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3D Annotations and/or Assembly Notes?

daniel_cookdaniel_cook Member Posts: 47 PRO
I am not sure of the exact terminology - but does anyone have a solution (either in or out of Onshape) for doing notes on 3D Assemblies? As in I want to send someone a quick PDF that has notes without having to do a full layout drawing. I've attached an example of what I mean. I know in a drawing I can do it but only seem to be able to do true Isometric? Where as I am looking at something a bit more freeform.

This was done in a trial of PDF Annotator software which is okay - and might be my end solution unless someone has a better idea?



  • Don_Van_ZileDon_Van_Zile Member Posts: 195 PRO
    edited September 2018

    Dare I say SW Composer is relatively really nice, but was never a cost effective solution; which was too bad...So development has been very limited/dead.  :/

    SW 2019 "might" contain the more freeform markups that you're after to possbily check out - who knows. 

    Then there's Bluebeam Revu which is far more sophisticated than "just need a 2D/3D markup tool for my CAD data" and caters more to Autodesk.  :/

    It would be great if Onshape developed this need with there cloud infrastructure or 3rd party add-on to be sure. One can hope!

    Very nice 2D markup though!
  • michael_mcclainmichael_mcclain Member Posts: 180 PRO
    I would like to see comments in a document have the same and potentially more markup capability like the feedback button. To be able to highlight, draw, show dimensions, etc... On the model would be a great way to store notes and communicate. To be able to export that type of note as a PDF or raster image would extend that communication capability.
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