FireCAD ribbon menu may disappear after the update in the standalone OEM version.
Type 'MENU' at the command line
In the dialog that opens up, select 'cgfcad24.cuix', 'cgfcad23.cuix', 'cgfcad21.cuix', 'cgfcad19.cuix', or cgfcad18.cuix depending on your standalone version, and click open.
In addition, the 'FireCAD Tools' menu can be loaded by using the 'CUILOAD' command. Click 'Browse' and select 'cgfcad.cuix' in the dialog that opens. Then click 'Load' to load the partial menu.
Getting the Update
To get the update, use the 'FireCAD Update Utility' link on the desktop, or the 'Check For Updates' command from within the program in the drop-down menu under 'File' on the FireCAD Tools ribbon.
Alternatively, you can download the direct update links below. Please make sure you download the correct update for your installed FireCAD version.
FireCAD Addin For AutoCAD (2018-2024)
FireCAD 2018 Standalone
FireCAD 2019 Standalone
FireCAD 2021 Standalone
FireCAD 2023 Standalone
FireCAD 2024 Standalone
Please download the update for the appropriately licensed version(s) of your software.
Close any running instances of AutoCAD, FireCAD, and the Cadgen Database Utility.
Run the installer and follow the prompts to install the updates.
Note: Some prerequisites may be required during installation, it is advised to let any checked prerequisites install if required.
◈ 'Cloud Based Floating Licenses' has now been added. With this enabled, there is no need to deactivate manually when moving to a new station. A shared license is automatically assigned when users start FireCAD, and released when FireCAD is closed. There is also an online customer portal available for easy license management. If you would like this enabled for your team all users will need to have this update installed and then a request to convert your license can be made by emailing email@example.com
Note: If you would like this enabled for your team all users will need to have this update installed and then a request to convert your license can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
◈ LTSCALE setting detection when updating wirepath linetype labels has been fixed. Previously, line types would not be scaled correctly unless LTSCALE was set to 1.