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Update Awning Composer

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This update contains the following changes:

Version 5.7.7556.21462 - 9/8/2020

Program changes:

  • Fixed "render image" crop box to be better preserved when changing output dimensions
  • Fixed backdrop becoming inverted when using close-up straight-on photo and specifying no ground
  • Fixed rare problem preventing a valid scene file from being opened


  • Added Hipped Concave
  • Added Arch
  • Added truss options to Rounded Traditional, Round Nose Traditional, Hipped Traditional
  • Added SB bottom bar option to Dome
  • Added bottom fabric option to Rigid Flat Panel
  • Added ability to connect Bottom Panel to Rigid Flat Panel
  • Added spreader bar option to Hipped Traditional
  • Fixed spreader bar placement on Round Nose Traditional
  • Fixed spreader bars overlapping with left/right trusses on Traditional, Traditional Gable Marquee Combo
  • Fixed "box + king" truss overlapping with rafters on Traditional
  • Fixed truss alignment with rafters and bottom bars on Convex
  • Fixed hanger indent to allow different values for multiple hangers in a group


  • Added "Valance" location to Track to visualize valance molding
  • Added ability to set custom spacing for eggcrate flange
  • Added visualization of z-brackets, fasteners, track, eggcrate, and eggcrate flanges for more object types
  • Fixed z-brackets on bottom bar + internal down bars of Open Traditional
  • Fixed out of memory error with z-brackets and fasteners under certain conditions

Fabric changes

Glen Raven

  • Removed 101 Sunbrella Fusion fabrics
  • Fixed scaling of Sunbrella Dimension Depth thumbnails


  • Removed Gale Pacific Commercial FR300
  • Added Patio 500 Stone Gray (546)