What's New in Maple Flow - Math Software for Engineering Calculations

What's New in Maple Flow

Maple Flow is updated several times a year, as we continually improve the product and respond to customer requests. On this page, you will find details about the latest enhancements to Maple Flow, as well as information about earlier updates.

Getting the Update
You will receive an email from us whenever we release an update to Maple Flow that you are eligible for, which will provide you with detailed instructions. Point releases can also be found by visiting Download Product Updates.

Maple Flow 2022

Maple Flow 2022

Maple Flow 2022 offers a variety of productivity improvements that improve your workflow.

  • Improved product help. A new, integrated help system contains only the help pages you need, and displays them as Maple Flow documents. As a result, it’s now quicker and easier to find the answers you are looking for, and the information is easier to use since you can now copy and paste examples into your own document.
  • Simplified installation process. Maple Flow no longer requires a separate Maple installation in order to function, so you only need to install and activate a single product – Maple Flow.
  • More formatting options. You can now set background colors to draw attention to important results or groups of containers.
  • Enhanced performance. Documents are updated more quickly when you change a parameter.
  • Usability updates. Various interface enhancements make Maple Flow easier to use, including:
    • You can use Tab to cycle through placeholders of an expression template
    • Repositioning vectors, matrices and arrays on the canvas is smoother
    • After deleting an equals sign used for evaluation, the result now also disappears

Available to: Maple Flow customers who were enrolled in the Maplesoft Elite Maintenance Plan at the time of its release. (Customers who were not under EMP at that time can contact Maplesoft sales to obtain an upgrade.)

Maple Flow 2021

Maple Flow 2021.2.1

This updates fixes a serious problem that some macOS users were experiencing with doubled characters appearing when using the shift key.

Available to: All Maple Flow 2021 users on macOS

Maple Flow 2021.2

The Maple Flow 2021.2 update offers a richer range of formatting features for creating professional-looking engineering documents.  

  • Categorize your content using sections. You can group and collapse areas of the canvas to simplify the look of your work. Sections can be titled, and the boundary of the section can be formatted to reflect the look you want.
  • Choose whether to display commands . You can align your formatting to your audience - when preparing for tech reviewers, set the command lines to be visible, and hide them for the finished print-ready document.
  • Greater control over when to apply calculation updates. Select how you want calculations to be evaluated when making a series of changes, by enabling or disabling Automatic Evaluation.
  • Draw and write text on images. You can customize images (such as title or headers blocks) with project-specific information.
  • An improved interface gives you faster response to computational parameter changes and edits you make.

Available to: All Maple Flow 2021 users

Maple Flow 2021.1

This update contains the following additions and improvements:

  • Printing/export to pdf
    • Define your page size (e.g. letter, A4 etc.) and margins
    • Define headers/footers for the printed page /export PDF
    • Display the page extents on the canvas
  • Style sets
    • Support for text/math styles
    • Switch styles with Maple-based style sets
  • Separate numeric/symbolic calculation modes
    • Additional “symbolic” evaluation mode that suppresses numeric evaluation as much as possible
    • Symbolic evaluation mode can be made “sticky” (i.e. all future math containers will be symbolic if sticky symbolic mode is set)
  • Japanese language support
  • Other interface enhancements and bug fixes

Available to: All Maple Flow 2021 users

Maple Flow 2021

Initial release

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