ProjectExplorer for AutoCAD Civil 3D.

The full release history of ProjectExplorer for AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Version 4.0.3.0 (Released 15th December 2017)

  • Improved the performance of displaying lists of pipe network structures, pipes and pipe runs in the ProjectExplorer User Interface.
  • Changed the file encoding method for CSV files to UTF-8 with BOM solve a formatting issue which occurs when opening exported CSV files in Excel.
  • Added a new violation condition for pipe networks to indicate when the associated Parts List is missing or invalid.
  • Fixed an issue where Part Descriptions were missing from Pipe Network parts after using the ProjectExplorer "Swap Parts" option.

Version 4.0.2.0 (Released 1st December 2017)

  • Introduced support for selecting multiple surfaces in the ProjectExplorer User Interface. Zoom to, pan to, select, rebuild, cut factor, fill factor, raise surface and surface style editing options can now be simultaneously applied to multiple surfaces.
  • Introduced a new Volume Surface Summary status bar in the ProjectExplorer surfaces list. This status bar summarizes cut/fill volumes for all/selected Volume Surfaces in the drawing.
  • Introduced a new lock/unlock icon in the ProjectExplorer surfaces toolbar. When locked, the new Volume Surface Summary is based on currently selected Volume Surfaces. When unlocked, the summary is based on all Volume Surfaces in the drawing.
  • Added a new option to Preferences Styles and the Preferences Options dialog which controls whether the Volume Surface Summary selection lock is sticky between ProjectExplorer sessions.
  • Added a new option to Layout Styles and the Layout Options dialog which controls the order and visibility of fields in the new Volume Surface Summary option.
  • Added a new option to Report Styles and the Report Options dialog which controls whether a Volume Surface Summary should be included in the Report Footer.
  • Cut and Fill Factor values for Volume Surfaces are now editable from the ProjectExplorer User Interface.
  • Introduced support for generating surface reports which exclude triangle or cell details. This is achieved by turning off all data columns for surface triangles/cells in the associated Layout Style.
  • Added a pre-flight check for missing SHX files when exporting to DWG files.
  • Multiple parcel segments can now be selected in the ProjectExplorer User Interface.
  • Fixed an issue with keyboard shortcuts which prevented them for working properly on lists where multiple selections are anabled.
  • Fixed an issue with the "Raise/lower surface" option where the surface type was not being properly detected.
  • Made a subtle cosmetic improvement to the border around all profile and section views in the ProjectExplorer User Interface.
  • Fixed an issue with the "Select Link/Point/Shape Code from Code Set Style" option for subassemblies which was incorrectly adding a space between entries in comma delimited code lists.

Version 4.0.1.0 (Released 23rd November 2017)

  • Fixed a problem which prevented TIN Volume Surface objects from being selected and displayed in the ProjectExplorer user interface.

Version 4.0.0.0 (Released 15th September 2017)

  • Introduced support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.
  • Introduced reporting support for Excel XLSX files, PDF files, and RTF files.
  • Enhanced reporting support for Word DOCX files, and HTML files.
  • Introduced export support for 2D AutoCAD DWG files.
  • Many enhancements to the capabilities of Object Sets.
  • The functionality previously found in Layout Templates has been restructured and split into Layout Styles and Report Styles. Layout Templates from ProjectExplorer v3.0 are not supported in ProjectExplorer v4.0.
  • Introduced support for reporting to AutoCAD tables. This is a process driven by a combination of Layout Styles and newly introduced Table Styles.
  • Enhanced pipe network editing tools allowing multiple parts to be edited in a single operation.
  • Many user interface improvements and bug fixes.
  • For a full list of New Features in v4.0 refer to the ProjectExplorer 4 Online User Guide.

Version 3.0.0.0 (Released 21st September 2016)

  • Introduced support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017.
  • Introduced a new Object Search tool.
  • Introduced support for adding multiple objects to Object Sets in a single operation.
  • Made a series of major User Interface enhancements including a new Section Viewer for Corridors.
  • Introduced a a new tool for editing and reporting Pipe Runs.
  • Many other enhancements which are outside the scope of this document.

Version 2.1.1.0 (Released 8th December 2015)

  • Fixed a problem which caused ProjectExplorer to attempt to display details of previously erased AutoCAD Blocks.

Version 2.1.0.0 (Released 11th November 2015)

  • Various minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.0 (Released 1st September 2015)

  • Introduced support for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016.
  • Introduced Object Sets which allow multiple pre-configured reports to be generated from an AutoCAD drawing with a single button press.
  • Introduced support for the display of Violations in the ProjectExplorer window, which highlight areas of the civil model where specified design goals are not being met.
  • Introduced support for a range of keyboard shortcuts.
  • Introduced a new object category for reviewing, editing and reporting of AutoCAD Blocks.
  • Introduced wide ranging support for the ability to edit the civil model directly from the ProjectExplorer window.
  • Many other enhancements which are outside the scope of this document.

Version 1.0.0.0 (Released 27th March 2014)

  • The initial product release, supporting AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.