ARCHLine.XP 2014 Troubleshooting

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Build 331 (Released Version)

07.01.2015

 
  • Frequently and randomly occurring crash at file saving is fixed.
  • New factory materials: Carpet flooring.
  • New developments in the Design Center:
    - Right mouse click on an element - Copy command is available.
    - In detailed view you can use the Copy command in the cogged wheel menu.

Build 291 (Released Version)

07.10.2014

 
  • Bug fix: file operations (image import, PDF printing, file opening and saving) caused malfunctions or losses of drawings in ARCHline in certain circumstances.
  • 3D warehouse import control is updated to follow the latest website protocol changes on 3D warehouse.
  • Bug fix: reference points of a snapshot image moved away from their correct positions in certain circumstances.
  • Wall connection problems are fixed.
  • Thea export bug fix: in case of corrupt textures, objects were missed from the export.
  • Crash problem resolved: in case of material directory export from the Design Center crash occurred if more material directories were selected.
  • Bug fix : copying a group from one floor to another - inactive layers that belonged to the elements of the group were activated.
  • Bug fix : Search for projects - dialog appears in infinite loop in case of corrupt projects.
  • Bug fix in the Design Center: Templates disappear from the project when you create a plot layout.
  • Bug fix in roof: in some cases the second rafter layer representation was incorrect in the preview.
  • Development: if you download an object or KBB element from the Showroom, ARCHline navigates to this element in the Design Center.
  • Bug fix in Thea Export error: objects multiplied and light solids appeared in the exported Thea Export model.
  • Bug fix: placing stairs from the Design Center with drag&drop works again.
  • Bug fix: File opening/saving is very slow because of a huge amount of unnecessary XML data saved into the project.
  • Bug fix: Magnifier command did not work correctly. It disappeared after a mouse click.
  • New option in the hatch pattern generation: The hotspot distances take over the hatch steps.
  • Bug fix: Light source tooltip was not UTF compatible (strance characters appeared in the tooltip).
  • Balustrade development: new possibilities in the "Add/remove handrail" dialog:
    * Invisible (to keep the settings for the case you want to make it visible again)
    * Exclude from general increasing/decreasing of height.
  • Beam ending with profile can be rotated along with the beam.
  • Bug fix: DWF file opening error.
  • Bug fix: Floors from the inactive building appeared in the floors drop-down list.
  • Bug fix: Design center - Project navigator - double click made the listst collapsed.

Build 278 (Released Version)

08.09.2014

 
  • New light source type managing: IES lights. We added some IES lamp example into a new OLI file: Lamps_with_IES_lights.oli.
  • 3D warehouse import control is updated to follow the latest website protocol changes on 3D warehouse.
  • SketchUp import extended with SKP 2014 format reading (ability to import SketchUp 2014 models from 3D Warehouse).
  • One click kitchen speed improvement. 25-50% more performance on first time design.
  • Design center: nicer folder icons.
  • Crash problem resolved: in case of material directory export from the Design Center crash occurred if more material directories were selected.
  • Bug fix: Object replacement of Tree 10 and Tree 8 did not work in a drawing from ARCHline.XP 2011.
  • Bug fixes of Cabinet wizard compatibility problems.
  • Bug fix: some transparent hatches were invisible on 2D.
  • Bug fix in roof: in some cases the second rafter layer representation was incorrect in the preview.
  • Bug fix in room book : in some cases custom volume value specification did not work.
  • Bug fix in Selection by set name - dimension set names were not listed.
  • Bug fix : in some cases ARCHline started without project start dialog.
  • Bug fix in Room book : Net area calculation error - calculation was made with a fix room height of 1500 mm.
  • Bug fix: Rendering error because of high image resolution.
  • Bug fix: layer grouping by drag and drop in the layer management dialog did not work.
  • Bug fix in Thea render XML export - Background image was not exported.
  • Room book developments:
    - In case of Room book - Continuous command the room name, area and room number information included in the room book table. Room number starts from 1 and increased by one at each placement.
    - If zone is not assigned to the room book, the program calculates it with the default parameters and represents it with grey color.
  • Balustrade developments in the Individual panels and bars dialog:
    - the top and bottom ending of bars are editable (horizontal, vertical, custom profile)
    - the visibility of each individual element can be switched on/off by a checkbox.
  • PDF import function improvement: when the PDF resolution and size results memory problem, the program automatically reduce the resolution to make it possible the import. Example: A0 size with 600 dpi may output an error , in this case the program reduces the resolution for 300 dpi for the next try, and so on.
  • Excel list with new tabs: Wall Layers Sorted, Slab Layers Sorted.
  • Zone manager Drag and drop zones error is fixed.

Build 239 (Released Version)

01.07.2014
 
  • Internet security related starting problems are resolved.
  • Bug fix: Inserting door/window into wall between columns that are inserted into the wall.
  • Bug fix: Create door/window from object error - 2D and 3D positions were different.
  • Natural color representation in OpenGL works.
  • Bug fix: In some cases snapshot produced an image with a mixture of textured and wireframe representation.
  • DWG import - OpenDesign library is updated - memory leakage fixed.
  • Bug fix: material rendering on arc shapes.
  • Balustrade: New option for balustrade elements: Exclude from general increasing/decreasing of height.
  • DWG import. In case of missing XREFs the message box includes the Cancel button option. Pressing this button, subsequent messages with the missing XREFs will be skipped.
  • Design Center : Material and object export - strange items in the file type drop-down menu are eliminated.
  • Bug fix of rendering error when you had an arc door in the wall, for example.
  • Handling of Balustrade styles from the property grid is corrected.
  • Bug fix: final activation of serial numbers with 95XXXXXXXXXXXXXX did not work.
  • New option in the File - Options - Display settings: Design center background color.
  • Door Wizard developments: Save button on the left side (it is not necessary to exit from the dialog for saving); New option on the Frame page: Adjust frame to wall thickness; New option on the Panel page: Select all the similar (if you change the material, with this option you can replace the materials of other parts, too).
  • Bug fix : Spot lamp : the angle of inner cone cannot be modified from the property grid.
  • Bug fix : Renaming of the plot layout window does not work by clicking on the tab of the window.
  • Bug fix: Layer of an element is not found in the layer management.
  • Bug fix: layer grouping by drag and drop in the layer management dialog did not work.
  • Bug fix: Ridge board - distance between roof ends setting was applied incorrectly.
  • Bug fix of rare project opening errors (projects created with older ARCHline versions).
  • Bug fix: Balustrade crashes if "Show balusters" option is switched off and we try to change the properties of a balustrade in the property grid.
  • Bug fix: Material drag and drop on the side of the slab layer does not work correctly.

Build 221 (Released Version)

06.06.2014
 
  • New commands in the local menu of an item: Find material, Locate item in the Design Center.
  • New option in Dimensioning - Elevation on section: Chain one by one. With this option it is possible to position each dimension horizontally, one by one.
  • Thea Render export - export problems with textures are fixed.
  • Bug fix: The rendering of polyline light sources works.
  • Bug fix of a special case: Wall rotation leads to undesired rotation of other walls.
  • New feature: Possibility to manage (create) layers directly from the properties dialog. The "New layer" option can be found on the bottom of the layer selection drop-down list.
  • Bug fix of a special case: The room book area is doubled after connecting a wall.
  • Interior version: Add-On - Raster image calibration - Raster to vector menu item is added.
  • Bug fix: 3D build with rectangle selection - floor plan disappears.
  • Text table import from Excel works with special Czech characters.
  • Bug fix of rendering error when you had an arc door in the wall, for example.
  • Bug fix: room book table border switching on/off did not work.
  • Bug fix: project opening can slow down because of saving a huge amount of unnecessary data in XML format. This happened if you started a new project without restarting ARCHline.
  • Bug fix: in the project manager dialog the hidden drawing windows were deleted without any confirmation message.
  • Import from 3D warehouse - right mouse click in the search field pops up the local menu with the Paste option, for example.
  • Bug fix: Angle dimensions were deleted from the section window if you applied the hidden line removal command.
  • Bug fix: In the interior version the properties of multiple lamps, moulding, curtain etc. were not available.
  • Bug fix: roof representation error in case of extremely thin roof layers with extremely small inclinations.
  • Bug fix: layer grouping by drag and drop in the layer management dialog did not work.
  • New terrain feature : zones do not delete existing discontinuity lines in the zone.
  • Bug fix: Door/window consignation printing error - text size and orientation were not correct.
  • Bug fix in a special case: Room book perimeter value changed when you edited the Room in the flat field .
  • Bug fix: print queue is not saved into the project.
  • Bug fix in a special case: crash with discontinuity lines on the terrain.

Build 202 (Released Version)

16.05.2014
 
  • New development : KBB module.
  • Bug fix: Environment file export/import works correctly even with username including special characters.
  • Bug fix: extract slab from terrain - Hatches are overlapped.
  • Bug fix: Drag and drop - Change material commands do not work for individual balustrade elements.
  • Bug fix: Project management : In drawing mode you cannot start a new project.
  • Bug fix: 3D Warehouse download - the object gets different time ID, depending on the method of downloading.
  • Bug fix: 3D build with rectangle selection - floor plan disappears.
  • Bug fix: 3D build with rectangle selection - floor plan disappears.
  • Bug fix: Room book : Custom room book jumps away.
  • Bug fix: Room book : Room book zone colouring error - room is not coloured
  • Video card driver verification test at program start has changed. The date of the driver must be at least 01 January, 2008.
  • Bug fix: Roof : Project with multiple buildings - the roof cuts the other building.
  • Bug fix: Door : Wall connection - Chamfer option - arrow for the selection is not visible by default.
  • Bug fix: wall layers can be edited from the wall properties dialog.
  • Roof - from now on purlin is not created at the junction of two roof planes in case of mansards.
  • Bug fix: Dimension : Slanted serial dimension does not keep the accuracy of angle.
  • Bug fix: Rendering : Color temperature setting by entering a value does not work.
  • Bug fix: Floor plan not visible at file opening because there is no active floor selected.
  • Bug fix: Groups - Size information appears instead of the scale information.
  • Bug fix: Slab: Material drag and drop on the side of the slab layer does not work correctly.
  • Bug fix: Navibar - black arrows and hand icon for paning do not work when I click and hold with mouse.
  • New function in the interior version: Tools - Documentation: Create or delete floor snapshot.
  • Bug fix: Roof : Battens - different Show 3D options cannot be set for different batten layers.
  • Tiling - Move background area command is back.

Build 169 (Released Version)

11.04.2014
 
  • Bug fix: wall hatch became solid black when you changed its properties in the side panel.
  • Bug fix: folder renaming and deleting problems in the Design Center.
  • Google 3D warehouse downloading -> object name is kept (when you downloaded it with the download arrow - without going into the details -, the object name was converted to an unusable string).
  • Hatch : Transparent hatch over an image doesn't work in DirectX and OpenGL mode.
  • From now on two options are saved into the project: 1. Save 3D database (significant increase in size); 2. Purge unused materials which are applied on the floor plan and 3D model; (See it on the File - Options - Open and Save tab).
  • Bug fix : Natural color in DirectX 3D does not look the same as on material preview image.
  • Bug fix : Resolved: PDF/A printing works in the printing queue, too.
  • In the Start Printing dialog the button for the file name is longer.
  • Trim first object, Trim both objects, Delete between intersections command buttons are removed from the 2D edit toolbar because they can be found on the Edit toolbar.
  • Change in the menu structure - raster image editing commands are organized in submenu (available only in the architecture edition): Drafting menu - Edit raster image.
  • Door/Window dimension properties - in the Format parameters section you can always find the drop-down menu for the units.
  • Elements in selection lists are in alphabetical order.
  • Layer management development - one click = selection, double click = edit layer name.
  • Software update management: from now on only the last update is stored in the following directory: C:UsersAppDataRoamingcadlineARCHlineXP2014Updates.
  • Bug fix: In case of Feet & Inches unit settings the thickness input for the slab layers did not work correctly in the properties dialog.
  • Design Center, template management: with right mouse click on the project - Show defaults - you can access the style settings dialog.
  • Bug fix: Object : Draw as command does not keep the layer property.
  • Bug fix: Window instances get black in 3D (when you use the Instances setting in 3D).
  • Bug fix: Google 3D Warehouse import dialog is empty on Windows XP.
  • Bug fix: Rendering : Bump mapping option was missing from the rendering settings.
  • Bug fix: Object : Object - Replace command did not work if Parasol object is the default.
  • Possibility to define semicircle (Semicircle subcommand when you draw an arc).
  • New option in the File -> Option -> Item settings -> Furniture -> Attach user defined big image (300x300 pixel) when saving objects.
  • Bug fix: Create door/window from object - additional unremovable handles were created in the preview dialog.
  • Bug fix: Balustrade : Instancing error with handrails.
  • Interface: Wireframe color is black option is moved from the Build 3D model dialog to the File - Options - Display tab - Build 3D model section.
  • Bug fix: Moving a room book to a zone, the room book will be moved to another floor.
  • If we place a group with the "Force layer" option, the layers of the elements of the group will not be created automatically.
  • Compatibility issues with old user-defined roof windows are resolved.
  • To speed up the autosaving process, objects are not saved during autosaving.
  • New room survey commands: 1. Room solving; 2. by triangulation.
  • Change in crash reporting: it is not necessary to switch on the automatic updates for sending crash report automatically.