Create Markup using Universal Web Viewer

This article helps you understand how to create markup on a file when using Universal Web Viewer.

Updated over a week ago

Users on Asite having role privilege 'Can Create Comments' can create markup using Universal Web Viewer for files. Below are the steps you need to follow while creating a new markup:

1. To create a markup using Universal Web Viewer, open the concerned file by clicking

on its 'Doc Ref' on the files listing page.

2. The file opens in Asite Viewer in a new window.

3. Click on + icon showing at the left side of viewer.

4. Markup related options like 'Annotate', 'Shapes' and 'Insert' will appear under the 'View' dropdown menu.

Select 'Annotate' or other options as required to continue.


The default 'View' option allows you to view the file.


'Annotate' option allows you to annotate on the file using various available options.

'Shapes' option enables you to use various shapes for creating markup.

'Insert' option allows you to insert signature, insert stamp, insert callout or use undo, redo or use eraser options.

'Measure' option allows you to measure distance, perimeter, area of a polygon, circle or rectangle as required. Click here for details.

5. The markup toolbar contains related groups of markup tools which can be used to create markup. Markup tools remain active until another tool is selected.

The rectangle, ellipse, text, free hand, line, arrow, polyline, polygon and cloud can be created by touching and dragging to change their size.

The signature can be created by simply clicking on the page.

The callout is completed automatically after three clicks while the polygon and polyline can be completed by double-clicking on the page.

To rotate a selected entity, select the appropriate options to rotate the page 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise at a time.

6. Once done with creating markup, click on Save (Floppy Disk) icon.

7. Type a markup name in the textbox and click 'Save' again to complete saving the markup. System behavior will correspond to the markup options and privacy settings configured for the project.


Check: FAQs

Related Articles: Add Markup Stamp, Edit Markup


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