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Create A Take-Off From Materials List

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Can anyone send me links or point me in the right direction to learn how to properly use the materials list generator? I am trying to create take-offs for various vendors (ie: masonry, roofing, lumber, flooring, and cut lists for cabinets) but the materials list is not in a cohesive order. The videos on CA were not helpful and I haven't found any helpful advice on the forum yet. Has anyone actually successfully figured out how to use this feature? 

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I generally export it to Excel, and do a lot of sorting to get a coherent list.

There has been a lot of discussion on this subject.  Some seem to find it effective, and others find it a waste of time.  Much depends on the model accuracy and taking time to set it up properly..

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