The major issues were with blocks created in AutoCAD and text rotation.
The link to the Beta downloads is http://www.ilexsoft.com/ftp/pub/Softwar ... -131b1.sit.
These are the complete release notes for beta 1:
1.3.1b1 July 28, 2004
- - The standard toolbar button on OS X now works properly.
- Symbol settings window: deleting a view out of a symbol no longer shows a message with the wrong encoding.
- Symbol settings window: setting the "Use Symbol Colors" and "Fills as Background" properties now applies correctly.
- Organize > Select Current Layer no longer applies to locked layers.
- Find... no longer applies to locked layers.
- Drawing Manager.Hatches: duplicate hatch no longer causes internal errors.
- Corrected the spelling of "Acknowledgements" in the About Box.
- Organize menu, sheets: Transfer To and Duplicate To are now enabled only if there are selected items.
- DXF import: multiline texts now get the correct rotation angle
- DXF import: multiline texts get the correct reference rectangle width even if not set in the file.
- DXF import: multiline texts now honor the attachment point property.
- DXF import: hatches now get their spacing according to the drawing scale.
- DXF import: linear dimensions no longer are erroneously set as aligned under certain conditions.
- DXF import: hatch patterns are now interpreted more correctly.
- Undo/Redo Scale commands no longer activate the "Suspend Undo" option.
- Moving items with Undo suspended caused an ID03 error.
- Undo/Redo Scale now properly resets the number of selected items.
- DXF import: added support for angular dimensions.
- DXF import: improved support for blocks.
- DXF import: layer names are now imported with the correct text encoding.
- Text tool: the input field now properly resizes when entering new text.
- Text blocks are displayed as solid rectangles when scaled down to very small sizes.
- DXF import: TEXT entities now get the correct block height, even with small text sizes.
- (CHG) DXF import: penweights settings are ignored.
- DXF import: linetypes are now interpreted more accurately.
- Dashed arcs, freehand and bezier now redraw faster.
- Faster DXF import.
- The default hatch list no longer includes duplicate items.