INI file corruption issue – How to reset Imatest INI file

Imatest does not support international characters in file name paths.  Using files with international characters will corrupt the Imatest INI file and lead to an INI file error.

You should only use folders and filenames with latin characters or you will encounter this problem.

Resetting your Imatest INI is the easiest way to solve this problems.  You can do this through the following menu entry:



This will remove the settings that you have made within imatest.

To correct the problems with your INI File you can follow the troubleshooting information information available here


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Region Selection bug workaround

Symptoms of problem:

Upon selection of a region of interest, program stops working, either not responding or crashing.

DOS window error messages: 

  • Operation terminated by user during pause (line 21) In newROI_quest
  • Undefined function or method ‘figure1_KeyPressFcn’ for input arguments of type ‘struct’.
  • Error while evaluating figure KeyPressFcn – Segmentation violation detected

Source of problem:  

automatic translation software such as 有道首页 (Youdao Dictionary) and 金山词霸 (PowerWord)

Solution to problem: 

Temporarily disable the translation software while performing a ROI selection

We will be working to make our software compatible with these sorts of translation programs in the future, as well as improving our own internationalization.  Sorry for the inconvenience.


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