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 +====== Rocrail Daily News 2012 ======
 +{{ :​icons:​rocrail-logo-35.png }}
  
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 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Serbian Latin</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocview:​rocview-lang.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 23-12-2012
 +  * Revision: 4440
 +Serbian Latin language added.\\
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 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Editor for BiDiB Macros</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​bidib:​bidib-macro-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 12-12-2012
 +  * Revision: 4413
 +  * Page: **[[:​bidib:​bidib-config-en#​macro|BiDiB Configuration]]**
 +Edit macros within the BiDiB configuration dialog.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Guest Loco</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocview:​guestloco-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 13-11-2012
 +  * Revision: 4304
 +  * Page: **[[rocview:​guestloco-en|Guest Loco]]**
 +Create temporary Loco objects for guest Locos.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Loco Widgets</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocview:​locowidgets-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 13-11-2012
 +  * Revision: 4306
 +  * Page: **[[rocview:​locowidgets-en|Loco Widgets]]**
 +Controlling many locos in one view.\\
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 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Serial Device Names</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​bidib:​bidib-setup-gen-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 30-10-2012
 +  * Revision: 4231
 +All Command Station setup dialogs became a device selection list with all known serial device names found on the Rocrail server computer.\\
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 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​RocPro</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocview:​rocpro-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 11-10-2012
 +  * Revision: 4130
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocpro-en|RocPro]]**
 +New mobile decoder programming dialog. Imports JMRI DecoderPro definition files.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Issue reporting</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​issue:​issuedlg.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 30-09-2012
 +  * Revision: Rocrail 4024
 +  * Page: **[[:​issue-en|Issue]]**
 +This option can be used for gathering all information for a certain issue.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Function icons</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​android:​androc-throttle-ficons.png?​100}}{{ :​loc:​fun-icon.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 17-09-2012
 +  * Revision: Rocrail 3957, andRoc 373
 +  * Page: **[[:​loc-fun-en#​icon|Loco functions]]**
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​A helping hand for selecting</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocview:​mouse-select.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 31-08-2012
 +  * Revision: 3850
 +  * Page: **[[:​select-en#​mouse_selection|Select]]**
 +In edit mode a rectangular area can be selected with the left mouse button down and dragging.\\
 +After releasing the left mouse button the selection dialog will popup with the coordinates and size of the selection.\\
 +
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​CBUS-LocoNet Bridge</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​cangcln-prototype1.jpg?​200}}
 +  * Date: 26-08-2012
 +  * Revision: 1h 507
 +  * Page: **[[:​can-gcln-en|CAN-GCLN]]**
 +Slot/​Throttle support is added in the firmware. It is now possible to use FREDs with the CAN-GC3 and use the CAN-GC3 as command station in a Loconet setup.\\
 +It is also possible to use FREDs in a CBUS environment starting with Rocrail revision 3776+.\\
 +Read and write CVs on the service track.\\
 +| 22-08-2012: **Professional boards are ordered.** |\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Track Plan Backup</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocrailini-gen-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 24-08-2012
 +  * Revision: 3805
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocrailini-gen-en|Rocrail properties General]]**
 +By default copies of the previous track plan are stored in the backup directory prefixed with a timestamp.\\
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 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Multi Aspect Signals.</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +[[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Italian_railway_signalling|{{ http://​upload.wikimedia.org/​wikipedia/​commons/​thumb/​5/​58/​SegnaliFerroviari-3cand_60_rgxvx_dx_3d.gif/​130px-SegnaliFerroviari-3cand_60_rgxvx_dx_3d.gif?​100}}]]
 +  * Date: 15-08-2012
 +  * Revision: 3769
 +  * Pages: **[[:​signal-props-en#​aspects|Signal details]]**,​ **[[:​actions-en#​types_commands_parameters|Actions]]**,​ **[[route-turnouts-en#​track_aspect_number|Route commands]]**
 +Signal support up to 16 aspects using route commands and actions.\\
 +
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Select shortest block.</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocrailini-auto-en.png?​150}}
 +  * Date: 08-08-2012
 +  * Revision: 3760
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocrailini-automode-en#​select_shortest_block|Automode]]**
 +If train and block length are set this option will choose the shortest block available for that train.\\
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 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​New index lists.</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​loc:​loc-index-en.png?​150}}
 +  * Date: 06-08-2012
 +  * Revision: 3756
 +  * Page: **[[:​loc-index-en|Loco Index]]**
 +Most tables did get a new index list look&​feel with more information and sorting options.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​andRoc Consist Management</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​android:​consist-list.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 25-07-2012
 +  * Revision: 360
 +  * Page: **[[:​androc-intro-en#​consist_management|Consist Management]]**
 +View, add and remove consist members. Activated by a __long click__ on the __direction button__.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Sensor Cutout Option</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​{:​rocview-sensor-short-circuit.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 17-06-2012
 +  * Revision: 3635
 +  * Page: **[[:​sensor-int-en#​cutout|Sensor interface]]**
 +This cutout option is very useful for large layouts for localising problems like derailed trains.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​CBUS Display dirver</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​cangc8-gc2-2.jpg?​200}}
 +  * Date: 03-06-2012
 +  * Revision: 458
 +  * Pages: **[[:​can-gc8-en|CAN-GC8]]**,​ **[[:​text-en#​interface|Text interface]]**
 +This firmware can be loaded in a [[:​can-gca2-en|CAN-GC2]] and will show [[:​text-en|Dynamic text]] from Rocrail on two displays.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​CBUS-LocoNet Bridge</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​cangcln-prototype1.jpg?​200}}
 +  * Date: 12-05-2012
 +  * Revision: 427
 +  * Page: **[[:​can-gcln-en|CAN-GCLN]]**
 +The CAN-GCLN is a CBUS-LocoNet® Bridge for sharing specific hardware modules not available on the other side of the bridge or just for migrating from LocoNet® to CBUS without loss of investments.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​CBUS-Ethernet Bridge</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​can-gc1e_pict01.jpg?​200}}
 +  * Date: 19-04-2012
 +  * Revision: 405
 +  * Page: **[[:​can-gca1e-en|CAN-GC1e]]**,​ [[:​cbus-en#​setup|CBUS Setup]]
 +Professional boards are available!!!\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​RC-CAB CBUS Client</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rccab:​rccab-1.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 13-04-2012
 +  * Revision: 57
 +  * Page: **[[:​rccab:​rccab-en|RC-CAB]]**
 +An Android mobile client for connecting directly to CBUS(CAN-GC1e),​ LocoNet(GCA101) and Xpressnet.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Prototype of the CBUS-Ethernet Bridge</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​cangc1e-prototype.jpg?​200}}{{ :​cbus:​cangc1e-setup-en.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 31-03-2012
 +  * Revision: 405
 +  * Page: **[[:​can-gca1e-en|CAN-GC1e]]**,​ [[:​cbus-en#​setup|CBUS Setup]]
 +The CAN-GC1e is already reality and the prototype is functioning very well. Up to 4 computer can connect to this Ethernet interface concurrently.\\
 +| Update: 02-04-2012 Professional boards are ordered. |\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​New throttle Look&​Feel</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocview:​new-throttle-clock.png?​200}}
 +  * Date: 12-03-2012
 +  * Revision: 3384
 +The new throttle and clock look&​feel for all platforms!\\
 +
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 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Direct sound for Loco Functions</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​loc:​loc-fun-en.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 05-03-2012
 +  * Revision: 3345, 3347
 +  * Page: **[[:​loc-fun-en#​sound|Loco Functions]]**,​ [[:​rocrailini-gen-en#​sound_path|Rocrail General]]
 +The new direct sound options makes it a lot easier to link a sound file with a function.\\
 +Starting with revision 3347 the current block ID is added as second parameter for the sound player to select the speaker situated near by the loco. (A user defined script is needed.)\\ ​
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​RocJ:​ Zoom</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocj:​rocj-layout.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 04-03-2012
 +  * Revision: 145
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocj-intro-en|RocJ]]**
 +Zoom option added with the range between 8 and 64 pixels symbol size.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​RocJ:​ Throttle</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocj:​rocj-throttle-en.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 03-03-2012
 +  * Revision: 133,139
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocj-intro-en#​throttle|RocJ]]**
 +A loco throttle is added to Rocj.\\
 +Loco images are cached in the images directory also used for accessory symbols.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​Rocview:​ Clock reloaded.</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​clock-24.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 28-02-2012
 +  * Revision: 3328
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocgui-gen-en#​clock_type|Clock Type]]**
 +On Mac OS X the reloaded clock looks like this. For Windows and Linux we have to wait until wxWidgets 3.0 is general available.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​RocJ:​ Scaleable Clock</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​rocj:​rocj-clock.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 26-02-2012
 +  * Revision: 122
 +  * Page: **[[:​rocj-intro-en#​clock|RocJ]]**
 +A scaleable (Fast) Clock panel is added to RocJ. The clock is synchronised with the server.\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​CAN-GC4:​ 8 Channel RFID + 8 Channel block detection</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​cangc4-proto1.jpg?​100}}{{ :​cbus:​cangc4-cbus-setup.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 22-02-2012
 +  * Revision: 335
 +  * Page: **[[:​can-gc4-en|CAN-GC4]]**
 +A RFID reader concentrator with an optional positive list to filter IDs.\\
 +It also features a GCA93 connector for occupancy detection.\\
 +**Professional boards are ordered!** (22-02-2012)\\
 +\\
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​XpressNet Throttle Update</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​loc:​loc-int-en.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 31-01-2012
 +  * Revision: 3214
 +  * Page: **[[:​loc-int-en#​poll_info|Loco Interface]]**
 +Some bus systems, like XpressNet, do not propagate loco changes issued by throttles.\\ ​
 +By activating this option, and if the loco is not in auto mode, every second a request is send to the Command Station to get the actual information needed to update the Rocrail clients.\\
 +
 +
 + \\
 +<​html><​table cellspacing="​0"​ cellpadding="​0"​ width="​100%"><​tr><​td bgcolor="#​aaaacc"​ align="​center"><​h3>​CAN-GC6:​ 4 Channel Servo controller</​h3></​table></​html>​
 +{{ :​cbus:​can-gc6-v2.3.jpg?​100}}{{ :​cbus:​cangc6-cbus-setup.png?​100}}
 +  * Date: 07-01-2012
 +  * Revision: 295
 +  * Page: **[[:​can-gc6-en|CAN-GC6]]**
 +A 4 channel __[[:​cbus:​cangc6-firmware-en#​setup_panel_flim|easy to setup]]__ servo controller for the mergCBUS family with many __[[:​cbus:​cangc6-firmware-en#​features|features]]__. \\
 +Professional boards are available (v2.3).\\
 +| //​[[:​cbus:​overview-en|The CAN-GCA family is growing to a complete affordable professional DIY digital model railroad control system based on the MERG CBUS and industrial CAN.]]// |
 +
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 + \\
 + \\
 +-> //​[[:​daily-2011-en|Goto previous news page]]//
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