Video Tutorials

Learn more about the software features with easy to follow video tutorials

The Measurements editor

  • How to add new Work Types and descriptions to your Cost Estimate
    How to create a new work type in the document's measurement editor
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  • Acquiring items from other documents
    Inserting an item in the measurements editor acquired from another document
    drag drop
  • Measurement rows: ‘other data’ and markers
    Activate and closing the measurement rows, editing 'other information' for an item and adding markers
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  • Measurement rows: sub totals and negative quantities
    Inserting sub totals and negative quantities in measurement rows
    measurement marker red blue total subtraction item work section
  • Measurement rows: formulas
    Inserting formulas in measurement rows and/or retrieving them from the program's formulas archive
    operators division multiplication sum addition subtracted work item
  • Measurement rows: rebar weights
    How to specify or calculate rebar weights automatically
    stirrup thickness diameter item work type reinforcement
  • Measurement item: acquiring diagrams and images from a CAD file
    Acquiring metric data and graphical info from CAD drawing entities.
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  • Measurement item: images
    Adding a diagram or illustration to a measurement row
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  • Measurement items: the "see item" reference
    Aqcuiring a quantity from another estimate document
    link total measurements
  • PriMus for CAD
    How to acquire measurements directly from the drawing
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  • Measurement rows: text formatting and function keys
    using the function keys for navigating and changing text formatting
    F2, double click, arrows, Canc, Backspace, Shift, enter, bold, centered, italic, colour, highlighted
  • The Price Book Toolbox
    The Price List toolbox feature in the Measurements Editor
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  • The "Search" toolbox
    Searching for items in currently open documents or in all documents saved on the PC's Hard Drive
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  • The "Search" toolbox- 2
    Searching for PL items on the Web and the "Super Search" features in current view.
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  • Search Toolbar
    activating and using the dynamic and advanced search functions
    lens, zoom, F3, conditions, search, replace, SuperSearch
  • Acquiring Genaral Data and Measurements
    Using Drag&Drop to acquire data from other documents
    new, open, icon, measurement items, measurement rows
  • Measurement item: reposition and delete
    Move or delete a measurement item
    delete list grouping sorting
  • Measurement item: highlight and edit
    Highlighting measurement items and applying changes to a multiple selection
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  • Measurement Editor: editing a Price List item
    How to identify and edit a Price List item from the Measurments editor
    highlight price list items
  • The "BookMark" function
    Using the Booknotes feature to prepare a BoQ
    Measurements Editor, view options, local menu, Active, Disable, Alt, Shift, Ctrl
  • the "Memo" feature
    Using the Memo notes feature to prepare a BoQ
    Add, Ctrl, Click, Remove, Paste, text, Bold, Italic, Underlined, Strikethrough, Font, Character, Dimension, Colour, Highlight, Alignment, Justified, Measurements Editor, Toolbox, View Options
  • The Undo "Feature"
    Using the "Cancel Changes" function in the main PriMus editors
    Repeat, Edit, Price List, Analysis, elements