Accurate quantity take-offs and cost estimates are critical to creating competitive tenders – and keeping your projects in the black. Measurement tools in Revu help you capture a project’s true scope and create a stronger tender – giving you the competitive edge.
To help you become more competitive and stay on top of projects, here’s a few ways to get more out of Bluebeam Revu for Estimators:
1. Use the Aid of Measurement Tools
Measurement tools are a handy feature in Bluebeam. Measurements taken in Revu go beyond length, width and area, with functions to calculate volume, depth, radius, slope, rise, drop, angle and arc and cutouts. Features like Dynamic Fill section off and fill complex drawing regions to easily generate area measurements, while the Count tool and Visual Search can be used for calculating and tracking quantities.
2. Keep Track of Those Measurements With the Mark Up List
This handy panel allows you to keep track of your measurements and work by condensing it into built in columns. Edit the columns to your needs including; areas, width or even total costs of projects based on measurements you’ve made in the document. By utilizing the markups list, you will automatically have all of your measurement information in one place.
3. Export Your Data to Excel
If you’re more accustom to working in Excel or you need to collaborate with those who don’t own or are unfamiliar with Revu, you can export your mark up data to excel. There you can perform further calculation or analysis as you normally would, making collaboration a breeze. To export markup data to Excel, select the Summary button in the Markups List panel and select CSV Summary. Once created, this data will automatically open up within Excel.
If you’re an estimator and want to know more, or if you’ve a new user of Revu, ASt is the place where you’ll learn all you need about Bluebeam Revu. Get in contact and we’ll be happy to recommend the right solution for you.
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