Schedule Analyzer eForensic Upgrade Information

 
 
 
  Below is the entire update history of Schedule Analyzer for the Enterprise Forensic (eForensic). The current version is listed at the top. Registered, licensed Users are encouraged to look-up the version of their eForensic software and reference the current updates here.
 
Key:
ALL: All eForensic programs.
CATALOGER: eForensic Schedule Cataloger (released November 2008.)
COMPARE: eForensic Compare P3 to P6 (added May 2010.)
CONFORMER: eForensic Conform Schedules (added March 2009).
CORRUPT: eForensic Corrupt Files (added March 2009.)
DATE CALC: eForensic Date Calculator (created 2003 and added to eForensic October 2008.)
HALF: eForensic Half-Step Schedule (added November 2011.)
INVESTIGATE: eForensic Record Investigator (added October 2008.)
MENU: Schedule Analyzer Enterprise Menu program (added August 2011.)
SEQUENCE: eForensic Out-of-Sequence Report (added January 2009.)
REBUILDER: eForensic Schedule Rebuilder (added April 2009.)
TRACE: eForensic Trace Logic (added July 2009.)
WORKDAY: eForensic Workday Calculator (added November 2008.)

 

Current Version
Version 1.39 (September 2017)
NEW USABILITY FEATURES FOR OUT OF SEQUENCE REPORTER
SEQUENCE: Added help in saving analysis after complete.
SEQUENCE: Improved error reporting when the relationship is corrupt.
SEQUENCE: Improved the formatting of the saved report.
SEQUENCE: Prevent closing View screen before the report is completly generated.
COMPARE: Prevent closing View screen before the report is completly generated.
CONFORMER: Prevent closing View screen before the report is completly generated.
HALFSTEP: Prevent closing View screen before the report is completly generated.
REBUILD: Prevent closing View screen before the report is completly generated.
RELATED: Prevent closing View screen before the report is completly generated.
Version 1.38 (May 2017)
ADDED NEW CORRUPT FILES FEATURE
ALL: Improved handling of forced program closure issues.
WORKDAY: Added new feature to draw wall calendars in Excel spreadsheets.
Version 1.37 (January 2017)
ADDED NEW CORRUPT FILES FEATURE
REBUILD: Added "Use Project Start Date" as the new Data Date button.
CORRUPT: Added duplicate project name check
Version 1.36 (December 2016)
ADDED NEW CORRUPT FILES FEATURES
CORRUPT: Return to main screen after the report is closed.
CORRUPT: Two new reports if Global/Project ID mismatch with Activity Codes.
CORRUPT: Two new reports if Global/Project ID mismatch with Calendars.
Version 1.35 (November 2016)
ADDED NEW CONFORMER AND CORRUPT FILES FEATURES
SEQUENCE: Improved accuracy to detect odd cases.
REBUILDER: Fixed 24-Hour calendar projected start calculation.
TRACER: Fixed 24-Hour calendar projected start calculation.
SEQUENCE: Fixed 24-Hour calendar projected start calculation.
WORKDAYS: Fixed 24-Hour calendar projected start calculation.
REBUILDER: New calendar string conversion due to new P6 Version 8.4 change in calendar formatting.
TRACER: New calendar string conversion due to new P6 Version 8.4 change in calendar formatting.
SEQUENCE: New calendar string conversion due to new P6 Version 8.4 change in calendar formatting.
WORKDAYS: New calendar string conversion due to new P6 Version 8.4 change in calendar formatting.
ALL: Added Smart Copy to View editor functions.
CONFORMER: Added Reports View button.
CONFORMER: Changed CHANGE IN ACTIVITY ORIGINAL DURATIONS OVER TIME Report to days.
CONFORMER: Changed report file extension from .txt to .SAF to better identiry Conformer reports.
CORRUPT: Added check for Table PROJWBS status code token field.
CORRUPT: Added option to only display active projects.
Version 1.34 (October 2016)
BETTER STATISTICS IN OUT-OF-SEQUENCE REPORT
SEQUENCE: Corrected mispelling in report title.
SEQUENCE: Corrected end of report statistics to list number of activities and not instances.
ALL: Added Help guidance in Calendar Adjust settings.
ALL: Added Convert text report file to MS Word file in View window.
Version 1.33 (September 2016)
ADDED EXTRA CHECK TO HALF-STEP
HALF-STEP: Remove any Expected Finish dates from the modified schedule.
CONFORMER: Gave report file a .TXT file extension and made each run with a unique file name.
CONFORMER: Allow to not report on actuals on the data date when checking for actuals in the future.
Version 1.32 (August 2016)
IMPROVED COMPARE P3 TO P6
REBUILDER: Bad calendar fix.
CORRUPT: Added Database Name to report.
COMPARE: Fixed print function.
CONFORMER: Fixed print function.
HALFSTEP: Fixed print function.
REBUILDER: Fixed print function.
SEQUENCE: Fixed print function.
COMPARE: Fixed editor functions.
CONFORMER: Fixed editor functions.
HALFSTEP: Fixed editor functions.
REBUILDER: Fixed editor functions.
SEQUENCE: Fixed editor functions.
COMPARE: Fixed program hang when an extrodinary number of holidays are present.
COMPARE: Fixed failure to print activity line when P3 calendars were missing.
COMPARE: Fixed over-reporting.
Version 1.31 (July 2016)
IMPROVED CORRUPT FILES CHECKER
CATALOGER: Added Save function back into report view screen.
CORRUPT: Added Save function back into report view screen.
CORRUPT: Check for a legal file name.
CORRUPT: Remove false positives for primary resource without assignments for milestones.
CORRUPT: Remember where view windows was last time.
CORRUPT: Prevented report screen overflow error.
Version 1.30 (July 2016)
IMPROVED CORRUPT FILES CHECKER
ALL: Updated splash screen.
CORRUPT: Simplified the report viewing screen.
CORRUPT: Eliminated a Project Integerty Check that was a false-positive.
CORRUPT: Fixed over-reporting of 13. Check Activity Resource Assignment for: Assignment with resource Price/Time or Overtime Factor out of sync
CORRUPT: Added labeling databse version to report.
CORRUPT: Added Report #65 to the after Schedule Intrity Check section.
Version 1.29 (Feburary 2016)
FIXED TWO RUN TIME ERRORS
CORRUPT: Fixed Error: Incorrect syntax near ' '.
REBUILD: Fixed error where Oracle XER File was not recognized.
Version 1.28 (January 2016)
IMPROVED HALF-STEP ACCURACY
HALFSTEP: Added Settings option to update Remaining Duration even if Percent Complete did not change.
INVESTIGATOR: Fixed missing sae_AReports.avi error.
Version 1.27 (November 2015)
REMOVED CALENDAR READING ERROR
REBUILDER: Corrected problem reading new format of P6 calendar string.
WORKDAY: Corrected problem reading new format of P6 calendar string.
Version 1.26 (November 2015)
SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS TO CORRUPT FILES MODULE.
CORRUPT: fixed error in reading TASK table's control_upates_flag.
CORRUPT: Fixed ability to print View page.
CORRUPT: Added 70+ checks found in the P6 Version 7 Integrity Check (removed in P6 Version 8.)
Version 1.25 (September 2015)
UPDATED ALL SOFTWARE TO WORK UNDER WINDOWS 10.
CORRUPT: Added POBS Table check.
ALL: Updated system software to be compatible with Windows 10.
Version 1.24 (August 2015)
NUMEROUS CALENDAR ENHANCEMENTS FOR REBUILDER.
ALL: Added Limit by OBS as a command line parameter for large systems.
INVESTIGATOR: Added Limit Schedules by OBS feature.
REBUILDER: Display the name of the calendar being built.
REBUILDER: Fixed formatting of ACTIVITY RESOURCES WITH ACTUALS AFTER THE NEW DATA DATE Report.
REBUILDER: Warn user if Finish Late Hours setting is too high, leading to long build times and memory problems.
REBUILDER: Correct Actual Duration calculation error if finish on a weekend.
REBUILDER: Correct negative lag duration calculation.
Version 1.23 (March 2015)
ADDED LATE STARTS OPTION TO AS-PLANNED/AS-BUILT FEATURE.
REBUILDER: Added option to create Late Starts with the As-Planned/As-Built Options.
ALL: Updated system software for Windows 8 issues.
COMPARE: Significant improvements and error traps from grossly out of sync schedules added.
Version 1.22 (July 2014)
MANY ENHANCEMENTS TO TRACE LOGIC MODULE.
HALFSTEP: Prevented adding schedule origin information to every WBS element in the project.
ALL: Corrected display of Baseline Schedule Data dates on Main Screen.
HALFSTEP: Screen remembers last open status for next time.
CONFORMER: Allow report to be longer than 32,000 lines.
HALF-STEP: Allow report to be longer than 32,000 lines.
TRACE: Outline based on Activity ID and not project.
TRACE: Can save very large traces and quickly re-load them later.
TRACE: Can now pause trace and review current layout.
TRACE: Added option to stop tracing at first completed activity in a string.
TRACE: Added option to stop tracing at a given level.
TRACE: Improved export to Word and to text file presentation.
TRACE: Improved export to spreadsheet presentation.
Version 1.21 (June 2014)
CAN NOW SELECT SCHEDULES WITH THE EPS STARTING COLLAPSED FOR BREVITY.
CORRUPT: Added task planned duration, driving path token, can control updates tokens to list of data that is checked.
ALL: Added Show EPS in closed condition in startup options.
Version 1.20 (April 2014)
CHANGED INSTALLATION TO ACCOMODATE 64-BIT COMPUTERS.
ALL: Default install is moved out of program files directory.
CATALOG: Save file now works with MS Office Version 3013.
CATALOG: Now works properly with Oracle Databases.
CONFORM: Now works properly with Oracle Databases.
Version 1.19 (February 2014)
OPERATIONAL FIX FOR ONE CUSTOMER RELEASE.
Fixed initialization parameter test setting introduced in February 2014.
Version 1.18 (November 2013)
SMALL PRINTING ADJUSTMENT.
ALL: Fixed minute printing error.
Version 1.17 (April 2013)
ADDED A NEW TABLE TO CHECK FOR CORRUPT FILES.
HALFSTEP: Add check for "Recalculate Actual Units and Cost when duration % complete changes for project" project calculations setting set to unchecked.
REBUILD: Add check for "Recalculate Actual Units and Cost when duration % complete changes for project" project calculations setting set to unchecked.
ALL: Fixed Free Memory readout for 64-bit computers.
CORRUPT: Added Administrative Preferences to the tables being checked.
Version 1.16 (February 2013)
UPDATED SOFTWARE TO RUN ON WINDOWS 8 COMPUTERS.
SEQUENCE: Improved capture rate on unstarted predecessor activities.
SEQUENCE: Added Statistics Section.
ALL: Changed white project names on Cyan background to black lettering for readability.
ALL: Configured for Windows 8.
TRACER: Made operations much more user-interruption aware.
Version 1.15 (August 2012)
ADDED TWO NEW FUNCTIONS TO CATALOGER.
ALL: Improved Login screen functionality and error handling.
CATALOGER: Re-organized menus for better functionality.
CATALOGER: Added Enumerate Critical Path for all Baseline Schedules attached to any schedule.
RELATED: Fixed reporting on successor extra-schedule relationships.
COMPARE: Improved usability and bullet-proofed for missing setup information.
COMPARE: Allowed for P3 reoccurring dates to be processed.
COMPARE: Improvements to Calendars & Resource checks.
ALL: On Open Schedule screen, adjust Data Date if it is earlier than Planned Start.
CATALOGER: Added Schedules using Resources reports.
COMPARE: Added progress meter to each section.
COMPARE: Explained resource error in case of no assignments better.
COMPARE: Fixed over-reporting in Cost Section.
Version 1.14 (April 2012)
ADDED AS-PLANNED/AS-BUILT OPTION TO SCHEDULE REBUILDER.
REBUILD: Added As-Built Actual Duration option.
REBUILD: Added As-Built Early Start option.
Version 1.13 (February 2012)
IMPROVEMENTS TO RELATED SCHEDULES MODULE.
RELATED: Fixed Show Baselines function.
RELATED: Added ability to not report on baseline schedule issues.
REBUILD: Added conversion of actual activity resource status along with activity status.
Version 1.12 (November 2011)
ADDED HALF-STEP SCHEDULE.
HALF: Added Half-Step to eForensic.
MENU: Added Half-Step Schedule to the menu.
ALL: Fixed incorrect project short name or full name in 1% of Oracle cases.
REBUILD: Upgraded date handling for Oracle databases.
REBUILD: Prevented holidays beyond end of calendar from causing error.
REBUILD: Create report separately from diagnostics (speeds-up operation.)
REBUILD: Add View button.
MENU: Added Schedule Rebuilder & Half-Step Schedule Result Reports to Backup/Restore.
Version 1.11 (October 2011)
COMPARE P3 TO P6 BUG FIXES.
COMPARE: Extensive re-write to fix numerous errors.
Version 1.10 (August 2011)
ADDED MENU PROGRAM.
ALL: Improved Login diagnostics.
MENU: Added Menu Program with file backup and new Welcome Video.
RELATED: Added Related Schedules module.
Version 1.10 (August 2011)
ORACLE G11 (P6 R8.1) UPGRADE FIXES.
REBUILD: Corrected new Percent Complete calculation for in-progress activities.
REBUILD: Improved resource updating.
ALL: Speed-up scheduling display list by double.
ALL: Added Oracle R8 login.
ALL: Fixed R8 database version change format issue.
DATECALC: Version 4.25 upgrades.
Version 1.08 (March 2011)
MINOR BUG FIXES.
REBUILD: Fixed failure to run glitch.
CONFORMER: Fixed Error 9 glitch at start.
ALL: Improved error message when logon is dropped.
Version 1.07 (December 2010)
CONVERTED ALL PROGRAMS TO READ XER AS WELL AS XML FILES
REBUILDER: Added XML option for Oracle Holidays.
SEQUENCE: Added XML option for Oracle Holidays.
WORKDAY: Added XML option for Oracle Holidays.
COMPARE: Added XML option for Oracle Holidays.
REBUILDER: Speed-up calendar creation process.
SEQUENCE: Speed-up calendar creation process.
WORKDAY: Speed-up calendar creation process.
TRACER: Speed-up calendar creation process.
TRACER: Added XML option for Oracle Holidays.
DATECALC: Fixed workdays error for time periods less than 1 week.
CATALOGER: Added XML option for cataloging.
Version 1.06 (September 2010)
MADE eFORENSIC RUN UNDER ORACLE DATABASES
CATALOG: Wrapped the XER file's name at the top of a XER print-out for readability.
CATALOG: Added Report Width setting to program.
REBUILD: Wrapped the report file's name at the bottom of the results print-out for readability.
SEQUENCE: Further bullet-proofing when reading Base Calendars.
SEQUENCE: Fixed unusual problem of missing actual date in historical activities.
SEQUENCE: Added Oracle calendar building and relationship lag calendar check.
TRACER: Added Oracle calendar building and relationship lag calendar check.
PROGRESS: Added Oracle calendar building and relationship lag calendar check (pre-introduction).
REBUILDER: Added Oracle XER calendar building routine.
WORKDAY: Added Oracle XER calendar building routine.
Version 1.05 (June 2010)
ENHANCED COMPARE P3 TO P6
COMPARE: Added Verbose Option for the explanation of the mismatch.
Version 1.04 (May 2010)
ADDED COMPARE P3 TO P6 PROGRAM
CATALOGER: Corrected blank CPM Settings when more than one project in an XER file.
CATALOGER: Fixed the date at the top of the Catalogue Spreadsheet.
COMPARE: Added Compare P3 to P6 program.
Version 1.03
UPDATED REBUILDER FOR RESOURCES
ALL: Updated Splash Screen
REBUILD: Added Activity Resources after the Data Date check and deletion.
Version 1.02
INTERNAL ERROR CHECK ENHANCEMENTS
ALL: Enhancement to existing internal error checking routines.
ALL: Added the midnight Timer delay fix.
DATECALC: Multiple improvements to functionality.
Version 1.01
OVERVIEW: INTERNAL UPGRADE
ALL: Update internal schedule display control to Version 6.5.
Version 1.00 (October 2008)
OVERVIEW: ORIGINAL ALPHA TEST
Original Alpha-Test, Begun OCT-08
Cataloger/Investigator/Work Day Calendar converted from SAe package and enhanced.
P6 Backup Reader [Handout] added on 10OCT08
Cataloger added on 12NOV08
Out-of-Sequence Report added on 05JAN09
Conformer added on 10MAR09
Corrupt Files added on 27MAR09
Rebuilder added on 30APR09
Trace added on 30JUL09