AutoVue 20.2.3 is released and it is time to plan for the upgrade or new implementation.  As with any successful implementation, the test plan must include new features and a plan for any deprecated features.


New Format support includes:

Added support for SolidWorks 2014, Added support for Solid Edge ST6, Added support for Altium Designer 10, Added support for Adobe Acrobat XI (11)


General functionality enhancements:

PDF Improvements, Printing Improvements, Usability Improvements, Security Improvements:

For a complete overview of release 20.2.3, refer to:

            Now Available: Oracle’s AutoVue release 20.2.3 (Doc ID 1962679.1)


deprecated.pngDeprecated formats:

CoCreate Modeling (Also known as SolidDesigner or OneSpace Designer Modeling), CATIA V4 (2D only), PLM XML, SmartSketch, Unigraphics NX (2D only), AutoDesk Inventor IDV (Private View), AutoDesk IDE (Design Element), AutoVue Assembly Format

Deprecated functionality:

Non-geometric Product Manufacturing Information (PMI), Native 2D Creo Parametric (Pro/Engineer) data, Conversion of 3D pages to STL and Raster formats, Support for Digital Mockup through the User Interface, Support for the following application servers: WebSphere 6.1 and up; Oracle Application Server 10g


For recommended steps to handle deprecated formats, refer to:

Deprecated Formats in AutoVue 20.2.3 (Doc ID 1963326.1)

For recommended steps to handle deprecated functionality, refer to:

Deprecated Functionality in AutoVue 20.2.3 (Doc ID 1963327.1)

In addition to considering formats, and functionality, your test plan should include behavior.  For details about version-based limitations, refer to:

Version-based Limitations - AutoVue Client/Server and Desktop Deployment 20.2.3 (Doc ID 1965379.1)