You can create, view, edit, and delete markups for parts, assemblies, and drawings. You can draw markups on touch and nontouch devices, display bounding boxes for markups, and preview markups. You can export markups as .pdf, .bmp, .jpg, .png, and .tif files for collaboration purposes.

Markups save the creation date and time stamp, and the creator ID. This information appears when you preview a markup and export a markup to a file.

To hide or show markups, click Hide All Types > View Markups on the Heads-up View toolbar. Right-click a markup in the FeatureManager design tree or in the graphics area and click Hide to hide markups.

Context Toolbar

The following options are available in the context toolbar:
Edit Markup Enters edit mode.
Orient Zooms to the markup.
Export Markup Exports markups as one of the following file types: .pdf, .bmp, .jpg, .png, and .tif.

Accessing the Markup Tools

To view the Markup tab for the CommandManager, right-click in the CommandManager and click Tabs > Markup.

To access the markup tools:

  1. Click Tools > Options > System Options > FeatureManager > Markups > Show and click OK.
  2. In the FeatureManager® design tree, right-click the Markups folder and click Insert Markup .

    The Markup toolbar displays different options depending on the device. Touch is not available for nontouch devices.

    Markup toolbar for touch devices Markup toolbar for nontouch devices
    Ink strokes in markups are limited to touch and nontouch devices that use Windows 10 version 1703 or later. For all other devices, you can only add markup notes using the keyboard.

Drawing Markups with a Mouse

  1. On a nontouch device, open a part or assembly.
  2. Click View > Hide/Show > Markups .
  3. Click Tools > Options > System Options > FeatureManager.
  4. Under Hide/show tree items, select Show for Markups and click OK.
  5. In the FeatureManager design tree, right-click Markups and click Insert Markup .

    The Markup toolbar appears.

  6. Click Draw to draw with the mouse.
  7. Optional: To change the color or the thickness of the line, click Color .

Markup Previews

When you hover over a markup in the FeatureManager design tree, a markup preview appears. In the graphics area, a bounding box with orange edges surrounds the markup. When you select the markup, the preview closes and a bounding box with blue edges surrounds the markup.

Exporting Multiple Markups

To export multiple markups:

  1. In the FeatureManager design tree, under Markups , Ctrl + select multiple markups.
  2. In the context toolbar, click Export Markup .
  3. In the Export Markup dialog box, specify the file name and type, and click Save.

    When you select .pdf as the file type, one .pdf file is created and each page contains one markup. When you export multiple markups, the order in which you select the markups is the order of the pages in the .pdf file.

    When you select the other file types, each markup saves to an individual file in the specified folder. When you export multiple markups, the folder name is the name specified for File name in the Export Markup dialog box.