Fix: Removed jumpy Quality Scale Section after switching between auto and manual quality scale.
Version 5.2 (Updated on Nov 20, 2016)
New: Implemented automatic retrieval of previous costing.
Version 5.1 (Updated on Nov 11, 2016)
New: Replaced checklist with a 12 Step Quality Scale Assistant.
New: Introduced multiple select for most items in the 12 Step Assistant.
New: Implemented weighted totals for the selected items in the 12 Step Assistant.
Version 5.0 (Updated on Nov 6, 2016)
New: Replaced radio buttons in the quality scale with a slider in Step 4.
New: Introduced checklist that automatically calculates the quality scale.
New: Implemented toggle between auto calculate and manual slider in the quality scale.
New: Quality scale of less than 3 are disabled in the slider when build type is "Alterations & Additions".
For renovations, a notification will popup when sliding to values less than 3 saying 'Quality scale of less than 3 is for new buildings only'
New: Changes to the quality scale slider and auto calculate buttons appear in the history.
Fix: Excavation checkbox, when unchecked, were not disabling the values in the calculation.
Fix: Excavation values are now being retrieved even if they were unchecked.
Version 4.4 (Updated on May 13, 2016)
New: Information box under the External Openings part of Step 3.
New: Information box under the Detailed Demolition part of Step 3.
New: Quality scale #1 and #2 will now be disabled when build type is "Alterations & Additions".
For renovations, Quality scale 1 & 2 should not be available for selection, as these are for new buildings only.
New: Selected Build Type now appears in the Costing Summary before the Cost Breakdown header.
New: "New doors/windows" item now hides in the Costing Summary when build type is new.
Version 4.3 (Updated on Apr 5, 2016)
New: Integration of the commenting system. Once enabled, users can now leave comments on the page.
Version 4.2 (Updated on Mar 29, 2016)
New: A new button under Begin Here now appears when the form detects saved data in the Home Area Calculator.
The new button, when clicked, will create a new costing from the values in Home Area Calculator. It will select New Build Type, pre fill the Internal Areas and External Areas, the Kitchen count, Bathroom count, Ensuites count which is the sum of Master Ensuite and the regular Ensuite, Powder Rooms count, Laundry count, and the three Other Custom Fit-out values in the Home Area Calculator Form.
New: Added a note under 'View Summary' and 'Send me a Copy' buttons.
Version 4.1 (Updated on Mar 24, 2016)
New: The Custom Fit-out and Custom External Site Option name inputs now save when focusing out of the input.
New: The Custom Fit-out and Custom External Site Option name inputs now records in the history if a custom item has been removed.
Version 4.0 (Updated on Mar 22, 2016)
New: The History items will now be cleared whenever a costing is being retrieved or is being started.
New: The History items will now print whether a costing has been retrieved or has been started.
Fix: The History Tab container had right angles in its corners, now it is rounded.
New: The calculator progress bar now stays yellow while the costing is being saved and will change to green and fade out when completed.
New: The floating utility box now hides when an input located at the right half part of the calculator form gets focused.
Version 3.9 (Updated on Mar 17, 2016)
New: The history items in the History Tab now has a distinctive look.
The list now has alternating colors for each item. The Input name also is distinct with an italized, red colored text. The values are displayed as bold.
New: Clicking on the input name scrolls you to the actual input in the calculator.
Clicking the input name (red italized part of the history item) will cause the calculator to scroll up/down to the location of the input. It will also highlight the selected input in yellow.
New: Clicking an input name that is located at the right hand side of the calculator will hide the history details.
To avoid overlapping of the item being selected, the floating utility box(for the lack of a better name) will be collapsed when an item on the right is being scrolled unto.
New: Builder type will have a different history description than the others.
The Builder type will say "is checked" or "is unchecked". All other items will say "input item name was changed to another value".
Version 3.8 (Updated on Mar 16, 2016)
New: The floating totals is now more than just a floating total. It now also houses the Costing Calculator History.
The floating total now opens by clicking either the Calculator Icon (left most), the History Icon (Next to the Calculator) and the Total $0 - $0 text.
New: The Breakdown preview totals now open as one tab, it is distinguished by a shadowed box with a white background inside the floating totals.
Clicking the calculator opens the totals detail. You can also click the Total text to open the totals detail.
New: Introducing, the new Costing Calculator History Tab!
You can view the changes in your calculator in this tab. You just have to click that icon with a counter clockwise arrow and clock hands in the middle.
New: The calculator loading animation is now replaced by a progress bar.
The floating total now also serves as the loading animation, gradually filling up the entire floating total box with green until no changes are executed.
Version 3.7 (Updated on Mar 14, 2016)
Fix: Quality Scale has now been defaulted back to 5 again.
Version 3.6 (Updated on Feb 24, 2016)
Fix: Major bug when sending the costing calculator by email.
Version 3.5 (Updated on Feb 23, 2016)
New: Costing Summary window now replaces the costing summary that opens in a new tab.
New: The Costing Summary window updates everytime the input valuess change in the Costing Calculator window.
Version 3.4 (Updated on Feb 21, 2016)
Fix: Removed the Builder's Margin Percentage Variation.
Fix: Distributed the total modifiers into all the parts to create accurate totals.
New: Fit out item values now display rough totals for each item in the costing summary.
New: Internal Balustrading now shows the total.
Fix: Adding up the fit out items and the robe an balustrading totals will now equate to the subtotal on the right.
Fix: Square metre rate is now accurately displaying total / internal area.
Version 3.1 (Updated on Feb 15, 2016)
Fix: Removed total modifiers for Soft Landscaping, External Custom Siteworks, and Internal Custom Fit-outs.
New: Added dollar signs for the Custom Site Options, and Custom Fit-outs.
Fix: Aligned Quality Scale Notes.
Version 3.0 (Updated on Feb 10, 2016)
Enhance: Redundant calculations are now removed thus improving the calculator's performance significantly.
Enhance: The Calculator now waits and listens to every change in the input values for at least two seconds in between each input change before calculating the totals. This reduces the work load of retrieving a costing by 90 times.
Fix: Floating total now updates immediately from a fresh costing without having to fiddle the quality scale.
New: Floating total now expands when clicked, showing the breakdown in a small table.
New: Floating total can now be toggled to expand or collapse by clicking the box.
New: Floating total now fades out when the entire page is scrolled down to the Cost Breakdown section and fades back in when scrolling away from the Cost Breakdown Section.
Fix: "In what year do you plan to build?" now is defaulted to the current year.
New: Added the "Soft Landscaping" field under Step 2 Initial Siteworks.
New: Added one more Custom External field in the Custom Site Options under Step 2.
Fix: The Soft Landscaping and Custom External fields are now computed and displayed under External & Siteworks in the Costing Summary.
Fix: The Doors/Windows are now calculated and displayed under the Building Shell section of the summary.
Fix: Internal Balustrading is now transferred to the Interior Fit-out.
New: When selecting build type as "New", the External Openings will be hidden, but the totals will include 6% of the shell cost as the external openings amount.
New: Cost per sqm now displays under the Total estimate.
Fix: Balustrading labels are now changed from 'sqm' to 'm'.