New MP features March 2022
Here is the list of the most relevant new MP features and improvements of last months.
New feature: Empty parts are visualized based on STL representation.
2. Assembly validation
New assembly validation function: "All connections" which will display a table with all properties of all connections.
3. Assembly update
Assembly update function now shows a user confirmation window.
4. Load steps editor
New button "Table editor" in the load steps editor. Save button removed, as the saving is automatic.
Changed copied LBC table format: The time steps are now in the first row instead the first column (transposed matrix).
5. Model library
New function "What's new" in the explorer context menu.
6. Keyboard shortcut
New keyboard shortcut: D for model tree, 3D area and list of tree items.
7. 3D selection
Optimized selection logic: Nodal Sets are preferred over surfaces in case of StandardComponents and SpecialComponents. For all other parts, surfaces are preferred over nodal sets.
8. HighDetail models
New feature: Ball and Roller parts can be automatically connected by standard, surface based contact search.
9. Improved "New LBC frame"
Added multiple selection box.
10. Spring forces
Improved 2D plots of spring forces: Added result set number to the title.
11. Drop down lists
New feature: navigate along the list of values in a dropdown list by typing the beginning of a word.
12. Model parameters
Drop down entries available in model parameters
13. Model views
New view button: Normal to selected plane
14. Joint connections
New joint property: pretension
15. Model tree
New button: "Scroll to the top of model tree".
16. Assembly parameters
New feature: Paste parameters for assemblies (single or multiple selection) in context menu of model tree.
17. 2D Plots
Improved "Copy XY Data" function in Bode plots and other 2D plots. The tabular data now contains additional header rows for better documentation of the data.
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