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Mastering AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 by Louisa Holland, Richard Graham

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Inventorying Your Pay Items

At the end of the process, you need to generate some sort of report that shows the pay items in the model, the quantities of each item, and the units of measurement. This data can be used as part of the plan set in some cases, but it’s often requested in other formats to make further analysis possible. In this exercise, you’ll look at the Quantity Takeoff tool that works in conjunction with the QTO Manager to create reports:

1. Open the QTO Reporting.dwg file.

2. From the Analyze tab’s QTO panel, select the Quantity Takeoff tool to display the Compute Quantity Takeoff dialog, shown in Figure 18-21.

Figure 18-21: The Quantity Takeoff tool with default settings

Note that you can limit the area of inquiry by drawing ...

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