Pathfinder 2021.1.0224

Pedestrian movement clarity without complexity

Version: 2021.1.0224

February 24, 2021

What's New

This release adds new features and bug fixes.

Changes since 2020.5.1118:

  • Added as-you-go undo/redo support for the Add a Polygonal Room tool.
  • Fixed a bug where a stray line appeared when creating goto waypoint behavior actions.
  • Pressing escape now clears the current selection.
  • Added a link to the Monte Carlo manual under the "Help" menu.
  • Fixed an issue where Pathfinder Debug tool would crash in locales that use a comma as the decimal point.
  • Added area to measurement region panel.
  • Added "New Subgroup" option under "Change Group Node..." on the Navigation Tree.
  • Added the ability to include agent count in measurement area data.
  • Fixed a bug where an occupant might re-enter a previous room through an adjacent door immediately after entering the room, such as at a turnstile.
  • Added copy/paste functionality to Occupant Profiles
  • Updated Keyboard Shortcut dialog to check for duplicate shortcuts on input, instead of when exiting the dialog.
  • Added the ability to show total wait time distribution sum for doors.
  • The Occupant Randomization option in copy/move is greyed out unless occupants are selected.
  • Added a context menu option for Occupants to make them group leader

Changes to Results:

  • Added separate colorbar properties for each FDS quantity.
  • Fixed various issues related to specifying colorbar properties in the FDS preferences dialog and occupant contour dialog.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur activating 3d smoke results.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur opening an smvv or pfrv file.
  • Fixed a bug where 3d smoke might be missing from Results.
  • Added a "Social Distance" occupant contour that shows, for each occupant, the distance to the next closest occupant.
  • Improved the "Social Linkage" occupant contour so it more accurately reflects each occupant's value at their location on the contour.
  • Updated the "Social Linkage" contour to properly account for occupant movement groups. The simulation must be run again for this to work.
  • Improved smoke/fire rendering performance when smoke lighting is enabled.
  • Improved double-click functionality of the active view.
  • FDS output data inside obstructions is now hidden from view when obstructions are hidden or viewed as wireframe.
  • Significantly reduced time to open FDS results when there are many associated output files.
  • Fixed a typo in description of Ambient Occlusion.
  • Removed time device dots at the corner of meshes.
  • Added ability to view Mass Fraction in PPM.
  • Fixed a bug where plot axis labels and title might not be centered.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when hiding occupant paths.
  • Fixed a crash when opening a pfrv or smvv file when coloring occupants by an occupant contour.

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