SmartDraft History - Survey

Version 17.1.0 released - 11/28/2017

  • Added support for BricsCAD v18
  • Added notes options to the Radial Bearing Label command.
  • Added notes and Change Label Offset to the Radial Bearing Label Edit dialog.
  • Added notes options, and dynamic block to the ALTA Label command.
  • Added Change Label Offset to the Point Label Edit dialog.
  • Added Change Label Offset to the Edit Coordinates Label Options dialog.
  • Added Change Label Offset to the Planview Label Manual - Edit dialog.
  • Added Change Label Offset to the Edit Alignment Station Intersection Label dialog.
  • Added Change Label Offset to the Edit Alignment Station and Offset Label dialog.
  • Added option to use description for alignment name to the Alignment Station Intersection Label command.
  • Added option to use description for alignment name to the Edit Alignment Station Intersection Label dialog.
  • Added option to include the variables "<direction>", "<non-tangent>", and "<curve-type>" in the Curve Segment Options for Length: for the Legal Description Options Style Manager command.
  • Added *current* or Default layer option to the Crow's Feet - Automatic, Crow's Feet - Manual, ALTA Label, and Radial Bearing Label commands.
  • Changed code so SmartDraft reactors do not run during the AUDIT command.
  • Changed the Curve Data option "Radial (in only) No Tangent Curves" to "Radial (In, non-tangent curves only)" in the Legal Description from Polyline command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Clipboard option in the Create Reports and Legal Description from Polyline commands. In some cases it would save up previous report information. Now it clears the previous, before saving the new report information into the clipboard.
  • 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.
  • Fixed an issue with the Label Contours command. If the AutoCAD variable OSNAPZ was set to 1, it would label all contours as elevation 0.

Version 17.0.31 released - 10/26/2017

  • Added slope option and option dialog to the Offset 3D Polyline command.
  • Added Section Line option to the Section View: Draw a Polyline command.
  • Added support for manually changed a note or when it is changed using the Copy String (Match Text) to change the note values for the Coordinate Label, Alignment Station Intersection Label, Alignment Station and Offset Labels, and Planview Label Manual.
  • Added layer Default / Current option to the Monument commands.
  • Added size (Full / Half) to the Break Symbol commands.
  • Fixed an issue with the Section View: Points command. It wouldn't place the planview point.
  • 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.
  • Fixed an issue with the Alignment Station and Offset Labels command. If the type set to Node, it would change to No Node when edited.

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.
  • Fixed an issue with the Alignment Station and Offset Labels command. If the type set to Node, it would change to No Node when edited.

Version 17.0.26 released - 9/12/2017

  • Added Text Style option to the Text Sequential command.
  • Added support for MLeader options to the Change Label Direction command.
  • Added "All Civil 3D Sites" option to the Create Reports and Area Table commands.
  • Added support for Solid objects to the Area command.
  • Added support for Rectangle Symbol to the Labeling, Labeling Table, Labeling Style Manager, Labeling Table Style Manager, Labeling Tags Tool, Arc Leader, Straight Leader, Symbol Types, Construction Notes, and Construction Notes Manager commands.
  • Fixed an issue with the Profile labeling commands when the Profile View was set to Right to Left. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the rotation angle when selecting MLeader options with a block with attributes in the Text Horizontal and Text Vertical commands.
  • Fixed an issue with the Display who has a Survey Database Open command. Would return the error: "Error: bad argument type: stringp nil". Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • 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 17.0.19 released - 8/11/2017

  • Fixed an issue with the Create Reports command. The angles would report incorrectly. Issue introduced in 17.0.17.
  • Fixed an issue with the Label Alignment (Profile Geometry Data) command. It would return the error "bad argument type 2D/3D point: (nil nil).

Version 17.0.17 released - 8/8/2017

  • Added an option to place points at vertices with the Points at Station and Offset when the Multiple option is selected.
  • Added an Along option to the Point Labels Rotation command. The Along option calculates the angle at the point location along the selected object. The along option also has a Rotation Angle to rotate the points an addition angle.
  • Added code to better handle angles near due east and properly display them in reports, inquiry tools, etc...
  • Fixed an issue with the Reposition Labels and Arc Text command. The command would error out. Introduced in 17.0.13.
  • Fixed an issue with Create Reports when selecting the View button on Closure or Legal. The command would error out. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue Points set with the Point Elevation command. Would report an error no function UpdPtsElv. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the Polyline Tools, if PConnect was not authorized, they would expire after trial period. Introduced in 17.0.3.

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

  • Improved SmartDraft to better support drawings using metric units.
  • Changed label Bearing Type to Angle Type.
  • Added the angle type Azimuth < 180, and Gradian to the Drawing Setup, Customization Template Manager, Labeling, Labeling Table, Distance, Measure Angle, List, Tangency Report, Inverse Points, Legal Description from Polyline, and Create Reports: Area Report, Closure Report, and Inverse Report commands.
  • Added bearing, azimuth, or gradian angle entry based on the Angle Type to the Traverse and Change Angle commands.
  • Added bearing, azimuth, or gradian angle output based on the Angle Type to the List Object command.
  • Added "Keep Create Reports Dialog Open" option to the Create Reports command.
  • Added Readability Bias option to SmartDraft. Modify the value using the Drawing Setup and New Drawing Settings commands.
  • Added "Round to nearest 10 seconds" for the Labeling, Labeling Style Manager, and Labeling Table commands. If the Angular precision is set to 0d00'00" only.
  • Added all angle types to the Radial Bearing Label command.
  • Added None option to Offset Type for the Alignment Station and Offset Labels, and Alignment Station Intersection Label commands.
  • Added option dialog and new options arrow type, background masking, prefix, suffix, and scale factor to the Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension with Prompt, Dimension Truncate, and Dimension without Leader commands.
  • Added Rotate option to the Dimension without Leader commands, so the label can be perpendicular to the selected points.
  • Added option to use numbers or letters in SmartDraft Parcel commands: Define Parcels, Label / Manage Parcels, Create Reports, Parcel Inquiry, and Area Table.
  • Added Elevation Pt2, Description Pt2 (Full), and Description Pt2 (Raw) to the Point Label command.
  • Added 3 Above, 2 Above, 2 Below, and 1 Below to the Point Label command.
  • Added Text Style option to the Label Contours command.
  • Added support for 3D polylines to the Label / Manage Parcels, Create Reports, Parcel Inquiry, Legal Description from Polyline, and Area Table commands.
  • Added the Convert 2D to 3D Polyline commands.
  • Added sidewalk, and gutter offsets to the Knuckle command.
  • Added support for Parcel Inquiry to the double-click edit and Edit Label command.
  • Added support for Azimuth and Gradian angle labels to the Change Bearing Direction command.
  • Updated North Arrow and Barscale commands to better work when unit type is Meters.
  • 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 Edit Label commands. Would not edit values in a Civil 3D Point. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the Polyline Text command. Now it the select alignment name option and a Civil 3D alignment is selected, on update the site name is no longer added. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the Text X-Align command. Would error with error related to CMP not defined. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the Alignment Station Intersection Label and Edit Alignment Station Intersection Label commands. An error would occur if the offset option was selected. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • 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 Offset to Current Layer command. It would return "Error: bad argument type: consp nil" when an arc was selected. Introduced in 17.0.3.
  • 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 17.0.4 released - 5/17/2017

  • Fixed an issue with the Alignment Station Intersection Label command. It would not hold the alignment 2 value. Introduced in 17.0.3.

Version 17.0.3 released - 5/15/2017

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018, AutoCAD Map 3D 2018, and AutoCAD 2018.
  • Added Xref Lock Layer Toggle and alias XLT which toggle if the Xref Attach, Xref Overlay, Xref Overlay - Modify Reference Name, Xref Overlay Multiple, and Xref Overlay2 commands lock the layer after attaching or overlaying the Xref.
  • Added placement, and Note options to the Coordinate Label.
  • Added sidewalk, and gutter offsets to the Cul-de-sac command.
  • Added support for Section View Labels to the Change Bearing Direction command.
  • Changed layer index for Shadow Text from 62 to 321 to fix a conflict with the layer index used for existing dimensions.
  • Fixed an issue with the Create Planview 3D Polyline from Profile command. If the segment length didn't properly divide a vertical curve, the command would error out.
  • Fixed an issue with the Inverse Points command. If the point didn't have an elevation assigned, the command would error out.
  • Removed the Retired Table Output and Retired Data Table Output styles from the Labeling Table command.
  • Removed the Retired Coordinate Table Output style from the Point Coordinate Table command.

Version 16.2.6 released - 5/1/2017

  • Fixed installer error of 16.2.5.

Version 16.2.4 released - 3/2/2017

  • Fixed an issue with the Block Manager command. The Change Path button was disabled. Issue introduced in 16.2.0 when DOSLib removed.
  • Fixed an issue with Point commands. On some of the point commands, if a Civil 3D point object did not have an assigned elevation, the command with return a fatal error and stop working.
  • 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.
  • Corrected an issue with the installer. The Survey Working Folder / Inverse Points option installed older files which did not work.

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.
  • Added support for labels with leader to the Change Label Precision command.
  • Added boundary layer option to the Area by Point command.
  • Added processing length and delta components of a SmartDraft annotation Labeling when using the Text Mathematics command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Radial Bearing Label. New labels will better remember radial text when editing an existing label.
  • Fixed an issue with the Alignment Station Intersection Label and Edit Alignment Station Intersection Label commands. The Note 2 and Note 3 values would not hold their value correctly.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes command. It would not find tags in an irregular viewport if there were any duplicate vertices.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes command. The Selected Viewports + Xref options was not working correctly.
  • 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.
  • Fixed an issue with the Block Explode Attributes to Text command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Cross Sections from Points command. Command stopped working. Issue introduced in 16.1.2.
  • Removed the requirement of DOSLib by Robert McNeel & Associates.

Version 16.1.6 released - 10/24/2016

  • Added current layer option to the Radial Bearing Label command.
  • Added current layer option to the ALTA Label command.
  • Added angle off perpendicular option to the Abutment Symbol command.
  • Added support for feature lines, and parcel segments to the Abutment Symbol command.
  • Added Offset Height option to the Point Label command.
  • Fixed an issue with our main selection routine. We rewrote it to support the ESC key to remove the highlight after the command ended. Various issues with the new selection routine reported and corrected.
  • Fixed an issue with the ALTA Label command. Now correctly handles Civil 3D point objects.
  • Fixed an issue with the Add Prefix / Suffix and associated preset prefix option command. Now it will correctly select text placed by the Labeling command. Issue introduced in 16.1.2.

Version 16.1.2 released - 10/11/2016

  • Added command to define a polyline, feature line, survey figure, or parcel line as a horizontal alignment and alias ALDE. See Define / Edit Alignment
  • Added command to report the elevations of points and surfaces. See Points Report using Surface(s)
  • Added command Points Offset Staking.
  • Added command Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask to Layer and alias AML. Command to place masking on user specified layer.
  • Added command Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask to Top and alias AMT. Command to move masked object above masking object.
  • Added rotation angle support to Point Labels Drag Location Export.
  • Added support for Land Desktop to Point Labels Drag Location Export.
  • Added rotation angle support to Point Labels Drag Location Import.
  • Added a Join option to the Points Connect with Polyline command.
  • Added support for Civil 3D and SmartDraft Point Objects via an Xref to the Points Connect with Polyline command.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Survey Database to the Points Export command.
  • Added layer buttons to select the Major or Minor contour layers from a dialog for the Change Polyline Layer at Elevation command.
  • Added "press Enter to select text:" to the "Enter text:" prompt of the Arc Text and Polyline Text commands.
  • Added option to select an alignment to the "Select text or alignment:" prompt of the Polyline Text commands.
  • Added the Filter and Select All option to the Delete Point Groups commands.
  • Added support for SmartDraft Alignments, changed selection method, and enhanced the Alignment Station and Offset Labels, Alignment Station Intersection Label, Label Alignment Stationing, Laterals along Alignment, and Points at Station and Offset commands.
  • Added prefix / suffix option to the Planview Label Manual command.
  • Added the Duplicate coordinate option to the Points at Station and Offset command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Planview Label Manual command. Would prompt for 4th, 5th, and 6th text options even if not checked.
  • Fixed an issue with the Alignment Station and Offset Labels command. If the Station option was unchecked, the command would return an Error: bad argument type: string nil.
  • Fixed an issue with the Rectangle command. If the elevation of the selected points differed, the command would return an error.
  • Fixed an issue with the Update Labels command and labels created with the Coordinate Label command. If the user is in a layout and the labels are in a twisted view, the text in the labels may have flipped 180 degree.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes List: Update command. If the associated viewport frame, used to create the Construction Note List, was erased, the command would return an error and not update the lists. Now the command will display a message and continue processing.
  • 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 Radial Bearing Label command. It outputs the bearing from radius point to curve point North or South, unless Force North is selected.
  • 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 16.0.2 released - 6/13/2016

  • Added the default elevation from the selected point in the Create 3D polyline command.
  • Added Pipe Network Structure Name as a valid Replace selection object for the Text Sequential command.
  • Added new icon files to better handle dark and light themes.
  • Fixed an issue with the Legal Description Report, and Legal Description from Polyline commands. When the option "Chord Data" was selected, it wasn't returning the chord data.
  • Fixed an issue with the Layer Thaw command. The command would return "There are no frozen layers." if all layer no XRef layers thawed, even if Off Layers, and XRef layers checked. Now it will correctly display the dialog with the options selected.
  • Fixed a size issue with the Outline option of the Label Contours command.
  • Fixed an issue on workstations when using Windows XP. Now it works again.
  • Fixed an issue with the Labeling command and the Override Toolbar. Sometime the first selection would not properly set the override values. Now working correctly.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes command. Now the command correctly supports a notes file with multiple categories with the same symbol in each category. A note list from each category can be added in the same drawing and the note list will update correctly.

Version 16.0.0 released - 4/26/2016 (First version to support Civil 3D 2017)

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017, AutoCAD Map 3D 2017, and AutoCAD 2017.
  • Added support for BricsCAD v16.
  • Added Combine consecutive courses with common bearings or radius / direction in Create Reports - Legal Description Report, Closure Report, and Inverse Report and Legal Description from Polyline commands.
  • 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 option to the Freeze VP Layer and Freeze VP Block Layer commands to support some Civil 3D Object. When select Civil 3D objects are selected a list of the component layers will be displayed in a dialog for the operator to select the desired layers to freeze.
  • Added dialog interface to the Thaw VP Layer command.
  • Added option to process the full length of a polyline to the Alignment Station and Offset Label - Land Desktop and AutoCAD Version, Label Alignment Stationing, Laterals along Alignment, and Points at Station and Offset when using AutoCAD or BricsCAD.
  • Added dynamic label option to the Label Contours command and alias AC.
  • Added drag along path for dynamic Label Contours.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Parcels to the Parcel Inquiry command.
  • 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 Underline option in the Construction Notes Manager command. Option was not being saved.
  • Fixed Title and Note Text Color options in the Construction Notes Manager command. Option was not being saved incorrectly and would cause an error when trying to create the Notes list with the Construction Notes command.
  • Fixed an issue when saving the Legal Description Report in the Create Reports - Legal Description Report command. It would return the error: Error: too few arguments.
  • Fixed Elevation 1, 2, and 3 toggles for the Elevation Label Edit options dialog.
  • Fixed Pipe Elevation 1 and 2 for the Elevation Label Edit options dialog. The options dialog now uses the labels pipe elevation type.
  • Fixed Edit option of the Point Label command. It would return the error: "Error: bad argument type: lentityp nil"
  • Fixed an issue with the Labeling Style Override toolbar. If a label override option was selected as the first command, the settings would not be applied.
  • Fixed an issue with the Profile: Station Label command. The station toggle was not working. Issue introduced in 15.2.1.
  • Fixed an issue with the Label / Manage Parcel command. When using custom parcel types, the Edit button would return the wrong information.
  • Fixed a text angle issue with the Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension Truncate, Dimension with Prompt, and Dimension without Leader commands. Issue introduced in 15.2.4.
  • Fixed an issue with the Point Label command. If the option "Place Elevation's decimal point at Point Object's insertion" was selected and the elevation was a negative number the output would be incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue with the Import Description Key Set command, add support for child styles.
  • 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 Station or Point input option to Alignment Station and Offset Labels.
  • Added Export option to the Construction Notes Manager command.
  • Added Include Perimeter, and Radial (in only) options to theCreate Reports - Legal Description Report and Legal Description from Polyline commands.
  • Added Cardinal Direction options to the Create Reports - Legal Description Report and Legal Description from Polyline commands.
  • 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.
  • Added support for dimension objects to the Text Align Parallel or Tangent, Text Horizontal, and Text Vertical commands.
  • Increased speed for the Label / Manage Parcels, and Create Reports commands when there are a large number of parcels.
  • All button in the Label / Manage Parcels, and Create Reports commands now supports more than 256 parcels.
  • Changed dialog input options from radio buttons to drop-down list in Slope Label (One Point) and Slope Label (Two Points).
  • Changed the dimension object from aligned to rotated in the Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension Truncate, Dimension with Prompt, and Dimension without Leader commands.
  • Fixed spacing in the construction note list so tag symbol text lines up with note, except the Triangle symbol.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes Manager, the width factor value is now honored when the construction note list is created or updated.
  • Fixed an issue with the Layer Isolate command when selecting Civil 3D objects. Issue introduced in version 15.2.2 when adding Civil 3D object support.
  • Fixed an issue with the Legal Description Report options. The output now formats distances with a comma when larger 1,000.
  • Fixed an issue when placing points in the drawing and into the Civil 3D Survey Database. It would error if the original center of screen (when the command started) was moved off screen.
  • Fixed an issue with custom selection code which was moving objects in error.

Version 15.2.2 released - 11/10/2015

  • Fixed an issue with the Labeling command (LB). It would run unless LBO was run first.

Version 15.2.1 released - 11/9/2015

  • Added command Planview Label Manual and alias PLM.
  • Added command Planview Crossing Pipe Label and alias PCL.
  • Added command Point Labels Drag Location Export. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added command Point Labels Drag Location Import. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added options Slope, Grade, and Vertdiff to the Create 3D polyline commands.
  • Added option Text Style to the Grid Tick Label command.
  • Added option to select an alignment from a list in the Alignment Station and Offset Labels, and Alignment Station Intersection Label commands.
  • Added options Select and Prompt to the Point Label command.
  • Added Offset and Note 4 option to the Alignment Station Intersection Label command.
  • Added Include Xref Layers option in the Layer Thaw command.
  • Added a filter to remove Xref layers from the layer dialog box of the Change Layer command.
  • Added option ability to change a label to a tag or tag to a label using the Labeling Edit command.
  • Added option to the Freeze Object or Block Layer command to support some Civil 3D Object. When select Civil 3D objects are selected a list of the component layers will be displayed in a dialog for the operator to select the desired layers to freeze.
  • Added support for select Civil 3D objects to the ID Layer and ID Block Layer commands, if a supported Civil 3D objects is selected, a list of the component layers will be displayed at the command line.
  • Added command to open the Customization Template Folder.
  • Changed the Legal Description from Polyline command to not change the original polyline when changing the direction, or starting point. The old method would change the original polyline which would cause a wired behavior if the polyline was labeled using Civil 3D styles.
  • Changed the dialog box for the Alignment Station Intersection Label command.
  • 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 the Arc Leader, Straight Leader, Reference Symbol, and Construction Notes commands when leader option set to MLeader and a symbol selected. The symbol's rotation would not honor the current viewtwist.
  • Fixed an issue with Construction Notes list when symbol and tag is 3 or 4 characters.
  • Fixed an issue with Construction Notes when placing tag symbols as MLeader with tag length is 3 or 4 characters.
  • Fixed an issue with Arc Leader, Straight Leader, and Reference Symbol when leader option set to MLeader, a symbol type, and tag is 3 or 4 characters.
  • Fixed an issue with the Create Planview 3D Polyline from Pipe Network command. Now the command correctly uses both elevations at a connection if they are different.
  • Fixed an issue with the Option dialog of the Grid Tick Label command. The dialog would not open. Issue introduced in version 15.0.0.
  • 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 issue with the Purge Point Groups command. It was not working since version 15.0.0.
  • 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.
  • Added command Change Label Leader Offset and alias CLO.

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.
  • Added option to the Text Online command to reenter the block selection dialog without exiting. Increased the size of the dialog box.
  • Added support for custom annotative blocks to the Text Online command.
  • Added command Load Land Desktop STP text style file and alias STP.
  • Added option to convert first selected line or arc to a polyline in the Join command.
  • Added Points option to specify points in the drawing area to the Measure Angle command.
  • Added support for Feature Line objects to the "Profile from Points or 3D Polylines along an Alignment" command.
  • Added option to select the alignment from a dialog list for the Alignment Station and Offset Labels command.
  • Increased the limit from 132 characters to 512 characters in the Add Note - Construction Notes, and Edit Note - Construction Notes dialog.
  • Added code to read <tab> or <,> command delimited files when importing notes in the Construction Notes Manager command.
  • Added note preview box to the Construction Notes Manager command dialog.
  • Added Apply Layer Change and Layer List options to the Edit Text Properties command. Can be used to change the layer of attributes within a block.
  • Added Leader On / Off option to the Point Label Edit dialog.
  • Added "Place elevation's decimal point at Point Object's insertion" option to the Point Label and Point Label Edit commands.
  • Added Layer Type option to Arc Leader and Straight Leader command's option dialog. Missed in version 15.0.1.
  • Added Layer Type option to Reference Symbol command's option dialog. Missed in version 15.0.1
  • Added 4th note line to the Alignment Station and Offset Labels and Edit Alignment Station and Offset Label commands.
  • Added code to increase the speed of processing a large number of SmartDraft dynamic labels when using the Update Labels command.
  • Returned the User Node and Text option to the Point to Spot Label command.
  • Added the Viewport Lock and Viewport Unlock commands. and alias VL abd VU.
  • Updated prompt to indicate Lower Left and Upper Right points in the Viewport Make command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Edit Alignment Station and Offset Label commands. Command with error out if the "Text" button was selected with "Error: SM:ALGNSUF not found. "
  • Fixed an issue with the Edit Multiple Labels commands. When selecting various SmartDraft labels, it would return the error: "Error: Too few arguments."
  • Fixed an issue with the Point to Spot Label command. Would return the error "Error: bad argument type stringp #.###" when the Rotation Angle was set to use the angle entered in the edit box.

Version 15.0.1 released - 4/27/2015 (First version to support Civil 3D 2016)

  • 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 MLeader object output option to the Arc Leader, Straight Leader, Profile Arc Leader, Profile Straight Leader, and Reference Symbol commands.
  • Added MLeader object output option to the Construction Notes command.
  • Added an Options prompt at the placement of tag / notes to the Construction Notes command.
  • Added Circle2 symbol to the Symbol Types.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the List and Labeling commands. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the ID Elevation command. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the Measure Angle command. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the Text Align Parallel or Tangent and Text Parallel or Tangent commands. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the Point Elevation command. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the Labeling command. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pressure pipes to the Polyline Text command. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D pipe network pipes to the Polyline Text command.
  • Added support to the Label Contours command to label elevations using the Line option and XREFs.
  • 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.
  • Changed the options of the Point to Spot Label command. Added prefix and suffix to label value, truncate option to elevation, and rotation options. Removed
  • User Node and Text, remove original point options, On Same Layer options, and Location options.
  • Fixed rotation of a block within a MLeader object when using the Text Vertical, Text Horizontal, and Text Align Parallel or Tangent commands.
  • Fixed an issue with the Label Contours command. Now the Interval value is retained.
  • Fixed an issue with the Polyline Text command. When selecting arcs, circles, or ellipses the direction was reversed.

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 12.1.26 released - 3/14/2015

  • Fixed an issue with the Adjust Pipe Slope / Elevations command. Error when using the Options after adjusting a pipe network, and added code to better handle if there is not a continuous connection between the first and second selected pipe network part.
  • Added support for linked feature lines to command which support feature lines.

Version 12.1.25 released - 3/9/2015

  • Fixed an issue with the North Arrow and Barscale commands. On some viewport borders it would report falsely report "Selected object not a viewport.
  • 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.
  • Fixed an issue with the Arc Text and Polyline Text commands. The spacing would be incorrect, if the text style had an oblique angle other than 0.0.

Version 12.1.22 released - 2/25/2015

  • Added the options Join line data for consecutive lines with same bearing, and Join arc data for consecutive arcs with same radius and radius point to the Create Reports command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Add Prefix / Suffix and Remove Prefix / Suffix commands when selecting SmartDraft labeling. It would return an error: "Error: bad association list: (-3 ("SmartDraft_Label" (...))".
  • Fixed an issue with the Legal Description from Polyline and Legal Description Options Style Manager commands when selected from the menu, AutoCAD would hang until the operator pressed ESC. This also happened when the alias PLL for the Legal Description from Polyline command was typed.
  • 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.
  • Added current layer option to the Arc Leader, Straight Leader, and Reference Symbol commands.
  • Added "Join line data for consecutive lines with same bearing" and "Join arc data for consecutive arcs with same radius and radius point" to the Create Reports command.
  • Separated the SmartDraft menus for AutoCAD 2009 (cui) and AutoCAD 2010 or higher (cuix) to correct an issue of disappearing toolbars.
  • Added current layer option to the Arc Leader, Straight Leader, and Reference Symbol commands.

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.
  • Added selecting 3D polylines to the Profile from Points or 3D Polylines along an Alignment command.
  • Fixed an issue with the ID Elevation command using the new Feature option. When selecting a Feature Line, or 3D polyline, the command with return the error "bad argument type: 2D/3D point: nil".

Version 12.1.11 released - 2/5/2015

  • Added support for feature lines to the Points Calculate Slope, Points Elevation at PVI, and Points Elevation by Slope commands.
  • Added option to Construction Notes List Update on Save to the User Options, and Program Options commands.
  • Added support for *Current* layer to the Xref Attach, Xref Overlay, Xref Overlay2, and Xref Overlay Multiple commands.
  • Fixed an issue with the installation, it was not installing the correct version of the P-LABEL-X, P-LABEL-X-A. P-LABEL, and P-LABEL-A blocks.
  • Fixed an issue with the Dimension Outside command. When set to type polyline, the text height would be incorrect.

Version 12.1.9 released - 1/26/2015

  • Fixed an issue with the Barscale command. An error "Error: bad argument type; numberp: "8796087950848".

Version 12.1.6 released - 1/23/2015

  • Fixed an issue with Labeling command. An error "Error: no function definition: SM:PRINC".
  • Fixed an issue with the Xref Attach command. After selecting the file to attach, the file would not attach and at the command prompt it would report multiple unknown commands.
  • Fixed an issue with ID Elevation and labeling elevations on the end point of Feature Lines. On some feature lines labeling the end point would return the error: "Error: bad argument type: 2D/3D point; nil".
  • Fixed an issue with Points Along Object, when selecting a 3D polyline, it would return an error: "Error: no function definition: SETPPOLY".
  • Fixed an issue with commands on the Layout Panel. Some where returning "Unknown command "SM_xxxx". Press F1 for help."

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 command Create Planview 3D Polyline from Pipe Network and alias SM_P23DP. For Civil 3D 2012 or higher.
  • Added Crown and Bottom pipe elevation options to the Create Planview 3D Polyline from Pipe Network command.
  • Added command Layer Export and alias LEXP.
  • Added command Display who has a Survey Database open. For Civil 3D 2012 or higher.
  • Added command List Available Point Numbers in Survey Database and alias PTADB. For Civil 3D 2012 or higher.
  • Added command Point Group States Manager and alias PTGM. For Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added command Purge Point Groups. For Civil 3D only.
  • Added commands Points Calculate Slope, Points Elevation by Slope, and Points Elevation at PVI, and aliases PTCS, PTBS, and PTPVI.
  • Added command Reference Symbol Attach.
  • Added option to sequence the tag number or letter or prompt for the next tag number or letter in the option of Labeling command.
  • Added select feature option to the ID Elevation command. For Civil 3D only. Supported features: Surface, 3D Polyline, Feature Line, Survey Figure, Parcel Segment, Alignment and Profile, and Pipe Network Pipe and Alignment.
  • Added interval and outline options to the Label Contours command.
  • Added angle option to the Northing and Easting Difference Label command.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Pipes (Pipe Networks) to the List and Labeling commands. For Civil 3D 2012 or higher.
  • Added support to edit the Name and Description of Pipe Networks Pipes, and Structures to the Edit Label commands. For Civil 3D 2012 or higher.
  • Added support for Civil 3D parcels to the Area Table command.
  • Added separate Both and Offset option to the Offset to Current Layer, Offset from Xref/Blocks, and Offset from Xref/Block to Object's Layer commands.
  • Added separate Both, Elevation, and Offset option to the Offset 3D Polyline commands.
  • Added Select option to the Points Manual, Points by Coordinates, and Points Setback command. For Civil 3D only.
  • Added the Pentagon and Star Symbol to the reference symbol options of SmartDraft.
  • 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 flip Automatic / Manual to the Alignment Station and Offset Labels command. For Civil 3D only.
  • Added Elevation Label and Point output options to the Calculate Slope, Calculate Elevation, and Interpolate Interval commands.
  • Added "Attach to Label" to the Reference Symbol command so the reference symbol will stay associated to the selected SmartDraft Label.
  • Added support for Polyline Text as replace target for the Text Mathematics command.
  • Added support for Arced Text and Polyline Text as replace target for the Copy String (Match Text) command.
  • Added support for Arced Text and Polyline Text to the Add Note command.
  • Added User Defined Parcel Types to the Define Parcels and Parcel Inquiry commands.
  • Added commands Export Description Key Set, Export Point Styles, and Import Description Key Set.
  • Updated cuix and cui menus.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes and Construction Notes List: Update commands. The commands would not always find the tags from the correct viewport(s), if there were multiple viewports in a Layout.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes and Construction Notes Manager. When an operator was in the Construction Notes Manager, it would lock the file and others could not open the file with the Construction Notes command.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes Manager > Drawings dialog. The root path was not correctly be removed from drawings added to the list.
  • Fixed an issue with the Create Reports command. If the last two segments of a Civil 3D parcel were line segments, and they had the same bearing, the report was ignoring the last segment.
  • Fixed an issue with the North Arrow command. If there were multiple layouts with north arrows associated to viewports on each layout, multiple north arrows would be added to the current layout.

Version 12.0.16 released - 6/16/2014

  • Fixed an issue with SmartDraft 12 in AutoCAD 2015. Error message: "Unknown command "DDEDIT". Press F1 for help." appeared when double-click editing text.
  • Fixed an issue with PConnect authorization code entry error when using SmartDraft Suite.

Version 12.0.09 released - 5/12/2014

  • Added support for Civil 3D Parcel Segments, Feature Lines, and Alignments to the command Endpoint Ticks.
  • Added the "Modelspace / Current Layout" selection method to the Construction Notes command.
  • Fixed an issue with the command Construction Notes List: Update. If the list was in modelspace, the margins were set too large.
  • Fixed an issue with the Construction Notes Manager command. Under different situations the command would produce an "Error:bad argument type: stringp: nil", when the command closed.

Version 12.0.08 released - 4/25/2014

  • Added the option Above to the commands Dimension, Dimension Truncate, and Profile Dimension when Type = Object only.
  • Fixed an issue with the Arc Leader, and Straight Leader commands. When the "Type" was set to "Polyline", the "Line" option would default to "Arc" and when selecting the third arc point, the command would return "Error:bad argument type: numberp: nil". Error introduced in 12.0.0 when option dialog box added.

Version 12.0.03 released - 4/16/2014

  • Fixed an issue with the command Construction Notes Manager. Would produce an "Error: two few arguments" when selecting the File Option: New.
  • Fixed an issue with the point command Points Manual when run in AutoCAD.
  • 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 (First version to support Civil 3D 2015)

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015, AutoCAD Map 3D 2015, and AutoCAD 2015.
  • Added command Construction Notes Manager and alias CNM.
  • Added command Construction Notes and alias CN.
  • Added command Construction Notes List: Change Width and alias CNCW.
  • Added command Construction Notes List: Update and alias CNU.
  • Added command Cross Sections from Points and alias PTX.
  • Added command Station and Offset Report from Points and alias PTSOR.
  • Added command Parcel Inquiry and alias PRQ.
  • Added command Area Divide and alias ARV.
  • Added new options and dialog box to Arc Leader, Straight Leader, Profile Arc Leader, and Profile Straight Leader.
  • Added new options and dialog box to Reference Symbol.
  • 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.
  • Added support for the Civil 3D Profile Object Layer with the Profile from Points Along an Alignment command. This layer is set as the default Profile Layer value.
  • Moved Dimension tools to the Labeling Panel.
  • Moved Modify tools to Layout Panel.
  • 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.
  • Added drawing point option to the Inverse Points command.
  • Added Match option to the Specify rotation angle: prompt of the Point Labels Rotation command.
  • Increased performance on the Label Contours command when using Line input option and selecting more than 200 objects.
  • Fixed an issue with the Labeling Style Manager. Previously, when the Bearing or Delta was set to Tag, the file would save as Text/Leader. Introduced in Version 10.0.12.
  • Fixed an issue with the Arc Leader and Straight Leader commands in AutoCAD 2013 and 2014.

Version 11.1.11 released - 11/16/2013

  • Added support retain display of Apply Description Keys to points convert by the Convert Survey Points into Drawing Points command.
  • Added support for Setup and Observation points when using the Import Drawing Points into the Survey Database command.
  • Added support to point commands to support the Civil 3D point creation value Apply Description Keys. Civil 3D 2013 or higher.
  • Added command alias PTM for the Points Manual command.
  • Added command Point Label Style to As Composed for a Point and alias PTAS.
  • Added command Point Groups for a Point and alias PTGP.
  • Fixed an issue with the Area by Point and Label / Manage Parcels commands. If an area was labeled with Acres only, and later the the boundary was moved and the area updated, the label would change to square feet. This is fixed for newly labeled lots or polyline boundaries. Existing lots or polyline boundaries can be fixed by either running the Edit Label (ED), Edit Multiple Labels (EDD), or Label / Manage Parcels commands to set the correct area type.
  • 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 the SmartDraft insert points command. The starting point number would not hold the set value. Introduced in version 11.1.3.
  • Fixed an issue with the LB alias: If used before selecting a SmartDraft point command, it would return the error: no function definition: SM:LB_VAR.
  • Fixed an issue with some installation of Civil 3D 2013. SmartDraft would not recognize that Civil 3D was loaded.

Version 11.1.5 released - 10/25/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Import Drawing Points into the Survey Database command. In some cases the command would return the Error: bad argument type stringp: nil.

Version 11.1.4 released - 10/24/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Import Drawing Points into the Survey Database command. If the Civil 3D Survey Database did not have any existing Networks, the command would return the Error: bad argument type stringp: nil.
  • Fixed an issue with the Associate Survey Working Folder command Multiple option. In Civil 3D 2014 it would return the Error: bad argument type stringp: 1.

Version 11.1.3 released - 10/21/2013

  • Added annotative support to blocks inserted by the following commands: Added annotative support to blocks inserted by the following commands: Arc Leader, Straight Leader, Continuation Symbol, Add Arrowhead, Break Symbol, Radial Bearing, Reference Symbols, Insert monument symbols, Parking Spaces Count Symbol, Chainlink Symbol, Circle Linetype Symbol, Demolition Symbol, Abutment Symbol, Traffic Control Cones, Stationing Design, Alignment Station and Offset Label, Alignment Station Intersection Label, Endpoint Ticks, Label Coordinate, North Arrow, Cross Section Label, Detail Notes, Grid Tick and Label, Point Label, Point to Spot Label, and Label Northing and Easting Difference.
  • Added the command Import Drawing Points into the Survey Database and alias PSIM. To import drawing points into the survey database and convert the drawing points into survey database connected points. Existing point resolution options.
  • Added area options to the Inverse Points command. Now also displays acres or hectares.
  • Added command to Convert Survey Points into Drawing Points and alias PSCV.
  • Added the command Stationing Design from SmartDraft Suite.
  • Added the command Laterals Along an Alignment from SmartDraft Suite.
  • Added the command Create Planview 3D polyline from profile from SmartDraft Suite.
  • 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.
  • Added Multiple option to the Associate Survey Working Folder to associate multiple drawings with a Civil 3D Survey Working Folder.
  • Added option to prompt the operator to Associate a drawing with a survey working folder, if not already associated. See Prompt for Survey Working Folder.
  • Added option to toggle Enable/Disable Prompt for Survey Working Folder to Program Options and User Options.
  • Fixed an issue when adding points to the survey database and the drawing's coordinate zone is different than the survey database's coordinate zone.

Version 11.0.15 released - 8/20/2013

  • Added offset and description as options to the file output of Profile from Points Along an Alignment command when within Civil 3D.
  • Fixed issue with Create HEC-RAS Floodplain Lines command. Command would error is a surface style "_No Display" did not exist in the drawing.
  • Corrected misspelled word "viewport" in North Arrow and Barscale command.
  • Added output option of Text or MText to the Label Contours command.
  • Added multiple selection option to the Text Horizontal, Text Vertical, and Text Align Parallel or Tangent commands.
  • Added MText support to the Text Export command.
  • Added options to North Arrow command.
  • Added command Point Labels Rotation. Alias PTR. Rotate the labels of a Civil 3D point objects.
  • Added option "Add if No Description" to the Point Description Find and Replace command.

Version 11.0.10 released - 7/26/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Text Online command. Dialog did not appear.
  • Fixed an issue with the Attribute Edit command. Dialog did not appear.
  • Fixed an issue with the Attribute Replace command. Dialog did not appear.

Version 11.0.10 released - 7/26/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Text Online command. Dialog did not appear.
  • Fixed an issue with the Attribute Edit command. Dialog did not appear.
  • Fixed an issue with the Attribute Replace command. Dialog did not appear.

Version 11.0.9 released - 7/5/2013

  • Added the file output option to Profile from Points Along an Alignment command when within Civil 3D.
  • Fixed an issue with the Block and Detail Manager command. In AutoCAD 2012, after the AutoCAD Service Pack 2, if a drawing had an attribute and the dialog entry method was set, the Edit Attribute dialog would appear after the Enter Attribute dialog.

Version 11.0.7 released - 6/20/2013

  • Added Type option of Text or MText to the Planview Small, Medium, and Large, Filled, Shadow, Dashed, Street Main, Lot Regular, Lot Shadowed text and Text Parallel or Tangent commands.
  • Added "Enable INSUNITS value with the Block Manager" option to the Program Options and User Options commands, so the Block and Detail Manager will use the AutoCAD settings INSUNITS, INSUNITSDEFSOURCE, and INSUNITSDEFTARGET when inserting blocks or Xrefs.
  • 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 11.0.5 released - 5/31/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Block and Detail Manager and Block and Detail Category File Manager commands. In some cases, the not resolve the path correctly.
  • Fixed an issue with the ribbon command Text Online icon. Selecting the command would cause AutoCAD to enter stop responding.

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

  • Added dynamic planview Alignment Station and Offset Label command. Alias ASO.
  • Added the Point Station and Offset Information command. Alias PTSO. This command allows you to associate a Civil 3D point object with an alignment, which will add station and offset information to a point and allow the creation of a point station and offset table.
  • Added Detail Notes command. Alias DN. Create a detail type symbol with optional leader and notes.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Point Object Raw Description as Replace object for Text Sequential Numbering.
  • Added detail type symbol option to the Cross Section Label command.
  • Added Arrow or Curve leader endpoint to the Arc Leader and Straight Leader commands.
  • Added the Profile from Points Along an Alignment command.
  • Added the Alignment Station Intersection Label command. Alias AF.
  • Added the Polyline Text command. Alias TPL. This text follows along a polyline, spline, and other curved object.
  • Added support for Polyline Text to Text Adjust Numbers, Text Edit Properties, Edit Label, Text Add Prefix / Suffix, Text Remove Prefix / Suffix, Text Sequential Numbering, Text Swap, Change Label Direction, Text Mask, and Text Unmask
  • Fixed Bearing type selection in Drawing Setup. Now it correctly sets and holds the N/S Azimuth bearing type.
  • Added N/S Azimuth to the output prompt of the List and Distance command.

Version 11.0.0 released - 3/26/2013 (First version to support Civil 3D 2014)

  • Added support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014, AutoCAD Map 3D 2014, and AutoCAD 2014.
  • Added option to write points directly to the Civil 3D Survey Database to the Point Input Options command and option.
  • Added option to write points directly to the Civil 3D Survey Database to the Points Manual, Points by Coordinates, Points Setback, Points Along Objects,
  • Points At Station and Offset, and Traverse commands.
  • Added support for Civil 3D alignments, parcel lines, and feature lines to the Points Along Objects command.
  • Added No/Yes Duplicate option to the Points Along Objects command no add a new point if one exists at the same coordinates.
  • Added nested curve object to the Radial Lines command.
  • Added support to the Scale Labels command for the Profile, Station, Elevation, Slope, and Coordination Labels.
  • Added code to the Block Mirror and Rotate command to filter out SmartDraft dynamic blocks.
  • Added copy to clipboard to the Create Reports and Legal Description from Polyline commands when using the View option.
  • Added dialog box and copy to clipboard to the Support Information command.

Version 10.0.39 released - 3/30/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Create Reports from parcels command. When selecting the "Include point numbers" option in either Closure or Inverse Reports and the points where from the Civil 3D Survey Database, they know will display in the reports.
  • Fixed the Zoom / Step functionality of the Labeling command.

Version 10.0.37 released - 3/7/2013

  • Removed duplicate return values for the Area 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.
  • Removed duplicate return values for the Area by Point, Length (Add), and ID Point commands.

Version 10.0.35 released - 2/28/2013

  • Fixed an issue with the Edit Label command (ED). If a Civil 3D Point was selected in the drawing and it had a null elevation value, the command would error.

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 10.0.33 released - 2/22/2013

  • Fixed an error with a subroutine used by commands which selected a Civil 3D 2012 alignment, and a point selection and the point was at exactly at the beginning of the alignment.
  • Fixed an issue with the Labeling command. When the options was set to Object, and a Civil 3D alignment was selected, the command would return "Error: null interface pointer: ..."

Version 10.0.32 released - 2/15/2013

  • Added video demonstration links.
  • Added MText output option to Text Sequential Numbering.
  • Added Coordinate Precision output options to Points Export.
  • Fixed an issue with the Text Add Prefix / Suffix command when working with SmartDraft Arc Text, the rotation angle is now retained and an issue with the Number Only option now it will read the correct decimal precision of the existing number in the string.
  • Fixed an issue with the Convert ASCII Point File to Fieldbook (FBK) File command. On some description, the command would return an error "Too few arguments."
  • Fixed an issue with the Edit Label command (ED). If a Civil 3D Survey Point was selected in the drawing and one Survey Databases was from a different version, the command with error.
  • Updated the License Agreement.

Version 10.0.31 released - 1/14/2013

  • Added the Modify Elevations of Points: Absolute Hinge command and alias EPA.
  • Added the Modify Elevations of Points: Relative Hinge command and alias EPR.
  • 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.
  • Modified the SmartSurvey.cui and SmartSurvey.cuix files to correct an issue where the toolbars menus didn't display when selecting any icon, and the message, Toolbar Group "SmartDraft" not found. would appear at the command prompt.

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

  • Modified Associate Survey Working Folder to display longer folder paths in the dialog.
  • Added Continuous option to Distance command.
  • Added the Convert ASCII Point File to Fieldbook (FBK) File command.
  • 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.
  • Added checking to the Point commands so Land Desktop Point Objects are ignored when using Civil 3D.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Fixed issues with the Traverse command. Selecting the Options would return an error "C:SM_PTSET" function not found. and the Point option would not toggle point insertion on and off.

Version 10.0.17 released - 7/18/2012

  • Fixed issue with Offset from Xref/Blocks tool. Allowed you to select an item but nothing offset. Issue introduced in version 10.0.12.

Version 10.0.16 released - 7/14/2012

  • Add a pause in the Inverse Points command to display the values at the cursor when using Traverse mode and the traverse closes.
  • Fixed issues with Inverse Points tool. Now supports points with no elevation value, Land Desktop points converted to Civil 3D, and Radial Report being created without data.
  • Added a pause in the Distance command to display the values at the cursor when Multiple mode is Off.
  • Fixed an issue with Distance tool. It would change the AutoCAD UNITS Angle Type, know it will be the same after the tool is used.

Version 10.0.13 released - 6/11/2012

  • Fixed update issue with new Radial Bearings command. If you double-clicked on the radial-label and didn't reselect the arc, the bearing would change to N 90 00 00 W.
  • Fixed an issue with the Parcels: Create Reports tool. The closure and inverse option with read the same in and out going radial bearings.

Version 10.0.12 released - 5/26/2012

  • Added dynamic block support to Radial Bearings command.
  • Added 4th position above and below for the Labeling command.
  • Fixed issue with the Labeling command when using 0 height text style in a labeling table style.
  • Added Offset from Xref/Block to Object's Layer command with Alias OBX to offset to the original layer.
  • Resets DIMASZ after a command.

Version 10.0.11 released - 5/10/2012

  • Changed network license file.

Version 10.0.10 released - 5/1/2012

  • Added Inverse Report option to the Parcels: Create Reports tool.
  • Added support for MLeader object with block to the Text Horizontal, Text Vertical, and Text Align Parallel or Tangent commands.

Version 10.0.8 released - 4/18/2012

  • Fixed issue with Parcels: Create Reports when printing report. Error: Notepad Cannot find the ...\Smartprint.txt file. Do you want to create a new file? and the report did not print. Introduced in version 9.5.4.v
  • Fixed issue with Parcels: Create Reports when trying to save or print the Closure report after viewing it first. Introduced in version 9.5.4.
  • 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 the User Options..., Program Options..., and Customization Template Manager to the Setup ribbon.
  • 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 9.5.30 released - 4/04/2012

  • Fixed an issue with Legal Description from Polyline PLL. For some of the values in the style created by Legal Description Options Style Manager. It created uppercase and the All Uppercase was not checked, the text was converted to lowercase. It now the case of the characters remain as entered when the All Uppercase is not selected. This issue and fix also applies to the reports created with the Create Reports command.
  • Fixed an issue with Legal Description from Polyline PLL. When the All Text uppercase was selected, the command would generate an Error: bad argument type: stringp 43560.0. Issue was introduced in 9.5.28 when the above issue was addressed.
  • Fixed an issue with double information prompting on the Distance command and no information showing when multiple toggled off. Issue introduced in 9.5.12.
  • Added the missing file RACDSGN.VLX to the installer.
  • Added Layer Panel Tools to Survey.

Version 9.5.25 released - 2/07/2012

  • Fixed issue with the Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask command AM. If text style had a width factor other than 1.0 and masking SmartDraft arc text, the masking was too small. Now masks SmartDraft arc text correctly when the text style has a width factor other than 1.0.
  • Fixed issue with Alignment Station Intersection Label, would prompt for the Site, in Civil 3D. Now it reads the site name correctly.
  • Added suffix options to the Labeling Style Manager command for Labeling.
  • Added Elevation Difference option to the Inverse Points command.
  • Added missing Grid Tick Label block to the installation. Without the block, the command appeared as if it was not working.
  • Fixed issue with the Area by Point command. If the operator entered a 0.0 text height when using the *current* text style, command would error out.
  • Fixed issue with the Area command. If the operator entered a 0.0 text height when using the *current* text style, command would error out.

Version 9.5.16 released - 1/20/2012

  • Added Default and *current* layer and text style options to the Text Mathematics TMH and change the command line prompts.
  • Added Default and *current* text style options to the Area by Point ARP command.
  • Added Default and *current* text style options to the Area ASD command.
  • Added support for Civil 3D Surface Elevation labels as source to the Text Copy String (Match Text) MTT command.

Version 9.5.12 released - 1/14/2012

  • Added dynamic prompting to Distance, Measure Angle, ID Point, ID Elevation, Length (Add), List, Area, and Area by Point.
  • Added option dialog box to Text Mathematics and change the command line prompts.

Version 9.5.11 released - 1/11/2012

  • Fixed dynamic display issue with Inverse Points. If DYNPROMPT was set to 0, the inverse information was not displaying at the crosshairs.

Version 9.5.10 released - 1/9/2012

  • Added Include Filter option to the PConnect PC command.
  • Added Point Output Option to Traverse TRA command. Moved command to Point Panel.
  • Fixed an issue with Inverse Points. It was return a NIL error after selecting second point.
  • Added Ribbon Panel information to the help file.
  • Moved Leaders and Reference Symbols to the Labeling Panel.
  • Renamed the Design Panel to Layout Panel.
  • Added the Modify Panel.

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.
  • Fixed an issue with Text Mathematics command. When output type set to Text, the current text style would change. Also add Exit option when selecting input text.

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 9.5.6 released - 12/13/2011

  • Fixed an issue with Create Reports PRR command. When a parcel was highlighted and the Legal button selected, an error would occur. Issue introduced in version 9.5.4.
  • 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 option to include point numbers in the Closure Report options of the Parcels: Create Reports command.
  • Added Inverse Points and alias PTI.
  • 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.
  • Fixed an issue with Text Copy String (Match Text) MTT command and some MTEXT formatting, the last character was not copied.
  • Fixed an issue with Edit Multiple Labels EDD command. When selecting text the dialog appeared empty.
  • Fixed an issue with Measure Angle AN command. When selecting the last segment of a Civil 3D alignment it would return error NIL.

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 dialog to 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 and Create Reports commands.
  • Fixed the processing of Civil 3D Parcels in the Create Reports command when a parcel has multiple segments or parcels joined by the Parcel Union command.
  • Fixed an error in Points Along Objects when selecting a LWPOLYLINE in AutoCAD 2010 - 2012. Now processes them correctly.
  • Corrected various spelling and grammar errors in this help file and the PDF manual.

Version 9.3.2 released - 8/22/2011

  • Added options to Area by Point. Add Output option Screen in additional to Text, and selection option Points in addition to Point.
  • Added Raw Description option to Points: Create Selection Set
  • Fixed a coding error in PConnect when the user change the default Recall or Terminate code.

Version 9.3.0 released - 8/17/2011

  • Fixed an issue with Reposition Labels and Arc Text, Abutment Symbol, and Points Merge command. These commands now reset the drawing setting after the command ends.
  • Changes 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 coded to better interpret non-PConnect suffix codes currently used.
  • Fixed issue in Point Input Options in the Points Manual, Points by Coordinates, Points Along Objects, Points Setback, and Points At Station and Offset. After use an "Error: no function definition: SM:CANLISP" would appear.

Version 9.2.18 released - 8/10/2011

  • Change the name of the product to Survey from Labeling.
  • Added the Design Tools, Parking Tools, Special Linetypes, Offset, Break Tools, Drawing Tools - Labeling, and View Tools toolbars and all commands to Labeling.
  • Fixed two issues with the Block and Detail Manager. The "Multiple Option" was not working and if a block didn't have an attribute it would report a false error at the command prompt.

Version 9.2.15 released - 7/1/2011

  • Fixed issue in menu with command Edit Elevation of Polylines. When selecting the command it would return: Unknown command "SM_PLEL". Press F1 for help.

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 the same layer as the 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, is used, and the last description does 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.
  • Fixed Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask masking of MTEXT object with justification of Bottom Left.
  • Added bearing formatted text skipping to Text Adjust Numbers.
  • Fixed issue with Text Adjust Numbers. Error: bad argument type: stringp nil

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 Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask. No longer returns "SmartDraft Error: invalid AutoCAD command: nil."
  • Fixed issue with Land Desktop 2007; no longer returns "Autodesk Land Desktop Unable to write data to locked layer: *"
  • Fixed missing blocks in the installation for commands Grid Tick Label, Cross Section Label, Barscale, and North Arrow. Now commands now work.
  • Added Text Edit Properties to right-click options when selecting text, mtext, and Arc Text.
  • Fixed issue when using Scale Labels and Text Edit Properties on Arc Text to change text height.
  • Fixed issue with right-click editing using trying to use Options dialog. Dialog did not appear. Issue introduced in version 9.2.1.

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.
  • Fixed issue with Crow's Feet - Automatic. When selecting labels it would filter out all selected objects. Issue introduced in version 9.0.0.
  • Added support for MLeader mtext in Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask, Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Unmask, Text Vertical, Text Horizontal, and Text Parallel or Tangent.
  • Added support for MLeader mtext and attributes in Text Add Prefix / Suffix, Text Remove Prefix / Suffix, Edit Label, Edit Multiple Labels, Text Swap, Text Copy String (Match Text), Text Adjust Numbers, Text Sequential Numbering, Text Add Note, and Text Mathematics.
  • Enabled editing of Labeling tags with the double-click editing command Labeling Edit.
  • Fixed issue with Labeling when the Label Style for Distance and/or Length is set to Leader/Text and all other options set to No. The command would display an error, the text would be added, but the leader would not be added.

Version 9.2.1 released - 4/2/2011

  • Fixed Points: Create Selection Set, it was not creating a selection set. Error introduced in version 8.2.0.
  • Fixed issue with Crow's Feet - Manual and AutoCAD ERASE command. Manually placed Crow's Feet were being erased when another object in the drawing
  • was erased. Issue introduced in version 9.0.0.

Version 9.2.0 released - 3/28/2011

  • Survey supports AutoCAD 2007 or higher.
  • Discontinued support for AutoCAD 2006 or lower.
  • Add the Text Tools on the Text Tools toolbar
  • Added Layer... button to PConnect's 3D Polyline Options so a layer can be selected from the current drawing.
  • Added Layer... button to PConnect Description Key Style Manager 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 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.
  • Added Elevation from Object (i.e. Polyline, Feature Line, Surface, Alignment and Profile) to Point Input Options and the Point placement tools: Points Manual,
  • Points by Coordinates, Points Setback, Points Along Objects, and Points At Station and Offset.

Version 9.1.9 released - 3/15/2011

  • Fixed "Divide by Zero" error when using the Labeling when the SmartDraft dimension style was set to Annotative.
  • 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 fields not displaying the scale information in the Barscale command when selecting a viewport frame in AutoCAD 2011 64 bit or higher.
  • 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 "\". The 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 9.1.4 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 the 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.
  • Added support for Arc Text to right-click content menu.
  • Changed Arc Text calculation method to support more text font types. All arc text created by SmartDraft has better spacing.
  • Added support for Rotate Along an Arc to right-click menu for Arc Text and Labeling.
  • Updated Customization Guide Appendix
  • Added support for MLeader object with text to: Text Align Parallel or Tangent, Text Horizontal, Text Vertical, Edit Label, and Edit Multiple Labels.
  • Fixed the command to delete the old AutoCAD Group when using Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Unmask.
  • 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.
  • Added support for line and curve labels to the Edit Label command, alias ED.
  • Added context (right-click) menu support for line and curve labels.
  • Added Planview Tools toolbars
  • Added Grid Tick and Label and alias GLB.
  • Added Grid Label Display Update and alias GLBD.
  • Added Grid Label Reposition and alias GLBR.
  • Added North Arrow and alias NA.
  • Added Barscale and alias BS.
  • 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.
  • Added context (right-click) menu support for SmartDraft labels.
  • Added command Point Description Find and Replace and alias PTFR to find and replace point descriptions text.
  • Renamed the 20's and 80's command to Point Setbacks
  • Added dynamic update of Dimension Arc when changed using grip edit.
  • Added command Point Elevation to assign dynamic elevations to an AutoCAD civil product point object and alias EP.
  • Added support for Point Elevation to the Update Labels commands.
  • Added dynamic data update to Point Label, Point Elevation, Label / Manage Parcels, Area by Point, and Area.
  • Added support to edit option of the Point Label, Point Elevation, AutoCAD civil product point objects, and Civil 3D Label Text to Text Edit alias ED.
  • Updated the Change Label Direction to updates Text Masking.
  • Made the dynamic block option as the only output option for Point Label
  • Added Arrow Type: Filled or Block to Dimstyle Variables for Drawing Setup. This change will apply to all dimensions and leaders commands.
  • Removed Open Next, Open Previous drawing commands.
  • Removed support for Custom Point Blocks in the Point Tools.
  • Removed Text to Mtext command, alias TMT, due to AutoCAD TXT2MTXT command.
  • Removed Make Object's Layer Current, alias LST, due to AutoCAD's command with the same name.

Version 8.5.17d released - 4/2010

  • Added function to copy help this help file to the All Users\Application Data\SmartDraft (XP) or \ProgramData\SmartDraft (Vista/7) so network installations can view help.
  • Fixed a random Fatal Error in Labeling, when a label style with a leader is used.
  • Added arrowhead type Filled or Block to the Dimstyle Variables of the Drawing Setup.
  • Fixed printing issues in Legal Description Report, Area Report, Closure Report, Tangency Report, and Customization Template Manager.
  • Fixed error when using Points Connect with Polyline in Civil 3D 2008 or higher, now creates polyline.
  • Fixed error when creating text using the Text Styles commands the first time in Paperspace. The style Paperspace style was not set current until the second time the command was selected. Now it is sets the style current the first time.
  • Fixed error on Create Reports in Civil 3D 2008 or higher using Parcel, under certain parcel configurations, the command with error not process any data.
  • The error has been corrected.
  • Fixed error on Legal Description by Polyline alias PLL. The dialog box of the save options appears, but no file was saved. Now the file is saved.
  • Fixed error when running 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

  • Fixed Dimension Arc, Dimension without Leader, Dimension Outside, Dimension with Prompt, and Dimension to honor Architectural Scales setting in
  • Drawing Setup when Type is set to Object.
  • Added description data to the dialog box of Profile Labels along the Alignment.
  • Fixed error when selecting the Group option in Profile Labels along the Alignment, Points: Create Selection Set, and Point to Spot Label.
  • Fixed divide by zero error in Convert to Tree Line. This error occurred when a segment what shorted than the specified arc width. Segments smaller than the specified arc width arc know given an arc with of the segment.
  • Fixed help file to include all the Polyline Tools and Polyline Tools menu commands.
  • Added a curve item data order option to Legal Description Options Style Manager

Version 8.5.10 released - 8/2009

  • Fixed processing of Annotative Mtext in the following commands: Add underline, and overscore, Change Bearing Direction, Change Label Direction, Text,
  • Arc Text, and Attribute Mask, Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Unmask, Text Add Prefix / Suffix, and Text Remove Prefix / Suffix.
  • Added Mtext support to the following commands: Change Label Direction, Text Copy String (Match Text), and Join.

Version 8.5.8 released (First version to support Civil 3D 2010) - 5/2009

  • Added cuix menu file for 2010 versions of AutoCAD products. This is not the official 2010 release. It is just a patch to work within 2010.
  • Labeling supports AutoCAD 2006 or higher.
  • Discontinued support for AutoCAD 2005 or lower.
  • Added new Leader options to the Point Label command.
  • Fixed error NIL in Points Check when selecting the Show < option.
  • Fixed error in Legal Description Report and Legal Description Options Style Manager. If the current customization template folder is set read-only, and the default.lgl file didn't exist, the operator would get a Error: bad argument type: streamp nil).
  • Fixed error in Straight Leader when type set to Polyline and Symbol set to any symbol, the symbol would be placed in the wrong location.
  • Added command Points Zoom to Point Number and alias PTZ to zoom to a point number and height value.
  • Added command Points Available Point Numbers and alias PTA to displays the point numbers that are available for use in the current project.
  • Change the command alias for Dimension Truncate from DST to DRT due to conflict with the standard AutoCAD alias DST for DIMSTYLE.
  • Fixed Error when using Labeling with a style using the Leader/Text or Leader/Tag in 2007-2009 on a drawing originally created in 2006 or prior.
  • Fixed SmartDraft drawing setup horizontal scale setting using meters in Civil 3D 2008/2009, and Land Desktop 2009.
  • Fixed error in AutoCAD 2009, using the Label Masking commands on dimensions. The mask was displaying the same color as the text. Now the mask displays the color of the screen background as it did in AutoCAD 2008 and prior.

Version 8.4.3 released - 10/2008

  • Added command Update Labels to update the updatable SmartDraft Labels and alias SDU.
  • Renamed SmartConnect to PConnect due to trademark issues.
  • 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. Now the curves will go through all points. This calculation method matches the multiple point option of the import Fieldbooks command in Land Desktop and Civil 3D.
  • 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 ability to have "/" in description as separator for additional information past the suffix code in PConnect.
  • Added prompt to indicate if the selected polyline is open in the Legal Description by Polyline.
  • Added a linear value suffix to correct an oversight for linear values in the Legal Description Report.
  • Fixed viewport unlocking issue in Labeling. Now when labeling through a viewport, the viewport restores to the correct view scale and relocks, if it was locked before labeling began. Error introduced in v8.1.0.
  • Changed behavior of Drawing Setup. If 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 AutoCAS products 2005 and lower has stopped.
  • Fixed error BAD DXF nil in Point to Spot Label when selecting either Text output option.
  • Added support for splined polylines and fixed error when selecting a non-polyline as the first object in Join 2D Polylines.
  • Added option for 0 - 5 spaces between course in Legal Description Report.

Version 8.3.0 released - 5/2008

  • Added Point to Spot Label and alias P2S.
  • Added Convert Spline to Polyline and alias SPP.

Version 8.2.1 released - 4/2008

  • Fixed slow response when opening the Points Options in Point Options, Points Manual, Points by Coordinates, Points at 20's & 80's, Points Along Objects, and Points by Station and Offset.
  • Added added options and changed name of Points: Create Selection Set.
  • Added select polyline option to Legal Description by Polyline command and alias PLL.
  • Added View option to Area Report, Closure Report, and Legal Description Report.
  • Added command Join and alias JN.
  • Added command Join 2D Polylines with gap tolerance option and alias PJ.
  • Added command Points Merge.

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. Now it will stay 1 when PSLTSCALE =1.

Version 8.1.1 released - 2/2008

  • Added support for Annotative Text and Dimensions. Note: Some issues with the Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask command when the Annotative text is displayed in multiple viewports with different scales.

Version 8.1.0 released - 2/2008

  • Added user definable legal description options to the Legal Report command in the Create Reports command.
  • Added support for Legal Options Styles to the Customization Template Manager command.
  • Fixed undefined function SM:PAUSE in List Object.

Version 8.0.11 released - 2/2008

  • Added command Label Northing and Easting Difference and alias NED.
  • Added pen up and pen down option to the Points Connect with Polyline command when point type is Object.
  • Added command Block and Detail Manager (formerly BKeeper) and alias BK.

Version 8.0.3 released - 11/2007

  • Fixed "Error: Exception" when selecting the Set Start button in Label / Manage Parcels.
  • Removed duplicate angular precision listing in Change Label Precision, Labeling Tags Tool, Labeling Style Manager, and Labeling Table Style Manager.

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

  • Added PConnect to SmartDraft.
  • Changed PConnect's interface, added support for 2007, and 2008 base AutoCAD products, removed Replace option, added support for updating project database in both Land Desktop and Civil 3D, improved wildcard search, improved processing of points collected by "cross-section" method., by processing each unique description individually (e.g. EP1 is processed separately from EP2). Separated the processing tool from the description key manager. Added the option to have multiple description key file.
  • Added command List Object to display selected objects information.
  • Added command Arc Leader (Variable) to create variable width arc leaders.
  • Added Point Tools toolbar. See Points Tools
  • Added Polyline Tools toolbar. See Polyline Tools
  • Added Default or *current* layer toggle to Dimension, Dimension Truncate, Dimension with Prompt, Dimension without Leader, Dimension Outside, Dimension Arc, and Dimension Text - Alternate Units.
  • Added Print option to Create Reports.
  • Added sorting of SmartDraft Parcels with Text only descriptions and parcel "0" to Label / Manage Parcels, Create Reports, and Area Table.
  • Fixed masking and unmasking of Dimension objects in AutoCAD 2007 or higher when using Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask and Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Unmask.
  • Added options to edit the precision or update the coordinates of coordinate labels using Label Coordinates.

Version 7.6.8d released - 5/2007

  • Added Full and Raw description option to Point Label. Fixed the issue in Land Desktop were it only used the Raw Description.
  • Fixed spelling error in Closure Report "Area". See Create Report

Version 7.6.8 released - 4/2007

  • Fixed error nil value when using the Define Parcels, Missed option, Zoom button when using XREF text to automatically create Parcels from selected text.
  • Fixed error nil value when changing Parcel Type from drop-down list in the Create Report Parcel Tool.

Version 7.6.7 released - 3/2007

  • Refined OSNAP changed introduced in version 7.6.5.
  • Fixed Error "DIMLDRBLK" "0" in Labeling when using a style with the value DIMLDRBLK=0.

Version 7.6.5 released - 2/2007

  • Changed the way SmartDraft deals with OSNAPs set during a SmartDraft command. Previous if an operator set an OSNAP during a SmartDraft command, at the end of the command, SmartDraft would reset the OSNAP setting back to the OSNAP setting before the command was started. With this change
  • SmartDraft checks the current OSNAP settings before it makes any changes, if the OSNAP setting was changed, it tries to maintain the change at the end of the command.
  • Added option to use either a wipeout/solid masking object or the background masking property for MTEXT when using Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask for AutoCAD 2005 or higher. Added because the background masking property does not masking when plotting set to Lines Merge.
  • Fixed output error with Area when output set to text and selection set to Objects. Now the area text is output versus only showing the area at the command prompt. Error introduced in 7.5.0.
  • Fixed errors when running on systems with Land Desktop installed without Civil Design. Problem introduced with rework for Civil 3D in 7.5.0.
  • Added additional information at cursor prompt when Dynamic Input, starting in AutoCAD 2006, is on for: Distance, Measure Angle, ID Point, Length (Add), List, Area, and Area by Point.

Version 7.6.0 released - 1/2007

  • Increased speed when running within Land Desktop. Command delay introduced with rework for Civil 3D in 7.5.0.
  • Fixed Area Table Styles Manager error in Customization Template Manager
  • Fixed Help non-working help file indexes in Customization Template Manager
  • Added support for *current* layer in the layer database. See Layer Database Manager
  • Fixed missing files Endpoint Tick and Continuation Symbol blocks in the in installation v7.5.0 - v7.5.6

Version 7.5.6 released - 12/2006

  • Added Arrow Symbols Menu, Arrow Symbols Toolbar, Arc Leader, Straight Leader, Add Arrowhead, Break Symbol, and Continuation Symbol.
  • Added Leader/Text option for Line Distance, Arc and Radius, Length, Tangent, Chord, and Chord Bearing in Labeling Style Manager.
  • Added support for arc labeling switching sides when Step is selected and the arc style is Length / Radius, Length / Delta, or Delta / Radius in Labeling. This matches the same support in line labeling.
  • Fixed error in Label / Manage Parcels when number unchecked and either area checked.

Version 7.5.5 released - 11/2006

  • Added support for Civil 3D feature lines to Labeling Commands
  • Fixed missing file RACLDTSUBR.VLX in the installation v7.5.0 - v7.5.4
  • Fixed Text Masking - masked wasn't grouped with text. Error introduced in 7.5.0
  • Fixed Civil 3D Site selection options in Create Reports.
  • Fixed labeling error when adding areas if parcel label already exists in Label / Manager Parcels.

Version 7.5.0 released (First version to support some Civil 3D objects) - 11/2006

  • Added support for Civil 3D Alignments and Parcels to Labeling commands.
  • Added object filter and select by layer option to Length (Add).
  • Added new command measure and create a polyline for an enclosed area by selecting a point. See Area by Point
  • Added option to delete tags in the Labeling Tags Tool command.
  • Arc (curve) calculation method changed in the Labeling command. Arc (curve) deltas are calculated bases on the in and out radial bearings rounded to the current angular precision. This method better represents deltas calculated in a closure report and helps to reduce discrepancies between labels and the closure report. Note: Using this method may create a discrepancy between the labeled delta and the delta of the selected arc (curve).
  • Added new command to define a parcel. See Define Parcels
  • Added new command to label or manager the defined parcels. See Label Parcels
  • Added new command to create various reports from defined parcels. See Create Reports
  • Added Parcel Tools toolbar
  • Added new command to create an Area Table from defined parcels or Land Desktop Parcels and the Area Table Style Manager to manager the Area Table styles.
  • Added undo and arc options to Area command when using the Points selection method. Added additional error checking when selecting hatched areas.
  • Added by layer, Lines/Arcs or Arcs only options to the Endpoint Ticks command. Also added checking so command will not insert more than one endpoint tick of the same scale at the same point.
  • Updated Labeling, Labeling Table, Labeling Tags Tool, and supporting Labeling post processing tools to work even when the drawing file is "corrupted" with thousands of unregistered APPIDs. In the past, the labeling tools would stop working correctly if the drawing experienced this condition.
  • Added options to measure an arc to the Distance command.
  • Fixed error in the Labeling Tags Tool command. A Group 10 error would occur during renumber or consolidate options if tags where placed using the offline placement options.
  • Added option to toggle the selection type at the Command entry in Labeling. Setup toggle options in Labeling Options.
  • Added warning message if SmartDraft finds too many unregistered APPIDs. In AutoCAD 2004 or higher, SmartDraft prompts the operators to remove them and prompts the operator to save and reopen the drawing.
  • Fixed SmartDraft command response time when working with drawings created with Smart Drafting v6.x or earlier.
  • Fixed error with Dimension commands, when the AutoCAD system variable DIMASSOC was set to 0. See Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension with
  • Prompt, Dimension Truncate, Dimension Text - Alternate Units, Dimension Arc, and Dimension without Leader.
  • Fixed problem with Drawing Setup settings command. SmartDraft synchronizes it's drawing setup values with Land Desktop. In some drawings the setup values would not hold the new values, this has been addresses and corrected.
  • Added code to better support systems when both Land Desktop 2004-2006 and Land Desktop 2007 installed on the same workstation.

Version 7.2.5 released - 7/2006

  • Fixed error when using leader / tag - text only option in labeling style.
  • Added Text Prefix / Suffix toolbar and Text Prefix / Suffix menu
  • Added command to Remove Prefix / Suffix from text.

Version 7.2.3 released (First version for AutoCAD 2007 & Land Desktop 2007) - 5/2006

  • Fixed the X or cancel button in the Discard or Apply changes, in the labeling styles dialog box, to Discard changes.
  • Added support for standard Unicode delta (\U+0394) to Labeling
  • Fixed Customization Template Manager's SaveAs button error in 2004 - 2006 based products.

Version 7.2.2 released - 3/2006

  • Added option to install blocks with masking as either the solid or wipeout object as the masking method.
  • Fixed Customization Template Folder path reassignment in Program Options. Problem introduced in version 7.2.0 with the addition of Network Options.
  • Added support to the Area command to update area labels when Selection type is set to Object and Output type is set to Text.
  • Added support for the for the layer properties lineweights and named plot styles to layer database and Layer Database Manager

Version 7.2.0 released - 2/2006

  • Customization Guide Appendix. Fixed incorrect documented layer index number. Labeling tools reference layer index 68, not 61.
  • Fixed Customization Template Manager lockup when trying to edit Labeling Styles. Problem introduced in version 7.1.0.
  • Added additional network installation setup options. See Network Options.
  • Modified Dimension Arc to support dview twist.
  • Fixed problem when inserting unitless blocks. Set INSUNITS to 0 so SmartDraft blocks scale per design, vs per units conversion.
  • Modified Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension with Prompt, Dimension Truncate, Dimension Text - Alternate Units, Dimension Arc, and Dimension without Leader to use the new "Dimension" text style.
  • Added "Dimension" text style to the list of preset text styles in SmartDraft.
  • Added support for AutoCAD's CUI menu in the installation program.

Version 7.1.0 released - 10/2005

  • Changed DIMGAP value to 0.05 for the leader commands. See Arc Leader, Straight Leader, and Labeling.
  • Fixed polyline width variable. Set to 0 at the beginning of commands using polylines. Set to original value at the end of commands.
  • Fixed a problem in the drawing setup dialog box. At times the decimal precision does not stay as set.
  • Fixed decimal precision problem in the dimension tool when using the new associative dimension object type.
  • Fixed error in Change Bearing Direction. Now changes bearing text if space between N, S, E, W and bearing.

Version 7.0.0 released - 7/2005

  • Program renamed to SmartDraft from Smart Drafting
  • Note: All testing with AutoCAD and Land Desktop 2i and lower has stopped.
  • Retired old Data Tables command.
  • Added Inquiry Tools to labeling.
  • Added toggle to enable and disable SmartDraft's Mode Status Line and added additional display options.
  • Added option to use associative dimension objects for Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension with Prompt, Dimension Truncate, and Dimension without Leader.
  • Modified Text Edit to resize the reference symbols to accommodate the changed text string.
  • Added option for user define header text in Labeling Table and Labeling Table Style Manager.
  • Added option to include labeling data when inserting reference symbols. See Reference Symbol.
  • Added Oval to the Reference Symbol list.
  • Added Reference Symbols to labeling.
  • Added Styles File Manager to Customization Template Manager.
  • Fixed Rotate Along an Arc or Circle nil point error when selecting the last segment of a closed polyline.
  • Added command to remove Layer Filters, RLF.
  • Added command to toggle automatic removal of Layer Filters when a drawing is open RLFAUTO.
  • Fixed Dimension Truncate so osnap dialog box will close.
  • Fixed masking error when arc text / labels where moved from modelspace to paperspace or scaled. See Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Mask.
  • Fixed Reposition Labels and Arc Text so it now stays on correct layer, does not move to layer 0, and works if rescaled or moved from modelspace to paperspace.
  • Fixed error - dimstyle / text style not reset at the end of a command.

Version 6.6.9 released - 11/2004

  • Added Reference point option to Rotate Along an Arc or Circle.
  • Added Bearing Space option to Radial Bearings.
  • Added support to update existing masks for Text Edit DD, Change Label Direction CLD, Change Label Precision CLP, Reposition Labels and Arc Text RPT, and Scale Labels SLB. The mask will update when changes are made to masked text.
  • Added Text, Arc Text, and Attribute Unmask with command alias AU.

Version 6.5.0 released (First release for AutoCAD 2005) - 8/2004

  • Note: Product version number changed to match the version numbering of SmartDraft Suite.
  • Added text, arc text, or attributes mask to the menu and toolbars.
  • Added option to create retired data table output in the Labeling Table command.
  • Added option to include or exclude duplicate tags in the Labeling Table command.
  • Added tool to zoom to, renumber, or consolidate labeling tags. See Labeling Tags Tool.
  • Added options to change default osnaps for dimension commands. See Dimension, Dimension Outside, Dimension Truncate, Dimension with Prompt, and Dimension without Leader.

Version 1.8.0 released (First release for AutoCAD 2004) - 3/2004

  • Added new. Label the distance of a selected arc. See Dimension Arc.
  • Adds Drawing Setup command alias DDS.
  • Renamed the following commands: Labeling Style Setup to Labeling Style Manager, and Labeling Table Style Setup to Labeling Table Style Manager.
  • Renamed Default Customization Template to User Customization Template, and Default Drawing Settings to New Drawing Settings.
  • Updated the Customization Overview and Layer Database Overview sections of the help file.
  • Dimension truncate with suffix text. See Dimension Truncate.
  • Added objects Layer to each line of the report file. See Labeling Options.
  • Added Undo option to labeling. See Labeling.
  • Added alternate unit bracket type, and set label style current from a selected label to Labeling Options. See Labeling Options and Select Label Style.
  • Added Delta prefix option to Labeling Table Style Manager. See Labeling Table Style Manager
  • Crow's Feet placed with Crow's Feet - Automatic will be repositioned and scaled along with labels. See Reposition Labels and Arc Text, and Scale Labels.
  • Added support for tag letters in the labeling and label tables. See Labeling Options, and Labeling Table.
  • Dialog box for Radial Bearings is now an option. It does not appear every time the command starts. See Radial Bearings.
  • Added detection of new layers between initial use and subsequent use. See Layer Change Detector
  • Change (flip) text direction added to change direction command. See Change Label Direction.
  • Change bearing direction separated to its own command. See Change Bearing Direction.
  • Architectural Units added to Drawing Setup for some commands to honor architectural input and output. See Architectural Units: Command List.

Version 1.4.0 released - 7/2003

  • Added Radial Bearing to the menu. See Radial Bearings.
  • Added ALTA Labels to the menu. Label a distance, direction and description label. See ALTA Labels.
  • Added command aliases references in toolbar and menu.
  • New command aliases added. DSA, DSD, DSN, DSO, and DSP.
  • Added a SmartDraft and PS-SmartDraft dimstyle. All of SmartDraft's dimvar changes are done in these two dimstyles. To control these dimstyle in a drawing see Drawing Setup. To control these dimvar's in a customization template see Customization Template Manager.
  • Added output option in Label Tables for Retired Annotation Tools. See Labeling Table: Retired Table Output.
  • Added ability to reposition arc text. See Reposition Labels and Arc Text.

Version 1.3.0 released - 11/2002

  • Added Crow's Feet - Automatic. See Crow's Feet - Automatic.
  • Added Scale labels. See Scale Labels.
  • Added Reposition labels. See Reposition Labels.
  • Added Change label precision. See Change Precision.
  • Added Labeling styles. See Labeling Style Manager.
  • Added Labeling table styles. See Labeling Table Style Manager.
  • Retired old annotation command.
  • Added option to insert Labeling arrow with or without a break symbol. See Labeling Arrows.

Version 1.0.0 released (First release AutoCAD 2000) - 10/2002

  • Note: SmartDraft Labeling 1.0 is a subset of SmartDraft 6 Suite.
  • Added new labeling tool. See Labeling.

 


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