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How does one go about creating a Notes Library?

 

Think of it as a collection of commonly used notes

which one may use over and over so as to not have to type repeatedly.

 

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The Callout Tool has the ability to use a database of notes. This is probably the best place to start and see if this meets your needs.

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Pat,


Thank you for the reply.

 

I am not able to figure out how to get it to do what I want.

I want to be able to store individual notes with a Title.

EX: Solid Core Door

Pantry

Tile

Carpet

 

Make Sense?

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I save them as page based symbols that become a group on import to sheet layers - that way I can use different text styles for headings etc and do indented lists and so forth and edit them without having to convert them To a group from a symbol manually.

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Thank you.

 

I will try that.

 

Or other software allows us to create what they call Speed Notes.

I have them organized in folders.

Say,

Room labels

Type of Foundation walls

Wall Notes

Floor Framing

 

You get the idea.

 

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The VW notes manager allows you to create a notes library. It can be edited via the callout tool or general notes tool. As @Aspect_Designhas noted formatting options are a bit limited with the VW notes database however it is very convenient and easy to add/edit notes as required. I also use worksheets so that callout notes can be edited globally across a file (something not possible with simple text notes as far as I am aware).

 

If you want a "Title" to your note you can put it on the first line with the note in the body of the note below. Here is a sample screenshot of our office Notes Library.

 

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Boh,

 

Appreciate the reply.

 

Hw do I do this without a Title?

 

IOW, just a note.

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The “Title” in my example is just the first line of the note. I have set this as a note description simply by hitting enter after typing the title and checking “use first 42 characters of the note for the description”.

 

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Thank you for everyone's input.

 

Really great to see how others utilize Notes.

 

Good to have a support group.

 

I have found that using Aspect_Design method is the closest I have found yet.

 

If I need to change Font size on the fly, will use Modify > Edit Symbol.  Hot Key Ctrl+[  Windows PC

 

As one can see I have started my list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed Notes Folders.JPG

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