Vertigraph Inc., Dallas, introduces Bid Point XL version 3.0 software. The program is designed for estimators and quantity surveyors seeking an easy-to-use digitizing takeoff tool while working in Microsoft Excel. BidPoint XL is an add-in tool that that lets the user click on an Excel spreadsheet cell and electronically measure and draw items from paper plans using a digitizer tablet in seconds. Multiple digitized drawings can be layered and viewed on screen with the ability to print a scaled color-coded printout.