The Count tool in Bluebeam Revu is a measurement markup tool that allows you to keep a running count of items in your PDF. It can be used to track quantities of individual items, such as the number of lighting fixtures in an electrical plan or the number of sinks in a bathroom floor plan. Each time you place a Count, Revu will keep a running tally of each item you select when using the tool.
To access the Count tool, select the Tools dropdown menu. Navigate down to Measure, then select Count from the list of Measurement Tools.
Bluebeam Revu comes with several options for changing the appearance of your Count tool. One way to customize the Count tool is to open up the Properties panel when Count is selected. Under the Appearance section, there are several preloaded options to choose from to customize the shape of your Count, including a circle, rectangle, and diamond variation.
In my floor plan, I want to take a count of all of the doorways. To do this, I’ll create a door symbol for my Count tool. For this door symbol, I’ll use a rectangle markup and customize it so that it has a brown line and fill color with a vertical line hatchmark.
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It appears that the Count tool tallies items per page, with each page having its own total. Is there a way to generate a tally total for the entire document, including multiple pages?
You can’t tie the Count Tool to tally across pages – as you switch to a new page, a new Count will be created. However, from the Markups List, if you have the “Count” column displaying, you will be able the total tally across the entire document. This total, which will appear at the top of the Count column, will give you the total of all counts across the document’s pages.