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Real World Estimating with Bluebeam – Quantity Takeoff

$425 per person | 8 CPC/CEU credits

Accurate quantity takeoff is the foundation of any good estimate, and Bluebeam Revu offers tools that simplify and automate the takeoff process. While these tools are powerful and simple to use, they have extended control, display, and customization features that will let your staff dramatically reduce project estimate time-to-completion. This course will teach students the detailed features of all linear, area, volume and count takeoff items, along with advanced information and status tracking for all takeoff items inside Bluebeam Revu. We will also cover report extraction and integration with Microsoft Excel for estimating procedures.

This eight (8) hour course is delivered in four (4), two-hour long sessions that students can attend online, right from their own desk. A live instructor will explain the detailed functions, and address questions as the course progresses.

Note: This class is for Bluebeam Revu for PC, not the iPad. Instructor will be using Bluebeam Revu eXtreme 20 and some tools shown may not be available in Revu Standard or CAD. Looking for this class in Bluebeam Revu 2017, 2018, or 2019? Contact us to make arrangements.

Recording: Registrants for this course will receive access to a recording of each session for 48 consecutive hours. Access will start the next business day after the session ends.

Must attend all four sessions.

Session 1: Count Item Takeoffs

  • Plan Scaling and Calibration
  • Standard Count Tools & Symbols
  • Count Symbol Display & Label Properties
  • Create & Use Custom Count Symbols
  • Split, Merge, and Continue Counts
  • Visual Symbol Searches

Session 2: Linear Item Takeoffs

  • Plan Scaling and Calibration
  • Perimeter & Polylength Tools
  • Linear Item Display & Label Properties
  • Creating & Using Custom Linear Tools
  • Editing Linear Takeoffs
  • Working with Rise/Drop Values

Session 3: Area & Volume Item Takeoffs

  • Plan Scaling and Calibration
  • Standard Area Tools & Symbols
  • Area Display & Label Properties
  • Creating & Using Custom Area Tools
  • Editing Area & Volume Takeoffs
  • Working with Cut-Outs

Session 4: Using Markups List with Takeoffs

  • Dynamic Fill Tool for multiple Takeoff Items
  • Grouping, Sorting & Filtering Takeoff Items
  • Controlling Column Display
  • Working with Status Models and States
  • Adding Comments and Replies to Markups
  • Importing and Exporting Markups Between Files
  • Extracting Takeoffs to Excel & PDF

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