StarFisher

free astrology software

What's new (History of changes)

Beta Versions

N/A

Stable (Release) Versions

Version 0.8.5.4

  • space between planet positions and house positions in radix
  • maximal font and glyph scale increased from 5 to 7
  • translations
  • planetary hours error

Version 0.8.5.3

  • AC/MC/VX transits were not enabled
  • North Node (or rarely other object) omitted from the basic and extended list

Version 0.8.5

  • Italian translation
  • Slovenian translation
  • south lunar nodes added to already defined objects
  • relative returns worked for Sun and Moon only
  • JD was displayed incorrectly in the Basic list for progressed charts (not progressed)
  • chart cast exactly for 1AM in 12H mode displayed 13:00 AM
  • discard unused events
  • Interpretation of transits and directions for a timespan
  • Lunar phases
  • Risings and settings
  • Planetary hours
  • Whole sign house system
  • Shortcut keys for interpretation
  • Midpoint grid
  • Angle grid
  • Radix can be copied to clipboard as an image
  • Composite horoscope
  • Relative horoscope
  • Event | Combine events (time and space avgs)
  • Obejcts clickable in dual wheel, respecting mutual and inner aspects
  • "Save Secondary Event" menu item added
  • Save button added to Event Dialog for greater comfort
  • Pisa - Krusinski house system
  • website download zone extended (directory browsing supported)
  • Note field added to the event
  • Atlas updated and extended (20000 new places)
  • timezone info updated
  • ephemeris updated to SWEPH 1.76
  • Body.Formula may contain degree like this "_E14+\"43:56'00\"+_E15"; It is rounded though
  • missing Moon in Sco interpretation
  • if a semi-column was missing in a script, SF sometimes crashed
  • typos and other minor fixes

Version 0.8.4

  • ficticious bodies (in case of update, load ficticious.sfs to install them)
  • Kenneth's interpretitive texts extended
  • font updated
  • Czech quicklist updated
  • New horoscope dialog crashing because of recent files error on some systems
  • Obejcts clickable in dual wheel
  • Year and Month animation step icons not highlighted when selected
  • Toolbar baloon tooltips missing

Version 0.8.3

  • New bodies and aspects can be defined by cloning existing objects
  • bodies and aspects can be deleted
  • Julian calendar supported
  • Julian Day instead of date supported
  • chart export to GIF/BMP/JPG/PNG
  • visual themes supported
  • color customization
  • font customization
  • report style (CSS) customization
  • tooltips with planet positions in aspectarium
  • double buffering (no flicker in animation)
  • log can be saved to a text file
  • clicking on an object in radix limits the displayed aspects to this object
  • Portable edition released
  • up to 10 recent event files are kept in the MRU list
  • transit and direction list column headers improved
  • Font improved and new glyphs supported
  • documentation extended
  • non-integral time-zone offset was turned to GMT-14
  • presets in Dynamic transits caused crash
  • Sign definitions dropped out from the settings
  • many minor fixes

Version 0.8.2

  • body and aspect presets for frequently repeated tasks
  • interpretive texts support + texts by Kenneth Hirst + Sabian Symbols
  • transits and directions of AS, MC and VX can be calculated
  • Soli-Lunar returns and other relative returns
  • custom fraction of solar and lunar returns
  • trans-returns and optional precession correction of transits
  • optional slow progression of axis in secondary direction (approx. 1.5 deg/year instead of 361.5)
  • optional fixation of horizontal axis to Aries
  • automatic update check (optional)
  • recent event lists in Horoscope dialog
  • house affilation printed in the basic list
  • cummulative script updates supported
  • help extended
  • quick-list items can be replaced by new value (confirmation requested)
  • recent event list changed to 6 files instead of 4.
  • minor memory leakage
  • Chart not refreshed after animation reset
  • derived event zone was set to auto
  • country names were displayed in Czech in English localization
  • Toolbar icons were displayed incorrectly if Windows theme settings were changed
  • inner/mutual aspects toggle didn't refresh chart after primary event animation

Version 0.8.1

  • auto-detection of timezone and DST according to date, time and place
  • dynamic transits (hit-to-hit) supported
  • sidereal calculations
  • font by Kenneth Hirst
  • QuickList format changed, timezones supported
  • non-integer hour is supported in time zones eg.: GMT-4:30, GMT+0:57:56
  • phpBB forum launched
  • help and documentation extended
  • extended info with RA/Declination and Az/Alt
  • Quick Launch icon supported
  • year step in animation respects leap years
  • month step in animation respects real month length instead of 30 days
  • normal +, - and * can be used for basic animation (for notebook users)
  • Tools/Set Default Place option
  • Event/Discard unused events
  • Custom element colors
  • Settings: Mutual aspects orb settings
  • MutEx support to prevent installation when SF is running
  • colored body listing in radix view
  • minor bugs

Version 0.8.0

  • Atlas opening issue
  • French translation
  • Minor font incopatibility issue
  • Effect boundaries now reflect retrograde moves
  • small memory leakage

Version 0.7.9

  • World Atlas with over 105,000 cities
  • Settings: detailed body definitions
  • Settings: detailed aspect definitions
  • Settings: detailed sign settings
  • Settings: Mutual aspects orb settings (UNFINISHED !!!!!!!)
  • Date input supports year between 5400 BC - 5400 AD
  • Page breaks between multiple aspect grids
  • 11,000 year ephemeris (separate install)
  • Progress dialog for lengthly operations
  • Transit effect boundary detection
  • house system names can be localized
  • Updates supported from now on (settings will be preserved and downloaded file will be smaller than the full installation file)
  • day of week was incorrectly displayed for derrived charts
  • sign cusp transits calculated

Version 0.7.8

  • some typos
  • Derived horoscope (transit, sec. direction)
  • Comparison standard/derived horoscope (transit, sec. direction)
  • Prompt how to use a found date (in transits, returns, directions searches)
  • real date info for derived charts
  • additional aspect grids for comparison horoscopes

Version 0.7.7

  • NT/Win2000 drop-down list issue fixed
  • NT/Win2000 crash when switching between event/date for secondary data fixed
  • Print: A4 page format enforcing fixed
  • Shape chart first cusp fill-in error fixed
  • some typos

Version 0.7.6

  • Dual wheel (comparison) horoscope
    • swapping inner and outer wheels
    • swapping inner and mutual aspects
    • Animation for both wheels (Shift for primary data)
    • comparison aspectarium
    • dual basic info lists
  • Animation: reset date feature added
  • glyph-free objects supported (abbrev. used instead of glyph)
  • PoSpirit glyph (alternative)
  • quicklist data errors
  • asteroids can be used as transiting objects
  • 65 star definitions
  • cosmetic icon changes

Version 0.7.5

  • transit calculation improved
  • second rounding error fixed
  • Returns
  • diurnal formulas for PoF and PoS
  • clickable transit/direction lists
  • glyph collision system for radix fixed and improved
  • import Astrolog data swapped lat and lon
  • cosmetic changes

Version 0.7.4

  • translation
  • F1 context help (help text still unfinished)
  • crash when planet at exact vernal point (Jupiter: 6.6.2010 7:27:00 GMT+1:00)
  • Transits
    • Transits view
    • Transits settings
    • _body.MaxSpeed, _body.MinSpeed, _settings.Model.DefaultTransitBodies, DefaultTransitAspects
  • Animation steps: week, month, year
  • Secondary directions (progression)
    • _settings.Model.DefaultDirectionBodies, DefaultDirectionAspects
  • Swiss Ephemeris 1.72
  • improved degree formatting
  • object distribution tables
  • additional info in basic info view
  • object selection algorithm re-designed
  • Astrolog and Astrolog32 event files import
  • S and W lat/lon error fixed (minus sign removed)
  • More options in setup
  • major asteroids defined
  • vertex object defined
  • part of spirit defined
  • fonts retouched
  • Semi-decile defined
  • Transit speeds fixed
  • vanishing toolbar fixed
  • date and time formatting is automatically set according to the regional settings
  • _aspect.MaxOrb property added to make orb definition even better, see Aspect for help
  • minor "cosmetic" changes

Version 0.7.3

  • date/time formattig error fixed
  • planet speeds more accurate (by Pavel Turnovsky)
  • logo and icon modified (by Martina Lukaskova)
  • Menus redesigned to be more intuitive
  • Multiple object selections in settings are now done using SHIFT and CTRL (it is faster and more flexible)
  • different day and night formulas are supported (it is important for parts, such as Part of Fortune)
  • Multi-user support (user scripts and events are stored in ..\My Documents\StarFisher\
  • _settings.Model.SetDefaultPlace() - defaults for new events
  • Here(EventName) - sets an event to the default place
  • StarFisher creates an event for now and here at the start up.
  • optional object labels in aspectarium
  • QuickList pre-filled with capital cities (EN, FR version)

Version 0.7.2

  • Shape Chart
  • waxing and waning aspects (+/-) detected
  • minor aesthetic changes
  • Settings.SettingsName.Body.AvgSpeed
  • planet colors
  • Help file (unfinished)

Version 0.7.1

  • Settings.SettingsName.Display.AspectariumShowDetails + GUI
  • Radix objects rendered in color
  • Element support
    • Settings.SettingsName.Body.BodyName.Element
    • Settings.SettingsName.Aspect.AspectName.Element
    • Settings.SettingsName.Sign.SignName.Element
    • Settings.SettingsName.Display.ElementName.Color
  • Settings.SettingsName.Display.RadixShowScale + GUI
  • internet bug reporting system
  • AC and MC removed from the house wheel in radix
  • translation errors
  • save settings bug fixed

Version 0.7

  • Log Window
  • Horoscope's own body and aspect set
    • advanced horoscope settings dialog
    • _horoscope.AspectList
    • _horoscope.BodyList
  • init.sfs in incorrect folder if saved on exit
  • Settings.SettingsName.Model.StrongAspect
  • Settings.SettingsName.Model.WeakAspect
  • small listings changes
  • GUI localization support
  • partial Czech translation
  • Boides typo corrected
  • crashes if lang.txt is missing
  • Website and forum in the Help menu

Version 0.6

  • aspect calculation options - see Settings.SettingsName.Aspect for details
    • _settings.Model.AspectaryXPlanetaryOrb
    • Settings.SettingsName.Body.BodyName.Orb
    • Settings.SettingsName.Body.BodyName.MaxOrb
    • Settings.SettingsName.Body.BodyName.AspectHarmonicLimit
    • Settings.SettingsName.Aspect.AspectName.SolilunarExtension
  • body and aspect lists
    • Settings.SettingsName.Model.DefaultBodies + GUI
    • Settings.SettingsName.Model.DefaultAspects + GUI
  • radix rendering options
    • Settings.SettingsName.Display.RadixAspecedObjects + GUI
    • Settings.SettingsName.Display.RadixAspects + GUI
  • full-window print preview
  • basic translation support
  • landscape paper orientation for radix printing as default
  • backward animation worked as forward
  • about box re-designed
  • toolbars staying highlighted on close
  • Font: AS, MC, VX glyphs
  • Dates before 1970 caused crash
  • De-selecting a date/time picker caused the program freeze
  • Current time in new EventData is rounded to mm:ss:00. It seems to be more common

Version 0.5

  • font: additional glyphs defined (asteroids, elements and more)
  • font: sextile changed, 2- and 3-spetile changed
  • date picker with timezone selector; prepared for gregorian date and julian day input
  • all asteroids, stars and compound objects (including arabic parts) are now supported
  • definition of obejct calculation completly remade, see Settings.SettingsName.Body.BodyName.Formula
  • timezones and DST are now used
  • "--" prefix for western hemisphere coordinates
  • All SFS files are now in UNICODE by default (it might solve the Win2000 issue)
  • Aspects displayed in the radix are limited to Con, Opp, Tri, Squ and Sex (will be configurable soon)
  • Aspects displayed in the radix are limited to planets only (will be configurable soon)
  • Retrograde sign displayed in the radix info box for retrograde planets
  • Tools->Execute command

Version 0.4

  • renamed to StarFisher, file extension >> *.sfs
  • Event->Edit Primary data...
  • About dialog now supports active HTML content
  • Presence of the StarFisher font is now tested
  • Saving of settings supported
  • autorun.sfs
  • prompts to save settings when changed
  • "CSS formating is not read if the directory is changed (e.g. by Save As)"
  • "window not sizable"
  • many minor changes and fixes

Version 0.3

  • Menu-Settings: House System now works
  • EventData.EventDataName.Location + related views
  • basic animation support
  • (internal) document and view synchronization and update request broadcasting
  • Quick-list basic support
  • auto-generated script documentation
  • (internal) source documents in doxyGen

Version 0.2

  • long zodiacal format d sign m's"
  • Settings.Aspect.AspectName.Orb = degree;
  • Aspectarium view: orb tooltip hint (yellow baloon)
  • Aspect definitions (init.als)
  • Radix view: optional radix wheel scale (the ruler)
  • toolbar repaint performance issue
  • minor design changes
  • Fullscreen mode
  • Radix view: positions info-panel
  • All views: event data and model info-lines
  • EventData:new autodetect time zone and daylight savings time.
  • brief helpfile