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On-Screen Takeoff (Released: 12/14/2022)

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3.98.07 is a feature release that includes Project Comments, numerous bug fixes, and additional back-end improvements to AutoNaming.

Upgrade Please

This version of On-Screen Takeoff 3.98 has been replaced by, please upgrade at your earliest convenience as there are numerous features and bug fixes you're missing.

Download links and other resources are provided on the Product Info page (just click the product name above or this link:  On-Screen Takeoff® Product Information and Downloads - OST DPC).

Be sure to check out the Release Notes history at: Release Notes History to see what previous versions included.

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  • When importing an OSP Bid Package, if the Bid already exists, users are prompted to create a new Bid or overwrite the existing.
  • Added a new "Comments" Default Layer (in addition to the Default, Image, and Annotation Default Layers).


    Reported by Customers

    • ON-4424 - The preview window is blank when adding an Overlay via the Overlay Wizard.
    • ON-4893 - Some users reported that On-Screen Takeoff could not be installed unless the "hidden" Windows Admin account was enabled and used.
    • ON-4958 - AutoNaming was not returning results in OST

    Identified During Routine Testing

    • n/a

    Known Issues

    These are carried over from previous versions, not new to 3.98.07:

    • There are a few Known Issues related the Annotation & View and 3rd View Windows. Please see the Release Notes for those versions for details: On-Screen Takeoff (Release: 2022.1.0 - OST) - 01/10/2022.
    • Flipping (vertically or horizontally) some Linear and Area takeoff objects causes them to recalculate with fractionally different Results.
    • The Image Folder button on the Cover Sheet sometimes disappears when user hovers over the field, making it difficult or impossible to click on the button. Bug# ON-4556
    • If you CUT and paste takeoff from one Page to another, the blue "takeoff" indicator does not get updated in the Page Navigator until you leave the Image Tab and return (Case 02230614) Bug# ON-4728
    • Area Backouts within a Zone are shown as "unassigned" negative values on the Takeoff Tab (Case # 02171995) Bug # ON-4441
    • Some users of and newer installers have experienced issues with the EXE installer not running correctly on their machines. If you have any trouble installing OST, please Contact Support and we'll be happy to get you up and running just as quickly as possible.
    • ON-5328 - the View (3rd) Window closes when you close the Auto Count preview window
    • ON-5366  - In the Layers window, you cannot use the up arrow to move a Layer up in the list - workaround is to move the layers above the selected layer down.

    Product documentation (user guides) describes functionality in the latest version of each major release and may not match the functionality in the version you are using. Please check the Product Information and Downloads pages by clicking one of the product buttons above.

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