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Search for and Filter Drawings (iOS)

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To use the Search bar to find drawings in the project's Drawings log.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Read Only' or higher permissions on the Drawings tool.
  • Additional Information:
  • This asset/item can be viewed or edited in offline mode provided that the asset/item was previously viewed and cached on your mobile device.


  1. Navigate to the project's Drawings tool on your iOS mobile device.

Search Drawing Numbers and Titles

  1. Tap into the search bar.


  1. Use the 'Search Modifier' options to search for drawing numbers or titles.
    • Number:
      1. Tap + number to search for a drawing number.
      2. Enter a drawing number (e.g. A111).
    • Title:
      1. Tap + title to search for a drawing title.
      2. Enter a drawing title or a keyword that might be included in the title (e.g. electrical).
  2. As you type, search results will be displayed.
  3. Tap a drawing to view its details. 
    Note: The search bar will be located at the bottom of the screen when viewing a drawing. You can expand the search panel by tapping on the search bar or by swiping up. The search panel will automatically minimize after tapping a drawing.

Search Text Within Drawings

You can search for text that appears within a drawing to see where it appears.

  1. Tap into the search bar.

  2. Enter a keyword or phrase you want to search for.
  3. As you type, search results will be displayed.
    Note: Each drawing that contains the search term will be displayed with the number of results that were found. 
  4. Tap on a drawing to view the search term in the context of the drawing.
    Note: The search term will be highlighted each area that it appears on the drawing.
  5. Optional: Tap the search bar to view the list of results or search for another term. 

Filter Drawings by Discipline 

  1. Tap the Filter  icon-filter-ios.png  icon.
  2. Tap the discipline you want to filter the drawings by.
  3. Tap Done.