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AI MAXTools AI SpellMAX Module NOW AVAILABLE! (now supporting v15-v19!)

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admin November 16, 2017, 05:40:28 PM (#90)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.00.00.0591, 2017-11-16) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • AI MAX Export2D: now capable of handling drawings with an even larger number of sheets
Bug Fixes:
  • AI Bill of Material (BOM) Generator: When generating the BOM with PDF output, the view angles for the images were not being set correctly in some cases. Fixed.
  • AI MAX Export2D: When converting to PDF in batch mode and the option to create a top-level PDF (i.e. merge the newly generated PDFs) was selected, the top-level file was not always being created correctly. Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • Miscellaneous behind-the-scenes tweaks, especially to the AI MAX Export2D and AI BOM Generator.
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!

admin January 25, 2018, 12:10:20 AM (#91)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.00.00.0599, 2018-01-24) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • New Function: AI Move: Allows moving Assemblies, Parts, Faces, Workplanes and/or 2D geometry (or any combination) all in the same operation. Drag-select multiple object types at once (selected list of objects is automatically simplified -- i.e. faces in a selected part are not selected as individual faces). Supported methods to Move objects include: 2 Points, 2 Points in Direction, Direction and Length (which is also Face Normal). Easily control which object types are moved and which are not.
  • AI Bisect now includes rubberline feedback to improve visualization
  • AI MAX Export2D now will export DXF and other non-PDF formats even if the drawing contains an embedded picture
Bug Fixes:
  • AI MAX Export2D: Multi-sheet drawings would not always be converted to PDF correctly. Fixed.
  • AI MAX Export2D: Searchable PDFs would not be generated in some cases. Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • Miscellaneous performance improvements, especially to AI MAX Export2D when processing a large number of files in batch mode.
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!
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admin February 14, 2018, 04:41:14 PM (#92)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.00.00.0601, 2018-02-14) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • AI Move: Now includes functionality to gracefully handle working with locked objects (either simply read-only or Model Manager objects that are locked). When a locked or read-only object is selected, it is highlighted in a different color and the user is asked how to proceed: Reserve Allow Edit, or Skip R/O (the read-only objects will not be moved). If Model Manager is not active, or if the locked object has not been saved in Model Manager,  the "Reserve" option will not be displayed.
Bug Fixes:
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Changed Functionality:
  • N/A
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!

admin March 23, 2018, 07:55:00 PM (#93)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.00.00.0602, 2018-03-23) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • AI Info: Added field to display surface area of the selected object (in current units)
  • AI Bill of Materials Generator: Added options for displaying surface area in generated BoM tables. Options include current units, square inches, and square millimeters.
Bug Fixes:
  • AI Move: Reserving and unlocking didn't always work as expected. Fixed.
  • AI Move: If the user specifically selected a particular object type (i.e. clicked "Faces" and then selected one or more faces), the count of that selected object type did not get updated properly. Fixed.
  • AI MAX Export2D: In some cases, drawings with a scale not equal to 1 would have strange results when plotting. Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • AI Move: Dramatic improvement in speed of "smart selecting" objects (i.e. the simplest selection when multiple parts, faces, assemblies have been box-selected).
  • AI Move: Added "Redo Blends" option to increase user control
  • AI Move: Now if a user clicks "Cancel" after a move has been applied, the changes are reverted and the user is notified that no changes have been made.
  • AI MAX Export2D: Improved handing of multi-sheet drawings
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!

admin March 29, 2018, 05:14:22 PM (#94)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.00.00.0603, 2018-03-29) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • N/A
Bug Fixes:
  • AI Move: Re-selecting point P1 after a preview/move was already active would cause an error (and sometimes a crash). Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • AI Move: Improved visual feedback when moving faces (owing part(s) now are shown partially transparent to help visualize movement of the faces).
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!
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admin June 01, 2018, 02:37:27 AM (#95)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.10.0606.00, 2018-05-31) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • AI MAX Share: when duplicating a feature (including when duplicating a part and a feature), the owner of the feature is now shown semi-transparent to improve visualization of the changes.
  • AI MAX Share: In 2 Points in Direction Mode, a feedback line from point 1 is now shown when selecting point 2.
  • AI Multi-Cut Faces: The faces to be cut (selected by user) are now shown in red, and the parts containing the selected faces are now shown semi-transparent to improve visualization.
  • AI Find Object now has an option to search attributes attached to parts (including ModelManager attributes). Searching was previously limited to Instance Names and Model Names.
Bug Fixes:
  • AI Universal Move: Object status was not always being reset properly when the user canceled the operation. Fixed.
  • AI MAX ViewHQ: Deleting multiple drawlists from the graphical Drawlist browser would sometimes delete the wrong drawlist. Fixed.
  • AI Find Object could throw an error when highlighting objects in the structure browser under certain (somewhat odd) circumstances. Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • AI Universal Move: Method for allowing edit on read-only objects is now more robust.
  • AI MAX Share: Transparency wouldn't always show correctly if instance transparency was set. Now it works either way.
  • AI Multi-Cut Faces: Transparency wouldn't always show correctly if instance transparency was set. Now it works either way.
  • AI MAX ViewHQ: Green now indicates active drawlist or view, and red now indicates defined but not active views.
  • AI MAX ViewHQ: The Drawlist browser indicators for "current" and "current but not matching" are now full highlight of the item rather than an underline.
  • AI MAX ViewHQ: when loading drawlists from an object and double-clicking on an item in the object selection browser to select it, the browser window is now hidden.
  • Updated help file.
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!
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admin July 13, 2018, 11:03:43 PM (#96)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.10.0608.00, 2018-07-13) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
New Features/Functions:
  • New Function: AI Duplicate Assembly: Duplicate an assembly with full control over which objects will be unshared, as well as what the instance and model names will be for those objects. Incredibly powerful function to leverage existing assemblies!
Bug Fixes:
  • AI MAX Export2D: could throw an error when starting up in some cases. Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • AI MAX Export: more robust exporting of objects with unusual characters in their names (from imported data).
  • Updated help file.
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!

admin July 19, 2018, 08:24:05 PM (#97)

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A new version of the AI MAXTools suite is available! The latest build (20.10.0612.00, 2018-07-19) has the following improvements/fixes/changes (see below for download link):
 
NOTE: This post and version replace build 0611, which had a bug. Quickly fixed, new version and post).

New Features/Functions:
  • N/A
Bug Fixes:
  • AI Duplicate Assembly: editing status didn't work in some cases. Fixed.
  • AI Duplicate Assembly: would crash when an assembly without a number suffix was selected. Fixed.
  • AI MAX Export2D: A change in build 0606 to deal with some types of drawings broke conversion for many other drawings. Oops. Fixed.
Changed Functionality:
  • N/A
To download the latest version, please Click Here.


Note that in addition to new behavior, new versions may also introduce occasional bugs -- please notify us if you experience anything unexpected!
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