'Takeoff' is the process of creating Shapes from a plan to generate Quantities. Takeoff is done in Cubit Estimating by assigning a Result Type to an item to specify how that item calculates its Quantities and drawing on a Plan to generate a Shape.
To measure off the Plan:
1. Select the Result for the item you want to measure.
Fig 1. Set the result type
2. Draw the Shape on the scaled plan.
Note: For more information on Inserting and Scaling a plan, click here.
Fig 2. Draw Shape
3. Right mouse click to complete the Shape.
The measurement will now be shown in the Quantity column.
Fig 3. Complete Shape