In observance of Labor Day, our Support office will be closed for business on:

Monday, September 5, 2016

We will return to normal business operations on Tuesday, September 6 at 6:00 am PST

Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength,…

Quick Tip-Report Styles and What They Do For You




Would you like to have more flexibility with your


You can achieve the desired results by renaming and selecting other options to


Increasing Digitizer Window Size


How can you increase the size of the Digitizer window in PrebuiltML?

If you have multiple monitors, the windows in the program can be moved to alternate monitors. This allows you to maximize the Digitizer window on your main monitor. 


Four Quick and easy steps to a larger Digitizer window:

In PrebuiltML the Pages, Takeoff Items, Markup Items and Bookmarks windows can be moved to alternate screens.
Step 1.…

PrebuiltML ProTrade has been updated!



You can upgrade for FREE!

(Remember that all upgrades are included in your subscription.)
Maybe it feels like you just heard from us – but we did not want you to miss out on all

of the great new features that we recently released! 


A Sample of the New Updates and Features

Drag and Drop Pack Reordering
Set a specific pack to…

Assigning Attributes to your Products

I have selected a specific wood product, but I would like to choose the grade of lumber and other attributes associated with this and other lumber products.


Changing the species or attributes for products is simple and accomplished by utilizing the “arrow” keys on your keyboard. After selecting the lumber product, select the “right arrow” key on your keyboard for additional species or attributes for the selected product. The…

Quick Tip – Continue to Draw Container Section

Do you ever need to add in a whole new section to your floor or roof container (like a bay window you missed)? 

You can accomplish this quickly with this new feature.

Continue Drawing in a Container Section:

1. Right Click on the edge of the container that is to be manipulated.
2. Select “Continue Drawing Container Section” from the menu.

3. Drawing will be…

New Version of PrebuiltML X!


You’re talking…we’re

Get what you requested!

This latest release of PrebuiltML X is full of updates and features that are based on requests and feedback from YOU, our users.  Check out the list of features below and call or email us to get the full scoop and thanks again for communicating!


Existing Users: Log in to your account to get the latest versions!
New Users:…

Using and Creating Hot Keys

I like using Hotkeys to simplify my takeoffs, but it is difficult to remember the key strokes. Is it possible to configure them to keystrokes that I am familiar with?
Yes it is! You can make use of an extensive list of Hotkeys AND assign customized keystrokes for each command.

Save time by using hotkeys

Ctrl+S To save your project any time, anywhere within the program
F6 to open…

PrebuiltML X – New Software Release 4.10.0

PrebuiltML X New Software Release 4.10.0:
Kits: Streamline your Estimating!

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!

Do you want to:

Specify – one product and have multiple related products populate automatically?    

Control – the items that automatically populate in your list (such as adhesive)?

Adjust – the…

PrebuiltML X – New Software Release 4.9.7

PrebuiltML X New Software Release 4.9.7:
Updated Version!

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!


Quantity Indicators – You now have the means of turning on “quantity indicators” on all “group labels” The quantity indicates how many joists the group label is representing as seen…