Customize a Material

  1. Click Estimating > Earthwork > Tools > Boring Attributes in the All Tasks pane.
  2. Select the name of the material for which you want to customize attributes.
  3. If you want to change the color assigned to the material, do the following:
    1. Click Color
    2. Select the color you want to use for the selected material. If the color you want is not found in the basic colors, click Define Custom Colors to specify the color.
    3. Click OK.
  4. In the Swell field, click to increase or decrease the swell factor for the material.
  5. In the Yield field, click to increase or decrease the yield factor for the material. If needed, you can calculate the yield based on the swell, by doing the following:
    1. Click Calc.
    2. In the Swell Factor field, click to increase or decrease the swell factor for the material.
    3. In the Original Density field, click to increase or decrease the density percentage for the original material.
    4. In the Design Density field, click to increase or decrease the density percentage for the final material.
    5. Click OK.
  6. To save the attributes you entered, click OK.