Quantity Takeoff

Quantity Takeoff

Distinguished Contributor
Posts: 162
Registered: ‎12-11-2003
Message 1 of 2 (494 Views)

Comparing Workbooks between QTO Projects

494 Views, 1 Replies
02-14-2012 03:01 AM

I'm looking for a way to "simply" compare two different QTO projects to get the additions and/or subtractions.  Basically I want to take Version A of a design and compare it to Version B design to see what my different in additions or subtracts are.


I'm fine with exporting the workbooks and/or reports (whatever is feasible) to do so outside of QTO.  I'm just looking for a direction on this.


I've looked into the exports also and if anyone can tell me what I can do and open a atq file that would helpful.





Product Support
Posts: 531
Registered: ‎05-26-2010
Message 2 of 2 (484 Views)

Re: Comparing Workbooks between QTO Projects

02-15-2012 08:18 AM in reply to: JJKennedy03



Hello. Inside QTO you can compare additions and deletions of sheets using the compare sheets function, but there is currently no function to bounce entire workbooks off of each other. We have some basic sheet comparison functionality. There is a post here that may be helpful in this regard.




As for comparing workbooks, I would be curious to see what other users may be thinking in this regard.  


Thank you for participating in our community!


David Dembkoski                




Product Support Specialist

Autodesk Product Support

beyond design.png

David Dembkoski
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.
Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions or visit the Installation and Licensing Forum to get help installing your software.