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What are the system requirements?

Plan analyst does not have any special system requirements. It will run on any computer using Windows 95, NT, 98, 2000, XP, Vista, and 7. Plan Analyst requires about 5 meg available space on your hard drive.

How does Plan Analyst handle local code requirements?

All of the questions in the check list and most of the analysis report items are stored in files that can be edited. You also have the ability to add code requirements and to add to the check list. You can make these changes permanent by changing the data file using the setup section of Plan Analyst or you can edit specific reports for special conditions.  

How much time does it take to create an analysis report?

The input (project description) for a project can take from several minutes to 30 minutes depending on the complexity of the project. For example, a 20 story office building can be evaluated in about 20 minutes. After the description is entered, the analysis report is created in seconds.

How wide spread is the use of Plan Analyst?

Plan Analyst has been on the market since 1986. Since then, thousands of offices have purchased Plan Analyst making it the most widely used technical tool for code studies and plan checks available. We have users in all 50 states and around the world. Most of our customers have purchased upgrades and/or multiple versions through the years leading to over 10,000 versions sold. Code studies and plan checks for thousands of projects are completed every day using Plan Analyst.

How and when is Plan Analyst shipped?

We ship using  USPS (Post Office). All orders are shipped within 5 working days by Priority Mail (2 to 3 day service). Plan Analyst is shipped on CD and includes a users manual.

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What if I cannot see all of an input screen?

This happens when the display resolution is set too low.

For standard screens, the minimum resolution is 1280 by 1024 pixels.

For wide screens, the minimum resolution is 1366 by 768 pixels.

To check and/or change:

    1. Open your Control Panel

    2. Select Display

     3. Select Setup

    4. Move pointer until you get the correct setting.

    5. Click OK

Note: This procedure will vary slightly depending on your operating system.