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LEDAS Ltd. Releases Version 1.2 of Parametric Plug-in for Google SketchUp 3D Modeling Software

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LEDAS Ltd. Releases Version 1.2 of Parametric Plug-in for Google SketchUp 3D Modeling Software

LEDAS Ltd. has announced the availability of version 1.2 of its Driving Dimensions plug-in for Google SketchUp software.

Version 1.2 contains improvements in quality, stability, and performance. This was made possible because it is based on the next generation of LGS 3D geometric constraint solving software component recently released by LEDAS. The new version generates solutions that users would expect to see as outcomes. When users now modify the parameters of driving dimensions, most edges and faces remain unchanged; the only ones to change are those needed to satisfy the new parameter values. In addition, the time to solve constraints has been significantly reduced, with the Driving Dimensions plug-in now up to ten times faster than the previous version on large models, according to LEDAS.

A new feature in Driving Dimensions version 1.2 is multi-language support. Now all tooltips and system messages can be translated to other languages. Version 1.2 comes with English and Japanese built-in.

LEDAS invites uses of the free version of Driving Dimensions to help translate the plug-in to different languages. As compensation, LEDAS will provide all collaborators with Pro licenses of the Driving Dimensions plug-in for SketchUp at no charge.

 “The Driving Dimensions plug-in for SketchUp is our most popular software,” said Dmitry Ushakov, director of Product Management, LEDAS Ltd. “The free version of our plug-in has been downloaded by more than 15,000 SketchUp users worldwide since the first public beta was released a year ago. Significant feedback from users of both the free and Pro versions is allowing us to improve the quality of our software, and is giving us fresh ideas on new functions.”

For more information, visit the LEDAS Driving Dimensions site.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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