As an extension of the dynamic Background Maps technology, the new ‘Spatial Manager’ v.6 (versions for AutoCAD, BricsCAD or ZWCAD) adds functionalities for 3D Terrains, Contours or Elevations (3D Points) from elevation providers. You will also find some other interesting improvements in this release as well as compatibility with AutoCAD 2020, BricsCAD 20 and ZWCAD 2020

New Terrain wizard in Spatial Manager

New Terrain wizard in Spatial Manager

New features and improvements:

  • Terrains
    • New 3D Terrains and related objects technology in CAD versions
      • 3D Points selected in drawing or built from Elevation service providers in any selected area
      • 2D or 3D Contours
        • Minor and major Contours
        • Contour labels
        • Layer separation and different color models
        • Contours attached to Data Tables including elevation values and type
        • Related Blog post
      • Generation of 3D Terrain models, using 3D Meshes or other CAD/BIM objects
        • Automatic image projection and fitting of any Background Map (preset or user-configured) on one or more Terrains in their actual location
      • Related video
  • Background Maps
    • Eight new preset Dynamic Bing Background Maps (In addition to the existing three)
8 new preset Bing Maps

8 new preset Bing Maps

  • Import/Export process
    • New option to set the spacing between Labels when labeling linear objects
    • New “Import all” option that allows you to process only the objects in the current view
    • New native WFS data provider, more comprehensive than existing FDO and OGR
    • Contours of polygonal objects are now exported as polylines to polyline targets
  • Coordinate systems
    • New algorithm that automatically select the most recent coordinate transformation variant based on its name and suffix
    • The EPSG tables (CRSs and other objects) have been updated to version 9.8.2
    • Added some coordinate systems for South America, Western Australia and Malaysia
  • AutoCAD 2020, BricsCAD 20, ZWCAD 2020 compatible
  • … and more

Note: Some features can only be found in the Standard or Professional editions. Some of them only apply to CAD versions and may not be available in older AutoCAD, BricsCAD or ZWCAD versions

Take a look at the application Changelogs in order to review the complete list of News, Improvements and Fixes in this version: