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OST - 06.02.09 - Rerunning Boost on a Page

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Re-running Takeoff Boost will not produce different Results.

If you have deleted some Boost takeoff or Conditions that you determined you need after all, open the Cover Sheet of this Bid and duplicate the Page on which you want to re-run Takeoff Boost. Make sure all takeoff is deleted and then re-run Takeoff Boost. This will bring back all Boost Conditions and takeoff. From there, you can copy/paste to the original Page and then delete this Page. See Related Articles for Advanced Plan Organization details.

If you attempt to run Takeoff Boost on a Page on which you've already run it, you may receive the following warning:

Boost already run warning

There are a few things to understand about re-running Boost:

  • If you have not renamed the Boost Conditions and there is still takeoff associated with them on this Page, you must delete that takeoff before you can run Takeoff Boost.
    • We do not recommend deleting Boost Conditions because you may have takeoff associated with them on other Pages in the Bid.
  • Running Takeoff Boost on this Page does not affect other Pages except it re-creates any Boost Conditions you previously deleted that are required on this Page.
    • If you have renamed Boost Conditions or deleted them, they will be re-added to the Project, but only this Page will have new Boost takeoff on it.
  • If you name a Condition "Boost Footprint Area", "Boost Gross Area", "Boost Net Area", or any possible Boost result, and draw takeoff with it on the current Page, you must delete that takeoff or rename the Condition(s) first.
  • If you move the Boost Conditions out of the Takeoff Boost folder, you still must delete any takeoff on this Page associated with those Conditions to re-run Takeoff Boost.
    • The folder location of the Boost Conditions does not affect Takeoff Boost identifying them, it's the name of the Condition that matters.
  • If you have gone through the process of renaming Conditions and reassigning takeoff and re-run Takeoff Boost, you very possibly will duplicate takeoff.

If you have reassigned and/or renamed Conditions/takeoff on this Page (so that there is no takeoff associated with any "Boost" named Condition,) you can proceed with re-running Takeoff Boost.

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