Vectorworks 2017 Service Pack 4 Release Notes

The following issues were addressed for Vectorworks 2017 Service Pack 4.
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-92786
Section VP will not display planar hatches
VB-93670
Object hilight, object handles, data bar flashing
VB-97062
Smart Cursor Settings Dialog's "Distance" Settings Get Reset to "0" When Dialog is Cancelled
VB-98150
Vectorworks crashes on deletion of a Design Layer within the test file
VB-98798
Horizontal SVPs do not update when section lines are moved.
VB-100680
The bounds shown for a Surface Array object during 3D flyover using Control + left click are too big.
VB-101574
Heliodon preview will not sync between different layer scales
VB-102368
Hybrid Symbol, "Hob Gas 595x530" becomes corrupt, when exporting back to Vectorworks 12
VB-102490
VS hRotate() causes symbol to change 3D planes
VB-103840
Zooming on Tiled Auto-Hybrid Object Appears Choppy within Test File
VB-104929
Snapping does not work in OpenGL for Rotate Tool - Alignment Rotation mode
VB-105436
Auto-Hybrid - Fails to export in IFC when inside a symbol
VB-106878
Undo Crash With Cropped Layer Link
VB-107819
CropImg: If you edit a crop in a 3D view, the feedback is not correct
VB-108019
Simple Line Styles (dashed) "fuse together" and appear solid on screen.
VB-108072
CropImg: Double-click on Cropped Bitmap fails to enter Edit Crop mode.
VB-108092
CropImg: SHow others does not work in Edit Crop Mode.
VB-108099
Planar Object Desapears While Zooming when Used as a Crop
VB-108155
CropImg: Cropped Bitmap does not draw on gray layer.
VB-108173
CropImg: If you delete the crop inside Edit Bitmap Crop mode, the screen does not get refreshed fully.
VB-108262
CropImg: Push Pull works on Cropped Bitmaps. It should not.
VB-108303
The HighLight Selection Box is inconsistent with some of the Shell Object.
VB-108400
Too Much Preselection Highlighting Present in OpenGL with Objects Grayed Out
VB-108429
Rectangular Marquee Selection Causes VW To Crash Within Test File
VB-109018
set planar object screen plane fails (ovPlanarObjIsSrceen)
VB-110497
Crash while using Pan tool in OpenGL mode.
VB-110510
Reshape tool - Moving a Groupnode with 3D objects using Marquee does not draw the 3D objects in the new location.
VB-110724
Walkthrough Tool: Pressing modifier to look around keeps walking if it is pressed while walking.
VB-112192
One time crash, opening test file then zooming
VB-112587
Zoom Percentage Fails to Update in Un-Cropped Perspective Views
VB-112921
Refresh Problems With The Grid
VB-113967
Decimal Precision Sometimes Changes on Mirrored Polygons (Mac Only)
VB-115028
Invoke Zoom in VP Annotations Crashes
VB-115389
T01289 UI Review: References in task doc to T01282 should be removed.
VB-115513
Section planar graphics change fill color when 2014 file is opened in 2015
VB-116085
Rotated top view is not displaying in Standard view pull down menu.
VB-116196
3-D Hatches in hidden line viewports should not be selectable
VB-116429
Hatch lines missing on roof face
VB-116811
Zoom tool single click mode not working on Windows
VB-117272
Hidden Line Rendering Shows Extra diagonal Lines rendered withn 3D Model
VB-117309
Selection Indication Flashes.
VB-117553
OnDeleteDelete association does not work
VB-117610
Movie export re-renders main screen for every exported frame, resulting in very slow export process
VB-117653
Top/Plan Graphics and Plan Orientation Fail in Complex Test File
VB-117858
Unable to open an exported Solar Animation movie. (Heliodon)
VB-118244
Editing inside group is redrawing the screen 100 times
VB-118892
Significant Drop in Pre-Selection Frames per Second
VB-119485
Door geometry fails to export properly to IFC
VB-119650
'Simple Beam Analysis" test file crashed on open once on my mac10.7.5
VB-120151
IFC: Incorrect export of window sill geometry
VB-121615
Tiny Geometry Appears While Zooming in Viewport Crop (Regression--Mac Only)
VB-121853
VW Crashes in 2016 When Selecting Round Walls
VB-123819
Objects ( within clip cube) Shift after Creating Section Viewport and Returning to Design layer ( Regression from VW2015)
VB-125588
Export 3D PDF error
VB-125599
T01571 - A filleted extrude has holes on the corners when exported to a 3D pdf
VB-126350
Export 3D PDF is missing from the Export Menu
VB-126706
Subdivision: Asymmetric Scaling does not work correctly.
VB-126970
Application crashes if you attempt to add a new working plane without an open document
VB-127422
Ungrouping Section Lines Gives Different Results Based on their Direction
VB-129095
VW Very Slow When Creating a Sheet Layer Section Viewport Rendered in Hidden Line (with 'Display Planar Objects' enabled)
VB-130266
Point Cloud Plug in Causing VW2016 to Crash on Load
VB-131940
VW Crashes after Changing Roof Edge Shape and Performing Undo operation
VB-134287
Cropped Viewports are difficult to select
VB-135942
File Corruption after "saving as" with this File
VB-136296
SpaceNavigator- View Reverts to Top/Plan Using Object Mode Navigation
VB-137646
add vertex to extrude along path causes crash
VB-137871
Convert Planting Area changes all hatches are changed to solids
VB-138081
Corrupt Grade Objects
VB-138870
Existing Tree german customization not working
VB-138950
Open Recent Bug in Workspaces
VB-139104
The file name is not displayed completely in "Open Recent" command menu.
VB-139536
Exported PDFs Considerably Larger in 2017 SP2 vs 2016
VB-139691
Wall inserted objects; attached record not visible
VB-139701
Class Visibility Issues with Wall Style Components
VB-139746
Worksheet function GETSPACENUMFOROBJ and GETSPACENAMEFOROBJ very slow
VB-139803
Crash in parasolid code inside CreatePolylineFromWireBody
VB-139931
In Create Interior Elevation Viewport, script error occurs due to the 5c character.
VB-139998
Immediate crash on Windows 7 - Klick with middle mouse button
VB-139999
Elevation of objects in walls not correct
VB-140009
IFC Export: Auto-Hybrid objects are moved to the origin
VB-140019
Symbol Preview for Active Symbol Does Now Work.
VB-140036
IFC import - solid subtraction breaks after editing
VB-140165
Export DWG missing objects - VW2017 SP2/SP3
VB-140177
DWG Import crashes VW
VB-140194
There is no bottom face of the first step of created circular stairs
VB-140228
Landscape Area - Inconsistencies with OIP 'area' value and plant 'count' vs plants displayed
VB-140239
Export of Symbols with "Wall Hole Components" to IFC / No.1
VB-140240
Export of Symbols with "Wall Hole Components" to IFC / No.2
VB-140256
Ifc COBie Export; IfcFurnishingElementType COBie ToolKit Error
VB-140356
Save and commit with release crashes
VB-140380
DWG Import Fails to import 3D objects in 2D/3D Only
VB-140390
Replace Symbols Doesn’t Replace Record Formats in 2017
VB-140430
Dragging A Marionette Node Into The Drawing Area Crashes Vectorworks(Mac Only).
VB-140442
About Export Web view, Objects that set the texture displayed black when outputting locally or exporting in preview.
VB-140445
DWG Import Crash
VB-140461
Multiple Space Labels Break After SP3 Update
VB-140466
Characters that behind a particular code character in SJIS display incorrectly after copying and pasting.
VB-140468
IFC Model displays with bizarre extrudes when referenced
VB-140495
Unprompted Extrusion of IFC-based 2D/3D objects
VB-140497
Performance (navigation) problem of DLSVP because of in wall rotation option of hatches
VB-140499
VGM "Best performance" run out of memory when DLSVP are visible
VB-140515
Import DWG into Working file crashes VW
VB-140520
ExtVSFuncPlantRoutines.cpp: Hardcoded strings have Mac encoding, but should be Unicode
VB-140549
Using REPLACE in the OIP doesn't replace truss record info
VB-140567
Lighting Instrument moving
VB-140600
Data loss when converting localized pre-2017 German plants
VB-140610
Export Database doesn't work if Record Format is in a folder
VB-140613
Enable Cut Plane shows curtain wall wrong
VB-140614
Crash may occur when replacing wall styles reiteratively.
VB-140618
Caching Issue in both Design Layer and Viewports
VB-140628
Dimensions don't display correct values of German doors and windows
VB-140657
Curtain Wall looks wrong as soon as layer cut plane is turned on
VB-140699
Crash in CreatePolylineFromWireBody
VB-140709
activate more than one in a wall inserted PIOs do not allow to edit attached record format
VB-140734
Crashing roof
VB-140788
Localization bug of Fixture mode in german version
VB-140873
Landscape Area localization issue with german Umlaute in Plantdatabase
VB-140889
Crash when importing a DWG file
VB-140905
Interactive display/cursor is broken for dragging a screen plane object in 3D view
VB-140946
T01744 - When showing the resource browser from the OIP, selecting view options dismisses the browser window
VB-140956
Cable Tools Labels Not Aligned with Polyline
VB-140964
VW crash caused by LineType while Zooming
VB-140982
Rotate a group with a dimension leads to a broken dimension
VB-140985
Crash while zoom
VB-141003
Project Sharing lck File keep blocking vwxp
VB-141019
The attached DWG file crashes VW immediately upon trying to import it.
VB-141026
Not possible to duplicate a wall style
VB-141028
Ceiling Grid tool has no default IFC tag and does not export
VB-141054
Export EPS created too thin lines.
VB-141120
corrupt file displays layers at wrong levels
VB-141134
crash in ModernTools.Cursor
VB-141181
Vectorworks crash after calling gSDK->ConvertObjectToPolygons
VB-141196
Export IFC: Symbols with mirrored content get mixed up in IFC
VB-141198
Export IFC: Mirrored symbols gets mixed up in IFC
VB-141225
Walls don't export to IFC when on roof layer
VB-141276
About SG,The license may not be released and the correct number of clients may not be started.
VB-141315
Vectorworks crashes if you click Cancel button in the Detail Callout Graphic Options dialog
VB-141335
Can't import this ifc-file
VB-141349
DWG Export - Problem with linestyles in SLVP
VB-141456
workgroup reference cache 12 GB data size
VB-141517
Slabs change shape when association with walls is lost
VB-141586
VWX files getting alot bigger with SP3.
VB-141935
Changing layers of many objects at the same time causes Vectorworks to crash.
VB-142059
Export PDF Causes Bloated Files When Exporting Grayed DLVPs with "Black and White Only" Enabled
VB-142105
VW crashes when trying to import 1 DWG file using the import one or more files command.
VB-142177
Project Sharing: SDK changes to FormatNodes are not committed