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MacWise - Macintosh Terminal Emulation - telnet / serial for OS X - Wyse, Viewpoint, VT100, VT220

MacWise Version 20 History

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7/28/20

20.4

Support Linefeed Set and Reset modes for VT100 / VT220

Textwrap fixes


7/21/20

20.3.8

Keep TCP Connections Alive, now more reliable.
Select that option from the Special Menu and enter a time in minutes.
The default is 10 minutes. The lower the number, the better.
That time will be remembered until you reboot your Mac.

Faster now when large amounts of data are sent from the host to the screen.


7/18/20

20.3.6

MacOS Catalina or earlier can use the tcsh shell. Big Sur will use the zsh shell.
(version 2.3.1 started using the zsh shell with no choce to change it)
The OS version is now detected and the unix shell is based upon the OS in use.


7/14/20

20.3.5

VT100 / VT220 fixes


7/7/20

20.3.3

Fix array bounds error with VT100 / VT220
(problem introduced in version 20.3.2)

Checking and unchecking SCO ANSI now works the same way as the 32-bit version.
(The number of rows remains at 25 lines when you uncheck SCO ANSI)
If you want 25 lines to be remembered each time you run MacWise,
select "Remember window positions and size" in MacWise Preferences.

NOTE: The default number of lines is 24.


7/4/20

20.3.2

7/4/20

Term type is now set to ansi when Mac Unix Shell connection is opened. (Works best with the zsh shell)

Fix Viewpoint / Wyse protected fields with Screen TextWrap off.

Fix extra line at the top of the window with Screen Textwrap off.


6/29/20

20.3.1

More Big Sur fixes

As of MacWise version 20.3.1 , the zsh shell is used for all connections including telnet and ssh secure shell.

Only the zsh shell is reliable beginning with MacOS Big Sur.
The Mac Unix Shell Connection.. selection has been removed because that contained options that are no longer used.

There is no longer a choice for the tc shell or bash shell.


6/25/20

20.3

Compatible with MacOS Big Sur beta

NOTE: the current version of the Keyspan / Tripp-LIte USB serial driver does not work with Big Sur beta.
It says it works through Mac OS 10.14. It does, however work with Catalina but not yet Big Sur.
Check with their website for updates. https://www.tripplite.com/support/USA19HS

Also, if you are using another brand of USB to Serial Adaptor, it may work.

Telnet and SSH secure shell connections are OK with Big Sur.


6/13/20

20.2.8

Fix possible memory leak when using protected fields with Wyse and Viewpoint emulation.

Fix Print Preview intermittent window tag errors.


5/8/20

20.2.7

Screen Textwrap now works with more hosts when enabled.


5/5/20

20.2.6

Open MacWise Settings..
could possibly give you a message, " Wrong File. The file is not a MacWise settings file"
(even though it was actually a MacWise settings file)


4/20/20

20.2.5

Wyse and Viewpoint protected fields screen clearing.


4/11/20

20.2.4

F1 Key did not work after logging in with Secure Shell password.
(Problem introduced in version 20.2.3)


4/8/20

20.2.3

SSH Secure Shell password with Kermit connections


4/3/20

20.2.2

More Half Duplex fixes


4/1/20

20.2.1

Added 14-Point font as an option for a smaller window.

Could not select pulse dialing for modems.

Option-H was not working as a shortcut to hang up a modem call.

Fix crash when selecting window size. (problem introduced in 20.1.6)

MacWise was not quitting when a telnet or ssh connection closed and you had the option for auto exit enabled.

Half duplex mode was displaying a backslash instead of a space.


3/30/20

20.1.6

Added Screen Textwrap to the Sizes Menu. (Textwrap is enabled by default)

Fix Wyse "ESC a" cursor positioning.


3/13/20

20.1.2

Fix possible hang if mouse dragged below text area at bottom of window.


3/5/20

20.1.1

Capturing data to a file with IBM font set had dots instead of spaces.

Fix Viewpoint / Wyse possible double or shifted lines of data with some hosts.

Fix hang when opening a settings file.
(problem introduced in version 20.0.5)


2/26/20

20.1

Fixed possible hang when upgrading from previous versions that had expired.


2/13/2020

20.0.9

Fixed possible hang with hosts that set textwrap on or off.

VT100 / VT220 allow cursor positioning below margins


1/30/2020

20.0.6

Turning off Enable Scripts was not being disabled until you quit and ran again.

Printing in 132 and 160 column mode now automatically uses smaller font.

 


1/10/2020

20.0.4

Message fields at the bottom of the MacWise window may have contained an incomplete message or were caught in a loop trying to display a message when connected with telnet.

Screen updates during long listings to the MacWise window may have not updated until the listing was done.

Clicking away from the MacWise window during long screen updates was stopping the data from displaying in the window.


12/18/2019

20.0

( 2020 release )

Enable Alternate Keypad for VT Emulation

 

NOTE: MacWise version 1.0 was originally released January 1, 1996 as a slimmed down version of MacToPic. Over the years, it became a full featured app.
(MacToPic was released in 1989).

Here is the complete History of MacWise