V5.125 notes

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SusProg3D - Suspension by Design.
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Version 5.125 has a number of enhancements.

Thanks to all of those who made comments and suggestions.

In no particular order.

V5.125A (Build 1531.0)

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Added an extra Geometry Configuration option for all suspension and steering linkages.
Previously there was only one option to enable the input of all suspension link chassis mounts and lengths, and the steering linkage chassis mount equivalent and toe link length plus a static turn value.
This has now been split into two options.
The first option is the same as previous, but without the turn option. The wheel alignment toe setting is solely determined by the toe link length with the steering linkage chassis mount equivalent remaining fixed.
The second option is the same as previous and keeps the capability of specifying a turn angle (on the outside wheel) to enable all calculations to be made with the front wheels turned. An error message will be shown if the turn angle is not input.
Thanks to Bertrand for this one.

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Added the steering wheel rotation to the Excel exports for ToeOutInTurn data.
This will require a change to the range, with the column count increasing from 24 to 25
The steering wheel angle has been added in column 2 with all other data moved 1 column to the right.
Column 6 is now either the rack travel (inches or mm) or the pitman arm rotation (degrees) depending on the steering linkage type.
Thanks to Bertrand for this one.

V5.125B (Build 1531.1)

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Updated About to identify Windows 11 Version 22H2.

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Fixed a bug that sometimes caused an exception when reading the SusProg3D settings.

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Fixed a heading text error in the toeout in turn results.

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Fixed a bug that corrupted the Ford Twin I-Beam steering input.

V5.125C (Build 1531.2)

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Added additional toe link actuated suspension items.
Thanks to Siim for this one.

V5.125D (Build 1531.3)

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Fixed a bug that prevented entering anti-roll bar chassis mounting coordinates.
Thanks to Robert-Juss for this one.

V5.125E (Build 1531.4)

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Updated the struts to allow for the strut-knuckle pivot bolt to be either upper or lower.

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Fixed a bug that caused a helper spring to have the wrong type of end style and coil count.

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Updated drawing the helper spring to change the colour to red when solid.

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Fixed a bug that incorrectly calculated the body spring seat dimension when calculating the spring for any option except "Calculated".
Thanks to Jack for all of these.

V5.125K (Build 1531.10)

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Added rectangular section springs and rearranged the coil spring input form.
With a main and helper spring combination, each spring can now have a different wire section and calculation method.
Thanks to Jack for this one.

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Changed the sequence the various results data is collated.
Previously the Geometry results were published before any of the steering and/or roll and bump calculations were performed. This sometimes resulted in the Geometry Results showing slightly different data than the Roll&Bump Results, specifically because bump steer had not been taken into account.
Thanks to Dietmar for this one.

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Update the strut input form to better identify the strut-knuckle pivot and adjustment bolts.
The help file is also updated with these changes. This completes the strut-knuckle pivot bolt changes in Build 1431.4

V5.125L (Build 1531.11)

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Fixed the "Ancestor for ExcelApplication not found" bug.
Thanks to Jack for this one.

V5.125M (Build 1531.12)

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Fixed the "ExcelApplication Access violation" bug.
Thanks to Jack for this one.

Your feedback and suggestions are always appreciated.