PLB Utility Suite

PLB Utility Suite

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Developed using the Visual PLB language, the PLB Utility Suite was designed to house a new collection of PLB programmer utilities.

  • PLB Data Check
  • PLB Index Check
  • PLB Manifest Editor
  • PLB Benchmark
  • PLB Convert End of Record
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PLB Utility Suite Release Notes

January 21, 2016 – Version 1.11

  • PLB Index Check: Improved error trapping and logging.
  • PLB Data Check: Improved error trapping and logging.
  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.8Af runtime.

August 20, 2015 – Version 1.10

  • PLB Index Check: Added support for -U (uppercase) syntax in index commands.
  • Improved Operating System detection routines.
  • Removed PLB Benchmark publishing feature.
  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.6De runtime.

June 1, 2013 – Version 1.09

  • New Utility – PLB Benchmark.
  • Added 2nd pass to PLB Index Check. The first pass verifies every index entry against the data record. Then a second/new pass is made that verifies every data record against the index. This second pass is designed to find data records that are NOT in the index but should be in the index.
  • Added PLB_DYNAMICLOADMOD=ON plbwin.ini for memory usage.
  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.5A.

March 7, 2012 – Version 1.08

  • Visual Bug Fix: Help text was not set to ‘readonly’
  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.5B1

February 6, 2011 – Version 1.07

  • New Utility – PLB Manifest Editor
  • New Icon/Resources, updated GUI.
  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.4D

November 21, 2010 – Version 1.06

  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.4C
  • Added option to automatically close an instance of PLB Index Check if the index does not have any errors.
  • Added option to automatically close an instance of PLB Data Check if the data does not have variable length records.

June 22, 2010 – Version 1.05

  • New Utility – PLB Convert End of Record (Happy Birthday Dad).

June 13, 2010 – Version 1.04

  • Improved column resize method.

June 6, 2010 – Version 1.03

  • Increased maximum number of instances for each utility from 9 to 99.
  • Changed some visual aspects of the application toolbar.
  • Added support for calling utilities with a parameter (like a filename to scan).
  • Added option under ‘Window’ pull-down menu to close all windows.
  • Force minimum screen size.
  • PLB Index Check: Directory location is validated before allowing preferences to be saved.
  • PLB Index Check: Added support to open multiple files and start new instances for each additional file selected.
  • PLB Index Check: Improved error message to include associated data file name (from index header) if the data file could not be found (I03 error).  Logic includes methods for reading version 8 or 9 index headers.
  • PLB Data Check: Directory location is validated before allowing preferences to be saved.
  • PLB Data Check: Added support to open multiple files and start new instances for each additional file selected.
  • PLB Data Check: Added visual data comparison of the different record lengths.
  • PLB Data Check: Added option to ‘Copy records with NUL, TAB or DEL characters’ to output file.
  • PLB Data Check: Added option to ‘Copy records with ASCII control characters’ to output file.
  • PLB Data Check: Added option to ‘Copy records with ASCII control or high characters’ to output file.
  • PLB Data Check: Added preference settings for new output file options.

June 3, 2010 – Version 1.02a

  • PLB Index Check: (Bug) parsing index command, handle situations like orders.txt,.\orders.isi,-5-9
  • PLB Index Check: (Bug) If the byte position of the index cannot be determined, report error and stop.
  • PLB Index Check: (Typo) Corrected help text associated with Data File Location.
  • PLB Index Check: Added message ‘[click ESC to cancel scanning process]’ during the scanning process.
  • PLB Index Check: If an error occurs opening index, determine if it is a valid index and report different error messages.
  • PLB Index Check: Renamed ‘Close’ button ‘Exit’ close might be misinterpreted as close file instead of close program.
  • PLB Data Check: Added last byte position/offset within the file for each unique record length.
  • PLB Data Check: Added message ‘[click ESC to cancel scanning process]’ during the scanning process.
  • PLB Data Check: Renamed ‘Close’ button ‘Exit’ close might be misinterpreted as close file instead of close program.

June 3, 2010 – Version 1.02

  • PLB Index Check: Performance tuning for large files

June 2, 2010 – Version 1.01

  • Recompile and package with Sunbelt PLBWin 9.4B
  • PLB Index Check: Bugfix parsing index command syntax like -p1=1,n1-10 or ;g=10,1-10

June 1, 2010 – Version 1.00

  • Initial Release of PLB Utility Suite