ACTCAD LATEST NEWS (Shown latest 50 only)


ActCAD 2019 Professional New Version 84803 Released, Dt.27-Oct-2018

ActCAD announces the release of new version 84803 for below mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit

This is another major release of ActCAD software with several improvements and enhancements. Below is a brief list of improvements:

  • Integrated new Artisan 3D Rendering module to ActCAD. Artisan Renderer is now available along with ActCAD software at no extra cost.
  • All new PDF printer with best possible resolution and high quality PDFs to support Gradient hatches.
  • Totally Revised and Redesigned User Interface with new Ribbon Tabs, menus, toolbars etc.
  • 100s of new ActCAD Icons for Ribbon items and Drop down menus
  • Added new AIDIMFLIPARROW Command
  • Added new TJUST Command
  • Added new TEXTJUSTIFICATION Command
  • Added new TCASE Command
  • Added new TEXTFIT Command
  • Added new AI_SELALL Command with SELALL Alias
  • Added new AI_DESELECT Command with DESELECT Alias
  • Added new GRADIENT Command to launch Gradient Hatch Dialog
  • Added new GATTE Command for Group Attributes Editing
  • Added new LHSECTIONS Command to create L-Sections & H-Sections drawings based on CSV data
  • Added Define View (DVIEW) &  Viewport (VPORTS)options in Layout Menu
  • Added many Right Mouse Click Options
  • Added ActCAD Quick Start Guide to quickly migrate from other CAD to ActCAD
  • Added New Uninstall Feedback System
  • Added New Start-up Dialog showing many useful options and Trial Days
  • Improved Licensing Mechanism to Convert Trial to License Key activation at any time
  • Simplified License Transfer/Key Deactivation Mechanism
  • Improved DIM command to directly select various dimensioning commands
  • Added Single Attribute Edit Command to Interface
  • Added Multiple Attribute Edit Command to Interface
  • Revised ODA Library version to 4793
  • Fixed the selection issue of Polygonal viewport properties by double-click
  • Fixed the issue of slow zoom/pan in layouts with several viewports

The new versions can be downloaded from this Downloads Page.

We strongly recommend our existing customers to totally uninstall the old version and reinstall this new version manually. Please contact us on "support@actcad.com" for any technical assistance.

ActCAD 2019 New Version 84801 Released, Dt.21-Sep-2018

ActCAD announces the release of new version 84801 for ActCAD 2019 Professional. Below are the product affected in this new release:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 32bit

Below is a detailed log of improvements in this maintenance release:

  • Fixed the display of some icons on Surface toolbar
  • Revision of external OpenDesign Teigha version to 4750 (4.2)
  • Fixed Bug - Selection of objects in a drawing with groups takes long time
  • Fixed Bug - Wrong behavior in selection of the viewports
  • Fixed Bug - Hovering over entities adds them to the previous selection set
  • Fixed Bug - polypoint does not use its color or point size parameters
  • Fixed Bug - HYPERLINKOPTIONS does not turn off tooltips
  • Fixed Bug - Added new Taiwan version
  • Fixed Bug - Shift-click to allow for deselecting fails

The new versions are available for download from our Downloads Depot. Existing users can simply run CheckForUpdates command to apply latest patch automatically.

ActCAD Stall At IndExpo At HITEX, India, Dt.01-Sep-2018

ActCAD has setup a stall at IndExpo, HITEX, Hyderabad India along with its India Distributor Jytra Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd. during 31st August to 2nd September, 2018. ActCAD Team has demonstrated ActCAD 2D & 3D CAD Products to over 500 visitors. Team also focused on illustrating the incorporation of IntelliCAD Technology in ActCAD that made it a powerful and user friendly CAD Platform. The visitors also had the chance to get some hands on practice of the software and provided with Software Trial DVDs. Please view event pictures below:

ActCAD Indexpo 1

ActCAD Indexpo 2

ActCAD Indexpo 3

ActCAD Indexpo 4

ActCAD 2019 New Version 84792 Released, Dt.27-Jun-2018

ActCAD announces the release of new version 84792 for below-mentioned products:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Standard - 32bit

Below are the details of some important fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed the issue of NEWDRAWING command to launch NEWWIZ dialog from its options
  • Fixed the crash issue of ActCAD in some cases of using Zoom Extents
  • Fixed the crash issue of ActCAD while creating a Viewport and trying Zoom Extents
  • Fixed Hatch Stretch issue with full window selection
  • Fixed AUTOSAVE issue which corrupts SV$ fiel
  • Fixed some issues of Drawing Audit functionality
  • Fixed the issue of Hatch Boundary recognition when line weights display is enabled
  • Fixed the issue of Stretch arrow head grips that uses incorrect base point
  • Revised ODA Teigha libraries to 4.3.4674
  • Revised ActCAD API Programming Toolkit to latest version

The new versions are available for download from our Downloads page. Existing ActCAD 2019 uses can use CHECKFORUPDATES to automatically apply the latest maintenance patch.

ActCAD 2019 New Update 84780 Released, Dt.11-May-2018

ActCAD 2019 Professional new patch v84780 released for both 64bit & 32bit versions. It is a maintenance release with some important bug fixes and improvements. Below is a detailed log of changes:

Fixed : ActCAD Installation failures when higher versions of VC++ are installed in user computer
Fixed : CHM Help files completely rebranded to ActCAD
Fixed : Crash on ActCAD Main Window position change
Fixed : Crash while selecting certain Dynamic Block
Fixed : FIND command should zoom to search item (1st & next)

The latest versions are available for download from downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2019 users can use Check For Updates command to update this latest patch.

ActCAD 2019 Professional Version 84776 Released, Dt.30-Apr-2018

ActCAD 2019 Professional new patch v84776 released for both 64bit & 32bit versions. It is a maintenance release with some important bug fixes and improvements. Below is a detailed log of changes:

Changed :  ODA Teigha Libraries to latest version
Fixed : Ctrl+Z shortcut during LINE / POLYLINE command
Fixed : CTRL-W should toggle selection cycling
Fixed : ARCTEXT Properties Not Updating Entity
Fixed : Hatch boundary associativity is not removed after moving a hatch
Fixed : Circular Hatch cannot be Stretched
Fixed : Hatch Gap Tolerance not recognized properly
Fixed : Unable to FILLET XLINE
Fixed : Unable to CHAMFER XLINE
Fixed : Area Highlight in Boundary Command
Fixed : Tolerance is mirrored incorrectly when MIRRTEXT=1
Fixed : Highlight Overlapping Entities on Mouse Over
Fixed : Solid Extrude Not Creating FILLED SOLIDS even on closed profile
Fixed : Unable to select Sheet Bodies for ACISOUT
Fixed : Unexpected Y-Axis Green Line displayed in ActCAD
Fixed : In-place MTEXT loses Italic, Underline settings etc. after changing Font

The latest versions are available for download from downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2019 users can use Check For Updates command to update this latest patch.

 

ActCAD 2019 Professional New Patch 84772 Released, Dt.21-Apr-2018

ActCAD 2019 Professional new Patch 84779 released today for both 64 & 32bit versions. Below are the quick fixes in this released:

  • Enabled automatic .Net Framework 4.5 install if it is not available in the user computer
  • Fixed : Infinite Line and Ray cannot be selected by crossing window outside of the view area of the last regen window
  • Fixed : CMDACTIVE returns 64 in some cases
  • Revised ODA Teigha libraries version to 4.2.4580
  • Few other minor fixes in interface

The new versions are available on Downloads page. Existing users can simply type Check For Updates commands in ActCAD to automatically apply the latest patch.

ActCAD 2019 Professional New Version 84769 Released, Dt.13-Apr-2018

ActCAD announces the release of ActCAD 2019 Professional new version 84769 based on latest IntellliCAD 8.4b engine. New builds are available for both 64bit and 32bit versions. Below are the improvements in this particular version:

  • Simplified ActCAD License mechanism
  • Fixed XLINE selection and regeneration issues
  • Improved ActCAD menus and fixed the some sequences
  • Few performances  improvements

In addition, we have added alternate server for ActCAD Downloads and increased the trial period to 30 days to enhance user experience. At ActCAD, we continuously strive to improve our features and performance.

Contact us today for more information.

ActCAD 2019 Released With Latest IntelliCAD Technology, Dt.11-Jan-2018

ActCAD LLC, USA announces the release of all new ActCAD 2019 Software based on latest IntelliCAD 8.4b engine and Teigha 4.2 libraries. Below are the new versions available:

  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2019 Professional - 32bit

There are several improvements in this new release and the details are provided below:

  • Improved speed and performance
  • Completely revised Graphical Users Interface
  • Improved Licensing Mechanism with more flexibility
  • New Toolbars and menu items added
  • Many bugs and issues fixed
  • Improved PDF to DXF Conversion programs
  • Express 2 Menu added
  • Enhanced entity handling especially in large drawings
  • Introduced new German (DEU) Language Interface
  • Introduced new Simplified Chinese Language Interface
  • Improvements to Locked Layers and Layer management
  • Improvemetns to multi-line Text feature
  • Improved Gradient Hatch Preview
  • Improvements to custom hatch type loading
  • Fixed issues with hatch transparency
  • Improved hatch properties inheritence especially on colors
  • Introduced new System Variables CURSORMODE and ENHERRORHANDLING
  • Improved JOIN command
  • Improved FIELD command
  • Improved POLYLINE command to add new vertices
  • Fixed issues with OBJECTSCALE
  • Save as PDF option added to File menu

The latest versions are available for download from our download page.

 

ActCAD 2018 New Update 84458 Released, Dt.13-Dec-2017

Today we have released new version 84458 of ActCAD 2018 Software. Below products affected by this release:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are the major improvements in this new release:

  • Fixed the issue of custom hatch patterns loading
  • Revised Teigha Libraries to new version
  • Fixex bug related to Windows 10 FALL CREATORS update, ActCAD has some performance issues

New ActCAD 2018 versions (with IntelliCAD 8.4a) are available now in our Downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2018 users can update to this latest version by using CheckforUpdates command or from Help menu -> check for latest version.

ActCAD 2018 New Update 84451 Released (IntelliCAD 8.4a), Dt.16-Nov-2017

Today we have released new version 84451 of ActCAD 2018 Software. Below products affected by this release:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are the major improvements in this new release:

  • Fixed few issues in Offline License Activation System
  • Revised Teigha Libraries to new version
  • Fixex bug related to Windows 10 FALL CREATORS update, ActCAD has some performance issues

New ActCAD 2018 versions (with IntelliCAD 8.4a) are available now in our Downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2018 users can update to this latest version by using CheckforUpdates command or from Help menu -> check for latest version.

ActCAD 2018 New Versions Released With IntelliCAD 8.4a, Dt.12-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release of ActCAD 2018 new versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.4a engine. Below product variants are available with this new technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are the improvements in this new release:

  • Many important bug fixes and improvements.
  • Support for 2018 .dwg & .dxf files (need to use ActCAD Converter). Native 2018 file support will be available soon.
  • Improvements in in-place block editing
  • Improvements to external references (XREF) editing
  • Ability to select entities on locked layers
  • Improvements to multi-line Text
  • Improvements to Russian and French Language interfaces
  • Introduced new Dutch Languge, simplified Chinese and Serbian Localizations
  • Revised versions of ActCAD API
  • Improvements to ActCAD licensing system

New ActCAD 2018 versions (with IntelliCAD 8.4a) are available now in our Downloads section. Existing ActCAD 2018 users can update to this latest version by using CheckforUpdates command or from Help menu -> check for latest version.

For any further information feel free to contact us on "support@actcad.com".

 

 

ActCAD 2017 New Version 1105 Released, Dt.12-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1105 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

  1. Revised - ActCAD Licensing System
  2. Revised - ActCAD API
  3. Fixed - Crash during certain keyboard shortcut customization
  4. Fixed - Hang issue during PRINT / print preview

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2018 New Version 84220 Released, Dt.03-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 84220 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

Revised ActCAD Licensing System.

Fixes to few performance related issues.

Improvements to ActCAD API.

Version revision of ODA Teigha libraries to latest.

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help Menu > Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

ActCAD 2017 New Version 1102 Released, Dt.03-Oct-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1102 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

Revised ActCAD Licensing System

Fixed - Crash selecting the Line Types
Fixed - Printing problem with some font
Fixed - Crash issues with paper space layout making active
Fixed - Refresh of UI comboboxes and ribbons slow down selection
Fixed - In the combo box of the text styles you should not see the name of text style of the XREF

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 1100 Released, Dt.14-Sep-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1100 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a minor release with few fixes and improments:

Revised ActCAD API to latest version
Revised some automated test scripts to improve Quality Checks
Added - Few new Toolbars and improved existing Toolbars
Fixed - Problems with grips dragging for Aligned Dimension in a particular drawing
Fixed - DotNet dialog does not properly hide for selection
Fixed - Block insert error by button in the newly opened drawing

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2017 Version 1095 Released, Dt.31-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 1095 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Revised OpenDesign Teigha Libraries to revision 4227
Revised ActCAD API to latest version
Added - Support for 2018 DWG & DXF Files
Added - New PDF open and Edit feature
Added - Support DWG 2018 version in IntelliConvert
Added - UCS2 toolbar
Added - Many new RGB Colors
Improved - ActCAD Updater
Fixed: Regen notification on zoom beyond certain limit
Fixed - Optimized Default Settings
Fixed - Crash while loading custom CUI
Fixed - Entmake solid transparency issue
Fixed - Crash on some calls to ActCAD GUI
Fixed - Can not open a 2018 DXF file in ACAD after converting it in ActCAD
Fixed - Part of the screen become black on zoom
Fixed - Paths are not saved in Options dialog
Fixed - TEXT may draw with incorrect rotation angle (if ANGBASE/ANGDIR are changed from default)
Fixed - [DWG2018] Can not open a DXF file in ACAD after converting it in ICAD
Fixed - DWG Convert - incorrect dwg versions shown on conversion prompt
Fixed - Opening DWG 2018 IntelliCAD complains that it cannot open version 2013
Fixed - DWG Convert - incorrect dwg versions shown on conversion prompt
Fixed - [Crash] selective regen hangup again
Fixed - [Crash] SelectiveRegen -> assertReadEnabled
Fixed - A rotation angle is not accepted if rotate during grip editing
Fixed - Menu icons are wrong
Fixed - [RR] autocomplete does not provide exact correspondence
Fixed - Users updated to ActCAD 2017 loose their Aliases
Fixed - Aliases in CUI file
Fixed - Few changes made to Dr.KLNDrawingsConverter.exe

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2018 Version 84216 Released (IntelliCAD 8.4), Dt.26-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 version (84216) for below mentioned products:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

Below is a detailed list of Improvements & Bug Fixes:

  • Added: Save to DWG 2018 version in ActCAD Drawings Converter
  • Added: Open vector PDF file in ActCAD and edit the entities
  • Fixed: Regen notification on zoom beyond certain limit
  • Fixed: Cut and paste into Microsoft Word and background color is not correct (RGB conversion issue)
  • Fixed: GETSEL selects incorrect entities if a text or an image is selected
  • Fixed: Setfunhelp function aborts loading of remaining LISP code
  • Fixed: Can not open 2018 DXF file in ACAD after converting it in ActCAD
  • Fixed: Few changes made to Dr.KLNDrawingsConverter.exe

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help Menu > Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

ActCAD 2018 New Version 84214 Released, Dt.16-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 version (84214) for below mentioned products:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

Below is a detailed list of new features and important fixes:

  • Support for 2018 DWG & DXF Files
  • New ActCAD Converter with support for 2018 DWG & DXF
  • Added more than 555 new colors to ActCAD
  • Added UCS2 toolbar in UI
  • Improvements made to ActCAD Check For Updates system
  • Fixed : [DWG2018] Can not open a DXF file in Other CAD after converting it in ActCAD
  • Fixed : Autoload .NET plugins using registry
  • Fixed : [OtherCmd]After pressing Enter without entering a value, the BREAKLINE command unexpectedly terminated
  • Some improvements made to ActCAD Help

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help->Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

Feel free to contact us if you need any further information about our products and services.

ActCAD 2018 New Versions 8.4.212 Released, Dt.04-Aug-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 versions (8.4.212) for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a major release in this version upgrading the core engine from ITC 8.3a to latest 8.4. Below is a detailed list of new features and important fixes:

  • Improvements to ActCAD Updater
  • Fixed an error in License Deactivation
  • Corrected Breakline extension problem compared to previous release
  • Few improvements on speed, performance and settings.

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help->Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

Feel free to contact us if you need any further information about our products and services.

ActCAD 2018 New Versions 8.4.210 Released, Dt.29-Jul-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 versions (8.4.210) for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a major release in this version upgrading the core engine from ITC 8.3a to latest 8.4. Below is a detailed list of new features and important fixes:

  • All new CUSTOMIZE Dialog box with many powerful features for UI customization.

  • Improved entity snap performance in drawings with underlays.

  • Improved redraw performance when creating and updating entities in a drawing that has a large number of existing entities.

  • Introduced Drawing Customer Properties Features to view, edit and create new custom properties in .dwg files.

  • Running ActCAD on a 4K monitor and switching between monitors with high resolutions is greatly improved.

  • Improved Break Line Command.

  • All New Quick Leader Command.

  • All New Multi-line Leader Command.

  • All New Burst Command

  • All New Multiline Styles command to create and modify multiline styles

  • All New Select Similar Command. The entities with properties that match are then added to the selection set.

  • The new Explode Attributes command un groups blocks, creating separate entities for each element and converting attributes to text.

  • The new Get Selection command selects all entities in a drawing that match both the layer of an entity you select and the type of an entity you select.

  • The in-place Multiline Text editor now supports line spacing, lists, and paragraph justification.

  • Use the new Explode Text command to break multiline text and single-line text into polylines.

  • The new Auto Number command adds numbering to text, multiline text, multi-leaders, or block attributes.

  • New Filter option for the -LAYER command.

  • Introduced New System Variables : BLIPSIZE, IFCOSNAP, MLEADERSCALE, SELECTSIMILARMODE, SNAPSIZE, UOSNAP.

  • Several fixes for opening and saving specific drawing files.

  • WMFOUT fixed for solid hatches.

  • Fixed issue with text styles that used substituted fonts.

  • Several fixes for stacked text.

  • Fixed print stamp issue when entities are assigned a non-default color.

  • DCL: Fix for dlg_set_tile() / dlg_get_tile().

  • IRX: Improved few methods and functions

  • Several fixes for working with the in-place multiline text editor, including: lost italic setting, underline and overline, SHX fonts, and more.

  • Fixed Increment/Decrement button when defining blocks.

  • Fixed issue with the OLEHIDE system variable.

  • Several fixes for working with hatches, including an Add option fix and preserving color when editing.

  • Several fixes for the Find command.

  • Snapping while grip editing 3d polylines now respects OSNAPZ.

  • Fixed crash issue when using CUTCLIP with a rectangle.

  • Fixed viewport display of entities with transparency.

  • Fixed issue with joining lines and polylines.

  • Fixed several issues with trimming and extending lines.

  • Fixed specific crash issue when working with angular dimensions.

  • Fixed issues related to working with entities in NWUCS.

  • Regeneration issue with PDF underlays during zoom/pan has been fixed.

New versions of ActCAD 2018 are available for download in our Downloads section. Existing 2018 users can update to latest versions by clicking on Help->Check For Updates (or by using CHECKFORUPDATES command).

Feel free to contact us if you need any furhter information about our products and services.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1082 Released, Dt.18-Jul-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 8.2.1082 for below mentioned versions:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Revised ActCAD API to latest version
Fixed Bug - Entmake 3dsolid not working
Fixed Bug - Crash while exiting some overlapped entities
Fixed Bug - Some entities disappear after zoom/pan with ZOOMDETAIL=50
Fixed Bug - EXTEND doesn't work if there is an invalid entity in a selection set with a valid entity
Fixed Bug - Crash on tilemode
Fixed Bug - Freeze in selective regen on closing

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2018 New Patch 8.3.642 Released, Dt.24-Jun-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 8.3.645 for below mentioned versions:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Added   :   New drawing creation dialog with many options to choose units, templates etc.
Added   :   New dedicated UNITS dialog with complete functionality in addition to former DDUNITS dialog.
Added     :    Several new Drawing templates in both Metric and Imperial units.
Added     :    Many new hatch patterns and line types
Added     :    Several new commands on Dimension Text
Added     :     GROUPQK & UNGROUP commands
Added    :     Menus, Toolbars and Rightclick menus with more options
Revised :   External OpenDesign version changed to 4154
Revised :   Binary files for ActCAD API
Fixed   :   DWG Convert - incorrect dwg versions shown on conversion prompt
Fixed   :   Opening DWG 2018 IntelliCAD complains that it cannot open version 2013
Fixed   :   B-rep API
Fixed   :   Crash in ExternalApplication Activation system
Fixed   :   [MTEXT] Unexpected error message appears in Find and Replace dialog
Fixed   :   Snapping does not work for a polyline
Fixed   :   [4k][HATCH] dialog images display error
Fixed   :   Fix incorrect verification name in script
Fixed   :   Crash when attempting to close a particular drawing

Existing ActCAD 2018 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2018 software versions from our downloads depot.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1071 Released, Dt.22-Jun-2017

ActCAD announces the release the new maintenance release 8.2.1071 for below mentioned versions:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit

This is a significant improvement release and below is a detailed list of enhancements:

Added   :   New drawing creation dialog with many options to choose units, templates etc.
Added   :   New dedicated UNITS dialog with complete functionality in addition to former DDUNITS dialog.
Added   :   Several new Drawing templates in both Metric and Imperial units.
Added    :    Many new hatch patterns and line types
Revised :     External OpenDesign version changed to 4177
Revised :    Binary files for ActCAD API
Fixed   :    Ability to set a layer for print stamp, fixed print stamp color setup.
Fixed   :    [Crash] Open a drawing from startup wizard in SDI mode.
Fixed   :    [MTEXT][ENTPROP][Line Spacing] Vertical line spacing cannot be changed
Fixed   :    [Crash] auto load on open document task
Fixed   :    [RR] DIM1 HORIZONTAL does not ask for text
Fixed   :    Fix MText option for linear dimeasion
Fixed   :    Certain menu icons were wrong
Fixed   :    MOVE command ignore some entities
Fixed   :    MTEXT Imperial height modification
Fixed   :    Autocomplete does not provide exact results
Fixed   :     Styles toolbar for ActCAD
Fixed   :    Crash on opening any DGN file
Fixed   :    ActCAD enters a wrong state in which commands can't be executed
Fixed   :    DCL programming dlg_set_tile() / dlg_get_tile() fails

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can use CHECKFORUPDATES command to directly update to this version from any previous version. New users can download latest ActCAD 2017 software versions from our downloads depot.

Improvements In ActCAD Licensing System, Dt.08-Jun-2017

ActCAD is glad to inform all its existing customers and prospects about the improvements to our licensing system. Please read below description:

If customer owns ActCAD 2018 Professional license, the same key can be used to Activate any previous ActCAD Professional version say 2017/2016/2015 including 2018.

Similarly, if customer owns ActCAD 2017 Professional license, the same key can be used to Activate any previous ActCAD Professional version say 2016/2015 including 2017.

However, Professional license will work only on previous Professional versions, Standard license will work only on previous Standard versions.

The version can be changed anytime by customer using our LicenseTranser command.

There is no need to contact technical support for any of the above actions.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1058 Released, Dt.30-May-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1045 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Added - Several new commands on Dimension Text

Added - GROUPQK & UNGROUP commands

Improved - Menus, Toolbars and Rightclick menus with more options

Fixed - Issues with Check for updates

Fixed - Table Edit of Formatted text

Fixed - Editing of ARCTEXT parameters

Fixed - Some entities doesn't move using MOVE comamnd
Fixed - AUTOCOMPLETE is very slow if commands list is large
Fixed - [Crash] Cannot draw a pline with blips, snaparg & ortho
Fixed - Crash due to some external applications
Fixed - DIMSTYLE: vertical text alignment rephrase
Fixed - Opening DWG 2018 ActCAD notifies that it cannot open version 2013
Fixed - DCL logging
Fixed - [CUI] Reset user's aliases if the list is empty
Fixed - Improved methods to backup and restore CUI file
Fixed - [Crash] Crash when trying to create a new drawing wizard
Fixed - Drawing load message has to be notified once per drawing
Fixed - [HANGUP] 100% cpu hangup in command bar on entering comma (,) symbol.
Fixed - No drag image during grip editing in a layout
Fixed - [IRX] ExternalApplication on unload sends NULL app id
Fixed - Some issues with GRIP points
Fixed - [Crash] Zoom in few times with mouse

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2018 New Patch 8.3.635 Released, Dt.01-May-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.3.635 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3a Engine:

    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Fixed - Some crash issues with Block Library in 64bit versions
Fixed - Crash when attempting to close drawing
Fixed - An error is displayed if double click a dwg file right after IntelliCAD is installed

Improved - External OpenDesign version changed to 4095

Existing 2018 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

Block Libraries Included In ActCAD 2018 Versions, Dt.22-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new 2018 versions below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3a Technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

The major addtion in this release is inclusion of ActCAD Block Libraries in all four variants. ActCAD Block Libraries have onver 5000 block symbols which can readily used in drawings without any extra effort. Below are the advantages of ActCAD Block Libraries:

  • Over 5000 in-built symbols in various domains
  • Add your own drawing files to Block Libraries for reuse. No need to reload each time, just one pasting of drawing files.
  • User-friendly interface and do everything with mouse clicks
  • Very clear preview images for direct insertion
  • Ability to apply scale in X & Y directions
  • Ability to apply rotation angle
  • Run the program in batch mode to insert multiple symbols into active drawing
  • Easy browsing of Folders, Drawing Files and Block Symbols
  • Supports 64bit and multi-threading for faster operation
  • Highlights currently selected category/folder and drawing file
  • No separate installation and activation required
  • Available in both ActCAD Professional & ActCAD Standard Versions

New ActCAD 2018 versions are now available for download in our Downloads page.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1045 Released, Dt.21-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1045 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Added   - All New ActCAD Block Libraries, over 5000 symbols included for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Architecture, P&ID etc.
Updated - ActCAD API Binary files
Updated - Tiegha 4.1 Libraries version changed to 4082
Updated    - Ribbon Menus and Items
Fixed     - SELECTIVEREGENMODE sysvar corrected
Fixed   - Menu Visibility changed for Toolbars
Fixed     - Some Arx compatibility issues
Fixed     - When LAYOUTREGENCTL=0, switching between layouts cause crash
Fixed   - IRX entry point corrected, if command is called from LISP
Fixed   - Display problem of Block with ACIS during insert
Fixed     - Slow print dialog open
Fixed     - Crash on drawing open with UPDATEONOPEN=1
Fixed     - MTEXT is inserted in wrong position
Fixed     - Crash on save (AEC drawing, saveAsDWG)
Fixed    - Block rotation using ANGBASE != 0 cause problems (INSANG)
Fixed    - Setting do not show checkbox in AutoStack Properties dialog
Fixed    - Wrong behavior of Jigs while switching Viewports
Fixed    - Fixed cursor issue in BMP mode after adding GS flag for glFinish calls

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD Block Libraries Released, Dt.20-Apr-2017

ActCAD 2018 [IntelliCAD 8.3a] New Versions 8.3.630 Released, Dt.07-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new 2018 versions [8.3.630] for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3a Technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

There are more than 300 improvements and fixes in this release compared to our previous ActCAD 2018 versions. It includes performance improvements, fixes for natively working with .dgn files, printing fixes, editing fixes and many more. Also included are enhancements to the new in-place multiline text editor that was released last year, including paragraph alignment, symbols, alt-codes, stacked text, numbered lists, and unnumbered lists.

Below are detailed enhancements or fixes in this major release:

Performance

  • Significant performance improvements for snapping to PDF underlays (complete code refactoring in this area).
  • Fixed performance issue for window selection.
  • Fixed performance issue when drawing lines with multi-threaded turned on.
  • Fixed scenario where performance was degraded during selection and snapping.

Working with files

  • Exporting to a .pdf file was fixed for exporting drawings that contain extremely large images.
  • For versions of IntelliCAD that support opening and saving .dgn files natively, several issues were fixed, a few new markup features were implemented to support .dgn files such as the -STYLE and 3DFACE commands, and the LWDISPLAY, TEXTSTYLE, and VIEWSIZE system variables now work with .dgn files.

Editing entities

  • Several fixes for editing entities when using the Properties pane.
  • Several fixes for editing entities when using grips, including moving grips when ORTHO turned on, for polylines, and for multiline text.
  • Fixed the ERASE command for blocks on frozen layers and layers that are turned off.

Text

  • Fixed ability to convert a field to text.
  • Fixed display of text with UFDOT.SHX font.
  • Fixed issue when using the STYLE command with incorrect values for vertical text.
  • Several fixes for working with multiline text, including working with paragraph alignment, symbols, alt-codes, stacked text, numbered lists, and unnumbered lists.

Printing

  • Fixed printing of certain Chinese text.
  • Fixed print orientation when printing to HP DesignJet 430.
  • More resolutions are now available when publishing to Web JPG PC3.
  • Fixed number of copies setting when using the Publish command.

APIs

  • The NetLoad command was renamed to NetLoadVSTA, and the NetLoadClassic command was renamed to NetLoad.
  • .NET API improvements.

More fixes

  • Several fixes for the Pyramid command.
  • Fixed justification of data extracted using the ATTEXT command.
  • Reworked dialogs to improve crash handling.
  • Fixed scenarios where the user interface was not scaling properly according to screen size.
  • Fixed chain filleting of solids.
  • Several fixes for working with hatches in the Hatch dialog box.
  • Fixed the Render commands when using the 'Maintain Aspect Ratio' option and also fixed rendering materials attached to faces of meshes.

The new software versions are available in our Downloads section. Feel free to contact us on "info@actcad.com" for more details.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1035 Released, Dt.01-Apr-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1035 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Fixed : Few Freeze and Hanging Issues due to Windows update/Intel Graphics driver mismatch

Fixed : Fixed cursor issue in BMP mode after adding GS flag for glFinish calls

Revised : External Teigha Libraries Version changed to 4069

Added : GS flag for glFinish calls

Improved : ActCAD API calls

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.1032 Released, Dt.23-Mar-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1032 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Improved : Binary files for IntelliCAD API
Fixed    : QSELECT - impossible to use
Fixed    : Polyline width error
Fixed    : Print Style Table options are unavailable
Fixed    : MTEXT freeze while Editing Previous Text
Fixed    : MTEXT leader text disappears after edit
Fixed    : MTEXT Auto-select all text on MTEDIT
Fixed    : Ctrl+R shortcut is wrong
Fixed    : Some wrong behaviour with few Aliases

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 8.2.1027 Released, Dt.11-Mar-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1017 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Engine:

    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
    ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Improved - Teigha 4.1 Libraries Version Changed to 4051
Improved - Binary fiels for ActCAD API for all Configurations
Improved - ActCAD License Transfer Tool
Improved - Added LicenseTransfer Command and shortcut to Add-ons Menu and Ribbon Tab
Improved - ActCAD License Activation System
Improved - ActCAD Aliases like B, AP, ARR etc.
Fixed - AppUpdater.exe error message during Check for Updates
Fixed - Correction of Alias Numbers in Registry
Fixed - ActCAD doesn't show Block with ACIS during insert
Fixed - Crash of ActCAD Explored during measurements
Fixed - New MTEXT editor does not accept ALT-codes

Existing 2017 users can update to this latest version by using on CHECKFORUPDATES command. New users can download this latest version directly from our Downloads section.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 8.2.1022 Released, Dt.04-Mar-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 8.2.1017 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine:

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Fixed : No notification if file is saved with errors


Fixed : Crash on Save thumbnails [AUTOSAVE]

Fixed : MTEXT background color, cant read text out of the box and trying to reset background color to something legible crashes it

Fixed : Teigha 4.1 Version updated from 4038 to 4044

Feel free to contact us if you need any information related to ActCAD Software.

ActCAD 2017 New Version 8.2.1017 Released, Dt.22-Feb-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new version 1017 for below products based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine:

This is a general maintenance and bug fixes release, the detailed Release Notes are mentioned below:

Added : Several new resolutions to JPG and PNG Image printers.
Fixed : Teigha 4.1 Version updated from 3995 to 4038
Fixed : Crash issues with Toolbars and MTEXT Editor
Fixed : Leader text disappears after edit
Fixed : Add a bit field to QAFLAGS to send screenshots with crash & feedback reports
Fixed : When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed : Impossible to work with this drawing
Fixed : The data extracted by the ATTEXT command are not correctly justified in SDF format
Fixed : Crash on few GRIPs Editing
Fixed : PEDIT -> JOIN removes polylines
Fixed : Text is not edited if TEXTEDITMODE=4
Fixed : An univocal name has to be assigned to the unnamed block
Fixed : Failure on some automated test script
Fixed : [MTEXT] Background color set to drawing is displayed incorrectly
Fixed : IRX applications appear to be wrapped in a transaction that disables function keys and display

Feel free to contact us if you need any information related to ActCAD Software.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.997 Released, Dt.27-Jan-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.997 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine (direct download links included):

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Fixed - [PLACEHOLDER] Menu icons get scrambled
Fixed - Teigha 4.1 Version updated from 3991 to 3995
Fixed - [New MTEXT] Text spacing is lost on edit
Fixed - Snap order is unpredictable
Fixed - An univocal name has to be assigned to the unnamed block
Fixed - Print orientation is wrong for HP DesignJet 430
Fixed - Impossible to work with this drawing
Fixed - 3DOrbit glyph stays on-screen after pressing SHIFT+CTRL+S
Fixed - FILLET command doesn't work on POLYLINE
Fixed - M4226.scr was broken by fix for Bug 98514
Fixed - Unable to move 2 grips coincident for polylines
Fixed - Moving grips with Ortho active, the ortho prevail on esnap
Fixed - Move entities with Grips is wrong along the Z axis and esnap
Fixed - When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed - Chamfer and Trim error if coordinates are too far.
Fixed - [Crash] Severe crash on start, it does not allow to start at all
Fixed - [Crash] CTRL+C & CTRL+V, CRASH
Fixed - Unknown freeze (selective regen)
Fixed - Remove invalid cases from AllCmds scripts
Fixed - When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed - [Crash] CTRL+C & CTRL+V, CRASH
Fixed - Grips disappear if click an entity when a selection is active
Fixed - Improve CUI re-write warning
Fixed - MText grip editing needs rewrite as an overrule instead of a protocol extension

ActCAD 2018 New Patch 8.3.365 Released, Dt.28-Jan-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.3.365 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3 Technology:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Patch Release:

Fixed - [PATCH] Layer combobox displays wrong layer
Fixed - [PATCH] [RIBBONUI] Contextual tab appears selecting many objects type
Fixed - Unable to move 2 grips coincident for polylines
Fixed - Moving grips with Ortho active, the ortho prevail on esnap
Fixed - Move entities with Grips is wrong along the Z axis and esnap
Fixed - When grip move a 3d polyline vertex, don't set Z to zero
Fixed - Documentation update
Fixed - MText grip editing needs rewrite as an overrule instead of a protocol extension
Fixed - [Feedback] Printing from paperspace using any visual style other than "2D Wireframe" causes malfunction in output

ActCAD 2018 Software Versions Released, Dt.03-Jan-2017

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2018 Versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.3 engine and ODA Teigha 4.2 Libraries and ACIS kernel technologies. Below versions are now avaialble for download:

  • ActCAD 2018 Professional -64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Professional -32bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard -64bit
  • ActCAD 2018 Standard -32bit

This is another major release from ActCAD with below enhancements:

  • NEW GRADIENT HATCH support
  • NEW Boundary HATCH Dialog
  • NEW HATCHTOBACK Command
  • NEW Search for Files in File Open Dialog
  • NEW eTransmit Feature
  • Improved Point Cloud Import
  • Improved dgn file features
  • NEW Drawing TABs Feature
  • NEW Quick Access Toolbar on Ribbon Interface
  • Easily save workspaces by clicking Workspaces in the status bar and choosing Save Current As.
  • The Drawing Settings command has improved user interface that uses tabs instead of drop-down lists that were used previously.
  • Added -MENUUNLOAD command line version
  • NEW FILTER Dialog
  • Added Print Transparency on Print/Plot Dialog
  • Major LISP upgrade (VL*, VLA*, VLAX* functions). Many new LISP/VLISP functions added.
  • System Variables : Added or updated: DTEXTED, GFANG, GFCLR1, GFCLR2, GFCLRLUM, GFCLRSTATE, GFNAME, GFSHIFT, MDISTYLE, MTEXTED, TEXTED, TEXTEDITMODE, XCLIPFRAME.

Improvements to Existing Features:

Text and multiline text

  • Several fixes for working with the new multiline text editor.
  • Fixed specific drag issue for multiline text.
  • Fixed display of text during insertion when rotation angle is greater than 0.
  • Fixed issue with annotative text styles.
  • Several user interface fixes made to the Text dialog box.

Dimensions

  • Fixed issue with dimension style overrides.
  • Fixed crash scenario when editing a dimension style in IntelliCAD Explorer.

Printing

  • Fixed document name to contain layout name when using the Publish command.
  • Fixed issue with saving print stamp settings.

PDF export

  • Fixed issue when exporting all layouts to PDF.
  • Fixed issue with 3D Hidden and Realistic visual styles when exporting to PDF.
  • Fixed issue when exporting non-ACIS entities to 3D PDF.

APIs

  • Fix for .NET C# code inserting images.
  • Fix for lisp (vl-sort nil \'<).
  • Fix for menu lisp files that only loaded when the menu was first loaded.
  • Fix for VBA ColorMethod method.

More fixes

  • Many improvements made for running IntelliCAD on 4k displays.
  • Several fixes for working with .dgn files.
  • Fixed specific crash when using COPYCLIP and PASTECLIP with some 3D entities.
  • Several fixes for editing entities with the Fillet command.
  • Improved speed with converting certain .dwg files to .dgn files.
  • Fixed color issue with certain solids.
  • Fix for SENDFEEDBACK command.
  • Fixed issues reported rendering with Artisan.
  • Fixed 3DORBIT with set rotation point in UCS.
  • Fixed .mnu export/import issue for toolbars.
  • Fixed issue with leader creation.
  • Fixed LENGTHEN when working with circles.
  • Several fixes for selecting entities using grips, including displaying grips after editing and memory issues.
  • Several fixes for perspective mode view.

Improved Dr.KLN Converter for better handling of fonts embedded in Vector PDF Files.

The latest software is now avaialble for download on our Downloads page.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.985 Released, Dt.29-Dec-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.985 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Fixed - MText GRIP Editing issues
Fixed - Toolbars change their position on re-start
Fixed - "Emergency Saved Drawings" path was incorrect
Fixed - Ortho doesn't work in NWUCS for POLYLINE
Fixed - EXPLORER does not save layer filters pane closed state
Fixed - [MTEXT] Underlined text cannot be un-underlined
Fixed - Cannot attach XREF with XREF command
Fixed - [Crash] closing a drawing after saveas
Fixed - The "Mtext" option of the DIMLINEAR command launch the old mask of text editing, not use the editig in place
Fixed - Dimension style dialog text corrections
Fixed - Fix some internal static code bugs

Create And Edit Tables In ActCAD 2017, Dt.07-Dec-2016

ActCAD 2017 New Patch 8.2.978 Released, Dt.08-Dec-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.978 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a Tchnology and many internal enhancements:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Added - TABLEEDIT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_TOPLEFT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_TOPRIGHT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_TOPCENTER Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_MIDDLELEFT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_MIDDLERIGHT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_MIDDLECENTER Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_BOTTOMLEFT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_BOTTOMRIGHT Command
Added - TABLE_ALIGN_BOTTOMCENTER Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_ROWS_ABOVE Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_ROWS_BELOW Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_COLUMNS_BEFORE Command
Added - TABLE_INSERT_COLUMNS_AFTER Command
Added - TABLE_DELETE_ROWS Command
Added - TABLE_DELETE_COLUMNS Command
Added - TABLE_MERGE_CELLS Command
Added - TABLE_UNMERGE_CELLS Command
Added - Right click context menu added for TABLE editing
Improved - TABLE create programs
Fixed - TABLE GRIP issues on direction changes
Fixed - TABLE Stretch issues on direction changes
Fixed - Few bugs in program to import Point Cloud Data to ActCAD from external CSV file
Fixed - Fixed few minor bugs on code
Fixed - Impossible to work with a particular drawing
Fixed - Hatch turns as abnormal after TRIM if the hatch has been created by "Select entities" option
Fixed - Layer toolbar control does not sort layers correctly
Fixed - PMTHIST should not be put to undo list
Fixed - Crash of ActCAD on Creating a new layer
Fixed - Crash of ActCAD on Editing a dimension style in ActCAD Explorer
Fixed - IRX applications appear to be wrapped in a transaction that disables function keys and display
Fixed - Display of  ActCAD on 4k displays
Fixed - Crash on Editing a Block MTEXT
Fixed - Crash on Editing a Text in a particular drawing
Fixed - Keyboard shortcuts become inactive

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can directly update to this patch by clicking on Help Menu -> Check for Updates.

The latest Full Versions of ActCAD 2017 can be downloaded from our Downloads Page.

ActCAD is Professional grade 2D drafting and 3D modeling CAD software based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a engine and ACIS 3D Kernel. ActCAD has many add-on features and commands on top of regular IntelliCAD including Express menu. ActCAD offers unique user-friendly Licensing system with Self-License transfer. All ActCAD Licenses are globally valid and are perpetual.

ActCAD 2016 New Patch 1720 Released, Dt.07-Dec-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.1.1720 for below ActCAD 2016 Versions:

  • ActCAD 2016 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2016 Standard - 32bit

Above ActCAD 2016 Versions are based on IntelliCAD 8.1b technology. Below are the fixes in this maintenance release:

  • Fixed - Text with line weight has a bad color boundary
  • Updated - Revision of OpenDesign Libraries Version 3837

The latest versions can be released from below links:

Exising users of ActCAD 2016 can download the patches from below links:

From inside ActCAD 2016 you can go to Help Menu and click on Check for Updates to download and apply the latest patches automatically.

Feel free to contact us on support@actcad.com for any further information.

 

ActCAD 2017 New Versions 8.2.972 Released, Dt.24-Nov-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.964 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a technology till date:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Fixed - Check For Updates Crash issue
Fixed - Certain issues related to Licensing
Fixed - TABLE command transparency problem
Fixed - [Crash] CRASH #2 10-20-16 CRASHED WHEN EDITTING TEXT
Fixed - Keyboard shortcuts become inactive
Fixed - [Crash] Using new text editor. 3rd crash in an hout
Fixed - Leader cannot be created
Fixed - Keyboard shortcuts become inactive
Fixed - Eliminate unnecessary full checkout in IntelliCAD build process
Fixed - not able to load attached icm format menu
Fixed - Graphics update is blocked
Fixed - [MTEXT] Mtext with width 0 behaves differently from ACAD

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can directly update to this patch by clicking on Help Menu -> Check for Updates.

The latest Full Versions of ActCAD 2017 can be downloaded from our Downloads Page.

ActCAD 2017 New Versions 8.2.964 Released, Dt.08-Nov-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new maintenance patch 8.2.964 for below versions based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a technology till date:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

Below are detailed Release Notes for this Maintenance Release:

Added - All New Table Create Feature (TABLE Command)

Improved - CUI files
Improved - ActCAD Drawings Converter
Improved - Licensing Mechanism improvements after the expiry of Trial Version
Improved - Dr.KLN PDF to Drawings Converter with few improvements and bug fixes

Fixed - Layer transparency value does not affect entities representation
Fixed - Wipeout created in paper-space is invisible
Fixed - Grip in move mode stretches if snapped to entity
Fixed - MTEXT editor hangs in certain situations
Fixed - Some print stamp settings are not stored
Fixed - Cannot trim hatch using circle as cutting entity
Fixed - MENU open dialog default file type should be CUI
Fixed - MTEXT Replacing selected text removes one more character
Fixed - Crash on MTEXT Rich Text Edit
Fixed - Crash during call to RunCallBackForAll
Fixed - Bring back old text edit dialog
Fixed - Some print stamp settings are not stored
Fixed - PUBLISH document name does not contain layout name
Fixed - Annotative text style is not really annotative in some situations
Fixed - Annotation Scales List button not working in a viewport
Fixed - Text with lineweight has a bad color boundary
Fixed - Wrong warning message if edit an entity's print style
Fixed - There is no command line version of MENUUNLOAD command

Existing ActCAD 2017 users can directly update to this patch by clicking on Help Menu -> Check for Updates.

The latest Full Versions of ActCAD 2017 can be downloaded from our Builds Depot here.

New TABLE Feature Implemented In ActCAD 2017, Dt.07-Nov-2016

ActCAD announces the implementation of new TABLE feature in all the versions of ActCAD 2017. It will be implemented soon in a separate maintance release. Below video demonstrates its capabilities:

Dr.KLN Drawings Converter New Version Released, Dt.29-Oct-2016

Dr.KLN Drawings Converter vector PDF files and postscript PS files to various other formats like DXF, HPGL, SVG, PPTX, TXT, PCB etc. There are few improves and bug fixes to the source codes and released new versions in both 32bit and 64bit. Dr.KLN Drawings Converter is available in ActCAD Professional Version.

ActCAD 2017 New Maintanance Patch 8.2.955 Updated, Dt.18-Oct-2016

ActCAD announces the updation of ActCAD 2017 Builds for below versions based on IntelliCAD 8.2a.955 version:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional - 32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard - 32bit

This is a general maintenance patch update on ActCAD 2017 base release. Below are the important fixes in this revision:

Fixed  - Text with lineweight has bad color boundary
Fixed  - Wrong warning message if edit an entity's print style
Fixed  - There is no command line version of MENUUNLOAD command
Fixed  - Menu lisp files only load when menu is first loaded, not on subsequent IntelliCAD sessions
Fixed  - Can't load custom right-click pop-up menu in the MNU file
Fixed  - Ability to update CUI for missing elements only
Fixed  - Accelerator do not work after CUI update

The new versions are available in our Builds Dept at this link.

ActCAD 2017 New Patch V950 Released, Dt.01-Oct-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2017 based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a, ODA 4.01 and ACIS kernel technologies. Below versions are affected in this release:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -32bit

This is a general general release with few bug fixes. Details are mentioned below:

  • Added - Hide and Show Commands.
  • Fixed - Crash issue when some drawing is opened in backgrund
  • Fixed - Old customize dialog UX issue
  • Fixed - Command interruption using ORTHO and POLYLINE
  • Fixed - DIMCONT produces wrong dimension label
  • Fixed -Data loss in DDEDIT in edit session if non-text entity selected
  • Fixed - [MTEXT] Background color set to "drawing" is displayed incorrectly
  • Fixed - Toolbars MNU export / import produces wrong result
  • Fixed - DTEXT command does not accept justification options on creation anymore
  • Fixed - Graphics update is blocked
  • Fixed - [Ribbon] Accelerator keys version issue
  • Fixed - acad_truecolordlg should return true color as selected by user
  • Fixed - Need ability to show MTEXT options floating window with ribbon turned on

The latest versions can be downloaded from this downloads page.

ActCAD 2017 New Versions (8.2.946) Released, Dt.23-Sep-2016

ActCAD announces the release of new ActCAD 2017 based on most latest IntelliCAD 8.2a, ODA 4.01 and ACIS kernel technologies. Below versions are now avaialble for download or upgrade:

  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Professional -32bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -64bit
  • ActCAD 2017 Standard -32bit

This is a general general release with few bug fixes. Details are mentioned below:

  • Run-time errors fixed for breakline command.
  • Run-time errors fixed for ActCAD Professional add-ons.
  • Protected LISP program execution error fixed.
  • Style display problem on Ribbon menu are fixed.
  • Fixed crash problem on some PEDIT join actions.
  • Added ability to show MTEXT options floating window with Ribbon Menu turned on.
  • Improved Keyboard Shortcut Keys.
  • Fixed few drivers to improve speed and performance

The latest versions can be downloaded from this downloads page.