How do I create an eTakeoff project for a BB-Bid project?

First you must view one of the plans for the project as described above. Then do the following: Select “File/Save” from the main menu (or press the “Save” button on the main toolbar). The “New Project Information” window will be displayed. show me Press the “Browse” button to create a new folder for the project. […]

How can I view different plans without going back to the BB-Bid plan page?

Before viewing the first plan, be sure to select all the plans you may wish to view. Or press the “Select All Drawings” button as described above. eTakeoff keeps a list of all the plans you selected. To view another plan, do the following: show me Note that the name of the current plan is […]

How do I view BB-Bid plans in eTakeoff?

First you must set your drawing viewer preference as described in the previous question. Then do the following: show me Select a project and navigate to the Plan Room. Click on the “View Plan Room” tab. Click on the “Select All Drawings” button or check individual plans. Click on the “View” or “Markup/Takeoff” button. eTakeoff […]

How do I configure BB-Bid to interface with eTakeoff?

After you log in to BB-Bid, do the following: show me Select a project and navigate to the Plan Room. Click on “My Preferences”. In the “For Drawings” preference, select “eTakeoff”. Press the “Save” button to save the new setting.