The callout tool can be used to place a note with an arrow. In its simplest way, you can type in the note you want and have the arrow line go from the text to the object.
creating a duplicate keynote legend.
There is another powerful way to use the callout with text from a database. You can tell Vectorworks to place a keynote. A keynote is where you repeat the same key (W1) and have a block of notes on the draw that have the detailed expansion of the W1 note. This allows you to have several notes in a block and then have many instances of the keynotes on the drawing.
You can use the callout tool like this if you want, but you are losing a lot of power. The callout works really well if you get the text from a database. This allows you to set up database of standard notes that you can use on job after job. You can even set up an office database so that several people can look at the same database and share notes.
Callout tool. The Callout tool is used to place notes on the drawing with arrows pointing to the object that the notes refer to. The callout tool can be used to place a note that you type in, it can be used to place a note from a database of notes, and it can use used to place keynotes.
Vectorworks have made drawing notation callouts and keynotes easier. New bubble and leader styles for the Callout tool, giving you more control, while adhering to office graphic standards..