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Panther 1.7.2104.8

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Mixed Gem Cuts proportional icon missing (bug fix)

  • Micro cutters group on Object Selector changed both groups to MicroCutter 

  • Bezel and Head with mirrored gems is reversed (bug fix)

  • Mutual exclusion for Profile Placer rail and outside rail Selectors

  • AutoSweep Mutual exclusion for second rail Selector

  • Gems on Curve/Ornaments Auto Orient on embedded Panther isocurves 

  • Gems on Curve Edit, proportional is not restored

  • Panther UI is frozen at second run after install in some machines (bug fix)

  • Reset User Folder remember user settings on new updates

  • Keep user defined colors for Panther UI (defaults can be restored by _ptResetUserFolder)

  • Make Emergency file remember Panther objects

  • New comand (PtConvertGems) to convert gems from other popular and outdated plug-ins

  • Prompting a new update will download Web Installer

  • Materials fix on change to Raytraced display mode

  • Clicking on Render will set raytraced mode if any raytraced mode is enabled

  • Gem Info implemented also in Rhino with option to export to PDF​

  • Prongs Row allows gradual sizes also on Bar and Channel settings 

  • 1.7 users without Rhino 6 installed get a dll error (bug fix)

  • Display Matarial component speed increase

  • Rope not working on multiple curves (bug fix)

  • Gems on Curve: added option to move horizontal

  • Channel Cutter tweaks on cap types

  • Micro Cutters: added options to invert small cutters and hide end cutters

  • Halo: added Profile selector and Move gems options

  • Bezel: added options to Chamfer top and Side Buldge

  • Eternity Band: added Channel Width option and hide stone settings

  • Gem Cutter from Gallery fixed

  • New Selection Commands (PtSelGems, PtSelProngs, PtSelCutters)

  • Under Bezel Tweaks

  • Auto Cut, Crv from 2 Views and Auto Extrude accept Panther generated curves (bug fix)

  • Bezel: Adapt to ring option wont execute if gem is inside the ring rail or outside the projection range

  • Gems Count display added to Eternity, Halo and Gems on Curve builders

  • Gallery implemented on Micro Cutters and Channel Cutter

Panther 1.7.2102.8

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Bug fix on multiple selection drop down menus

  • Auto Cut Planar curve don't delete by default

  • Head top rail vertical distance (bug fix)

Panther 1.7.2102.3

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Head: Implemented Top Rail Horizontal offset 

  • Azure Cutters now supports SubD objects

  • Metal on Curve: added single profile option

  • Prongs Row: Implemented Gradual Sizes option and Bar Setting tweaks

  • Channel Cutter: added options to get the Height from the gems also both side caps switch

  • Curve on Ring Rail now supports also inside to outside direction to project

  • Orient on Object Auto selected on Panther isocurves 

  • Boolean Preselection auto detect cutters as objects to remove

  • Hinge opening angle - real time computing 

  • Reset user folder will ask for reboot after executed

  • Hollow Ring Tweaks

  • Head: Adapt to ring option wont execute if gem is inside the ring rail or outside the projection range. Plus bug fix on twisted prong cases

  • Crash fixed updating doc geometry by background process

  • Crash fixed on opening any command if objects are not synchronized  

  • Crash fixed on Rasterize image selector

  • Crash fixed on Pave Prongs clicking on mouse mode with no object selected 

  • Error message referencing dll on fresh installation 

  • Error fix: moving Panther object clicking on Rhino gumball and entering a value by keyboard makes the objects loose Panther properties

  • Error fix: Pave Prongs Mouse Mode don't allow to clear selection 

  • Error fix: Date Parse Error for Thailand calendar and other non gregorian calendars which prevents activating correctly 

  • Error fix: Restore Objects button doesn't work (Command History Item)

  • Error fix: Mirrored or transformed objects are not able to use it in channel cutter, bezel, due it's not a gem type anymore (implemented multiple inheritance types) 

  • Bug fix: Deleting a mirrored object and others doesn't delete it from Command History

  • Bug fix: Plane selector (get point for, gem position, mirror position...) is not showing the geometry at the first iteration

  • Micro Cluster Tweaks

  • Bug fix: Pear and a few other Gem cuts are not computed on Panel weight

  • Bug fix: Gems on Curve rotation angle not visible (only if Orient to Object is set)

  • Bug fix: resetting the User Folder doesn't work executing from Panther Options 

  • Bug fix: Profile Editor save button doesn't work on Rhino SR2  

  • Channel Cutter, Prongs Row and Micro Cutters no auto sort by distance if gems on curve is given

  • Allow rhino toolbars option only shown on Panther UI 

  • Added an open toolbar button on settings page for Rhino UI

Panther 1.7.2012.21

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Panther Display Mode not loaded, fixed

  • Loading 3dm from older versions doens't work, fixed

  • Bombe Ring geometry glitches, fixed

Panther 1.7.2012.17

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Rhino 7.0 Plug-in Integration

  • SubD Shank implemented

  • SubD Signet implemented

  • SubD Ring implemented

  • SubD Bezel implemented

  • Initial license check performed in background (if license validation fails at start up no message is shown now, it will show the login form at command run)

  • Splash Screen Progress Bar

  • Show deleted objects on object selector with 50% opacity (Editing commands)

  • On Edit command, profiles (Top bottom etc) are not shown on UI, Fixed

  • Add SubD for Gem Selection, pave object selectors...

  • 2 Rhino Toolbars with different names (1.6 for Rhino6 and 1.7 for Rhino7) added both to the user folder, set for each plug-in it's corresponding toolbar

  • Text on Curve every keypress compute, fixed

  • Pull and Push operations on Panther SubD (Move point) delete them from Command History

  • On Editing, Panther object selector is able to click on the selected item and deselect it

  • Render from material panel run _Render command with newly Rhino Render (Cycles)

  • Rhino commands convert the object from Panther to Rhino object

  • Commands with option to Adapt to Ring (Head & Bezel) keep ring size after transform operations (bug fix)

  • Cabochon edit show side panel (bug fix)

Panther 1.6.2102.10

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Head & Bezel: Adapt to ring option wont execute if gem is inside the ring rail or outside the projection range.

  • Crash Updating Doc geometry (fixed)

  • Crash in Rasterize image selector (fixed)

  • Don't show 1.7 updates

Panther 1.6.2012.21

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Commands with option to Adapt to Ring (Head & Bezel) keep ring size after transform operations (bug fix)

  • Cabochon edit show side panel (bug fix)

  • Loading Commands History opening a 3dm file (bug fix)

Panther 1.6.2012.10

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Opening panels speed increase when pave is runnning

  • Transforming any Panther object in Rhino, doesn't update the children, Fixed

  • Added Panther.exe to link 3dm and stl files (among others) to be opened with Panther UI

  • Transform operations bug fixes

  • Delete objects bug fixes

  • Panther last load crash message fixed

  • Set Custom object names to keep command type as the original

  • Set Mutual exclusion selectors on Boolean, Curve From 2 View, Flow on Surface

  • Edit commands doesn't keep Delete input options on UI, Fixed

  • Selecting from document (select individual object from group) select all groups, Fixed

  • Changed object selector icons for group, now show the type and group icon

  • Calotte Wire display Fixed

  • Error opening UI (it shows nothing or out of screen) fixed

  • Load Time reduced 20% aprox and RAM amount reduced

  • Profile Editor Implemented

  • Boolean delete options

  • On open a 3dm progress is shown on Rhino progress bar

  • Text on Curve - mid option implemented

  • Smooth Cap supports non planar curves

  • Auto Extrude Implemented

  • Flip Gems keep groups

  • Commands History options implemented to duplicate, add, delete, etc

Panther 1.5.2010.27

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Geometry localization updated on some languages

  • Internal parametric system updated

  • Barion Cut updated

Panther 1.5.2010.21

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Pave prongs substancial speed increase 

  • Double click disabled on non Panther objects

  • Prongs on object speed increase

  • Gems on Curve: distance between gems incresed

Panther 1.5.2010.19

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Show user folder button is openeing user files instead factory

  • Hollow ring selector don't get settings y cutters

  • When there are a lot of objects on document, moving, adding, deleting... objects is freezing the UI, fixed

  • Plugin load Message box fixed.

  • Start Panther UI flicker removed

Panther 1.5.2010.14

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Login crash fixed

  • Sometimes shows an error at startup - fixed

  • RUI error message opening Rhino UI fixed

Panther 1.5.2010.13

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Compute on background all commands

  • Progress bar display on computing tools

  • Pave tool implemented

  • Pave Prongs implemented

  • Auto Squish tool implemented

  • Rasterize tool implemented

  • Auto Sweep tool implemented

  • Texture tool implemented

  • Twin Shank builder implemented

  • Allow Rhino toolbars on Panther UI under options

  • New User folder system, store user files in a parallel folder, on update replace factory folder and keep user data

  • On First Install doesn't set Panther Display Mode (only some computers) fixed 

  • Head builder tweaks

  • Dropdown menus first show was not placed correctly, fixed

  • Gem position selector and other increased precision

  • Gem position selector doesn't use other gems, cabochons or cutters as reference to place along the objects

  • Prongs Row tool recognize any gems order on the document

Panther 1.0.2007.8

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Automatic conversion for meshes (serialization issue)

  • Runing Panther and opening a file, asks to save the default empty template file, now it doesn't

  • Allows the user to start using Panther and keep loading other plug-ins in background, it speed up the loading on Users which have a lot of GH Plug-ins

  • Added Proportional option to Charm and Quad Ellipsoid commands

  • Quad Ellipsoid and Isocurve commands - objects type adjusted

  • Isocurves duplicated in Objects selectors, fixed

  • On Save Document update the file size in Panther UI

  • Booleans Selectors, Curve From 2 Views and Flow On Srf Selector are mutual exclusive for selected objects (if object is selected in first selector, doesnt show in the second selector)

  • 3dm File size compute parametric history on background (improve open file speed)

  • Bright Cutter geometry optimized

  • Flow on surface updated to show flatened trimmed surfaces as reference when selected

Panther 1.0.2006.26

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Editing geometries with Rhino SR27 get hiden, fixed

Panther 1.0.2006.23

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Store geometry on Save Document, and set it on Open Documents

  • On Edit commands, profiles are not set, fixed

  • Flow on Surface, moving target geometry now updates the result in real time

  • Mirror - added option for Z axis symmetry

  • Fixed Auto Pattern loading issue

Panther 1.0.2006.22

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Prongs on Objects ignore other prongs, gems, or cutters etc.. as reference to orient

  • Restore Delete input option on edit commands

  • Preselected objects accept gallery selection

  • Problem editing in some computers, fixed

  • Added message on command run if Panther is still loading

  • Optimized round prongs geometry for faster performance

  • Optimized round gem cutters geometry

  • Millgrain supports multiple curves

  • Signet smooth cap optimized for surface reference tools

  • Metal on Curve optimized on closed curves

  • Canceling a command does not highlight on History panel, fixed

  • Weight calculation adjusted to the latest changes in SR26

Panther 1.0.2005.31

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Mirror, changing the plane, generate multiples - fixed

  • Remember Ring Region and size on Ring objects

  • Hability to Restore Delete input option on edit commands

  • Changed Profile Placer output curves type to "Profile"

  • Ring Size on Head or Bezel (if not enabled Adapt to Ring) isn't used as ring reference on commands

  • Gallery parts now accepted with preselection

Panther 1.0.2005.30

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Prongs on Object placement - bug fix

  • Open 3dm files by double click doesn't show command history - fixed

  • Opening a 3dm (with Open Command) after Panther or Rhino is loaded, shows an error message - fixed

  • Ornaments on Curve - Both sides fixed

  • Fingerprint update to fix static license problem

  • Gallery parts now accept multiple objects

Panther 1.0.2005.26

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Old 3dm doesn't read the weigths, fixed

  • Selectors doens't highlight the objects in viewport, fixed

  • Autocut Inner part keep object type 

  • Avoid large computation display highlight object (Command History)

  • After open command & cancel, undo, move an object or save & load, the object is not editable - fixed

  • Cabochon optional custom curve automaticaly adjust to given curve sizes

  • Azure optional border curve fixed

  • Setting grounds with non English lauguages is now fixed

  • Rendering by Render Panel doesn't work in non english languages is now fixed

  • Boolean Intersection Tooltip fixed

  • Snail builder doesn't generate geometry, fixed

Panther 1.0.2005.20

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Editing geometries with child object, childs disappear on validate, fixed

  • Saving geometry in some cases show "Write error definition table": fixed

  • Position option in Cabochon doesn't show name: Fixed

  • Charms position added

  • Added version info to login

  • Groups from builders restructured

  • Weight bug fixed

  • Gems on Curve: added option to taper from center

  • AutoCut and other commands with "delete Input" options in Objects selector, doesn't remember delete input option when edited

  • Micro Cluster: Added option to move vertically

  • Selecting an object from the commands History Panel show the gumball if enabled

  • Auto Voronoi computes outer trim on surfaces and ignore inner trimmed parts

  • Ornaments on Curve: added option to taper from center

  • Bangle Rail: added optional Outside rail

  • Ring Builders: Added top and bottom profiles independently

  • Ring Rail and Outside Rail: Added optional open distance

  • Builders open Gallery by default when available 

  • Micro Cutters and Cross Cutters: added optional invert cutter 

  • Boolean Split with History is now available

  • Version Control system implemented

  • Command PtWeight added to open and select as active weight panel on Rhino UI

  • Groups and layers preserved on transform operations

Panther 1.0.2002.21

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Gems, Cabochon, Profile Placer, Prongs on Object - selecting, editing and adding - workflow tweaks on multiple positions

  • Profile Placer added ability to work with external curve on multiple positions

  • Not showing automatic isocurves from builders - fixed

  • Sliders numeric wheel increment adjusted to slider increment

  • Panther Web Installer crash fixed

  • Panther Web Installer auto download Rhino if not installed or if previous version is found

  • Mouse central button assigned to ptEdit on Panther UI on the program first run.

  • Added Edit Button on Panther UI

  • PtEdit command ask for objects if none is selected

  • Automatic release from pick point on close command if set position is active

  • Planar Cutters generates a single cutter per axis if multiples objects are selected

  • Link to Changelog on Panther Splash Screen

  • Version type displays on Panther UI title

Panther 1.0.2002.7

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Program strings localization to Spanish

  • Update Dialog is shown always on top most

  • Commands with delete input object (like boolean), keeps geometry hidden on Cancel, Fixed

  • Commands with object selectors are updated on real time adding or removing geometry to Rhino.

  • First run doesn't create the full user folder, Fixed

  • If first run is Panther UI, next time opening on Rhino UI doens't show Panther toolbar, Fixed

  • Panther UI freezes after some hours inactive, Fixed

  • Sometimes gives a loading message at start up, fixed

  • On installing new updates the user settings are mantained

  • Cabochon sizes have increased ranges

  • Veni diameter unlocked

  • Profile placer updated add profile option and mirror dropdown

  • Right Click expands a tab from side panel without colapse the others

  • Prong on Object capture automatically objects on document

Panther 1.0.2001.25

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Core loading crash fixed in Panther interface

Panther 1.0.2001.24

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Clicking gumballs on Panther UI, disable the numeric input. Fixed

  • When token is expired, license cannot be valiated, fixed.

  • Icon size increased for the dropdown material categories

  • Handle objects not present in the command history

  • License info dialog (multiple licenses) should be shown over the sign up

  • Cabochon Shape allow to add custom curves

  • Run window normalized instead minimezed at startup

  • Korean Ring Size Chart Included

  • Exposure added for Panther GH Components

  • Wrong geometry bug for builders with non English language - Fixed

  • Micro Cutters, Added option to disable cutters between gems

  • Prongs Row forced to ask for gems on the selector by default

  • Cathedral Ring allow Increased shoulder angle

  • Plugin load speed up to 400% faster

  • Added co-existence compatibility with other plugins

  • Gem, Cabochon, Prongs on Object, Profile Placer, Bail, Bead and Micro Cluster allow multiple placement

  • Added 20 seconds autoclose timer on Splash screen

  • Adeed 19.25K Yellow Gold to Metals list of materials

Panther 1.0.1912.7 - Beta

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Installer check for Rhino version and prompts to install if needed

  • Chain tool bug fixed, now generates geometry

  • Direct link to Sing Up on "Create new account" Login Control

  • Added Close icon to splash screen

  • PtShowToolbar Command only works on the first run: Bug Fixed

  • Ring Rail Component doesn't show Curve in Grasshopper: Bug Fixed

  • Ouside Profile selector fixed on the Shaped Ring Component in Grasshopper

  • Computing hidden objects, show them after validation: Bug Fixed 

  • Updated Selector for Tools with input Reference

Panther 1.0.1911.29 - Beta

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Tooltips added to Panther commands in side panel

  • Limited auto pattern and ornament to 3 first options for trial version

  • Reset User Folder command added: PtResetUserFolder

  • Clicking on the PantherApp Titlebar set the focus to Rhino

  • Added Ring region for Brazil

  • Limited auto pattern and ornament to 3 first patterns for trial version

  • Command Toltip contered at bottom

  • Auto center Time box

Panther 1.0.1911.18 - Beta

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Licensing System Implemented: Cloud license and Static License

  • Boolean Operations bugs fixed

  • Section from Ring: Added Number of Sections and Fill Angle

  • Ornaments Gallery Updated

  • Updated Selector for Tools with Surface Reference

  • Rhino Toolbar Updated

  • Panther dialog box Updated

Panther 1.0.1911.6 - Beta

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Bug cancelling a gem setting command and running any other setting command which make gems no selectable, Fixed

  • Preselection on command open should be reflected in selectors dropdowns, Fixed

  • Command Dropdowns show a last empty option, Removed

  • Redo not working, Fixed

  • Copy by gems not working, fixed

  • Moving a Panther object in viewport and undoing the action causes a not correct placement of the object, Fixed

  • When Panther is installed or after reset user folder, first run doesn't generate geometry, Fixed

  • License checkin error at token expired, bug fixed

  • Undo step doesn't allow to edit objects, Fixed

  • Save & Load files doesn't allow to edit objects, Fixed

  • Channel Cutter - End Caps Dropdown menus empty, fixed

  • Fixed yes/no UI dialog

  • RhinoDoc object selection is now reflected on Panther Commands control

  • Opening commands get slowly as more commands are opened, Fixed

  • Right clicking (rotating viewport) loses the command prompt focus, Fixed

  • Update system get some dates (19111 instead 191101) higher for older versions, Fixed

  • Model Time Display looks bigger in low resolutions. Fixed

  • Materials Panel added scroll capability

  • If after installation is executed Panther UI, on opening Rhino UI Panther rui is not loaded

  • Boolean Union and Join not working, Fixed

  • Boolean Commands splitted into Union, Difference and Intersection

Panther 1.0.1910.21 - Beta

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • Text on Curve builder added

  • Set a fallback timer for Panther Skin for Rhino messages and external plugins 

  • Prongs Row smooth level not working, fixed

  • Access violation on Close, throw Save through custom back workflow

  • Snail not working, fixed

  • On Open File (click on 3dm) load as Raw objects and crashes, fixed

  • Smooth Cap set to 0 produces a non trimmed surface, fixed

  • Channel cutter Height work as Lateral distance, fixed

  • Prong on object not working, Added Position button which sets the object, surface index, U and V coordinates

  • Automatic update system implemented

  • Detect When a sub-gem (for instance from gems by curve) is deleted and keep it in parametric history

  • Rhino History integration improvements

  • Not showing names when Rhino is set into a non English language, fixed

  • Auto adjust information message windows

  • Copy by gems not working, fixed

  • Hide or show objects through rhino (_Show or _Hide commands )and reflect state in Panther History Panel

  • Zoom modified on Pattern and similar commands, fixed

  • Focus App when it's in background by clicking on viewport

  • Modify Curve (with a gems on curve) longer or shorter should add or remove Gems

  • Keep modifications, manually deleted objects or transformed in the case below (Gems on curve and modify curve)

  • On Add an Rhino object to layer without material, changed to metal

  • Automatic uninstall previous versions running installer

  • Show deleted objects (which other commands depend from) displayed in wireframe

  • Hidden objects are not displayed in a downstream edition chain, but are shown editing the object itself

  • Object highlighted by mouse over in Command History Panel keeps the selection after cursor move out bug, fixed

  • Splash screen now is drag-gable

  • Load environments on first run

  • Profiles previews background color fixed

  • Gem Cutter girdle offset value added

  • Halo: Channel Width changed to Channel Spacing

Panther 1.0.1910.13 - Beta

All notable changes to this version are documented in this list:

  • User Folder Unzip crash fixed

  • Default Message Level set to Info (Removed Debug, Warnings, Errors and Crashes)

  • Settings added options for: Reset User Folder, Set User Folder, Show User Folder, Reset Settings

  • Commands added for -> Show User Folder, Show Panther Toolbar

  • Load rui on the first run

  • Rhino History integration

  • Beta Welcome Message added

  • Fail-safe on Panther UI load if hang by Rhino messages  

  • Added Splash screen mouse interaction

  • Load Grasshopper by default

  • Bombé Ring: Side angle slider adjusted for lower ranks 

  • Halo: Prongs Switch added, Prongs Height added, Channel Width Added

  • No text displayed in non-english languages, bug fixed

 
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