Version 5.0.1 released in May 2008
The Constraint Solver feature has been added, enhancing Evolver's ability to handle complex sets of model constraints.
Evolver Developer Kit
Complete documentation for the Developer Kit was provided in this version. Also, a backwards compatibility layer was made available so that macros you have written using the Evolver 4.0 macro control language will continue to function.
3606 Cannot use Arrow keys or CTRL arrow keys in all Excel references selectors
3782 Missing descriptions in Developer Kit Manual in Method, Properties, Members, etc.
3925 Constraints described without sheet names in Summary Report
3929 Selecting reports other than only Summary causes reports workbook to be hidden by original workbook
3961 Summary Report: incorrect display of time spans longer than 24 hours
3962 Mistype Sheet name in Evolver Settings Formula True field brings up Update Values (save as) screen many times
3999 Optimization Summary: incorrect percent change amount for progress stopping condition
4023 MacroControl.xls example should not have fixed seed
4055 Settings outside selected tab in Optimization Settings dialog don't get validated
4060 Cannot use macros from another workbook that has spaces in name
4064 After adding range and adding/editing group, grid scrolls back to beginning
4065 Bad handling of formulas in adjustable cell min/max ranges
4066 Bad handling of formulas and adjustable cells in simple constraint min/max specification
4071 Error after deleting cells with adjustable cell min/max values
4072 Error after typing non-numeric value in cell specifying adjustable cell min/max
4074 Error after deleting constrained range specified in Simple Entry Style constraint
4075 Errors after deleting min/max ranges specified in Simple constraint
4076 Errors after deleting range referred to in Formula constraint
4077 Errors after deleting range referred to in stopping formula
4092 Clicking on cell while entering formula deletes existing text