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Novapoint 18.30.FP4i

Release date: 2014-04-02


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Updates in Novapoint Base

Version 18.30FP4i 64 bit
  • Licensing
  • This version supports licensing for IPv6-adress and IPv4-adress.
  • FLEXlm 11.12 is used.
  • It is recommended to upgrade the license server for those who uses network license.

Updates in Novapoint Landscape

Versjon 18.30/20FP4i 64 bit
  • Landscape > Vegetation > Solitary…Creates blocks without name and does not scale. This is now fixed.

Updates in Novapoint Railway

All versions

  • Alignment Design: Improved GUI speed when many elements in alignment (#17352).
  • Alignment Design: Fixed bug which made it impossible to empty max distance cell in reference points grid. Set cell value = 0 to empty cell (#17189).
  • Alignment Design: Load reference points from KOF file now allows appending to existing (#17907).
  • Alignment Design: Offset and copy function now maintains speed and cant values (#17901).
  • Switch Design: Updated Norwegian switches (#17915).
  • Some other bug-fixes.

Updates in Novapoint Tunnel

Version 18.30 FP4i 64 bit
  • 3D-drawing: The possibility to choose scannerpoints and triangulated surfaces was lost. This possibility is now reestablished.
  • 3D-drawing: In some situations, additional long walls were drawn for short crossing tunnels. This is now corrected.
  • Plan drawing: Short crossing tunnels were sometimes not drawn. This is now corrected.
  • Plan drawing: The plan drawing with the 3D-drawing option turned on sometimes failed. This is now corrected.
  • Cross-section drawing: When you previously made changes in the road model, you had to stop and start Novapoint again to see the changes in the the cross-section drawing. This is now corrected.
  • LandXML export: The first and last cross-sections were not always listed in the cross-section rotation list in the LandXML file. This is now corrected.

Updates in Novapoint Bridge

Version 18.30 FP4i 64 bit
  • Cross-section drawing: The rightmost road surface edge was not always drawn. This is now corrected.
  • Cross-section drawing: For some situations, some strange error messages were shown on the command line without any real corresponding failure. This is now corrected.
  • Longitudinal profile: When choosing many structure points from different chainage numbers,the longitudinal profile drawing functionality sometimes failed. This is now corrected.
  • Longitudinal profile: When changing the chainage number in the point ordering dialog, sometimes the cross-section from the previous chainage number was shown together with the cross-section for the new chainage number. This is now corrected.
  • Show/edit key sections: For some situations, the cross-section was zoomed very far out. This is now corrected.
  • Calculate minimum vertical distance: For some situations the calculated vertical distance was wrong. This is now corrected.


Updates in Novapoint Road Sign

Danish version

  • Improvment: Update symbol size - new command added for updating selected signs to the current symbol size (#2051)
  • Bugfix: TSTABLE - the function was not working as designed on some drawings (#2454)

Finnish version

  • Bugfix: General - content was disorder in information window (#2808)
  • Bugfix: 611 - conflict between green field and arrow fixed (#2797)
  • Bugfix: 611,631 & 632 - legal values for default text height updated (#2934)
  • Bugfix: 611MB - support for service symbol improved (#2941)
  • Bugfix: 612 & 632 - one more alignment variation added (#2474)
  • Bugfix: 631 - text size changing error for TH=300 (#2933)
  • Bugfix: 631M - area calculation was not ok (#2926)
  • Bugfix: 645 - dimensions and text alignments updated (#2798)
  • Bugfix: 813 & 814 - dimensions updated (#2796)

Norwegian version

  • Feature: New sign - 709.2 added to library (#2039)
  • Feature: New sign - 709.3 added to library (#2040)
  • Feature: New sign - 709.4 added to library (#2503)
  • Feature: New sign - 719.2 added to library (#2569)
  • Improvment: 703.2 - functionality improved (#2969)
  • Improvment: 749 - functionality improved (#2570)
  • Bugfix: Color field - double click for edit text was not enabled (#2772)
  • Bugfix: Information - preview was not ok on the new 75x signs (#2774)
  • Bugfix: 709.11 - plate height not ok if only one row (#2911)
  • Bugfix: 715 - wrong color for text and border if brown background (#2905)
  • Bugfix: 715 - it was not possible to remove any plate from the combination (#2906)
  • Bugfix: 719.11 - vertical alignment for circular mini was not ok (#2802)
  • Bugfix: 75x - color of “service” was not ok (#2485)
  • Bugfix: 751 - arc's was missing from inner border at arrowhead (#2765)
  • Bugfix: 751 - wrong TH for number after comma (#2840)
  • Bugfix: 753.2 - program used wrong value for horizontal round up (#2841)
  • Bugfix: 834.0 - there was wrong spelling of some text (#2842)
  • Bugfix: 834.5 - the combination was missing (#2475)

Swedish version

  • Bugfix: General - information was not correct for E5 & E6 (#2899)
  • Bugfix: General - some geometry ended up on the wrong layer (#2508)
  • Bugfix: General - wipeout was not ok on insert if symbol scale was not set to 1 (#2510)
  • Bugfix: General - some translations updated (#2486)
  • Bugfix: F5 - delete service symbol and you get FATAL ERROR (#2815)
  • Bugfix: F7 - border was not ok for TH 300 & 400 (#2924)
  • Bugfix: T22 - some background colors was missing (#2537)


Updates in Novapoint Road Marking

All versions

  • Bugfix: General - there was a problem to attach RMLINE to polylines containing arc's with exactly 180 degree (#2439)

Danish version

  • Bugfix: Road Marking lines - there was a fatal error when select polyline (#2565)

Norwegian version

  • Improvment: RMTRIM - now it's possible to specify to keep the objects inside or outside the polygon (#1632)
  • Bugfix: RMTRIM - content is now removed from fill at start/end also (#2970)
  • Bugfix: RMTABLE - linetypes with different width are now on seperate rows (#2851)

Swedish version

  • Improvment: MNU - translation updated (#2856)


Updates in Novapoint Virtual Map 6.6.2

Version 6.6.2 (Released November 2013)

New features:

  • Support for Autocad 2014
  • Civil3d - port to Autocad 2014
  • Direct export to VDC Live
  • New Norvegian city locations for sunlight analysis
  • Roof building eavesWidth meaning
  • HB138 vm-modeler.ini delivered as part of VM installation

Bug fixes:

  • c3d plugin is not visible in Autocad 2012 (Standalone)
  • Plugin concept problem: Same object are being regenerated multiple times
  • Plugin added new materials are inserted incorrectly by modeler
  • Virtual map crashes when model contains many meshes
  • Fullscreen not working from vm-viewer.ini
  • Provide shorter description for plugin items
  • Rotate follow Z 90degree parameter for single elements
  • Civil 3D plugin does not remember Corridor Surface configuration
  • Export geometry using LandXML does not work
  • Audio sounds stalls (Horn sound)
  • Poor performance of image capturing
  • VBO blacklisting is not working
  • Huge amount of materials (8714) crashes modeler on model build
  • Object info's Options button does not work
  • Pressing 'Measure' and then 'Info' crashes viewer
  • Internal improvement: Disable linker warnings for 3-rd party libraries
  • Right click gets navigation is disabled when object info is shown
  • Model coordinates and black square
  • When viewpoint panel is autohidden, pressing 'v' resets viewpoint panel to blank
  • Ditch scatters orthophoto
  • Enable shaders makes road markings disappear
  • Alpha channel not working with shadows on
  • Unloading xref that contains xref removes all xrefs from generated model
  • Measurement not working properly

Known issues:

  • Exporting a 32-bit Viewer package with 64-bit Viewer creates a package that does not open



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