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Release notes for 2.9.2

OpenSesame 2.9.2 is the second maintenance release in the 2.9 series. If you are upgrading from 2.8.3 or earlier, please also read the 2.9.0 release notes.


Thanks to Timo Lüke for updating the German translation, and Alberto Hernández Sande for contributing a Spanish translation.


Bugs fixed

  • Fix numeric textline elements in sketchpad (#292)
  • 'Reset feedback variables' option restored in feedback item (#297)
  • Safely print unicode debug output (convert to ascii)
  • Fix unicode bug in opensesamerun gui
  • Convert backspace key to key name (#286)
  • Fix a bug with variably defined properties of circle elements in sketchpad GUI (#300)
  • Fix circle properties in xpyriment backend (#299)
  • Fix a bug with variably defined properties of Gabor and noise patches in sketchpad GUI
  • Fix a bug when permanently deleting an item that is present in multiple sequence items


  • Use better fallback image in sketchpad
  • Deprecate transparent variable management (#294)
  • Add custom icon to debian packaging (#296)
  • Form_base plugin shows script by default (#298)
  • Add custom icon to debian packaging
  • Deprecate transparent variable management option
  • More comprehensive translation possible
  • Hide xpyriment-gst backend (not ready for production)
  • Custom cursor in sketchpad for increased visibility
  • Indicate whether python-bidi is available in general properties tab
  • List variables in alphabetical order in OpenSesame script
  • Add PsychoPy API menu to help extension

Translation updates

  • German translation updated (de_DE)
  • Add Spanish translation (es_ES)

Windows packaging

  • Include wx for PsychoPy monitor center (#295)
  • Include quest staircase plugins
  • Update included libraries. See modules() output below.
  • Includes a snapshot of PyGaze (0.5.0~opensesame-3)
  • Includes a slightly patched version of PsychoPy 1.80.05 that addresses an important issue with keypress timestamps. (Unchanged from 2.8.2.)
OpenSesame 2.9.2
Python 2.7.8 (default, Jun 30 2014, 16:03:49) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]
OpenCV is not available
OpenCV2 2.4.10
QProgedit 2.1.0
Expyriment  (Revision ; Python 2.7.8)
NumPy 1.9.1
PIL is available (version is unknown)
PsychoPy 1.80.05-opensesame-1
PyAudio 0.2.8
PyGame 1.9.1release
PyGaze 0.5.0~opensesame3
Pyglet 1.1.4
PyOpenGL 3.1.0
PyQt 4.11.3
PySerial 2.7
python-bidi 0.3.4
python-markdown 2.5.2
SciPy 0.14.0
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