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Chase, Regarding the FCN # - you need to go to into the estimate and then to Insured Info>Personnel>Claim Rep>Edit Claim Rep and enter your FCN numb...

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12 Replies and 8364 Views Windows Vista and Xactimate 24    8364  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
1 Replies and 2155 Views Xactimate 28 questions  2155  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 1672 Views Xact 28 estimating ELE, HVAC, PLM, etc  1672  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 14031 Views Xactimate 28  14031  24 Started by  Alex_Chernov 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
36 Replies and 29080 Views Do you have a Xactimate question? Answers from certified Xactimate Affiliate Trainer - Xact FAQ  29080  36 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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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
01/01/2014 2:24 AM
5 Replies and 2021 Views Xactimate 28  2021  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 1699 Views Xactimate 28  1699  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 4030 Views Xactimate Circle Help  4030  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 2017 Views Showing prior payments on supplement estimate?  2017  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 2419 Views Not alowed to get roof ESXs from 3rd parties?  2419  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 2919 Views How do I import a claim assignment from File Trac to Xactimate  2919  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 1633 Views xactimate 28 question  1633  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 1421 Views Xactimate & Simsol  1421  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 3760 Views Tick Sheet for Xactimate  3760  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 1952 Views No water meter line item in Xact? REALLY?  1952  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
8 Replies and 3653 Views Windows 8  3653  8 Started by  minton227 Anyone know if Xactimate is compatable with Windows 8
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by  ACampoJump to last post
04/17/2013 6:02 PM
3 Replies and 4405 Views Best Tablet PC?  4405  3 Started by  JHunter What is the BEST tablet pc on the market today for our type of work (field adjusting)&160; I am looking to purchase a tablet pc.&160; I am currently running Xactimate(24) software, but&160; I don't mind upgrading to 25.&160;&160; Tablet pc's seem to be pretty costly and I want to purchase the right pc!&160; Thanks for your help!!
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by  jennrhotJump to last post
12/21/2012 10:14 AM
1 Replies and 1531 Views Function Keys  1531  1 Started by  Pforecast How do you setup the Function Keys to fill in information in XM8 27  I was looking for a way to use the function keys to label my photos.  F1 for Front Elevation, F2 for Right Elevation, etc.  I've seen it done, but the adjuster who had it setup had someone else set it up for him.  So, he wasn't able to show me how to set it up on my computer.  I know this can be done, but just need to know how to do it.    
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by  c.croneJump to last post
12/04/2012 9:57 AM
10 Replies and 6361 Views Anybody using XactScope and iPad?  6361  10 Started by  mxr618 It looks like a huge time-saver but I want real-world feedback before I run out and make the purchase and the upgrade to 27.5 Pro.   Bueller ... Bueller
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09/20/2012 6:18 PM
0 Replies and 957 Views Creating a sketch report  957  0 Started by  heythisisaj Hey ya'll, I'm a newbie to this website, but not a newbie to Xactimate.  However, I am trying to increase efficiency with the reports I do on a day to day basis, and I've never figured out how to get a document of just my sketch, with all of the measurements showing (sometimes, if its over 20-25 squares, the measurements get lost) and the 3-d images showing  Is there an easy way to do this  Currently, I just use snagit and snag every aspect of the sketch that I need and throw it...
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09/20/2012 6:05 PM
20 Replies and 8540 Views Overhead and Profit  8540  20 Started by  synkroncty I'm being asked to apply a flat 20 to overhead and profit. No 10 & 10. I can't find an option in Xactimate 24 that will allow a flat line item 20 overhead & profit. Is there a way to do this Thanks!
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08/25/2012 8:11 AM
0 Replies and 3398 Views Xactimate 27.5 Sketch FREE accurate and images using Google Maps GL  3398  0 Started by  Xactimate_Pro In Xactimate using the Sketch tool (not areal view) can be a real challenge. You can always pay a company to do it for a price, pay to download the images or you have this option. It has been very effective for me.  Using Xactimate 27.5 You can get the Xactimate 30 day demo free here. http://www.xactware.com/store/SelectCat.docatId=83 First you want to max out your screen resolution that retains proper aspect ratios.  Computer monitors / HD TV's come mostly in 4:3 / 16:9 (w...
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07/07/2012 1:47 AM
0 Replies and 1623 Views Xactiamte 27.5 Update- What Happened??  1623  0 Started by  raybish Xactimate came out with the 27.5 update. Wow, what a mess. Just to name two major flaws, nowhere to put the IA file The summary page no loners gives you the figures that the material tax and O&P are being calculated upon Called several times, and only advised they are aware of the problem!! Wow, what if I was late paying my program fees
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05/01/2012 4:08 PM
2 Replies and 5616 Views Help-Installation Xactimate 27  5616  2 Started by  B21 Hi,   So our company is looking at using Xactimate so we all installed Xactimate 27, however my computer is the only one that it will not install on. In the installer it gets to 'Setup Database' when configuring and completely stops. I have no idea why as all the other ones installed quickly and with no troubles. I have a feeling it has something to do with Microsoft SQL...but I don't know much beyond that. If anyone can help me out that would be greatly appreciated as I believe I will b...
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03/04/2012 11:21 AM
3 Replies and 3402 Views Xactimate- residual deductible  3402  3 Started by  A_Casey I have a Citizens DP3 policy which is ACV. When I put in the parameterize that it's ACV of course I get the non recoverable depreciation on the final numbers. MY team lead says I need to take out the wording Non recoverable and make it recoverable. I change it to an RCV policy to show the depreciation, but I then get this residual deductible showing on the final. The insured's damages are under their deductible. Is there anyway around this Am I doing something wrong please help.
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
02/28/2012 4:32 AM
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