Version 3.3.7 (October 10th 2021)

  • Home - Import Content - Added - CITE import process identifies and removes multiple whitespace and further unwanted characters.
  • Trade Packages - Vendor Selection - Added - Source estimate remains loaded for whole Desktop session.
  • Trade Packages - Quote Entry - Added - A new function to allow the application of tags to multiple trade package items. Multiple Item Tag Application
  • Misc. - Minor Enhancements - Added

Version 3.3.6 (September 26th 2021)

  • Trade Packages - Estimate Enquiries - Added - Continuing the ongoing drive towards improved vendor/enquiry communication, a warning email highlighting recent email issues to the initiator is now operational.
  • Misc. - General Bug Fixes - Fixed
  • Misc. - Minor Enhancements - Added

Version 3.3.5 (August 29th 2021)

  • Home - Undelete Estimate - Added - Added new function to recover deleted local estimates.
  • Home - CITE Import - Added - Refinement of CITE file import processes.
  • Trade Packages - Email Addresses - Added - Now supports identifying bad email addresses for the whole estimate.
  • Misc. - General Bug Fixes - Fixed

Version 3.3.4 (July 18th 2021)

  • Cloud Files - Deletion Update - Added - Enhancement to ensure folders cannot be removed under any circumstances where content exists.

Version 3.3.3 (June 4th 2021)

  • Desktop / Publisher - Security - Added - Code signing certification has been introduced. Simplified installation from trusted status on Microsoft Defender SmartScreen filter.

Version 3.2.14 (May 16th 2021)

  • Trade Packages - Undo - Added - Undo recent action (Ctrl-Z) now available within the Trade Package module.
  • Pricing Management - Undo - Added - Undo recent action (Ctrl-Z) now available within the Pricing Management module.
  • Gross Adjustments - Undo - Added - Undo recent action (Ctrl-Z) now available within the Gross Adjustments module.
  • Trade Packages - Enquiry History - Fixed - Enquiry email history and email delivery now recognises local time zone.
  • VRM - Enrich - Added - VRM enrich now displays date last edited externally by vendor.
  • Misc. - General Bug Fixes - Fixed

Version 3.2.13 (April 25th 2021)

  • Unit Rate Pricing - Undo - Added - Undo recent action (Ctrl-Z) now available within Unit Rate Pricing Module. Unit Rate Pricing Undo

Version 3.2.12 (April 4th 2021)

  • Home - User Controlled Resilience - Added - Increased the local automated backups to 20 per estimate.
  • Home - User Controlled Resilience - Added - Give the user an option to create their own unlimited adhoc backups.
  • Home - User Controlled Resilience - Added - Roll back the current estimate to a chosen point in time.
  • Bill Production - Undo - Added - Ability to reverse bill production recent actions (Unit Rate Pricing in the next update). Bill Production Undo
  • Misc. - Synchronise - Added - Upload the active estimate to the cloud now available in all modules.
  • Home - Import Excel - Added - Now supports the option to import tag names and tag descriptions during the import process.
  • Home - Cost Analysis - Added - Access the curated historical database of estimate £/gifa values (contact support for additional access information).
  • Misc. - General Bug Fixes - Fixed

Version 3.2.8 (March 14th 2021)

  • Home - Add Estimate Upload To Cloud - Added - When creating new local estimates an option has been added to allow the estimate to be automatically uploaded to the cloud. Version 3.2.8


New Estimate

  • Misc. - Minor Enhancements - Added
  • Misc. - General Bug Fixes - Fixed

Version 3.2.7 (February 21st 2021)

  • Trade Packages - Vendor Selection WPI - Added - Access to distilled historical estimate data via WPI provides enhanced vendor analysis and vendor selection criteria. Knowledge Base WPI Videos


Metre2 Desktop WPI Vendor Selection

  • Trade Packages - Vendor Selection VRM - Added - Introduction of enhanced enrich function to display additional vendor attributes.


Metre2 Desktop VRM Vendor Selection

  • Trade Packages - Quote Entry Adjustment View - Added - View of posted vendor adjustments introduced to accompany 'Posted Rate'.
  • Home - Enquiry Email History Parent - Added - Show original parent email content function introduced.
  • Misc. - Filtered Grid Resizing - Added - Filtered bill production and unit rate pricing grid views now supports resizing of columns.
  • Home - Import Content - Added - Improved recognition of qty unit within older .xls spreadsheets (Merge by CITE).

Version 3.2.6 (January 24th 2021)

  • Help - Remind Me Videos - Added - New series of short key function videos - search 'remind me'.
  • Home - Enquiry Email History - Added - Newly sent enquiries now recorded and viewable in the enquiry email window in a traditional email layout.
  • Bill Production - Item Template Refresh - Added - Context menu option to refresh the current template view.
  • Bill Production - Item Template Search - Added - Search function added to allow moving between search results as per main bill view.
  • Misc. - Manual Estimate Saves - Added - Additional user-initiated save introduced.
  • Home - Feedback CC - Added - Feedback email CC now includes author.
  • Home/Settings - Estimate Backup Maintenance - Added - Option to remove redundant estimate backups based on date range.
  • Misc. - Software Framework - Added - Upgrade of underlying technologies to .NET 5.
  • Misc. - General Bug Fixes - Fixed

Version 3.2.5 (December 13th 2020)

  • Misc - Enquiry Anti-Spam - Added - Metre2 Desktop includes additional email verification and security functions in order for metre2 and its third-party suppliers to comply with the US and Canada’s Spam Act (CASL) and other anti-spam laws.
    For you to use the metre2 enquiry email services, metre2 has to verify and validate your individual company email address to ensure full compliance with the appropriate laws.
    Please email mark.hunt@metre2.co.uk directly to swiftly complete the verification process.
  • Misc - Help - Added - Metre2 Help has been reorganised with the introduction of a search facility. This improves user access to support and training information via key words and phrases in addition to the previous module classifications. (Visit New Site)

Version 3.2.4 (November 29th 2020)

  • Home - New Estimate/Import Content - Added - Added estimates are now loaded by default removing the need to open manually.
  • Bill Production - Dims - Fixed - Miscellaneous issues addressed.
  • Trade Packages - Quote Checking - Fixed - Miscellaneous issues addressed.

Version 3.2.3 (November 15th 2020)

  • Pricing Management - Columns - Added - New total columns added to pricing management. Version 3.2.3

Version 3.2.2 (November 1st 2020)

  • Home - Import Content - Added - Remove whitespace context menu function added to the import item list.
  • Bill Production - Annotation - Fixed - An issue occured where existing annotation values could not be removed.

Version 3.2.1 (October 18th 2020)

  • Home - Analysis - Added - Enhanced estimate progress, notification and statistics. Version 3.2.1
  • Home - Layout - Added - Revised pane management (requires refresh of save layouts).
  • Home - Import Content - Added - Option to move nodes between parent nodes maintaining vendor information etc.

Version 3.1.8 (October 4th 2020)

  • Trade Packages - Email Indicator - Added - Indicator showing email content added to the trade package picker and cross trade enquiry window.
  • Bill Production - Switch Estimates - Added - Option to switch estimates added to bill comparsion.
  • Trade Packages - Edit Trade Package - Added - Context menu added to edit the name of the selected trade package.
  • Home/Cloud Estimates - Estimate Notes - Added - Estimates notes can be added to the current or selected estimate allowing historical context.
  • Home - Import Excel Estimate Tag Column - Added - An extra mapable column is now enabled allowing the import of item tags.
  • Misc - Import Estimate Tags - Added - Options allowing the importing of tags, from other estimates, added to the software in multiple areas such as bill production and unit rate pricing.
  • Material Comparison - Duplicate CC Email Addresses - Fixed - An issue occured where duplicate estimate CC tags, matching the logged in user account, caused enquiries not to be sent.
  • Bill Production - Transfer Qty/Rate Settings Persisted - Added - Metre2 Desktop now remembers the transfer quantity and transfer rate settings between sessions.

Version 3.1.7 (September 27th 2020)

  • Trade Package Expression Of Interest - Subcontractor Note - Added - Expression of interest subcontractor note carried through and added as an adjustment tag.
  • Misc. - Email - Added - Improved validity checking and verification. Historically invalid addresses are now blocked.
  • Publisher - Email - Added - Option added to send estimates via verified email.

Version 3.1.6 (September 16th 2020)

  • Misc. - Email - Added - Increased email infrastructure and availability.

Version 3.1.5 (September 13th 2020)

  • Misc. - Tag Select Description Import - Fixed - An issue occured where the loaded spreadsheet could not be viewed.
  • Bill Production / Unit Rate Pricing - Item Tag Totals - Added - New option to see the estimate totals based on applied item tags.
  • Home - Regional Estimate Overview Columns - Added - New columns added showing the estimate nett total and number of bill items present at time of backup.
  • Trade Package Enquiry Distribution - Cross-Trade Email Enquiry - Fixed - An issue occured where the current trade package bill content was attached to all cross trade enquiries.
  • Home - Regional Estimate Overview Refresh - Added - Simple option to refresh the list of team backups in view.
  • Trade Package Vendor Selection - Reset Vendor Selection - Added - Remove all allocated subcontractors (and their rates/adjustments) from all trade packages.
  • Trade Package Vendor Selection - Vendor Fill Matching Trades - Added - Append subcontractors from other estimates to current estimate.

Version 3.1.4 (September 6th 2020)

  • Home - Regional Estimate Overview - Added - Display team estimate backup feed.
  • Home - Add From Existing Estimate - Added - Use parts of an existing estimate as a template.

Version 3.1.3 (August 31st 2020)

  • Trade Package Email Management - Show Email History - Added - Compare trade package email history.
  • Trade Package Email Management - Find And Replace Special Characters - Added - Replace email special characters such as & so that they are displayed correctly.