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2010-06-30

Version 1.2 (build 3883, 30-Jun-2010) released


A new major sub version 1.2 of BuiltWorks 2010 (build 3883, 30-Jun-2010) release is available for download by registered users at http://downloads.solidace.com

Category: Version History
Posted by: A.Urbsys

Some of the most important new functions and improvements of BuiltWorks 2010 v.1.2 are:

  • General features:
    • New Installer:
      • Compressed – even less amount to download (~15 MB);
      • Easy control of version updating, with clear version information;
    • Updated BuiltWorks options:
      • Expressions (formulas) can be added to the Cut-list Properties;
      • New flexible rules for automated file naming in assemblies.
  • Structural modeling updates:
    • Added new Profiles - Chinese National standard GB;
    • Enhanced alignment of members - more options for orientation, including rotation and shift;
    • New Member Array placement function - array on curved segments.
  • Connection detailing updates:
    • New concept of Connection - allows storing multiple operations and objects inside it;
    • Endplate with smart 3D dimensions for interactive handling;
    • Redesigned and updated cutting options:
      • New command “Trim” for cutting operations;
      • Redesigned user interface icons for better understanding;
      • Enabled Clearance & Shortening properties for cutting options, including negative values;
      • New Cutting By User Profile function;
    • Library of simple Connections included in default installation.
  • Other enhancements:
    • Redesigned Drawing Generator:
      • Uses predefined views in SolidWorks templates
      • The drawing styles can be applied automatically, etc.
    • DSTV NC – fixed profile description, support of holes, internal and external contour, profile blocs of the file, etc.
    • SDNF – support of orientation by cardinal points, mirroring, etc.

 

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