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July 12, 2021 - Release 7.0.1

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Important notice: Please check the information about languages, compatibility with GstarCAD versions and other special details or exclusions in the page Compatible GstarCAD applications)

  • News
    • New palette for displaying Google Street View at any point in a drawing (SPMSTREETVIEW) [F3027]
    • New advanced functions for geometric analysis and selection:
    • Objetcs labeling (tagging) according to the value of a Field in a data table (SPMLABEL) [F3092]
    • A new provider for reading Esri ASCII Grid files has been included [F2615]
  • Improvements/Revisions
    • It is possible to select the location and name for the images resulting from the Background Map captures, which will no longer be obligatorily saved in the drawing folder and under a random name [F3042]
    • Background Maps are now transparently regenerated on view changes (Zoom, Pan, etc.) even if another command is running (e.g. when drawing Polylines, editing objects, etc.) [F2559]
    • It is now possible to label linear objects on import at a single point and not only by repeated labels along the object [F3032]
    • The GPX (GPS) data provider also supports writing (not only reading as up to now) [F3004]
    • It is now possible to use FDO data providers (from GstarCAD 2021 SP1) [D2276]
    • Data selection options (by Table and by Query) have been added in the commands that allow selecting objects (Export, Publish to Google Earth, etc.)
    • It is now possible to delete at once several Fields from the definition of a Data Table [F3078]
    • Now, if any drop-down in any application window is inactive, it remains blank [T5248]
    • The user can now in a work session select the required Grid file(s) for a Coordinate Transformation by Grid [F3079]
    • The main Esri projected coordinate systems have been updated (ArcGIS 12.8) [F3106]
    • EPSG tables (CRSs and other objects) have been updated to version 10.026 [T5266]
    • New layout and icon design in the user interface [F3069]
  • Fixes
    • Fixed a problem when using some special characters in the Layer/Table name in the Contours options [D2356]
    • When masking Text labels (Import, Contours, etc.) the mask (Wipeout) was created on the current Layer and not on the Layer specified for the labels [D2358]
    • The functionality and order of the navigation keys (TAB, Enter, ESCape) in some application windows was incorrect [D2357]
    • A problem has been corrected that generated errors or incorrect results when creating Terrains with many vertices [D2361]
    • Fixed an error that occurred when transforming the coordinate system of a drawing including raster images in GstarCAD 2020 and earlier [D2359]
    • Some problems with focus and field editing in the Data Grid have been solved [D2360]
  • Corrections of other minor bugs and other minor improvements
  • Notes
    • GIS analysis functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • 'Street View' functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Transforming the Coordinate System of the objects in a drawing functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Terrains and related objects functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • 'Search Location' functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is only available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions
    • Data grid is only available in the 'Professional' edition, although the overall data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is also available in the 'Standard' edition
    • 'Background maps' functionality is available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions only
    • Full export functionality (SPMEXPORT) is only found in the 'Professional' edition, although the functionality to export the current status of the drawing to Google Earth (SPMCREATEKML) is also available in the 'Standard' edition


May 6, 2021 - Release 6.4.1

  • Improvements/Revisions
    • The application is now compatible with GstarCAD 2021 SP1 [T5246] (see current Compatible GstarCAD applications)
    • For performance reasons, the download of Background Map tiles is limited when capturing an image [F3063]
    • The maximum zoom levels of the preset Background Maps are updated according to changes in the providers [F3065]
    • Now it is checked which GstarCAD versions are compatible with the installed version of the application [F3031]
    • License validity is checked for certain cases of remote access [F3043]
    • EPSG tables (CRSs and other objects) have been updated to version 10.015 [T5223]
  • Fixes
    • Incorrect coordinate values were displayed with the UPT format [D2089]
    • Fixed a problem that sometimes prevented the execution of a newly created Task and it was necessary to restart the application to be able to execute it [D2332]
    • In Direct Export, the "Finish" button was available even without having defined a target, which caused an error [D2330]
    • Sometimes an error occurred when selecting a table in the Oracle configuration (ODBC) [D2219]
    • In some cases an error occurred when capturing a background map in a location without write permission or synchronized in the cloud [D2326]
    • In some cases the capabilities of a WMS server were not correctly obtained [D2335]
    • The coordinate system was not recognized for some layers of certain WMS Maps [D2336]
    • In some Location Searches, when inserting geometry, multiple copies of the same object were inserted [D2329]
    • Sometimes the coordinate system of a Shapefile was not recognized [D2333]
    • When executing SPMTRANSFORMCRS the effective path of the raster images was not kept [D2320]
    • Sometimes a watermark was erroneously applied in the download of elevation tiles [D2341]
    • Spatial filtering was not correctly applied on some WFS servers [D2346]
    • A problem is solved when exporting closed Polylines with arcs generated in a certain way [D2348]
    • The Hotine Oblique Mercator projection (Variant B) (EPSG 9815) has been adjusted [D2347]
  • Corrections of other minor bugs and other minor improvements
  • Notes
    • Transforming the Coordinate System of the objects in a drawing functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Terrains and related objects functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • 'Search Location' functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is only available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions
    • Data grid is only available in the 'Professional' edition, although the overall data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is also available in the 'Standard' edition
    • 'Background maps' functionality is available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions only
    • Full export functionality (SPMEXPORT) is only found in the 'Professional' edition, although the functionality to export the current status of the drawing to Google Earth (SPMCREATEKML) is also available in the 'Standard' edition

January 13, 2021 - Release 6.3.2

  • Improvements/Revisions
    • Some new grid files have been added for certain Coordinate Transformations [F3030]
  • Fixes
    • The elevations download in the Terrain Wizard was wrong if it was set to high quality background maps [D2324]
    • In some cases the coordinate transformation information source was not displayed correctly [D2312]
    • In some cases the rotation was not correctly applied to Blocks and Labels when importing [D2327]
    • Due to frequent problems with objects in the Paper Space of the drawing when Transforming its Coordinates, this Transformation has been limited to the objects included in the Model Space [D2317]
    • Sometimes errors occur with SPMTRANSFORMCRS and blocked layers [D2319]
    • Direct export from some formats did not automatically set the target table name [D2314]
    • Sometimes, when Exporting to Google Earth, the colors of the resulting file did not exactly match with the colors in the drawing [D2323]
    • Sometimes warnings were displayed that there was no Internet connection when there was [D2309]
    • Some tooltip texts in the ribbon were incorrect in some languages and versions [D2322]
  • Corrections of other minor bugs and other minor improvements
  • Notes
    • Transforming the Coordinate System of the objects in a drawing functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Terrains and related objects functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • 'Search Location' functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is only available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions
    • Data grid is only available in the 'Professional' edition, although the overall data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is also available in the 'Standard' edition
    • 'Background maps' functionality is available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions only
    • Full export functionality (SPMEXPORT) is only found in the 'Professional' edition, although the functionality to export the current status of the drawing to Google Earth (SPMCREATEKML) is also available in the 'Standard' edition


December 28, 2020 - Release 6.3.1

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  • News
  • Improvements/Revisions
    • Added the option to Ignore or Invert the orientation of the coordinate axes for WMS and WMTS user Background Maps [F3025]
    • File selection on import/export has been improved, new locations, new icons, etc. have been added [F3014]
    • The default parameters of the ASCII provider are modified so that now the separator is the comma and the decimal delimiter is the period [F3029]
    • Now it is possible to manage resources and accesses, create Shortcuts and User Data Sources (UDS), etc. from the direct Import and Export windows, without having to return to the main application palette to execute these functions [F3014]
    • Automation of creating a non-existent folder when executing a defined export task to that folder has been included [F3017]
    • Now, if the option "Import only Features in the current view" is activated when importing a table or Importing-all tables from a WFS server, the reading of elements from the server will be filtered and only those that fit that spatial filter will be downloaded [F2519] (Related video)
    • The URLs used internally by the application have been modified as secure addresses (HTTPS) [T5205]
    • EPSG tables (CRSs and other objects) have been updated to version 10.003 [T5175]
  • Fixes
    • Improved transformation of several complex objects to avoid some errors that occurred in SPMTRANSFORMCRS [D2290]
    • The functionality of SPMTRANSFORMCRS is modified to avoid some errors. Now the process starts with a copy of the drawing to transform as the target drawing, and not with a new drawing [D2296]
    • Now when transforming a DXF using SPMTRANSFORMCRS the resulting drawing is saved as DXF, not as DWG [D2299]
    • SPMTRANSFORMCRS command options are adjusted to suit on-screen text scaling settings other than 100% [D2304]
    • Fixed a bug in WMS servers that caused some Background Maps with inverted axes not to work [D2289]
    • A timer has been included in order to prevent that in some cases, and with some version combinations, the capture process of Background Maps is blocked [D2294]
    • Fixed an issue that occurred in some cases with improper image rotation when capturing Background Maps [D2294]
    • The image download method when capturing a Background Map has been improved because in some cases the process was never finished [D2294]
    • Fixed a bug that in some cases did not recognize the format of the filter envelope in the native WFS data provider [D2288]
    • Modified the native WFS provider to fix a problem that caused elements not to be imported when using a spatial filter if the server has inverted axes [D2297]
    • The KML/KMZ data provider is updated to allow reading of elements belonging to custom schemes [D2292]
    • The 64-bit ODBC data provider is modified due to a failure that occurred when configuring a user data source [D2295]
    • Fixed an error that prevented reading correctly GML geometries with multiple spaces, tabs, etc. [D2303]
    • Fixed an error that occurred when exporting fields with the same name and different type with some data providers [D2306]
    • Fixed a bug that caused the drawing's coordinate system not to be recognized if when exporting to KML/KMZ the field revision is cancelled [D2307]
    • Fixed an error when exporting over an existing MID-MIF/TAB file [D2308]
    • Fixed a bug that occurred in some coordinate system transformations in multiple steps [D2298]
    • The update installation program is modified so that the update window does not block the installation process under any circumstances [D2311]
  • Corrections of other minor bugs and other minor improvements
  • Notes
    • Transforming the Coordinate System of the objects in a drawing functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Terrains and related objects functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • 'Search Location' functionality is only available in the 'Professional' edition
    • Data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is only available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions
    • Data grid is only available in the 'Professional' edition, although the overall data management (Structures, Queries, Direct editing, etc.) is also available in the 'Standard' edition
    • 'Background maps' functionality is available in the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions only
    • Full export functionality (SPMEXPORT) is only found in the 'Professional' edition, although the functionality to export the current status of the drawing to Google Earth (SPMCREATEKML) is also available in the 'Standard' edition


August 10, 2020 - Release 6.2.1

  • First commercial release. It includes the same functionalities than can be found in 'Spatial Manager' for other CAD systems


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