The video has annotation to further explain a few points....see here
cadsmarter.com/2013/09/autocad-tip-quantity-takeoff-costing-spreadsheet/

A common requirement in design businesses is the need to do a quantity takeoff and costing spreadsheet for your design at each phase of the project. The following describes a fairly basic process to achieve this using AutoCAD and either Excel, OpenOffice or Google Apps.

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