Text Markups

Overview

Text markups are used to write on object surfaces to add information to a View.

  • The text can be edited after creation.

  • The placement of the text box cannot be moved after creation, but the location of the endpoint can be changed after creation.

  • Text markup color can be changed after creation.

Snapping Preferences

You can specify point, face or line snap preferences for text markups.

Add a Text Markup

To create the markup

  1. Load a model in Trimble Connect for Browser's 3D Viewer.

  2. On the toolbar, open the Markup Menu by clicking Markup Options.

  3. Activate the Text Markup tool.

  4. Pick the point where you want to add the text markup.

  5. Type the desired text in the text box.

  6. To save the text markup, press ENTER on the keyboard.

Edit a Text Markup

Prerequisites

These instructions assume that you have already created a markup in Trimble Connect for Browser's 3D Viewer.

To edit the markup

  1. Select a markup you have created.

  2. Double click the text.

  3. You can add more text.
    Note: Pressing the DELETE Key will delete the markup.

  4. To save the text markup, press ENTER on the keyboard.

  5. To move the position of the text markup, click and drag the text box to the desired area.

  6. Release the left mouse button.