Edition

Mobile

Standard

Premier

Windows 7 compatible

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Measure Trial Download - 30 day trial

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User Interface - The Ribbon - updated to Microsoft Office 2010 look

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QuickBooks connectivity with Measure

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Training

Measure User Forums - http://www.measure411.com/forums/

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Measure Training Videos Library

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http://www.rfms.com/measuresupport/measurevideotutorials.aspx

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Measure HELP has links to Video Library

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Online internet Help system that can be updated via the internet dynamically all year

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Local install of Help system as snapshot at release of 2010 - requires no internet

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Measure videos can be downloaded and viewed offline using menu options

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Active GoToMeeting web training available for a fee on any version

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Onsite or at RFMS Corporate 2 days or e-learning via the web - fee based

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Measure Design 4 hours Live Meeting via internet - included in selling price

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MeasureConnect - Measure anywhere there's internet connections

Download MeasureMobile files to local Measure PC edition

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Measure Cloud Import - send Measure PC files to File Manager for RFMS LINK

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for organizing to export to RFMS Order Entry, Quotes or BidPro (fee based)

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Measure Connect Cloud Project Scheduling service (fee based)

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Localization of languages

English

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French

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German

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Spanish

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Drawing Tools

Special drawing tools for drawing rooms with dimensions on iPhone, iPad and Android

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Save to the cloud through a cell connection

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View 2D drawings with Edges and Sides as 3D rendering, only . No creating

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Edit 2D drawings after Design, Professional and Commercial created for 3D

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DISTO rounding accuracy may be set down to 1/16".

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DISTO model A6, D8, and 330i compatible with Measure 2012 and later

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"Device" auto-connect feature for Bluetooth Disto if Bluetooth stack is compatible

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Bluetooth COM PORT now extend up to COM 60 for DISTO

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Disto model 330i, add extra to dimension not available. Measure now adds extra length

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Drawing cursor now has 45 degree dotted and solid 90 degree design

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2D Clipart images may be added to main desktop drawing.

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User added Quick Room shapes to library

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Share quick rooms, quick tiles & stacks with other user logins on same computer

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Notes and annotation of both rooms and sheets which may be printed

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Text

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New "Size to fit" text feature. Automatically resizes text based on text box size

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Stairs tool plus add Borders to stairs

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Window symbol

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Transitions - Doors

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Quick Transitions - Predefine size and product & one click place transitions

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Transitions can be added to holes in rooms

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Group rooms and/or text for exact relationship when moving them

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Move rooms with mouse without distorting dimensions when zoomed far out

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Smart Entry Keypad - Draw and edit any room with computer keyboard

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Keypad magnifier allows resizing Keypad for touch tablets and large screen monitors

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Zoom - To Fit, To Area, In and Out, mouse scroll wheel zoom in and out

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Zoom to Drawing always zooms to everything regardless of current selection

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Zoom to cursor when using scrollwheel

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Tile - Patterns and solids

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Move rooms with keyboard arrows by selecting the rooms then click up, down, left, right

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Pan drawing with arrow keys on keyboard when rooms are not in select mode

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Set Pattern Start based on "Relative to position" or "Fixed world position"

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Snap to Room which provides green hint for drawing segments & aligning

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Save modified keyboard shortcuts for re-load after version updates

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Pan drawing, seam and tile editor areas using mouse third button or scroll wheel

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Option to see room dimensions with fractions instead of decimals.

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Universal Right angle, 45 degree, 360 degree all purpose drawing tool

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Diagonal Rectangle drawing tool

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Diagonal Right angle, 45 degree angle and 360 degree drawing tool

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Ability to cut a hole through multiple layers of stacks

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Ability to adjust wall thickness - thin, normal, wide or extra wide

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Imported product images can now show transparency in 2D view

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Mouse Draw Rectangle

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Ellipse/Circle

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Mouse Line Draw

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Auto pan screen while drawing.

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Use CTRL key with polygon tool for Line snapping

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Double-click left mouse button auto-closes room

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Straight 90 degree Line Draw

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Arc Draw for editing existing walls

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S-Curve Tools - 3 and 5 points

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Lines drawing tool, perimeter linear products can be colored for visual representation

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Arc Segment inline drawing tools

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Rectangle Hole

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Line Hole

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Ellipse/Circle Hole

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Walls

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"Expand" indicator shows when walls are hidden

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Border enhanced to "Fill" and "Remove" border product for door pop-outs.

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Ability to remove a segment of a border that is along a straight edge

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Borders - All products

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Borders show in all 3D viewers

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Border End Caps may be applied

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Tile Editor - Tile patterns

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Measuring Tape

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Crop graphics automatically from Print dialog.

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Advanced Tile Patterns with Quick Tile Patterns and Grout calculated

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QuickTile only offers options for tile that will fit the grid

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Quick Tile tile selection

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Quick Tile zoom with mouse scroll wheel

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Disto Plus Bluetooth - Draw directly on the Measure screen

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Design 2D drawings with Edges and Sides that can be viewed in 3D

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Create CounterTop, Backsplash, Shower tool with 3D view

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Stack predefined wall sizes for drawing 3D shapes faster

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Stacks, 3D edges, 3D walls, 3D box's option set lay direction for selected side.

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Save Stacks for use in other projects

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Stack library

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Stack library may be used while creating a Stack

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Stack total height is now shown as you build the Stack

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Ceiling Tile

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Scanner Import - Any Twain Device, Any Size

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Straighten and Shear tool for advanced editing of rotated/skewed graphics

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Graphics Over-tracing Any Size (BMP, Dodge Plans, EMF, GIF, JPEG

PBM, PGM, PDF & multipage PDF , PNG, TGA, TIFF, WFX, WMF)

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Graphic Image Memory Size Adjustment

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PDF Preview for multiple pages to browse and view desired page to import

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Imported PDF pages are now identified by page number

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Scale in both vertical and/or horizontal directions

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Rescaling tool to scale incorrect drawings

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Manual scaling at any angle

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Crop both Graphics and CAD to reduce file size and increase process speed

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Import single or multiple graphics in same Measure project

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Digitizer - All room drawing and hole drawing functions

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AutoCAD 2008 - DWG, DXF, & DWF including multi-paged plans

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AutoCAD 2011 files may be imported

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Import single or multiple AutoCAD files in same Measure project

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CAD drawings can be imported as a scaled bitmap

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Room Editing Tools

Automatic room naming based on user settings preference

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Add-ons - assign any auxillary products and services

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Product, Room, Checklist and Project Add-ons easily referenced by icons

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Properties - Rename, position name & lay direction arrow

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Lay Direction includes odd angles for selected rooms

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Automatic color assignment for products and color families

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Room Checklist System

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Checklist allows multiple room selection

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Set Pattern Start

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Center Pattern

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Flip Drawing

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Flip Horizontal/Vertical

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Rotate Clockwise, Counter Clockwise, and by Degrees

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Expand dimensions

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Expand tool enhanced to allow multiple edges to be selected for expansion

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Position Rooms

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Close Room

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Copy, Cut, Paste, Duplicate

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"Favorites" product tab available to select a favorite product

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Number of T-Seams assigned

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Solid color roll Products

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Hard Surface Slab products

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Match Main Product add-on calc method is available for any Room add-on

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Patterned roll Products

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You may drag any wall handle whether right angle or non-right angle

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Explorer stays at specific selection after room edits. No longer moves to top of list

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Expand walls either Vertically or Horizontally, including non-right angles if needed

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Punchout

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Join

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Split - Now works even simpler like Hard Surface slab cutting by point to point method

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Align Points or Handles

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Multiple wall Point insertion and/or deletion

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Bring to Front - Send to Back

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Lock Room - stops any dimension edits, no handle or points movement, no room moves

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Project Tools

Explore - Project Manager, Room Counts, Products Assigned per room

3D window, Net area and perimeter by room

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Composite rooms with Edges and Sides show as one room in Explore Pane

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Any element, such as Add-ons, in the Explorer Product view when clicked upon

will now locate the associated rooms, edges or transitions

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Interview - Step by step basic estimating

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Products - RFMS B2B Import/Export by MFG specification or manual add

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Project Checkup scans estimate before display of Worksheet/Quote windows

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Improved notification of overlaps and fixes for overlaps

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"Add a Product" wizard for step by step, easy product entry

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Room Name Import and Master Listing

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Room Types - Define Seaming and Checklist Requirements

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Select Product window now has ability to go directly to Products, edit & return to tab

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Master Checklist System

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User Options and Project Settings are located in same area for ease of use

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New user setting to specify initial canvas size

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Retain Selection option

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User may hide Columns within Product types that are not required

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User may hide/show individual walls by clicking +/- button at room edge

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All Projects can become templates

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AutoSave - Timed Overwrite or Backup to new file

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Auto Recovery to reduce corrupted files saved across networks

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Measure checks for recoverable file(s) at start up

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Import Customer Info from previous Projects

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User may hide Product type tabs for product types not used in project

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Import Products from previous Projects

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Adding new products reminds user to assign a color

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Users can import additional colors for existing products.

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Adding images to products may enable Show Product Images

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Import Customer Info from RFMS Customer records

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Import Simple CSV data through the Products dialog import drop-down

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Project Add-ons for any ad-hoc products by count

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Count Inside and Outside Corners

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Perimeter products such as covebase are easily calculated

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Tax calculation - Simple rate, not designed for core RFMS tables

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Special plank algorithm for laminate and wood instead of tile count

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Two tile math methods. Tile count or Net Area.

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More robust Tile algorithm

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Substantial increase in seam & cut calculation speed in many configurations

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Access locking to prevent unauthorized changes to drawing/dimensions

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Access locking as Read-only to prevent unauthorized changes to anything

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New progress bar shows when files are opened and Seam/Cut progress timed           

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Default Save path can be preset by user

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Measure checks for Metric system settings at installation and sets metric

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Units of measure include millimeters and centimeters

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Viewer, Simple, Desktop, Designer, Professional, and Commercial share all data files

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Project Sheets for segregating job elements:1st floor bid from 2nd floor bid

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Most Recently Used (MRU) file list now shows saved path location as well of file name

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Simplified "MEF" error messaging and instructions for sending to Measure Support

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Sheet tabs can be dragged & rearranged to position that represents project

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Saves drawing to a local temp file before copying to target to reduce lost data

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Match Main Product add-on calc method is available for any Project add-on

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Match Main Product add-on calc method is available for any Product add-on

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Perimeter products now represented by specific color of wall plus width size adjustment

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Roll Allocation Standard - Mill Standard Roll Size

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Status bar shows net area and perimeter LF of grouped selected rooms

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If while saving across a network and lost data occurs, greater chance of recovering data

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Room Options-Located in the Room tab/Enhance grouping for MeasureConnect

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Edit Scenarios

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OverHead factor assignment to project

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Random Pattern Wizard - fill rooms with random tile designs based on percent of colors

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Scenarios - Options feature controlled by sheets. For retail over the web, property

management, tract homes - standalone editions and with MeasureConnect

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Phase Management of Project - assign Products and Regions to GC requirements

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Roll Allocation Specific- Cherry Pick Best Rolls Sizes

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Lots - Tract home breakout and dyelots

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Stacks library allows saving a wall design of the tile layout for new projects.

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Options to apply coving to: Room and Holes, Room only, Holes Only

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Ability to delete individual coving sections

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Coving tool for extending the material up the wall a prescribed distance.

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Phase 2 Coving tool designed to recognize a greater variety of polygon shapes

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Coving can be applied to multiple rooms at the same time

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Assign Manufacturer's Standard Roll length by style to roll product

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Design Tools

Show Photos of products in 2D and 3D views - carpet, ceramic

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Planks now show as planks rather than solid in 3D

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Copy 3D view to Clipboard for inserting in external document and/or printing

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3D Viewer allows multiple wall selection

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3D Library Manager for saving 3D images for use in new projects without redrawing

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3D image sides edit to stretch & shrink dimensions & reflect them in 2D drawing, also

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Depth added to 3D view

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Print directly from 3D Viewer and 3D Explorer window

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Near photo quality printing with minimal edge noise

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Resizing 3D Viewer always zooms to fit first then user may modify view

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Tile Editor: New simplified way to create tile patterns

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Retail Tile calculation method includes diagonal lay direction

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Significant tile speed improvements related to mosaic patterns

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Quick Tile: Support for Non-Rectangular tile has been added

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Rectangle, Triangle, Hexagon, Octagon, Trapezoid, and Rhombus

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Custom non-rectangular tile designs

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Originate settings for adding Photos for 2D and 3D views

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Photo editing tools - cropping, scaling, zoom, etc.

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Scene processing - organize areas by grouping to view realistic 3D elements

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Glue sides back to edges which improves 3D construction

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Print directly from 3D Scene Editor view

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Insert 3D elements directly into the Scene Editor to expedite scene manipulation

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Scene Editor 3D view controls via right mouse click

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Stacks function now remembers last product used for improved efficiency of user

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Reports

New Print Preview - Thumbnail left side, full view right side

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Print Preview allows selecting page range to print

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Room Views

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Room Plan report option to show net area

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Report for Retail Tile location of cuts usage

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Seam Views

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Cut Sheets - Multiple Configurations

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Roll Specific Allocated and Lots

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Worksheet - Bid

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Worksheet column widths are now remembered between sessions

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Checklist

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Explore View by Room, Product, Measurement, Groups, Cut Sequence, or Notes

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Print to Scale directly or through PDF

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New Print Preview - Thumbnail left side, full view right side

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B&W special crosshatching and symbol printing instead of colors

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Spanish capable for all reports

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Worksheet Report Writer/Designer via free Microsoft Access Runtime

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Print single or multiple reports in same process

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Explore View by Room, Product, and Measure reports

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Legend for Room and Seam view reports have option to show product quantities

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Custom header, footer, blueprint boxes when printing reports

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User customizable fields for Customer Info particularly useful for non-USA regions

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Email fields and 5 phone fields are now available in Customer Info

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Job Details tab and Property tab added to Customer Info for tracking job details

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Project Information contained in Customer Info can be printed as a cover sheet of details

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Cut Sequencing report is now available

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Quotes feature can be invoked from the master Print window for Quote printing

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Group Seqencing report is now available

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Regular Cut Plan has option to print two columns wide to preserve paper

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Seams and Rolls

Set Seam Start - User specific per room

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Center Roll - Center full width cuts in room with smaller cuts on sides.

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Lock Seams

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Add T-Seams - User specific point

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Add Length Seams - User specific point

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Angled Cut seam tool

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Delete Seams

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Flip Seams - solid colors and patterns

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Length seams & T-seams flip away from transitions

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Reset Seams

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Toggle Automatic/Manual Seam Calculations

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Option to set the size and color of both System Seams and User Seams

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Force Manual Recalculation

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Yield Efficiency vs. Calculation Time Slider Switch

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Thin Neck Threshold tool for aggressive seam placement

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Move Cuts between rolls

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View Cuts Dynamically Vertical or Horizontal with lay direction shown

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Lay Direction N,S,E,W,NE,SE,SW,NW, or Lay along any room side

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Lay By Coordinates

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Arbitrary Lay Direction to any degree angle

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Cut Gap

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3 different setting choices to apply waste at end of roll depending on roll sizes

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Move Seam Position with Mouse

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Cut Square across the roll to accommodate Cutting Machines

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Compress cuts for repositioning on the roll

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Compress cuts on a roll horizontally and vertically

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Cut groups identified in cut window with cuts roll position shown in status bar

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Roll width sold versus roll width estimated.

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New zooming tools for cuts view and mouse scroll wheel zooms in and out.

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Ability to drag cuts between rolls instead of having to use the Move Cuts method

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New rework of Locked Cuts feature. Works like user thinks when editing cuts

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Group Sequencing related to cuts

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Cut Sequencing – Professional and Commercial editions only

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Worksheet

View and Print by Project Sheet or all Project Sheets

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View and Print by Product with specific usage by Room

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View and Print by Rooms with specific product usage itemized

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Export to Excel flat file

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Export to Excel Pivot Tables all Measure Worksheet formulas for cell edits and proposal

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Export to RFMS Order Entry, Quotes, BidPro, and In Home Solution

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Gross Profit Margin Field

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Hide Worksheet columns if not needed

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Same profit margin can now be applied for all rows without selecting each row

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Export to XML

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Export to Quick Books

Added  Fee

Added  Fee

X-factor multiplier data for multi unit apartment property managment of same layout

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Line sub-total user editable to fixed number which auto adjusts profit margin

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Grand Total user editable to fixed number which auto adjust all line's profit margin

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Margin Wizard to compare 3 different total job profit margins then apply choice

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Generate Quotes

Design detailed quote layouts with drop-down, easy tools. Save for reuse except in Viewer.

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Generate Quote: Control Header/Footer Printing on pages

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Generate Quote may now be invoked to open from within the Worksheet

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Reuseable templates may be saved and retrieved for use in new projects

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Quotes export to Access, XML, and generic flat Excel

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Ability to combine same products contained in different sheets for one display and total

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Project add-ons (adhoc counts such as overage allowance) at Quote not just Worksheet

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Ability to import of many job files to combine bid data into one Proposal.

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Add images or documents to enhance the Proposal or for legal resources like contracts

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Licensing

Measure Mobile - iPhone, iPad and Android

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Measure Viewer edition for viewing and printing only (excludes editing

and exporting) yearly subscription only

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Requires Microsoft Windows XP, or Vista 32/64-bit, Windows 7 32/64-bit

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License deactivation by user to move license to another computer

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Measure security update will not install Measure unless logged as “administrator”

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License & user setting files now stored in folders specified by Microsoft

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Subscription License based on PayPal/Credit Card charged monthly or yearly

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Flexible, mobile subscription for easily sharing licenses by login/logout via internet

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Citrix or Terminal Services

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