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.
HotFix: Placing Schematic Irrigation Areas, polylines with arcs are decurved.
HotFix: Size Mainline, valves not piped to lateral pipe, and without drip or schematic areas, will not generate error.
HotFix: Update Detail Callouts, checking for Detail Palette without OpenDCL library loaded will not generate error.
HotFix: Flow Total, with cloud data, point of connection and valve estimate correctly shows up.
Concept Graphics, Concept Line, selecting an Indexed color will not generate error when placing arrow.
Planting Preferences, changing plant label style in drawing without plant labels will not mistakenly fire Verify RefNotes.
Plant Label, Snap Mode setting stored in global variable, and is automatically toggled as necessary.
Reactivate command-line helper function, when set to cloud data, will not mistakenly remove cloud data setting.
Placing Drip areas, hatch respects unique layer setting.
Triangular Array, revised angular calculations to align rows at desired angle.
HotFix: Project Manager, changing detail folder with cloud data, checking for existing details will not generate error.
Irrigation Manager, setting a detail for equipment, detail list is not mistakenly filled with previous results when specified target CSI division is missing.
HotFix: Detail Explorer, drag and drop of detail to project detail folder, preference setting of details copying to project folder will not cause detail to be duplicated.
HotFix: With Plant Colorization turned on, editing a plant without a color assigned will not generate error.
Enterprise command, also allows switching to cloud data.
New Viewport, supports storing work areas in a separate xref; undo marker added.
Support for legacy project detail folder discontinued.
Startup, ANGDIR system variable set to Counter-clockwise as necessary.
Photo Callout, search engine changed to DuckDuckGo.
RefNotes, editing an item will immediately update embedded data in drawing.
Startup, Verify RefNotes, redefintion of pre-8.20 metric callouts discontinued.
Editing RefNotes, revised updating of callouts when processing a number change.
HotFix: Verify RefNotes, callout will not be mistakenly tagged as object.
HotFix: Detail Callout, placing callout within a detail, with cloud data, Detail in Project display correctly.
Editing RefNotes, number validation occurs after all other, allowing option to increment existing notes for a number conflict.
Match Properties, when user changes RefNote objects that are called out, callouts are updated.
HotFix: Common place hatch function, M option for Multiple boundaries, will not generate error.
HotFix: Place head, rotating a numeric style symbol will not generate error.
HotFix: Delete Station, preloads OpenDCL library.
Work Area, Layer Suffix, supported by place plant, plant label, place block, place hatch, place head, draw pipe.
Plant Label, better toggling of SnapMode between selecting plants and placing labels; SnapMode is turned off when labeling completes.
HotFix: Placing a RefNote, with local data and a note longer than 250 characters, will not generate error.
New Work Area, new dialog box in preparation of setting for layer suffix.
HotFix: Verify RefNotes, will not mistakenly disassociate schematic irrigation areas.
HotFix: Startup, Verify RefNotes, will not prompt to select work area.
HotFix: Irrigation Schedule, drip emitter areas without emitters assigned will not generate error.
Plant Colorization, also processes RefNote Areas.
Common block placement function, support for rotation of Vines restored.
HotFix: Save Detail, with cloud data, project folder populates correctly.
Detail Callout, RefNote option, code simplified, metric scaling in modelspace corrected.
HotFix: Verify Site Callouts, when renumbering RefNotes, will not mistakenly disassociate some callouts.
HotFix: Startup, RefNote validation will not hang indefinitely when processing pointers to callouts.
Irrigation Schedule, for Drip Emitter Areas, includes quantities of emitters.
HotFix: Rescale Objects, with local data, heads will not mistakenly be assigned incorrect symbol.
Common block insertion function, streamlined logic for layer color conversion.
Block selection dialog, when placing generic blocks, pressing Q/E to cycle through blocks, rotation status is updated as necessary.
HotFix: RefNotes, placing a Length item to choose layer, compatible with timecode generated key numbers.
Drawing status indicator, helper function created to simplify code.
HotFix: Editing irrigation equipment, with cloud data, changing description for spray heads will not reset symbol.
HotFix: Irrigation Schematic Areas, flow indicator compatible with embedded data.
Copy Head Along Polyline, additional correction for a rotated UCS.
BatchMan, Script file capability discontinued.
Internal function to display a web page, function renamed to avoid namespace collision.
Site Amenities, web pages and content moved to SSL.
HotFix: Length RefNote callouts will not mistakenly use key number, or mistakenly saved with empty embedded data.
RefNotes and related objects, embed full data into drawing.
HotFix: fxCAD, command redefinition moved to initial startup to avoid error during update.
HotFix: Projects, Save As Template, with cloud data, allows overwriting a template of the same name.
Startup, if a drawing is marked as Read-only, system will not update Details, Detail Callouts, or RefNotes.
Text Manager, New text style, checking for existing style name done with lookup variable rather than database call.
RefNote Schedule, regenerating multiple schedules in a metric drawing, schedules are scaled correctly.
Plant Mirror, supports Site Amenities.
Verify RefNotes, revised for improved functionality with callouts with embedded data.
Placing RefNote objects, drawing status is flagged that it includes RefNotes.
HotFix: Editing Plants, selecting a different container size that differs only in case, plant will not be mistakenly deleted.
HotFix: Common lookup function for detail reference in all schedules, empty detail reference will not list a hyphen.
Match Properties, changing Valve or Pipe that is called out, callout is updated as necessary.
Delete Station, when deleting a valve piped to mainline, improved logic for reconnecting pipe segments.
Delete Station, new and improved dialog box, that remembers last selection.
Concept Plant Schedule, with only Shrub Areas in the drawing, Size column will still appear.
HotFix: Place Cap from Existing, all nonplot linework will not generate error.
FXREF, initial release.
HotFix: Detail Manager, browsing standard details with merged cloud details, dividing line will not generate error.
HotFix: Plot Scale, Rescale objects option, with cloud data, irrigation heads are correctly rescaled.
HotFix: Detail Manager, out of scope local variable will not generate error after saving detail.
HotFix: Plant Shotgun, cirlce layout, right click correctly positions primary plant.
HotFix: RefNotes, with local data, creating a new note will not mistakenly use internal Key number for Display number.
HotFix: Editing a valve that is called out, when changing its size, revised callout is correctly downloaded as necessary.
RefNotes, key number derived from microtime rather than incremental integer.
Detail Explorer, available cloud-based details are stored in a lookup variable to avoid repeated internet calls.
HotFix: Placing multiple Groundcovers with Stipple hatch, stipple marker will not be erroneously duplicated.
Detail Explorer, when viewing CSI detail categories, applicable FX cloud based standard and manufacturer details are merged.
HotFix: Watering Schedule, valves that have been disconnected from their emitters will not generate error with Individual Days option.
HotFix: Detail Manager, adding a detail immediately after browsing and selecting a different detail, correct detail is added to project.
Support for AutoCAD 2010 discontinued.
HotFix: Adding a RefNote User Field with cloud data will not generate error.
Command-line helper tool SuperJoin created.
Common helper function created for all RefNote processing, to be compatible with embedded data.
HotFix: RefNote Schedule, with cloud data, empty detail reference displays correctly.
HotFix: Update, post update action will not generate error with cloud data.
HotFix: Saving a detail to a folder associated with a project, will not generate error with cloud data.
Projects, Restore project from LFX file, uploading to cloud data, successive uploads with Internet Explorer 10 or higher will not generate security exception.
Plant editing, # character in new container size will not get translated to %23 with cloud data.
HotFix: Placing MP Rotaries, Q/E functionality for toggling Strip nozzles restored.
Plant Data, Plant Schedule, support custom user fields.
HotFix: Editing a RefNote with User Fields, available field value options compatible with Cloud Data.
Update, additional error handling when primary vlx file is unable to be downloaded.
Concept Plant Schedule, Size option respected for Trees/Shrubs.
HotFix: Plant Info, correctly saves Detail reference with Cloud Data.
HotFix: Repositioning plant labels in Paperspace, attribute offset corrected.
Move Piped Equipment, selection method optimized for pipe fittings restored.
Internal function to query pipe data sizes, accounts for errant setting of empty size.
Command line Xref helper function FXREF created, at initial beta test phase.
HotFix: Irrigation Preferences, default preferences are ordered correctly.
Plant Label Group, repositioning labels that have been moved to Paperspace, compatible with a UCS.
Internal helper function for determining whether polylines are within other polylines, matches if both polylines are identical.
Drip Emitter Areas, when calculating plant quantities for hatch areas, plants with embedded data will first look for updated Spacing in the database.
HotFix: Convert Concept Plant, ability to convert Shrub Areas, capability restored.
HotFix: Valve Callout, respects custom callout setting for Drip Control Valves.
HotFix: Saving a detail into a project detail folder, compatible with cloud data.
HotFix: Placing a detail onto a layout tab without a sheet assigned will not generate error.
HotFix: Detail Preferences, option to add details references in callouts is not reversed.
Copy Along Line/Arc/Polyline, random variation of Dynamic blocks, avoids repeating same block sequentially.
Spot Elevation callout, Grid placement mode added.
Spot Elevation, trims trailing spaces from elevation identifer.
Save Block, marks color conversion status of user-created blocks; respects existing color conversion setting when editing blocks.
Schematic Irrigation, restoration of hard-coded defaults discontinued.
HotFix: Project list, Save as Template and New project based on template, compatible with cloud data.
Verify Mainline, dialog box displays all verification results and allows selecting highlighting any issue.
Move Piped Equipment, allows selecting a pipe callout in addition to any piped equipment.
Place Equipment, placing auxiliary equipment such as Backflow directly onto existing mainline pipe will connect item.
Copy Head Along Polyline, improved logic for determing which direction to orient spray pattern, especially with a UCS.
Match Head, also works with Valves and Equipment.
Size Lateral Pipe, if valve has 0 flow, system will not label any pipe.
Copy Along Arc, after drawing a clockwise arc, start point of next arc is from last block copied.
New UCS, selecting Y axis direction, angle comparison improved, especially for X axis angles of 0 and 180.
HotFix: Plant Manager, Copy plant, with same code, cloud data will not generate error.
HotFix: Place Head, placing Sprays, Q/E keys with cloud data will not generate error.
Plant Schedule, with Plant Data, data column titles respect schedule Uppercase setting.
Lighting Manager, selecting a block from the Power folder, correctly merges cloud-based blocks.
Common place block function, layer color conversion, ignores objects on layer 0.
Match Properties, window selection will process objects from last single selection, not just the first single selection.
HotFix: Editing plants with color rendering turned on, changing code or size will not generate error.
Place Rotary, keyboard commands for nozzle switching corrected for Rain Bird rotaries.
Plant Color Render, Shrub Areas are processed with Groundcovers, leaving their draw order beneath trees and shrubs.
Match Properties, windowing multiple plants after first selecting a representative one, compatible with embedded plant data.
HotFix: Editing a plant with color rendering turned on, edits not involving changing color symbol will not generate error.
Edit Plant, if Colorization is turned on, defaults to that preview, and allows changing color symbol.
Verify Plant Labels, for hatch areas with embedded data, system queries database to confirm accurate quantity in cases where plant spacing was changed without the drawing open.
Plant Label, labeling a hatch area, plants with embedded data query database to ensure correct spacing when plants are edited across multiple drawing files.
Installer, Detail sub-folders of _Standard_ and FX are created, allowing Detail Manager to access cloud details without first opening Detail Explorer.
Cloud Licensing, if initial attempt to contact landfx.com fails, streamlined procedure for trying again and/or aborting.
HotFix: Irrigation Manager, adding a Custom Drip Emitter to project will get assigned correct schedule symbol.
Copy Along Line/Arc, using Exact spacing, subsequent segments begin from last block rather than last cursor position.
Draw Lateral Pipe, only allows piping to a Shut Off Valve if VIH Rotors are in the project.
Sketchup Connection, Importing design into AutoCAD, assigned blocks that have been purged out of drawing are reloaded.
HotFix: Plant area spacing override USERI4 setting restored for Metric drawings.
Reading of install.xml, support for conversion of installation information before version 10.82 discontinued.
Startup validation, support for cloud data flag.
Workstation installer, Server installer, support for cloud data.
Verify Mainline, checks for whether a Controller has been placed. Allows continuing through all levels of verification. Blanks out orphaned Valve Callouts.
Cloud Licensing, if initial Internet query fails, prompts to try a second time.
HotFix: Runtime Schedule, assigning water application by valve type, selecting each valve type correctly refreshes display.
Common helper function to query block metadata, Plan Graphics blocks default to manual rotation.
Nuke, additional error handling checks for extents beyond infinity.
Photo Callout, selecting a Concept Viewpoint, viewpoint number is displayed next to photo caption.
Site Color Palette, Layer On/Off buttons added.
Common block/hatch edit dialog, description is converted to upper case only for hatches.
Common hatch selection dialog, display captions for hatches/colors in use correctly displays Site Development, Zoning, or Schematic Irrigation title.
RefNotes, placing Site Amenities, support Q/E keys to toggle through Dynamic blocks.
Irrigation Manager, adding multiple instances of Custom equipment in the same category will represent correctly on the schedule.
Startup, Update Detail Callouts, Edit Sheet, Assign Sheet, all process detail number/sheet changes in addition to Detail Manager initialization.
HotFix: Lighting Manager, Up/Down buttons correctly rearrange fixtures.
Edit RefNote, User Field requery, multiple database queries optimized.
Lighting Manager, New fixture, cancelling out of manufacturer selection does not default to Generic.
Plant Color Render, Hatch scaling corrected for Millimeter units.
HotFix: Plant Color Render, missing Internet Explorer setting will not generate error.
Common function to look up Work Area Title, legacy support for work areas before version 4.25 removed.
Plant Schedule, warnings about missing work area title, now occur only once, and only in combination with abort condition.
RefNote Schedule dialog box, correctly displays previously selected output.
Tech Support, additional error handling for out of process zip file creation.
Common Block Insertion function, layer validation, does not turn on Colorized layers.
Site Color Palette, turns on any applicable block color layers.
Runtime Schedule, Total Flow text corrected for metric flows.
Common Web Dialog, sets Internet Explorer browser compatibility mode to 11 Edge.
Place Generic Block, Q/E block cycling, pressing Q to a dynamic block will set to last visibility state; block name and/or state are echoed to command line.
HotFix: Lighting Manager, editing a light fixture will not duplicate user field columns.
Plant Schedule, Density for metric plant areas, values less than 2 plants per square meter expressed to one decimal place of precision.
Common block insertion routines, scale block uniformly.
RefNotes, when in Grid view, Import, clicking Done will not generate error.
Save Block, selecting an existing Dynamic Block, correctly saves dynamic states.
Equip Info, editing a Shut Off Valve, changing valve status from Closed to Open correctly toggles cloud-based block.
Valve Schedule, sorting accounts for character prefix and leading zero.
Valve Schedule, Wire Lengths option, compatible with VIH Rotor plans.
Copy Along Line, optimized copying compatible with UCS.
HotFix: Update, checking menu version, legacy version higher in support path will not mistakenly fire update notification.
Update, menu version checking, confirmation added to notification.
HotFix: Concept Plants, importing a design group, name validation will not generate error.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, Delete design group, Yes/No action not reversed for local data.
HotFix: Block Data, Convert Concept Plant, concept group without member plants will not alert user of missing concept data.
Save Block, selecting an existing block compatible with Dynamic Blocks.
Block Data, converting existing block to RefNote, compatible with Dynamic Blocks.
Copy Along Line, Copy Along Arc, revised block placement for better performance.
Copy Along Line, Arc, Polyline, Random rotation option added; automatically cycle randomly through Dynamic Blocks.
Generic Blocks, Q/E keys allow cycling through blocks list and Dynamic Block states.
Concept Plants, editing Shrub Area, changing Linetype changes linetype layer.
Update, alerts if CUI needs updating.
Concept Plant Schedule, member plants within an Area that are set to 33% fill, are calculated at 33.333_%.
HotFix: Saving a project as a template, or basing a project from a template, will not generate error.
HotFix: Deleting a plant from a Concept group, will not generate error.
Cloud-based data, at initial operating capability.
Save Block, existing block of same name will not cause command to fail.
Placing Groudcover, Exclude Shrubs option, Concept plants within area will not generate error.
Place Head, spray pattern creation for End Strips simplified.
Common plant data lookup function, standardized return for Concept plants.
Concept Plants, Code derived from micro-seconds rather than incremental for each project.
HotFix: Plant Preferences, changing label arrow setting will not generate error.
Concept Plant Manager, all database calls upgraded, standardized, and optimized; anciliary dialog boxes switched to OpenDCL.
Concept Plant Manager, removing a plant from a design group no longer removes it from project.
Concept Plant Manager, Import option re-engineered for fewer database calls, better performance, and increased data consistency.
New Project, basing project on Template, database calls standardized and optimized.
Plant Preferences, Open Label Files, downloads missing callout blocks as necessary.
Plant Label Group, repositioning label with leader extension, accounts for floating point irregularity comparing points.
Tech Support, creation of Zip file, uses alternate command delay for better compatibility with AutoCAD 2015 and greater.
HotFix: Plant Outlines, checking for generic cloud-based blocks will not generate error.
HotFix: Command line Reactivate function, Cloud licensing will not generate error.
Common plant data lookup function, extended for use with concept plants.
Match Properties, legacy code for reassigning orphaned concept plants discontinued.
Block Data, Convert Concept Plant, prompt order rearranged to show Plant Info dialog before selection prompt; revised handling of plant data using code as key field rather than name.
HotFix: Irrigation Preferences, saving changes will not generate error.
Place Bubbler/Emitter, Q/E keyboard commands cycle through available nozzles.
Preferences, Save logic simplified and standardized.
HotFix: Preferences, querying licenses in use with Cloud Licensing will not generate error.
Plant Schedule, regenerating schedule associated with a work area, if work area title has been erased, will not generate error.
Plant Outlines, Generic block support, accounts for cloud-based block naming.
Detail Preferences, detail format width and height saved in native units.
Plant Info, setting the Flat count for a Groundcover to empty will not generate error.
Irrigation Manager, Import equipment from another project, correctly checks for missing symbols.
Runtime Schedule, Save Program, logic simplified for better integration with cloud data.
Save Block, unit checking of block existing block, with drawing set to unitless, will not generate error.
Common Web Page dialog, updated to OpenDCL 8.0 to avoid namespace collision.
Work Area in Xref support, custom scale of work area is correctly detected.
Projects screen, Restore, Import project from LFX file, clicking Cancel when prompted for project number will not generate error.
Support for Rain Bird NT Stream Sprays added.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, running on plants in Xref, with embedded plant data, a container size mismatch will not result in the the plant duplicately added to project.
HotFix: Irrigation Manager, creating a custom Drip Emitter area will not generate error.
HotFix: Block Data, converting a block to a RefNote Amenity, block scale calculation will not generate error.
Common function to assemble list of Drip/Schematic areas, legacy support for areas drawn before version 5.58 discontinued.
Block Data, converting a generic block to a RefNote Amenity, blocks in drawing are tagged as Amenities rather than RefNote callouts.
Site Tools, Highlight, capability restored to highlight RefNote Amenities.
Plant Colorization, Concept plants have their draw order set correctly.
Place Groundcover, Exclude Shrubs option will not generate error if Concept Shrubs are within bounding polyline.
Strip Sprays, 1x1, 1x2, and 1x3 format patterns standardized.
Watering Schedule, Save operation optimized for fewer database calls.
Runtime Schedule, Summary chart generation, title does not require a separate database call.
RefNotes, supports Amenity blocks set to Dimscale.
HotFix: Mainline Size, database connection check will not generate error.
HotFix: Irrigation spray head type selection, database connection checking will not generate error.
HotFix: Common Irrigation Lookup function, processing of cloud data parameters will not generate error.
SheetSet integration, timestamp fields are not mistakenly identified as sheet numbers.
Save Block, allows selecting an existing block.
Block Data, allows converting a block in drawing to a RefNote Amenity.
Concept Plant Manager, editing a plant, Change Plant removed pending further functionality.
HotFix: Verify Plant Labels correctly updates labels with revisions to plants with embedded data.
HotFix: Editing a RefNote Amenity, block units for blocks drawn in units other than Inches are saved correctly.
HotFix: Drip Emitter Areas, assigning emitters to plants in Xref, container size lookup compatible with plants having embedded plant data.
HotFix: editing an plant with an Alphanumeric block assignment will not generate error.
HotFix: drip emitter area flow calculation, assigning emitters to plants in the xref will not generate error.
Paint Mode, compatible with plants with embedded project data.
HotFix: Match Properties, selecting a plant without embedded data as source, and one with embedded data as destination will not result in errant zombie block.
HotFix: placing an Alphanumeric plant symbol, code is correctly inserted into symbol.
HotFix: plants placed with local data will not have an errant additional integer added to their embedded data.
HotFix: labeling a Concept Shrub Area, quantity of area is correctly displayed.
RefNote lookup instances switched to common function, improved data integrity for division changes across multiple drawings.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, Shrub Area quantity calculations will not generate error; Alphanumeric symbol lookup will not generate error.
Add Plants to Project, Add from Project and Add from DWG buttons discontinued.
Irrigation, assigning plants to drip emitters, hatch plant spacing uses lookup variable to minimize database access.
Edit Plant, Remarks limited to 254 characters.
Highlight Plant, highlight logic streamlined for plants.
Planting, full plant data saved with each plant for data backup, and ability to Copy/Paste plants between drawings.
Plant Schedule, if regenerating multiple schedules, Costs are only queried from database once; Alphanumeric block scanning also perrformed only once.
Plant Schedule, adds plants to project that have been pasted from other drawings.
Edit Plant, adds plants to project that have been pasted from other drawings.
RefNote Manager, highlighting of current item after editing improved, particularly with CSI divisions and suffix numbers.
HotFix: RefNote Callout, calling out a Length item will not generate error.
Projects, Delete, does not prompt user for backup file location.
HotFix: Grading Manager, placing Northing/Easting points will not generate a database connection error; Points are able to have their descriptions edited.
Startup, validation of system variables, F/X CAD that have not checked out a license yet will not generate error.
Project Manager, saving of project name and description consolidated into single database operation.
Projects, Restore from LFX file, LFX files generated before version 7.0 no longer supported.
Common Export Project as LFX function, renamed to avoid namespace collision.
New RefNote, logic for default callout simplified, giving precedence to last selected, then others in project.
Common text style activation function, defaults to Arial for empty font assignments.
Preferences, Save Dimstyle, reading of saved dimstyles optimized for less database access.
RefNotes, Importing from other projects, adjusting for conflict of existing suffix will not result in superfluous incrementing of key number.
Common function to query plant sizes, addition error handling for misordered data.
BatchMan, Layer Names and Colors option, moving objects to a new layer will not generate error.
BatchMan, Layer Names and Colors option, layer information is saved to Windows Registry instead of a local text file.
Plant Photo Callout, selecting a Concept plant with a single-character name will not generate error.
Grading, Northing/Easting Points, data scheme improved for better compatibility with RefNote system.
HotFix: Save Detail, Windowing multiple details to be saved will not generate error.
Block Data, RefNote Callout, RefNote Length operations consolidated and optimized.
Detail Manager, support for legacy system of details copied to project folder removed.
RefNotes, New, Edit, and Delete process modified for better data consistency.
Cloud-based project data, at initial operating capability across planting, details, and refnotes.
Verify Mainline, does not highlight Check Valves as being unconnected to mainline.
HotFix: Selecting a Dripline hatch, custom hatch patterns are available for selection.
Preferences, reading of Block Layer color changes, accounts for missing color assignments.
Verify Mainline, Filtration equipment not highlighted as unpiped if connected to Lateral pipe.
RefNote Schedule, divisions SD and ZA are not excluded.
Save Hatch, additional validation of hatch description; prompts to overwrite existing pattern of same name.
F/X CAD, Release License button enabled with updated AutoCAD interconnect library.
Detail Callout, placing callout with associated RefNote into Metric Paperspace, RefNote block is scaled correctly.
HotFix: Plant label with attribute tag of "Common Name" will not generate error.
Common database connection function, additional error handling for missing server name.
Layer States, downloads Cloud-based content.
Insert Detail Template, downloads default layer state template as necessary.
Installer, Layer State files removed.
HotFix: Site Color, switching to a document without a project associated will not generate error.
Common Text Style creation function, downloads SHX font files as necessary.
Default installation, set to check for updates once a week.
Plant Label system, allows concatenating any two values into a single attribute.
Site Hatch, Truecolor library, capable of downloading additional Cloud-based color libraries.
Site Hatch, Truecolors are able to be edited.
Truecolor hatch selection, Concept Graphic truecolor selection, Truecolors with only Red values are displayed correctly.
Truecolor hatch selection, allows adding new colors to library.
Projects screen, Restore, Import Project, symbol field automatically increased as necessary.
HotFix: LANDFXANNO command, correctly turns Off annotative scaling.
Command line helper function LANDFXRIBBON created.
RefNotes, placing Amenities, determination of block scale made consistent for generic and manufacturer blocks.
HotFix: Projects, Backup, Archive to landfx.com, will not generate error.
HotFix: Detail Manager, adding a detail to project, capability restored.
New Sheet, simplified logic to avoid newly created sheet being assigned ID number of recently deleted sheet.
HotFix: Projects screen, projects with alphabetic project numbers are not displayed as Templates.
Plant Sizes, improved logic to sort sizes numerically, especially decimal values less than 1.
HotFix: Detail Callout, database connection will not be mistakenly closed.
Common Block Size calculator, calculates shub blocks named VINE-05 by their width.
Place Detail, support for legacy detail folder organization removed.
Edit Detail, support for legacy detail folder organization removed.
Detail Callouts, database marker better accounts for detail changes across multiple sheets.
HotFix: Plant Manager, Importing plants from another project, selecting dividing line between categories will not generate error.
Plant Manager, keyboard event handler added, allowing using arrow and enter keys to select and place plants.
Plant Copy Along Arc, hovering over midpoint will not generate error.
Helper function for determining if a point is within a polyline, processes all points at 0 Z elevation.
HotFix: Planting Preferences, Open Label Files and/or changing plant callout will not generate erroneous missing block message.
Zoning Schedule, Table option disabled.
HotFix: Plant Label Group, moving a leader with an extension line, compatible with UCS.
Save Detail, additional error handling to account for manually edited detail file number.
HotFix: Concept Plant Manager, editing Groundcover plant, changing container size will not generate error.
Place Rotor/Impact, Q/E keys toggle nozzles that consist only of alphabetic characters.
Project selection dialog, query optimized, templates sorted by name.
Common plant data lookup function created for better compatibility with cloud-based data and clipboard-compatible plants.
All plant data functions, support for cloud-based data, at alpha testing.
Plant Label system, supports combined Quantity and Code single attribute.
HotFix: Planting Preferences, Open Label Files button, compatible with cloud-based block naming.
HotFix: Plant Info dialog, Change Plant button, selecting a plant with a different width will correctly update in both drawing and database.
HotFix: Discipline Graphic Callouts, compatible with cloud-based block naming.
License Validation, Request Trial Extension, fires a Tech Support request.
Site Amenities, block type selection dialog converted to OpenDCL.
Common polyline to selection function, improved logic to avoid duplicate vertices.
Edit Plant, improved logic for determining plant type, especially when processing a mismatched container size.
Verify Plant Labels, conditional highlighting of unlabeled trees, improved logic to better account for non-standard block names.
Print Detail, margin calculations account for printable area, and optimized for printable area of no more than 0.5".
Pipe Sleeve, selecting the same point for start and end of sleeve will not generate error.
Installer, Shrub Area linetype placeholder files moved to cloud deployment.
Installer, Plant Label blocks moved to cloud deployment.
Detail Manager, downloads preview slides of cloud-based details as necessary.
HotFix: Placing details, placing a cloud-based detail with newly downloaded metadata will not generate error.
Planting blocks renamed to match cloud-based standards.
Generic Plants, cloud-based blocks are placed with manual scale regardless of metadata setting.
Plant blocks downloaded from the cloud have their metadata set to manual scale.
Ribbon, Site Annotation panel, RefNote Callout switched to dedicated function call.
HotFix: Scanning of xref for plants to assign to drip emitter area will not generate error.
Help buttons reference revised documentation location.
Edit Head, editing design pressure, will not mistakenly convert heads to adjustable.
HotFix: editing plant from Concept Plant Manager, adding a new container size will not generate error.
Zoning, Concept Lines and Nodes integrated.
HotFix: Concept Graphics schedule, Concept Lines, account for cloud-based block naming.
Zoning, Site Development, color selection dialog only displays relevant hatch libraries.
HotFix: Placing a Shrub Area without an assigned hatch will not generate error.
Common function to get polygonal boundary, discards illegal Z elevations.
Startup, language files only loaded for non-English installations; Update, language files only downloaded for non-English installations.
Installer, language files removed.
Installer, MySQL installation, additional error handling.
Workstation Installer, sets write permissions to Program Files Landfx folder; MNR files no longer included with install; existing MNR files erased.
Site Ribbon, Custom Line icon updated.
HotFix: Plant Info dialog, editing Remarks will not generate error.
Irrigation Schedule, output by Nozzle, Rain Bird RVAN Arc and GPM display corrected.
Copy Along Line, Copy Along Arc, Copy Along Polyline, Triangular Array, Rectangular Array, all default to last spacing used for the block selected.
Plant Info, Sketchup component selection, allows setting component for a plant without cloud backup.
Placing Area for Drip Emitters, bounding polyline set to Linetype ByLayer.
Match Properties, hatch boundary polylines set to Linetype ByLayer as default.
Shrub Areas, boundary polyline set to Linetype ByLayer.
Copy Along Line, Copy Along Arc, allow continuing to place additional segments; keyboard command support to toggle between modes.
Viewport Scale, changing the scale associated with a Work Area within an xref will prompt rather than generate error.
Command line helper function DELETEHATCH restored.
Plant Label Group, supports mouse shortcut menu turned off, Right Click to repeat command.
Drawing Save Reactor, automatic project data backup file renamed from "auto_projdata.lfx" to reflect project number and name.
Startup, with Enterprise license server, server name is correctly converted.
Edit Plant, changing a Shrub Area to a Groundcover will update existing hatches correctly.
Railing, when selecting a polyline on a RefNote Layer, system asks to apply to all polylines on that layer.
RefNote Callout, improved support for calling out Railing items and blocks, whether in the current drawing or in an xref.
HotFix: Plant Colorization, applying a solid color to a stipple pattern will not generate error.
Plant Shotgun, supports adjusting spacing while rotating.
Viewport Scale dialog, Annotative Scaling option removed; Annotative Scaling deprecated, and accessible from command-line tool LANDFXANNO.
Viewport Scale dialog, adds value to Annotation Scale list; if viewport is active, prompts to scale.
Plant Shotgun, Q/E keys disabled for Concept and Generic plants.
Plant Shotgun, Right Clicking to end rotation retains keyboard specified pattern rotation.
Match Plant, requeries Plant Manager as necessary to support Q/E keys.
HotFix: Plant Info dialog, editing plant width will not generate error.
HotFix: Edit Plant, Change Plant button, will not generate error.
Plant Info dialog, editing groundcover for Metric plan, spacing validation does not fire on every keypress.
Plant Shotgun mode, mode 4E removed and 7F corrected.
HotFix: Plant Info dialog, clicking Apply to All will not generate error.
Schematic Irrigation, selecting a pattern, only Irrigation colors and Site hatches are shown.
Plant Info dialog, Flat Count, displays flat options when changing plant type.
RefNotes, Import, additional data validation when importing notes that have the same number as ones already in the project.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, Include Cost option will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Info, editing plant code will not generate error.
HotFix: Copy along Line/Arc, selecting a plant will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Info, editing a Shrub Area or Groundcover newly added to the project will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Info, editing a Shrub Area will correctly display preview slide.
HotFix: Concept Plant Schedule will not generate error.
HotFix: Update, after reloading downloaded code, license database connection correctly re-established.
License validation, database connection compatible with SQL Server and ODBC authentication.
Common helper function for working with Drip and Schematic Areas, compatible with bounding polylines that have been dimensioned.
Random Arc Line, Random Pointy Line, compatible with Millimeter units.
Plant Placement, pressing K displays applicable Keyboard commands, including new Shotgun mode and Previous/Next plant.
Command line helper function LANDFXCLASSIC created.
HotFix: Concept Plant Schedule, Trees within a Concept Shrub Area have their quantity counted correctly.
Concept Manager, adding and importing plants, revised logic to favor importing plants from the current project. When not importing from the current project, system will default to add selected plant with a unique code.
Copy Along Line, Copy Along Arc, Copy Along Polyline, Triangular Array, Rectangular Array, prompting and behavior with generic blocks standardized.
Plant Schedule, with Plant Data Size, titles appear in Imperial units as necessary.
HotFix: Generating a schedule for a work area with a custom scale, schedule title will not list scale shorthand as title.
Plant Info dialog box upgraded.
Plant Info dialog box includes Flats selection.
HotFix: Verify Lateral Pipe, deleting zombie fittings and labels, compatible with cloud-based block naming.
Place Schematic Irrigation Area, when selecting an existing area, GPM text entity is erased.
Plant Schedule, empty column for Spacing is only included if the related category of plant is included.
HotFix: Plant Manager, adding new plant group will not generate error.
Plant Palette, placing plants with Placed or Unplaced checked, plant list is refreshed dynamically.
HotFix: Site Callouts, cloud-based callout blocks are downloaded as necessary.
HotFix: Support for Work Areas within Xrefs, reference to work area saved with schedule is correctly resolved when re-generating.
Plant Manager Palette, double-clicking plant list enabled.
Update, reloading primary code re-establishes database connection for backing up projects.
Plant Schedule, updates Placed/Unplaced status of plants.
Plant Manager, changing plant group with multiple plants selected prompts to move plants.
HotFix: Associate Detail Callout, Placeholder callouts are correctly converted to cloud-based Callout blocks.
HotFix: Project Manager, Source Data, Place button, placed POC will be on correct layer.
Plant Schedule, option for stacking names one over the other.
HotFix: Support for Work Areas in Xref, additional logic to account for default xref entities.
Plant Placement, experimental keyboard enhancements at beta test stage.
Save Detail, will not create highlight layer unless necessary.
HotFix: Concept Plant Schedule, pre-loads OpenDCL library.
HotFix: Project Manager, Edit Sheet, browsing for dwg correctly updates display; double-clicking to open dwg does not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, debugging code will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Manager, OpenDCL library is pre-loaded before checking status of Plant Palette.
Custom Line, creates Linetypes folder as necessary.
Save Block, saves block as Unitless.
Plant Color Render, Ground Cover color and textures updated; Plant Schedule and Plant Color compatible with solid color patterns; Shrub Areas colorized.
Nuke, removes linked proxy object data from Lines, Polylines, and Blocks.
Plant Manager, dialog box converted to OpenDCL to allow resizable columns, resizable dialog, and dockable palette.
Installer, Standard details removed, moved to cloud-based FX detail library.
Shrub Areas with deleted hatches will not be counted by Plant Schedule; Verify Plant Labels will remove plant association from orphaned bounding polyline.
Print Details, if PDF output is selected, details are sent to LandFX Output folder on the Desktop.
Detail Explorer, as FX details are downloaded, folders are created in uppercase.
HotFix: Update Detail Callouts, reverting a callout to a placeholder, compatible with cloud-based callout block naming.
Common Hatch Selection dialog, editing a hatch for a Groundcover or RefNote Area, scale and rotation are disabled.
HotFix: Plant Label, Wide arrow, additional leaders scale arrow correctly.
HotFix: Preferences, editing Block Colors, edited colors display description correctly.
HotFix: Inserting Detail Template, changing Preference Set to one with different template size, size is correctly adjusted.
HotFix: Update Plant Labels, additional error handling for when a label cannot be modified.
HotFix: Critical Analysis, additional error handling for selecting a POC that does not have a sized mainline.
HotFix: Project Manager, changes to project name are saved.
HotFix: Common Block Selection dialog, query of blocks in use compatible with SQL Server with Only_Full_Group_By enabled.
Size Lateral Pipe, Drip Emitter Area, Precip Rate calculation accounts for custom plant blocks; precip rates are averaged among multiple areas.
HotFix: Placing valve on mainline, will not generate error.
Place Valve, placing on mainline, pipe offset calculations improved, UCS support added.
Project Manager, Sheet Index list box converted to display columns.
Save Detail, highlight layer is cleared before prompting to select a detail.
Common function to load linetypes, output hidden from user.
HotFix: Size Lateral Pipe, database recovery information will not cause friction loss to be counted as negative.
HotFix: Plant label, Wide arrow style, correctly accounts for revised arrow block name.
Projects screen, requests user to confirm before associating drawing with a different project.
Work Areas, support having work areas within a block or xref.
Concept Plant Manager, Shrub Areas and Groundcovers display member plant spacing and percentage fill.
Place Irrigation equipment, block is marked with identifier for data recovery purposes.
Irrigation spray family N3 audited for insertion point.
Helper function REAL created to REload All Linetypes.
SketchUp Connection, Send Layer, arc segments are processed correctly when drawing has a UCS rotation.
HotFix: Spot Elevation lookup function, will not ignore callouts pulled to the left.
HotFix: Plant Photo Callout, right clicking to abort leader placement will not generate error.
HotFix: Irrigation Manager, adding an Enclosure to a project, symbol will be assigned correctly.
Save Detail, allows users to draw Window around multiple details to be saved at once.
Plant Schedule, when Work Areas are in drawing, prompt changed to allow running overall schedule.
Plant Block selection dialog, folder buttons, font width calculation improved; plant type buttons turned off rather than disabled when choosing a symbol for a project plant.
RefNote, Length item, New layer, layer prefix pulls from Preferences.
Insert Detail Template, when widening template, compatible with a rotated UCS.
Plant Info, when making a copy of a plant at a different size, placed status is copied.
Place Plant, for plants with multiple sizes of same code, placed status marked by size.
Common function to turn on legacy toolbar, error handling directs to workstation installer if necessary.
HotFix: Size Mainline, Use Spot Elevations option compatible with cloud-based spot elevation block names.
Valve Callout, pre-scans for drip areas for custom callout with valve type attribute.
Project Manager, dialog switched to OpenDCL to allow resizing of sheet index.
Layer States, save and restore layer descriptions.
Font Manager, renamed to Text Manager.
HotFix: Spot Elevation, attribute placement and extension line are correctly modified.
HotFix: Startup, OpenDCL library is pre-loaded for users with 2015 and higher.
Plant Colorization, Tree symbols reorganized, Shrub symbols redrawn without gradients.
HotFix: Detail Explorer, category backup file is correctly updated before each edit.
HotFix: Concept Graphics Schedule, Concept Node size calculation compatible with cloud-based node blocks.
Detail Explorer, Printing details for a category, detail extents and margin calculations improved.
Callout arrow blocks, layers audited, blocks moved to cloud deployment.
Common layer creation function, lineytpe loading reverted to more reliable method.
Discipline Graphics Callouts, Spot Elevation, Northing, Easting, Slope, pre-define Callout Light text style before insertion.
Discipline Graphics Callouts, Detail Callouts, layers and text styles audited, blocks moved to cloud deployment.
Irrigation pipe and valve callouts moved from Graphics/Callouts to Graphics/Irrigation/Callouts.
Update, additional error handling to avoid looping on update validation.
Planting, Shrub Area linetype selection moved to new dialog box capable of merging remote content.
Planting Preferences, Callout selection moved to new dialog box capable of merging remote content.
Spray family N4 symbols audited for insertion points.
Project Files, Restore, Import LFX file, compatible with export files marked as Unicode.
RefNotes, Increment/Renumber compatible with notes without a division and/or single number suffix, such as 1-1 or 32-30-1.
Placing spray heads, Radius selection, database query compatible with SQL Server.
RefNote Schedule, Site Amenities Schedule, when placed into Paperspace for a Metric plan, blocks are scaled correctly.
Startup, system variable ATTMODE validated to ensure attribute display is turned on.
Irrigation Preferences, Valve Edit, callout selection, dialog box renames applicable files to match cloud block standards, correctly merges cloud based blocks.
HotFix: Hatch selection dialog, system will download missing preview slides for hatches that were previously downloaded as metadata only.
Concept Nodes, Concept Lines, blocks migrated to cloud.
Plant Schedule, groundcover quantities expressed as Area round the value in same manner as plant labels.
Plant Labels, areas for metric drawings are expressed to a tenth of a square meter.
Common block selection dialog, querying of blocks in use compatible with SQL Server.
FX Details, Irrigation, Standard, Auxiliary Equipment, detail numbers converted to attributes.
Irrigation Schedule, MP Rotaries, Arc column by Nozzle, values corrected.
Update, checking for anciliary menu files discontinued.
Update, additional error handling and testing of the downloaded update.
Ribbon, Site Toolkit panel, Verify Labels switched to Verify Callouts.
Plant Label, initially selecting a plant that is not in the project will alert user rather than place empty label.
Detail system, for details missing xml metadata, system will attempt to create from legacy blocks table.
HotFix: Hunter MP800SR full-circle heads are placed with correct nozzle designation.
HotFix: Drip Emitter Area, emitter assignment, compatible with groundcover container sizes assigned without an @ sign.
HotFix: Custom Drip Emitter, symbol selection merges cloud-based blocks.
Concept Schedule, for Shrub Area groups, quantity displayed for member plants.
Installer, Trial and University installs use cloud licensing.
Default CTB files audited for consistency across unused colors.
Plant Schedule, after running a schedule for Entire Palette, subsequent schedules will not default to the same.
Plant Label, labeling a plant that is not in the project will not generate error.
Size Mainline Pipe, Size Lateral Pipe, color coding pipe transitions with more than 16 sizes will not generate error.
Common block selection dialog, error handling adding for scroll wheel event firing before dialog initialization.
Startup, when install.xml file needs to be written, additional error handling to avoid writing empty data.
Verify Plant Labels, unlabeled zombie plants will not generate repeated database lookups.
Workstation installer, does not set destination to setup64 location unless landfx.vlx is located.
Landfx/Administration folder renamed to Admin.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, when regenerating a schedule, groundcover quantity is not always represented as an area.
Edit Irrigation Equipment, changing a Drip Control Valve symbol, existing symbols in drawing are changed.
Default install, sample Site Improvement details moved to FX Cloud library.
HotFix: Verify Plant Labels, auto correction of container size mismatch will not generate error.
Common plant label attribute value lookup function, additional error handling for missing plant data.
Verify Plant Labels, improved logic for dealing with zombie plants.
HotFix: Editing a Shrub Area hatch pattern, pattern library will not be mistakenly included with name.
HotFix: Hatch selection dialog, updated cloud-based hatch patterns are not mistakenly filed under Truecolor.
HotFix: Plant Outlines, checking for vine blocks will not generate error.
HotFix: Draw Mainline, Drip Control Valves are able to be piped to.
Mainline Sizing, Valve-in-Head Rotor pipe path optimization discontinued pending further review.
HotFix: Block selection dialog, cloud blocks chosen for a Manager are downloaded upon selection.
Block selection dialog, a dropdown box is added if number of block folders exceeds available space.
Plant Label, Plant Label Update, helper function for processing attribute values standardized and optimized.
Verify Plant Labels function renamed to avoid namespace collision.
Verify Plant Labels, stores plant data in lookup variables to avoid multiple database queries.
Grading Manager, Lighting Manager, symbol selection merges cloud blocks.
Support for legacy block database table (pre 8.60) removed.
Irrigation Head Grid, block name standardized.
Valve Schedule, block name standardized.
Irrigation Schedule, block name standardized.
Internal helper function to local pipe callout, function renamed to avoid namespace collision.
Irrigation Pipe callout blocks, layers audited, block names standardized, blocks migrated to cloud.
Pipe Label function renamed to avoid namespace collision.
Rotor symbols, layers and attributes audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
Valve symbols, layers audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
Irrigation Equipment symbols, layers audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
Water Source, function renamed to prevent namespace collision.
New Project, selecting a template, querying of template data types optimized.
Startup, DIMZIN system variable set to not suppress leading zeros.
HotFix: Irrigation preferences requery, spray family assignments compatible with SQL Server.
Plant Schedule, groundcover and shrub area calculations use common spacing lookup and improved logic to avoid multiple database queries.
Edit Equipment, Drip Control Valves able to have their symbol changed.
Add Irrigation equipment, Drip Control Valves allow adding the same model more than once.
Detail Preferences, legacy installs with no detail format information wll not generate error.
Copy Along Polyline, compatible with generic blocks.
HotFix: Concept Plants, selecting a hatch pattern, pattern name is correctly saved.
Preferences, new preference set, detail template file is copied from source preference set.
Match Properties, retains rotation of destination blocks.
Spray symbols and Schedule blocks, layers audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
BatchMan, Shoot Slide option, toggles off AutoCAD Grid as necessary.
HotFix: reading of block layer color changes will not mistakenly duplicate the color list.
HotFix: Block selection dialog, block sorting will not generate error.
HotFix: Editing a RefNote, refnote type and callout option buttons will not conflict with each other.
Block selection dialog, LAFX- prefix of cloud-based blocks is discarded before sorting by name.
HotFix: Place RefNote Area, Place Drip Area, D option to draw polyline will not result in both polyline and hatch being marked as Land F/X objects.
HotFix: Plant Array, selecting a Concept plant will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Size list requery, will not mistakenly set Shrub Area or Groundcover sizes to default.
HotFix: Plant Size list requery, empty size will not generate error.
HotFix: Plant Schedule, Include Xrefs option functionality restored.
HotFix: Place Shrub Area, Place Drip Area, Place RefNote Area, D option to draw polyline made functional.
Startup, plant size requery, updates any legacy sizes ending with an @ sign so that they can be editing or deleted.
Elevation Graphics, block layers audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
Detail Blocks, block layers audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
Discipline Graphics, block layers audited, blocks migrated to cloud.
Discipline Graphics, North Arrows, rotation aligned with arrow.
Discipline Graphics, Metric Scale blocks, converted to millimeter units, distance marks validated.
Discipline Graphics, Lighting symbols, rotation aligned with throw of light.
HotFix: Plant Array functions will not generate error.
HotFix: Save Hatch, selecting an user defined hatch pattern correctly renames pattern and slide as necessary.
Site and Detail hatch libraries, flagstone and ashlar stone patterns added.