The CYA pane, short for "Check Your Answers," is a tool designed to provide context-sensitive tips and suggestions to ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of your home inspections. In this guide, we will walk you through the various features of the CYA pane and how to make the most out of this valuable resource.
Understanding the CYA Pane
The CYA pane is a dynamic window that displays hints, tips, and suggestions specifically tailored to the selected Inspection Item or Style & Material. These insights are derived from years of experience in the field of home inspections, making them invaluable for validating your inspection findings.
Adding Your Comments
Customizing the CYA pane to suit your needs is simple. To add your own comments, follow these steps:
- Select a Template: CYA corresponds with the selected Template
- Navigate to the section in the Template: Find the section in the Template to bring up CYA for it
- Click CYA Pane: On the right side panel, click CYA tab
- Click Edit: Locate the Edit button at the top of the CYA pane and click on it.
- Modify Content: The existing comments will be displayed. You can add, edit, or delete content as per your requirements.
- Save Changes: Once you are satisfied with your edits, click OK to save the changes. If you wish to discard the changes, click Cancel to return to the Inspector Help window without saving.
Copying and Printing CYA Content
You can conveniently copy or print the current CYA content using the Copy and Print buttons in the CYA toolbar. This feature allows you to have a physical or digital copy of the tips and suggestions for reference during inspections.
Exploring the Open CYA Library
The Open CYA Library button is a gateway to a vast repository of CYA information within the entire template. Regardless of the currently selected Inspection Item or Style & Material, this feature lets you browse a comprehensive collection of CYA insights. To access the Open CYA Library, simply click the button and explore the wealth of knowledge it offers.
Note on Adding Photos
While photos cannot be directly added to the CYA pane, you have the option to include web links leading to web pages hosted on the internet containing relevant images. This allows you to supplement your inspection reports with visual evidence linked directly from the CYA pane.