Estimates the cost and time of producing copies based on a grid of originals x copies (clicks).

Operation Setup Requirements:
  1. Description
  2. Rate: Cost per unit (Job Control only.  Estimate uses Grid Rate)
  3. Sell $ use: Markup % (Grid for cost plus markup % for sell) or Grid (std rate for cost, grid for sell)
  4. Calc: 7
  5. Sub Key: Material or Labor
  6. Set originals to: Option to default originals to pre-assigned number, pages or sheets
  7. Copies/Hour: Average number of copies per hour (used only to estimate time, no impact on cost)
  8. Grid Columns: Option use Originals or Quantities for column selection
  9. Copies Column: Copy quantity tier breaks (copies = quantity * originals)
  10. Original/Quantity Row: Tier breaks based on Originals or Quantities
  11. Click rate table

Estimate Specification Input Prompts:

  1. Originals (not editable if set to pages or sheets)
  2. # Up
  3. Per Copy Rate
  4. Remarks
  5. Memo


Originals x Quantity / # Up = Copies

Copies x Rate = Cost $ (rate determined by Sell $ use selection)

Cost $ x Markup % = Markup $

Cost $ + Markup $ = Sell $

Copies / Copies/Hour = Estimated Hours