What's New

Update Information Version 1.4

Release: December 18, 2023

Improved CAD-Like Usability

In Version 1.4, features to enhance CAD-like usability have been strengthened.

New Measure and Dimension Commands

  • The Measure command has been added, allowing measurement of object dimensions. When the measured object is transformed, the dimension values are updated accordingly. For more details, please visit here.
  • The Dimension command has been added, enabling changes to dimensions like the size of a rectangle around a curve or the diameter of a cylinder. For more details, please visit here.

New Tangent Circle and Tangent Arc Commands

  • The Tangent Circle command has been added to create circles tangent to two curves. For more details, please visit here.
  • The Tangent Arc command has been added to create circular arcs tangent to curves. For more details, please visit here.

Enhancements to Existing Commands

  • Dimension values are now displayed when executing TwoPointCircle, ThreePointCircle, Box, Cylinder, and Sphere commands.

SpaceMouse Support

  • Support for 3Dconnexion's SpaceMouse on Windows and macOS.
  • Confirmed operation with SpaceMouse Compact, SpaceMouse Pro, and SpaceMouse Enterprise.
  • Currently not supported on Linux.

Other Improvements

New Commands

  • Offset Vertex has been added, inserting new vertices along a curve on both sides of a selected vertex. For more details, please visit here.

Outliner Improvements

  • Empty group folders are now displayed in a greyed-out format.
  • Group folders containing selected objects are now highlighted.
  • A button to toggle the outliner display on and off has been added.

3D Viewport Improvements

  • Alt + middle mouse button click now moves the view's center to the cursor position.
  • Pressing the Alt key during view rotation now snaps to orthogonal views.

FBX, DXF, and DWG Import

  • FBX file import is now available.
  • DXF and DWG file import is now available (Windows and Linux with Studio License only).

Command Improvements

  • The Pipe command has been improved to allow piping multiple curves at once.
  • Radial Array and Rectangular Array commands now remember the last used count.
  • Save As and Export commands have been separated into individual commands.

Download and Installation

Details on downloading and installing Plasticity 1.4 can be found here.

Past Update Information