Release Notes

Notes for Earth Volumetric Studio

This is a major release that includes new features, important bug fixes and changes.

This release does not require a key update if your maintenance date is December 18th, 2018 or later.

Resolved Issues
** New Feature
    * [EVS-4909] - Allow file readers to handle UTF-8 in addition to ASCII input text
    * [EVS-4910] - Make file writers write using UTF-8 vs ASCII when appropriate
** Improvement
    * [EVS-4913] - Add "Force TrueType" Option to Options.Display_Defaults
    * [EVS-4917] - Make File Tooling (generate PGF, etc) work with UTF-8
    * [EVS-4920] - isolines: Add extra space before labels that are negative
    * [EVS-4925] - PGF conversion tool should default to intervals
    * [EVS-4926] - PGF conversion tool should populate top and bottom elevations
    * [EVS-4927] - Excel Conversion tools should make coord units a combo of options vs arbitrary text
** Bug
    * [EVS-4813] - file_statistics: Can't connect to "Input Filename" input port with valid apdv file.  
    * [EVS-4906] - edit_horizons is losing horizon points when loading a file,  should add a clear all points button
    * [EVS-4907] - krig_3d: create tcf
    * [EVS-4912] - edit_horizons should have the ability to explode its output
    * [EVS-4914] - Version 2018.12 (Unicode) indicator_geology:  status on unicode material names problem
    * [EVS-4915] - edit_horizons: 2018.12.0 "Horizon Point Radius" and "Glyph Size" Linking to ZERO
    * [EVS-4918] - 2018.12 Application causes immediately crash on load
    * [EVS-4919] - Generate PGF File error: 2018.12
    * [EVS-4923] - save_evs_field with Unicode characters has problem with EFB output
    * [EVS-4928] - indicator_geology: application crashes when smoothing starts
    * [EVS-4929] - 2018.12 Dec 17 build Projection .... End Projection Gives Missing "End Projection" error.
							

Notes for EVS and MVS

This is a new release which includes an important bug fix.

This release requires a key update for all users.

Module Enhancements
Feature Changes Products
drive glyphs drive_glyphs now has the ability to drive glyphs along a line based on data or time data. EVS and MVS only

Deprecated Modules
Feature Changes Products
advector replaced with drive_glyphs EVS and MVS only
advect surface replaced with drive_glyphs EVS and MVS only
explode fault blocks The explode_fault_blocks module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. EVS and MVS only
Open File This module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. EVS and MVS only
time field This module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. EVS and MVS only
merge fences This module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. EVS and MVS only
Krig Fence This module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. The thin_fence module can be used in place of this module and functionality will be duplicated by mask_geology in EVS. EVS and MVS only
Fence Geology This module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. The thin_fence module can be used in place of this module and functionality will be duplicated by mask_geology in EVS. EVS and MVS only
fence geology map This module has been deprecated and will no longer be supported. EVS and MVS only

Bug Fixes
Feature Changes Products
post samples sample spheres will now save their transparency value EVS and MVS only