Tip of the Week – Zoom Box

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to “Zoom” into a specific area on your plan? You can do this with the Zoom Box feature.
 
• Allows a user to draw a box around a specific area of a page and zoom in for greater detail.
• Great for plans that have more than one framing area on the…

A Time to Review: PrebuiltML

We at PrebuiltML have been working hard to develop changes to our online presence and we would like to offer you a quick recap of new features.
 

Our goal is to increase coverage throughout the Web and deliver more support options to our customers. Like this post, we have started some new sources to spread ideas and information publicly. While…

Tip of the Week – Bookmark Feature

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to create a “Bookmark” on your plan?
 
• Clicking this bookmark will cause the digitizer to zoom to the the actual page and location that the user defined.
• Great when the user needs to jump between 2 different locations repeatedly.
• Provides a way to easily reference schedules and details from different…

Knowledge Base – Answers at Your Fingertips

 
Answers at Your Fingertips

 

Ever wonder how to do something specific within the software? Or been curious about what a certain feature does? Or maybe you just wished there was a video that showed you how to do something…

We have developed a resource specifically for you – The PrebuiltML Knowledge Base. Come check it out and bookmark it in your web…

Tip of the Week – Bulk Rename Feature

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to easily rename several of your plan pages at one time? You can do this with the Bulk Rename feature.
 

Helpful Hint: Your scanned construction plan page copies has a generic name you don’t want, for example “Scanned_Page_001”.  With the Bulk Rename Feature you can change those plan page names quickly to…

Autumn: A Time to Plan Ahead

PrebuiltML takeoff software: a time to plan ahead on upcoming projects.
 
The days are changing from sweltering hot and dry to cooler weather. There is a scent in the air of fresh rain and leaves are turning shades of orange and reds – Autumn has begun.
Fall is known for a time of transitioning from completing Summer projects to preparing for Winter.…

Tip of the Week – Rename Feature – Lists, Packs, and Applications

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to rename your Lists, Packs, and Applications? It’s as easy as 1-2-3, with using our Rename Feature.
 

Use this feature to adjust list names to separate house materials from garage materials, create pack titles for jobs with multiple floor levels, and customize application names.
Here’s how you do it:
1. Lists: In the Project…

Encyclopedia of Video Knowledge – YouTube

Beware: Blog post below includes references to PrebuiltML software, instructional how-to YouTube videos and Hamsters!
 

It’s been a busy but fun week of testing and projects with PrebuiltML takeoff software building up to a new software feature build.  We thought of an entertaining experiment and took a quick general consensus around the office of “what first pops in mind when you think of…

Tip of the Week – Linear Tool – On Center Spacing

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Do you need to get a count of items that are arranged at a specific on center spacing, like anchor bolts?  Try our Linear Tool to help!
 

Add perfectly spaced Anchors, Insulation Baffles, or any item that needs to be arranged at a specific on-center-spacing to your plan.

Here’s how you do it:
1. In  the Plan Tab,…

Join us with our adventure – PrebuiltML Takeoff Software

Calling on users of PrebuiltML – Takeoff Software to join us with an adventure.
 
Made famous from popular books and movies, treasure hunt adventures can be entertaining stories to experience – thrill of escaping the pirates after a daring sword fight on the dangerous sea to then stumble upon a mysterious island filled with treasure!
Building a software product like PrebuiltML can be…