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 V18.2 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 5

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21635 Using a “\” in a CAE boundary condition renders the .pw file unusable.
PW-21630 Joining connectors unintentionally deleted an adjacent domain.
PW-21628 T-Rex bug resulted in failed face processing on export.
PW-16958 Multi-segment is now a file option for the USM3D exporter.
PW-16955 USM3D can now export grids greater than 100 million cells.

Release 2 Candidate 4

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21616 On Linux systems, the target reticle for the mouse could be inaccurate.
PW-21609 A block was not initializing successfully and causing an unexpected exit.

Release 2 Candidate 3

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21597 Having a floating and roaming license used simultaneously caused Pointwise to close.
PW-21594 A domain with a source was causing initialization (of the domain or the block) to fail and Pointwise to close unexpectedly.
PW-21588 Spacings were being removed from a Named Spacing when the distribution of the connector was changed to equal spacing.
PW-21586 Initializing multiple domains with triangles and quads caused an unexpected exit.
PW-21575 A block surrounded by other blocks could not be elevated on export when exported by itself.
PW-21560 Two domains could not be initialized due to poor boundary triangulation.
PW-21532 The T-Rex Reduced Pyramids algorithm was not matching Match domains correctly.
PW-21521 The “All and Reduce Pyramids” option was still using 5 pyramids rather than a single capping pyramid.

Release 2 Candidate 2

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21548 Two connectors could not be joined.
PW-21555 The syntax description for the function getValueAtPoint was missing in the Glyph manual pages.
PW-21562 Two dimensional CGNS files were not be imported correctly.
PW-21563 Edit, Split was failing if a split location was too close to an end node.

Release 2 Candidate 1

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21506 Two structured blocks were unable to be joined.
PW-21508 Improved error reporting when an unstructured block is unable to be initialized.
PW-21534 The end spacing could not be changed after joining two connectors.
PW-21537 A script setting the dimension using the size field was taking significantly longer than previous versions.
PW-21538 Copying a block and then adjusting a named spacing was causing an unexpected exit.
PW-21546 Structured domains had directional ambiguity in Edit, Orient.

Previous Versions

Pointwise V18.2 R1
Pointwise V18.1 R2
Pointwise V18.1 R1
Pointwise V18.0 R4
Pointwise V18.0 R3
Pointwise V18.0 R2
Pointwise V18.0 R1