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Meshmixer 3.1
« on: March 29, 2017, 11:56:19 AM »
Meshmixer 3.1 is now available! Download it here: http://meshmixer.com/download.html

In this release we stabilized many core features, and eliminated crashes related to 123D. We're also very proud that Meshmixer 3.1 is fully translated into Japanese! In addition, Meshmixer installs faster, and now supports high-resolution displays.

Find all the details on the many other bug fixes in the full list of release notes below.

NOTE: this release requires graphics card drivers update to support the latest version of OpenGL

- decoupled from 123D
- completed Japanese version of Meshmixer
- reduced install size
- updated hotkey help files
- automatic support for high-DPI displays on Windows
- improvement to Help menu
- removed third-party print services that weren't really working anyways
- hotbox improvement: using Shift+Space will keep the hot box open until you hit escape
- new command line parameter: "--yup", which forces y axis to be the vertical axis, overriding the config setting
- preserve settings for Uniform Scaling, Add Tube
- save support structure generation settings in Overhangs tool as custom Presets
- updated existing analytics functionality
- API scripting improvements related to C#
- new simplified Print UI/workflow
- ported to Qt5
- sample printer definition included in meshmixer folder, in \meshmixer\printers\ . Copy and edit custom_printers.xml to add your own printers, they appear under Custom in printers panel. You can have multiple printers in the same file. Note that the custom_printers.xml file itself may be replaced by future installers, so put your printer in a copy!
- added read/write support for 3MF file format, with colors and uv-mapped textures
- revamped the Advanced Support properties panel
- improved Thickness analysis, various new parameters and can bake thickness colormap to vertex colors
- Orientation tool now can use print bed as volume constraint (and revamped property panel)
- added support for meters and feet in Units
- Clearance and Deviation now display min/max measured values in panels
- can now assign materials to objects individually. Drag-drop onto background to set scene-level material. Drag-drop onto object to set for object. Hold shift while drag-dropping material to set for all objects in scene.
- added Height Field mode to Fit Primitive
- added resolution control to Fit Primitive
- added Most-Recently-Used files list
- updated Booleans property panel
- added option to discard undo history under Edit/Actions menu
- 'd' hotkey now drops copies in DropSolid tool (only in Create new Object mode)
- added RobustSmooth to Surface Brush

bug fixes:
- fixed memory leaks
- fixed opening .MIX files by double clicking in the file browser
- fixed having an odd angle when adding a tube at a pivot point.
- fixed recently used colors and palette in the color picker for Windows.
- fixed picking in Orientation tool.
- fixed "Send to Makerbot Desktop"
- fixed UI button behavior
- fixed bug in taking screenshots when making part for Meshmix
- fixed screen goes black after exporting an OBJ
- fixed intermittent crash on startup due to a multi-threaded race condition
- fixed file corruption when flipping normal
- fixed screen freezing up when using Analysis-Orientation and Analysis-Layout/Packing
- fixed language selection in the Installer appears to have no effect
- fixed bug reporting functionality
- fixed potential crash in printer settings panel
- fixed a bug in the Mac installer
- fixed "reverse" arrow in Align tool
- fixed wrong icons displayed in menus
- fixed bug in brush texture menu after importing a new texture
- fixed checkmarks in menu for drawing of boundaries and wireframe
- fixed a bug where overhang menu always forgot Strut Density and Contact Tolerance, as well as not resetting when default settings were applied
- fixed the secondary brush mode, where the secondary brush icon is displayed while painting (i.e. Shift key is pressed)
- prevented Meshmixer from connecting to online print services until requested by the user
- changed Preferences shortcut key to Alt-T in Windows, to match the documentation
- fixed display of EULA and the About Meshmixer text
- updated a certified publisher info in the Windows installer
- can now undo first sculpting stroke without exiting Sculpt tool (finally!)
- improved behavior of Restrict to Groups in sculpting
- can now multi-select files in Import dialog.
- fixed UV issue in Weld Boundaries
- restored Replace property panel
- bugfix for cylinder frame in Fit Primitive
- changed version number in About box to show 3 instead of 11

Have fun!!!
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Re: Meshmixer 3.1
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2017, 04:56:49 PM »
IMPORTANT: if you have ever enabled High-DPI Hack option in v3.0/beta on Windows (if you don't remember you probably haven't), please uncheck it in the old version before upgrading to Meshmixer 3.1.