Modify multiple estimating items

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Modify multiple estimating items

Use the Global Edit command to modify the properties of multiple items at one go. This way, you can save time, as you do not need to change the properties of each item individually.

  1. In the Estimating dialog box, click the Estimating ribbon tab.
  2. On the menu, select Global Edit > Global Edit.

    The Global Edit Filters dialog box opens.

  3. To modify only specific types of items, select a filter type in the Type list, and click Select.

    The Filter dialog box opens.

  4. Do one of the following depending on the filter type:
    • Click the arrow buttons to move the items that you want to modify to the Included list.
    • Type the maximum and minimum values for the items that you want to modify.
  5. Click OK.

    To further limit the item types that you want to modify, repeat steps 2 to 5 for all necessary filter types.

  6. Click OK.

    The Global Edit dialog box opens.

  7. Select the properties that you want to update and modify as needed.

    You can also use Un-check All and Check Changed Fields to quickly clear or select checkboxes.

  8. Click Update.

    The Confirm dialog box opens.

  9. To confirm changing the properties of multiple items, click Yes.

The changes you made to the item properties are updated.The properties of the selected items are updated.