Find and edit the default job settings.
- [Instructor] Before we create a project folder, I want…to show you a little bit about editing the default job.…And really what that is is when you go into settings and you…go into global defaults, you'll find edit global default.…Here it is.…I'll expand it.…Really what this is is the framework that you're going…to use for each miniature estimate or change notice…that you have for each project going forward.…
Now you may customize this even further for each project.…But there are some attributes that you may want…to have throughout the whole program.…A big one for me is the direct labor.…I already have this loaded with…all my electrical labor rates.…All the different types of labor and the rates.…I don't necessarily put in the costs…and the burden and the fringe.…You can do that if you want.…And let it calculate out for you.…I've got time and a half and double time.…
And a couple of other different types of levels here.…This is something that you would want…in your global default job.…So every time you open up a new job or project,…
- Program setup
- Adjusting defaults
- Performing takeoffs
- Copying items and assemblies
- Using screens
- Changing report styles
- Working with extensions
- Closing a change order
Skill Level Beginner
Construction Estimating Extensionwith Christopher Randall17m 22s Beginner
Construction Estimating Takeoffwith Christopher Randall23m 23s Beginner
Learning Construction Estimatingwith Christopher Randall15m 22s Beginner
Construction Estimating Bid Recapwith Christopher Randall33m 4s Intermediate
Learning Trimble Accubid Prowith Christopher Randall38m 51s Beginner
1. Program Setup and Job Creation
2. Customizing Your CCN and Reports
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