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New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 11:19 am
by John Bowen
Work continues to update the Solaris OS. Released today is v1.4.4, and here are the changes since 1.4.3:

1) Added additional labels and User 1 through User 10 to category filter choices.
2) The preset names and categories for all banks are now cached in memory, not just the current bank.
3) While browsing presets, the name and categories of the browsed-to preset are now shown on the status line for all three pages.
4) Fixed a bug in which the preset page 1 and 2 sometimes may not show the correct preset name when the category filter is on.
5) Fixed a bug in which the data wheel would change the program number but not the preset name when the category filter is on.
6) Fixed a bug in which incoming MIDI messages for program change, note on, note off, and aftertouch were echoed back out to MIDI. This could cause problems with MIDI loops.
7) When a bank/program change message is received over MIDI that is the same number as the current preset, the Solaris no longer reloads the preset.
8 ) Fixed a bug in which incoming MIDI aftertouch was not correctly passed on to the slave unit when polychain is on.
9) When first booted the Solaris would sometimes output a volume change or aftertouch message over MIDI. This is fixed.
10) A Bank Select message received over MIDI (by itself) no longer interferes with the bank currently browsed to.
11) When the category filter is on, preset names for the current bank are loaded and cached in the background at 10 per second until all 128 are loaded. (This is slower than the maximum speed possible to allow the UI to be responsive.) Once loaded they stay in memory until the Solaris is turned off. When the category filter is off, the preset names are not loaded in the background but they are loaded and cached one at a time as needed while browsing.

Re: New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:16 pm
by auton
Hi John - Thanks for the continuing support.

Re: New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:43 pm
by PECHEREAU
Hi John!
Thank you very much for this new release.

Regards.

Re: New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:41 pm
by dingebre
Best support anywhere! Thank you John.

David

Re: New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:52 pm
by niversen
Thanks for another useful update! Applied to #142.

Re: New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:24 pm
by poupouye
Thanks for this great job ! :)

Re: New OS Update - 1.4.4

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:37 pm
by chapolin
Thanks :)