REW Beta Release REW V5.20 beta 10

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  1. John Mulcahy

    John Mulcahy REW Author
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    Further small changes and a couple of bug fixes in beta 10.

    The stepped sine silence interval is now in seconds, allowing up to 60 seconds before the next tone starts.

    When using a loopback as the timing reference the signal generator output is echoed on the timing reference output for all signal types.

    There is now a control for trace thickness on the graph image capture dialog, allowing extra-thick traces if required. The default is 2 pixels trace width.

    The menu on macOS now stays visible for all REW windows rather than just the main window. Also on macOS the native file dialog is now used to choose the folder for exporting all measurements as text rather than a Java component. The macOS default for always on top window states has been set to false to avoid a Java bug that causes the windows to disappear on restore if the Dock preference "Minimise windows into application icon" is selected.

    A warning is shown if the input channels appear to have been swapped for impedance measurements being used for TS parameter calculations, based on seeing a phase close to 180 degrees at the resonance peak rather than close to zero degrees.

    The frequency axis upper limit is now 200 kHz if using 352.8 kHz or 384 kHz sample rate.

    Impulse responses that were exported as text can now be re-imported as text - it is generally better to use the WAV file format to export impulse responses though.

    If a measurement has a start frequency below 20 Hz the sweep starts with a linear portion from DC to 10 HZ. There was a fade in on that linear portion in the previous V5.20 beta versions (not in V5.19), it has been removed to increase the sweep LF energy and suppress LF noise.

    Added a 22-bit dither setting for the signal generator.

    The bug fixes:
    • The VU meter RMS numeric area wasn't wide enough for levels below -99.9 dB on macOS
    • On macOS windows were not being restored to their last used sizes
     
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    I, i'm a new user and i saw a lot of update to this good software, but every time i have the same thought: why there isn't the name of the file on the top of the windows, like every common software? It is very usefull.
    And why the description row of measurement names is so short? If you add just a word to the automatic name you need to scroll the entire name, i always have to do this, and it is is very short too. Can you add some more space please?
    Thank you.
     
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    There is no single file, measurements from multiple different files can be loaded. The file name for each measurement is shown on the measurement panel.
    filename.jpg

    The space allowed is a compromise to accommodate screens of a range of resolutions, many folk run REW on laptops with small and often low resolution screens so space is precious. I can look at modifying the space according to the screen resolution, but it isn't trivial since high DPI screens may still be restricted for screen real estate.
     
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    You can lorad from multiple files, i know this, but in my routine this work well if you have a low number of measures.
    I run REW usually with an old laptop pc with Windows XP and low resolution for car measurement. Only at home i see the measures with a desktop pc, usually is a set of 15-30 or more in 1-3 files.
    But for this reason i need to group measures in a file and to differentiate the files easily reviewing the job; also i need to put notes on each measure and finally to group a set of them with a clear filename.
    Using multiple instances this is more important, because apparently the measure name are all the same and the only difference is the time indicated. This need more attention to check every measure name, scrolling text.
     
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    The measurement names and anything appended to them are whatever you choose them to be. You could have REW append a number rather a time and choose a root measurement name that identifies the set.
     

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