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I am trying to figure out how much wood floor to order for a job.  When i go to the materials list - the wood flooring category calculates the space by "ft" not Sq.Ft. which is not accurate.  So how do i change the calcualtion to be done as sq.ft. and not ft?

 

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You need to change that in the material's definition.

There are several ways to do this, try this way.

3D>Materials>Plan Materials.

Select the material.

Edit>Materials List panel>Materials List Calculation, change this to Area.

 

You can also get there quickly by selecting the Adjust Material Definition (rainbow) tool from a 3D view.

 

I am assuming you are using X11 as the method will be different for X10 and earlier.

 

 

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49 minutes ago, glennw said:

You need to change that in the material's definition.

There are several ways to do this, try this way.

3D>Materials>Plan Materials.

Select the material.

Edit>Materials List panel>Materials List Calculation, change this to Area.

 

You can also get there quickly by selecting the Adjust Material Definition (rainbow) tool from a 3D view.

 

I am assuming you are using X11 as the method will be different for X10 and earlier.

 

 

Call me crazy, but sometimes I don’t see the Material List tab in the Define Materials DBX. 

 

It just isn’t there sometimes. 

 

Sometimes I get:

- General

- Pattern

- Texture

- Properties

 

Other times I get:

- Pattern

- Texture

- Properties

- Materials List

 

Am I hallucinating?

 

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43 minutes ago, Michael_Gia said:

Call me crazy, but sometimes I don’t see the Material List tab in the Define Materials DBX. 

 

It just isn’t there sometimes. 

 

Sometimes I get:

- General

- Pattern

- Texture

- Properties

 

Other times I get:

- Pattern

- Texture

- Properties

- Materials List

 

Am I hallucinating?

 

Maybe you're working in X10 sometimes and in X11 other times.

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