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On this page you find the lastest function of OCAD, which are described in this Wiki.<br>
 
On this page you find the lastest function of OCAD, which are described in this Wiki.<br>
 
To use the newest verion of OCAD, please see the '''[[Service_Update|Service Update]]''' page to learn how to download it.<br>
 
To use the newest verion of OCAD, please see the '''[[Service_Update|Service Update]]''' page to learn how to download it.<br>
A rough overview over the last years shows the '''[https://www.ocad.com/en/timeline/ Timeline]''' on your homepage.
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A rough overview over the last years shows the '''[https://www.ocad.com/en/timeline/ Timeline]''' on your homepage. A detailed list with all changes can be found in the '''[https://ocad.com/OCAD2018/OCAD_2018_Update.txt Release Notes]'''.
  
 
==File==
 
==File==
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* New File: New option the '''[[Create_a_New_Map|scale the symbols]]''' when changing the map scale (19.3.5)
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* Symbol Sets: IOF symbol set for School Orienteering Maps 2019 added (19.3.5)
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* Symbol Sets: Symbol set for sprint orienteering maps ISSprOM 2019 added (19.3.4)
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* Symbol Sets: Orienteering symbol sets updated to ISOM 2017-2 (19.3.3)
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* New Sample Maps "Course Setting Example CitySprint" and "Course Setting Example Forest" (19.3.1)
 
* Shape Export: OCAD exports '''[[Export_Files#Export_Shape|elevation of line objects]]''' in TEXT1 field (18.2.2)
 
* Shape Export: OCAD exports '''[[Export_Files#Export_Shape|elevation of line objects]]''' in TEXT1 field (18.2.2)
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* New Map Wizard: New option to set the '''[[New_Map_Wizard#Choose_Location|map rotation to magnetic north]]''' (18.1.7)
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* Layer Info: Information about the imported layers added (18.1.4)
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* '''[[Export_Files#Export_KMZ|Export KMZ]]''': Opacity option added (18.1.0)
 
* [[New_Map_Wizard#Create_DTM_from_Google_Maps_API|'''Create DTM from Google Maps API''']] option added to [[New_Map_Wizard|New Map Wizard]] (18.0.0)
 
* [[New_Map_Wizard#Create_DTM_from_Google_Maps_API|'''Create DTM from Google Maps API''']] option added to [[New_Map_Wizard|New Map Wizard]] (18.0.0)
* '''[[Export_Files#Export_KMZ|Export KMZ]]''': Opacity option added (18.1.0)
 
* Layer Info: Information about the imported layers added (18.1.4)
 
* New Map Wizard: New option to set the '''[[New_Map_Wizard#Choose_Location|map rotation to magnetic north]]''' (18.1.7)
 
  
 
==View==
 
==View==
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* '''[[Ruler_Guides|Ruler Guides]]''': A4 and A3 paper format in print size added if print scale is different than map scale (19.3.0)
 
* '''[[View#Zoom_2|64x Zoom]]''' supported (18.0.0)
 
* '''[[View#Zoom_2|64x Zoom]]''' supported (18.0.0)
  
 
==Select==
 
==Select==
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* '''[[Select#Move_neighboring_segments_and_congruent_vertices| Move neighboring segments and congruent vertices]]''' in one single step (18.1.2)
 
* [[Select#Save_Selection|'''Save Selection''']] , [[Select#Reload_Selection|'''Reload Selection''']] and [[Select#Edit_Selection|'''Edit Selection''']] added to Orienteering edition (18.0.0)
 
* [[Select#Save_Selection|'''Save Selection''']] , [[Select#Reload_Selection|'''Reload Selection''']] and [[Select#Edit_Selection|'''Edit Selection''']] added to Orienteering edition (18.0.0)
* '''[[Select#Move_neighboring_segments_and_congruent_vertices| Move neighboring segments and congruent vertices]]''' in one single step (18.1.2)
 
  
 
==Editing Objects==
 
==Editing Objects==
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*'''[[Object#Paste|Paste:]]''' Paste function supports the copied text from Object Information dialog (18.2.3)
 
*Smart '''[[Object#Paste|Paste]]''' function. Option to create objects or move view (18.2.2)
 
*Smart '''[[Object#Paste|Paste]]''' function. Option to create objects or move view (18.2.2)
* '''[[Snapping]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.1.0)
 
 
* '''[[Group_and_Ungroup| Grouping of Objects]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.2.1)
 
* '''[[Group_and_Ungroup| Grouping of Objects]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.2.1)
 
*'''[[Object#Paste_Text|Paste Coordinates]]''' and Move View or Create Objects at the place of the coordinates (18.2.1)
 
*'''[[Object#Paste_Text|Paste Coordinates]]''' and Move View or Create Objects at the place of the coordinates (18.2.1)
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* '''[[Snapping]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.1.0)
  
 
==Topology==
 
==Topology==
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==Map==
 
==Map==
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* [[Show_Impassable_Features|'''Show Impassable Features''']]: Shows a black/white image with all impassable features (incl. course overprint out-of-bounds features) (19.3.4)
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* [[Update_Symbol_Set|'''Update Symbol Set''']]: Update your map to the latest ISOM 2017-2 standart (19.3.3)
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* [[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|'''Coordinate System:''']] NAD83(CSRS) added (19.3.3)
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* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility:''']] Check distance between contours and form lines (19.3.1)
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* [[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|'''Coordinate System:''']] European grid ETRS89 / ETRS-LAEA (Lambert Azimuthal Equal-Area projection) added (19.3.1)
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* [[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|'''Coordinate System:''']] Function to find coordinate system by EPSG Code added (18.2.3)
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* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility:''']] Extent option added to check entire map or only current view (18.2.3)
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* '''[[Map#Renumber_Symbols|Renumber]]''' symbols and objects with a crt file (18.2.2)
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* '''[[Map_Transform#Rotate_Map_to_Magnetic_North|Rotate Map to Magnetic North]]''' and consider the declination (18.1.7)
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* Enable or disable the option [[Map_Transform#Rotate_Map|'''Rotate layout objects''']] when rotating a map (18.1.3)
 
* [[Map#Symbol_Set_Report|'''Symbol Set Report''']]: New function added to export the symbol definitions in Excel file (18.0.0)
 
* [[Map#Symbol_Set_Report|'''Symbol Set Report''']]: New function added to export the symbol definitions in Excel file (18.0.0)
 
* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility''']] to validate, if your map meets the ISOM 2017 requirements (18.0.0)
 
* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility''']] to validate, if your map meets the ISOM 2017 requirements (18.0.0)
* Enable or disable the option [[Map_Transform#Rotate_Map|'''Rotate layout objects''']] when rotating a map (18.1.3)
 
* '''[[Map_Transform#Rotate_Map_to_Magnetic_North|Rotate Map to Magnetic North]]''' and consider the declination (18.1.7)
 
  
 
==Layout==
 
==Layout==
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*'''[[Layout#Add_an_image|Layout]]''': Add multiple image files at once (19.3.6)
 
* Move up and down '''[[Layout#Layout_Objects_List:|layout objects]]''' with drag and drop (18.1.6)
 
* Move up and down '''[[Layout#Layout_Objects_List:|layout objects]]''' with drag and drop (18.1.6)
  
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==Database==
 
==Database==
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* '''[[Database#Create_Objects_from_Database_Records|Create Objects]]''': Support transformation of wgs84 coordinates to map coordinate system (19.3.3)
  
 
==Thematic Map==
 
==Thematic Map==
  
 
==Background Map==
 
==Background Map==
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* Tiff: Transparency in Alpha channel for 32-bit files supported (19.3.1)
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* '''[[Background_Map#Open_a_Background_Map|JPEG 2000 file format:]]''' Tab file with geo-reference supported (18.2.3)
 
* Option to '''[[Background_Map#Open_a_Background_Map|transfer the background map from another coordinate system]]''' when opening the aerial image from Manage Background Maps dialog (18.2.2)
 
* Option to '''[[Background_Map#Open_a_Background_Map|transfer the background map from another coordinate system]]''' when opening the aerial image from Manage Background Maps dialog (18.2.2)
 
* '''[[Background_Map#Open_a_Background_Map|JPEG 2000 file format]]''' supported (18.2.2)
 
* '''[[Background_Map#Open_a_Background_Map|JPEG 2000 file format]]''' supported (18.2.2)
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* DEM Import Wizard: Button added to '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Start_Import_DEM_Wizard|show las tile]]''' in LasView (18.2.2)
 
* DEM Import Wizard: Button added to '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Start_Import_DEM_Wizard|show las tile]]''' in LasView (18.2.2)
 
* DEM Import Wizard: Option to create '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Vegetation_Base_Map|Vegetation Base Map]]''' from Lidar point cloud (18.2.1)
 
* DEM Import Wizard: Option to create '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Vegetation_Base_Map|Vegetation Base Map]]''' from Lidar point cloud (18.2.1)
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* Vectorize automatically cliffs with the '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Extract_Cliff_Features_From_Black_Pixels|Extract Cliff Features From Black Pixels]]''' function (18.1.4)
 
* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Create smoothed contour lines using topographic position index (TPI) (18.0.0)
 
* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Create smoothed contour lines using topographic position index (TPI) (18.0.0)
 
* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Use different symbols for depressions (18.0.0)
 
* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Use different symbols for depressions (18.0.0)
 
* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Load symbols from template… for faster assignment to the different types of countour lines (18.0.0)
 
* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Load symbols from template… for faster assignment to the different types of countour lines (18.0.0)
 
* Extract landform or vegetation point features directly from DEM (knolls, small depressions, prominent trees) with the [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Extract_Features|'''Extract Features''']] function (18.0.0)
 
* Extract landform or vegetation point features directly from DEM (knolls, small depressions, prominent trees) with the [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Extract_Features|'''Extract Features''']] function (18.0.0)
* Vectorize automatically cliffs with the '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Extract_Cliff_Features_From_Black_Pixels|Extract Cliff Features From Black Pixels]]''' function (18.1.4)
 
  
 
==GPS==
 
==GPS==
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* Automatically use GPS position for [[Laser_Rangefinder#Drawing|'''drawing''']] (18.1.2)
 
* [[Laser_Rangefinder|'''Laser Rangefinder''']] available in Orienteering edition (18.0.0)
 
* [[Laser_Rangefinder|'''Laser Rangefinder''']] available in Orienteering edition (18.0.0)
* Automatically use GPS position for [[Laser_Rangefinder#Drawing|'''drawing''']] (18.1.2)
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==Options==
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* [[OCAD_Preferences#Create_ocd_file_association|'''Create OCD File Association''']] (18.2.3)
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* [[OCAD_Preferences#Reset_docking_panels|'''Reset Docking Panels''']] Function to reset the position of the toolbars to the default settings (18.2.3)
  
 
==Help==
 
==Help==
 
*Use the '''[[License_Transfer_Utility|License Transfer Utility]]''' to deactivate your license on your computer and activate it on another one (12.2.0)
 
*Use the '''[[License_Transfer_Utility|License Transfer Utility]]''' to deactivate your license on your computer and activate it on another one (12.2.0)
*The '''[[License_Manager|License Manager]]''' shows an overview about the OCAD licenses which are assigned to your organization (12.2.8)
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*The '''[[License_Manager|License Manager]]''' shows an overview about the OCAD licenses which are assigned to your organization (12.2.0)
 
* '''[[License_Manager|License Manager]]''': It is possible to install additional Team licenses (18.2.0)
 
* '''[[License_Manager|License Manager]]''': It is possible to install additional Team licenses (18.2.0)
  
 
==Course Setting==
 
==Course Setting==
 
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* '''[[Route_Analyzer|Route Analyzer]]''': Release. Add route via point(s) added (19.3.6)
===New Course Setting Project Wizard===
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*Export: '''[[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Control_Descriptions|Export Control Descriptions]]''' to ocd file (Beta) (19.3.6)
*[[New_Course_Setting_Project_Wizard|'''New Course Setting Project Wizard''']] added. (18.2.2)
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* '''[[Create_a_New_Class|Classes]]''': Report button added (19.3.6)
 
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* '''[[Route_Analyzer|Route Analyzer]]''': Beta version of Route Analyzer for sprint maps (19.3.4)
===Compose Course===
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* Control description: Symbols improved (19.3.2)
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*[[New_Course_Setting_Project_Wizard|'''New Course Setting Project Wizard''']] added (18.2.2)
 
*'''[[Compose Course]]''' tool. Add Start, Add Control, Add Finish etc. tools added (18.2.2)
 
*'''[[Compose Course]]''' tool. Add Start, Add Control, Add Finish etc. tools added (18.2.2)
 
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* Preview: '''[[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Reset|Reset]]''' selected preview objects (18.2.2)
===Options===
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* Preview: Show all '''[[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Course|courses]]''' together in preview (18.1.5)
* Option for [[Course_Setting_Options#Continuous_Numbering|'''Continuous Control Numbering''']] added for one-man relays (18.0.0)
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* Course and Event Statistics: '''[[Course_Statistic_and_Event_Statistic#Leg_Statistics|Leg statistics]]''' option to hide legs used in one course only (18.1.5)
===Preview===
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* Course and Event Statistics: Show number of runners per leg in '''[[Course_Statistic_and_Event_Statistic#Leg_Statistics|Leg statistics]]''' (18.1.5)
* Show all '''[[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Course|courses]]''' together in preview (18.1.5)
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* Course and Event Statistics: List of categories per course added to course and event statistics '''[[Course_Statistic_and_Event_Statistic#Export|export]]''' (18.1.5)
 
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* Export: [[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Course_Scheme| '''Export Course Scheme''']] as an ocd.-File (18.1.3)
===Course and Event Statistics===
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* Export: [[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Copy_Course_Scheme|'''Copy the Course Scheme''']] to clipboard as Bitmap (18.1.3)
* '''[[Course_Statistic_and_Event_Statistic#Leg_Statistics|Leg statistics]]''' option to hide legs used in one course only (18.1.5)
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* Export: [[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Courses_KMZ|'''Export Courses in KMZ format''']] and watch them later in Google Earth (18.1.2)
* Show number of runners per leg in '''[[Course_Statistic_and_Event_Statistic#Leg_Statistics|Leg statistics]]''' (18.1.5)
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* Export: [[Course_Setting_Import|'''IOF XML import ''']] added (course objects, courses, classes) (18.0.0)
* List of categories per course added to course and event statistics '''[[Course_Statistic_and_Event_Statistic#Export|export]]''' (18.1.5)
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* Options: Option for [[Course_Setting_Options#Continuous_Numbering|'''Continuous Control Numbering''']] added for one-man relays (18.0.0)
 
 
===Export===
 
* [[Course_Setting_Import|'''IOF XML import ''']] added (course objects, courses, classes) (18.0.0)
 
* [[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Courses_KMZ|'''Export Courses in KMZ format''']] and watch them later in Google Earth (18.1.2)
 
* [[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Course_Scheme| '''Export Course Scheme''']] as an ocd.-File (18.1.3)
 
* [[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Copy_Course_Scheme|'''Copy the Course Scheme''']] to clipboard as Bitmap (18.1.3)
 
  
 
==Editions==
 
==Editions==
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==Misc==
 
==Misc==
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* The '''[[OCAD_12_and_2019_Updater|OCAD 12 and 2019 Updater]]''' can be used as a general overview and update tool for OCAD installations (19.3.4)
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* XML Script, DXF Import: Import DXF files added (19.3.2)
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* XML Script, PNG Export: Export PNG files with XML script added (19.3.2)
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* XML Script, Shape Export: Parameter 'File' added (18.2.1)
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* Export: Export size A3+ added (18.2.0)
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* Subscription Start Date added (18.0.4)
 
* Expiry date added when starting OCAD (18.0.0)
 
* Expiry date added when starting OCAD (18.0.0)
 
* Expiry date in activation file (18.0.0)
 
* Expiry date in activation file (18.0.0)
 
* Silent reactivation added (18.0.0)
 
* Silent reactivation added (18.0.0)
* Subscription Start Date added (18.0.4)
 
* Export: Export size A3+ added (18.2.0)
 
* XML Script, Shape Export: Parameter 'File' added (18.2.1)
 
  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:49, 5 August 2019

On this page you find the lastest function of OCAD, which are described in this Wiki.
To use the newest verion of OCAD, please see the Service Update page to learn how to download it.
A rough overview over the last years shows the Timeline on your homepage. A detailed list with all changes can be found in the Release Notes.

File

  • New File: New option the scale the symbols when changing the map scale (19.3.5)
  • Symbol Sets: IOF symbol set for School Orienteering Maps 2019 added (19.3.5)
  • Symbol Sets: Symbol set for sprint orienteering maps ISSprOM 2019 added (19.3.4)
  • Symbol Sets: Orienteering symbol sets updated to ISOM 2017-2 (19.3.3)
  • New Sample Maps "Course Setting Example CitySprint" and "Course Setting Example Forest" (19.3.1)
  • Shape Export: OCAD exports elevation of line objects in TEXT1 field (18.2.2)
  • New Map Wizard: New option to set the map rotation to magnetic north (18.1.7)
  • Layer Info: Information about the imported layers added (18.1.4)
  • Export KMZ: Opacity option added (18.1.0)
  • Create DTM from Google Maps API option added to New Map Wizard (18.0.0)

View

  • Ruler Guides: A4 and A3 paper format in print size added if print scale is different than map scale (19.3.0)
  • 64x Zoom supported (18.0.0)

Select

Editing Objects

  • Paste: Paste function supports the copied text from Object Information dialog (18.2.3)
  • Smart Paste function. Option to create objects or move view (18.2.2)
  • Grouping of Objects available in Orienteering Edition (18.2.1)
  • Paste Coordinates and Move View or Create Objects at the place of the coordinates (18.2.1)
  • Snapping available in Orienteering Edition (18.1.0)

Topology

Symbol

Map

Layout

  • Layout: Add multiple image files at once (19.3.6)
  • Move up and down layout objects with drag and drop (18.1.6)

Multiple Representation

Database

  • Create Objects: Support transformation of wgs84 coordinates to map coordinate system (19.3.3)

Thematic Map

Background Map

DEM

GPS

Options

Help

  • Use the License Transfer Utility to deactivate your license on your computer and activate it on another one (12.2.0)
  • The License Manager shows an overview about the OCAD licenses which are assigned to your organization (12.2.0)
  • License Manager: It is possible to install additional Team licenses (18.2.0)

Course Setting

Editions

Graphical User Interface

Misc

  • The OCAD 12 and 2019 Updater can be used as a general overview and update tool for OCAD installations (19.3.4)
  • XML Script, DXF Import: Import DXF files added (19.3.2)
  • XML Script, PNG Export: Export PNG files with XML script added (19.3.2)
  • XML Script, Shape Export: Parameter 'File' added (18.2.1)
  • Export: Export size A3+ added (18.2.0)
  • Subscription Start Date added (18.0.4)
  • Expiry date added when starting OCAD (18.0.0)
  • Expiry date in activation file (18.0.0)
  • Silent reactivation added (18.0.0)



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