TestFit 2.7: Sound Effects

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New to TestFit for the 2.7 update is an entirely new sound effects system tooled to completely revolutionize your work from home experience in the time of COVID-19!

 


Sound Effect Toggle

  • Easily turn on and off sound effects. The user experience requires full volume, especially when going into manual mode. Here is how to turn it on:

 sound effects

 

RSD -> JSON

  • The rsd format (TestFit save files) is now json compatible for easier interoperability with other software programs

json rsd file

 

3D Views in PDF

  • Named 3D views can now be saved to PDF

Generate Views

PDF Views

 

High DPI Monitor Support

  • Improved visualization for higher definition displays

high dpi

 

Additional Details

  • Added Sketchup groups when exporting plans with multiple sites
  • Improved solver performance when placing fully-wrapped garages
  • Added a warning when closing TestFit with unsaved work
  • Added gurban roads to the low detail site model and Sketchup export
  • Improved ability to hit parking ratios for wrap buildings
  • Improved UX for confusing angular corner unit parameters
  • Unit subtotals are now generated on PDF exports
  • Loosened the travel distance minimum and maximum
  • Loosened the dead end distance minimum to 20' (IBC minimum)

Reported Issues

  • Fixed missing unallocated areas in 3D view; Sketchup and GLTF exports updated
  • Fixed issues with building placement for generated surface parked building layouts
  • Fixed an issue with overlapping buildings on sites with complex boundaries
  • Fixed cases of extreme inline unit corner angles
  • Fixed cases of very small inline units.
  • Fixed an issue placing balconies on end of corridor units
  • Fixed outdated levels for manually-placed massing
  • Fixed a crash when attempting to restore a previous session

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed some tiny units from generating
  • Fixed some issues with inside and outside corner units
  • Fixed some inside corner units from not generating
  • Fixed a bug that would generate unnecessary units
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  • Lot coverage is now a percentage
  • Efficiency percentage is now a percentage in the PDF export

 

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TestFit in the Press

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