Product Updates

What's new in Layer: April 2020

See what's new in this latest release!


Project Templates

Get started fast with pre-designed Project Templates for Operations, Design, Construction, and Loan Servicing Workflows.

Specific Category forms are included within each Project Template:

Operations: Work Orders, Asset Management, Compliance Inspections

Design: Facility Audit, Room Data Sheet, FF&E, Coordination Issues

Construction: RFIs, Submittals, Punch List

Loan Servicing: Site Inspection, Project Administration

Read the step-by-step guide for setting up a Project Template >


Company Admin Dashboard

Manage company-wide team users from one dashboard that makes it easy to control new user invitations, roles, and permissions.

Learn more about how to use the Company Admin Dashboard >

Learn more about the different roles and permissions settings for Layer users >


Enhanced Text Search and Sort Capabilities

Find the information you need with improved Element search that now includes searching text within Element Fields.

In addition to robust filtering, users can now sort by Name, Created By, and Updated By— and view by ascending and descending order.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with incorrect element count when creating new elements
  • Fixed some inconsistencies with fonts & icons in the project pages
  • Several elasticsearch bug fixes with how projects are indexed
  • Fixed performance issues for projects with a large number of files
  • Fixed issue(s) with related elements not setting their sibling properly
  • Fixed issue with form fields not getting initialized properly if they are the first field to be added to an element

How do I get this new release of Layer?

If you're already an awesome Layer user, just log in to your Layer account and refresh your window after login. If you have your iOS or Android apps set to update automatically, you don't need to do anything. If you don't have your apps set to update automatically, just update Layer manually through the appropriate app store.

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