EnSight 10.0.3b Release Notes

EnSight 10.0.3b is now available for download

EnSight 10.0.3b has been released.  You may download it now.

EnSight 10.0.3b is a bug fix release not focused on adding new capabilities.


New or Major Capabilities Added

The style manager now includes width/height as part of the copied style for legend attributes.  This allows you to exactly recreate legends.

In this version of EnSight we also added support for zSpace desktop VR devices.

New, Barracuda reader.  Barracuda is a CFD solver which specializes in particle-flow coupled problems like catalytic crackers. Barracuda is frequently used in the petrochemical CFD market.


Data Readers


These readers have been improved.

ABAQUS ODB reader fails to load nodal parts
ABAQUS ODB reader response to unknown elements is incorrect
CGNS Reader could not handle (potentially) large connectivity array reads
CGNS reader cannot recover from not being able to open a non-existant or inaccessible file
EnSight Case file reader is not reading constant values
ExodusII reader slowly and inaccurately queries node id value over time
ExodusII reader ignored Read Detected XML File Option
FLOW-3D reader cannot read files without both read and write permission to the file
FLOW-3D data isovolume could cause a server crash
GMV reader has per part variables and has assigned them incorrectly
GMV reader cannot recover from not being able to open a non-existant or inaccessible file
LS-Dyna reader sometimes gets stuck while reading a d3plot file
OpenFOAM reader crash


Bug Fixes and Minor Changes

2734EnSight ClientAnimation: crashing of EnSight Server while creating animationAnimation
2803EnSight ClientAcceleration for keyframe animation issueAnimation
2821EnSight ClientKeyframe animation commands at keyframes does not show properlyAnimation
2990EnSight ClientFlipbook progress bar wrong for certain flipbook typesAnimation
2991EnSight ClientFlipbook play controls not updatingAnimation
3036EnSight Client3D line annotations can be drawn in the annotation planeAnnotation
3043EnSight ClientClient crash when processing long annotation stringsAnnotation
3044EnSight ClientDate annotations cause a crash on machines with non-english locale and representationsAnnotation
2960EnSight ClientDefault annotation legend info defined in .ensight100/ensight_annot_items.def is brokenAnnotation
2813EnSight ClientCalculate a variable which is coordinates Z on second part and selects two partsCalculator
2824EnSight ClientCalculator incorrectly re-selecting parentsCalculator
2867EnSight ClientCalculator: elemtonode calculator parsing errorCalculator
2879EnSight ClientComputing Constant highlights more parts than originally selectedCalculator
2985EnSight ClientStat calculator functionsCalculator
3062EnSight ClientCalculator doesn't allow numbers to be specified for UDMF argumentsCalculator
2761EnSight ServerMax or Min query of StatMoment over time produces bad valuesCalculator
2832EnSight ServerSwirl Calculator function crashCalculator
2902EnSight ServerCalculation of the constant doesn't update when elements of a static geometry failCalculator
2735EnSight ClientCases: loading a second case does not honor groups from the first caseCases
2811EnSight ClientA window keeps popping up when doing replace caseCases
2858EnSight ClientLoading Parts in first case causes EnSight to crashCases
3005EnSight ClientCrash replacing a caseCases
2995EnSight ServerServer from second case crashes on quitCases
2755EnSight ClientServer element counts available on the client were incorrect in some casesClient-server
2743EnSight ClientPart revolution clip always infinite?Clips
2770EnSight ClientCut plane bugClips
2797EnSight ClientBug in clip dialog -- can't enter plane tool coordsClips
2841EnSight ClientIJK Clips through Multiple Part Problem(s)Clips
2845EnSight ClientThe first right click on a part to create an x clip fails to create a part.Clips
2857EnSight ClientClips of clips causing EnSight to crashClips
2868EnSight ClientIJK clip stepper buttonsClips
2873EnSight ClientMin max and step all initialize to zero on clip plane dialogClips
2877EnSight ClientDragging an x clip failsClips
2878EnSight ClientIJK clip should be disabled for unstructured dataClips
2889EnSight ClientQuadric clip Inside and Outside behave opposite of their namesClips
2908EnSight ClientRestore context file, delete parts then try to create an IJK clipClips
2911EnSight ClientClip Plane Creation IssuesClips
2912EnSight ClientClips: xyz x clip zeros out the min max stepClips
2914EnSight ClientClip being created with value == -1#IND000.E+000Clips
2934EnSight ClientCrash creating a VOF clipClips
2938EnSight ClientVOF clips not properly saved in context fileClips
3058EnSight ClientChangine IJK clip Step values does not work (defaults back to 1)Clips
2747EnSight ServerProblem with query of ijk over time for transient plot3d modelClips
2830EnSight ServerCrinkly Clip surfaces incorrect ColoringClips
2907EnSight ServerEnSight crashes on reading in IJK clipClips
2746EnSight ClientCommands: 'data: reader_option' command language could be ignored...Commands
2749EnSight ClientCommands: Loading datasets with 'queries' resulted in invalid command language generationCommands
2767EnSight ClientCommands: Playback of 'play:' commands skipped a line in batch modeCommands
2801EnSight ClientQt GUI dialog still tries to pop-up when error encountered in batch mode.Commands
2860EnSight ClientCommand language for selecting the viewport is ignoredCommands
2896EnSight ClientNo command language recorded for RMB change background to image menuCommands
2919EnSight ClientThe recording of command language for setting attributes on default parts in Python was wrongCommands
2920EnSight ClientCommand language missing for palette selectionCommands
2937EnSight ClientView Restore in script not workingCommands
3019EnSight ClientCommand file playback for viewport testing, Right Mouse Click operation pops up dialog and displays Python exceptionCommands
3026EnSight ClientViews dialog pops up from Right Mouse Click menu command playbackCommands
3031EnSight ClientContext crashCommands
3053EnSight ClientCommand languge for setting plotter attributes can crash with long stringsCommands
3032EnSight ClientContour crashContours
2736EnSight ClientEnliten File and View Restore causing EnSight to crashEnLiten
2950EnVideo/Applications/EnVideo100.app just quitsEnVideo
2982EnSight ServerProblem extruding a partExtrude
2900EnSight ClientEnSight could incorrectly interpret resource filenamesGeneral
2760EnSight ServerServer crashes when using sub-ranges of structured parts and scaling coords by a variableGeneral
1663EnSight ClientGraphics: Rendering issue vs volume renderingGraphics
2781EnSight ClientThe E1002(h) Client has an 'Exception Exit' when you try to put an image in the background.Graphics
2789EnSight ClientUpdate of Query during Touch-n-go is goofyGraphics
3018EnSight ClientIsosurface created from a volume rendered parent, when colored by a variable displays incorrectlyGraphics
2927EnSight ClientENS_OBJATTR schema were ignored on group objectsGroups
2732EnSight ClientPoor flipbook slider actionGUI
2739EnSight ClientPolishing the Create Extruded Parts dialogGUI
2745EnSight ClientOn Windows, the VOF dialog could hang when selecting a variableGUI
2748EnSight ClientFED clip movement buttons could get stuck after using the sliderGUI
2753EnSight ClientGUI: Tool Location Editor Failing to show upGUI
2766EnSight ClientGUI: Quick action icon bar issueGUI
2782EnSight ClientThe Quick Action Icon Bar displays the wrong icons.GUI
2814EnSight ClientFirst variable in list is inadvertently activated when I size nodes by a variableGUI
2834EnSight ClientSpelling MistakeGUI
2863EnSight ClientAnimation settings button does not bring the trace animations settings dialog to the frontGUI
2866EnSight ClientThe palette editor is missing large portions of contentGUI
2876EnSight ClientGUI: color dialog opacity, diffusivity, and wonky memory bashesGUI
2891EnSight ClientElevated surface color by pulldown not connectedGUI
2892EnSight ClientColor dialog does not match FDE advancedGUI
2928EnSight ClientClicking on the color dialog causes the model part editor to pop upGUI
2983EnSight ClientFile -> Open dialog gets in bad state if a file fails to openGUI
2987EnSight ClientFlipbook slider bug with "linear load"GUI
3001EnSight ClientEnSight will crash on loading a new dataset if the FED is open to a computed partGUI
3015EnSight ClientIsosurface min/max/midrange values are bogusGUI
3055EnSight ClientAnnotation edit dialog jumps between panels if a creation attribute is changeGUI
3056EnSight ClientProblem of Edit being toggled on instead of Create when first creating annotatonGUI
3057EnSight ClientSpecifying a starting time > 10 truncates to 1 under Time Options tab in Open... dialogGUI
3009EnSight ClientViewport FED is editing the selected viewport instead of the one marked for editGUI
3027EnSight ClientCan't create isosurface if I deactivate the variableIsosurfaces
2939EnSight ClientVOF isosurface generation crashes with bad variable specifiedIsosurfaces
2737EnSight ClientIsoVolume creation causing EnSight crashIsoVolume
3065EnSight ClientLicense Error reporting with using DesktopLicense
2835EnSight ClientMac num slices and delta fields cause value field to reset to 2e+19Mac
2844EnSight ClientMac plot dialog resizes every time I make an entryMac
2849EnSight ClientEdit preferences performance font is unreadable on macMac
2851EnSight ClientEdit preferences plotter font problems on macMac
2852EnSight ClientEdit preferences query font problems on macMac
2903EnSight ClientFont problem on the macMac
2757EnSight ClientInvert Colors on Color PalettePerformance
2777EnSight ClientInverse Text EntryMisc
2925EnSight ClientPlane tool always invisible unless some other part is visiblePlane
3034EnSight ClientChanging the plane tool normal can result in it changing to NaN valuesPlane
2750EnSight ClientPlot text extending outside the borderPlotting
2751EnSight ClientQuery: adding more than two queries to a plotterPlotting
2752EnSight ClientEditing plotter sometimes resets legend positionPlotting
2897EnSight ServerStarting with Earclip_Nfaced=0 (centroid) preference will crash serverPolyhedra
2828EnSight ClientPOVRAY outputPOVRAY
2850EnSight ClientEdit preferences viewport font problemsPreferences
2853EnSight ClientEdit preferences image saving font problemsPreferences
2744EnSight ClientQuery: EnSight client could crash when creating a queryQuery
2831EnSight ClientQuery max over time allows selection of only one variableQuery
2862EnSight ClientRight-click color by fails to color a particle trace by velocity variableRight-click
3003EnSight ClientRight Mouse Click on animated trace produces Python Exception for ValueSliderRight-click
3011EnSight ClientRight Mouse Click->Send to EnVe for a viewport produces Python exceptionRight-click
3040EnSight ClientUse Right Mouse Click to delete a part, Ctrl-right-click brings up a blank Part menu, choose item and Python exceptionRight-click
2759EnSight ClientStreamlines: Pathline creation fails on Windows 10.0.2hStreamlines
2869EnSight ClientStreamlines: creating a surface restricted streamline causes GUI to go blankStreamlines
2885EnSight ClientNode track bugsStreamlines
2773EnSight ClientThe client could crash when geometry changed over time w/elemental variablesTransient
2785EnSight ClientTimestep Incorrect and Analysis_Time incorrectTransient
2893EnSight ClientUsing a udmf with large amounts of descriptive text could crash the clientUDMF
2894EnSight ClientUsing a udmf with more parameters than current variables could crash the clientUDMF
3061EnSight ClientUDMF causes updates to other variablesUDMF
2802EnSight ClientError creating a vector arrow part using the Surface Normal, if the part has no other vector varsVectors
2833EnSight ClientTangential Vectors not TangentialVectors
2854EnSight ClientFeature Panel Vector arrows has disabled fieldsVectors
2855EnSight ClientCannot displace vector arrows by a vectorVectors
2951EnSight ClientCurved vector arrows crash the ClientVectors
3039EnSight ClientVector arrow Right Mouse Click continues to say "Hide" after already hiddenVectors

Known Issues (Fixed in Next Version)


The following are issues which have been fixed already in 10.0.3c.  This is just a current status and not a final status of things in 10.0.3c.

3072EnSight ServerBL_VelocityAtEdge values not correct, does not average-out contributions from each cell by number of cells contributing
3075EnSight ServerBL variables supplied with a PER_ELEM Velocity crash.
3076EnSight ClientClient leaks memory over time
3077ReadersABAQUS ODB variables moved to the Nodes doesn't match ABAQUS CAE
3084EnSight ClientServer can crash computing a surface restricted trace when measured parts are loaded...
3086EnSight ClientCommand language for frame mode manipulation is not recorded properly
3087EnSight ClientPalette editor opacity control incorrect in some cases...
3089EnSight ClientClient could crash changing the visibility of an annotation line
3095EnSight ClientFrame mode does save correct command language
3096EnSight ClientCase mapping failure when mapped from rotated 3D field onto 2d plane
3098EnSight ClientCurved arrow recompute when toggle in/out of hidden line
3092EnSight ClientFeature Editor pops up during playback of quick text creation
3099EnSight ClientCan't enter a constant value for free density and free velocity mag in BL_CfWall function
3107EnSight ClientPart constant query python tool doesn't get the last iso value
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