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Imaris 7.0.0 Release Notes

Welcome to the Imaris 7.0.0 release notes. Version Date: Feb 15, 2010. 
Please have a look to the Overview of Imaris Release notes for information about prior released features and fixed bugs.

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  • Mouse wheel zooms in all viewers
    • Slice / Section / Gallery / Easy3D / Surpass / Coloc
  • Scale bar in Surpass view
  • Slice view measurement points are now stored as part of the scene
  • Preferences reset to factory defaults


 ImarisCell ImarisCell is a new module in Imaris!

ImarisCell is an Imaris module specifically designed for the analysis of 2D, 3D, and 4D images of cells and their components. ImarisCell enables researchers to qualitatively and quantitatively examine micro relationships that exist between cells.

Please click this link to learn more about ImarisCell.

  • Creation Wizard: Setup for Spine detection (source channel and size for spine seed points) is now an separate step right before Spine- Seedpoint Classification. New sequence:
    • Region of Interest
    • Dendrite Points Diameter
    • Classify Dendrite Points
    • Dendrite Diameter
    • Spine Points Diameter
    • Classify Spine Points
    • Spine Diameter
    • Finish
  • New rebuild options: All / Dendrite / Dendrite Diameter / Spine / Spine Diameter
  • Option to rebuild all above with keeping or deleting existing Filament data

Fixed 30 Bugs (since Imaris 6.4.2)
1777 4 GB Tiff File could not be opened by Imaris (neither 64 nor 32 bit)
1784 Scalebar without label
1853 Track lines not visible on 2d with slicer
2814 Tiff imported by FpBp can not be moved
3381 clipping plane xy yz xz buttons only clip positive direction
3526 Need more rebuild options for Filamenttracer
3638 Batch always checks out an additional license as system user
3796 "overall" statistics if empty when switching from "detailed" to "overall"
3823 Spine(s) attached (solely) to another spine, not useful?
3874 No "Save changes" after modifications on non-imaris files
3894 user manual error: figure reference for Pt Distance
3969 'Imaris File Converter - Preferences - Include Image Names' is missing
4007 reference link: "principal moments of inertia" in wrong location
4009 Ims5 with many time points takes extremely long to load
4031 Scene Viewer crashs when sample data Ptk2CellWithSurfaceAndSpots.ims is loaded.
4044 Rendering problem with big ome-tiff files
4054 Center of Homogeneous Mass outside the surface
4059 Documentation lacks Histogram Equalization on "Manual Image Processing" page
4086 Cancel 'Normalize Layer' crashes
4095 Right click 'Show Help' can not launch the reference manual
4099 Manual Edit of Long Time Series Corrupts Track Data
4121 Thumbnailextractor renders only upper half of thumbnails
4124 Crash after adding multiple spots manually
4132 Corrupted IMS files can not be deleted (they are locked by ImarisThumbnailExtractor)
4143 Menu is visible/accessible on MAC
4165 Position marker for annotations can not be set in slice view for 2d-images
4168 Some buttons in imaris react immediately if mous button is pressed, others on mouse-button-release
4175 Prairie File Viewer - only one channel, Imaris expects 2 channels.
4187 Imaris does not report "Windows 7" as OS (it says "Windows NT")
4192 Imaris reads large MRC as corrupt but it is valid file.


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Last Modification: CL, 15-Feb-2010

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