Archive for the ‘Keynotes’ Category

Multiple default options for Keynote Labels

9 June 2015 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Label Styles is a feature at the very bottom of the Keynotes Palette allowing you to set different defaults for your Keynotes. You just set up the Keynote as you want it and choose ‘New Style’: Give it a name and that is stored and used from now on: You can then add another style

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Set default for Keynote labels

2 June 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Keynotes is now smarter with how you set defaults. Double click a Keynote within the Keynote Palette and open the Label settings: Here you can set what information is shown, text size and font, frames etc. Once set place your Keynote. Now if you hold ALT and pick up the properties of that Keynote Label

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Automatic Wall Types plan

26 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Keynotes could do the job for your Wall Types plan automatically! If you go to Cadimage>Keynotes>Attribute Keynotes and choose ‘Composites’. You then select the Composite you want and Attach a Keynote to this: Now in Plan, Section or Elevation if you select that Wall, the Label Contents dialog will automatically populate with that Keynote. You

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Add a custom local Keynote database to your Masterspec database

19 May 2015 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

If you import a Masterspec Database a globe symbol will appear beside the database indicating it is an online Database: This means it cannot be edited in ArchiCAD and must be done via the Masterspec online website. You may, however, require some custom notes that are beyond what Masterspec offer, to accomodate this we have

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Masterspec online Keynote Database now available

12 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

The Masterspec Masterkey Tool has now been announced for ArchiCAD which works in conjunction with the Cadimage Keynotes Tool. Once you install the Masterspec Tool and log-in you will have 2 options when importing a database in Keynotes now: ‘A Masterspec Project’ will show you a list of your projects on Masterspec online account. These

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Editing Keynote database in Excel

5 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

While Keynotes in ArchiCAD 18 uses the .keynotes format by default it still supports the legacy format .CSV. This format has several limitations from not being able to form a hierarchy of notes and now being able to control status (Current/Deleted) but if used in a simple method this workflow will work as expected. There

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Review updates of Keynote Database

28 April 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

The new Keynote Review Palette allows you to view notes before import. If this is an updated database the notes will appear different colours depending on what has happened to them: RED – This Keynote has been removed YELLOW – This Keynote has been modified BLUE – This Keynote has been added


Import only certain Keynotes

21 April 2015 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

With the latest update of Keynotes you are now presented a Keynotes Review palette: This new Palette shows you all the notes that are about to be imported. You can now select just the Keynotes you want and tick ‘Only Selected’ to add just those notes to your project:


Notes on Cadimage Keynotes for ArchiCAD 18

21 August 2014 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Development, General, Keynotes

The Cadimage Keynotes Tool has now been released for ArchiCAD 18, and is ready for download right away. Before you get started with it though, here are a few things that you should know. The first thing that you’ll probably notice with the new Keynotes Tool, is that when you go to Import notes, the

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Element Keynotes

17 September 2013 Glen Richardson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Adding Element Keynote Labels is even easier in ArchiCAD 17 with the updated format of the keynotes palette. 1. Select Element Keynote Label mode. 2. Select the Element Label type: Single Keynote – only one keynote per label Single Category – all of the keynotes for a category will be included, also additional keynotes added

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