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Excel Crashing while EstimatorXpress is at 30% of loading
If you have tried to open EstimatorXpress and have had excel crash while EstimatorXpress is at 30%, then you have two options. The latest EstimatorXpres...
Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 at 4:48 PM
Quick Quote will not run - unable to download workbooks
With the latest update of EstimatorXpress we have improved a whole host of workbooks.  On some peoples computers a few of these are not automatically unpack...
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017 at 12:04 PM
EstimatorXpress asking for password after closing.
This issue is caused by a Dropbox that integrates with Excel. To stop this issue from happening: Click on the Dropbox icon in the Taskbar (bottom right cor...
Wed, 1 Feb, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Finding your Builder ID & Password in EstimatorXpress
Help to find your Builder ID if you are using Microsoft Office 2007 - 2016... In EstimatorXpress go to the main menu and click on 'My Estimates'....
Fri, 13 Jul, 2018 at 11:54 AM
Optimising Windows and Excel for running EstimatorXpress
EstimatorXpress currently makes extensive use of Microsoft Excel as the platform for the software.  With each new version of Microsoft Office, Microso...
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016 at 1:21 PM
Using EstimatorXpress with Office 2016
Microsoft have just released the new Office 2016 suite. You will need to be running EstimatorXpress 2015 v9.00.8 or newer to be compatible with Offi...
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016 at 11:12 AM
EstimatorXpress cannot load the Ribbon
1.    Windows 8 and 10 do not have  .NET Framework 2 installed by default. This is a required prerequisite for older versions of EstimatorXpress (all vers...
Fri, 1 Sep, 2017 at 9:31 AM
Dollar $ symbols in EstimatorXpress after upgrading to Windows 10
We have seen a few computers where the Windows 10 upgrade doesn't quite get the Regional settings correct.  This effect of this is that you will see a ...
Thu, 1 Oct, 2015 at 3:42 PM
Cannot find the file 'C:\Program files(x86)\HBXL\EstimatorXpress9\Estimator.xls'
If you have Windows 10, you may occasionally get this message when you try to run EstimatorXpress: The fix is very simple - just  re...
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 at 4:25 PM
Creating a Custom View in EstimatorXpress
Creating and using a Custom View is fairly straight forward and allows you to control what information is displayed within the View Resources Outp...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 1:51 PM