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Add Observations to a Drawing

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To link observations to a drawing.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:


  1. Navigate to the project's Drawings tool.
  2. Click Open next to the drawing you want to mark up.
    Note: You can also click Info next to the drawing, then click Open in Viewer / Markup.
  3. Click the Markup icon. See Mark Up a Drawing

    markup in the toolbar
  4. Click the Pins icon on the markup toolbar. 
    Note: If you do not see 'Pins', another pin markup option (such as Photos, Punch, or Issue) may already be selected. Clicking any one of the pin options will expand the options to show Observations.
  5. Select the Observations icon.

  6. Click the area of the drawing you want to add the observation to.
  7. In the Link an Observation box, begin typing to search for the observation you want to add.
    Tip! Double-click to bring up a list of all the observations in the project that you have access to.
  8. Click the observation that you want to add to the drawing. 
    Note: The color of the pin denotes the status of the observation.
    • Blue: Initiated
    • Yellow: Ready for Review
    • Red: Not Accepted
    • Gray: Closed


If you would like to learn more about Procore's construction drawings software and how it can help your business, please visit our construction drawing management software product page .