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CADWorx Design Review

PPMProduct
CADWorx
PPMCategory_custom
Help
Version_CAESAR
12
Version_CADWorx
20.0 (2020)
Version_CADWorxStructure
2020(4.0)

Lists release information for the last three releases. For more information on past software updates, see the Hexagon PPM product website at www.Hexagonppm.com.

Items added and updated with CADWorx Design Review 2019 (19.0)

The following changes have been made to CADWorx Design Review for this release:

  • Many tabs and palettes have been reorganized for easier use.

  • You can view models in either parallel or perspective views. For more information, see View Cube.

  • Additional operators are available with hot keys while the Select operator is in use. For more information, see Operators Panel.

  • You can undock palettes from the window edges to create free-floating palettes. For more information, see Palettes Panel.

  • You can now close the current model and keep CADWorx Design Review open. For more information, see Close Model.

  • The new Clear Cache and Reload functions allow you to improve CADWorx Design Review performance by actively managing the cache. For more information, see Clear Cache and Reload Model.

The following features are available for CADWorx Design Review Professional:

  • All functions and features available in CADWorx Design Review.

  • Additional file types are now supported for import. For more information, see Open Files.

  • You can save a clipped model as a view. For more information see Views Panel.

  • Added snaps to the measurement tool. For more information, see Measure Panel.

  • A new clipping option for isolating selected components, Selection Volume Clipping, is now available. For more information, see Clipping Panel.

  • Added snaps to the clipping tool. For more information, see Clipping Panel.

  • Annotations can now be added to a clipped view. For more information, see Annotations Panel.

  • The new Annotate Model command creates annotations that persist across all views of the model. For more information, see Annotations Panel.

  • Use the new Annotations Visibility feature to hide or display all annotations in the model. For more information, see Annotations Panel.

  • The new Advanced Model Tree Palette is a combination of the previous Layer Properties, Component List, and Model Data Tabs. For more information, see Advanced Model Tree Palette.

  • Search for and isolate specific data or components using the Advanced Model Tree Palette. For more information, see Advanced Model Tree Palette.

  • You can now export a drawing in IFC (*.IFC), VUE (*.vue), and Adobe 3D PDF (*.pdf) file types. For more information see Export.

  • The new Publishing Service allows you to import .DWG files and export different file types. For more information see Publishing Service

  • You can now export annotations in CSV (*.CSV) or Microsoft Excel Workbook (*.xlsx) file format. For more information see Export.

Items added and updated with CADWorx Design Review 2019 (19.0) Service Pack 1

The following features are available for CADWorx Design Review Professional:

  • CADWorx Design Review Pro can now export files containing data in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages. For more information see Export.

  • Added the ability to use snaps on legacy components in the measurement tool. For more information, see Measure Panel.

Items added and updated with CADWorx Design Review 2018

  • Updated the quick access toolbar to include Undo and Redo . For more information, see Quick Access Toolbar.

  • Moved the Annotations panel to the Home tab for quicker access, and removed the Edit tab. For more information, see Home Tab and Annotations Panel.

  • Added an option to change the CADWorx Design Review theme to Light or Dark. For more information, see Settings Palette.

  • Added Missing File to search the master file and all subfolders for any missing files when you open a drawing with external model references. For more information, see Settings Palette.

  • Added a refresh button to the Home tab to reload all model content. For more information, see Refresh and Settings Palette.

  • You can add a description and user information for annotations. For more information, see Saved Visuals & Markup Palette.

  • Added Refresh Type to the Settings tab. Refresh Type defines what action the software takes when you click Refresh on the Home tab. For more information, see Settings Palette.

  • Added an option to define the component representation type when you export to IFC. For more information, see Export.

  • Moved the .ifc, .avi, and .jpg save options to Export. For more information, see Export.

  • You can export your model to an .html file, and then view it in mobile device web browsers or in Web Viewer Desktop. For more information, see View Model in Browser, and Export.

  • You can export AutoCAD solid objects in IFC format. For more information, see Export.

  • The View Cube replaces the Standard Views panel. For more information, see View Cube.

  • Enhanced the measurement tool. For more information, see Measure Panel.

  • You can save a view of your placed measurement. For more information, see Create Camera Position Views.

  • Added the Additional View window that allows you to orbit, pan, zoom to selection, zoom extends, and view plan and elevation views. Previously, you needed the Plan and Elevation view windows. For more information, see Additional View Palette.

  • Use cutting planes in x, y, and z to view cut sections of your model. For more information, see Clipping Panel and Create Cutting Plane Views.

  • Create clippings of your model using Volume Clipping. For more information, see Clipping Panel and Volume Clipping.

  • The Settings tab replaces the Properties tab. The Model Data tab replaces the CADWorx Properties tab.

Items added and updated with CADWorx Design Review 2017 R1

  • You can export equipment and structure to an Industry Foundation Classes (.ifc) file. For more information, see Save As.

  • You can map IFC configurations in the IFC Configurations dialog box. For more information, see Save As.

  • Supports BricsCAD 17.2 compatibility.

Items added and updated with CADWorx Design Review 2017

  • Supports Industry Foundation Class (.ifc) file export. For more information, see Save As.

  • Stability and performance enhancements.

  • Supports 64-bit Windows.

  • Supports CADWorx Structure 2017.

  • Supports CADWorx 2017.

  • Supports AutoCAD 2017 Compatibility.

Items added and updated with CADWorx Design Review 2016

  • Updated the Save As feature. You can save data as an .iFV, a .jpeg, or an .avi file. You can no longer save to a .cdr. However, you can still open .cdr files from previous releases in CADWorx Design Review. For more information, see Save As.

  • Removed the Save Views and Animations option. To save your views and animations, use the Save As feature, and choose .jpeg or .avi.

  • Added options to password protect your drawings, set an expiration date, and remove model information from your drawing to the in the Save As dialog box. For more information, see Save As.