Autodesk Softimage 2013
Here is a summary of the features and fixes in Autodesk Softimage 2013:
The following list contains bug numbers and corresponding descriptions for issues fixed in this release.
SOFT-5621 GATOR crash transferring CAVs on components SOFT-5589 Regression: mesh merge with blend + transfer materials results in corrupt UV cluster SOFT-5399 (ACME-522) | MergeMeshOp | Clusters without properties not transferred by TransferAllPropertiesAcrossGenOp SOFT-5388 (ACME-786) | Edge clusters not highlighted in viewports if polygon mesh has more than one SOFT-2563 GATOR | transfering to an envelope does not overwrite the weights , but adds another envelope operator. SOFT-1905 Crash in envelope weight prop when deleting enveloped points with the weight editor open SOFT-1098 Spotlight with Slide Projector shader crashs when viewing cones SOFT-5170 Poly Merge not Transfering Mats/Uvs properly SOFT-4954 Split Edge Tools fails to work close to verts on large objects SOFT-4931 NurbsSurfaceMesh.EvaluateClusterProperty() broken SOFT-2632 polymesh merge UV's lost on merged objects SOFT-2532 Cap Hole gives weird results when applied on the border of a 2D obj. SOFT-2031 Crash! merging a object with Texture_Map and Map_Lookup_Color. SOFT-4629 Tweak Tools Proportional Consider neighborhood is broken SOFT-4654 Tweak Curve Tool functionality regression from 2011 - ability to add bezier knots SOFT-4834 (ACME-380) | CLONE - Select n-Sided Polygons tool is broken SOFT-1403 Crash when setting users normals on model
SOFT-5405 (ACME-723) | FCurve Editor | Undoing collapsing animation layers doesn't put them back in the FCurve Editor SOFT-5385 (ACME-716) | Shader parameters are losing "Link With" expressions when reloading scene SOFT-5362 (ACME-710) | RefModel | Mixer FileCache Track persistence issue SOFT-5349 (ACME-545) | Pose constraint issue when Animation Ghosting is enabled SOFT-5341 (ACME-363) | FCurve Editor | Supporting buffer curves as view attributes SOFT-5338 (ACME-840) | FCurve Editor | Constrained zoom tool doesn't work anymore SOFT-5297 (ACME-355) | Problem using external animation having different source items than original animation SOFT-5211 Crash by setting key with Character Key Sets SOFT-5166 MAYA shortcut regression in 2012 SAP SOFT-4957 (ACME-717) | Mobu to Softimage shape anim export problem SOFT-5298 (ACME-437) | FCurve Editor | FCurve smoothing returns unexpected result SOFT-5295 (ACME-412) | Problem using external animation having different source items than original animation - Last items missing support SOFT-5294 (ACME-586) | Custom Property FCurves are no longer shown in the Animation Editor SOFT-5293 (ACME-391) | Audio muted in Real-Time 25%, 50% and 75% modes if playback starts before frame 0 SOFT-5031 (ACME-608) | Animation Editor | New view attributes SOFT-5004 (ACME-716) | Shader parameters are losing "Link With" expressions when reloading scene SOFT-4995 (ACME-731) | Exporting an action adds it as an external file of the scene SOFT-4993 (ACME-631) | Tagged Parameters import as Locked Value Parameter SOFT-4955 (ACME-721) - Implicit bone is not handled by any specific selection filter SOFT-4917 (ACME-389) | Animation Editor switches its editor depending on the current selection SOFT-2800 Retime Markers are not cleared when changing selection. SOFT-2930 Envelope Weights - Deformer Pick by Vertex does not pick vertex under mouse pointer SOFT-2872 Retime tool doesn't work on curves inside action clips. SOFT-4730 Draw Bones does not work with snapping SOFT-4822 (ACME-416) | Plot option "Process rotations to ensure continuity" breaks F-curve in a specific setup SOFT-4832 (ACME-381) | Locked values of the local transform can be modified with the transform tools SOFT-4833 (ACME-712) | Sources no more active on locked SRT parameters SOFT-2827 Environment.transform parameter are saved by named matrix index
SOFT-5534 Crash - Load a solved FaceRobot scene, switch to OpenGL then paint some Maps. SOFT-5173 Linux: OGL interaction glitch SOFT-2846 sib_environment Tranform does not behave the same in OGL and Render. SOFT-1083 Linux: TIF files with LZW compression crash Softimage SOFT-5445 (ACME-808) | Restricted users cannot render additional channels when the main channel is disabled SOFT-5427 (ACME-402) | Crash when using the sample "metal" CgFX shader SOFT-5422 (ACME-420) | ICE | StrandVelocity Motion Blur is ignored if PointVelocity is 0 SOFT-5387 (ACME-347) - CgFX shaders don't support properly dds-mipmap textures SOFT-5384 (ACME-715) | Cubic_Mapping_6 shader has Y and Z axis not align with global reference axis SOFT-5358 Real time shaders + Select specific image UV pair removes nodes from render tree SOFT-5305 Crash during New Scene with Render Preview Open (Toon Pass) SOFT-4750 RENDERING SDK: MR Shader Wizard generate vcproj contain dependencies lib "bufferoverflowU.lib" in x64 platform SOFT-1163 Softimage writes a temporary file in %XSI_BINDIR% when you don't render the Main channel SOFT-5056 (ACME-610) | Importing an .xsishaders file doesn't import the texture imageclips SOFT-5055 (ACME-525) | Crash when importing Model with custom RT Shaders SOFT-5051 (ACME-382) | New option to prevent getting back to initial frame after a screen capture SOFT-5050 (ACME-346) | ICE | Angular velocity angle is recycling between -180 and 180 degrees SOFT-5049 (ACME-418) | ICE - wrong shape instance when rendering instances with ShapeInstanceTime SOFT-5046 (ACME-479) | UnPreMultiply clips RGB values to 1.0 with float images SOFT-5023 (ACME-452) | RenderMap renders black image if object has visible instances SOFT-5020 (ACME-493) | Rendering: Add support for partial frames (frame set) SOFT-5013 (ACME-509) | Render Region should not render automatically when Auto-Refresh is off SOFT-5011 (ACME-556) | TextureLayers.Layer.color connection lost SOFT-5010 (ACME-528) | Shader Color parameter of TextureLayer does not load since 2011 SOFT-5009 (ACME-600) | Unconnected image clips made by merge scene SOFT-5008 (ACME-633) | Can't update many shader definitions at once SOFT-1026 Problems with shader compounds that have too many exposed ports SOFT-2948 Regression: Textutres on surface port of material incompatible with shaded mode representation. SOFT-2613 Create Transform and Decompose Transform Math Shaders not showing as expected SOFT-4579 HARD Crash On ScalarCurve edit SOFT-986 Annotation Object casts shadows in OGL mode SOFT-2275 RTS: Second Texture Space is not updating OpenGL view SOFT-4665 Linux | Realtime shader crash 01 SOFT-4551 sitoa | Very slow render of hair with cut/density map SOFT-2947 Softimage switches back to default renderer when loading an scene from command line SOFT-2942 RENDERING: Crash Texture display for DDS image format in Japanese file name SOFT-1162 XSINormalMap3 remap function doesnt work SOFT-2618 duplicate instance leads to issues with partitions SOFT-4787 CGFX cube samplers are broken. SOFT-1172 Errors line 214 in RTUserTools.js upon opening a Render tree when the Delete Unused nodes preference is set to true. SOFT-2664 OGL: Add support for more than 4 texture projections SOFT-2826 Export selected command on a render tree material node doesn't work SOFT-1459 RTS: viewport display not updated properly when you switch to another display mode and then back to realtime SOFT-1239 OGL - Display for Spot Light Cones SOFT-963 Editing mesh topology corrupts OpenGL realtime shader display SOFT-2861 Ability to remove the white bucket that appears in the render region
SOFT-5440 (ACME-659) | ICE | Exposed compound port name can't be the same as an internal compound name SOFT-5428 (ACME-456) | ICE | ICENodePort.GetConnectedNodes and GetConnectedPorts return sometimes wrong objects SOFT-5386 (ACME-396) | ICE | Raycast node doesn't support well the cutoff distance SOFT-5360 ICE Modeling : Create Copies from Polygon Mesh is broken when using Point Cloud template SOFT-5053 (ACME-433) | ICE | Debugging arrow tips are not scaling along with arrows length SOFT-4532 CreatePolygonTool broken if ICETree present over modeling stack SOFT-2824 CustomPassThrough ICENode example crashes in a geometry group context. SOFT-2823 Crash when editing membership in a Group used for ICETree Geometry Instance SOFT-2781 ICE | when refer a custom attribute that is child of a Model except using one GetData node, refresh doesn't work SOFT-2232 Changing pointcloud context of ClonePoint can cause deadlock or crash SOFT-2227 ICE | Curve locators gone wild SOFT-5054 (ACME-742) | ICE | Debugging arrow tips are too big for small vectors SOFT-5052 (ACME-388) | ICE Compound | Please persist the open/close group state when exporting compounds SOFT-4941 0-1 Min/Max value is always rest to 0-10 : Linear Interpolate and Quaternion Interpolate SOFT-4913 ICE: using '"' in a string node will result in corrupt compounds SOFT-2932 ICE Modeling | Cap Hole tool is too slow SOFT-2708 Filtering of VertexToPolygons Followed by Build Array from Set Oddities SOFT-2589 ICE | crash when loading ICE scene data SOFT-2502 ICE Modeling | ICE based tools performance is too slow SOFT-2316 ICE - Lagoa Cloth (Object pass through the collider by default). Default Substeps should be changed to fix this. SOFT-2190 Lagoa-Collider Groups not supported upon initial creation and error result not logged SOFT-1309 ICEModeling | Crash undoing delete ICETree in this scene specific SOFT-1286 ICEModeling | Crash undoing Freeze of geometry in this scenario. SOFT-4620 ICE | Get Closest Point to Line does not resolve output type based on input type SOFT-2809 ICE | Create Copy from PolygonMesh doesn't work SOFT-4697 ICE Modeling Texture Projection Sample Scene V Scale Broken SOFT-4628 HARD Crash On Texture_Map Lookup in ICE on a reference SOFT-4574 ICE| Cycle check doesn't recognize the case when the cycle is formed via a dynamic ICE attribute SOFT-2813 ICE | Getting crash at setting topology from array if selected item is out of scope SOFT-2799 ICE | Rigid Bodies | particles not updated with AngularVelocity SOFT-2713 Build Linearly Interpolated Array gives division by zero when size is 1 SOFT-2712 (ACSO-387) | ICE | Renaming a group with spacing invalidates all Get Data nodes referring to it SOFT-2683 Renaming objects with a space character in the name breaks ICE graphs
SOFT-5425 (ACME-532) | FX Viewer | Preferences .Lut file support SOFT-5383 (ACME-366) | Priority of local versus global material clusters is broken SOFT-1511 Unfold - Cannot remove an edge from cutline after using "set from current edges".
SOFT-5623 UI: XSI Crashes when Entering Layout Editing Mode with a PolyMesh in Scene SOFT-5591 Combo parameter in PPGs keep keyboard focus. SOFT-4 ICE - Ability to turn off all the show values of an ICETree SOFT-5421 (ACME-559) | Layouts in a workgroup are not added until XSI restarts SOFT-5420 (ACME-538) | Compound Version Manager | Version column is not always large enough SOFT-5415 (ACME-504) | Copy/Paste Comment and Group Comment nodes don't work SOFT-5407 (ACME-430) | Launching Softimage with -uiscript displays some dialogs SOFT-5369 (ACME-431) | CustomPSet | Parameter name changed when a new proxy parameter is created SOFT-5339 (ACME-713) | Scene Layer Manager | Crash when toggling visibility attributes under Windows XP 32bit SOFT-5250 (ACME-581) | Optional toolbar settings (such as Animation Editor) are not save correctly when running in Japanese SOFT-4879 ICE Tree layout UI Refresh issue SOFT-2429 Lock refresh problem SOFT-1013 UI: Texture Editor View Attribute "overlaps" doesn't do anything when set in Custom Relational View Editor SOFT-5269 (ACME-410) | New horizontal/vertical spacer toolbar widget SOFT-5255 (ACME-390) | Increase the visibility of local rendering properties in the Explorer for all Renderers SOFT-5249 (ACME-561) | Glitches when maximizing collapsed floating windows SOFT-4918 (ACME-467) | Can't assign native command to Shift+Z key in keyboard mapping SOFT-4851 UI: Softimage Crashes At Startup When Layout Editing Mode is Active SOFT-926 Audio Destination keeps resetting to 'None' SOFT-813 Bone primitive needs selection filter and more visibility support SOFT-2677 crash on layout editing SOFT-4627 HARD Crash On Texture_Map Lookup in ICE on a reference SOFT-4821 (ACME-732) | Fail to manipulate the light cone on a duplicated spot light SOFT-688 DirectX9 display doesn't update to show changes to HLSL shader code SOFT-499 Ability to pan in the Ice Tree with middle mouse button
SOFT-5441 SDK UI WG: Custom Layouts doesn't load when re-connecting a Workgroup that has its path cached in Plugin Manager SOFT-5374 python : httplib AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'HTTPSConnection' SOFT-5343 (ACME-642) | SDK | Wrong parent returned for a ShaderParameter nested under another ShaderParameter/ShaderArrayParameter SOFT-2857 PutFCurveType doesn't work for Fcurves inside a Clip SOFT-2830 SDK: Workgroup Layout connected via .wkg File does not show up in View | Layouts menu SOFT-2819 SDK: Layout not picked up if connecting to new workgroup using workgroup_path.data SOFT-2565 SDK LINUX: Annotation.Parameter( "Sender" ).Value is not working. SOFT-2019 (ACME-769) | SDK: Parameters defined after a color parameter can't be edited in multi mode. SOFT-1877 SDK LINUX: Softimage crashes when doing Collection.AddItem SOFT-5200 (ACME-836) | SDK | XSIUIToolkit.PickFolder doesn't always return the shorten path SOFT-5162 (ACME-400) | CDH's ViewContext | Add metadata and view object support SOFT-5147 SDK UI: FCurve Edito view attribute "hlecompensation" should not be changeable when "hle" is false SOFT-5146 (ACME-597) | Can't modify Python code in Script Operator Editor SOFT-5139 (ACME-470) AddClip SDK command | Argument requested to avoid UI interaction SOFT-5138 (ACME-530) | An enum value in siFamily is missing for MarkerOperators SOFT-5132 (ACME-384) | Multi output ports/targets of OperatorContext are not well supported with the C++ API SOFT-5118 (ACME-395) - Porting the Maya Depth-of-Field plug-in to Softimage SOFT-5026 (ACME-403)|Crash when calling InspectObj from a PPG _OnChanged callback SOFT-4972 (ACME-627) | SDK | new view attributes for the Texture Editor SOFT-4770 SDK: Memory leak whenever the si shortcut from siutils is used SOFT-2254 SDK | Update AddMaterial Method SOFT-5110 (ACME-607) | Setup : The content of the files under ...\XSISDK\include\Core (or FTK) is invalid SOFT-4641 SDK: Parameter.IsValid() returns False when the object is valid SOFT-4835 (ACME-672) | Subcomponent objects are not consistent after a topology change SOFT-2929 RefModels Expression SDK parenting fails SOFT-4684 SDK: PPGControlType not defined for TextureSpaceItem and gradient controls SOFT-4683 SDK: Cannot create a gradient widget in PPGlayout of shader definition plugin (realtime shaders). SOFT-4572 RENDER SDK: Add SetReadOnly shortcut to ShaderParamDefOptions class SOFT-2789 SDK UI : Cannot refresh PPG Layout from PPG pane context menu SOFT-2684 C++ PPGEventContext Refresh on siOnInit breaks future GetInspectedObjects() calls. SOFT-1928 SDK API: Passing invalid indices argument will cause a crash. SOFT-1854 SDK UI: Progressbar doesn't raise an error if we set smaller value for .Maximum than .Minimum when .Visible=False
SOFT-5462 Action Items imported from FBX take the length of current scene's start and end frames SOFT-5430 FBX Import animation - Turn on FCurve by default SOFT-5303 Softimage fails to open medium to large FBX files, using both One-Click and FBX Import SOFT-4921 fbx - Import FBX a file that was exported from 3dsMax and the animation of the Character arms will be wrong. SOFT-5060 FBX Bone tool : missing a bone during export SOFT-5041 ACME-371 | Crosswalk | Shader parameters animated by the mixer are not persisted properly SOFT-4582 (ACSO-415) | increase the performance with Crosswalk 2012 SOFT-4686 (ACME-404) | Performance issue with Crosswalk 2012 Phase2 SOFT-2161 XSI FBX Export LEAKS when there is UV Texture assigned to material
SOFT-5112 (ACME-673) | RefModel | Translation is lost when applying Match All Transforms with TranslateTool activated SOFT-5109 (ACME-551) | Crash inspecting "RetargetAdjustPPG" with RefModel SOFT-5108 (ACME-624) | Model import fails for the ICE Kinematics controlled objects SOFT-4966 (ACME-491) | Caching frames outside timeline range doesn't work SOFT-2917 RefModel | Undoing ConvertToRefModel doesn't put back the nested material as local materials SOFT-2905 RefModel | Crash when undoing ConvertToRefModel SOFT-968 Cache Manager | Caching results in little black dots SOFT-2637 RefModel : when using copy / paste does not name back correct after undo SOFT-1333 Crash Softimage when renaming object from customer scene SOFT-5401 (ACME-344) | RefModel | ConvertToRefModel doesn't support properly shared image clips and sources SOFT-5389 (ACME-375) | Mixer | Shader parameters are not affected by animation clips when reloading scene SOFT-5363 (ACME-730) | RefModel | Mixer persistence issue SOFT-5348 (ACME-399) | Crash when importing a specific scene having an expression in an action SOFT-5346 (ACME-424) | Mixer persistence issue when the Camera Distance parameter (Center of Interest) is part of an animation layer SOFT-5345 (ACME-426) | "Save As > Copy External Files under Project" fails from project AAA01 to project AAA SOFT-5344 (ACME-397) | Expressions in a constraint are lost when loading v5.11 scenes SOFT-1173 Softimage crashes when caching (NCache format) all attributes of a Lagoa Simulation
SOFT-5429 (ACME-838) | FaceRobot | DNA path is no longer relative SOFT-5035 (ACME-652) | FaceRobot | Support multiple paths instead of a single path for libraries SOFT-5034 (ACME-583) | FaceRobot DNA path should be relative instead of absolute SOFT-5025 (ACME-619) | FaceRobot | Impossible to select controllers from the Act panel SOFT-5024 (ACME-505) | SIExtractPhonemes: Japanese language option is not working
SOFT-5012 (ACME-615) | Getting low FPS with many lights with Softimage SOFT-4967 (ACME-638)|Scripting support for Capture Options codec parameters SOFT-5614 Running xsibatch or xsi with -w Argument fails when target workgroup contains layouts SOFT-5372 LINUX Reload (F5) command in flipbook does not update when not on frame 1 SOFT-2687 Bone primitive still does not work with Duplicate Symmetry
SOFT-5190 Un-install dialog should display Japanese in Japanese OS
The following list contains bug numbers and corresponding descriptions of feature limitations in this release.
SOFT-1373 OneClick\ICEFlow | Sometimes cache will not load properly when sending some simulation from Softimage to Maya on Linux ''Workaround: Manually reload the simulation cache in Maya when this happens.'' SOFT-1407 OneClick\ICEFlow -> Send an Envelope from Max to Softimage and the Envelope will be broken when cache indices match that of the envelope operator. ''Workaround: Move the cache operator above the envelop operator or mute the envelop operator.'' SOFT-1523 OGL/HQV: Viewing close-up textures in full screen Crashes Softimage and Video Card. ''Video drivers can timeout for complicated GPU programs, resulting with a driver reset. A workaround to change the timeout is documented here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg487368'' SOFT-1719 Vista and Windows 7: Audio volume stays stuck at Zero after you set it to zero once with the Windows Volume Mixer. ''Search for “xsi.exe”under this registry, and delete that sub-registry key. It will reset the default sound value HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\Audio'' SOFT-2105 ICEFlow - Send a Rigid Body simulation to Maya and the obj. will be static ''Workaround: Need to cache with "all transform" option ON'' SOFT-2131 ICEFlow (MAX) -some envelopes sent from Max to Softimage appear as invisible. ''Workaround: Mute the Envelope operator before sending to Softimage.''
The following list contains notes for this release.
SOFT-5645 HQV - Added MAX samples ENV for lower end cards who are experiencing issues related to SOFT-1523 ''Experienced users who have powerful graphics cards can change the capping in the setenv.bat or remove the capping entirely.''