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MatrixGold  2.3

MatrixGold 2.3.20183.1002 Release Notes


New Tools

  • Mesh Repair: This tool will help jewelers to fix and get their files ready to print.

  • Texture 3D: Add textures, taken from any scale of grey image, to any surface.

  • Smart Pattern: Use MatrixGold library patterns (or your own ones) to decorate any design.

  • Gems between 2 curves: Add different stone sizes to any design, using 2 curves as boundaries.

  • Gems list on curve: This is the right tool to use one curve as a reference to add different stone sizes.

New Improvements

  • Signet Ring Side profile: New Signet Ring with more functionality, more controls on the side profile to achieve a big range of different shapes.

  • Head new prongs options: 2 and 3 prongs options added to the Head tool.

  • Rendering using Alpha Channels: Renders can be made by parts with different settings and put them together later with any photo editor.

  • Animation Studio: Added Camera Alignment preference to allow Animation Camera to align with the Curve, Reverse, Perpendicular, or Reverse Perpendicular.

New Features

  • Save as default Style: Set as default the most used customer´s settings on each tool.

  • Save custom materials in Render Studio: Apply any changes to the default render materials, save, and use them later.

  • Import old profile from Matrix: With this tool, Matrix users can import their Matrix profiles to MatrixGold in just one click.

  • Profile Placer: New logic when placing profile on a curve.

Tool Adjustments

  • Pave Prongs: New logic on prongs around borders.

  • Profile Placer: Changed the shift step on from 0.05 to 0.125.

  • Head: Added 3 Prong Head Setting to Head Command.

  • Head: Added Mouse Wheel Horizontal Scrolling to Head Prong Layout List.

  • Micro Prong Cutter: Reversed which side is small and which is big for the auto taper.

  • Jali: Added 50 new Patterns to Pattern Library for the Jali Command.


  • Added logic to allow double-clicking on a .3dm to open MG and Open the file if .3dm is associated with MatrixGold.

  • New Higher Contrast Color Scheme for Rhino Viewports and fixes to Dark Rhino Panel Colors.

  • Cam Submission link added to FILE MENU.

  • Multi-User Windows Login Support by moving Application Settings to User Specific location.

  • Default Style Sheet feature for Dynamic Commands now allows users to Save Default Values for each time they run a Dynamic Command.

  • Added Korean Language Translation.

  • Updated Japanese Language Translation.

  • Added Drag-n-drop to Display Modes Panel, to allow reordering the Display Mode buttons.

  • Added UI to Add Profile to Library to show Preview of Profile and validate Profile before adding.

  • Added Reset button to Dynamic Commands preferences to restore default Dynamic Command settings.

  • Added Top, Front, Side, and Perspective Views to Collections Content Library.

  • Added New Troubleshooting Window when Security Update or Internet Connection Fails.

  • Added JPG/PNG Render Option to gvBatchRender command.

  • Added ESC to abort gvBatchRender processing.

  • Render Studio: Materials Panel now default to Grid View rather than List View.

  • Render Studio: Custom Render Passes Option added to allow any specific number of Render Passes.

  • Render Studio: Added Custom Render Materials Saving and Importing from the Render Material Context Menu and Import Button.


  • Improved UI Reset in Troubleshooting Preferences to also reset Font Size setting.

  • Changed Tech Report Button Icons to be more easily read on Tech Report.

  • Improved Print View of Tech Report, hiding buttons etc.

  • Adjusted Active Dynamic Command Colors to allow text and icons to be more visible.

  • Enlarged Dynamic Command Kebab Menu for improved visibility.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug with Quick Commands and Recent Commands not executing Builders.

  • Fixed F6 Commands throwing Exceptions, caused by bug in Recent Commands logic.

  • Fixed some Static Matrix Commands Not Executing in Ribbon Bar.

  • Fixed Viewport Titles to be more in Contrast to Window.

  • Fixed Dark Text on Dark Panels in Rhino.

  • Fixed Major Minor Grid Lines not Contrasting Enough.

  • Fixed Foreground/Background contrast issue with Color Picker in Render Materials Editor.

  • Fixed Animation Presets not working for some users.

  • Fixed bug with profile width on profile placer tool.

  • Fixed a bug where two-word gems would throw error when setting from UI.

  • Fixed a bug where non-English language Project Files were saving Dates Incorrectly causing Errors on Startup.

  • Fixed a lockup issue some users experienced while generating the Gem Map.

  • Fixed a bug where Gem on Ring Rail would flip if the tangent at start would return a bad vector.

  • Fixed an issue where a missing Rhino Viewport Mode would cause issues with MatrixGold.

  • Fixed an issue causing Tech Report not to function in some scenarios.

  • Fixed a bug where the Save As menu option was not starting in the current Project Folder.

  • Fixed a bug where Saving a Stylesheet would also save Dynamic Command Related Objects, causing builder to always start with the object.

  • Fixed RibbonBar Scrolling on Hover.

  • Fixed RibbonBar Not Reducing Size when Text/Icons Removed.

  • Fixed Status Bar Snap Toggles focus issues preventing keystrokes from working in Rhino.

  • Fixed Ribbon Config Button Orientations when Ribbon Height Changes.

  • Fixed issues with Render Gem Material sliders for Hue, Saturation, and Luminance not always working.

  • Fixed a bug with Profile Editor when trying to save a profile, profile was not saved in some scenarios.

  • Fixed a bug with GemView was not working when Rhino Viewports are named different from our default.

  • Fixed a bug where Security Update would fail if a long running Rhino calculation took more than 1 minute.

  • Alpha Transparency to Render Materials

  • Custom Render Passes

  • Gem List on Curve

  • Gem Between 2 Curves

  • Added Quick Context Menu to Right+Click on Dynamic Commands
    Using the Quick Context Menu you can set a Default Style Sheet, Open the Style Contect Browser, Clear a Default Style; Hide and Show the Dynamic Command Output, and Rename or Delete a Dynamic Command.

  • Add Profile to Library
    Added Preview UI when adding a custom Profile. Also now validating whether profiles are open or closed to the specified Profile Library (Shank, Bezel, etc.)

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