The annotation page has multiple functions. In this article, all of the tools will be reviewed individually to help users complete a drawing. 


There are two modes when a drawing is displayed. Viewing and Editing, and each come with their own tools. However, the viewing tools will be displayed in the Edit mode as well.


Viewing Tools


The viewing tools will display at the top of the page.


Zoom : () This can be used to adjust the zoom when viewing a drawing.


Pan : () Selecting this icon will allow you to click on a drawing and move it for viewing purposes.


Select : () Select this icon will allow you to click and drag a selected area on the drawing to highlight multiple asset stamps or manual edits.


Filter : () The filter option will allow you to filter the drawing via System, Subsystems, and Asset Types. Once they have been selected, the filtered Asset Stamps will display.


Asset/Space Stamp Switch: () The button will allow you to switch between adding Asset Stamps and Space Stamps. Please click HERE to learn more about Space Stamps. 



Note: These Fields are dependent on each other. Once a system has been selected, and you select the subsystem field, only the subsystems associated with the system selected will display. The same method goes for asset types.


In addition to this, when checking off "Apply to all Drawings" these filters will automatically be in place when switching between drawings.




Search : ()  Using the search option at the top of the page will allow you to search for specific Asset Stamps. The search will look for asset names and asset descriptions.


Text Search : () This search will specifically search for text on a drawing if there is any searchable text.


Comments : () This allows users to view comments that have been left on the drawing.


Settings : () This will provide additional options when viewing the drawing. The options are displayed below.



Note: The Download option will print a PDF file of the Drawing. If any filters are being used, the download option will respect those filters when downloading the PDF.

 

Editing Tools


The Editing Tools will display when the Edit tab has been selected on the annotation page.



Free Text : () Selecting this icon will allow you to click and drag to create a textbox on the drawing.


Free Hand : ( Selecting this icon allows you to freehand draw/write on a drawing.


Shaping Tools : ( ) Selecting each shape will allow you to apply that shape to the drawing.


Callout Tool :  ( ) Allows to click two points to create a line, and once the line has been added, a comment can be attached to the line.


Adding a Comment : ( ) Using this tool allows you to click a specific area on a drawing and add a comment. The comments can be viewed using the Comments Tool mentioned previously as well. 


Undo : () This tool will allow you to undo the last change you made to the drawing.


Redo : ()  Once an action has been undone, you can use the Redo action to reapply what was undone.


Erase : () Using this tool will allow you to erase anything on the drawing that has been manually added. This includes asset stamps, comments, shapes, etc.


Generating a QR Code


1. Select the "Select" tool ()


2. Click and Drag a selected area of the assets you would like to QR code.


You will notice the stamps will all become selected.



 

Note: You can also CTRL+Click specific Asset Stamps to select one more Asset Stamps to QR code.


3. Click the QR Code Button next to the search bar




A new tab will pop up with the QR Codes generated.


Note: Pop-ups may need to be enabled/allowed depending on your browser.