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PlanSwift Viewer Version
Question: What is the Difference Between a Trial and the Free Viewer Version? Answer: The PlanSwift Free Viewer is free, without any charge. The free view...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 9:04 AM
Will PlanSwift Work with a Digitizer
Question: Does PlanSwift software work with a digitizer? Answer: PlanSwift is a complete digitizer replacement and therefore removes the need to purchase ...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 9:06 AM
Is PlanSwift a good fit for Me?
Question: Who can benefit from using PlanSwift? Answer: PlanSwift is perfect for architects, contractors, subcontractors (in any field), estimators, or eng...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 9:09 AM
Can I Install PlanSwift on a Mac?
Can I install PlanSwift on a Mac? Yes, via Parallels or any Windows Emulator. However we suggest that you use Parallels. You will need to make sure that...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 9:26 AM
High Performance System Specs
Many times I have been asked the question "You work for PlanSwift, what kind of system do you use?".  Well, that is indeed a good question to ask....
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 10:54 AM
Why does drawing around the same area give me different results?
The biggest reason for this happening usually has to do with the order in which your points are drawn. PlanSwift uses a grid to calculate your area or linea...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 9:25 AM
Why does my area takeoff stop on the second point?
This happens because you are in Record: Box mode, which requires only two points to form a box. If you don’t form a box when in Box mode then you will draw ...
Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 at 2:26 PM
Why is my linear takeoff doubling my measurement?
This happens because you are in Record: Box mode, which requires only two points to form a box. In Box mode those two points are actually two lines (two sid...
Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 at 2:26 PM
Why is my cursor jumping to the nearest point when I’m doing a takeoff?
This happens because you are in Snap mode. Snap mode is set to jump your cursor to the nearest point to assist in quicker takeoffs. If you need to set point...
Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 at 2:30 PM