Suprtool

Production Version of Suprtool

The current production version for Suprtool is version 5.9.

Suprtool 5.9

Suprtool 5.8

Suprtool 5.7

Suprtool 5.6 (HP-UX) 5.6.01 (MPE)

Suprtool 5.5

Suprtool 5.4.01

Suprtool 5.3

Past Versions

Suprtool 5.2 MPE (Released June 23, 2009)

Suprtool 5.2 HP-UX (Released June 23, 2009)

Suprtool 5.2 AMXW (Released June 23, 2009)

Suprtool 5.1.02 MPE (Released : October 2, 2008)

Suprtool 5.1.02 HP-UX (Released : October 2, 2008)

Suprtool 5.1.02 AMXW (Released : October 2, 2008)

Suprtool Version 5.0

MPE

HP-UX

AMXW

Suprtool Version 4.9.02 (HP-UX 4.9.03)

Suprtool Version 4.8.02

Suprtool Version 4.8.01

Suprtool Version 4.8

Highlights in Version 4.7.02

MPE Version

Suprtool now has a $Number function which will allow Suprtool to use a freeform ascii number with signs, decimal places and currency symbol as a display field.

Suprtool and STExport now support features to Clean your data.

STExport now supports an Escape command which will escape out certain characters.

Suprtool now supports a $counter function which will increment a field by one for every record selected.

Suprtool now supports a $total function which will total a specified field.

Suprtool would incorrectly report an error on a second set tablesize command for a given task.

STExport would in some cases attempt to format data in XML and HTML format at the same time.

The Clean command in STExport and Suprtool has improved syntax to define a range of characters to replace.

Suprtool now has a $SubTotal function.

Suprtool can now split byte strings into multiple fields via the $split function.

Suprlink can now do many-to-many links via the Join command.

Suprlink and STExport now report the number of output records in a manner similar to Suprtool.

The $counter function was not reset in between tasks.

Extract from a table would incorrectly report an error in some cases.

The Table command now supports filenames up to 80 characters.

The Table command truncated filenames at the limit of 36 characters.

The number of defines allowed in Suprtool has been increased to 768.

Suprtool would report an incorrect record number when encountering an Illegal ascii digit, if the Suprtool task involved the Duplicate command.

HP-UX Version 4.7.02

Suprtool $number function required a small fix as Suprtool would incorrectly report the error, Error: Space found in between numerics. Cannot convert.

Suprtool would fail on a Dbupdate of a critical item in some cases. This was fixed in the Eloquence library.

HP-UX Version 4.7.01

Suprtool would fail on the base command for some Eloquence databases, due to a bug in the Eloquence Image library.

HP-UX Version 4.7

Suprtool now has a $Number function which will allow Suprtool to read a freeform ascii number with signs, decimal places and currency symbol as a display field.

Suprtool now has a $SubTotal function.

Suprtool can now split byte strings into multiple fields via the $split function.

Suprlink can now do many-to-many links via the Join command.

Suprtool and STExport now support features to Clean your data.

STExport now supports an Escape command, which will escape out certain characters when used with certain import programs.

Suprtool now supports a $counter function which will increment a field by one for every record selected.

Suprtool now supports a $total function which will keep a running total for a specified field.

Suprtool, STExport and Suprlink now support environment variables.

Suprtool has been enhanced to support Eloquence 7.0 features.

The Base and Put commands have been changed to support new features in Eloquence 7.0.

Suprtool now supports the expanded database limits in Eloquence 7.0.

Suprlink and STExport now report the number of output records in a manner similar to Suprtool.

Suprtool now supports Extract from a table on HP-UX.

Suprtool now supports larger tables and a significant performance improvement in loading and looking up tables.

The Table command now supports filenames up to 80 characters.

The Table command truncated filenames at the limit of 36 characters.

The number of defines allowed in Suprtool has been increased to 768.

Suprtool would report an incorrect record number when encountering an Illegal ascii digit, if the Suprtool task involved the Duplicate command.

STExport would in some cases attempt to format data in XML and HTML format at the same time.

Extract from a table would incorrectly report an error in some cases.

Suprtool 4.6.01

Suprtool would incorrectly coerce large negative numbers from a Packed field to another Packed or Display field.

Suprtool would fail with prefetch point failure if the file had an uneven record size and an uneven blocking facter.

STExport now properly converts the Roman 8 universal monetary symbol to the Euro-Symbol in the HTML and XML commands.

The Item command would fail if a definition or Item command was already issued for a field, if the input source was a self-describing file and and extract range was used or all items from a dataset were extracted.

The XML command would fail to convert ">" to ">" and "<" to "<".

The XML and HTML commands failed to convert "&" to "&".

Highlights in Suprtool 4.6

Support for HP Eloquence databases has been added. (HP-UX only)

Suprtool incorrectly rounded Real and Long target data in arithmetic expressions

The Table command incorrectly gave an error message in some cases when data was loaded with key values. (MPE only)

Highlights in Suprtool 4.5

Support for "well-formed" XML in STExport.

Suprtool, STExport and Suprlink can now have warnings turned off when run from batch with the set warnings off command.

CM to NM switches in Suprtool have been decreased significantly.

Suprtool now has the ability to load and extract data from a Table.

Loading a Table is now up to 28% faster than previous versions.

Table lookup operations are now up to 33% faster than previous versions.

You can read about the new features in this version at the Change Notice Page.
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