Log in to Timberline/Precision Estimating Account

ISSUE

Log in to  Timberline/Precision Estimating Account

ENVIRONMENT

CSCC LAB

Precision Estimating

Timberline

RESOLUTION

Log in to PE Account

 

 

The following drives will map:

 

 

The “P” Drive is your student data (ie projects/estimates).  This is where you need to direct your projects to.  The old files show right away.  Your new projects appear in the “PVData” Folder.

 

The “T” Drive contains all of the Database information (ie CSCC Ext. Commercial GC).  The database file is the template you create from depending on your assignment:

 

 

Within the “T” Drive and the folder of the database you will see a pei.dat file.  This is the file you want to direct to when creating a new project:

  

 

 

When opening Estimated Extended, a window will open.  When creating a new project you want to select 'Yes'.  When opening a previous project, select 'No':

 

You will have to navigate to the appropriate database you want to use.  A window will display and you will want to select the 'My Computer' icon and then go to the 'T' Drive.  From there, you select the folder and then select the pei.dat file. 

 

 

After you select the appropriate pei.dat file that you will be using, then you will see the following at the top of the screen:

In this case, it is CSCC Ext Commercial GC.

From here you can create your new Estimate:

From this same menu, you can open estimates as well. 

When you start a new Estimate the following window will open:

Here you will enter in a file name.  Then you want to select the “Folders” tab at the top and make sure it is pointing to the appropriate database and Estimating file location (where your personal project will be saved)

 

If opening an Estimate and it shows the following (No Database):

You can select 'Database' from the Menu and select the database you are using for this Estimate:

You might get the following window.  You will need to make the appropriate changes to open the database:

CAUSE

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METADATA

Author: Christopher Bunner

Created Date: 4/20/2015 11:00 AM

Modified Date: 4/20/2015 11:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

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