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HL7Spy v2020.4.660 Released

December 14, 2022

  • Improvement – Add support for automatically checking for new version of HL7Spy
  • Improvement – Allow downloading and installing new versions of HL7Spy from within the application
  • Security – Notify users of any known Security Vulnerabilities within HL7Spy. There are no known Security Vulnerabilities in HL7Spy but if any are found they will be automatically displayed when HL7Spy starts
  • Security – All – Updated all product dependencies to their latest versions
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Sender – Fix Destinations will not display due to a Null Reference Exception introduced with new Devexpress libraries
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – Fix OutOfRangeException when decorating an HL7 message
  • Bug Fix – Cloverleaf smatdb – Fix issue where a smatdb file will not open after attempting to open with an incorrect password

HL7Spy v20.4.600 Released

September 4, 2022

  • Improvement – Minor Security Vulnerability – Use BouncyCastle directly instead of from MySql.Data to get latest nuget
  • Improvement – Security – Scan all dependencies for known Vulnerabilities
  • Improvement – Sql Loader – Updated Intersystem’s Ensemble template queries. Provided by Jeff D.
  • Improvement – All – Updated all product dependencies to their latest versions
  • Improvement – HL7 Receiver – Allow certificates from Windows StoreLocation.LocalMachine
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – Fix obscure value out of range exception
  • Bug Fix – Hex Editor – Fix “Cancel” button does not stop Find Next
  • Bug Fix – HL7 To XML- Fix Value out of range exception
  • Bug Fix – Field Stats – Unexpected error in CalculateFieldStats. Query=MSH[1]-9.1.1. [Exception] ‘ ‘ Invalid Field Encoding Character|
  • Bug Fix – HL7Parser – Unexpected error: [IndexOutOfRangeException] Index was outside the bounds of the array.
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Transform – Error in Connexion v15: Function ‘coalesce’ not found
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Sender – Message that are separated with \r\n include the \n in the message and are subsequently sent by the HL7 Sender. Reported by Jeff D.
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Unexpected exception in CompileInternal: [TargetInvocationException] Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.[ArgumentException] An item with the same key has already been added.
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – Fix selection offset issue when the segments end with \r\n
  • Bug Fix – File Explorer – Cannot view the hex contents of a file that was downloaded using the FTP/FTPS/SFTP

HL7Spy v20.4.541 Released

May 31, 2022

  • Improvement – HL7 Transform – HL7 Transform Device – Add function to move a segment within a message
  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Better Retry and detection of broken connections
  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Add option to Close Connection after sending each message – Requested by Robert S @uk.ibm.com
  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Improve sizing of HL7 Send tool so that it takes up less space
  • Improvement – HL7 Editor – Add DragDrop support from Editor to Compare tool
  • Improvement – HL7 Editor – Add support for inserting a Base64 file into a message – Requested by Robert S @uk.ibm.com
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Send – Fix NRE when there is no HL7 Target selected

HL7Spy v20.4.512 Released

April 17, 2022

  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Allow sort by Hostname in the target selector dialog – request by David H. from hcahealthcare.com
  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Add timestamps to HL7Send events shown in UI
  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Improve Logging of HL7 protocol events
  • Improvement – Speed startup time by initializing Sqlite in background thread
  • Improvement – HL7 Transform – Add InsertSegmentBefore, InsertSegmentAfter, ToUpper, ToLower, RegexReplace functions to HL7Transform
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Send – Fix issue where HL7 connection is closed between each message is sent using the “Single” button
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Core – Better handling of escape sequences in HL7 messages
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix issue where the Plugin folder now includes name and version of HL7Spy where it did not in the past – reported by Richard F. from healthcatalyst.com
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix issue where newly added, or removed assembly references are not properly handled by the intellisense editor
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Transform – RemoveSegment function not working – reported by Jeff D. from hicgrp.com
  • Bug Fix – [InvalidOperationException] Invoke or BeginInvoke cannot be called on a control until the window handle has been created.
  • Bug Fix – Unexpected exception in setting error indicators (129,{Line=-1,Character=-1}). System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Specified argument was out of the range of valid values.

HL7Spy v20.4.466 Released

February 20, 2022

  • Improvement – Better support for high res monitors – request by Alexander F. from xsolis.com
  • Improvement – Bulk Compare – Add feature to flag hl7 messages with differing segment orders – request by Jeff D. from hicgrp.com
  • Improvement – Custom Code – Better support for assembly references which have binding redirects
  • Improvement – Update all 3rd Party libraries to incorporate bug fixes and performance improvements made by our partners
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Standard – Fix exception thrown when setting the SplitterDistance to an invalid value
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix issue where the wrong CustomCode function is selected when a search is performed
  • Bug Fix – Ftp Explorer sometimes becomes unresponsive
  • Bug Fix – Ftp Browser – Fix tab stops in Password Dialog – requested by jeff.drumm@hicgrp.com
  • Bug Fix – Application Settings – Fix issue introduced in v20.4.450 where settings do not get stored correctly
  • Bug Fix – HL7 SQL/Sql Loader – Fix databinding error resulting in ResultsToNewTab not being stored correctly
  • Bug Fix – Cloverleaf Reader – Fix Sqlite password form size in designer
  • Bug Fix – Cloverleaf Reader – Ftp Explorer – Fix [AggregateException] A Task’s exception(s) were not observed either by Waiting on the Task or accessing its Exception property. As a result, the unobserved exception was rethrown by the finalizer thread.
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – Fix NRE in MessageCollection.Dispose

HL7Spy 20.4.413 Released

November 12, 2021

  • Improvement – Update UI libraries to include new capabilities to Grid and Tree controls
  • Improvement – Update Rebex libraries for improved FTP/FTPS support
  • Improvement – Custom Code – Add function to replace illegal characters in an HL7 message
  • Bug Fix – Application – Fix: [ArgumentException] Form showDialog tried to set an ineligible form as its owner. Forms cannot own themselves or their owners. when closing the SplashScreen
  • Bug Fix – Fix [ArgumentException] Invalid HL7Path ‘[1]-0’ in BuildReportTask
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Send – Fix NRE when there are no destinations selected and the “Connect” button is clicked
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – fix NRE in HL7Editor.SetDocument
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – fix [ArgumentOutOfRangeException] Specified argument was out of the range of valid values.

HL7Spy v20.3.565 Released

September 9, 2021

  • Improvement – Segment – Add commonly used operations, such as Field Statistics, when you right-click on node within the segment editor – request by Paul @diridium.com
  • Improvement – Ftp Explorer – Automatically check for new messages when double-click the file, if it is already opened
  • Improvement – Better Layout of all windows and dialogs with scaling set to 300% – requested by Ben @zotecpartners.com
  • Bug Fix – Application – Saving/Restoring current Application Window Layout not working properly in some cases
  • Bug Fix – Application – [InvalidOperationException] Cross-thread operation not valid: Control ‘ShellView’ accessed from a thread other than the thread it was created on.
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – Cntrl-V does not paste into the Find window when it is active and has focus – reported by Jeff D. @hicgrp.com
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Editor – Messages starting with MSH|^~\| rather than MSH|^~\&| do not get loaded properly in HL7Spy without changing the message framing
  • Bug Fix – Field Statistics – If there is an invalid value in a DTM, INT, or DOUBLE type, the sorting stops working
  • Bug Fix – Error initializing SettingsManagerBase. [UnauthorizedAccessException] Access to the registry key ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Inner Harbour\SqlLoader’ is denied
  • Bug Fix – FTP Explorer – Tail is not working – Reported By Alfred @musc.edu
  • Big Fix – FTP Explorer – Issue where opening a single compressed file in FTP Explorer does not correctly open – Reported by Alfred @musc.edu
  • Bug Fix – Error in BulkCompareView.RunInternal. [InvalidOperationException] Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute.
  • Bug Fix – Statistics View – [NullReferenceException] Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code View – Mouse selection issue in the Custom Code Editor with collapsed regions
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code View – Issue where Custom Code tool was not being restored to its saved state

HL7Spy v20.3.494 Released

June 27, 2021

  • Improvement – Updates/Improvements to Core UI Libraries
  • Improvement – Custom Code – Updates/Improvements to .NET C# language libraries and editor
  • Improvement – Add the DynamicClass Identifier to the output window when compiling so that the user knows how to retrieve a backup from the backup folder
  • Improvement – Better handling of invalid characters in HL7 Message
  • Improvement – Better handling of Parser Errors/Warnings in HL7Editor
  • Improvement – Set UseLargeBuffers to true in Rebex Ftp and Sftp for better performance
  • Improvement – Speed up loading of messages
  • Improvement – BulkCompare – Speed up showing of Master/Detail results
  • Improvement – Remove even row appearance in BulkCompare tool because it looks too cluttered
  • Improvement – Sql Loader – Add option to enable/disable Even Row Appearance
  • Improvement – Statistics View – Change row and selection highlighting
  • Improvement – Custom Code – Add method HL7Segment.GetOrCreate to get or create HL7Subcomponents
  • Improvement – Custom Code – Do not create empty repeats/components/subcomponents when setting string.Empty
  • Improvement – Improve implementation of IsNull, Coalesce, == null, etc
  • Improvement – Custom Coe – Add BaseSegment.IsFieldNullOrEmpty
  • Improvement – Everywhere – Take advantage of new Devexpress search in grid column feature
  • Improvement – Bulk Compare – Highlight rows in the summary that have messages with errors
  • Improvement – Ftp Explorer – Update Rebex Libraries to take advantage of new features
  • Improvement – Everywhere – Update Devexpress Libraries to take advantage of new features
  • Bug Fix – HL7 SQL – Closing any tab always cancels the existing query
  • Bug Fix – Fix [ArgumentException] This causes two bindings in the collection to bind to the same property.
  • Bug Fix – Fix Unexpected exception in HighlightActiveField. [IndexOutOfRangeException] Index was outside the bounds of the array.
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix [NullReferenceException] Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
  • Bug Fix – Fix NRE when Custom Code Tool is hidden at startup then activated
  • Bug Fix – Fix NRE in HL7Spy.Views.MessageCollectionView.MessageEditorView.ShowMessagePropertiesView()>
  • Big Fix – Fix resizing of the FTP/SFTP Server Tree
  • Bug Fix – Fix up ToolStripSpringTextBox just for use in FileBrowser
  • Bug Fix – Fix issue where “Open Message in external editor” attempts to open the file with an empty editor path
  • Bug Fix – Fix NRE in SqlLoader DbConnection form
  • Bug Fix – Export – Fix Export of long file named message collections
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix issue with Connexion.Core appending new segments to HL7 Message
  • Bug Fix – Fix File in user exception when the Settings backup happens at start-up
  • Bug Fix – Fix ZSH-1 issue where Field is not being encoded properly into a Component
  • Bug Fix – Fix issue with detecting HL7Paths in an HL7Expression
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Message detection fixes – reported by Len F. from health.qld.gov.au
  • Bug Fix – Fix [XmlException] The ‘ ‘ character, hexadecimal value 0x20, cannot be included in a name.
  • Bug Fix – Fix unhandled exception when searching using the Multi-Value search tool
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix DateTimeOffset is not defaulting to the local DateTimeOffset when parsing HL7DateTime
  • Bug Fix – Fix issue where MSH-3, MSH-4, MSH-5 are not set correctly in the FHS and BHS segments – reported C.H @ tanaq.com
  • Bug Fix – Fix issue where message frame characters are set in each message within a batch. According the standard these should not be set. reported by C.H @ tanaq.com
  • Bug Fix – Fix threading issue with StringBuilder in HL7QueryView: [ArgumentOutOfRangeException] Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection.
  • Bug Fix – Fix HexEitorView.Selection [NullReferenceException] Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
  • Bug Fix – Fix: SplitCollectionView – [ParserException] Multiple MSHs found in message buffer at offset 1025
  • Bug Fix – Fix issue where opening files from the Ftp Explorer loads 0 messages when the configure type is a LocalFileSystem – Reported by A. Islam from health.qld.gov.au
  • Bug Fix – Message Editor – Selecting right-click option “Save Unescaped Field to File” does nothing
  • Bug Fix – Bulk Compare – Fix [NullReferenceException] Object reference not set to an instance of an object. in BulkCompare when message has errors in it
  • Bug Fix – Fix [NullReferenceException] Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
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HL7Spy v20.2.296 Released

November 18, 2020

  • Improvement – Bulk Difference Tool – Add support for Ignoring Extra Fields – Requested by Randall C. from vumc.org
  • Improvement – Add option to change the message framing in the Split Messages Tool – Requested by Mike T. from amwell.com
  • Improvement – Diff Tool – Update DiffView when settings change in BulkCompareView’s ignore fields
  • Improvement – Statistics – Add AverageSize to Message Statistics
  • Improvement – Remember message framing last used in SaveAs – Requested by Jeff D. from hicgrp.com
  • Improvement – HL7 Editor – Add support for changing the size that triggers field collapsing – Requested by Ruslan A. from rochesterregional.org
  • Improvement – HL7 Send – Add Clone functionality to clone an existing HL7 Target configuration – Requested by Jeff D. from hicgrp.com
  • Improvement – Diff Tool – Reduce flashing when comparing 2 messages
  • Improvement – Custom Code – Write out the custom code uid to the output window when compiling so a user can identify the correct backup file if an older version of the code needs to be restored
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code – Fix issue where when adding an assembly reference the code is blanked out – Reported by Charla from nehii.org
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Receive – Update the file name when the port changes – reported by Nick J. from Conevity
  • Bug Fix – Fix issue with formatting of DateTimes and exporting to Excel
  • Bug Fix – OBX-5 CWE not returning correct value for obx.ObservationValue_05.First.CWE_01.Text_02 – reported by Paul M. from BCCancer
  • Bug Fix – Diff Tool Fix jittering in synchronized scrolling
  • Bug Fix – Bulk Compare – Message Counts, File Path, and First Message Date time missing from dropdown
  • Bug Fix – HL7Send – Fix weird positioning of configuration window
  • Bug Fix – HL7Send – Fix up flickering when opening HL7 Send settings popup dialog
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Send – Clear the last error on each Send()
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Send – Fix issue where “Repeat” does not decrement to 0. Reported by Nick J. from Conevity
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Send – Fix issue where TargetSettings not being properly upgraded from v2.x – Reported by Matthew B. from corhio.org
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code Tool – Clone button does not work
  • Bug Fix – Hex Editor – Fix offset/size not shown in Hex Editor
  • Bug Fix – Fix sizing of count column in SqlLoader and HL7Query tool
  • Bug Fix – HL7Parser – Fix [IndexOutOfRangeException] Index was outside the bounds of the array.
  • Bug Fix – HL7Parser – Fix: [ArgumentOutOfRangeException] Index and length must refer to a location within the string.
  • Bug Fix – Ftp Explorer – Fix InvalidOperationException “Cannot send command to the server because the response for previous one was not received.” is sometimes thrown by FTP library
  • Bug Fix – Ftp Explorer – Fix issue were MessageFraming cannot be changed when files retrieved using the FTP Explorer – Reported by Brian G. from utmb.edu
  • Bug Fix – HL7 SQL – Execute Button is not restored if the tab being queried is closed

HL7Spy 20.2.2 Released

May 2, 2020

  • Improvement – HL7 Sender Tool – Support for SSH Tunnel. Create a secure SSH tunnel to a remote HL7 Server – Requested by Paul C. from diridium.com
  • Improvement – Editor – Support for opening and drag-drop encrypted Cloverleaf smatdb files – requested by Keith M. from thechristhospital.com
  • Improvement – Sql Loader – Support for opening and drag-drop encrypted Cloverleaf smatdb files – requested by Keith M. from thechristhospital.com
  • Improvement – HL7 Editor – Better handling of large HL7 fields within a segment (OBX-5). Large fields are now collapsed to improve message readability. The size of the field is displayed in brackets. Do see the full field, double click on the collapsed region.
  • Improvement – HL7 Editor – Larger HL7 keyboard tooltips. They can be turned on/of (Ctrl+k,Ctrl+k). Hold down the Control key and move the mouse to a field with in the message also displays the tooltip.
  • Improvement – Segment Editor  – Support for OBX-5 variable data types
  • Improvement – Better sizing of columns in the SegmentEditor and HL7  Code table grids
  • Impvovement – HL7 Editor – Support for decoding a multi-part embedded OBX-5 field, for example an embedded pdf document split across multiple OBX segments
  • Improvement – HL7Standard Tool – Show Components/Subcomponents for search results
  • Improvement – HL7 Editor – Track temp files that were opened from OBX-5 encapsulated fields and delete them when HL7Spy exits
  • Improvement – Bulk Compare Tool – Sort field differences by Message Index, then HL7Path – request by Gavin M. from health.telstra.com
  • Improvement – Bulk Compare Tool – Save Ignore Paths when right-clicking and selecting “Ignore” in the Diff tool editor – requested by Gavin M. from health.telstra.com
  • Improvement – Diff Tool – Update DiffView when settings change in BulkCompareView’s ignore fields
  • Improvement – Speed up application startup
  • Improvement – Better handing of Windows Domain licenses for Enterprise customers
  • Improvement – Add support for per user settings for Enterprise customers
  • Improvement – Better display of Z-Segments in Segment Editor
  • Improvement – HL7 Transform Tool – Add more transform functions like Upper, Lower, Insert/Add Segment – requested by Len.F. health.qld.gov.au
  • Improvement – HL7 Transform Tool – Add a drop-down of available functions
  • Improvement – Custom Code Tool – Add right-click copy rows from Events table – requested by Len F. from health.qld.gov.au
  • Improvement – Rework the HL7 Send dialog for better space utilization
  • Bug Fix – File Save – Cannot set the Frame End setting to change the message end-of-frame character – reported by Mike T. from amwell.com
  • Bug Fix – Fix Batch Send View so that the FHS and BHS configurations can be modified
  • Bug Fix – HL7Sender Tool – Fix issue where SSL Validation in UI not happening at the correct time
  • Bug Fix – Show better error to user when Excel Export fails
  • Bug Fix – Advanced Statistics in v2020 do not report the same values as v3.1. Reported by Iris C. from cdph.ca.gov
  • Bug Fix – Highlight Field Tool- Fix exception when Segment Path is selected as a Highlight Path Support wildcard paths
  • Bug Fix – Bulk Compare Tool – Clear out Diff view when selecting a row in the Summary Grid row
  • Bug Fix – Ftp Explorer Tool – Fix issue with resetting the Master password
  • Bug Fix – Custom Code Tool – Fix [ArgumentOutOfRangeException] Specified argument was out of the range of valid values.
  • Bug Fix – HL7 Parser – Exception including entire contents of a large binary file with no messages
  • Bug Fix – HL7Spy not opening up a file when double-clicking it from Windows Explorer – reported by Jared R. from Queens University
  • Bug Fix – Fix spelling of Familiy name in v2.1 and v2.2 of the HL7 Standard