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The latest version of Corema is: - date: 2022-12-29.


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Corema 2 version history

Version: - date: 2022-12-29

  • The general screen layout has been cleaned up.
  • New screens for Individuals and Teams have been added in the Management group. The screens can be used to create person groups (e.g. collectors). Teams provide easier and consistent data entry of collectors and determination in the Accessions screen.
  • Reports and Data Import for Individuals and Teams have been added.
  • Updated screens for Authorization > User accounts and Role types.
  • Use of multiple Projects in Accessions: Projects has been added.
  • Projects will be used for the DwC datasetName field.
  • Individual links will be used for the DwC recordedByID field.
  • A new report for taxon common names, TaxCommonName01, has been added.
  • More contact fields have been added to the label reports and the Acc02 report.
  • Web search has been added in the Taxonomic groups screen.
  • Search with short location code has been added to reports and advanced search.
  • Prefix for accession reports and filters has been changed from Obj to Acc. Data file and template names have not been changed as this might break existing use.
  • Numerous new search fields have been added to Reports and Adv. search.
  • New fields have been added to report outputs.
  • Upload to Web Explorer has been improved.
  • Some characters (e.g. “ ”) are replaced in exports because Word will fail.
  • Fields for Illustrator and Dewey number have been added to the Library.
  • Error fix: The report Item02 could create inaccurate results or get a timeout in some cases.
  • Error fix: For complex hybrid names, brackets are added to the first name when it is a hybrid.
  • Error fix: Creation of zip-files failed for some reports.
  • Error fix: Tasks were not shown in the Utilities > Task Scheduler screen.
  • Error fix: Family common name was missing or incorrect for genera belonging to subfamilies.
  • Error fix: IPNI name lookup failed in some cases.

Version: - date: 2021-11-12

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  • Added WMTS map provider that can be used for ArcGIS/ArcGIS Online maps.
  • When searching in dropdowns with long location codes an asterisk (*) can be used for bullets (•).
  • New functionality for handling taxon names has been added (Taxa > Names screen). See the Taxon name procedures topic in the Reference Guide.
  • Family common names have been included in the Item02 and Obj2 reports.
  • Repeat in the Taxa screen will include custom attributes.
  • Map caching has been turned off.
  • Default image rank can be set in the File > Options screen.
  • "Has parentage" has been added as a selection criteria in Accessions > Adv. search.
  • Several taxon fields have been added in Item management > Adv. search.
  • A new option, Query Data, has been added in the Utilities > Task scheduler screen.
  • A new Matrilines field has been added to the Accessions > Items screen.
  • Error fix: Opening the Regions screen from Localities failed.
  • Error fix: The OpenStreetMap provider is working again.

Version: - date: 2021-08-31

  • Contacts can be selected from dropdowns in Reports and Advanced Search.
  • Search with status date has been improved for the Item history and propagation reports.
  • Fields named "E-Document" have been changed to "File name" as the content can be other types such as spreadsheets and audio/video.
  • Support for media files (audio and video) has been added for Taxa, Features and Tours. Keep the files small to improve performance and reduce space requirements in the database. The files will by default be included in uploads to Web Explorer.
  • Files can be stored in association with Taxa.
  • Search in the dropdowns for taxon and locality has been improved (Accessions).
  • New map reports, Map05 - Features and Map06 - Funding, have been added.
  • Data import of taxon common names will not create duplicates.
  • Accession origin is available for Exchange packing slips.
  • The operator "Is empty" has been added for custom attributes (Adv. search and Reports).
  • Data Import of Taxon Parentage has been added.
  • Error fix: Data import of Accession Parentage failed.
  • Error fix: Custom attributes did not function properly in Advanced Search.
  • Error fix: Data import of genera only failed in some cases.

Version: - date: 2021-04-15

  • The Darwin Core reports have been improved.
  • Several fields have been added to the ObjRel01 report.
  • Data import of Contacts has been added.
  • Field names in the contacts report Cont01 have been changed to match the names used for data import.
  • Contact tags have been extended with support for texts and e-documents.
  • Contact codes must be unique.
  • Upload of images to Web Explorer has been improved.
  • Accession parentage can be included in the Item02 report.
  • Direct print has been enabled for labels and reports that use a Word template.
  • Author fields have been added to reports with taxon names.

Version: - date: 2020-12-14

  • Field renaming has been added to Data Import. See the Data import files topic for details.
  • Taxon common names can be updated in Data Import.
  • Locality subdivision selection in Reports and Adv. search will include referring subdivisions defined by Current div. in the Regions screen.
  • Multiple packing slip templates are supported for Loans and Exchanges. Old customized templates must be updated. Get in touch for free help with the update.
  • The folder "C:\Users\[User]\Compositae\Corema\CustomTemplates" can be used during creation and test of new templates.

Version: - date: 2020-10-30

  • Locality and subdivision selection have been improved for Reports and Adv. search.
  • A field for location comments has been added for Accession Items.
  • Expanded status for groups in Accession > Details will be saved between logons.
  • Determination fields have been made searchable in the Accession screen.
  • Origin name and ref. have been added as selection criteria for the Obj02 and Item02 reports.
  • Events and Attributes have been added as selection criteria for the ObjRel01 report.
  • All Item status types can be used as selection criteria for the Stat06 report.
  • Duplicate check has been added for conserved accession numbers. Run the System task "Check duplicates" to check the collection for duplicates.
  • A field, Received as, for original name has been added to accession determination history.
  • Security update: The possibility for unauthorized use of the Inbox, Data Import and Background Tasks has been removed to guard data quality.
  • Error fix: Word template labels failed when the data file started with an invisible byte order mark (BOM).
  • Error fix: with Operator = Equal returned no data in Reports and Adv. search.
  • Error fix: Data Import of External Relations failed when combined with new Accessions.

Version: - date: 2020-05-11

  • External relations to material in other collections can be defined in the Accessions > Reference tab for accessions and items. The collections are defined in the Contacts screen and must include a Relation template. The main purpose is to create links to persistent material such as preserved specimens and genetic samples. External relations are included in the Darwin Core Archive reports. A new report, ObjRel01 has also been added.
  • Accession events have been moved to a new tab.
  • Added support for update of NomenclStatus, NamePubl, NameSource and NameComments for TaxonName in the Data import module.
  • The Assets screen has been renamed to Features. Field names in data import and reports have also been renamed accordingly.
  • The Trails screen has been renamed to Tours.
  • The Import data screen has been renamed to Data import.
  • The values 'Critical' and 'Normal' have been added to Item Condition.
  • Hybrid fields have been added to the Obj02, Item02 and Tax01 reports.
  • Reg. date and Reg. init. can be used as search criteria and in output for the Obj02 and Item02 reports.
  • Image resolution in the Web Explorer has been increased.
  • Error fix: Server logon password could fail for E-mail accounts. Please check/re-enter your password.
  • Error fix: Upload to Web Explorer Tours handled images incorrectly.
  • Error fix: The Configurations screen sometimes failed to load.
  • Error fix: Incorrect sorting in some dropdowns for reports and adv. search.
  • Error fix: Item selection fields were not shown for the ItemHist01 report.
Older versions

Version: - date: 2019-12-01

  • E-documents can be stored in association with Accessions.
  • DOI (Digital Object Identifier) has been added for Library items.
  • Error fix: Timeout when uploading tours to Web Explorer.

Version: - date: 2019-11-07

  • Restriction codes and names have been added to the Accessions, Items and Taxa reports.
  • Delivery Address and Address3 fields have been added to Contacts.
  • Shortcut Alt+E has been removed for the Delete button.
  • Field lengths and the limit on execution length have been increased for the Task scheduler.

Version: - date: 2019-07-30

  • Red list fields have been added to Labels.
  • Incoming no. has been moved to the Material group in Accessions and is added as selection criterion for reports.
  • Error fix: Custom maps failed to display.
  • Error fix: Failure when LogonInit <> PersInit.

Version: - date: 2019-06-02

  • Large parts of the program code have been reengineered for better functionality.
  • Significant performance improvements, especially to large reports.
  • Added field for national red list in the Taxa screen. Content in the regional field has been moved to the new national field.
  • Added fields DetLevel, Slope and Aspect to label reports.
  • A system module "Concurrent users" has been added. Add this to user roles with access level = Admin to allow removal of users when the concurrency level has been reached.
  • Web Explorer can be configured to display image accession and license.

Version: - date: 2019-03-04

  • Added new screens Task scheduler, E-mail templates and E-mail accounts that are located in the new Utilities menu group. The screens manage personal operations and data and are available to all users. The Task scheduler can be used to automate periodic tasks such as upload to Web Explorer and Report export. See the Utilities topic for details.
  • Command line tasks have been renamed to Background tasks and the documentation has been revised.
  • A field for license type has been added to images. This will override the default image license type in the Collections screen.
  • Images accessible with an URL (image library or direct link) will be included in the Darwin Core Archive reports (DwCA).
  • Sex type for both accessions and items has been added to adv. search in accessions, reports and data import.
  • Accession parentage fields have been added to the reports Obj02 and Task01.
  • QR Code fields have been added to the Tax01 report.

Version: - date: 2019-01-15

  • Images are automatically rotated when added based on their orientation property.
  • Content of dropdown lists can be copied by Ctrl+C when the list is shown.
  • Support for delete of field content has been added to the Data import module. See the Data import files topic for details.
  • Misspelled *Org* fields have been renamed to *Orig*.
  • Label templates using the fields CoordOrg* must be updated to use CoordOrig*.
  • Fields added to reports: TypeStatus, OrigLocality, OrigInterpretCode.
  • A new common name field with language in parentheses, CommonNameAllLang, has been added to reports.
  • Some code lists used for accessions can be collection specific.
  • New fields: Age, Coll. method, Coll. date end, Incoming no. (accessions); Cons. no.-2 (items).
  • Web Explorer can be configured to display common names with language in parentheses.