Thursday, December 17, 2015

Altium Designer 16.0.6 Update (17 December 2015)

Version 16.0.6 (build 282) is now available for download and update system in Altium Designer (DXP>>Extensions and Updates).

Release Notes
#9490    Some ODB++ loaders cannot load multi-line text strings, these are now automatically broken into multiple, single line strings to ensure correct loading into all ODB++ CAM tools.
#9505    Resolved a Schematic-PCB ECO update failure where a component footprint contains a '.Designator' multi-line string.
#9508    Resolved a Variants issue where the Fitted/Not Fitted option did not function correctly with Multi-Part Components that are spread over different sheets (BC:6087).
#9545    Empty multi-line strings do not prevent file load in 16.0 anymore
#9555    Restored the BOM sorting functionality so that secondary sorting is again applied from the first left column.
#9582    The graphic for the Diff Pair design rule has been updated to better reflect the function of the different width settings.
#9677    Resolved an issue where opening a schematic with a specific combination of image location and rotation settings would cause an exception (BC:6132

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Altium Vault 2.5.13 Available (1 December 2015)

Version 2.5.13 (build 55112) is now available for download.

Please note: Backup your existing data before updating.

Release Notes
#8421 The Altium Vault's Team Configuration Center (TC2) now supports the creation of more than 15 user Roles.
#8791 Resolved an issue where component visibility was lost when the Vault database is reindexed after a software update.
#8854 A Component CAL license no longer creates an error when used with a Workgroup or Enterprise Vault installation.
#9082 Resolved an issue where changing the state of a large number of Vault components (more than 50) with a Batch operation would cause an SQL error.
#9174 The Vault's 'Remind' action for pending approval requests now works correctly with OS versions older than Windows 8.
#9400 Revision Naming Schemes and Lifecycle Definitions can now be successfully modified for an Altium Vault based on the Oracle database.
#9477 The Altium Vault Backup tool now correctly detects different Firebird architectures by identifying the active process name.
#9509 An Altium Vault folder that has a high number of elements no longer causes a 'Too many values' SQL error, and will accept further additions.
#9585 The Vault Explorer now correctly shows Supplier Chain information for components sourced from an Altium Vault that is using an Oracle database.