Our list of updates is a testament to the development schedule at Land F/X. We tend to implement bug fixes immediately, and we're constantly refining our code – often at a user's request. Many of the updates described on this page consist of exciting new tools or features. However, we also retain this list to inform our technical support team of bug fixes, which in turn allows us to provide better support to users who need it.
fx_CHOP command created, to automate Trimming multiple lines with a Fence selection.
Size Mainline, if pressure or flow are exceeded, prompts user to view a knowledge base article.
Update, fires database maintenance for SQLite installs.
Projects screen, Backup All projects, backs up read-only projects.
Save Detail, updating of detail name in existing projects, multiple changes to preserve Unicode characters.
Bahraini dinar (BHD) added to currency display formats.
RefNote Schedule, output to table, with user fields and column widths, field title allowed to wrap naturally.
Draw Lateral Pipe, pipe offset calculations account for circles and arcs with origin point other than 0,0.
HotFix: Changing design pressure for Rain Bird R-VANs, placed full heads will not have GPM multiplied by 360.
HotFix: Assign detail, when selecting detail by sheet in current project, detail name displays correctly.
HotFix: Piping to drip emitters with rotating symbols, pipe is offset correctly.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipes, Size Mainline Pipes, system will not revert all labels to legacy callouts.
HotFix: Adding a Bubbler or Drip Emitter to project, with local data, symbol rotate option will not generate error.
Adding Drip Emitters or Bubblers to project, checkbox allows setting symbol rotation.
Plant Labels, allow attribute definitions of AREA and DENSITY.
Plant Labels, allow merging more than two values into a single attribute.
Plot Scale, Rescale Objects option, rescales Multileaders.
Save Detail, resaving an existing detail, gives preference to Mtext contents over previously saved title.
HotFix: POLYDIVIDE, loop control will not generate error when attempting to split to greater than two areas.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, changing schedule destination after editing editing extra lines will not generate error.
HotFix: Size Mainline, repeated sizing of mainline will not replace legacy callouts.
Dimension tools, dimstyle names changed for more consistency.
Detail Explorer, performance optimized for determining if six-digit numbers are project folders or CSI divisions.
HotFix: Placing adjustable sprays, more adjustments for using Q/E keys to change radius.
HotFix: Replacing or changing design pressure for adjustable/full nozzles, flow is calculated correctly.
HotFix: For cloud data users, unicode characters transmitted and stored as UTF-8.
Move Piped Equipment, adds keyboard commands to adjust radius or nozzle; Right Click restores head to original position.
Pipe Sleeve, defaults to last sleeve class used.
Valve Schedule, number of heads column also displays length of dripline.
Plant Label, Plant Schedule, Local Common name cloud access switched to XML for better commonality of unicode display.
HotFix: Size Mainline, errant mainline not connected to anything will not generate error.
HotFix: Detail Template, placing into a file with metric unit other than meters, centimeters or millimeters, will not generate error.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, clicking on design group list when not populated will not generate error.
HotFix: Cloud data, all data access calls translate Unicode characters to display correctly.
HotFix: PolyDivide, additional error handling when source polyline cannot be restored.
HotFix: Railing/Fencing/Walls, walls are able to be assigned a width.
HotFix: Friction Loss calculation function, error handling added for errant pipe data.
Error handler function, maximum selection set error routes to KB article.
Copy Head Along Line, ~ key allows toggling between spacing adjustment and radius reduction.
Irrigation Manager, Edit Irrigation Equipment, Replace operation not allowed for Rotary sprinklers.
Preferences, Numeric Display option added with space for thousands separator and period for decimal separator.
Valve Schedule, additional option of Pipe by Size.
Spot Elevation, when placing along line or polyline, or in grid, Undo marker set to rollback batch placed callouts in one step.
Spot Elevation, abbreviation choice is remembered even if blank.
Spot Elevation, placing relative to existing, all dialog box settings are remembered.
HotFix: Railing, support files correctly download.
HotFix: Helper function to calculate Dripline Area flow, errant polyline boundary will not result in divide by zero error.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipes, valve not in project will not generate error.
HotFix: Copy Plant Along Arc, additional error handling when midpoint cannot be calculated.
HotFix: Basing an irrigation project on a template, with cloud data, Area for Dripline will not have row spacing mistakenly removed.
HotFix: Plot Scale dialog, mismatched unit type will not generate error.
HotFix: Insert Detail Template, Window option, template boundary is correctly moved from 0,0.
Insert Detail Template, dialog box switched to OpenDCL.
Detail Callout dialog switched to OpenDCL.
Railing, support files moved to Landfx/Blocks/Graphics/Lines.
HotFix: Detail Manager, Detail Callout, with cloud data, secondary language titles are correctly converted to Unicode.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, with Outlines turned on, schedule placed into Modelspace with a UCS, outlines are aligned correctly.
Save Detail, with cloud data, title is processed remotely to preserve Unicode characters.
HotFix: Editing a Concept Node and choosing a different symbol will not generate error.
HotFix: Editing Area for Dripline, with local data, changing design pressure will not generate error.
Pipe Label, Imperial labels are created on the fly.
Irrigation Preferences, new setting for Pipe callout mask.
3D Connection, Export Design, alerts user if nothing found to export.
Placing Valves, layer created for each size inherits plot style setting from Preferences.
Plant Schedule, when stacking name columns, header listed as Botanical/Common Name to save space.
HotFix: Copy Plants Along Arc, hovering over start point will not generate error.
HotFix: Concept Graphics, editing a Node object, preview displays correctly.
HotFix: Detail Explorer, sorting of details accounts for CSI numeric prefix.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, Entire Palette option will not generate error.
HotFix: Variable Arc button in Ribbon, with local data, adjustables marked as adjustable/full are correctly accessed.
HotFix: Placing Adjustable sprays from ribbon, correctly matches on nozzles marked as Adjustable/Full.
HotFix: Placing Adjustable sprays, Q/E keys correctly toggle between adjustable radii.
HotFix: Placing/Updating a Detail Callout with detail title will not generate error with SQLite database engine.
HotFix: Detail Report, compatible with detail title in revised column location.
HotFix: Spray Radius ribbon button, includes adjustables marked as adjustable/full.
HotFix: Pipe Label, when picking secondary pipe sleeve line, label snaps to segment chosen.
HotFix: Common place hatch function, dripline scale adjustment will not mistakenly fire when placing groundcover.
Nuke, quarantine filename includes numeric suffix as necessary to ensure unique filename.
Pipe Label, Match Properties, allow changing the size of Pipe Sleeve.
Irrigation Preferences, new option allows scaling Dripline hatch to match row spacing.
Runtime Schedule, several changes to allow including Caps.
Place Head, support for Spray VANs that are adjustable/full.
Size Lateral Pipe, Drip Emitter Areas, will not reduce flow for transition points that are unpiped.
Editing/Adding Dripline, Design Pressure dialog disables radius reduction slider.
Runtime Schedule, supports multiple POCs in a single drawing.
Detail Explorer, sorts details numerically to better account for details numbered both below and above 100.
Legacy function to rename custom blocks with LAFX prefix discontinued.
HotFix: Adding Rain Bird R-VAN Rotaries to project, Strips are correctly tagged for use with Q/E keys to switch nozzles.
HotFix: Size Mainline, with a looped mainline feeding VIH rotors via lateral pipe, lateral flow is correctly passed on to loop without needing to size a second time.
HotFix: Editing Dripline, changing Design Pressure, will not mistakenly change emitter spacing.
Save Detail dialog box, changed to OpenDCL.
Detail Manager, detail title moved to remarks field to support longer titles.
Command line helper tool FX_SPOTELEVATIONZALIGN created to move spot elevation arrow blocks to specified Z elevation.
New layer created, LI-EQPM-DRIP, for drip equipment; layer added to list toggled by T key while drawing mainline.
Verify Mainline, Pipe Callout, improved process of locating Pipe Sleeve callout on line segment other than the one selected.
Match Properties, can be used to assign Pipe Sleeve sizes.
HotFix: BatchMan, save as version 2018 will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Label, with a work area layer suffix, target layer locked will not generate error.
HotFix: Sizing Pipes, when calculating precip rate for full circle rotors, will not needlessly zoom extents when a UCS is active.
HotFix: Size Mainline, with VIH Rotors connected via lateral pipe, pipe size filter correctly scoped to Lateral pipe sizes.
HotFix: Size Mainline, with VIH Rotors connected via shut-off valves, will not erroneously state zero flow for all valves the first time the mainline is sized.
HotFix: Detail Callout, when including title, accounts for title being in either legacy or new column location.
Area Total, Length Total, support pre-selecting items to tabulate.
Common Place Hatch function, when setting layer for work area layer suffix, unlocks and thaws layer as necessary.
Irrigation Manager, adding equipment, Model selection dialog is resizable with dynamic columns.
Irrigation Schedule, title includes work area name if applicable.
Valve Callout, support added for 10" valves.
HotFix: Placing Heads, additional error handling when pressing C to Copy along polyline and then returning to placing heads singly.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, name heading correctly states Botanical and Common when stacking names.
Copy Along Polyline, D option to Draw, begins from source block start point.
Copy Along Line/Arc, P option allows switching to copy along polyline.
Details, dual-language details, secondary langauge title is italicized only if it does not include unicode characters.
HotFix: Copy Along Line/Arc, after clicking first point, compatible with UCS.
HotFix: Copy Along Line, switching to Arc mode, midpoint calculations are set correctly.
HotFix: Copy Along Polyline, does not allow selecting a polyline within a block.
HotFix: Copy Along Polyline, error handling added for cases when polyline is unable to be offset.
HotFix: Copy Along Polyline, copying across a closed polyline's start point will not generate error.
HotFix: Copy Along Arc, arc can be created in any direction.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, selecting Delete when no palette plant is selected will not generate error.
HotFix: Version number corrected.
Draw Pipe, when changing Class, edited class name is displayed at command line.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, with first column set to none, and remarks below name, remarks display correctly.
HotFix: Grading Manager, editing Northing/Easting point descriptions, with cloud data, points will not duplicate.
HotFix: 3D Connection, sending site amenities, correctly adjusts for current UCS angle.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, with Amenities as blocks, sending schedule to Paperspace with drawing in Decimal Feet, blocks are scaled correctly.
HotFix: RefNote Manager, Northing/Easting Points are not displayed.
PHATCH command available, and integrated into hatch placement tools as a P keyboard option.
Revised Welcome screen (LANDFX command) with integrated training challenges.
Plant Schedule, revised logic for Shrub Area and Ground Cover Spacing/Density column, to correctly display as blank to match rest of schedule.
Update, F/X CAD version information sent on completion.
RefNote Preferences, User Fields, Set Widths button discontinued.
HotFix: Copy Along Polyline, after clicking to accept partial placement, start position will not snap to errant location with a UCS.
HotFix: Editing a RefNote Area, changing hatch pattern will not reset linetype to Non-plot.
Copy Along Polyline, switched to dynamic copy style; supports selecting a polyline in an xref; offsets selected polyline to align with selected block.
COPYALONGPLINE command created, with legacy Copy Along Polyline functionality.
Enterprise command, requeries project and preference data after switching between local and cloud data.
MTEXT2MLEADER tool created, at initial beta test stage.
HotFix: Slope Callout, correctly prompts for ratio or percentage.
HotFix: Nuke, frozen layers are thawed via command line to ensure they are processed correctly.
Plant Preferences, allows editing default Plant Groups.
Common helper function to create Text Style, brings up relevant KB article when font cannot be loaded.
Text Manager, adding new font, excludes Open Type fonts from the list.
Tech Support, installed F/X CAD versions sent with debugging information.
Plant Label by Group, right-clicking for first window point allows using previous window/polygon.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, with local data, when setting a color symbol while creating a design group, color symbol is correctly saved.
HotFix: Placing Site Amenities, if right clicking to select no rotation, item is correctly marked in database as having been placed.
Error handler, accounts for missing OpenDCL library.
Preferences, Block Color conversion, descriptions updated to match CTB.
Plant Colorization, improved ordering logic when both concept and regular plants are in drawing.
HotFix: Editing a Concept Tree/Shrub, symbol is scaled correctly in millimeter plans.
HotFix: Incomplete layer color conversion data will not generate error on startup.
STB support: editing a Layer or Block Color from Preferences allows setting a Named Plot Style to be applied.
Placing Spot Elevations, placing along line/polyline, restores OSNAP setting.
Placing Spot Elevations, after placing Slope dimension, restores previous Dimstyle.
Install.xml file, version number and version date discontinued.
HotFix: Concept Plants within a Drip Emitter Area will not generate error.
Common function to sort plant sizes, rewritten to better account for embedded numbers.
Insert Detail Template, restores current layer.
Detail Sheet Index, integration with SheetSets, compatible with multiple MText formatting codes.
Tech Support, additional error handling when assembling debugging information during a cloud data outage.
Concept Graphics, Lines and Nodes, width is correctly shown and editing in Feet units when working in Architectural Inches.
Concept Graphics Schedule, allows selecting a single Division of linked RefNote items to run on.
Concept Graphics, allow setting Cost; Concept Graphics Schedule can include Cost.
Concept Graphics, Import, does not unset Width setting.
FXPLODE helper tool, compatible with Solid Concept Lines.
Startup, SECUREREMOTEACCESS added to system variable checking.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipe, additional error handling for errant duplicated pipe data.
HotFix: Adding irrigation equipment to project, errant cached xml data will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Size Preferences, setting default cost for a size, with local data, will not generate error.
HotFix: Pipe Data, Layer button for Sleeve types 2-4 will not generate error.
HotFix: Copy Head Along Line, will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Color Render, Export to SketchUp, legacy command name archived to avoid error with older menu installations.
POLYDIVIDE, custom dialog box simplifies options and provides more object-specific details.
Concept Plant Schedule, Ground Covers show quantity in area, regardless of legacy spacing setting.
Irrigation Manager, adding Rotary sprinklers to project, View Data button in model selection dialog, capability restored.
Error handler, common known errors now redirect to appropriate KB article.
Updated CUI with hover tooltips, multiple command redefines.
HotFix: Drip Emitter Area, having Concept plants within area will not generate error.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, Import a design group, member plants are correctly imported.
HotFix: Common function to add one or more items to a project, local data will correctly add multiple items; adding only one item to cloud data will not generate error.
HotFix: Common function to archive offline irrigation performance data, will not intermix existing local and remote data.
Common block and hatch selection dialogs, slide background color set to Modelspace background color.
Common function to save multiple items to a project, cloud data save time vastly improved.
Concept Lines, revised method of assigning color to blocks and deriving block name.
POLYDIVIDE, compatible with polylines that have Linetype generation enabled.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, hatch symbol for Ground Covers and Shrub Areas, first hatch in group has two leading spaces.
HotFix: Common function to cache pipe data, will not require accessing cloud data for first call during session.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, plants with legacy data recovery setting do not have quantity mistakenly mulitplied.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, including Concept plants, zombie plant check will not mistakenly highlight all concept plants.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, including Concept plants, with plants in drawing that are not in project, will not generate error.
POLYDIVIDE, compatible with UCS, hatches, and Land F/X objects.
Edit RefNote Amenity, changing block will update in drawing.
Valve Schedule, common sorting function updated to support two-character prefixes and/or three-digit numbers.
Plant Schedule, quantity calculations of areas and concept plants use common function for more consistency across schedule types.
Plant Schedule, logic for offset toggling of tree symbols improved.
Plant Schedule, when including Concept Areas by Group, empty lines are not inserted between member plants.
Xhair angle, revised processing of polylines, to support arc segments.
Common function to archive irrigation performance data, improved logic to minimize cloud lookup calls when called successively.
License Validation, simplified logic for fatal exit conditions; additional exit conditions for local licensing with cloud data or trial install.
Projects screen, with Cloud Licensing and Local Data, disallows operations that will generate subsequent license validation failure.
Program Load, if trial version has expired, notifies user rather than prompt for Support ID.
Block Selection dialogs, mouse wheel scroll capability enabled for Windows 10 users, contingent on Inactive window scrolling setting turned off.
HotFix: Concept Plant Schedule, when processing member plants of a Shrub Area, non-standard symbol assignment will not generate error.
HotFix: missing data_id tag in install.xml will not generate error.
Placing Concept Plants, supports Q/E keyboard commands to switch plants.
Edit Concept Plant, allows setting Detail reference, to be displayed in Plant Schedule when including concept plants by Group.
POLYDIVIDE, additional error handling for unable to decurve polyline, and/or crossing polyline at the same angle as a segment.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, creating a new design group, selecting a symbol after closing new group dialog, symbol is saved correctly.
HotFix: MatchLine, Section callouts, right clicking after selecting first point will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, Groundcovers with Flats, system will not mistakenly convert to flats twice.
HotFix: Irrigation Source Data, clicking Place immediately after creating a new POC will correcty place the new item.
POLYDIVIDE, helper tool at initial operating capability, available for testing feedback.
ENTERPRISE command, allows toggling between Cloud Data and Local Data.
Concept Plant Schedule, Trees/Shrubs with a Percentage fill display their individual quantities.
Plant Schedule, additional refinements to quantity calculation and blank spacing row, when including concept plants by group.
Watering Schedule, output to Spreadsheet, in a metric drawing, valve flow calculated at full precision.
Startup, additional error handling when opening a detail and local database connection is missing.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, empty schedule contents will not generate error.
HotFix: Using Edit Plant ribbon button to edit Concept plants with local data, will not generate error.
Plant Schedule, option to Include Concept Plants.
Concept Plant Schedule, additional options of Fill/Spacing, and Cost.
Concept Plant Manager, total percentage treats 33 and 66 as real numbers.
Startup, Trusted Sites validated.
Placing Lighting or Grading blocks, requires setting drawing scale.
HotFix: Editing Design Pressure for Dripline, will not overwrite row spacing.
HotFix: Spot Elevation, does not mistakenly turn off Object Snaps during callout placement.
HotFix: Concept Graphics, assigning a hatch to an area rather than a truecolor will not generate error.
HotFix: Creating a Concept Plant and assigning it a symbol, with local data, symbol is correctly saved.
Spot Elevation callout, toggles Osnap mode in order to attach arrow block to MLeader object.
Sizing lateral and mainline pipe, when current pipe class size is insufficient, message displayed allows accessing Pipe Data screen.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, selecting a symbol after creating a new design group will not generate error.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, Importing or Copying a design group with local data will not generate error.
Concept Plant Manager, changed to dockable palette with numerous wishlist items addressed: Copy button for Design Groups, drag and drop ordering, resizeable dialog, highlight button, drag plants from plant manager, fill percentage total visible.
Concept Plant Schedule, additional option of Include Xrefs.
Single Length Dripline flow calculations, emitter quantity always rounded up.
Place Valve, when snapping to pipe segment rotation, accounts for UCS.
Valve Schedule, sorting logic improved to account for all possible valve numbering options.
Match Head, data lookup uses common function.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, for Schematic Irrigation areas, area type indicator "IRZ" is not mistakenly added to titles.
HotFix: Drawing Save reactor, compatible with folder paths containing characters other than basic Latin (ASCII).
Detail Explorer, allows renaming categories that contain details.
Northing/Easting Point placement, compatible with background mask.
HotFix: Valve Callout, errant RefNote callout blocks will not generate error.
Pipe Data, Available sizes renamed to Unused sizes.
Highlight Station, allows selecting unconnected pipe to highlight all pipe of the same size.
Common function to display quantity or cost, compatible with numbers up to 9.9 quadrillion.
Detail Title, multi-line titles displaying dual languages, bottom row is italicized.
Welcome Screen, logic for displaying simplified; dialog changed to modeless.
Concept Graphics switched to a dockable Palette that includes color swatches of items.
Concept Graphics Schedule, dialog box allows setting display options.
Site Color palette, displays numeric color value.
Match Properties, when selecting a truecolor solid hatch as the destination, allows applying to all instances of the same color.
Palettes set as the default view for Managers.
All cloud-based block downloads moved to S3.
Update, non-English installs do not attempt to download updated language files.
Common cloud data connection function, reports server side error status.
Plant Manager, adding plants, plant database calls switched to XML.
Irrigation Manager, adding equipment, symbol data request switched to XML.
Lighting database moved to AWS.
HotFix: Valve Callout, placing multiple callouts in a Metric plan, correct callout block is placed for subsequent valves.
Highlight Station, when highlighting single-length Dripline, GPM total is displayed at command line.
RefNote Schedule, running a schedule for a single division and a work area will include work area name in title.
Concept Graphics Schedule, spacing of Concept Lines adjusted, height adjustments to better account for photo and/or tall description.
Entry commands created for several tools for revised ribbon.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, when displaying Symbol, column minimum width is set independently of group title.
HotFix: Irrigation Preferences, Spray Family symbols correctly download from S3.
HotFix: Site Amenities, downloading block will not attempt to download SLD and XML files, avoiding 403 error.
Single Length Dripline, now accesses manufacturer data.
Circuiting, Flow Total, includes single-length Dripline total.
Spot Elevation, when placing relative to existing elevation, respects existing suffix; numeric precision logic made consistent for first point versus auto-placed points.
Copy Along Arc, command line prompt notifies of Keyboard commands.
HotFix: Detail Report, detail number and title columns will correctly increase in size as necessary.
HotFix: Hunter MP815 Rotary, angle is correctly limited to 270 degrees.
HotFix: Plant Schedules for Work Areas with a custom scale, generate at the work area scale initially as well as when re-generated.
HotFix: Highlight Station, selecting a pipe segment correctly highlights connected entities instead of all similar pipe in drawing.
Hunter MP815 Rotary added.
Rain Bird RVAN models updated.
HotFix: Valve Schedule, Caps and unpiped valves correctly display Head and Pipe count as zero.
HotFix: Editing irrigation equipment, Replacing equipment with Custom equipment will not generate error.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, a schedule font with an extremely wide space character will not cause the heading column to misalign.
HotFix: Plant Label Group, selecting a label and Right Clicking to reposition will not revert quantity to 1.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, re-generating a schedule for a work area with a custom scale, schedule will remain at overall scale.
Plant Label Group, right clicking after selecting sample plant toggles to single label.
Plant Label Connecting Arc, allows pressing L to switch to connecting line.
Cap, System Monitors, identifier attribute value shows up in Critical Analysis and elsewhere.
Valve Schedule, includes Caps.
Irrigation Schedule, output to Drawing, symbol placement adjusted slightly to better line up with relevant line of text.
Insert Detail Template, Layer State feature discontinued.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, fonts with an extremely wide Space character will not cause symbol column misalignment.
HotFix: Viewport Scale, Rescale objects, correctly rescales valve callouts.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, items within the same category are ordered by their name.
Valve-in-Head Rotors, allow piping to by Mainline.
Size Lateral Pipe, for metric plans, flow values respect numeric settings from Preferences.
Size Lateral Pipe, if friction loss is more than allowable pressure variation even at minimum velocity, system prompts with dialog box.
Size Lateral Pipe, Size Mainline Pipe, dialog box allows pressing Enter for OK.
Watering Schedule, for metric plans, flow totals respect preference setting.
Irrigation Schedule, POCs sorted to appear in same order as in source data dialog.
Valve Callout, allowable tag names for valve number updated.
Match Head, supports selecting a drip hatch or schematic area.
Update, files moved to S3.
Common function to automate backup up projects from Update and Project Files, backup file for Preference Sets with permissions as By User or Read Only is named correctly.
Common function to download a file, additional reporting of server errors.
HotFix: Editing an Area for Dripline, with local data, editing both row and emitter spacing will not generate error.
HotFix: Pipe Data, Layer button, pipe layer mistakenly set to non-plot will not generate error.
HotFix: SketchUp Connection, Send Layer, plans in millimeters are not accidentally sent as centimeters.
All schedules, improved method of setting column widths for best compatibility with fonts.
Concept Graphics, Concept Lines re-engineered: allows selecting existing polyline or drawing one on the fly; command line helper FXPLODE returns Concept Line to source polyline; Continuous Solid linetype option added.
Concept Graphics, dialog box allows editing Width and Gradient state of a Concept Node or Concept Line.
Concept Graphics, Area objects offer additional data settings.
Zoning Manager, item type selection removed.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipe, with multiple classes of pipe, and Label Minimum Size option turned on, additional classes of pipe are correctly labeled at minimum size.
FXPLODE, only allows selecting a block.
HotFix: Planting and Irrigation Schedules reverted to prior version, pending further testing of revised column width calculation.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, column spacing calculations correctly account for symbol width and space between columns.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, column width calculations will not generate error.
RefNote Schedule, Drawing output, column width settings respected.
RefNotes, Areas able to access manufacturer hardscape data.
Command line function DRIVE created to assist with learning keyboard commands.
Detail Callout, when including RefNote, callout is correctly tagged as a notation.
Detail Explorer, Import, selecting an invalid export file will not generate error.
Runtime Summary, compatible with UCS.
Irrigation Schedule, if dripline boundary layer is set to print, that layer is used.
Irrigation Schedule, if dripline hatch has a custom layer assigned, that layer is used.
Plant Colorization, entity drawing order adjusted so that RefNote Areas are at the bottom.
HotFix: Size Mainline, with a looped mainline, valve schedule correctly displays pressure at POC from the higher demand side of the loop.
HotFix: Concept Graphics Schedule, column spacing corrected, DashDot concept line placement corrected, photo placement enabled.
Plant Database moved to AWS.
Plant Colorization, single-sided vines renamed, and are correctly scaled and rotated.
Project Manager Permissions, Manage Preferences, with local data and cloud licensing, permissions are saved and queried with the project data, and master user list is pulled from licensing.
HotFix: Project Manager Permissions, Manage Preferences, setting to By User with Local Data, ignores mixed case version of same username.
HotFix: Project Manager Permissions, Manage Preferences, setting of Admin performs case-insensitive match on username.
HotFix: Project Manager Permissions, with local data, permissions changes are correctly applied to selected user.
HotFix: Project Manager Permissions, Manage Preferences, if set to By User and there are no Admins, current user is elevated to admin.
HotFix: Legacy Site toolbar, Line Graphics button capability restored.
HotFix: Plant Color, single sided vine symbols are scaled and rotated correctly.
HotFix: Place Head, rotor symbols where the nozzle attribute has a background mask, will not generate duplicate owned entity audit errors.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, when displaying cost, groundcovers in flat quantities have total calculated correctly.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, symbols where the attribute has a background mask, attribute value is correctly displayed in schedule.
HotFix: Cloud Licensing users, with support about to expire, clicking Yes to renew support will not generate error.
HotFix: Concept Graphics Schedule, if last item is a Concept Line that has no notes, will not generate error.
Copy Along Line/Arc, S key restores block to block spacing regardless of previous spacing; command line indicates true distance spacing as well as percentage.
Copy Along Arc, snapping to start point for mid point will not generate divide by zero error.
Pipe Sleeve, command line prompt indicates that pressing C can be used to change class.
HotFix: Editing a generic block to convert it to a RefNote, will not generate error.
HotFix: Color Render, when turning Off, Stipple hatches are not mistakenly left on color transparency layer.
HotFix: Copy Along Line/Arc, selecting a Site Amenity, does not mistakenly fire single placement.
HotFix: Concept Graphics Schedule, Concept Line symbol calculations will not generate error.
Valve Callout, valve size moved to a block attribute.
Concept Graphics Schedule, Concept Line symbol placement adjusted.
FX_LAYERCOLOR tool created, at Beta stage for additional testing.
Source Data, Booster Pump, Flow Zone, Size Mainline, with Metric plans, numeric entries over 1,000 are translated according to numeric preferences.
Edit RefNote, validates current drawing regardless of placed status of item.
Place Plant, pressing C or V to Copy without first placing one will alert user.
License Validation, revised logic to provide support remaining notice and renewal information to cloud data users.
OpenDCL library out of date message, uses standard alert call.
Save Detail, immediately recreates index file for target folder.
SketchUp Connection, Send Layer, apostrophe in layer name is automatically converted to legal character.
Match Block, compatible with generic plants, and non-LandFX blocks.
Preferences, Block Colors, cloud data users with default preference set, color changes are correctly saved.
HotFix: Place Rotary, T option change type to rotor, nozzle is correctly changed.
HotFix: Copy Head, specify distance, compatible with Inch units.
HotFix: Copy Along Line/Arc, remembers last copy spacing for the block selected.
Head Copy, keyboard command "1" added to specify a distance.
Place Slope Callout, pressing Esc correctly restores previous layer.
Edit Plant, if Preference Set is Read-Only, ability to Add New container size is removed.
HotFix: Edit Plant, plants in project with missing size data will generate error.
Place Head/Equipment, addtional keyboard commands available to change Type, Model, and Category.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, Area items with Both symbol and text code, code displays correctly.
HotFix: Editing an unsized pipe segment created by placing equipment directly on mainline, will not generate error.
HotFix: SQL queries utilizing LEFT function, will not generate error with SQL Server.
Installer, Single User, Local Data option changed to SQLite data engine.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, will only attempt to access cloud-based data if fields have been specified.
Place Head, U keyboard option allows undoing arc selection.
Support added for SQLite, as a local database alternative to MySQL.
All project number references standardized, discarding trailing spaces, for better compatibility across local data platforms.
Irrigation database moved to AWS.
RefNote Manager, Callout button, sets last command history to enable right-click to repeat.
Command line fx_RecalcZones, with local data, correctly disconnects from database.
Alphanumeric plant blocks, respect the width setting of Callout Light font.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, with cloud data, user fields appear correctly.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipes, when auto-switching pipe classes, and with a work area layer suffix, layer processing will not generate error.
Watering Schedule, when setting zones individually, valves are sorted by common helper function rather than alphabetically.
RefNotes, Import, will only attempt to import user fields for notes that are assigned a division.
HotFix: Legacy Site toolbar, Leaders button correctly displays specified toolbar.
Support for AutoCAD 2013 removed.
Plant Manager, when adding or copying plants to project, helper function to determine unique plant code, detects any existing trailing number in existing code.
Valve Callout, suggested value respects last alphabetic prefix entered.
Load Layer State, dialog box switched to OpenDCL.
Detail Bubble, schedule MText is created without hard returns at the end of each line.
Command line helper LANDFXDIALOGRESET created, to reset all dialog box positions.
RefNote Schedule, Colorize option added, at initial beta testing phase.
Irrigation blocks moved to S3.
HotFix: New Project, basing project on template, cloud templates that have only some irrigation equipment are not mistakenly displayed as having none; plant names that have been edited to include single quote character will not generate error.
Projects, creating a new project based on a template, for cloud data users, process moved to server for better performance.
Valve Callout, Size Lateral Pipes, support callout tag of PRECIP; compatible with attributes that have background masks.
Delete Station, allows selecting an item along the mainline to remove it and reconnect adjoining mainline.
Command line helper REAT created to reload all text styles.
BatchMan, Redefine Text Styles added as common action.
Site Amenities database and content, fully ported to AWS and S3.
Highlight Station, Plant Label, Set Plot Scale, Verify Site Callouts, Edit Plant, license validation updated to current standards.
Preferences, Installation and Server Info, for cloud data users displays the active AWS server.
Logic for spawning Welcome screen simplified and standardized, compatible with latest license validation standards.
Project Manager, performs license validation.
Projects, Backup, Backup All Projects, uses common helper function to determine backup filename.
Projects, Backup/Restore, Upload/Download to landfx.com option discontinued.
Command-line function fx_RecalcZones created, to recalculate zones without having to use the Circuit dialog box.
HotFix: Project Manager, setting user permissions, repeated setting of permissions for same user are processed correctly.
HotFix: Irrigation Caps, compatible with block definitions utilizing background masks.
Startup, additional error handling for missing internet connection.
License related internet operations re-routed to dedicated handler, for expediency and fault tolerance.
Common function startup, revised for better fault tolerance of internet outage.
AWS RELEASE -- all cloud data, licensing, and content calls moved to Amazon Web Services.
Size Lateral Pipes, logic improved for single length Dripline to avoid negative pressure loss when velocity is reduced.
Edit Drip Equipment, dialog box allows clicking on image preview to change block.
Detail Explorer, search box, additional error handling.
HotFix: Adding Area for Dripline to project, with cloud data, subsequent dripline models are assigned next available hatch.
HotFix: Startup sequence, database connection validation, compatible with MySQL ODBC Connector 5.3.
Match Properties, if destination block has attributes, they are erased.
Common function to enforce plot scale, improved logic for dealing with metric drawings on startup.
Setting spray radius, setting legacy toobar image is contingent on Ribbon being turned off.
Size Lateral Pipes, More Info destination help topic updated.
Plant Colorization, Access Denied message when downloading new symbols, message circumvented.
Startup validation, common function startup initialization, additional error handling for clean exit when install.xml is missing or inaccessible.
All installers re-engineered and updated.
Plant Schedule, when stacking plant names, Common name changed to a hyphen will not be mistakenly replaced by sizing text.
REDEFINEBLOCK, fires ATTSYNC if selected block has attributes.
IMPORTCSV, ability to place Trees added, tool released at Initial Operating Capability.
Size Mainline, if critical station has a net negative pressure demand due to elevation change, critical analysis will correctly reflect that.
Detail Text, Detail MText, text is placed on the Detail Text layer.
HotFix: Copy Head Along Polyline, when using Q/E commands to adjust radius, facing angle of head is recalculated correctly.
HotFix: Delete Station, when deleting a valve on a mainline segment, when mainline segments are joined, adjoining item beyond deleted segment is correctly updated.
HotFix: Placing Schematic Irrigation Area, compatible with SQL Server, companion text object is created correctly.
HotFix: Plant Colorization, color blocks that are unable to calculate a width will not generate error.
Irrigation Schedule, Area for Dripline, displays quantity in linear units.
Command line helper tool IMPORTCSV, dialog box added with additional functionality, as beta release.
Place Head, heads are placed at 0 (WCS) Z elevation.
HotFix: Pipe Sleeve, with a rotated UCS, and Orthomode on, both first and second points are correctly translated.
HotFix: Editing an Area for Drip Emitters, Replace button will not mistakenly set the nozzle for placed hatches.
Editing Dripline, validates row and emitter spacing is more than 1 inch/cm.
Command line helper tool REMOTEASSISTANCE created.
HotFix: Debugging code for cloud data calls removed.
Valve Schedule, correctly sorts valves labeled with a number and a letter suffix.
HotFix: Sizing pipes, block creation of metric pipe sizes, compatible with UCS.
HotFix: Startup, alert message of missing data source will not generate an internal stack limit error.
HotFix: Pipe Sleeve, with Orthomode turned on, compatible with UCS.
HotFix: Creating a custom bubbler/emitter will not generate an error.
HotFix: Save Hatch, improved reading of hatch pattern data from pat file; saving a custom hatch will not prematurely close file.
HotFix: Mainline Break, subsequent placements on a looped mainline will not cause pointers to be transposed.
HotFix: Placing an imperial dimscale block into a work area with a custom millimeter scale, block is scaled correctly.
HotFix: SketchUp Connection, Export Design, correctly sends site amenity rotation.
HotFix: Editing a dripline emitter spacing, lookup variable is updated correctly; saving will not generate error with local data.
Copy Head Along Polyline, when selecting a fixed-arc nozzle other than a full or half, copies as a half.
HotFix: Entering Unicode characters for an item description, with cloud data, characters are not prefixed with backslashes.
HotFix: Edit Irrigation Equipment, when editing Dripline and changing row or emitter spacing, lookup array is correctly updated.
HotFix: Plant Manager, adding plant to project, Data button will not result in a 404 error.
Area for Dripline, data redone to allow for manual row spacing.
HotFix: Downloading cloud-based blocks, metadata file is not requested for Graphics library to avoid access denied error.
HotFix: Error handler, sending of error report will not generate error.
HotFix: Update, errant download location corrected; debugging knockout in download file function restored; debug message added to download file function.
HotFix: Plant Outlines, functionality with 2D symbols restored.
License Validation, improved messaging to indicate whether or not the current installation has the requested license type.
Highlight, Railing, and related common functions, compatible with Conceptual RefNote Schedule.
HotFix: Placing Drip Equipment, when symbol is set to Manual rotation, placing onto a Mainline correctly snaps to pipe angle.
All Cloud Data calls compatible with Amazon Web Services.
Legacy cloud data "get" function discontinued.
Plant Shadows, when turning shadows off, freezes layers to account for AutoCAD 2018 bug, Issue #193058.
HotFix: Circuiting, Uniformity, ability to select Zone restored.
Update, improved logic and alert message for legacy versions of AutoCAD.
Common helper function for reporting AutoCAD version, improved logic for future versions.
Plant Color Render, when turning color render off, accounts for alphanumeric source blocks having been purged from the drawing.
Common layer creation function, compatible with truecolors.
HotFix: Size Mainline, labeling of pipes, additional error handling for pipe segments that have zero flow.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipe, Area for Dripline flow calculations, additional error handling for legacy dripline data missing row or emitter spacing.
HotFix: Edit Irrigation Head, changing design pressure, when in a plan drawn in mm or cm, radius is correctly rescaled.
HotFix: Project Manager, Sheet Index, changing project detail folder location, when copying details to new location, detail scale factor is copied correctly.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipe, checking of drip area connections, addtional validation to avoid generating error.
Startup, HPMAXLINES added to system variable setting validation.
HotFix: Size Mainline, initial setting of minimum size, pipe missing empty pressure and flow data will not generate error.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipe, validation of drip area connections, having a valve callout will not generate error.
Place Head, additional Keyboard options to copy along Line or Polyline; additional keyboard option to toggle between Full/partial arc heads.
Copy Head Along Polyline and Line, consolidated into a single function offering dynamic preview, Keyboard commands to control copy options, vastly improved performance, improved angular calculations, auto-selection of more viable spray arc and direction, and support for radius reduction.
Copy Head Along Polyline, attempts to locate polyline automatically; allows selecting Polylines, Lines, or Arcs; allows selecting linework within an Xref; allows Drawing a polyline on the fly; UCS support.
All instances of code that reference irrigation equipment, updated for compatibility with embedded data.
Placing head, using A/D keys for radius adjustment, logic simplified, and overall radius reduction enforced.
Verify Laterals, Zooms Extents at beginning, for best compatibility with drip area validation.
Size Lateral Pipe, for Schematic Areas, errant mainline fittings will not affect flow calculation.
Size Lateral Pipe, Size Mainline Pipe, class auto-switching will not span across empty pipe classes.
HotFix: Irrigation Preferences, Schedule Defaults, with local data, changes are saved correctly.
HotFix: Verify Mainline, having an irrigation schedule in modelspace will not generate error.
HotFix: Size Laterals, Size Mainline, valves that have been removed from the project but remain in the design will not generate error.
HotFix: Preferences, Manage Preferences, By User permissions, removing Admin status from multiple users, system prevents removing last admin.
Pipe Label, when selecting an existing label to reposition, adds a lasso if necessary.
Pipe Label, after labeling a pipe, immediately fires repositioning of the label.
Pipe Label, when repositioning, supports R keyboard option to Remove lasso.
SketchUp Connection, multiple minor changes to how plant placements are exported and imported.
HotFix: Startup, if drawing is not associated with a project, default permissions are set to By User, with local data, does not generate error.
Plant Schedule, with stacked names, symbols are aligned with top name.
Detail Manager, with preference to copy details to project folder, system prompts user with confirmation box before displaying folder assignment dialog.
Plant Colorization, moves plant labels to front.
HotFix: Update, posting of new version will not generate error.
Revised Land F/X Ribbon and menus. See separate workstation installer to install.
Edit irrigation equipment, logic for disabling Replace button corrected.
Size Lateral Pipe, Pipe Transition Points in Dripline areas reduce flow.
Irrigation Manager, helper function to sort by nozzle has improved logic for non-numeric values.
Irrigation Schedule, allows displaying drip emitters by nozzle.
Sketchup Connection, posting of layers and placements updated to common helper function.
Size Lateral Pipes, for Dripline Areas, splits flow between number of connections.
Save Block, maximum length for block name increased to 35 characters.
Common block placement function, toggles attribute handling system variables as necessary.
Place Head, additional keyboard option allows reducing radius by fixed distance rather than percentage.
HotFix: Northing/Easting Point Schedule, with cloud data, point descriptions are correctly displayed.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, logic for displaying code as text for amenities and areas corrected.
HotFix: Plant Colorization, additional error handling when applying color gradient to Stipple groundcover.
Detail dimensioning, supports saving a dimstyle with a linear scale factor of 12, to draw a detail in decimal feet units and dimension it in architectural inches.
Plant Schedule, output to Drawing, with stacked names, and multi-line remarks as a column, there is not an errant blank line in remarks.
Common function for querying cloud data, switched from Get to Post to bypass local internet cache for greater speed.
Discipline Callouts, functions defined for most callouts to allow right-clicking to refire.
Place irrigation block, attribute processing when placing subsequent blocks is compatible with attribute background masks.
HotFix: Dripline flow calculations compatible with legacy dripline that has been edited with interim dialog box capability.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, Amenties with Both code and symbol, and Callout as text, code displays correctly.
HotFix: Lateral Pipe Size, Dripline pipe data assembly will not cause missing class error.
HotFix: Irrigation Manager, editing or creating a Booster Pump, pressure increase and maximum flow values are correctly updated and able to be edited.