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Product Line: Circuit Design Suite


Release date: 02-16-2012

Software type: Application Software

Operating system: Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP 32-bit


NI Circuit Design Suite Update fixes 5 critical bugs found in both Multisim and Ultiboard version 12.0. The affected build version can be found in either application by going to Help»About Multisim (or Ultiboard) and the build would be 12.0.592. If you see this build number you must apply this update patch to fix the bugs.

To learn about the specific issues fixed by the update, please visit the following URLs, or keep reading this section.

KB 5UCA0DXL: Issues Resolved by the NI Circuit Design Suite Update

This update is available to all users of NI Circuit Design Suite 12.0 regardless of their software maintenance status. Learn more about our Software Maintenance Programs.

The following is a list of the issues fixed between Circuit Design Suite 12.0 and Circuit Design Suite

Multisim ( 3 )
Bug ID Description Link to KB
334101 Loading LabVIEW 2011 instruments crashes Multisim 12.0. 5U1CQMXL
333932 Multisim COM interface unable to open Multisim 12 files. 5U1D1TXL
336490 Multisim crashes on disconnect after creating a BOM when using the Multisim COM interface. 5UC9G8XL
Ultiboard ( 2 )
335190 Exporting Parts centroids for designs containing test points crashes Ultiboard. 5U1D46XL
337602 Ultiboard crashes when viewing certain files. 5UC9L7XL

For information on how to install the update keep reading the following sections.

Installation Instructions

The preferred method to obtain the update is through Update Service, otherwise you may download the update from the Available Downloads section at the top the webpage.

You do not need to uninstall your current software, this update will install on top of 12.0 and update it.

This update is for all editions of Circuit Design Suite (Multisim and Ultiboard):

  • Power Pro
  • Full
  • Base
  • Education
  • Student

You can have the NI Update Service automatically upgrade your software. To access the NI Update Service, in Windows go to: Start»Programs»National Instruments»NI Update Service and click Check for Updates. Follow the instructions in the screen.

After the update has been applied, you will still see version 12.0 in Windows, however you can launch 12.0 and verify its build version, the Help»About Multisim (or Ultiboard) dialog should read Version 12.0 (12.0.653) after the update has been applied.

If you want to install this software for evaluation purposes, follow the link to the evaluation download located at the beginning of this document.

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