Text Annotations

Add a Text Annotation

Text annotations are used to write on documents to add information to a View.

    • The text can be edited after creation.

    • The placement of the text box can be moved after creation.

    • Text annotation font size, color, border and fill can be changed after creation.

To add a text annotation

  1. Open a file in Trimble Connect for Browser's 2D Viewer.

  2. On the toolbar, activate the Text Annotation tool.

  3. Pick the point where you want to add the text annotation.

  4. Type the desired text in the text box.

5. To save the text annotation, click somewhere else in the document.

Edit a Text Annotation

Prerequisites

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

To edit the text

  1. Select the annotation.

  2. Double click the text.

  3. Modify the text as needed.

  4. To save the text annotation, click somewhere else in the document.

To edit the text box

  1. Select the annotation.

2. Click and drag one of the end points to edit the size.

3. To move the position of the annotation, click and drag the annotation (from the center) to the desired area.

4. Release the left mouse button.

Text Formatting

You can bold, italic, underline or strikethrough formatting to your text.

Style Properties

The style properties can be accessed by pressing the Style button after the annotation is selected.

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