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PeDAL can be downloaded from this page for both 32 and 64 bit Windows. It comes with a  30-day trial license.  Once you are ready to purchase your license, you can do so here.

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Here is a table of previous versions along, and links to more recent releases, with compatibility information and release notes:

Version ANSYS Compatibility Release Notes
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1
  • ANSYS Release 13.0
  • ANSYS Release 14.0
  • ANSYS Release 14.5
  • ANSYS Release 15.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug related to text searches of the ANSYS help system.  For some text searches that returned page titles containing an Ampersand character, the underlying XML processing was throwing an error.  Escaped the ampersand character.

New Features

  • Support for ANSYS Version 14.5 and ANSYS Version 15.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1
  • ANSYS Release 13.0
  • ANSYS Release 14.0
  • ANSYS Release 14.5
  • ANSYS Release 15.0

Bug Fixes

  • Bug fixes

New Features

  • Support for ANSYS Version 14.5 and ANSYS Version 15.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1
  • ANSYS Release 13.0
  • ANSYS Release 14.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the CTRL+C for copy not working properly in the HTML window.

New Features

  • Support for ANSYS Version 14.0
  • Implemented CTRL+F1 for opening a new help window for the command underneath the cursor instead of using the current help window.
  • Implemented CTRL+F2 for opening a new help window for text search for the word underneath the cursor instead of using the current help window.
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1
  • ANSYS Release 13.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the icon.
  • PeDAL Version 1.21 for Win64
  • PeDAL Version 1.21 for Win32
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1
  • ANSYS Release 13.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with the new toolkit regarding saving files. An extra newline was being added inadvertently previously.
  • Pedal Version 1.19 for Win64
  • Pedal Version 1.19 for Win32
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1
  • ANSYS Release 13.0

Bug Fixes

  • Upgraded to new version of the GUI toolkit and Web Browser

New Features

  • Support for ANSYS Version 13.0
  • Speed improvements for Command Search
  • Text Drag and Drop inside the Editor
  • PeDAL Version 1.15 for Win64
  • PeDAL Version 1.15 for Win32
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the first line of the text editor sometimes scrambling the text during a command dropdown.
  • Fixed an issue with the main application window not being visible after a restart on a system with multiple monitors of different sizes.

New Features

  • You can now drag the tabs around in the editor pane to reorganize them as you wish. Tabs can also be rearranged in the HTML view.
  • PeDAL Version 1.15 for Win64
  • PeDAL Version 1.15 for Win32
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the first line of the text editor sometimes scrambling the text during a command dropdown.
  • Fixed an issue with the main application window not being visible after a restart on a system with multiple monitors of different sizes.

New Features

  • You can now drag the tabs around in the editor pane to reorganize them as you wish. Tabs can also be rearranged in the HTML view.
  • PeDAL Version 1.13 for Win64
  • PeDAL Version 1.13 for Win32
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the help parser not parsing the table of contents correctly.
  • PeDAL Version 1.11 for Win64
  • PeDALVersion 1.11 for Win32
  • ANSYS Release 12.0
  • ANSYS Release 12.1

New Features

  • Support for ANSYS 12.1
  • Native 64-bit version for Windows. Larger files are now supported.
  • A toggle for turning on and off virtual space at the end of a line.
  • An option to set the tab width.
  • A "paste to temporary input file" command. Now you can select some portion of text and choose to paste it to a temporary input file. PeDAL will write the selected text to a temp file and place a corresponding /inp,tempfile,... on the clipboard. The input command can then be pasted into the ANSYS command window and thus the corresponding commands stored in the temp file are read in to ANSYS. This allows for "pasting" commands like *vwrite, etc...
  • PeDAL Version 1.09 for Win32
ANSYS Release 12.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the help parser correctly parsing command descriptions that contain a hypertext markup embedded within the description text.
  • PeDALVersion 1.07 for Win32
ANSYS Release 12.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the registration code validator.

New Features

  • Export syntax highlighted macro to RTF, HTML or TeX formats.
  • Auto document feature that inserts a short command description as a comment in the macro.
  • PeDAL Version 1.05 for Win32
ANSYS Release 12.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed focus issue in editor when the user presses F1, the focus now remains in the editor window.
  • Fixed syntax highlighting of variable substitutions so that it does not incorrectly spill over when parsing a format descriptor.

New Features

  • Added a Save All button. Saves all currently open macro files.
  • Added a comment/uncomment command. Selecting a set of lines and pressing the comment button will add a leading comment marker. Uncomment works by removing any leading comment marker.
  • Added an uppercase/lowercase command. These commands convert the current selection to either uppercase or lowercase.
  • Added a command field to expand/compress command. These commands will compress out any space between command fields, or add space to command fields to align the fields into columns.
  • Block select works by holding down the Alt Key while selecting with the mouse.
  • Added a block paste command.
  • PeDAL Version 1.03 for Win32
ANSYS Release 12.0 Initial Public Release

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