Version 16.2r04 Release Notes

Improvements Included in the 16.2r04 Release:

This release applies only to the Version 16.2 product and earlier versions.
Do not install this release if you are running a version greater than 16.2.

  • PDC – Cut Lists – The timestamp of the last change affecting the cut list as a whole as well as each cutting detail is now shown. Timestamps are updated when:
    • Cutting details are added or removed from the cut list.
    • Cutting details are invalidated or re-validated.
    • A cutting detail is affected by changes to the stock, part, or sequencing details.
  • PRJ – Contract & Invoicing – Add an option on the contract settings screen to specify the contract currency.
  • Automated Events – Event option for performing an Optimize Tables operation, added as an event to run by default each Sunday at 2:30am.
  • Automated Events – PRJ Report Events – Allow the ‘Report on’ option selections to be overridden after selecting the reports to run.
  • Automated Events – Events are not always executed at their scheduled times (resolved).
  • ADM – Company Information – Error attempting to add a record after all existing records have been deleted (resolved).
  • EST – Category/Sub-Category summary sheet reports fail when a particular category has the quantity negated to 0 (resolved).
  • EST – Sub-Category Multipliers – Accepts a multiplier of 0 (resolved).
  • PDC – Station completion filters (date and batch ID) are not being applied correctly to accessory parts that are flagged for piece tracking (resolved).
  • SDS/2 Field Mapping Settings – Shipping Route and Production Code not available (resolved).
  • ProNest Integration – FabSuite is now compatible with the ProNest version and earlier.
    • The ProNest report should be updated and Data Sync settings checked, click here for details.
  • Remote Link – Sessions are not timed out properly according to the Idle Connection Timeout setting on the Remote Monitor settings screen (resolved).


Upgrade Instructions

Install this update only if you are currently running version 16.2 or want to upgrade to version 16.2.  If you want to remain on an earlier version, you should not install this release.

How to Download and Update to the Latest Version

Step 1: Run the FabLicense utility

To run FabLicense you can either:

  • From within FabSuite, select the File Menu > Run FabLicense
  • From your Windows START Button, select All Programs > FabSuite LLC > FabLicense
  • From within Windows Explorer, browse to C:\Program Files\FabSuiteLLC\FabSuite\FabLicense.exe

Step 2: Download the Update Executable

  1. In FabLicense, select File Menu > Download
    • The Company ID and Password should already be entered
  2. Click the Contact Server button
    • The list of files available for download will be displayed
  3. Select and download the appropriate update file
    • FabSuite162r04PrgmFilesUpdate.exe (make sure you select the appropriate version)

Step 3: Run the Update Executable

Special Note For Network Installations

Please run the new (downloaded) program on the server first, before running it on any of the client machines.

Need Help?

Do not hesitate to call the FabSuite Support Team if you experience any trouble updating your system.
Our Support Team can be reached at (757) 645-0914 or by email at