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September 18, 2014

AutoCAD 2015 Service Pack 2

Autodesk has released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for AutoCAD 2015.


Here is a link to download AutoCAD 2015 SP2 32-bit, Click Here...
Here is a link to download AutoCAD 2015 SP2 64-bit, Click Here...

Here is a link for the Readme file, Click Here…

This Service Pack can be applied to AutoCAD 2015 installed as a standalone application as well as AutoCAD 2015 installed from the following Autodesk Design Suites.
  • AutoCAD Design Suite 2015
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Inventor LT Suite 2015
  • Autodesk AutoCAD with Advanced Steel 2015
  • Autodesk Building Design Suite 2015
  • Autodesk Factory Design Suite 2015
  • Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2015
  • Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2015
  • Autodesk Product Design Suite 2015
  • Service Pack 2 also includes all of the updates from Service Pack 1.
  • Service Pack 2 can be installed on either the original version or the Service Pack 1 version of AutoCAD 2015 or AutoCAD LT 2015.

  • Here are the details regarding what is included in the SP2:

    Problems Reported with the Customer Error Reporting Utility

    Block
    • Occasional crashes when inserting a parametric block from a tool palette.
    • Occasional crashes when using the ribbon to insert blocks.
    Image
    • Occasional crashes when using Paste Special after capturing an image by Alt + Print Screen key combination.
    • Occasional crashes when opening a file with embedded TIFF images.
    New Tab
    • Occasional crashes when closing drawings created from a New Tab.
    Selection
    • Occasional crashes when panning with middle mouse button immediately after selecting.
    Text
    • Occasional crashes when using the AutoStack feature while editing dimension text.
    • Occasional crashes when copying or moving the drawing that contains shx font.
    General
    • Occasional crashes when offsetting a spline.
    • Occasional crashes in AutoCAD LT when the Group Manager is left open.
    • Occasional crashes when closing the drawing after the second block insertion if the visual style is set to Realistic.
    • Occasional crashes when panning the drawing in 3D visual style.
    • Occasional crashes when exiting AutoCAD (additional to those in SP1).
    • Occasional crashes when starting AutoCAD after setting the PATH environment variable.
    General Service Pack Updates

    3D Modeling
    • In certain cases, Subtract doesn't work for regions.
    • In certain cases, Slice doesn't work for the 3D solid with parts that do not touch.
    3D Navigation
    • In certain cases, Zoom using 3D Connexion device doesn't work properly for some models.
    Array
    • In certain cases, AutoCAD freezes when creating classic array for the object with geometry constraints.
    Block
    • In certain cases, AutoCAD freezes when using array action on dynamic block with geometry and dimension constraints.
    • In certain cases, Block Editor toolbar doesn't disappear from view after exiting the Block Editor.
    Display
    • Draw order is not retained when pasting dynamic blocks from other drawings.
    File Navigation
    • The drawing preview does not display in the File Open dialog box after using DXFIN.
    Hatch
    • Cannot hide hatches in a clipped view.
    • The transient hatch color and transparency doesn't display in the 2D Wireframe visual style.
    • The cursor stops for seconds when selecting a solid hatch with a circular boundary and legacy highlighting (SELECTIONEFFECT is set to 0).
    • In certain cases, AutoCAD freezes while evaluating hatch boundaries when a drawing is opened.
    • Hatch is not visible on its background if hatch background color is similar and Display plot style box is checked in the Page Setup Manager.
    • In certain cases, the hatch object doesn't display the correct plot style color.
    • In certain cases, the ghosted image is displayed after trimming a hatch object of a block reference.
    Layer
    • The layer selection is lost with multiple layer selection after changing a layer property in the Layer properties Manager.
    Layout
    • Cannot drag and drop a layout tab to import it into Sheet Set Manager.
    • Cannot duplicate a layout tab by using the CTRL key.
    Plot and Publish
    • In certain cases, a hatch object inside a block displays incorrectly in Plot and Plot Preview.
    • In certain cases, Publish will clip the margins.
    • Publish doesn't work correctly when applying the named page setup for multiple layouts.
    Point Cloud
    • A memory leak issue results in a loss of performance or a crash.
    • Point clouds are not selectable after cropping.
    Selection
    • When using the Windows Classic or Basic theme, cursor ghosting occurs when moving over the top of a layout viewport that is set to a 3D visual style.
    General
    • In certain cases, the border of a layout viewport flashes when the cursor moves within model space in that viewport if it's set to a 3D visual style.
    • Lines display in unexpected locations when the UCS is different than the WCS and the DYNMODE system variable is turned off.
    • The Autodesk 360 ribbon tab is disabled when AdSync is installed from a deployment.
    • In certain cases, AutoCAD freezes after running lisp a second time in Visual LISP.
    • The model and layout tabs in source DWG files cannot be selected in the preview window of DWG import dialog.
    • A memory issue occurs when switching between the Model tab and layout tabs.
    • In certain cases, the horizontal scroll bar is not displayed.
    • In certain cases, AUDIT doesn't fix the corrupted associative information in DWG file.
    Security Hotfix
    • This Service Pack includes the Autodesk AutoCAD Security Hotfix. This Service Pack can be applied whether that security hotfix was originally applied to your system or not.
    • If you have Autodesk ReCap 2015 installed together with AutoCAD 2015, please install Autodesk ReCap 2015 Hotfix 1 via Autodesk Application Manager.

    September 16, 2014

    Inventor 2015 Service Pack 1

    Autodesk has just released Service Pack 1 for Inventor 2015.

    This Service Pack 1 addresses multiple issues for Inventor 2015. Issues addressed in Update 1 and Update 2 are also addressed in this Service Pack 1.

    Here is what is addressed in Service Pack 1:
     
    Stress Analysis
    • Face selection for FEA loads and constraints unsupported prior to this enhancement.
    Security
    • This Service Pack 1 addresses Heartbleed vulnerability - a security bug in the open-source OpenSSL cryptography library. Heartbleed is registered in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures system as CVE-2014-0160. For more information, please visit the CVE dictionary at http://cve.mitre.org.
    API
    • ComponentOccurrence.Excluded API does nothing and returns an error.
    • Memory leak occurs when calling the API method AttributeSet.Add on an object that is a member of an OccurrencePattern object.
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you move the cursor over an edge when calling FindUsingVector API within OnPreSelect event.
    • Inventor API incorrectly places the ArcLengthDimConstraint into Geometric Constraint collection, instead of the Dimension Constraint collection.
    • Inventor API Edge.CalculateStrokes behavior is inconsistent.
    Application Functionality
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits due to the incomplete handling of peek message loop while running a spreadsheet edit related workflow within Inventor.
    • Inventor becomes unresponsive when you use measure tool in drawing.
    • iLogic browser obscures the Model browser when My Home is enabled.
    • BAK files and other non-Part/Assembly/Drawing/Presentation files appear in the My Home RECENTLY USED area.
    • Inventor becomes unresponsive when displaying My Home and Opening and Saving Inventor documents in rapid succession with Inventor API.
    • Changing the active project from My Home does not set the current Workspace correctly.
    • The Team Web page does not appear behind some proxy servers.
    • Help search results display incorrectly and point to incorrect target.
    • 'Want to Learn more?' in the learning page links to a wrong page.
    • Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard tool does not work on Windows 8 operating system.
    Assembly Modeling
    • Replacing an ipart member in the Table Author dialog requires an extra click to set focus on the cell.
    • Moment of Inertia is calculated to negative value when you modify the Mass value manually.
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you create a shrinkwrap of an assembly that contains a part with Repaired Geometry composite and source feature deleted.
    BIM Exchange
    • A part file with sweep feature fails to export to .rfa file.
    Content Center
    • Cannot edit the custom angle value for a custom content center component when it is inserted as a standard part.
    • Inventor becomes unresponsive when connected to the Vault 2015 R2 library.
    Drawing Manager
    • Hidden trails in .ipn file display in drawing raster view.
    • Inventor may unexpectedly exit when you open a certain drawing file with a titleblock.
    • ‘T’ command alias creates a drawing sketch and starts the sketch text command instead of starting the general annotation text command. **Additional Step Required
    **In order to use ‘T’ command for drawing text and also ‘T’ command for sketch text add the ‘T’ alias to the drawing Text command. To do this use the Quick Launch context menu to access the Customer User Commands dialog. On the Keyboard page, scroll to the Text/Annotation command and specify ‘T’ as the alias.

    Engineer's Notebook
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you copy and paste components which have an engineering note deleted.
    Enhanced Visualization
    • Dimension values are difficult to see if you change the background color.
    • Drawing dimensions disappear on images in a sketch.
    • Ray Tracing: The iFeature causes a black face if the appearance has the reflectivity setting.
    • Ground shadows show white effect under Ray Tracing Good and Best mode.
    • The display of workplanes prevents the view at the half section of an assembly.
    • A transparent model that partially displays in the graphics window loses face after editing constraint.
    • NVIDIA graphics devices on the laptops with dual graphics device are not recognized.
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you edit the thickness column in iFeature Author Table of an .ide file from a catalog.
    • The model displays too brightly after migrating the customized lighting styles to the Inventor default styles.
    Inventor Studio
    • Style Library Manager unexpectedly exits when you migrate style library with non-English Inventor.
    • Some Inventor Studio dialog boxes such as Render Image collapse automatically.
    Materials/Appearances
    • Failure to purge unused material styles for certain datasets.
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you assign an appearance to multi-selected faces.
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you save a legacy file with custom material in Inventor 2015.
    • Failure to save a customized material styles.
    Part Modeling
    • Inventor sometimes unexpectedly exits when you create a Freeform Bridge.
    • Body color of derived part is not maintained.
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you edit a sick sweep feature.
    • The temporary plane label of a mirrored work plane is incorrect.
    • The body color of a derived part is not maintained.
    Presentations
    • Inventor unexpectedly exits when you create a view with a custom level of detail.
    Repair Environment
    • Inventor becomes unresponsive when you heal the intersection error of two faces.
    SheetMetal
    • Cut normal on a cone sometimes generates an incorrect result.
    • Cut normal sometimes fails on a model which contains two adjacent bends.
    • Cut normal sometimes fails if you first define the A-side face.
    • Unable to deselect sketch points when you edit the punch tool.
    Sketch
    • Import issue: Originally imported geometries in all 3D sketches have to be deleted. The .dwg file has to be re-imported to an existing 3D sketch.
    Translators
    • If the operation system format is set to an Eastern Asian languages, such as Korean or Traditional Chinese, Inventor reads a CATIA V4 file as empty.
    • Failure to read some specific CATIA V5 in assembly files.
    • Importing an AutoCAD .dwg with meters units changes to mm after importing into Inventor.
    • Unable to import MDT.dwg files.
    • Improve import performance for a large number of geometry specific .dwg files when importing to sketch environment.
    • Improve window selection performance in sketch environment, for various geometry.
    • Failure to read certain SolidWorks assembly files.
    • Inventor may unexpectedly exit when you open .step files.
    • The .step assembly file exported from Inventor cannot be opened with QuickStep 2010.
    • The mesh data imported from some specific .stl file do not display in Inventor correctly.
     
    Here is a link to download Service Pack 1 for Inventor 2015 for 32-bit - Click Here...
    Here is a link to download Service Pack 1 for Inventor 2015 for 64-bit - Click Here...
    Here is a link for the Readme File - Click Here...

    This Service Pack covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2015
    • Autodesk Inventor 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2015

    August 29, 2014

    Inventor 2014 Update 2 for Service Pack 2

    Autodesk has just released Update 2 for Inventor 2014 Service Pack 2.

    This Update addresses multiple issues for Inventor 2014. Update 2 is cumulative and includes all changes from Update 1.

    Here is what is addressed in Update 2:
    • Inventor hangs when saving a large assembly as Catia V5.
    • The setting of template for assembly in make component configuration is not retained.
    • Change Size of Content Center part results in inaccurate parameters.
    • iFeature does not update correctly when the reference sketch changes.
    • Parameters in dependant copied iFeature do not update correctly editing the base iFeature.
    • Import Parameters functionality does not update all the parameters as expected.
    • Incorrect Master Mass is calculated when generating Shrinkwrap.
    • Corner not detected on sheetmetal flange created with thicken command.
    • Poor graphics performance with custom DPI size.
    • Stress Analysis – Unable to select face for FEA loads and constraints.
    • Stress Analysis - Load directions based on existing faces are incorrect and cannot be changed.
    • The model displays too brightly after migrating the customized lighting styles to the Inventor default styles.
    • Moment of Inertia is calculated to negative value if modifying the Mass value manually.
    • Feature creation becomes unresponsive after open and close component multiple times during a single Inventor session.
    • Drawing section view becomes corrupt after update.
    • Unexpected exit in XLayerExternalResolver::ResolveFile() when running VBA.
    • Unexpected exit when updating second derive part after deleting the geometry in sketch block within base part.
    • Unexpected exit when working with part file in non-English version.
    • General stability enhancements
    Here is a link to download Update 2 for Inventor 2014 Service Pack 2 - Click Here...
    Both the 32-bit and 64-bit are included in the download.
    Here is a link for the Readme File - Click Here...

    This update covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2014
    • Autodesk Inventor 2014
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2014
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2014
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2014
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2014

    August 15, 2014

    Hotfix for Inventor 2015 Update 2

    Autodesk issued a Hotfix for Inventor 2015 Update 2.

    This Hotfix addresses an issue where Inventor unexpectedly exits when Opening and saving Inventor 2013 part with Custom Material.

    The Hotfix is only applicable to Autodesk Inventor 2015 Update 2. If you do not have Update 2 please download and install prior to installing this Update.

    Here is a link to download the Hotfix INV19022 for Inventor 2015 Update 2- Click Here...
    Both the 32-bit and 64-bit are included in the download.
    Here is a link for the Readme File - Click Here...

    This update covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2015
    • Autodesk Inventor 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2015

    July 28, 2014

    Inventor 2015 Update 2

    Autodesk has just released Update 2 for Inventor 2015.

    This Update addresses multiple issues for Inventor 2015.

    Here is what is addressed in Update 2:
    • Vault commands are not available in Task Scheduler with Vault 2015 R2 Client
    • Incorrect view displaying after Save copy as AutoCAD DWG
    • Ground shadows show white effect under Ray Tracing Good and Best mode
    • Unable to access some web pages due to proxy settings
    • Unexpected exit when exporting to SAT file
    • Unexpected exit when opening existing drawing or inserting titleblock
    • Unxepected exit with multiple workflows with FEA AddIn
    • Multiple general stability enhancements
    Here is a link to download Update 2 for Inventor 2015 - Click Here...
    Both the 32-bit and 64-bit are included in the download.
    Here is a link for the Readme File - Click Here...

    This update covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2015
    • Autodesk Inventor 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2015

    Inventor 2014 Update 1 for Service Pack 2

    Autodesk has just released Update 1 for Inventor 2014 Service Pack 2.

    This Update addresses multiple issues for Inventor 2014.

    Here is what is addressed in Update 1:
    • Surface component not visible in drawing view
    • ACAD DWG with 3D entities with units in meters will be imported into Inventor in millimeters
    • Drawings not updating properly with iLogic rule
    • Inventor hangs when updating drawing sheet
    • Associative 3D Sketch Arcs get sick when changing skeleton and relative associative points
    • Embeded images are missing in drawings export as DWF or PDF
    • Incorrect view displaying when Save copy as AutoCAD DWG
    • Inventor IDW with black sheet background will not show inverted (white) drawing view geometry
    • Unexpected exit with Inventor FEA Add-In
    • Unexpected exit when opening a file with stored VBA code or when opening the VBA editor within Inventor
    • General stability enhancements
    Here is a link to download Update 1 for Inventor 2014 Service Pack 2 - Click Here...
    Both the 32-bit and 64-bit are included in the download.
    Here is a link for the Readme File - Click Here...

    This update covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2014
    • Autodesk Inventor 2014
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2014
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2014
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2014
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2014

    June 18, 2014

    3Dconnexion Cuts the Cord on the SpaceMouse Pro

    3Dconnexion has announced a new product in their lineup. SpaceMouse Pro Wireless is the latest addition to 3Dconnexion’s line of professional 3D mice and is the second device to go wireless.

    Superior 3D Navigation

    Connect on a deeper level with your 3D content. SpaceMouse Pro Wireless’s patented 6-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) controller cap delivers natural feeling 3D navigation designed specifically for professionals.

    Smoothly pan, zoom and rotate models and cameras. Easily position parts, assemblies and designs. Intuitively examine and analyze your designs from every angle. It’s as close to holding your model as you can get.

    While your standard mouse selects, creates and edits, the SpaceMouse Pro Wireless handles 3D navigation for a revolutionary two-handed work style preferred by the world’s top engineers, architects and 3D professionals.

    Complete Wireless Freedom

    No more cords. No more constraints. SpaceMouse Pro Wireless provides a real-time connection to your 3D content with 3Dconnexion 2.4 GHz wireless technology.

    Just pop the USB receiver in your PC or Mac, and enjoy the reliability of a wired device coupled with the satisfaction of a cord free desktop.

    SpaceMouse Pro Wireless will operate for two months between charges. When it does need juice, just connect the USB cable and continue working.

    Minimize Hand Movements

    View Your Work From Every Angle
    Detect errors, explore alternatives, and present your work more effectively for review with SpaceMouse Pro Wireless’s 6DoF navigation and QuickView Keys.

    Save Time
    Conveniently positioned keyboard modifiers provide quick and easy access to Control, Shift, Alt and Esc functions, reducing the time you spend moving your hand to the keyboard.

    Flexible Connectivity

    Either plug the micro-USB receiver directly into your workstation or use the twin-port USB hub (included as standard). With a choice of two USB cables, it’s easy to connect and charge SpaceMouse Pro Wireless whatever your desktop setup.

    Technical Specification
    • 3Dconnexion six-degrees-of-freedom
      (6Dof) sensor
    • 3Dconnexion 2.4GHz wireless technology
    • Lithium-ion polymer battery (internal, rechargeable)
    • Micro-USB connectivity (choice of cable supplied).
      Simultaneous data and recharging.
    • Full-size, soft-coated hand rest
    • QuickView Keys
    • Rotation Toggle Key
    • Intelligent Function Keys
    • On-Screen Display
    • Keyboard Modifiers (Ctrl, Alt, Shift, Esc)
    • Virtual NumPad
    • 15 Programmable keys in total
    • Dimensions (LxWxH): 204x142x58mm / 8"x5.6"x2.3”
    • Weight: 563g / 1.24lb
    • 3-year warranty
    Package Contents
    • SpaceMouse Pro Wireless
    • USB Receiver
    • USB Cable 1.5m
    • USB Cable 0.5m
    • Twin-port USB Hub
    • CD ROM: Drivers, Demos and Tools
    Image Credits: 3dConnexion

    June 11, 2014

    AutoCAD 2015 Service Pack 1

    Autodesk has released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for AutoCAD 2015.


    Here is a link to download AutoCAD 2015 SP1 32-bit, Click Here...
    Here is a link to download AutoCAD 2015 SP1 64-bit, Click Here...

    Here is a link for the Readme file, Click Here…

    This Service Pack can be applied to AutoCAD 2015 installed as a standalone application as well as AutoCAD 2015 installed from the following Autodesk Design Suites.
    • AutoCAD Design Suite 2015
    • Autodesk AutoCAD Inventor LT Suite 2015
    • Autodesk AutoCAD Revit LT Suite 2015
    • Autodesk AutoCAD with Advanced Steel 2015
    • Autodesk Building Design Suite 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite 2015
    • Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2015
    • Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite 2015
    Here are the details regarding what is included in the SP1:

    Problems Reported with the Customer Error Reporting Utility
     
    DB Connect
    • Occasional crashes when using DB Connect feature on 64-bit machines with 4GB and more RAM.
    Status Bar
    • Occasional crashes when opening drawing file when a bubble notification is still displayed.
    New Tab
    • Occasional crashes when clicking New in the Quick Access Toolbar or the Start Drawing tile on the New Tab page.
    • Occasional crashes when clicking the New Tab Plus button after adding LayerFilterComboControl or Filter in the CUI dialog box.
    Design Center
    • Occasional crashes when inserting a block from Design Center on the second time.
    General
    • Occasional crashes when selecting the "Fully open the drawing file" option that displays when opening a drawing that was saved in the partial open state.
    • Occasional crashes when exiting AutoCAD.
    General Service Pack Updates

    3D Modeling
    • Using the ViewCube dropdown for selecting a saved UCS will not accept UCS names that contain a space.
    • The SCALE command is not applied correctly for scale factors less than 1/100th.
    Display
    • Cursor trails will display on the screen for users with Optimus or Dynamic Switchable Graphics technology.
    Hatch
    • Lineweight is applied and displayed for solid hatch objects.
    • Additional lines display in the selection highlighting for a solid hatch object.
    • Hatch objects do not apply LAYLOCKFADECTL or XDWGFADECTL.
    • The angle of a gradient changes the appearance of that gradient.
    • Solid hatch objects display the edge color.
    Plot
    • ViewCube will appear on plots under certain conditions.
    VBA
    • Unable to execute SendCommand API in multiple drawings.
    General
    • The number of recently used files accepts a maximum of 10. The maximum has been restored to 50.
    Security Hotfix
    • This Service Pack includes the Autodesk AutoCAD Security Hotfix. This Service Pack can be applied whether that security hotfix was originally applied to your system or not.
    • If you have Autodesk ReCap 2015 installed together with AutoCAD 2015, please install Autodesk ReCap 2015 Hotfix 1 via Autodesk Application Manager.

    June 3, 2014

    Inventor 2015 Update 1

    Autodesk has just released Update 1 for Inventor 2015.

    This Update addresses multiple issues for Inventor 2015.

    Here is what is addressed in Update 1:
    • Workplane display prevents view at half section of assembly
    • ACAD DWG with 3D entities with units in meters will be imported into Inventor in millimeters
    • After shrinkwrap composite surface disappear and editing of derived assembly cause change of the composite to solid
    • Cut normal fails on a contour flange with two adjacent bends
    • Failure to create tangent constrain for Interpolation Spline
    • FreeForm edit change not recognized as a model change
    • Inventor HSM doesn't support Redo cases
    • OpenSSL Heartbleed security vulnerability
    • Section view of assembly containing Content Center parts gives incorrect result
    • Unable to constrain when changing the dimension
    • When the background color is changed, it becomes difficult to see the dimension text
    • Unexpected exit during move item with Tube and Pipe items attached due to Bolted Connection
    • Unexpected exit during sketch constraint
    • Unexpected exit if calling FindUsingVector API in OnPreSelect event handler if in Assembly file
    • Unexpected exit when opening certain files with stored VBA code or when attempting to open the VBA editor within Inventor
    • Unexpected exit on Cut Normal on a sheet metal part with contour flange and contour roll
    • Unexpected exit saving drawing standard with imported materials in hatch pattern defaults
    • Unexpected exit when attach the incorrect point cloud model
    • Unexpected exit when attempting to edit a sick sweep
    • Unexpected exit when copy and paste Workplane
    • Unexpected exit when editing hole
    • Unexpected exit when enter Frame Analysis environment after Insert Frame
    • Unexpected exit when import the style (with material changed) which was previously exported
    • Unexpected exit when open a drawing
    • Unexpected exit when retrieving dimension
    • Unexpected exit when saving as dwg file
    • Unexpected exit when the user switches to LOD with missing reference file on forward creating derive assembly
    • Unexpected exit after undo and delete moved component
    • Multiple general stability enhancements
    Here is a link to download Update 1 for Inventor 2015 - Click Here...
    Both the 32-bit and 64-bit are included in the download.
    Here is a link for the Readme File - Click Here...

    This update covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2015
    • Autodesk Inventor 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2015
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2015

    May 9, 2014

    Inventor 2014 - Service Pack 2

    Autodesk has just released Service Pack 2 for Inventor 2014.

    You do not have to install Service Pack 1 in order to install Service Pack 2. Service Pack 2 includes the most recent fixes, as well as all fixes included in Service Pack 1. This Service Pack 2 updates Autodesk Inventor 2014 or Autodesk Inventor Professional 2014 for all operating systems and languages.

    For installation on Windows 8.1 OS please read Technical Solution TS22238097.

    Here is what is addressed in Service Pack 2:
    • Stress Analysis
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you delete multiple midsurfaces simultaneously.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you export some assembly files with midsurface shells to STEP format.
      • Artificial stiffness sometimes occurs because of line-on-line geometry in bonded contact.
      • Certain contacts are missing during automatic contact detection for some FEA cases.
      • Corrupt models are now blocked from contact detection and solve unless you use a registry key as a workaround:[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\Inventor\RegistryVersion18.0\Assembly Stress Analysis] "ContinueOnCorruptModels"=dword:00000001
      • Some customer models which can be meshed/solved in a prior version, are blocked from mesh/solve in Inventor 2014.
      • Yield strength values in an FEA report do not use the correct unit conversions.
      • Models with very large number of spring contacts ( > 2^16 contacts) are no longer blocked from finishing in SP2.
    • API
      • Using i-Drop fails to drag and drop a component into an assembly.
      • A Server communication error occurs when you replace a component from Content Center while Table View is enabled.
      • API method Documents.OpenWithOptions raises an error for assemblies with deleted default views.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when calling Assets.Add if an Inventor Material Library does not exist.
      • API reports an error when accessing ArcLengthDimConstraint in a sketch.
    • Application Functionality
      • If the license is unavailable, the customized options revert.
      • Ribbon appearance reverts to Small after you restart Inventor and dock the ribbon to the left or right with the Normal appearance.
      • Optimization users with account IDs that are non-numeric are blocked from entering Optimization.
      • Non-English Inventor exits unexpectedly when you use the Style Library Manager to migrate a style library.
      • On a Windows 8 operating system, Inventor exits unexpectedly when you close it after you save a Mold Design.
      • When the InfoCenter search is collapsed, keyboard shortcuts do not work.
      • On the Create New File dialog box, large and extra-large icon options on Create New File dialog box do not work.
    • Assembly Modeling
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you click the additional geometry of Simplify Define envelopes after loading Express.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you exit in-place edit environment from a sub-assembly and then undo.
      • In a derived assembly, a component is missing when you change a positional representation from Master to user defined.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you create a shrinkwrap of an assembly containing a part with a composite in the Repair Environment and its source feature is deleted.
    • Content Center
      • If you switch users within the roaming profile environment, the Content Center becomes unavailable.
      • Migrated custom content is missing materials, and Inventor sometimes exits unexpectedly when you access the library.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when the Content Center dialog box is open, and you place a component and then exit the dialog box.
    • Engineer's Notebook
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you copy and paste components after you delete a note.
    • Enhanced Visualization
      • Dimension text is too blurred to see under certain color schemes.
      • Display True line Weights does not take effect immediately.
      • In a drawing view, Shade disappears when you zoom.
      • In a drawing view, Leaders display behind the image.
      • Hidden edges do not display in a section view.
      • AmbientShadows show through the transparent components when you in-place edit an assembly and zoom it.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you enable ray tracing after creating a section view.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when Windows prompts "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered".
      • Decal image quality is poor in Performance and Quality modes.
      • After you move a part in an assembly, strange arcs appear in a section view.
      • When zooming in some large assemblies, abnormal triangles appear occasionally.
      • When you open a mechanical desktop file on some low end machines, Inventor exits unexpectedly.
      • Graphics do not render correctly by leaving ghosting or missing parts in assemblies.
      • An assembly with a section view does not display correctly if the Workplane is in front of the section plane.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when Windows prompts "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered".
    • Frame Generator
      • Fails to delete some frame members.
      • Fails to apply Notch to certain frames.
    • Material/Appearances
      • All unused materials are deleted after purged once.
      • A Zero and negative value is acceptable for density of a physical property.
    • Part Modeling
      • If you edit the iPart table through Excel 2013 while you have other files opened in Excel, you cannot save the changes to the table.
    • Point Cloud
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you attach certain .rcp files.
    • Sketch
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you trim some splines.
    • Translators
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when reading certain CATIA v5 files.
      • Inventor fails to read some Solidworks assembly files.
      • Nothing displays when you import some STEP files.
      • Inventor does not respect custom resolution setting when you export STL files by API.
      • Title block property text and the sketch of a drawing view moves their positions after you save an .idw to the AutoCAD .dwg file format.
      • iLogic rule does not work when you save a drawing as .pdf without an explicit path.
      • Model sketches within the Cropped View are entirely visible after you save an .idw to the AutoCAD .dwg file format.
      • Inventor exits unexpectedly when you export certain files to the AutoCAD .dwg file format.
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    This update covers the following products:

    • Autodesk Inventor Professional 2014
    • Autodesk Inventor 2014
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Premium 2014
    • Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2014
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Premium 2014
    • Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2014