Search a selected area of your plan for matches

  1. Open a job in the Manage Estimates screen.
  2. Open the Shape Recognition tab.
    Tip: If you want to use a different sheet than the one displayed, open the Takeoff tab to Work with Sheets.
  3. Click Options and select Search Parameters.
  4. In the Search For column, select the checkbox for each image for which you want the application to search your plans.
    Tip: Use the Set Search Parameters popup window to add new images for which to search or edit the existing images.
  5. Click Close.
  6. Click Crop Processing Area.
  7. Click near the region of the plan you want to search, hold the left mouse button, and pull the mouse over the area you want to search.
  8. Click Process.
    Note: If the selected area contains a large number of pixels, the application provides a warning and gives you the option to continue searching the plans.