It’s time to share our latest release updates. Speckle 2.15 has been in the works, with some of you testing it in the backend over the past weeks. We’re now happy to share the highlights of this release. From PowerBI improvements to new Viewer capabilities, here are the biggest highlights of Speckle 2.15. You can head to our Community Forum if you want the full list of updates.
Discover What's New in Speckle 2.15
If you're already using Speckle, make sure to update the Connectors you use in Manager. If you're new to Speckle, you can download the Connectors of your choice via our Manager Download page.
- Dimensions: We've introduced support for dimensions from Rhino and AutoCAD in the 3D Viewer. This marks the beginning of broader support for annotation elements.
- Text support: Text rendering is now available in Speckle’s 3D Viewer.
- Load missing families on receive: Before this release, sending data back and forth from Revit would lead missing families because we were using the default families for missing families. With Speckle 2.15, you can load families from your local drive if they are not already in the receiving project.
- Mapping Source: We've been actively working on SketchUp Mapper, which allows you to easily convert CAD geometries into BIM elements. With this update, you can receive your Revit context inside SketchUp, assign Levels and Types to elements, and create 3D levels within SketchUp for a better context.
- Floor Mappings: You can easily convert your SketchUp faces into native Revit floors, complete with levels, and types.
- Toolbar: We have added a Viewer toolbar containing support for views, section box, zoom extents, and color reset. The latter is still experimental and will be removed in the future once coloring can be achieved with the standard Power BI way.
- Visual Settings: We’re introducing new Visual Settings dialog where you can set the context display, camera projection, and lighting settings.
- Conditional Formatting: 3D Viewer Visual now supports conditional formatting, allowing you to color and highlight data in visuals based on a set of specific criteria.
- Sending/Receiving Views as Blender Cameras: Receive Views from Speckle and create those as Camera objects in Blender. You can also send Camera objects from Blender and view them as Views in Speckle.
Have fun trying Speckle 2.15! You can join our Community Forum if you have any questions or want to share what you’re buildings using Speckle 2.15. We can’t wait to hear from you!