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    Inner Harbour Software consists of a dedicated team of .Net programmers whose mission is to create exceptional and affordable HL7 products. Please email us at support@HL7Spy.com to contact us with questions regarding our products or services.

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New! - HL7 Spy v3.0 has been released and is now available for download - try it now for free!

HL7Spy v3.0.1825 (20 day trial, and 3.x licensed users)

Customers with an Enterprise license receive a free upgrade. For a limited time, HL7Spy 2.x users can upgrade for $259.00.

Platform Requirements: Windows 2008R2/2012/8.1/7/10 - 32/64-bit, requires .NET 4.5, or higher.

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Platform Requirements: Windows 2008R2/2012/8.1/7 - 32/64-bit, requires .NET 4.5, or higher.

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HL7Spy 1.7.79 Released

  • Bug – Fix exception that occurs when DataGridView is asked to show a row, but there is not enough room
  • Bug – Better error handing in OpenTcpPortView
  • Bug – Fixed issue pasting text into a message when the text is not a full message
  • Bug – Refresh button was duplicating messages within the message tab
  • Improvement – Auto-retry connection if HL7 MLLP Send fails on first attempt
  • Improvement – Support characters above 127 in the ASCII table in the Message Framing dialog
  • Improvement – Faster HL7 MLLP Receive

HL7Spy 1.7.77 Released

  • Bug – Fixed InvalidCastException when exporting the query results from the Sql Loader data grid to Excel.
  • Improvement – Better handling of messages pasted from emails or other applications that modify segment line endings
  • Improvement – Less flicker when tabs are closed
  • Improvement – Faster application shutdown
  • Improvement – Enable dragging/dropping messages from 1 tab to another. This is useful for creating an ad hoc collection of messages to be saved, or transmitted. The best way to utilize this feature is to drag one of the tabs out of the main document area, or to drag one of the tabs so that it side-by-side with the other tabs as shown in the figure below. Messages that are dragged and dropped are always inserted after the currently displayed message.

HL7Spy v1.7.75 Released

  • Improvement – Upgraded some 3rd Party libraries that we use within the application
  • Bug – Fixed an issue when you double-click on a file in Windows Explorer and an existing instance of HL7Spy is shutting down. (thank you George S. for reporting)
  • Bug – Fixed an issue in the Splitting Tool where splitting by message index range was not working
  • Improvement – Sped up start time by lazy initializing the Custom Code tool
  • Improvement – Sped up application start time by 5 seconds.
  • Bug – Fixed a problem with gzip handling
  • Bug – Fixed a FileDisposed exception being thrown when the last Query Results tab is closed
  • Bug – Fixed an issue in HL7 SQL where the left most column showed incorrect index numbers when DISTINCT is selected from the toolbar.
  • Bug – Fix the formatting of date/times in Excel (thanks to Larry E. for reporting and giving us the fix!)

HL7Spy v1.7.68 Released

  • Much reduced memory usage when opening thousands of files using “Open Folder”
  • Show a “Loading..” message when loading messages over 1MB in size
  • Right-Click option to export the unescaped field to a file and to attempt to interpret the MIME type of the data
  • Fixed the search dialog to be automatically pre-populated with the currently selected values – reported by Denise G.
  • Fixed occasional IndexOutOfRangeException when pasting into the Message editor
  • Better error information when executing HL7 Sql query with syntax error

HL7Spy v1.7.65 Released

  • Query Results from “HL7 SQL” queries are now shown on a per tab basis.
  • Added “Clone This Tab” option to the Right-Click on Tab Menu Items. This allows you to quickly copy the contents of a tab, and preform queries on it.
  • Fix Encoding character definition for the escaped Component was in correct. \C\ when it should have been \S\
  • Fix sorting of Message Editor Tabs for collections created via a query.
  • Fix out of range exception while parsing a message
  • Fix cancel on exit when there are pending changes to a message collection
  • Fix processing of hex values in the HL7Parser
  • Fix HL7 Compare in Sql Loader and HL7 Query displays items in the reverse order they were selected

HL7Spy 1.7.60 Released

  • Add an menu option to disable loading files into an existing instance of HL7Spy when double-clicking on file in Windows Explorer
  • Show name of Message Collection being searched in the title bar of the search window
  • Fix issue where copy/paste/undo/redo events are always being sent to the Message Editor window.
  • Add support for Undo/Redo to HL7 SQL and Sql Loader editors
  • Add Browse button to the “Add References Dialog” in the Custom Code Device
  • Fix key-binds for control-space, and ‘.’ in the Custom Code Device
  • Fix suggested file name to be a legal Windows file name when exporting to excel
  • HL7 parser should let tab (0x09) characters through. Currently TAB is being replaced with a space
  • When “Reuse Results Tab” is not selected, there should be a results grid per tab created – requested by Doug M. from Cleveland Clinic
  • Show the Query that was used to generate the tab when hovering over the Message Tab
  • Fix StackOverflowException when referencing Microsoft.Practices.Unity.dll in the Custom Code Device

HL7Spy 1.7.55 Released

  • SqlLoader – Remember users last setting for SqlLoader’s ReuseResultsTab
  • SqlLoader – Added counter to Query tab when “Reuse Results Tab” is unselected
  • Message Editor – Hook up menu item Alt- shortcuts
  • Message Editor – Added a save dialog when message collection has changed
  • Message Editor – Add “Split” Tools menu item
  • Message Editor – Fixed issue when Pasting muliple messages with non-standard encoding formats
  • Message Editor – Fixed Order Tabs by MSH-7 option
  • Message Editor – Added order by ascending/descending in right-click menu item of tab
  • Message Editor – Move Edit and Tools menu items from ToolStrip to main window’s menu
  • Message Editor – Added “Close All” right-click on tab menu item
  • Message Editor – Fixed focus problem where the active document changes when the active Application changes
  • Message Editor – Remap Alt-F,A to save as instead of Close All to conform to windows norm
  • Message Editor – Fixed issue where it was not possible to save messages if all messages had parsing errors
  • Message Editor – Fixed Copy/Paste in the following: Watch List, Sql Loader, HL7 SQL, Custom Code
  • Custom Code – Fixed issue where an exception is thrown when setting a field, component, or subcomponent to null
  • Custom Code – Fixed issue with Anonymizer.Replace function