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PrebuiltML X – New Software Release 4.9.4

 
PrebuiltML New Software Release 4.9.4:
More Functionality at Your Fingertips

 
Existing Users: Log in to your account to get the latest verions!
New Users: Get these latest features in a Free, 14-Day, fully featured trial version!
 

 
What’s New?
1 – Make Pack Settings from the Drawing Screen

Make a pack setting for multiple lines or split a single take-off item into multiple lines.

Generate a material list…

Tip of the Week – Waste Factor

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Do you not have enough Rim material being shipped to each job? Adjust your Waste Factors to get it “just right”!
 
Other examples of areas that commonly may need waste percentage adjustments:
• Wall studs and wall bracing  
• Roof and floor decking           
• Blocking for walls and floors
 
Here’s how you…

Tip of the Week – Page Scaling

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
What if you have a roof drawn at 1/8″ scale but your elevation/exterior is 1/4″ scale? How do you handle a page with items shown at multiple scales?
 
Use the “Copy Page” feature!
 
Here’s how you do it:
1. Add your page image in the Plan tab.

2.Right mouse click on the page and select, “Make a copy…

Tip of the Week – Reordering Pages

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to have the ability to reorder your pages within the Plan tab?
Just “drag and drop.”
 
Here’s how you do it:
1. Add your plan page images to the Plan/Digitizer tab.

2. Now simply left mouse click, drag and drop the pages where you want them.

 

3. Once you have your pages in the…

PrebuiltML – New Software Release 4.9.0

PrebuiltML New Software Release 4.9.0:
A New Version, A New Look!

 

Existing Users: Log in to your account to get the latest verions!
New Users: Get these latest features in a Free, 14-Day, fully featured trial version!

 
What’s New?
• A NEW Look! – We have modernized the look and feel of our software, with new icons, colors, logos and styling. When you install this…

Tip of the Week – Narrowing Product Families & Attributes

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to hide categories of products that you never use so you don’t have to sort through them in your project?
 
 Why would you want to do this?
• Maybe you only call out specific brands of siding, such as Hardie or LP Smartside.
• In your region, you use Southern Yellow Pine (SYP)…

Tip of the Week – Adding a Detail Glossary

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to give your customer a picture of where exactly a product is being used in the project? 
 You can add images to your materials lists that show clearly where a particular item should be used.
 
Here’s how you do it:
1. Go to the Profile/General tab and check the “Append Detail Glossary” box…

Tip of the Week – The General Tab

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like the ability to add a Logo, or a Quick Response Code (QR) to your Framing Layout? You can add these in the “General” tab.
 
Here’s how you do it:
1. To add a Logo or QR, go to the Profile/General tab and select the “Load” button as shown below.

2. Once you have…

Tip of the Week – Color Coding Products

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like specific products to always be given specific colors on your layout? You can do this within the Labeling tab.
 
Here’s how you do it:
1.  Go to the Profile/Labeling tab and select “Product Family”, then select the “Add Product Family” button as shown below.

2.  Select the product you want to “color code”…

Tip of the Week – Framing Details

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to add an image or text to your Framing Layout? You can do this with the “Framing Detail” tool.
 
• Make use of a custom framing detail that you created for a specific condition.
• Insert an “onsite” photo to give clarity to a decision you made.
• Add an “approval form” to…