Support
This area is for registered owners of the programs written by Kendall Optometry Ministry, Inc.  It contains:
1)   patches to update the program you have already purchased.
2)   screen shots of the main screen for the latest updates.
3)   links to useful documentation on these new features.
4)   Update history on the programs.
Some updates have a password on them.  Registered users of these programs are entitled to the password.  Click on the following link to request this password by E-Mail.

PLEASE NOTE.   
As of 2/22/2008 both Glasses Inventory and Glasses Reader have been certified to run under Windows Vista.

Direct links to the two programs:
    1.  Eyeglasses Inventory Program.  Updated: 9/30/2010
    2.  Glasses Reader Program.      Updated:  9/30/2010
Special Video Training:  (Eyeglasses Inventory Version 6.1-6 and Glasses Reader Version 3.1-3)
Several mission teams have expressed confusion in the procedure used to update your inventory while you are on the field are after you return.  The following 2 part video describes the procedure you can use to update your inventory.  Keep in mind that this video will work best is you have a high speed internet connection.  If you do not but would still like to play this video, Please send an E-Mail to me by clicking this link and request a CD version of this video.

Click here to start part 1 of the video.
Click here to start part 2 of the video.

Special Training Document:
Click here to download a special document which can be used with the training video.  It tells how to transfer your inventory to and from the Glasses Inventory program.  It illustrates how the Glasses Reader and Glasses Inventory programs interact.

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 Eyeglasses Inventory Software Updates:  (Update History)
                  Version 7.1-2 (9/30/2010) Fixes bug which prevented proper operation of Network Journal.
Version 7.1-1 (9/14/2010) Provides longer lists of valid matches and records measurement history.
                                              It also allows previous measurements to be restored to attempt to find
                                              a different list of glasses.  Click this link to see a copy of the screen.
Version 7.0-4 (7/19/2010) Provides support for all versions of Windows including Windows 7.
Version 6.4-3 (12/23/2008) is the latest with Prescription Modification Wizard support.
Version 6.1  (11/6/2005)   (Update 6.3-4 dated 2/22/2008 below)
This is a significant update to this program including:
Extensive on-line help for all screen options.
On-line help in finding the right pair of glasses.
Additional search options (BiFocal/Single Vision/Progressive)
Extension to the Rose selection rules for more acceptable selections.
Infrequently used options moved from main screen to avoid confusion.
Maintenance of the list of prescriptions not found.  Includes dump and report capability.
Ability to dump Deleted Inventory list with interfacing to Glasses Reader Program.
Click here to download a PDF help file which describes the features of version 7.1-1 of this program.
Click here to download a PDF help file which describes the features of version 6.3-3 of this program
Click here to download a PDF file which describes the differences between 6.1-6 and 6.3-3.
Click here to download a PDF file which describes the Prescription Modification Wizard
                    which is part of version 6.4-1.
Click here to see the main screen of version 6.4-3.
Click here to see the Options Screen of version 6.4-3.  Notice support for the Retinomax 3 and RK-3000
                     autorefractors and the Prescription Modification Wizard.
Click here to see the prescription modification wizard main screen.
Click here to download a patch for version 6.4-3 of the program.

VERSION 7.x.x update for VISTA and Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit).
NOTE:  Version 7.0-1 with update 7.1-2 is available to all owners of any version 6 of the program.  Those who have purchased the program are entitled to the update and also those who have taking any of the KOM training classes are entitled.  However, you must request this update by E-Mail by clicking this link.  We will respond with an E-Mail with the download link of the update.
      Click this link to download patch version 7.1-2 for 32 bit Windows.  
Click this link to download patch version 7.1.2 for 64 bit Windows.  

PLEASE NOTE
Before installing this version you MUST remove the previous Glasses
Inventory program version through Control Panel | Add/Remove programs.


Eyeglasses Inventory Documentation Updates:
Click link to view brief users guide for version 6.0-6
Click link to view online operators guide for version 6.1-1.

 Glasses Reader Software Updates:  (Update History)
                  Version 4.0-4 Provides support for all versions of Windows including Windows 7.
                  Version 4.1-0 adds support for the Reichert AL500 lensmeter.
                  OBSOLETE Version:  3.1-2 along with update version 3.2-4 are still available.
                      Click here to download a PDF help file which describes the features of version 3.1-6 of this program
                      Click here to download a PDF file which describes the differences between 3.1-4 and 3.1-6.
    Click here to see the main screen of version 3.1-9.
    Click here to see the options screen of version 3.1-9.
    Click here to get update to version 3.2-4 of the program.

NOTE:  Version 4.0-4 is available to all owners of any version 3 of the program.  Those who have purchased the program are entitled to the update and also those who have taking any of the KOM training classes are entitled.  However, you must request this update by E-Mail by clicking this link.  We will respond with an E-Mail with the download link of the update.
Click this link to download patch version 4.1-0 for 32 bit Windows.  
Click this link to download patch version 4.1-0 for 64 bit Windows.  

PLEASE NOTE
If you have a version 3.x.x or below before installing a newer version you
MUST remove the previous Glasses Reader program version through
Control Panel | Add/Remove programs.

NOTE:
Options 1 and 2 above load the exact same software a different way
to allow download under Windows 2000 & XP security.

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HISTORY OF UPDATES FOR PROGRAMS

 Glasses Inventory Update History:  Back to Description
Version            Date             Description of change(s).
  7.1-1         9-14/2010    Updated program to provide more valid matches and a history file
                                           of autorefractor measurements.
  7.0.4         7-19-2010    Updated program to support Windows VISTA and 7 (32 and 64 bit)
  6-4-3        12-23-2008  Fixed problem with "-B" appearing on picklist.  Added a search
                                           for readers option, Added program version to printout at the bottom
                                           of every picklist, resolved problem when you transmit just one eye
                                           from a Retinomax 3 the main form was not being updated.
   6.4-2        10-13-2008  Added support  for the Topcon KR-3000/7000 Autorefractor.
   6.4-1         7-4-2008     Added support for the Prescription Modification Wizard.
   6.3-4         1-5-2008      Added support for the Retinomax 3.  Later support was added
                                          for Windows VISTA.
   6.3-3        6/21/2007    Allow Deleted report to included vacancies also.
                                           Add Network support to allow multiple P.C.s to use the same inventory.
   6.3-2        6/4/2007      Add Spherical Equivalent to the printout in parenthesis, I.E. (-2.68).
                                          (Done in place of Confidence Level)
    6.2           4/18/2007    Add support for R.H. Burton Autorefractor model Velo 20/10.
    6.1-6       12/26/2006  Click this link to see a document describing this update.
    6.1-5        7/20/2006   When the program is first started without an options file,
                                          made sure the CONTINUE buttons at the bottom are visible
                                          without having to turn off/on the autorefractor function.
    6.1-4        7/18/2006   When selecting a COMM port greater than 8 when
                                          starting the program, you got a popup error saying:
                                              "COM pott must be 1-8 in options file! --- Exiting".  
                                          Made sure COMM ports 9 and 10 worked.   
    6.1-3        3/20/2006   Added feature to include "Either" classified eyeglasses
                                          in Male or Female searches.  Fixed problem with "Blind"
                                          where some appropriate eyeglasses would not appear
                                          in the list.  Resolved problem with the overminus Rose
                                          rule where exact match on the minus would not appear.
    6.1-2        2/16/2006   Fixed problem with Deleted/Rejected dump to record
                                          entry "Deleted" in preference to "Rejected". Assures
                                          accurate deleted list transferred to Glasses Reader.
    6.1           11/6/2005    Extensive on-line help for all screen options.
On-line help in finding the right pair of glasses.
Additional search options (BiFocal/Single Vision/Progressive)
Extension to the Rose selection rules for more acceptable selections.
Infrequently used options moved from main screen to avoid confusion.
Maintenance of the list of prescriptions not found.  
(Includes dump and report capability.)
Ability to dump Deleted Inventory list with interfacing to Glasses Reader Program.
5.4-6                   7/9/2005                       1. Added Support for the Canon RK-2 Autorefractor.
                                                                   2. Created option to dump a copy of the deleted inventory.
5.4-5                   5/12/2005                     Added Inventory Number pointer to speed up deletion of glasses.
5.4-1-4      12/18/2004-2/24/2005         Added Support for Rose's Rules.
5-3-1-2               9/19/2004                     Provided controls to ease data entry.

 Glasses Reader Update History:  Back to Description
Version               Date                         Description of change(s).
  4.1-0                   9/30/2010              Updated program to support the Reichert AL500 lensmeter.
  4.0-4                   9/8/2010                Updated program to support Windows VISTA & 7 (32 & 64 bit) plus changed code to
                                                              respond properly to a corrupted barcode or defective barcode reader.
  3.2-4                  12/23/2008             Fixed problem with barcoded child glasses coming in marked as "either" rather than "child".
                                                              Experimental support was added for label printing.  This is not yet functional.
  3.1-9                  7/4/2008                 Added support for both the Snin-Nippon SLM-5000 and the
                                                              Nidek LM-1000 lensmeters.
  3.1-7                  2/22/2008               Changes made to cause the initials to consistently be included on labels.
                                                              Support for VISTA was also added.
  3.1-6                  5/21/2007               (See list below)                                   
The default file name and path set by version 3.1-4 works but it needs to be reset every time as other browses are undoing this setting.  This in particular applies to the option File | Load Deleted & Rejected Inventory from Glasses Inventory Program.
Allow under manual entry to click data into the PD area.
Remove "Left: May be minus..verify!" message.  Also "Right: May be minus..verify!" messages.
Change Button Write Sorted Inventory + Empty Journal Files & Check for errors to read instead Write Sorted Inventory & Check for errors.
When barcoding in high numbers like 9.8 and 9.3 they do not convert to 9.75 and 9.25 as they should.  Other numbers are likely the same problem.
Add a Clear Record button to the barcode window.
Change option Check to read file into memory at startup to be the default.
When transferring inventory to the Glasses Inventory program rename the current journal file but do not create a new or create a blank journal file.  Let the Glasses Inventory program create this file instead.  This means that the file will no longer contain the header record which prevents multiple of these journal files from being merged.
In support of the network version of Glasses Inventory transfer a copy of the inventory file to the network share along with a BATCH file to transfer it to the local Glasses Reader space.  Create an empty journal file in the network share also.  Determine the location of the network share from the Glasses Inventory options file.
Add Support for the measurement of lens including printing of 2 small address labels which can be placed on the lens.  Also add capability to barcode scan in these lens when a pair of glasses have been constructed.
  3.1-4               1/3/2007      Fixed several bugs and clarified exchange of inventory.
                                                Click here for details on this update.
  3.1-3               2/7/2006      Remove obsolete button (Clear Current) from screen.
  3.1-2              10/26/2005   Updates in merging files, online help, interface with
the Glasses Inventory Program, etc.
  2.9-10            8/16/2005     Update Reichert AL200 support for version 2.10 of the
                                                  firmware. This allows detection of Progressive Add Lens.
   2.9-8 & 9       7/9/2005       1. Select and save printer (not just default) and also printer form.
                                                 2. Identifies data source (Lensmeter, Barcode, or Manual on label printout.
   2.9-7              7/2/2005        Added option to copy inventory for access by Glasses Inventory Program.
   2.9-6              7/2/2005        Bug fix to allow entry of updates in blank locations in the middle of inventory.
   2.9-5              5/13/2005      Changed Barcoding to allow Barcode data entry sheet.
   2.9-4              5/4/2005        Added ability to have NONE as a COM port number.
                                                  This is for laptops without a COM ports.
   2.9-1/2/3        4/14/2005      Added ability to load file into memory
 
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 Version 6.4-3 of the Glasses Inventory Program
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 Options Glasses Inventory Program Version 6.4-2 thru 6.4-3
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 Prescription Modification Wizard for Version 6.4-1 and up.
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 Latest version of the Glasses Reader Program.  Version 3.1-9
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 Options Screen of Glasses Reader Version 3.1-9
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 Glasses Inventory version 7.1-1 previous measurement screens.
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