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Changes in version 8.4.0 (12.9.2020)

*New: Control: Released - Interlab MAESTRO HPLC system control module has been released.

*New: Control: Testing - Apix ChromPix2 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - EST Analytical AS120/Cobra control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Marion Research Fixed Wavelength detector control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Separlab Separtrix PP03 pump control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - CTC-PAL3 ICF driver has been updated to version 1.5.1.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - ECOM Iota driver has been updated to version 2.8.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Fuli GC 9720 Plus driver has been updated to version 1.0.1.6.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Fuli GC 9790 Plus driver has been updated to version 1.0.0.12.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Knauer HPLC drivers have been updated to version 8.3.0.6042.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YCChroZenGC driver has been updated to version 1.0.1.14.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9110 driver has been updated to version 4.0.4.15.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9120 driver has been updated to version 4.0.4.20.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9130 driver has been updated to version 4.0.2.15.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9150Plus driver has been updated to version 1.0.1.10.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9160 PDA driver has been updated to version 4.0.1.3.

*New: Control: ICF drivers - new options for Turn OFF on Instrument closing or Shutdown for selected devices (pumps, detectors, Shimadzu GC-2030, ...).

*New: Control: Dani Master TOF driver removed from installation.

*New: Control: Ecom Sapphire detector control module developed by DataApex has been replaced by control module developed by Ecom.

*New: Control: HTA HT800L sampler driver now maintained by DataApex (versioned with Clarity).

*New: Control: Microsaic MiD-4500 now displays N2 flow in the Device Monitor window.

*New: Control: Microsaic MiD-4500 now displays whether the spraychip current is healthy or not.

*New: Audit Trail: Option to open corrupted audit trails for inspection.

*New: Audit Trail: Report printing now recorded in Daily Audit Trail.

*New: Extension PDA: Added "Modified" indication of unsaved changes in Spectral Library.

*New: Chromatogram: Delete commands in Integration table were unified for easier use.

*New: Chromatogram: Method info divided to info on acquisition method and last processing method.

*New: Chromatogram: Set model function has been improved.

*New: Sequence Audit Trail: Improved logging of Sequence Options.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF GC control - possible crash during editing method.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Knauer LC110S pump - nonfunctional pump detection in configuration.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Knauer UVD 2.1L - crash while opening Instrument window.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu GC-2010/2014 not giving data in Demo mode (introduced in version 8.3).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu GC-2010/2014 not showing signal between runs in sequence.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu GC-2010/2014 - several possible communication errors fixed.

#Fixed Bug: Audit trail: Incorrect logging of sequence stop after an error.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration cloning: wrong actualization of the %o (day in month) variable.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Wrong tag and X axis position for first point in MS Spectrum graph.

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA: PDA library stored in default location not found (introduced in 8.2 version).

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA: Possible crash when opening PDA Window with option "Show Windows on Taskbar" disabled.

#Fixed Bug: Extension SST: Problems in printing Parameters tables in case of different parameters defined for individual compounds.

#Fixed Bug: Extension SST: SST extension, problems with display and printing of Groups.

#Fixed Bug: File Open: Possible crash when trying to open file from the HomeGroup special folder.

#Fixed Bug: Import sequence: user variables were not imported.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Acquisition parameters for detectors displayed incorrect values and were thus removed from prints.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Export directory in User options, Directories wrongly set by the Print to PDF selected folder.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Too long signal label is displayed incorrectly when printed to PDF.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Change of active window when printing from Chromatogram window.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Incorrectly printed signal labels for chromatograms opened from default folder subfolders.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Non-functional word wrap for audit trail printing from Audit trail window - long texts truncated (introduced in 8.3 version).

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Possible crash when Orientation - Override printer settings was used without default printer defined.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Signal names not printed for chromatogram in Landscape orientation.

#Fixed Bug: Sequence reprocess: Link to a measured chromatogram lost when changing Sample type from Unknown to Standard.

Changes in version 8.3.1 (28.4.2020)

#Fixed Bug: Control: Possible crash affecting some externally developed control modules. The bug was in the Clarity error handling process and instead of recording an assertion caused by the control module, Clarity crashed completely.

Changes in version 8.3 (15.4.2020)

*New: Control: Released - Fuli GC 9720 Plus control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - Fuli GC 9790 Plus control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - JAI FC-7000 control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - Shimadzu GC2010 Pro control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - Sykam S6510 valve control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - VICI Valco TCD3 Thermal Conductivity detector control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - Watrex Streamline AS1, AS2 and UV1 control modules have been released.

*New: Control: Testing - Agilent 8860, 8890 and Intuvo 9000 GC control modules are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Analytik Jena PQ LC / IC control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - CQS Climax HPLC system control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Esensing MassChrom1299 HPLC system control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Futecs CD-6000, CT-6000, P-6000 and RI-6000 control modules are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Jasco FP-4020/4025 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Spark LC1299 and LC1299 Plus HPLC systems control modules are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Sykam S150 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Sykam S4120 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Watrex Streamline CT1 column thermostat control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Watrex Streamline IC1 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Watrex Streamline P1m pump control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Watrex Streamline P1s pump control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Young In Chromass - ChroZen GC control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Agilent ICF libraries have been updated to version A.02.06.DU3.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Dani Master GC driver has been updated to version 1.6.11.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Knauer HPLC drivers updated to version 8.1.0.6036.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Sykam S1130 driver has been updated to version 2.0.1.5.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Sykam S5300 driver has been updated to version 2.0.0.13.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9130 driver has been updated to version 4.0.1.12.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Young In Chromass YL9150Plus driver has been updated to version 1.0.0.6.

*New: Control: Agilent 1200 (supporting selected DAD and FLD models) was removed from installation. In order to continue using Agilent 1200, please use the Agilent ICF LC driver.

*New: Control: Agilent ICF - changes in the Method Setup are now logged in the Audit Trail.

*New: Control: Antec AS 110 control module was replaced by Alias control module. The functionality remained the same.

*New: Control: Antec Decade Elite - added support for Pulse mode II.

*New: Control: Spark Symbiosis ACE - new options for addressing cartridges.

*New: Control: Vici Valve - option in Setup, Configuration to set selected position on Instrument close (previously part of method).

*New: Audit Trail: AreaEN and DescriptionEN columns are filled even when the station is switched into English.

*New: Audit Trail: Audit Trails created with version 8.3 cannot be opened in previous versions due changes in the internal format.

*New: Calibration: Rearranged layout of Calibration Options.

*New: Calibration: Rearranged layout of detail of a calibration compound.

*New: Calibration: Rec No. parameter in Calibration now shows number of used recalibrations to number of total recalibrations on the level displayed.

*New: Calibration: Weight options in the Calibration Options dialog have been removed. Any existing calibrations with this option are automatically transferred to Average.

*New: Extension MS: Chromatogram window - MS integration item added to MS menu.

*New: GLP: New item "Disallow Chromatogram Merge Operation" in the GLP Options dialog.

*New: Chromatogram: Enabled a limited support for Paste operation into the Integration table.

*New: Chromatogram: Improved Asymmetry calculation.

*New: Installation: Installation step with Hardware Setup with option to select A/D converters to apply predefined configuration was removed.

*New: IQ: Reorganized IQ to better distinguish between control modules installed by Clarity and by 3rd parties.

*New: Method: Added support for versioning of method file (*.met).

*New: OQ Validation: Instead of Knauer Virtual Detector a new OQ Validation detector by Ruby script is used.

*New: Other: Removed echotool.exe from the installation. For further use it can be downloaded from the internet.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent 1260 G5667A - incorrect mapping of tray.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent 5890 GC - chromatogram contains less data points than expected (introduced in 8.2.0 due to error in reading data from GC).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF - "Error while unloading appdomain" in configuration, setup, tray configuration on computer with touch screen.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF GC - Invalid vial position for tray used with AS7693.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF GC - Method print report improved layout by including sections.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF GC - Sampler method parameters not uploaded to GC correctly in some cases.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF LC - Invalid Injection Location error for samplers with dual tray.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Antec Decade Elite - Hardware status dialog refreshed at Instrument window opening.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Antec Decade Elite - Pulse mode, incorrect warnings for pulse time t2 - t5 settings.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC PAL3 ICF driver - not functional auxiliary signals.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC PAL3 in sequence mode sequence failed in case of more than 50 injections were scheduled.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC-PAL nonfunctional HS-inj.cyx cycle from update in version 8.2.0 restored to previously used version.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC-PAL3 problems with vial addressing for multiple tray holders.

#Fixed Bug: Control: HTA HT300A sampler wrong (default) configuration values printed within method report.

#Fixed Bug: Control: HTA HT4000L possible crash during sequence caused by memory leak in the control module.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Microsaic MS detector - wrong signal sample rate under some settings.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Sedere ELSD detector - possible wrong start synchronisation in case temperature program is used.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu AOC-20 wrong injection volume limits control for 0,5 ul syringe.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu LC-10/20 system error in performing Init-Standby mode.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shodex RI-500 possible spikes in signal at sampling period 1 sec or higher.

#Fixed Bug: Acquisition: Wrong formatting for the %w variable (Monday shown as 02, should be 1).

#Fixed Bug: Audit Trail: Clarity in non-English localization since version 8.1 was not able to correctly display audit trails generated prior to Clarity 8.0.

#Fixed Bug: Batch: Option Complete Processing in the Batch ignored the column Close All checkboxes in the reprocessed sequence.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Named group was possible to use as a reference for Calculate by.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: NORM calculation reported false check for all calibrated compounds present in the sample.

#Fixed Bug: Data Acquisition: Noise values were not updated under some circumstances (run time over 300 min).

#Fixed Bug: Data Acquisition: Wrong number of icons in Signals Toolbar (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: Export: Time used for time variables in File Name, Sample and Sample ID unified to the time of Start Acquisition.

#Fixed Bug: Extension EA: During Batch, Sequence or complete processing the calculation type is set wrongly to UNCAL (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Broad on Narrow Calibration - fixed possible failures in calculation of calibration curve.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Fixed behavior of Broad on Narrow Calibration.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: GPC calibration - default settings for Normalized Height were changed to Chromatography Peak.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Possible crash due to switching of signals in overlay of multisignal chromatograms.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Help on the MS Method tab not functional.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Possible crash when trying to subtract 2D solvent, therefore Subtraction option is removed.

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA: Changes in Peak Purity calculations. The reference spectrum now is peak apex in the spectrum (previously in the active signal, which may have been shifted). In case the calculated correlation is negative, it is replaced by zero (previously absolute value was used). Corrected calculation of absorbance threshold.

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA: Peak Purity Spectra shown for Peak Start/End instead of Absorbance Threshold.

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA: Spectral search graph not printed (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: GLP: GLP info in chromatogram not correctly actualized with respect to disabled signals.

#Fixed Bug: GLP: Unwanted dialog "Ask for reason of file change" during automatic recalibration from sequence (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Chromatogram file name in Chromatogram window not updated after Save As operation (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Possible crash when opening multisignal chromatograms with disabled signals in overlay.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Result Table - wrong calculation used for Centroid, Variance, Skew and Excess in case the Performance Table calculation was based on From Width at 50% height.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Result table displayed Correction Factor rounded to an integer (now shows 4 decimal).

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Wrong behavior in case of auto incrementing filenames in case existing file ends with underscore followed by numbers (for example %D date).

#Fixed Bug: Method: Empty file name offered when creating calibration from Method setup (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: Method: Inability to link Calibration to method when parenthesis used in calibration file name.

#Fixed Bug: Other: Improved handling of command line parameters at possible timing conflicts.

#Fixed Bug: Other: Support for the old Sentinel HW key type was discontinued.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Acquisition parameters for detectors displayed incorrect values and were thus removed from prints.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Auxiliary signals - discrepancies with what is displayed on the screen and what is printed when fixed axis range is applied.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Colors of Auxiliary signals is printing colors according to colors of signals.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Chromatograms now contain information on the project within which they were acquired.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Send Printed PDF command not functional (introduced in version 8.2).

#Fixed Bug: Sequence: Column layout modified during printing.

#Fixed Bug: System Configuration: Initial state of Digital Outputs was not stored (introduced in version 8.2).

Changes in version 8.2.2 (26.9.2019)

*New: Control: Testing - Netel Analyte GC 2900A control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Unimicro UNIEX-7700 ELSD control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - CTC-PAL3 driver has been updated to version 1.4.0.2. Added support for PAL3 Series II systems.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - ECOM ECP2000 driver has been updated to version 3.6.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ingos AAA500 driver has been updated to version 2.3.0.13.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - PrinCE - CE driver has been updated to version 2.6.0.0 and DAD driver to version 2.8.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Unimicro ELSD driver has been updated to version 1.0.0.2.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Unimicro HPVS CE column oven driver has been updated to version 2.0.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Unimicro HPVS CE driver has been updated to version 2.0.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - VICI Valco FTP 200 driver has been updated to version 1.2.0.1.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Welch 5430 DAD driver has been updated to version 2.6.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - YOUNG IN Chromass - YL9120 Detector driver has been updated to version 4.0.3.15.

*New: Control: HTA HT3100A - added support for 20 position tray option.

*New: Control: R-Biopharm Ridacrest - added support for new cartridge type 50141=Immunoprep Vitamin B12##0822.708#10x2#P800#.

Changes in version 8.2.1 (4.7.2019)

*New: Control: Testing - PerkinElmer - Flexar control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ecom - ECDA2000 driver has been updated to version 2.6.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ingos AAA500 driver has been updated to version 2.3.0.13.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - VICI Valco - Fast Temperature Programmer driver has been updated to version 1.1.0.1 and approved as released.

Changes in version 8.2.0 (2.5.2019)

*New: Control: Released - HTA HT1500L autosampler control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - Microsaic 4500 MiD control module has been released.

*New: Control: Released - Rheodyne - FC by MX series II multiposition valve control module has been released.

*New: Control: Testing - Ecom Toy18 and Baby18 control modules are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Flom UI-22 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Jai FC-7000 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Knauer distributed control modules for Bronkhorst Cori-Flow flowmeter and Labomatic Labocol Vario-4000 Fraction Collector are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - PrinCE Next CE capillary electrophoresis and PrinCE Next DAD detector control modules are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Unimicro ColumnOven control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Unimicro HVPS control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - VICI Valco Fast Temperature Programmer control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - CTC-PAL control - default cycles and configuration were updated.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - CTC-PAL3 driver has been updated to version 1.1.0.23.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - ECOM ECD2000 to 3.5.0.0, Panda30HID to 2.0.0.0, Toy to 1.8.0.0, ECDA2000 to 2.5.0.0, ECF2000 to 1.7.0.0, ECP2000 to 3.5.0.0 and ECO2000 to 2.9.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Elysia GabiNova driver has been updated to version 1.0.7.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Elysia GabiStar driver updated to version 1.0.9.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Elysia RamonaStar driver has been updated to version 1.0.5.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Knauer HPLC drivers updated to version 8.1.0.6018.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - YL Instruments YL9150Plus driver has been updated to version 1.0.0.4.

*New: Control: GL Science LC800 control module removed from installation.

*New: Extension MS: Automatic Compound Search in MS Search now lists more than one hit at each retention time.

*New: Extension MS: New Search button for selecting Interval/Background Subtraction interval directly from the chromatogram.

*New: Chromatogram: Import chromatogram (text format) added new column for signal name.

*New: Installation: Clarity does not allow to use unauthorized control modules anymore. Any configured unauthorized control module will be automatically removed from the configured Instrument.

*New: Main window: Check for update dialog pops up when a newer version is available.

*New: Main window: Information about Instrument status was added into the Main window.

*New: Method: New entries in others.ini file to define threshold for individual auxiliary signals, decimal values are now accepted. These entries affect Event Table commands - see Help for more information.

*New: Method: Snapshot command was added into the Event Table commands.

*New: Other: TeamViewer QS (tool for online support) has been updated to version 14.2.

*New: Printing: Preview image for Header in the Report Setup.

#Fixed Bug: Audit Trail: Corrupted or missing audit trail during measurement was not automatically replaced by a new audit trail.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Size of splitter view was not remembered on a compound tab.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF - fixed problem in performing the Sequence mode for headspace samplers.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF - Problems in auxiliary signals synchronization.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF control modules - possible wrong conversion of units for Auxiliary signals.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF LC control - missing units in method parameters in report.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC-PAL - some buttons in the Method Setup  were hidden until revealed by mouse cursor.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC-PAL3 possible crash while attempting to display graphical tray while ICF LC drivers are not installed (8.1 version only).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Error in UNI-RUBY ExampleKnauerSmartLine1000pump.rb example script in reporting inverted order of partial flows to device monitor.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Rheodyne MX II valve - error in sending position 10 and higher.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Sedere ELSD detectors - in case of failed auto detection on first attempt, any subsequent attempts failed and Clarity had to be restarted.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Sedere ELSD detectors - wrong time axis in chromatogram.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Spark Alias sampler - possible communication error on LAN communication.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Teledyne Isco Foxy 200 fraction collector - some positions in rack were not be accessible in firmware version M (CombiFlash).

#Fixed Bug: Data Acquisition: Noise readout showed non-actual values in case detector did not provide any signal data.

#Fixed Bug: Extension CE: Chromatogram label was incorrectly displayed instead of Electropherogram.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Slice table with user columns was not printed correctly.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Wrong evaluation of MW averages when Integration operation Baseline Crossing was used.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Peak Name tags were not displayed on the quantification signal.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Integration table did not refresh correctly after some operation changes (only after closing and opening the chromatogram).

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Position of Peak toolbar in the Chromatogram window was not stored correctly.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: User Columns, special values First and Last were related to row order and not to peak order.

#Fixed Bug: Method: Event table not reacting to auxiliary signals when limits were below 1.

#Fixed Bug: Method: Problem with method file names containing dot in the middle.

#Fixed Bug: Method: Units field length was not unified across Clarity - now it is limited to 10 characters.

#Fixed Bug: Method: Wrong temperature units stored in Chromatogram Event Table for auxiliary signals.

#Fixed Bug: Other: Sendcom.exe utility communication problems on MultiCom.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Result Table and All Signals Results Table printed in wrong position.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Standard vial numbers were printed even though sequence row contained alphanumeric vial display.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: Wrong default filename for Print to PDF from Chromatogram window (introduced in 8.1.0.).

Changes in version 8.1.0 (5.12.2018)

*New: Control: Testing - Agilent ICF - support for injection overlap for selected samplers is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Analytical Technologies Ltd. - iUHPLC Series 3000Plus control modules (pumps, detector, thermostat) are available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Analytik Jena - PlasmaQuant ICP-MS control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Fuli GC 9720 Plus control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - PerkinElmer - NexSAR HPLC System (including NexION ICP-MS detector) control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - YL Instruments - YL9150 Plus AS control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Agilent ICF libraries have been updated to version A.02.05.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - CTC-PAL3 driver has been updated to version 1.1.0.18.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ecom ECD 2000 to 3.4.0.0, ECF 2000 to 1.6.0.0, ECDA 2000 to 2.4.0.0, ECO 2000 to 2.8.0.0, ECP 2000 to 3.4.0.0, Flash 06 DAD to 2.5.0.0, Flash 12 DAD to 2.5.0.0, Iota to 2.6.0.0, Panda-30 HID to 1.9.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - FTDI drivers (used in several control modules) were updated to version 2.12.28.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - YL Instrument drivers have been updated: YL6500 GC to version 1.0.1.11, YL9110 Pump to version 4.0.3.9, YL9120 Detector to version 4.0.3.13, YL9130 Thermostat to version 4.0.1.10.

*New: Control: Fuli GC9720 control module removed from installation.

*New: Control: Initial value for Max. Pressure in the Set Flow dialog (invoked from Device Monitor) can be set in the method (Method Setup - LC Gradient tab - Options...).

*New: Control: UNI-RUBY control - used com port will be closed at closing the instrument window (before at closing entire station).

*New: Extension MS: Better distinguished Result Table Signals in the Summary Table.

*New: Extension MS: Enhanced Peak Tags option disabled (was not functioning correctly).

*New: Extension MS: Function Show Spectrum now displays spectrum prior to selecting it from the chromatogram, i.e. easily overview the whole spectrum.

*New: Extension MS: Improved handling of MS chromatograms - decreased time to open a chromatogram.

*New: Extension MS: Improved synchronization between peak selected in chromatogram and compound selected in the Result Table and MS Method.

*New: Extension MS: Min. Match Factor on Target Compound Search now allows to enter precise value.

*New: Extension MS: New option to Add m/z signal manually.

*New: GUI: System Configuration dialog is now re-sizeable.

*New: Chromatogram: Added support for User Columns using contextual menu (right mouse click) in the Summary Table.

*New: Instrument window: Commands for running analyses and sending methods were added into the Instrument window. They change dynamically, allowing to Stop or Abort running analysis.

*New: Instrument window: Pre-configured toolbar to control acquisition directly from the Instrument window.

*New: Instrument window: Tooltips have been improved.

*New: New folder Documentation in the Clarity installation structure (includes manuals and datasheets moved from \BIN\DOC_PDF folder).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Advantec - CHF122SC possible communication error at end of sequence.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Foxy 200 possible communication errors.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Fraction collectors in UNI-RUBY - misleading message about missing signal when signal name was changed.

#Fixed Bug: Control: HTA HT3x00A sampler incorrect injection speed limits.

#Fixed Bug: Control: LC Gradient not functional Initial-Standby mode (introduced in version 7.3).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Sykam S2100 pump - pump switched off after finished analysis regardless of the setting in the Idle flow options (introduced in 8.0).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Sykam S2100 pump had problems in gradient control.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Teledyne ISCO - Foxy 200 problems with control from device monitor.

#Fixed Bug: Control: UNI-Ruby - temporary freeze during communication error with UNI-Ruby controlled pumps.

#Fixed Bug: Audit Trail: logging of changes in calibration did not report certain changes.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: compound tab, level RSTD calculation wrongly included recalibrations marked as unused.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Memory leaks during switching rows in the Calibration Table.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: problems with printing of freshly acquired chromatograms.

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA, MS: Spectral data were not created in case the spectrum had more than 1000 points.

#Fixed Bug: Extension PDA: Nonfunctional icon for Print in PDA window

#Fixed Bug: GUI: Instrument window was stealing focus during post run print operations.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Event table resets the set valve positions (introduced in 8.0).

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Integration table, some parameters displayed mV instead of detector signal units.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Wrong export of user columns for multisignal chromatograms (introduced in version 7.4.).

#Fixed Bug: Import: the importing of chromatogram in txt format failed in some cases.

#Fixed Bug: Installation: Driver uninstallation failed in some situations.

#Fixed Bug: Instrument window: possible crash when opening Method Setup from menu.

#Fixed Bug: Other: Sample dilution allowed to set zero value (introduced in 8.0).

#Fixed Bug: Other: When adjusting width of multiple selected columns in tables, changes were stored only for the active column.

#Fixed Bug: Other: Window focus lost when toolbar tooltip from window behind was displayed.

Changes in version 8.0.1 (31.8.2018)

*New: Localization: Updated Chinese translation.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Incorrectly indicated error "Calibration curve could not be constructed" when using Calculate By.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Possible crash connected to deleting Named Group cell in calibration.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Result Table did not display results for certain special combinations of input parameters based on ISTD calculations.

#Fixed Bug: Sequence: It was not possible to enter text other than numbers in the Comments field in the Sequence table.

#Fixed Bug: Stability: Certain actions led to leaking GDI objects which could have led to crash if the station was running longer time.

Changes in version 8.0.0 (3.7.2018)

*New: Control: Released - YL Instrument - ChroZen HPLC System control module has been released.

*New: Control: Testing - CoruiTech - Rainbow detector control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - CoruiTech - Rainbow HPLC and RainbowC HPLC control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - CTC - PAL3 System (PAL RTC, PAL LSI, PAL RSI) control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - Ecom - ECF 2000 control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Testing - HTA - HT1500L autosampler control module is available for testing.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Advion CMS API updated to version 5.0.20.1.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - CTC PAL3 System driver has been updated to version 1.1.0.16.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Dani Master GC driver has been updated to version 1.6.9.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ecom  Flash12DAD, Flash06DAD have been updated to version 2.4.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ecom ECD2000 v3.3.0.0   ECDA2000 v2.2.0.0, ECO2000 v2.7.0.0, EcomECP2000 v3.2.0.0, Panda30HID v1.7.0.0.

*New: Control: Updated drivers - Ecom IOTA driver has been updated to version 2.5.0.0 and supports new pump types (IOTA-250, IOTA-300, IOTA-400, IOTA-S-10, IOTA-S-200).

*New: Control: Updated drivers - YL6500 GC driver has been updated to version 1.0.1.10.

*New: Control: Shimadzu AOC-20 sampler - added support for 0.5 and 5 µL syringe size.

*New: Control: Schambeck RI2000 detector - support for models with firmware older than 4.86.

*New: Control: Spark SPH1299 - Prime & Purge setting (available also from the Device Monitor).

*New: Control: The LC Monitor - buttons Purge and Manual Flow have been renamed to Manual Flow and Modify Gradient.

*New: Audit trail: New Global Audit trail tab recording the critical station operations in continuous way

*New: Audit trail: The format of the information displayed in the "Info" column has been changed.

*New: Calibration: Number of internal standards increased from 5 to 10.

*New: Calibration: Option to open Show details from Calibration Summary Table.

*New: Clarity2Go: Instrument states changed according modifications in the Instrument window.

*New: Extension DHA: Minor improvements in dha.csv table.

*New: Extension GPC: The GPC calibrations created or edited in version 8.0 will not be possible to open in previous versions of Clarity.

*New: Extension MS: Automatic Compound Search - improvements in the dialog.

*New: Extension MS: Improved single compound search.

*New: Extension MS: MS Spectrum search can be now performed over a range of retention times.

*New: Extension MS: MS spectrum search can exclude selected m/z.

*New: Extension MS: MS spectrum search now includes background subtraction.

*New: Extension MS: Splitter to resize chromatogram and spectrum graphs independently.

*New: Extension SST: New option Restore default columns.

*New: GLP: The option "Disallow to Use Unsaved (Modified) Method" has been removed. After change of method handling in Instrument window it is no longer needed.

*New: GUI: New icons of Clarity files.

*New: GUI: Redesigned all icons in the whole application.

*New: GUI: Redesigned Clarity main window - completely new look and feel.

*New: GUI: Redesigned Device Monitor window.

*New: GUI: Redesigned Instrument window - completely new look and feel.

*New: GUI: Redesigned Method Setup dialog - now including the file operations (in previous versions set in the Instrument window)

*New: GUI: Redesigned Single Analysis dialog - changed method handling.

*New: GUI: Removed option to switch Clarity main window to Clarity Switch.

*New: GUI: Removed the Application Look command in Customize menu.

*New: GUI: The Standard field in Single analysis and Sequence has been renamed to Sample Type.

*New: GUI: Toolbars: All toolbars have been reset. Customize toolbars again to adjust them to your needs.

*New: Chromatogram: Improved format for error messages located above the result tables (such as Results, All Signal Results).

*New: Chromatogram: Mathematical operations option to select a method to be applied (in previous versions the method opened in the Instrument window was used).

*New: Chromatogram: New icons available for Set Model / Copy from Model commands.

*New: Import: New option to select method that will be applied to the imported chromatograms. (In previous versions the method opened in the Instrument window was applied.)

*New: Installation: Backup of current system files will be created before updating in the ...\CFG\BACK\Backup-YYYY-MM-DDTHH-MM-SS folder.

*New: Installation: The INT5, U-PAD, CB11 and CB20 drivers (not supported on 64bit operating systems) are now available only in the Full installation (not included in Typical).

*New: Other: Analysis Batch - new option to select method for reprocess (before the method opened in the Instrument window was used).

*New: Other: For actions performed by command line parameters, the message about restarting instrument will be suppressed.

*New: Other: Improved security of password file. The *.psw file created or edited in version 8.0 cannot be used in previous versions.

*New: Other: Teamviewer QS (tool for online support) has been updated to version 13.

*New: Other: Windows XP are no more supported.

*New: Printing: Chromatogram - Summary table - report setup, new option to force inverted layout for printing.

*New: Printing: Instrument.sty report style (used by instrument window for postrun printing) has been renamed to Analysis.sty.

*New: Printing: New variable in Report setup Lab Header %e - instrument name.

*New: Printing: Summary Table - New option Word Wrap Long Texts in the Report Setup dialog.

*New: System Configuration: Available Control Modules dialog includes new filter "Only installed" to display only modules that are installed on the PC.

*New: System Configuration: The "Prompt for Confirmation" in the Method Options has been removed due to changes in method handling in the Instrument window.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent 6890 - incorrect description for fuel flow at FID detector.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent 6890 - possible crash when using method with programmed flow.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent 7890 GC legacy control  module (not ICF) - possible crash due to memory leak after prolonged inactivity.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF - support for sequence mode in LC and GC.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF GC - lost focus prevented editing of some fields in the method property pages due to tooltip refresh.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Agilent ICF LC pump control - improved resolution for auxiliary pressure signal in 1260 Infinity II pumps.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Auxiliary pumps - incorrect limit check of Purge and Idle flow for pumps with maximum flow over 100 ml/min.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Device monitor, LC gradient, setting flow manually did not work with solvent A disabled in LC Gradient Options.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Fraction collector - the layout of Special Result table was not stored in the desktop file.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Fraction collector - wrong fraction recorded in next chromatogram after abort.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Fraction Collectors - non reproducible detection due to errors while detecting the end of the fraction.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Gilson 203B/204 fraction collector - option Write on Display did not control displaying of the actual control module status in the second line of the FC display.

#Fixed Bug: Control: HTA HT200H - corrected default method parameters

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu GC 2014 - wrong start synchronization in some cases.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shimadzu GC2010/2014 - possible communication error after injection.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Shodex RI-501 - failed autodetection (introduced in 7.4.0.).

#Fixed Bug: Control: Spark Integrity - problem with correcting invalid parameters that depended on other settings.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Spark Mistral - initial valve position not set with method sending.

#Fixed Bug: Control: SSI pumps - amended script to correct occasionally ignored run command in HF300 preparative pumps.

#Fixed Bug: Control: SSI pumps - amended script to prevent random communication errors.

#Fixed Bug: Control: UNI-Ruby script modules - error in calling "CoInitialize" at first Clarity start after computer restart causing malfunction of the modules.

#Fixed Bug: Control: VICI valve set as AS - not functional in Single Analysis mode.

#Fixed Bug: Control: Virtual digital input output loop - events were not correctly recorded in the chromatogram (introduced in 7.4).

#Fixed Bug: Audit trail: Locking and Unlocking of the Instrument window by AutoLock was not recored in Audit trail.

#Fixed Bug: Audit trail: The event "Acquisition started when instrument was not ready" was not correctly recorded in some cases.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Errors in printing Calibration in some situations.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Manual change of blank response was not possible.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: Mismatch between calibration curve graph and equation in some cases.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: The Calibration curve for compound calculated by ISTD was not correctly updated after change of ISTD compound parameters.

#Fixed Bug: Calibration: The ISTD calculations could have led to incorrect results in case the ISTD amount had been changed in the calibration.

#Fixed Bug: Control: CTC Pal3 System - ICF setup dialogue caused error on closing, when opened for more than 5 min.

#Fixed Bug: Extension EA: Problems with editing the Standard table.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Calibration curve printed for first signal regardless of the selected signal.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Chromatograms from sequence in GPC mode were not created in case the GPC calibration was not set in the method and the chromatogram was marked as GPC standard without number set.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Improved consistency checks for GPC Standard Type, Standard Number and GPC Calibration in Method both in Single Analysis and Sequence.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Incorrect MW distribution graphs displayed after changing the active peak in the Result table.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Incorrect results for User columns using special values in GPC mode.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Memory leaks during print chromatogram in GPC mode.

#Fixed Bug: Extension GPC: Possible crash in GPC mode after snapshot and reloading chromatogram.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Corrected behavior for Max hits in Single compound search.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: During import of MS chromatogram the Threshold set in method was replaced by 100. Now the set value (default 0,1) will be applied.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Incorrect printing of MS spectra to PDF.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Minimum value for Peak Width for Peak detection in MS method decreased from 0,01 to 0,001 min.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: Possible crash at AIA MS chromatogram import on non-MS instrument type.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: The MS part of the running method was editable.

#Fixed Bug: Extension MS: The MS Search was functional only on TIC signal.

#Fixed Bug: Extension SST: Possible freeze during printing of SST results table.

#Fixed Bug: Extension SST: Result Pass instead of Unknown when no chromatogram opened.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Error in Peak Width calculation for main tangent peak.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Mathematical operations - Possible crash when multiple chromatograms/signals were selected as one operand.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Result table indicated wrong units (%%) for Amount% column total when Show Value Units had been checked.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Summary table - fixed problems in user columns.

#Fixed Bug:  Chromatogram: Total row for group Z  was not displayed  in the Result table.

#Fixed Bug: Chromatogram: Wrong time axis in chromatogram after changing bunching factor and invoking print before leaving the field.

#Fixed Bug: Other: Empty error message after entering invalid value to some numeric fields.

#Fixed Bug: Printing: From Overlay mode used wrong signal - first instead of active (Introduced in 7.4).

#Fixed Bug: Printing: User set ranges for auxiliary signals ignored in print.

#Fixed Bug: Sequence: Column Std. renamed to Sample Type.

#Fixed Bug: Sequence: Ctrl-Space shortcut to pause/resume sequence did not function.

#Fixed Bug: Stability: Error messages reporting problems with files in the windows %TEMP% folder.  Caused by changed behavior of MS Windows after one of its updates.

 
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