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The most important changes and features in Reliance, version 4.0.15


Components (graphical objects)

  • Optimized painting components (previously, a bigger amount of components in a window caused high CPU load)
  • Fixed adding checking access rights before running scripts, actions and showing popup menus


"Reliance Design" development environment

  • User Manager: disabled the controls on the "Restrictions" tab (page) if the user has the Servicing right or is a user administrator (the restrictions do not apply to such users)
  • Window Manager: added the "Find Object Usages..." command
  • Real-Time Trend Manager: allowed selecting tags of type "Bool" for trend series
  • Project Diagnostics: added checking component position being out of the bounds of a visualization window
  • Backup Project Wizard: fixed sending a project's backup file via E-mail clients Outlook 2007 and Thunderbird
  • Backup Project Wizard: added saving the project before starting the wizard
  • Fixed computing the check sum (hash) of project files (eliminated the dependence on the alphabetical sorting in various language versions of Windows)


Runtime software

  • Fixed logging String-type tags to SQL databases
  • Fixed processing the last error information in scripts running in different threads (information about the last error is now stored for each thread)
  • Fixed computing the check sum (hash) of project files (eliminated the dependence on the alphabetical sorting in various language versions of Windows)


"Reliance View", "Reliance Control", "Reliance Control Server"

  • Fixed running the script on loading a window configured as the initial window for a computer
  • Added the "Previous Window" and "Next Window" commands to the main menu


Web Client

  • "Grid" component: fixed painting
  • fixed the position of modal dialog windows
  • secured entering access codes


Mobile Client

  • "Grid" component: fixed displaying data


The most important changes and features in Reliance, version 4.0.14


All modules

  • Window templates are now transparent
  • Fixed detecting a hardware key under Windows Server 2008


Components (graphical objects)

  • Fixed invoking the "Close dialog window" action from some components
  • Changed the way of saving components' external data
  • Fixed resolving links to dynamic limits of tags for components contained in a window template


"Reliance Design" development environment

  • Device Manager: added possibility to control an OPC group's state (active, inactive) by a tag
  • Script Manager: added multi-line search using regular expressions
  • Script Manager: added the "Thread" property for a script which allows for parallel execution of multiple scripts
  • Script Manager: added the RWS.GetThinClientList method (enables you to retrieve information about thin clients connected to Reliance's data server)
  • Script Manager: added the RUser.CheckUserPassword method (enables you to check a specified user's password)
  • String Manager: added a transition into text edit mode using double-click
  • Project Structure Manager: added the "Network (Ethernet)/Serial (RS-232,RS-485)" type of communication channel for a Modbus device
  • Project Structure Manager: added the "Show menu bar" and "Show title bar" properties (computer | "Display")
  • Backup Project Wizard: added the "Send Backup File via E-mail" command
  • Added the "Restore Project from Backup" command ("File" menu)
  • Export for remote users: added the "Enable forcing data to be updated" option
  • Project Diagnostics: enhanced script diagnostics (added support for "_" at the end of a line)
  • Environment Options: added proxy server settings
  • Environment Options: added possibility to deactivate checking for program updates


Runtime software

  • Custom reports: added the report title to HTML pages generated by the data server
  • Added implementation of the RUser.CheckUserPassword method


"Reliance View", "Reliance Control", "Reliance Control Server"

  • Speeded up loading window templates
  • Current alarms/events: added possibility of printing
  • Fixed invoking the "Close dialog window" action from a visualization window


"Reliance Control Server", "Reliance Server"

  • Server Web page: added switching language (English, Czech)
  • Server Web page: added switching language for historical data reports and custom reports (project languages)
  • Server Web page: adjusted the look and ensured validity in compliance with W3C standards
  • Added implementation of the RWS.GetThinClientList method


Web Client

  • Added possibility to display information about the currently logged on user
  • All program windows: added a button for closing a window (suitable for graphical environments that do not show window title bars)
  • Added commands to the tool bar that were missing compared to the tool bar in the runtime software
  • Added the "Update Tag Value" command to components' popup menu
  • Enhanced the "System Information" dialog


Mobile Client

  • Added possibility to display information about the currently logged on user
  • Optimized performance: added freeing pictures that are no longer being used


Elgas communication driver

  • Added support for Elcor94
  • Improved checking the received data for validity
  • Communication diagnostics: added further information


Modbus communication driver

  • Optimized reading binary tags data from Inputs and Coils
  • Communication diagnostics: added further information
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