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Tracker 4.96 released

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Tracker 4.96 now available
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Douglas Brown
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Hello Tracker users,

Tracker 4.96 installers for Windows, Mac and Linux are now available from both the Tracker home page (http://physlets.org/tracker/) and ComPADRE (http://www.opensourcephysics.org/items/detail.cfm?ID=7365).

This new version enables you to copy Circle Fitter data points to the clipboard for pasting into spreadsheets. It also adds "Search fixed area" and "Copy match data" options to the Autotracker--for more information, see the Autotracker "Settings and controls" section in Tracker Help.

Another reminder that if you haven't yet looked at the Tracker Video Modeling with Spreadsheets tutorial, I strongly recommend it (http://www.opensourcephysics.org/items/detail.cfm?ID=14056).  Here's why:

  • Got a spreadsheet model you want to compare with the real world? This is how you do it!
  • Use other modeling programs but still want to compare with the real world? No problem as long as you can copy your model's position data to the clipboard.

Cheers!  Doug

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