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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 http://aladin.u-strasbg.fr/java/AladinBeta.jar

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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