6.9.8 SHOTPlus™ Beta Release Notes





February, 2022

Version 6.9.8 of SHOTPlus™ Beta, first offered to users on Tuesday 16th February 2022.
A notification will appear on start-up in SHOTPlus™ Beta once the update is available. We hope this will enable customers to perform the update without assistance from a BlastIQ™ specialist.
For further information on updating the SHOTPlus™, please contact the BlastIQ™ Support Team via support.blastiq.com.


  1. SP6-1554: Not Drilled and Abandoned hole counts added to the Quantities Calculation.
  2. SP6-1731: WebGen™ DRX and Detonator IDs are now searchable in SHOTPlus™ when imported from an LGF file.


  1. SP6-1628: Placeholder for blank values on 'Actual' hole diagrams updated from "?" to "- - m".
  2. SP6-1635: Single diameters can now be specified for Graphical Charging Rules.
  3. SP6-1653: When moving holes between BlastIQ™ plans, holes can be moved to a new plan.
  4. SP6-1677: Front Row View updated to Row View.
    1. Row View now shows spacing distances between all rows in a blast.
    2. Row View highlights spacing distances below the minimum (red) or above the maximum (blue) threshold specified in Design data, or as defined by the user in the Row View dialog.
    3. Row View can be set to show the spacing between holes in a row at defined distances.
  5. SP6-1718: Hole Measurement Tool can now be set to default to 'Design' or 'Actual'.
  6. SP6-1748: STR files without explicit string number can now be imported into SHOTPlus™.
  7. SP6-1761: When importing using the 'Beta Resection' option in the Laser Wizard, the added Face Station object can now be used to view resection data and generate a Resection Report.
  8. SP6-1764: Face Burden heatmap now obeys a layers transparency properties.
  9. SP6-1765: Holes with measurements are now prevented from being moved using the Profile Tool and Markout Tool.


  1. SP6-1633: 'Wet Hole Unknown Amount' was not able to be edited for a selection of multiple holes.
  2. SP6-1691: Surface tie objects were not visible when viewed with an elevation heatmap surface.
  3. SP6-1751: Certain tools missing from SHOTPlus™ toolbar when launching a SHOTPlus™ 6 file from an existing SHOTPlus™ instance in Read Only mode.
  4. SP6-1762: Drilling Method label was hidden in the Edit Hole dialog.
  5. SP6-1763: Unusable dialogs were visible in SHOTPlus™ Standard.
  6. SP6-1767: Arrow heads were not being scaled correctly for legacy printing.
  7. SP6-1773: The 'Flags' section of the visibility manager was always expanded when opening SHOTPlus™
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