Release Notes

PathAway GPS 4 Standard Edition
for Windows Mobile

Revision History

Version 4.00.90 - Feb 3 2009

- none - sync versions only

Version 4.00.89 - Sep 23 2008

- Fixed Folder Selection dialog (4.00.88 problem only)

Version 4.00.88 - Sep 3 2008

- Added SMS support for leadtek GPS tracker LR8M03
- Fixed Installer for extracting .CAB files to hard drive. Was selecting wrong CAB when choosing WM5.
- Fixed: Points Database Sort by Name.

Version 4.00.84 - May 29 2008

- Fixed: GPX Export Order of 'Ele' and 'time' corrected for full compatibility.
- Fixed: Satellite View not showing for receivers that report more than 12 sats

Version 4.00.83 - Apr 30 2008

- Fixed: Can now delete write protected maps.
- Added: Load a map by selecting it from File Explorer
- Added: Hard key mapping for Magellan MobileMapper

Version 4.00.82 - Apr 7 2008

- Fixed: Smartphone "Find Location" buttons.
- Fixed: Landscape About screen not showing contact info.

Version 4.00.78 - Jan 11 2008

- Fixed: Odometer wrong when no track log used (from 4.00.74)
- Fixed: Delayed screen response when moving less than 2 mph
- Added: File Association for GPX files. Automatically import GPX to PathAway on select GPX from File Manager.

Version 4.00.77 - Dec 12 2007

- Fixed: "Windows Mobile GPS" GPS Connection for some Windows Mobile devices upgraded from WM5 to WM6. Known affected devices: HTC P3300, Glofish M600, T-Mobile MDA Vario III.
- Fixed: "Point->Adjust Location" broken in 4.00.76

Version 4.00.76 - Nov 29 2007

- Fixed: Installer occasionally attempted to install wrong platform

Version 4.00.76 - Nov 29 2007

- Fixed: Installer occasionally attempted to install wrong platform

Version 4.00.74 - Oct 25 2007

- Added "Albers Equal Area" projection.
- Added "Kertau 1948" datum
- Fixed: Checkboxes not working in Maps dialog (4.00.72)
- Added: Enabled/Disabled Data and Maps now retained when Cards are removed. (Ie. this info is now stored on the same card as the data.
- Fixed: Projected/known point calibrated maps were changed to "top-left bottom-right" when entering the Map Details dialog.

Version 4.00.72 - Sept 26 2007

- Various Improvements for Windows Mobile 6.0 and Smartphone.

Version 4.00.71 - Sept 9 2007

- *New* Windows Mobile 5/6 Smartphone version included:
- Improved: Map Calibration using Nudge controls and 3point editing controls.
- Added: Map Calibration: Rotate calibration by left and right angle
- Added Data Transfer Utility and PWDBConvert: Support for import multiple types in single GPX files.
- Added GPX import: Support for additional tags such as " symbols and extra geocaching tags.
- Fixed: Icons not showing in Select Point dialog.
- Added: Device only, Support for import multiple types in single GPX files.
- Added - Editting of Projection Parameters on Windows Mobile.
- Fixed: 3pt calibration dialog reappearing after closing then changing screens.
- Added - Map Manager-PWMapConvert. Support for OZI maps Transverse Mercator projection with only 2 calibration points
- Added - Options/Preferences/Tracking: Record 3D fixes only
- Added: Total Distance and Area to Track/Route Details dialog.
- Modified PocketMode. To address devices with only 2 hard keys, PW will now exit Pocket mode with any combinations of 2 hard keys. For Keyboard devices, 'Q' followed by ''P' will exit Pocket Mode.
- Fixed: Track/Route occasional rendering problems.
- Fixed: Point Details- Show on Map menu option not working
Data Transfer Utility:
- Fixed: GPX Create Tracks, Routes.

Version 4.00.67 - June 28 2007

- Fixed: Route Insert and Add to Start problems.

Version 4.00.66 - May 31 2007

- Improved: Hard Keys for Zoom now do not repeat on press and hold. Now next Zoom is initiated for each button press.
- Fixed: Program hangs when using a route that ends where it starts and using Manual Route Advance.
- Added: Manual Route Advance. At the end of the route, Advance will ask if you want to go to the start of the route.

Version 4.00.65 - May 3 2007

- Fixed: Send Point Database to GPS for Garmin Etrex/GPS 76
- Added: 19200 baud rate.

Version 4.00.64 - Apr 17 2007

- Added: Map Manager now gets the registered folder names from ActiveSync.

Version 4.00.63 - Apr 11 2007

- Fixed: Windows Mobile GPS Protocol. Pulsing of Red-Fixed bars on GPS Sky view.
- Fixed: Windows Mobile GPS Protocol. Displayed 2d fix when there was a 3D fix..
- Fixed: Reading maps with high-byte (accent) characters in the filename.
- Improved: Map Conversion 8-bit Color conversion. (esp yellow shades). PWMapLib.dll
- Added: Ability to have more than 4000 characters in the Note Field. Now limit is 15,000 characters.
- Map Import (Map Manager and Conversion tools. 1000% speed improvement of map import when importing 8-bit maps to 4 or 8 bit colors.

Version 4.00.62 - Mar 15 2007

- Fixed: Toolbar not being hidden when 'Show Toolbar' is unchecked.

Version 4.00.61 - Mar 8 2007

- Added: KML (Google Earth) Export support on PDA and PWDBConvert.
- Fixed: TTQV 3x3 maps. If you select "Edit Details" and change the Transportation Icon, and press OK, then all of the calibration data is gone from the map.
- Fixed: Proximity Icons not always displaying correctly.
- Fixed: Toolbar not redrawing properly when screen rotated to landscape (WM5)
- Fixed: GPX, LOC output, timestamp using '.' between min-seconds, not ':'
- Fixed: Add Point not including a datestamp
- Fixed: GPX export, <Desc> using <name> field.
- Fixed: GPX export, removed <type> field. Unnecessary.
- Fixed: OZI .map import, coordinates would be wrong if there are extra spaces in the cal file between lat and long.
- Icon Manager: Fixed Transparent Color not being checked in the menu.
- Icon Manager: Fixed On Exit, now asks to Save, if the icon transparency changed.

Version 4.00.60 - Feb 19 2007

- Fixed: Garmin X-Series Route upload missing route pts.

Version 4.00.59 - Feb 12 2007

- Added: GPX and LOC format Export for Points, Tracks, and Routes (Database->Export... ). On Handheld App only.
- Export to PathAway format, now includes commad delimited fields for Sound, Picture, and Link fields.
- Added Miller Cylindrical Projection

Version 4.00.58 - Feb 7 2007

- FIXED: Installer corrected, was using build 4.00.51

Version 4.00.57 - Feb 1 2007

- Added another Croatia datum (differs from CRTNGZone1-7)
- Added: Upload data support for Garmin X-Series (Includes 60CSX)

Version 4.00.55 - Jan 20 2007

- Fixed: Custom Alarm sounds causing occasional crash.
- Fixed: "Windows Mobile GPS" protocol on new WM5 devices (ie. HTC P3300, MDAIII compact). "Timer Comm" must be off.
- Added: Upload data support for Garmin X-Series (Includes 60CSX)
- Added: Croatia (CRTNGZone1-7) datum

Version 4.00.54 - Dec 22 2006

- Fixed: Unable to get a context menu from Proximity View. (50+)
- Fixed: Insert Route Point between pt1 and pt2 was inserting after pt 2

Version 4.00.51 - Nov 27 2006

- Fixed: Map or Database, Move to... required restart before moved map/database would show.
- Added: PathAway Map Manager, basic support for OZIExplorer .map and .geo import. Currently supports multi-point calibration in "dd mm.mmm" format. To import an OZI calibrated map, select the image file (i.e.. .jpg, .bmp etc.), then PathAway will find and interpret the associated .map or .geo calibration file.

Version 4.00.50 - Nov 24 2006

- Added Datum "Rijksdriehoek.
- Database Info: Fixed Transportation Icon display and storage.

Version 4.00.47 - Oct 17 2006

- Fixed: GPX Import, name losing last character
- Added: "Show Note" to Point Context Menu. Displays note text of waypoint. .Also, a 'T' icon wil show on the Proximity Dash item. Click on the 'T' to show the waypoint Notes.
- Fixed: Memory Leak in Compass View

Version 4.00.46 - Oct 4 2006

- Added: GPS Fix lost alarm now also triggers when communications to the GPS device is lost.
- Fixed: PocketMode backlight would turn on if a key is hit and prefs are set to "keep backlight on".
- Added: Windows Mobile 5.0 only: New GPS Communications Protocol "Windows Mobile GPS". This protocol uses the the Windows Mobile Intermendiate GPS Driver to obtain GPS Information. This is now the default and recommended protocol for WM5 handhelds. Using this protocol GPS connections can be shared with other applications. Note, the Start->GPS Settings->Access" "manage GPS automatically setting must be turned on for this protocol to work. This problem also resolves a crash using NMEA + COM when the device is turned off while the GPS is connected. Note, with this setting, the port, baud and other communications settings are not used.

Version 4.00.45 - Sep 22 2006

- Fixed: Possible corruption if sound or picture points are used. WM only
- Fixed: Route Insert Point inserting in wrong posn if pt is too close to prev point in route.
- Added: Map Manager, support for PNG, GIF and TIF files.
- Fixed: 4.00.44 only Stay on while connected, not working on some devices.
- Fixed: changing settings "stay on" or "keep backlight on" no longer require disconnect/reconnect from GPS.

Version 4.00.44 - Sep 9 2006

- Fixed: invalid trackpoint added to the track db on GPS disconnect if you disconnected GPS while scrolling the map.

Version 4.00.43 - Aug 16 2006

- Fixed: Proximity Defaults Inverted.
- Fixed: Off track alarm only work if proximity alarms are On.
- Fixed: Circle to Next would only show if Line to Next was activated.
- Fixed: German version: Buttons missing on WM5 devices (.42 only)
- Added: New preferences option "Backlight on while connected" allows you to force the backlight on or use the system backlight settings.
- Fixed: The backlight turning on while in Pocket mode.
- Fixed: Route Move Up/Down error.

Version 4.00.42 - Aug 4 2006

- Fixed: Stay on when Connected was not working for some Pocket PCs (iPAQ 6500s, Loox 520)
- Added: rtept tag added to GPX,LOC importer
- Fixed: HP IPaq 6500 series: Camera Capture support added
- Added: WM iPAQ Camera Capture - Image now rotates properly to portrait
- Added: Better Enumeration of Storage cards.
- Fixed: When Track log disabled, Track log point was added on disconnect
- Fixed: Route Simulator attempted to connect to GPS

Version 4.00.40 - July 7 2006

- Fixed: Cross-hairs not showing when no route and not connected to GPS.

Version 4.00.39 - June 22 2006

- Improved: Satellite Data view Signal Strength bars now show values from 10 dB Hz (was 30).
Fixed: Occasional loss of Sat Data using NMEA protocol.
- PWDBConvert PWDBLib.DLL: Fixed: Send track to Windows Mobile was not encoding Distance and time between points, so time/distance to next was not working.

Version 4.00.38 - June 14 2006

- Added: Export Database feature from Track/Route/Point Database
- Fixed: Sat Sky View, Fixed bars now show as Red.
- Added: Connect GPS/Disconnect GPS on hard key. Now works the same as the toolbar GPS icon. If the map has been dragged while connected. the GPS hardkey will restore to the current location instead of disconnecting GPS

Version 4.00.36 - June 5 2006

- Fixed: Highlight closest point "Heading To"
- Fixed: WM 5.0 VGA screen, hidden top dashboard.
- Fixed: Insert Route Point not getting inserted at correct position in route.

Version 4.00.35 - May 24 2006

- Fixed: Zoom From Map to Virtual map, scale fixed.
- Fixed: Some Projected Map types not initializing for Zoom in/out properly

Version 4.00.34 - May 12 2006

- Fixed: Off-Track Warning Alarm not sounding
- Improved: Odometer Accuracy improved. Not incrementing by GPS error when "GPS calculates Speed/Course. When tracking is On. Odometer is calculated based on track log points.
- Added: More screens made square and widescreen aware.

Version 4.00.33 - May 2 2006

- Fixed: Off-Track Warning Alarm not sounding
- Fixed: Pocket Mode backlight turning on when a hard key is pressed.(PPC only)
- Fixed: Taskbar hide, Taskbar not hidden on startup. (PPC Only)
- Added: For Golfers, Set Prefs->General, Elevation units to Yards to show short distances in yards.

Version 4.00.31 - Apr 21 2006

- Fixed: Compass View: Time/Dist not updating if "route to point".
- Added: PWDBWMConvert command <ImportToPWT>

Version 4.00.30 - Apr 5 2006

- Fixed: Route point Move Up/Down not working.(PPC only)
- Added: Clear button for Point Edit->Picture.
- Fixed: Round-off display problem for Proximity Points
- Fixed: Track Display problem when moving between 2 maps of same resolution.
- Fixed: "View" Menu, checkbox when Compass, GPS Sky and Satellite Data View selected.
- Added: Point View: Icon now shown before Point name in list. (PPC only)
- Added: "Goto->Location" button "Add to Route".
- Added: Swiss Datum CH-1903 to ProjLib.

Version 4.00.29 - Mar 23 2006

- New Hard Key Options: (set in Preferences
    - Capture Picture Point (for devices with supported Cameras).
    - Toggle Full Screen
    - Last View Screen
- Fixed Anavasi Map crash.
- Fixed: Tracks not refreshing when using Nudge Controls
- Dash Proximity Display with Pictures and Sound. Icons now show to right of text. Click on Icons to play sound or show picture.
- Fixed error in NZMG display.

Version 4.00.28 - Mar 14 2006

- Fixed: Speed Precision not saving
- Fixed: GPSMap 60/276 data download problem
- Map Manager: More info on Known Points Calibration Types

Version 4.00.27 - Mar 7 2006

- Fixed: On device, Calibrate by 3 or more pts not always saving properly

Version 4.00.26 - Mar 3 2006

- Fixed: Details showing wrong point.
- Fixed: WM5 hardkeys 5+ now work while Pathaway is active
- Fixed: Custom speed not saving decimal speed values.

Version 4.00.25 - Feb 23 2006

- Initial release