Release Notes v. Released: 05/18/2021

The PlanSwift Engineering team is pleased to announce the release of PlanSwift Professional which includes a number of fixes and additions listed below.

For more detailed information about each feature and change, see the Detailed Release Notes. 


  • BF - Bug Fixes 
  • TP - Templates
  • FR - Feature
  • UI - User Interface
  • UX - User Experience 
  • PI - Performance Improvements




Action Taken

1BFItem Order Indexing

Fixed issue with items not correctly indexing after changes to the item order in the Estimating grid.

2BFError Message on New NotesFixed error when adding new note from the left side windowFixed
3BFScroll bar Property out of RangeFixed issue with Scrollbar property out of range when opening the Commercial Sample projectFixed
4BFTime, Date and Region Format

Fixed issues with Time, Date and Region format not matching Windows System in the application causing activations to fail.

5FRNew Shape Count Types

8x more shapes to count with. Added 43 new shapes to the original 5 shapes 


Always Display Page Scale in UI

Added Page Scale to the UI in bottom left panel of main window

7UXUpdated Bad Terminology

Changed wording from "Remove" licenses to "Deactivate" licenses

8BFZ-Order of modalsFixed issues with Activation messages falling behind main application window and not staying on topFixed
9UXAuto-DeactivationImproved Auto-Deactivation to include Settings with 2 new options for hiding deactivation messagesNew
10UINumber of Days Remaining until Next Reactivation Date

Added number of days remaining until Next Reactivation Date on Activation Success messages

11UILink to MyAccount PortalAdded link to the MyAccount Portal on the Activation screens to make it easier and faster to open MyAccount from within the application for license managementNew
12UXBetter messaging for ActivationAdded better messaging for email and password errors, insufficient seats, expired trials and moreNew
13UXUpdated Welcome MessageImproved Welcome Message for new installations of PlanSwiftUpdated
14FRGetting Started Page LogicBetter logic, tied to user entitlements, for how and when to show the PlanSwift Tab and the Getting Started Pages displayed on it. Home Tab will be displayed more often now with this new logic.New
15TPRenamed Sample Templates Renamed the Sample Templates Tab and Sample Templates Folders to Sample Takeoff Tools and General Takeoff Tools to make the function of the sample templates more clear for new usersUpdated
16TPAdded New Shape Count TemplatesAdded all the new shapes as Sample Takeoff Tools in the newly labeled General Takeoff Tools sectionNew
17BFFixed Sample CSI AssembliesFixed inheritance issues on 14 CSI Assemblies for Parts not properly connected and inheriting values from the parent item. Fixed
18BFSegment Wall AreaFixed issue with Segment Wall Area and Linear Wall Area being the same item type Fixed
19UXUpdated Sample ProjectUpdated the Sample Project to include ConstructConnect branding, a commercial plan set, a residential plan set, and new introduction page to assist new and trial users with getting startedUpdated
20PIPerformance Improved with Item IndexingPerformance gains related to Item Order Indexing New

Known Issues

  • PlanSwift Connect - Imported Job (last opened job) does not automatically open on screen after restart PlanSwift. Users can still open it as a workaround, but it should automatically open. (Will be fixed in future release)
  • Deleted Pages Recycle Bin Folder not periodically clearing - Deleted Pages are stored in a folder called Recycle Bin that should clear periodically to free up space on the users drive. Users can manually delete it or clear it as a workaround, but it should be automated to clear periodically. (Will be fixed in future release)

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