The first update to PD 16.6 is now available to download from www.support.sap.com. There is a 32bit and 64bit version so make sure to select the correct one.
The patch upgrades the desktop, Proxy and PDWeb. You must upgrade both the Proxy and the Client (desktop and PD Web) to make the connection to the repository work correctly.
Who should apply this update?
Anyone who is currently using PD 16.6.
Who shouldn’t apply this update?
Anyone who isn’t using PD 16.6.
What if I am on 16.5 and want to apply the patch?
First you must download the PD 16.6 install and then you can apply 16.6 SP00 PL01.
What if I’m not sure the patch will solve all my problems?
No patch can solve all your problems as this is only software and not a therapist. However, here are the fixes it does solve:
#607212 MMR consolidation canceled when File option is selected under local document
#726341 Find Object: provide option to allow DBMS parameters to change case sensitivity
#782480 thumbnail not properly calculated
#788037 Tools menu in folder property page not customized for user privilege
#792374 sequence flow should not cross pools – message flow should not get out
#793206 CDS HDI: Column default value picker should lists Constants
#794387 IA: duplicated collection for Table
#794570 user have submit permission should not edit submitted changelist
#794716 indicate end of connextion with proxy
#795002 calcView : Do not allow invalid folder creation on exporting HDi CalculationView
#795242 calcView : Add support Virtual tables as DataSource
#795314 Version tab : not ordered from more recent to more old
#795318 Extension from central repository not properly visible
#795398 related diagram cannot be created under packages
#795457 floating desc dialog not updated if property sheet are hidden
#795459 conversion issue with old RTF
#795552 calcView : export Calculation view : we fail to create Join
#795596 calcView : fail to export Calculation view based on 2 Calculation views
#795598 calcView : fail to open Calculation view based on view + table
#795638 calcView : Update Impact Analysis rule-sets to show Calculation view impacts
#795864 mouse Crtl + scroll after Alt + scroll does not work
#796068 calcView : On Export Calc view Do not modify existing tables & triggers
#796753 error opening a BPM model
#796999 Search: add filter and select Name but operator and value fields disappear
#797181 cannot load diagram on oracle DB
#797405 Powerdesigner 16.6 failed to reverse engineer HANA calculation view
#797644 CDS : Gen SQL PDM to CDS : pk/fk columns name and order are lost
Until next time, keep designing!