Vectorworks 2013 Service Pack 3 Release Notes

The following issues were addressed for Vectorworks 2013 Service Pack 3.
This is a list of bugs that were fixed or wish list items that were fulfilled. The information comes directly from the bug database as entered by the users who filed the issues.

Issue Id
Title
VB-106781
SPACE - Additional Infos problem
VB-106752
IFC: Cannot attach Pset_LightFixtureTypeCommon to IfcFlowTerminal
VB-106653
Wish- Space Names should have independent opacity attribute
VB-106626
Duplicating plants creates issues with plants inside plants.
VB-106498
Label Legend Rotation Bug - rectangles don't rotate properly
VB-106495
Text flips while zooming if "Adjust Flipped Text" has been toggled on/off in the document.
VB-106477
Printing Dirties VP's
VB-106455
KLS: Localisation problems with Sets of Lighting Device Parameters (Spotlight Preferences)
VB-106447
Set a few classes together to invisible in more than one viewport doesn't work.
VB-106443
Set a few classes together to invisible needs one click more, than in Vectorworks 2012.
VB-106411
KLS: Attached file brings Vectorworks into an insecure state
VB-106407
VW crashes while zooming
VB-106362
Cropped DLVP and DLSVPs cannot be rendered in line or poly render modes and in raster render modes
VB-106352
Callout text margin not working in the attached file
VB-106335
Export DXF/DWG doesn't work with the attached file. Vectorworks crashes.
VB-106330
Scroll-wheel zoom and pan crashes file´┐ŻEnhanced Navigation Graphics is the likely culprit
VB-106324
Changing class visibility fails through Organization > Viewports > Visibilities view
VB-106316
Exporting results are cropped.(Export DWF)
VB-106242
KLS: Attached file crashes Vectorworks the moment the "Organization" dialog box is opened.
VB-106222
Application of some textures are voided, if exporting as "CINEMA 4D".
VB-106221
Impossible to import an "Adjacency Matrix" file, if it has 2-byte file path.
VB-106187
Georeferencing/Well-Known Text is Broken - JBC
VB-106184
VW is shut down(Greate Pad from Grade Limits)
VB-106178
Window Object: set to use symbol geometry not observing loci for wall break
VB-106170
KLS: Export DXF/DWG of polylines with numerous holes incorrect
VB-106137
The Line type settings button shouldn't be enabled if a simple line type is selected (Mac only)
VB-106081
KLS:Line Types erraneous for Layer Scale 1:1
VB-106069
When importing a DWF file, the texts will have inclination.
VB-106068
Objects in Data tab on Obj Info is going down
VB-106067
Displays only first letter of class or Layer names, if importing a DWFx file.
VB-106066
Layers which have similar names are integrated, if importing a DWFx file.
VB-106065
2-byte texts are garbled, if importing a DWFx file.
VB-106064
Object shapes are incorrect, if importing a certain DWFx file.
VB-106050
After batch PDF export, all viewports show as out of date.
VB-106036
Crash: Open a test file and Vectorworks crashes (Win only)
VB-106029
ID Label and Window tool: When Symbol Geometry is used, the ID Label controls width of opening
VB-106021
Find and Modfiy command in Spotlight gives VectorScript error
VB-106019
KLS: Changing class or layer visibility of SLVP not working properly (Mac only)
VB-106018
The position of a line object with line type shifts.
VB-106013
DWG export lock up
VB-106012
Window Tags on Elevations
VB-105999
Worksheet search Criteria Broken in this formula
VB-105996
VW freezes, if exporting a file which has texts by "MS Mincho" as DWFx.
VB-105995
When a slab object is clipped by a 2D object(3D plane), the location of created hole is illegal.
VB-105994
VW crashes, when attempting to export a certain file as DWFx.
VB-105992
"Place Plant" or "Image Prop" or the shadow is not displayed, when you see through the glass object.
VB-105984
callouts bubble sizes go haywire when opening previous version files
VB-105965
Localization_Layout problem: Custom Stair dialog,"Construction" tab.
VB-105961
Viewport Visibility: When edited through the Organization dialog, the visibility changes are instantly forgotten
VB-105953
Class Line Types are not applied to the class when going from the None style to a Line Type in the classes dialog
VB-105950
"Export Viewports as 2D Graphics in Model Space" failure
VB-105890
ODBC - Export as Database Table causes a crash when there is no database connection.
VB-105829
DWG Export, version 2013 - all the wipeouts are exported with visible boundaries.
VB-105819
Printing with VW 2013 is 10 x slower than 2011
VB-105806
Vectorworks is Crashing when we attempt to remove certain reference files that have broken links.. See attached file and logs
VB-105805
Window Tags show up in elevations when exporting
VB-105743
New Line Types doesn't work with referenced viewports
VB-105737
Space label preview doesn't reset after the space label angle has changed
VB-105718
KLS: Print dialog german version problems to click check boxes and radio buttons
VB-105713
KLS: Update referenced file crashes Vectorworks 2013
VB-105712
KLS: Speaker Array, Save/Load bumper and speaker to library not working in german version
VB-105707
KLS: Spotlight, Replace Lighting Device, Apply to All broken
VB-105663
Space default symbol doesn't exist by default in VW 2013 SP2
VB-105621
KLS: Dotted Line styles invisible between zoom 50% to 100%
VB-105618
Vw fails exporting a dwg file, then all menu commands become unavailable.
VB-105617
Space incorrectly converted from 2012 file
VB-105609
KLS: Export DXF/DWG; Attached File crashes Vectorworks 2013 (win only)
VB-105607
Spotlight Edit Dialogue: The Apply to All doesn't work when trying to change multiple lighting devices at the same time.
VB-105598
Door Settings Dialog - "Top Rail Width" Field Doesn't Update Immediately
VB-105596
Door Settings Dialog - "L/R Stile Width" Field is Non-Functional
VB-105581
KLS: Line types displayed differently if assigned to different objects
VB-105572
Line Types Fail When Viewport Scale Differs From Design Layer : JBC
VB-105516
geoTIF import problem on Windows
VB-105466
Import DXF/DWG: Line Type geometry should be in screen plane
VB-105461
Window ID Tags in elevation Print different from screen view
VB-105440
When switching from Move by Point mode to Move Mode with the Move by Points Tool then switching to Object Retention mode the user cannot type in the Quantity field in the Tool Bar, they have to open the settings dialog first to make this feature active.
VB-105432
Line Type Attribure Line Thickness not being depicted when using custom Line Types
VB-105421
"testthatpngthing.png" image appears in the root Mac HD when editing a worksheet with images
VB-105410
section vieuwport - section line
VB-105407
Extract Curve won't work on all object faces when Select Faces option is on.
VB-105397
Speaker Array deleting other objects in the drawing under certain conditions.
VB-105387
Any PIO that is rotated and turned into a symbol when moved the 'ghosting' reverts to the original orientation
VB-105374
Space Tool not working!!!
VB-105351
Slab Creation Causes VW to Crash Due to Hatch Resource Conflict Within Test file
VB-105350
Drawing preview for symbol containing a door does not display properly
VB-105324
Line styles are not visible in VP depending on the scale
VB-105317
When database field name was 2 byte(Japanese), Name and Type and User as Key is became gray in Database Table Columns
VB-105311
Planar Extraction on Chamfer/Fillet Object Gives Incorrect Results
VB-105301
Crash when selecting space tool
VB-105285
Wall Qty Report: Wall Area Gross reports incorrect value if wall has opening
VB-105272
Space Object: can't set defaults for Boundary fill + Eyedropper mode incorrectly places attributes
VB-105263
Fails to open DWG file
VB-105261
Section Viewport and Clip Tool
VB-105260
The size of a callout bubble is changing on reset.
VB-105242
References of Navigation palette
VB-105240
Lighting devices Draw Beam creates ovals at the incorrect width
VB-105237
Wall area report and wall components
VB-105236
Surface Array-- Trim Not set Properly in Surface Array within Test File
VB-105212
Crash When Creating Symbol from an Auto-Bounded Slab Object
VB-105210
VW Crashes after Creating Referenced Design Layer Viewport From Source File containing Surface Array object
VB-105206
Callouts created in working plane, control points offset for every move
VB-105200
Chain Dimensions in the attached files are broken or getting broken after moving a dimensionpoint.
VB-105172
VW Crashing when Space Tool is Activated Within Test file
VB-105146
DWG/DXF import - In a special case Mesh object is not imported in Vectorworks
VB-105127
Roof Framer in the present release is useless.
VB-105121
Label loses its bold style
VB-105110
SBE: Wall hole groups in symbol breaks not rendered correctly - wall break faces not shown
VB-105105
When Switching from Reference Point Mode to Move Mode with the Move Tool the Numeric Field is remaining grayed out indicating tot he user that they cannot change quantity.
VB-105103
Selecting the blank space in the Plant Outlines dropdown causes all plants to match whichever plant has the most outlines
VB-105102
When more than one plant is selected with various "Outlines" the dropdown is blank even after attempting to update all plants
VB-105090
Tile editing removes lines
VB-105088
Design Layer Objects Disappear When Navigated to From Sheet Layer Viewport : JBC
VB-105074
Editing DTM - 2D line colour and type causes Vectorworks to quit
VB-105070
Plants Suck Up Symbol Geometry Making Files So Slow They Are Unusable :JBC
VB-105047
Crash deleting Reference from Navigation Palette
VB-105034
Heavy speed regression relating to classes -Windows only
VB-105012
Plant: When selecting a group of plants that have outlines, the outline cannot be turned off on the Object Info palette
VB-105008
Space tool Labels not being placed at center of Space when using the Create Object from Geometry Command.
VB-104906
gSDK->CreateExtrudeAlongPath2() is too slow if we create more than 500 Generic Solids...
VB-104902
Tile Fills No Longer Allow Line Objects in Tile Geometry - Mac Only
VB-104872
Framing Member Objects Display Unpredictable Changes in Length : JBC
VB-104862
Import DWG works different with the same .dwg file if the user created a symbol in a drawing.
VB-104845
Exporting Window Walls and Windows to IFC
VB-104840
IFC Export of WindowWall
VB-104838
Objects are not visible if switch from sheet-layer to design-layer
VB-104796
VW crashes by double click in VS Plugin Editor Parameter dialog
VB-104790
Extracting a planar object yields odd results from this shape.
VB-104784
Spotlight: container for right-reading channel doesn't rotate with the text tag
VB-104697
DTM contour values off metre value by small amounts
VB-104696
Surface Array Unreliable With 2D Objects : JBC
VB-104659
Objects in Design Layer Viewport go off Screen Walkthrough Tool is Activated
VB-104650
Zoom In on Flipped text inside a dimension, text appear unflipped
VB-104638
Cannot Save or Save As file - loss of data!
VB-104530
CreateEditTextBox and SetMultilineText
VB-104464
SBE: Link error in Windows SDK: function VWLayerObj::GetExpandedNameA missing
VB-104342
Plant: Strange selection highlighting for Plant groups and ghosting
VB-104341
Exporting to PDF
VB-104073
KLS: Progressive JPG are not displayed in Vectorworks any more
VB-103995
Line weights are not reflected, if exporting as DWF.
VB-103862
Door Object does not recognize door leaf L/R stile inputs via dialog
VB-103832
Symbols Containing Rotated PIOs Appear Incorrectly During Drag/Rotate Operations
VB-103435
ISDK::TesselateObject()
VB-102921
Issues of when exporting as DWFx.
VB-102781
Symbol preview while dragging is incorrect
VB-102471
Space tool: Creates momentary incorrect feedback in Rectangle mode
VB-102463
KLS: DXF/DWG - Export Design Layer, Reimport of custom dimension standard incorrect
VB-101944
Localization_English remains in OIP when drawing with"Screw and Nut"tool.
VB-100331
IFC Data: Space Finish Materials mapped incorrectly in IFC Data... dialog
VB-100318
Dimensions within Chain Dimension disappear after lines have been extended using the Connect/Combine tool
VB-100174
The printing speed is slow.
VB-100109
Stair upper floor 2D graphic incorrect
VB-99878
KLS: Chain dim in Annotation area of SLVP
VB-97402
VW does not remember the location of imported image.
VB-95253
Localization_Layout problem_Edit Custom Dimension Standard Dialog
VB-93376
Dimensions in Chain Dimensions being deleted when dimension Standard changed
VB-91490
Text in hidden line viewports does not export PDF correctly.
VB-83082
AHA: Chain dimension suddemly has a gap
VB-72030
About Import Adjacency Matrix.
VB-65387
Additional rows are not inserted correctly.(Create Rm Finish Legend)