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ActCAD 2023 Update 777 Released, Dt.18 Nov, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 777 for ActCAD 2023 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release with few minor fixes as mentioned below:

  • Updated ODA dwg Libraries
  • Updated "Generate full report" check box on Options Dialog
  • Fixed some minor issues in Print command
  • Updated ActCAD API to support hash in std namespace
  • Fixed some issue in vlax-invoke-method function
  • Fixed incorrect appearance of line styles in "Add Linetypes" dialog
  • Fixed the issue of drawing with no point clouds shows warning about 2D visual style
  • Fixed some issue with non-dwg xrefs
  • Improved some scripts related to product testing
  • Fixed XREF with different UOR factor works wrong
  • Fixed crash issue while switching materials in the Import Materials dialog
  • Fixed some issues in BEDIT command
  • Fixed OBJ material with texture image is not read
  • Fixed the path setting for IcadPlot.log
  • Fixed make "Records from Xref Visibility" toggle also remove layers from drop-down lists
  • Fixed dynamic input issue in BOX command to fix width length values
  • Fixed too long layer names not recognizable in quick Select dialog
  • Fixed Surveyors units not consistent
  • Fixed Table Datalink to enable deletion of datalink when inserted as block
  • Fixed Table data Link status bar item is missing
  • Fixed the issue if UCS is moved, the object moves when the ARRAYRECT command is applied
  • Fixed Arc command with two parameters input
  • Fixed update layout tabs after vla-put-name on layout object
  • Fixed error in vlax-erased-p function
  • Fixed Help button in Select Coordinate System dialog box opens the wrong help topic
  • Fixed opening a drawing from a path containing IP address disables Read Only option in consequent openings
  • Fixed AEC entities not redrawn until REGEN in 3d view
  • Fixed certain bug to create new named ucs
  • Fixed the issue of textpage function does not work
  • Fixed the issue of Extrude do not work after profile offset
  • Fixed certain issues with snap functionality
  • Fixed the issue of mapcar cannot use vla-delete
  • Fixed the issue in XREF that can't attach a drawing with the name containing dots and commas
  • Fixed vla functions should accept vlax-3d-point as argument even though the function waits for IIcadPoint or IIcadVector interfaces
  • Fixed the issue of command prompt disappearance in certain situation
  • Fixed crash on exit after doing F2F and loosing command line
  • Fixed some issue of importing .acb color books to ActCAD
  • Fixed bursting a non-explodable block insert
  • Fixed DYNMODE (nentsel) issue
  • Fixed certain issue with INSUNITS value setting
  • Fixed do not show message box "Current Customization is overriden" in CUI
  • Fixed zoom and pan are very slow in GLES graphics device
  • Fixed dynamic blocks lose their properties during WBLOCK
  • Fixed ESNAP APPINT doesn't work
  • Fixed UCS issue of intersection Snap error
  • Fixed the issue of export to SLD not support polyline

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2023 Map Drafter Released, Dt.16 Oct, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new product "ActCAD 2023 Map Drafter". It is mainly useful for designers engaged in digitizing the maps.

Below are the new commands available in this product apart from all regular 2D Drafting features:

  • * Image Calibration
  • * Create Local Language Text, select keyboard input language and corresponding font directly on dialog
  • * Edit Local Language Text
  • * Insert Map View Direction with one Click, you can customize the symbol as needed
  • * Insert Flow Direction in drawing with one Click, you can customize the symbol as needed
  • * Insert custom symbols through MapSymbols program. You can use our Block Editor also for this purpose.
  • * Find Gaps in Profiles
  • * Find Overlaps in Profiles
  • * Entity Scaling based on clicks without the need to calculate Scaling value
  • * Insert Image Markers to drawing through a special program
  • * Mapclean option using Overkill tool
  • * Insert Local Language number series in drawing for map segment
  • * Tool to find the number of map segments in drawing and insert the count. Update it after adding or removing few segments from the drawing.
  • * ESRI Shape File Export
  • * Other Miscellaneous commands

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This software is available from our download page for free trial. Please contact us if you need any more details about this product.

ActCAD 2023 Update 750 Released, Dt.08 Oct, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 750 for ActCAD 2023 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release with few minor fixes as mentioned below:

  • Updated ODA DWG libraries
  • Fixed some issue with WMF file creation
  • Updated ActCAD PDF Printer Drivers
  • Fixed entity selection not cleared while switching between drawings
  • Fixed some issues in LISP functions
  • Improved graphics performance
  • Fixed INSUNITS sysvar to accept the value 21
  • Fixed the issue of temporary objects not deleted
  • Fixed extra line printing when CMDECHO is set to 0
  • Fixed some issue with Network License Activation in 2023

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2023 New Versions Released, Dt.25 Sep, 2022

Jytra Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd. announces the release of ActCAD 2023 which uses latest IntelliCAD 11 Engine. ActCAD 2023 is available in three variants viz., Standard, Professional and Prime. Comparison available between these three variants here. ActCAD 2023 is a major release with several improvements and it uses ODA 22.12 dwg libraries. Below is a list of major improvements in this version:

  • Introduced View Cube in Model Space
  • Section planes option to visualize cross-sections of a 3D Model
  • 3D walk throughs and flying through 3D Models
  • Improved Visual Styles
  • Improved features in Start Page
  • Export of .obj files
  • Import map files by connecting to PostgreSQL, MySQL, and WFS servers
  • Moving and rotating entities easily using 3D Positioner command
  • Displaying selected entities with a glowing highlight effect
  • New Commands: Facet Model Pipe, Reverse, Break at Point, Map Service, Update FIled, Hatch Generate Bounday, Match Cell
  • Improved excel data links, tables, geolocation setup, publish command, visualize ribbon tab
  • Prime version supports, import of Autodesk® Revit® 2022 files, create and assign visibility states, select and work with .ifc and .rvt underlays using the Explorer, and use the Audit command to check for errors in .ifc files that are attached as underlays
  • Uses IntelliCAD 11 Engine and ODA 2022.12 DWG libraries
  • Uses Latest version v14 for PDF to CAD Conversion Tool
  • Professional and Prime versions uses Spatial® Technology ACIS® version 2022
  • The new API is highly compatible with AutoCAD® Object ARX
  • Improved speed and performance
  • Improved Licensing Technology

ActCAD 2023 works with Microsoft® Windows® 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 64-bit versions. The latest version can be downloaded from here

ActCAD 2022 Update 1395 Released, Dt.04 Aug, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1395 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Made some improvements to Network License Manager
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed some issue with Snap insertion
  • Fixed crash issue while unchecking "disable snapshot feature for WinGLES device">/li>
  • Fixed some crash issue while handling Osnap Manager
  • Fixed the issue of Move command does not show entities while moving
  • Fixed in Table default values appears when attempting to edit data link
  • Fixed some issus in ActCAD IRX programs

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1391 Released, Dt.29 Jul, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1391 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Made SysvarGuard more robust
  • Fixed script fail issue if QAFLAGS2 = 1024
  • Updated IRX API for IcDbLinkConnection
  • Fixed the issue of cannot create mleader/qleader if Y axis rotated 90 or -90
  • Fixed hatch edit issue of "BYLAYER" and "Use current" appear in the Background color list, "None" disappears
  • Fixed unable to remove copied Layout with Undo
  • Fixed Table Style dialog returns to the Insert Table when attempting to choose Starting table
  • Fixed SHEETSETMANAGER cannot open a DST file (sheetset) from Windows Explorer
  • Improved DIMALIGNED to allow for Enter to finish after two clicks
  • Fixed the right mouse button menu is not supported in the Table Style list
  • Added some new options in Table feature
  • Fixed hatch origin not properly set on hatch creation
  • Improved Polish translation further
  • Fixed SUBTRACT command creates an error in the drawing
  • Fixed the behavior of some LISP functions to match otherCAD
  • Fixed SPLINEDIT command that ends when using the "convert to Polyline" from the dynamic menu
  • Improved Layer explorer to scroll so that current layer is visible
  • Fixed table updation issue when the cell data related to the cell format of the table is deleted
  • Fixed some translation errors
  • Fixed the issue of "vla-get-freeze" and "vla-get-lock" do not return :vlax-true and :vlax-false
  • In PUBLISH command some UI changes done when adding drawings to sheet list
  • Fixed hatch issue of very small contour closed objects
  • Fixed -LAYOUT command that does not support the command line for all options
  • Fixed some issues in PLANESURF
  • Fixed error when calling a command from the dynamic menu in Dynamic input
  • Fixed in GEO feature some grid is displayed on the background map
  • Fixed in MLEADER impossible to completely delete a default text
  • Fixed "Create New Cell Style" error for TABLESTYLE command
  • Fixed the issue of last command not repeated on Enter
  • Fixed when DATALINK is executed, the "Link to range" value is not saved(released)
  • Fixed the issue of ssget "C" not returning selection at the point
  • Fixed in MLEADER leader Connections properties are different in the Multileader Styles Manager and Property pane
  • Fixed Table cell selection and height issues
  • Fixed in REVOLVE command that do not produce any result when using a region and its edge as an axis
  • Fixed the issue of loss of drawing contents/functionality in Feedback command
  • Fixed the issue of wrong template is used by NEW command
  • Fixed the issue of can't get table data via vlax* LISP calls
  • Fixed crash issue during SPELL CHECKING MODEL SPACE INSIDE OF LAYOUT MODEL SPACE
  • In Prime, fixed the issue AEC cannot copy and mirror walls
  • Fixed Checkbox in popup dialog about GDI resources not working
  • Fixed in PUBLISH the default for "Publish to" should be PDF
  • Fixed in Sheet Set Manager Layouts come in out of the order
  • Fixed certain crash issues in GSSETTINGS when removing the checkbox 'Disable snapshot feature for WinGLES device'
  • Fixed in FIELD command filename field is not evaluated on opening
  • Fixed certain crash issue while deleting a layout
  • Fixed in FIELD command Sheet Set fields not implemented
  • Fixed in PUBLISH dialog small text change to Browse for Folder dialog box when selecting PDF folder
  • Fixed the error when selecting Crossing with the same coordinates
  • Fixed the issue it is not possible to rotate 180 degrees using grip + space bar command
  • Fixed TABLE vla-select for TABLE entity not implemented
  • Fixed TABLE vla-get-ObjectName for TABLE not implemented
  • Fixed Publish that fail to output huge images the first time
  • Fixed in PUBLISH command, the name of the PDF file to be created is different from otherCAD
  • Fixed if a DSD file is created after executing the PUBLISH command, the TARGET information is different from otherCAD
  • Fixed in dynamic input 'Shaded with edges' and 'Shades of gray' not recognized
  • Fixed in LISP that cannot pass non-initialized variables as parameter in the VLA function
  • Fixed Field attribute values in block that cannot be seen after open

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1340 Released, Dt.01 Jun, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1340 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Implemented few improvements in Network Licensing Technology and Usage logs
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed issue with Visual Lisp function to automatically call (vl-load-com)
  • Implemented Import Options in Sheetset Manager
  • Fixed certain loading issue of COM DLLs autoloading
  • Fixed save and load PDF options on Publish Dialog
  • Added sheet dialog on Publish Dialog
  • Fixed crash issue with certain hyperlinks
  • Fixed invoke lispCancelled upon RTCAN status
  • Fixed the issue of after clicking the TABLE cell, the data format precision display error and text color error
  • Fixed the issue of zoom Entity on a layout
  • Fixed -LAYOUT command does not support the command line for all options

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1331 Released, Dt.25 May, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1331 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Updated latest ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed the issue of last command not repeated on Enter
  • Fixed reply to email address in feedback system
  • Fixed the dynamic tooltip disappear issue
  • Fixed ribbon tool is not updated when editing an array using the properties pane
  • Fixed sheetsetmanager Publish to PDF wrong order
  • Fixed entprop text notification on entity selection
  • Fixed .NET selection retention issue after redraw
  • Fixed no space errors in PLK language interface
  • Fixed DWG to PDF to have option to open created PDF document
  • Fixed crash issue while changing data order
  • Fixed the issue of toolbars disapperance
  • Fixed the issue of Print style reading issue
  • Fixed certain error with QSAVE command
  • Fixed some issues of PLANESURF
  • Fixed hatch issues very small contour closed objects
  • Fixed the issue MLeader is always created with text left justified
  • Fixed some issues in OVERKILL command to clean overlapping circles, arcs etc.
  • Fixed issue with the function vl-prin1-to-string
  • Fixed disable the Detach button for nested xrefs
  • Fixed hatch issue of very small contour closed objects
  • Fixed INTersection snap not working well between CIRCLE and a LINE
  • Fixed crash during object intersection snapping
  • Fixed overwriting a page setup from the Print dialog box should prefill the page setup with current print settings
  • Fixed the issue of transferring toolbars to current customization
  • Fixed certain crash issue of Annotative Dimensions style
  • Fixed image attachment issue with PDF.pc3 printer, auto converting resolution of image from 8bpp to 24bpp
  • Fixed explorer to save multiple blocks at once

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1310 Released, Dt.21 Apr, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1310 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Fixed some issues with -LAYOUT command
  • Fixed print style modification issues
  • Fixed some issuew with TEXTALIGN command
  • Fixed file save location issue in PUBLISH command
  • Fixed hang or crash issues of ActCAD in case of icad.fmp errors
  • Fixed INTersection snap not working well between CIRCLE and LINE
  • Fixed unexpected messages about font substitutions on MText editing
  • Improved page setup options in PUBLISH dialog
  • Fixed publish to PDF generates duplicates for selected sheets
  • Fixed page setup selection approach in PUBLISH command to avoid crashes
  • Added povision to include Model or Layout in PUBLISH command
  • Fixed BigFont display issues
  • Fixed arc trimming issue by a line
  • Added ENTPROP command in the UI
  • Fixed activation/deactivation error of Undo and Redo icons
  • Improved IntelliConvert tool to support addtional dgn models (.cel, .dgnlib)
  • Fixed intersection error with XLINE
  • Fixed DWF to PDF to have option to open converted PDF
  • Fixed certain issues in SCALE command to match with otherCAD
  • Fixed manual option in DIMBREAK command
  • Fixed some fonts not found issue in ActCAD Explorer
  • Fixed Start Page news display delay issue
  • Fixed selection sequence issue in LISP functions
  • Fixed error message issue on cancel when TEXTED variable set to 3
  • Fixed DWG to PDF file from unsaved drawing has an empty name
  • Fixed HPORIGINMODE=5 does not automatically set origin correctly
  • Fixed Open explorer window leads to terrible pan performance
  • Fixed Column width value not saved in TABLE command
  • Fixed PUBLISH command PDF output that do not match with print settings
  • Fixed mouse wheel causes zooming when command line in Text Window is focused
  • Fixed real Time Orbit and show scroll bars

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1290 Released, Dt.23 Mar, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1290 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Added new command GAPSFIND
  • Added new command OVERLAPSFIND
  • Revised User Interface including more functions and icons
  • Fixed certain issues with 3D space mouse
  • Fixed the issue of selection cursor reset with keyboard or transparent command
  • Fixed text island detection issues of Hatch
  • Fixed snaps not working on dashed line types
  • Modified close text editor icon
  • Fixed rotated dimension not associative when applied to 3d polyline with non-zero Z coordinate
  • Fixed an issue where some lists were missing when loading a DSD file
  • Fixed icons that are not scaling properly on 4k screens
  • Fixed Layers do not regen automatically when thawed on a specific drawing
  • Fixed change red X to green checkmark for Array and BEDIT context ribbon tabs
  • Fixed the issue array cannot be moved using the STRETCH command
  • Implemented new Polish translation
  • Fixed certain Hatch Boundary Error
  • Fixed some bug with Qleader command
  • Fixed hatch issue by picking internal point in a particular drawing
  • Fixed sheetset Publish to PDF wrong order
  • Fixed RESETUI to do a backup before reset
  • Fixed the issue of saving multiple blocks at once
  • Fixed multi-selection should work when applying page setup to all selected sheets
  • Fixed no publish options info and no Browse button when using Printer named in page setup
  • Fixed DTEXT not creating multiple lines correctly with using center justification
  • Fixed exception while fixing or cleaning text styles in Explorer
  • Fixed focus not assigned properly between Explorer and command line
  • Implemented support for Greek language (ELL)
  • Implemented support for Slovenian language (SLV)
  • Implemented support for Slovak language (SKY)
  • Fixed change text issue in a locked viewport
  • Fixed display issue of some icons on 4k displays
  • Fixed certain crash issue during purge and audit
  • Fixed some erros in data translations
  • Fixed Selection window disappears when selecting overlapping or intersecting entities
  • Fixed crash issue whiel trying to resize a symbol
  • Fixed Properties Filter does not allow to click into the status or layer name fields
  • Fixed Workspace save issue in active workspace
  • Added keyboard shortcut for toggling PICKSTYLE variable from 1 to 0
  • Fixed no format options available for all CurrentSheet fields in Sheetset Manager

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1267 Released, Dt.12 Feb, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1267 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed crash in Spanish version
  • Fixed crash issue while getting annotative scale in viewport
  • Fixed crash while editing certain hatch, index out of range exception
  • Fixed editing MTEXT locks viewport in certain circumstances
  • Fixed the isue of MTEXT Editor invisible after zoom
  • Fixed some bugs in paperspace dimensions
  • Fixed the issue of Properties window issues due to drawing errors
  • Added all dialog boxes related to tables with tooltips for each control
  • Fixed border color setting error in TABLESTYLE
  • Fixed no flyouts for borders types in TABLESTYLE
  • Fixed incorrect behavior when confirming values with Enter in TABLESTYLE
  • Fixed error messages display after creating Tables
  • Fixed incorrect behavior when attempting to Esc table selection
  • Fixed OLELINKS path to the linked file incorrect display
  • Implemented keyboard navigation for ribbon menubar
  • Fixed instant cursor size update after editing
  • Fixed dimensions not associative with intersection snapping at model space
  • Added button for reversing the order of sheets in the list in Publish dialog

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1258 Released, Dt.30 Jan, 2022

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1258 for ActCAD 2022 Professional, Standard and Prime Versions.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Added new command UPDATEFIELD
  • Added new command REVERSE
  • Added new command MATCHCELL for Table
  • Fixed slide display issue even after zoom
  • Fixed DTEXT is not creating multiple lines correctly when placed at steep angle
  • Added button for reversing the order of sheets in the list of Publish dialog
  • Fixed QLEADER set to 3 points, after specifying 2 points
  • Fixed error generating QLEADER by running script file
  • Fixed incorrect rendering in some camera views of GLES mode
  • Fixed background geomap not placed properly
  • Fixed the properties pane doesn't update properly when editing layers using the Explorer
  • Fixed zoom and pan slow issues in GLES mode
  • Fixed LISP Command "\\"(PAUSE) behavior issues
  • Fixed DSD file load, the value of Publish to is displayed differently than in OtherCAD
  • Fixed Publish Options information location value while loading DSD file
  • Fixed editing MTEXT modifies a locked viewport in certain circumstances
  • Fixed internal error and unexpected output to the command line during undo
  • Fixed STARTPAGE activation delay by execution of MNL
  • Fixed some string resources not loading to SHEETSETMANAGER
  • Fixed PRINT log messages related to print commands started & completed
  • Replaced text buttons with icon in Publish dialog
  • Fixed incorrect nearest snapping to a polyline
  • Fixed white image frame is visible on white background
  • Fixed entities appear under the background in GLES mode
  • Fixed crash running UNITS command during startup
  • Fixed displaying dynamic input controls when running a script
  • Fixed some links in documentation
  • Fixed extend issue of non-uniform block
  • Fixed new Linetype displays incorrect message attempting to save to an inaccessible file
  • Fixed no output file in republishing process when using PublishToWeb JPG/PNG.pc3
  • Disabled some buttons on publish dialog when no sheet is selected
  • Implemented UI changes for New Excel Data Link dialog box for Table
  • Fixed the issue of renaming a datalink closes all Table dialog boxes
  • Fixed the issue of New Linetype takes the current not the selected one
  • Fixed Domodal crash during Russian localization
  • Fixed selection cursor reset on any keyword or transparent command
  • Fixed WSCURRENT set in MNL file reverted to the initial value by the file opening process
  • Fixed OLE linked Excel sheets do not update on opening
  • Fixed the issue of Samples folder being created in Program Files
  • Fixed print preview should display a message instead of a grey button in unsupported printer
  • Added function to edit the publishing location in the PDF Publish Options window
  • Fixed crash issue while accessing null pointer in a particular function
  • Fixed PUBLISH icons not scaling properly on 4k screens
  • Fixed some prompts don't match in some dimension commands
  • Fixed Dimensions not associative with intersection snapping at model space
  • Fixed Properties editing scale of non-uniformly scaled annotative block messes up the scale
  • Fixed exception trimming using block as cutting edge
  • Fixed MTEXT FONTALT set to . has wrong interaction with MTEXT command
  • Implemented view and visual Style controls in View Menu
  • Fixed crash issue while switching view using View Controls
  • Fixed error displaying current layer in EXPLORER

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1219 Released, Dt.15 Dec, 2021

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1219 for ActCAD 2022 Prime and ActCAD 2022 Standard products.

ActCAD 2022 BIM and ActCAD 2022 Professional can now upgrade to ActCAD 2022 Prime.

This is a general maintenance release of 2022 version. Below is a list of improvements:

  • Fixed Regen hang issues with WINGLES graphics device
  • Fixed the issue of FONTALT set to "." in a particular drawing
  • Fixed some prompts not match in some dimension commands
  • Fixed entprop restore "Quick Select" alternative to "Selection Filter"
  • Fixed the save issue of a problematic drawing
  • Fixed default rotation angle in Attach External Reference dialog depends on ANGBASE
  • Fixed incorrect snapping to 3d solids and meshes in some visual styles
  • Fixed incorrect file search order makes most of basic commands broken
  • Fixed reload issue of XREFs on SAVE & PRINT
  • Fixed explorer crash issue in a particular drawing
  • Fixed double-click editing of OLE entity
  • Fixed too dark color on the white background
  • Added new sysvars BKGEDITTEXTTRANSPARENCY and BKGEDITTEXTCOLOR
  • Fixed MTEXT some spelling tool issues
  • Fixed the issue of Revit file link / reference
  • Fixed wrong tab bar placement in MTEXT editor
  • Fixed some visualization issue in MTEXT editor

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 1209 Released, Dt.08 Dec, 2021

ActCAD announces the release of its new version 1209 for ActCAD 2022 Prime and ActCAD 2022 Standard products.

This version is based on most latest IntelliCAD 10.1a engine. Below is a list of major improvements in this release:

  • Added new command EXTRIM
  • Added new command LAYERMERGE
  • Added new command TABLEIMPORT
  • Import Excel files directly to Table
  • New capabilities when working with tables including data links, formulas, and cell formats
  • Nudge entities through keyboard shortcuts
  • Improved features of Publish command
  • Improved features of Sheet sets
  • Added create planar surfaces in Professional version
  • Added convert entities to NURBS in Professional version

The new versions are available from ActCAD download page. Existing users can use Check for updates command to get the latest version.

ActCAD 2022 Update 742 Released, Dt.05 Nov, 2021

ActCAD 2022 New update 742 released for Standard, Professional and BIM products.

It is a minor release with below improvements:

  • Added the ability to restore PDF Publish Options after restart
  • Added the ability to publish using DWG to PDF.pc3 printer
  • Implemented tooltips for sheet lists combo-box in Publish Dialog
  • Fixed incorrect print device field for PDF / DWF / DWFx modes
  • Fixed save and validation issues during publish operation
  • Fixed ActCAD Updater issues which occasionally fails during patch update
  • Fixed freezing issues with zoom in perspective mode
  • Disabled columns button in MTEXT
  • Fixed incorrect interaction between MTEXT editor and locked viewport
  • Fixed font display problem compared to Other CAD
  • Fixed certain crash issue while loading external applications
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries

The new versions are available from here.

ActCAD 2022 Update 735 Released, Dt.13 Oct, 2021

ActCAD 2022 New update 735 released for Standard, Professional and BIM products.

It is a minor release with below improvements:

  • Improved the speed and performance of ActCAD 2022 PDF Printer
  • Some improvements to Network Licensing
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed right click selection options in Block Attributes Command
  • Fixed certain font display issue
  • Fixed certain crash issue when null pointer returned by external programs
  • Fixed MULTIPLE command locking issue
  • Fixed crash issue while doing menu setup
  • Fixed WBLOCK dialog does not store any history in File name and path combo
  • Fixed background color change issue while resizing the palette
  • Fixed running snaps do not work from a Lisp shortcut to Zoom Window
  • Fixed display issue of thumbnail preview
  • Fixed certain snap issues of a circle
  • Fixed entity selection issue of (nentselp) functions
  • Fixed entity shape while rotating
  • Fixed lag issues during 3D Solid snapping
  • Fixed crash issue while handling nested Xrefs
  • Fixed certain issues with dynamic input
  • Fixed zoom on mouse wheel at paperspace not centered on mouse pointer
  • Fixed objects associativity in paperspace when DIMASSOC set to 2
  • Fixed some crash issue associated with DIMSTYLE sysvar value
  • Fixed crash issue while trying to align a Block
  • Fixed certain issues with selection cycling API call
  • Fixed paste link issue of Paste Special
  • Fixed certain hanging issue while editing MTEXT
  • Fixed Xref Manager to show unreferenced xrefs
  • Fixed display issue of nested Xrefs in explorer and Xref Manager
  • Added ability to save and load PDF Publish Options
  • Fixed some issues in IRX API

The new versions are available from here.

ActCAD 2022 Update 720 Released, Dt.09 Sep, 2021

ActCAD 2022 New update 720 released for Standard, Professional and BIM products.

It is a minor release with below improvements:

  • Fixed the double click Block Attributes error
  • Some improvements to Network Licensing
  • Updated ODA dwg libraries
  • Fixed BREAK and INSERT errors while executing PEDIT command for 3DPOLYLINE

The new versions are available from here.

ActCAD 2022 Products Released, Dt.25 Aug, 2021

ActCAD announces the release of ActCAD 2022 products mentioned below based on latest IntelliCAD 10.1 Engine:

  • ActCAD 2022 BIM
  • ActCAD 2022 Professional
  • ActCAD 2022 Standard

This is the fastest version of ActCAD released so far. Below is the list of major improvements in this release:

  • ActCAD 2022 is upto 7 times faster while selecting entities, 2 times faster while handlign grips, snaps and regeneration.
  • ActCAD 2022 supports 3Dconnexion input devices
  • Improved API Functions
  • Completely refactored OpenGL graphics engine
  • All new geolocation feature
  • Restore default program settings from Start menu
  • Improved Table Styles and Table Editing
  • Create and Edit Sheet Sets
  • Insert Dynamic Blocks
  • Import .pdf files with more advanced options
  • Import of map files (.shp, .sdf, .sqlite files)
  • Dynamic view transitions
  • Dimbreak command
  • Advanced grips for blocks and groups
  • Layer Previous command
  • Ability to turn off entity movement when clicking and dragging the mouse
  • Ability to restore a layer state to the current viewport, all viewports, all layouts and viewports, or the Model tab
  • Introduced Associative Arrays with Edit Array command
  • ActCAD BIM now import Autodesk® Revit® 2021 files, specify AEC drawing units, convert an existing entity to a beam path, and determine the smoothness (level of detail) of curves in BIM underlays created from .rvt files
  • Several improvements in editing and selecting entities, layers, text, the user interface etc.

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001572 Released, Dt.07 Aug, 2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001572 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with some new commands and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • Fixed some issues with ActCAD Patch Updater Programs
  • Added Drawing Save alert while closing ActCAD by pressing the X button
  • Fixed issues while opening dwg & dxf files by double-clicking
  • Fixed block with arc gives the wrong center snap location
  • Fixed errors with NCopy Layer
  • Fixed incorrect display of 4 band JP2 image
  • Fixed issues with RTT creation method of Circle
  • Fixed Grips menu does not consider the 2Dpolylines and 3Dpolylines to add vertex
  • Fixed issue of Linetypes are removed if plot transparency is ON
  • Fixed grip edit 3dpolyline not changing vertex elevation
  • Fixed some crash issues with Fonts manager
  • Fixed transient graphics remains after drawings switching
  • Fixed some conversion issues with Drawings Converter
  • Fixed the issue of thawing the current layer

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use the check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

ActCAD 2021 Ver 1001564 Released, Dt.22 Jul, 2021

ActCAD 2021 version 1001564 released for below products:

  • ActCAD 2021 BIM
  • ActCAD 2021 Professional
  • ActCAD 2021 Standard

This is a general maintenance release with some new commands and bug fixes. Below is a detailed log of changes:

  • All New Network Licensing Technology with several enhancements
  • Added New Command TEXTMERGE
  • Added New Command SETZ
  • Fixed some issues with APPLOAD command
  • Fixed issue with MLeader for Invalid Input message
  • Fixed issue with out of memory with certain block creation
  • Fixed X verted marker issue in ENTPROP dialog
  • Fixed unexpected format change in a numbered list
  • Fixed text justification issue in classic MTEXT editor
  • Fixed junt font issue in ETRANSMIT Program
  • Fixed LAYISO printing incorrect current layer name
  • Fixed some issues with IntelliConvert Program
  • Fixed TextEdit cursor not visible on white background in transparent mode
  • Fixed some issues with menu group loading
  • Fixed crash issue while drawing a line tangent to polyline arc
  • Fixed crash issue while opening a web page
  • Fixed crash issue while converting hatch segment to arc
  • Fixed Wblock changing layers of non-zero elevation entities
  • Fixed crash with some dock bar dragging
  • Fixed layer state properties saving issue

The new version is available for download from our downloads page.

Existing ActCAD 2021 users can use check for updates command to update to this latest version automatically.

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