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57 articles in this collection
Written by Justin Ogilby, Troy Newman, Lindsay Powers and 2 others
Plan Management

How to Upload a Project - Screen Shot

Learn how to upload PDF, ZIP, PNG, TIFF and JPG files into your project
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Navigate the Project List and Bid Calendar

Functionality in the project list and calendar view
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Written by Troy Newman
Updated this week

How to Quickly Search Plans and Find Relevant Plan Pages

Enter a keyword to easily search your entire plan set to save you a ton of time.
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated this week

How to Add Project Notes

Quickly document information pertaining to the project
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Upload Additional Plans to Your Project - Screen Shot

It is easy to add more plan pages to an existing project
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Automatically Name Plan Sheets - Screen Shot

Let STACK name your plan sheets for you
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated this week

How to Easily Create and Organize Plans by Folders - Screen Shot

Use our drag and drop feature to move and group your plan pages / folders
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Open Multiple Thumbnail Pages - Screen Shot

Opening more than one thumbnail at a time
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Rotate Plans - Screen Shot

How to rotate plans
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to use Plan Overlay

How STACK can help you visually see the difference between two plans
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Written by Troy Newman
Updated over a week ago

How to Use Overlay if One Scale is Different from the Other?

If the Plan pages you are overlaying are not lining up there are a few ways to correct them.
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Written by Sarah Nimersheim
Updated over a week ago

How to use Automatic Plan Hyperlinking

How STACK can quickly link to plans with details
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Written by Troy Newman
Updated over a week ago

How to Delete Plans - Screen Shot

Deleting Thumbnail Plans
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Print to PDF

Download a plan page, with or without your takeoff, as PDF
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Print a Portion of a Plan to PDF

You can print or export only the portion of a plan that is visible on your screen
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Written by Justin Ogilby
Updated over a week ago

How to Use Labels - Screenshot

Need to organize your takeoffs? Labels can help sort measurements to meet your needs
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

Project Search

Need to find a project? STACK has a project Search that allows you to find it
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Written by Sarah Nimersheim
Updated over a week ago
Takeoff Tools

How to Start a Takeoff - Screen Shot

Use this guide to learn how to start a takeoff using STACK Software.
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Navigate Your Takeoffs-Screen Shot

This article will help you understand how to navigate your takeoffs for the best workflow
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to perform takeoffs on plans with multiple scales-Screen Shot

If your plan has two or more scales on the same page, we have a solution for you.
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Set the Scale

Learn how to calibrate the scale so that you know your scale is correct
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Autocount- Screen Shot

Let STACK count your symbols for you!
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Edit or Delete Geometries

Edit or Delete
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Cut out or Remove an Area from a Takeoff

You can deduct a
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Copy / Paste

Copying and pasting geometries
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to use the additional functionality of a takeoff template-Screen Shot

It is easy to edit, duplicate, delete and hide your takeoffs. You can also add your takeoffs to your takeoff library.
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Edit Takeoffs - Screen Shot

You can change the color or symbol used to identify a takeoff. You can also duplicate it and save it to your library.
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Use the Multiplier - Screen Shot

Draw one or more geometries and multiply them
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to use Plan legend - Screen Shot

How to add a takeoff summary list as a plan legend to a plan page
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Locate a Geometry - Screen Shot

How to locate a specific geometry from the reports section
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Use Mark-Up Tools

Enhance your project with our Mark-up tools
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Hide Markups on a Plan

How to turn off the visibility of markups
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Written by Troy Newman
Updated over a week ago

How to use Bookmarks

Create links to quickly zoom to other pages
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago

How to Create a Takeoff Template Library

Saving your Takeoffs to your Takeoff Library will save you time
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Written by Matt Hayden
Updated over a week ago