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Changes of all RouteConverter versions

Release 2.19 from 26. October '16

  • reads and writes Tom Tom 9.5 Route (.itn) files
  • stores the window location and size after changes and not only when closing the window
  • enables the scale control again after Googles control unification disabled it by default
  • use a two level cache for the mapsforge based map in the Offline Edition
  • runs on Windows 10 tablets and supports the necessary scaling the user interface
  • adds a separate lock for initialization to avoid dead AWT event queue when trying to download maps via the maps dialog
  • uses GraphHopper 0.7.0 and mapsforge 0.6.1 for the Offline Edition
  • extracts the route rending of the Offline Edition to separate class, steers it with signals and uses separate threads for better reactivity
  • extracts distance and time from Google Directions API callbacks to show correct distances in the distance column
  • draws an orange line if Google Directions thinks the query limit is reached
  • allows to configure the geocoding service
  • uses the geocoding service by default that tries to select the best possible geocoding service
  • supports Nominatim as a geocoding service
  • supports Photon as a geocoding service
  • stores an existing temperature in the extensions of GPX 1.1 (.gpx) files
  • increases the time interval between route renderings which seems to stabilize the Google Directions usage
  • autoranging in the profile view does not include zero in y-axis
  • uses the Windows proxy settings for HTTP requests with Apache Commons HTTP
  • tries to prefer HTTPS over HTTP if possible
  • chooses the smallest possible download but prefers larger already downloaded files
  • introduces Google Maps API Keys which became mandatory in June
  • fixes the undo keystroke on Mac OS X
  • fixes augmenting speed and elevation which only showed correct values for metric units
  • fixes the amount of augmented positions which was always one too high
  • fixes a bug where the map view was blocked when there is no internet connection
  • fixes a bug where where URLs where not opened in the JavaFX map view
  • fixes a bug where errors in #executeScript killed the JavaFX thread
  • fixes a bug which led to deadlocks on Mac OS X
  • fixes a bug which caused loading problems of the Offline Edition due to a missing icon
  • fixes a bug which led to NullPointerExceptions when writing Training Center Database (.tcx) files or when summing up distances
  • fixes a bug which caused time not to be distributed according to the rule of three when more than one position was selected
  • fixes a bug when reading some Navigon Mobile Navigator (*.route) files
  • fixes a bug when reading Columbus Type 2 (.csv) files with garbled speed with zero bytes]
  • fixes a bug when writing Columbus Type 2 (.csv) files
  • fixes garbage in the map menu items by correctly escaping it
  • fixes version comparison if 2 digits meet 3 digits

Release 2.18 from 8. June '16

  • reads and writes Columbus Type 2 (.csv) files
  • reads and writes Columbus GPS Binary (.gps) files
  • reads and writes Photo (.jpg) files
  • reads tileserver definitions from the filesystem
  • downloads tileserver definitions from the RouteConverter server
  • uses an evil fix for China for the Google Maps API to show positions on the map at the correct coordinates
  • remembers the last selected theme for a map for the Offline Edition
  • allows to use time on the X-axis of the profile view
  • allows to configure the track and route color via Extras/Options/Colors
  • allows to use the wanderreitkarte.de map
  • allows to select the server from which the Google Maps API is the loaded
  • uses the application menu on Mac OS X
  • uses version 3.23 of the Google Maps API for the Online Edition
  • uses BRouter 1.4.1 and GraphHopper 0.6.0 for the Offline Edition
  • renders local catalog items in the browse tab even if symbolic links are broken
  • enables top/up/down/bottom only if there is a selected position and if there is more than one position
  • changes the display of time and date immediately upon a configuration change
  • updates files in the download queue from updated data sources
  • fixes a bug in the Columbus (.csv) files where a G TAG is not an indicator for an invalid fix
  • fixes a bug to load current hgt files from the catalog which expect .hgt in the keys
  • fixes a bug where printing the map was deactivated after changes to the route
  • fixes a bug which showed garbage in text labels since the untranslated bundles where not converted
  • fixes a bug to ensure a consistent time zone for the datetime and time column of positions
  • fixes asynchronous loading problems with the offline background map
  • fixes a bug when scanning the datasources for Flatten put not existing directories into the queue which led to exceptions
  • fixes a bug where the Garble formats where offered for reading and in the command line tool

Release 2.17 from 23. October '15

  • uses the crowd source translation via weblate.org
  • allows to restart and stop downloads
  • uses version 3.21 of the Google Maps API for the Online Edition
  • allows users of the Offline Edition to download routing and elevation data together with the maps where they're needed
  • splits up the maps and themes dialog of the Offline Edition to 2 dialogs and makes their tables sortable
  • scans for missing files in the download queue and adds them if required to keep them current
  • searches in the download queue for downloads that need to be updated and marks them as outdated
  • shows the wait cursor when downloading categories from the RouteCatalog which unfortunately doesn't work when expanding the tree with the plus "+"
  • fixes a bug where the insertion of waypoints and turnpoints didn't work anymore
  • fixes a bug where the JavaFX-based map didn't initialize on Java 7
  • fixes a bug where printing for the JavaFX-based map view under Java 8 was not working (under Java 7 there is no print support for JavaFX)
  • fixes a bug where dragging and modifying positions in the position list leads to invalid routes, tracks, waypoint lists
  • fixes a bug where the selection on the map was not updated when dragging and modifying positions in the position list
  • fixes a bug where the display of the waypoint description on the map was always disabled

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