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5 Mar

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.

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2.Right mouse click on the page and select, “Make a copy of this Page in the Page List”

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3. Now you have a copy.

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4. Set the different scaling values you need for each page by using either the manual scale method or selecting from the “right click menu”. In this case, set one to 1/4″ and the other set to 1/8″.

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5. Now you are ready to start your Takeoff with the proper scaling for both the Roof and the Elevation/Exterior.

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Want to learn more about Page Scaling, click here for the Knowledge Base article.

 

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