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Support for PlansXpress 2019 ends 5th November 2022

PlansXpress 2019 Version 5.2.736 - Released 5th November 2019

  • You can now add openings to flat roofs including PVCu Rooflights, Aluminium Rooflights and Velux Skylights.
  • The library of steels available for placement (as beams or posts) has been greatly increased to cover over 350 different options.
  • The automatic note option for all products that are selected using a 'picker' dialog have been improved, along with the automatic placement of the notes for all entities.
  • NOTE:  You will need to be running EstimatorXpress or higher in order to import these new items to be estimated.

PlansXpress 2019 Version 5.2.656 - Released 12th August 2019

  • New range of aluminium bi-fold, french and single panel doors are available in association with Crystal Direct. To ensure that you can estimate these you will need to also be running EstimatorXpress 2019 version 10.0.779 or later and sign up to the Aluminium Bonus Pack.
  • If a wall texture is removed/reset it will revert back to the texture associated with that wall type e.g. Rendered, block, brick. Previously all walls would be reset to use a brick texture.

PlansXpress 2019 v5.2.625 - Released 3rd June 2019

  • Improvements to the paragraph titles displayed in the Specification Notes window.
  • Added set to estimated/set to non estimated commands to the context menu when multiple entities have been selected.
  • Fixed email address validation issue in software registration process.

PlansXpress 2019 v5.2.614 - Released 3rd May 2019

  • Additional steps have been taken to stop rare cases of user registration data becoming corrupt.
  • Stopped a crash on starting up the software if the computer has a corrupt Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) repository.

PlansXpress 2019 v5.2.609 - Released 8th April 2019

  • New functionality allowing you to rotate PDF plans as part of the Scan & Trace import process. You can easily rotate by 90° if the PDF has been generated sideways or you can specify an exact angle, useful if the plans have been scanned and are not quite straight.
  • Fixed flat roofs and some ceiling entities not being hidden in 3D when roofs visibility was turned off
  • Fixed 3D toolbar issues when loading undocked
  • Fixed issue where selecting an entity in 3D (ctrl-click) would cause the main drawing canvas to steal the focus e.g. mouse wheel zooming would be with the 2D and not the 3D!

PlansXpress 2019 v5.1.551 - Released 26th September 2018

  • Print preview now opens up zoomed to show the whole page, not just the top left corner of the page.
  • New option to show/hide stairs in the 3D preview.
  • Angular dimensions now available in Take-off edition.
  • Fixed issue when printing out drawings in Sketch mode - walls were hidden.
  • Stopped error message appearing when you right click on an entity and select 'Modify'.

PlansXpress 2019 v5.1.537 - Released 18th September 2018

  • A brand-new drawing mode allows for solid, easy to sketch wall styles that make tracing easy and are great to present to customers. Just click Toggle Drawing Mode for a slick new look.

  • New Scan & Trace ribbon. The new Import Drawing Wizard allows for all imported content to be managed in one place. The new Measure Image Scale tool is a brand-new feature that allows quick and easy scaling of PDFs. In a few simple clicks an imported PDF plan can be set at the correct scale without the need for any calculation.

  • PlansXpress can now bring in PDF’s with a high level of clarity, making tracing easier than it has ever been.

  • Improved on-board 3D Model panel (visibility – one click to turn things on and off the 3D model and new backgrounds)

  • New 'Level' ribbon allows you to see wall outlines (intelli trace walls) from other levels, very handy when placing suspended floors. You can also now move the reference point of an existing level.

  • The Print Preview dialog box has had a makeover.

  • Room fill tools. With a selection of workbooks such as Irregular Shaped Slab, once you have entered your dimensions, just hover the mouse over the room and press "F" to fill the room with your slab or ceiling!

  • Elevation hatching has been improved in terms of reliability and speed of hatching. Horizontal and vertical cladding hatch patterns have been added too.

  • PlansXpress has a new advanced mouse menu, with an option to use the middle mouse or the right click, you can personalise its use. Brand-new options allow you to new select a whole roof from a single roof line, draw another of the thing you are selected on (Draw using this specification) or bring in new construction line or annotation tools.

  • Fixed: Georgian Bar Window 600 x 900 no longer appear only 50mm wide

  • Fixed: Sleeper walls no longer appear as full height walls in 3D/Eleveation