Technology is changing ever so fast. Plans / Drawings are being distributed to contractors by email in many different formats like Adobe Acrobat Reader® PDF, or scanned format like TIFF, or AutoCAD® formats DWG or DXF, or other formats like BMP, WMF, CPC, JPEG. What are contractors in so many trades supposed to do?
Simple Answer: ELECTRONIC PLAN TAKEOFF SOFTWARE
Electronic Plan Takeoff Software allows you to view and measure the drawing on your computer screen with the click of your mouse. You can take-off Area SF, Feet LF, Count EA, Volume CY, Square Yards SY, Squares SQ, etc. Best of all, it INTEGRATES with your Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet seamlessly. The program is actually launched from YOUR Excel® Spreadsheet. You can even run the program without Excel® if you prefer. The take-off program integrates with any Windows program as well. Super FAST & EASY Estimating & Takeoff