Installation requires administrator rights.

User Account Control (UAC)

When UAC is turned off, installation must be completed using Administrator login, or right-click and select Run as Administrator.

Remote Desktop/Virtual Machines

Due to graphics limitations, remote desktop and virtual machine environments are not supported.

Multi-User Computers

When multiple users share a single computer, user accounts may require administrator privileges for Scaffold Designer and Microsoft Visio®. Additionally, in certain scenarios on shared computers, you may need to start Visio before you can open Scaffold Designer. If necessary, contact your system administrator for installation. 

Quantify Integration Warnings

Quantify integration requires Quantify v 8.2.1401 or above.

Quantify Web integration requires a Quantify Web license.


You can use ClickOnce technologies to install Scaffold Viewer and other products that depend on Scaffold Designer. Ensure that your firewall is enabled to allow ClickOnce to install and update properly.