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    We also use a text file to assosciate a code to the keynote identifier of the type, I guess ia a good way to achieve this! regards
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew View Post
    So are you saying that your model will never be "issued" or "supplied" to an external party? If it will be, is this cost information OK to go out tot he wider world? My team keep these costs very close tot heir chest and we don't tend to share this with the outside work, hence we don't use Revit for costing.
    For confidentiality, I use published MSRP prices. The client can shop on the internet if they like, which usually just validates our pricing or is lower, so they have confidence that they won't be surprised.

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    We use keynotes on projects already, so this didn't work for us. A good solution though.

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    For the low budget project, We can use Revit for cost estimation by adding new parameters while creating a new schedule. For the large scale project, as of my knowledge Excel is best for easy workflow and also it mitigates the errors.
    Usually, in my projects, I Export the schedule as a .txt file type and covert the same into excel.

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