Can I install PlanSwift on a Mac?
Viewed 839 times since Tue, Aug 5, 2008
Can I install PlanSwift on a Mac? Yes, via Parallels. You will need to make sure that your system meets the requirements for the Parallels software.Basic requirements from Parallels include but are not limited to: Mac OS® X Tiger 10.4 or higher ru... Read More
How do I unlock PlanSwift on a different computer?
Viewed 819 times since Wed, Sep 10, 2008
To use PlanSwift on a different computer you must first remove the license from the computer that you are currently using. Follow these instructions.Requirements: All unlocking proceedured will require an active internet connection. Open PlanSwift... Read More
What is the difference between PlanSwift Free Viewer and a PlanSwift Trial?
Viewed 803 times since Fri, Jun 6, 2008
What is the difference between PlanSwift Free Viewer and a PlanSwift Trial?The PlanSwift Free Viewer is free, without any charge. The free viewer allows you to view and navigate digital plans, without the fully functioning takeoff & estimating ... Read More
What file formats does PlanSwift support?
Viewed 792 times since Fri, Jun 6, 2008
.TIF, .PDF (Adobe), .DXF, .DWG (AutoCAD), .PLN (Dodge plan files), .JPG, .CPC, and more. We are currently working to accept .DWF file format. The .TIF and .DWG file formats are the preferred formats for use within PlanSwift. Read More
What do i do if I forgot my PIN#?
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Question:-------------------What do i do if I forgot my PIN#?-------------------Answer:-------------------You can go here to retrieve your PIN - Resend PIN Information------------------- Read More
What file formats are compatible with PlanSwift?
Viewed 779 times since Fri, Jun 6, 2008
PlanSwift 8 supports the following file formats:.TIF, .TIFF (Tagged Image Format File).PDF (Acrobat Portable Document Format).DXF (AutoCAD Drawing Interchange Format ).DWF (Autodesk Design Web Format).DWG (AutoCAD Drawing Database).PLN (Dodge Plan Fi... Read More
Does the free viewer version expire?
Viewed 764 times since Fri, Jun 6, 2008
Does the free viewer version expire?No, the free viewer can always be used to view a set of plans, even if your PlanSwift Professional trial expires. Read More
Does PlanSwift software work with a digitizer?
Viewed 742 times since Thu, Jun 5, 2008
Does PlanSwift software work with a digitizer?PlanSwift is a complete digitizer replacement, and therefore removes the need to purchase a digitizer. Digitizing on screen has many powerful benefits to save time and reduce errors, using of the powerf... Read More
I added an overlay but the alignment needs to be adjusted. How do I adjust this after the fact?
Viewed 718 times since Wed, Jun 11, 2008
To re-align an overlay select the overlay in the 'Pages' window. At the top of the list is the 'Align Overlay' button. Click the icon and follow the on screen instructions.version 7.1 and later Read More
What is COM?
Viewed 673 times since Tue, Jul 22, 2008
Component Object Model (COM)Component Object Model (COM) is an interface standard for software componentry introduced by Microsoft in 1993. It is used to enable interprocess communication and dynamic object creation in any programming language that s... Read More
How can I become a Beta tester?
Viewed 645 times since Tue, Jun 24, 2008
At PlanSwift, we are constantly striving to improve the software with new features to benefit our customers. We are now offering a Beta Testing program to allow our customers to be more involved in the development and testing of the software. Feel f... Read More
Do I have to purchase a scanner to use the software?
Viewed 644 times since Thu, Jun 5, 2008
Do I have to purchase a scanner to use the software?No, a scanner is not required. However, without a scanner, you will need to obtain your plans in digital form. If you cannot obtain new plans digitally, we highly recommend the purchase of our sca... Read More
Who can benefit from using PlanSwift?
Viewed 630 times since Thu, Jun 5, 2008
Who can benefit from using PlanSwift?PlanSwift is perfect for architects, contractors, subcontractors (in any field), estimators, or engineers. In short, anyone who works with architectural plans particularly in the construction industry. Read More
How do I get help with the PlanSwift software?
Viewed 620 times since Fri, Jun 6, 2008
How do I get help with the PlanSwift software?Here are a few ways to get help with the PlanSwift Software:1. Tutorial videos are available online at www.planswift.com/Swifttube. 2. How-to videos are available from within the PlanSwift software. Selec... Read More
I can’t afford a scanner...do you have any scanning services or options?
Viewed 587 times since Fri, Jun 6, 2008
I can't afford a scanner...do you have any scanning services or options?Take your plans to a local FedEx Kinkos, or we can help find a plan scanning service in your area. Call or email us for help. Read More
Remote Activation - I forgot to remove my license.
Viewed 552 times since Mon, Sep 9, 2013
Q: I am out of town with my laptop and need to work but can't activate it because my license is still active on my work computer. What Can I do?A: You can log into 'My Account' and request a temporary override on your l... Read More
SkyDrive as a file storage path
Viewed 546 times since Wed, Sep 11, 2013
Q: I would like to setup my computer to store my data files in a SkyDrive sub folder. How do I do this?A: It is not possible to create a PlanSwift storage to point to a SkyDrive. SkyDrive is for file synchronization. You would need to set a PlanSwift... Read More