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MatrixGold 3.3.23086.1001 Release Notes


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Bug Fixes:

Toolbar: Curves: Flip Curve:

  • The Flip Curve icon was slightly larger than the rest, causing a minor issue with switching between the Curve category and any other category. The Flip Curve icon has been resized to fit properly.

Older Files: Gumball/ViewPort Control Handles (VPCH): Move/Rotate:

  • Some files from previous versions of MatrixGold were not populating the Move/Rotate VPCH. Those VPCH should now show in the Viewport where applicable.

Toolbar: Curves: Extrude Curve:

  • The last release introduced a bug with Extrude Curve, which prevented it from working with open curves. This has been resolved, and Extrude Curve should work with open curves again.

Preferences: Status Bar:

  • Status Bar preferences were saving but not populating correctly on launch. Now, those preferences should save and load correctly between sessions.

General Improvements:

Tools: Profile Placer: Placement Method:

  • New Placement Method – Frontal

  • This orientation behaves similarly to Matrix Legacy and RhinoGold, keeping profiles perpendicular when assigned to non-planar rails.

Tools: Gems: Gem On Curve:

  • Spacing Method: Fixed:

    • Fixed Spacing should now work correctly.

  • Start Type: Gem Edge:

    • Added functionality for Gem Edge starting position.

UI Updates:

  • More UI updates.

  • Context Menu Updated.

  • Ring Resizer Panel Updated.

  • Gem Input Window Updated.

  • Expander Updated.

  • Localized ComboBoxes:

    • Tools: Gems: Gem On Curve:

      • Gem Orientation Methods:

        • Origin

        • Axis

        • Down

      • Gem Placement Methods:

        • Girdle

        • Culet

        • Table Gem

      • Spacing Methods:

        • Minimum

        • Minimum Scaled

        • Fixed

    • Tools: Settings: Head:

      • Base Styles:

        • Head

        • Head Point

        • Head Cut to Point

    • Tools: Tools: Profile Placer:

      • Profile Placement Method:

        • Auto

        • X

        • Y

        • Z

        • Flat

        • Frontal

Legacy Migration: Outside Ring Rails:

  • Legacy Matrix Migration Wizard should now correctly populate Outside Ring Rails,
    allowing users to import and use legacy outside ring rails.

Tools: Solid: Object On Curve:

  • Added functionality to select multiple reference objects to add to the curve. Previously, only one could be selected.

Geometry: Objects: Planar Objects:

  • Prevented scalar handles from collapsing into one location on planar objects.

Tools: Ring Resizer: Various:

  • In some cases, the default tolerance was causing odd shapes to appear in some files.

    • The tolerance has been lowered, and the odd shapes should not appear.

  • Added functionality to check for invalid geometry.

    • Added an associated warning message if invalid geometry was found.

  • In some cases, grid amplification prevented some valid geometry from being added to the document.

    • The grid amplification has been increased, and the geometry should now

  • In some cases, Ring Resizer located a curve on the Ring Rail and treated it as the Ring Rail.

    • Added a check to prevent those cases from occurring.

  • Added Korean Ring Sizes.

Tools: Settings: Halo:

  • Halo Override:

    • Added new functionality to adjust the Halo’s shape without adjusting the
      center stone.

Tools: Tools: Tech Report:

  • Added functionality to save tech report as PDF.

Tools: Tools: Gem Report:

  • Added functionality to export gem report as TXT file.

  • Fixed additional cases involving the ‘Only Visible’ option.

Tools: Cutters: Micro Prong Cutter:

  • VPCH will now rotate along with the cutter.

Tools: Gems: Gem Guides:

  • Center Point Toggle:

    • Fixed the orientation of the Center Gem Guide when the Gem is rotated.

  • Added functionality to toggle the Center Gem Guide’s direction.

    • The Center Gem Guide can point toward other Gem Guides.

    • Only available when the Center Gem Guide is enabled.

Tools: Gems: Gem On Surface:

  • Fixed and issue where VPCH was sometimes attached to wrong gem.

Tools: Gems: Custom Gem Builder:

  • Added localization.

  • Fixed issue of controls failing when set to French language.

New Features:

Tools: Curves: Dynamic Change Seam:

  • gvChangeSeam

  • This tool allows the designer to change the seam point of a curve and retain parametric capabilities.

Tools: Curves: Dynamic Project:

  • gvProject

  • This tool allows the designer to project curves and retain parametric capabilities.

Tools: Curves: Dynamic Rebuild:

  • gvRebuild

  • This tool allows the designer to rebuild a curve and retain parametric capabilities.

MatrixGold 3.3.23097.1001 Release Notes

Bug Fixes:

  • Gem On Curve Mirroring has been fixed.

MatrixGold  3.3

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