MaxCut Version 2 Release History


Date: May 2021


-When a CSV file is imported, you can now save the csv import settings specific to that import file format, and load previously saved settings for different import file formats.

 - Input panel expansion – You can now add an expanded panel size or “rough cut’ size to your input panels in the Business Edition.

- Mass changes can now be made, allowing grooving to be applied to a group of panels, or to all selected panels

- Mass changes can now be made, allowing holes to be applied to a group of panels, or to all selected panels.



- Improved grouped labelling that allows group label name to be set at different levels. 

- MaxCut will now allow for panels of zero quantity to be added to a job

- Mapping of fields and columns clearer for CSV imports

- Edging calculation – you can now choose to include or exclude machining cost when edging is being added separately to a quote

- Consolidated mass changes dialogs to a single one called "Change Materials" with filters for Name & Tag

- Add button to license screen to allow users to more easily de-activate and re-sync their own licenses

- Add the diameter and depth values of a hole to the holes and grooving report

- Add current date to licensing screen for support query purposes



- Fixed "Error Optimizing" bug

- Fixed calculation of number of units error with grouped units in the 'Input Item Group List' report

- Fixed library items not refreshing correctly when restoring a backup.

- Fixed company Logo not being cleared when restoring backup

- Fixed bug with incorrect labelling of panels in a grouped unit

- Fixed issue with Job Summary report and Optimised Sheets screen not showing correct sub-sheet size information when using sub-sizes

- Fixed bug with batch report settings not saving the previous quantity per report

 - Fixed error with the Job Layout Simplified report not displaying the panel name as specified under Layout Grouping

- Fixed bug with placement of holes when panel rotated

- Added "Change Panel Holes" menu item to the Mass Changes popup menu that appears on right click of input panels

- Improved error message added when importing a csv file with invalid settings

- Adjustments made so that the CSV format in the Summary tab is consistent with the delimiter specified. 

- Refactored multiple reports

- Fixed & clarified error messaging for "Data at the root level" error

- Disable multiline for the library item search text box

- Fixed results dialog for sheet materials import – items previously showing updated when they had not been



Date: 2020

- Print Group Name on Job Layout
- New report added - Input Items Group List
- Set custom terms and conditions setting for invoice and quote reports
- Override global trim settings on a per material basis

- Add notes field to library item creation popup
- Add success or failure popup when restoring or backing up MaxCut
- Add "Total panels" information in Job Summary Report

- Fixed DXF export inversion issue
- Fixed library item search box entry occasionally causing library items to disappear
- Improved error message displayed when importing invalid materials file
- Fixed panel validation not updating when editing a material
- Fixed inputting new license code over previous license error
- Fixed stand alone edging (edging not on a panel) not being added to Job Summary Report
- Fixed bug where offline activation internet connection check sometimes fails
- Fixed “Layout Grouping” settings not saving
 - Fixed “Job layout” report showing main sheet size when using a subsize


Date: 5 March 2020

- Make company logo in settings be able to be stretched across an invoice/quote instead of just centered
- Added notes field to group items
- The Mass Changes dialog has been totally re-worked to allow switching between selected and all items in one display
- Added support for unrecognised library items when importing a CSV file  
- Report a bug now goes to our support page where you can up vote other bugs and see fixes for them
- Added Suggest a Feature link to help us better gauge what is important to our community


- Application Path has been added to the Data Settings section under General Settings
- Size Of Business and Industry Types questions moved to newly added Company Profile section under General Settings
- Paste multi-line text into license box
- Added message to make it clear you need to re-open MaxCut when putting in a business edition license
- Display message saying backup is successful after backing up MaxCut files
- Improve right click menu for library items to make renaming easier
- Improve usability around renaming of library items within the library manager
- Show which settings need to changed if a path setting is invalid
- Adjust order of popup dialog menu items to make them consistent with top menu
- Upgrade the installer to be to the latest version
- Improve messaging where license server is unreachable
- Warn for unrecognised items when importing invalid input items in CSV
- Display message saying restore is successful after restoring MaxCut files

- Fixed issue where some keyboard shortcuts were intermittently not being fired off
- Fixed changes to grooving values not updating the panel preview correctly
- The CTRL+F shortcut within the Library pane now focuses the correct Filter Library text box
- Fixed issue where a CSV import would occasionally just import the first item multiple times
- Fixed issue where some items where intermittently being left off the side of the job layout report
- Fixed issue where MaxCut crashes if you edit multiple items at the same time
- Fixed issue where invalid quantity (0 or lower) was not highlighted in red like other invalid input item fields



Date: 26 Nov 2019

New Features:
- None
- None
 - Fixed a error where MaxCut crashes whenever a user clicks "General Settings" after upgrading to Version


Date: 2 Nov 2019

New Features:
- Re-purposed the library button that appeared on the left-hand side of the toolbar. This button has moved further to the right and now supports editing, updating and creating library items.
- Added a question about the industry you operate in, to better help us understand who our users are and which features to prioritise.
 - Fixed a bug where a library item was able to be created from the last item that was deleted if it results in an empty job.


Date: 25 August 2019

New Features:
- Inaccessible report plugins will now be reported when accessing the report section
- Edging material CSV import now supports the Wastage % and Wastage Per Edging fields.
- Added machine code to the license information dialog. (This code uniquely identifies your computer and can be quoted in support tickets)
- Added mass changes option to the edit menu. 
 - Fixed issue affecting some users whilst trying to activate their business edition licenses, whereby MaxCut would report that they are offline.
- Fixed panel preview to show updates for changes made on the advanced dialog.
- CSV exports / imports now correctly handle inch values.


Date: 17 June 2019

New Features:
- N/A
- Removed support for storing settings in the windows registry
- Cutting list report now correctly groups all of the same panels into one line.
- Sheet trim settings are now correctly taken into account when validating the size of a panel.
- Exporting a DXF file to a location where you don't have access, no longer crashes the program.
- The program settings are now correctly restored when restoring a backup.
- When canceling the mass change features that are only available on business edition, an upgrade message is no longer shown.


Date: 19 April 2019

New Features:
- N/A
- German Translation Errors
- Error message when importing duplicate materials in a single import file to include more detail
- Default naming for backup file name
- Message when restoring a backup to include all content that will be restored
- Fix Having no input items caused MaxCut to crash
- Fix Having no "InputItems" folder caused MaxCut to crash
- Fix Denying access to the input items folder caused MaxCut to crash
- Fix Having no "Reports" folder caused MaxCut to crash when trying to print reports
- Fix Having insufficient access to the reports print location caused MaxCut to crash
- Fix Missing "Fonts" folder caused MaxCut to crash
- Fix Read-only Settings.xml caused MaxCut to crash
- Fix Allowing Data Path to be set to a restricted location prevented saving of settings, materials, etc.
- Fix Certain batch print reports not remembering last selected quantities
- Fix Settings file resetting on computers that had old legacy registry settings
- Fix Library items restored during the backup are only reflecting after re-opening MaxCut
- Fix Quantity in library area not correctly used when adding input item via the library
- Fix Last exported CSV disk location is not being correctly remembered
- Fix Job Layout Simplified Report incorrectly printing in the metric system when settings are set to imperial


Date: 26 Feb 2019

 New Features: 
- Add experimental Ardis machine export 
- Add Danish language

- Simplify license activation screen 
- Fix several German translations 
- Update translations for most supported languages

- Fix Cix machine format to only be exportable in the Business Edition


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