2016.40. First non-Beta release

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  1. smeighan

    smeighan Dedicated Elf

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    Release 2016.40. Our first non Beta release. Beta vs Non-Beta? This release had a focus on closing bugs. You should be able to use this version for your 2016 shows. We will continue to release code every 1-2 weeks for the rest of the year. New functionality, more bug fixes. Use this one or download the latest, all the developers are always running on the latest code. I will use R40 while at the Expo.


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    XLIGHTS/NUTCRACKER RELEASE NOTES:
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    2016.40 Jul 10, 2016
    -- bug (dkulp) Fix dotted lines in model preview selection stuff
    -- enh (keithsw) Add end channel to model export
    -- enh (keithsw) Log very slow rendered frames
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix value curve problems with some waveforms
    -- bug (keithsw) Stop custom model leading to crashes if non numerics are entered in grid cells
    -- enh (keithsw) Add view log to the tools menu so users can easily access the log file
    -- bug (keithsw) Stop tab dragging on main window
    -- bug (keithsw) Make video Effect render red if video file does not exist or single line buffer style is used
    -- enh (keithsw) Add value curve to sparkles
    -- enh (keithsw) Add preset export/import *.xpreset files
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix crash in piano when start note > end note
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix tendril music line effect that was broken in v39
    -- bug (keithsw) Fix blur effect that was broken in v39
    -- enh (keithsw) Add model face and state data to xmodel files
    -- bug (gil) Fix conversion to LOR format.
    -- enh (gil) Modify On and Colorwash effects to support DMX models.
    -- enh (gil) New DMX model added with 5 types so far: Top view, Side view, Bars view, Top w/Bars, and Side w/Bars.
    -- bug (gil) Prevent scenario where model groups could show up to be added to a model group.
    -- bug (gil) Delete model and all effects from grid and views when a model is deleted. Fixes #611
    -- enh (gil) More improvements to SuperStar imports of images.
    -- enh (gil) Better placement of Text Effects imported from SuperStar.
    -- enh (gil) Add option to average colors for SuperStar import. More closely matches it's blending method.
    -- enh (gil) Improve SuperStar import settings for Fan effect. This effect is close but not an exact duplicate.
    -- enh (gil) Fix proper start/end angles for flowys imported from Superstar for horizontal layout.
    -- bug (gil) Fix potential crashes with right-click popup menus in Layout page.
    -- enh (gil) Make the initial pane size larger for Model Preview, House Preview, and Effect Assist windows. Fixes #617.
     
  2. Boof63

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    As always , a great big thankyou to all
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