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Is there a way to organize my files by categories?

Yes! With the file/photo label feature you can create labels, add them to a project and assign a label to each file you upload. This will allow you to easily navigate through your files using the labels as filters. On the Project Files page, select t ...

How can I delete a file label?

To delete a file label,  hover over the color box for that label on the right side of the screen. When the arrow appears in the box, click on it. There you can select "Delete Label." To delete a default file label for your account, you will go to yo ...

How can I delete a file?

To delete a file that was uploaded to the Project Files page, locate the desired document and click the "X" right above the client/trade partner visibility icons on the right hand side. You will then be prompted to confirm the deletion process.    I ...

How big can my files be?

Files must be under 75 Mb each. ...

How many files can I post?

There is no limit on the total number of files that you can post to CoConstruct.  However, you will be limited to a total of 20 files and/or 75MB size per upload. If you're on an older plan, there may be a restriction on the total storage capacity fo ...

What kind of files can I post?

You can upload almost any kind of file, as long as it does not have a virus. Common file types include PDF, Excel, and Word. If you are attempting to upload a file that isn't accepted by the system, please reach out to our Support team at support@co- ...

I cannot open a file.

There could be a number of reasons why a file may not open, but the most common is that your client or trade partner has uploaded a file in a format that requires software that your computer does not have. If you can't determine the file type or the ...

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Photos

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words - Using Files & Photos

Files and Photos are a great way to relay information and details about what's going on.  CoConstruct makes it easy to share photos and access uploads from the mobile app.         ...

How do I share project photos on Facebook?

You or your clients can easily share any project photos directly on Facebook with these simple steps: Find the photo you want to share in the Files & Photos page Click the Facebook share icon next to that photo If you're not currently logged in ...

How can I view 360 photos in CoConstruct?

Communicate more detail in a fraction of the time Do you find yourself taking hundreds of pics between rough-in and drywall to make sure you record every inch of your projects? Traditional smartphones get the job done but there’s a better (and easier ...

Can partners attach photos and who sees them?

Yes, partners who have web access can attach photos. Your team members and the partner who uploaded the file are able to see it. You can use the icon buttons to also share it with the clients and all of the partners with web access to the project ...

Can clients attach photos?

Absolutely! Clients can attach photos in all of the same ways that builder users can. This includes: Navigating to the Project Photos page of their project and using the photo upload feature. Uploading photos from their mobile device using the m ...

How do I post photos to spec & selection items?

To add photos to a spec or selection item, first select "Edit." Scroll to the bottom of the page to where you see "Files" and click the "+ Add files" button to search for and attach photos from your computer. Once you've selected a photo, you can al ...

Where can I attach a video?

Videos can be attached in the "Project Files" section of CoConstruct, or to relevant areas of the specs/selections, to-dos, warranty requests, or schedule tasks. It's important to note that a single attachment cannot exceed 75MB in size. For the majo ...

Photo size and limits

There is no need to re-size your photos prior to uploading them to CoConstruct as long as each individual photo is less than 75MB in size. When uploading multiple photos from the full site or mobile app, there will be a limit of 20 photos and a total ...

Who can delete photos?

If you or someone on your team uploaded a photo, anyone on your team may delete it. However, your clients and trade partners cannot delete it. Clients can delete photos that they uploaded, but your team cannot. Trade partners can delete photos that t ...

Are photos on the Photos page different than those on the Specs & Selections page?

Photos uploaded directly on the Photos page should relate to the project as a whole or to non-selection item related topics.  These might include photos from a pre-construction walk-through or progress photos taken throughout the job.  Photos added t ...

How do I rotate photos that I upload from my phone?

The photos you post via e-mail (such as from your phone) or through the mobile app need to arrive to the system with the correct horizontal or vertical orientation. Many phones can detect whether you are taking a picture horizontally or vertically an ...

Is there a way to organize my photos by categories?

Yes! With the photos label feature you can create labels, add them to a project, and assign a label to each photo you upload, to allow you to sort and organize your photos more efficiently with the filter box on the right side of the page.   Adding ...

How can I edit my photos after uploading them?

To edit your uploaded photos from the Project Photos page, click the gray "i" icon underneath the specified photo. There you can choose to "Add/Remove File Label", "Edit Description" or "Delete photo" using the corresponding links.  You cannot rotat ...

How can I delete a photo label?

To delete a photo label on a project,  hover over the color box for that label in the filter box on the right side of the screen. When the arrow appears in the box, click on it. There you can select "Delete Label." To delete a default photo label fo ...

What is the "i" icon next to each photo?

Clicking the "i" icon under each photo allows you to delete the photo, edit the photo description, and add or remove a photo label.  It also shows you who posted the photo and when it was added. ...

How do I delete a photo?

To delete a photo from the Photos page, click the "i" icon underneath of the picture.  There you will see the option to "Delete photo."  Anyone on the builder's side can delete a photo uploaded by a builder, and anyone on the client's side can delete ...

How can I see when a photo was posted?

To see when a photo was posted on the Photos page, click the "i" icon underneath of the photo.  There you will see who posted the photo, as well as the date and time that it was uploaded to the project.   ...

How can I share home progress videos with clients?

Photos are a great way to update your clients, but what if you could offer them an even better view of the progress on their home? By sharing videos linked directly from CoConstruct, you can. Here's how to share progress videos with your clients vi ...

How do I control which photo appears on the client's Main Menu?

Pictures mean a lot to your clients, especially if they are not able to visit the jobsite often. Having a photo of the latest progress on the clients' main page is the perfect welcome when they log on to CoConstruct. From your (builder) dashboard, si ...

How do I control who can view photos on the Photos page?

Photos uploaded to the Photos page or the Specs & Selections page can be viewed by clients and/or partners. When uploading photos, use the check boxes to specify how you want each photo to be shared -- with clients, partners or both. If you choos ...

How can I upload PDF images to the Photos page?

Images that are in PDF format are not viewed by the system as photos, and therefore cannot be uploaded to the Photos page. Here are two ways to change the image format: 1. Using the Pro version of Adobe Acrobat: Open the PDF. In Acrobat, go to File ...

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