screen based

drawing measurement

made simple!

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Professional on-screen takeoff software

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  • Designed specifically for Quantity Surveyors and Estimators
  • Measure PDF, CAD and Scanned Files direct from screen
  • Measure length, area, circles, count points, volumes, angles, arcs, stud walls, floor joisting, shear studs and pitched roofs
  • Full on-screen graphics, total colour and line thickness control, layer management, multi layers, tiered layers, visibility, hatching and translucency control
  • Twin screen support as standard

Designed for Quantity Surveyors and Estimators who want to take on simple as well as complex projects, OnSight™ delivers the industries faster route to 2D electronic drawing files, allowing 3D visualisation extrusions and multi-drawing mixed format project handling as standard. Easy to implement and fast to set-up, new users can be up and running in minutes with a deep feature-set to explore and enhance their taking-off as their knowledge and demands grow.

Working as a complete stand alone application, OnSight™ doesn’t rely on any underlying CAD system for its operation, making it cheaper to implement and quick to learn. Both CAD and picture files (DWG, DXF, DWF, PDF, TIFF, BMP, JPG) can be handled (within the same project) allowing even scanned drawings to be used for measures with astonishing accuracy. With its multi-layering capabilities, manipulation tools and multimedia on-screen based real time video Help/Tutorial system, OnSight™ is the easiest to use and quickest measurement system available in the market place today.

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“Developed using the insight gained from over two and half decades at the top of the measurement market, OnSight™ encapsulates the very essence of class leading design, delivering the tools required to enable CAD files and images files to be measured quickly and with confidence, converting mission critical tasks into accurate results for winning bids.”
  • Windows XP - Windows 10 compliant
  • Full 32bit architecture for protected mode run time safety
  • Multi layered with full colour control at object as well as layer level
  • CAD system independent, runs without the need for CAD
  • Handles CAD and scanned/picture files (BMP, TIFF, JPG etc)
  • Measure from PDF's
  • Object repositioning
  • Clone objects and layers
  • Auto measure (on file load) key area objects
  • Edit and adjust object tools
  • Variable transparency tool
  • Trim objects using cutting tools
  • Offset/insets tool (for working space, trenches etc)
  • Dynamic drag & drop
  • Visibility controls at layer, object and image file levels.
  • Object move layer control
  • Tools for roof measurement, stud walls, shear studs, joist measurement and constants
  • Layer within layer (nested layers)
  • Out of scale adjustment (X & Y)
  • Dynamic scale changing even part way through projects
  • Multiple scales per drawing
  • Automatic & user type annotation
  • Full undo editing
  • Setup wizard for faster project creation
  • Axis cross hairs for alignment when measuring (rotatable)
  • Zoom and pan interface
  • Audio visual Help system
  • Toolbar button resizing for better screen clarity
  • Layer style tools for faster consistent project setup
  • HotLink™ enabled for single click transfer of results to other applications
  • Multiple format printing (mono and colour)
  • Full file export to Excel™
  • ConQuest and Microsoft® Excel™ connectivity as standard
  • On-going development and support
  • Windows XP - 10
  • RAM: 4Gb minimum recommended
  • Processor: 2.4Ghz minimum
  • 1 x USB port
  • Wheel mouse
  • Accelerated graphics card
  • HD space depending on facilities; Sound card and speakers for multi media Help

* Specifications may change without notice and are given as a guide only.

Call for current specification requirements prior to purchase.

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E&OE Specifications may change without notice.

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OnSight™ encapsulates the very essence of class leading design, delivering the tools required to enable CAD files and images files to be measured quickly and with confidence, converting mission critical tasks into accurate results for winning bids.