GRAND RAPIDS, MICH., USA—Nov. 18, 2020—Configura released this week CET Designer 11.5, which features updates such as custom shapes for View Clips, the ability to import and export Custom Categories, simplified user preferences for software updates and more.
“User experience is at the heart of what we do, and we’re always listening to our CET community because their feedback inspires new features, like custom shapes for View Clips,” Configura Vice President Customer Experience Tracy Lanning said. “CET Designer 11.5 gives our users even more flexibility within the software, and we’re excited to see how these new features enhance the user experience.”
CET Designer 11.5 features updates and new tools, including:
• The ability to place a 2D View Clip in a custom shape in Paper View
• The ability to import and export Custom Categories
• A simplified notification system within CET Designer to select preferred time and day for installing updates
• The ability under the Tools tab to add “Leader with text” in Drawing View in addition to Paper View
• Enhanced features for Schemes including a new tool called Scheme Painter, which enables copying and pasting of properties and materials to other objects
• A new Eyedropper tool for the Schemes dialog, which makes it easier for properties from any object to be applied to other objects
What’s New in CET Designer 11.5
Nov. 18, 4-5 p.m. EST
Nov. 19, 3-4 p.m. EST (Japanese)
Nov. 19, 9-10 a.m. EST (Swedish)
Nov. 19, 11 a.m. – noon EST
Nov. 19, 4-5 p.m. EST (Spanish)
Nov. 20, 3-4 a.m. EST (Japanese)
Nov. 20, 11 a.m. – noon EST
CET Designer is Configura’s “core” Parametric Graphical Configuration (PGC)-based software platform. An Extension is an addition to the program with functionality that incorporates all of the rules, parts and pricing of a given manufacturer’s products.
Manufacturers partner with Configura to create CET Designer Extensions that make selling their products fast, easy and extremely accurate. The highly visual software enables 2D and 3D design, a project collaboration tool, photorealistic renderings, fly-thru videos, virtual and augmented reality experiences, instant pricing, parts lists and installation documents.
Configura’s partner and user community is growing, with more than 30 Extensions added to the online Marketplace in 2020. Partners include companies in the commercial interiors, material handling and kitchen and bath industries. More than 16,500 people use Configura’s software products, including CET Designer.
Global companies that have invested in CET Designer for their companies and dealers include 9to5 Seating, AIS, Acousticfacts, AJ, Allsteel, Alumni Educational Solutions, Apex Office Furniture, Artcobell, Aurora Storage Products, Bendheim, Bisley, BuzziSpace, Carvajal Espacios, Chief, Claridge, Clarus, Clear Design, Companions Plus, Cleo, DARRAN, Dauphin, Dematic, DeskMakers, Diversified Woodcrafts, Electrolux Pro, Element Plus, ERG International, ESI Ergonomic Solutions, Global Furniture Group, Gunlocke, Haworth, Herman Miller, Hightower, HNI India, HON, Humanscale, Ideon, Indiana Furniture, Inscape Invision, Interior Concepts, ITAB Shop Products, JSI, Keilhauer, KI, Kimball, Knoll, Kvik, Kokuyo, Leland, Life Fitness, Loftwall, Maars 4D, Maars M923, Magnuson Group, Marbodal, Matrix, Maxon Furniture Inc., mediatechnologies, Memo Furniture, Merryfair, Midmark, Modern-Expo, My Resource Library, National, NEDCON, Nobia, Norema, Novah, Nucraft, OFS, Oi Furniture, Onlead, Peter Pepper Products, ProjectSymbols for CET, Riverstone, Roros Pro, Scandinavian Spaces, Simii Design, SitOnIt Seating, Sentens Kitchen, SnapCab, Snowsound, Solinoff, Spacefile, Spec Furniture Inc., Special-T, Steelcase, Stylex, Sunon, Symbiote, Symmetry, Tabi, Teknion, Three H, Tranquil Systems International, Uhuru Design and Waldner.
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