I am having an issue with saving takeoff items which are moved from their original condition.
Example: I take off a floor area as carpet then I move the quanity to a different condition (VCT). After saving, closing the file, and reopening the measure that was moved to VCT is reverted back to it's original designation of carpet.
Is this a glich in the program or do I not have a setting enabled which allows takeoff to be reassigned.
They way to do it is to LINK the model take off item into a Catalog item.
You right click the mouse on the Model take off and Select Assign to Item. The Select to Item window opens and you select the ITEM inside a Group.
So, once it is LINKED, the conditions quantity will be saved.
The tricky part is this: WOULD QTO Allowed you to LINK it.... I found it frustrating, because sometimes it does sometimes it doesn't.
I run into AUTODESK people at the World of Concrete the last February using version 2014 and THEY have stated that the LINK is a big problem in version 2013.
Are you having success with QTO and how long have you used it? We have a significant number of crashes to the point where no one in our office trusts it.
This link is to the QTO update page with several years on it; I'd bookmark it for future use.
You will need to stay on top of any updates yourself. QTO dose not automagically update itself like most modern software. To my knowledge, there is not a manual update from within the software either.
We are still waiting for answers from Autodesk on our crashing issues. Look here:
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