Beginner's Guide

This page will walk you through the basic steps on how to use Pro100 as a beginner. We assume you already installed the program and ready to go. This applies to both demo and full versions.

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Angled Cabinets

Kitchens with unique layouts and design have their own sets of challenges. Choosing a corner base cabinet is the biggest challenge. 

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Cut List

Pro100 is an excellent tool if you are a cabinet  or closet maker. You can generate a cut list by just a simple click of a mouse once your project is complete.

How to get the most out of Pro100's cut list feature

Straight out of the box, Pro100 will let you generate a cut list of cabinet or whatever you are designing. There are simple steps you must know before you start using Pro100 cut list feature: This applies to active users with full version license. Please note that this feature is unavailable in the demo-version.  


  • Export a parts list from Pro100 as a CSV file.
  • In CutList Plus, go to File>Import Parts... and select the CSV file you created in step 1.
  • Set up the CutList Plus Import Wizard as shown below, then click "Finish". 

Cut List Plus (Gold or Platinum Edition)

This is a third party program that we sell together with PRO100 if you are a cabinet maker or you need to generate cut list. It seamlessly work with pro100 and will save you a lot of time and money. After you generate a cut list from pro100, you can import the csv file into the gold optimizer. The main goal is to quickly estimate job costs without spending hours doing it the traditional way. Create layout optimized diagrams to ensure the most efficienct use of your materials. Download Cut List Plus Guide

Cut List Gold Optimizer quickly generates optimized sheet layouts that make the most efficient use of your plywood panels and lumber.

For additional $295 or $397.25 depending on what version, you can purchase and get it installed today. Bundle this together with PRO100 to effectively achieve your goal. Read more detailed tutorials on the for Cut List Gold Optimizer. Since the data exported from Pro100 does not specify a material type for each part (i.e., rough lumber, dimensioned lumber or sheet good), Cut List Plus will figure it out based on your Raw Materials database. That means you must have already set up your Raw Materials list in Cut List Plus before importing the parts. The default value of the sheet is good.

Using the Cut List Plus to generate cut list. 

Using Pro100 software to generate cut list (without Cut List Plus )

Cut List and Reports

Pro100 will let you build a virtual cabinet the way you would in your shop. What you see is what you get, it is that simple. You build the cabinet using whatever method you want because when you create a part for your cabinet in Pro100, you are creating your cut list. It does not matter the construction standards you are using, if you follow some simple rules you can change the size of the cabinet and the cut list is updated. 


Cabinet Pricing

This program will let you price your cabinets per piece or linear footage or square footage. See the steps shown in the video below. 

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Job Costing

If you are a cabinet or closet maker, you definitely need a job estimating tool to calculate your project. Every job is different and so is the time spent to complete the task. An optimized cutting diagram can save you significant amount of time and money once you lay your hands on a good job costing software.

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