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Tracker 4.86 released

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Version 4.86 now available
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Douglas Brown
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Hello Tracker users,

Tracker 4.86 installers for Windows, Mac and Linux are now available from both the Tracker home page (http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/) and ComPADRE (http://www.opensourcephysics.org/items/detail.cfm?ID=7365).

This release features improved handling of HTML and PDF documents associated with a Tracker experiment (TRZ file). Typical documents include instructions, reports and other supporting materials. Users can easily access the documents from Tracker itself (Documents button near right end of toolbar) for display in the default browser or PDF viewer.

This change makes TRZ files better than ever--if you're not yet using them with your students and colleagues then please check them out!  TRZ files are easy to build (export), self-documenting (including thumbnail and metadata) and self-contained (video, data and supporting documents all in one file), so they're a perfect way to assign, share or turn in Tracker experiments for evaluation. Here's a video tutorial I made that shows you exactly how to export TRZ files: Saving and Sharing Tracker Experiments.

As always, thanks for your continued suggestions and feedback!  Doug

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