Compatibility Notes and Issues

Version 2.00.00

ANSI build is no longer supported.
Suggestion: please use Unicode instead.

Version 2.00.00

The professional edition does no support scramble rules anymore.
Suggestion: please upgrade your license to Enterprise edition.

Version 1.58.00

"true" and "false" arguments of $List function marked as obsolete.
Suggestion: parameters should be replaced to 'S'('SN') and 'P'('PN').

Version 1.58.00

Incremental fill method: "Cycle length" option was replaced by "Rerun sequence after".
Suggestion: check and update your project file if necessary.

Version 1.58.00

"File" rule is no longer available in the software.
Suggestion: for new projects use DTM File Generator instead.

Version 1.56.03

"File" rule marked as obsolete. It will be available in the Enterprise edition only until next major update.
Suggestion: use DTM File Generator instead.

Version 1.56.03

"Database Objects" rule type is now available in the Enterprise edition of the test data generator only.

Version 1.53.00

The installation package contains no test file generator due to project format compatibility reason.
Suggestion: use customizable text output feature instead.

Version 1.53.00

Starting this version custom connection for "Form Table" and "By SQL" fill methods support predefined ODBC connections only.
Suggestion: create DSN with ODBC Administrator clicking "..." button at the method form.

Version 1.53.00

By performance reason Unicode version does not support infrequent symbols blocks with extensions anymore.

Version 1.52.01

This version of the test data generator uses another way to store quotation mode in the project file.
Suggestion: check your rules for non-standard quotation cases.

Version 1.52.01

"Use result set as list" is no longer supported for "By Query" fill methods.
Suggestion: add required condition to query directly.

Version 1.52.00

"Use value as pattern" is no longer supported for "List" and "Disk file".
Suggestion: use pattern engine functions $List and $File together with $Pattern if necessary.

Version 1.48.09

Starting this version only Enterprise edition contains free copy of DTM Flat File Generator included into base package.

Version 1.44.00

The earlier versions are not compatible with Multiplatform Runtime.

Version 1.41.00

"Use value as pattern" is no longer supported for "Value Library", "By Query" and "From Table" fill methods.
Suggestion: use pattern engine functions $Lib, $Query and $Table together with $Pattern if necessary.

Version 1.41.00

The "formula" fill method is no longer supported in the SQL data generator.
Suggestion: use pattern engine instead ("by pattern" fill method).

Version 1.41.00

The custom DLL fill method is no longer supported.
Suggestion: use $DLL pattern library function instead.

Version 1.41.00

The program does not support "where" and "order by" clauses for "From Linked Table" fill method anymore.
Suggestion: use "By Query" fill method with complete SQL statement instead.

Version 1.39.04

Starting this version the generator does not support old mask engine.
Suggestion: use new pattern engine compatible language.

Version 1.34.02

This version expects connection information in the project file. You will get warning message when load some old projects.
Suggestion: is necessary, specify connection once again and save the project. It will be open without warning next time.

Version 1.33

This and newer versions have new pattern engine (read more). A few old masks should be modified.
Suggestion 1: you should use $Lib call instead of 'L' clause and quote some pattern elements like '(' or ')' by '\' sign.
Suggestion 2: you can run the generator in "old mask" compatibility mode using related option.

Version 1.30

This and newer versions do not support Value Library in old (.vlib) format.
Suggestion: use "From File" fill method instead of custom library or to load data to new format (MDB).