The Cost Estimate page shows all the task details of the imported project in a table format, along with the estimated cost values for each task in the project based on the import method (Simple Uncertainty/ Quantities and Rates / Multiple Resources). This page can be viewed in 2 sections; Group View and Resource View.
The Group View section helps the user to view the estimated cost values of each task in the project based on the basic identification information of each task, its resource details and the user defined fields. The default view is No grouping. (Figure 1)
Import 1 – Simple Uncertainty
Import 2 – Quantities and Rates
Import 3 – Multiple Resources
In the case of Multiple Resources, Group View section can be viewed in 2 ways: Top to Bottom or Left to Right. (Figure 3)
This functionality is used to reorder the task details columns under Group View.
This functionality is used to hide or show the task details columns in Group View table.
This functionality is used to filter the data according to a particular field and its selected values.
This functionality is used to group the column values based on a particular field.
This functionality is used to convert the cost of all project tasks in Cost Value or Cost Percentage.
This functionality is used to export the whole Group View table or the filtered table to MS Excel as .xls or .xlsx files type.
Tasks can be deleted by clicking the Delete icon corresponding to each row or multiple tasks can be deleted simultaneously.
Delete Multiple Tasks:
This functionality helps to delete multiple tasks simultaneously. To delete multiple tasks we must first select them by check marking the checkboxes next to each task.
Delete Tasks Individually:
This functionality is used to copy the selected scenario to a new scenario in the same project. And import tasks to the new scenario by selecting an import method again.
The scenario can be copied in 2 ways.
Create Scenario Without any data: This helps user to create a new scenario in the same project without any data from the existing scenario. (Figure11)
Clone from: `Scenario Name: This helps user to create a new scenario in the same project with all the data cloned from any of the existing scenario. (Figure 11)
This functionality is used to delete the user defined scenarios from the project.
The Resource View section is used to view resource details such as Resource ID, Resource Name, Resource Type and Loading. (Figure 13) The Resource View is not possible to view if the selected import method is Simple Uncertainty.
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