What are the advantages/disadvantages of one large monitor vs. multiple smaller monitors?

Advantages of multiple monitors: eTakeoff is designed to make maximum use of multiple monitors. Some applications tile multiple views in a single window so they don’t work well on multiple monitors. eTakeoff uses multiple window in most cases to take advantage of multiple monitors. Do you simultaneously use multiple applications that benefit from large windows? […]

I have a drawing loaded but the New Measurement button is grey. Why?

If you are using the free, basic version of eTakeoff, it supports the following file types for VIEWING only (no measuring capability): BMP – Windows Bitmap Format GIF – Graphics Interchange Format JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group Interchange Format PNG – Portable Network Graphics Format

What file types does eTakeoff support?

eTakeoff supports the following file types: BMP – Windows Bitmap Format CAL – US Department of Defense CPC – Cartesian Perceptual Compression GIF – Graphics Interchange Format IVS – IPIN Viewing System format JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group Interchange Format PDF – Adobe Acrobat – Single and Multi-Page PLN – FW Dodge Planroom format […]

Do I have to buy a license for each computer?

Yes. eTakeoff is licensed on a per-computer basis. The free version of eTakeoff can be placed on any computer used to review all information created with the advanced versions.

Can I test drive eTakeoff before I buy it?

A 15 day trial (Demonstration License) is built into the program. The trial includes all Advanced and Premier functions. Once you’re familiar with the Basic functionality, you can start your trial by selecting “Trial/Install 15 Day Trial…” from the main menu. Fill in the form and press the “Get License…” button. Then you can use […]

What operating system and hardware is needed for eTakeoff?

eTakeoff requires a PC-based computer running Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or Windows 10. eTakeoff itself requires minimal hardware but for working effectively with electronic drawings we recommend the following: CPU: 2.0GHz Pentium 4 or greater. Memory: 2GB minimum. 4GB or more recommended. Disk: 80GB minimum, 200 GB recommended. Video Card: 32-bit color […]