Category Archive: support

May 11 2015

Importance of being prepared!

Today we talk about the “elephant in the room”, backing up of project data. We all make mistakes and then we are on the receiving end of this on a daily basis often picking up the pieces of a data entry mistake or even worse a server failure. There is still a void between IT …

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Apr 27 2015

CodeBook Room Data Collector Part 3

Part 3, One of the questions we get asked almost daily is what if? What if Joe Blogs adds 50 power outlets to a range of rooms? Well, Should Joe have the ability to do this in the first instance would be the first question that’s asked, the second question would be how can we …

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Apr 14 2015

CodeBook Room Data Collector Part 2

Part 2 – Room Data Collector, Now the premise has been explained I would  like to talk about the practical side of the Room Data Collector.  I will break this down into sections that explain setup, data capture design, and use. Setup Before any data is collected we need to decide what information needs to …

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Oct 01 2014

CodeBook Pro Releases New Room Finishes Module

News release   October 1, 2014   CodeBook Pro Releases New Room Finishes Module    Helping architects, designers and engineers to streamline information workflow and increase productivity October 1, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook Pro releases Room Finishes Module for ceilings, floors and walls, underlining CodeBook’s commitment to developing functionality users need to improve workflow and …

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May 27 2014

CodeBook Releases Room Data Sheet (RDS) Creator

News release   May 27, 2014   CodeBook Releases Room Data Sheet (RDS) Creator Revit® App – Introductory Offer US$ 69.00 May 27, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook Solutions Inc. (CBS) launches its newest Revit® app in a series making workflow simpler, quicker and reducing workload increasing productivity. CBS Flex Documenter creates .doc and .pdf Room …

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May 23 2014

Data migration, Acad to Revit

Historic Projects/data? Data migration can be a nightmare when transitioning between CAD platforms. We see a lot of projects starting out with Autocad and then being moved to Revit and one of the questions we get asked is how do we move our data as quickly and easy from one platform to another? Logistically this …

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Mar 17 2014

Equipment Loading – time saving tip

Equipment Loading – we all love to hate it!   It’s the task we all love to hate, its time consuming, boring and tedious, but it needs to be done! Hopefully this little tip can save you some time. CodeBook has a little known “Room Tasks” function which is located here:         …

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Feb 24 2014

Tip of the day – Quick find

Another time saving tip for all of you FF&E loaders, ever wanted to find an item really quickly in CodeBook or wanted to see the text based information associated with the graphic? We’ll all you need do is select the home tab on the CodeBook Pro window and make sure Furniture Fittings and Equipment is …

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Feb 13 2014

Codebook and SQL

CodeBook has historically used a Microsoft Access .mdb database as a backend storage location for data. Over the years this has proved to be a very stable and very convenient way of storing data allowing for easy access, easy backup and most of all, portability of data. As BIM has come in to its own …

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Oct 23 2012

Australia CodeBook User Group gears up for third meeting

CodeBook user group Australia - logo

The Codebook User Group – Australia on LinkedIn is holding its third meeting next week, on 30 October 2012 at 6pm EDT (5pm in QLD, 3pm in WA). This follows the inaugural meeting in August and the follow-up in late September. Chris Razzell confirms monthly meetings are now planned for the last Tuesday of each month. The …

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