Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting the takeoff, part of Navisworks Essential Training.
…Yes, of course we can export this takeoff.…I'll be honest, I've always hated exporting…anything to Excel or any other program.…I've always felt that a database is supposed…to, well, stay intact, but this is different.…We need to get this information out to other programs…that can pick up the takeoff and do an actual estimate.…This video will focus on exporting our takeoff to Excel.…Then we will examine the actual formatting that…Excel applies to the items within the takeoff.…Now that we have a takeoff bundled into one big…unit, let's scroll down to the very end of the dialogue.…
We'll see right here, we have import, export catalogs and export quantities.…Go ahead and click this button and let's export quantities to XL.…Find a good place and give it whatever name you want.…Click on Save.…Now this could take a second.…Navisworks will now ask you if you want to open your Excel file.…We might as well, let's click Yes.…Here is a big pile of data.…It's kind of hard to weed through right now, but what's nice…is, it's quantified in groups,…
- Appending and merging different file types
- Walking through your model
- Working with viewpoints
- Reviewing and marking up a model
- Manipulating and finding objects
- Adding links to objects
- Sorting and grouping
- Creating clash tests
- Adding a timeline with the Timeliner
- Creating material takeoffs
- Creating custom animations and scripts for an interactive movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. The Navisworks File System
2. Navigating in a Model
3. Working with Viewpoints
4. The Review Tab
5. Dealing with Objects
6. Sorting and Grouping
7. Clash Detection
8. The TimeLiner
10. Presenting, Animating, and Exporting
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