a bug that made it difficult to click the "L-IFFT" checkbox in Advanced Preferences
  • Fixed a bug where Coherence blanking was using the wrong dataset when "Use MTW Coherence" was enabled
  • Fixed a bug that caused captured spatial average traces to not follow the global averaging type setting
  • Fixed a bug where disabling "Link Phase & Mag. Smoothing" reverted both Mag and Phase smoothing to "No Smoothing"
  • Fixed a bug where the trace name label in plots did not update after renaming a measurement engine
  • Fixed a bug where the trace icon showed the wrong hide/show state when moving a trace out of a folder
  • Fixed a bug where Folders in the Data Bar minimized after using "Assign Random Color" 
  • Fixed a bug that prevented FFT size changes from applying immediately

9.2.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused an error to appear if Live Averages or Spectrum Measurements were started while Syncsource™ was enabled
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Client Window to forget measurement assignments after it was closed and re-opened
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Spectrograph from scrolling backwards after the slice height was changed
  • Fixed a bug where Transfer Function engines would list the wrong reference channel name when using the virtual “Generator” device
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Advanced Delay Finder window to render partially off-screen
  • Fixed various issues related to “Import ASCII”

9.2.0

New Features

  • New data library search and sorting functions
  • New data archiving function
  • New advanced plot type - L-IFFT
  • New graphics rendering engine in Advanced Delay Finder
  • Trace Info enhancements - control data set visibility
  • Added option to change/set the generator level increment precision and allow .5 dB increments
  • Added magnitude thresholding to the Find Delay calculation
  • Added “Alt + J" hotkey to open Advanced Preferences
  • Added” Make Session Folder" option to the right-click menu for folders in the Data Library

Improvements

  • Optimization to improve performance with large data libraries
  • “Delete" hotkey is now supported in Measurement Config flyout
  • Output presets can now be changed while the Generator is ON
  • When a folder of data is imported, subdirectories are now also imported
  • Averaging type is now forced to Complex only when the FTW checkbox in the Control Bar is checked

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where captured TF traces did not use the correct Smoothing value

9.1.7

Improvements

  • Improved click-ability of traces in plots
  • Improved user experience when using "SyncSource TF" with TF engines that don't follow the global FFT size
  • Improved behavior when an audio device's channel count changes (Dante)
  • Removed hot plug/automatic device detection in the Windows build and replaced with a "Refresh" button in I-O Config
  • A name is now required when renaming captured traces and live engines

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash that could occur if an API connection was intermittent
  • Fixed a bug where the "Signal" droplist in the Signal Generator Dialog might be empty
  • Fixed a bug where multi-selecting and dragging traces to the plot would only show the first trace
  • Fixed a bug where stopping an engine would not remove the trace from the plot in Multi Spectrum view
  • Fixed a bug where the auto-populated trace capture name did not update after renaming a measurement engine
  • Fixed a bug where engine name uniqueness was not being enforced in some circumstances
  • Fixed a bug where an engine's outline color did not update immediately after changing the engine color
  • Fixed a bug where the Target Curve list did not update immediately after importing a target curve
  • Fixed a bug where Decade-scale frequency labels were incorrect
  • Fixed a bug where some hotkey presses would affect multiple traces in the Windows build
  • Fixed a bug where the Client Window input meters would flash
  • Fixed various bugs related to Live/Captured Averages
  • Fixed various bugs related to locked/peak cursors

9.1.6

Improvements

  • Enhanced overall app performance, especially on Apple Silicon

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed various issues with full-screening application windows in macOS.
  • The Signal Generator droplist in the Control Bar now correctly limits choices when SyncSource™ is enabled. 
  • Fixed a bug where Y axis labels were incorrect if the value was more than 999
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when starting or stopping a Live TF Average when "Always Calculate" (LIR) was unchecked in TF Measurement Settings.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred in the Windows build when moving cursor focus between text fields
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when Restoring Defaults immediately after Restoring Defaults.

9.1.5

Improvements

  • Added option to disable audio device scanning (hot plug)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where Live Average traces were changing upon capturing
  • Fixed a bug where Mic Correction Curves were not applying to TFs when Mag Averaging was set to Complex.
  • Fixed a bug where applying FTW smoothing would cause some of the traces to shift up in the HF
  • Fixed a bug where the "Move" (M) command would move multiple traces instead of just the top trace. 

9.1.4

Improvements

  • Disallowed forward slash and backslash in various name input fields

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that triggered a “Runtime error” on some Windows computers

  • Fixed a bug where the Skin selection from saved configurations was being ignored

  • Fixed a bug where Traces captured through the Client Window had the wrong name

  • Fixed a bug where some captured average traces showed 0.00 dB in the cursor readout despite having valid Magnitude data


9.1.3

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a bug where plots did not respond to navigational hotkeys (arrow keys)



9.1.2

Bug Fixes

  • SyncSource TF - changing the measurement Stimulus type from “Synchronized” to “Random" now switches the Generator noise stimulus back to “Random”

  • Fixed a bug where unchecking "Always Calculate" (LIR) in TF Measurement Settings prevented the LIR from calculating at all

  • Fixed a bug where FTW was not applying to the Phase trace

  • Fixed various issues related to measurement Weighting controls

  • Fixed a crash that occurred when normalizing a captured TF average trace with a normal TF trace


9.1.1

Improvements

  • Increased default API command timeout to prevent erroneous timeout responses

  • Pressing the ‘G’ hotkey when the Generator is not configured now displays the message saying that the Generator is not configured

  • “Save As” is now enabled when multiple traces are selected in the Data Library

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where clicking full screen button (+) in the macOS build would not make the program exit full screen mode

  • Fixed a bug where modifying or averaging a captured Spectrum average trace would corrupt the data

  • Fixed a bug where hiding and showing a captured Spectrum average trace would cause the data to change

  • Fixed a bug where the Plot Calibrated Level setting wouldn’t immediately apply to running Spectrum measurements

  • Fixed a bug where creating a new session folder would make shown traces disappear from the Data Bar until the Data Library was refreshed

  • Fixed a bug where clicking the "Metric" radio button in General Preferences more than once would cause a black hole

  • Fixed a bug where some Y axis unit labels were missing from the RTA when "Plot Calibrated Levels" was enabled for the first time

  • Fixed a crash that occurred after “0” was manually entered into  the Signal Generator level field

  • Fixed a bug where the LIR cursor readout was incorrect if the cursor was to the left of center

  • Fixed a crash that occurred when closing a secondary window and choosing to keep the tabs


9.1

New Features

  • New Audient® EVO device control integration

  • New “SyncSource™ TF” measurement mode

  • New generator “Fade-In” option

  • Added unweighted "Peak" as a built-in sound level metric

  • Added an option to turn off zero-padding for Pink Sweeps

Improvements

  • Transfer Function - both Polar- and Complex-averaged magnitude data sets are now always calculated/stored

  • Improved behavior when multi-selecting measurements to create a live average

  • Improved visual performance while resizing the application window

  • When editing output Trim, pressing the Enter key now moves focus to the next Trim cell

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where Spectrum Target Curves were not changing level when the Banding changed

  • Fixed a bug where the visibility state of the Input Meters window was not persistent in the Windows build

  • Fixed a bug where the Signal Generator level field allowed non-integers to be entered

  • Fixed a bug where traces could no longer be assigned to a specific plot via drag-and-drop

  • Fixed a bug where enabling “Plot Proportional Graphs” would break other visible TF plots

  • Fixed a bug where the plot axis was incorrectly labeled when “Phase as Group Delay” was enabled

  • Fixed a bug where custom window names did not persist after restarting Smaart

  • Fixed a bug where the LIR axis time delay time label would be truncated if the delay time was >100ms

  • Fixed a bug where Copy/Export to ASCII was not using the banded or smoothed data set

  • Fixed a bug where the Client Window LIR plot wasn’t painting the trace correctly

  • Fixed a bug where pressing hotkeys repeatedly would open multiple copies of various dialogs

  • Fixed a bug where clicking outside of the plot type droplist would still open it

  • Fixed various bugs related to Locked Cursors, and Cursor Readout

  • Fixed various bugs related to user-defined Plot Views, and Plot Preference


9.0.3

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a memory leak in the macOS build.

  • Fixed various issues related to moving Smaart between screens with different DPI settings

  • Improved a rendering behavior when resizing the application window

  • Fixed a bug where Target Curves were not reacting to changes in banding.

  • Fixed a bug where recapturing a stored trace didn’t update the trace in other windows.

  • Fixed a bug where dragging a measurement engine too high in the Control Bar would make it disappear.

  • Fixed a bug where the circular delay tracker button wouldn’t always turn red when locked “on”

  • Fixed a bug where the Input Meters would not remain showing after restarting Smaart in Windows.

  • Fixed blurry Find/Track/+/- Delay buttons in the Control Bar.


9.0.2

New Features

  • New v9 API SDK available

GUI Enhancements

  • Plot zoom states and threshold widget positions are now persistent.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where Target Curve line thickness wouldn’t apply

  • Fixed various bugs that resulted in TF traces plotting without smoothing despite smoothing being applied.

  • Fixed a bug that resulted in the magnitude column of ASCII imports showing 0.00dB for all frequencies.

  • Fixed a crash that occurred when averaging two traces that were captured from live averages.

  • Fixed a bug where the built in SPL Meter’s input selection wasn't persistent between application launches

  • Fixed various crashes and bugs in the client window and API.


9.0.1

GUI Improvements

  • Background dimming component is now closed if the skin manager is called into focus.

Under The Hood

  • Reimplemented Multi-Spectrum view [0] hotkey.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash that occured after changing target curve color and restarting Smaart

  • Fixed a bug where open folders outside of the session folder would collapse when the plot view was changed

  • Fixed a bug that prevented changing the TF device/channel after the TF was created

  • Fixed a bug that prevented captured TF average traces from being shown after they were hidden.

  • Fixed various issues related to showing target curves

  • Fixed tab droplist in view flyup

  • Fixed FTW cutoff indicator line

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