Version Notes (starting with version 8)
Add Support for AppleScript
Fixed graphic characters for 8-bit mode.
Add UseResult option to CopyResultToClipboard and AppendResultToClipboard..
Fixed Viewpoint graphics broken by version 8.01
Added Wait command to AppleScript.
Added Preferences item Option-C Confirmation
and user warnings if window is closed that the connection will close.
Added DataReceivedFromHost command to AppleScript.
Include Business Card Reader sample script
If a CaptureOff AppleScript command was issued and then another command tried to open the capture file, the newly recorded data would not be in the file unless you did a ProcessCharacters command after the CaptureOff command. Fixed.
AppleScript commands, GetCaptureFile and DeleteCaptureFile would not work if the capture file was outside of the MacToPic + folder.
Added option in Printer Setup to print the screen as text. Also, included MacToPicFont for printing graphic characters. (prior to this version, screens could only be printed graphically.)
Fixed possible memory problems with AppleScript.
Lasso text could get the line of data above the lassoed area as well as the lassoed text.
Changed highlighting to only highlight text that will be copied to clipboard.
Make barcode reading work properly with Finder's Ignoring White Space AppleScript command.
Fix DataWasHere AppleScript command to work with barcode reading.
Paste at high baud rates would send chars to host ok but may not echo to the screen.
If you turned off the Capture Sound, it would turn back on when you re-started the program.
Add TV925 Emulation
Support the Home key for Wyse and TV925 (Viewpoint Home has always worked).
Fix down arrow for TV925
Fix possible crashes with System 7.6 due to resource purging.
Support End key for TV925.
Two insert commands from host would erase character on second insert.
Command 3 now clears buffer and sends control C.
Use Chicago font for status window in System 8. Also, center window correctly allowing for larger System 8 window frames.
Hidden Attributes was not being remembered when you quit. Caused by version 8.15
First unprotected character was not clearing a previously protected character.
Hitting a function key more than once real fast would not send the fkey command a second time. Fixed.
Fix shifted fkeys broken in version 8.23
Turn off underline if dim code received.
If you tried to do a paste and the clipboard contained any lines longer than 256 characters, the paste operation would stop. Now can have unlimited line size in clipboard for pasting.
If demo expired, it would not allow you to register. Fixed.
Add Wyse 370 emulation and graphic characters.
Also, fix intermittent slave printing problem.
Fix CommToolBox "Out of Memory" error when switching to CommToolBox.
Fix CommToolBox not remembering settings when you Quit. Caused by 8.31
Fixed Insert Line refresh problems.
Lasso text to clipboard was inserting extra carriage return after last line.
(caused by version 2.15)
Added Esprit III Color to Wyse 370 Emulation.
If the MacToPic window was closed when you quit in the CommToolBox mode, the next time you ran MacToPic, it would hang the Mac and get a CommToolBox error.
You can now save captured text as a Netscape or Internet Explorer html document.
If Hidden Attributes was disabled, inverse video spaces were not working correctly.
Also, doing an Option-O to open a connection was sending an extra character to the host forcing you to hit return an extra time to enter your login name.
Attempts to edit fkeys would cause a crash. Problem was created in 8.41
Support ESC G6 for Bold message text.
Was not remembering Previous Page Options when you quit.
Center windows properly for OS8. Change light gray color to match OS8 gray.
Screen would not refresh if Ansi Colors was on in VT101 mode.
Add two commands to AppleScript:
SendCTBFile and ReceiveCTBFile
Some VT101 text characters would show up as graphic characters if graphic mode was left on and screen cleared.
Add Preference for Sending ESC MOUSE Col,Row for mouse click.
ESC + was not turning off Protected fields for Wyse and Viewpoint. It does now.
Also, if demo expired, CommtoolBox would be corrupted if in use.
GV 56K modem would not dial in non-commtoolbox mode.
Added delay between characters in dialing string.
Changed some radio buttons to checkboxes.
Added video attribute option "Carriage Return Does Not Reset Normal Text"
If Remember Window Position was checked and Limit Screen Depth to 24 lines was unchecked, the window size would not be remembered. This was a problem for people with 25-line screens because it would always default back to a 24-line window size when you ran the program again.
Status Window was not being hidden when loading new CTB settings file.
If the window was closed and Hide Status Window was selected, a blank window would open with no border.
Added Dim colors for Ansi colors
Also added a light yellow color.
Beep was not working in VT100 emulation mode.
Hidden status window caused error 4 upon quit if multiple windows were open.
Also, if two session windows were open and the serial window had xon/xoff enabled and the tcp window had xon/xoff disabled and you switched from the serial window to the tcp window, xon would be sent to the tcp host and you would have to do a control Q to get it back.
Added new VT100 fkey set for fkeys F1 thru F10
VT100 emulation fix.
Fix Wyse video attributes.
Also, if any attribute is selected then all other attributes are
This also affects Viewpoint and TV925 emulation.
Televideo 925 aux printing codes now supported.
ESC @ and ESC A for non-transparent printing.
ESC ! was clearing the screen when in Esprit III mode. Should only do that in Wyse mode.
Support Ins & Repl keys for Wyse and Viewpoint emulations.
Option-Shift I or Option-Shift Ins for Ins
Option-Shift R for Repl
Support more ANSI color codes for VT100
DEC Multinational Character Set now supported.
20-page Scroll Back added.
Send Escape T for End Key and Escape Y for shift End
for Viewpoint, Wyse and TV925.
Also make end key programmable in Wyse mode.
Support programmed page up and page down keys for Wyse programmable mode.
When additional MacToPic windows were opened, if there was not enough memory then Scroll Back would turn off in the first window as well as the new window. Now it will leave Scroll Back on for all windows that have enough memory.
Colors would sometimes not be correct when switching between session windows if more than one window was open in MacToPic.
Enable Xymox menu in Preferences
Page Up/Down keys were not paging a full page.
If more than one clear screen received from host then only record one screen into scroll back.
(This prevents several blank pages appearing together in scroll back).
If you turned on ANSI colors and got a Not Enough Memory message, the program could eventually hang.
Also, fixed protected field display problem that existed in versions 9.0 thru 9.04
Also, VT101 emulation would not switch from 80 to 132 column mode under host control.
Attempting to display a QuickTime movie would produce the error, "Incorrect movie name or path supplied by host." This error was introduced by version 8.81
Dec Multinational 8-bit mode now sends correct typed codes to host.
Also, when a QuickTime movie was displayed, the MacToPic window would refresh to the size of the movie instead of it's own size.
Fix scrolling crash problem. It would crash on a Powerbook G3 with Password Security enabled if you ran MacToPic and the screen scrolled before it had a chance to clear the screen.
Added 8-Point font to printer setup options.
Support Wyse Multinational graphics in IBM font set
Support URL mouse clicks for email and browser.
Added "Require Underlined URL Clicks" option to the Preferences Menu.
Fixed VT100 emulation problem. ESC [00m
Control E was sending Wyse insert sequence. Now sends Control E.
Added Control Fkeys
Fix registration problems with OS X. Previous versions would require you to re-register everytime you booted under OS 9 and then booted under OS X.
Fix AppleScript problems with long text strings truncating.
Fix more registration problems with OS X.
Yet another fix for OS X registration.
Some Macs could get caught in a loop switching between the CommToolBox and non-ComToolBox modes.
Now, it will no longer try to force you into non-CommToolBox mode if there is a CommToolBox error.
Fix printing problem with OS 9. Symtom usually was that the first page would print OK and then the rest of the pages would be blank or would come to the screen instead of printing to the printer. Symptoms might change depending on the font and font size you used in Printer Setup. Sometimes problem would only show up in a long print job. Possible crash during printing also.
Another OS X registration fix.
Fix possible memory leak during scrolling that might cause crash on some Macs.
Added feature to send a message alert to the Mac user from the host using
ESC ~ M ~ TextMessage CR
Fix - If 16-Point font and large window were selected and you upgraded to a later version of MacToPic, you could get an Unexpectedly Quit.