How are annotations positioned in 3D?
To add an annotation to the 3D view in BIMcollab ZOOM, click the 'Annotations' button in the menu bar, and choose the kind of annotation you would like to use.
When placing a text annotation, the first point clicked will represent the bottom left corner of the text box. A dialog box will appear in which you can enter the preferred text.
Once you have chosen the kind of annotation you would like to place, your cursor will turn into a pencil, and you can choose where to locate the annotation.
The orientation of the annotation depends on where you click in the 3D view.
When the first click is:
- On an object: the annotation will be in same plane as the clicked surface
- In the air: the annotation will be in the plane facing the camera from the clicked point
- With Shift key pressed, the annotation will always be in the plane facing the camera from the clicked point
The size and position of the annotation can be changed later.
In BIMcollab ZOOM, you can add annotations to your 3D view in order to create clear and understandable viewpoints for issues. Any annotations that are visible while creating an issue, will be saved in the issue. You can draw arrows to point at ...
Remove colors and annotations
Colors and/or annotations can be removed in several ways: Use the right click menu when a colored object or an annotation is selected and choose the corresponding remove command Use 'Restore view' from the menu. All personalized annotations and ...
Are colors and annotations saved to viewpoints in issues?
Yes, colors and annotations are saved to viewpoints which are published to BIMcollab Cloud. Only colors will be exported to BCF files.
Color components and annotate viewpoints in issues
Add colors and annotations to a new issue When you want to add colors and annotations to a viewpoint in a new issue, follow these steps Add colors, measurements and annotations to your 3D view. Learn how to add annotations in BIMcollab ZOOM in the ...
Manually change the color of specific components
To color components, you can select them in the 3D window or in the Model Tree and choose the Paint bucket button to give components a color of your choice. A dialog window will open in which you can choose the preferred color to apply to the ...