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Update Awning Composer

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This update contains the following changes:

Version 5.7.6877.15191 - 10/30/2018

Program changes:

  • Added Awning Tracker integration (open backdrop from AT, save rendering to AT)
  • Added new rotation step to straight-on backdrop loading process for correcting skew
  • Added grid overlay to help when rotating a straight-on backdrop to correct skew
  • Added prompt to use location/direction data stored in image files for Sky tab settings
  • Fixed mitered frame parts to not stick through fabric when using round tubing option
  • Fixed message displayed when trying to run MPanel Shade Designer when it's not installed
  • Fixed inability to send large scene files (over 4MB) via Send Feedback window
  • Fixed validation of user-entered dimension used to set backdrop scale
  • Fixed language editor problems on some non-English versions of Windows
  • Fixed error when loading Retractable Roof and some other objects on some non-English versions of Windows
  • Fixed crash when duplicating some static objects with valances applied
  • Fixed crash when setting default page layout when file can't be saved
  • Fixed crash when using replace selected object with MPanel Shade Designer
  • Fixed crash when unable to load sky rendering system

Estimation changes:

  • Fixed quote description and valance style fields to reflect customized object/valance names
  • Fixed over-estimation of fabric needed for front/back surfaces of Box Enclosure

Fabric changes

All manufacturers

  • Updated numerous product info PDF files

Glen Raven

  • Added new Sunbrella Pure line
  • Added 12 Sunbrella Shade and Marine fabrics
  • Removed 55 Sunbrella 54" fabrics

Serge Ferrari

  • Added new Soltis Proof Vivo line
  • Added 2 Soltis 86 105" fabrics
  • Removed STAM 6002L line
  • Removed Soltis 86 69" Snow White 86-50690
  • Removed Soltis 92 69" Dark Coral 92-2014


  • Removed Rome Blue/Linen/Gray 47" 8226


  • Added new Gale Pacific Commercial Heavy 430 line
  • Added new Weather-Chek line
  • Added 3 SolaMesh 118" fabrics
  • Added 3 Phifertex Plus 54" fabrics
  • Removed 2 Cooley Brite 78" fabrics
  • Removed 8 Cooley Brite II 78" fabrics
  • Removed Cooley Brite Lite 78" White CBL
  • Removed Main Street+ 61" Black 214MS
  • Removed Weblon Vanguard 62" Colonial Blue 2984
  • Removed 3 Weblon Coastline Plus 62" fabrics