Versions 3.7.1 and .2 were released in rapid succession today to fix a couple of nasty bugs connected to the new variable presets capability. Everyone should certainly update to 3.7.2.
- Fix crash caused by reading file without VarPresets field
- Fix crash when deleting empty var presets group
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This version includes two significant new features that have been in the works for some time. These are the estimation of supersonic wave drag by the area rule and a capability to save sets of variable settings in a given model.
The wave drag capability has been much requested and long awaited. Since its demonstration at the 2015 Workshop, a number of slick improvements have been made. Thanks to Michael Waddington for all the work and to Sriram Rallabhandi for the C implementation of the Eminton Lord calculations.
The variable preset capability has a number of use cases; it allows you to save the model state and return to that state quickly and easily. Perhaps you have a model with takeoff, landing, and cruise configurations. Perhaps you adjust the tessellation for VSPAE… Read more
A small bugfix update just in time for AVIATION. This release fixes three problems that have bitten users. Get it now and don’t get bit! See you in DC.
- Projected area direction setting from API. Thanks James Haley
- Crash in 3.6.1 with zero-width cross sections.
- Crash exporting split-surface IGES files with degenerate patches.
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