Vectorworks 2014 Service Pack 2 Release Notes

The following issues were addressed for Vectorworks 2014 Service Pack 2.
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-112753
KLS: Cursor pre-selection highlighting error when timer > 0 sec.
VB-112682
Space object does not correctly calculate Net Area and Gross Area
VB-112499
Worsheet Length does not work if bot z is changed in the info pal
VB-112452
Tile Fills Randomly Fail to Appear on Sheet Layers When Exported via DXF/DWG : JBC
VB-112437
Selection Problem when Creating a Viewport from a Flattened Section Viewport
VB-112435
Keynote Callout Bubbles Adjust to Scale of Viewport in Annotations
VB-112430
Spotlight: Publish/Export to PDF creates havoc with Instrument Summaries inserted as annotations
VB-112426
Heliodon: 2D Symbol is not visible in Top/Plan Viewport
VB-112422
Roof Section seems to be broken in the attached file
VB-112421
An extrude along path won't display properly in section, if two profile objects touch
VB-112414
Hyperlink tool doesn't sort saved views
VB-112409
OpenGL Rendered Viewport Fails to use Renderworks Image Background Offset (ObjectVariablePoint Selector: 1300)
VB-112405
Reshaping a Polyline in Rotated view doesn't move the point to where I clicked
VB-112401
Push/Pull Fails on Simple Tapered Extrude Object.
VB-112387
Unable to export test file to DXF/DWG file and the menu items gray out (Mac), Windows crashes
VB-112381
Wrong local mapping when tile fill contains circle
VB-112363
Previous View / Next View Problems when using Saved Views
VB-112351
Interactive highlighting is failing in SP2 beta
VB-112348
Section Viewport through Road (NURBS) creates inaccurate section
VB-112345
Redline Object is broken after using Units Kilometer and Setting Origin away
VB-112343
Ifc file crashes Vectorworks
VB-112336
Localization_Need to check the vpkg files for option libraries.
VB-112333
Cropped DLVP Not Rendering Properly in Open GL
VB-112322
Offset dialog choices not persistent
VB-112320
Sheet border does not lock to page when the page is moved
VB-112313
Can't import an exported script file which includes "Light" objects.
VB-112297
Flattened section viewports won't rotate in a container viewport
VB-112284
Updating VW 2013 file flips window objects
VB-112265
Referenced Viewport Appears Incorrectly When File is Opened
VB-112253
"Crop Visible" Option Becomes Disabled After Deleting Bitmap's Outside Crop
VB-112247
Undo Fails to Affect Changes to Bitmap's "Crop Visible" State
VB-112214
Entire Model Becomes Flipped in Perspective View - Regression
VB-112212
Interactive preview not visible when dragging line type object in 3D view
VB-112202
Crash after importing DWG with reference
VB-112195
A figure transforms it when Export as Vectorworks 12 File.
VB-112181
final quality RW and GL out of sync when interactively modifying texture
VB-112178
Linear Material creates offset incorrectly with tangent-curved polyline path
VB-112172
Latest Beta very very very slow to redraw 2d objects of varying types.
VB-112150
Hang During Site Model Update
VB-112148
Planar Elevation Benchmark Objects Fail to Show in Section Viewports
VB-112145
Round Wall texturing fails using OpenGL in VW_2014
VB-112143
Hidden line acceptance test: "There is nothing to render"
VB-112140
CW Space: Returning back to the Auto-Boundary state offsets the Space boundary polygon in some cases.
VB-112137
Zooming in\out changes the Layer Options
VB-112132
Referenced DLSVP Need Nudging to Update when the Source File's Viewport cache is Not Saved
VB-112130
Bounding Box problem when updating a referenced DLSVP in Top/Plan view
VB-112114
Extrudes Lose Circular Source Shape Following Re-Size Operation - Regression from SP1
VB-112113
Zooming causes objects to Shift and desappear from current view within test file ( Recent Regression)
VB-112112
Add Surface does not respond in rotated plan view
VB-112111
Screen Plane Objects Disappear During Zoom/Pan Operations
VB-112110
Recalculate Worksheet before printing does nothing
VB-112109
In Rotated Top/Plan Vw fails to resize Polygons
VB-112107
"Zone of Visual Influence" doesn't work.
VB-112106
All commands are not available after executing "Zone of Visual Influence".
VB-112098
Localization issue: Lighting Symbol Maintenance
VB-112093
Flat DLSVP shows geometry behind section plane hatching when rendered in Hidden Line
VB-112091
VS SetBeamAngle broken or changed in 2014
VB-112086
Referenced user linetypes
VB-112073
'Crop Visible' becomes unchecked after 'Delete Outside Crop'
VB-112069
Flattened DLSVPs Show Transparent Section Graphics in Hidden Line/Polygon Modes
VB-112068
Plant Tool causes Vectorworks 2014 to crash
VB-112063
Graphics Error Occurs When Using Push/Pull Tool on Grouped Objects
VB-112047
Changing Layer Visibilities Has No Effect of DLSVP within Test File
VB-112039
Enter section viewport Display with Clip Cube option fails with this viewport
VB-112032
Open GL Unexpectedly Renders the Entire File When Inside Groups
VB-112027
Rectangles not being occluded in OpenGL
VB-112022
Placing plants do not automatically seek surface
VB-112020
Converting rotated flat section to lines ( or polygons) gives wrong result
VB-112003
Interactive preview fails when scalling Roof face texture within test file
VB-112000
Polyline Loses its Shape Following Point Split Operation
VB-111997
Preview fails while dragging complex line types objects in 3D,may relates to VB-111502
VB-111992
Edit Script from Script Error dialog box doesn't work
VB-111989
Reshape Tool - Hide or Show Edges mode doesnt work on certain geometry
VB-111978
Python vs.Message() does not appear to be working
VB-111972
Text Along Path -- Object Info Shape -- Rot about Path
VB-111956
Light Objects Fail to Show in Open GL in Certain Files
VB-111937
Splitting 3D Polygons Far From Origin Creates Incorrect Geometry
VB-111936
Add help string on GSA occupancy dialog for space
VB-111933
Viewport's Out-of-Date Border Disappears After Opening Layer/Class Properties Dialog
VB-111920
Create Retaining Wall Site Modifier Set Too High With Layer Offset : JBC
VB-111918
Light objects are invisible in OpenGL with 'Unified View' toggled Off
VB-111893
Selection tool resizing in rotated plan: Interactive bounding box of Polygon(layer plane) is away from the object while resizing in rotated plan.
VB-111891
Updating all the objects when rotating textures or scaling textures. (Unified View off)
VB-111886
Crash in OpenGL mode, VW crashes when panning around quickly about 3 times then letting go.
VB-111885
Screen Objects do not seem to appear in OpenGL mode. (Unified View off)
VB-111881
DXF/DWG Export of Cropped Images as Flattened 2D Graphics crashes Vectorworks.
VB-111880
Radial Dimensions in Viewport Annotations
VB-111877
In AM tool, when clicking some point to adjust the texture size, the texture disappears. (Unified View off)
VB-111876
Unable to render in OpenGL while in edit modes (Unified View off)
VB-111875
NURBS Reshape/Resize Handles Fail in Top/Plan View
VB-111867
Warning - Purge = Loss of drawing Data
VB-111864
Control points are lost for some objects.
VB-111863
CW Space: No control points are available for the Space object.
VB-111861
If I cross the line,there is a case that appears intersection point is shifted.
VB-111855
Acceptance file does not display screen objects in OpenGL mode (Unified View off)
VB-111853
Unable to select the Viewport crop object once it has been deselected in the test file
VB-111852
Grouped flat section viewports do not rotate properly
VB-111843
VW crashes when zooming on design layer which contains a bitmap
VB-111838
Not possible to make a loft surface with to rectangles and a circle
VB-111836
Font Preview in Format Text Dialog Fails to Show Larger Font Sizes : JBC
VB-111830
Dashed lines are showed wrong in viewports
VB-111825
Crash rotating bitmap
VB-111814
Publish : Set Recall does not remerber the folder
VB-111804
"Centroid" Command Gives Incorrect Results With Planar Objects
VB-111801
Section viewport become invisible in Top view after cropping
VB-111797
"Create Animation" Preview Unexpectedly Shows Hidden Line Geometry
VB-111793
Selection highlighting not working on walls while in Open GL/Fast Renderworks modes ( Regression from VW2013)
VB-111792
"Show 3D Axis Labels" checkbox doesn't work
VB-111785
Section Viewport still showing in Navigation palette after deleting layer where it resides
VB-111783
Noticeable Slowdown of Performance When Selecting NURBS object.
VB-111778
Viewport Boundary Always Includes Heliodon Objects
VB-111756
DLVP hindrance with Open GL takes too long to render compared to 2013
VB-111751
Hardscape Hide or Show Edges not working
VB-111725
Clip cube not updating properly after Undo operation while in Open GL
VB-111700
rotation causes certain PIOs to not reshape/resize correctly - related to (VB-111696) Dimensions move in opposite direction to drag
VB-111691
Zooming Problem with Space Object That Uses Line Types
VB-111683
Extract Image from RB not bringing up a save dialog for the file we are attempting to extract image from
VB-111670
Elevation Benchmark Creating Upside Down text!
VB-111667
Elevation Benchmark inverts text
VB-111657
Inconsistencies when mirroring a flattened DLSVP in Top view and Isometric views
VB-111646
Publishing saved views to DWG/DXF or DWF does not work correctly when Layer options are set to Active Only
VB-111641
Flattened Design Layer Section Viewports Can't Be Mirrored in 3D Views
VB-111640
Unified View Become Disabled When Editing Section Viewport's Design LayerWhile in Open GL
VB-111638
Section Viewport Rendered in Fast RW, Looses All Geometry When Navigating to The Design Layer
VB-111634
Flat Section Viewport Not Visible in the Document Window when Layer Options is "Gray Others"
VB-111630
Non-Unified View: When Show/snap/ Modify is turned ON rendering design layer in openGl, Section VP in other layer renders very badly (non-Unified View)
VB-111628
Heliodon Tool and SVP do not seem to be working correctly.
VB-111624
Section lines appear in openGl mode in SLVP after a view change, when accessing Design layer from SLVP
VB-111606
Localization_In the "Create Views Preferences" dialog, sheet-border related parameter item names are showing wrong strings?
VB-111591
RW Camera Linked to Viewport not holding Aspect Ratio after Edit Camera
VB-111589
Solid Faces Fail to Render in Open GL After Assigning Objects to an Invisible Class
VB-111542
Clip Cube Fails After Changing from RW to Open GL
VB-111541
White Areas Appear When DLSVP is flattened while in Hidden Line
VB-111534
VectorScript API Hide will not hide object properly under OpenGL rendering mode
VB-111532
Non-Unified View: With Unified View turned off and flattened Section Viewport, drawing does not render correctly in OpenGL
VB-111522
Localization_Path Animator warning dialog will not be shown on Mac.
VB-111504
Polygon from Inner Boundary Takes Much Longer When Unrelated Objects Are in the File
VB-111500
Section Plane obscures wall geometry after creating a DLSVP
VB-111498
Crash when Publish to PDF is executed from the attached test file
VB-111490
When using the Walkthrough tool, if you press Shift + some other key, to change tools, it also changes the current Walkthrough mode
VB-111488
Obj Info Layer menu shows tiny cube and dot icons that erase as you mouse over the layer choices
VB-111485
AutoHybrids converted to Hybrid Symbols changing 2D orientation when moved
VB-111478
Canceling the Document Setup dialogue changes the document's Units settings
VB-111476
If you enter the number in "Horizontal Offset" of "Top of Wall" and turn on the "Reverse Direction", the end of the wall is created at aslant.
VB-111471
RW Textures Get Mapped Incorrectly on Cabinet Doors/Drawers
VB-111449
Opacity slider in plant dialog is not grayed out when selecting use class opacity
VB-111446
Typo in help text of edit plant definition dialog
VB-111442
changing view after zoom in hiddenline render leave shadows from previous view
VB-111430
'Picture' object has 'Crop Visible' option in it's OIP
VB-111429
Application crashes with Japanese chars in file name with Publish command
VB-111427
Bitmap image not drawing in wireframe for some bit maps
VB-111420
Running script with in a file Polyline is not visible after zoom
VB-111409
Text jumps up front when zooming on Bounded spaces within wall network rendered in Open GL
VB-111386
Seating Layout Specify the number of seats not working correctly in some files
VB-111380
File preview occasionally showing up as black
VB-111374
Under some circumstances "Clip Surface" doesn't work
VB-111362
Roof Framer creates dormer rafters incorrectly
VB-111332
IFC - problem with this file importing from VW into Solibri
VB-111324
Hither-Yon: Section viewport clipped if next to source layer model
VB-111301
No Interactive Preview When Dragging Viewport Rendedred inHidden Line
VB-111300
Push/Pull Tool Crashes Vectorworks. [Parasolid] PR#1952815
VB-111296
Appearance issue during extrude edit mode while in Open GL
VB-111294
Open GL Snapping Fails on Design Layer Section Viewports After They're Moved
VB-111290
Following option should grayed on window settings dialog
VB-111286
Window Shapes, 3D visualization fields are not grayed out
VB-111278
Screen stops updating, after using info palette for Section Viewport
VB-111274
Twist Command Will Not Work on Circular Arrayed Filleted Objects (PR 1953134)
VB-111270
3D Mirror Operations Give Misleading Error Message When Object is on a Non-Active Layer
VB-111268
Right-Click Editing of Viewport Fails When Clicked in Certain Areas, Causes Highlighting to Shift
VB-111265
Grey snapping around flat section viewport should not be visible while in Perspective View
VB-111257
Dragging PDF into VW to import causes crash
VB-111246
Zoom level view changing when entering a sheet layer viewport's design layers.
VB-111233
Layer Plane Polyline is not selectable in ISO and most Custom views after the view is set with SetView().
VB-111231
Drawing rendered in OpenGL eventually crashes after its been scaled several times
VB-111230
Upon entering into an AutoHybrid other objects disappear and are not present as reference and snapping.
VB-111209
Random crash navigating (switching layer, panning, zooming in/out) within test file
VB-111188
Scaled Object Renders Incorrectly in Open GL Following RW Render
VB-111185
Geometry desappears from Sheet layer viewport after deleting crop within test file
VB-111183
Open GL IMages show Behind wireframe images even when on a layer "above" the wireframe (Unified View off)
VB-111178
Updating Section Viewport using Clip Cube Gives Undesired Results while in Open GL
VB-111139
Walls Become Invisible inside Sheet Layer Viewport after They Become Styled
VB-111118
Shift key and Selection tool (scale interactive) misbehave in rotate plan.
VB-111116
Label Legend's Purpose is placed incorrectly in VW when the label legend is changed in Lightwright
VB-111115
Text not visible in sheet layer section viewports when positioned on an incline
VB-111089
Changing 2D objects from Screen to Layer plane in TOP view causes objects to move.
VB-111084
Unrestricted Interactive Scaling Deletes/Shifts Polygon Objects
VB-111081
Lighting Symbol Maintenance dialog missing column header and text is clipped by default
VB-111075
Static Accessory does not get exported into the Data Exchange .xml file
VB-111065
VW Crashes in Open GL After Zoom/View Change
VB-111064
File Saved in Open GL Shows Black Preview in Finder ( Mac Only)
VB-111062
RW-Rendered Viewports Always Use Document Opacity, With No Individual-Object Control
VB-111061
VS Function : SetLayerRenderMode does not work
VB-111045
Crash opening a document on Win. Recently added code by BWilliams ch198985
VB-111035
Component List Column too narrow in Build Summary List dialog
VB-111028
Text scale of advanced viewport properties doesn't work with custom dimension standards
VB-111018
Extra geometry appears in sheet layer section viewport after using Rotate Tool
VB-111006
Open GL Shows Incorrect Texture After Class Assignment is Undone
VB-111004
Error when editing mirrored Site Modifiers
VB-111001
Characters in the Vectorscript Debugger dialog are not displayed properly if the string is long and does not fit the window.
VB-110995
In this file, extract surface fails on oval-shaped surface (PR1951865)
VB-110987
T01101: Unable to snap to bitmap image in crop edit mode after drawing a crop object
VB-110964
Create Room Finish Legend Dialog - Worksheet Gets Placed Even if "Place Worksheet..." is Disabled
VB-110959
Cylinder Tool preview is abnormal on mac and windows while in 3d modes
VB-110956
Snapping Fails for 3D Symbol in attached file
VB-110926
Canceling Space Link Operation Causes Polygons to be Created
VB-110914
About Create RM Finish Legend, Character overlaps because of default of Note Indent is small.
VB-110903
Add Surface Operation on Planar Plug-Ins Gives Incorrect Results
VB-110898
Planar Plug-Ins Behave Incorrectly When Clipping/Adding Surfaces
VB-110885
When Parking Space object is selected, IFC Data menu command says it's not eligible for IFC Data
VB-110884
When a Parking Space object is selected, should an, IFC button become available at the bottom of the Object Info Palette
VB-110846
Export to DWG Fails then Unable to Shutdown Vectorworks
VB-110812
OpenGL Interactive 2014 Test Fails
VB-110807
Elevation Benchmark
VB-110788
Class Visibity and Status not showing correctly in Navigation Palette
VB-110754
"Update All Viewports" leaves candy stripe border behimg when updating sheet layer viewports
VB-110749
Beta Undo Alert Appears When Setting Space to Use Class Attributes
VB-110742
No drag preview for DLVPs when in rendered in Hidden Line.
VB-110729
Solid addition not behaving properly (PR 1950605)
VB-110723
Unexpected image jumping when using mouse scrolling
VB-110672
Base and Upper cabinet not depicting Texture Mapping Correctly in OpenGL
VB-110670
EAP Object Properties Dialog Appears When Creating Chain Extrude
VB-110660
Objects Disappear in Wireframe Following Scale Command
VB-110655
Images don't be along a base surface, when executed "OpenGL" rendering. (Create Surface Array)
VB-110638
T01172:Red selection highlighting for Angular, Radial, and Center Mark dimensions are out of place for objects in symbols
VB-110602
Redraw Issue when moving grade objects within document window
VB-110563
A behavior of an option about units when referencing DXF/DWG or DWF.
VB-110474
Hip and Trapezium Gables Appear with Geometry Missing In IFC Viewer
VB-110460
Publish doesn't print to file when doing more than one item
VB-110442
When creating a new renderworks texture, especially a glass type texture VW will flicker multiple times before giving back control to the user.
VB-110440
Roof with Bat Style Dormer Not Exporting Properly to IFC
VB-110371
DWF Image Import Fails on Mac, Must Force Quit VW
VB-110368
Edit Extrude ALong Path: Exit Path edit for Extrude along path has problems.
VB-110335
Quicklook thumbnail previews are often black when drawing is saved in OpenGL render mode
VB-110268
All objects within Symbols not maintaining OpenGL rendering are not displaying intermittently. We are attempting to identify which are object types seem to be causing the issue and will amend this report.
VB-110201
Pages are missing when printing worksheets
VB-110151
"Beta Undo Alert 4: Please report action" message appears when using Artistic Pencil Thick Blue for Batch Rendering
VB-110111
shadows autotune broken
VB-110109
Non-Unified View: OpenGL rendering incorrect when Unified View is turned off, different from other render modes
VB-110103
Can't be saved the setting of Lit Fog to file referenced.
VB-109987
Rotating Flat Section viewport in Open GL Shows Unrotated Objects
VB-109878
VW is shut down when I print it after RW Rendering.
VB-109798
Non-Unified View: Objects Show In Open GL, Invisible in All Other Modes
VB-109734
Roof Framer Fails on Roof Face
VB-109622
Possible cyclic drawing detected when opening file.
VB-109501
Dimensions Appear in ROTATED Section Viewport Rendered in Open GL
VB-109310
Show other Objects when entering a symbol is not working with Referenced files as DLVP on differing Design Layer
VB-109250
Smartcurosr Resize Start point is incorrect when resizing Rectangle in Rotated Top views.
VB-109230
Selection Tool Is Offset from itself
VB-109191
Viewports Use Default Opacity in Attributes Palette After Updating
VB-109130
Bitmap scaling in 3D view gives incorrect offset
VB-108920
Non-Unified View: Viewport Appears Clipped With layer Options Show/Snap/Modify Others (OpenGL Related)
VB-108826
Beta Undo Alert 2 when applying a text style
VB-108685
VW doesn't import a certain IFCZIP file.
VB-108647
Non-Unified View: Visibiliy Issue in When Rendering Layers in Fast Renderworks (unified view off show others)
VB-108638
Integration test bug: T01101 (Crop Support for Bitmap Objects) - Resizing a cropped Bitmap(on a 3D plane) moves the bitmap in opposite direction.
VB-108604
Resize Operation Fails on Extrudes Created in a Rotated 3D View
VB-108598
SBE: OIP does not recognize attached IFC record
VB-108584
Attached test files cause a crash during file conversion in Vectorworks 2014
VB-108566
Polygon Tool Paint Bucket Mode in Annotation Space fails
VB-108388
Roof Framer Creates Notch in Wrong Location if Set to Bottom of Roof
VB-108038
Displacement Mapping Produces Unwanted Shading on Object : JBC
VB-107245
Converting Flat Section Viewport doesn't give proper result compared to un-flattened section viewport
VB-107173
Roof PIO - Bearing Height is Incorrect on Adjacent Gable Sections
VB-107159
Vectorworks 2013 not launching on computer where Office 2013 (Access?) is installed
VB-107077
A masked "Image Prop" turns to unmasked, if exporting as 3DS.
VB-107000
Redline tool does not work if origin is not set to drawing centre
VB-106966
Redline tool misplacement after moving the Origin by Set Origin
VB-106736
Clip Surface fails on hardscape object
VB-106718
Unable to view referenced viewport geometry when in editing modes.
VB-106686
Vectorworks will resize images placed in annotations of viewports on file close/reopen
VB-106617
Vectorworks 2013 will not launch once Box Sync is installed
VB-106336
Size value will no longer be displayed.
VB-106281
Show other Objects when entering a symbol is not working with Referenced files as DLVP
VB-106245
VW can't be booted, if installed Microsoft Office 2013.
VB-106196
Extrude Objects Shift Randomly Following Re-Size Operation
VB-105908
Impossible to export IGES file, if saved as 2-byte name.
VB-105907
Impossible to import IGES file which has 2-byte name. --PR1932240
VB-105217
After executing an XYZ scale on Walls, the OIP does not update the new wall height which is different from 2011
VB-105150
Refresh issue when changing the scale of the section viewport (Minor).
VB-105117
Roof Framing Tool not creating al rafters as it should for the roof configuration.
VB-104925
Slope of the new site modifier "Pad with Retaining Edge" doesn't work
VB-104889
Import a DWG in Vectorworks is much slower if the Vectorworks file is not empty...
VB-103141
If a punctuation is attached with @ font and it prints with PS printer, the position of a punctuation will become left-hand side.
VB-102564
Localization: Layout problem_When selecting an object with the Visibility Tool, the box around "Class:None" is too small.
VB-100282
Create Objects from Shapes: Creating Window Walls from rounded rectangle gives incorrect result
VB-100281
Create Objects from Shapes: Creating Walls from rounded rectangle gives incorrect result
VB-100275
Create Objects from Shapes: Creating Landscape walls from rounded rectangle gives incorrect result
VB-100274
Create Objects from Shapes: Creating Handrails from rounded rectangle gives incorrect result
VB-100273
Create Objects from Shapes: Creating repetitive units from a rectangle gives incorrect result
VB-100232
Create Objects from Shapes: Creating guardrail from rounded rectangle gives incorrect result
VB-99037
Resizing a group with Polyline or a Polygon (from a 3D plane though parallel to layer plane ) is incorrect.
VB-97472
Space number field cannot be changed if the type of numbering is Manual
VB-96964
KLS: Reimport of georef. image file slightly displaced compared to original
VB-96926
Resizing Polyline (on a 3D plane) in rotated top/plan view is incorrect.
VB-96646
If the [NEW] Design Layer is renamed while in the Import Shapefile dialog, this renamed layer stays in the document even if the import is canceled
VB-96540
GIS: when changing document georeferencing via layer georeferencing dialog, only that layer gets transformed
VB-95858
The exported IGES file size is 0KB.[PARASOLID: IR 6601392]
VB-95805
IGES file can not be imported.
VB-95167
Backup files often are unable to be opened and crash VW (PR 1945780)
VB-86672
Vectorworks not launching