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Visual Lighting 2.10.0042 (April 24, 2020)
  1. Bug 220462 - View name issue
  2. PBI 246184 - Update RecentFiles code to clean corrupted ini
  3. Bug 247601 - Import issues with Architectural CAD files
  4. Bug 248382 - Crash when clicking on calc zone display checkbox label text in Properties
  5. Bug 248681 - Very Small Font when exported from Design Environment
  6. Bug 248956 - PE export to CAD adding symbols
  7. Bug 244905 - Turning on Photometric Webs does not work with newly placed fixture
  8. Bug 250262 - Unable to import a dwg file from the start screen
  9. Bug 250305 - Units in export to DWG in PE are way off
  10. Bug 250348 - When setting a fixture as linear, the optical spin faces in different directions
  11. Bug 250866 - Sketchup no importing
  12. Bug 251044 - Linear Configuration crash when using up/down arrow
  13. Bug 251107 - UVGI Front end issues
  14. Bug 237586 - Photometric Web too big in PE
  15. Bug 251606 - Asymmetric luminaire has incorrect arrangement of luminous sides
Visual Lighting 2.10.0037 (February 25, 2020)
  1. Bug 237501 - Renderer fails on some Revit project windows
  2. Bug 228743 - Product Selection Filters not always coming up
  3. Bug 225384 - PE Export does not let you choose folder location
  4. Bug 228907 - Cropping a drawing in PE loses fixture labels
  5. Bug 228787 - Eng_PhotometricMesh.exe crashes if no solids present
  6. Bug 232139 - Visual cannot open any photometric files
  7. PBI 222138 - Remove PDF UI
  8. Bug 225835 - Visual Illuminance issue
  9. PBI 218913 - Export PDF/Image to file for Visual Controls
  10. Bug 235757 - Luminaire not rendering correctly
  11. PBI 217608 - Work with marketing to create RSS feeds for visual products
  12. Bug 187736 - Visual cannot import the newer versions of Sketchup files
  13. Bug 217585 - UVGI Fluence Rate Volume button is missing
  14. Bug 224283 - DWG Export from PE does not color correct on layout page
  15. Bug 230161 - Luminaire symbols and text appear garbled in CAD file exported out of print editor
  16. Bug 238432 - Ribbon bar Index error message
  17. Bug 237010 - Copy and pasting text in PE posts it in the left corner
  18. Bug 236223 - Hot spot in calculations
  19. Bug 235690 - Text exported out of PE to CAD file appears garbled
  20. Bug 228899 - Hovering over Visual 2019 icon on task bar does not display Visual version/vsl file name
  21. Bug 233812 - Changing contour color to gray 35 crashes program
  22. Bug 236647 - Luminaire labels not scaling in alternate views out of PE when exporting
  23. Bug 236847 - Changing columns for schedule or statistics in PE not saving
  24. Bug 236853 - Properties ribbon bar tab not making changes to titleblock
  25. Bug 235574 - Manufacturer should be displayed when a search is performed and multiple product results are listed
  26. Bug 235575 - Clicking on X to close the product selection window will insert unwanted IES files into the Schedule
  27. Bug 235566 - When click into the search field to look up products, the IES files that are currently being displayed disappears
  28. Bug 236980 - Fixture Labels not showing up on crop/snapshot in PE
  29. Bug 239923 - Rendering coming in odd
  30. PBI 236218 - VL Rename to 2020
  31. PBI 234897 - Add UTF8 string support
  32. Bug 232306 - Cannot open print editor when a CAD file contains invalid/special characters
  33. PBI 238439 - Sketchup Improvements
  34. Bug 239313 - The calc engine screen has numbers covering the percentages
  35. Bug 237433 - Adding some IES files causes crash
  36. PBI 241828 - Develop Sign and Timestamp task for existing pipelines
  37. Bug 238596 - License agreement in setup needs to be updated
  38. PBI 236831 - VisualMain 2020 rename
  39. Bug 241158 - Using 'Local' product selection, clicking on the Photometric Report link does not display the photometric report for that product
  40. Bug 240018 - PE fixture labels overlapping fixtures
  41. Bug 239322 - When performing a search in Product selection, the search results number displayed is incorrect.
  42. Bug 241369 - Object in vsl file appears to not render correctly
  43. Bug 240870 - Exit Code 157 in shape mesh
  44. Bug 224833 - Audit picking up intersecting surfaces that are far away
  45. Bug 223523 - Audit pulls up "calc zone not illuminated" for vert. calc zone that is showing readings
  46. PBI 240672 - Change BIN extension to VLC
  47. PBI 239963 - Update Start screen to support multiple RSS feeds
  48. PBI 241859 - Verify VLC calcs are hidden behind config file
  49. PBI 241990 - StartScreen Newsfeed and Product click tracking
  50. Bug 242576 - Autohide-Taskbar is hidden when Visual is maximized
  51. Bug 242939 - Calc crash on AMD Ryzen systems
  52. Bug 243821 - Design environment displays a black screen after minimizing then maximizing Visual
  53. PBI 243345 - Update fallback code for AMD 64
  54. Bug 243358 - Issue Rendering large, diffusely-transmissive surfaces
  55. Bug 243597 - Cannot open print editor message is generated with attached visual file
  56. PBI 239832 - Sign constituent binaries
  57. PBI 239833 - Sign installer files
  58. Bug 243963 - VLC is being calculated when it has not been turned on under settings
  59. Bug 243585 - Cannot import PDFs or images into print editor
  60. Bug 243507 - RELOC symbols in PE appearing in the corner
  61. Bug 242014 - Exporting from PE the symbols are off
  62. Bug 244228 - RealDWGConverter; Conversation Failed error message is displayed when exporting out of the design environment
Visual Lighting 2.09.1196 (December 2, 2019)
  1. Bug 230221 - Attached visual file errors out when trying to open in Visual 2019
  2. Bug 230861 - Cannot open print editor when a CAD file contains invalid/special characters
  3. Bug 232088 - Image column and images not staying in PE
  4. Bug 232112 - Product folders are drag-able in Product Selection
  5. Bug 232115 - Print Editor: User images inserted in luminaire schedule are not saved.
  6. Bug 232139 - Visual cannot open any photometric files
  7. Bug 232167 - Current View in Print Editor does not display the actual current view in the design environment
  8. PBI 231728 - Push MMF Initialization to RC1
  9. Bug 225384 - PE Export does not let you choose folder location
  10. Bug 228743 - Product Selection Filters not always coming up
  11. Bug 228787 - Eng_PhotometricMesh.exe crashes if no solids present
  12. Bug 210712 - UI/UX Problems in Customize Keyboard Shortcut tool
  13. Bug 225384 - PE Export does not let you choose folder location
  14. Bug 228322 - Exporting DWG drawing out of PE appear to not be scaling properly
  15. Bug 228743 - Product Selection Filters not always coming up
  16. Bug 228899 - Hovering over Visual 2019 icon on task bar does not display Visual version/vsl file name
  17. Bug 228907 - Cropping a drawing in PE loses fixture labels
  18. Bug 229012 - No Internet connection on startup
  19. Bug 230161 - Luminaire symbols and text appear garbled in CAD file exported out of print editor
  20. Bug 226218 - AMD engines not communicating with MMF on some machines
  21. Bug 228282 - Exit Code 157 in PhotometricMesh.exe
  22. Bug 225669 - Visual file randomly changes IES file associations
  23. Bug 226024 - Render Error: An error occurred during rendering, displaying partial results
  24. Bug 224881 - Spec sheets are not associated with the image in the Print Editor when clicking on the Products icon
  25. Bug 225262 - Exporting from PE does not scale fixture labels
  26. Bug 225487 - PE Export for Power statistics showing box instead of exponent
Visual Lighting 2.09.1189 (November 4, 2019)
  1. Properties Form: Shaded checkbox for Calculation Zone is out of sync 85558
  2. New UI: Create Keyboard shortcut UI to allow users to assign keys 170052
  3. Visual starts with UI element off the screens 172301
  4. UX review of engine fallback procedure 183537
  5. Testing, tuning, and hardening V2.9 calc engines. 187413
  6. Update PDF Library with Apitron 190671
  7. Beta entity table file save issue 190729
  8. Importing schedule only from Visual file is not working 190732
  9. Rendering an existing file that has a saved rendering generates errrors 190837
  10. RealDWG icon installation 194790
  11. Register filetypes in the installer 195039
  12. Can't select multiple calc zones 195568
  13. Default key-binding can be removed 195939
  14. Add RealDWG copyright notice to "About" 196165
  15. Update Schedule with lumen multiplier fields 197435
  16. Update Properties with lumen multiplier fields 197436
  17. Update exporters with lumen multiplier fields 1 of 2 197437
  18. VSL file save crashes when it tries to save IES file with foreign characters in filename 198041
  19. Recompile Engines with new Intel Version 198043
  20. Illuminance Recommendations (Lighting Levels) disappears behind program after opening it more than once 198678
  21. Cannot access product selection. Error message is generated 198679
  22. VLC Calc Zone properties wrong if VLC turned off in Settings 198842
  23. Remove or reduce whitespace at top of window in some OS'es 198846
  24. Photometric Report Tool is not working 198935
  25. Add licensing to interopmanager 199763
  26. Ensure filetype association is created 199882
  27. Clicking Help -> Knowledgebase initiates Polar Array Command 199900
  28. Luminaires showing through walls in rendering 199916
  29. Save File Dialog appears twice when exiting Visual 199975
  30. add custom scales option for pdf import 200660
  31. Render Error is generated when clicking on render button in existing files 200737
  32. Repeated calc results not exactly the same 200843
  33. File hang while saving 201070
  34. Incorrect terminology in settings form 201103
  35. Application Logging errors out if no userID is available 201109
  36. No user feedback for no luminaires in model 201238
  37. Error in Eng_Blocking does not display error message to user 201264
  38. Rework CommandLine and Keyboard Shortcut 201349
  39. Cannot click into input field 'Import - Insertion Point (X Y Z)' 201350
  40. Create "Visual Lighting 2019.exe" file forwarder for shell registration 201408
  41. Visual crashes when editing Calc Zone Properties Height field 201435
  42. Design Manager capping background elements at 1000 in 2019 201694
  43. Limit Text Width prior to validation 201737
  44. Include & Execute FORTRAN Redistributables 202034
  45. Visual does not render direct-only file 202568
  46. Hard crash after Align Cursor To Surface 202935
  47. Migrate some Hard Coded shortcut and move the to Customize 202938
  48. Recode Transparent Mode architecture 202940
  49. Hard crash when using keyboard shortcut to place luminaire 202949
  50. PE build pipeline error 202976
Visual Lighting 2.09.1185 (October 7, 2019)
  1. Unable to change Axis font size in PE 218822
  2. Audit not displaying 219351
  3. Fixture labels in corner of PE when "Labels at Aim Points" is turned on 224527
Visual Lighting 2.09.1184 (October 2, 2019)
  1. Memory leak in LT_InteropFileDialog28_Interop_frmBrowseDialog 218846
  2. Rendering issue 223524
  3. Cannot select PDF or Image file to Import 222978
  4. Image Importer Reset Button does not work 213525
  5. add fallback for pdfs that won't allow us to pull out individual pages 214074
  6. Fix label locations - A few duplicate entities still exist 216663
  7. Renderer fails on last and Largest Revit file 216986
  8. Renderer fails for large Revit projects with many Windows 217641
  9. Ceiling Not Rendering 219438
  10. PDF file taking a long time to convert 219784
  11. 2.09.1178 build always asks for activation code 220970
  12. Error when exporting schedule 220991
  13. 2.09.1178 installer breaks Visual 2017 221256
  14. GUI issues when selecting very large number of luminaires 221599
  15. Seperate COM from VL 2017 221686
  16. The selected pdf file in a multiple page pdf does not get imported 222045
  17. Update Visual with renamed Interop components 222120
  18. Out of Memory messages 218636
  19. Manifest missing in VisualMain.exe 220281
  20. Rotating a PDF causes it to disappear 220369
  21. 2.09.1178 build always asks for activation code 220970
  22. 2.09.1178 installer breaks Visual 2017 221256
  23. Update product code for license check 221530
  24. mage Importer Reset Button does not work 213525
  25. Image import dialog: Reset image after crop does not do anything 215436
  26. AMD engines and Visual not communicating on AMD test box 218108
  27. Memory leak in LT_InteropFileDialog28_Interop_frmBrowseDialog 218846
  28. Ceiling Not Rendering 219438
  29. Add soft-landing code for OoM conditions for large projects 219701
  30. Purge Layers not working 220557
Visual Lighting 2.09.1170 (August 28, 2019)
  1. Update exporters with lumen multiplier fields 197437
  2. Audit response needs to be more useful. 213788
  3. Identify Layers requires double clicking for all entities to be highlighted 216816
  4. Have to hit enter to change color 216958
  5. The first number entered when changing colors does not take 216959
  6. Place and Aim issue 217647
  7. AMD engines and Visual not communicating on AMD test box 218108
  8. Prepare all calc engines for release 217935
  9. Turn off engine logging until caching is available 218040
Visual Lighting 2.09.1168 (August 20, 2019)
  1. Cannot open print editor. Invalid Procedure Call or Argument 217554
Visual Lighting 2.09.1167 (August 19, 2019)
  1. Properties Form: Shaded checkbox for Calculation Zone is out of sync 85558
  2. Fix calculation zones in Properties and Settings 117059
  3. Remove numeric keypad View shortcuts 145543
  4. Schedule not showing offset icon 161511
  5. New Visual: Clicking on View Audit Results button does nothing 165358
  6. New UI: Create Keyboard shortcut UI to allow users to assign keys 170052
  7. Visual starts with UI element off the screens 172301
  8. Allow LED lumen values to be updated in Schedule 174388
  9. New UI: Once audit errors are resolved, the audit message is still displayed 181595
  10. Render doesn't fall back to safe mode 183529
  11. UX review of engine fallback procedure 183537
  12. Print Editor does not default to maximized 183870
  13. Within Visual Product Selection, selecting Acuity Brands Components, Controls, or Daylighting folders nothing is being displayed 185991
  14. Testing, tuning, and hardening V2.9 calc engines. 187413
  15. Start screen doesn't show more than 2 projects in the recent history 187758
  16. Visual icon not displayed (incorrect icon) in taskbar 189514
  17. Update CAD import window from Visual 2018 to Visual 2019 189656
  18. Visual 2.09.1070 fails when installed onto a clean machine 189789
  19. Saved views are incorrectly displaying 0000 when hovering over thumbnail in PE 189940
  20. File crashes when trying to check the properties of the calc zone (VLC file) 190273
  21. Update PDF Library with Apitron 190671
  22. Beta entity table file save issue 190729
  23. Importing schedule only from Visual file is not working 190732
  24. Rendering an existing file that has a saved rendering generates errrors 190837
  25. Add VLC flag to Program settings 191147
  26. Add Flood.dwg to the install 192486
  27. Update references and build 192561
  28. RealDWG Import hanging due to bug in RealdwgClipper.exe 192584
  29. File crashes when calculated with this ies file 192719
  30. Update references 193226
  31. Print Editor - The export & print page are blank when initially loaded accessing the page again populates the fields 193712
  32. Create a dialog window that informs users Visual file is opening 193964
  33. RealDWG icon installation 194790
  34. Register filetypes in the installer 195039
  35. Can't select multiple calc zones 195568
  36. Hide RibbonBar button does not work correctly 195701
  37. Fix Visual allowing user to open another file just before file opens from StartScreen 195718
  38. Import/Export DWG Test 195729
  39. Default key-binding can be removed 195939
  40. Surfaces missing from ShapeMesh 196064
  41. Add RealDWG copyright notice to "About" 196165
  42. Change file dialog boxes to include RealDWG license required text 196169
  43. Visual saves incomplete file 196482
  44. Update KB shortcut UI to remember size & position 197037
  45. Alter tolerance in Photomtric Mesher for better modeling. 197262
  46. Check daylighting for entire suite of test projects 197268
  47. Update PE with lumen multiplier fields 197327
  48. Update Schedule with lumen multiplier fields 197435
  49. Update Properties with lumen multiplier fields 197436
  50. Renderer aborts with outdoor, direct only, daylighting 197657
Visual Lighting 2.09.1165 (August 12, 2019)
  1. Render background stays after model recalculated 213161
  2. Move Image Command Canceling causes image to disappear 214378
  3. Scrollbar appears on view tab despite all buttons visible 216110
  4. Renderer: Expand arrays to accommodate large projects with daylighting 216224
  5. Blocker: Array limits for large Revit files 216541
  6. Visual UI inconsistently uses daylight.config 214708
  7. Invalid render mesh re-appears after opening Visual file 215724
  8. Undo popup menu does not display 215754
  9. Undo Crop does not Undo anything 211990
  10. Only some surfaces showing as intersecting in Audit 214597
  11. RealDWG import dropping surfaces 215683
  12. Invalid render mesh re-appears after opening Visual file 215724
  13. Align progress data with threading in VisualIlluminance.exe 216083
  14. Only some surfaces showing as intersecting in Audit 214597
  15. Importing DXF not bringing in all entities 215368
  16. RealDWG import dropping surfaces 215683
  17. Windows 7 - File errors out when calculated 213608
  18. Audit showing calc zone not illuminated when it is 214307
  19. Error in direct only calc in the presence of 'Russain Doll' rooms 215586
Visual Lighting 2.09.1160 (July 31, 2019)
  1. Offset command broken 215373
  2. Scale Command not working 215520
  3. Entering Values not Taking 215543
  4. Changing Luminaire orientation or tilt doesn't take until you cancel out 215544
Visual Lighting 2.09.1157 (July 30, 2019)
  1. Design Manager too slow when working with large projects 206320
  2. Changing Z-Coordinates does not work properly 206933
  3. Cursor does not immediately change to crosshair after making a selection 211198
  4. Design Manager issue 211966
  5. Audit graphical issues 212787
  6. Doing a 'one for one' fixture swap in the design manager is not working correctly 212980
  7. Surfaces box in Properties not displaying full text 213054
  8. Unnecessary scroll bar on Properties form 213056
  9. Calculate button not showing correct options 213159
  10. Issue with Filter command on Invisible objects 213731
  11. 1st keystroke on number pad causes view to change during offset command 213777
  12. Hard Crash after exiting Color Pop Up and pressing a key on keyboard 213820
  13. Corrupt image file in PE directory 213831
  14. Cursor text does not display correct coordinates 214033
  15. Editing in properties only works twice 214144
  16. No circle displayed in circle/arc resolution box 214145
  17. Construct Structure and Surface has the wrong caption 214572
  18. Fix Layer Button UI issues 214806
  19. Fix Layer Manager Show LayerTab 214871
  20. Fix Identify + Isolate + Deactivate selection mode 214872
  21. Fix Fonts 214873
  22. Maximize doesn't go all the way to the edge 213523
  23. Windows 7 - File errors out when calculated 213608
  24. Hard Crash after exiting Color Pop Up and pressing a key on keyboard 213820
  25. Windows 7 - File errors out when calculated 213608
  26. Dropdown Menus linger when switching to a different program 210848
  27. Light Rendering issue 213132
  28. Print Editor design resizing 207249
  29. Dropdown Menus linger when switching to a different program 210848
  30. Double-click off menu issue 211378
  31. Fixed ProdSelection UI on high res monitor 212691
  32. Maximum/Restore down icon is disappearing and is not working 212971
  33. Selected ies file is not displayed when clicking on it in Visual Product Selection 212977
  34. Saved daylighting vsl file generates an audit and incorrect results when calculated 212979
  35. User should be forced to pick date & time 213112
  36. Snap mode issues 211479
  37. Layer Manager skipping active 212415
  38. Fix settings OK not clickable after invalid snap is entered 212529
  39. Change order in which editable and visible state is set 212647
  40. Missing interreflected components when only skylights are present 212789
Visual Lighting 2.09.1148 (July 11, 2019)
  1. Recompile Engines with new Intel Version 198043
  2. Hard crash after Align Cursor To Surface 202935
  3. Migrate some Hard Coded shortcut and move the to Customize 202938
  4. Hard crash when using keyboard shortcut to place luminaire 202949
  5. Visual does not render if Daylight only is selected 203812
  6. Customize Menu's KB Shortcut Conflict 204264
  7. Update Schedule with lumen multiplier fields 197435
  8. Luminaires showing through walls in rendering 199916
  9. No user feedback for no luminaires in model 201238
  10. Create "Visual Lighting 2019.exe" file forwarder for shell registration 201408
  11. Export -> Visual Controls icon shows a VL icon 203137
  12. Process new SunOptics prismatic skylight data 203898
  13. Dollhouse mode icon selection does not deselect when initially clicked 204200
  14. Turning on calculation zone 'Shaded' in properties, the colored legend in the lower left corner is not completely displayed 205354
  15. Visual does not render a daylight only file that contains only a renderable BG Image 205744
  16. Pop-up Warnings while importing behind loading screen 206076
  17. Fix ini file initialization issues 206612
  18. Fix Multiple Lamps Issues 206614
  19. Export Images from Design Environment 206851
  20. Can't select Visible entity that is on Invisible layer 206872
  21. Can't disable ortho with the shorrtcut key while you have an active command 207063
  22. Turning on Shaded in calculation zone properties, the fc displayed do not correspond to the individual calculation zone selected 205403
  23. No user feedback for no luminaires in model 201238
  24. An audit is triggered and calculation canceled when calculating daylighting file 207070
  25. Opening a file saved in V2019 in Visual 2017 has no PE data 208267
  26. Mouse Senstivity Command no longer works and does not exist in Customize Keyboard Shortcut 210720
  27. Update PE cleanup code 210816
  28. Images are not appearing on the Products tab in the print editor 211140
  29. Taskbar on the side covers up the program 207246
  30. Runtime Error 0 when closing 207247
  31. Views inserted in the PE for 2017 are missing in 2019 206944
  32. Snap mode issues 211479
  33. Error messages when importing specific IES files 211755
  34. Files Failing to Calculate 211768
  35. Differential results between Beta 2019 and Visual 2017 212186
  36. Views inserted in the PE with 2019 are missing in 2017 212269
  37. Add datasource properties to save and persist data between 2019 and 2017 212303
  38. Error message window is generated when starting a new visual file 212393
  39. Revit UI is visible even with debug mode turned off 212407