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SmartDraft History - PConnect

Version 17.1.0 released - 11/28/2017

  • Added support for BricsCAD v18
  • Changed code so SmartDraft reactors do not run during the AUDIT command.
  • Fixed an issue with the PConnect command. If the user selected a point group to process, the command with processes all points for offset, and middle point codes vs using only the group.

Version 17.0.31 released - 10/26/2017

  • Fixed an issue when AutoCAD Civil 3D is disable due to 2018 drawing opened in 2017 and SmartDraft would stop working.

Version 17.0.26 released - 9/14/2017

  • Fixed broken installer which would display the message "Your SmartDraft subscription period has expired ..." when the SmartDraft menu was loaded.

Version 17.0.26 released - 9/12/2017

  • Fixed an issue with SmartDraft and AutoCAD 2009. SmartDraft would not run correctly. Introduced in 17.0.3.
    Fixed an issue when grip editing Civil 3D Corridors. Multiple "; error: ADS request rejected" errors would appear at the command prompt.

Version 17.0.14 released - 7/20/2017

  • Fixed an issue PConnect, points being excluded without them being in the exclude list. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the View All and View Save All. Command would hang in AutoCAD 2017 and 2018.

Version 17.0.13 released - 7/17/2017

  • Added the Convert 2D to 3D Polyline commands.
  • Changed Enable Default Network User Options of the Program Options command. Now if the Enable Default Network User Options is checked, every time a drawing is opened by the user, the values will be set.
  • Fixed an issue with the Customization Template Manager. When editing any of the Layer Lists options, when the New... or Edit button was select, and the Layer Index... button was selected, the command would error and stop working.
  • Fixed an issue with the Rename option in any of the SmartDraft Style Manager commands. If the Rename button was selected, the manager would error out. Introduced in 17.0.3.

Version 17.0.3 released - 5/15/2017

  • Added the Convert 2D to 3D Polyline commands.
  • Changed Enable Default Network User Options of the Program Options command. Now if the Enable Default Network User Options is checked, every time a drawing is opened by the user, the values will be set.
  • Fixed an issue with the Customization Template Manager. When editing any of the Layer Lists options, when the New... or Edit button was select, and the Layer Index... button was selected, the command would error and stop working.
  • Fixed an issue with the Rename option in any of the SmartDraft Style Manager commands. If the Rename button was selected, the manager would error out. Introduced in 17.0.3.

Version 17.0.12 released - 7/17/2017

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018, AutoCAD Map 3D 2018, and AutoCAD 2018.

Version 16.2.6 released - 5/1/2017

  • Fixed installer error of 16.2.5.

Version 16.2.4 released - 3/2/2017

  • An error was found in the AutoCAD Civil 2015 API used to importing a Survey Figure into the drawing after creating them via PConnect. The Survey Figures will have to be Inserted into the drawing manually after the command completes.

Version 16.2.2 released - 1/30/2017

  • Fixes many issues related to new code which replaced DOSLib. These issues related to new installation. The new code would properly create the Templates folder and the support files related to the Templates folder.

Version 16.2.0 released - 1/24/2017

  • Added support for BricsCAD v17.
  • Added code to check if Block Editor is active, so SmartDraft commands will function correctly or return message "... command not allowed in block editor".
  • Added Optional Layer Prefix and Suffix option to the PConnect command.
  • Fixed two issues with the Point Block Extract command. Now the command honors rotated point makers and correctly rotates the inserted block, and on some blocks the command would error with the message: Error: Automation error, invalid extents.
  • Removed the requirement of DOSLib by Robert McNeel & Associates.

Version 16.1.2 released - 10/11/2016

  • Fixed an issue with the PConnect command, if the radius value associated to the .CR suffix code was smaller than the "Maximum Mid Ordinate Along Arcs" value, it would error.
  • Fixed an issue with the Polyline Reverse Direction command to work correctly on a 3D polyline.
  • Fixed an issue when SmartDraft would not load and returned the error: Loading SmartDraft reactors; error: bad argument type: consp #<SUBR @000000002a7ddc78 S::STARTUP>
  • Fixed an issue with the SmartDraft help file in network installations when using the F1 button first time in a session. At time the SmartDraft help would appear blank / no information on the right side of the dialog.

Version 16.0.2 released - 6/13/2016

  • Added the default elevation from the selected point in the Create 3D polyline command.
  • Added new icon files to better handle dark and light themes.
  • Fixed an issue on workstations when using Windows XP. Now it works again.

Version 16.0.0 released - 4/26/2016

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017, AutoCAD Map 3D 2017, and AutoCAD 2017.
  • Added support for BricsCAD v16.
  • Added number of converted items prompt to the Convert 3D to 2D Polyline, Convert Spline to Polyline, and Convert Survey Figure to 2D Polyline commands.
  • Added Require Begin Line Code option to the PConnect command and Control Character, Comment Character, and Begin Line suffix code options to the PConnect Suffix Codes options.
  • Fixed an issue with the Import Civil 3D Description Key Set in the PConnect Description Key Style Manager command. If a description key had the layer "0" assigned, the command with return an error.

Version 15.2.4 released - 12/11/2015

  • Added direction arrows along polyline in the Polyline Reverse Direction command.
  • Added direction arrows along polyline, and reverse direction option to the Polyline Change Start Point command.
  • Fixed an issue with custom selection code which was moving objects in error.

Version 15.2.1 released - 11/9/2015

  • Added options Slope, Grade, and Vertdiff to the Create 3D polyline commands.
  • Added command to open the Customization Template Folder.
  • Removed Join Email list option from the Authorization process.
  • Fixed an issue between SmartDraft 15 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016. SmartDraft 15 could cause AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 to hang at start-up.
  • Fixed an issue with PConnect when combining the .TN and .T suffix codes on the same point. The .T code was being ignored.
  • Fixed an error with the Customization Template Manager when using the SaveAs button.

Version 15.1.2 released - 6/30/2015

  • Fixed an issue with the Don't Join option in the join email list option dialog.

Version 15.1.0 released - 6/22/2015

  • Added a Remove Authorization button to the SmartAbout command to allow a license to be transferred from one workstation to another.

Version 15.0.1 released - 4/27/2015

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016, AutoCAD Map 3D 2016, and AutoCAD 2016.
  • Added code to speed up the Drawing Setup command in Civil 3D when not changing from Feet to Meters.
  • Added the 2D and 3D filter options to the Description Key Style file of the PConnect and PConnect Description Key Style Manager commands. This allows the PConnect command to process 2D and 3D linework from a single description keys file and only process codes flagged by the specify type.
  • Added code to check for and erase zero length polylines created by the PConnect command.
  • Added code to better handle the .BC (best fit) suffix code in processing points using PConnect. There should be less S-curve (large arced reverse-curves) when using the best fix curve suffix code.
  • Added support for Point Styles controlled by Point Groups in the Point Block Extract command.
  • Fixed an issue when using the Offset Suffix Code and processing points in PConnect. Would return an "Error: bad argument type: stringp nil".

Version 12.1.27 released - 3/24/2015

  • Fixed release 2015 in help file and website on 12.1.x releases.
  • Fixed an issue with the SmartDraft installation file when selecting the Associate Survey Working Folder / Inverse Points Option.

Version 12.1.23 released - 3/1/2015

  • Fixed a performance issue with various command.
  • Fixed two issues with the Point Block Extract extract command. Incorrect scale on some blocks, and "Error: bad argument type: numberp: ...) on some drawings.

Version 12.1.22 released - 2/25/2015

  • Fixed an issue with Associate Survey Working Folder when the User Options "Enable Prompt for Associate Survey Working Folder" was checked. Random Civil 3D Fatal Error would occur.

Version 12.1.19 released - 2/20/2015

  • Added AutoCAD 2009 Menus option in the installation program.
  • Separated the SmartDraft menus for AutoCAD 2009 (cui) and AutoCAD 2010 or higher (cuix) to correct an issue of disappearing toolbars.

Version 12.1.15 released - 2/15/2015

  • Added command Point Block Extract and alias PTBE to extract the block from a Civil 3D point object's Point Style.

Version 12.1.1 released - 1/7/2015

  • Ownership and copyright changed to SmartDraft, Inc.
  • Added support for BricsCAD v14, and v15 (separate installation).
  • Added code to better process the Description Key file so both description keys without numbers CL and description keys with numbers CL#* can existing in the same description key style.
  • Added command Erase Polylines and alias EPL.
  • Added command Erase 3D Polylines and alias E3PL.
  • Updated cuix and cui menus.

Version 12.0.03 released - 4/16/2014

  • Added elevation option to the commands Convert Survey Figure to 2D Polyline and Convert 3D to 2D Polyline.

Version 12.0.0 released - 3/27/2014

  • Released to Autodesk Exchange Apps store.
  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015, AutoCAD Map 3D 2015, and AutoCAD 2015.
  • Added command Convert Survey Figure to 2D Polyline.
  • Added Elevation options to Convert 3D to 2D Polyline.
  • Added support for Feature Lines with the Polyline Reverse Direction command.
  • Added Description Key Set selection to Import option of PConnect Description Key Style Manager command.
  • Added command Erase Polylines and alias EPL.
  • Added command Erase 3D Polylines and alias E3PL.
  • Added support for Feature Lines with the Join command.
  • Fixed an issue with PConnect, if the suffix code, Turn Right Angle (.TN#), was used without a previous point to establish the starting angle, the command with error out. Now it will continue processing, and at the end display an error message with the point number.

Version 11.1.21 released - 3/12/2014

  • Fixed an issue with PConnect. When the .TN suffix code was used without a previous point, the command would stop processing with a error.
  • Changes to address general speed issue of program (lagging).

Version 11.1.17 released - 1/26/2014

  • Added command SmartTab to display the SmartDraft Ribbon tab in the current workspace.

Version 11.1.11 released - 11/16/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Program Options command. Would return an error Cannot find definition for dialog program_options. Introduced in version 11.1.3.
  • Fixed support for true type fonts in Text Styles setup of both the Drawing Setup and New Drawing Settings commands.
  • Fixed an issue with some installation of Civil 3D 2013. SmartDraft would not recognize that Civil 3D was loaded.

Version 11.1.3 released - 10/21/2013

  • Fixed an issue with PConnect. When using the .BC code on large radius curves, the command could return the error: "Error: bad argument type: number: nil", and stop processing any points after drawing the line for the last curve starting with the .BC code.
  • Fixed an issue when adding survey figures to the survey database and the drawing's coordinate zone is different than the survey database's coordinate zone.

Version 11.0.7 released - 6/20/2013

  • Fixed an issue when entering the serial number and authorization code using the SmartAbout command, if the wrong codes entered, it would return an error "; error: bad argument type: stringp (<serial number> <authorization code> nil)"
  • Fixed display of message "SmartDraft right-click tools: Disabled." at times when the right-click tools were enabled.

Version 11.0.4 released - 5/15/2013

  • Added an option to disable the SmartDraft right-click tools. Some users have been experiencing objects deselecting when they right-click, this turns off SmartDraft right-click tools, so SmartDraft does not cause this type of reaction. See User Options.

Version 11.0.2 released - 5/10/2013

  • Fixed Bearing type selection in Drawing Setup. Now it correctly sets and holds the N/S Azimuth bearing type.

Version 11.0.0 released - 3/26/2013

  • Released to Autodesk Exchange Apps store.
  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, AutoCAD Map 3D 2014, and AutoCAD 2014.
  • Added copy to clipboard to the Legal Description from Polyline commands when using the View option.
  • Added dialog box and copy to clipboard to the Support Information command.

Version 10.0.36 released - 3/6/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Customization Template Manager command. Would return unknown command SMARTCTM. Issue introduced in version 10.0.35.

Version 10.0.34 released - 2/27/2013

  • Fixed an issue with MText, when MText was moved or edited, the background mask was turned on.

Version 10.0.32 released - 2/15/2013

Version 10.0.31 released - 1/14/2013

  • Modified the calculation in PConnect when using the best fit curve (BC) suffix code. When using the BC suffix code followed by a single point without a suffix code and the third point had a either a end curve (PT), terminate (T), or closed straight (CS), the command would calculated as a reverse curve if the angle deflection between the three points was less than 5 degrees. This 5 degree deflection, seems to return a larger amounts of false positives, so the angle was reduced to 3.7 degrees.

Version 10.0.29 released - 1/07/2013

  • Changed Product Installation Type: Product option text.
  • Changed Product Authorization: To HEC-RAS Tools form Hydro on the Authorize: SmartDraft <product> <version> dialog.

Version 10.0.27 released - 12/12/2012

  • Added an Export option to the PConnect Description Key Style Manager command. Used to create a comma delimited file for helping in the process of creating a surveyor's field card.
  • Fixed issue with the Customization Template Manager when selecting the Style File Manager and the Edit button. Would return: "Error: bad argument type: consp "DEFAULT.CYS".
  • Fixed issue when using the Arc or Straight Leader in AutoCAD 2013. Command previously place unwanted MTEXT string.
  • Fixed issue with "AeccWaterShed.dll not loaded" message when using the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite versions of AutoCAD 2013 or AutoCAD MAP 3D 2013.
  • Fixed issue of slow SmartDraft command responds, specially the Drawing Setup and Horizontal Scale, when the SmartDraft Text Styles were set to the same style name as a Text Style in a Civil 3D style and there were a large number of the Civil 3D objects in the drawing using the style.
  • Fixed issue when the license expires and operator could not double-click to edit text, mtext, or blocks with attributes.

Version 10.0.21 released - 10/9/2012

  • Fixed issue of slow SmartDraft command responds, specially the Drawing Setup and Horizontal Scale, when the SmartDraft Text Styles were set to the same style name as a Text Style in a Civil 3D style and there were a large number of the Civil 3D objects in the drawing using the style.
  • Fixed issues with the Join command. If the Quick option was selected, it would run correctly, but after joining the objects would return the "Error: no function definition: SM:CKLBLNM". No longer returns the error.

Version 10.0.20 released - 10/2/2012

  • Fixed issues with theBlock and Detail Manager command. If the Rotation Angle was set to the preset angle 0.00 or less, it would ignore it. It know allows an preset angle of 0.00 or less.

Version 10.0.19 released - 9/1/2012

  • Added an Import Warning to the PConnect Description Key Style Manager, Import Description Keys option.
  • Added an Export option to the PConnect Description Key Style Manager command to save the Description Key Style as a comma delimited file to help in the process of creating a surveyor's field card.
  • Added Area and Perimeter Prefix, and the Radial In and Radial Out location options to Legal Description Options Style Manager command. These values are used by the Legal Description from Polyline and Legal Description Report commands.
  • Added variable option <direction> to the Delta string value in Legal Description Options Style Manager command. If the text <direction> is included in the Delta string value the direction (Northerly, Southerly, Easterly, or Westerly) will replace it.
  • Fixed an issue with the Legal Description Options Style Manager command. The position of the curve data was not be honored. These values are used by the Legal Description from Polyline and Legal Description Report commands.

Version 10.0.16 released - 7/14/2012

  • Fixed an issue with PConnect. It would change the AutoCAD UNITS Angle Type, know it will be the same after the tool is used.

Version 10.0.11 released - 5/10/2012

  • Changed network license file.

Version 10.0.8 released - 4/18/2012

  • Fixed an issue with loading in AutoCAD 2012: Error: SM:Ck_4_C3D not found. Introduced in version 9.5.31.

Version 10.0.5 released - 4/11/2012

  • Fixed issue with Shift Right-Click to select OSNAPs. Would hang AutoCAD from time-to-time when DUCS, and Dynamic input were enabled.
  • Fixed issue with Land Desktop 2009 caused when we added Civil 3D Survey Working Folder in version 9.5.4.
  • Fixed issue with PConnect on laptops when removed from the network. Some operators experienced Error: bad argument type: VLA-object collection: #<%catch-all-apply-error%>.
  • Fixed issue with drawing opened with IntelliCAD and the AUPREC set to a value higher than 8.

Version 10.0.4 released - 4/07/2012 (First version to support Civil 3D 2013)

  • Added support for AutoCAD 2013 base products.
  • SmartDraft supports AutoCAD 2009 or higher.
  • Discontinued support for AutoCAD 2008 or lower.

Version 9.5.32 released - 4/16/2012

  • Fixed an issue with loading in AutoCAD 2012: Error: SM:Ck_4_C3D not found. Introduced in version 9.5.31.

Version 9.5.31 released - 4/11/2012

  • Fixed issue with Shift Right-Click to select OSNAPs. Would hang AutoCAD from time-to-time when DUCS, and Dynamic input were enabled.
  • Fixed issue with Land Desktop 2009 caused when we added Civil 3D Survey Working Folder in version 9.5.4.
  • Fixed issue with PConnect on laptops when removed from the network. Some operators experienced Error: bad argument type: VLA-object collection: #<%catch-all-apply-error%>.
  • Fixed issue with drawing opened with IntelliCAD and the AUPREC set to a value higher than 8.

Version 9.5.10 released - 1/9/2012

  • Added Include Filter option to the PConnect PC command.
  • Added Ribbon Panel information to the help file.

Version 9.5.9 released - 1/3/2012

  • Fixed an issue with PConnect PC command. When a User created a Description Key Style File with a blank file, PConnect would error during processing
  • when it encountered the blank line.

Version 9.5.7 released - 12/14/2011

  • Fixed an issue with PConnect PC command. When a User created Customization Template did not have the default.dsy file, an "Error: bad argument type:
  • consp nil" would appear.

Version 9.5.4 released - 12/9/2011

  • Added support for Civil 3D Survey Database points to the Edit Label (ED) command.
  • Added command to associated the Civil 3D Survey Working Folder with a drawing. Aliases SVF. Civil 3D 2012 or higher only.
  • Fixed an issue with the right-click and grip edit.

Version 9.4.4 released - 10/14/2011

  • Major enhancements to PConnect. Added suffix codes to support Templates, Offset Right/Left, Middle, Elevation on Offsets, Turn 90° Angles, Right Angle Back, Rectangle, Extend, Circle, and Square. Improved the calculation when using Begin Curve (.PT) to better handle concentric curves. Enhanced Best Fit Curve calculations when only 3 points are used.
  • Changed the Aliases for PConnect Description Key Style Manager to PCM, and PConnect Template Manager to PCT.
  • Added full support for the Layer Database to PConnect.
  • Redesigned PConnect's Figure Options dialog to clarify layer option. Also fixed issue with to dialog remember entered values.
  • Fixed the template display in PConnect Template Manager when all heights are set to zero. Added create template from points in the drawing.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Parcels to the Legal Description by Polyline command. for selecting a Civil 3D Parcel Label.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Parcels joined using the Parcel Union command to the Legal Description by Polyline command.
  • Corrected various spelling and grammar errors in this help file and the PDF manual.

Version 9.3.1 released - 8/18/2011

  • Fixed a coding error in PConnect when the user changes the default Recall or Terminate code.

Version 9.3.0 released - 8/17/2011

  • Changed suffix code requirements in PConnect: Description suffix codes must start with a period "." character.
  • Fixed issue in PConnect when it was not processing a suffix code due to extra data. The processing of suffix codes has been recoded to better interpret non-PConnect suffix codes currently used.

Version 9.2.18 released - 8/10/2011

  • Fixed two issues with the Block and Detail Manager. The "Multiple Option" was not working and if a block did not have an attribute. It would report a false error at the command prompt.

Version 9.2.13 released - 5/25/2011

  • Fixed issue with layer placement of Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask using the wipeout option. It now places the wipeout on same layer as object being masked like pre version 9.2.11. Issue introduced in version 9.2.12
  • Fixed "error: Exception occurred: 0xC0000005 (Access Violation)" related to Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask using the wipeout option. Error introduced in
  • version 9.2.11.
  • Fixed "error: bad argument type: stringp nil" in PConnect when a description key suffix, .BC, was used and the last description did not have a .T.
  • Fixed error in PConnect when a point had multiple description keys and the second one had a suffix code, it now is processed and not ignored.

Version 9.2.9 released - 5/5/2011

  • Fixed issue with AutoCAD Erase command and slow response in Land Desktop 2007 and 2008.
  • Fixed issue with Land Desktop 2007; no longer returns "Autodesk Land Desktop Unable to write data to locked layer: *"

Version 9.2.6 released - 4/21/2011

  • Fixed issue with double-click editing of TEXT and MTEXT. Issue introduced in version 9.2.1.

Version 9.2.1 released - 4/2/2011

  • Fixed SmartDraft right-click edit commands.

Version 9.2.0 released - 3/28/2011

  • This version supports 2007 or higher.
  • Added Layer... button to PConnect Description Key Style Manager so a layer can be selected from the current drawing.
  • Added Layer... button to PConnect's 3D Polyline Options so a layer can be selected from the current drawing.
  • Added Proposed, Existing, and Demolition buttons to Block and Detail Category File Manager to select these layer types from the drawing.
  • Fixed error, "File <RACLABEL> not found. Unknown command "SM_ANDB".  Press F1 for help." when double-click editing.
  • Fixed issue with MTEXT with Background Mask property set to "Yes." The "Border offset factor" was set too large and would not allowing the value to be changed.
  • Fixed Text Style name updating in the Text Styles option of the Drawing Setup command and the New Drawing Settings option of the Customization Template Manager command. Error introduced in version 9.1.3.

Version 9.1.9 released - 3/15/2011

  • Added the ability to assign a different Folder Variable in the Block and Detail Category File Manager.
  • Fixed an issue in the Block and Detail Manager for AutoCAD 2012, when the the display attribute dialog block property was set. It will now display the attribute dialog.
  • Fixed "Specify insertion point:" or "Specify rotation angle:" prompts for Block and Detail Manager.
  • Fixed extension of new category file added when typing name in Block and Detail Category File Manager.
  • Fixed issue with the Block and Detail Manager's menu tools SM_BKEEPBNM function, which would not work if the path variable didn't end with "\". This function now works when the path variable ends with or without "\".
  • Version 9.1.6 released - (First version to support Civil 3D 2012) 3/10/2011
  • Added support for Dynamic Block's Visibility State to the Block and Detail Manager, Block and Detail Category File Manager, and Category File.

Version 9.1.6 released - (First version to support Civil 3D 2012) 3/10/2011

Version 9.1.4 released - 2/25/2011

  • Added support for Dynamic Block's Visibility State to the Block and Detail Manager, Block and Detail Category File Manager, and Category File.
  • Added multiple block selection in Block and Detail Category File Manager for Delete, Update, Copy To, and Move To.
  • Changed the Add+ button in the Block and Detail Category File Manager to use the file name as the default description.
  • Added the Password feature in the Block and Detail Category File Manager.
  • Added an informational message to startup of the Block and Detail Category File Manager. The message instructs the operator to configure the screen as a square for slide creation.
  • Fixed "Change Path" button's "Error: no function definition BKCATLST" in Block and Detail Manager.
  • Fixed the slide creation feature associated with the Add+ button in the Block and Detail Category File Manager. This feature now adds all the slides, versus adding only the last one.
  • Fixed issue when adding first block to category file in Block and Detail Category File Manager to enable the option button.

Version 9.1.2 released - 2/16/2011

  • Fixed Error when running in AutoCAD 2007 or 2008.
  • Added new text style options to Text Styles in the Drawing Setup command and Text Styles in the New Drawing Settings options in the Customization Template Manager command.
  • Added dimstyle name prefix to Dimstyle Variables in the Drawing Setup command and Dimstyle Variables in the New Drawing Settings options in the Customization Template Manager command.
  • Added the ability to turn off SmartDraft's LTSCALE update feature. See Program Options and User Options.
  • Removed all SmartDraft's Mode Status Line options except Layer Type.
  • Removed Layer Change Detector command.
  • Fixed "Error: Parameter not optional" error in PConnect for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011. The error occurred when the Point Source: Civil 3D Survey and Draw Option: Civil 3D Figures were selected.
  • Fixed the "Error: Too few arguments" error in the Update Labels command. This error occurred when a Slope Label (One Point) or Slope Label (Two Points) label was in the drawing.
  • Fixed the "Error: no function definition: UPDARCD" error in the Update Labels command. This error occurred when a Dimension Arc label was in the drawing.
  • Updated Customization Guide Appendix
  • Fixed subroutines which remove unneeded AutoCAD Groups.
  • Added support request information to the Contact Us page.
  • Updated License Agreement.
  • Fixed an issue where the operator was required to press the OK button twice to exit the Text Formatting Toolbar when using double-click editing MTEXT.

Version 9.0.5 released - 1/2011

  • Fixed issue where SmartDraft paused AutoCAD during the ERASE command.
  • Updated ribbons, toolbars, and menus to match layout of those in the Suite.
  • Added command aliases to menus in cuix file.

Version 9.0.0 released - (First version to support Civil 3D 2011) - 9/2010

  • Note: All testing with AutoCAD products 2008 and lower has stopped.
  • Added full support for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
  • Redesigned the dialog box interface for the Block and Detail Manager. Added additional properties to the category file to control the options on a block-by-block basis.
  • Added the Block and Detail Category Manager to manage the BKEEPER.BKL and Category files for the Block and Detail Manager and alias BKM.

Version 8.5.17d released - 4/2010

  • Added the function to copy this help file to the All Users\Application Data\SmartDraft (XP) or \ProgramData\SmartDraft (Vista/7) so network installations can view help.
  • Added arrowhead type Filled or Block to the Dimstyle Variables of the Drawing Setup.
  • Fixed printing issues in Legal Description Report and Customization Template Manager.
  • Fixed error when using Points Connect with Polyline in Civil 3D 2008 or higher; user can now creates polyline.
  • Fixed error on Legal Description by Polyline alias PLL. The dialog box of the save options would appear, but the file was not saved. The file can now be saved.
  • Fixed error when running the current version of SmartDraft on files originally used with version 5.x. Some commands would cause an "Exception occurred: 0xC0000005 (Access Violation); warning: unwind skipped on unknown exception" error and would not run.

Version 8.5.15 released - 11/2009

  • Added command PConnect Template Manager and alias PCZ to create, edit, and manage PConnect templates. Template will be used along with template suffix codes.

Version 8.5.12 released - 9/2009

  • Fixed divide by zero error in Convert to Tree Line. This error occurred when a segment was shorter than the specified arc width. Segments smaller than the specified arc width now give arc width of the segment.
  • Updated help file to include all the Polyline Tools commands.
  • Version 8.5.11 released - 9/2009
  • Added a curve item data order option to Legal Description Options Style Manager.
  • Version 8.4.7 - 8.5.8 released (First version to support Civil 3D 2010) - 5/2009
  • Added cuix menu file for 2010 versions of AutoCAD products. Note that this is not the official 2010 release, but it is a patch to work within 2010.
  • PConnect supports AutoCAD 2006 or higher.
  • Discontinued support for AutoCAD 2005 or lower.
  • Fixed error in Legal Description Report and Legal Description Options Style Manager. If the current customization template folder is set as "read-only," and the default.lgl file did not exist, the operator would receive an Error: bad argument type: streamp nil).
  • Corrected SmartDraft drawing setup horizontal scale setting when using meters in Civil 3D 2008/2009 and Land Desktop 2009.
  • Fixed PConnect error in Civil 3D 2006 - 2009 using Point Source Drawing as input. The command was previously using the easting value as the elevation, and it now uses the elevation value.

Version 8.4.3 released - 10/2008

  • Add Polyline Tools toolbar to PConnect.
  • Added draw Civil 3D Figures option when using Civil 3D Survey Databases to PConnect.
  • Changed the multiple point best- fit calculation to polynomial curve fit calculation in PConnect. The curves now go through all points. This calculation method matches the multiple point option of the import Fieldbooks command in the AutoCAD civil products.
  • Added multiple description support at each point processed by PConnect.
  • Fixed elevation values when using Civil 3D Survey Databases as the point source in PConnect.

Version 8.3.7 released - 8/2008

  • Added support for multiple point best fit curves (non-tangent) to PConnect.
  • Added support for 3 point curves (non-tangent) to PConnect.
  • Added support for point data within the Civil 3D Survey Databases to PConnect.
  • Added User Description Key options and the ability to have "/" in the description as a separator for additional information past the suffix code in PConnect.
  • Changed behavior of Drawing Setup. If the operator changes the customization template, the horizontal scale is no longer changed.

Version 8.3.2 released (First version to support Civil 3D 2009) - 5/2008

  • Note: All testing with AutoCAD products 2005 and lower has stopped.

Version 8.1.2 released - 2/2008

  • Added support for Create Annotative Styles in Drawing Setup.
  • Added support for Create Annotative Styles to New Drawing Setup in the Customization Template Manager command.
  • Fixed LTSCALE issue in AutoCAD 2008 based products. It now stays at 1 when PSLTSCALE =1.
  • Added support for Legal Options Styles to the Customization Template Manager command.
  • Fixed Authorization code for standalone licenses of PConnect.

Version 8.0.2 released (First version to support Civil 3D 2008) - 10/2007

  • Added PConnect to SmartDraft.

 


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