To manage takeoffs for a project in Esticom.
The Take-Off tab in an Esticom project is where you can add and manage a wide variety of takeoffs for different trades. Esticom offers advanced features to help manage takeoffs with ease. The Tool Pallet helps optimize your take-off experience with its advanced yet straightforward functionality.
Things to Consider
- Required User Permissions:
- 'Estimator' or higher level user role. See What are the different 'user roles' in Esticom?
- Additional Information:
- Navigate to the relevant project in Esticom.
- Click the Take-Off tab.
- Click the takeoff you want to manage.
- View the tables below to see the actions that are available on the Take-Off page:
|Copy||Click Copy to copy the current selection to the clipboard.|
|Paste||Click Paste to paste a selection that has been copied to the clipboard.|
|Move to New Takeoff||Click Move to New Takeoff to move selected items to another takeoff.|
|Delete||Click Delete if you want to delete selected items or materials on the plan. Select the item or material using the Edit or Multiselect tool, then click Delete.|
|Compare||Click the Compare icon to select another plan to compare the current plan with.|
|Open||Click the Open icon to open the plan in a new tab.|
|Share||Click the Share icon to share the plan through email.|
|Download||Click the Download icon to download a PDF version of the plan.|
|Edit / Selection||Click the Edit / Selection tool to select single items from the plan. When an item is selected, you are able to edit, move, or delete it.|
|Multiselect||Click the Multiselect tool to select multiple items from the plan. When these items are selected, you are able to edit, group, move, or delete them|
|Undo||Click the Undo icon if you want to undo the last action.|
|Duplicate Plan Area Tool||Click the Duplicate Plan Area icon to duplicate the selected area of the plan. After confirming the selection, a new plan will be created.|
|Cloud||Click the Cloud tool to add callouts on a section or area of the plan. This is useful if you want to add notes, descriptions, feedback, and suggestions to your clients. This tool best works with the Annotation Tool, which allows you to add characters to the call outs.|
|Annotation||Click the Annotation tool to create annotations, labels, notes, descriptions, suggestions, and feedback on materials or areas of the plan. This tool works best with the Cloud Tool, which allows you to add callouts on a section or area of the plan.|
|Symbol Stamp||Click the Symbol Stamp tool to add symbols to existing plans. This is a powerful tool that lets you add missing materials or client requested materials to a plan. You can choose from a wide variety of designs by trade, or add custom symbols.|
|Measure||Click the Measure tool to measure distance based on the plan scale. This tool generates the actual distance of a measured area.|
|Highlight||Click the Highlight tool to highlight an area of the plan. You can point and click on the area that you want to highlight, and drag it to complete.|
|Note||Click the Note tool to add notes on the plan.|
|Task||Click the Task tool to add and assign tasks on the plan.|
|Show Grid||Click the Show Grid icon to add overlayed grids to the plan. The specialized grids are customizable depending on needs. This tool is useful for fire safety planning since you can efficiently add fire sprinklers and other related materials.|
|Show Legend||Click the Show Legend icon to add a legend to the plan indicating the material name and individual count of each material.|
|Takeoff Settings||Click the Takeoff Settings icon to configure display settings for the takeoff.|
|Zoom In||Click the plus icon to zoom in on the plan.|
|Zoom Out||Click the minus icon to zoom out on the plan.|