Vectorworks 2020 Service Pack 4 Release Notes

The following issues were addressed for Vectorworks 2020 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-121580
After Importing DXF/DWG, Undo Causes Unified View to Become Enabled
VB-144616
Ghost Symbol
VB-145778
BCF-Manager: Different work-flow problems/bugs that makes it hard to use
VB-146852
*Multi-View: VW2018 Crashes 'Sometimes' When Resizing Floating View Pane
VB-148660
*Random Crash
VB-153508
T01818 2D Components: Symbols in Cut Component Shifted in viewport
VB-156534
Horizontal Section Viewport not correctly displaying hybrid objects with cut plane overrides
VB-158524
Marionette - script(self) via OIP buggy in Wrapper
VB-158851
VGMProxy: Crash in GetGetSelectionObject
VB-160845
Horizontal section: text and arrows dimensions invisible
VB-163629
*crash after save a movie from an Animation object using this file-- DocumentWindowManager::GetDrawingResolution
VB-164228
Marionette - Crash Bug when bug-clicking a wire (VW19 and VW20)
VB-164281
Window highlights for data tag in section viewport does not correspond to visible geometry
VB-164874
DWG Import: Freeze at Reading model space entities
VB-164919
*VW2020 Crashes while Changing Path Animation Frames (all in multi-view mode)
VB-166042
DWG import turns Unified View OFF
VB-166133
*When deleting an animation path with project sharing, if the checkout confirmation dialog is closed with "No", Vectorworks crashes.
VB-166192
Datatag object acquisition way off in sections if section was created by sectioning a viewport, works fine for Design Layer sections
VB-166325
Path Animation Inconsistent when Key Frames are displayed in Horizontal Section
VB-166381
*Crash in "SnapGeneralLink::SnapObject" while Working with Animation Path Object
VB-167126
VW 2020 SP2 - Worksheet Wont close
VB-167155
Crash while open/converting the attached 2018 document
VB-167295
Webview using Clip Cube fails
VB-167298
Vectorworks crashes when you open Edit Style dialog from Properties dialog.
VB-167546
Rotate Tool does not work on Worksheet
VB-167566
Reshape tool: Only the control points of the reshaped objects are moved when you set rotation from the OIP
VB-167703
ConnectCAD: apply Text Menu settings to Equipment object Name text
VB-168111
GetSpaceNumForObj not working when space has no height
VB-168211
In Wall Symbol Visibility Problem after Creating a Horizontal Section Viewport
VB-168270
Cable Tools Worksheet breaks when running create worksheet 2nd time
VB-168284
Hardscape: Changes in Hardscape Object Settings dialog don't update OIP
VB-168329
Default Workspaces Have Snapping Palette Docked Above Attributes Palette in SP3
VB-168330
Section Cut Graphics Appear out of Place when Editing HSVP's Section In-Place
VB-168331
IFC Import Fail
VB-168352
*Marionette: empty groups will crash VWX
VB-168386
Hardscape tool: Texture from saved configuration is not applied.
VB-168404
ConnectCAD: 2D Rack object does not support 54U high racks
VB-168406
Hardscape Style loosing 3D texture
VB-168413
Charts should have a default width and height set
VB-168465
Artifacts with Soft Edges
VB-168491
Space Object Auto Boundary with Columns Regression
VB-168521
NBS Chorus : Typo in availability dialog
VB-168554
Align of Data Tag Objects in Rotated Plan doesn't work
VB-168599
Mosa Pattern Generator: Renderworks Texture is the wrong size
VB-168606
GIS: User Coordinates change after Geolocate
VB-168615
When user origin is set and Walkthrough Path is created in 3D view, it is created based on the set user origin.
VB-168643
*Lots of crashing doing simple things
VB-168644
The contents of the mapping definition assigned to the "Class-based Objects" or "Symbol Definitions" object are not reflected in the worksheet.
VB-168645
Datasheets created from "Class-based Objects" or "Symbol Definitions" objects under specific conditions are not displayed in the "Data Manager" dialog when the vwx file is saved.
VB-168654
Mosa Import fails when, "Close the dialog box after the pattern downloads" is unchecked
VB-168660
Beta Undo Alert 9 when adjusting the retaining edge on a site modifier
VB-168666
Executing Convert to Lines on a 3D model may generate extra dashed lines.
VB-168677
PDF print settings changes
VB-168687
Document crashes when opening in VW 2020
VB-168695
Import Mosa Pattern Resources Scaled Incorrectly : JBC
VB-168698
Energos>Airtightness giving erroneuous result
VB-168714
Project sharing, Wrong time shows on File locked/file is in use dialog
VB-168739
Data Tag Tool Missing from Connect CAD workspace
VB-168745
IFC Import: Graphics anomaly with two IFC Entity objects
VB-168750
Not possible to switch off a Data Visualization Legend
VB-168757
Visible Candy Cane while Creating Animation path Movie
VB-168761
*Crash on 3D edits -- ImprintCurveOnFace -- PR8443846
VB-168762
[Win] When copying and pasting characters using [ (Japan Yen Mark)] [ \(backslash)] in single-byte characters, incorrect texts are created.
VB-168777
Circular Stair doesn't create/export a proper IFC
VB-168778
Crash in [NNADockingPanel noteViewAsRequiringKeyStatus]
VB-168783
Solid subtraction between 2 extrudes fails
VB-168786
Chart Configuration, naming consistency issue
VB-168788
Creating SheetLayer Viewport from Active Camera in Animation path shows the path/camera object in resulting Viewport.
VB-168810
Different section result when updating the section viewport (merge is working randomly)
VB-168813
*IsFailedCSGAction crashed
VB-168819
ConnectCAD: Update Rack Elevation does not transfer Device weight to Equip
VB-168827
*Crash after opening file -- Corrupt Polyline
VB-168828
Deleting Animation path is not Instant in Vectorworks, it will recalculate prior to deleting.
VB-168829
Crash in VW 2019 SP6
VB-168846
Space: Edit open and close causes space colors to change
VB-168852
ODBC Fatal: when opening table
VB-168857
Changing hardscape Thickness Causes hardscape's geometry to change
VB-168859
ODBC Fatal: when trying to connect record to object
VB-168870
Section render makes Vectorworks block
VB-168877
Resource naming convention is not applied when adding duplicate texture resources in Mosa Pattern import.
VB-168879
When importing Mosa Pattern with the hatch check box in the "Import Options" dialog box turned off, radio buttons are displayed blank.
VB-168882
Horizontal section: lines above cut plane are exported wrong to PDF
VB-168897
*TUndoMovePrimitive::Apply crashed
VB-168906
*TDObj2TGSPoly crashed -- Multi threads--Regression starting SP2 Build 519614
VB-168910
Random Crashes from T. Douglas Architects
VB-168919
Project Sharing string with unknown variable ^0 needs rewrite
VB-168925
Crash in CopyInstantiatedObjectHandle
VB-168926
*Crash Import DWG -- AddPKBCurveToPolylineHandle
VB-168952
Mosa Pattern menu command is missing tooltip
VB-168989
Holes on symbol-inserted walls don't show, if importing a particular IFC file.
VB-169005
Crash when create a Section Viewport
VB-169017
Vectorworks Crashes when opening New Animation Pane Window
VB-169028
Hardscape Aligned Slab mode clashing with Grade Limits
VB-169081
*hard crash | right click on animation path
VB-169108
*VW disappears choosing a previous version file
VB-169114
Vertical Section Viewport: It's allowed to create vertical section viewport from an annotation of the vertical section viewport
VB-169116
IFC Import imcomplete
VB-169139
Multiple extrudes are unable to merge with Structural Objects in Sections.
VB-169156
Mosa Pattern Import Fails When "Close Dialog After Download" Option is Disabled
VB-169160
Geolocation "Select Service" Dialog Resets Each Time it's Opened
VB-169174
Callouts disassociating Keynote Legends
VB-169185
Section Viewport: Dashed Hidden Line not visible
VB-169198
When executing the Hidden Line (Dashed Hidden Line) rendering, the join line between the wall and the slab is displayed.
VB-169212
*TUndoEvent::EndEvent crashed with infinite loop
VB-169225
Interactive Appearence Settings: colors change
VB-169230
Project Sharing: Get DSTOP message: "We do not expect associations: 6 to have negative RefNumbers. Please submit a bug report for this."
VB-169235
Forums-Q2 - Objects disappear when editing dimensions
VB-169242
*DOM: Import this IFC Files issues
VB-169251
Endless Callout Bugs
VB-169254
Bar Chart description dialog says "rectangle" instead of "chart"
VB-169255
T01981 - descriptions for listData and listLabels should be modified
VB-169263
Lumpy hardscape and choppy DTM
VB-169269
Lighting Device Selection/Redraw Fail in SP3 with "Best Performance", Device Fails to Show in Other Nav Graphics Options
VB-169276
*TDrawPadOGL::d_SetStandardOpacity crashes with a very high frequency - Window only
VB-169279
Color settings destroyed after giving back early a borrowed G-Series license
VB-169291
*TRedrawContext::GetAppropriateBackgroundColor crashes on Multi thread with a very high frequency
VB-169295
Data Visualization, Symbol in Wall
VB-169307
*GetSymBreak crashed
VB-169321
Lighting Device - no volumetric beams after reload file
VB-169341
Terminator Tool missing from ConnectCAD workspace
VB-169377
QRT Project Sharing OMI Lag Drawing Rectangles
VB-169390
When "Right-Reading" is deselected in the label legend editing of the device, the label does not rotate according to the Lighting Device.
VB-169391
When applying an image effect to an object in an EPSF file with preview, the edited result is not reflected on the object.
VB-169472
*DXF / DWG Export: Crash at the end of writing entities
VB-169475
Color disorder with Vectorworks 2020
VB-169476
*Export to DXF/DWG: Crash while writing entities
VB-169562
Hardscape preferences don't translate to object settings on creation
VB-169579
*VW Crashes after Moving Space Object within the Document Window
VB-169657
Problems with Notes Manager database in Project Sharing
VB-169666
Hardscape Align with Objects on "Custom Set of Layers" not working
VB-169668
Eval and educational licenses lose all colours
VB-169670
*VW crashes during export to DWG
VB-169697
ConnectCAD: 2020 Device Builder - Model > New... not available for existing Makes
VB-169744
GIS Stake Tool shows the wrong coordinates
VB-169750
Name file doesn't update in title block border
VB-169875
*Crash when canceling a DWG import
VB-169880
*Crashing when exporting sheet layer to DWG
VB-169896
ConnectCAD: Device builder not accepting imperial units
VB-169914
Mirroring some objects offsets some the duplicates to an offset position in v25. Works fine in v24.
VB-169915
'<esc><esc> Exits Group' in openGL destroys the render view
VB-169918
Polygon, Line Type: anti-clockwise direction is faulty
VB-169948
Input reversed when editing a post position
VB-169958
Hardscape: Incorrect pathway to aligned slab transition
VB-169995
Vectorworks crashes when you open Edit Marker Layout from Edit Style dialog that is opened from Properties dialog
VB-170004
*DWG Export: Crash when finishing writing entities
VB-170009
ConnectCAD: Destination arrow moves the source too
VB-170011
BUG line type reverse direction
VB-170014
*VW crashes or needs to be force quit when saving & committing.
VB-170017
File is slow to navigate
VB-170049
Cannot select a name from Name dialog used in Criteria dialog
VB-170078
Reference Updates Take Much Longer When Source File is Open
VB-170085
Updating Site Model Crashes Vectorworks with Polyline Site Modifiers : JBC
VB-170100
Hatch of slab not shown correctly on Sheet Layer (VGM problem because of "SavedSetting"
VB-170108
ConnectCAD: image in Equipment Item does not display if Equipment is outside of rack.
VB-170149
Slabs lost the line of the edges in Section Viewports after update tp SP3
VB-170236
Publish/Export to PDF = instant crash
VB-170265
Dark Mode, References in Org Palette not white text
VB-170455
QRT - Project Sharing Referencing - Walls deleted in Source file still appear Target file after update.
VB-170513
QRT - Project Sharing Referencing - Symbols Deleted in Source File still appearing in Target File
VB-170777
QRT - Project Sharing Referencing - Referenced Viewports showing ghost geometry
VB-171049
SetObjPropTxtVS does not work for Python plugins
VB-171165
Message Center: Vectorworks crashes while passing the json data from the server