Application failed in various places if the PC region/culture
was set to tr-TR (Turkey) due to the way culture affects some
string functions. e.g. library2.plf failed to open, Undo/redo
Change: Improved error message dialog. Messages now
Change: Polish translation update.
'$browse replaces $explore in default tool definitions
Bugfix: Too many spaces in Visualizza entry in Italian
Change: Rewrote AddToRecentList()
To Professional Edition changed to https.
Upgrade to Enterprise Edition link.
New Feature: Undo/Redo
buttons on toolbar.
Change: Translation updates.
OV code signing certificate.
Bugfix: Auto-grouping rack with
a rack mounted device resulted in "Error: This edition does not support
grouping" when loading .ndg file.
Bugfix: Links Table - column
headers incorrect for some languages.
New Feature: Library "Keep on
top" menu option.
New Feature: File > Import CSV Data. Adds objects from a
CSV list with format: Name,Address,Type
Change: Improved error reporting for
Bugfix: Removed some inappropriate uses of topmost.
Change: Save looks specifically for filename "netdiag1.ndg" to run SaveAs dialog
rather than ending in "netdiag1.ndg"
Bugfix: Did not show outlines when
pasting discovered objects from CDP Neighbor Tool.
Change: Cursor reset to
default following unhandled exception.
Change: ALT-Click centres on object or
Bugfix: ValidatePositionOnScreen() did not adjust position of form
after switching from dual to single screen if secondary screen was left of
New Feature: Script Object
New Feature: Script Objects
New Feature: Script Objects antialias command
Format Script Object: brush table did not always show the correct colour in the
colour picker cells
Change: Disposed of some resources which previously
relied on garbage collection to free up.
Change: Added View menu with
Zoom and library options.
Change: Added Library and Online Library options to
Change: Added Link to Insert Menu.
New feature: Shift +
mousewheel scrolls page left and right.
Bugfix: Changing page size in Diagram
Properties, did not redraw page correctly.
Bugfix: The new page was not
positioned correctly after clicking File > New.
Bugfix: Paste after using
bookmark could cause an error.
Bugfix: Online Library button tooltip was not
Bugfix: When saving document, progress bar did not work
Bugfix: Cancelling save changes to library during app shutdown
caused error next time the library was opened.
Bugfix: Error when repeatedly
pasting new scripts in via the Format Script Object form.
script into Format Script Object form did not overwrite default script.
Change: Help button on Format
Script Object form goes to the specific help page now.
New Feature: Script
Objects options statement now supports a menu mask parameter.
Script Objects "option end" statement enables drawing to continue after options.
Bugfix: Options menu not built correctly if the very first command was an
Bugfix: Spacing between fields was not right in
Change: Further optimization of fieldsupdate().
SaveDocument() writes "options" instead of "rflip" in object table header.
Change: Added trims to AlignmentTableEntryPack().
Bugfix: Possibly fixed
very occasional error on close down.
Bugfix: Uninstall Network
Notepad in Windows menu was not translated.
Bugfix: Deleting a row in the
pen or brush table in the Format Script Object form blocked further work on the
Bugfix: Library form could be displayed unnecessarily on
clicking OK in the Format Script Object form.
Change: Minor change in
paste() to logic for deciding whether to use wait cursor. Less flicker pasting
Bugfix: Could write to incorrect library in Format Script.
Change: Minor wording changes from in Format Script Object form.
Object X,Y scale values less than 0.1 were not saved.
Bugfix: File > New.
Prompt to save changes. Cancel did not work.
Change: Replaced multiple
function calls to argupdate() with single call to fieldsupdate() which is much
Bugfix: Workgroup Object Library not working.
Bugfix: Could not
always access Format Script Object form from digram.
Bugfix: Workgroup Object
Library not working.
Bugfix: Separate Windows XP installer fixes "is not a
valid Win32 application".
Bugfix: Recursion error reported if script
contained 7 or more paint commands.
Change: Further improvements to Format
Script Object for library context.
Bugfix: SaveScriptToLibrary() duplicating
Bugfix: Indentation used by SaveScriptToLibrary() did not
Change: Format Script Object save to library now saves
to memory rather than disk.
Change: You are prompted to save any changes to
library when exiting the program.
Change: Further improvements to library
Change: Installer filenames are moving to .exe instead of .zip
as this appears to work better with Windows
Bugfix: Fixed library exit
Bugfix: Drag and drop to library not working with first
Bug Fix: Labels were not always positioned correctly after Format
Change: PropertiesFrm_paint removed and code moved to load
Change: Selected items are cleared when switching to paste mode.
Change: Improved Cloning of script when doing Format Script Object from local
v6.0.10 - 19 April 2020.
New OV Code
Refreshed code associated with Links Table.
Bugfix: Changes made in Links Table did not flag diagram as modified.
BugFix: Undo/redo may not work correctly after changes made in Links Table.
BugFix: Allowed edit of To column in links table, though had no effect.
Change: New unicode installer with additional languages.
Bugfix: Fixed incorrect behaviour when
deleting and adding labels via the Links Table.
Bugfix: Object Properties
form cosmetic improvements.
Change: Filestream functions updated.
Bugfix: Resizing backbones did not work
Bugfix: Could not change the width of a backbone.
Updated the Format Script Objects Form.
BugFix: Error when opening Format
Script Object form in edition compiled for Win7/XP/.Net Framework 2.0
BugFix: Choose library button was anchored to top of form instead of bottom.
Bugfix: Cleared labelxpack() error
loading older file.
Change: Increased max_area.
Change: When pasting a script from the online
library to the Format Script form, errors were displayed for the first two lines
"Network Notepad Clipping.." and "object 1.." since these are not actually part
of the script object. The form now just ignores these statements.
Format Script Object failed when pasting a multiple-script object such as the
Dell R210 example in the online library.
Bugfix: Options split button on
Format Script form did not display correctly if populated with only one option.
Bugfix: Format Script Form handles corrupted script statement.
New Feature: Script Objects. Format Object Script
Menu options and Online Library button.
Change: New link termination
Change: Various code syncs with Pro Edition.
Problems running if language was set to French or Thai in v4.6.9
BugFix: Renaming Object/Object filename in library
caused object to fail to paste to diagram.
Improved code used to layout
newly pasted object in library.
Dutch translation updates.
for doing single undo/redo transactions following repeated nudges and shift+/-
Change: Float text not displayed unless cursor is default.
Change: Link mode termination pointer centres on object if connection points
set to 1.
Bugfix: Nudging item and releasing shift key before cursor key did
not update the diagram.
BugFix: Improved error handling in Loaddocument().
Bugfix: Curve link style did not work.
BugFix: Curve link style with only
two points disappeared. Now draws a straight line.
BugFix: Format Link
Styles form - transparent style did not work.
File Format 8.2 used. Upgrade
earlier link styles transparent to opaque.
Change: Moved Transparent to end
of list of link styles.
Change: Load defaults button in Format Link Style
form moved to menu.
Bugfix: Save as CSV file uses ";" in countries which use
"," as decimal separator.
Testing early disable of shiftctrltimer in
frame1pic_mouseup to prevent sticky drag problem.
Change: Custom colors are
saved only if you click OK in color dialog.
Bugfix: Object Properties form
accepted a layer value of 6 when should have been 5 maximum.
Improved rename bitmap in library. Copies extn if none supplied and checks extn
is same before and after rename.
BugFix: Drag and Drop .ndg file to create
hyperlink was broken.
BugFix: No prompt to save changes when using the goto
next diagram option.
BugFix: Automatic updates for Win7XP version of
installer was not working.
Bugfix: Fixed message about file format version when loading file.
Grid could disappear.
Dutch translation update. Thank you Jaap.
New Feature Left-Click And hold for 1500ms
initiates drag and drop.
Bugfix: Right-click selected link termination
caused form to jump. Now displays link context menu.
update. Thank you Martin.
Bug Fix: If Windows has created a thumbs.db file
in the common application data folder it could cause the first-time-run copy of
datafiles to the users application data folder to fail.
Bug Fix: Link
styles form was not opened as a dialog and caused an error if it was not closed
before you used a newly added link style.
Bug Fix: Several other forms
change to open as dialogs.
Language translation files changed to UTF-8
Added Slovenian translation. Thank you Jadran.
Information button from FrmAbout.
Fixed missing translations.
Change: Now uses common language .txt files with
Bugfix: Automatic Updates settings were not displayed correctly
on the Setup form. Thank you Mr. Shouty.
Italian translation update. Thank
you Roberto B.
BugFix: Lock buttons not working in object properties form.
BugFix: Relative labels disappeared after viewing object properties and *
position indicator missing.
Horizontal Scrollbar was broken.
Bugfix: CDP Neighbor Tool not present in
user-defined apps after installing.
New Feature: Search in Object Libraries.
Increased maximum libraries to 100.
Label position combos changed to
dropdownlists on object properties form.
Savelibrary was not working.
Changes to label_unpack()
Additional error trapping in label_unpack
Canvas_caption() was not working since migration to .Net.
Use of cursor
keys to nudge objects and move canvas was broken.
Added Report a Bug option
to Help Menu.
Fixed numerous type conversion issues.
Bugfix: When reading diagrams from earlier
versions it could get label colours wrong.
Bugfix: Label colours were not
packed as hex when saving.
Bugfix: Incorrectly prompted to confirm upgrade
diagram file format when saving as a new file.
Bugfix: "SetTo Default Font"
and "Make This The Default Font" menu options were not working correctly.
Bugfix: Repeatedly prompted to upgrade file format.
Bugfix: Various problems with Format Link Styles form.
Bugfix: Set to Default Font was broken/ could set
illegal color value.
Bugfix: Various problems with Format Link Styles Form.
Bugfix: Error opening Diagram Properties form.
Added handlers for unhandled exceptions and for
unhandled exceptions for threads behind forms.
Removed reference to argn in
Changed drawobject() method for drawing .ico-based objects.
Solution rebuild to fix errors in dev env.
BugFix: Properties Form, Address label position not
Change: Updated method used to draw float text.
change of object type failed.
Improved object drawing code.
library. To get this, reinstall the software but when prompted during the
install "Who will use this software?" select "Just me". Otherwise the files are
installed where they only ever get copied across one-time at the very first run.
BugFix: Display IP addresses button was not
BugFix: Error when selecting Edit Source.
now print to the selected printer rather than the default printer.
BugFix: Backdrop not scaled correctly with zoom.
BugFix: Zoom caused problem with height and width on Diagram Properties form.
BugFix: Prompt to use Shift with drag and drop was
BugFix: Backdrop was broken.
Diagram Properties form tidied.
BugFix: After adding a new link style,
right-clicking a link would fail with error.
Greek translation added. Thank
Cosmetic changes to Format Link Styles form.
button tooltips fixed.
Library2 and Library3 objects are now installed
-Connection points toolbar icon fixed.
-Fixed issue with Setup form and languages.
+Freeware Edition has moved to .Net.
updates. Configurable in Setup form.
has moved. Use "Open Object Libraries Folder" to locate.
+No longer requires
to be run as administrator.
+New toolbar icons.
Clicking background to form elbows and bends in links was broken.
Changed use of Shift and Ctrl when moving and selecting items to be in line
with Professional Edition.
region_check area_check value
initialised too low. Caused scaled up icons to not respond to click.
right click link termination and selecting properties caused crash
Added Thai translation
Added more error
trapping to palette form load and activate
fixed broken backdrop image
Bug fix: Possibly some systems did not remember the display IP
Bug fix: Deleting the link termination node deleted lots
of other things.
Increased the number of fields supported in
palette list (number of labels in a title box etc).
Uninstall now deletes
the registry settings.
Bug fix: Illegal character entered in "safety copies"
option causes the program to fail to start with a Type Mismatch Error.
fix: File > New retained some data on links from previous diagram.
User definable tools didnt get focus sometimes.
switch_off_text_entrybox making latest label visible rather than the one being
bug fix: Position of outlines on initiating drag drop
Uses error raising to detect missing bitmap files rather than
checkexists() on every file
Bug fix: aligning labels didnt always work
Performance: Only loads bitmap if different to last bitmap loaded
New feature: Ctrl-A now toggles between selecting none and selecting all
New feature: Clickable links
New feature: The default paper size for each
language is set in the second line of each language .txt file.
fix: undo link with link nodes followed by paste new object. new object
inherited some node properties.
Added support for paste with links to
bug fix: Invalid Property Value when printing to pdf
creator. Now it will only try to set the paperbin if a different value is read.
Added align horizontal and vertical toolbar buttons.
Updated French translation.
bug fix: Default IP
bug fix: Overflow sometimes when working on diagrams >32768
bug fix: Backdrop image was not drawn.
Dutch language update
Bug fix: Help button didnt move
when properties dialog resized
Bug fix: Menu Insert backbone when already in
paste mode failed.
Bug fix: Pan and scroll works correctly in Zoom mode and
when you click outside the diagram
Added Hungarian translation.
Added Serbian translation.
Bug fix: Tweak
to label key input routines to fix fussy shift enter
Bug fix: Float text
less likely to be displayed at wrong time
Bug Fix: Copy paste backbone not
New Feature: Display text for user defined functions
Feature: Select direction for right click Pan and Scroll in the Setup Form.
New feature: $field variable
Bug Fix: Grid lines working better/
work in conjunction with background picture
Fixed backdrop dragdrop not
International fonts and character
Uses individual language .txt translation files rather than resource
file or csv file.
Default paper size for printing is A4 instead of Letter.
Bug fix: paste object > edit object label > paste label > edit label
- did not undo correctly
New feature: Using GDI+ to give built in support
for saving as .gif and .png
removed plugin feature for exporting to graphics
New feature: Default diagram option
Can resize object
selected by dragging a box around it (previously had to click it)
Bug fix: Scroll bars not updated on resizing window
Bug fix: editing the most recently added label would only offer
"undo add label" when undoing
Nudge now uses half twips
feature: Drag and drop objects in object library to rearrange objects.
Removed auto spacing for object library if spacing specified at start of
Option to set spacing manually from menu in Object Library
Tidied up offering of canvas resize.
Bug Fix: Newer versions of program are
correctly associated with previous installations.
Uninstall option in Start
Installation automatically registers .ndg file association
fix: Long file names not handled correctly if passed via %1 argument
Improved handling of error where the default font
is not available.
Tidied up deleted link entries in .ndg file
Bug fix: Line2 sometimes not drawn in correct style.
link_object to enable drawing arrows to link nodes.
Font from ring menu now shows Effects section.
Tidied up link styles fields
with additional trims to remove extra spaces/ quotes.
Tidied up Copy() so
blank lines not present
Bug Fix: Pass focus back to frame was set if escape
key hit while editing label.
Reinstated the six function buttons
by popular demand...well... one person anyway.
function to call default browser
Help now uses default browser
Resizing Object Library to Zero caused error and program to halt.
Library_Combo correctly positioned if using large fonts.
Language combo now
Prevented removal of IP address label as no code present to add
Added code to add a new IP label to an object if it doesnt have
one when IP entered in properties.
New Feature: Can now drag and drop a .ndg
file on to the canvas to create a "goto" link.
Fixed link text colour not
Copy and paste now uses the Windows clipboard
buttons from toolbar. Increased the number of user-defined applications to 10.
Added Polish Translation. Is it ok?
Added trims to Connect()
Float text only displayed in default mode
Bug fix. Clicking an
object while editing an object label caused new label to be added.
cant place text on object
added modified_diagram flags for
changes to labels
Added support for locked labels. (When you
drag a locked label it moves the object its associated with).
Space in file name caused problems with drag and drop to object library.
fix. Align. Overlapping objects message now reported once only.
Font dialog now supports underline and strikethrough
Can switch off
annoying Shift/CTRL drag prompt
New print routine using VBPrnDlg.dll
Ratio displayed when setting canvas height/ width
Format resize mode, current selection checked.
Swedish translation added.
bug fix. Error using move diagram if objects selected.
Fixed find. Search was reset on closing find dialog.
at err msgboxes
optimised code for internationalisation
bug fix. Could
resize canvas negative and cause error.
bug fix. File > Exit not working in
Object Library form. Removed extra Exit menu option.
bug fix. Nudge keys
check objects selected before doing anything
bug fix. Quick resize attempted
to work after file > new.
bug fix. Closing main form whilst splash present
left splash displayed. Added frmSplash.Hide to close_down.
bug fix. Nice
msgbox rather than error if you attempt to add too many objects to a library
Czech translation added.
Todo language registry entry too simplistic
Bug fix. Cancel option wasnt working at save changes prompt when edit source
Improved mouse pointer code
Improved toggle selection of
Added file pickers for backdrop and hosts file.
bug fix. default hosts file name corrected
Added mouse wheel
French Language updates
save empty diagram
Bug fix. Jumping diagram on right click.
Backdrop redrawn on resizing canvas
Backdrop redrawn after changing diagram
Todo: Grid lines incompatible with use of backdrop at the moment.
Added support for spaces in backdrop filename
Scroll bars now work in zoom
Export to bitmap file now prompts to overwrite existing files.
now correctly queries unload
Bug fix. Cancel now works on prompt save when
moving to recent file.
Added more Modified_Diagram flags to prompt to save
Back Forward now correctly handles prompt to save.
now shown in Form Caption
Restricted offering backbone resize to non modes.
No longer allows duplicate link style names when naming new link styles or
renaming existing ones.
Added multiple zoom settings
Toolbar back and
forward button states correct after zoom
Escape key exits text cross hair
Started adding code to remove frmsplash if error during
Friendly error if you exceed allowable number of Object Libraries.
Added support for loading langauges direct from language.csv file. Just copy
language.csv to c:\program files\network notepad folder.
screen more stable
Bug fix. Pasting new objects to library, file not updated
in correct format.
Added quick resize keys. Use Shift + and Shift - to
resize current object. Format > Resize Mode to select Both/Horizontal/Vertical
Added Turkish language support.
insert_object missing field 9 causing problems accessing IP address
Bug fix. Old style flow chart objects not converted to new style correctly.
Tweaked printing to support multiple printers. Does it work?
Added support for more complex objects
Improved object library query unload
Internationalised "Save changes to object library" prompt
Could get stuck in a loop if library not found
stage 6 on some systems. Changed position of bracket. Declared shift vars as
Similar bracket problem in paste. val(string+int) should have been
cursor key scroll causing complete refresh on keyup
fixed mousepointer could be left in wrong state on double click mode swap and
then right click obj
Made sure fkeys defaults set otherwise all
default to telnet on first run
Added support for custom icons for function
Fixed missing deleteobject from api_line routine causing
(GDI?) memory leak
Bug fix. Objects could disappear miles off page on label
drag drop if view offset negative
Diagram refreshed only on key
up when nudging
Dutch Language Updates
Added combo_triggers_load boolean
to prevent initial combo index change triggering a second load.
overlapping objects on initial install
Added Extra debugging to
Added trims to nudge
Added code to mop
up orphaned labels when deleting objects and links.
Link nodes could be erroneously deleted
Added code to mop up unused link nodes when deleting
objects and links.
Bug Fix. Problem with drag drop if label
index matched object index in mulitple drag drop.
Double click to edit text sometimes results in message box saying hold down
shift or control to move object.
Bug Fix. Runtime error 13 if
copy and paste + view properties of object with blank labels.
Bug fix. Error deleting backbones if width=16
Outlines drawn in correct position on paste
Added code for
nudging objects and text using Ctrl + cursor keys.
exit save changes yes no cancel
Added shortcuts to menu items
cursor keys operation
Fixed Notes not shown in diagram
Internationalised Delete Caption in main ring menu
Error when viewing backbone properties
Improved handling of
Object Library auto-hide
Fix: Selecting " " as the position for either the Name or IP labels in
properties form caused fatal error.
Widened the NSEW Combo box as W too
wide when using large fonts.
Fixed instances of calling
single_arg_extract function to get numeric value from string without using val.
Tidied up load_diagram2 and save_dgram function calling
Fixed File not
found error in load_diagram2 - could report wrong file name
Added trims to
connect() to prevent extra spaces appearing in linknode entries
paste text on top of an object
Added Delete button
$ipaddress resolved and displayed in pop_menu
bug fix. Error
dragdrop objects off of page
Added more error trapping
debugging to various procedures
bug fix. Error
viewing/submitting backbone properties
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