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SARApAid Version 5.01 Release Announcement

Sent October 29th 2017

Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 5.01 of SARApAid has been released.  I had sincerely hoped that version 5.00 would last for more than 2 days, but a typo had somehow crept into the Conversion code after this section had been tested for days to ensure that it was bullet proof.  This typo essentially  rendered all Conversions inoperable, so it was important enough for an immediate fix. Whether or not you have already installed version 5.00, use the Update Wizar...

SARApAid Version 5.00 Release Announcement

Sent October 27th 2017

Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 5.00 of SARApAid has been released.  This version incorporates the new Universal (2017) form which will become mandatory in March 2018.  The new form's biggest changes are the removal of the listing of the applicant's children, the removal of the applicant's occupation, and a more comprehensive attestation statement.  With this new form comes the incorporation of split name fields in SARApAid (you will enter genealogical names in a "...

SARApAid future release announcement

Sent July 15th 2017

Compatriots, Many of you have asked about the future of SARApAid since the inception of the NSSAR online application form so I will use this format to provide the information that I am aware of at this time. The National Trustees is the group that now decides what information is to be collected on the application form and whether "outside" application forms (SARApAid, Word, etc.) will continue to be allowed.  At this point the Trustees have voted to continue to allow the use of "out...

SARApAid version 4.16 Release Announcement

Sent August 19th 2016

Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.16 of SARApAid has been released.  This version contains changes to ensure the Report function works after the updates to the NSSAR web site.  It also added code to check for a valid Default Data Location so it could determine if a removable drive (where you stored your data) was missing or not.  It also corrected a deficiency that cause a program crash when started on a machine with a large monitor (greater than 2180 horizontal resolution). If...

SARApAid version 4.15 Release Announcement

Sent May 28th 2016

Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.15 of SARApAid has been released.  This version clears up some frustrating issues, such as consistent installation of the Help system and consistent results from the Copies setting in the Print dialog window.  It also corrects a couple of bugs and has an updated installer for better Windows 10 compatibility. If you already have version 3.51 (or later) installed, you can use the Update Wizard to see if your license will support this upgrade, and if s...

SARApAid Version 4.13 Release Announcement

Sent May 16th 2015

SARApAid Version 4.13 Release Announcement Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.13 of SARApAid has been released.  This version adds additional printer troubleshooting codes to the printing routine to help identify issues that may occur in the future.  It also removed some pdf input troubleshooting remnants that prevented pdf input in 4.12.  Other than this, there is no new functionality in this version, but if you have upgraded to 4.12, I highly recommend that you continue the up...

SARApAid Version 4.11 Release Announcement

Sent May 8th 2015

SARApAid Version 4.11 Release Announcement Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.11 of SARApAid has been released.  This version clears a couple of problems that have recently surfaced - a pesky "Run-time error '380': invalid property value" seen frequently when printing, and some small external conversion problems seen when importing a pdf application. If you already have version 3.51 (or later) installed, you can use the Update Wizard to see if your license will suppo...

SARApAid Version 4.10 Release Announcement

Sent February 18th 2013

SARApAid Version 4.10 Release Announcement Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.10 of SARApAid has been released.  This version adds "Upon approval of the application, information thereon, and supplemental data become the property of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution." text to the Universal form as per NSSAR request.  Code was also added to help detect the absence of a Default Printer on a using system. If you already have version 3.51 (or later...

SARApAid version 4.02 Release Announcement

Sent July 19th 2012

SARApAid version 4.02 Release Announcement Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.02 of SARApAid has been released.  This is a maintenance release that corrects a deficiency where Sponsor field data would not be printed on Universal form applications designated as Supplemental forms (although sponsor informaton is now "allowed" on supplementals by national, it is not required - only optional).  Also new is the inclusion in the Help file of the new Application ...

SARApAid version 4.01 Release Announcement

Sent May 29th 2012

SARApAid version 4.01 Release Announcement Hello Compatriots, This is to announce that version 4.01 of SARApAid has been released. This is a maintenance release that adds the capability of importing the newest NSSAR pdf application sheet, and corrects the inability of version 4.00 to do external conversions of WMB Word template and older PDF/FDF files.  The installer was also upgraded for better compliance with Windows 7 installation standards.  If you already have version...

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