No matter the type of drawing you are using for takeoffs and measurements, you can quickly set a scale for accuracy. The scale sets the ability to measure, which is automatically connected to your Rapid Estimate view.

Here is how you can set your scale in 1build:

  1. Start in your takeoff view.

  2. Upload your plans.

  3. Select Set Scale in the top left corner

  4. To set a standard calibration, select Use Standard, then select the scale that is listed in the legend.

  5. To set a manual calibration, select Calibrate, then find a feature you know the measurement of and draw a line across it. Zoom in to get as accurate and as close to edges as possible. Enter the known feet and inches of the feature you lined.


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