Versions

Unless otherwise stated, newer versions do not need to be registered again. You can simply download and install it to the same location and your new version will remain registered.

Version

Date

Information

2.3.3
(Free upgrade)

2018-09-11

Fixes
Adjusted external URLs for help screen to new RemoteSign web site.

2.3
(Free upgrade)

2018-08-05

Enhancements
Added ability to select the type of items displayed in the debug log window. By selecting only message commands, one can use RemoteSign as a simple remote logging screen.
Fixes
The {SCROLLUP} and {SCROLLDOWN} commands were not moving the mask and color information with the text. This is now fixed.

2.2.36
(Free upgrade)

2016-03-29

Enhancements
Improved clock configuration screens
Scroll line is now shared when RemoteSigns connect
Added {STOPCLOCK} and {STARTCLOCK} commands to stop and start the clock
Local IP address is now displayed in the connection screen
Added optional H parameter to {CLEAR} command
{CLOCK}S0 is now treated the same as {CLOCK}S1
Fixes
Numerous small fixes especially with {TEXT} commands.
Reported problem of displaying some header lines as black.

2.2.22
(Free upgrade)

2016-02-10

Enhancements
Better looking analog clock. Round clock face, Euro station style second hand, ability to show or hide second hand.
Clock settings are sent to another copy of RemoteSign.
SDK extends the {CLOCK} command
Fast clock is now available, switch between real time or non-real time
Clock time can now be independent of system time.
Fixes
Numerous small improvements
Scrolling lines are cleared on a remote copy if a new file is loaded that does not use a scroll text.
Changes
The {TIME} command no longer sets the system time now that the clock time is independent of the system time.

2.1.202
(Free upgrade)

2011-12-04

Enhancements
Suggest user edits RemoteSign.ini to select a different port if the existing port is already in use at start up
Fixes
Corrected overflow abnormal exit with sequence delay seconds value > 32 (Seems to be due to a change in the way newer versions of windows multiply integers)

2.1
(Free upgrade)

2011-11-17

New features
Added the ability to have a single scrolling text banner.
New {SCROLL} command added to the API to support the new scrolling feature.
Added analog clock option. Face, hands and tick colors can be controlled as well as the size.
Fixes
Very old unregistered copies no longer hang on start up.
Delays of more than 32 seconds between loading the next rsf file will no longer cause an overflow.
Upgrading
Replace the RemoteSign.exe with the new version.

2.0
(Free upgrade)

2007-05-10

New features
Sound. Mechanical signs make sounds.
Automatic loading of another file after a definable delay. Added a new status light to show when another file is scheduled to be loaded.
Sound effect support. Allows remote playing of sound files (.wav and .mp3)
Automatic playing of a sound file when a file is loaded.
Added ability to switch sound on and off on local and remote machines.
Added sound file browser.
Added ability to scroll the text input fields when the text input screen is larger than the screen size.
Added a refresh function to force animated screens to animate.
Added area in connection screen to allow the manual sending of commands to a connected RemoteSign
The Log windows remembers its size and screen position.
New sample .rsf files to demonstrate a sequence of files that load each other.
Sample sound files.
Changes
Made all dialogs modal, leaving Log display modeless. Removed Log button from Connection screen.
Moved sample .rsf files to their own folder. This is to improve portability of .rsf files that refer to sound files and other .rsf files.
The name of the current file is changed when controlled by other software. This is to prevent one from inadvertently overwriting a file with content from another machine.
Fixes
When initializing a large number of animated lines, initial state is properly blank instead of the top half of a zero.
Upgrading
If upgrading from an earlier version, run the installation again. When complete, move any .rsf files you may have created yourself into the rsf folder. Previously registered copies will remain registered. (Free upgrade)

1.1.131

2007-04-26

New features
Added capability to display text areas in any row or column position via the API
Changes
Increased the maximum number of lines from 25 to 40

1.0.113

2007-04-23

Fixes
-Stopped the {ASPECT} command from appearing in the 'last message' area
-Allowed the program to exit even if there had been changes made in the text input screen
-Fixed a bug in calculating the number of columns when the number of rows were changed the first time between two machines whose screen aspect ratios were different
-Improved status light accuracy after machines disconnect
-Closed the modeless registration dialog after unlock code is entered; it was obscuring the confirmation message box.

1.0.108

2007-04-22

Fixes
- fixed formatting of registration amount in PayPal link when decimal separator is not a period
- changed {ASPECT} value to be aspect * 1000 to avoid any separator issues

1.0.106

2007-04-21

Initial Release