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Aladin Beta release announcement

Posted by Pierre Fernique on 22 September 2008 07:43 CEST

Aladin beta release v5.033 is available.

A new Aladin beta release is available. Release number : v5.033

Feel free to install and test it at this address

The beta version incorporates new features in test phase for the next official Aladin version.
The stability of these features is not totally guaranteed.

New features and performance improvements:

  • Photometry measurements (by circles or polygons)
  • Simbad fast access (faster and larger : large cone search in a few seconds)
  • Undergraduate mode improvements
  • 2 color RGB improvements
  • Multilanguage support improvement (Persian, Italian, auto-updating)
  • Full screen support and preview window support
  • Grabbing/zooming outside the image
  • Fits RICE compression supported
  • NED and Simbad dedicated filters upgradable by GLU
  • Support for FOV IVOA note

Major fixed bugs:
  • xx = get FOV(xxxx) bug fixed
  • ![CDATA[ XML tag bug fixed
  • Drag&drop on Linux and from IExplorer now correctly supported
  • get local(url_with_=) error fixed
  • No stack checkbox activation bug fixed
  • VizieR catalog list does no longer hide the first line
  • -chart & -nogui parameters again supported
  • Metadata tree memory problem by-passed
  • xmatch with "no match" parameter works fine again

Do not hesitate to send us any comment, bug report, etc...

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