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Release Notes - ESurvey CADD - Topodraw Module

ESurvey Topodraw is merged into ESurvey CADD - Refer to  ESurvey CADD Release Notes

VERSION 10.14

RELEASE DATE: 01-08-2013

All the bugs reported till 31-07-2013 fixed.

VERSION 10.10

RELEASE DATE: 18-07-2012

Minor Bugs reported in version 10.00 is fixed

VERSION 10.01

RELEASE DATE: 10-01-2013

All the bugs reported till 09-01-2013 fixed.

VERSION 10.00

RELEASE DATE: 17-12-2012

This new version of ESurvey TopoDraw, Version 10.00, released on 17-12-2012 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
GENERAL/ESSENTIALS:
  • Sample files moved to File menu for quick access.
  • Live presentation team viewer is available in Help menu. Customers can now see presentation from ESSIPL team.
  • Menu gets loaded automatically within cad software when we load ‘LoadEsurveyCAD’ file.
  • Minor bug related to drawing generation problem from ESurveyCAD interface is fixed
TOPODRAW:
  • Automatic Line joining is Introduced which helps to join remarks with 2D or 3D lines.
  • Lines joined with Jointech procedures can be edited manually.
  • Topo remarks can also be introduced between any two points.
  • TBM like texts can be displayed with Box and a leader at specified point with E,N, and RL.
  • Attractive new blocks.
  • Topodraw can now be exported to 3D KML with 3D blocks for better visualization of Topo using Google earth.
  • AutoLayers for Serial numbers, Elevations, Remarks and Lines.

VERSION 5.25

RELEASE DATE: 16-05-2012

This new version of ESurvey TopoDraw, Version 5.25, released on 16-05-2012 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
What is new?
  • New Server Based Licensing System has been introduced for Soft Key Registration.

VERSION 5.10

RELEASE DATE: 23-09-2011

This new version of ESurvey TopoDraw, Version 5.10, released on 23-09-2011 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
WHAT IS NEW?
  • Now, ESurvey CAD works with open office. Select Microsoft Excel or Open office and set it as the Default Spread sheet.
  • Default Layer colours have been changed.
  • In Setting Screen layer can be set automatically, based on Remarks, Elevations and Blocks.
  • In Setting Screen we can group the layers based on Remarks, Elevations and Blocks.

VERSION 5.00

RELEASE DATE: 07-07-2011

This new version of ESurvey TopoDraw, Version 5.00, released on 07-07-2011 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
WHAT IS NEW?
  • Globalization of the product is made. Different country based regional settings for support has been added.
  • Product can be installed in any directory.
  • Introduced Quick Launch of commands and Look up table for all lisp commands.
  • Now Menu, Ribbon, Help and Quick launch of commands can be loaded just by loading a single lisp.
  • Configuration is made simpler by introducing it in the settings screen.
  • In Configuration screen, only one setting can be made at a time.
  • Under Configuration screen, drawing preview can be viewed for the configuration made.
Now team viewer can be accessed directly via Product, from a short cut under help or using Start-> Program->ESurvey->Team Viewer

WHAT IS IMPROVED?
  • Temp path directory can be set in desired directory.
  • Lock updater will get installed in Common files in C:\Program files\Common files\E survey directory) it can be accessed via Start->Program files -> ESurvey -> Lock Updater.
  • Now generating drawings using TopoDraw is at least 10 Times faster than earlier version.
CHANGED CONCEPTS
  • Now Menu loading using a separate lisp (menuload.lsp) is dropped. Only by loading ‘LoadESurveyCAD” Lisp, menu and ribbon can be loaded.
  • Now Temporary folder need not be c:\Eurvey\Temp. User can specify any directory as temporary directory by setting it using Set Temp Path (Start-> Program->Set Temp Path).
  • Free utilities and More Lisp concept is dropped from ESurvey TopoDraw. Now all free Utilities and most of the More lisps are available in ESurvey Lisps.
  • ESurvey TopoDraw specific More lisps also gets loaded when “LoadESurveyCAD” Lisp is loaded. Please run “Quick Command Help” to know the functions available.
GLOBALIZATION: Now Product works with any setting of country in Regional Setting.
  • List Separator – “,”,(“;”)
  • Decimal Separator – “.”, (“,”)

VERSION 4.51

RELEASE DATE: 24-12-2010

This new version of ESurvey TopoDraw, Version 4.51, released on 24-12-2010 is incorporated with extra features and improvements, which are listed below:
WHAT IS NEW?
  • Works with Bricscad
  • Works with GstarCAD
  • Some minor Bugs are solved

VERSION 4.5

RELEASE DATE: 12-08-2010

'ESurvey CAD’  version 4.5 released on 12-08-2010. ‘E SurveyCAD’ now combines 3 Products TopoDraw, Contours and Earthwork. TheSection, Interpolate and E QuickSections modules have been dropped.

WHAT IS NEW?
  • Keep Existing Feature introduced in ESurvey CAD Surface import Screen allows users to import data from multiple survey data file into single data file
ESurvey CAD Release  No.

TOPO DRAW
  • Import point data directly CAD.
  • Eastings and Northings can be displayed along with Serial, Elevation, Block and Remark.
ESurvey CAD Release  No.
  • Directly Import data from CAD with all the settings.
MORE LISPS
Two more lisps are added under More Lisps Category.
  • Joining 3D Lines: Two 3d Lines having common end points can be combined to form single 3d line
WHAT ARE THE IMPROVEMENTS?
  • All the reported bugs till date are solved
  • Many icons changed to maintain uniformity and better look and feel across the software
  • The Ribbons and Menus in CAD are rearranged and revised
  • While importing surface points CSV, Excel option need not be selected
TOPO DRAW
  • Points are on by default

VERSION 4.02

RELEASE DATE: 08-07-2010

'ESurvey CAD’  version 4.02 released on 08-07-2010, and it incorporates many new features.
WHAT IS NEW?
  • E SurveyCAD is now made ZW CAD compatible
  • E SurveyCAD is now made 64bit compatible  so that it can be installed in Windows 7 also
  • No. of lisps in More Lisp directory is increased to 13

VERSION 4.00

RELEASE DATE: 20-05-2010

'ESurvey CAD'version 4.00 was released on 20-05-2010, and it incorporates many new features "E Survey CAD" is a comprehensive product developed by combining 4 individual Products E TopoDraw (Version 1.20), E Contours (Version 2.05), E Earthwork (Version 2.02) E Interpolate (Version 3.02) and a new module ‘Section’.

WHAT IS NEW? ESURVEY CAD UTILITIES
  • Field Book: Takes field book data as input data and generates excel format as output data to generate sections, contours etc
  • Plot Ready: Printing settings can be made and section wise drawings can be arranged and accordingly printing can take place
  • Bulk Plot: batch plotting of drawings can be done
  • GPS Data Conversion: Converts universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates to latitude/longitudinal and vice versa
WHAT ARE THE IMPROVEMENTS?

YOU CAN EVEN GENERATE CONTOURS NOW WHILE GENERATING THE TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP.


PREVIOUS RELEASE NOTES FOR RESPECTIVE PRODUCTS:

E TOPODRAW
VERSION 1.20 RELEASE DATE: 23-01-2010
The version, Version 1.20 of E TopoDraw released on 23-01-2010, incorporates many new features.

CHANGES/MODIFICATIONS
1. Reported bugs are fixed.
VERSION 1.10 RELEASE DATE: 11-01-2010

The version, Version 1.10 of E TopoDraw released on 11-01-2010, incorporates many new features.

WHAT IS INCLUDED? AUTOCONFIG OPTION IN THE TOPODRAW SCREEN

ESurvey CAD Release  No.

The version,1.0 of E TopoDraw released on 18-10-2009, incorporates the following features.

SALIENT FEATURES INSTANTLY GENERATE CAD DRAWINGS FROM POINT DATA IN EXCEL
With point data in Excel, the drawings can be instantly generated. These drawings can also be taken to CAD package, for further editing.

USE CUSTOM DEFINED BLOCKS FOR VARIOUS POINTS
Use user-defined blocks and attach them to any point within a drawing.

DETAILED LAYERISATION FOR EASY EDITING OF DRAWINGS PLOT DIRECTLY FROM E TOPODRAW.
It is possible to plot the drawings directly from E TopoDraw eliminating the need to take it to a CAD package. VERSION 2.01 RELEASE DATE: 30-09-2009 The new version, Version 2.01 of E Contours released on 30-09-2009, incorporates many new features.

WHAT NEW CHANGES ARE INCLUDED?
1. reported bugs are fixed

OTHER MINOR INTERFACE CHANGES
The Color and Layers button in the earlier version has been replaced with the Layers and Settings option located above the viewer.

WHAT IS DROPPED?
In the CAD output settings, options for selecting display layers are dropped. Now the same display layers that are selected in the interface are used instead.