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Visual 2.08.0148 (08/10/2016)
  1. Engine fixes: Incorrect object intersection warning fixed.
Visual 2.08.0143 (06/22/2016)
  1. Engine fixes: Removed diagnostic setting from Initial Flux.
  2. Added: Base support for Sunoptics
  3. Fixed: No way to clear rendermetrics setting.
Visual 2.08.0140 (06/20/2016)
  1. Engine fixes.
  2. Fix: Imported CAD files read units properly.
  3. Fix: Bug downloading PDF files from product database.
Visual 2.08.0139 (05/23/2016)
  1. Fix: Background Images don't import from a Visual file.
Visual 2.08.0138 (05/16/2016)
  1. Engine fixes
Visual 2.08.0137 (05/11/2016)
  1. Engine fix: Error 38.
  2. Engine fix: Illuminance levels are too high.
  3. Engine fix: Out of memory error.
Visual 2.08.0136 (05/02/2016)
  1. Engine fixes.
  2. Switched to Google geolocation services from discontinued Yahoo service.
Visual 2.08.0135 (04/20/2016)
  1. Added: VSD export.
Visual 2.08.0134 (04/13/2016)
  1. Engine fixes.
  2. Fixed: "None", "Maximum", and "Minimum" calc zone threshold values don't work.
  3. Fixed: Design manager doesn't load background entities if there are more than 1000 of them.
Visual 2.08.0133 (04/08/2016)
  1. Fixed: Runtime Error 0 during shutdown when luminaire properties are displayed.
  2. Fixed: Runtime Error 0 during shutdown when photometric web ribbon bar menu is displayed.
  3. Fixed: File locks when closing Print Editor removed.
Visual 2.08.0120 (04/04/2016)
  1. Changed: Using new PDF importer that should import more files.
  2. Changed: Implemented texture antialiasing to improve appearance of imported pdf files.
Visual 2.08.0119 (03/30/2016)
  1. Fixed: Layer manager not loaded with new layers after importing a Visual file.
  2. Engine Fix: Daylighting calc crash
  3. Engine Fix: surface sliver calc crash
Visual 2.08.0118 (03/23/2016)
  1. Fixed: RealDWG Install includes Microsoft runtimes.
  2. Fixed: Print Editor, multi-page PDF could throw an error.
  3. Fixed: Text and polylines not imported from RealDWG with correct color.
  4. Engine Fix: Luminaires with non-uniform azimuthal angular spacing in their photometry might calculate too low.
  5. Fixed: Imported CAD text entities don't scale properly in Print Editor.
  6. Fixed: Some calc zone values are not displayed.
  7. Added: noReboot flag to setup
  8. Fixed: Incorrect luminous dimension conflict warning for very small luminous dimensions.
Visual 2.08.0116 (03/02/2016)
  1. Fixed: Visual sometimes shows a "Runtime Error 0" message during shutdown.
  2. Fixed: RealDWG import handles Architectural units conversion properly.
  3. Testing: Added more tracking code for Entity Manager corruption bug.
Visual 2.08.0099 (02/29/2016)
  1. Promoted from Beta.
Visual 2.08.0098 (02/18/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Luminaires not drawn in wireframe mode if symbol color is black.
  2. Fixed: Lineweights rounded to nearest integer value.
  3. Fixed: Calc Zone Offset dropdown missing from the Ribbonbar.
Visual 2.08.0097 (02/11/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Background images missing in Print Editor when there are more than one image in an Illustration.
  2. Fixed: Scale missing in Print Editor with Background Image in an Illustration.
Visual 2.08.0095 (02/10/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Photometric Viewer doesn't work with saved luminaire types.
  2. Fixed: Render flares around corners.
Visual 2.08.0094 (02/09/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Added: Ribbonbar customization.
  2. Fixed: Optical spin arrow not exported to CAD correctly.
  3. Fixed: Print Editor metric conversion
  4. Fixed: Print Editor image rotation problem.
  5. Added: Teigha/RealDWG switch.
  6. Fixed: Overflow error after full calculation.
Visual 2.08.0091 (01/26/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Calc engine LLF problem.
Visual 2.08.0090 (01/26/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Importing a VSL file doesn't work.
  2. Fixed: Something about the calculator icon.
Visual 2.08.0086 (01/26/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Updated: RealDWG importer with undecorated function exports
Visual 2.08.0085 (01/21/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Debug: Orphaned calc zone tracking added
  2. Fixed: RealDWG import messages updated
  3. Fixed: Fractional values can't be added to input boxes
Visual 2.08.0084 (01/18/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Engine Fixes
Visual 2.08.0082 (01/14/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Added: RealDWG import.
  2. Fix: Updated Visual to use MSXML6.
  3. Fix: Luminaire schedule crash when shrunk below a certain size.
Visual 2.08.0075 (01/06/2016) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fix: Error message when canceling image file selection dialog.
  2. Fix: Background images disappear after rotation.
  3. Fix: Background images display as empty rectangles during rotation.
  4. Fix: Background images not copied correctly.
  5. Testing: Revit luminaire export added.
  6. Added: Imported Truetype text entities maintain font style.
  7. Testing: RealDWG Import now handles invisible entities correctly.
  8. Testing: VSD export - added background text to export file.
  9. Fix: Internal ZIP files not removing directory information properly.
  10. Testing: Removed calc engine rebasing test - geometry is now always rebased.
  11. Added: New "Zoom to Entity" button on Design Manager.
  12. Testing: Added shell wrapper to RealDWG importer.
Visual 2.08.0071 (12/9/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fix: Runtime error 0 message when opening a Visual file from the splash screen.
Visual 2.08.0068 (12/7/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fix: Images exported to wrong location in CAD file.
Visual 2.08.0065 (11/24/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. Engine fixes
Visual 2.08.0064 (11/23/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. Engine fixes
Visual 2.08.0061 (11/19/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Runtime Error '0' when opening some files.
Visual 2.08.0053 (11/18/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Multiple imported PDF backgrounds not displaying.
  2. Fixed: Background image cropping throws an error if image is not in Z=0 plane
Visual 2.08.0050 (11/16/2015) - Beta Candidate
  1. !2016!
  2. Fixed: Render errors out if calc'd in Direct-Only mode.
  3. Fixed: Surface reflectance color sync flag not saved with Visual file.
  4. Fixed: Some selected entities not drawn properly when Hardware Acceleration is turned off./li>
  5. Fixed: Rendering generates black surfaces when a saved Visual file is rendered.
  6. Fixed: Units settings not saved in backup files.
Visual 2.08.0043 (10/19/2015) - Internal Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Command line input not accepted duing background image import.
  2. Fixed: "Unable to find background image files." message when saving a Visual file.
Visual 2.08.0042 (10/16/2015) - Internal Beta Candidate
  1. Setup updated with additonal Fortran runtime dlls.
Visual 2.08.0041 (10/15/2015) - Internal Beta Candidate
  1. Fixed: Schedule crash when clicking on symbol with a pole.
  2. Fixed: Osnap doesn't recognize windows.
  3. Fixed: Deleting layers and entities from layers doesn't flag file save message.
  4. Added: Limited support for background images with hardware acceleration turned off.
  5. Added: Pole shadowing in calcs and rendering.
Visual 2.08.0038 (10/01/2015) - Internal Beta Candidate
  1. Background Images fully implemented.
  2. Interface changes (command bar)
  3. Power Zones exported to PE.
Visual 2.08.0035 (Internal Only)
  1. Geom file updates for Print Editor.
Visual 2.08.0021 (Internal Only)
  1. New Window interfaces
  2. Revit import testing
  3. Added command-line flags for new splash screen.
Visual 2.08.0020 (Internal Only)
  1. Added - Per-surface glazing data interface
Visual 2.08.0018 (Internal Only)
  1. Added - Per-surface glazing data
Visual 2.08.0011 (Beta Release)
  1. 1. Fixed - Can't mirror twin fixtures.
  2. 2. Fixed - Can't select multiple background images
Visual 2.08.0010 (Beta Release)
  1. 1. Fixed - LLF Calculator doesn't work
  2. 2. Added - Backup File Open
  3. 3. Print Editor fixes.
Visual 2.08.00008 (Beta Release)
  1. 1. Fixed - Double-clicking files to launch Visual causes errors.
  2. 2. Fixed - Can't see calc zone outline when drawing on top of Background Image
  3. 3. Print Editor fixes.
Visual 2.08.00008 (Beta Release)
  1. 1. Added new selection interface.
Visual 2.08.00007 (Beta Release)
  1. 1. Added Background Image support
Visual 2.08.00002 (Beta Release)
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