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What's New?

This section describes the new and enhanced functionality in Sync.

New Functionality

About Supported Import Formats
Higher versions of import formats are now supported.
Ability to Control the Display of Hidden Edges for Selected, or Highlighted, Actors
You can now control whether hidden edges are visible when elements are selected, or highlighted. You can define the color and intensity used to display hidden edges.
In the (Default) Document Properties > Selection page, a new check box, Show hidden edges, and a new slider, Color Intensity, are now added in both the Selection and Highlight sections. For more information, see Selection.
In the Document Properties > Advanced page, four corresponding properties are available in the Selection category. For more information, see Advanced Properties.
Delete Empty Groups at Import
The new Batch.IODeleteEmptyGroups advanced document property now lets you specify that groups that would end up being empty in the assembly tree after import, should be removed during the import process. For more information, see Advanced Properties.

Enhanced Functionality

Performance Improvements when Loading and Saving Composer Documents
Performance is improved when loading and saving Composer documents (*.smg, *.smgXml, *.smgProj, *.smgSce).
Selection Opacity Property Renamed Selection Intensity
In the (Default) Document Properties > Selection page,PMI Cross-Highlight section, the Selection Opacity property has been renamed Selection Intensity. The behavior of this property remains unchanged.
For more information, see Selection.

Removed Functionality

Removal of Show hidden edges and Intensity Application Preferences
The Show hidden edges check box, and the Intensity slider that were previously present in the Application Preferences > Selection page have been removed. These preferences are replaced by document properties to control the display of hidden edges for selected, or highlighted, actors.


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