PETRAPro Download

Version 1.7.1 (Official Release) - Released May 02, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Below are instructions for downloading and installing the current version of PETRAPro. We suggest printing these instructions for quick reference during the downloading and installing process.

 

The file you will be downloading is PETRAPro 1.7.1 Install.exe. This is a self- extracting and installing zip file that contains all the files necessary to install the 1.7.1 version of the program. The file size is 12.7 MB.

 

To download the file, click on the Download button above. When the File Download screen appears, select Save and make note of where the file is

being saved. Once the file is downloaded, double-click on it and the installation for the program will begin.

 

NOTE: If you are installing this version over an existing version, use the 'Repair' option during install to update your current version.

 

NOTE: Files created in the 1.6.0 or 1.7.1 version will not open properly in earlier versions of the program due to a change in the file structure. If you distribute files you create to others, advise them to update their  version.

To find the version number of your copy of PETRAPro click, on the Help menu, then select About...

Program Changes

 

1.7.1        Released 5/2/11

     Added new version of Quick Start screen

     Added utility program to install to remove last 8 files from registry

     Added ASCII export option for Class, Gap, Spot Speed and Time Stamp data

     Modified the Save routine to remember the path used for the last save so if you have multiple files to save, you don't have to reselect the path

     Modified Google Earth link to be path independent

     Modified Sat Flow report so sat flow and lost time values are calculated from single decimal place values

     Modified printing to allow intersection plot to appear on same page as data, if there is enough space

     Modified File Open screen to remove file type selection box

     Corrected problem where Run Time error would occur if deleting file from the File>Open screen

     Corrected problem where comments would change font on certain pages

     Corrected problem where some deleted intervals from beginning of class files were reappearing

     Corrected problem where adding a new group to the middle of existing groups in a turning movement file would corrupt the file

     Corrected problem in Intersection Geometry where North Arrow would disappear on occasion

1.6.0        Released 5/1/09

     Added ability to process Roundabout Turning Movement Data

     Added ability to turn off header info on reports

     Added ability to set default order of approaches

     Added Export icon to toolbar

     Corrected problem with Com ports 10 or higher not being listed properly

     Corrected problem with Time Stamp studies not starting at first time stamp

     Corrected problem with reports using 1 minute intervals not displaying properly on the second page

     Corrected problem with Change Interval Length tool not properly discarding leftover intervals

1.5.0       Released 8/06/07

     Added Preference option to treat 'Other' key as Peds, which will separate Peds from the vehicle data in intersection plot

     Revised ASCII export to provide PETRA for Windows format export

     Revised hot key commands so hitting ALt-E+E directly opens header screen

     Revised download screen to only display available com ports

     Corrected problem where hitting the backspace key on some computers caused a run time error 13

     Corrected problem where data in cells on some computer would be left-justified, allowing non-numeral entries

     Corrected problem with Time Stamped data not being saved correctly on some files

     Corrected problem with column move not working correctly if you double-clicked the column heading to access Edit screen

1.4.1       Released 8/23/06

     Added Preference Option to allow 'Peds' column to be automatically deleted upon download

     Added Control Delay value as calculation in Signalized Intersection Delay data

     Added ability to inset page break in report before list of group percentages

     Added option for user to create their own icons for use in intersection design

     Added option to combine all groups on data screen

     Modified Variable Width Graph to show additional statistics

     Modified Heading tab in Print Setup so that any changes made are used in report

     Corrected program with approach names being misaligned if you deleted the northbound lanes in the Intersection

         Geometry but didn't delete the leg using the Approach Wizard

     Corrected probelm with error occuring if you selected Save Print Defaults in Stop Sign Delay Print Setup

     Corrected problem with error occuring at end of download of Stop Sign Delay data

     Corrected problem with phantom copies of files being created if a data file was manually moved using Windows Explorer while it was still open in PETRAPro

1.3.9       Released 6/22/06

     Added Preference option for batch saving of files on downloading

     Added Preference option to have program automatically check the JAMAR web site for updates

     Added function to set default file path

     Added function to clear last opened studies list

     Added 75 mph icon and three way movement icon to Intersection design

     Added Support Form under Help menu which allows directly e-mailing files and questions from within the program

     Corrected problem where run-time error 6 occurred when printing plot or graph if the total volume of a single movement was over 32,767

     Corrected problem with peak data not listing correctly when 'show peak in bold...' option was selected

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring during Excel export if a group name was blank

     Corrected problem with run time error 438 occurring if attempting to merge two gap files

     Corrected problem where combination of right arrow key and page down key could cause error when editing data

     Correct problem where fonts shifted from one page to the next if all values had been set the same

     Corrected problem with the saved print defaults not being used for the first study read in

     Corrected problem with Time Stamped files being incorrectly downloaded

     Corrected problem with run-time error 35600 occurring when opening a Sat Flow study at the same time as a Turning Movement study

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring when trying to open very large Sat Flow Studies

1.2.9       Released 2/10/06

     Added the ability to include up to 4 intersection photos

     Open file screen now displays the Lat/Long information for files

     Fixed bug that caused group names on reports to not be displayed

     Corrected problem with Google Earth opening files with a latitude and longitude of zero

     Added option to disable bolding of highest peak value for peak information in Preferences

1.2.8        Released 1/19/06

     Added the ability to click through the open splash screen

     Added a logo preview on the Headings tab under Print Settings

     Added feature to custom size title logos

     Added feature to view study locations with GPS information in Google Earth and Microsoft Live Local

     Added "Check for New Version" option to the help menu

     GIS information now includes Degrees/Minutes as well as GPS coordinates

     "Sample File - Turning Movement.ppd" now includes GPS coordinates

     Corrected bug that wouldn't allow  the title logo to be aligned to the right

     Corrected problem with error occurring when trying to export a Stop Sign Delay file to Excel

     Corrected "A" column so it now sizes correctly when exporting to Excel

     Corrected problem with run-time error 340 occurring when exporting a single group Turning Movement study to IMC V3(.dfl) format

     Corrected problem with the merge wizard inserting a start date of "12/30/1899" instead of the correct date

     Corrected problem with new Sat Flow files saying they couldn't be found if they were closed without saving

     Corrected problem with run-time error 7 occurring for some users when trying to perform an advanced edit of the titles

     Corrected problem with run-time error 341 when merging files and not selecting where to "Take the data from"

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring when previewing certain merged documents before saving

     Correct a problem when performing a "Repair" to the install that cause the old preferences to be cleared out

1.2.1       Released 10/14/05

     Corrected problem with install not correctly installing all files required for Excel export, causing run-time error 429 when export was tried

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring if you tried to produce a turning movement report with peak analysis and had selected 'Grand Totals' for the overall data.

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring if you tried to produce a report from a Stop Sign Delay file that had been edited from 2 lanes to 1 lane

     Corrected problem with run-time error occurring when attempting to merge class files

     Corrected problem with Change Interval Length tool not working correctly for Gap files

1.1.18    Released 08/26/05

     Revised downloaded files to assign numbers to unnamed files to make merging of files easier

     Corrected problem with AAP files not formatting correctly

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring if you tried to produce a report with multiple peaks in the same time period

     Corrected problem with volume information in gap files getting placed in the wrong location on the Combined tab

     Corrected problem with error occurring at the conclusion of download of Signalized Intersection Delay files

     Corrected problem with Signalized Intersection Delay files not using Start Time/End Time setting properly

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring at conclusion of download on same computers

     Corrected problem with group percentages for overall intersection not being listed correctly if the Approach Totals option was selected in the Print Setup

1.1.7       Released 06/28/05

     Revised Merge Wizard to allow you to select a specific date for merging files if the two files were from different days

     Corrected problem with run-time error 438 occurring if you used File, Exit command to exit the program when no files were open

     Corrected problem with data columns being listed incorrectly if you manually deleted an approach by removing it from the

         intersection geometry and deleting columns rather than using Approach Wizard to automatically remove approach

     Corrected problem with data dropping out of data plot if you did a combination of print previews with all groups and just individual groups

     Corrected problem with Print Preview not formatting correctly if the order of approaches was changed to East, West, North, South

     Corrected problem with run-time error 13 occurring at conclusion of data download from stop sign delay study where some  vehicles were left in queue at end of study

     Corrected problem with run-time error 13 occurring if you tried to insert just one interval to the start of a classification study

     Corrected problem with run-time error 438 occurring when clicking graph button in signalized intersection delay studies

     Corrected problem with 'Out' totals of peak intersection plot not being listed correctly when printing group 2 data by itself

     Corrected problem with peak intersection plot not listing data correctly when producing a 15 minute report from data that was originally 5 minute intervals

     Corrected problem with Main Screen not turning off properly when turned off in the Preferences

     Corrected problem where Direction Descriptions field was missing from the Edit Header options in Signalized Intersection Delay files

     Corrected problem with run-time error 13 occurring when doing print or preview of classification files where the Windows

         decimal symbol was set to comma rather than period as in some international formats

     Corrected problem where run-time error 9 occurred in intersection geometry if you tried to enter street name after adding text box

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring if you tried to print or preview with no groups selected

     Corrected problem with run-time error 6 occurring if you tried to produce a report from a signalized intersection delay file that contained all zeroes for data

     Corrected problem with user factor automatically being turned on when producing new gap files

     Corrected problem with group descriptions getting cut off in Stop Sign Delay reports

     Corrected problem where run-time error occurred in PETRA for Windows if you saved a PETRAPro file in the PETRA format

         and the original file contained characters in the group descriptions that PETRA did not support

     Corrected problem in Stop Sign Delay files where warning message appeared about saving file in older format, even if file was being saved in current format

     Corrected problem with gap files were extraneous print formatting characters appeared in the spare comments fields of file

     Corrected problem with stray data appearing at end of volume data from 5 minute gap files

     Corrected problem where run-time error 438 occurred when attempting  to print two peaks with plots from file that only contains one group of data.

1.1.3       Released 01/18/05

     Added support for reading in PETRA DOS PDF files.

     Added IMC export options for Gap, Class and Signalized Intersection Delay data

     Added support for entering GPS info in file headers

     Revised default font used from MS San Serif to Arial, which allows for better compatibility with PDF export

     Revised reports produced from 5 minute interval data where 15 minute interval was selected in print setup to provide hourly totals and show peak data in 15 minutes

     Revised the default speed limit in Spot Speed files to 55 mph.

     Revised 'Delete Movement' command to 'Delete Group'

     Revised PDF export of reports to make it clearer that file was created

     Revised Excel export to make export independent of version of Excel currently loaded on computer

     Revised Auto-fit option for report to include all peak fields

     Corrected problem with Merge Wizard not merging some files correctly

     Corrected problem with 'Int. Total' for the group breakdown data at the end of the overall data not getting listed correctly if

         'Approach Totals' was selected in the print setup of turning movement data

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring on some systems when report print or preview was selected if peak was not set

     Corrected problem with run-time error 380 occurring on some systems when report print or preview was selected

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring when print or preview was selected for turning movement files that contained data for multiple days

     Corrected problem with run-time error 9 occurring when printing files where the From North approach had been removed

     Corrected problem with Change Interval Length Tool not adjusting the interval number and size correctly for turning movement data

     Corrected problem with spot speed files create from 'New' command leaving field blank in print setup

     Corrected problem with spot speed files create from 'New' command having extraneous info in the spare comment fields

     Corrected typo in Peak tab of print setup

     Corrected problem with default comments not appearing on the Intersection Photo page of reports

     Corrected problem with program not starting when 'Run TRAXPro' box was selected at the end of the download

1.0.3       Initial Release - 12/07/04

 

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