Print Functionality Improvements


SHOTPlus™ Variant:
>6.19.6 and above
KBA Summary:
SHOTPlus™ will discontinue the legacy print functionality. The new print feature now supports most tools in the SHOTPlus™ Surface application.


SHOTPlus™ has standardised print functionality across the application, inline with the ‘Print (new)’ functionality released with version 6.9.3 and will be retiring the legacy print functionality. The new print function will now support most tools in the SHOTPlus™ Surface application. This new functionality aims to provide a more user friendly printing environment for the user.

Tools Affected

The new print functions will be applied to the following tools across all three applications:

  • Hole measurement tool;
  • Profile wizard tool box;
  • Volume overview;
  • Plan overview;
  • First movement;
  • Burden relief;
  • Angle of initiation;
  • Analytics view;
  • Row view;
  • Bullseye view; and
  • File > Print > Plan or from the "Print Plan" icon.

Updated Functionalities

1. The ‘Pick print method’ dialog box will no longer appear (See Figure 1).


Figure 1. The ‘Pick print method’ dialogue box.


2. The new print tool will now allow users to modify the printable area which is denoted by the print area frame (see Figure 2).


Figure 2. Example of the print area frame.

3. Print customisations are available which are shown in the video walkthrough shown in Figure 3. This includes the following:

  • Print to PDF;

  • Landscape and portrait orientation;

  • Page scaling options;

  • Adding/removing of logos and north point;

  • Font size adjust; and

  • Title box customisations.

Figure 3. Video walkthrough of the new print functionalities.


In conclusion, the SHOTPlus™ suite's new print capability first released in version 6.9.3 streamlines printing across the application. SHOTPlus™ streamlines printing by combining most tools under the single print functionality and retiring the old system, resulting in a more efficient, customisable, and user-friendly experience.


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