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.

View Controls () This can be used to transition and rotate the drawing.


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.

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.

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 there are any filters 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.