Adding a Comment or Description to an Object

Reference Number: KB-03075
Last Modified: May 18, 2017

The information in this article applies to:

Chief Architect Premier or Chief Architect Interiors


When I place a schedule in my plan, I see that there is both a "Description" and "Comments" column available. How can I add a comment or description to an object so that it shows in this column?

An electrical schedule with a comment under the "Comment" column


Chief Architect allows you to modify the information on several different types of objects. This information is used for your Schedules, as well as the materials list.

Editing an object's information

  1. Select Edit> Select Objects Select Objects icon or press the Space key on the keyboard to activate the Select Objects tool.

  2. Select the object that you want to edit and click the Open Object Open Object icon edit button, or press Ctrl/Command + E on the keyboard.

  3. Under the Object Information panel, enter any information or comments that you want then click OK to accept your changes.

    Electrical Specification dialog open to the Object Information panel.

    Tip: You can also group-select multiple objects and edit their information at the same time. See article KB-00623 - Group Selecting Objects from the Related Articles section for more information on group-selecting objects in your plan.

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