In the newest release of the Mergetool, a number of new enhancements have been added. These include the following updates and new features:
New Object Range (Download updated partner license from PartnerSource for full access to source code)
Source Code Analyzer (Object Level analysis, finds every place an objects is used)
Use Data in another company (Makes clean-up easy and multiple users can work at the same time)
Huge Speed Improvement for SQL Server and Client/Server (Using temporary tables make a huge improvement for the speed of a compare >5x)
Object Explorer assist in exporting the licensed objects (require 2009 SP1 or later executable)
More information can be found on the Mergetool.com site http://mergetool.com/products/mergetoolhistory.html
The code to automatically create the Merge Setup was not working properly in all cases. This has been corrected.
When opening the versions the first time was an error shown that the setup had to be created. This has been changed to automatically create the setup.
When creating languages with the Translation features has a new field "Translated" been added to the language. Only languages with this field checked will be copied. The Exists In field will also be updated after copying the Translation Tokens.
Many small improvements to the Voice/PartnerSource integration.
Some missing captions were created.
The Overlapping controls report is now also checking controls to be on existing pages and all pages to be consistent between the languages in the form.
The report to export only licensed objects has been updated to optionally modify the DMB Table No. instead. This can be used for filtering in the list of objects and only export objects that compiles.
In the Manual Merge form is it possible to view the Contrast Header. This allow getting an overview of the level of change in an object.
The report in the Transformation Tool to update properties for the forms was running very slow in some cases. This has been changed.
The Integration to PartnerSource has been updated with many new features.
The renumbering of control in a page during a merge was not working properly. this has been changed.
Finding Navision Help File Name was not working for some countries. This has been changed.
A Text to Text overflow could be shown when importing Web-server log in the the Online Help. This has been changed.
A new option "Automatically Accept All Equal" has been added to the Merge Setup. When this field is checked is equal changes automatically accepted during a manual merge process. This allow for much faster manual merge processing in some situations like using an older common version.
The menu groups in the manual merge screen have been renamed to make it easier to understand for new users.
A bug in the Source Code analyzer caused the variables for the first function not to be added. This has been changed.
The Maintenance has been renamed to Enhancement. This has caused a lot of changes in the PartnerSource integration.
Additional fields and keys has been added to the Voice Account table.
A field Version Code XYZ has been renamed to Version Code in some of the Transformation tool objects.
A bug has been fixed when deleting a version in a SQL version.
Fields can now be merged automatically when only new fields exists. The "Automatically Merge Fields" in the Merge Setup must be checked to activate this.
The transformation application has been integrated with the Mergetool. Lookup to the Mergetool has been implemented from control IDs and other places. Additional information about a Fied ID in an MGT Object Line is used for the lookup.
All the files for the transformation can be imported as text files in a version. This allow for easy compare between versions.
Integration to Voice (PartnerSource) for Authorized Resellers, Import Sales Entries, Maintain Module Permissions and calculation of maintenance invoices has been added.
Some menuitem from the list of versions has been improved to automatically select the current version.
A new Line Type "RDL Data" has been added. During import is the RDL section of a report identified. In a future version is this going to be used for improving the speed of comparing reports.
Some option strings has been changed to improve the terminology in the NAV 2009 Transformation features.
The Help Setup is not verifying editor and compiler path when being inserted. This make setup easier.
The parameters for the Merge Management codeunit has been changed. Many parameters has now been added as field in a table. This simplyfy the calling of the functions and allow for additional parameters to be added in the future without changing the code drastically.
Small error corrections.
A variable was too short in the Manual Merge Lines form and page. this has been corrected.
When scanning for NAV help file names could a text to text erro be shown. This has been changed.
When using word as the editor in Online Help Tokens and FAQ's was " (double quote) not correctly imported into NAV. A new field "Correct Double Quote Chars" has been added on the Help Version to allow automatically correcting this during import. This can cause problems in some languages because local characters are used.
Help Comments on the FAQ was not deleted correctly. this has been changed.
A table relation has been added to the FAQ No. This now allow for renaming a FAQ.
A field has been renamed in the "MGT FAQ Export/Import Entry" table. this has caused multiple objects to be changed.
The Dataport for FAQ HTML Lines was not filtering correctly. This has been changed.
On the Translation File Export is it now possible to select to export as another language. This is very useful for languages like German, Dutch, English that is used in multiple countries. With the export is only one language required to be translated within the Mergetool.
It is now possible to edit (during manual merge) and see 1000 characters from lines in the Mergetool. It was previously only possible to see 250 characters and editing would cause characters to be lost if a line was longer than 250 characters.
Code that contained RUN or RUNMODAL as variable or comment could cause an error in the Source Code Analysis. This has been changed.
2 Small errors has been corrected in the Source Code Analyzer.
When an object name contained a space at the end was an error shown in the Source Code Analyzer. This has been changed.
Variable names with "@" signs could cause an error in the Source Code Analysis. This has been changed.
A new feature "infinite" in the control position on a form was causing the Overlapping Control report to show an error. This has been corrected.
Functions has been added to the NAV 2009 transformation functions Promoted Actions and Field Importance. Setting from the current pages (Base NAV and other) can now be imported from code. It is also possible to copy based on caption to set similar Control Actions, Images and Importance from another versions.
Minor update to performance. The Versions form was performing really slow with large versions. This has been changed to only show a boolean value instead of an integer with a large count.
A rare condition could cause a text to text error when running a Source Code Analysis. This has been corrected.
The Excel Buffer is now used to create an Excel file with translations. An import of this file has also been added, this allow for directly reimporting the result when returned from translation. This Excel file has successfully used by http://www.babylon.com
to do a translation from English to German.
A Header and Line concept has now been added to the Batch processor in the Mergetool. All existing records must be deleted in the MGT Batch Line (named MGT Batch Entry in MGT1.20.12) table before importing the objects.
The Batch Processing can now do the following tasks: Object Import, Translation File Import, Text File Import, Scan Source Code, Promoted Actions, Field Importance, Compare, Merge, Database Objects Export
A Batch Processor has been added to streamline long processes. Unlimited number of operations can be added to the batch process and then executed one after another.
Many usability improvements compared to MGT1.20.04. The Source Code Analyzer is now fully functional and very powerful to find information about the inner workings of the NAV application.
Small improvements, mainly to RTC application.
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