Pointwise Pre-Release Notes


The resolved issues listed below are for our pre-release build that will be included in our next major release of Pointwise V18.1 R2. These builds are referred to as “release candidates” and are provided to you because you reported a problem which they may resolve.

Please note that you may see new features in some of these release candidates. You are welcome to use those new features but note that these builds have not been documented nor have they gone through our extensive release testing process. It is possible you may encounter new issues while using them.

Resolved Issues

Release 2 Candidate 4

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21235 At the conclusion to 3D T-Rex, an incorrect aniso layer number was being reported in the messages window.
PW-20794 A curve shape was reversed after two nodes were merged if there were only two control points.
PW-19782 If a database surface is deleted, the domains that will lose associativity are now reported.
PW-18001 CGNS files with multiple base nodes can now be imported.

Release 2 Candidate 3

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21290 V18.1 was taking longer to split a connector than V18.0.
PW-21282 The Connector Join Angle was being ignored when creating structured domains on a model.
PW-21267 A normal extrusion exhibited more skewness than previous versions.
PW-21265 Two structured blocks were unable to be joined.
PW-21262 The CAE, Set Boundary Conditions panel was taking a long time to open for a large grid.
PW-21259 Build Blocks opened in Selection mode if Apply, Cancel was used in the previous instance.
PW-21239 Glyph documentation incorrectly referred to Attributes as Actions.
PW-21233 SUGGAR++ 2.9.4 is now supported.
PW-21232 A block with adapted domains and a source was not initializing.

Release 2 Candidate 2

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21217 The –b option has been added to the -usage list.
PW-21216 The –usage option on Linux occasionally caused Pointwise to quit.
PW-21214 A CGNS file was importing correctly on Linux but not Windows.
PW-21196 T-Rex layers were incorrectly stopping prematurely when growing out of a convex region.
PW-17877 Custom T-Rex growth profiles are now available when using glyph scripting.

Release 2 Candidate 1

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21189 Right to Use acceptance was preventing silent/console installation on Windows
PW-21184 File, New with Reset options resulted in an error.
PW-21175 A database constrained unstructured domain had poor quality.
PW-21164 A parse error prevented some OpenFOAM files from being imported.
PW-21158 The glyph command pw::Display resetView was not working.
PW-21155 The Tecplot mouse setting was not being remembered.
PW-21148 Degenerate surfaces can be forced to be splined during import/export.
PW-21146 Extrusion algorithm improved for saddle points.
PW-21132 Linear projection resulted in a poor T-Rex domain.
PW-21129 The Auto Merge tool was causing an unexpected exit.
PW-20638 Importing a Parasolid file took longer than expected.

Previous Versions

Pointwise V18.1 R1
Pointwise V18.0 R4
Pointwise V18.0 R3
Pointwise V18.0 R2
Pointwise V18.0 R1