Focal*Point Version Features

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    • Windows 8.1 Update – Resolves a Windows 8.1 automation error in the system Defaults menu. 
    • Enhanced Shutdown – Option to allow graceful shutdown when using automated restarts with Task Scheduler or when running as a service.
    • Expandable Form Views - Fully sizable forms with adjustable grid widths for custom desktop and maximized screen views. Includes option for font sizing when grid sizes are changed.
    • Program Compare -Select your choice of GForce compare modules when a third-party editor is selected for program editing functions.
    • Improved Setup -The installation program now updates Focal*Point's working folder with the Everyone "Modify" permission, thus eliminating post installation configuration on Windows 7 systems.  
  • Expanded Event Logging - System event logging has been fully expanded  to aid and assist with troubleshooting tasks.
  • Accelerated Performance - Automatic timer routines are monitored and run according to system configuration and priority.  
  • Expanded Library Functions - The Library Detail view now includes file date comparisons and target file size.
  • Automated Backup - New Help Menu item automatically collects and saves configuration and log files.
  • Connection Monitoring - Monitors LAN connectivity and records intermittent network problems.  Menu warnings help prevent  un-intended data loss.
  • Expanded Wireless Compatibility - Fully tested and approved for use with several leading manufacturers, plus industrial grade servers.
  • Database Maintenance - Automate database maintenance  with the updated DBOptimizer that now accepts command line arguments for use with the Windows Task Scheduler -- including a new history log.
  • View Menu - New View menu provides instant access to all log and history reports.
  • Active Session FTP - View FTP active users showing both IP address and user name.
  • Improved Views – Updated fonts for improved Win 7 profiles. Resize display grids to your liking. Expand or contract sections to see only the information you want. Restore defaults for particular modules or for the entire program.
  • RFA – Enhancements clearly indicate auto and manual file matching. Provides improved file matching in both left and right side panes. Provides more natural verification for revision overwrites.  Identify orphaned files from deleted DNC host PCs
  • Technical Notes –Includes a general notes section for communications parameters. Permanently record idiosyncrasies of your COMM hardware and machine connections. Never again misplace system configuration records. Save specific wiring and parameter requirements. Keep a permanent record of hardware specific port assignments. This simple feature will save hours of research and experimentation when rebuilding or upgrading your DNC server.
  • New and Improved Reports – The DNC Library now includes a printable report for orphaned / missing NC program files. A second report is dedicated to archived NC program files, and the Communications Parameters report now includes entries listed as FTP and Timer Folder. Export reports to Word, Excel, CSV, RTF or text files
  • Fully Managed FTP Server - Provides FTP program transfers with options for fully managed, restricted and unrestricted usage.
  • Fully Managed Network Shares - New Timer Folders provide managed DNC for network shares. Use port redirection to remotely queue files for any serial machine.
  • Fully Re-designed RFA Program Entry Screen - Uses the same features and options as the Library Entry screen.
  • New Option for Generating Next Numeric DNC IDs - The Setup menu provides a user configurable option for DNC IDs.
  • Fully Re-designed Library Add Entry Screen - The Numeric ID will now find any open and available number. Includes program preview and copy options.
  • New Time and Date Stamp - The RFA Library over-right dialog box now displays Time and Date information.
  • Improved Stability and Performance Adds several fixes for Multi-User Administration and ALT functions. Now properly logs status of active workstations.
  • New Windows 7 & 8 Compatibility - Includes expanded help for setup and operation with UAC options.
  • Data Collection Module - A new add-on to collect and record DPRNT statements containing macro and probe data. Append time stamps to calculate cycle time.
  • Auto-Library Transfer - New features check for locked files and tag specified extensions for move and delete operations.
  • Programmable Socket - Allows different sockets for use with multiple host systems connected to Focal*Point Remote.
  • Wireless Compatibility - Now optimized for wireless connectivity with our easy-to-install wireless kits.
  • Enhanced Timers - Improved timer functions to reduce excessive CPU usage.
  • Improved Wireless Function - Now fully compatible with Mazak CMT protocol when using Wirefree devices.
  • Optimized Communications Engine - Provides more efficient use of TCP/IP packets and eliminates high CPU usage caused by excessive handles and RFA overloading.
  • Receive File Confirmation - Assures operators that uploaded NC programs have been received successfully. Includes file size information and verification codes.
  • Send Standby Purge - Clears communications ports of faulty or unwanted remote requests when received file confirmation messages are ignored.
  • New User Security - Restrict rights to View and Print permissions within the DNC Library. Plus, View Only rights within the Receive File Administration module (Both protect against accidental program edits.)
  • Reduced NC Program Maintenance with ISO Compliance - Save uploaded program revisions immediately using Bypass RFA in conjunction with a new auto-archive feature, which also includes support for the Auto Library Transfer function.
  • Enhanced Send File History - Includes File-Not-Found and Received File Confirmation messages.
  • Faster Machine Selection - Scroll bar action as been added to the machine display.
  • Automatic Port Activation - Activate RS232 hardware ports as the devices come on-line. Perfect for wireless and single-port remote hardware devices that utilize machine power.
  • Focal*Point Remote Software - Offers real-time viewing of port activity, including manipulation of machine communication parameters plus port reset capability. 
  • Purge If Sending and Inactive - Most CNCs terminate a program Load immediately after receiving a percent sign or other specific end-of-program markers. This situation can leave Focal*Point in "Sending" status even though the machine has received the entire program. This new feature will correctly reset the display status to Rec. Stby. and eliminate the need for port resets during manual file transfers.
  • Saved Selections - Saves a User’s previous selection when importing Library entries and when viewing cells in the RFA module.
  • Duplicate Entry Log - A Duplicate Entry Log file is now created when the Library Import function encounters programs that will result in duplicate DNC IDs. 
     

Thank you for your support. For more information call 508-523-1763 or e-mail inquiries to info@cncinnov.com.