FireCAD® Beta Update - May 2022

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.

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Installation Instructions:

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.

Known Issues:

  • FireCAD ribbon menu may disappear after the update.
    • Solution
      • Type 'MENU' at the command line
      • In the dialog the opens up, select 'cgfcad21.cuix', 'cgfcad19.cuix', or cgfcad18.cuix depending on your version, and click open. 
  • This is a beta version and feedback is appreciated on any bugs or issues. Feel free to email support@cadgen.com with any reports.

New Features:

  • AutoCAD 2023 Compatibility - The FireCAD add-in version will now load into AutoCAD 2023.
  • Updated Database Editor - This beta release features new columns inteded for features in the next release later this month. These features include battery calculation enhancements as well as new commands for creating a PDF datasheet package, and also .DWG detail generator. A full list of new columns will be added below.

New Columns: TBA, check back soon for the full list.

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