How to Check for Updates

Updates are posted several times a year. For Apple and Windows versions purchased from acastat.com, use the "Check for Updates" module in the Help menu to download AcaStat, Clarity, and StatCalc program updates and patches. We recommend you use this feature periodically to ensure you have the most recent version. See AcaStat update 10.1.16 for information regarding a bug when trying to download a Mac update.

If you purchased software through the Mac App Store, you will be automatically notified of updates when available. 


Recent Updates

AcaStat 10.2.3
Release Date: 8/17/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.10.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

Bugs:

  • Corrected error during app closing that prevented the display of an option box to save changes to data or output.
  • Corrected failure to properly reset the Explore tab when clearing the Data tab.

Improvements:

  • Added option to adjust the cut point value for the logistic regression classification table.

StatCalc 9.1.3
Release Date: 8/13/18
Requires Mac OS X 10.10.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains stability improvements and a bug fix.

Bug:
  • The Open toolbar button was disabled after loading a data file.
  • Corrected error when clicking below the last item in the statistics listbox.
  • Constant Dollar unlock feature failed to unlock CPI boxes.
  • Open toolbar button failed to enable after loading a data file.
  • Corrected error in earlier versions during app closing that prevented the display of an option box to save changes to output before exiting.

New Features:
  • Improved pasting data from Apple Numbers spreadsheets.
  • Improved the update module.
  • Improved data import options for weighted mean, goodness of fit, and epi standardized rate procedures.
  • Improved epidemiology numerical formats for large numbers, currency, and percentages.
  • Updated Constant Dollars CPIU estimates for 2018.

AcaStat 10.2.2
Release Date: 7/24/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.10.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features.

Bug:
  • The Option button for Explore Means and Crosstabulation statistical procedures failed to present the Options panel.

New Features:
  • Mac version has been updated to 64-bit.
  • The charts module was redesigned and includes additional options.
    • Add data point values to charts.
    • Change bar colors and bar format.
    • Convert axis values from counts to percentages.
  • String variables can now be used as controls or for bivariate analyses using frequencies, explore means, descriptives.
  • This version improves copying and pasting data from Apple Numbers spreadsheet tables.

Clarity 1022.0.6
Release Date: 5/14/18
Requires Mac OS X 10.10.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features.

New Features:
  • Mac version has been updated to 64-bit.
  • Minor updates to appearance.

StatCalc 9.1.1
Release Date: 5/10/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.10.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

Improvements:
  • Mac version has been updated to 64-bit.
  • Added nine common epidemiology statistics (rate and risk measures).
  • Added a graphic confidence interval bar chart to bottom panel for means and proportions.
  • Added a graphic significance bar for statistical procedures.
  • Added check boxes to exclude observations for frequencies, descriptives weighted means, goodness of fit, correlation, OLS regression, and standardized rates.
  • Updated Help module includes application overview and expanded stat notes.
  • The file save and import functions have been updated to improve data saving options for frequencies, descriptives, weighted mean, goodness of fit, correlation, regression, and standardized rate procedures.
  • Automated spreadsheet size to match imported/pasted files.
  • Moved the Output log listbox to the Output Tab.
  • Added font change option for the Output tab by using right click in output screen..
  • Updated Constant Dollars CPIU estimates for 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • Increased Constant Dollars CPI output formatting to 3 decimals.
  • Updated drag and drop to populate SumGrid properly or automatically open the Data Manager for the selected statistical procedure.
  • Added a data table to the output for weighted means, goodness of fit, and standardized rates procedures.

AcaStat 10.1.20
Release Date: 3/11/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains stability improvements.

Improvements:
  • Improved automatic decimal formatting for reporting mean confidence intervals in the Explore tab to ensure sufficient decimals are shown for small values. Also increased decimal places for other values from one decimal to 3 for most values.

Bug Fixes:
  • Corrected error in split file module when deleting split file variables.

AcaStat 10.1.19
Release Date: 2/19/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features and stability improvements.

New Features:

  • Added a Direct Standardization module to the SumStat module for estimating morbidity and mortality rates.
  • Added row selection boxes and enabled editing of group labels to the Weighted Mean and Goodness of Fit SumStat modules. The output has also been enhanced to include summary data tables.
  • Added the ability to copy and paste data tables in the Weighted Mean and Goodness of Fit SumStat modules for transferring data saved in spreadsheet software.
  • Improved output format and labeling for SumStat epidemiology procedures.

Bug Fixes:

  • Corrected failure to properly display variable merge results in the data spreadsheet.

AcaStat 10.1.18
Release Date: 1/23/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features and stability improvements.

New Features:

Added 2x2 table entry for SumStat Relative Risk Reduction and Odd Ratio procedures.

Bug Fixes:
  • SumStats Odds Ratio failed to properly enable data entry when selected.
  • SumStats top row cell shading failed resulting in column labels failing to display properly.

AcaStat 10.1.17
Release Date: 1/20/2018
Requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features and stability improvements.

New Features:

Added 10 epidemiology statistics to the SumStats module:
  • Disease Incidence Rate
  • Disease Prevalence Rate
  • Disease Mortality Rate
  • Case Fatality Rate
  • Disease Attack Rate
  • Absolute Risk
  • Relative Risk
  • Relative Risk Reduction
  • Odds Ratio
  • Number Needed to Treat

Bug Fixes:
  • Split data module failed to move multiple variable selections.
  • Changing decimals failed to refresh displayed spreadsheet values.
  • Replace values module failed to consistently refresh displayed spreadsheet values.

Clarity 1022.0.4
Release Date: 11/9/2017
Requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features and stability improvements.

New Features:
  • Updated menus to enable Data spreadsheet edits and Doc link to QuickStart overview pdf.
  • Enabled sorting of the Variable listbox. Other lists must stay nonsortable.
  • Updated Help system to incorporate the Application Help, How To Guide, Statistics Glossary, and a new annotated Application Overview into one on-line Help system.
  • Added right click feature in Output tab to temporarily change the output font style for viewing and printing.
  • Added right click to the Log Listbox.
  • Replaced the 2014 General Social Survey (GSS) example data file with 2016 GSS.
  • Added menu items to the View, Data, and Help pulldown menus.
  • Added a note in the chi-square output to explain why agreement statistics are not reported (i.e., Kappa requires an equal number of rows and columns in the contingency table).

Bug Fixes:
  • Corrected error in the data dictionary procedure that failed to output the last four value category labels.
  • Updated the random sampling procedure to exclude missing values from the sampling routine.

AcaStat 10.1.16
Release Date: 10/19/2017
Requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later and Windows 7 SP1 or later.

This update contains new features and stability improvements.

New Features:
  • The initial view has been changed to display the Options panel instead of the Explore panel so new users can view all analysis features when opening AcaStat.
  • The Frequencies procedure has been improved to display the horizontal bar chart when the Options panel is visible. Only the last variable is shown in the bar chart. The output for all variables in the Analysis listbox is stored in the Output Log.
  • Descriptives now displays the variable name instead of variable label in the Explore tab.
Bug Fixes:
  • Mac users only: corrects failure to download updates. This bug does not affect purchases through Apple App Store. Licensed users can request a special update link by contacting support@acastat.com.
  • Explore correlation procedure saved explore listbox contents that resulted in hiding full numerical display (e.g. 1,000 was saved as 1).

7/4/17Clarity 3.0.7

New Features:
  • A How To Guide is now available on line from the Documentation menu.
  • Several pulldown menu items have been upgraded.
Bug Fixes:
  • Corrected bug that removed the observations column in the data spreadsheet when running Recode operations.

6/26/17
AcaStat 10.1.12

New Features:
  • This update adds the ability to hide the Format module in the Data tab.
  • Automatic decimal formatting has been added to the Descriptives output displayed in the Explore tab.

4/20/17AcaStat 10.1.11

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

New Features:
  • Added View menu item to View/Hide procedure options panel.
  • Added link in Explore startup display to View/Hide procedure options panel.
  • Added note to crosstabulation output to clarify why agreement statistics are not reported so the user can resolve improper table specification.
  • The data spreadsheet has been enhanced to add 50 rows when the data file has zero observations.
Bug Fixes:
  • OLS regression under certain rare data conditions was failing to converge properly.
  • Corrected error where the Epi Curve chart failed to show percentages in the columns.

11/7/16Clarity 3.0.6

New Features:
  • An Add Rows option for the data spreadsheet is now included in the Edit menu.
  • Improved formatting for Windows users.
Bug Fixes:
  • Corrected error where the procedure running notice remained active after running a procedure on large data files.
  • Improved drag and drop of AcaStat data files into Clarity desktop icon to ensure the imported data file is visible after import is completed.
  • Corrected missing observation numbers in the data spreadsheet when adding rows.

11/7/16AcaStat 10.1.9

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

New Features:
  • Updated control layout in the procedure options module. Added combo button for procs using decimals in options panel.
Bug Fixes:
  • Recode module failed to display selected variable name for all tabs.
  • Data format did not load proper labels for Missing data "<" and ">".
  • Corrected error that allowed variable drag and drop in the random sample procedure.

10/1/16AcaStat 10.1.7

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

New Features:
  • A Strings Recode option has been added to the Recode module to simplify recoding and combining strings into meaningful values. The Strings option creates a new variable that recodes and combines string values into 1 to 12 numerical categories. The recode procedure also adds value labels to the data file for improve reporting.
  • The Find and Replace recode option has been improved to allow more refined identification and replacement of values or strings that are embedded in cell contents. Prior versions required that the entire cell content had to match the search criteria.
  • The Documents menu includes a link to download a free version of the Applied Statistics Handbook in pdf or iBook format.
Other:
  • The Recode menu was improved to show more procedure specific instructions upon display of the selected recode operation.
  • The Duplicate option in the Compute recode tab has been changed so it will duplicate string or numerical variables.
  • Fixed error where the Pareto Sort chart failed to display the variable label for string variables.

8/21/16AcaStat 10.1.6

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

8/21/16StatCalc 8.2.2

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

New Features:
  • Improved the display and analysis of international decimal indicators.
  • Example data with decimal values are automatically converted to match the locale decimal indicator (comma or period).
  • Updated average CPI (U.S.) for 2015 and added the semi-annual CPI for 2016.
Other:
  • Updated Statistics Glossary
  • Improved drag and drop functionality for data files, so data manager appears after loading of data.
  • Changed Decision table payoff values from left aligned to right aligned and removed the addition of one too many columns when formatting the table.


Help with Updates

If you are unable to update AcaStat or StatCalc, please contact us for assistance at support@acastat.com. If your made your purchase through the Mac App Store, you should automatically receive an update notice from Apple.

For additional help with installation problems or any other questions, please review our
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