6.14.6 SHOTPlus™ Beta Release Notes





April, 2023

Version 6.14.6 of SHOTPlus™ Beta, first offered to users on Wednesday 12th April 2023.
A notification will appear on start-up in SHOTPlus™ Beta once the update is available.
For further information on updating the SHOTPlus™, please contact the BlastIQ™ Support Team via support.blastiq.com.


  1. SHOTPlus™ now allows multiple Profile Charging Rules to be defined.1
  2. Profile Charging Rules can now be assigned per Charging Rule.1
  3. Graphical Charging Rules can now have a 'Minimum Hole Length'.2


    1. Multiple Profile Charging Rules, and the ability to assign a Profile Charging Rule per charging rule is only available when using Graphical Charging Rules. More information on Graphical Charging Rules, can be found here.
    2. Minimum hole length is set per charging rule, within the 'Edit charging rule' dialog, by selecting the 'Min hole depth' button.


  1. The logic for Profile Charging Rules has been clarified via user interface improvements, and aligned with Strata Definition rules.1
  2. The logic for Strata Definition Rules has been clarified via user interface improvements.1
  3. Profile Log indicator now shows when turned on, regardless of visibility of Hole ID.
  4. Minimum deck length for all Profile Alternatives is now a global setting.2
  5. Lead-in indicator for WebGen™ 100 and WebGen™ 200 initiation designed changed to BID.
  6. 'Profile Loading Alternative' dialog renames 'Profile Charging Rules'.
  7. Users will now be given the option to choose another licencing option when failing to licence SHOTPlus™ with a BlastIQ™ Licence.
  8. 'Layer' property can now be imported for Polylines via the Text Importer.
  9. New loading icon added the the 'Survey Assessment'.
  10. When importing new blastholes via the text importer, users can import Collar Coordinates only.3


    1. Previously the logic for Profile Charging Rules and Strata Definition was not aligned. In certain circumstances this resulted in decks being positioned incorrectly when using Profile Charging Rules.
    2. The Minimum deck length for all rules will override the minimum deck length for Profile Charging Rules. This can be adjusted via 'Edit' > 'Blast Properties' > 'Loading rules' and adjusting the 'Minimum deck length for all rules'.
    3. The remaining, required, blasthole properties will be inferred from the 'Default Design Data' dialog.


  1. In certain circumstances the Exclusion Area Tool was calculating an incorrect Horizontal Distance.
  2. Editing multiple holes via the edit dialog tool was causing the Hole Track of all selected holes to be projected to a single point.
  3. An exception was occurring when connection multiple holes for a WebGen™ 100 or WebGen™ 200 blast.
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