News and Updates!

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Nov. 21, 2023

A new release of Quasar is available!

Visit https://quasar.codes to download and our Quasar page to get started!

Primary packages

  • Orange 3.37.0
  • orange-spectroscopy 0.6.14
  • python 3.9.12
  • numpy 1.24.4
  • scipy 1.10.1
  • scikit-learn 1.1.3

Notable changes

  • Updates to orange-spectroscopy security


There have been a few notable changes in the last few versions (1.9, 1.8, 1.7):

  • Tile File widget can now accept multiple Preprocessor inputs
  • New peak area integration method which allows separate definition of the baseline points
  • Spectra widget can now display custom peak labels
  • Atmospheric gas correction preprocessor
  • Widgets now show little data table previews of their inputs/outputs
  • File widget allows explicit specification of file format
  • New "Transform" widget category to distinguish widgets which load/create/view/annotate data, and those which modify the data table
  • Tile File widget can now accept multiple Preprocessor inputs
    • See included example workflow for a demonstration combining Preprocess Spectra and Integrate widgets
  • ASCII column reader supports files with ";" comments
  • Some fixes to new separate baselines peak integration method