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Novapoint 18.20.FP2c

Release date: 2012-09-14

Links: Base | Road | Area Planning | Landscape | Terrain Design | Railway | Noise | Bridge Design | Tunnel | Water & Sewer | District Heating | Road Signs | Road Marking | Land Acquisition Planner | Virtual Map

Updates in Novapoint Tunnel

Version 18.20FP2c 64 bit

Distance plan drawing

  • Performance improvements - especially for the first calculation of a tunnel interval

Updates in Novapoint Road Sign

Finnish version

  • Bugfix: Quantity table - the coordinates for j1111 was not in the center of the pole (#1634)

Norwegian version

  • Bugfix: TSEXPLODE - created multiple polynines for mounting frames (#1633)

Swedish version

  • Improvment: Settings - option for specify layer and color for “pole” added (#1570)
  • Improvment: TSINFO - now it's possible select which plate the information of the signs turns On or Off (#1580)
  • Improvment: Translation - some adjustments in translation (#1628, #1636)
  • Bugfix: F5 - was not possible to add number after colorfield (#1622)
  • Bugfix: F5 - the preview was not ok for long colorfield (#1623)
  • Bugfix: F5 - improveed functionality for user defined width (#1624)
  • Bugfix: F5 - general improvement in functionality (#1625, #1626, #1627)
  • Bugfix: F5 - improved handeling of border between service and number (#1629)
  • Bugfix: F5 - minimum distance from border to number adjusted when no text (#1630)

Updates in Novapoint Virtual Map

Version 6.5.1 (Released September 2012)

New features

  • Viewpoint markers: editable status fields
  • Higher than screen resolution image output using graphics card
  • Building floor area and volume calculation for area planning (under model statistics)
  • Improved rendering; transparency sorting (new setting under rendering)
  • Improved rendering; mesh smoothing (new setting under optimization)
  • Improved stereo frustum rendering

Major bug fixes:

  • 64bit model export package won't work on computers that don't have VM installed
  • Viewer export package doesn't get a proper license
  • LandXML virtual layers / XREF generation
  • Merging config will add an empty group
  • Select best performing video card/display for VM viewer
  • Viewer movement not smooth
  • Rendering problems in VM6 compared to VM5
  • When starting a model with start.bat viewer doesn't always allocate license
  • Material area with patch don't work with target layer
  • Duplicate groups after generating model
  • Advanced object information does not work with * defenition
  • Update web template for ActiveX
  • Editing config (remove item) very slow
  • Erasing groups does not work using delete button
  • Copy view to clipboard crashes when using software rendering
  • Autosave was disabled in 6.5
  • Reading a Novapoint 18.10 road model silently upgrades the VIPS file from 18.10 to 18.20
  • Object info sometimes crashes.
  • Unsupported compression method in zipped viewer package

Known issues:

  • With some ATI and Intel graphics cards with older drivers the Viewer may crash on start
  • Novapoint 19.00 issues:
    • W&S import not available until fixed compatibility with DCM19 in next update
    • Road models require saving into 18.xx format before use in VM
  • Dashboard transparency does not work

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