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Product updates - 5 min read

Product Update: Cubit 9.0.3

Steve Kilsby

Head of Software Development

Feb 6, 2019 2:44:23 PM

Buildsoft has released an important update to Cubit. See details of the release below. 

Cubit 9.0.3 Release


  • Fixed an issue where the text on some Vector plans would cause an error message to display when imported.

  • Fixed a rare issue where using Revisions on imported jobs from older versions of Cubit would display an error message.

  • Fixed an issue where the Legend in the viewport will disappear when zooming in or out of the plan.

  • Fixed a rare issue that allowed an Item in the Estimate Sheet to have a calculated Total when it only contained a Rate.

  • Fixed an issue where Manual Totals were not transferring when the Item was inserted from a Template.

  • Fixed an issue where Bartender Picked Rates were not replacing a Rate Sheet Item's Estimate rates when the Job was exported.

  • Fixed an issue where merging Jobs containing Bartender Picked Rates would display an error message.

  • Fixed an issue where the dropdown for the Grouping Code of your Job would not display correctly if you were using a resolution of 4k or higher.

  • Fixed a rare issue where importing a DWG plan on a new install of Cubit would display an error message.

  • Fixed a rare issue where importing some plans containing Arcs would display an error message when imported as Vector.

  • Fixed an issue where an item containing a Cell Reference within a Row Reference that is copied and pasted, would not paste as Relative Reference.

  • Fixed an issue where printing a BOQ for a selected trade would not use the correct page numbering.

  • Fixed a rare issue where  drawing a curved line on a plan in the Viewport would display an error message.

  • Fixed a rare issue where editing a referenced item while the entire Referencing relationship was selected would display an error message.

  • Fixed an issue where Job Update would not update an item’s rate within a job if the item was externally referencing a rate from an assigned price list.

  • Fixed an issue where updating your Pricelist through Import from Excel would display an error message.

  • Fixed an issue where importing a Job or Pricelist that has a Grouping code that already exists in your version of Cubit would display an error message.

  • Fixed an issue where Factor, Number, Conversion, and Wastage would not get displayed in your Grouped view’s Calculation Sheet.  

  • Fixed an issue where sometimes drawings from your DWG files would not use the default measurement unit.

  • Fixed an issue where Pick lines would select lines from PDF layers that are hidden in the Viewport.

  • Fixed an issue where Ref Code was incorrectly named in the Grouped View.

  • Fixed an issue where more than one cursor would be displayed when using Auto Select.

  • Fixed an issue where Sales Tax name was not displayed in the Job Manager for jobs imported from older versions of Cubit.

  • Fixed an issue which caused you to not be able to edit Global Project and Global Job in your Job Manager for Jobs received from Global.

  • Fixed a rare issue where importing Jobs with a Length by Centre result type into Cubit would sometimes display an error message.

  • Fixed a rare issue where deleting the shape would sometimes delete the corresponding Item in the Estimate.

If you're a customer with current Software Assurance cover, you can download the latest version of Cubit below. If you would like to update your software but do not have current Software Assurance cover, contact our Customer Success team on (02) 4626 4909.



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