Helium polish software
What is new in the Helium Polish 1:1 version 3.60 (build 1017)
and Helium Polish 1:2 version 3.60 (build 1016)?

April 03, 2006 - Helium Polish 1:1 version 3.60 (build 1017) and Helium Polish 1:2 version 3.60 (build 1016) are released.

The features of new release:

  1. HTML reports
  2. Internal formatted text reports
  3. Default settings for reports

1. HTML reports

HTML report is important for users who like publish reports into web.
Now program has templates for RBC, Rounded Fancies (Marquise, Pear, Oval) and Princess cut.

Please download HTML_Report.zip with templates of HTML reports. Copy files from HTML_Report.zip to folder "Report". The default path is C:\Program Files\OctoNus Software\Helium\Report\.

To create HTML report select menu "Report" in the panel "Scan polished diamond", then HTML Report/Standard report for round brilliant/rounded fancies/princess… So you open report in your browser. See the examples of HTML reports:

Sample HTML reports for polished brilliant
Sample HTML reports for polished fancy diamond
Sample HTML reports for polished princess

Last HTML report created by user and corresponding gem-file are saved into the folder:

...Report\Html_Polish_RBC_Standard
or ...Report\Html_Polish_Rounded_Fancy_Standard
or ...Report\Html_Polish_Prince_Standard

User can use them if necessary.

Note: Special Gdiplus.dll is required for correct work of new software. It is required for generation GIF and PNG pictures in HTML reports. Windows XP system already includes this dll. For earlier system versions it is necessary to download archive GDI+ Redistributable with gdiplus.dll from octonus site or from microsoft page.
Gdiplus.dll from downloaded archive copy to the folder with helium.exe. The default path is C:\Program Files\OctoNus Software\Helium\

2. Internal formatted text reports

Text report is important for Labs because user has option to work with report in program in Scene without exit, save report in database.

Download PolishTextTemplate.ini with template of Internal Text report. Copy file to folder "Report". The default path is C:\Program Files\OctoNus Software\Helium\Report\.

After building of model program will create automatically "Internal text report" in the scene of panel "Scan polished diamond".

The button in the main menu of panel "Scan polished diamond" switches report to model and back (see Figure 1).

Figure 1. Illustration of switch button between report and 3D model in the scene

To switch off the option of automatic appearing of text report in the scene is necessary to remove tick in the filed "View" in the panel "Options", section "Report" (see Figure 2). Next time report will not be appeared in the scene (including next run of program).

Figure 2. Illustration of panel "Options" , section "Report" – default settings of reports

To save report please press button "Save" in the "Build" section of panel "Scan polished diamond" (Figure 3). Report will be saved in the folder Report and will have name according to ini-file.

Figure 3. Button "Save" in the section "Build" of "Scan polished diamond" panel

Please read how to edit text report.

3. The default settings of reports

For each cutting it is possible to set some types of reports by default.
Open panel "Options", section "Report" (find [Scan polished diamond\Report\Report options...], see Figure 2).

The tick for each type determines the behavior after building of model. If the field is ticked off then report will be automatically run after model building. These ticks are applied for all cuttings. In the contextual menu user can select accessible for this cutting report by the right click or switch off the report (select "Clear report"). In the filed View it is possible to select only template of internal text report (see above). In the field Print the internal report and reports for Word are accessible. For mode "Save" you can save only internal text report.
In the fields Report 1-3 it is possible to indicate report of any type.

User can see the current default reports for current cutting in the first 6 strings of menu "Report" of "Scan polished diamond" panel (Figure 2).
If user tick on "Print report when save", then after the pressing of "Save" button in the "Build" section of "Scan polished diamond" panel report will be saved and will be printed automatically.

These settings are saved automatically in the Windows registry.
During first start of this software version the fields "View", "Save" and "Print" will be automatically filled by the report "Internal text report" for all cuttings. Filed "View" will be ticked off.

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