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Development Log (Older Versions)

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Program changes:

  • Added option to visualize frame joint locations and weld counts (in Options group of dynamic object parameters)
  • Fixed part numbering feature to work when estimation panel is closed
  • Fixed Fabric checkbox to not become unchecked after adding an object with no fabric parts
  • Fixed axes to be repositioned correctly after turning poles on and off
  • Fixed object to not be moved up when turning poles on and off when no ground is present
  • Fixed error after renaming an object part to have an empty name
  • Fixed crash when opening scene containing obscure target set to dynamic frame part
  • Fixed rare crash when renaming objects in object parts list
  • Fixed rare crash when regenerating object valance

Printing/page layout changes:

  • Fixed several formatting problems when printing pages beyond the first page
  • Added ability to print only the current page, or a specified range of pages (e.g. 1-3)
  • Added cut/copy/paste/delete support for cells/rows of table objects in page layout
  • Added commands for inserting rows above/below rows in table objects
  • Fixed handling of keypresses while table objects are selected (delete key, etc)
  • Added ability to drag table and textbox objects by dragging toolbar above object
  • Added button to toolbar for table and textbox objects to apply selected data source to all objects
  • Fixed unprintable characters interfering with text substitution in page layout
  • Fixed crash when default printer is not available
  • Fixed rare crashes when clicking on table objects

Estimation changes:

  • Added new sample page layout for printing contents of estimation tabs
  • Fixed estimation panel tabs to not scroll back to the top when changing values
  • Changed estimation values to be displayed in page layout as "Yes/No" instead of "True/False"
  • Fixed frame labor calculations when using "total for all objects"
  • Fixed paint and powder coat formulas to also work with metric units
  • Improved organization of paint and powder coating results in estimation panel (Cost/Quote tabs)
  • Fixed incorrect parameter values in page layout in some cases when objects are set to "total for all objects"
  • Fixed quote description to not say "awning" for non-awning objects

Dynamic objects:

  • Changed order of objects in Stationary tab to more logically group related awning styles
  • Added new objects: Bay Window, Horizontal Truss, Rectangular Tent with Poles, Square Tent with Poles
  • Added back lacing bar option to several objects
  • Moved lacing bar related parameters into their own group
  • Moved hanging bar related parameters into their own group
  • Enhanced hanging bar functionality by adding down bar option
  • Added option to lower out bars in several objects
  • Changed Open Traditional so depth remains constant regardless of our bar angle
  • Added rafter indent and vertical rafter miter options to Traditional
  • Added options to turn off individual hips of Hipped Traditional
  • Added bottom fabric option to Pergola
  • Fixed pole placement/length on Gable Marquee

See below for fabric changes.

Glen Raven

  • Added Sunbrella Shift Collection

Added 41 Sunbrella Fabrics

  • [58043] Connect Cosmic
  • [58042] Connect Dune
  • [58041] Connect Fusion
  • [58044] Connect Twilight
  • [57010] Escapade Electro
  • [57009] Escapade Fusion
  • [57008] Escapade Twilight
  • [57011] Escapade Vivid
  • [69006-0007] Integrated Dune
  • [69006-0009] Integrated Indigo
  • [69006-0006] Integrated Pewter
  • [69006-0008] Integrated Steel
  • [46058-0013] Loft Char
  • [46058-0009] Loft Crimson
  • [46058-0007] Loft Dune
  • [46058-0004] Loft Flax
  • [46058-0010] Loft Grape
  • [46058-0006] Loft Grey
  • [46058-0012] Loft Indigo
  • [46058-0005] Loft Pebble
  • [46058-0011] Loft Turquoise
  • [46058-0003] Loft White
  • [46058-0008] Loft Wisteria
  • [69008-0001] Radiant Dune
  • [69008-0005] Radiant Kiwi
  • [69008-0003] Radiant Lagoon
  • [69008-0004] Radiant Sangria
  • [69008] Radiant Silver
  • [69008-0002] Radiant Slate
  • [15000-0003] Spotlight Ash
  • [15000-0009] Spotlight Azure
  • [15000-0008] Spotlight Ciotron
  • [15000-0001] Spotlight Dune
  • [15000-0004] Spotlight Emerald
  • [15000-0010] Spotlight Flame
  • [15000-0006] Spotlight Galaxy
  • [15000-0007] Spotlight Indigo
  • [15000-0005] Spotlight Lagoon
  • [15000-0002] Spotlight Pebble
  • [15000-0011] Spotlight Rose
  • [15000-0012] Spotlight Wisteria

Serge Ferrari

  • Added STAM 6002L Collection

Added 15 STAM 6002L fabrics:

  • [20191] Beige
  • [20007] Black
  • [20186] Burgundy
  • [50667] Caribbean Blue
  • [20204] Chocolate
  • [20024] Grey
  • [2160] Lagoon
  • [20189] Navy
  • [2012] Pepper
  • [2156] Spruce
  • [20165] Taupe
  • [20184] Tennis Green
  • [20185] Terracotta
  • [10387] Vanilla
  • [20183] White

 

Trivantage

Awntex

  • Moved Awntex 70 fabrics from Awntex to Awntex 70
  • Added Awntex 70 Red [KM1]
  • Renamed Awntex to Awntex 120
  • Renamed Awntex FR to Awntex 160

Main Street+

  • Added Main Street+ Brown [236]
  • Added Main Street+ Cool Grey [235]
  • Added Main Street+ Navy [224]
  • Added Main Street+ Olive [237]
  • Added Main Street+ Toast [211]
  • Removed Main Street+ Blue [216]
  • Removed Main Street+ Dark Green [204]
  • Removed Main Street+ Light Grey [301]
  • Removed Main Street+ Pink [209]
  • Removed Main Street+ Red [200]
  • Removed Main Street+ Yellow [202]

Starfire

  • Removed Starfire Yellow [706]
  • Removed Starfire Burgundy [709]
  • Removed Starfire Light Gray [718]
  • Removed Starfire Blueberry [728]

Program changes:

  • Added estimation functionality (available for almost all dynamic objects)
  • Printing: Added sample quote templates (available from Open Layout button)
  • Printing: Added ability to insert dynamic text into text boxes
  • Printing: Added rich text boxes which can have multiple font sizes/styles/colors/etc in one text box
  • Printing: Added table objects
  • Printing: Added new parts list object (available with or without estimation add-on) - font size is respected, can add multiple parts lists per page
  • Printing: Added ability to add multiple 3D view objects to the page, and convert them to static images via right-click
  • Printing: Added support for multiple pages
  • Added options for automatic calculation of equal rafter spacing and specified number of bays
  • Added waste columns to parts list for indicating waste for curved parts related to bending
  • Added "Visible" option to right-click context menus for scene objects
  • Added ability to set default values for dynamic object parameters
  • Added options to attach current scene file and log file when sending feedback
  • Changed search provider for Sky tab location lookup - searching by street address is no longer possible. You can still search by city, state, zip code, and/or country.
  • Changed "Add Text" to give focus to the text box so the user can start typing the text immediately
  • Switched to improved color picker user interface
  • Fixed stuttering/unresponsiveness when opening right panel via dragging
  • Fixed default dimension when setting backdrop scale to not have an extra fractional value
  • Fixed orthographic views to not be available when using an angled backdrop
  • Fixed backdrop to respect visibility setting when backdrop type is set to "3D angled"
  • Fixed customized object name in saved custom object not being displayed correctly when adding that object to the scene
  • Fixed problem displaying values below -12" when units are set to inches
  • Fixed inability to use a font with an ampersand in its name
  • Fixed crash when duplicating object after undoing and redoing certain actions
  • Fixed crash when exporting parts list to CSV when an I/O error occurs (e.g. network drive unavailable)
  • Fixed crashes and incorrect appearance relating to object parts list
  • Fixed crash when saving rendered image when unable to write to user documents folder
  • Improved ability to automatic recover from corrupted data files in the user profile folder

Dynamic objects:

  • Added Traditional Roof, Traditional Roof Square Corner, Open Traditional Angled Square Corner, Pergola
  • Reorganized some parameters into separate groups (e.g. Sign Band, Valance)
  • Reworked system for adding and configuring poles to be easier to use
  • Added support for round lacing bars and poles
  • Added "Has raised valance" option to allow valance to start at top of bottom frame instead of bottom
  • Added rafter truss option to Traditional
  • Added option to Hipped Traditional so one side can be hipped and the other square
  • Added hanging bar option to Concave, Convex, Hipped Traditional, Long Dome, Open Traditional, Round Nose Traditional, Rounded Traditional, Traditional and Traditional Gable Marquee Combo
  • Fixed minor issues with object structure
  • Fixed minor issues with object dimensions

Pre-modeled objects:

  • Fixed fabric on retractable awnings to extend to far left/right edges of front bar/housing

See below for fabrics changes.

Added 138 Sunbrella Fabrics

  • [45922-0004] Accord Indigo
  • [45922] Accord Jade
  • [45922-0001] Accord Koi
  • [45922-0005] Accord Limelight
  • [45936] Accord II Crimson
  • [44285-0001] Action Ash
  • [44285-0004] Action Denim
  • [44285] Action Linen
  • [444285-0002] Action Stone
  • [44285-0003] Action Taupe
  • [2640] Apex Forest
  • [2641] Apex Wren
  • [2642] Apex Pacific
  • [2643] Apex Charcoal
  • [2644] Apex Cadet
  • [2645] Apex Salt
  • [2646] Apex Crimson
  • [2647] Apex Beige
  • [2648] Apex Pebble
  • [2649] Apex Aztec
  • [2650] Apex Concord
  • [2651] Apex Sunflower
  • [2652] Apex Terracotta
  • [2653] Apex Sunset
  • [2654] Apex Indigo
  • [56096] Astoria Lagoon
  • [56095] Astoria Sunset
  • [58026] Cabana Citron
  • [58030] Cabana Classic
  • [58027] Cabana Emerald
  • [58028] Cabana Flame
  • [58029] Cabana Regatta
  • [57000] Canvas Blush
  • [570001] Canvas Chestnut
  • [5491] Canvas Dusk
  • [5492] Canvas Flax
  • [5402] Canvas Granite
  • [57002] Canvas Iris
  • [5412] Canvas Maize
  • [5493] Canvas Regatta
  • [57003] Canvas White
  • [7774] Carousel Confetti
  • [7775] Carousel Limelight
  • [40428] Cash Ash
  • [40456] Cast Lagoon
  • [40429] Cast Mist
  • [40430] Cast Oasis
  • [40431] Cast Petal
  • [40432] Cast Shale
  • [40433] Cast Silver
  • [40434] Cast Slate
  • [40435] Cast Tinsel
  • [58037] Cove Cameo
  • [58036] Cove Pebble
  • [57005] Echo Ash
  • [8079] Echo Citron
  • [57007] Echo Dune
  • [8078] Echo Limelight
  • [8076] Echo Midnight
  • [8080] Echo Sangria
  • [8077] Echo Teak
  • [45837-0002] Empire Dove
  • [45885-0003] Fischer Dune
  • [45885-0004] Fischer Graphite
  • [45885] Fischer Lagoon
  • [45885-0001] Fischer Sunset
  • [45991-0003] Fretwork Cameo
  • [45991-0001] Fretwork Flax
  • [45991-0004] Fretwork Linden
  • [45991] Fretwork Mist
  • [45991-0002] Fretwork Pewter
  • [56092] Frequency Ash
  • [56093] Frequency Parchment
  • [56094] Frequency Sand
  • [58038] Gateway Blush
  • [58039] Gateway Mist
  • [42076] Hybrid Citrus
  • [42077] Hybrid Lime
  • [42078] Hybrid Sky
  • [42079] Hybrid Smoke
  • [57004] Lido Indigo
  • [40061-0059] Meridian Cameo
  • [40061-0053] Meridian Flax
  • [40061-0060] Meridian Grain
  • [40061-0057] Meridian Meadow
  • [40061-0056] Meridian Mist
  • [40061-0054] Meridian Pewter
  • [40061-0058] Meridian Rose
  • [40061-0055] Meridian Wysteria
  • [56079] Milano Char
  • [56080] Milano Cobalt
  • [56087] Milano Dawn
  • [56081] Milano Flax
  • [52001-0005] Mist Dove
  • [52001-0003] Mist Honey
  • [52001-0001] Mist Parchment
  • [52001-0002] Mist Sand
  • [52001] Mist Snow
  • [52001-0004] Mist Wren
  • [56075] Peyton Granite
  • [44157-0013] Posh Ash
  • [44157-0021] Posh Charcoal
  • [45157-0023] Posh Dove
  • [44157-0018] Posh Salt
  • [44157-0024] Posh Shitake
  • [145094] Reflex Classic
  • [145094-0003] Reflex Emerald
  • [145094-0002] Reflex Flame
  • [145094-0001] Reflex Regatta
  • [145095] Reflex II Citron
  • [32000-0026] Sailcloth Sailor
  • [32000-0036] Sailcloth Shade
  • [32000-0025] Sailcloth Shadow
  • [32000-0017] Sailcloth Sienna
  • [32000-0027] Sailcloth Space
  • [6027] Salmon
  • [58034] Shore Citron
  • [58033] Shore Classic
  • [58035] Shore Emerald
  • [58031] Shore Flame
  • [58032] Shore Regatta
  • [56098] Solano Fiesta
  • [32008] Solana Seagull
  • [48082] Spectrum Almond
  • [48085] Spectrum Carbon
  • [48083] Spectrum Caribou
  • [48035] Spectrum Crimson
  • [48086] Spectrum Denim
  • [48080] Spectrum Indigo
  • [48081] Spectrum Peacock
  • [48084] Spectrum Sesame
  • [58003] Stanton Brownstone
  • [58002] Stanton Greystone
  • [58001] Stanton Lagoon
  • [56099] Token Caribbean
  • [58040] Token Surfside
  • [4694] Tresco Indigo
  • [47072-0005] Zara Sunset

Removed 78 Sunbrella Fabrics

  • [56057] Bristol Air Blue
  • [56058] Bristol Dusk
  • [5445] Canvas Nutmeg
  • [5451] Canvas Paprika
  • [5473] Canvas Stone Green
  • [5447] Canvas Turf
  • [8065] Carnegie Celeste
  • [8042] Carnegie Hearth
  • [8041] Carnegie Willow
  • [56066] Cassidy Goldenrod
  • [56067] Cassidy Meadow
  • [56068] Cassidy Pebble
  • [5604] Castanet Beach
  • [70007-0001] Coventry Bronze
  • [70007-0001] Coventry Gourd
  • [8043] Darby Birch
  • [8044] Darby Flame
  • [8028] Dash Crimson
  • [8029] Dash Redwood
  • [8032] Dash Walnut
  • [5607] Davidson Walnut
  • [8021] Dimone Flame
  • [5698] Dorsett Autumn
  • [8014] Dupione Maize
  • [8058] Dupione Seafoam
  • [45706-0001] El Greco Avocado
  • [45706] El Greco Calypso
  • [5610] Elliot Wren
  • [40012-0075] Fife Plum
  • [40301-0004] Flow Spring
  • [56050] Foster Classic
  • [56024] Harwood Cocoa
  • [56023] Harwood Onyx
  • [56025] Harwood Peridot
  • [30503] Kamal Chestnut
  • [8301] Linen Basil
  • [56031] Manchester Sienna
  • [45701-0007] Mankala Dusk
  • [45701-0001] Mankala Teak
  • [40236-0005] Marcello Seaglass
  • [40236-0009] Marcello Sunset
  • [5626] Maxim Cocoa
  • [45184-0004] Mojito Coffee Bean
  • [45399] Newbury Sunset
  • [73012] Pango Cream
  • [73012-0003] Pango Wren
  • [48038] Parkway Carbon
  • [48040] Parkway Oak
  • [48041] Parkway Paprika
  • [56072] Passage Seagrass
  • [8005] Renata Hemp
  • [7722] Rib Antique Beige
  • [32005] Sailor Sahara
  • [32004] Sailor Salt
  • [32006] Sailor Sand
  • [56040] Scavo Willow
  • [51000-0004] Shadow Antique Beige
  • [51000-0015] Shadow Wheat
  • [51000-0005] Shadow Wren
  • [48025] Spectrum Dijon
  • [48021] Spectrum Sailor
  • [45584-0002] Splendor Fiesta
  • [44154-0004] Sponge Barley
  • [56064] Steeplechase Malibu
  • [44163-0003] Tab Tangerine
  • [44163-0013] Tab Twilight
  • [45713-0003] Tango Mink
  • [56073] Timeline Caravan
  • [56069] Timeline Nautical
  • [56070] Timeline Sprout
  • [45155-0004] Villete Rococco
  • [56005] Weston Ginger
  • [44156-0009] Worcester Fandango
  • [8037] Wyndham Dune
  • [8036] Wyndham Mocha
  • [8038] Wyndham Wheat
  • [56062] Zenith Brick
  • [56061] Zenith Chestnut

Trivantage

Awntex 70

  • Removed Awntex 70 Red [KM1]

BTF-19

  • Removed BTF-19 Collection

Eradi-Lite

  • Removed Eradi-Lite Olympic Blue [2702]

Gale Pacific

  • Commercial 95 is now called Commercial 95 340
  • SaFRshade is now called Commercial FR 300
  • Added Gale Pacific Commercial 95 340 Brown [481254]
  • Added Gale Pacific Commercial 95 340 Cedar [465360]

Gulf Stream

  • Removed Gulf Stream Collection

Nite-Lite

  • Removed Nite-Lite Dark Blue [2675]

PolyFab Architect 400

  • Added PolyFab Architect 400 Turquoise

PolyFab Comtex

  • Removed PolyFab Comtex Claret
  • Added new care and maintenance instructions

PolyFab Polytex

  • Added new care and maintenance instructions

Weathertyte

  • Removed Weathertyte Orange [WT76OR]

Serge Ferrari

  • Removed Precontraint 542 Bordeau/Champagne [1272]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Dark Grey/Light Grey [1082]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Dark Yellow/Champagne [1271]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Marine Blue/Champagne [1274]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Mid Blue/Light Grey [1083]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Pea Green/Champagne [1089]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Pink/Light Grey [1084]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Salmon/Champagne [1270]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Tan/Champagne [1091]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Tennis Green/Champagne [1273]
  • Removed Precontraint 542 Yellow/Champagne [1088]

Weblon Coastline Plus

  • Added Weblon Coastline Plus [2772] Deepsea Blue/White Stripe

Herculite

Canopy FS

  • Removed Canopy FS Collection

Program changes:

  • Fixed panel repeat option for dynamic objects
  • Fixed deletion of text/graphic object on single-part object to not delete the whole object
  • Improved handling of when 3D graphics hardware becomes unavailable after initial registration
  • Fixed crash when loading scene containing custom dimension with endpoints on different dynamic objects
  • Fixed crash when initiating a print operation while print preview image is being rendered
  • Fixed crash when 3D graphics device becomes unavailable while render preview image is being rendered
  • Fixed crash when undoing and redoing changes to material/texture properties on dynamic objects
  • Fixed crash when undoing and redoing deletions of child parts on dynamic objects
  • Fixed crash when resizing object with panels that extend beyond the visible surface
  • Fixed crash when opening scene file created by preview version containing round dynamic object + valance
  • Fixed crash when renaming dimension location

Highlights:

  • New dynamic objects, including objects with curved frame and fabric parts
  • Improvements to dynamic objects
  • Improvements to the parts list
  • New 3D models of people, columns, lamp posts, and more
  • Updated fabrics
  • Bug fixes

Program changes (general):

  • Added ability to display and input inches measurements using fractions (configurable under File, Options, Units)
  • Added "Add multiple objects" command to Add Object menu (keeps list open after adding objects, like pin)
  • Added automatic switching from orthographic to perspective view when rotating the camera
  • Reorganized Options page on File tab into separate pages for different categories
  • Improved reliability and speed of loading scene files containing many annotations
  • Improved reliability of dragging an object from the object list to the 3D view
  • Fixed crash when creating custom annotations spanning pre-modeled and dynamic objects
  • Fixed crash when creating custom annotation and clicking the same exact point for both start and end
  • Fixed incorrect output when default page layout uses landscape orientation
  • Fixed custom fabric panels incorrectly affecting valance color
  • Fixed shadows enabled setting not being saved properly in scene files in some cases
  • Fixed parent object to get deleted when last part is deleted and last part was text/graphic/valance
  • Fixed backdrop turning black after changing backdrop type and performing many other actions
  • Fixed transparent background to not be changed to solid color when applying camera preset
  • Fixed inability to print when no printer is set as the default printer
  • Fixed error when trying to register when user folder has incorrect permissions
  • Fixed crash after a printer has been uninstalled while the program is running and then accessed
  • Fixed crash when fonts are installed that the operating system can't render (e.g. Populaire)
  • Fixed rare crashes involving object parts tree
  • Added uninstaller option to remove program settings and registration data

Program changes (dynamic objects):

  • Added support for dynamic objects with curved parts
  • Added ability to add parts list to page layout (bottom button in toolbar on Print page)
  • Reorganized dynamic object parameters into collapsible sections instead of nested tabs
  • Improved performance of dynamic object loading and generation
  • Improved "Multi-colored parts" option to use a set of colors instead of random
  • Added "Show part numbering" option, shows part numbers on top of parts in 3D space
  • Added support for exporting dynamic objects to .STL (Stereolithography) format
  • Fixed undo of change to dynamic object parameter value resulting in incorrect value

Program changes (parts list):

  • Improved performance of updating/refreshing the parts list
  • Added column with part colors when using "Multi-colored parts" option
  • Added column with automatic sequential part numbers
  • Hidden parts are now excluded from the parts list and calculated totals
  • Added ability to set object quantity (click in Qty cell next to object name)
  • Automatically refresh parts list when an object is deleted
  • Added option for setting number of decimal places shown for miter angles in parts list

Dynamic objects:

  • Reorganized dynamic objects into Stationary, Corners, Retractable tabs instead of a single Dynamic tab
  • Added new round objects: Convex, Concave, Dome, Long Dome, Round Marquee, and associated corners
  • Added Rounded Traditional, Round Nose Traditional, Traditional Unequal Corner, Octagonal Canopy
  • Added Poles parameter section with options for creating poles and plates
  • Added additional truss styles and truss-related options to various objects
  • Added option to lower out bars and support bars to bottom of sign band (for Traditional and others)
  • Fixed incorrect 45 degree mitering between some parts (e.g. Traditional down/out bars)
  • Fixed structural issues with Open Traditional frame
  • Fixed rafter and SB bar alignment issues with Hipped Traditional
  • Fixed alignment and text/graphic issues when using separate SB fabric option
  • Fixed objects with poles to sit on the ground by default instead of floating in the air
  • Fixed object creation errors in various unusual circumstances

Objects:

  • Added 4 new human models in the People tab
  • Added Square Column, Round Column, Lamp Post, Telephone Pole, Shutter, Finial
  • Removed obsolete "Fixed Frames" tab because all of its styles now have dynamic object versions

See below for fabric changes.

Glen Raven

  • Changed collection name from Sunbrella Awning and Marine to Sunbrella Shade and Marine
  • Added Sunbrella Shade Solids 46" Collection
  • Added Sunbrella Shade Solids 60" Collection
  • Added Sunbrella Shade Solids 80" Collection
  • Added Sunbrella Shade Stripes Collection
  • Added Sunbrella Decorative Shade Fabrics Collection

Trivantage

  • Removed Calliope Collection
  • Removed Gale Pacific Commercial 95 WP Collection

Patio 500

  • Added [580] Emerald/Eggshell
  • Added [581] Cobalt/Eggshell
  • Added [565] Reef Blue
  • Added [587] English Brown/Eggshell

PolyFab Comtex, Polytex

  • Removed Yellow
  • Added Golden Yellow

Weblon Coastline Plus

  • Added [2733] Shell Pink
  • Added [2773] Brite Red/White Traditional Stripe

Herculite

Natura

  • Removed Natura [7700] Wheat
  • Removed Natura [7719] Lt. Grey
  • Removed Natura [7797] Navajo White

Sunbrella Added Fabrics

  • [4663] Hyacinth
  • [4664] Sea
  • [4700] Mix Redwood
  • [4701] Mix Emerald
  • [4896] Silica Sage
  • [4897] Silica Charcoal
  • [4762] Era Cornsilk
  • [4763] Era Indigo
  • [4764] Era Mist
  • [4766] Era Ash
  • [4767] Preston Radiance
  • [4768] Preston Stone
  • [4770] Providence Americana
  • [4829] Balance Tidepool
  • [4830] Balance Ember
  • [4934] Intrigue Neon
  • [4400-0000] Fundamental Charcoal
  • [4400-0001] Fundamental Sand
  • [4400-0002] Fundamental Walnut
  • [4401-0000] Alloy Vapor
  • [4401-0001] Alloy Silver
  • [4401-0002] Alloy Bronze
  • [4401-0003] Alloy Steele

Sunbrella Removed Fabrics

  • [4694] Tresco Indigo
  • [4765] Ombre Dark Brown/Salmon/Beige
  • [4774] Ginza Onyx
  • [4778] Essex Curry
  • [4866] Shafford Ginger
  • [4869] Parade Oak
  • [4870] Parade Olive
  • [4872] Parade Seagull
  • [4874] Freemont Mariner
  • [4877] Rhumba Cactus
  • [4886] Vaughn Glow
  • [4887] Westport Grain
  • [4890] Incline Parchment
  • [4892] Manhatten Forest
  • [4893] Manhattan Cobalt
  • [4911] Moss Classic
  • [4967] Spice/Brass Vintage
  • [4972] Lankford Willow
  • [4974] Hartwell Lagoon
  • [4775] Ginza Java
  • [4865] Shafford Classic

 

Program changes:

  • Improved smoothness of updates when dragging dynamic object parameter sliders
  • Improved backdrop presets in Backdrop tab
  • Added ability to set default background for a new scene (via button in Backdrop tab)
  • Changed parts list to not list parts that have been hidden or deleted
  • Changed parts list to highlight parts for corresponding objects selected in the scene
  • Made it easier to group dynamic objects together without auto-connecting them
  • Added ability to do unconstrained resizing of images in page layout by holding shift key
  • Added close up command ('C' key) for quickly zooming in and out between two zoom levels
  • Fixed dimensions not appearing properly after duplicating a non-dynamic object
  • Fixed problems when adding dimensions to 3D Backdrop and Ground objects
  • Fixed undo/redo after applying different valance style to existing valance
  • Fixed valance not regenerating properly after resetting an object
  • Fixed incorrect appearance of valance added to object loaded from Custom tab
  • Fixed crash when loading a scene file with dynamic objects on some non-English systems
  • Fixed crash when setting backdrop type to "None" after loading a scene
  • Fixed crash after System Restore has left program files in an inconsistent state
  • Fixed crash when unable to access various program data files
  • Fixed crash when attempting to access printer properties with no printer selected
  • Fixed crash after restoration of 3D device after having had a dynamic object error

Dynamic objects:

  • Added new object: Traditional w/ Gable Combo
  • Fixed problem creating Box Enclosure with certain dimensions
  • Fixed valance not applying to Open Traditional
  • Fixed appearance of depth dimension on Open Traditional when varying out bar angle
  • Fixed rafters poking through fabric on Open Traditional Square Corner
  • Fixed min/max out bar angle for Open Traditional, Open Traditional Square Corner
  • Fixed ends of bars in Retractable Roof to be capped

Installer:

  • Added a warning before deleting scene files improperly saved in program folder
  • Added a check to prevent installing directly to various user and system folders

Program changes:

  • Added support for dynamic objects (see new Dynamic and Corners tabs under Add Object)
  • Added support for adding visible dimensions to 3D objects (Add Dimensions button in ribbon)
  • Added support for orthographic views (e.g. top, front, side, and angled views with no perspective)
  • Added camera presets to Camera tab for orthographic and isometric views
  • Added backdrop presets to Backdrop tab (default, solid background, transparent)
  • Added Fabric/Frame checkboxes for quickly toggling visibility of all fabric/frame parts
  • Added Disable/Enable Shadows button to ribbon, toggles shadows for the whole scene
  • Added Ungroup Object button to ribbon
  • Added Welcome window, shown on startup by default
  • Added Recent page to File tab for accessing recently used scene files
  • Added resize handle to left pane splitter, can be clicked to hide/show the left pane
  • Added ability to rotate camera using arrow keys in Rotate Light mode
  • Added ability to manually re-initialize 3D graphics after device becomes unavailable
  • Added links to support/FAQ section of web site to Help page and help menu
  • Changed feet/in units to always display up to two decimal places for inches if needed
  • Improved error message on outdated graphics hardware
  • Improved error message when attempting to load an invalid file as a backdrop image
  • Improved error message when attempting to save a rendered image with an invalid filename
  • Fixed crash when attempting to adjust crop area in Render Image using mouse wheel in rare circumstances
  • Fixed crash when shutting down the program while it was still trying to update the 3D view
  • Fixed crash when font name contains unprintable character
  • Fixed crash when attempting to view fabric info when program is running from a network share
  • Fixed crash when clicking find button in texture properties in rare circumstances
  • Fixed crash after 3D device becomes unavailable and is re-initialized while attempting to select text object
  • Fixed crash when selecting text object after initiating program shutdown
  • Fixed crash when performing material search while OS is in a bad state
  • Fixed crash when saving completely invisible object as custom object
  • Fixed crash when failing to browse backdrops on an inaccessible network share due to IRPStackSize problem
  • Fixed crash after improper application of valance to non-fabric objects
  • Fixed crash when loading scene file containing material whose contrast was adjusted
  • Fixed crash when undoing Set Backdrop operation before finishing answering questions
  • Fixed crash after opening printer settings on some HP printer / OS combinations

3D models:

  • Added Gooseneck Light model to Misc tab
  • Renamed "Frames" tab to "Fixed Frames"
  • Fixed inability to apply graphic to some parts of some tents
  • Fixed inability to apply striped fabric to front rod of Retractable w/ Hood
  • Fixed valance alignment for Concave

See below for fabric changes.

Glen Raven

  • Added Sunbrella Fusion Collection
  • Added Sunbrella Mayfield Collection
  • Added Sunbrella Renaissance Collection
  • Added Sunbrella All Fabrics Collection
  • Added Sunbrella [2079] Royal Navy
  • Added Sunbrella [2389] Toast Tweed
  • Added Sunbrella [6050] Teal Tweed
  • Updated Sunbrella Silica fabrics with more detailed images

Herculite

  • Added Excel M Collection
  • Updated Natura Collection

Serge Ferrari

  • Updated Soltis 86 Collection
  • Updated Soltis 92 Collection
  • Updated Soltis 93 Collection

Trivantage

  • Removed Polyfab Polytex Claret
  • Removed Polyfab Architec 400 Berry
  • Updated Sunbrella Braid #4015 Collection
  • Updated Sunbrella Braid #6118 Collection
  • Updated Sunbrella Braid #681 Collection
  • Updated Sunbrella Braid #61-20 Collection

Program changes:

  • Added Color Controls section to Material properties for hue / saturation / brightness / contrast adjustment
  • Added braid color to Valance properties, can now set/change using palette
  • Improved fabric search to find gray when grey is entered and vice versa, ignore diacritics
  • Fixed object position/orientation not being preserved when using Add Object with "Replace selected"
  • Fixed stripes not lining up between valance and rest of object for round objects
  • Fixed failure to re-initialize 3D graphics hardware in some cases
  • Fixed rare crash during re-initialization of 3D graphics hardware

Documentation changes:

  • Added info on new braid color property in Valance properties
  • Added info on new Color Controls section in Material properties

See below for fabric changes.

Dickson

  • Removed Dickson Acrylic
  • Updated North American Collection (now up to date and based on photographic imagery)

Glen Raven

  • Added Sunbrella Clarity
  • Added Sunbrella Renaissance
  • Added Sunbrella [4999] Brera Sorbet
  • Brightened Sunbrella [4601] Pacific Blue and [4626] Navy
  • Darkened Sunbrella [4665] Concord

Herculite

  • Removed Brite Awn
  • Updated Natura

Trivantage

  • Updated Awntex
  • Updated BTF-19
  • Updated Calabana
  • Updated Calliope
  • Removed CB from style names in Cooley-Brite
  • Added Cooley-Brite II
  • Updated CoolGo/Northstar
  • Updated Eradi-Lite
  • Updated FIRESIST
  • Added pattern numbers to all Gale Pacific fabrics
  • Removed High Point Collection (will be replaced with Sunbrella Fusion in a future update)
  • Updated Main Street+
  • Added Polyfab Comtex Red and Aussie Green
  • Added Polyfab Polytex Aussie Green
  • Updated Weathertyte
  • Updated Weblon Coastline Plus
  • Added and updated various product information PDF files

Program changes:

  • Fixed location search in Sky tab
  • Added release notes display to new version notification prompt
  • Fixed photo from Samsung Galaxy S III loading with incorrect orientation
  • Fixed missing object after using "send to back" in page layout and saving as image
  • Fixed backdrop/graphic thumbnail cache growing indefinitely
  • Fixed crash when undoing applying braid to valance with no braid
  • Added error message when 3D hardware initialization fails due to LogMeIn mirror driver
  • Added error message when 3D hardware becomes unavailable and can't be re-initialized
  • Fixed crash when attempting to perform various operations when 3D hardware is unavailable
  • Improved detection of incompatible 3D hardware

Program changes:

  • Added ability to define fabric panels to apply to an object's surface
  • Added ability to insert list of fabrics/colors in page layout textbox
  • Added ability to pan/scroll using touch in object properties
  • Added option to favor speed over visual quality (for slow 3D graphics hardware)
  • Added option to open on-screen keyboard when textbox is touched (for Windows 8)
  • Improved performance of material and object lists
  • Improved performance of touch/multi-touch object/camera manipulation
  • Improved performance of scaling an object
  • Improved performance when resizing the 3D view via splitters or window
  • Widened splitters to be easier to grab with both mouse and touch
  • Fixed valance incorrectly having a shadow when applied to an object without a shadow
  • Fixed display of values in feet/inches to show only feet when value has 0 inches
  • Fixed Transform By to correctly handle negative combined feet/inches values like -1' 6"
  • Fixed transparency when applying graphics from PNG files created by Gerber Composer
  • Fixed close button in mode instructions bar at bottom of main window not working
  • Fixed missing texture when duplicating an object with an imported texture
  • Fixed bottom of 'y' in Sky tab being cut off when system DPI is set above 100%
  • Fixed selected time zone in Sky tab to be remembered between program sessions
  • Fixed "Replace selected object" checkbox overlapping with tabs when window is small
  • Fixed missing/empty panel when switching between material/object lists quickly
  • Fixed shadows interfering with rendering of graphics applied directly to backdrop
  • Fixed incorrect rendering of graphic after a series of undo/redo operations
  • Fixed undesirable object movement when scaling a grouped object
  • Fixed text in 3D view not updating when using context menu of Apply Text textbox
  • Fixed crash when switching between logged in users on the system
  • Fixed crash when loading invalid 3D model file
  • Fixed crash when loading corrupt scene file
  • Fixed crash when resizing graphic with invalid dimensions
  • Fixed crash when showing file open/save window in rare circumstances

3D models:

  • Added Horizontal Cylinder
  • Fixed incorrect texture mapping and invisible interiors on Cylinder and Box
  • Fixed incorrect texture scaling on Bullnose, Ribbed Bullnose, Eyebrow, Indian Concave
  • Fixed slight misalignment of stripes between top and valance on Retractable w/ Hood

Installer:

  • Increased speed of installation process
  • Fixed shortcuts not being created when installing from a limited user account
  • Fixed detection of program when it's being run by a different logged on user
  • Fixed uninstaller to check for admin rights on Windows XP

Program changes:

  • Reduced application startup time and memory usage
  • Fixed increasing memory usage after 3D device re-initialization due to sleep, lock/unlock, etc.
  • Added "What's New?" command for viewing development log on web site
  • Changed multiple icons in upper-right corner of application to single icon that opens a menu
  • Fixed dark fringing around edges of text applied using Apply Text command
  • Fixed valances and text/graphics to be properly obscured when using Obscure object property
  • Fixed Print UI to automatically select Custom preset when customizing width/height/resolution
  • Fixed Transform By to not reset value to 0 when entering negative inches in feet/in mode
  • Fixed incorrect loading of object saved as custom object with duplicate part names when saved in scene file
  • Fixed Split command to not be available for valance parts
  • Fixed some actions (e.g. rename object part) not triggering the prompt to save changes when exiting
  • Fixed crash when opening corrupt scene file

3D models:

  • Added Round Nose Traditional model
  • Added Eyebrow model
  • Smoothed bottom of Ribbed Bullnose for improved realism
  • Improved texture mapping of rounded seat in Salon

Fabric changes:

Glen Raven

  • Added 2013-2014 new additions for Sunbrella Awning and Marine fabrics

Trivantage

  • Improved color accuracy of Patio 500 fabrics