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Exactal Releases CostX® 6.8

Exactal is pleased to announce that the latest version of CostX® is available for download as of today. CostX® 6.8 integrates a variety of helpful new features and capabilities that will allow users to estimate with even greater efficiency and accuracy.

Some of the headline features of CostX® 6.8 include the introduction of Variables for use in Dimension Group expressions. Variables allow users to calculate quantities based on dynamically assigned values, with default values able to be established for a more efficient workflow. A new Width field has been introduced to support advanced takeoff in formulas for various quantity calculations. Code Libraries in CostX® 6.8 have also been enhanced, with unlimited levels of grouping hierarchy able to be allocated. Users can now generate a workbook with more than two levels of grouping based on a single code.

The CostX® 6.8 release notes can be downloaded here. To learn more about the improvements available in CostX® 6.8, we have released a promotional video that summarises the main changes, as well as a CostX® Coffee Break webinar that covers the latest release in-depth.

All customers under maintenance are recommended to upgrade to CostX® 6.8. Customers with maintenance may download CostX® 6.8 through Exactal’s dedicated support site TechWeb at http://techweb.exactal.com/downloads. As soon as the type of product has been selected, and your valid serial number entered, the new version may be downloaded. Users may retrieve their serial number from the About box in CostX®. Updated documentation, such as new manuals and upgrade guides, can also be downloaded at http://techweb.exactal.com/documentation/.

PLEASE NOTE: This upgrade is only valid for users under maintenance. Users who are not under maintenance but who would like to upgrade should contact their local Exactal office or reseller here. Some features only apply to the full version of CostX®. Users wanting to upgrade from a different Exactal product to CostX® should also contact their local Exactal office or reseller.

For further enquiries please contact Exactal Sales via email at sales@exactal.com.

About Exactal

Established in Brisbane, Australia in 2003 to develop software specifically for the quantity surveying and estimating market, Exactal has continued to expand its worldwide presence. It now has offices in Brisbane & Sydney in Australia, London in the UK, Auckland in New Zealand, Austin in the USA, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Dubai in the UAE and Singapore and Hong Kong. The company also has sales and channel partner support across much of the globe. The main product CostX® provides an integrated BIM and 2D on-screen measurement solution with a unique integration between the cost estimates and the elements on the drawing files that the estimate represents. This approach keeps estimates up to date and allows drawing revisions to be easily evaluated to eliminate traditional scope creep in construction projects. Exactal is an RIB Software Company.