L 2014 v1 RELEASE NOTES Vulcan Software Version 2014 v1

L 2014 v1 RELEASE NOTES Vulcan Software Version 2014 v1
2014 v1 RELEASE NOTES
Vulcan Software
Version 2014 v1
Revision A_ENG
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Introduction
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New Features/Enhancements
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Release Notice
This is the Vulcan Release Notes (Revision A). It applies to release
2014 v1 of the software.
The topics within this document are subject to change without
written notice. Companies, names, and data used in any examples
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Vulcan Release Notes
Part # Vulcan8071.08.0114_Release Notes 2014 v1
Friday, February 14, 2014 11:43 am
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Vulcan Software Release Notes
Introduction
This document provides basic information about new features and modifications in
release 2014 v1 of the Vulcan software.
What You Receive With Release 2014 v1
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One Vulcan Installation DVD
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One Vulcan Let's Get Started foldout
Upgrade Procedure
Please refer to the Vulcan Update Installation Instructions document on the
installation DVD for information on installation requirements. Trimble recommends
that you print this document to help ensure proper operation of the software
application after installation.
Instructional Videos
The Vulcan Installation DVD includes instructional videos that provide
demonstrations of the various features in the software. Trimble recommends that
you use this resource whenever possible. These can be viewed directly from the
installation DVD.
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On the main Vulcan Installation screen, click Vulcan Video Training.
2.
Click on the video you want to view. It launches on your computer in your
default media player. When you are done watching it, close the video screen
and select another from the screen or click Back to Main screen.
Note – The videos also install on your computer. Click the Vulcan Video icon
on your desktop.
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New Features/Enhancements
This release of the Vulcan software includes the modifications and enhancements
listed below.
Vulcan Software
Scheduled, completed, and shipped dates can now be changed directly from the
grid.
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Software Compatibility Enhancements
Trimble® Field Fitting Input
Communication between the Vulcan software and the Trimble Field Fitting Input
software has been improved. It now includes error messaging if invalid values are
entered for fittings.
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Trimble® Tracking for Vulcan
The Trimble® Tracking for Vulcan software is now an optional feature in the Vulcan
software.
Note – This feature is a purchasable add-on to your Vulcan software. Trimble is
making it available at no charge to all users through August 2014. After August, you
must purchase the add-on software to continue using it. Contact your Trimble Sales
Representative for more information.
The Tracking for Vulcan functionality allows you to easily track fittings anywhere - in
the shop, field, and so on.
Enhanced features in this release include:
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Compatibility with smartphones using a Bluetooth scanner.
Note – The software no longer works with older hand-held scanners.
Purchasing an inexpensive Bluetooth device may provide better financial
incentives to your company.
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Refer to the systems specifications document on the Trimble MEP website for
more Bluetooth compatibility information.
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CAD/Estimating Systems
You can now import fittings from most CAD and estimating systems into the Vulcan
software. This allows you to bring in fittings from another software program, but still
use the Vulcan software to process, produce reports, track your fittings and so on.
Trimble CAD and Estimating compatibility includes:
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Trimble® AutoBid® SheetMetal
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Trimble® DuctDesigner 3D®
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Trimble® Design Link
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Trimble® Field Fitting Input
Additionally, the Vulcan software is compatible with several non -Trimble
applications. Contact MEP Technical Support for more information.
Additional Modifications
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Connectors now properly apply to drop cheek elbows when exiting end is
larger than entering end
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Fitting #147-Damper Offset from top to bottom now works in metric
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Imported spiral pipe now shows correct length on spiral pipe list
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Damper Rod Offset is now correct when duct is 4 pc. Offsetting is accurate on
Blank #3
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A shipping list is now generated when job contains Catalog fittings
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Heel wrapper on radius elbow now prints the straight on the correct end of a
label
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Fitting #608 is now processes liner blanks correctly
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Errors no longer display when printing labels on first job after starting the
Vulcan software
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Nested fitting input window no longer displays an error when changing view
to classic
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Labels of 4 pc rect tap now reports properly.
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Fitting #716 Twisted Elbow now saves the construction style selected in
default
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Fitting #242 DC Sq Throat/Heel Elbow now allows you to put on a different
Throat
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Fitting #194 DC Y Branch now included the Drop Cheek 2 pc Wrapper
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Corrected the bulk reporting on the Shipping list
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Editing the inner wall of a conical round tap when tap is on an oval body now
allowed
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Ftg # 180 and 183 now saves default offset locations
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Catalog Fittings now appear on Audit Trail
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