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Annotations Mode

Last updated: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 23:23:06 GMT
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Annotations Mode

The annotations mode allows you to add annotations, or additional information, on top of the floor plan. Annotations can include shapes, polygons, and text. This could be helpful, for example, to visually distinguish an upcoming move, construction zones, or other important information. In order to access annotations navigate to a floor plan, and select the Annotations mode button.

 

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Annotations Layer

The Annotations Layer allows you to add, edit, or remove annotations layers.  

Adding an Annotations Layer

In order to add an annotations layer, perform the following steps.

  1. Click the Annotations tab under the Annotations section of the Space Desktop screen. 

  2. Click the +Create Layer  clipboard_e9e47943362c7e49ee6e20677e995d46c.png button. An unnamed layer is created, in the Name field.

  3. Click the drop-down button for Visibility to set who can see the Annotations.

  4. Click the Done button.

 

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Editing an Annotation Layer

In order to edit an annotations layer, perform the following steps:  

  1. Click the Annotations Layer button under the Annotations section of the Space Desktop screen. 

  2. Select the Annotation that needs to be edited.

  3. Make the necessary changes to the Layer.

  4. Click the Done button.

 

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Figure: Annotations Section - Edit Layer

Removing an Annotations Layer

In order to remove an annotations layer, perform the following steps:

  1. Click the Annotations tab , and select the layer that needs to be deleted.

  2. Click the Delete button on the layer you want to remove. The selected layer has been removed. 

 

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Shapes

The Shape function of the Annotations mode allows you to select a shape from the Icon Library.

 

Adding a Shapes

  1. In the Annotations, mode select the Annotations tab, click the Shapes tab, then click the + CREATE SHAPE button clipboard_eaf73ebc19e77b29ea31f04b1166aa754.png.

  2. Type the name of the shape, select the shape you want to add. A message appears that informs you to "Left-click onto the map to place the shape annotation."

  3. Click on the location you want to add a shape. The shape is placed and a details screen opens.

 

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Polygon

The Polygon function of the Annotations section allows you to add a custom shape to your floor plan.

 

Adding a Polygon

  1. From the Annotations section of the toolbar, click the Polygon icon. A message appears that informs you to "Left-click onto the map to create the first point for the polygon annotation."

  2. Create your desired shape. The Layer Details screen opens. Under the Styles tab, enter the applicable customization, including the size, fill color, and opacity of the shape.

 

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Text

The Text function of the Annotations section allows you to add text to your floor plan.

 

Adding Text

  1. From the Annotations section of the toolbar, click the Text tab, then click the + CREATE TEXT clipboard_e687b68b1fd42e6c34b7420cc6deb6da0.png. A message appears that informs you to "Left-click onto the map to place the text annotation."

  2. Enter your desired text. The Layer Details screen opens. Under the Text tab, enter the desired font size, font type, font color, and whether you want the text to be left, center, or right justified.

 

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Layer Visibility

The annotations layer can be hidden or visible. To hide the layer or make them visible do the following.

1. Select the annotation that needs to be hidden or visible

2. Click the visibility button which is the icon of an eyeball to hide or show the layer.

 

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