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What’s New in Cortona3D RapidAuthor 7.2

Release date: 
1 July, 2014

There are two different versions of the software: RapidAuthor and RapidAuthor S.

RapidAuthor S is integrated with Teamcenter and imports JT data; RapidAuthor imports the data originated in various CAD formats (e.g. CATIA, SolidWorks, Autodesk).

UPDATES IN RAPIDAUTHOR S ONLY

IMPROVED DATA UPDATE

  • The update of DPL-tables and other data imported from Teamcenter has been significantly improved.

UPDATES IN RAPIDAUTHOR ONLY

IMPROVED CAD IMPORT

  • Support for NX 9.0, SolidWorks 2014, Parasolid 26, Solid Edge ST6, STEP 242.
  • Some bugs have been fixed.

UPDATES IN RAPIDAUTHOR S AND RAPIDAUTHOR

IMPROVED 2D IMAGE SUPPORT

  • More options for callout appearance and improved callout placement algorithm.
  • Support for external illustrations in SVG format.

IMPROVED DOCUMENT EDITOR

  • Improved support for 64-bit system in XMetaL XMAX.
  • The element list in DITA-based specifications now displays the element names, not descriptions.
  • Elements are now inserted with obligatory child elements.

IMPROVED SUPPORT FOR DPL TABLES

  • A new command allows for increasing and decreasing the indent for selected DPL-rows.

CORTONA2D EDITOR PRO IMPROVEMENTS

  • Ability to create a gallery of custom objects and export/import them.

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS

  • Documentation published with standard specification components can now be viewed in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.
  • Support for reference tables in the RapidManual specification components.

UPDATES IN RAPIDDEVELOPER

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements.