6.11.7 SHOTPlus™ Beta Release Notes





June, 2022

Version 6.11.7 of SHOTPlus™ Beta, first offered to users on Monday 20th June 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. SP6-1641: Added ability to import JPEG or PNG overlay images1,2,3.
  2. SP6-1908: Added new Bulk Explosive Quantity report4.
  3. SP6-1916: Added new Packaged Explosive Quantity report4.
  4. SP6-1917: Added new Inert Products Quantity report4.
  5. SP6-1918: linked display colours of products in new Quantities reports to display colours in BlastIQ™.


    1. Image overlays are not compatible with older versions of SHOTPlus™. Files with image overlays will not be able to be opened by versions of SHOTPlus™ Beta 6.11.5 or older. Deleting any image overlays will allow older versions of SHOTPlus™ to open the files. 
    2. Image overlay objects are not currently printable objects in SHOTPlus™. This will be part of a future release.
    3. To import an image overlay into SHOTPlus™ select 'Import' > 'Image overlay file' from the main SHOTPlus™ toolbar. The coordinates of either the Top Left and Bottom Right or the Top Right and Bottom left corners of the image must be provided.
    4. To access the new Quantities reports select 'Calculations' > 'Quantities' from the main SHOTPlus™ toolbar and navigate to the 'Bulk explosives', 'Packaged explosives', or 'Inert products' tabs.


  1. SP6-1036: Updated Drill Holes Between Lines:
    1. Renamed to 'Add Holes Between Lines'.
    2. Added spacing tolerance to allow better position of holes around corners.
    3. Added ability to base hole positioning on toe spacing.
    4. Added ability to add sub-drill below selected toe line.
  2. SP6-1910: Blastholes can now be marked as a re-drill of another hole using the SHOTPlus text importer1.
  3. SP6-1911: SHOTPlus™ will now populate 'Re-drill of' information in the Edit Hole Dialog based on information from BlastIQ™.
  4. SP6-1912: Added 'Re-drill of' to the SHOTPlus™ Hole Table.
  5. SP6-1913: Added 'Re-drill of' as a data source in SHOTPlus™ custom reports.
  6. SP6-1914: Added 'Re-drill of' to the SHOTPlus™ Text Exporter.
  7. SP6-1929: Adjusted BlastIQ™ Blast Report to always print Quantities in landscape.
  8. SP6-1931: Added option to add new Charging Rules under currently selected rule2.
  9. SP6-1972: Auto surface behaviour updated to account for Not Drilled and Abandoned Holes.


    1. To import a hole as a re-drill of another hole:
      • Provide the new hole's Hole ID and coordinates - the new hole's Hole ID must be unique for the plan.
      • Provide the ID of the original hole using the new 'Redrill of' field, located under measurements in the SHOTPlus™ Text Importer - this hole must be present in the SHOTPlus™ plan being imported into or present in the text file being imported.
    2. Only available for Tabular Charging Rules. Graphical Charging Rules are automatically ordered based on conditions.


  1. SP6-1898: Lasso tool not performing correctly after using the volume overview tool.
  2. SP6-1904: The position of primers was not being correctly adjusted when deck lengths were adjusted in the Edit Loading dialog box.
  3. SP6-1927: Face surfaces with a significant number of points were resulting in irregular contour surfaces.
  4. SP6-1937: SHOTPlus™ was incorrectly exporting drill data already present in BlastIQ™ in certain situations.
  5. SP6-1953: Detonating cord was not being shown in the Tie Legend when used in a plan.
  6. SP6-1957: An unhandled error, caused by the step down burden setting, was occurring when opening the profile tool in certain situations. 
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