Print cost calculations without DIN 276 cost groups


Cost determinations serve as the basis for cost control, for planning, awarding and execution decisions as well as for proof of costs incurred. The type and detail of the cost determination depend on the status of planning and execution. The accuracy of the cost calculation increases with the progress of the project.


If you do not use cost groups according to DIN 276 for your construction project, you will find them in the menu within the item processing To press in the selection menu Costing the expressions Cost estimate, Cost calculation, Cost estimate and Cost determination is available for storage, management and analysis.

The printouts of the cost calculation are identical in structure and only differ in the form designation. According to the progress of the project and the accuracy of the cost calculation, you write your position texts and estimate, calculate or calculate your prices.

The following print menu opens.

Print settings

Make the following settings:

For each form you can use the designer to create different Print variants shape. When you open the print menu for the first time, the variants that you set for the cost estimate, cost calculation, cost estimate or cost determination forms are pre-assigned. By clicking select the variant that you want to use for the printout.

Test print
This variant enables the form to be printed out. No entries or bookings will be made through a test print. In order to prevent a test print from being passed on as an official document, the printout is marked as a test print in the form description. Proofs are not included in the DATAflor Construction file filed.

Document no.
In order to be able to make an exact differentiation between this and other copies in the event of later queries, a document number can be assigned here. A document number can be entered manually with any value, provided it does not already exist.

Document date
The program automatically pre-populates all date fields with the system date. This can be changed manually at any time. By clicking a calendar opens, making it easier to select dates.

Operator sign
The operator symbol should be an abbreviation from the name of the employee who is responsible for this LV. This can be, for example, the first two letters of the surname or the initials of the employee. The program enters the operator code of the logged on user here, which is saved in Address manager is stored in the user data.

Contact Person
The full name of the employee who is the contact person for all queries should be entered here. The program enters the name of the logged in user here, who is in the Address manager is stored in the user data.

If this employee has his own extension number and you want to prevent the customer from having to go through the switchboard for further questions, the employee’s direct extension number can be printed here. The program has the telephone number here. of the logged-in user, which is saved in Address manager is stored in the user data.

Define in the program parameter Pre-assignment of processor in LV printoutswhether the fields operator reference, contact person and telephone no. with the data of the registered user or the seller / site manager who is entered for the LV, are preallocated.

1. Address
The program automatically suggests the address of the client. However, you can also send the cost calculation to the address of the project or the contractor.

2. Address
Automatically do not print is preset for the 2nd address. If you want to choose a second address, take it over from the list field.

By clicking choose whether you want to print the cost calculation or as a Fax or E-mail want to send.

By clicking choose the printer you want to use for printing. Only printers installed under Windows are available for selection. The default setting is the printer that you have saved for the selected print variant.

Include in building file
Put in here if you have a license for the DATAflor Construction file and want to save the cost estimate as a document.

Paper feed
If your printer offers several paper trays, select by clicking on the slot from which the paper is used for printing. The tray selection that you have saved for the selected print variant is set by default.

print from / to page
Here you can specify the pages to be printed out. If you want to print the entire catalog, please do not change this field.

If you need several copies of the cost estimate, please enter the desired number here.

Sort by
The grouping function is available for LV printouts. The output of several copies, e.g. of an offer, can be sorted (page 1,2,3, ..; page 1,2,3, ...) or grouped (page 1,1,1; page 2,2,2; page 3,3,3 , XNUMX; page ... ..).
Remove to change the dispensing method or put Please tick the box by clicking the mouse button. You can use this function if, for example, you get paper sets for the laser printer from your printer, which provide 3 copies on different paper colors.

Settings tab

Activate the respective option by ticking the box .

payment terms
Select the payment term that you want to use for the printout. It is the Terms of payment preset, which is deposited with the course. Is one for the LV Terms of payment group defined, no payment condition is preset.

only selected positions
Only the positions that are on the register are shown Position selection selected, printed.

All positions
Put the in front of the respective function , all items of the LV are printed without ordinal number, quantity, unit price or total price.

With the option without ordinal number all texts are printed starting from the left margin. By specifying the text width, you can control the width up to which the text to be output should be printed.

Short list
Only the first line of the short text is printed.

short text only
You can enter short and long text independently of each other. Select this option to print only the short texts.

In the program parameter Copy number of lines of long text to short textt Specify how many lines of the long text are automatically copied into the short text if only long text is available for the item.

long text only
You can enter short and long text independently of each other. Select this option to only print the long texts.

Short and long text
You can enter short and long text independently of each other. Select this option to use both texts in the printout.

Subject / Header text / Footer text
The one on the tabs Subject, Header text or Footer text entered texts are also output. When opening the print menu for a course for the first time, the header and footer texts are pre-entered which you can use in the form manager for Form Cost estimate have deposited.

You are responsible for the text design Editor as well as Text variablesthat are automatically filled by the program.

Compilation on a new page
The summary of the hierarchy totals is printed on a separate page.

In the program parameter Always print the compilation on a new page you can specify that this option is always preset.

Hierarchy on a new page
For visual reasons, a new page can be started when changing the title.

The one on the Pictures Images added to the item / hierarchy and selected for printing are printed for each item between the service description and the quantity / price line.

Price shares
The printout takes place with the indication of the price shares.

Sum of labor costs
The printout is made with a statement of the labor costs.

In the program parameter Default output Sum of labor costs you can specify that the option Total labor costs in the offer and invoice printing is pre-assigned for customers with the address type 'Person'.

Suppress output "0% VAT"
With LV according to §13b UStG you can suppress the output of the line "VAT 0,00%".

In the program parameter Text of the offer amount deposit the text that will be printed before the total.

Form name
When you open the print menu for the first time, the form name is pre-assigned that you have stored in the form manager for the forms cost estimate, cost calculation, cost estimate or cost determination. To use a different form name for the printout, enter the name here.

Item selection tab

All items and hierarchies of the LV are listed with item number, item identifier, short text, quantity and unit of measure. The columns Price and amount as well as the sums of the hierarchies and the total are filled according to the selected selection.
To mark the items that you want to print out, insert in front of the item in the first column . Insert in front of a hierarchy level , all subordinate items are selected. For a quick selection of the positions are also over and wahl_aufhaben.gif_nolink the functions Select All as well as Cancel election is available for storage, management and analysis.

Print preview and printing

After you have entered all the necessary information for your printout, click in the menu Print settings on to see a print preview. Send the printout to the printer by clicking on or alternatively use the key combination Ctrl + P.

Example expression:

first page

last page

Further steps