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Introduced subscription licensing19




Use Background images as textures (render Google maps)






Remove calculation points in specific range






Change reflectance or average color of a texture






Import luminaire locations from CSV file






Added Background images button to lower toolbar






Support for DWG 2018






Unregistered or expired installations now operate as a file viewer






Textures in Render mode ON by default






Ortho enabled when scaling background images






Drag-n-drop or Copy/paste in background images dialog






New formats added to Page Builder (Legal-Landscape, Legal-Portrait and ANSI-Tabloid)






Render Mode Viewpoints

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Separate Display properties for render viewpoints

 
 
 
 
 
Page Builder automated output uses render viewpoints

 
 
 
 
 
Viewpoints automatically captured entering Page Builder

 
 
 
 
 
Object Disable command

 
 
 
 
 
Object Group command

 
 
 
 
 
Group and Explode in Project Manager

 
 
 
 
 
Scale objects in 3 directions

 
 
 
 
 
Capture render images at larger sizes than display

 
 
 
 
 
Added default user object library

 
 
 
 
 
Background images now available in Import menu

 
 
 
 
 
Multiple level Redo command

 
 
 
 
 
All Object commands have multi-single select

 
 
 
 
 
All Object commands have All select

 
 
 
 
 
Page Builder – Dynamic Report Generator added

 
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Global font control added to Page Builder

 
 
 
 
 
Viewpoints toolbar added to Model Mode

 
 
 
 
 
Room Surface Summary schedule added

 
 
 
 
 
Isoline Legend schedule added

 
 
 
 
 
Instabase Audit command checks for updated IES files

 
 
 
 
 
Added Sub-tags for groups

 
 
 
 
 
Access Instabase from default browser

 
 
 
 
 
Enhanced Luminaire toolkit drop-down menu

 
 
 
 
 
Enhanced Luminaire Swap command

 
 
 
 
 
New command: Find calculation points by value added

 
 
 
 
 
Dynamically change luminaire aiming angles while adding or re-orienting

 
 
 
 
 
Delete Openings by Single, Window, All technique

 
 
 
 
 
Delete Rooms by Single, Window, All technique

 
 
 
 
 
Color control for switched off luminaires

 
 
 
 
 
Better decimal control for all statistics

 
 
 
 
 
Copy Roadway Optimizer Comparison table to clipboard

 
 
 
 
 
Font color control for all schedule fields

 
 
 
 
 
Better banner control for output

 
 
 
 
 
Anti-alias render views in Page Builder and exported files

 
 
 
 
 
Dynamic Templates - When enabled, templates are automatically created when luminaires are placed or modified

 
 
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Template button now globally controls template visibility

 
 
 
 
 
Design Isolines - Design Isolines are interactive isolines that automatically update as changes are made to the environment without having to recalculate (e.g. placing or modifying luminaires)

 
 
 
 
 
New Instabase in the Cloud!

 
 
 
 
 
Build composite photometric files

 
 
 
 
 
New command, Move Luminaire & Orient

 
 
 
 
 
Calculates PPFD for plant growth

 
 
 
 
 
Project Manager – Added Points Visibility to CalcPts menu

 
 
 
 
 
Addition of CalcType to the CalcPts grid in Project Manager

 
 
 
 
 
Modify-Luminaire-Reaim – The previous aiming vector and template (if defined) is shown (dotted line)

 
 
 
 
 
Photometric direction indicators (webs or orient vectors)

 
 
 
 
 
Free Export to AGi32 plugin for SketchUp 2014 released for version 15.3 and later

 
 
 
15.3
 
Import and scale and seam up to eight Google Earth images with new command: Background Images

 
 
 
 
 
Enhanced Select Photometric File dialog with polar plots, BUG, roadway class and more to make file selection much easier

 
 
 
 
 
Automatic Power Density and Calculation point placement when using the Room creation tools

 
 
 
 
 
Automatic Luminaire definition when bringing in photometric files

 
 
 
 
 
Bring in multiple photometric files at once

 
 
 
 
 
Scene/Channel Summary schedule added. Summarizes all active channels in a Scene (Channel ID, Switched, Diming, # Luminaires).

 
 
 
 
 
Calculation point meter indicators for all grids (winkies!)

 
 
 
 
 
New toolkit commands for luminaire Lock and Aiming Vector visibility

 
 
 
 
 
Improved parsing of imported 3D cad files results in fewer errors and better integrity

 
 
 
 
 
20% faster Direct mode calculations

 
 
 
 
 
Daylighting with the Perez All-Weather sky model and complete integrated weather database

 
 
 
 
14.4
New “Tag” field added to luminaire definition, labels and schedules

 
 
 
 
 
Scene Manager provides the ability to manage luminaires by channel and assign channels to scenes

 
 
 
 
 
Change Channel capabilities in Luminaire toolkit and various other commands

 
 
 
 
 
Mesopic calculations per IES TM-12-12

 
 
 
 
 
Real DWG 2013 support

 
 
 
 
 
LEED v4 SSc6 compliance report added to Obtrusive Light command

 
 
 
 
 
Adaptive patch subdivision refines radiosity mesh for hot spots

 
 
 
 
 
Colored patch and element mesh

 
 
 
 
 
Toggle aiming vector visibility command

 
 
 
 
 
Vertical illuminance added to optimization criteria for Roadway Optimizer

 
 
 
 
 
Fisheye view added to ray trace

 
 
 
 
 
Generate HDR images from raytrace

 
 
 
 
 
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