ez2view 7.3.9 Release Notes

Create your own trend widgets with the ez2view Trend Editor

Global-Roam has been working for some time to develop a new Trend Engine that enables you to “slice and dice” time series data relating to the Australian electricity markets.

The Trend Engine, which was introduced into ez2view as the “Time Series Data Viewer” widget, has been renamed the Trend Editor widget. The Trend Editor widget is still under development but as a web based widget you automatically receive updates without having to install a new version of ez2view.

Image of the Trend Editor widget

As we continue to develop the Trend Editor widget, we are interested to hear how we can make the editor serve you better. If there are new features or data sets that we can include to make your job easier, please let us know by emailing feedback@global-roam.com or using the feedback icon in the top right corner of the widget Image of the Feedback Icon.

Publish your own trend widgets in ez2view

You now have the ability to Publish your trends as a widget i.e. the trend can be found via the ez2view Explorer, loaded into a layout and available to other users in your organisation just like any other ez2view widget.

Image of the Trend Editor widget

In-widget Searching for Entity Details

The new in-widget search and load feature enables you to quickly search for and display details for any available entity.

Image of the Feedback Icon

Look for the new search icon next to the entity name. Start typing and a filtered list of entity ID’s will be provided for you to select from.

Image of the Trend Editor widget

This feature is available for the following entity types …

  • Interconnector Details
  • Station Details
  • Constraint Equation Details
  • Constraint Set Details

Tell us what you think

We love to hear from our users! To hear from you what works and doesn’t work in ez2view is invaluable to us.

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To make it even easier to provide feedback we have included a link in the top right corner of every widget.


Installing ez2view v7.3

Please refer to the Installation Checklist and the Upgrading to ez2view v7.x information pages before installing or upgrading the latest version of ez2view.

Access to new database tables required in ez2view v7.3

If you rely on ez2update database for your data feed you will need to upgrade to ez2update v5.4 before installing ez2view v7.3. For details on upgrading you ez2update installation go to thedownloads page.

ez2view v7.3 requires access to the following MMS database tables:

  • BIDDUIDDETAILSTRK
  • DISPATCHOFFERTRK

If you run your own INFOSERVER please ensure that ez2view has access to the table in your database.

Oracle client drivers are embedded in the ez2view installation package

From v7.3.1 onwards the Oracle client drivers are included in the ez2view Australia installation package. Assuming you are running a standard Oracle environment, the ez2view Australia MSI is a complete installation package and will run against Oracle without any further driver installations.

If you need to continue using your native Oracle client drivers, please contact support for more information regarding your ez2view Australia installation: support@global-roam.com.


Demonstration Video

For those of you who haven’t made the jump to version 7, or if you are still finding your way around the increased flexibility in the latest version, we have created a demonstration video to help you get started. You can access the video using the password “grdemo”. Some of the new features in ez2view, such as “tear off tabs” and “docking”, are easier to understand once you have seen them in action.

Alternatively, information about what’s new in ez2view v7 is also available at Getting Started with ez2view v7.0.

If you are new to ez2view or have upgraded from an older version we welcome your feedback or if you have any questions or problems with ez2view, please contact our support team and we will be happy to help you.

Maintenance Items

In this release we have also fixed the following maintenance issues in ez2view:

[10065] When a user searches in the ez2view explorer, the “Show Categories” button should untick automatically
[10067] In the ez2view search, categories should be collapsed by default (when a user has not searched, or when the user has searched and ticked “Show Categories”)

Known Issues

[10066] The interconnector chart on the Interconnector Details view is not currently showing flows
[5009] The shipped “ez2view classic” layout contains widgets that are not supported in silver edition
[7749] The ez2view Constraint Equation widget – Plain english translation page incorrectly shows error while it is first loading
[7748] ez2view does not save the working layout when the application closes due to licence deactivation
[7753] Ensure the DEFCON service in the forecast convergence widget respects ez2view’s proxy settings
[7794] The ez2view installer leaves 2 entries in Add Remove Programs after an upgrade install