Monday, September 3, 2012

Beta Update Version 3.7.18


  • New feature: Retopology tools got "faces extrude tool" in face selection mode now -
  • New feature: Selection become additive. Use CTRL D or ESC or click outside the retopo mesh to deselect all.
  • New feature: New global UI feature if you are changing something by dragging the mouse manually you press SPACEBAR and enter an exact numerical value the following happens: Spacebar has now an double action: usually it offers a tools selection, but inside the tools, if you press mouse and drag something, it allows now to enter an precise value. This feature is applied to gizmos, primitives and the split ring tool in retopo room.
  • New feature: Collada (dae) import/export introduced as first beta. Please post your experiences.
  • Improvement: Retopology room: automatic vert/edge/face selection in retopo select tool added. An doubleclick will select an connective area now.
  • Improvement: Add/split, Quads works in free space now too - f.e. if you are attaching polygons to existing geometry.
  • Improvement: General retopo settings moved to menu line to save some space.
  • Improvement: Points & faces retopo tool got a set of improvements:
    (1) possibility to assign other tool on CTRL, SHIFT, CTRL+SHIFT -
    (2) possibility to create quads only,
    (3) possibility to work in free space
  • Improvement: In this build it is possible now to navigate with arrow keys: ALT+arrows and NUM + -. In many cases it is convenient. Just choose navi scheme "3D-Coat_Arrows" to activate it
  • Fixed: Instancing & proxy problems fixed -
  • Fixed: Fixed retopo problem that leads into disappearing faces (rarely) after welding nearby vertices.
    In this way you will get good combination of artistic "on eye" and exact tools for precise work.
  • More fixes: Big load of bugs from mantis fixed.
Visit the 3D Coat forum for download the current version: Wanna have it... 

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