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Release Notes

What’s been updated?

  • The cost of viewing MasterMap online has been significantly reduced for all Promap users.
  • In addition to our previous update of increasing the locate area from 1km2 to 5.5km2, you’ll now be able to view more MasterMap for less, making it cheaper to access the surroundings of your site.

What’s new?

  • The brand new QuickPrint feature is now available in Promap, this feature simplifies the interface for users that just want to print maps. While it maintains all the market leading drawing tools, it provides a simple single flow through the platform that removes all the options that our users said that didn’t always need.
  • A new shp. file upload tool has been added to Promap, you can now upload single shape files to automatically define your required site area. This can save hours when defining complex estate boundaries or property plans.
  • A shp. file can be used to define an area for exporting mapping, or be added as an annotation to a PDF or Image.

 

What’s been updated?

  • Promap will retain your preference for products ensuring that you do not need to spend time setting product formats each time.
  • When selecting collated Property Sold Prices points in the Promap Layers function, it is now easier to distinguish between them as the address is shown in the header.

What’s been updated?

  • The initial area of MasterMap that is included within a single locate charge has been increased from 1km2 to 5.5km2.
  • This will significantly reduce the number of charges incurred when viewing areas of MasterMap

What’s been updated?

  • Following feedback regarding the order journey, a number of steps have been removed from this process.
  • There is no longer an Order Confirmation window following the action to submit an order.
  • References for Edit Print & RePrint orders will be retained from the original purchase so these do not need to be entered again.
  • If you have a Paper Map Copy Licence, clicking RePrint will now download the order and you will not have to submit this request again.

What’s new?

  • There are 6 new data layers available within Promap Premium Layers, these include; Ancient Woodland, Special Protection Areas, Ramsar Sites, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Scheduled Monuments and Local Nature Reserves.
  • We’re also happy to announce Premium Layers will be available free to new sign ups until the end of June 2020.

What’s new?

  • You are now able to purchase Historical Maps in a GeoTIFF format. This can be selected when the Historical Maps are added to the basket.

What’s new?

  • You are now able to purchase a Image and a PDF print together in a single order. This will be delivered in a single zip file.
  • Please note you must have an active PMCL to order the combined version.

What’s been updated?

  • A number of updates have been made to the layout of the Detail Print Template.

What’s new?

  • A new Buffer tool has been added, this allows you to create a buffer of specified distance around a shape when in the Print task. To use the Buffer tool the shape must first be locked, and then right click on the shape and select Buffer within the menu. Unlocking the original shape will remove the buffer.

What’s been updated?

  • A number of minor planning applications were not appearing within the Premium Layers functionality, these are all now avaialable.

What’s new?

  • Following from feedback, we have completed an enhancement to the quality of PDF and Image output.
  • The quality improvement focused on the density of lines when producing a Black and White MasterMap.

What’s new?

  • Promap Premium Layers are a new subscription service to Promap v2.
  • A user subscription licence is available for £35 and this unlocks access to additional data layers within the current ‘Layers’ tool in Promap v2.
  • The data that is unlocked includes; planning applications, personal ownership titles,  property sold prices, OS MasterMap Highways, Listed Buildings, Green Belt, SSSIs and Special Areas of Conservation.
  • For more information regarding the new features please click here.

What’s new?

  • The Metric/Imperial measurement switch has been moved from to the Shape Properties, enabling you to switch measurement units on the fly.

What’s been updated?

  • Resolution to instances of text boxes displaying incorrectly.
  • Resolution to add/remove point tool delay when editing polygons.
  • Resolution to lines appearing thicker from the Edit Print function.

What’s been updated?

  • The quality of printed PDF and image outputs have been enhanced.
  • The speed of multiple larger prints has been enhanced.
  • Incidents of drawings not correctly being added to Drawing Libraries has been resolved.

What’s new?

  • The A0 Paper Size is now available to print.

What’s been updated?

  • We’ve improved the quality of your uploaded logos on print. Please reupload any existing logos to take full advantage.
  • We have resolved an issue in which the MasterMap Feature Fill & Title Fill tools were occasionally unavailable when using Edit Print.
  • Some users were experiencing a lag when using the Add/Remove points tool, this has now been resolved.
  • We have resolved the issue stopping some using from completing multiple copy & pastes of annotations.
  • Some users had to click multiple times for undo to take effect, this now happens instantly.

What’s new?

  • We have increase size limit for Export mapping products, including OpenMap.

What’s been updated?

  • We have made some efficiencies that will speed up the checkout process.
  • The issues when purchasing a variety of different Historical Maps within the same basket has been fixed.
  • Some Saved Maps were opening on the incorrect mapping layer, this has been fixed. You may need to refresh your cache for this change to take effect.
  • The line thickness menu had would be hidden behind drawing tools. This is no longer the case.

What’s new?

  • You told us that it was difficult to know when you were adding or removing points. We’ve improved this by highlight where the existing points are on a shape to allow you to make amendments more easily.

What’s new?

  • We’ve enhanced the Print Preview function in Promap v2. You asked for small font sizes, these are now available. Any headers and footers will also be retained when using the Edit Print function for maps purchased in Promap v2.
  • You also told us that there were too any steps as part of check out, as part of our first enhancement here we have made a few changes. First of all, the ‘Order Success’ message has been removed, instead you will go straight to Order History. Secondly if you have typed a Project Reference or PO Number as part of your session, this will be included in the basket automatically.

What’s new?

  • The A1 Paper Size is now available within the Print options. A1’s can take a few minutes to process given the size and volume of information included on them.
  • It is now possible to add Gridlines when viewing MasterMap in Promap v2. Simply head to the My Settings function within the Admin tools. Simply tick the Gridlines box and select the interval (In metres) for displaying gridlines. To replicate OS Tile Number grids enter 100m intervals, to replicate NGR grids enter 500m intervals. If gridlines are visible on screen, they will be included on the final Print output.
  • We’ve added a new print template, the ‘Detailed Template’ to the options within the Print Preview function. This template offers the ability to add additional information into a set number of fields.

What’s been updated?

  • Orders against Saved Maps are now visible to all users
  • We have resolved an issue that was causing some titles to not be recognised as part of the Land Registry search within the address search.
  • There were some prints failing due to text boxes being added with font with 0 font size, this has been resolved.

What’s new?

  • The reopen functionality (Control + Enter) will now also work with the line drawing tool.

What’s been updated?

  • We have improved the processing of various products including Enviroscreen and Aerial Imagery. These improvements will reduce the number of these that fail or stuck on processing.
  • Saved maps that were MasterMap but were opening on OpenMap has been resolved.

What’s new?

  • Back by popular demand, you are now able to reopen completed shapes. Simply press Control + Enter. This will enter the shape at the last drawn node.
  • The LandSearch report pricing has been updated to £50.

What’s been updated?

  • Enhancements have been made to the Promap Classic map migration process.

What’s new?

  • The brand new ‘Title Fill’ tool is now available in Promap v2. The Title Fill tool is similar to the MasterMap fill tool but fills the ownership Freehold boundary for the location clicked as opposed to the polygons on the mapping. When clicking a location, the polygon will be drawn in red, any additional polygons that form part of the same title will be highlighted in blue. If the title is larger than my map screen or has polygons that are not visible on screen, then Promap will provide a list of coordinates to locate the rest of my title. The Title Fill is only available as part of the Print Drawing tools. The Title fill is also only active when viewing the MasterMap layer.

What’s new?

  • It is now possible to use the ‘Lock to Background’ function in Promap v2, this is available on black and white MasterMap layer only. To use Lock to Background, draw a shape, right click on the completed shape, go to ‘Special’ and click ‘Lock to background.’ The shape will now be locked in place but will also display beneath any text on the map.
  • Upon an address search, Promap will now display whether there are any new saved maps created within Promap v2.
  • When you use the Edit Print function, the previous Header and Footer that you entered for the order will be retained to use again.

What’s been updated?

  • Fixed the issue causing mapping to get distorted in the UI.
  • Fixed the location pin moving when zooming in or out.

What’s new?

  • It is now possible to set a preference between the different tasks on Promap, Export, Print and Report. This provides quick access to the appropriate drawing tools and also the products most commonly purchased.
  • To provide a quick experience when using the Save Map and Open Map function a Date Filter has been added. This will speed up this functionality by making it easier to identify previous maps. The Search functionality will search through all date ranges to ensure previous maps can be located easily through this method also.

What’s new?

  • The Site Info button has been added to Promap v2, this is now located in the bottom footer, next to the Site Marker button. Clicking this button will change your cursor, then when you click on the map it will display the Nearest Address and the Easting and Northings. When on the Print tab you can add a label of the Eastings and Northings.
  • Several additional zoom extents have been added to MasterMap meaning that you are able to zoom in and out further.
  • Clear licencing information is now available in a PDF as part of an export’s zip file.

What’s been updated?

  • Improvements to the delivery of Zmapping orders
  • Improvements to the basket to avoid caching issues
  • Resolving the issues of a small number of black & white prints coming out in colour

What’s new?

  • If the Promap Layers are active on your map when you print, these will now be included on the final output. This includes Flooding, Land Use Designations & Ownership data.

What’s new?

  • Drawn shapes that are grouped together can now be added to Drawing Libraries as a single object.
  • While using the Shape and Line drawing tools, the Shape Properties box will now display the Segment Length of the current line that you are drawing.

What’s new?

  • The brand new ‘Promap Layers’ functionality has been added to Promap v2. Included free of charge are Flood, Ownership and Land Use Designation data. This data can be overlaid onto the mapping and investigated by left clicking to view the detailed attribute information.

What’s been updated?

  • Fix to the measurement tool not being deleted from map
  • Fix to enable users to move around the map in ‘Edit Print’ mode.
  • Fix to text displaying outside of text box after printing
  • Fix to the Inside/Outside line bug creating duplicate lines
  • Fix to the creation of shapes that could not be removed from screen.
  • Stop sending Order complete emails to invoice users.

What’s new?

  • View and Locate charges have been reduced.
  • OS Tile Number information is now available in the footer of Promap v2, this will display the tile info for the location of the mouse on the screen.

What’s new?

  • Improved Print Preview Templates
  • It is now possible to group drawn features together on the map, simply select multiple shapes by holding down Shift and left clicking and then right click and select Group.
  • Enviroscreen reports are now also available to order in Scotland.

What’s new?

  • When you purchase a MasterMap Print or GoView Order, further information regarding following consultancy services will be displayed in the Order History. If you click on one of these banners you can request to talk to one of our in-house consultants to support your project’s next steps.
  • The Basket has been improved to enable users to enter the same project and reference for multiple order lines.
  • Text boxes now act as shapes do and can be rotated to any angle.

What’s new?

  • Promap v2 now has an Undo and Redo function, this can be used either using the Control + Z (Undo) / Control + Y (Redo) OR by the arrow buttons in the Drawing Tools menu. The undo function will undo; points while drawing, moving shapes, deleting shapes, rotating shapes, changing colours, adding things from drawling library, adding/removing text boxes. It currently does not undo changes to text inside a text box or enable a completed shape to be editable again.
  • Users are now able to update the measurement units with the My Settings tab (Admin -> My Settings). There is now a choice between Imperial, Metric, Fixed Ha and Fixed Acres.
  • Shortcuts for Length and Angle have been added to Promap v2, these work as Classic. Press L to add a length, Press A to add an angle.
  • Organisation orders – users can search for Organisational Orders as well as their own with the Order History.