Bongo 3D Release Notes


What's New - Bongo 1.0 SR2 ( May2005)

Features:

  • Default weightings added Bongo option dialog.
  • Path looping only works on closed curves.
  • Bongo options: Pivot size can be set to view-based.
  • Render Animation dialog: MPEG FPS rate check added.
  • Significant performance increase for animations with many objects/hierarchy.
  • Performance increase for show pivot path/show frame marks display.
  • Animation preview can be stopped by hitting ESC button.
  • Initial Frame Suffix option added to Render Animation dialog.

Bug Fixes:

  • Camera keyframes do not stick when changed in the edit keyframe dialog in certain situations.
  • Light animation was broken in certain situations.
  • Render animation dialog: output folder only one level deep created.
  • Image lock file does not get deleted when rendering canceled.
  • Render animation dialog: rendering size does not change.
  • Copying an animated object using ALT+drag does not add the object to the tree.
  • Could not edit keyframes of hidden objects selected through animation manager.
  • BongoScale and BongoRotate not storing last used transformation axis.
  • 1DScale deforms pivot on object.
  • "Move pivot" and "Change constraint heading" missing from animation manager right-click object menu.
  • It was possible to change the active viewport while rendering an animation.
  • Camera rotation tweening does not work around 0 degrees - this is now fixed.
  • Document proxy object was altered during rendering.
  • Rhino "Insert" command is broken when Bongo is loaded.
  • Some string related functionality causes instability - this is now fixed.
  • OrientPrepToCrv command doesn't move pivot with object.
  • SelAll selects phantom object created by Bongo.
  • In certain situation, rotation and scaling entered values entered on the timeline are not accepted.
  • Timeline and Animation Manager dialog position stored wrongly when dialog out of desktop bounds.
  • Animation Manager does not recover from refreshing state when rotating/scaling group of objects.
  • Bongo sometimes hangs on startup when checking for updates. This is now much less common.
  • Pivot points not always correctly displayed
  • Animation Manager: auto scrolling not working.
  • Look at constraint and stabilizer fails when parent is rotating in different direction to look at rotation. 
  • Stabilizer fails when constraint heading is opposite to object Z axis.
  • Video Encoder doesn't support file sequences starting with non-zero suffix
  • DDE Crash when closing Rhino when Bonus Tools are installed and language has been changed.

What's New - Bongo 1.0 SR1 ( 10October2004)

Features:

  • BongoTutorials command added.
  • BongoUserGuide command added.
  • BongoObjectWorldTransforms command added.
  • Bongo tab added to object properties dialog.
  • Supports Japanese language

Bug Fixes:

  • Not possible to type command when running preview.
  • Cannot stop render animation process in viewport dispaly mode.
  • Enable looping option shows on Timeline menu.
  • BongoLooping dialog does not support multiple object selection.
  • BongoLooping dialog has no enable check box.
  • Non existing localized strings display as ??? (now english string will be displayed instead).
  • Camera clipping occurs when viewport animation is rendered
  • Render animation process: Frame in process will be saved to disc when cancel is pressed.
  • Render animation dialog: Output path not created when not existing.
  • Render animation dialog: Changing "Create video file" check box doesn´t enable Apply button.
  • Render animation dialog: Changing "Delete individual frames" check box doesn´t enable Apply button.
  • Render animation dialog: frames per second changes not always updated.
  • Encoding compatibility was forced before codec selected for output
  • Object constraint manager: source object gets deselected when adding multiple constraints.
  • Object constraint manager: source object can be constraint to itself.
  • Localized string handling improved.
  • Sometimes the camera rotation value gets wrongly set.
  • Commands: Non english localized Version don't accept '_' in front of command option.
  • Bongo crashes when dragging objects in Animation Manager.
  • Moving animation limits on timeline not working right. Action get stucked in scriptable version of BongoAnimationLimits.
  • English help file can´t be accessed when localized help file is missing.
  • BongoPlaceProxyPoint command asking to pick parent object when object selected before running the command.
  • BongoRotate and BongoScale scriptable version broken.
  • Bongo Help does not appear in the Rhino > Help > Plug-ins list.
  • Typing rotation and scaling values to timeline not working.
  • BongoConstrainViewportCameraToObjectPivot & BongoConstrainViewportTargetToObjectPivot command shuffled when localized.
  • Help not available in commands when pressing F1.
  • Help not available on modal dialogs when pressing F1.
  • Circle objects loosing animation data (Fixed in Rhino SR3c).
  • Japanese date format in about dialog wrong.
  • BongoViewConstraintsManager and BongoObjectConstraintsManager not getting correctly canceled.
  • Tutorials and user guide not accessible through menu.
  • Light object jumps when rotation or scaling is applied to object.
  • Transformation controls on Timeline not getting enabled when objects are preselected when starting Bongo.
  • BongoRotate rotates around Z axis although the default shows as X axis.
  • Zero keyframe not added when rotating / scaling multiple objects using transformation controls on Timeline.
  • A bunch of Bongo commands failed when selected objects havn´t been animated before.
  • Render Animation dialog: Create video flag setting not stored.
  • Render Animation dialog: Delete individual frames flag setting not stored.
  • Render Animation dialog: Output section disabled when file type is PNG.
  • Viewkeyframes not displayed on timeline when opening a 3dm file.
  • Viewport rotation keyframe broken.

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