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12 Replies and 9983 Views Windows Vista and Xactimate 24    9983  12 Started by  cowboy26995 It appears that anyone out looking to buy a new computer should note that Windows Vista and Xactimate 24 are not compatible at present. Xactimate 25 will be but is not out till June. Therefore anyone buying a new computer should be aware.
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by  roofwalk3rJump to last post
10/05/2008 11:56 AM
0 Replies and 115 Views Xactimate 28 Lag and Delays  115  0 Started by  justinfeldman I have been using v28 for several years now and from the day of install the program has had delays and lag in every aspect of preparing an estimate. The lag/delays become longer and more frequent the longer the program is running where unless I close/reopen xact it will eventually crash. I have spent countless hours with Xact tech help where they have taken over my laptop and done an endless number of things to try and improve performance but nothing ever works. I've had my computer cleaned, ins...
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10/28/2017 1:09 PM
0 Replies and 299 Views Problems saving photos using Xactimate Online  299  0 Started by  crstrohl I use the desktop version of Xactimate.  My assistant uses Xactimate online to label photos for me.  She has to save her work after only 5-10 photos because the page locks up if she tries to change more than that.  Sometimes she loses all of her changes.  The Xact Help desk has no solution.  Have any of you had the same problem
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09/25/2017 10:23 PM
1 Replies and 1353 Views Xactimate Estimate Formulas  1353  1 Started by  RobShaver I have an example estimate created by Xactimate and I'm trying to understand how construction material costs and labor costs are reflected in that estimate. The columns I'm trying to understand are QUANTITY, UNIT, TAX, O&P, RCV. Correct me if I get any of the following wrong. QUANTITY is the size of that piece in units such as Square Feet (SF), Linear Feet (LF) Each (EA).  UNIT is the cost per unit. My biggest question is, does this amount include material costs AND labor cost  ...
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03/26/2017 1:58 PM
0 Replies and 1512 Views Xactimate 28 Online  1512  0 Started by  Catmandale I am considering changing to the online version of Xactimate 28.  Does anyone have comments on how well it works, any issues or concerns as it compares to a desktop install I would like to be able to use my laptop when traveling and my home setup when not on the road, but don't want to sacrifice too much utility. I regularly do estimate of 2,000 line items and more. Dale  
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04/22/2016 11:14 PM
37 Replies and 38390 Views Do you have a Xactimate question? Answers from certified Xactimate Affiliate Trainer - Xact FAQ  38390  37 Started by  Claims Adjusters 411
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Note: Claims Adjusters 411, Inc has a Certified Xactimate Affiliate Trainer, and is authorized by Xactimate to use their logo. We would like to offer something never seen before (to our knowledge) on Catadjuster.org.&160; Free Xactimate advice from Certified Xactimate Affiliate Trainer.&160; While we cannot teach an entire Xactimate course on a discussion board, we would like to offer assistance to adjusters with questions that can be answered concisely.&160; If we do not feel your question ...
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12/29/2015 2:20 PM
0 Replies and 1383 Views Comm. Rpr/Remdl Tax  1383  0 Started by  Wagenmaster Can someone explain the difference between using the Comm Rpr/Remdl tax and the regular tax rate Why would I use one over the other This is a commercial policy and using the Comm Rpr/Remdl tax rate adds $4,309.32 over the regular tax rate of $8.25! I've checked the Tx DOI website for clarification, but can't seem to get a straight answer. I used the regular tax rate of 8.25 on my estimate and the roofer used the Comm Rpr/Remdl tax rate which also shows to be 8.25 and there is the $4,309.32...
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12/29/2015 2:09 PM
1 Replies and 5560 Views Xactimate 28 questions  5560  1 Started by  ChaseSCS Hello everyone.  I am new to Xactimate software coming from Simsol. I am trying to figure out how to attach my FCN number to the final report on a flood claim and am coming up with nothing. As you all are probably well aware, the differences between the two softwares are notable. Also, when printing how can I attach the estimate to all the other reports for my final estimate I figured out how to attach PDF documents and all the other reports but I have yet to find how to attach my items ...
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by  CatmandaleJump to last post
04/13/2015 11:06 AM
2 Replies and 3839 Views Xact 28 estimating ELE, HVAC, PLM, etc  3839  2 Started by  mbradbury On the sales page for Xactimate 28 they have the following listed... Properties for Construction Assemblies Quickly estimate complex construction assemblies such as floor systems, roof systems, joist systems, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, decks, fences, and much more by using Xactimate properties. The Sketch feature makes it fast and easy to draw the structure; Properties makes it lightning fast to estimate assemblies in the structure. For example, if you sketch a dormer, you can click a Prop...
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by  mbradburyJump to last post
04/08/2015 12:38 PM
24 Replies and 21033 Views Xactimate 28  21033  24 Started by  Alex_Chernov
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I tried mobile version of Xactimate 28 on my tablet today. Between that and their mobile version of Xacanalysis and Xactcontents this is going to be the future of estimating. You would sketch in the field, may be even add line items in the field, come home write a report, mount photos, boom, you are done.  You will also have an online version of Xact. Which means that you can access it from any computer with a browser and internet. Sweet.  All versions will be synchronized through th...
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by  AcceleratedAdjusterJump to last post
04/02/2014 7:16 AM
5 Replies and 3566 Views Xactimate 28  3566  5 Started by  Ray Rossetti I was informed by an Xactimate support Technician that you can only open 28 if you have internet access available because of password authentication. This may cause huge issues after major storms when there is often little to no internet or cell phone/card access available in the storm areas. This means if there no internet available you will not be able to complete any estimates to upload later. They say once you open 28 you can work offline but you can not open it without internet access. ...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
12/19/2013 1:29 AM
3 Replies and 2932 Views Xactimate 28  2932  3 Started by  dpadjuster I just upgraded to 28 about a week ago, and am finding a lot of bugs in it.  Has anyone else found this problem  I am wondering if it is my install that was defective, or if the whole program is like this.  I am especially having problems with the GLR and changing the deductible.
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by  dpadjusterJump to last post
11/21/2013 2:23 PM
6 Replies and 8709 Views Xactimate Circle Help  8709  6 Started by  Salvi07 so ive been at this for an hour with the vertex tool.. there must be a better way.. HOW DO I CREATE A CIRCULAR SHAPED ROOM....  
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
10/07/2013 12:59 PM
3 Replies and 4340 Views Showing prior payments on supplement estimate?  4340  3 Started by  A_Casey I am currently on 27.5, I need to be able to show prior payments made after the initial estimate was produced. Anyone know how Thanks, Alex
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by  A_CaseyJump to last post
08/05/2013 4:02 PM
5 Replies and 4806 Views Not alowed to get roof ESXs from 3rd parties?  4806  5 Started by  Leland am I understanding this correctly  Just a few months ago I could buy an esx of a roof diagram from Pictometry, they email it to me, and then I import it into Xactimate.  Now I can't do that anymore  I can only do it if I get an assignment, like from the carrier, and then I request the roof ESX from Eagleview and through Xactimate.  So, for example, contractors can't get this anymore, and I couldn't order one for my own house  That is what Xactimate help line told m...
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by  CatmandaleJump to last post
07/30/2013 9:52 AM
3 Replies and 4887 Views How do I import a claim assignment from File Trac to Xactimate  4887  3 Started by  Adjuster.1 Would someone who uses File Trac and Xactimate please advise me of how to upload the file from File Trac into Xactimate
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
07/22/2013 2:52 PM
3 Replies and 3123 Views xactimate 28 question  3123  3 Started by  jyost Hi so I am having an issue with O & P paying correctly. Both are set at 10, but the file is paying out as OVERHEAD 8.26 & PROFIT 9.09. Can anyone suggest how to show proper payouts
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by  CatmandaleJump to last post
07/20/2013 3:41 PM
2 Replies and 2523 Views Xactimate & Simsol  2523  2 Started by  DFWadjuster I already have Simsol 5.1 on my computer and need to get Xactimate 27.5. Are they going to play nice on the same laptop
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by  JOSEPH.SMITHJump to last post
06/18/2013 2:32 PM
6 Replies and 7662 Views Tick Sheet for Xactimate  7662  6 Started by  JoelC Does anyone know of a good tick sheet or some kind of scope sheet that makes it easier to go and write out a Xactimate estimate
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by  JoelCJump to last post
05/04/2013 10:10 PM
11 Replies and 3164 Views No water meter line item in Xact? REALLY?  3164  11 Started by  Alex_Chernov So, I have a claim, where a bunch of water meters froze and raptured in an apartment complex. How do I figure repairs costs thanks
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
05/02/2013 2:04 PM
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