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On-Screen Takeoff (Release 2020.15.0) - 10-15-2020

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On-Screen Takeoff

OST v. is a Hot Fix to On-Screen Takeoff v3.98.00.07 (released August 19, 2020) to address performance issues identified post-release. This Hot Fix is available to all licensed users who were eligible for

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Hot Fixes

    Reported by Customers:

    • ON-3070 Pages with a large number of Typical Group Markers takes significantly longer to load in 3.98 than previous versions.
    • ON-3198 Moving takeoff after pasting it is significantly slower in 3.98 than previous versions.
    • ON-3216 Copying and pasting large amounts of takeoff is significantly slower in 3.98 than previous versions.
    • ON-3251 AutoCount generates a "General Exception Error" when user attempts to draw the selection box.
    • ON-3224 The View Window's minimize button is disabled. (See Related Articles for an FAQ regarding minimizing the view window)
    • ON-2837 Improve the MyOnCenter Tab workflow for licensed users.

    For your convenience, the original Release Notes are copied below:



    • Moved the MyOnCenter Tab to the first position and default to opening it for licensed users. (see OST 3.98 - MyOnCenter Tab)
      • This Tab provides access to the Customer Portal, Training and Support options, and an array of resources intended to help the new and experienced user get the most out of their software.
      • On Windows 8.1 (32-bit), the MyOnCenter Tab throws an error, this is a known issue and deemed acceptable as this version of Windows is no longer supported. 
    • Bid exports (OSP and OST files) now include the "Mark Takeoff Complete" indicator as appropriate (works if you send to another OST 3.98 user only).


      Reported by Customers:
      • [ON-848] - Support Case 388558 - Sheet names are changed sometimes when exporting and importing bid packages
      • [ON-875] - Support Case 391599 - the program does not convert all PDF images in Cover Sheet to TIFF
      • [ON-877] - Support Case 389112 - duplicating a Condition, while the Condition Window is sorted by Condition Name and the Condition Number column is turned off, creates the duplicate Condition in the wrong order
      • [ON-999] - Support Case 386386 - Linear takeoff objects set to connect to other linears are affecting takeoff objects on hidden layers
      • [ON-1580] - Support Case 394941 - when exporting the the Takeoff Tab to CSV, if the Tab is Grouped by Zone, Bid Areas are not shown correctly in the CSV file
      • [ON-1581] - Support Case 394836 - some large font sizes (for Display Dimension) causes a "Takeoff outside of boundaries" error
      • [ON-2106] - Support Case 402657 - In OST 3.97, when tabbing through fields in the Condition Properties (Count) dialog box, the Shape field is skipped
      Identified During Routine Testing:
      • [ON-1858] - The "Mark Takeoff Complete" option affects child bids when set on the Base Bid
      • [ON-1991] - Minimizing the "2nd View Window" modal window closes it on Windows 10 Pro (fix is to disable the minimize button)
      • [ON-2278] - Clicking "Reset All Settings", while on the Image tab, then navigating to the Bids Tab and back to the Image Tab causes general exception error (crash)
      • [ON-2281] - Clicking "Reset All Settings" and closing program deselects all databases in the Open Database dialog box

      Digital Production Control

      No changes to DPC

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