Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011 Hotfix 1 - Various Issues

In a continuing effort to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released this hotfix which resolves various issues after Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011 was released.

Contents

·         Issues Addressed by This Update

·         Installation Instructions

·         File Patched by This Update

Issues Addressed by This Update

·         Upgrading old QTO projects to QTO 2011 version takes a very long time to complete.   

·         When upgrading old QTO projects to QTO 2011 version, there is no way to split the WBS from Description.

·         Some GAEB catalogs cannot be imported due to duplicate WBS IDs.

·         Space cannot be used as separator to parse Description and extract WBS.

·         When importing catalogs, unable to preview the catalog items before inputting the separator.

·         Changes made to Catalog Parameters for Timberline items are not saved.

·         Workbook: After editing the WBS value in the Workbook, the Info-Textbox does not refresh to show the new value.

·         Incorrect layout of takeoff items when printing out the Workbook.

·         Legend: The scale of the Hatching Symbol is not a fixed value.

·         Legend: Count-Symbols with square style have different sizes with area, volume and linear symbols.                       

·         Sometimes, the thickness of the linear object is lost in the canvas.

·         Changing the type of the item adds duplicate QTY2 entries to the dropdown list in "Cost Data" tab in takeoff item’s properties dialog.

·         Shift+TAB key cannot work in takeoff palette and properties palette.

·         Crash: use 'Tab' and 'Enter' key to edit properties palette design tab cell will cause crash.

·         Application hangs if using 'Tab' key to go through treelist when only "Value" column is displayed in Design tab of Properties Palette.

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Installation Instructions

Note: You must have Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011 installed on the system in order to see the benefit of this hotfix.

To Install the Hotfix

·         Close all software applications.

·         Unzip aqto_2011_hotfix1_enu.zip to your local machine.

·         Install the hotfix by either of two options below:

Ø Option #1: Automated installation

§ Run Install.bat to automatically install all fixes into your machine. (Make sure you run it as Administrator for Windows Vista or Windows 7)

Ø Option #2: Manual installation

§ Navigate to the folder where Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011 is installed.

Default install folder for 32-bit Windows OS is C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Default install folder for 64-bit Windows OS is C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk\Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\ 

§ Rename the affected original files. See File Patched by This Update for a list of files to rename.

For example, in the folder, right-click the Autodesk.Takeoff.Core.dll file and rename it Autodesk.Takeoff.Core.dll.bak.

§ Extract the files in the aqto_2011_hotfix1_enu.zip and copy them to the appropriate locations. See File Patched by This Update for locations of files.

 

To Remove the Hotfix

·         Close all software applications.

·         Unzip aqto_2011_hotfix1_enu.zip to your local machine.

·         Remove the Hotfix from your computer by either of two options below:

Ø Option #1: Automated Un-installation

§ Run UnInstall.bat to automatically remove all fixes from your computer. (Make sure you run it as Administrator for Windows Vista or Windows 7)

Ø Option #2: Manual Un-installation:

§ Navigate to the folder where Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011 is installed.

Default install folder for 32-bit Windows OS is C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Default install folder for 64-bit Windows OS is C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk\Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\ 

§ Delete the files listed in File Patched by This Update section.

§ Rename all files ending with ".bak" by removing the ".bak" extension.

For example, in the folder, right-click the Autodesk.Takeoff.Core.dll.bak files and rename it Autodesk.Takeoff.Core.dll.

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File Patched by This Update 

File Name

Date Modified

File Size (KB)

Location

EPlotGeometry.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

3,890

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\dwf\ecomposite

EPlotEditorTools.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

3,925

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\dwf\ecomposite

FileUpgrader.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

8,490

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Autodesk.Takeoff.Core.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

3,862

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Autodesk.Takeoff.plugin.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

62

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Autodesk.Takeoff.Workbook.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

254

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Autodesk.Takeoff.Utilities.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

218

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Autodesk.Takeoff.UI.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

1294

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\

Autodesk.Takeoff.Plugin.ATT.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

38

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\Plugins\

Autodesk.Takeoff.Plugin.CSV.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

54

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\Plugins\

Autodesk.Takeoff.Plugin.resources.dll

12/17/2010 ‏‎09:17

30

Autodesk Quantity Takeoff 2011\en-US

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