CostX Coffee Break Classroom

 

The CostX® Coffee Break Classroom are monthly sessions posted by Exactal that focus on certain aspects of the CostX® program. They are normally posted on the last Wednesday of each month on this page and the Exactal YouTube channel.

 

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Adding & Editing Dimension Groups (24 Jun 2015)

 

 

 

  • Subcontractor Comparison Part 3

    Subcontractor Comparison Part 3 (00:16:14)

  • Subcontractor Comparison Part 3 (27 Jul 2016)
    This webinar is Part 3 of 5 of our series on Subcontractor Comparison in CostX. Learn how to Fill from an Estimate, Lump Sum or Other, plus learn about Subcontractor statuses and how to use Preferred Subcontractor Selection.
  • Subcontractor Comparison Part 2

    Subcontractor Comparison Part 2 (00:15:26)

  • Subcontractor Comparison Part 2 (29 Jun 2016)
    This webinar is Part 2 of 5 of our series on Subcontractor Comparison in CostX. See how to export files ready for Subcontractors to enter their data, and how to import that information straight back into your quote! Subcontractors can also see what is required on their end.
  • Subcontractor Comparison Part 1

    Subcontractor Comparison Part 1 (00:19:36)

  • Subcontractor Comparison Part 1 (24 May 2016)
    This webinar is Part 1 of 5 of our series on Subcontractor Comparison in CostX. Get an introduction to how it all works and see how to get started with creating a Subcontractor Comparison workbook in CostX!
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    3D Model: Auto-Revisioning (00:14:33)

  • 3D Model: Auto-Revisioning (27 Apr 2016)
    This webinar will show you how you can work with BIM revisions in CostX. See just how easy it is to update your quantities and see the variances!
  • extracting-quantities-3

    Extracting Quantities Part 3- 3D Measure Mode (00:16:00)

  • Extracting Quantities Part 3: 3D Measure Mode
    (30 Mar 2016)
    This webinar will show you even more ways that you can manipulate the data in your BIM file. Learn how users can review the model completely and ensure their final estimate is assuredly accurate!
  • extracting-quantities-2

    Extracting Quantities Part 2- Model Maps (00:26:13)

  • Extracting Quantities Part 2- Model Maps (24 Feb 2016)
    This webinar will show you how model maps can be used to extract information from your BIM file. Learn all about how the Model Definition Tool allows users to configure a Model Map however they require to customise their data!
  • extracting-automatic-quantities

    Extracting Quantities Part 1 (00:19:20)

  • Extracting Quantities Part 1 (27 Jan 2016)
    This webinar will show you how to extract initial quantities from the BIM file! We’ll explore using the BIM Import Templates that ship with CostX®, and also the use of Object Mode to extract quantities easily.
  • CostX 6.0 Webinar

    CostX® 6.0 Webinar (00:37:53)

  • Special Edition - CostX® 6.0 Webinar (17 Dec 2015)
    This webinar will show you all about the new features available in CostX® 6.0!
  • exploring_model

    CostX & BIM – Exploring the Model (00:20:35)

  • CostX & BIM – Exploring the Model (25 Nov 2015)
    This webinar will show you how to work with the model, and see how CostX® can bring your business into the future with BIM!®
  • exploring_measured_dimensions

    Exploring Measured Dimensions (00:27:48)

  • Exploring Measured Dimensions (28 Oct 2015)
    This webinar will show you how you can work with the measured dimensions of CostX®. See how you can manipulate individual measurements, allowing you to really tap into the powers of CostX!®
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    Overlaying Drawings and Auto-Revisioning (00:16:57)

  • Overlaying Drawings and Auto-Revisioning
    (30 Sep 2015)
    This webinar will show you all about how to overlay drawings and use the auto-revisioning function in CostX®. Find out how to overlay two plans and see the differences, and take it one step further with auto-revisioning by updating quantities automatically!
  • View in 3D & other helpful Dimension View functions

    View in 3D & Other Helpful Dimension View Functions (00:28:53)

  • View in 3D & Other Helpful Dimension View Functions (26 Aug 2015)
    This webinar will show you all the handy hint features of the Dimension View in CostX®. Find out how to View in 3D, add Mark-ups, add a Legend, and plenty more great features, designed to make your takeoff easier!
  • taking_off_line_mode

    Taking off in Line Mode & Point Mode (00:24:46)

  • Taking off in Line Mode & Point Mode (29 Jul 2015)
    This webinar will show you the differences between line mode and point mode in CostX®. Find which mode is best to use in which cases, and how you can work the two to your advantage to make your takeoff more accurate.
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    Adding & Editing Dimension Groups (00:16:50)

  • Adding & Editing Dimension Groups (24 Jun 2015)
    This webinar will show you how to work with Dimension Group items in CostX®. Find out how to add groups, edit them and utilise them to your advantage to ensure you can properly sort your measurements.
  • drawing_compatability

    Drawing File Compatibility (00:17:01)

  • Drawing File Compatibility (27 May 2015)
    This webinar will show you all about the different drawing file types that CostX® is compatible with. Learn about how you can work with a huge variety of 2D & 3D files, and the differences between them, meaning you can always be prepared no matter what you receive.
  • Working_with_layers

    Working with Layers (00:11:29)

  • Working with Layers (29 Apr 2015)
    This webinar will show you everything about the layer functionality in CostX®. Find out how to navigate through your layers, and open up a whole new way of working with your plans.
  • Scaling & Calibrating

    Scaling & Calibrating (00:25:10)

  • Scaling & Calibrating (25 Mar 2015)
    This webinar will show you all you need to know about scaling and calibrating in CostX®. Make sure you’ve always got your scale correct, no matter the plan, and ensure your measurements are the most accurate that they can be.
  • Setting Up Projects & Buildings

    Setting Up Projects & Buildings (00:27:24)

  • Setting up Projects & Buildings (25 Feb 2015)
    This webinar will show you how to set up projects and buildings within CostX®. Make sure you get started on the right foot with useful tips and tricks that will help you in ensuring you’ve got the proper settings for what you require.
  • CostX 5.0 Ovrview

    CostX® 5.0 Overview (00:24:37)

  • CostX® 5.0 Overview (16 Dec 2014)
    This webinar focuses on the new features in CostX® 5.0, released December 1 2014. Learn how to use the new CostX features to your advantage!

 

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