Follow along as we show you how easy it is to calculate the cubic volume of concrete for slabs, piers, footers and curbs of all shapes using Cloud Takeoff! Start or re-start your 14 day free trial of Cloud Takeoff by clicking here!
Project Tags are simple to use yet remarkably powerful!Follow along as we demonstrate how to use Project Tags to track your takeoff by location.
We have seen an issue where the user creates a PDF file from one or more of his or her plans. Then they make some changes to the plans / takeoff or markups and re-save a new PDF file, but the new PDF file doesn’t reflect the changes.We are working to resolve this but the workaround [...]
Why should I consider using Project Tags vs. Option Sets (drop down lists) in your Condition?This 10 minute video clearly explains the value of the new Project Tags feature and when you should consider using it instead of Option Sets inside your Condition.To start or re-start your 14 day free trial of Cloud Takeoff click [...]
In order to upgrade to the latest version of our Excel Add In you must first remove or uninstall the older version. To do so go into the Windows Control Panel and choose to remove the Cloud Takeoff Excel Add In from the programs list.If you have Windows 8 you can learn how to remove [...]
Our May 2013 release includes several long requested upgrades and improvements including:Project Tags – Project specific tags that you can use to track and filter your takeoff by location, room, floor, building, base bid, alternate or anything else you can dream of! To learn more about why you should use Project Tags instead of Option [...]
If you see an error message uploading files that you have downloaded from BidMail, and you are using a MAC computer see this post for the solution.
Some file sharing sites will create folders or files that have characters that are acceptable to MAC operating systems, but not for Windows operating systems. Bid Mail is a good example of a file sharing site that will allow you to save files to your computer that have invalid characters in the Windows world. When [...]
MAC users NOTE: In lieu of Ctrl use Control + Option key Space Bar or Shift Key (hold down, click and drag w/ mouse) Allows Panning of the Images (move the plans) in any mode (drawing, edit mode, etc) Double Click Close drawn poly lines or polygon figures Del – Delete [...]
System RequirementsCloud Takeoff requires Microsoft Silverlight to be installed on either your PC or MAC or Linux operating system. Tablets require a Windows operating system. To install the latest version of Silverlight visit this page: http://www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/ Silverlight works on all major OS’s plus all major browsers, including Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and yes, Internet Explorer. [...]