Elevator Lift Formula

Does anybody know what the formula is for the force applied to lift an elevator lift?

This was for the cascade lift

https://vexforum.com/showpost.php?p=362747&postcount=23

continuous lift is simpler.

Anything for those with continuous lifts?

Yeah are there anything for continuous lifts?

On a continuous lift, the force required to lift it is equal to the weight that you are lifting, not including friction between slides and the weight of your lift.