Release

2.03.X

  • new parallel algorithm for milling path calculation
  • Print dialog has double buffering in preview
  • Print dialog Printer properties are correctly preassigned and accepted again
  • added missing english translations in print dialog and for sprocket and spoke structure
  • DXF export/import: color 'unspecified' added
  • DXF import texts and text angles added
  • Aeroprofile dialog added in English
  • Aeroprofiles can be preset in angle and length during generation
  • Fixed error when saving empty models
  • Bounding boxes of invalid objects are no longer evaluated
  • Fixed error when moving fully selected radius dimensions
  • automatic file versioning can be activated in the options
  • even hidden objects can be selected in the tree
  • new selection function for geometrically connected contours
  • Fixed error when saving auxiliary circles
  • Fixed error when creating parallel auxiliary circles
  • Fixed error when selecting/grouping splines
  • When a new tool is selected in the machining dialog, the infeed parameters are now automatically adjusted as well

2.02.X

  • Fixed bug when restarting after autosave when the original models were deleted or renamed
  • Fixed bug when creating parallel auxiliary lines on groups with topology automatic
  • Fixed bug in the positioning of ring gears on spur gears (tooth offset)
  • Fixed bug when reading closed polylines in DXF
  • Fixed bug on slot object editor
  • Added slot center to slot as explicit snap position
  • Crop settings when printing are retained during the session
  • Empty groups can optionally be automatically deleted before saving
  • new feature to remove duplicate or overlapping contours
  • CNC function for drag knife cutting added
  • parametric aero profile figure with connection to user-specific profile database added
  • Topology flag visible in the tree via a small red T on the icon
  • Topology automatic now also as automatic for open contours (also works for trimming, parallel etc.)

2.01.X

  • Fixed a bug in thread machining, all objects except circle and point are ignored as thread positions
  • Fixed bug in CNC input dialog for edge processing, checkbox now reacts correctly
  • Fixed a bug in the scaling of the operators Thickening and Wall as well as the figure N-gon
  • Fixed a bug when drawing tangents for circles and arcs
  • The incorrect character descriptions for some fonts in the '.' has been fixed
  • There are two new parametric figures: spoke opening and sprocket
  • When creating a machining for a contour that is already assigned to another machining, the contour is automatically copied, figures are linked
  • Parallels to standard contours (not figures) are now created as a group of objects, no longer as outlines
  • With the [SHIFT] key, the parallels with sharp corners are created, otherwise rounded as usual

2.00.X

User Interface

  • optional English-language interface (depending on the Windows system language)
  • Submenus for figures, CAM and drawing elements to create space for new functions
  • Input command visible on the mouse info (in the Preferences menu)
  • Spindle settings distributed between the 'Mechanics' and 'G-Code Postprocessor' dialogs
  • Icons scale automatically for high-DPI displays

Geometry functions

  • Groups can be created directly as a figure or folder
  • Long hole with two different eye radii
  • Convert curves/contours into polylines
  • Split curves/contours at element/point
  • Import/export of SVG files
  • Layer with visibility, color or dimmed status
  • Moving objects (using the button from the toolbar) also allows the input of X-Y coordinates

Raster images as background (construction templates)

  • Raster images can be read in in the following formats: * .jpg, * .bmp. * .tiff, * .png
  • Can be changed in position, size and rotation
  • Opacity of the raster images can be reduced
  • Align the raster images to the reference line and scale them to scale
  • Distort raster images (height/width ratio)

parametric figures (parameters can be changed at any time via dialog)

  • Circular cap
  • Circular sector
  • Trapezoid (symmetrical)
  • Rectangle (2 or 3 points) with corner parameters (corner, chamfer, radius, undercut)
  • Regular n-gon with corner parameters (corner, chamfer, radius, undercut)
  • Long hole with the same or different eye radii
  • Row of holes and bolt circle
  • Gear, ring gear and rack with configurable involute profile (Module metric/dp, profile shift, flank angle, flank play, head play, head shortening, root radius)
  • Positioning function for the correct meshing of the gears
  • Conductor tracks can be added interactively as required

parametric operators (creation logic in the tree can be changed later)

  • Boolean operations
  • Thickening
  • Wall function
  • Fillets
  • Reflections
  • Scaling
  • Multiple copies

CAM functions

  • Additional edge processing can be programmed
  • one or more machining zero points can be freely positioned
  • Approach position on a contour can be freely positioned
  • Multiple tabs
  • Thread whirling of internal / external threads as left or right-hand threads, internal threads including pre-machining
  • Circular arcs can also be output as lines in G-code, analogous to the helix movements

1.06.X

  • New input mask for relay control
  • Two independent process parameters can be selected per tool (e.g. cooling + extraction)
  • the n-corner replaces the hexagon function, so it is easy to draw eight-cornered corners, triangles, etc.
  • G02 / G03 can now also be configured with absolute IJK parameters
  • further optimized milling path generation (more stable with offset generation)
  • Fixed bug with snap to texts with only one letter
  • The path correction for the outer radius and the chamfer cutter is now calculated using the tip diameter, not the outer diameter

1.05.X

  • Simplification of the spindle settings
  • Improved milling path calculation.
  • Bugfixes

1.04.X

  • Immersion strategies ramp and commuting added
  • CNC path input optimized, 'Depth from ... to' and height 'Spindle start over material' introduced.
  • BZT look introduced as an additional option
  • Fixed bug with full circles within pocket machining, now two semicircles in G code
  • Fixed bug when starting the machining of pockets with finishing allowance in Z depth
  • Fixed bug when trimming ellipses and splines
  • Display of the sources for import files in the drawing tab after saving, e.g. 'File (dxf)'
  • DXF polylines are now read in as an outline or contour if it contains arcs
  • DXF files in Unix format are now also imported

1.03.X

  • Formulas can now also be entered in the input fields
  • Printing with specified scales is now possible (e.g. 1:10)
  • Integrated tool changer
  • Sub-objects of figures, contours, outlines and areas are no longer displayed in the tree
  • Fixed a bug when saving rotated texts
  • Groups are now only differentiated between figures and folders
  • Fixed bug when saving closed polygons
  • Fixed bug with variable-speed spindles
  • Optimization of the automatic contour finder to eliminate duplicate contours

1.02.X

  • Numerical pre-assignment for auxiliary circles is now retained
  • Fixed bug when trimming polylines
  • When the objects are moved interactively, they can now be gripped at intersections
  • automatic backup copy at configurable time intervals
  • In the demo version, a maximum of 100 lines of G code can now be saved
  • Groups are now only differentiated between figures and folders
  • new icons for groups and folders in the tree
  • Selection of the individual elements of folders has been improved
  • The feed per tooth is now interpolated with three support points
  • Material selection via a selection box directly in the toolbar

1.01.X

  • Error when printing != 1: 1 eliminated (printer was always controlled 1: 1)
  • Errors with object names and multiple copies (are now also incremented)
  • Fixed bug with graphic attributes when changing groups (was always reset)
  • Engraving fonts and true-type fonts have been adjusted in terms of functionality
  • Modified models are marked in the tab with a following *

1.00.X

  • New look
  • Added preferences for dimensions
  • Approach bends of length 0mm are now possible to define the immersion position
  • Bug fixes for manual contour generation
  • Bugfixes, Bugfixes, Bugfixes …