Vectorworks 2015 Service Pack 3 Release Notes

The following issues were addressed for Vectorworks 2015 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-76667
VW crashes - add surface --out of memory
VB-119860
Marquee and Selection Highlighting is failing to highlight all objects until mouse is moved again or mouse button released
VB-120021
Pulishing with PDF overlays and transparency still mirroring upon publish
VB-120190
Marque Pre-Selection does not update until after mouse is moved.
VB-120529
Unable to select a symbol that is composed of an object with solid fill and no outline using marquee selection with option key
VB-120600
RB Symbol Thumbnails Display Incorrectly After Re-Rendering Thumbnails in OpenGL
VB-120902
Control Points do not move properly on Mac OS 10.8.x
VB-120984
Attached file can't convert to Vectorworks 2015
VB-121005
Zoom Tool causes UI to not update until another view change is performed
VB-121139
16-bit images seem corrupted in 3D views
VB-121146
Image fills in the viewports are broken
VB-121256
Eyedropper tool crashing when, "Tab Stops" preference is used
VB-121369
File Locks VW2014 Menus and Crashes VW2015 when Exporting to DWG
VB-121376
CurtainWall- Moving Vertical Frame adjacent to Diagonal Frames Causes VW to Crash
VB-121506
Crash on altering shutter settings after enabling Draw Beam in lighting device
VB-121507
User Experiencing File Sizes Becoming Very Large with Referenced PDFs
VB-121519
Duplicate along path crashes VW
VB-121527
Image Fills Corrupt when Black and White Only is Active : JBC
VB-121569
Opening 2014 File in 2015 Causes a Crash
VB-121576
SmartPoint acquisition fails in VW 2015 for point between 2 SmartPoints
VB-121587
VW crashes(Connect/Combine Tool)
VB-121595
Objects don't show up when unified view ON in 3d view with OpenGL and perspective modes
VB-121624
semi-transparent rotated monochrome bitmap appears different at particular zoom levels
VB-121641
2014 SP5 Updater will attempt to update a 2015 install
VB-121680
Crash while trying to create a wall projection
VB-121771
VW crashes by continuous input over 129 character.
VB-121806
3D polygons and Nurbs curves that are in scaled 3D symbol are not visible in top/plan
VB-121822
Picture Objects Causing Vectorworks 2015 to Crash on Loading the File
VB-121881
Vectorworks 2009 file crashing when opened in Vectorworks 2014/2015
VB-121890
DOM: Document Path Problem since Vectorworks 2015
VB-121974
KLS: 1-bit images with transparency displayed with fg/bg color on opposite pixels
VB-121988
SBE: Selection tool doesn't highlight PIO when alt key is down
VB-122042
Crash in snapping code during hidden line acceptance test
VB-122098
The Screen Drawing of lines is different depend of the zoom factor
VB-122112
5K iMac - Quartz causes sluggish performance
VB-122133
DWG import missing information
VB-122200
VW crashes when exporting the file that has symbols of certain names. (Export DXF/DWG)
VB-122233
VW Crashes When Adjusting Spot Light Pan/Tilt from Object Properties Dialog
VB-122261
Vectorworks doesn't create a .lck file when a Fundamentals serial number is used
VB-122264
Numerous crashes
VB-122278
KLS: Smart Point doesn't get aquired if mouse stops for a while
VB-122355
Application crashes with test file if you pan the drawing while editing a text block
VB-122431
File created in older version does not open in 2014
VB-122483
Eyedropper makes VW crash (MacOS 10.10)
VB-122512
VW crashes when exporting DXF or DWG if checked "Export Viewport as 2D Graphics in Model Space"
VB-122532
DOM: Windows printing Page 2-3 broken in Vectorwork 2015
VB-122573
KLS: Export PD; Again PDF-page object rotated if opacity less than 100%
VB-122608
Export DWF Crash: Crash Logs and Test File Enclosed
VB-122614
Linear Material Objects Fail With Certain Offset Values (Regression from SP2)
VB-122688
Vectorworks 2015 is not able to open MiniCAD 7 files
VB-122692
BCF Import - comment box is editable
VB-122693
BCF Import - texture change topic view is not correct
VB-122864
OD: Incorrect printing of 8-Bit images.
VB-94028
KLS: Export to PDF, PDF-Page object rotated if opacity other than 100%
VB-114589
AHA: Wall component missing in IFC-Export under certain circumstances
VB-114604
AHA: Slab components are not exported to IFC with the correct "relations" to the slab
VB-116933
Objects using "Line Type" are printed inaccuracy.
VB-117982
IFC cannot be imported ("Nothing has been imported")
VB-118138
Mapping of cursor position on screen offset
VB-119439
Fit Walls to Objects command has disappeared from Landmark workspace
VB-119701
IFC file not imported
VB-119767
Crash occurred after attempt to pick up Class attributes of a dimension with the Eyedropper tool
VB-119905
Imported PDF with partial opacity does not Publish to PDF correctly
VB-120443
Stair Limits to Landings
VB-120537
VW crashes when publishing to PDF/A.
VB-120598
Linear Material Tool Precision
VB-120780
Broken link on using � (e accent grave)
VB-120808
Extra Vertices Get Created When Editing Polylines - Regression from SP1
VB-120809
Resizing Polyline Gives Different Results in SP2
VB-120817
Space tool: Inconsistency in Rectangle mode
VB-120908
Connect Crash
VB-121024
Create Objects from Shapes: Fails to select correct Plant settings when converting to Plant
VB-121049
Layer Colors Do Not Show in Wireframe
VB-121125
VW crashes if attached dxf file is imported
VB-121153
Workspace Editor Shows the Wrong Shortcut Key Assignment Following Overwrite
VB-121168
Line Thickness Incorrect in PDF Exported from Vw 2015 : JBC
VB-121171
Spotlight: In Mac OS 10.8.5 unable to move Labels around a Lighting Device
VB-121217
Stair Posts not inserting correctly
VB-121218
Export Image file, file type popup has extra blank choices
VB-121344
Objects Shift When Exported to IFC
VB-121456
Symbol of rotated extrude with a Poly profile does not scale asymmetrically
VB-121465
SDK function GetWallComponentPoly can return only one wall component footprint
VB-121503
Offset for linear materials is changed when editing a 2015 SP1 file with 2015 SP2
VB-121509
Initial removal of symbol from wall causes long delay
VB-121517
Wall join causes long delay
VB-121531
AHA: IFC: Wrong and missing values in ifcBaseQuantities data base (space object)
VB-121552
I selected some Library files and drag and drop to the Package Manager, the Package Manager is crashed
VB-121574
KLS: Crash bug with Navigation Palette on Mac
VB-121602
KLS: Still problems with german workspace names
VB-121689
Solid operation on extruded, smooth polyline creates polygonalized shape--PR 8258824
VB-121704
Curtain Wall: Corner frames not correct
VB-121741
Prior versions of Vectorworks will install and launch, with newer version 30 day eval token serial numbers with unlimited activations
VB-121906
KLS: 1-Bit bitmaps displayed incorrect by Win 7 when opacity < 100%
VB-121925
Recalculating worksheet changes lighting twofer geometry.
VB-121933
Preview (Large Icons) Does not show the most current state of how the file is save.
VB-121963
KLS: Export Lightwright not working in german Vectorworks 2015
VB-121985
The PDF is not snapped correctly when it is resized
VB-122013
Crash while update a reference resoure
VB-122105
Wall height constraints: Problem when re-jiggering stories
VB-122250
AHA: Wall not reference correctly when using layer import if components are relative to story
VB-122279
IFC Import - objects with multiple level of aggregation are missing
VB-122308
VW crashes when exporting file back to version 2014
VB-122310
Layers, Stories and referencing
VB-122338
Cursor and snap box separation
VB-122340
File can't open if it's add as a favorite in the resource browser of another computer
VB-122343
VW Crashes on Mac When Canceling Organization Dialog After Creating a Story
VB-122364
Ifc Export; Exported file can't be read
VB-122408
VW file with cropped pdf becomes huge
VB-122598
About the "Self-Shadowing" of the "Displacement Mapping" in the "Bump"(Image/Bricks/Noise/Pavement/Tiles).
VB-122790
Dimension randomly flips when opening older version file
VB-122820
Polylines do not export to dwg
VB-122854
Open BCF Viewer - Can't open a BCFZIP file which the file name is used 2byte characters(Japanese characters).
VB-122858
Open BCF Viewer - If Door In Wall or Window In Wall are the target objects, those objects are not selected and view do not change.
VB-89880
Extrude along curved path produces facets instead of curves.
VB-116200
Option-Select symbol fails when symbol is moved away from the origin
VB-118798
Black Background Copied and Pasted Text Pastes as Black, Not White : JBC
VB-119513
Classes for library content Wall Components have inconsistent pen thicknesses
VB-119592
Wall appears with missing geometry after exporting 3D model to IFC
VB-119662
OIP Shows Incorrect Rounding Precision on Extrude's �Y Value
VB-119663
Extrude Surface Geometry Fails When Certain �X/�Y Values are Entered in the OIP
VB-119718
Georeferenced TIFF is not placed on shifted origin
VB-119854
File path is applied to saved file name.(Engineering Properties)
VB-120438
Resizing CurtainWall Frames Causes it Not to Intersect Properly with Other Frames
VB-120538
The space object shows the wrong floating data bar
VB-120539
Doubleclick on the enter-key doesn't draw a space
VB-120583
AHA: IFC: Wall components not exported under certain circumstances
VB-120632
Deleting Frames from Round CurtainWall Generates a Corrupt Panel
VB-120692
Difficulty Adding Vertical Frames to Round CurtainWall in 3D Views
VB-120695
CurtainWall Frame Shows Gap when Bottom Boundary is set to 'Full Depth'
VB-120747
Option drag fails to select path PIO
VB-120762
Curtain Wall End Frames Fail When "Fit to Objects" Command is Used on Walls
VB-120819
Crash on create surface array - cylinder surface with rectangle array object
VB-120833
Vectorscript PIOs Take 3-10 Time Longer to Regenerate in Vw 2015 Compared to Vw 2014 : JBC
VB-120924
VS routine GetWSCellFormulaN: creates instability followed by delayed crashes
VB-120969
3D loci not visible in 3D view
VB-120983
Converting a Flattened Section Viewport to Polygons Causes the Rulers To Become Wiped Out
VB-121043
Strange characters in "use floating data bar" popup help text
VB-121068
Stair Structure Shape is Incorrect With Certain Construction Types
VB-121204
Text scale of advanced viewport properties doesn't work with custom dimension standards with elevation
VB-121207
Moving Frame Between Panels Causes Other Frames To Lose Their 3D Geometry
VB-121287
KLS: Export DWG using indexed colors
VB-121307
Double-U Stairs Won't Allow "Width 1" Value to be Smaller Than "Width 3" and "Width 5"
VB-121308
Round curtain wall frame disappears when panel is set to open
VB-121363
Unable to Move Label Legend Tags
VB-121407
Changing Shutter Values on Lighting Devices Causing Crashes in File
VB-121442
Curtain Wall Boundary Frames Show Extra Geometry in 20.0.3
VB-121554
Editing a Design Layer from a Rotated Sheet Layer Viewport Results in Top/Plan View (non rotated) : JBC
VB-121618
KLS: Export georeferenced image file should refer to user origin
VB-121619
KLS: Import georeferenced image file should refer to user origin
VB-121627
Problem Applying Fill Colors when Set to Use Class Attributes
VB-121682
Spotlight: Updating external references stalls when Lightwright automatic data exchange is turned on.
VB-121759
Ifc COBie Export; Space not assigned to touching objects
VB-121768
Import Image with a World File is wrong if the user origin is different to the internal origin
VB-121799
Edit Design Layer dialog - Elevation field is enable when layer height is controlled by story level
VB-121810
Can't create the 1/4 point snap.
VB-121821
Scaling PDF Page Results in Additional Corrupt Objects Being Created : JBC
VB-121941
Erratic behaviour with Cut 3D Section (Legacy)
VB-121984
SDK function for getting and setting class names for Curtain Wall Style
VB-121990
Specific Wall Join scenario is regression from prior version
VB-122008
Viewport is Uneditable After Creation When Created with "Active Only" Class Option
VB-122101
New menu item: Open BCF Viewer is not included in Windows autobuild build
VB-122125
IFC: Wall peak not exported in the attached VWX file.
VB-122126
When exported PDF or printed, characters(Alpha characters or numbers) are displayed overlapping.
VB-122246
"Name" is empty of the Properties dialog
VB-122298
Undefined position offset of filled polygon attributes created as annotations within Sheet Layer Viewports
VB-122299
DWG - stacked vertices
VB-122381
BCF Import - close button does not refresh saved view list
VB-122382
Open BCF viewer: enable OK button
VB-122386
Large image inside Vectorworks causes items to shift when Published to PDF
VB-122457
OD: DWG/DXF export will take very long
VB-122463
Step Files from Solid Works v 2013 require .STP extension and will not import if it is .STEP
VB-122537
When a "Sheet Layer viewport" is created, it'll be "None" class setting.
VB-122597
The clipped object is incorrect when I run the "Clip Surface" using in empty polygon or U-shaped polygon
VB-122616
Stair Geometry is Inconsistent when Ratio of Height to Risers is Invalid
VB-119837
Cursor offset from where the selection is
VB-119997
There are bad classes in the Repetative Unit roofing symbols files
VB-121090
CurtainWall- Moving Frames Around Causes Panel Fill To Bleed Over Other Panels
VB-121113
H and W Labels Do Not Swap in the Box Position Widget of OIP
VB-121346
3d boundaries in space settings dialog has a typo in Net height
VB-121347
3d boundaries tab in space settings dialog has a typo in Gross height
VB-121348
Space settings dialog, leader line tab has typo in help text
VB-121820
VW help incorrectly identifies the light beam and field in Lighting Device Setup section.