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 R3. 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 3 Candidate 4

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21592 Star-CCM exporter now uses 64-bit indexing so that larger files can be exported.
PW-21831 Renaming an existing boundary condition was causing it to not highlight the associated domains.
PW-21845 A selection bug caused a domain to be selected outside of a selection box.

Release 3 Candidate 3

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21748 Adjusting Equiangle Skew criteria in the unstructured block solver was causing an unexpected exit.
PW-21764 Scaling of a grid caused Pointwise to enter an infinite loop.
PW-21793 The import of an unsupported format for .Gmsh now reports an error.
PW-21795 Named Spacings were being removed after using the domain solver.

Release 3 Candidate 2

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-21708 T-Rex cell combination omitted a cell under certain circumstances.
PW-21762 Using Glyph, blocks were not refined by a source when initialized outside the mode.

Release 3 Candidate 1

Release Date: TBD

SPR Description
PW-20908 A solidworks file was not importing correctly
PW-21687 The cell counts in the Grid, Solve table were not updating correctly after initialization.
PW-21702 Command line execution of a script failed for files with dots in their name prior to the file extension.
PW-21706 Undoing the import of an IGES file resulted in an unexpected exit.
PW-21716 Removed a limitation that prevented many CFD++ files from being imported.
PW-21729 Splitting an unstructured block at a distance less than 0.001 was not being allowed.

Previous Versions

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