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Customize Columns | Surfaces DB
To customize your database columns, select Edit | Customize Columns. Doing so will open a Customize list of headings that you have not included.
4 Sides – Some shapes are covered only covered on two or three sides. If you need to cover all four sides place a check in this box.
Added By – Who added the surface.
Adj HP – A field where the adjusted heated perimeter may be entered.
AP – This is the WD for pipes and tubes.
Date Added – Date the surface was added.
Description – A full description of the shape including how it is being estimated.
Exp Fact – This field holds the expansion factor for deck materials.
Flange Width – The width of the flange as stated in the AISC manual.
Item Code – An individual code created for each shape in the data. The AISC was used and adapted to meet the way the is being typed.
Leg 1, 2 – The width of the legs of angle as stated in the AISC manual.
Length – The length of the shape this is typically taken from the column schedule on the drawings being estimated.
O/D – The Outside Dimension of the shape as stated in the AISC manual.
Ovr HP – If you want to override the HP calculation place a check in the box and then enter the override factor in the override field.
Scan – If you want the line to appear in the scan database check the box. This normally only used by labels and blank lines.
Sequence – Several of the databases display and have assigned Sequence numbers to each line. When you add in new lines, each will be assigned a Sequence Number. Sequence number are auto generated and are used with Microsoft ™ sequel databases.
SF/EA – Manually enter the square foot per each (count) factor in this field.
SF/LF – Manually enter the square foot per lineal foot factor in this field.
Thickness – The wall thickness of pipe and tube shapes.
Type – A drop down menu from which the estimator selects how will be used and treated when estimated.
WD – The calculated weight ÷ the density of the shape.
Weight – The weight of the shape per foot as stated in the AISC manual.