Blog entries

2021

New tools introduced in v2.9.3.x

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Last major release for 2021. This version brings some enhancements and a few new tools Entirely rewritten Array tools and Replacement of paneling tool The ...

Tools Cheatsheet

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List of available tools, in table format has been added. It includes a description for each one, and a short usage instruction. Access it here

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2020

New tools introduced in v 2.8.0

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Reference points Tool Trace temporary reference lines and place points at intersections. In difference with 3ds Max Helper points, this custom reference p...

DesignToolBox — version 2.8.X

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New Tools Points: New tool for placing reference points at temporary guides intersections. Renderable dimensions: This was a old users request. The too...

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2019

DesignToolBox — version 2.7.X

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This version implements some major changes and is recommended for all users to update to the last release. It has some major rewrite of the core functionalit...

DesignToolBox — version 2.6.0

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This version addresses some problems found in the previous release and add some new features: New features Move and align (1D Align tool) Align objects us...

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2018

About Paramblock2 Error

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This issue happens when trying to open a scene with refGuides objects made in a previous version than the current installed one, preventing from opening the ...

DesignToolBox — version 2.5.0

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New features New layer tools: Isolate layers: Isolate the layers of the current selected nodes, or pick a node in the viewport. Hide/fre...

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2017

DesignToolBox Lite retired

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We inform to our customers, that, in light of forthcoming changes in our 3ds Max plugins, Lite version of DesignToolBox will no longer be available for purch...

New DesignToolBox demo videos

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Many users where asking for more descriptive and not speeded up videos showing the use of the toolset. The recently uploaded playlist on the youtube channel ...

Published new Script: Panel Cuts

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Tool for creating panel cuts reports. Useful for furniture or kitchen cabinets design. Features Material finish, part type, description, grain orientati...

DesignToolBox — version 2.1

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Tools improvements and fixes Local reference rotation Added preview of rotation axis Now works properly when working in grid space mode. reDimension...

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2016

DesignToolBox — version 2.0 out soon

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Version notes Originally started as an incremental version (1.95) intended to fix reported problems and include some minor requested functionality, turned o...

DesignToolBox — version 1.87

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Version notes Due to problems with the activation on systems with virtual hardware drivers, an option to select device to lock the activation to, has bee...

DesignToolBox — version 1.86

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Version notes Fixed an error when pressing ESCAPE using Replicator/Eyedropper tools. User request feature: Added Orthogonal mode to Measure distance to...

DesignToolBox — version 1.85

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Version notes New modify Tool:  2-point planar rotation (in local coordinates). New convenient Tool : Unhide by selection. New Tool category: Eyedrop...

DesignToolBox development stage

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2-Point Local Rotation Works like the reference rotation tool, but instead of picking a rotation axis, it uses the object’s local XYZ axes. The default rota...

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