Posts Tagged ‘keynotes’

Editing Keynotes

14 February 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you have imported a Keynotes database and want to edit the label you won’t be able to select the label and edit it directly This is what you have to do: Open the Keynotes palette command Cadimage>Keynotes>Keynotes Palette Find the Note and edit it. Go to menu Cadimage>Keynotes>Audit Keynotes You may find immediately a

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Keynote Label Frame

17 August 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

If you are using the Keynotes Tool you have a variety of different frame styles you can use.  


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Keynotes text alignment

14 March 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you are using the Cadimage Keynotes tool you can choose the way the text aligns for the labels. See example below Label ID and text aligns always to the left: Or automatically align to the side you place the label   Just go to the Keynotes Label settings>Text format>General and change the Paragraph to

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Close Excel when importing Keynotes

22 April 2013 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

If you create your Keynotes database in Excel, whenever you have made your changes be sure to close Excel first before importing the database into ArchiCAD Keynotes maintains some of the access rights & control over the file while it is still open so Keynotes will not be able to read it correctly, you may

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How to make Keynote label transparent

8 October 2012 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Cadimage, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

When you place a key, by default it has a background This can be best seen when placing over an element like a wall or on a non-white background: To set it to transparent, open the Keynote settings: Navigate to the Frame settings, set the appearance to Custom Settings Since it is using the Background

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Importing Keynotes database as text file from Excel

5 September 2012 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

You can import you Keynotes database as a text file now allowing you to use any database program, even Notepad could create a database now! To save the file as a Tab Delimited Text file in Microsoft Excel make sure all the information is on one sheet and go to File>Save as From the drop

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Sandwich Notes

12 December 2011 James Service 2 Comments
Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Keynote’s have a variety of different uses and ways of application. One of the most common is to use them as ‘smart’ labels. A common style of annotation is sandwich notes where a single pointer or leader line points to a composite element e.g. a wall. This is achieved by editing the label setting in

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Placing Element Keynote Labels via the Palette

17 October 2011 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Open the Keynotes Palette from Cadimage > Keynotes > Keynotes Palette. To attach notes to elements Select the elements then: 1.                  Make sure you have it set to Element labels. 2.                  Make sure the key note palette is on Full Notes 3.                  Double click on the notes to add them to the selected elements To

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Key Note Favorites

21 December 2010 Glen Richardson No Comments
Keynotes, Tip of the Day

When using Cadimage Key Notes, a Key Note Favorite allows you to switch between different Note appearances without changing the note content.  The Font Settings, Pens and what information is shown (Category, Key, Short Description, Long Description and /or Specification Reference) Saving a Key Note Favorite is Easy: Activate the Key Note Favorites Palette with

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Key Note Favorites

10 November 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Cadimage, Tip of the Day

To save a Cadimage  Keynote Favorite, simply place a Keynote, set it to look the way you want, with it still selected click on the Save Label icon within the Keynote Favorites palette, and within the next dialog add an appropriate title and click Save Style.


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