Version 2023.0 of NextGen has been published: click here to read the changelog.
As always, the program will find the new version once started; to manually check for updates, you can use the
Help > Check for updates.
Version 2023.0 does not remove previous NextGen versions, it is instead installed side-by-side.
If you wish to install the update from a redistributable setup, head to this link to download the file.
NextGen version 2023.0 contains mainly reliability and stability updates. In any case, there are some interesting new features:
Introduction of the "ribbon bar", a unified toolbar for simplified access to program commands. A guide to using the new interface is available here.
Definition of a triad of forces and moments acting on the supports. A guide to defining the loads acting on the supports is available here.
Optimized the calculation report by removing some spaces normally left empty to lead to the overall reduction of the number of pages.
Management of the output units for the calculation report has been optimized, with the ability of requesting the program to use the default units based on the calculation code.
New materials from EN 10217-7
Customization of the bolt spacing and consequent possibility to use custom bolts in the calculation of the skirts.
Along with these new features, a number of improvements and bug fixes has been added to the software. Check the changelog for further information.