For each document stored in a project in Chaos Desktop, you can specify metadata. Depending on how you type configured your project, you can have different sets of metadata for different types of documents. For example, a drawing can have different metadata than one protocol. Metadata in Chaos Desktop is stored in an extension file that is stored along with the documents in the Project.
When installing Chaos Desktop, you can choose to include the project templates. We enclose a number of templates that can be used when creating your project. A project template consists mainly of a folder structure and metadata configuration, but they need not be connected, but can be used separately.
With the help of Chaos Desktop naming convention, file names can be created under a given name default. It’s easy to build out a naming convention of his Chaos Desktop projects. It also has examples of naming conventions in the included project templates.
With the program starts, you can automate repetitive tasks performed as plotting files. Program Starter can also perform the script, such as updating metadata in CAD files. When you designed your program start, you can run it on multiple files simultaneously, which saves time and increases the quality of your project as you would avoid updating documents manually.
DigiTejp is a feature of Chaos Desktop that is used to apply digital markings on the documents of the file type PDF or PLT. You can use this feature to tag multiple files at once, and in the end you get a report of the updated files.
In Chaos Desktop, you can preview documents without having to have the application that created the file installed on your computer. Chaos Desktop Viewer handles most file types, around 200 different formats. For example: DWG, DGN, PDF, PLT, DXF, TOPX, DOCX, PPTX, XLSX, MSG, JPG, TIFF, PNG and many other formats.
The tool that helps you batch plot and export the “right” file name. Chaos Desktop supports Revit, Autodesk’s BIM application. It’s a plug-in for Autodesk Revit that makes it possible to batch plot and export files with the “right” file name to Chaos desktop. You can also save metadata from a stamp in a sheet, allowing Chaos Desktop manage the files, for example, create drawing lists. Chaos Desktop for Revit is a part of the CAD module.