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    how to calculate the surface area?

    How to calculate the lateral of column surface area which is visual?

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    you can use paint by face, using a material named Visible_col_area, then make a material schedule.
    otherwise, you will have to deal with calculated values with shared parameters, but it will be hard to have only visible area.
    good luck.

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    Yes, as Julien said, paint the surfaces, then create a material take-off schedule.

    Also, for take-off schedules, please refer to:'s_Guide/1394-Document1394/1476-Schedule1476/1483-Material1483
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