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2016

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  1. Improved Drawing Markup Viewer (11/15/2016)
  2. Duplicate File And Folder Names Not Permitted In The Documents Tool (10/25/2016)
  3. 'Drawing Number' Column Now Includes Links That Open In Fullscreen Viewer (9/28/2016)
  4. Change History Now Records 'Mark As Obsolete' For Drawings (9/1/2016)
  5. Improved Performance Of Single PDF Downloads From Drawings Tool (8/20/2016)
  6. Added Drawing Number To Web Browser Tab For Drawings Page (8/16/2016)
  7. Improved User Experience For Drawings Tool Drop-Down List (8/15/2016)
  8. Alphanumeric Revisions Now Supported (8/11/2016)
  9. Fixed Capitalization Issue With File Name Extensions On Uploads (8/10/2016)
  10. Added Received Date To Drawing Log And File Exports (8/5/2016)
  11. Added A New Advance Option To Drawing Uploads (8/4/2016)
  12. Added Punch List Pins To PDF Exports (7/26/2016)
  13. Drawing Uploads Now Support The Plus (+) Sign In The File Name (7/21/2016)
  14. Added New Markup Toolbar To Drawings Tool (7/20/2016)
  15. Added Zoom Buttons On Full Screen Drawings Viewer (7/11/2016)
  16. Added New Filter Menu For Drawing Tool Markups (7/5/2015)
  17. Added Punch Item And Camera Icons To Drawings Tool (7/5/2016)
  18. Updated Drawings And Specifications Tools To Prevent Duplicate Numbers (6/30/2016)
  19. Added Links In Subscription Email For Drawings Tool (6/29/2016)
  20. Added Upload Failed Message To Drawings Tool (6/27/2016)
  21. Changed Behavior Of Drawing Uploads Window (6/21/2016)
  22. Replaced Icons For Sketches/Markups On Drawings Log (6/20/2016)
  23. Improved OCR Accuracy Of Drawings Tool (6/20/2016)
    1. Added New Banner In Drawings Tool (6/15/2016)
  24. Added Spec Section To Submittal Number In Drawings Tool (6/15/2016)
  25. Added Pre-Review Window And The Adaptive OCR (6/10/2016)
  26. Improved Email Speed And Removed Callouts From Drawings (6/2/2016)
  27. Restyled Popovers in Drawing Markup - Fullscreen Viewer (6/2/2016)
  28. Improved Page Load Speed In Drawings Tool Email Subtab (5/19/2016)
  29. Photo Linking Now Available to All Users With Drawings Tool (5/31/2016)
  30. Released Improvements For OCR In Drawings Tool (5/25/2106)
  31. Updated Drawing Review Page With Minor Improvements (5/17/2016)
  32. Adjusted System Focus After Publishing Drawings (5/13/2016)
  33. Added A New Deleted Drawing Revisions Report In The Drawings Tool (5/6/2016)
  34. Restyled Drawing Review Page (5/5/2016)
  35. Added Powertips to Better Assist Users with Drawing Uploads (4/22/2016)
  36. Added Download Options to the Drawings Tool (4/5/2016)
  37. Drawings Tool Will Now Download & Print Without Hyperlinks (3/24/2016)
  38. Improved Resolution Of Drawings On New Projects (3/17/2016)
  39. Redesigned the Upload Progress Bar in the Drawings Tool (3/4/2016)
  40. Added Revision Number To Submittal Dropdown In Drawings Markup (2/29/2016)
  41. Now Able To Link Inspections To Drawing Markup (2/12/2016)
  42. Added Ability To Attach A Sketch To Most Drawing Markups (2/11/2016)
  43. Restyled the Informational Popup Dialogs for Drawing Markups (2/9/2016)
  44. Replaced 'X' Icon With Trash Icon For Drawing Markups (2/5/2016)
  45. Changed Behavior Of Process Button In Drawings Tool (2/5/2016)
  46. Bulk Editing Changes Now Tracked in Drawings Change History (2/3/2016)
  47. Improved Full Screen View in Drawings Tool (1/28/2016)
  48. New Naming Convention For Drawings Tool Comparison Downloads (1/13/2016)

This page details notable changes to the Project level Drawings tool for 2016. 

Improved Drawing Markup Viewer (11/15/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool with minor cosmetic improvements to the drawing markup viewer

Duplicate File And Folder Names Not Permitted In The Documents Tool (10/25/2016)

Updated the Documents tool so it no longer allows duplicate file or folder names. If a duplicate name exists in Procore, the system will append numbers to the end of the file names (e.g., (1), (2), etc.). In addition, an error message will now appear to alert users who attempt to create new folders that a folder with that name already exists.

'Drawing Number' Column Now Includes Links That Open In Fullscreen Viewer (9/28/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to make 'Drawing Number' column are now links that open drawings in the Fullscreen Viewer.

Change History Now Records 'Mark As Obsolete' For Drawings (9/1/2016)

Updated the Change History subtab when viewing a drawing so it now records a date and timestamp and the name of the user who marked  the 'Mark as Obsolete' checkbox under the General Information area of a drawing. See Mark Drawings as Obsolete.

Improved Performance Of Single PDF Downloads From Drawings Tool (8/20/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to improve the performance of single PDF downloads (with or with markups). Now, when a user downloads a single PDF and receives the download complete email notification, the user can click the link in the email to open the PDF file in a browser-based document viewer.

Added Drawing Number To Web Browser Tab For Drawings Page (8/16/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add the Drawing Number to the label on the web browser's tab when viewing a drawings. Prior to this update, the browser tab read "Drawings • {Project Name}". Now it reads "{Drawing No.} • Drawings • {Project Name}" which will help users when they have multiple photos open in the browser.

Improved User Experience For Drawings Tool Drop-Down List (8/15/2016)

Updated the fullscreen viewer in the Drawings tool so that when a user select a drawing from the drop-down list to navigate to the selected drawing, the system focus is placed on the drawing they are currently on.

Alphanumeric Revisions Now Supported (8/11/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool so it now supports alphanumeric revisions. The first digit of the revision will respect the revision ordering scheme while any following digits will respect the alphanumeric ordering rules. Spaces are not supported anywhere in the revision.

Fixed Capitalization Issue With File Name Extensions On Uploads (8/10/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to fix an issue with file name extensions (*.pdf) being capitalized in Procore after drawing uploads (e.g., A-1_EXISTING FLOOR PARKING PLAN.PDF). This has been fixed.

Added Received Date To Drawing Log And File Exports (8/5/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add the "Received Date" to the Drawing log and PDF/CSV export of the log

Added A New Advance Option To Drawing Uploads (8/4/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add a new advanced option Upload New Drawings window (this is the window that appears after clicking the Upload Drawings button in the sidebar). In the Upload New Drawings window, users can click the Advanced Options arrow and then mark the new ‘Get No./Drawings From Filename' checkbox. If the user selects this option, the file to be uploaded must use the naming convention of ‘Number_Title”. Procore will first look for an underscore (_) in the file name and then assign the Drawing No. and Drawing Title as follows:

  • If no underscore exists, the whole file name becomes the ‘Drawing No.’ 
  • If there are multiple underscores in the file name, everything before the first underscore becomes the ‘Drawing No.’ and everything after the first underscore becomes the ‘Drawing Title’. 
Added Punch List Pins To PDF Exports (7/26/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add labeled pins showing the punch list item number to PDF exports for drawings with markup.

Drawing Uploads Now Support The Plus (+) Sign In The File Name (7/21/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to release changes that will allow users to upload drawings that contain a plus (+) sign in the file name.

Added New Markup Toolbar To Drawings Tool (7/20/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add a new toolbar for markups. The functionality of the toolbar has not changed. However, it does now group functions by markup shapes to improve the user experience. Also added some labels to individual tools and using new icons to represent markup functions. See Use the Drawings Markup Toolbar

Added Zoom Buttons On Full Screen Drawings Viewer (7/11/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add zoom buttons on the full-screen drawings viewer.

Added New Filter Menu For Drawing Tool Markups (7/5/2015)

Updated the Drawings tool to add a new filter menu on the markup viewer. This provides users with the ability to toggle markup types ON and OFF. When the eye-shaped icon in the right pane of the viewer is colored orange, the markup is visible. When gray, the markup is not visible. See Filter Drawing Markups.

Added Punch Item And Camera Icons To Drawings Tool (7/5/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add less-intrusive punch and camera icons to act as "pins" for punch list items and photos in the Drawings tool. These icons will help to keep screen less cluttered on zoom in/out.

Updated Drawings And Specifications Tools To Prevent Duplicate Numbers (6/30/2016)

Updated the Drawings and Specifications tools to enhance backend handling of trailing/leading spaces in Drawing/Spec Number to minimize creation of duplicate numbers.

Added Links In Subscription Email For Drawings Tool (6/29/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add links to the Drawings' subscription email. Added links for the 'Drawing Number' and 'Title' that open a new tab in the Fullscreen Viewer for the drawing. Also added links to the 'Sketch Number' and 'Title' that open a new tab with the Drawings Sketch list page.

Added Upload Failed Message To Drawings Tool (6/27/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to improve the user experience. The system now displays an 'Upload Failed' message in the progress indicator in the right pane when drawing uploads fail.

Changed Behavior Of Drawing Uploads Window (6/21/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool so that users now have to click 'Cancel' or the 'X' to close the Upload window for drawings and specs. Prior to this update, the window would close when a user clicked an area outside the window.

Replaced Icons For Sketches/Markups On Drawings Log (6/20/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to replace the icons that appear on the Drawings log page that indicate when a drawing has sketches and markup. New icons have been added to make the presence of sketches and markups on drawings more prominent to end users.

Improved OCR Accuracy Of Drawings Tool (6/20/2016)

Updated the OCR to improve accuracy. No notable user-facing changes, other than improved OCR accuracy.

Added New Banner In Drawings Tool (6/15/2016)

Updated the Project level Drawings tool to add a red banner that displays to alert users when they are viewing a non-current revision of a drawing (i.e., when they are viewing any version of a drawing that is NOT the most recent revision). If the drawing has been marked 'Obsolete', the banner indicates that it is an obsolete drawing.

Added Spec Section To Submittal Number In Drawings Tool (6/15/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add the spec section to the submittal number when linking specs to drawings and the option to 'Enable Number Submittals By Spec Section' setting have been enabled by your Procore point of contact as active in the project's Submittals tool.

Added Pre-Review Window And The Adaptive OCR (6/10/2016)

Improved the Adaptive Optical Character Recognition (OCR) user experience for the Drawings tool. Added a new 'Pre-Review' popup window that allows users to review a drawing 'Set' that contains eight (8) or more drawings. This window reveals a sample drawing from the set as well as all of the options for Drawing Number and Title discovered by OCR. The user can then select the correct information, which will allow the OCR technology to improve the accuracy of the information discovered for the rest of the the drawings in the set.

Improved Email Speed And Removed Callouts From Drawings (6/2/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to significantly reduce the amount of time it takes the system to send drawings by email. In addition, when users download drawings with markup, the drawing files attached to the email no longer include automatic callouts.

Restyled Popovers in Drawing Markup - Fullscreen Viewer (6/2/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to restyle the popovers in the Drawings Markup - Fullscreen Viewer.

Improved Page Load Speed In Drawings Tool Email Subtab (5/19/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add pagination to the Email subtab on the Drawing Revision and Specification Section Revision show pages. Each page now lists 100 emails per page to improve the page load time.

Photo Linking Now Available to All Users With Drawings Tool (5/31/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to give all users access to photo linking. This feature has previously been released in iOS and Android and is now available in the Procore web application.

Released Improvements For OCR In Drawings Tool (5/25/2106)

Updated the Drawings tool to improve Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for drawings that have a combination of vector and non-vector text.

Updated Drawing Review Page With Minor Improvements (5/17/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to improve the Drawing Review Page. Added more space between the controls and the cards to better indicate the controls can be applied to all cards.

Adjusted System Focus After Publishing Drawings (5/13/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to so that after publishing a drawing, system focus is placed on the next drawing.

Added A New Deleted Drawing Revisions Report In The Drawings Tool (5/6/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add a new Deleted Drawing Revisions report which lists all deleted drawing revisions, when they were deleted, and the user who deleted them. The report is only available on existing projects when a user with 'Admin' level permissions to the Drawings tool submits a request to your Procore point of contact. For new projects, the report is available to users with 'Admin' level permissions to the Drawings tool. The report has Search, Filter, and Export Data As options to CSV and PDF.

Restyled Drawing Review Page (5/5/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to restyle the UX/UI of the Drawing Review page.

Added Powertips to Better Assist Users with Drawing Uploads (4/22/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add a Help icon and powertips to the date sections in the Drawings Upload box.

Added Download Options to the Drawings Tool (4/5/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool to add an option to support users downloading more than one section. The user can now choose to either download individual sections or to download as a single PDF. When the single PDF option is selected, it is delivered to the user via email.

Drawings Tool Will Now Download & Print Without Hyperlinks (3/24/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool so it no longer includes the blue, automatic hyperlinks (i.e., sheet links) when a user prints or downloads their drawings. (Note: Any hyperlinks that were created manually by end users will still be visible on these downloads.)

Improved Resolution Of Drawings On New Projects (3/17/2016)

Updated the Project level Drawings tool to add an enhancement that improves the resolution of drawings on new projects. User-facing changes include the ability to view drawings with better resolution and also to download drawings with markups in better resolution than what was previously available.

Redesigned the Upload Progress Bar in the Drawings Tool (3/4/2016)

Updated the Project level Drawings tool by redesigning the Drawings Upload Progress indicator to improve the user experience. See Upload Drawings

Added Revision Number To Submittal Dropdown In Drawings Markup (2/29/2016)

Updated the Project level Drawings tool to add the Revision Number to the list of submittals in the dropdown menu that appears when users link a submittal in a drawing markup.

Now Able To Link Inspections To Drawing Markup (2/12/2016)

Users can now link an inspection to a drawing markup in the Project level Drawings tool.

Added Ability To Attach A Sketch To Most Drawing Markups (2/11/2016)

Users now have the ability to attach sketch to most markups in the Project level Drawings tool.

Restyled the Informational Popup Dialogs for Drawing Markups (2/9/2016)

Updated the Project level Drawings tool to improve the user experience by restyling the informational popup dialogs used with markups (e.g., RFIs, Punch List, etc.).

Replaced 'X' Icon With Trash Icon For Drawing Markups (2/5/2016)

Replaced the 'X' icon in the Drawings tool with a trash icon. This change was made to better communicate to end users that clicking the trash icon is performing a delete action.

Changed Behavior Of Process Button In Drawings Tool (2/5/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool so that for both drawings and specs, the Process button will now remain inactive until all of the selected files have finished attaching to the drawing set specified by the end user. While the button is in the inactive state, a tooltip now displays to provide clarification for the user: "All files must be attached successfully and a set must be selected to begin processing.

Bulk Editing Changes Now Tracked in Drawings Change History (2/3/2016)

Updated the Project level Drawings tool to track bulk editing changes for drawings in the Change History subtab.

Improved Full Screen View in Drawings Tool (1/28/2016)

 Improved the Drawing and Revision drop-down lists that are available in fullscreen mode with the Project level Drawings tool.

New Naming Convention For Drawings Tool Comparison Downloads (1/13/2016)

Updated the Drawings tool so that when users download a comparison file, the file naming convention for the download file includes the Number and Revision. Previously, the downloaded file name was simply titled, 'comparison.png.'

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