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 R4. 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 4 Candidate 3

Release Date: April 2021

SPR Description
PW-23516 An unstructured block with multiple periodic boundaries as well as a match domain caused the block to error and not initialize.
PW-23520 Creating domains on database gradually used all memory until it was exhausted, then caused Pointwise to close.

Release 4 Candidate 2

Release Date: April 2021

SPR Description
PW-23472 Structured solver was not properly applying edge spacing parameters.
PW-23485 Higher order Gmsh files were not being read correctly into nek5000
PW-23496 Curved line sources were not correctly honoring parametric spacing differences.

Release 4 Candidate 1

Release Date: March 2021

SPR Description
PW-23464 Applying a scaling factor to a sphere caused Automatic Surface Mesh to fail.
PW-23347 Initializing a block, that previously initialized successfully, failed in 18.4 R3.

Other Versions

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