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 V18.4 R5. 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 5 Candidate 5

Release Date: 28 September 2021

SPR Description
PW-23676 A message has been added to the user manual to state that we do no import Higher Order grids.
PW-23677 When higher order export fails due to a negative jacobian, the value and centroid location of the offending cell are printed to the messages window.
PW-23741 The plugin SDK was failing verification in a newer gcc version.

Release 5 Candidate 4

Release Date: 25 August 2021

SPR Description
PW-23599 Information about running in batch on the Windows platform has been added to the user manual.
PW-23679 Pointwise hangs while changing the distribution type of several connectors simultaneously on Linux.

Release 5 Candidate 3

Release Date: 5 August 2021

SPR Description
PW-22205 A file would encounter an error when being saved that prevented the file from being saved.
PW-23534 SU2 import now supports volume conditions.
PW-23554 Two glyph commands that could be used for database export produce different results.
PW-23584 Parameter sets were not being exported to the .nmb file format.

Release 5 Candidate 2

Release Date: 14 July 2021

SPR Description
PW-23597 Floating connectors in the structured block solver did not snap to new positions.

Release 5 Candidate 1

Release Date: 25 June 2021

SPR Description
PW-23494 NSU3D exporter took longer than expected to export a grid.
PW-23564 Copy/Paste caused erratic behavior in parts of the pasted grid.
PW-23575 Grid, Dimension was re-dimensioning connectors without user input.
PW-23585 Groups of quilts can now be selected via glyph scripting.

Other Versions

Pointwise V18.4 R4
Pointwise V18.4 R3
Pointwise V18.4 R2
Pointwise V18.3 R2
Pointwise V18.3 R1
Pointwise V18.2 R2
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