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Product Update: Cubit 8.0.6

Steve Kilsby

Head of Software Development

Dec 15, 2017 2:01:35 PM

Buildsoft has released two important updates of Cubit. See release notes below. 

Cubit 8.0.6 Release


  • Fixed an issue where the Search Bar from the Insert from Price List window was not displaying. 
  • Fixed an issue where Cubit would display an error message when opening on a system that has RAID controller configured.

Cubit 8.0.5 Release


Additional Features & Improvements

  • Upgraded the Licence Agreement.
  • We have greatly improved how upgrading a database between different versions is done; where it used to take hours, it should only take minutes.
  • Updated the icons and labels for Creating and Managing Grouped Views.
  • The User Guide has been updated to include Grouped Views.


  • Fixed an issue where you can’t edit or change the Depth of a Calculation Sheet Item from the Details pane where you used a Volume Result Type.
  • Fixed an issue where lines in the Viewport could disappear when using Rasterised Text with Count Item selected.
  • Fixed an issue where Grouped Views were prioritised over the Estimate when using a Custom layout.
  • Fixed an issue where Inserting an Item from a Price List Item into the Rate Sheet can remove the + or % options.
  • Fixed an issue where installing Cubit 8.0.4 might display an error message if your weren’t connected to the internet.
  • Fixed an issue where indenting or unindenting the last line in the Item sheet and then Inserting a Trade or Item from a Template would display an error message.
  • Fixed an issue where an error message will be displayed when using Ctrl + H on an Item in the Calculation Sheet.
  • Fixed an issue where you couldn’t use Enter on the keyboard from the Scale Plan window.


For a full list of enhancements and fixes, the full Cubit 8 Change List is available here.

You can download the Cubit 8.0.6 update now: 


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