Imaris | Release Notes and Bug Fixes

Imaris 5.0.2 Release Notes

Welcome to the Imaris 5.0.2 release notes. Version Date: Aug 22, 2006. 
Please have a look to the Overview of Imaris Release notes for information about prior released features and fixed bugs.

[Measurement Pro
[Fixed Bugs

  • Snapshot dialog is now a modeless toolbar, which allows a fast and precise workflow.
  • Off Screen Rendering
  • Predefined size (800 x 600, 1024 x 768, etc.), or any user defined size
  • Same size for any view (Slice, Section, Gallery, Easy3D, Surpass)
  • Surpass Snapshots up to 10'000 x 10'000 Pixel
Movie output
  • Off Screen Rendering for Keyframe Animation
  • Off Screen Rendering for Time Animation
  • Off Screen Rendering for Quicktime VR
  • Predefined or user defined rotations for Keyframe animation

Measurement Pro
 Measurement Points
  • A Previous Measurement Point was a single object in Surpass. Analysis of length and statistical values was spread over all the surpass tree. The newMeasurement Points object collects multiple points in a single object. Analysis is now easy to perform.

  • different shapes
  • custom color
  • adjustable line width
  • adjustable font face, size, and color
  • common output of statistic values via statistics tab

  • intensity measurement along line

Fixed Bugs (since Imaris 5.0.1)
925 Distance measurements in 3D
1404 Interactive cropping limits in Resample File Open Dialog
1432 origin of crop3d dialog is not adjusted according to the ...
1485 Reader for files of Leica TCS SP5
1570 Snapshot includes Display Adjustment
1595 'Show all' let the tree jump to the top
1605 Vertex of polygon selection can not be deleted
1674 Display Adjustment, cross mode, Easy3D does not react
1725 Some OIF/OIB files can not be read
1726 Leica LIF parameters missing
1730 finetuning crop 3d is painful for 3d-time series
1732 BPNormalizeTimePoints.m does not work
1734 BPHistogramEqualizeLayers.m XTension does not work
1748 Biorad PIC v5.0 does not load or calibrate properly
1749 Setup instead Imaris starts as restricted user
1759 Parsing of XTension directory in Imaris 4.5.2
1766 Filament generated in IM 420 can not be saved in 452
1786 Imaris icon starts installer
1801 GetStatistics, SetCustomStatistics, GetCustomStatistics a...
1805 Olympus OIB 'advanced' parameters missing
1819 QuadBuffer Stereo should work.
1854 Add Layers, Add Slices standardize
1859 Detect regions crashes
1860 format settings not applied before dialog ok
1861 Half amount of Z layers missing for big ICS file
1862 Cannot edit spots for shaped spot procedure.
1865 64 bit normal user cannot run imaris
1869 Cannot load Biorad multi channel image.
1876 QuicktimeVR crashes after save movie as tiff
1877 Quicktime with horizontal stripe
1879 Shaped Spots Wizard (Merge 3. and 4. Window)
1880 Shaped Spots Wizard back and next button crashes Imaris
1889 LUT of OIB not loaded
1890 Measurement points are not positioned on objects
1891 Keyframe crash after snapshot
1941 changing PSF width doesn't immediately change P-value


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Last Modification: CL, 22-AUG-2006

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