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Add Observations to a Drawing (Android)


To add observation items to a drawing in the Drawings tool on an Android mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Read only' and above on the project's Drawings tool
      'Standard' and above on the project's Observations 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 an Android mobile device.
  2. Tap the drawing to which you want to add an observation.
  3. Tap Pin (2018-11-26_07-30-26.png ) in the markup toolbar.
  4. Tap Observation (2018-11-26_07-28-13.png ).
  5. Drop an observation item pin on the drawing by tapping the area where you want the item to appear.
  6. Choose from the following options:
    • Create New Observation:
      1. Choose from an existing template or select Create Observation without a Template.
      2. Enter the desired information. For a list of fields and See Create an Observation (Android)
      3. Tap Save.
    • Link Existing Observation:
      1. Tap Link Existing.
      2. Tap the observation you want to link.
  7. To publish, select the hand icon, tap the observation pin, and tap Publish. See What is the difference between personal and published drawing markups?

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