TO YOUR POCKETQS ACCOUNT

CALIBRATE YOUR DRAWINGS

Calibrate your drawings to begin takeoff, by using the Calibrate Tool (On the right hand side) and single click on a point and double click on the end point.

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4. Select Calibrate Tool.jpg

LEVELS & PHASES

Switch between multiple levels and phases during the takeoff process.

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MEASURING YOUR
DRAWINGS

Using the Category Nav-Bar (On the left hand side) select a category to begin measuring that category.

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USING THE 
CLIPBOARD

Use the Clipboard Tool (Top right hand side)
to save time and copy 
measurements to a different category. (Limited to one category at a time)

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USING THE 
COPY TOOL

Use the Copy Tool (Top right hand side)
to save time and copy 
measurements to multiple different categories.

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1. Select Copy Tool.jpg

RUNNING
DEDUCTIONS

Running deductions is there to deduct the area of the doors and windows from masonry, plaster & paint. 

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4. Click Run Deductions.jpg

CREATING SETS 

During the Takeoff process you may need to create sets for categories (eg. Foundations, Electrical etc.) that may have different requirements (eg. dimensions, material etc.)

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PROVISIONAL
AMOUNTS

If your project has provisional amounts you can specify which categories (eg. Electrical) they apply to as well as specify points/measurements.
(Note: To add values to your provisional amounts you need to visit the Estimating tab)

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jontystander
Jul 13

Is the 7-Day Free trial all inclusive, will I be able to do a full quote?

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jontystander
Jul 13

Hi There where do we find barge boards and fascia boards to calculate?

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jontystander
-5 дн.

I'm stuck, I cannot add a new project, I have refreshed and logged in and out but this problem persists.

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jontystander
-5 дн.

The figure displayed in the excel report, does it include our profit / markup?

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