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12 Replies and 8966 Views Windows Vista and Xactimate 24    8966  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
37 Replies and 31790 Views Do you have a Xactimate question? Answers from certified Xactimate Affiliate Trainer - Xact FAQ  31790  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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by  WagenmasterJump to last post
12/29/2015 2:20 PM
0 Replies and 209 Views Comm. Rpr/Remdl Tax  209  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 3596 Views Xactimate 28 questions  3596  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 2500 Views Xact 28 estimating ELE, HVAC, PLM, etc  2500  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 15884 Views Xactimate 28  15884  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
5 Replies and 2580 Views Xactimate 28  2580  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 2127 Views Xactimate 28  2127  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 5431 Views Xactimate Circle Help  5431  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 2758 Views Showing prior payments on supplement estimate?  2758  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 3060 Views Not alowed to get roof ESXs from 3rd parties?  3060  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 3531 Views How do I import a claim assignment from File Trac to Xactimate  3531  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 2091 Views xactimate 28 question  2091  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 1769 Views Xactimate & Simsol  1769  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 4599 Views Tick Sheet for Xactimate  4599  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 2410 Views No water meter line item in Xact? REALLY?  2410  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 4220 Views Windows 8  4220  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 4780 Views Best Tablet PC?  4780  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 1910 Views Function Keys  1910  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 7028 Views Anybody using XactScope and iPad?  7028  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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by  heythisisajJump to last post
09/20/2012 6:18 PM
0 Replies and 1242 Views Creating a sketch report  1242  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 9316 Views Overhead and Profit  9316  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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by  claims_rayJump to last post
08/25/2012 8:11 AM
0 Replies and 3916 Views Xactimate 27.5 Sketch FREE accurate and images using Google Maps GL  3916  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 1934 Views Xactiamte 27.5 Update- What Happened??  1934  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 6435 Views Help-Installation Xactimate 27  6435  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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by  cmattoonJump to last post
03/04/2012 11:21 AM
3 Replies and 3927 Views Xactimate- residual deductible  3927  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
0 Replies and 3035 Views Xactimate- residual deductible  3035  0 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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02/26/2012 6:17 PM
22 Replies and 15856 Views Xactimate putting squeeze on Demo 27  15856  22 Started by  Goldust I just renewed the 27 demo so I can be up to snuff if storm hits. They informed me it would be the only time they could renew the 27 demo. After this they want me to subscribe and pay for it. Xactimate is getting to tight fisted w/ their service.I think this could upset people .I guess Xactimate thinks they have the market tied up so they can make the rules to fit their fancy.
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by  CATdawgJump to last post
02/23/2012 4:21 AM
13 Replies and 15255 Views Whats the proper way to sketch a half wall in Xactimate?  15255  13 Started by  lenvw77 Im trying to sketch a half wall 4 feet tall from the ground with a tile counter top sitting on the wall (like a bar area from the kitchen to dining room). I also need to be able to put dry wall on both sides of the wall. Any help will be appreciated.
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
10/16/2011 12:17 AM
5 Replies and 4132 Views Duplicating roof claims in xactimate  4132  5 Started by  Goldust What is the best way to duplicate roof claims in xactimate.Say you have 100 commercial buildings and majority of them are 2 different designs and same sizes.&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; just thinking out loud here right now but may need it in the near future.
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by  TopadjusterJump to last post
10/13/2011 1:42 PM
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