VK material


To create a partial service Material on the Positions menu, click .

Further options for creating a partial service are in the chapter Create partial service explained.

The window Material will be opened. On the left are all in the material management recorded material articles are shown in a directory tree. The item data of the selected material is displayed on the right-hand side.

To use the Material search To find a specific article quickly, click in the toolbar .

Mark the material item that you need for the preliminary costing of your position. Hold down the mouse button and drag the item into your course and drop it on the position to which you want to add the part service material.

A new partial service material is created for the item and displayed in the item tree.

  • Pull a partial service Material on a hierarchy level, a M position created.
  • If the preliminary costing module is not part of your license, an M item is always created automatically.
  • If you drag a material item into your course with the right mouse button pressed, a context menu will open. Choose whether you want a partial service for the position Material or M position want to create.

The tab on the right-hand side of the screen appears for the added partial service Preliminary calculation open. Enter the data required for the preliminary costing of the partial service:


This field shows from which catalog the material was selected.

Partial service

The field Partial service contains the name of the selected material. You define which designation from material management is entered here in the program parameters Takeover of material firmly.

External service / miscellaneous / disposal

Enable If you choose one of these options, the partial service is automatically assigned to the corresponding cost type Strange, Others or disposal added. If no option is activated, the partial service becomes a cost element Material added.

List price

The list price that is stored in the material management for the selected material item is adopted.

Surcharge / discount

Enter a percentage surcharge or discount here accordingly.

Price free construction site

For material items, the purchase discount that was saved in material management is taken into account in the preliminary costing data record for the material.

Quantity approach

Enter how many units of measure of the material are required to produce one unit of measure for the item.

  • Is in the material management for the material on the Technical data tab a Conversion factor is stored, this is automatically preset as a quantity approach if the item unit of measure and the material unit of measure are not the same. For example, cubic meters are automatically converted into tons immediately.
  • The will help you to manually calculate the quantity calculator. Open the box Quantity approach the context menu with the right mouse button and select the entry calculator.
  • By clicking open the Formula libraryto access stored formulas.


Enter a percentage surcharge for the partial service. Is in material management for the material Compression factor deposited (see chapter Material item > Technical data), this is automatically pre-assigned as a surcharge.


The amount of the partial service is automatically calculated by the program from:
Quantity = quantity * surcharge


If necessary, add a note to the partial service. The remark can be on the printout Preliminary calculation issued.

Costs per unit

The program automatically calculates the costs per service unit from:
Costs per LE = price free construction site * quantity

Calculation price

The price determined from all stored partial services for the item.

total time

From the entered time approaches, the program determines the personnel time required for the entire position and later for the entire course.

Further steps