February 22, 2016
Dear Solid Edge Customer:
Solid Edge ST8 Microsoft Installer (MSI) Maintenance Pack 5 is available for download.
The Solid Edge Team
Microsoft Installer (MSI) Maintenance Packs – Beginning with Solid Edge ST8, Maintenance Packs are delivered as and installed using Microsoft Installer (MSI) technology. Solid Edge MSI based Maintenance Packs are installed and tracked as Product Updates.
Solid Edge Maintenance Packs are released for CRITICAL items only. Maintenance Packs are available up to 15 months following the release date of the English version. The release date for Solid Edge ST8 English was 06/05/15, making the Maintenance Pack cutoff date 09/05/16.
Solid Edge - Solid Edge ST8 MP3 or later supports Windows 10 if the Windows 10 “November Refresh” version 1511 (OS Build 10586.0) or later is installed. Solid Edge does not support the new Windows 10 browser, Microsoft Edge.
Solid Edge Integration to Teamcenter - The Solid Edge integration to Teamcenter 10.1.5 and later have been tested on Windows 10 connected to Teamcenter 10.1 and 11.2 servers and there are no known issues. Teamcenter plans to announce support of Windows 10 with Teamcenter 10.1.6 and 11.2.2.
Solid Edge SP - ST8 Solid Edge SP cannot support Windows 10 due to the following unresolved PR assigned to Microsoft: PR 7410688 - Win 10 does not show the SESP Preview/Properties Card or Edit Properties.
ST8 Maintenance Packs can be downloaded from:
Maintenance Pack Executables (.exe files) deliver updated versions of existing product dlls.
Maintenance Pack Installs (.zip files) are complete product setups. Therefore, existing versions must be uninstalled using Uninstall a program from the Control Panel.
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This Maintenance Pack addresses the following PRs:
PR 7617181: GetResourceSiteWebObject() call fails significantly impacting performance
PR 7618544: PMI text disappears and movement is not smooth
PR 7607058: Can’t delete assembly configurations in FOA files
PR 7559181: Erratic results using "project to sketch" with associative offset
PR 7586202: Simulation in Edge Bar for Beam analysis having multiple panes open at once
PR 7591893: Motor simulation fails for assembly, only two out of three motors are moving
PR 7595104: Constraint Solver in order to define relations correctly when parts inactive
PR 7600873: Solid Edge crashes while Updating Documents after deletion of CS
PR 7591296: Interference not detected where there is interference.
PR 7592446: Incorrect Piping route creation
PR 7612902: Problems with Data migration and Hole feature recognition for threaded holes
PR 7591540: Coordinate system display during subassembly placement
PR 7617312: Pattern by curve not working correctly with ST8 MP4
PR 7617460: Crosshair cursor is missing, when zooming in while clipping planes are active
PR 7618544: PMI text disappears and movement is not smooth
PR 7617043: LinkChecker.exe detected as infected by several antivirus
PR 7576083: the viewer failing to display an assembly
PR 7606424: Options "No" setting related Environment setting is ignored in customize dialog
PR 7625322: PAN and ZOOM AREA works only if selected twice
PR 7632365: Pattern fails when select set edited for first time
PR 7562992: Solid Edge Hangs on fill command - can now hit Esc key to cancel a fill operation in progress
PR 7581673: Dimensions detaching on file open.
PR 7598995: Crash when updating Excel object.
PR 8285997: Strange Block View creation when importing dwg files.
PR 7504491: Problem with SE not freeing memory and handles, when opening and closing models.
PR 7591240: Solid Edge ST8 becomes not responding on dragging a text box
PR 7615887: Model links still exist after converting drawing view to 2d
PR 7604064: text box disappears while changing the Font style to Bold/Italic
PR 7611855: Chamfer Dimension has no Dimension Line Endpoint Handle anymore - Extend problem
PR 7556171: RMB missing for drawing of active model
PR 7568833: Display issue on block manipulation, ends up in Solid Edge crash
PR 7582255: Impossible to reconnect handle of center arc.
PR 7617749: Unable to save a recorded video a second time in Win10
PR 7583861: Cannot select dimension using Dynamic Edit
PR 7585943: Flat Pattern of Loft flange sheet metal part is wrong
PR 7586539: Double clicking on "displacement" plot automatically takes you to stress results
PR 7590578: Normal cutout is not working properly between a surface and a face
PR 7599029: Sheet Metal file cannot be opened
PR 8290361: System Error occurred during the Undo command
PR 7574876: Customer can’t add a tab feature to a flattened sheet metal part
PR 7500583: Analyze and edit failed profiles with Profile Error Assistant not displaying
PR 7596846: Access Violation in Debugger when using "Move to synchronous"
PR 7565775: Flattening ST6 Lofted flange part closes session
PR 7570023: Undo component check-out with interpart links effects all other checked out components
PR 7518220:"Revision Manager - Replace function destroys links to Excel cells"
===Solid Edge SP, Server, Standalone Client, Solid Edge Client===
PR 7458957: Save As in SESP Structure Editor takes too long
PR 7574789: Script error when accessing Preview/Property card via search
PR 7578970: Impossible to add SESP Properties containing German Umlaut to Report
PR 8289500: Release Workflow doesn't create a pdf after upgrade to ST8MP3
PR 7591789: Import Templates is not enabled with 2DDrafting M license
PR 7570327: No Title information for a Task in the SESP Workflow Initiation form
PR 8291031: Part Revision types not displayed for some Part Types
PR 7548055: Go-To Location command is not working for some Parts
PR 8288124: Report generation for non-assemblies not working
PR 8291525: Add to Solid Edge SP only handles a total path/filename length of 249 characters
PR 7603770: Read only assistant displays incorrect status and status icon
===Solid Edge Embedded Client===
PR 7589108: Very long time to replace part with Copy in Solid Edge
PR 7591923: NX part placed in ASM loses assembly relationships if modified
PR 7593678: No automatic Id Revision with Structure Editor
PR 7584591: Properties information are missing in the standard parts library for custom comp
PR 7593685: Structure Editor does not perform copy
PR 7595264: SESE "assign all" doesn't call "USER_validate_item_rev_id"
PR 7608212: SE writes JT incorrectly when Owner in MultiCAD session
PR 7623205: Error when doing a 'Save As'.
PR 7429781: Density and Mass not recognized by Solid Edge opening JT file