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How to use the Commenting Tool

The Commenting Tool in the Tridify BIM Viewer allows you to add comments and replies to selected locations - in real-time.

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Comments created with the Commenting Tool are attached to the BIM Viewer link. The link can be shared and those with the link can reply to comments and add new ones. 

Please note that the Commenting Tool is accessible in the Viewer only if the tool is selected when publishing the Viewer.

In the Tridify BIM Viewer, click the Commenting Tool button to turn on the tool.



Navigate to where you want the comment to appear and click the + button to create a new comment.



Enter your name and comment to the comment box.

Click Add comment.



Click x to close the comment box.



You can move from one comment to another by clicking the small comment box icon...




...or by clicking the back and forward buttons in the comment box.




New, unread comments are marked with a red dot.




To view the list of comments, click the List button. Clicking a comment in the list takes you to the comment position.



Hide the comments by clicking the Commenting Tool button. Comments reappear when you click the Commenting Tool button again.

Note that when you unpublish the Viewer or delete the uploaded IFC file, the comments are deleted.