SoftPlan version 2020 New Features: File

AutoCAD

Import and Export .DWG 2018 format added.

AutoCAD drawings with Layers containing Unicode characters import into SoftPlan.

Import of AutoCAD drawings with very complicated Symbols improved.

Invisible text is NOT imported from an AutoCAD drawing.

PDF files contained in a drawing are included in the DWG export.

Plumbing Drops and Electrical Connects do NOT export.

Image

Opacity option added to imported images.

2020 File Image Opacity

Import Image file resolution is maintained,  formerly images were converted to a maximum 1024 x 1024.

Mitek

Export of drawings to Mitek containing very short walls improved.

Model

Drawings in the model are automatically loaded into memory resulting in increased performance for some operations.

PDF

Images located on a Layer set to Fade will appear faded when exported to a PDF file.

Import of PDF files with significant raster content improved.

2020 File Import PDF graphic content

Lumion

Direct export to Lumion added, via a .FBX file.

Available to SoftPlan+ subscribers only.

Plan Set

PDF Import added to Plan Set.

Projects List

Right click on the SoftPlan icon button on the Windows taskbar displays a list of recently used projects.

Recovered Files

Recovered Files tool added, appears after SoftPlan has shutdown unexpectedly, presenting options for file recovery.

2020 File Auto Recover

Save

If a Cleanup is the only command executed in a drawing session a Save Drawing prompt will appear.

Lock Open Project

If a SoftPlan Project opened from the Start Page is already open a "The Project is currently in use by the following key:" message.

NOTE: THIS ONLY APPLIES TO SHARED PROJECTS, MULTIPLE USERS CAN SIMULTANEOUSLY OPEN A LOCAL/NETWORK PROJECT WITH NO WARNINGS (AND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF DATA).

SketchUp

Import and Export support added for SketchUp 2018 file format.

Surfaces exported to SketchUp are logically grouped to make modification easier.

Start Page

Last Modified Time displays when cursor is over project name.

2020 File Last Modified Time

Pin Project option added, list the Project at the top of the project list on the Start Page when selected.

Remove Project command added to Right Click, removes the cloud copy, the start page entry, and any published reView files.
The local copy is not removed.

2020 Startup Right Click

Search command added to the Project section of the Start Page.

2020 File Search Start Page

 

Remove Shared Project command added to the Start Page of the user that a project is shared with.

Windows File Explorer

SoftPlan drawing preview added to Windows File Explorer.

2020 File Explorer File Preview

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