HighDesign 1.8.3 Now Available!

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HighDesign 1.8.3 Now Available!

Post by Andrew » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:10 am

We are pleased to announce the release of HighDesign 1.8.3! This new update brings some new and enhanced functionalities in the areas of editing, styles and layers management, DXF/DWG exporting, and improves overall stability and workflow.

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Highdesign 1.8.3 Release Notes

New Features and Enhancements
  • Duplicate now supports multiple copies in one run: hold down the Option key and click
    to make a copy without closing the command.
  • Added the command Tools > Fit Text Box.
  • Rotate by Angle now provides the option to rotate the selected objects around the
    center of the selection or around the center of each object.
  • The command Window > Default Window Size now resets position and size of the
    palettes as well as the main window.
Fixes and Improvements
  • Styles: the Modify Style command now updates the specific properties of the style
    when its type is changed from 'Generic' to 'Type-specific.'
  • Deleting a style used in the project and replacing it with another no longer freezes the
    application.
  • Loading styles saved on disk now works correctly with tool-specific styles.
  • New symbols no longer skip the first item.
  • Fixed a problem that caused symbols to miss their references after reopening the
    document.
  • Edit Symbol: scaled symbols are now updated correctly.
  • Edit Symbol: existing instances of the modified symbol now properly update their
    selection bounds.
  • Loading a document only adds 'document' layers.
  • Pasted objects no longer add unused layers.
  • Activation of the software could fail in some cases.
  • Ungroup All did not set the "Document Modified" flag.
  • Bearings now work correctly.
  • The command Centroid of Polygon is now functional again.
  • Fixed several internal errors.
  • Fixed data input in some input fields.
  • Get and Set window/door attributes now include sill options and door swing angle.
  • Project Info now lists all object types.
  • Drawing Manager: custom linetypes can now be renamed.
  • DXF/DWG In/Out: improved support for multiline texts.
  • DXF/DWG output: Vertical half circles were exported as full circles.
  • The proxy menu on the title bar now works correctly after saving a file.
  • Arcs, circles and ellipses could not be undone.
  • Object Info: resizing the width of text box now works correctly with rotated texts.
  • Object Info: text boxes no longer can be resized via the Height field, as the height of a text box is automatic, based on the current width.
  • Damaged preferences files could set wrong values for the angular units.
  • Reordered project views now retain their order more consistently.

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