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Winet 6.14 Released

Winet and Biometric Authentication

We are now able to supply terminal emulators that are linked to biometric authentication hardware like fingprint scanners. This has been used in a nation wide roll out.

Winet and VPN (Virtual Private Networks)

Winet does work with VPNs. See our FAQ page.

New release of Winet Terminals and Printing

Winet 6.14 was released on 28 March 2006. This version has been stable and was tested for some months before the formal release. It is the formal version of Winet 6.13 that has been installed at selected customers for some months and has been used in a big nation wide rollout for one of our customers.

New features in Winet

  • Custom printer definitions gives much more flexibility in implementing formatted printing on legacy systems.
  • A Screenshot option on the File menu to capture the screen(s) to graphic or text files. It allows you to auto capture screens to unique filenames or to append to a text file.
  • Custom programmable buttons may be added to the toolbar and a new button-bar. This allows a whole new level of customization and is very easy to set up.
  • Hidden/lost windows: If the window was moved out of screen, Winet resizes it to middle of screen.
  • Auto reconnect (when your connection was lost) has more options.
  • All menu commands are now mappable to keyboard shortcuts.
  • Automation (for script development) has been expanded with a few very usful new faetures.
  • Diagnostics to solve configuration problems has been expanded.
  • Winet shall now display the conflicting IP address if “too many copies” are running. This will assist you to find the PC using a wrong licence file or to locate additional Winet installations.
  • A number of bug fixes were also done.

Winet 6.09 Released

Some new Features and Improvements…

Much Enhanced Printing Options

  • Screen prints can be formatted and customized.
  • Print more than 1 screen per page.
  • Add banner pages, headers and footers to any print job.
  • Bold and underline via overtyping on legacy systems now supported.
  • Printing to files: The user can be prompted for a filename.
  • The 3287 printer auto-detect rich text jobs.

On the Terminal Emulators

  • Auto reconnect is a new option.
  • New full screen commandline option.
  • Screen colours can be modified via the improved palette editing user interface.
  • Auto font size for the terminal screen.
  • A few South African characters were fixed in the Inet fonts.
  • 3270 Natural file download and upload improved.
  • New automation methods.
  • New InetLPDService.exe allows the LPD server to run as a service.