Adding Assemblies to an Estimate


Assemblies

Enter items thru the assembliesí method simply by left clicking the drop down arrow of the assembly window, left click the item you need and drill down to the assembly you are looking for. (To speed up your take off see '
Window Automation Per System')

Simply highlight the item in the window that matches your takeoff item, left click twice and enter the quantity in the yellow quantity box with the blinking cursor, on the top line, middle of the page, then push the enter key. To the immediate right of the quantity box are the part ID number and also a description of the item that was chosen.

NOTE: Assembly items that consist of a raceway will bring up a 'Fill Mode' box. See ('
Fill Mode' Box)
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HINTS - Right Click an Assembly:

A. 'Show Assembly Contents' - A quick method of reviewing an assembly is to highlight it, then right click. Select 'Show Assembly Contents'.

B. 'Unit Recap' - In 'Show Assembly Contents' click unit price to view and print a unit price for that item based on the parameters set in the 'Unit Recap Settings' under the menu item - 'Setting'.

C. 'Create Special Assembly' - A quick method of creating a special assembly starting with the parts of an existing assembly is to highlight the assembly, then right click. Select 'Create Special Assembly'. From the 'Add/Edit' box you can create a new assembly starting with the parts from this assembly. See ('
Creating Special Assemblies') for more detail.

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