Annotation Tools

Annotation Creation Tools

The main application toolbar will have the available Annotations shown. The main toolbar will be displayed at the bottom of the screen on mobile devices.

Some of the Annotations are listed in dropdown menus which allow you to select the Annotation tool you want to use to make Annotations.

Editing Toolbar

With the Annotation Editing Toolbar you can edit and manage the Annotation properties. When an Annotation is selected, the Editing Toolbar will open below the selected Annotation.

Duplicating Annotations

Annotations can be duplicated.

To duplicate an annotation

  1. Ensure the Selection tool is active in the toolbar.

  2. Select the desired annotation.

  3. Press CTRL (COMMAND) + C.

  4. Deselect the annotation by pressing the ESC key.

  5. Press CTRL (COMMAND) + V.

  6. The annotation will be pasted in the document.

Delete an Annotation

Prerequisites

These instructions assume that you have already created an annotation in Trimble Connect for Browser's 2D Viewer.

To delete an annotation

  1. Select the annotation you have created.

  2. The edit menu overlay will display.

  3. Click Delete (or press the DELETE key).

Exit the Annotation Mode

Annotation mode is continuous, and will stay active even after an annotation has been placed. As long as the tool is active, the annotation button is highlighted in blue. Click on another tool in the toolbar to deactivate the annotation tool.