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Update Awning Composer

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This update contains the following changes:

Version 5.7.6688.20371 - 4/24/2018

Program changes:

  • Added ability to load additional dynamic objects distributed separately from the main application
  • Added ability to add additional languages for localization (add new entry to language names collection)
  • Added localization support for object part names
  • Updated new version notification to continue working after upcoming server migration
  • Fixed inability to set default values for values in the Quote tab whose checkboxes have been checked
  • Fixed crash when saving a rendered image when unable to write to the user's Documents folder
  • Fixed crash when saving a page as an image and an insufficient memory error occurs
  • Fixed crash when displaying release notes for a new version when the Calibri font is corrupted
  • Fixed crash when duplicating a dynamic object when the object couldn't be reconstructed

Estimation changes:

  • Updated accessory pricing and item numbers
  • Updated Estimation Tab Contents sample page layout
  • Updated user guide with new section "When Options Are Used" and updated instructions for staple-on


  • Slide On Wire: Added new hardware pad eye, snap hook, eye bolt, lag bolt, turnbuckle, clamp, thimble, wire loop
  • Slide On Wire: Added BOM tab for hardware components (in estimation panel)
  • Slide On Wire: Added individual beam setback parameters
  • Hipped End: Fixed alignment of sign band and valance fabric when back fabric is enabled
  • Fixed top plates being displayed in some cases after poles were turned off
  • Renamed Shade Tree objects to Shade Panel



  • Added 14 Phifertex Solid 17x11 54" fabrics
  • Added 31 Phifertex Plus 54" fabrics