5.1

Colectica 5.1.5014 (2015-06-16)

  • Colectica for Excel
    • Upgrade to DDI 3.2
    • New Colectica for Excel Professional Edition
    • Metadata completeness checks and validation reports
    • Speedup of creating task panes at startup
    • Improved installation documentation
    • Speedup of reading and saving all variable details
    • Fix: improved support for multiple main Excel windows in 2013 and 2016
    • Save DDI xml in a custom xml part in the .xslx file instead of a hidden sheet, providing huge speedup
    • Fix: ensure combo box fields are saved even when focus is not changed
    • Automatically show the variable details when opening a documented workbook
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Column counts on dataset view
    • Improved code list editor
    • New pdf generation allowing improved speed
    • Upgrade process for workbooks documented using DDI 3.1
    • New documentation and user guide
    • Add support for SPSS 23
    • Add support for STATA 14 and new STATA unicode text
    • Signed setup files with Colectica authenticode
    • Fix: handle special 0,0 defined empty dynamic strings in Stata
    • Fix: detection and better logging of too many rows in Excel
  • Colectica Designer
    • Labels and Descriptions for Question, QuestionGrid, QuestionBlock
    • New reporting Framework for pdf generation
    • Default SPSS number type to double
    • New metadata validation checks which organizations can implement for items, along with default checks
    • Metadata validation reports
    • Fix: support additional corner cases in IBM SPSS Dimensions Data Collection mrscript grammer
    • Updated user manual
    • Name, label, and description on QualityStatementView
    • Improved formatting of survey instrument Statement editing
    • Survey sections renamed to Data Capture. Waves renamed to Studies
    • Fix: show correct icons for items in the Item Type Chooser
    • Include ItemName (when it is present) in Links, ItemPicker, and Navigation
    • Fix: Horizontal scrolling for breadcrumb bar
    • Add support for SPSS 23
    • Add support for STATA 14 and new STATA unicode text
    • Signed setup files with Colectica authenticode
    • Fix: calculate summary statistics using actual data file type instead of DDI described type
    • Fix: handle special 0,0 defined empty dynamic strings in Stata
    • UI for picking ConceptualVariable in RepresentedVariableView
    • Allow reading in deprecated urns in 3.2. Note: Not best practice, use canonical identifiers
    • Fix: AddLanguage binding issue when working with IfElse branches
    • Improved CSPro survey generation. Item label and name cannot be empty
    • Improved CSPro survey generation. Give labels to valueSets
    • Improved CSPro survey generation. Item names and value set names must be unique
    • Show a label for QuestionGrid dimensions, for both Roster and Code dimensions.
    • In DataCollectionView, rearrange Instruments and Processing lists into appropriate tabs
    • New views for ProcessingEventScheme and ProcessingEventGroup, ProcessingInstructionScheme and ProcessingInstructionGroup
    • ProcessingInstructionScheme and ProcessingEventScheme can be added to a Resource Package
    • Support multiple ModeOfCollection, CollectionSituation, and ActionToMinimizeLosses items in CollectionEvent
    • New UI for CodedType CV property of DataCollectionItem (ModeOfCollection, CollectionSituation, ActionToMinimizeLosses)
    • Show date controls for CollectionEvent DataCollectionDate and DataCollectionFrequency
    • Hide IntendedFrequency CV control when no DataCollectionFrequency is set
    • Classifications TaskMode for Statistics Denmark. Implementation of GSIM classification system
    • Inline Category editor as part of CodeList editor
    • Group all of the individual AddItem commands
    • Show all properties in QuestionGrid reporting template
    • Consistent report templates for all schemes and groups
    • SourceQuestionGrids and SourceQuestionBlocks on Variable
    • Fix: Update to abbreviations editor in SeriesStatementControl
    • New icon for CheckOutItem command, distinct from Create New Checkout
    • Consistent UI for displaying lists of items (item lists, checkouts list, search results list)
    • Support for CodeList Levels
    • New duplicate item as checkout command
    • Support multiple KindOfData in StudyUnit
    • Support SpatialCoverage/Country
    • Support Archive in StudyUnit, Group, and ResourcePackage
    • Make UriControl, including buttons, readonly when an item is locked. Don’t allow document uploading when the item is read only.
    • Display computed information for levels and selected codes
    • Larger text fields for MethodologyItems
    • Don’t silently hide connection errors when searching an external repository
    • Allow import of items from delimited files into any multi-ref control
    • Hide multiple audience button in Task mode
  • Colectica Repository
    • Faceted search within item sets
    • Improved technical and installation documentation
    • Fix: alter..owner assignment in Postgresql repository creation script
    • Improved readability of example config files
    • Allow either 32 and 64 bit integers from counts when different providers are used computing repository usage stats
  • Colectica Portal
    • Show new Label and Description fields for questions
    • Create a view for Quality Standard in Portal
    • Fix: “Algenta.Colectica.Model.Code.Value” displaying in the Variable type field
    • Show information about code list level descriptions
    • Represented Variable and Conceptual Variable links in the Variable view
    • Fix: Allow viewing prior item versions in navigable portal items
    • Fix: Don’t navigate to root item when using icon-buttons in navigable portal item child views
    • Hundreds of updates to Colectica Portal vNext. Release schedualed for summer 2015
  • Colectica SDK and tools
    • Nuget packages for the SDK assemblies and documentation for deploying the SDK via nuget
    • Show and log version information in Repository Developer Edition
    • Better support for checking for empty optional date fields when serializing to DDI
    • Use a HashSet instead of List to speed up the Item Gatherer Visitor
    • Import DDI 2 data descriptions using the improved 3.2 format
    • Improved Quality Standard serialization
    • Obey ConciseBoundedDescription for DdiInstance in 3.2 serialization
    • Fix: check for empty DataCollectionMethodology before serializing in 3.2
    • Fix: Refresh the view for the fields in a QualityStatement calling the ComplianceDescription OnPropertyChanged
    • Fix: After calling an IVersionableCommand in TaskMode, the treeview is refreshed with the ModernNavigationMode
    • Fix: QualityStatementItemState.Disabled makes the field grey, but not readonly
    • Fix: Changing the language while in TaskMode causes repository nodes to be populated with static content
    • SourceQuestionGrids and SourceQuestionBlocks on Variable
    • Support for CodeList Levels
    • Allow setting a default culture when importing 3rd party underspecified text