Thanks for your post.
The extra information available in the Species Info tab is a remnant of another database that was merged into the KeySCAPE database. It was added as to not 'lose' that information. However, it was also never fully incorporated into the full workings of KeySCAPE. As of KeySCAPE version 12.0, the species tab has been removed from the Database Manager.
Dynamic blocks shouldn't cause a problem for specimens. I have tested (In AutoCAD 2020 with KeySCAPE v12) giving dimensional parameters to a couple of circles (spread and stem). That block functions perfectly well when specified as a specimen. Can you email (firstname.lastname@example.org
) an example where it's not working as you'd expect?
With regards to using the specification data to define the size of the block used, It's not something that can be done in KeySCAPE at the moment, with the size of the block separate from the specification. Ideas like this, as well as growth over time etc., are already in mind for the future.
I hope this helps, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask.