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===General / GUI===
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On this page you find the lastest function of OCAD, which are described in this Wiki.<br>
* Right panel replaced with [[Graphical_User_Interface#Docking|'''docking''']] dialog
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To use the newest verion of OCAD, please see the '''[[Service_Update|Service Update]]''' page to learn how to download it.<br>
* [[View#Pan|'''Pan''']] with mouse wheel down
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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]'''.
* [[View#Zoom|'''Zoom in / out''']] with '''[Ctrl]''' and '''[+/-]'''
 
* Change view mode in [[Graphical_User_Interface#Status_Bar|'''status bar''']]
 
* Faster drawing of text objects
 
  
===File===
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==File==
* New option to [[Create_a_New_Map#Create_a_New_Map|'''set map scale''']] in new file dialog
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': Edit extent by coordinates (20.5.11)
* New option to [[Create_a_New_Map#Create_a_New_Map|'''load symbol description''']] from text file when loading a new file
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*'''[[Import_Files#Import_Shape_Files|Shape Import]]''': Option to import only objects within an extent (20.5.10)
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': New open geodata from swisstopo, Switzerland added (20.5.10)
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': Option to keep the downloaded geodata (20.5.7)
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': Lidar data import for Sweden added (20.5.6)
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* '''[[Export_Files#Export_Shape|Export Shape]]''': Option to export 'Envelope polygon from text objects' added (20.5.3)
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': OS Open Map Local (United Kingdom) supported (20.5.0)
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': Option to not import Open Street Map data added (20.5.0)
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* '''[[Export_Files#Export_PDF|PDF Export]]''': Raster Resolution: 1200 and 2400 dpi added in combo box (19.4.2)
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* '''[[Import_Files#Import_CSV_and_XYZ_Files|Import CSV Files]]''': WGS 84 coordinates supported also (19.4.2)
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* '''[[New Map Wizard]]''': Beta version of geodata import for Finland and Switzerland added (19.4.1)
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* Symbol Sets: Order of colors for ISOM 2017-2 and ISSprOM 2019 symbol sets improved (19.4.0)
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* Symbol Sets: New symbol sets for International Specification for Ski Orienteering Maps (ISSkiOM 2019) added (19.3.9)
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* Print/Export, Part of Map: Import '''[[Printing_Maps#Setup_Part_of_Map|print]]''' and '''[[Export_Files#Setup_Part_of_Map|export]]''' rectangles from ocd file added (19.3.8)
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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)
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* 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)
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* [[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)
  
====Import====
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==View==
* [[Import_Files#Import_Shape_Files|'''Import Shape:''']] Smooth option
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* '''[[Ruler_Guides|Ruler Guides]]''': Option to load ruler guides from another ocd file added (19.3.7)
* [[Import_Files#Import_CSV_and_XYZ_Files|'''Import CSV:''']] New option to choose m / km unit
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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)
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* '''[[View#Zoom_2|64x Zoom]]''' supported (18.0.0)
  
====Print / Export====
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==Select==
* New option to [[Printing_Maps#Setup_Part_of_Map|'''load extent from selected objects''']]
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* '''[[Select#Move_neighboring_segments_and_congruent_vertices| Move neighboring segments and congruent vertices]]''' in one single step (18.1.2)
* [[Export_Files#Export_SVG|'''SVG export''']] also available in OCAD Orienteering, Starter, Viewer and CS edition
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* [[Select#Save_Selection|'''Save Selection''']] , [[Select#Reload_Selection|'''Reload Selection''']] and [[Select#Edit_Selection|'''Edit Selection''']] added to Orienteering edition (18.0.0)
* [[Export_Files#Export_GPX|'''GPX export:''']] Export elevation of waypoints and track points if DEM is loaded
 
  
===View===
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==Object==
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*'''[[Select#Toggle_between_segments|Toggle between straight and bezier curve segment]]''' with CTRL+SPACE key + click on segment (20.5.9)
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*'''[[Select#Toggle_between_vertices|Toggle between normal-dash-corner vertex]]''' with CTRL+SPACE key + click on vertex (20.5.9)
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*'''[[Change_to_Polyline_and_Change_to_Bezier_Curve|Change to Bézier Curve]]''': New option to keep straight parts (e.g. for roads) (20.5.9)
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* Copy Objects: Copy objects in '''[[Well_Known_Text_(WKT)|WKT format]]''' using ALT + CRTL + C (20.5.8)
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* Create objects from '''[[Well_Known_Text_(WKT)|WKT format]]''' (20.5.7)
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*'''[[Edit_Object#Object_Information|Object Information]]''': Change of object elevation enabled (20.5.6)
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*'''[[Move_Parallel_and_Move_and_Duplicate_Parallel_by_Specified_Distance|Move parallel:]]''' Duplicate object with moving parallel using Shift+Ctrl key (19.3.7)
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*'''[[Move_Parallel_and_Move_and_Duplicate_Parallel_by_Specified_Distance|Move parallel:]]''' ALT key down to select next object while using moving parallel tool (19.3.7)
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*'''[[Object#Paste|Paste:]]''' Paste function supports the copied text from Object Information dialog (18.2.3)
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*Smart '''[[Object#Paste|Paste]]''' function. Option to create objects or move view (18.2.2)
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* '''[[Group_and_Ungroup| Grouping of Objects]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.2.1)
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*'''[[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)
  
===Select===
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==Topology==
* [[Select#Select_Object_with_Lasso_Tool|'''Lasso''']] selection added
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*'''[[Topology#Remove_Undershoots_and_Overshoots|Remove Undershoots and Overshoots]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.2.1)
* [[Select#Select_Objects_by_Date|'''Select object by date''']] function added
 
  
===Drawing Objects===
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==Symbol==
* [[Graphical_User_Interface#Status_Bar|'''Show object length''']] in status bar while drawing and editing
 
* Show area completation while drawing area objects
 
* Enlarge [[Drawing_an_Object#Place_a_Text_Object|'''line text objects''']] automatically while writing
 
  
===Editing Objects===
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==Map==
* Easier to catch and move object vetex (mark size depending on tolerance)
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* [[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|'''Coordinate System:''']] ETRS89 / Portugal TM06 added (20.5.8)
* Show draft line to previous and next vertex when moving a vertex
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*'''[[Symbol Set Conversion]]''': Function added to load and save crt file (20.5.6)
* Show draft line when moving / stretching / rotating an object
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*'''[[Symbol Set Conversion]]''': crt file added for ISOM 2017 to ISSprOM 2019 conversion (19.4.1)
* Move single line or area vertex with arrow keys
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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)
* [[Align_Objects|'''Align objects''']] horizontal coordinate centered
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* [[Update_Symbol_Set|'''Update Symbol Set''']]: Update your map to the latest ISOM 2017-2 standart (19.3.3)
* [[Edit_Object#Distribute_Objects|'''Distribute objects''']] equidistant (horizontal or vertical)
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* [[Create_a_New_Map#Set_Scale_and_Coordinate_System|'''Coordinate System:''']] NAD83(CSRS) added (19.3.3)
* '''[[Select#Move_a_Segment|Move object segments]]''' with mouse down and move
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* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility:''']] Check distance between contours and form lines (19.3.1)
* '''[[Select#Move_Single_Vertices|Keep rectangular angles]]''' while moving an object vertex when '''[Shift]''' key is down
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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)
* Click anywhere in area or text object to [[Select#Move_an_Object|'''move it''']]
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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)
* '''[[Edit_Object#Edit_Text|Select and mark a word or the entire text]]''' in text objects with double or 3x click
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* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility:''']] Extent option added to check entire map or only current view (18.2.3)
* [[Vertices#Remove_Vertex|'''Remove multiple vertices''']] with '''[Ctrl]''' and mouse down move (brush)
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* '''[[Map#Renumber_Symbols|Renumber]]''' symbols and objects with a crt file (18.2.2)
* [[Change_to_Polyline_and_Change_to_Bezier_Curve|'''Polyline to curve:''']] Extended with tangent length, angle and continuity parameters
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* '''[[Map_Transform#Rotate_Map_to_Magnetic_North|Rotate Map to Magnetic North]]''' and consider the declination (18.1.7)
* [[Edit_Object#Stretch_or_Shrink|'''Stretch or shrink objects''']]
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* Enable or disable the option [[Map_Transform#Rotate_Map|'''Rotate layout objects''']] when rotating a map (18.1.3)
* [[Edit_Object#Fill_or_Make_Border_or_Duplicate_Identically|'''Fill:''']] Extended to fill text or point object with line or area symbol
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* [[Map#Symbol_Set_Report|'''Symbol Set Report''']]: New function added to export the symbol definitions in Excel file (18.0.0)
* Merge lines: Tolerance option added to preferences
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* [[Map#Check_Legibility|'''Check Legibility''']] to validate, if your map meets the ISOM 2017 requirements (18.0.0)
* Rectangle objects: Fill with area symbol and change to line symbol added
 
* Object information shows creation and modification date
 
* [[Edit_Object#Object_Information|'''Object information:''']] Double click on top row to sort the values
 
* New fuction to [[Edit_Object#Change_Creation_Date|'''change creation date''']]
 
  
===Topology===
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==Layout==
* [[Topology#Rectify_Objects|'''Make objects rectangular''']]
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* Add '''[[Layout#Add_Trim_and_Bleed_Marks|Trim and Bleed Marks]]''': Color option added (20.5.11)
* [[Topology#Generalize_Buildings|'''Generalize buildings''']] (geometry simplification, replace with rectangle)
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* Enable layout menu in CS and Starter Edition (19.4.1)
* [[Smooth|'''Smooth objects:''']] Extended with angle and curvature parameter
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* Use also relative paths to load layout images (19.4.0)
* [[Topology#Remove_Duplicate_Vertices_from_selected_Objects|'''Remove duplicate vertices from selected objects''']]
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* Graticule Name Index: New [[Layout#Create_Graticule_Name_Index|'''WGS84''']] dd°mm'ss.ss" style added (19.3.8)
* New options to [[Topology#Insert.2C_Cut_or_Add_at_Intersections|'''cut or add point objects at intersections''']]
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* Add '''[[Layout#Add_Trim_and_Bleed_Marks|Trim and Bleed Marks]]''': Add a print/export rectangle with corresponding extent (19.3.8)
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*'''[[Layout#Add_an_image|Layout]]''': Add multiple image files at once (19.3.6)
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* Move up and down '''[[Layout#Layout_Objects_List:|layout objects]]''' with drag and drop (18.1.6)
  
===Symbol===
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==Sketch==
* [[Symbol_Status_Manager|'''Symbol status manager:''']] New functions to manage symbol views (normal, protected, hidden)
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* '''[[Sketch#Options|OCAD Sketchlayer]]''': Option for Large Color Boxes in Toolbar (20.5.10)
* Two independant toggle status: protected and hidden instead of normal, protect, hide
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* '''[[Sketch|OCAD Sketchlayer]]''' released (20.5.9)
* [[Symbol_Box#Select|'''Select symbols by symbol type''']] (point, line, ...)
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* New '''[[Sketch|OCAD Sketchlayer]]''' added (Beta) (20.5.7)
* [[Symbol_Box#Select|'''Select symbols by symbol status''']] (protected, hidden)
 
* [[Symbol_Box#Sort_Symbol_Box|'''Sort symbols by symbol type''']] (poin, line, ...)
 
* [[Symbol_Box#Sort_Symbol_Box|'''Sort symbols by usage frequency''']]
 
* Icon editor: Multiple text symbols for palette added
 
* Area symbol: New [[Create_a_New_Area_Symbol#Irregular_Pattern|'''irregular pattern''']] option
 
* Area symbol: New option [[Create_a_New_Area_Symbol#Do_not_cut_structure_element_at_border|'''not to cut structure elements at border''']]
 
* Draw unsymbolized area objects with borderline
 
  
===Map===
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==Multiple Representation==
* New interactive [[Map_Transform#Circular_Transformation|'''local transformation''']]
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* '''[[Multiple_Representation|Multiple Representation]]''': Export part of map of representations added (20.5.5)
* Colors: New search box
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* '''[[Multiple_Representation|Multiple Representation]]''': Define Representation Area with coordinates (19.3.9)
* Convert layers: Support '''[Tab]''' as separator in .crt files
 
* Shortcuts for map menu items added
 
  
===Layout===
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==Database==
* New [[Layout#Edit_Layout_Objects|'''opacity option''']]
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* '''[[Database#Create_Objects_from_Database_Records|Create Objects]]''': Support transformation of wgs84 coordinates to map coordinate system (19.3.3)
* New [[Layout#Edit_Layout_Objects|'''formatting (bold, italic, alignment) options for layout text objects''']]
 
* New function: [[Layout#Delete_Layout|'''Delete layout''']]
 
* Shortcuts for layout menu items added
 
  
===Database===
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==Thematic Map==
* Manage database connections: Show field datatypes
 
* Special fields: Option to [[Database#Define_Special_Fields|'''assign new symbol when changing field value''']]
 
* Special field [[Database#Define_Special_Fields|''''Date'''']] added
 
* [[Database#Convert|'''Convert''']] dBase to Excel / Access function added
 
* Add text from database records: [[Database#Add_Texts_from_Database_Records|'''SQL conditions''']] option added
 
* Set object directions from database records: [[Database#Set_Object_Direction_from_Database_Records|'''CCW and CW supported''']]
 
* Select database records: Multiple row selection is now possible using [Shift]
 
* Database box: using '''[Tab]''' to jump to the next field
 
* Shortcuts for all database menu items added
 
* [[Database#Database_Information|'''Database information''']] dialog added
 
  
===Thematic Map===
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==Background Map==
* Wizard to create [[Thematic_Map|'''thematic map''']]
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* '''[[Online_Map_Services|Online Map Services]]''': OpenStreetMap added (20.5.9)
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* '''[[Online_Map_Services|Online Map Services]]''': Swisstopo services added (20.5.4)
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* '''[[Online_Map_Services|Online Map Services]]''': OCAD loads the saved Google Maps background map geo-referenced  (20.5.0)
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* '''[[Background Map]]''': Option to load 32-bit JPEG as TIFF files (19.4.2)
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* '''[[Online_Map_Services|Online Map Services]]''': Update button added to move Google Maps to the center of the drawing area  (19.4.0)
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* Use also relative paths to load background maps (19.4.0)
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* Scan: Background Map -> '''[[Background_Map#Scanning_a_Background_Map|Scan function]]''' enabled in Starter Edition (19.3.9)
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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)
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* 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)
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* '''[[Background_Map#Open_a_Background_Map|JPEG 2000 file format]]''' supported (18.2.2)
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* Online '''[[WMS]]''' available in Orienteering Edition (18.2.1)
  
===Multi Representation===
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==DEM==
* [[Multi Representation]] ToDo
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* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Hill_Shading|'''Hill shading:''']] Light direction option 'Multi-directional' added (20.5.3)
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* '''[[LiDAR_Point_Cloud_Manager#Load|LiDAR Point Cloud Manager]]''', '''[[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Vegetation_Base_Map|Vegetation Base Map]]''': Multi-threading improved. Function is faster (20.5.0)
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* '''[[LiDAR_Point_Cloud_Manager#Load|LiDAR Point Cloud Manager]]''': Open ocdLas file with drag&drop into the drawing area (19.4.2)
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* DEM Import Wizard: Open [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Importable_Files|'''ocdDem file''']] with drag&drop into the drawing area (19.3.8)
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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)
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* 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)
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* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Create smoothed contour lines using topographic position index (TPI) (18.0.0)
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* [[DEM_Import_Wizard#Create_Contour_Lines|'''Create Contour Lines:''']] Use different symbols for depressions (18.0.0)
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* [[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)
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* 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)
  
===Background Map===
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==GPS==
* Support background maps bigger than 2.1 GB
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* [[Laser_Rangefinder|'''Laser Rangefinder''']] via COM interface (Bluetooth) also in OCAD 64-bit version supported (20.5.6)
* [[Background_Map#Other_Functions|'''Move background maps''']] up and down with drag and drop
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* '''[[GPS|GPS Real Time]]''' via COM interface (Bluetooth) also in OCAD 64-bit version supported (20.5.6)
* Option to open background maps hidden with '''[Shift]'''
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* Show '''[[GPS#Options|GPS positions tail]]''' option added (Beta) (19.3.7)
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* Automatically use GPS position for [[Laser_Rangefinder#Drawing|'''drawing''']] (18.1.2)
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* [[Laser_Rangefinder|'''Laser Rangefinder''']] available in Orienteering edition (18.0.0)
  
===DEM===
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==Options==
* Wizard for DEM import
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* Laguage: Simplified Chinese added (20.5.2)
* Import wizard: Starts with drag and drop DEM file(s) into the OCAD drawing area
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* Option to create [[OCAD_Preferences#Auto-backup|'''auto-backup''']] when opening an OCAD file (19.3.8)
* Import: new option to [[DEM#Import|'''import only a user-defined extent''']]
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* [[OCAD_Preferences#Create_ocd_file_association|'''Create OCD File Association''']] (18.2.3)
* Create contour lines: Improved (faster)
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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)
* Create hillshading: New [[DEM#Create_Hill_Shading|'''preview''']] option for grid import
 
* Create hillshading: New [[DEM#Create_Hill_Shading|'''interpolation''']] option for grid import
 
* Support zlas files
 
  
===XML Script===
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==Help==
* MapScale,Easting, Northing and Angle options for File.New added
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*'''[[License_Manager|License Manager]]''': Option for Team licenses to deactivate the license automatically when closing OCAD (20.5.5)
* [[XML_Script#File|'''IgnoreMissingBackgroundMaps''']] option for File.Open added
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* '''[[License_Manager|License Manager]]''': It is possible to install additional Team licenses (18.2.0)
* Dataset name for parameter 'Dataset' supported
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*Use the '''[[License_Transfer_Utility|License Transfer Utility]]''' to deactivate your license on your computer and activate it on another one (12.2.0)
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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)
  
===Course Setting===
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==Course Setting==
* Shortcuts for all course setting menu items added
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* '''[[Upload_to_Livelox|Upload to Livelox]]''': Interface to Livelox (20.5.10)
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* Export: [[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Courses_KML|'''Export Courses in KML format''']] added (20.5.6)
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* '''[[Upload_to_SPORTident_Center|SPORTident Center]]''': New Upload function released (20.5.1)
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* '''[[Route_Analyzer|Route Analyzer]]''': Update route length text object if route is modified by user (19.4.1)
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* '''[[Route_Analyzer|Route Analyzer]]''': Route rename + delete function added (popup menu) (19.4.1)
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* '''[[Create_a_New_Class|Classes]]''': Import courses and classes from csv/txt including number of runners and comment (19.4.0)
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* '''[[Route_Analyzer|Route Analyzer]]''': Support for SkiO and MTBO. (19.3.9)
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* '''[[Route_Analyzer|Route Analyzer]]''': Release. Add route via point(s) added (19.3.6)
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*Export: '''[[Course_Setting_Export#Export_Control_Descriptions|Export Control Descriptions]]''' to ocd file (19.3.6)
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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)
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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)
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*'''[[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)
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* Preview: Show all '''[[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Course|courses]]''' together in preview (18.1.5)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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* Export: [[Edit_Course_Setting_Objects#Copy_Course_Scheme|'''Copy the Course Scheme''']] to clipboard as Bitmap (18.1.3)
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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)
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* Export: [[Course_Setting_Import|'''IOF XML import ''']] added (course objects, courses, classes) (18.0.0)
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* Options: Option for [[Course_Setting_Options#Continuous_Numbering|'''Continuous Control Numbering''']] added for one-man relays (18.0.0)
  
====Relay====
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==Editions==
* Improved variation distribution for relay courses with leg variations
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* Upload to SPORTident Center: Function added also in Trial version. Limited to 3 courses (20.5.3)
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* Enable layout menu in CS and Starter Edition (19.4.1)
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==Graphical User Interface==
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*Drawing Line: Show direction in the '''[[Graphical_User_Interface#Status_Bar|status bar]]''' (20.5.10)
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*Support high DPI monitor scaling and resolution (e.g. 4K monitors) (20.5.0)
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*Show progress also in Windows taskbar (19.3.7)
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==XML Script==
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Change Symbol Selected Objects: Function added (20.5.8)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': LoadSymbolTreeFrom: Function added (20.5.8)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Change Symbol: Function added (20.5.8)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Object Fill: Function added (20.5.8)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': ChangeVertexTypesTo: Function added (20.5.8)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Select Objects by Symbol: Function added (20.5.8)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Parameter 'IgnoreMissingDatasets' in node 'File.Open' added (20.5.4)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': 'ExportObjectsBySymbol' added (20.5.4)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': 'DeleteObjectsBySymbol' extended with the option 'SymbolTreeGroupName' to delete all objects from a symbol tree group (20.5.4)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Function for importing las/laz files and creating contour lines and vegetation map also available in Orienteering edition (20.5.2)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Symbol Status Manager added (20.5.2)
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* '''[[XML Script]]''': Open to import all ocd files from one directory added (File.Import.Ocd, Directory) (19.4.2)
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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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==Misc==
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* '''[[OCAD_Preferences|OCAD Preferences]]''': Geoviewer Button: url is user-defined in Preferences (20.5.10)
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* '''[[Drawing_an_Object#Fill_Bounded_Area_Mode|Fill Bounded Area]]''': Fill Bounded Area tool added (Beta) (20.5.10)
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* '''[[Drawing_an_Object|Drawing]]''': Cancel drawing with ESC key (20.5.8)
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* '''[[OCAD_Preferences#Default_coordinate_system|OCAD Preferences]]''': Option to set a default coordinate system added (19.4.0)
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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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* Export: Export size A3+ added (18.2.0)
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* Subscription Start Date added (18.0.4)
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* Expiry date added when starting OCAD (18.0.0)
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* Expiry date in activation file (18.0.0)
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* Silent reactivation added (18.0.0)
  
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Latest revision as of 14:14, 27 May 2021

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 Map Wizard: Edit extent by coordinates (20.5.11)
  • Shape Import: Option to import only objects within an extent (20.5.10)
  • New Map Wizard: New open geodata from swisstopo, Switzerland added (20.5.10)
  • New Map Wizard: Option to keep the downloaded geodata (20.5.7)
  • New Map Wizard: Lidar data import for Sweden added (20.5.6)
  • Export Shape: Option to export 'Envelope polygon from text objects' added (20.5.3)
  • New Map Wizard: OS Open Map Local (United Kingdom) supported (20.5.0)
  • New Map Wizard: Option to not import Open Street Map data added (20.5.0)
  • PDF Export: Raster Resolution: 1200 and 2400 dpi added in combo box (19.4.2)
  • Import CSV Files: WGS 84 coordinates supported also (19.4.2)
  • New Map Wizard: Beta version of geodata import for Finland and Switzerland added (19.4.1)
  • Symbol Sets: Order of colors for ISOM 2017-2 and ISSprOM 2019 symbol sets improved (19.4.0)
  • Symbol Sets: New symbol sets for International Specification for Ski Orienteering Maps (ISSkiOM 2019) added (19.3.9)
  • Print/Export, Part of Map: Import print and export rectangles from ocd file added (19.3.8)
  • 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: Option to load ruler guides from another ocd file added (19.3.7)
  • 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

Object

Topology

Symbol

Map

Layout

  • Add Trim and Bleed Marks: Color option added (20.5.11)
  • Enable layout menu in CS and Starter Edition (19.4.1)
  • Use also relative paths to load layout images (19.4.0)
  • Graticule Name Index: New WGS84 dd°mm'ss.ss" style added (19.3.8)
  • Add Trim and Bleed Marks: Add a print/export rectangle with corresponding extent (19.3.8)
  • Layout: Add multiple image files at once (19.3.6)
  • Move up and down layout objects with drag and drop (18.1.6)

Sketch

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

  • License Manager: Option for Team licenses to deactivate the license automatically when closing OCAD (20.5.5)
  • License Manager: It is possible to install additional Team licenses (18.2.0)
  • 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)

Course Setting

Editions

  • Upload to SPORTident Center: Function added also in Trial version. Limited to 3 courses (20.5.3)
  • Enable layout menu in CS and Starter Edition (19.4.1)

Graphical User Interface

  • Drawing Line: Show direction in the status bar (20.5.10)
  • Support high DPI monitor scaling and resolution (e.g. 4K monitors) (20.5.0)
  • Show progress also in Windows taskbar (19.3.7)

XML Script

  • XML Script: Change Symbol Selected Objects: Function added (20.5.8)
  • XML Script: LoadSymbolTreeFrom: Function added (20.5.8)
  • XML Script: Change Symbol: Function added (20.5.8)
  • XML Script: Object Fill: Function added (20.5.8)
  • XML Script: ChangeVertexTypesTo: Function added (20.5.8)
  • XML Script: Select Objects by Symbol: Function added (20.5.8)
  • XML Script: Parameter 'IgnoreMissingDatasets' in node 'File.Open' added (20.5.4)
  • XML Script: 'ExportObjectsBySymbol' added (20.5.4)
  • XML Script: 'DeleteObjectsBySymbol' extended with the option 'SymbolTreeGroupName' to delete all objects from a symbol tree group (20.5.4)
  • XML Script: Function for importing las/laz files and creating contour lines and vegetation map also available in Orienteering edition (20.5.2)
  • XML Script: Symbol Status Manager added (20.5.2)
  • XML Script: Open to import all ocd files from one directory added (File.Import.Ocd, Directory) (19.4.2)
  • 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)

Misc

  • OCAD Preferences: Geoviewer Button: url is user-defined in Preferences (20.5.10)
  • Fill Bounded Area: Fill Bounded Area tool added (Beta) (20.5.10)
  • Drawing: Cancel drawing with ESC key (20.5.8)
  • OCAD Preferences: Option to set a default coordinate system added (19.4.0)
  • The OCAD 12 and 2019 Updater can be used as a general overview and update tool for OCAD installations (19.3.4)
  • 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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