Version History

Version 2.782, 04/14/2024
  • Fixes for Cutlist export task
  • Validate permissions for output directory with exports

Version 2.781, 03/27/2024
  • Selection support enhanced to save selections, quantities and rotation between invocations. See Selection Support

Version 2.780, 03/12/2024
  • Fixes for Automatic Grain Alignment
  • Fix for DXF/SVG export file and material naming

Version 2.779, 02/27/2024
  • Fixed selection support for board material type
  • Fixed rare part rejection

Version 2.778, 02/08/2024
  • Hot fix for both SVG export with Kerf and DXF export

Version 2.777, 02/05/2024
  • SVG export, when file per board is selected, names files with board types
  • Option, Include Part #, will include component Part Number property in map label and cutlist
  • Fix for DXF export with labels

Version 2.776, 01/22/2024
  • DXF export, when file per board is selected, names files with board types
  • Minimized label slider will remove label sketches
  • Fixed delimitor selection for cutlist export

Version 2.775, 12/28/2023
  • Fix for SVG / DXF exports with non-zero kerf
  • Improved messaging

Version 2.774, 11/14/2023
Version 2.773, 10/31/2023
  • Fixes for October release of Fusion 360
  • Performance improvements

Version 2.772, 10/13/2023
  • Fix for Export map Cutlist with Group common dimensions enabled
  • Fix for franctions not displaying correctly
  • Additional fixes for Fusion 360's September release

Version 2.771: (Mac users with M1/M2 need App Store install once republished)
  • Fix for Mac with Apple silicon M1/M2 processor
  • Fixes for Fusion update

Version 2.770: (Only available from App Store as install on September 19th)
  • Required update for Fusion 360 September 19th Release
  • Allow selected parts to be excluded by setting count to zero
  • Boards dimension validation accounts for both Include Entire Model and excluded parts

Version 2.768, 08/10/2023
Fixes and Improvements:
  • Fixed mapping error when material grain direction vertical

Version 2.767, 07/25/2023
  • Fix for broken selection API in Fusion July release

Version 2.766, 07/23/2023
Fixes and Improvements:
  • Report model issues when detected
  • Performance improvements with mapping

Version 2.765, 07/02/2023
Fixes and Improvements:
  • Fix for API changes in Fusion's July release

Version 2.764, 06/18/2023
Fixes and Improvements:
  • Fix for cutlist export column format
  • Fix for grain direction in linked assemblies

Version 2.763, 06/03/2023
Fixes and Improvements:
  • Fix for mapping models with linked components and assemblies
  • Fix for grain alignment with bodies not defined in a component
  • Fix for mapping with diagonal arrangement
  • Improvements with printed Reports

Version 2.762, 05/19/2023
New:
  • Enhanced selection support enabling deselect of parts and boards type
  • Added selectable separator for Cutlist CSV file

Fixes and Improvements:
  • Mapping improvements for both Fill Diagonal and Width Horizontally arrangements
  • Fixed labeling on rotated parts
  • Fixes and improved messaging

Version 2.761, 05/01/2023
  • Added option to export a ZIP file containing a separate DXF file for each part
  • Fixes for selection support, labeling short, fullPathNames and fractions
  • Fix for rearranging parts between boards

Version 2.760, 04/16/2023
  • Fix for cutlist creation
  • Fix for selection

Version 2.759, 04/01/2023
  • Fix for cutlist when units are fractional
  • Fix part size issue

Version 2.758, 03/02/2023
  • Added SVG Export Grayscale color for Insets to provide a scaled gray fill indicating depth. See Export map to SVG
  • Performance improvements for DXF export
  • Fixed the Tabs option for Export DXF and Sketch Map tasks

Version 2.757, 02/10/2023
  • Report improvements combining common board types
  • SVG Export update to support Glowforge Laser App
  • Bug fixes

Version 2.756, 01/23/2023
  • Added zero to the precision setting which will round to the nearest whole unit
  • Enhanced Deepnest support for SVG Export to includes Cutouts, Insets and Labels. See SVG Format for Deepnest
  • Fix for API change in Fusion update coming the 30th of January 2023
  • Fix selection support for nested items with duplicated names
  • Fixes for print output with Report, Chrome issue and resizing to fill pages
  • Fix for labeling on rotated parts

Version 2.755, 01/09/2023
  • Export SVG File improvements
  • Usability improvements with options
  • Selection and entire model options always displayed
  • Fix issue with saving default board dimensions
  • Fix for DXF/SVG with laser kerf for cutouts

Version 2.754, 12/18/2022
  • Selection support enhancements including selecting board material types. See Selection Support

Version 2.753, 12/04/2022
  • Include board labels with DXF export when present
  • Rotated part's length & width dimensions are reflected in the cutlist
  • Improved dimensions accuracy
  • Performance improvements in mapping and exports

Version 2.752, 11/05/2022
  • Grain direction for mapped boards is now selectable. See Grain Orientation on Boards
  • Prevent component in created map from being selected which is invalid
  • Selection support fix for bodies created at root

Version 2.751, 10/12/2022
  • Match the long edge of parts or its grain (when enabled) based on the targeted board's orientation, portrait or landscape. See Choosing Map Layout
  • Fixes for Automatic Grain Alignment support

Version 2.749, 09/17/202
  • DXF export fix for bodies created with splines
  • DXF export now restores exploded text back to sketchText
  • Fix for board label position

Version 2.748, 09/01/2022
  • Improvements and fixes for options with app and all tasks
  • Board dimensions saved as defaults automatically

Version 2.747, 07/28/2022
  • Added report popup when DXF export encounters invalid components
  • Fix for selection support
  • Disable OK button when editing scrap list to avoid confusion

Version 2.746, 07/14/2022
  • Added option to set the spacing between boards in the map
  • Mapping performance improvements
  • Changed the Line Thickness setting value to represent default units for SVG exports. Previously it was pixels.

Version 2.745, 06/30/2022
  • Added support for Automatic Grain Alignment to compliment Fusion's new Grain Control
  • Fixes for DXF, SVG and Report Exports

Version 2.744, 06/16/2022
  • Added support to create scrap lumber lists of various sizes to be used during mapping

Version 2.743, 05/16/2022
  • Major mapping improvements for special shapes
  • Mapping performance improvements
  • Added Polish for a total on 10 languages supported
  • Fix for Export map Cutlist task

Version 2.742, 05/02/2022
  • New Rotate Boards option for report printing
  • Added Italian and Korean for a total on 9 languages supported
  • Fix for the flipping map components with Flip task
  • Fix handling of copied components with hidden source component

Version 2.741, 04/10/2022
  • DXF export performance improvements
  • Improvements for diagonal arrangement type
  • Fixed tabs option for DXF

Version 2.74, 03/28/2022
  • Required update to work with Fusion Release on 3/28/2022

Version 2.739, 03/13/2022
  • Changes to defaults needed for coming Fusion release

Version 2.738, 03/05/2022
  • DXF export fixes and improvements
  • Sketch Map fixes and improvements
  • Cancel mapping and exports working

Version 2.737, 02/26/2022
  • Improvements with handling app cancel
  • Local options properly saved in model
  • Update for in-app notifications
  • Fix for DXF export

Version 2.736, 02/17/2022
  • An existing map will no longer be deleted when app is canceled
  • Fixed color selection for labels with SVG and Report exports
  • Fixed for DXF export with Kerf

Version 2.735, 02/10/2022
  • Additional fix for DXF export with Kerf related to API change in recent Fusion Build

Version 2.734, 02/05/2022
  • Fix exports with Kerf error caused by API change in recent Fusion Build
  • Fix board size in SVG export
  • Fix for Insets exports with Kerf

Version 2.733, 01/22/2022
  • Fix skipping parts

Version 2.732, 01/17/2022
  • Fix for map arrangement by length with board edge
  • Fix for mapping and exports when Y Up is selected

Version 2.731, 01/07/2022
  • Fixes for glass boards and label options
  • Timeline fixes for all tasks and context commands

Version 2.73, 12/29/2021 - Fusion 2.0.11894 or newer required
  • Performance improvements when invoking MBP

Version 2.72, 12/25/2021
  • Improve visibility of labels by elevating to component top
  • Fixes and stability improvements

Version 2.71, 12/15/2021
  • Fix for missing parts

Version 2.70, 12/13/2021
  • Performance improvements with mapping and exports
  • Fix for face selection when mapping
  • Fix board as glass option

Version 2.69, 11/23/2021
  • Use Full Path Name option added providing unique names for labeling and component lists in cutlist and report exports
  • Bug fixes

Version 2.68, 11/05/2021
  • fix for perimeter determination issue
  • fix for Fill Boards Diagonally causing overlapping

Version 2.66, 10/18/2021
  • Improved results for arrangement type Fill Boards Diagonally
  • Improved map visual contrast for better readability

Version 2.65, 10/08/2021
  • New Sketch Map task creates perimeter & cutout sketches for creating toolpaths in additive mfg
  • All component name labeling will match the source name including instance number
  • Fix for SVG/DXF export with laser kerf
  • Fix DXF Export layer names dimension resolution

Version 2.64, 09/24/2021
  • Added support to label with fractional inches

Version 2.63, 09/13/2021
  • Added the option to print a Report

Version 2.62, 09/12/2021
  • Fix for kerf too large occuring when exporting dxf or svg with kerf
  • Increase quantity max on component selection table

Version 2.61, 08/16/2021
  • Fixed SVG and Report export handling of Nurbs Curves (splines)
  • Fixed for timeline group

Version 2.60, 08/06/2021
  • Enhancements to SVG and Report to optionally Fill Faces
  • Fixed SVG and Report export to handle Ellipse

Version 2.59, 07/09/2021
  • Fixes for SVG/DXF exports with non-zero kerf and shallow insets
  • Fixed SVG export for EllipticalArc found in features created from fonts
  • Fix issue saving local board dimensions

Version 2.58, 06/29/2021
  • New labeling options to include either a unique part numbers, component name or both
  • Exported cutlist and report cutlist will include sequential part numbers when not grouping by size
  • Corrections to label placement

Version 2.57, 06/18/2021
  • New option that affects all arrangement types called Arrange from bottom up
  • Fix for labeling when orientation is set to Y-up
  • Fix for sketch output option
  • Fix for svg export with Y up selected

Version 2.56, 06/03/2021
  • All Fonts available including single line fonts. No initialization required.
  • New option to generate a tabs layer in DXF export allowing control of tab width, height and distance
  • Adjustments to correctly determine dimensions on some inorganic shapes
  • Fix for Fusion crash when non-zero laser kerf specified
  • Fix for DXF export option to create file for each board

Version 2.55, 05/23/2021
  • Added DXF export option to include board perimeter
  • Fixes to handling of labeling and exports for manually rearranged map
  • Fix for Flip Task

Version 2.54, 05/13/2021
  • Report provides cutlist grouping of components with common dimensions as option
  • Automatic install of software updates by default with option to disable

Version 2.53, 05/07/2021
  • Improvements to the update install which is now independent from the app store
  • Fix mapping issue caused by incorrect dimensions
  • Fix for linked components

Version 2.52, 04/30/2021
  • Added update button to auto-install the latest or beta version independent of the app store
  • Can Rotate option will now have an effect when grain direction is swapped
  • Fix for selection quantity when Include Entire Model enabled
  • Fix for missing perimeter, affects DXF, SVG and Report outputs
  • Fix for DXF export, missing cutouts

Version 2.51, 04/21/2021
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 2.50, 04/18/2021
  • Fix for DXF export, missing perimeter edge
  • Fix the Include entire model option when making a Selection
  • Fix flip task broken in Fusion build 2.0.10027

Version 2.49, 04/07/2021
  • Fix for Fusion build 2.0.10027 break
  • Added Decimal Precision option for Labeling, Cutlist and Report
  • DXF export optimization
  • Fix for DXF file Inset depth specified in layer name
  • Fixes to flat pattern creation affecting DXF, SVG and Report generation

Version 2.48, 03/22/2021
  • Independently set size or disable component label dimensions and name
  • DXF Export task will scale up
  • Major performance enhancements for app startup and run
  • Duplicate user parameters removed when pressing cancel
  • Fix for flat pattern creation (svg/dxf export)
  • Fixes for selection support

Version 2.47, 03/12/2021
  • Fill Board Diagonally arrangement type improvements.
  • Prevent Fusion crash when double click on toolbar icon.
  • Export SVG with laser kerf fix for duplicate perimeter
  • Fixes for cutlist and selection support
  • Fixes & optimization for flat pattern creation (svg/dxf export)

Version 2.46, 02/24/2021
  • Added new task, Export map Cutlist, to Map object
  • Added grouping common size components option to Cutlist creation
  • Fixed issue with saving default board dimensions with Save Defaults

Version 2.45, 02/09/2021
  • fixes for DXF and SVG export
  • removed app settings from userparameters

Version 2.44, 01/19/2021
  • DXF export now places holes in separate layers grouped and labeled with diameter and depth
  • Added option to run the Report task as a Map Type
  • Fix Y Up orientation issue with SVG export

Version 2.43, 12/16/2020
  • Tight arrangement of all special shapes for significant material savings
  • Fix for inverted arcs on SVG and Map Report output when Y-up option selected

Version 2.42, 12/8/2020
  • mapping performance and accuracy improvements
  • fixes for dxf / svg export

Version 2.41, 11/26/2020
  • cutlist csv file improvements
  • corrected handling of matching dimensions with rotated components in cutlist
  • corrected labeling on map, dxf & svg exports and map report with rotated components

Version 2.40, 11/19/2020:
  • Fix for model with 10 or more duplicate linked components
  • Fix board dimension validation error resulting is log creation during labeling or cutlist creation

Version 2.39, 11/10/2020:
  • Improvements in both placement and dimensioning
  • Added fill color (background) setting to both SVG export and map in Report generation.

Version 2.38, 10/31/2020:
  • Russian has been added to the existing translation of English, German, Chinese, Janpanese, French and Spanish.
  • Map Report task. Description

Version 2.00, 1/20/2019:
  • Initial release of MapBoards Pro.